Giving Back Is Why Our Firm Exists


We are dedicated to helping not only our clients achieve their personal, professional, and financial goals, but also those in need within our communities.

Each year, we contribute to worthy organizations who promote good and work to solve systemic issues. Our commitment supports multiple world-class institutions with research, hands-on clinical care, health and wellness programs, and education throughout our communities and beyond.

Strongwater Farm

Strongwater Farm is a therapeutic equestrian center out of Tewksbury, MA that offers programs to a wide range of individuals with physical, cognitive, and emotional challenges. Their clients include individuals with autism, veterans with a range of conditions such as PTSD, individuals with substance use disorders, and seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia. For 2023, the Lightship team and clients financially supported Strongwater through donations and raised over $10,000. This helped cover the cost for hay for all 15 of their horses for the upcoming winter months. In addition to the donations, Lightship and client volunteers participated in a volunteer day at the farm to help clean up their grounds after a summer of heavy rains.

Birthday Wishes

Birthday Wishes is committed to making a difference in homeless children’s lives. Birthday parties provide the opportunity for reflection, celebration, and hope. While most children look forward to their birthday parties each year, homeless children and teenagers may not get the chance to celebrate. Birthday Wishes provides birthday parties and birthday boxes filled with decorations and presents for homeless children in the greater Boston area. With help from friends and clients, Lightship was able to sponsor the items needed for the birthday boxes and build the boxes for 200 children and teenagers.

Project Bread

Project Bread is an anti-hunger organization committed to providing people of all ages, cultures, and walks of life with sustainable, reliable access to nutritious food. From community-based meal programs, to early childhood and school nutrition initiatives, to improved access to farm-to-table resources. Project bread approaches hunger as a complex problem with multiple solutions. With funds raised through The Walk for Hunger, the oldest continual pledge walk in the country, and other sources, Project Bread pioneers innovative initiatives and supports effective programs to eradicate hunger.

Causes We Have Helped

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Boston Brain Tumor Walk & Fun Run
Chemo Caps
Ethos – Valentines for the Elderly and the Disabled
Haymakers for Hope Cancer Sponsor
Mass General Hospital Teddy Bear Drive
Melrose Firefighters Relief Fund Sponsor
The Second Step Program
Multiple Locations for the Habitat for Humanity
Nantucket Community Sailing Giving Back Programs
Needham Food Pantry Food Donations
Perkins School for the Blind Easter Egg Hunt
PLGA Foundation for Pediatric Brain Tumors Fund Drive
National Education for Assistance Dog Services and Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans
Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

Raymond James is not affiliated with and does not endorse, authorize or sponsor any of the listed websites or their respective sponsors. Raymond James is not responsible for the content of any website or the colle.ction or use of information regarding any website’s users and/or members

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