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Donors for 2019


“We live and grow in a spiral universe, where, like the nautilus, growth is a radial and linear series of expansions and connections. The thing about spirals is that they remain connected to their core. Spirals revolve around the core seed from which they sprang.”
~LeAura Alderson

Our generous donors are forever connected to the lives of those who are touched by the Center’s light.

Thank you for your donation to our Center.  Your support enables us to continue offering services and programs to those who are grieving. We are grateful to be able to do this work and are appreciative of your help (*signifies two or more donations this year).

Individual Donors:

Joseph and Tracy Abriola
John Alchin and Hal Marryatt

Lena Ang
Christina Bacci
Kim and Jim Beam*     In memory of my Parents, my Brother, and my Grandparents
Dr. and Mrs. Mark Bidwell
Cathy Bird
Theresa Borghi*
Julian and Lois Brodsky
John and Joan Brown
Kathy Brown   
 In honor of Robb Muse
Dell and Marilyn Burkey
Suzanne Bush
Celeste Butns In honor of Jason Moyer
James and Maryann Chubb     In memory of Susan Chubb
Megan Clements
Mark and Iris Coblitz
David and Rhonda Cohen
Rich Cuff
Dan and Amanda Cushman     
In memory of Terrence and Maureen Cushman
Robert and Shannon Czincila
Joseph Dahan     
In honor of Robb Muse
Joseph and Denise Daniele
Pam Daveler
Martin Dempsey     
In honor of Chris Smith
Nancy Dingman
Audrey Ditzler

Beth and Dorney Douglass     In memory of our beloved dog Grace
Bill and Claire Drexler
Mary Dwyer     
In memory of Robert Dweyer and Edna Robb
Gail Elrod     In memory of Wade Elrod
Pam Euteneuer
Kala Fell
Chris and Kristin French
Connie and Bruce Fretz     
In memory of Christopher Fretz
Helen Fretz     
In memory of Elmer Richard Fretz
Judy Giuliano     
In memory of Scott McKeeman
David Gomez     In memory of Kathleen C. Gomez
Fran and Scott Goodling
Mark and Elizabeth Grabfelder     In memory of John Fitzgerald
Barbara Grula     In honor of Shirley Elrod and Chris Smith
Scott and Selaine Keaton
Melanie and John Harris
Gordon Hart
Winni Hayes
Jill Higgins     Sweet Arie Meder
Jennifer Hobson     In memory of John Fitzgerald
Pam Howard
Kris Huey
Christopher and Beth Hunt*    
In honor of our families
Andrea and Warren Kantor
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Kassab
Ed and Kathy Kelly
Megan Keaton     
In honor of Selaine Keaton
Suzanne Kelso
Ray and Theresa Kerlin
Susan Kim
Donna Klein
John Konvalinka
Tien-Yueh Kubach
David and Janice Lamphere
Caryn and Richard Lucia
Jake Marron*     
In memory of my Nephew Kevan
Karen Matus
Jerry McAndrew     In memory of Justin Robertson

Margery McGann*     In memory of Erica Curtis,  In memory of George and Mary McGann
Laura McGettigan
Patrick and Susan McGinnis
Anna McGonigal
Dot and Mike McLane
Ruth Ann and James Moyer and Annie and Katie In memory of Brian Moyer
Robb Muse*
David Neff
Steve and Molla Netsky
Mike Nolan
Jeff and Barb Ost
Linda Padden     In memory of Barbara Kott, my dearest life life-long friend whom I deeply miss
Robb and Gina Parlanti*
Rita Porreca and Joseph Ward
Daniel and Lauren Rieger
Aileen and Brian Roberts
Matt and Lesa Seipt
Carl & Holly Sensenig     In memory of our parents
John and Nancy Shane
Manisha Shendge
Andrew and Melissa Smith

Christopher and Ashley Smith
Robert and Barbara Smith
Brad Sokoloff
Harvey Sokoloff
Susan Spencer     
In memory of Rob Spencer and In honor of Robb Muse
Scott Sterling
Sarah Sterling
Michael, Kelli, Kaitlin and Emily Suzuki     In memory of Eric Y. Suzuki on the 8th anniversary of his death
Alicia Taylor     In memory of Jason R. Taylor
Kathleen Thomas*
Steve Vibhute

Mary Walsh     In memory of Pat Walsh
Binney Wietlisbach
Heather Winslow-Walker     In memory of Jeff Winslow
David and Ellen Watson*
The Zelli Family     In honor of The Fitzgerald Family




 

Businesses or Organizations:

The Agnes Irwin School
Brandon Insurance Group
Caricatures Murals & More
Delta Kappa Gamma Society- Beta Pi Chapter, King of Prussia
Girls Grant Making Club at The Agnes Irwin School
Harleysville Savings Bank
Hearth Baker
Jensen Tech Systems
Merck Matching Funds
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
Moyer Inddoor/Outdoor
Network for Good     
Multiple Anonymous Donors
PayPal Giving Fund     
Multiple Anonymous Donors
Real Estate Services Inc.
Secure Concepts
SEI
SEI Matching Funds *
Sensenig Capital
The Women’s Guild of Wentz’s United Church of Christ
Whitesell Construction*
XL Sports World Hatfield


Foundations:

Aseracare Hospice Foundation
Brodsky Foundation
The Mennonite Foundation
Nello Memorial Fund
The Michael H. Wise II Memorial Foundation
Wynn Family Foundation

Co-Founders:

Shirley and Brad Elrod
In honor of our precious new grandchildren, Olivia Jean Dingman and Wyatt Sloan Elrod

Lawrence and Christine Smith Charitable Trust*
In memory of my beloved husband, Larry Smith and in honor of my children, Christopher, Lauren and Andrew for their unyielding love and support.

 

Gifts in Kind and Wish List Items


The Donor Bill of Rights

Philanthropy is based on voluntary action for the common good. It is a tradition of giving and sharing that is primary to the quality of life. To ensure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, and that donors and prospective donors can have full confidence in the nonprofit organizations and causes they are asked to support, we declare that all donors have these rights:

I. To be informed of the organization’s mission, of the way the organization intends to use donated resources, and of its capacity to use donations effectively for their intended purposes.

II. To be informed of the identity of those serving on the organization’s governing board, and to expect the board to exercise prudent judgment in its stewardship responsibilities.

III. To have access to the organization’s most recent financial statements.

IV. To be assured their gifts will be used for the purposes for which they were given.

V. To receive appropriate acknowledgement and recognition.

VI. To be assured that information about their donation is handled with respect and with confidentiality to the extent provided by law.

VII. To expect that all relationships with individuals representing organizations of interest to the donor will be professional in nature.

VIII. To be informed whether those seeking donations are volunteers, employees of the organization or hired solicitors.

IX. To have the opportunity for their names to be deleted from mailing lists that an organization may intend to share.

X. To feel free to ask questions when making a donation and to receive prompt, truthful and forthright answers.

DEVELOPED BY
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP)
Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits

ENDORSED BY
(in formation)
Independent Sector
National Catholic Development Conference (NCDC)
National Committee on Planned Giving (NCPG)
Council for Resource Development (CRD)
United Way of America


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