They are Jane and Lee Seidman
and Charlotte A. and Charles D. Fowler and their daughters and sons-in-law, Chann Fowler-Spellman and Edward F. Spellman, and Holley Fowler Martens and Robert F. Martens.
Jane and Lee Seidman
Jane and Lee Seidman's
tremendous generosity has always been equally matched by their joie de vivre.
Lee founded The Motorcars Group in 1958 and grew the company into one of the largest auto dealership networks in the United States with 36 franchises.
After retiring, Jane and Lee
vowed to bring this same strategic prowess to their philanthropy.
When Jane and Lee
announced their extraordinary commitment to a crowd of 1,000 gathered at Severance Hall, Lee
held up a dusty white home plate and encouraged the crowd to "step up and hit a home run for philanthropy.