Recent Press and Announcements

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Guest House resident looks to give back

After four prison terms, Helenia Bragg focuses on helping others

By Michaela Gleeson |

Friends of Guest House resident Helenia Bragg knows the importance of second, third and even fourth chances.

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Monday, June 4, 2018

EDITORIAL: Buffett’s philanthropy has left its mark

By the Editorial page staff of the Free Lance-Star

THE ONLY reluctance one has in recounting the acts of generosity bestowed upon the Fredericksburg area by Doris Buffett and the Sunshine Lady Foundation is in the fear of leaving something out.

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Monday, April 30, 2018

$1 Million Endowment Will Continue Doris Buffett’s Gift


Sunshine Lady Foundation sets up fund to continue free admission for Fredericksburg residents to public pool

* By Cathy Jett, THE FREE LANCE–STAR   * Apr 30, 2018

Philanthropist Doris Buffett no longer lives in Fredericksburg, but the woman known as the “Sunshine Lady” will continue making admission to the city’s pool free to its residents.

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Friday, January 19, 2018

The book that changed my life … in prison

After the governor of New York intervened to lift restrictions on prisoners’ reading materials, five current and former inmates explain what books have meant to them
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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Phishing emails supposedly from Doris Buffett

It has been brought to our attention that many people are receiving  emails from “Doris Buffett” or “Doris Buffett’s assistant” stating the email recipient has been selected to receive a large sum of money.  Please be advised that this type of email  is a phishing scheme that did not originate with Doris Buffett or the Sunshine Lady Foundation.   For more information about online safety and how to report these incidents go to .