Testimonials


We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.
-- Winston Churchill
 
Be the change you wish to see in the world.
-- Ghandi
 
I admire the ideas you come up with and your perseverance to make things happen. It's a real talent.
-- Bill Somerville, Executive Director, Philanthropic Ventures Foundation
 
A true street promoter, Boisvert's strength lies in his ability to work multiple marketing strategies within a given marketplace to achieve maximum possible sales.
-- Billboard Magazine
 
I know Rene through Philanthropic Ventures Foundation. He has ideas for the future that go beyond what has been done successfully and imagines what we might yet achieve.
-- Cole Wilbur, Packard Foundation — Trustee & Past President
 
Rene is a nuanced and creative thinker who is consistently open to thinking outside the box. He is not hesitant to encourage the group to think broadly and confidently about issues. He has helped us look at ways to expand and grow a successful non-profit organization.
-- name withheld (publicly), California Supreme Court Justice
 
You've done one hell of job turning around this franchise. Congratulations!
-- Marc Racicot, Governor of Montana (former)
 
With gratitude, I want to applaud your launching of Taking it to the Streets. With our government’s ongoing financial challenges, the implementation of new, creative means of raising revenues for our fellow countrymen in need is of paramount importance.
-- President Barack Obama
 
The Church must strip itself of all vanity, arrogance, and pride and humbly serve the poorest in society.
-- Pope Francis
 
Millions of people are trapped in the prison of poverty. It is time to set them free. Poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome. Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. You can be that great generation.
-- Nelson Mandela
 
You've been a positive force for our industry and your input for its advancement has been greatly appreciated.
-- Bud Selig, Chairman Executive Council — Major League Baseball (currently Commissioner)