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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
Nancy Adelman
John Alchin and Hal Marryatt

Lena Ang
Christina Bacci
Mira and Frank Batson
Kim and Jim Beam*     In memory of my Parents, my Brother, my Uncles and my Grandparents
Carol Berardelli
Dr. and Mrs. Mark Bidwell
Susan Bishop
Cathy Bird
David and Patricia Boreanaz
Theresa Borghi*
Linda Bower     
In honor of Kris Huey
Michelle Bowman
Jeremy Brenn
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
Meg and Tony Cinelli
Kenneth Clemens

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
Sherry DeMito
Martin Dempsey     
In honor of Chris Smith
Nancy and Bill Dingman*
Audrey Ditzler

Beth and Dorney Douglass     In memory of our beloved dog Grace
Bill and Claire Drexler
Kym Dunleavy and Family   
 In memory of John Fitzgerald
Mary Dwyer     
In memory of Robert Dweyer and Edna Robb
Gail Elrod     In memory of Wade Elrod
Pam Euteneuer*
Kala Fell
Chrissy Fitzgerald
Chris and Kristin French
Connie and Bruce Fretz     
In memory of Christopher Fretz
Helen Fretz     
In memory of Elmer Richard Fretz
Mr and Mrs L. Keith Fretz     In memory of Elmer and Mary G. Fretz
Christina Frey
Jillian Gallagher
Tom and Judy Gallagher
Alice Gassner
Jeanne Gambone
Judy Giuliano*     
In memory of Scott McKeeman and Brian Egan
David Gomez     In memory of Kathleen C. Gomez
Fran and Scott Goodling
James and Sara Gowing

Mark and Elizabeth Grabfelder     In memory of John Fitzgerald
Barbara Grula     In honor of Shirley Elrod and Chris Smith
Carla and Bill Halligan*
Herb and MM Harris
     In memory of Jane Thomson
Lois Harris
Tim and Carly Harris
Melanie and John Harris
Gordon Hart
Winni Hayes
Jill Higgins     Sweet Arie Meder
Candy High
Dottie Heebner
     In memory of Ken Reyburn
Greta Henery
Jennifer Hobson     In memory of John Fitzgerald
Pam and Mara Howard*     In memory of Dan Howard
Linda and Bill Hudak
Kris Huey
Christopher and Beth Hunt*    
In honor of our families
Roger and Nancy Hunt
Dan and Janet Johnson
Nicole Kamertz and Family     In memory of John Fitzgerald
Andrea and Warren Kantor
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Kassab
Ed and Kathy Kelly
Megan Keaton     
In honor of Selaine Keaton
Scott and Selaine Keaton
Suzanne Kelso
Allison Kerlin
Ray and Theresa Kerlin
Susan Kim
Arlene Kilcoyne
Donna Klein
John Konvalinka*
Tien-Yueh Kubach
David and Janice Lamphere
Cathy Larkin and Joe Fantini
Deborah Lem
Mary Kay Lojewski
Caryn and Richard Lucia
Karen Maglaty
Ann Marie Malarkey and Family   
 In memory of John Fitzgerald
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
Linda Meixner
Tony Meyer
Donna and Bob Monk
Josh and and Mary Lynn Morasco
Ruth Ann and James Moyer and Annie and Katie      In memory of Brian Moyer
Robb Muse*
David Neff
Steve and Molla Netsky
Mary and Grace Nicodemus
Barry and Jennie Noble
Mike Nolan
Mary Noone
Courtney Ojakovo and Family     
In memory of John Fitzgerald
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*
Marilyn and Dale Pennapacker
Nick and Donna Piergallini
Andrea Porter
Rita Porreca and Joseph Ward*
Kristina Rahusen     
In memory of Greg Herb
James and Lynda Rebarchak
Georgeanne Regan

Wendy Ricker     In honor of Rita Porreca
Daniel and Lauren Rieger
Gretchen and Jay Riley
Aileen and Brian Roberts
Christi Rotelle
Jen Rush-Barton and Family     
In memory of John Fitzgerald
Pam Schleiff
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*     In memory of Lawrence Smith
Robert and Barbara Smith*
Noni Snyder     In memory of Greg Herb
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 his 26th birthday and  the 8th anniversary of his death
Jennifer and Thomas Swavely
Alicia Taylor     In memory of Jason R. Taylor
Holly Tiffany
Joan Torbet
Kathleen Thomas*
Steve Vibhute
Steve and Emily Vincent

Mary Walsh     In memory of Pat Walsh
David and Ellen Watson*
George and Joan Wausnock     In memory of Greg Herb
Meghan Wells
Binney Wietlisbach
Heather Winslow-Walker     In memory of Jeff Winslow
Kim Woodring     In memory of A.C Woodring , Joe and Jo Pacholski
The Zelli Family     In honor of The Fitzgerald Family




 

Businesses or Organizations:

The Agnes Irwin School
Staff of Arrowhead Elementary School     
In memory of John Fitzgerald and In honor of Chrissy Fitzgerald
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
Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
Jensen Tech Systems
Love Like Greg     In memory of Greg Herb
Merck Matching Funds
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office     
In honor of the Lukens Family
Moyer Indoor/Outdoor
Network for Good     
Multiple Anonymous Donors
PayPal Giving Fund     
Multiple Anonymous Donors
PECO     In honor of Tom Gallagher’s retirement
Real Estate Services Inc.
Secure Concepts
SEI
SEI Matching Funds *
SEI Private Trust
Sensenig Capital
The Women’s Guild of Wentz’s United Church of Christ
VNA Foundation of Greater North Penn
Whitesell Construction*
XL Sports World Hatfield


Foundations:

Aseracare Hospice Foundation
Brodsky Foundation
Little Tower Foundation   
In honor of the Lukens Family
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.

 


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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