Kevin Garvey Society

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The Kevin Garvey Society

Named in honor of young Kevin Garvey, The Kevin Garvey Society celebrates individual donors who share his generous spirit and belief in giving to others in a great and caring way. We are humbled to give special thanks to this group of distinguished donors who give $500 or more each year to directly support the patients and families calling Kevin Guest House their home away from home.

Celebrating Our Most Generous Donors

We are so very grateful for our Kevin Garvey Society members. Benefits of the Kevin Garvey Society include:

Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Your generosity makes our homes feel cozy and warm. Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour to see how your gift allows our guests feel comfortable and at ease. 

Gratitude Gathering

We are so thankful for your kindness. It would be our privilege to thank you and your fellow Kevin Garvey Society members, to celebrate the work you’ve helped make possible, and share our plans for the future.

Postponed for 2020 due to COVID-19

Personalized Updates

You choose to give to Kevin Guest House for reasons that are personal to you. We’ll give you personalized updates on how your gifts are providing a comfortable and supportive home away from home.

Supporting Special Projects

From time to time the Kevin Garvey Society members are asked to help with special projects including our Comfort & Compassion Project

A number of years ago, our kitchen chairs had seen a lot of wear-and-tear. We needed to upgrade from the existing residential-grade chairs to something stronger. Most importantly we needed to make an investment in safe yet comfortable chairs that could be enjoyed by our guests each day.

Thanks to the extra-special generosity of our Kevin Garvey Society members, this Comfort & Compassion Project raised nearly $7,000 to purchase commercial-grade kitchen chairs. Our friends from the Interior Design Association of WNY helped find some that would look great in our beautiful kitchen, and secured them for a great price helping our donors’ generosity go even further. Our 2019 Comfort & Compassion Project will be to replace the lovely but worn carpeting on the front and back staircase and throughout the second floor of the main house, including a couple of bedrooms. COVID-19 put the project on hold, but generous friends donated more $9,770, and as soon as we can we will upgrade the carpeting to provide a comfortable and clean environment for our guests. 

Kevin Garvey Society Members

Donations of $500 or more received between August 1, 2019 – June 8, 2020

Rosalind Annunziato
Fr. Richard Augustyn
Kevin & Theresa Campbell
Shari Cappellino
Edward & Victoria Carhart
Douglas & Elizabeth Cashing
Ed & Margaret Condon
Raymond & Maureen Dee
Darlene Collins
James V. Conway
Dr. Daniel & Maris Cox
Raymond & Maureen Dee
Linda & Lawrence Dietrich
Dr. Stephen Edge and Cynthia Swain
Sue Engberg
Michael & Kathy Fassl
Mary Finnegan
Thomas & Carol Galuhn
John & Cynthia Hopkins
Philip Hubbell
Gary and Shirley Johnson
Robert & Marlisa Kalb
Lynda S. Large
Marc Lawson
Linda L. Mader Engstrom

Robert & Elaine Marinucci
Gerard & Barbara Mazurkiewicz
Derald McKinley
Jay & Kim McKinley
Susan & Barry Minbiole
Carolyn and Lyle Minnick
Douglas Muth
Michelle & Gerald Parrish
Beth Patri
Frank & Lynn Potocnik
David & Marci Potter
Annette Pringle
James F. & Jean A. Quigley
Michael Rose
Sieglinde Schwinge
Jamie & Gail Scotland
William & Susan E. Semmel
Elizabeth & Edward Simmons
Barbara M. Stepien
Irene & Henry Stepniak
Adolph and Susan Uryaniak
Angelo Veanes & Monica Peoples
Dr. Eunice S. Wang
Thomas A. Wendt
Daniel & A. Christine Zimmer