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Donors for 2022


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).

Please visit the Strides of Hope and Fields of Hope pages to see our event donors.

Individual Donors:

Anonymous     In honor of Christine Smith
Anne Atlee     In honor of Camp Millie
Gale Fell Banmiller In honor of our lifelong friend and mentor, Mrs. Ruth Sibel
Joanne and Mark Bidwell     In memory of my Mother, Dorothy Enright
Allan Bozorth     In honor of Christine Smith
Julian and Lois Brodsky

Charles and Elizabeth Caruso     In memory of Lisa Caruso
Walter Cherkas
Mark and Iris Coblitz
Karen Cole     In memory of George Cole
James and Antoinette Deever
Nancy and Bill Dingman*
Patricia Emery
Ed and Carla Evans
Mark and Melissa Fell   
In honor of our lifelong friend and mentor, Mrs. Ruth Sibel
Vincetta Foley     
In memory of Ruth Sibel
Chris and Kristin French
Mary Jane Fryling In memory of Ruth Sibel
Judith and Thomas Gallagher*
Margaret Gratz   
 In memory of Ruth Sibel
Eileen and Jayden Gresh
Ken Hahn   
In honor of our lifelong friend and mentor, Mrs. Ruth Sibel
Tracy Fell Hahn     
In honor of our lifelong friend and mentor, Mrs. Ruth Sibel
Herbert and MM Harris
Julie Harris
Gordon and Kathleen Hart
Pamela Howard     
In memory of Joaquin Tyquiengco
Christopher and Beth Hunt
Nancy and Roger Hunt
Cynthia Jackowski     
In memory of Kenneth Reinert
Ray & Anna Marie Kassab
Diana Kelly
Allison Kerlin     
In memory of My Grandparents
Robert J. Kline     
In memory of Tom Forsyth
John Konvalinka
David and Janice Lamphere    
In memory of Joyce Galloway
Jerome McAndrew     In memory of Justin Robertson
Linda McAndrew     In memory of Justin Robertson
Caren and Tony Meyer
Rosemary Moller     
In memory of Janet Moller
Joan Moore     In honor of Christine Smith
Dorothy Moylan     In memory of Ruth(Geyer) Sibel
Braedon O’Hara     In honor of his 2021 Eagle Scout Project
Robb and Gina Parlanti
Julia Peterdozzi
Paula and Rita Power    
In memory of Rob Shea
Jayne Rafael & Jeff Simmons    
In memory of Rob Shea
Wendy Ricker
     In honor of Rita Porreca
Lisa Roberts In memory of Ruth Sibel
Michelle Rodenbaugh
Jennifer Romano*
Pat Ruser     
In memory of David and Mike Ruser
Verna and Bill Seiler
Carl and Holly Sensenig 
   In memory of Rev. Dr. Walter McSwain Fowler, Sr.
Manisha Shendge
Lisa Snyder     
In memory of Ruth(Geyer) Sibel of Skippack, PA
Susan Spencer     In memory of Rob Spencer
Mark and Beth Smith     In memory of Lawrence Smith
Robin and Richard Strunk     
In honor of our lifelong friend and mentor, Mrs. Ruth Sibel
Beth Sturman     In memory of Ruth Sibel
Michael, Kelli, Kaitlin, and Emily Suzuki*     In memory of Eric Y. Suzuki on his 29th birthday
Kathleen Thomas
David and Ellen Watson
Nancy Wieman*
Christine Wiley     In memory of Ruth Sibel, a wonderful lady
Susan Wroblewski

 

Businesses, Organizations and Foundations:

Amazon Smile*
Benevity Matching Funds
Central Schwenksfelder Church
Daws Road Chiropractic
Delta Kappa Gama
Exelon Foundation     
Employee matching gift program
Facebook Giving
Hogs and Honeys Foundation for Kids
Limerick Township Police Association     
In honor of a family in need
Merck Matching Funds
Montgomery County Juvenile Probation     
In memory of Regina (Jean) Kearney
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office     In honor of the Lukens Family
Network for Good
Nello Memorial Committee
Network for Good     
Multiple Anonymous Donors
Owen J. Roberts Education Foundation
Portolese Family Chiropractic
PayPal Giving Fund     
Multiple Anonymous Donors
Pennsylvania Automotive Association Foundation (PAA)     In memory of Jim Wynn
Simple Generosity
VNA Foundation of Greater North Penn**
Women’s Guild of Wentz’s United Church of Christ
Wynn Family Foundation     
In memory of Jim Wynn

 


Co-Founders:

Shirley and Brad Elrod*
“In honor of The Center’s therapy dogs, past and present, who bring comfort and healing to people of all ages.”

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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