8th Annual Spring-Tacular Success!

8th Annual Spring-Tacular Success!

Thanks to your incredible support during this year’s 8th annual Spring-Tacular, lighting the way for safety, healing and new beginnings for 45 years, Abby’s House exceed its goal of raising over $100,000 to support the growing need for the shelter, housing, and advocacy programs for women and children at Abby’s House. We’re incredibly grateful for all that this community continues to do for homeless and low-income women and their children!

Check out our YouTube Channel to view videos from this year’s event.

Special thanks to the anonymous matching donors who provided a $25,000 and $5,000 matching gift towards this year’s campaign.

Congratulations, Patti McKone!

2021 Annette Rafferty Award Winner

To learn more about Patti and her contributions to the women and children of Abby’s House, click here.

During this anniversary year, Abby’s House is recognizing individuals and organizations who have gone above and beyond to support the women and children of Abby’s House with special 45th anniversary awards. Please join us in congratulating the following individuals and organizations:

Abby Kelley Foster Award
Dr. Mattie Castiel & the City Dept. of Health & Human Services

Liberty Farm Award
In memory of Sylvia Thompson

Stephen S. Foster Award
Dr. Eric Garcia & Jeremy Malin
Family Health Center of Worcester

Director’s Award
Founders of the Abby’s House 5K
(formerly known as HipHipHerRace)
Peggy Dix, Susan Lauring & Sue Manero
Founders of Spring-Tacular
(formerly known as Women in Wine)
Gloria Dilendik & Christine Zecker

Celebration Treat Boxes

Thank you to these generous vendors!

Abby’s House Nutrition & Food Services Program
Che! Empanada
Culinary Department of Worcester Technical High School
Deliah Handmade Chocolates
European Bakery & Pastry
Jennifer Lee’s Bakery
On the Rise Baking

Thank You To Our Sponsors

For Lighting The Way For Safety, Healing & New Beginnings

Presenting Sponsor


Leadership Sponsor


Investing Sponsor

                                            Eastern Bank

Community Sponsors

Cornerstone Bank

Country Bank

Masterman’s Safety Supplies, Screen Printing & Embroidery


People’s United Bank

Contributing Sponsor

Allegrone Companies


Breathe EZ Cleaning Services

Catalyst Insurance

Klein Hornig LLP

Leominster Credit Union

Szeto Landmark Realty Inc.

The Walsh Family