Eileen and John Grayken of London, England have pledged to match donations up to $1 Million to the Plymouth, MA-based Hart Speech Foundation. John Patrick Grayken is a Cohasset native and an internationally known financier and founder and chairman of the private equity firm, Lone Star Funds
“We are humbled and delighted that Mr. and Mrs. Grayken have pledged to match funds and support our efforts,” noted Donald P. Hart, the Founder of the 501(c)(3) charitable organization. He added, “This will fuel dramatic growth and will expand our ability to improve the lives of individuals who stutter through advocacy, scholarships and early intervention.”
The mission of the Hart Speech Foundation is to identify clients of all ages to ensure that no one is denied the opportunity to achieve more fluent speech. The board is made up of professionals from the legal field, design field, speech therapy and healthcare field as well as individuals with speech dysfluency. The Hart Speech Foundation was founded by the Hart Family in 2011. The organization is managed by Donald P. Hart, the Founder and Megan T. Hart, Managing Director.