2018 Donors

Individual Donors

Thank you to our generous donors – without your support our work would not be possible. We also have many anonymous donors at various giving levels and we are grateful for their generosity.

Mary AbdoKendall King
Stuart and Romy AckerbergSteve King and Susan Boren
Mark Addicks and Thomas HochBrian Kingsley and Sarah Borchers
Todd and Allyson AldrichMolly Kinney
Lucille AmisNichole Klonowski
Brian AndersonGail Korell and Douglas Brown
Heidi AndersonMark Krause
Kathleen Clarke AndersonDavid and Jan Kuball
Michael and Margaret AndersonHart and Susan Kuller
Terry and Bruce AndersonAnita Kunin
Wade AndersonJudy and Martin Kuretsky
Connie and Mark AndrewTeri Kwant
Bobby ApplebyHannah and Charlie Lakin
Kelsey ArnesonKate and Ian Lamers
Catherine and Frederick AsherJoe Larkin
Betsy AtwaterCraig and Kathy Larsen
Dan Avchen and David JohnsonLee Larson
Lee BachmanBen and Ruth Leadholm
Rebecca BachmanJoann and Don Leavenworth
James Baillie and
Jacqueline McGlamery
Patricia Lee
Barry and Sandra BainesDana Lehigh and Daniel Rossiter
Madeline Baird and
Matthew Chowen
Karee and Brad Lehrman
Doug and Carole BakerStephen and Roxanne Lerum
Jeffrey BarnhartLawrence Levine
Sara Barrow and Mark HastieMartha and Christopher Lewin
Susan Bass RobertsHolly and Barrs Lewis
Paul Bauknight and
Patricia Deinhart-Bauknight
Libby Lincoln and Brad Fuller
Carol BechtelZakcq Lochrem
Maureen and Peter BeckBrenda Louise
Mary and Keith BednarowskiRobert and Christine Lunz
Thomas Beer and Rita DoucetBarbara Lupient
Barbara Bencini and
Bill Janohosky
Lee Lynch and Terry Saario
Elisabeth BennettMary Lynch and Kurt Kelsey
Sue BennettPatricia Lyon
Barry Berg and Walter TamborMark MacLennan
Margit and Tom BergDiane and Richard Madlon-Kay
John BergfordRobert Madoff and Jane Korn
Debrah and Thomas BetzDavid Madson
Arnie Bigbee and
Barbara La Valleur
Brenda and Stephen Mahannah
Ann BiggarJodi and Jeffrey Mandyck
Mary and Bruce BildstenJoseph and Patricia Margarit
Peg BirkSara Martineau
Nancy and Mark BjorkMichelle Maryns
Greg and Whitney BlaskoAustin and Susan Mason
Carolyn BlissMartha and Stuart Mason
Marsha BlumenthalLee Mauk and Russ Bursch
Kathleen BoeMary McCarthy and Brian Zelickson
Archer Bondarenko
Munificence Fund
Maureen McDonough and
Roger Kapsner
Brad BournMary Kate McKelvey and
Chris Bercaw
Deborah BowarJohn and Jane McNaughton
Jake BowarJames McRae
John BreviuAmy and Jeff Melin
Ellen and Jan BreyerSusan Meyer
Dorothy BridgesSusan and Geoff Michael
Leann BrittonEllen Michelson
Jennifer BrooksSteven Miles and Joline Gitis
Peter Brown and Anna LarssonCharles and Laura Miller
Robert Bruininks and
Susan Hagstrum
Lee Mitau and Karin Birkeland
Carolyn and Philip BrunelleLucy Mitchell
Jeannie BucknerAndy Mitton
Jonathan BuergChristine and Andrew Moir
Jon BuggyLeni and David Moore
Adam BuhrAdair Mosley
Mary BujoldAlisa Mulhair
Allan and Mary Lou BurdickJohn and Diana Munger
Camille BurkeKevina and Lee Munnich
John and Jane BurtonSatoko Muratake
Claire and John ButlerKristen Murray
Colleen and Greg ByrneAbby Musegades
Carolyn CahillMax Musicant
Douglas CaldwellSteffanie and Matthew Musich
Lynn and Brandon CampTheodore and Judy Nagel
Nathan CampeauEmilie Nangle
Kyle CannonBecca Nash
Anne Carayon and Dan PennieJames Nash
Mary and Bryan CarlsonRichard Nash
Thomas and Anne CarrierAdam Nathe
Fred and Wendy CaslavkaMary and Scott Neiman
Bruce ChamberlainAndrew Nelson
Ann and Bruce ChristensenCris Nelson
Sally ChristensonGary and Claire Nelson
Elizabeth ClarkMarilyn Nelson
Helene ClarkNancy and Russ Nelson
Whitney and Sarah ClarkSarah Nettleton
Gerald and Lisa ClemensEmily and Will Nicoll
Roy and Linda CloseKate and Stuart Nielsen
Wendy and David CogginsDavid and Sheryll Norback
John and Audrey ColasantiTracy Nordstrom and
Kurt Waltenbaugh
Ruth ColbyKatie Nyberg
Albert and Susan ColianniSteven and Judy Nyman
Eduardo CollKathleen O’Brien and Jeffrey Loesch
Cinda CollinsMary and Gary O’Brien
Dan CollisonLinnea Olesen
Dana and Doug CousinsLori Olson
Jay and Page CowlesMark Oyaas
Steve Cramer and
Deborah Brisch-Cramer
Julia and Brian Palmer
John and Laura CrosbyMichael and Kelly Palmer
Rachel CsintyanCarla Pardue
Mark and Patricia DavisPenelope Pate Greene and
Mark Greene
Rob and Liza DavisJoseph Peris
Megan DawnsonEmily Pernu
David Dayton and Mary BollaKatherine Perry
Julia DaytonRebecca and Patrick Persons
Sherry Ann and Edward DaytonTom Pettus and Cecily Hines
Christina DechaineKaren Pfarr
Cy and Paula DeCosseAmy Phenix and Chad Nelson
Jeff DeGreeJane Piccard and Hunt Greene
Tom and Lisa DelichDavid and Susan Plimpton
Elizabeth DerichsChristine Popowski
Michael and Michelle DeVaughnMonica and James Preisen
Lexie DeVriesKelly Ptacek
James Dier and Franise BartleyConnor Puff
Liz and Brian DillonLora Pyka and David Abel
Marie DoeringAnn and Kevin Quiring
Linda DolanMichael Rainville
Kate and Douglas DonaldsonMartha and David Raymond
Kevin and Beth DooleySusan Reid and Mark Schmidt
James Dorsey and Dee GaeddertKeith Relyea and Jeannie Kant
Jennifer DownhamConnie and Lew Remele
Joan and Richard DownhamRickie and John Ressler
Dan DresslerPaul and Mary Reyelts
Kevin DuchschereBrian Rice
Andrew DuffJanet Rice and Peter Bachman
Sarah Duniway and David BrauerMike and Katherine Richardson
Julie and Ted DysteAnn Riemersma
Paul EgelandRobert Ries
Karla Ekdahl and
Peter Hutchinson
Jennifer Ringold
Susan ElsnerBeverly and George Roberts
Mike and Betty ElsonCarolyn Roby
Carol and Kenneth EngelhartCole Rogers and Carla McGrath
Nancy and Rolf EnghCharlene Roise
Andrew and Vicki ErdmannMichael Rooney
Brit and Emre ErenlerGeorge and Karen Rosar
Richard EricksonJessica Rossi-Mastracci
Harvey EttingerSteve Rubin
Steve Euller and Nancy RoehrGordon and Maureen Rudd
Mark EvensonJulia and Steve Ruther
Tom Evers and Erin SugrueCathleen Ryan and Doris Engibous
Jared FaberMike and Leah Ryan
Charles and Anne FerrellPatricia Ryan
Joyce FieldR.T. Rybak and Megan O’Hara
Timothy Fischer and
Annemarie Kaul
Rachel Salmela
Tom Fisher and
Claudia Wielgorecki
Christine Salvosa
Beverly and Richard FitzgeraldDavid and Susan Sanborn
Timothy and Susan FlynnJames and Van Sanders
Meg Forney and Jon FagersonNina Sayer and Alexander Rothman
Robert FosterJames and Melissa Schifman
Paula and Norman FoxBryan Schmidt
Dayna and Ember FrankHeidi Schmidt
Arlene FriedElizabeth Schmieg
Konrad and Lora FriedemannBob and Constance Schmitz
Ian and Carol FriendlyMary Schneider
Glen and Carol FuerstneauLawrence and Mary Schwanke
Martha GabbertLyall Schwarzkopf
Robin GanserPatrick Seeb
Marilyn GarberLee Sheehy and Cathy Lawrence
Susan Gerstner and
Daniel Carlsen
Joseph Shenk
Joseph Gibbons and John CullenBeth Shogren
E. Peter and Julia GilletteAbbey and Tim Showalter-Loch
Mark GittlemanCarolyn Shrewsbury
Terri GoldChad and Kelly Simich
Barbara and Michael GoldnerSteve Smela and Cordelia Pierson
Hal and Susie GoldsteinDavid and Leslie Smith
Timothy and Anne GoodmanKatherine Smith-Flores
Mary and Peter GoveDawn Sommers
Susan and John GraberDonald Sovell
Kathleen GrahamLaurine Speltz and Denis Ryono
Betty Grant and Will CaseyHoneyBaked Ham
Patricia and Alan GrazziniBarbara and Norman Steinberg
Emily Green and James ManolisTony Sterle
Jerry Green and Chris FosterAdele Stock and Mark Chowen
Roger and Myra GreenbergMichelle Stockness
Kendall GriffithJoanne Strakosch
Rick Groger and Don YagerJames and Jane Stripe
Tom and Mary GrossThomas and Pat Sugrue
Michael GroverJohn and Linda Sumner
Katherine Grumstrup and
Michael Bing
Carolyn and Leslie Svendsen
Kirsten GulbroAlbert and Diane Swintek
Meghan Gustafson GingerichAnita and Robert Tabb
Liza and John HaasLaura and John Taft
Andrew HaegKenneth Talle
Eric and Priscilla HagenRobin Taylor Hartwell and
John Hunsicker
Jocelyn Hale and Glenn MillerMargaret Telfer and
Ed McConaghay
Nor Hall and Roger HaleRenée Tessman
Tamara Halvorsen LudtMary and Dan Texidor
Jan HamerlinckSheila and John Thelemann
Steven and Heidi HamiltonLucy Thompson
Elinor HandsKeith Thorkelson
John HansonBrian Thyr and Danita Carlson
Sarah Harris and David HolmgrenJane Tilka and William Dolan
Dan HastyRichard Todd
John Haugen and Alicia ReevesRyan Tollgaard and
Mariah Furness Tollgaard
Emily HawkinsMarcia Townley
Liz and Van HawnNatalia Tretyakova and
Gregory Janis
Carol and Bud HaydenDries Tromp
Jake HeckenlaibleKaren Trouba
Alexander HedinPaul Udris
Anne and Peter HeegaardAnne and Tom Ulseth
John HeerPeter Ulstad
Julaine and David HeitEgle Vanagaite
Dr. Kenneth and Karen HeithoffDavid and Lynn Vander Haar
Mark Heithoff and Meredith RossJohn Van Heel
Kevin HempingTracy Van Steenburgh and
James Ladner
Larry Hendrickson and
Barbara Forster
Ronald and Carol Vantine
Russ HenryRich and Julie Varda
John and Diane HermanMary Vaughan
Martha Hewett and Linda VarvelTammy Verchota
Carrie and Richard HigginsNancy and Douglas Verdier
Joan HiginbothamGlenn Waguespack
Curt HillstromKyla and Richard Wahlstrom
Jean HinzDennis and Joyce Wahr
Bev HlavacRachel Walker
Karen HoistadJulia Wallace
Wendy Holmes and David FrankLiz Walton
Lisa Hondros and
Steve Christenson
David Warner
Michelle and David HoranBrent Webb
Aaron HoweJill Weese and Steven Vincent
Penelope HuntDeborah Weinstock
Jake Hurwitz and Doreen FrankelMarybeth Weisberg
Diana and Greg IngrahamMarge and Irv Weiser
Rochelle ItmanLori Wellman
Tim JacobsMike Wendorf
Bruce JacobsonRobert Werling and Kimberly Ford
Mary and Fred JahnkeAmy Westendorp
Emily Jarrett Hughes and
Elizabeth Hughes
Bob Whitlock and Peggy Weber
Barbara and Warren JeffersMary and Benson Whitney
Craig and Jean JentzTodd and Laurel Wichman
Wanjing JiLiz and Andrew Wielinski
Tommy and Julie JohnsFrank and Frances Wilkinson
Cory JohnsonCraig Wilson and Trevor Porath
Paul JohnsonDavid A. Wilson and
Michael J. Peterman
Gregory JohnstonMark and Nancy Wilson
Britton JonesRufus and Elizabeth Winton
Suzanne JoyceKim Wolson and Norman Abramson
Phyllis KahnBetsy Wray and Gary Hittle
Mimi KalbJeff and Joan Wright
Laura Kamin-LyndgaardPahoua Yang Hoffman
Gary KanuitMari Yomota and Aaron Kurland
Matt Karl and Todd StarichDella Young
James and Joellen KasterRobert Young
Susan KennedyMartha Yunker
Tim and Sue KennedyAaron and Erika Zabler
Elaine KienitzWayne Zink and Christopher Schout
Mike KilleenDavid and Leone Zwickey

Institutional Donors

Thank you to the many organizations and businesses throughout Minneapolis (and beyond!) that believe in the power of parks to transform human life. 

Allina Health SystemMedtronic Foundation
AmazonSmile FoundationMicrosoft – Matching Gift Account
American Academy of
Neurology
Minneapolis Water Taxi
ASLA-MNMinnesota Public Radio
Ameriprise Financial –
Matching Gifts
NTH, Inc.
Bank of America Charitable
Foundation
Peace Coffee
Barr EngineeringPohlad Family Foundation
Best BuyRBC Wealth Management
Bremer BankRichard M. Schulze Family
Foundation
Carlson Family FoundationRoers Investments LLC
CenterPoint EnergyRSP Architects
Charles H. Clay Family
CLAT Trust
Saint Anthony Falls Heritage Board
Coen+PartnersSchafer Richardson
Comcast NBCUniversal
Foundation
Softcrylic, LLC
Common Roots Cafe and
Catering
Spiller L’Chaim Fund
Crawford Merz LLCStinson Leonard Street
Damon Farber Landscape
Architects
Ten x Ten
E.A. Sween CompanyThe McKnight Foundation
EcoTrustThe Minneapolis Foundation
Eloise and Carl Pohlad
Family Fund
The Minneapolis Foundation –
Matching Grant Program Fund
Felhaber LarsonThrivent Financial – Choice Dollars
First Avenue and 7th Street Entry U.S. Bank
Friends of Loring ParkU.S. Bank Foundation –
Matching Gift Program
General MillsUnited Properties
General Mills FoundationUnitedHealth Group
George Family FoundationUniversity of Minnesota
Green MinneapolisUniversity of Minnesota
Foundation – Real Estate Advisors
Greenway YogaVoya Foundation
Hand Made EventsXcel Energy
HGA Architects and
Engineers
Xcel Energy Foundation