Hamden Hall Country Day School

Educating students in PreSchool through Grade 12
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Why give to The Hamden Hall Fund?
Like most independent schools, there’s a gap that prevails between the actual cost of a per-student private school education and the per-student tuition income. That discrepancy is about 80-20, meaning that a student’s tuition only covers 80 percent of the overall education cost at Hamden Hall. Hamden Hall supplements its tuition revenue stream with fundraising, including our annual appeal to the Hamden Hall Fund (formerly called the Annual Fund). We depend on all of our constituents to help shore up that 20 percent gap in our daily operating expenses – from parents, to faculty, to trustees, alumni, past parents, and friends.

Click here to give.
Our fiscal year runs from July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021. 

We are grateful for our dynamic Fundraising Team of Volunteers:
Andrew & Pamela Acquarulo PP 2012, 2014
Blake Acquarulo 2012
Bayo Afolalu P 2021, 2025
Fred & Vicki Aitro P 2021, PP 2016
Ricardo & Helen Aliwalas PP 2013, 2017, 2019
Jennifer Barba P 2022s, PP 2019
Susan Spivack Bennett 1973 PP 2006, 2014
Megan Borelli P 2029, 2031, 2032
David & Elizabeth Brause 1982, PP 2019
Michele Herman Brownstein 1972, PP 1998, 2001, 2009
Royce Brunson 2008
Carol Nutile Burke 1947, GP 2012
Lorrie Carroll PP 2016, 2018
Richard Chiaramonte GP 2015, 2016
Shanta Cifarelli
Matthew Collins 1994
Debbie Cook PP 2007
Louis & Gina Criscuolo P 2022, 2024
Katarina Lujic Curtis 1986 PP 2019, 2022
Ed T. Della Valle 1983 P 2023, PP 2018
Barbara De Natale PP 1999, 2004, 2011
Hari & Eileen Deshpande PP 2019
Louis & Nicole DiNola P 2026, 2027
Dave Ditta PP 2015
David Doyle P 2025, 2029
Stephen M. Drew P 2027
Carl Edelen & Julie Peters P 2028
Kenneth Fanning 1986
Lisa Faris-McNamara P 2022, PP 2019
Len Fasano 1977, PP 2006, 2009, 2012
Bob Felice PP 2003, 2005
Elie & Moniek Ferneini P 2022, 2023, 2025
Wendy Liff Flynn 1973
Joe & Christine Fontana PP 2016
Mary Gaylord 1960
Marshal D. Gibson PP 2005
Lindy Lee Gold 1962
Annmarie Golioto P 2023, 2025
Jordan Hadelman 1972
Maryanne Lincoln Hall 1954
Janis Festini Hayes P 2022, 2024
James & Kathleen Herlihy PP 2019
Erin K Hewitt 2003
Jennifer Hillgen-Santa P 2024
Renee Huang P 2023, 2025
Yuhong Huo P 2020, PP 2013
Kyle Ballou-Johns PP 2011, 2016
Keith 1998 & Sandy Kaliszewski P 2028, 2031
Puja Kapur PP 2019
Richard Kent 1968
Brian & Jessica Kogut P 2023
John & Laurie Ann Letizia P 2021, 2025, PP 2019
Clement Lewin PP 2012
Joe & Kathleen Linta PP 2013, 2014
Joyce Lujic PP 1986, 1987, 1989, 1998
 GP 2024, 2025, 2027, 2028, 2031
 PGP 2014, 2017, 2019, 2022, 2023
Robert Massey Jr. PP 2011s, 2016
Mark McEachern PP 1997, 2006
Kirk Mettler & Lynda Salzman Mettler PP 2019
Meena Moran P 2021, PP 2015, 2018
Walter Moriarty 1965
Christopher Nicotra 1992
Nenna C. Ogundipe P 2029, 2030
Adam & Alice Pandolfi PP 2020
William & Krista Polinsky P 2028, 2032
Carl Porto 1986 & Kimberly Gold Porto 1987 PP 2016, 2019
Mark Porto 1994
Maria Esposito Prota 1982 PP 2011, 2013
Joyce Olson Resnikoff 1955
David I. Riccio 1970 PP 2000, 2002, 2004
Marc Riccio 1973
Deborah Sansone PP 2019
Joseph Sapiente P 2022, PP 2013, 2017
JoAnn Scillia P 2026
Jessica Shweky 1994
Alexis Highsmith Smith 1997
Dawn Thomas P 2027
Sanda Lujic Tomak 1989 P 2022, 2023, PP 2019
Bill & Laurie Vingiano P 2022
David Wade 1993
Kristen & William Wallis P 2025, 2030
Rolan Joni Young 1978
Ira & Karen Zeid GP 2032, PP 2002, 2005
Lacy Laciani Zuffelato 2000
The Hamden Hall Office of Development is grateful to our committed volunteers. If your name is inadvertently omitted, please accept our apologies and let us know by calling us at 203.752.2618.


Ways to Support the Hamden Hall Fund:

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  • Stop & Shop A+ School Rewards

    By simply registering your Stop & Shop Courtesy Card, your grocery shopping will benefit the Hamden Hall Fund. 

    Click here to register.
    Hamden Hall School Id # > 05848

    If you are already registered, you do not have to renew each year.
  • AmazonSmile

    You shop. Amazon gives.

    Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.

    Support Hamden Hall by shopping at smile.amazon.com. Log on to smile.amazon.com and access your existing account (or create a new account), and designate Hamden Hall as your charity. It’s that easy. Happy shopping!
  • ShopRite for Education

    Sign up Your Price Plus Club Card to help Hamden Hall earn free classroom equipment.

    Each time you shop, our school will earn credit towards free classroom equipment - all donated by our local ShopRite Store!

    To register click here.
    Hamden Hall School Id # > 50053

    Please note:  Cards enrolled in the past, must be re-enrolled for this school year.
  • Cash Donations

    Checks may be made payable to: Hamden Hall Country Day School and mailed to the Office of Development, 1108 Whitney Avenue Hamden, Conn. 06517
    MasterCard, Visa, Amex, and Discover cards are accepted HERE or by calling the Office of Development at 203.752.2616.
  • Stock Transfers

    A gift of appreciated stock is a convenient and economical way to make a gift to our school. Please call 203.752.2616 to make a stock gift.
  • Honorary and Memorial Gifts

    These allow you to remember or honor loved ones, a special teacher, or classmate anytime throughout the year. You can also mark a special occasion while supporting our school. Gift acknowledgements are sent to honorees. 

    To donate CLICK HERE.
  • The Annual Golf Tournament & Auction

    The Annual Golf Tournament fosters myriad ways to support Hamden Hall through participation in the event, sponsorships, auction product donations, support of the various raffles conducted during the outing, and volunteering. 

    For information about ways to give contact Anna Pesce, Office of Development, at 203.752.2616 apesce@hamdenhall.org.

  • Matching Gifts

    Many corporations have a matching contribution program that doubles or even triples the amount of your gift to our school. Please check in the search box belowor with your company's human resources or benefits officeto see if your employer has a corporate matching gift program that will make your support go twice as far. 

Corporate Matching Gift Program

Hamden Hall Country Day School

About Us

Hamden Hall Country Day School is a nurturing and inclusive community with a dynamic learning environment that promotes academic excellence by understanding each child and fostering their individual growth.