Our Donors

We are pleased to recognize the following individuals for their generous contributions to the Library Foundation, and who are also acknowledged in our latest partnership report. Thank you for your support.

President’s Circle
Gifts of $50,000+

Susan & Robert A. Wislow
Zell Family Foundation (Helen & Sam Zell)

Executive Circle
Gifts of $25,000+

Anonymous (2)
The Bluhm Family Charitable Foundation (Leslie Bluhm & David Helfand)
Marcy & Gregory Carlin
Michelle L. Collins
The Crown Family
The Donnelley Foundation (Nina & James R. Donnelley)
Spark Cremin & Paul Dykstra
Jamee & Marshall Field
Linda & Richard Filler
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
Jacqueline Griesdorn & Kevin Matzke
Hackberry Endowment Partners  (Jodi Block & Barry Malkin, Judd & Katherine Malkin)
Leslie S. Hindman
Kemper Educational & Charitable Fund
Donna LaPietra & Bill Kurtis
The James and Madeleine McMullan Family Foundation (Carlette McMullan & John Gibbons)
Robinwood Consulting  (Milly & Alan Peterson, Marcie & Mark A. Peterson)
Sue and Thomas F. Pick
Pritzker Foundation (Cindy Pritzker)
Rodd & Susan S. Hassan Schreiber
Anne & Marcus Wedner

Chairman’s Circle
Gifts of $10,000+

Anonymous (2)
Wendy A. Berger
Kathleen M. Boege
Jane & David Casper
Esther K. Choy & Bernhard Krieg
The Comer Family Foundation (Frances Comer, Robert Craigie & Stephanie Comer)
Cuore e Mani Foundation
The Carolyn Eleanore Damon Family Foundation
Monique & Thomas Demery
Terrance Lee Diamond & Paul F. Woznicki
Shawn M. Donnelley & Christopher M. Kelly
Deirdre C. Drake
Dave Eggers
Melissa Sage & James Fadim
Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation
Peggy & Steve Fossett Foundation (Peggy V. Fossett*)
Denise & Gary Gardner
Graham C. Grady
Patricia & Donald Griesdorn
David F. Heroy
Robert R. McCormick Foundation (David D. Hiller)
Hoellen Family Foundation
Christine & Charles Holmes
Roger Liew & Suzie Desai
Cheryl Mayberry McKissack & Eric McKissack
The James and Madeline McMullan Family Foundation (Madeleine McMullan)
Oppenheimer Family Foundation
The Honorable Bruce V. Rauner & Diana Rauner
Trisha Rooney
Sheli & Burton X. Rosenberg
Rachel Dvorken & Harry B. Rosenberg, Jr.
Dr. Anne Daley Ryan & Mr. Allan C. Ryan IV
Bette Cerf Hill & Bruce Sagan
Lizzy & Josh Scheinfeld
Mary Lee Schneider & Edward Flam
Elizabeth & Charlie A. Schrock
The Segal Family Foundation (Carole & Gordon Segal)
Linda & Gary Stephans
Sulzer Family Foundation
Cherryl T. Thomas
Dia S. & Edward S. Weil Jr.
Dina Yaghmai Payvar & Sasan Payvar

Benefactors
Gifts of $5,000+

Anonymous (1)
Barnard Fain Foundation
Judith Barnard & Michael Fain
Jean & John L. Brennan
Joan & William Brodsky
Holly Johnson Carr & Tom Carr
Thomas Carroll
Rocco deGrasse
Nancy & David Dohnalek
Sidney & Sondra Epstein Foundation (Sondra Berman Epstein)
Monica M. Fohrman
Benn Greenspan
Isaac Greenspan
Kandace K. Heck
Stephanie & Roger Hochschild
Lavin Family Foundation (Carol L. Bernick)
Col. Jennifer Natalya Pritzker
Mary & John Rayis
Linda Johnson Rice
Patricia Schnadig
Dick Simpson
Zach Smith & Julia Rubinshteyn
Warshawsky Family Philanthropic Fund

Fellows
Gifts of $2,500+

Erin Arnold & Peter Ruest
Julie and Roger Baskes Charitable Trust
Julie & Roger Baskes
Heiji & Brian Black
Meredith Bluhm-Wolf & William Wolf
Dianne & Thomas D. Campbell
Carylon Foundation
Julie Danis & Paul Donahue
Angela & Geoffrey Euston
Rhona Frazin & the Honorable Julian Frazin
Lydia Fu
Sandra & Jack Guthman
Marcie Hemmelstein & David Drew
Sidney Kohl Family Foundation (Robert Kohl and Clark Pellett)
Diane & Chuck Laff
Martha & Richard Melman
Jonathan Nieder
Denise M. Peterson
Francine & Greg Purcell
Rachel Kaplan & Robert A. Riesman
Michelle Rindt
Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Foundation
Shirley & Patrick G. Ryan
Claire Stevens & Gary Okrusko
Lisbeth Stiffel
Priya & Chris Valenti
The Abra Wilkin Fund

Members
Gifts of $1,000+

Anonymous (1)
Diana Aixala & Gavin Campbell
Marilynn B. Alsdorf
Carolyn Andress
Brian Bannon & Zac Ray Cunningham
Sarah & Larry Barden
Philip D. Block III Family Foundation (Mrs. Judith S. Block, Shaun and Andy Block)
Margaret S. & Philip D. Block, Jr. Family Foundation
Cassandra L. Book
Judith Borenstein
John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum Family Foundation (Jacolyn & John Bucksbaum)
John D. and Leslie Henner Burns Family Foundation (Leslie & John Burns)
Alison M. Butler
John Wm. Butler, Jr. & John M. Vanderlinden
Dee Dee & Rick Chelsey
John & Janet Conneely
Nora & Sean Conroy
Winnie & Bob Crawford
Ms. Mary A. Dempsey
Julie & Jeffrey Diermeier
David E. Donnelley
Miranda & Robert Donnelley
Thomas E. Donnelley II
Leslie S. Douglass
The M & J Eisenberg Family Fund (JoAnn & Marshall Eisenberg)
Polly Eldringhoff
Victor Elting III
Deborah & David Epstein
John R. Ettelson
Darcy L. Evon
Aurelija & Shane Fitzpatrick
Stanley M. Freehling
Jennifer Friedes & Steven C. Florsheim
Michael M. Froy
Virginia & Gary Gerst
James J. & Louise R. Glasser
Bobbie Goering
Leonard C. Goodman
Jim Goodridge & Joan Riley
Catherine & William Graham
Sue & Melvin Gray
Ann M. & Douglas C. Grissom
Alka & Ajay Gupta Foundation
Mirja & Ted Haffner Family Fund
Dr. Olwen Hahn and Mr. Mark Lyon
Marguerite D. Hark
The Irving Harris Foundation, at the recommendation of Joan W. Harris
Stephanie & John Harris
Lawrence J. Hayes
Mary K. Heintz
Janet & Bob Helman
Mary P. Hines
Ariel Investments, LLC (Mellody L. Hobson)
Sheldon Holzman
Karen & Tom Howell
Istock Family Foundation (Judy & Verne Istock)
Kathleen Jacob & Patrick Carey
Carol Jones & Tom Hynes
Esta G. Kallen
Sol R. Kaufman Family Foundation
Judy & John Keller
Mona & Shobi Khan
Koch Family Foundation (Steven Koch)
Kovler Family Foundation
Krehbiel Family Foundation (Karen & William Krehbiel)
Liz* & Jeffrey Kunkel
Cheryl LeeVan
Robert S. Levin
Julius Lewis
Jill Liebhaber
Elizabeth Lippow
Loewenberg Charitable Foundation (Robin Loewenberg Tebbe & Mark Tebbe)
The Loflin Foundation
Mary Clare and Gerald F.* Loftus
Lissa Lunt
Maureen Maher & Thomas Pendry
Senator William A. Marovitz
Kamala & Jose Martinez
Minow Family Foundation (Newton & Josephine Minow)
Russel Miron
Constance & Salvatore Monte
Jean Morris
David F. Myers, Jr.
Pamona & David C. Namkung
Pam & Ashley Netzky
John D. and Alexandra C. Nichols Family Foundation (Alexandra & John D. Nichols)
Abby McCormick O’Neil & D. Carroll Joynes
Liz Peterson
Kay Levi Pick
Jeanie Pollack & Frederick S. Lane
Jeanne & Kevin Poorman
Nicole Power
Marilyn Price
The Lisa and John Pritzker Family Fund. (John & Lisa Pritzker)
William Provis
The Rhoades Foundation
Madeline & Michael Rosenberg
Sandy & Frank Rossi
John W. & Jeanne M. Rowe
Richard & Ellen Sandor Family Foundation (Ellen & Richard Sandor)
Libby & David Savner
Jill E. and Timothy A. Schlindwein
Nora L. Shea
Sharon & Mitchell Sheinkop
Maureen Dwyer Smith & Edward Byron Smith, Jr.
Frank Sokol
Richard & Judith Stern Family Foundation (Judith Stern)
Joy & Toby Tennent
Mr. & Mrs. Allen M. Turner
Scott Turow & Adriane Glaizer
Brooke Ward
Ruth Ann & Tom Watkins
Weinberg/Newton Family Foundation (Jerry Newton & David Weinberg)
Susan & Gregg Wilson
Suzanne Yoon

Donors
Gifts of $500+
Barbara Adelman
Anna Akers-Pecht
Emily Anderson
Ryan Anderson
Eloise & Warren Batts
Michelle Bess
Erin B. Bodendorfer & Michael Neupert
Patricia & Laurence Booth
Sophie & Jonathan Bross
Angela Burke & Joseph Dawood
Kevin J. Burke
Colleen & Dave Callahan
Dennis Carlin
Alani Colon & Alex Gallegos
Daniel Dreger
Imah Effiong
Matthew J. Emerton
Rose Fealy
Justine Fedak
Maia Feigon
Tiffany Finke
Patricia A. Fosmoe
Beth Garstki
Leonora Gatewood
Hallie S. Goldblatt
Anne Hambleton
Ellen Har & Chris Wojciechowski
James Harris
Laura & Lawrence Hayes
Mark G. Henning
Scott Henning
Annie & Benjamin Herbstman
Adrienne & Daniel C. Hill
Dana Hokin & Robert Garvey
Maureen & Charlie Horonzy
Caroline & Charlie Huebner
Peter W. Hylton
Julie & David Jacobson
Paula Kahn
Cynthia & John Kenny
Jean & Dallas Kent
Nikki & Dan Kidd
Chris Kiriakou
Jacqueline & Andrew Koglin
Christie & Joe Lacy
Lisa & John Latessa
Yanhong Lei
Joan Lovell
Robert E. McCamant
Eugene & Elizabeth Miñon
Anne Morrissy
Trisha L. & Brian Mowbray
Aarti Nagaraju
Kelly Oswald
Sheila A. Owens & Richard Smart
Jane Park
Arthur M. Pearson
Julian Perlmutter
Julia T. Peters
Matt Plumb
Rose Mary & Anthony Powers
Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation
Vesna K. Stelcer & Lionel Rabb
Boyd V. Rice
Richard and Alita Rogers Family Foundation
John Ronan
Rachel Dvorken & Harry B. Rosenberg, Jr.
Rita Rubin
Anne & Barry Sabloff
Deborah & Christopher Santiago
Melissa C. White & Trevor K. Scheetz
Katherine Scherer
Patrick Shannon
Ryan D. & Kendra Sniatecki
Rebecca & Patrick Spence
Steven M. Sproat
Cindy Stuyvesant
Kimberly & Wesley Swinehart
Ozlem Truong
Charles Vogt
Jennifer & Robert Warden
Eileen Westerkamp
Becky Whitehurst
Michael A. Wilson
SB Wolf Family Foundation (Barbara and Steven Wolf)
Mary & James Young

Named Legacies & Endowments
Anonymous (5)
AON Corporation Fund
Arthur Andersen Funds
Blum-Kovler Foundation Fund
Sarah A. Brennan+*
Irene and Paul David* Carter+
Jane and David Casper+
City of Chicago Humanities Fund
Arie & Ida Crown Memorial Fund
Carolyn Eleanore Damon+* Family Foundation
Terrance Lee Diamond
Leslie S. Douglass
Spark Cremin and Paul Dykstra+
First National Bank of Chicago Fund
Darcy L. Evon+
Rhona S. Frazin+
Friends of the Chicago Public Library
Friends of the Lincoln Park Branch Library
Jerry Garfield, MSW+
Jim Goodridge & Joan Riley
Shirley H. and Benjamin Z. Gould Family Foundation Fund
Karen J. Green+
Jesse O. Jones Children’s Charitable Remainder Trust
James S. Kemper Foundation Fund
Leslie S. Hindman+
Fran Manushkin+
MacArthur Foundation Fund
Chauncey & Marion Deering McCormick Foundation Fund
NEH Challenge Grant Fund
John Nuveen Fund
Stanley Paul+
Albert Pick, Jr. Fund
Polk Bros. Foundation Fund
Prince Charitable Trusts Fund
Cindy Pritzker+
Pritzker Foundation
William H. Provis, Jr.+
Holly & Michael Reiter+
Patricia Ronan+
Sagan/Hill Fund
Salomon Foundation Fund
Sears Family Literature Fund
WH Smith Fund
Stone Container Corporation Fund
Ella and Richard Strubel+
United Airlines Fund
Madeline Block Willner Fund
Oprah Winfrey Fund
Robert A. Wislow+
Laura Weber Bequest Fund

 + Legacy Society member
* Donor deceased