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Be Inspired. Be the Difference

Making a Difference is celebrating its 20th year at Mercy High School. Since its inception in 2004, this event has transformed the lives of nearly 2,000 students. Through the gift of a Mercy education, you have empowered these students to be strong, female leaders ready to make an impact in the world.

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Board of Directors 

Penny Stack Alexander ‘78
William Armanino
Bob Grassilli
Mary Schaffer Kircher ‘78
Jamie Jweinat Lechleitner ‘02
Patricia O’Connor, P’ 22
Meghan Chavez Railey ‘04
Cathy Dunleavy Rosaia ‘72, P ‘99
Patrick Ruff
Alison Vorsatz ‘98
Randy Wong, M.D., P ‘12

Natalie Cirigliano Brosnan '02, Ed.D.
Head of School

Making A Difference
Steering Committee

Penny Stack Alexander ‘78
Natalie Cirigliano Brosnan '02, Ed.D.
Gina Rosaia Collins '99
Mary Schaffer Kircher ‘78
Jamie Jweinat Lechleitner ‘02
Martha Phillips,  P '25
Caroline Romeo,  P '14
Cathy Dunleavy Rosaia ‘72, P ‘99
Niki Rodrigues Nielsen
Kelsey Connolly '12
Allison Galine Poggetti '02

Making A Difference

Platinum Sponsors - $25,000+
Sisters of Mercy - Institute Office of Ministry
Gold Sponsors - $10,000+
Bengier Foundation
Trust Funds, Incorporated
Marian Marsili Devine '71 and Daniel Devine
Koch Foundation, Inc.
Silver Sponsors - $5,000+
Caroline and Charlie Romeo, P’14
Catherine Dunleavy Rosaia '72 and Wayne Rosaia
Dave and Karen Castagna
Greg and Liz Vaughan
Mary Ann Lovi Button '72 and Douglas Button
Mervyn Brenner Foundation
Bronze Sponsors - $3,500+
David and Maria Collins, P’15
Serra High School
Mercy Table Sponsors - $1,750+
Kathy Lautze Krause '68 and Jerry Krause
Katherine Lacunza Pompili '78 and Dr. Mario Pompili, M.D.
Susi Bustamante Pearl, P’24, 26
Chris and Mary Denten, P’23
Alison Vorsatz ‘98
Gina Rosaia Collins ‘98 and James Collins
Penny Stack Alexander '78 and Matthew Alexander
Natalie Cirigliano Brosnan '02, Ed.D. and Neil Brosnan
Claire and Warren Woo, P’26
Mary Schaffer Kircher '78 and Matthew Kircher
Elaine Andrews
Lynn Dryden Van Etten '72
Stephen and Theresa Rutledge
Kim and Brian Manca
Sutter Health
Mills Peninsula Hospital
Blue and White Sponsors - $1,000+
Valerie Armento
Shari Rodrigues
Kibblewhite Precision Machining Inc.
Frank Romeo
Michele O'Connor Tyler '68 and Carl Tyler
Melanie Albano Valdez '89 and William Valdez
Edward Goodstein and Francesca Eastman
Robert and Jacqueline O'Donnell
Joanne O'Brien '61
Friends of Mercy - $500+
Mary Lou Harris
Lorraine Mozzini Sbragia '60 and Giulio Sbragia
Patricia Flanagan '65
Jeanne Berube Collora
Mary Bollier Carp '77 and Michael Carp
Mary and Lars Lund, P’06, 08
Jessica & Jeff Thomas, P’26
Dr. Patricia and Chuck Bradley
Sarah and Michael Murphy
Angela Simonetti