With thanks and appreciation, we applaud the following businesses for their efforts on behalf of raising both awareness and funding for our programs. Their support enables us to serve the needs of so many in our community. Our thanks and appreciation to the following:

•Michael Ballon of the Castle Street Cafe for holding a benefit dinner in support of our Emergency Services Fund

•Deb Zecher and her fellow performers for putting on their benefit show, “Warm Up the Winter” at the Mahaiwe

•Peter Rathbun at Route 102 Auto Sales for servicing our clients vehicles at no cost for labor

•NBT Bank and Norman Rockwell Museum employees for providing food boxes for those in need during the holidays

•Vitality Chiropractic for raising funds with new clients to benefit our Emergency Services Fund

•Adelson, Moynihan and Kowalcyk for discounting our tax work

•Berkshire Bank employees for participating in a volunteer work day at Construct

•Sawyer Antiques for providing furnishings for clients moving on to new apartments

•St. James Episcopal Church for their biweekly drop off of non-perishable food for our emergency food program

•Berkshire United Way for participating in a volunteer work day

•Berkshire School students who assisted with our fundraising events and participated in a volunteer work day

•Comalli Electric for complimentary electrical services

•Red Lion Inn employees for holding an auction and passing the proceeds on to Construct

•Larry and Nancy Bronstein of Mahaiwe Chiropractic for raising funds with new clients to benefit our Emergency Services Fund

•Beeline Ramblers for providing live music at our 23rd Annual WALK

•Fairview Hospital’s Nuclear Medicine Department for holding a bed pan turkey trot benefiting our Emergency Services Fund

•RBC Wealth Management for sponsoring our 23rd Annual WALK, grant funding and providing meeting space to our Board

•Great Barrington Bra and Girl for raising funds on our behalf and for facilitating free full-page ads in the Berkshire Record, and of course, thanks too, to the Record for publishing

•Home Sweet Home Doughnut Shoppe for providing donuts to our shelter residents every Sunday

•GB Geek for complimentary IT services

•Southern Berkshire Chamber of Commerce for providing opportunities for our volunteers to promote our events

•Sarah Zukowski for designing a wall mural for our shelter

•Berkshire South Community Center for sharing their food surplus with our shelter residents and for offering our residents pass scholarships

•Gould Farm for donating food to our shelter residents

•Wheeler and Taylor Insurance for underwriting our insurance riders for events

•Berkshire Co-op Market owners for their donation and for including Construct in their bag programOur very own pretzel making crew for preparing more than 300 chocolate dipped pretzels to be sold at the Holiday Stroll, with the proceeds being donated to Construct. Thanks, too to the Great Barrington Congregational Church for letting our volunteers use your kitchen

•VIM for a new health education series

…And, to all our 56 Friendly Employers – we thank you!