EVENTS

Spelling Bee

Join us for the 2022 First Literacy Spelling Bee – a hybrid event to support adult literacy.

On Thursday, April 7th, 2022, First Literacy will hold its 32nd Spelling Bee – an evening for corporate and civic leaders, and community members to challenge themselves and raise money to support innovation in adult literacy. Proceeds from the event fund:

Please join us in supporting education, equity and the hard work of those who are pursuing education as a pathway to improving their lives. We hope to see you at this hybrid event whether virtually or in person. More details on the format will follow.

Questions? Contact Amy Letteney at aletteney@firstliteracy.org

Thank You to Our Host Committee
Lou Maiuri, Honorary Chair, State Street
Josh Binswanger
John Capone | KPMG
Robert Chesley | Citi
Steven Duncan | BNY Mellon
Debra Gould | Newmark
Geraldine Lippman and Carlos Pinto |AST
Kevin McGovern | Deloitte
Ryan Murphy | UBS
Matthew Nichols | Franklin Templeton
Sandra Urie and Frank Herron | Cambridge Associates
Margarheeta Wise | MFS

Thank You to Our Bee Committee
Jeffrey Beale | Board Chair
Corey Groves
Nilan Jasaysinghe | Co-Chair
Ann Noble-Kiley
Jim Nolan | Co-Chair

2022 SPONSORS TO DATE

 

 

Eaton Vance Logo First Literacy Spelling Bee Sponsor
Citi Logo First Literacy Spelling Bee Sponsor
Franklin Templeton First Literacy Spelling Bee Sponsor
  • American Moving & Installation
  • AST
  • Cambridge Associates
  • Deloitte
  • Jeffrey Beale
  • John Hancock
  • Karen Morrissey
  • K&L Gates
  • KPMG
  • MFS Investment Management
  • Putnam Investments
  • United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley

SPONSOR LEVELS

Frederick Douglass – $50,000

  • Verbal recognition during the event
  • Two Bee Teams of three employees to compete
  • Thirty Bee tickets
  • Prominent listing on the First Literacy website
  • Social media posts, press releases, and print advertising
  • Corporate logo prominently featured throughout the event
  • Listing in our Annual Report

Ralph Waldo Emerson – $25,000

  • Verbal recognition during the event
  • One Bee Team of three employees to compete
  • Twenty Bee tickets
  • Prominent listing on the First Literacy website
  • Social media posts, press releases, and print advertising
  • Corporate logo prominently featured throughout the event
  • Listing in our Annual Report

Emily Dickinson – $15,000

  • One Bee team of three employees to compete
  • Ten Bee tickets
  • Prominent listing on the First Literacy website
  • Social media posts, press releases, and print advertising
  • Corporate logo prominently featured throughout the event
  • Listing in our Annual Report

Henry David Thoreau – $10,000

  • One team of three employees to compete
  • Eight Bee tickets
  • Prominent listing on the First Literacy website
  • Social media posts, press releases, and print advertising
  • Corporate logo prominently featured throughout the event
  • Listing in our Annual Report

Louisa May Alcott – $5,000

  • One Bee team of three employees to compete
  • Five Bee tickets
  • Listing on the First Literacy website
  • Social media posts, press releases, and print advertising
  • Corporate logo prominently featured throughout the event
  • Listing in our Annual Report

Teammate – $3,500

  • One Bee team of three employees to compete
  • Three Bee tickets
  • Listing in our Annual Report and on our website

Supporter – $1,500

  • Two Bee tickets
  • Listing in our Annual Report and on our website