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Individual Donors


We thank our generous donors for believing in what we do. Their support allows us to live out our mission of inspiring students - not telling them who they are or what they should do, but gently nurturing their own self-understanding and life direction. We know it makes a difference. We know each gift makes a difference. Thank you for helping kids' dreams come true.

The list below recognizes those individuals who made grants and gifts between July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016.



Karla Ekdahl and Peter Hutchinson

Margaret and Angus Wurtele

Julie and Charlie Zelle


($10,000 – $24,999)

Julia W. Dayton

Richard Erickson

Michael Peterman and David Wilson

Tad and Cindy Piper Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Paul and Mary Reyelts Foundation

Wayne P. Zink



($5,000 – $9,999)

Anonymous (2)

Julie Allinson and Paul Erickson

Camille A. Burke

Elise Linehan

Todd and Laurie Macgregor



($2,500 – $4,999)


John and Ruth Bergerson Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Burdick Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Courtney Cushing Kiernat and RB Kiernat

Steve Thompson and Ron Frey

Polly Brown Grose Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation*

Chris Keane

JoAnn Neau

Bob Rosenbaum and Maggie Gilbert

Carol and Lynn Truesdell



($1,000 – $2,499)

Anonymous (3)

Julie D. Andrus

Joyce Batten in loving memory of Stan Batten

Maureen Bazinet Beck and Peter Beck

Keith and Mary Bednarowski

Gail and Jim Bregi

John and Kelly Brendel

Dan Buettner Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Kevin and Cathy Cavanaugh

Shelli Chase

Kippen and K.C. Chermak

Page and Jay Cowles

Russell Cowles

Fran Davis

Cy and Paula DeCosse Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Jim Diracles and Debi Weldele

Sara and Jock Donaldson

Alan and Lollie Eidsness

Susan Engel and Art Eisenberg

Nancy and Rolf Engh

Lucas Erickson

Richard Fleder

Randy Schneewind and Katherine Forrester

Ron and Barb Fraboni Family Fund

Jim and Chris Freytag

Cynthia Froid

Moira Grosbard

Joe Grunnet

Rehael Fund - Roger Hale/Nor Hall of The Minneapolis Foundation

Beth Halloran and Dani Roach

Betsy and Jule Hannaford

Mr. and Mrs. Robert B. Harrigan

Cheryl and Mark Heley

Penny Hunt*

Paul and Reena Jackson Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Suzanne Joyce

Paul and Michelle Koch

Julie Krieger

Kumagai Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Kathy and Al Lenzmeier

DJ and Jerry Lester

Sarena Lin

Malcolm W. McDonald

Dick and Joyce H. McFarland Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Kim and Stafford Nelson

Win and Christie Neuger

Julie Owen and Diane Holland

Chris and Kelly Perry

Shannon Plourde

Martha Pomerantz

Ann Rainhart and Jason Digman

Jennifer Reedstrom Bishop

Remele Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Jack and Ede Rice

Edwardo Rikprashad

Jody Rodrigues

The Steve Euller and Nancy Roehr Family Charitable Fund

Ann and Darren Ruschy

The David S. Sanborn Gift Fund

David and Patricia Schall

Wendy and Bill Schoppert*

Marilyn Shultz

The Emil J. and Emily D. Slowinski Fund

Steve and Karen Sonnenberg

Valerie and Ed Spencer

Jim and Jan Stephenson

Robin and David Sternberg

John L. Sullivan Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Craig Swaggert and Tanna Moore

Missy Staples Thompson

Marcia Townley

Susan Vento

Ann Voss

Katrina and Ben Wasscher

Suzanne Weinstein and Danny Levey

Weiser Family Foundation on behalf of Irving & Marjorie Weiser

Patricia Weller

Frank and Frances Wilkinson


($500 – $999)

Anonymous (6)

Melanie Allen

Sally A Anson

Lisa and Kevin Armstrong*

Kris Arneson Cutler

Karen Bachman

Liz Barrere

Dennis Bingham

Robert and Beth Bjork

Laurie and Casper Borggreve

Jane Bromaghim

Bridget Burke

Kathy Cahill

Dr. Susan and Dick Crockett

Ted and Carol Cushmore Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Edward and Sherry Ann Dayton

Douglas and Wendy Dayton Foundation

Thomas J. DeAngelo

Ernest and Mary Dorn

Joan R. Duddingston

Missy Durant and Samantha Hanson

Krista and Carlos Eduarte

John F. Eisberg and Susan Kline Charitable Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Jean M. Garbarini and Tim Carl

Rebecca Gibson

Trent and Shelley Gilliss

Susan and Jim Grahek

Bryce and Donna Hamilton

Lucy and Jeff Heegaard

Jay and Becky Heflin*

Cecily Hines and Tom Pettus

Amy Walsh Kern and Mitchell Kern

Chris Killingstad

Steven King

Laura Kinkead and Richard Neuner

Laurie Knocke

Cathy Konat

Randy and David Lebedoff

Katherine and Patrick Leighton

Jack and Julie Linehan in honor of Elise’s birthday

Nancy Lyons

Becky Malkerson

Robert and Mary Mersky

Lucy and Bob Mitchell*

Jean Nitchals

Trisha Pergande

John and Susan Peterson

Shannon Pierce and Rachael Kroog

Sam, Louise, Gretchen Piper and Scott Rosenbaum

Peggy and Ed Pluimer

Alan Polsky

Alicia and Travis Radel*

Peter H. Bachman and Janet Rice Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Andy and Sophie Rich

Carol Rueppel

Steve and Linda Sandvig*

Caryn Schall and Jeff Davis Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Paula Schlotfeldt

Maurice Scroggins

Kevin and Sarah Shriver Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Kimberlee Sinclair and Justin Caron

Susan Smoluchowski

Mary and Scott Thomas

Joanne Von Blon

Jeff and Joan Wright


($250 – $499)

Anonymous (12)

Sally Ableitner

Ashley Adkison and John Anderson*

Kurt Apfelbacher and Ari Backa

Jessica Askew

Dan Avchen and David Johnson

Jon and Jennifer Benowitz

Doug and Colleen Berto in honor of Elise Linehan

Laura Bishop and Chuck Weber*

Sally Blanks

Scott and Amy Boyle

Jan and Ellen Breyer

Tyrone and Delia Bujold Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Brendan Bujold and Spencer Cronk

Charles and Ancinetta Caldwell

Maria Antonia Calvo and Steven Rosenstone

Elizabeth Canis

Dan Pennie, Anne Carayon and Family

Ann and Bruce Christensen

Julie Craven

Carrie Cunnington

Barb Davis

Cynthia Dilliard

Milton Dodd

Bryan and Kristen Donaldson*

Kate and Doug Donaldson

Jim Dorsey and Dee Gaeddert

Dave and Pat Drew

Julie DuBois

Peter Eisenberg and Mary Lea Cajacob

April Emerson*

Susan S. Enlow

Ed and Carrie Erickson

David E. Feinberg

Nancy Feldman

Charles and Anne Ferrell

Noriko Gamblin and Steven Ostrow in honor of Natalie Ostrow

James and Teddy Gesell

Ronald Goldser

Susie and Hal Goldstein

Joseph Haj

Jocelyn Hale and Glenn Miller

Louise Harris

Hawn Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Libby Holmes

Bryce and Kathy Huemoeller

Jill and Joerg Hutmacher

Liz Illgen

Morgan Kinross-Wright

Hugh Klein and Judy Lebedoff

Barb and Kurt Klussendorf

Doug Muirhead and Faye Knowles

Nadia Kozak

Robin Krause

Starla Krause

Mary Kreitzer

Lorna Landvik and Charles Gabrielson

Daniel Lee

Libbey Foundation

Karen Linder

Pam and Doug Lundell

Robert and Polly McCrea Family Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation

Jeri Meola

David and Leni Moore Family Foundation

Jeff and Jennifer Murray

Michael and Debra Newman

Joan Grathwol Olson and Stephen Olson

Holly MacDonald and John Orbison

Louise Otten

Karen Owen Tuzcu

Gregory and Debra Page

Jon L. Peterson

Kristi Pierro

Susan Plimpton

Margaret A. Prideau

Kendra Reichenau

Kate and Mike Richardson

Marilyn and Jeff Rivkin

Lauri Roberts

Michelle Rutledge

Lynn and Thomas Schaefer

Phil and Susan Schenkenberg

Agnes Semington

Elizabeth Short and R. Kirkland Cozine

Casimir A. Sienkiewicz

Karalyn Smith*

Bill and Roxanne Soth

Danielle St. Germain-Gordon

Emily Anne Staples Tuttle

Julie Steiner

John and Sue Stillman

Gerald and Susan Timm

Karen Tyndall

Mark and Kathy Valentine*

Ellen and Jim van Iwaarden

Lee Vaughan

Katherine T. Vassells and John J. Hughes, M. D.

Becca and Dave Voss

Heather Walch

Tom and Connie Walsh

Joe and JoAnn Ward

Penny Winton

Amy Zaroff

The Zlonis Family Fund of the Minnesota Community Foundation


($100 – $249)

Anonymous (25)

Jeffery Alspaugh

Dale Anderson

Cordelia Anderson and John Humleker

Judy and Bill Anderson

Margaret and Roger Anderson

Angie Andresen and Randy Larson

Georgene Leiter Angrist

Howard Ansel

Ann Aronson and Jack El-Hai

Dale and Ruth Bachman

Mrs. Dorothy Bailey

Lauren Baker

Gail and Jim Bakkom

Linda and Robert Barrows

John Beal

Sheri Beck

Jane Berg

Brian and Paula Bergs

Geraldine Bingham

Peg Birk

Hazel Birth

Clint Blaiser

Elaina Blefield

Susan Matthees Blum and Ronald Blum*

Frances Boehnlein

Angela Bohmann and Jonathan Riehle

Jeff Bowar

DeLila Boyer

Elizabeth Boyle*

Steve Brehm

Merrilee Brown

Marni Bumsted

Ann and David Buran

Brian Buxton

Tim and Carolyn Buzza

Demeka Campbell

Sarah Ross Caruso

Lynn Casey

Christine and Anders Christensen

Nicole and Tom Claeson

Whitney and Sarah Clark

Sandra Coates

Elizabeth Cobb

David and Wendy Coggins

Leslie Cohan and Todd Norsten

Mary Michael Connolly

Patricia Conroy

Pam Costain

Ginny and Will Craig

Ellie Crosby

Scott and Tracy Cummings

Ben Cutler

Tom and Barb Datwyler

Phillip Davis

Jim Davnie

Michael and Michelle DeVaughn

Greg DeVos

Mary Dew and David Miller

Kelly Donahue

Beth and Kevin Dooley

George Dow

Clare Eisenberg

Robert Elhai

Craig Erickson

Judy Farmer

Michael and Margaret Feldbaum

William Fetzer and Gordon Gandy

Chris Flaherty

Natalie Fogal*

Bev and Don Forsman

Janna Fraboni

Jacque and Ron Frazzini

Arlys Freeman

Fred and Marie Friswold

Claudine Galloway

Gerald and Carol Gengenbach

Sharon Gifford

David and Clo Mary Girk

Mimi Gleekel

Matthew Goldberg

Nick Grady

Dr. Stanley M. and Luella G. Goldberg

Molly Grove

Bill Guse

Harry and Lorraine Hammerly

JoAnn Hanson

Emma Harness

Todd G. Hartman

Gretchen Hartman

Alyssa Hawkins

Emily and Chris Heagle

Roger Heegaard and Cheryl Thomas

Tricia Hendren and Zeb Henderson Shreve

Kevin Herrgott

Michael Herring

Jim Hield

Anne Hodgson

Jim and Julie Holmes

Pat Hoven

Mary Hunstiger

Emily Hutchinson

The Jaffe Family Foundation in honor of Nyla Benson and John Pershing

Janice and Bill Jaworski

David Jewett

Cory Johnson and Paul Amann

Tom and Victoria Johnson

Paul Keenan

Miriam and Erwin Kelen

Laura Keller

Bill and Pat Kelly

Trisha Kirk

Diane Klein

Terry and Liz Knight

Jacques and Mary Koppel

Jane Korn and Robert Madoff

PK Kriha

Jennifer and Nathan Laible

Karl Lambert

Craig Lapsley

Karie Lazarowicz-Dean

Joyce Lehmann

Jay and Sally Lieberman

Ann Longfellow

Mary Margaret MacMillan

Sally Macut

Joanne Manthe

Rollie and Ben Marcovitch

Elizabeth Martin

Scott Mayer

Margot McManus

Michael Mechtenberg

Thomas Mooney

Ann and Alfred Moore

Anna Moore

Teresa Morrow

Connie Nelson and James Schnepf
Ann Ness

Sally and Doug Neverman

Joan and Dick Niemiec

Raymond Noble

Casandra Noyes

Mickey O’Kane

Gerard and Louise Olson

Micaela Olson

Jonathan Oppenheimer

Kathleen Otto

Faye Owen

Alicia Paller

Kathy Palmer and Jack Harness

Julia and Brian Palmer

Nancy Pan*


Tim Penny

Naomi and Greg Pesky

Donna and James Peter

Gloria Peterson and

Jim McCarthy

Deborah Pollak

Amy Polzin

Anne Pryor

Tim Quigley

Peter Racer and Gloria Olson

Josh Reimnitz

Rodger and Kathryn Ringham

Roz Robbins

Lee Roper-Batker

Nicholas Roseth

Noah Rouen

Harvey and Sharon Ann Rucker

Doug and Beth Rusk

Cheryl Ryland

Anthony Sanneh

Dianne Schmiesing and Victor Zupanc

Anne Schulze

Norah Shapiro

Liz Shores

Christine Siegfried

Bruce and Janell Siegfried

Mark & Patti Siegfried

Susan and William Simmonds

Dane Smith

Dr. Bill Smith and Susan Kolze

Elizabeth Spillman

Marcia and John Stout

Carley and Bill Stuber

Bridget Sullivan

Tanya Tanner

Sara Tasler

Hal and Lynn Tearse

Diane Thayer-Peterson

Jane and Andrew Townsend

Macarre A. Traynham

Tom Trow

Janet Ungs

Kirsten Van Hulzen

Jenifer and Charles Vanek

Fran Vavrus and Tim Leinbach

Carlos Villalpando

Olga Viso

Zoe Wainberg

Ellen and John Walthour

Katherine Ware

Peggy Weber and Bob Whitlock

Shileen Weber

David and Sara Weingartner*

Mona and Ben Welter

Angela Wick

Jessica Wiley

Michael Wille

Krystle and Benny Williams

Kevin Winge and Kevin Shores

Carol Witte and Winston Cavert

Ann and Erik Wordelman

Ellen Samuelson Young and Steve Young

Mary and Bill Zimmer

Chelsea Zimmerman


($1 - 99)

Anonymous (35)

Susan Abderholden and Lee Keller

Shakeer Abdullah

Carolyn Aberman

Axel Alameda

Katelyn Allen

Dan and Sally Anderson

Jan Antrim

Mark Arvesen

Andrea Young Atkinson

Andrew Balazs

Lisa Bale

Nicholas Banovetz

Jessica Bartell

Jev and Patti Baskin

Mitch Bauer

Fred Beier

Rachelle Bennett

Dixie Berg

Beth and Steve Birke

Judy Blaseg

Kathrine Blegen

Lanise Block

Connie Blom

Steve Bohn


Anna Bosak

Laurie Brickley

Lisa Brotzler

Jesse Brown

Dawne Brown White and David White

Janine Bruns

Pete and Jodi Bungarden

Mary Burns-Klinger

Rolf and Rosemary Carlsen

Lauren Causey

Joe and Jane Cavanaugh

Stela Center

Mykenna Cepek

Sai Chang

Lisa Clark

John Clifford

Melissa Coffey

Julie Corty

Janne S. Cotroneo

Cameron Crawford

Monica Davies

Lawrence Davis

Peter Demaio

Caitlin DeVos

Fanta Diallo

Jan Dick

David Differding

Ann Dingman

Jeffrey Dobrinsky

Julia Donaldson

Jay Drayton

Ed and Michelle Driscoll

Daniel and Jennine Duda

Mary Duffy

Madaline Edison

Karen Ekdahl

Jasmine Eldeen

Stephen and Annette Elison

LaTanya Ellingobe

Kate Ellis and John Harrer

Mel Enger

Evy Engrav*

Kristi Erickson

Phyllis Evans

April Fard

J. Luis Faustino

Liz Fedor

Christina Fellows

Liz Fenske

Suzanne Filbin

Dolly Fiterman

Brent Foerster

Sara Fogel

Timothy Foreman*

Marta Fraboni

Lisa Fraga

Beth Frangipane

Craig Freeman

Phil Freshman

Lindsey Frey

Wendy Friede and Jay Jaffee

Krista Furan

Michael and Kathi Furey

Andrew Gamson

Richard Garber and Gina Bonsignore

Richard and Delia Garcia

Susan Gherity

Julianne Glawe

Jan Gohl

Kathleen Gordon

Carol Grady

Cary Grams

James F. Grathwol

Nancy Graves

Barbara and Steve Greenhalgh

Dawn Griebenow

Chad Grimsrud

Ann Haag

Amy Erickson Hagen

Ketsia Hamilton

Sarah Namman

Dustin Macgregor

Rob Hansen

Lea Hargett

Trista and Mark Harris

Jim Hart

Susan Hartman

Adam M Hawk

Terry and Steyven Henry

Chad Heroux

Patty and Gregg Hickey

The Hlavac Family

Christy and Doug Hlavacek

Bonnie Dickel Hoffman

Katy Holmgren

George and Rose Hudgens

Julia Hutchinson

Louise Indritz

Bridgette Janni

Stephanie Johnson and Joe Kalscheuer

Brinn Johnson

Eric Jore

Michal Jung

Matthew Kane and Elizabeth Conway

Maggie Kane

Sarah Karan

Margaret Kavaney

Lauren Keating

Cynthia L. Kelly

Sara Kettering

Lyndel and Blaine King Fund

Sarah Kinney

Bert Kissoondath

Julie Knoblauch

Sarah Knoblauch

Kent Knopp-Schwyn

Kristin Koch

Troy Kodesh

Kelly Koehnen

Mary Kokernot

John Kruse

Todd Kuester

Mary Patricia Ladner

Lambrecht Braun Family Charitable Fund

Lisa J Lampi

Kerry and Lang Hunt

Debra Larson

Rebecca Jean Lawrence

Lars and Maren Leafblad

Barbara Levie

Laurence Levin

Susan Lewis

Jacqueline Lloyd Cunningham

Dan Loch

Dan and Marsha Loewenson

Ryan Macgregor 

Cathy Madison and Rick Dublin

Tracy Matthews

Charles E. Mays

Mary McCarron

Sarah McClure

Erin McDonald

Jeffrey Meanza

Tim and Joanna Meester*

Kate Meredith

Maureen Michalski and Jeff Nelsen

John L. Michel and Berit Midelfort

Louise Miles

Kelvin and Diane Miller

Nan Miller

Herman J Milligan, Jr.

Kristen Milner

Jodeen Monson

Mark E. Moore

Diane Mountford*

Tamara Moyer

Gary Mullen-Schultz

Mandy Multerer

Tom Myers

Doug and Maggie Nathan

Rosemarie Ndupuechi

Mike Niznik

Mark Oppegard

Jerry Ostergren

Natalie Owens-Pike

Christina Paras

Franklin J. Parisi

Sarah Parker

Philip Pederson

Larkin and Deniz Perese

Kelley Perry

Janet Peters

Jay Peterson

Terra Peterson

Sarah Peterson

Julie Phillips

Carol Pine

Jeff Zuckerman

David Potente

Teddie Potter

Anne Jin Soo Preston

Gail Quinn

Marc Rapenne

Jennifer Rasmusson

Barbara Rawley and Daniel Nordby

Sanchayita Ray

Kristin E. Anderson and Robert W. Reilly

Heather Renteria

Carolina Reyes

Rick Riesgraf

Karen Ringsrud in memory of Skip Nelson

Michael Robins

Leon A Rodrigues

Gregg Roisen

Kristin Rowell

Jim Rudolph

Eric Runquist

Timothy Ryan

Lawrence Salzman

Zachary Sanders

Eric Sandquist

Chelsea Scantlan

Robyn and Ben Schein

Ron Scherer

Annette Schiebout

Darrell Schmidt

Debbie Schnur

Melissa Schrupp

Philip Schwartzberg

Krishna Seeley

Karrine Seidel

Daniel Sellers

Corey Sevett and Sue Courchene

Brad Shark

Barbara Shelton

Aakash Shrestha

Larry Silber and Jane Binder

Cathy Simpson

Betsy Sitkoff

Cathie Songer

Linda Soranno and Howard Bolter

Patricia Spading

Leslie Rapp and Walton Stanley

Adele and Tim Starr

Sherie Stimson

Judy Stolley

Joanne Strakosch

Amy and Erik Stubblefield Barthel

Amy and Rich Stuke

Pradeep Kumar Subramanian

Sue and Harry Summitt

Ross Sutter and Mary Lofgren

Richard Swanson

Hazel B. Tanner

Ruth Taswell

Hank Taxis

Linda and Julian Taylor

Dr. Naomi Taylor

Laurie Tazelaar-Williams

Carmen Teskey

Haivy Thompson

Eva and Andrew Timmons

Kelly Todd

Jessica Toft

Pamela Trainor

Rachel and Mitchell Trockman

Charitable Gift Fund

Carissa Truly

Jeremy Nichols and Evelyn Turner

Mary Uran

John and Mary Ursu

Theresa Voss

Dee Wahl

Barbara Wallace

Justin and Paige Ware

Thomas Wargolet

Glenda Watry

Robbie Weisel and Britt Robson

Nicole Welu Engel

Wendy Wicks

Lori-Anne Williams

Javon Wilson

Debra Yerys

Michael Henley and Randi Yoder

Rob Younkers

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