The Windmill Society

You decide what’s possible for Philadelphia


Invest in a Philadelphia where transformation is possible by creating solutions for people experiencing deep poverty and homelessness. At Broad Street Ministry transformation becomes possible through mail, meals, and other stabilizing services. By joining The Windmill Society we recognize your generosity as a provider of radical hospitality to vulnerable and resilient Philadelphians.

Why The Windmill Society?

Hanging from the vaulted ceiling of our sanctuary dining room, the metal windmills, from a past production of Don Quixote at BSM, serve as a vivid reminder of the imposing giants our guests face daily.

At Broad Street Ministry, we believe in battling the giants of poverty and exclusion through the transformative power of radical hospitality. And you, through your Windmill Society support, join us in this critical—and winnable—fight.

The Windmill Society Donor Levels

Welcome $1,000+
Your gift provides toothbrushes and toothpaste for 2,000 guests.
Dental health is an indicator of overall health.

Embrace $2,500+
Your gift provides support to run the therapeutic arts table for 3 months. The art table allows guests to share their stories safely and be contributors to the community at BSM.

Nourish $5,000+
Your gift provides socks for guests for a full year. A clean, dry pair of socks can comfort guests’ tired feet.

Restore $10,000+
Your gift allows guests to receive soap, deodorant, and other emergency toiletries throughout the year. Cleanliness contributes to overall health and allows guests to be welcomed into spaces and communities.

Connect $15,000+
Your gift at this amount allows 4,500 guests to access 315 Threadz (clothing closet) for comfortable seasonal clothes and professional attire for job interviews. Proper attire can help guests brave the elements and build confidence for job interviews.

Transform $25,000+
Your gift enables over 800 guests to obtain PA State IDs. This provides guests the opportunity to cash checks and receive public benefits.

2018 Windmill Society Members

A. Morris Williams
Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church
The Merck Company Foundation
Oak Foundation
Otto Haas Charitable Trust
Pew Charitable Trusts
William Penn Foundation

Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Cynthia and Mike Dahl
Independence Foundation
PNC Charitable Trusts

Barbara and Theodore R. Aronson
James D Brown and Mary Moore Brown
Mary Kate and Tony Hayden
Nolan Capital, LLC
Swarthmore Presbyterian Church

Apgar-Black Foundation
Clayman Family Foundation
Cynthia S. Johnson
Emergency Food and Shelter Program
Vijay and Susan Aggarwal

AC Linen
Allied Mortgage Group
Arcweb Technologies
Criswell Gonzalez
David Haas
Grace Presbyterian Church
Health Partners Plan (HPP)
Independence Blue Cross
Inn at Penn
Meyer Design Inc.
Overbrook Presbyterian Church
Paul Beideman
Pauline Candaux and Sol Katz
Pew Charitable Trusts
Philadelphia FIGHT
Ray and Susan Welch
Robert Hamill and Christine Lussier
Think Company
Wayne Presbyterian Church

Alice Donavin
Beth Hare
Betsey and Mike Useem
Carmel Presbyterian Church
Carol and Lacy Hunt
Clayman Family Foundation
Covenant Presbyterian
Doylestown Presbyterian Church
Edda Hare
Elizabeth and Anthony Vale
Elizabeth and Rich Zack
Elizabeth H. Gemmill
Ellen Berman Lee
Emily and Jeffrey Smith
Eric and JoAnn Flett
Gina and Stuart Shapiro
Gwynn and Jon Barger
Heather McDanel
Helen Cunningham Newbold and Theodore Newbold
Honey’s Angels
James Paterno
Janna Flower
Joanne Berwind
John and Suzanne J Shook
Julie and Ronald Fairman
Kay Burchinal
Kevin and Elizabeth Boswell
Kirsten King
Lyn and Edward Tettemer
Mallika and Adam Bender
Mantreh & Shahrukh Tarapore
Marc Singer
Martha Walton
Marty and Scott Laird
Morgan Stanley
Naomi Rosenberg
Pattie and Jim Kitchen
Peter Intermaggio
Rebecca Rimel
Richard Vague
Robbie W. Shell and G. Richard Shell
Sara Corse and Kenwyn Smith
Sarah Spell
Siobhan Ann Reardon
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
Susan Felker
Teresa Fink
The Merck Foundation
Trina Smith
Trish Brafford
Visiting Nurse Association of Greater Philadelphia
Wallingford Presbyterian Church
Westminster Presbyterian Church

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