Save Woodsheart Fundraiser Closes!

Hello Camp Jeanne d’Arc Community!

Our “Save Woodsheart” fundraiser is closed! What an incredible outpouring of support for our beloved Woodsheart cabin and for Camp Jeanne d’Arc!

Our community raised over $35,000 to aid in the restoration!  Thank you to all who donated!

Cardinal ($25): 

Dorothy A Carlton-Herity

Agnes Adams

Stacey Crystal

Eagle ($50):

Celine Bonnin

Mimi Marchev

Lois Mariano

Beverly Reilly

Kirkley Silverman

Happy Hearts ($100):

Janice Arends

Ann Avitabile

Kerry Brown

Kate Burkett

Kevin Concannon

Amélie Couture

DawnMarie Crump

Emma Denson

Elizabeth Eisen

Louise T Keelty

Pamela Kober

Emily Larkin

Aimee Marett

Marigrace Morris

Nell Muldoon

Joanna Roberson

Kathy Sadlowski

Meghan Sweeney

Olivia Tomaselli

Mariela Velazquez

Happy Hearts (cont.)

Deirdre Weatherston

Sharon Wiegand

Ellen Singh

Fighting Maidens ($200):

Kathleen Thompson

Fran Bisselle

Meredith Curran

Eliot Frosst

Mary Grace Glascott

Rosalind Joyce

Greg Marett

Bonnie O’Keefe

Ashley Rolls

Lisa Stevenson

Amanda Cleveland-Miller

Jennifer McKeon

Piece of Woodsheart ($350):

Gialianis Calixto

Lauren Cesiro and Maria Salas

Nora Hanley

Peter Keenan

Erin McRae

Mary Ann Vanco

Chateaugay Champion ($500): 

Elizabeth Aikens

Christy Kaskey

Judy Norton

Charlotte Roney

Tim and Mary Sullivan

Joyce Family


Woodsheart Warrior ($1,000+)

Alice Bateman

Cristina Hillyer

Ana Maria Young

Adriana/ Chabela Blanes

Rita GeBauer (Murray)

Marta D Hernandez

Renee Hile

Elisabeth Maher

Caroline McConnie

Maria Pearl

Kate Pignata

Kim Ashton Whalen

Ross and Jennifer Yaggy

Liz Rambo

Joanne Cesiro

“Colonel” Donors ($2,000+)

Alexa Nadal Cormier 

Katie Feola

Kathy and Joe Feola

David Lew

Speical Thanks: 

We would like to extend a special thanks to those members of our community who donated their time, talents, and gifts for our first virtual auction and online campaign:
Chantal Couture
Lizzy Duffy
Emily John
Marian Leitner-Waldman
Peg Marie
Christina Marinucci
Ann Marie Young
DJ Young

Dawn Wilson
Lisa Zadrevac

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How did we raise the funds? Some members of our community created works of art and donated goods to be auctioned; others purchased that art and those goods. Some purchased picnic tables, benches, camp experiences, and more; while others participated in our online campaign. Some did all of the above! It was an impressive team effort.

Although we did not reach our $55K goal, we witnessed outstanding support and commitment from many members of our community who care about this organization and the mission we are on to “help families build strong girls.”

The Woodsheart project will continue to move forward this fall, but the scope of the project will likely need to change. We won’t have all the answers until we begin the project, but one thing we know for sure is that we will use every bit of the donation money to restore our beloved Woodsheart to keep it strong for another 100 years.

A few additional notes:

  •  If you did not have a chance to donate and would like to, you may email It’s not too late!
  •  The Camp Jeanne d’Arc Foundation will issue letters of donation via email in January. Please let us know if you need documentation sooner.
  • All donation prizes (t-shirts, postcards, art prints, etc.) will ship no later than Nov. 1st. A “piece of Woodsheart” may take a bit longer as we will work alongside our construction crew to create the keepsakes. We will be in touch when your items are shipping out.
  • Updates on the project will happen on social media channels and the Blue Sparks Newsletter.

Once again, we thank you for being a part of this extraordinary community, and for working with us to help build strong girls!


Sandy and Randy Abbott
Camp Jeanne d’Arc