List of Supporters

We are grateful for these generous gifts that make our work possible.

This listing recognizes contributions made between 9/1/19 – 8/31/20.

Click here to see a list of supporters who have made contributions in honor or memory of a friend or loved one.  * Denotes a Storycatchers Board Member.

If an entry is incorrect, please email Rachel.

Institutional Supporters

$100,000 +
Anonymous (1)

$50,000 – $99,000
Anonymous (1)
Caerus Foundation
Reva and David Logan Foundation
The Crown Family
Prince Charitable Trusts

$25,000 – $49,999
National Endowment for the Arts
Arts Work Fund for Organizational Development
Illinois Arts Council
Joseph and Bessie Feinberg Foundation
Richard H. Driehaus Foundation
Walter E. Heller Foundation

$10,000.00 to $24,999.00
Anonymous (1)
Allstate Insurance Company
Alphawood Foundation
Bright Promises Foundation
Chicago Office of Cultural Affairs & Special Events
Leo S Guthman Fund
Luther I. Replogle Foundation
Pritzker Pucker Family Foundation
Robert and Isabelle Bass Foundation, Inc

$5,000.00 to $9,999.00
Arbonne Charitable Foundation
Benevity Community Impact Fund
Robert W. Galvin Foundation

$1,000.00 to $4,999.00
Antares Capital LP
artEquity Artist + Activist Community Fund
Benevolence Committee of Christ Church
Church Women United in Illinois
Gofen and Glossberg, LLC
Shook, Hardy & Bacon
Richard Homer Wagner Foundation

$500.00 to $999.00
First Congregational Church
Judy Family Foundation
Pierce Family Charitable Foundation

$100.00 to $249.00
Goozner Family Foundation
Hip Kids Market
Magid Glove & Safety

$1.00 to $99.00
Amazon.Smile
IBM Employee Services Center

Individual Supporters

$100,000 +
Lael Johnson*
Iris Witkowsky*

$20,000 – $30,000
Stan Barrish* and Claire Odland
W. Keren Vishny

$10,000 – $19,999
Andrew and Amy Bluhm
Leslie Buchbinder
Stephen Henderson and James LaForce

$5,000 – $9,999
Jason and Andi Ingram
Yvonne Lange* and Ted Steck
Jan Petry
Walter Stearns and Eugene Dizon

$1,000 – $4,999
Anonymous (2)
Marty Behn* and Diane Paserba
Ron and Barbara* Blumenthal
David Brackett
Eric Celauro*
Mary Kay Conley
Phillip and Marsha Dowd
Zachary and Stephanie* Duloc
Kendra J. Freeman*
Carla Goldstein*
Dean Grosshandler and Susan Weiss
Lee Hamilton
Eugenie Johnson
Linda Kenny
Melissa Kronthal and Aaron Salsbury
Andrew Markey
William and Penny Obenshain
Jim Pellegrino and Susan Goldman
John and Myrna Petlicki
Rhoda Reeling*
Nancy Robinson
Carol S. Sadow
Pamela Sheffield
David Sowinski*

$500 – $999
Michael Ahern and Karen Coppa
Paul and Mary Anderson
Michael and Helen Arkes
Katherine Ballinger
Norman and Virginia Bobins
Bette Cerf-Hill
Debra Connolly
Susan Ettelson
Sylvia Fergus
Robert and Micki Friedman
Stephen and Deidra Gold
Cara Beth Heath
Natalie Hoffman
Anne Kern
Roger and Alvina Kiley
Jay and Robin Lewis
Bruce McInnes and Christiana Dittmann
John A. McLees
Mary A. Mills
Kyle Nelson
Michael Bruce and Sally Odland
Leonard and Eileen Palevsky
Chuck and Beth Palid
Elisabeth Payne
Paul Rich
Jon Samuels
Eugene and Jean Stark
Alex Stompoly and the Actors Commons
Michael and Jane Strauss

Individual Supporters (cont.)

$250 – $499
Anonymous (1)
Ronald and Queta Bauer
Carol Brook
Justice Anne M. Burke
Megan Cawley
Patricia Cleveland
Judy Cottle
Julie Danis
Jessica Doyle
Clifton L. and Judith Wallis Fenton
Marjorie Freed
Harvey and Cathy Friedman
Nancy Gidwitz
Richard and Mary L. Gray
Kelly Hallberg
Katie Hill
Dawn Irwin
Carol Johnson
Patrick Johnson
Chris and Linda Marder
David and Sandra Matteson
Jossy Nebenzahl
Robert and Caryle Perlman
Paulette Petretti
Steve Robinson
Pia Sawhney
Swati Saxena
Tamara Schiller and Charles Hoffman
Robert Schneider
Alice Schreyer
Jennifer Seals
Myron and Bev Shapiro
Barry and Andrea Sidorow
Robert and Mary Sowinski
Houston and Diana A. Stokes
Jonathan Stutz and Jean Clarkson
Julia Wheeler
Karen Zupko

$100 – $249
Anonymous (3)
Michele Cleary Allen
Alliance Bernstein
Mim Ari
Susan and Stephen Baird
Steve Baron
Ed Barrish
Stephen and Sherry Barrish
Tim and Eloise Barron
Nancy Bentley
Bruce and Susan Berger
Erin Blair
Henry and Joan Bliss
James Block and Ruth Fuerst
Richard Block and Marcia Horan
Debbie Block Temin
Michael and Nancy Braun
Joseph and Cathy Bremer
Ann Brody
Barry Bursak and Maria Sigman
Virginia Chang
Paul Chapman
David Cohen
Michael and Mary Combs
Natalie Cone
Sally Dempsey
Feiman Ding
Roberta Dionello
Lynn Donaldson
Lilly Eng
Susan Fisher
Adrian Foster
Charlotte Frei
Freda Friedman
Anne Frost
Neal and Deborah Gaebler-Spira
Michael Gelder
Andrew and Amy Gelman
Melvin and Patti Gerbie
Mark Gewirtz
Becky Gould
Susan Gourley
Anthony and Susan Grosch
Bonnie S. Hawkins
Kara Henry
Mrs. James Herst
John Hirsch
James and Lois Hobart
Kevin and Jan Holland
Cliff and Sharon Hollander
John and Molly Hope
Stuart and Marcia Hruska
Abisola Jegede
James Jensen
Kathryn Johnson
Michael and Marion Johnson
Scott and Susan Johnson
Pamela Kaul Gresty
Neil and Diana Hunt King
Carl Kutsmode
Katy Laforge
Ladonna Lane
Isabel Langas
Max D Leifer
Ken and Jean Lesser
Marliss Levin
Eva Liu
Richard and Joan Mandel
Jennifer Markell
Nancy McDaniel
Jim and Mary McShane
Allan and Linda Mellis
Tim and Katie Mulcahy
Luigi Mumford
Melinda Tippet Munson
Thomas and Ann Nash

 

 

 

 

Individual Supporters (cont.)

$100 – $249 (Con’t)
Susan Bass Noel
Katherine Ortega
Hallie Palladino
Susie Peck-Stone
Allison Perkins
Diane Pezanoski
Marina C. Phelps
Matthew and Sarah Aucutt Pickering
Peggy Porter
Charlene Posner
Merrill Prager
Linda Randall
Joy Rasin
Badonna Reingold
Kristen Rinaker
Kent and Deborah Rinehart
Barbara Rocah
Mary Kathleen Rundell
Jay Safier
Virginia Saft Mond
Karen Schneider
David and Judith Sensibar
Donald and Barbara Sered-Zabelin
Ajit and Vasudha Shah
Ashwin Shah
Michael and Karen Siemer
David Silver
Daniel Sobel
Mel and Maxine Solomon
Adlai and Nancy Stevenson
Lucy Sullivan
Joann Tall
Michael and Dorothea Tobin
Stan and Anne Trecker
Beth Vinkler
Peggy Wagener
Steve and Helene Walsey
Nancy Watrous
Robin Wold
Gregg Wolper
Bobbi Zabel
Patricia Zeglen

$1 – $99
Barbara A. Bankoff
Molly Billion
Joni Block
Judith Bohn
Sarah Breiter
Cynthia Bridges
Amanda Cage
Allan and Gina Carter
Anna Ceraso
Nancy Chalifour
Nancy W. Cook
Emily Daigle
Jane Dewey
Howard Ellison
Dany Fields
Julie Foreman
James Freund
Madalyn Frigo and Chris Pope
Lou Gatti
Sharon Gilmore
Philip and Christine Grant
Brooke Guthrie
Mary E. Hafertepe
Nora Handler
Kristin Herndon
Nicole Hill
Karen Hoffman
Lynne V. Hoyer
Mary Hungerford
Carol Johnson
Robert Kemins
Carol Kim
Danielle Lazar
Jay Leonard
Harvey and Gail Levinson
Daisy Lindas
John Luisi
Linda Maraldo
Shannon Metts
Nancy Metzger
Stephanie G Morgan
Heidi Joanne Nast
Cliff and Diane Niersbach
Elizabeth Nystedt
Everett and Lillian Petlicki
Jerry Peven
Marian Premer
Briony Price
Prayuj Pushkarna
Claudia Howard Queen
Leslie Rosen
McKinley and Barbara Ross
Matthew Roth
Roberta Salas
Rebecca Schwartz
Howard and Roberta Siegel
Kyle Silliman
Aja Singletary
James and Laurel Anne Skomer
Donald Sprague and Ray Grant
Steven and Cheri Springer
Mary Clare Starshak
Katherine M. Stelletello
Elaine Waxman
Ahadi J. White
Alan Wolf and Margot Weinberg


Tributes

The following donors made contributions in honor or memory of a friend or loved one between September 1, 2018 and August 31, 2019.

If an entry is incorrect, please email Rachel.

In Honor of Carla Goldstein

Michael Gelder

In Memory of Melvin Williams

Rhoda Reeling

In Honor of Cheri Coons

Stephen Henderson and James LaForce

In Honor of Leica Wilde

Alex Stompoly and the Actors Commons

In Honor of John and Myrna Petlicki

Feiman Ding
Julie Foreman
Lynne V. Hoyer
Everett and Lillian Petlicki
Stephen and Cheri Springer

In Honor of Meade Palidofsky

Merrill Prager

In Memory of Brandon McGhee

LaDonna Lane

In Honor of Baby Magoto

Kristin Herndon

In Honor of Yvonne Lange

Robert and Caryle Perlman

In Honor of LaDonna Lane

Kara Henry

In Honor of Iris Witkowsky

Susan Fisher
Andrew and Amy Gelman
Kathryn Johnson
Anne Kern
Virginia Saft Mond

In Memory of Paul J. Hauben

Roberta Salas

In Memory of Arthur Kohrman

Barbara A. Bankoff
Nancy Chalifour
Jane Dewey
Jessica Doyle
Richard and Joan Mandel
Jennifer Seals
Howard and Roberta Siegel

In Honor of Lael Johnson

Eugenie Johnson

In Honor of Rhoda Reeling

Mary Kay Conley
Freda Friedman

In Honor of Stan Barrish

John and Molly Hope
Stuart and Marcia Hruska
Stan and Anne Trecker

In Honor of Stephanie Duloc

Melissa Kronthal

In Honor of the Chris and Linda Marder Family

Chris and Linda Marder

In Honor Of Susan Goldman

Ron and Barbara Blumenthal

In Honor of the Honorable Daniel J. Gallagher

Don Sprague and Ray Grant

In Memory of Max Gassman

Joni Block
Debbie Block Temin
Richard Block and Marcia Horan
Megan Cawley and Terry Straker

In Honor of Tamara Drew

Elisabeth Payne

In Honor of Cydney Cleveland

Bette Cerf-Hill

In Memory of George Floyd

Karen Hoffman

In Honor of Ron and Barbara Blumenthal

Harvey and Cathy Friedman

In Memory of Daniel Markey

Andrew Markey and his colleagues at Barings LLC