The proceeds from many lots in this sale will benefit two important local non-profit organizations: The Don and Marilyn Rodman Foundation and WAM Theatre. Join us in supporting the many diverse causes of these important community resources.
Donald E. Rodman (1931-2019) founded Rodman Ford Sales, Inc. in 1960. A well-known philanthropist, his many charitable affiliations include the Boys and Girls Club of Dorchester; Catholic Charities of Boston; Robert F. Kennedy Action Corps for Children, Inc.; Ron Burton Training Village; The Red Auerbach Foundation; Rodman Ride For Kids; and The Don and Marilyn Rodman Foundation. Through Rodman for Kids alone, Don helped to raise more than $150 million for kids. Don believed that every child deserved opportunities to dream, to grow, and to succeed. The Foundation’s mission is to continue his incredible legacy to ensure his impact is felt on young people for years to come.
WAM Theatre is a professional theatre company based in Berkshire County, MA, USA, that operates at the intersection of arts and activism. WAM creates theatre for gender equity and has a vision of theatre as philanthropy. In fulfillment of its philanthropic mission, WAM donates a portion of the proceeds from their Mainstage productions to carefully selected beneficiaries. Since WAM’s founding in 2010, they have donated more than $75,000 to 19 local and global organizations taking action for gender equity in areas such as girls education, teen pregnancy prevention, sexual trafficking awareness, midwife training, and more.