Kevin Guest House Grows

Thank you for making the Expansion Campaign for Kevin Guest House a success!

Your generosity in supporting the Russell J. Salvatore Hospitality House contributed to:

-Doubling the capacity of the Kevin Guest House campus

-Providing wheelchair accessibility for the first time in our history

-Offering offering suites with private bathrooms and two additional full apartments

-Allowing immunocompromised guests to safely isolate while they accessed critical medical care throughout the pandemic

Please join us for an exclusive virtual 360 tour of the Kevin Guest House campus with historical perspective on:

Tues. June 22nd from 5-6pm or Weds. June 23rd from 5-6pm

RSVP to Marianne, or 716.882.1818 for zoom link

Partners in Caring with the Medical Community

“Kevin Guest House allows patients to put their health first, and is a crucial partner in our work to save lives.”

Philip McCarthy, MD
Professor of Oncology & Internal Medicine
Director, Blood & Marrow Transplant Center
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

“It’s where patients and families find understanding and a sense of ‘home’ when their lives are suddenly turned upside down.”

Nicholas Silvestri, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Jacobs School of Medicine
UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Naming Opportunities

To learn more, or to discuss other opportunities, please contact Lynsey Weaver,
Executive Director at 716-882-1818 or

Garvey Family & Friends House
782 Ellicott Street

House Naming – SOLD
Dining Room – SOLD
Room #8 – SOLD
Room #9 – SOLD
Pantry – $50,000
Room #10 – $50,000
Room #11 – $50,000
Room #12 – $50,000
Room #7 – $50,000
Breakfast Nook – $50,000
Front Porch – SOLD
Downstairs Bathroom – $25,000
Room #14 – SOLD
Room #15 – $25,000

Russell J. Salvatore Hospitality House
on the Kevin Guest House Campus

766 Ellicott Street

House Naming – SOLD
Media & Play Room – $350,000
Elevator – $250,000
Media Room – $250,000
Transplant Recovery Apartment – $150,000
  (1 of 2 available)
Living Room – SOLD
Family Suite – $100,000
  (3 of 4 available)
Workshop – $100,000
Kid’s Play Room – $50,000
Solarium – $50,000
Breakfast Nook – $50,000
Front Porch – SOLD

Yellow Brick Apartments
788 Ellicott Street

House Naming – $500,000
Transplant Recovery Apartments – $150,000
(2 of 2 available)

Healing Garden

Garden Naming – $200,000
Gazebo – $50,000


Our most heartfelt thanks is extended to the Garvey Family and their friends for committing to raise
$1 million in support of the Expansion Campaign for Kevin Guest House.


Russell J. Salvatore


$250,000 – $499,999

Thomas & Mary Garvey


$100,000 – $249,999

Eastman Foundation
Garman Family Foundation 
Denis & Susan Garvey
Betty J. Granger
John R. Oishei Foundation
Kaleida Health Adult Foundation
Steven & Annette Waymel
The Margaret L. Wendt Foundation

$50,000 – $99,999 

Anonymous (1)
Buffalo Sabres Foundation
The M.G. O’Neil Foundation
First Niagara Foundation 
Hugh J. III & Nina Garvey
James H. Cummings Foundation  
KeyBank Foundation 
M&T Charitable Foundation 
New Era Cap
Richard C. Schafer Trust
(Barbara Schafer & Suzy Schafer Garvey, Trustees )

$25,000 – $49,999 

East Hill Foundation
The Statler Foundation
Martin & Ann Klest
Whitehead-Lane Families
Robert & Wendy Evans
Ann L. & William E. Swan
Richard & Debbie Kirsch 
Ciminelli Real Estate
Marla & Joe Coniglio 
Kevin & Karen Durawa 
James & Michele Kirsch 
Ferguson Electric
Turner Construction

 $10,000 – $24,999 

Patience Hogan
Josephine Goodyear Foundation
Estate of Marie Weiss 
National Fuel
Richard & Annette Pringle 
Anonymous (1)
The Baird Foundation 
City Mattress
D-B Trust
John W. Danforth, Co. 
 Henry & Judy Gorino 
Interiors of WNY
Maria M. Love  Convalescent Fund
Robert & Elaine Marinucci 
Ed & Lori Moore
MP Caroll Hardwood
NHL Foundation
 Reilly Family Foundation
Seasonal Nursery
Sound and Theater
Tiles International/Belknap White Group

$5,000 – $9,999 

B&L Wholesale
Michael & Madonna Bonitatibus 
Buffalo Paint & Wallpaper
David & Katherine Carlson
Mr. & Mrs. Ed Condon 
Cutco Corporation
Evans, Garvey, Lackey & Ochs 
Christian & Melinda Fleissner 
Thomas & Carol Galuhn
John & Jeanne Garvey 
Goldman Sachs
Hamister Family Foundation
Italian Marble & Granite
Kaz Construction
Thomas & Carol Galuhn
Mary Grenier 
National Grid 
Beth Patri
Michael & Janie Piemonte
Mr. & Mrs. F. W. Potocnik 
Don Roesch 
Jamie & Gail Scotland 
Special Spaces & Rosanne Driscoll Interior Design
James & Carol Stitt
Tegna Foundation
David Tiftickjian & Sons
The Tile Shoppe at Homestone Gallery
Trinity Development Group 

 $2,500 – $4,999 

Against the Grain Studio
James & Shannon Bandoblu 
Bogue Art Studios
David and Gina Carpenter 
Cattaraugus Region Community Foundation
Chubb Insurance 
Bob & Nancy Daugherty
Junior League of Buffalo
Jeffrey & Carrie Karabanowski
Martha Kirsch     
Ann Garvey Klest / Make Corporation 
Tim Martin
Steven & Rosemarie McGlone 
John Mineo & Vicki Feine
Donald & Darby Mori 
Leslie & Eileen Quick
Al & Barbara Ryer 
Scherer Electric
Richard & Pamela Schott 
Deborah Shay
Bernard & Estelle Siegel 
Timothy Vaeth 
Angelo Veanes 
Bradley & Lynsey Weaver 
John Yurtchuk

 $1,000 – $2,499 

Aberdeen Plate Glass
Melissa Baumgart
Philip & Suzanne Calandra
 Patrick & Monica Crawford 
Anne & Neal Christiansen
Cynthia Vance & Scott Smith Family Charity Fund
James V. Conway
Joseph & Kathy Curatolo
Raymond & Maureen Dee
Frank & Linda Evans 
Harry & Karen Evans 
John & Patricia Evans 
Joseph & Terry Evans
Families of FANA of WNY, Inc.
John F. Floyd 
Alexandra Garvey Friel
Frontier High School
Michael & Lauren Garvey 
Douglas & Nedema Gemmell
Khurshid Guru, MD & Lubna Guru 
Kate & Nick Heidinger 
Griff & Kathy Hogan
Jeffrey Howard 
Philip H. Hubbell
 JP Morgan
Gary & Shirley Johnson
 Johnson & Johnson 
Robert & Marlisa Kalb 
Maureen Kelly 
Edward L. Kirby Jr. 
Martin & Nancy Krebs
Scott Mawaka
Bob & Ann McCarthy
Philip McCarthy, MD & Jane McCarthy 
John McGinley
Douglas C. Muth 
Northwest Bank
James & Barbara Pagos 
Michelle & Gerald Parrish
Mary A. Pringle
James Prez
James F. & Jean A. Quigley
Lawrence Quinn
Red Disk LLC
 Seneca Nation of Indians
Ms. Barbara Schafer 
Thomas Schwab, MD, Ph.D. & Christina Tobin
William and Jennifer Turkovich
Cynthia Schwartz 
Michael & Darlene Spychala
Clara Stewart 
Karen Synor
Dan Hull / Tiede-Zoeller Tile Corp.
Audrey Czesak / Trinity Title & Abstract    
Kevin & Adrienne Thompson 
Tiede-Zoeller Tile Corp.
John N. Walsh
Eunice Wang, MD
The Thomas A. and Doreen M. Wendt Foundation
James & Donna Winner 
Geanne Zanatta & Joseph Morath Jr.
Daniel & Christine Zimmer 
Thank you to the additional 668 donors who have committed
more than $77,000 to the future of Kevin Guest House.