Who We Are

Thriving neighbors • Responsive Community

Our Values

Since 1927, the Williamstown Community Chest (WCC) has been a trusted presence in Williamstown and beyond. The staff and board are committed to:

Prudent stewardship

of donated resources


for community agencies


in times of crisis

Our Leadership

Meet the Williamstown Community Chest Board of Directors, staff, and Advisory Committee

  • Susan Puddester
    Susan Puddester President
  • Polly Macpherson
    Polly Macpherson Vice President
  • Brian O’Grady
    Brian O’Grady Secretary
  • Tom Sheldon
    Tom Sheldon Treasurer
  • Annie Art
    Annie Art Board of Directors
  • Juan Baena
    Juan Baena Board of Directors
  • Amanda Bayliss
    Amanda Bayliss Board of Directors
  • Matt Carter
    Matt Carter Board of Directors
  • Tom Cragg
    Tom Cragg Board of Directors
  • Kathleen Morris
    Kathleen Morris Board of Directors
  • Jane Frado
    Jane Frado Board of Directors
  • Stephen F. Narey
    Stephen F. Narey Board of Directors
  • Margo Neely
    Margo Neely Board of Directors
  • Bob Stegeman
    Bob Stegeman Board of Directors
  • Linda Conway
    Linda Conway Advisory Committee
  • Juliet Flynt
    Juliet Flynt Advisory Committee
  • Jim Kolesar
    Jim Kolesar Advisory Committee
  • Kathy McKnight
    Kathy McKnight Advisory Committee
  • Jim Mahon
    Jim Mahon Advisory Committee
  • Anna Singleton
    Anna Singleton Executive Director
  • Mary Strout
    Mary Strout Office Coordinator

our annual campaign and fundraisers

every dollar raised helps support services provided locally by our member agencies

Who we help

Contributions to the Williamstown Community Chest are distributed to local agencies working to help people in our community meet a variety of challenges. Your gift addresses the needs of many who are struggling with issues of poverty, addiction, and abuse right here in Berkshire County

Fundraising Milestones

100% of the funds raised by the Williamstown Community Chest go directly to our 17 member agencies. As in years past, any first time donor’s support will be matched through a special gift.
$ 1 Million
$ 1 K
2020-21 GOAL
$ 1 K

Give to the Williamstown Community Chest

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