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+

The Davee Foundation
The James and Madeleine McMullan Family Foundation
  Carlette McMullan & John Gibbons
  Madeleine McMullan
  Margaret McMullan & Mr. Pat O’Connor
Anonymous (1)
The Donnelley Foundation
  Nina & James R.* Donnelley
  David E. Donnelley
  Miranda & Robert Donnelley
  Thomas E. Donnelley II
Wedner Family Foundation
  Anne & Marcus Wedner
Susan & Robert Wislow Charitable Foundation
  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 & Greg Carlin
Michelle L. Collins
The Crown Family
Carolyn Eleanore Damon Family Foundation
Spark Cremin & Paul Dykstra
Marshall and Jamee Field
  Marshall and Jamee Field Family Fund
  MFieldV Chicago Portfolio Fund at the Chicago Community Foundation
Linda & Richard Filler
Jennifer Friedes & Steven C. Florsheim
Jacqueline Griesdorn & Kevin Matzke
Hackberry Endowment Partners
  Jodi Block & Barry Malkin
  Judd & Katherine Malkin
Leslie S. Hindman
Hoellen Family Foundation
Mona & Shobi Khan
Kemper Educational & Charitable Fund
Ann Lurie
Brunetta & Charles R. Matthews
Robinwood Consulting
  Milly & Alan Peterson
  Marcie & Mark A. Peterson
Sue and Thomas F. Pick
Pritzker Foundation
  Cindy F. Pritzker
Rodd & Susan S. Hassan Schreiber
Sulzer Family Foundation

Chairman’s Circle
Gifts of $10,000+

Barnard Fain Foundation
  Judith Barnard & Michael Fain
Wendy A. Berger
Jane & David Casper
Esther K. Choy & Bernhard Krieg
The Comer Family Foundation
  Frances Comer
  Stephanie Comer & Robert Craigie
Kathleen M. Cronin
Monique & Thomas Demery
Diane & Wayne Diamond, in Honor of Terry Diamond
Terrance Lee Diamond & Paul F. Woznicki
Nancy & David Dohnalek
Shawn M. Donnelley & Christopher M. Kelly
Deirdre Drake
Rhonda Duffaut & Michael Fassnacht
Joseph & Bessie Feinberg Foundation
Denise & Gary Gardner
Graham C. Grady
Gruschow Foundation
  Catherine & George Gruschow
Sandra & Jack Guthman
Ambassador Fay Hartog-Levin & Daniel E. Levin
Robert R. McCormick Foundation
  David D. Hiller
Denise & Adam Hoeflich
Christine & Charles Holmes
Kimberly & Brad Keywell
Elizabeth Amy Liebman
Roger Liew & Suzie Desai
Oppenheimer Family Foundation
Perry Family Charitable Foundation
  Chris & Kathy Perry
The Honorable Bruce V. Rauner & Diana Rauner
Red Oak Foundation
Elizabeth & Charlie A. Schrock
Michelle & David Rindt
Trisha Rooney
Sheli & Burton X. Rosenberg
Dr. Anne Daley Ryan & Mr. Allan C. Ryan IV
Bette Cerf Hill & Bruce Sagan
Joyce & David Salsburg
Patricia and Richard Schnadig
Mary Lee Schneider & Edward Flam
The Segal Family Foundation
  Carole & Gordon Segal
Linda & Gary Stephans
Cherryl T. Thomas
Dia S. & Edward S. Weil Jr.
Donald R. Wilson, Jr.

Benefactors
Gifts of $5,000+

Joan & William Brodsky
Holly Johnson Carr & Tom Carr
Carylon Foundation
  Marcie Hemmelstein & David Drew
Sidney & Sondra Epstein Foundation
  Sondra Berman Epstein
Christopher J. French & Mary M. Carroll French
Virginia & Gary Gerst
Debra Hench
David F. Heroy
Lindy Hirschsohn
Stephanie & Roger Hochschild
DeLu Jackson
Lavin Family Foundation
  Carol L. Bernick
Robert S. Levin
Carol & Larry Levy
Cheryl Mayberry McKissack & Eric McKissack
Col. Jennifer Natalya Pritzker
Stephane D. Rambaud
Rachel Kaplan & Robert A. Riesman
John W. & Jeanne M. Rowe
Andrea Sáenz & John Bracken
Zach Smith
Lisbeth Stiffel
Michael A. Wilson

Fellows
Gifts of $2,500+

Erin Arnold & Peter Ruest
Cathcart Family Foundation
  Ashley Cathcart-Giroux & Jonathan Giroux
Amina J. Dickerson
Terri & Bob DiMeo
Angela & Geoffrey Euston
Linda & Robert Finkel
Robin Cohen & Harold Gross
Mirja & Ted Haffner Family Fund
Kira L. Ho & Darren J. Poon
Goldie & Sheldon Holzman
Carol Jones & Tom Hynes
Koch Family Foundation
  Steven Koch
Sidney Kohl Family Foundation
  Robert Kohl and Clark Pellett
Diane & Chuck Laff
Andrea Kott & Mark Levine
Kamala & Jose Martinez
Russell L. Miron
Sheila A. Owens & Richard Smart
Denise M. Peterson
Priya & Chris Valenti
Sandra R. Vincent
Ruth Ann & Tom Watkins
The Abra Wilkin Fund

Members
Gifts of $1,000+Anonymous (1)

Anonymous (5)
Terri Abruzzo & Dave Callahan
Diana Aixala & Gavin Campbell
Marilynn B. Alsdorf
Brian Amoah
Sarah & Larry Barden
Annie & Daniel Barlow
Mary & Alan Becker
Rachel Bertsche
Margaret S. & Philip D. Block, Jr. Family Foundation
  Shaun & Andy Block
Luann and David Blowers Charitable Trust Fund
The Robert Thomas Bobins Foundation
  Mr. & Mrs. Norman Bobins
Judith Borenstein
John Wm. Butler, Jr. & John M. Vanderlinden
Dianne & Thomas Campbell
Thomas Carroll
Elizabeth Cicchelli & Robert Buono
John & Janet Conneely
Winnie and Bob Crawford Family Foundation
  Winnie & Bob Crawford
Julie Danis & Paul Donahue
Efroymson Family Fund
  Elissa Hamid Efroymson
Darcy L. Evon
Harve A. Ferrill
David Fink
Rocco V. Fiore
Aurelija & Shane Fitzpatrick
The Fogelson Foundation
  Georgia & Jerry Fogelson
Gallop Family Foundation
  Caryn & John Gallop
Gary & Virginia Gerst Foundation
James J. and Louise R. Glasser
Catherine & Brent Gledhill
Leonard C. Goodman
Jim Goodridge & Joan Riley
Richard* & Mary K. Gray
Sue & Melvin Gray
Dr. Olwen Hahn and Mr. Mark Lyon
Marguerite D. Hark
The Irving Harris Foundation at the recommendation of Joan W. Harris
Carey & Adam Hecktman
Mary K. Heintz
Janet & Bob Helman
Annie & Benjamin Herbstman
Mary P. Hines
Mary Ann & James Hynes
Istock Family Foundation
  Judy & Verne Istock
Judy & John Keller
Sally S. Kleberg
Kovler Family Foundation
Jonathan Kruesi & Andrew Beattie
Jeffrey S. Kunkel
Donna LaPietra & Bill Kurtis
Marsha Lehr
Jay Leonard
Peggy & Yung Lim
Elizabeth Lippow
Loewenberg Charitable Foundation
  Robin Loewenberg Tebbe & Mark Tebbe
The Loflin Foundation
Mary Clare Loftus
Lissa Lunt
Barry L. MacLean
Maureen Maher & Thomas Pendry
Senator William A. Marovitz
Elizabeth & Eugene Miñon
Minow Family Foundation
  Newton & Josephine Minow
Ashley & Pam Netzky
John D. and Alexandra C. Nichols Family Foundation
  Alexandra & John D. Nichols
Jonathan Nieder
Abby McCormick O’Neil & D. Carroll Joynes
Sara Paretsky
Jeanie Pollack & Frederick S. Lane
Nicole Power
The Lisa and John Pritzker Family Fund
William Provis
Virginia & Donald Reeves
Boyd V. Rice
Linda Johnson Rice
The Richard and Alita Rogers Family Foundation
  Sarah Rogers Morris
Madeline & Michael Rosenberg
Sandy & Frank Rossi
Michelle & Jonathan Russell
Richard & Ellen Sandor Family Foundation
  Ellen & Richard Sandor
Libby & David Savner
Jill E. and Timothy A. Schlindwein
Shawn M. Schulson
Mary Sebahar & William Clary
Margaret E. Silliker & John J. Ryan
Maureen Dwyer Smith & Edward Byron Smith, Jr.
Richard & Judith Stern Family Foundation
Judith Stern
Claire Stevens & Gary Okrusko
Scott Strusiner
Elizabeth & Mark Tulach
Scott & Adriane Turow
Richard E. Uihlein
SAGE Publishing
Carrie Wall & Martin Makowski
Kathleen Weibel
Weinberg/Newton Family Foundation
  Jerry Newton & David Weinberg
Eileen Westerkamp
Jessica & Michael Westerkamp
Jacqueline White
Jennifer & Henry Wishcamper
Suzanne Yoon

Donors
Gifts of $500+

Anonymous (2)
Rick Ahuja
Anna Akers-Pecht
Madeline Alexander
Khadija Ali & Hussain Bhanpuri
Anika Allen
Patrick Anders
Emily & Robert Anderson
Eric Anderson
Pamela Anderson
Phoebe H. Andrew
Erin Archer
Yemisi Aremu
Stephanie Arias
Lauren Ax
Susan M. Baird
Laura & Matthew Barden
Lana Baumeister
Lauren Bearden
Mary Beaudry & Michael Fridkin
Jacquelyn Becker
Dr. Deanna Behrens & Daniel Nicholas
Jordan Bess
Michelle Bess
Margaret A. Bjerklie
Philip D. Block III Family Foundation
  Judith Block
Erin B. Bodendorfer & Michael Neupert
Meghan Bodendorfer
Ginger Bogle
Paul Brenzel
J’ai Brown
Kristopher Brown
Nicole & Zachary Buikema
Angela Burke & Joseph Dawood
Paul Burridge
Benedicte M. Wirtz & Richard R. Callahan
Sean Campbell
Julie Carlson
Samantha Carney
Peter J. Carroll
Brian Carter
Jessica Celigoy
Larissa Chaikowsky
Kathryn Chapman
Elena Cincione
Lorna & Paul Cohen
Alani Colon & Alex Gallegos
Kathryn Conway
Lynn & Will Cooper
Alison Coppelman
Lauren Cowen
Kathianne Crane
Mary Jo & John Crosby
Gillian Darlow & Christopher N. Jones
Brooke Dean
Claudia M. Delestowicz
Don DeLillo
Allan J. Deptula
Sarah M. Diller
Lauren Doser
Pamela Duke
Holly & Richard Duran
Katie & Alex Eddy
Imah Effiong
Anne E. Egger
Chenelle Eldridge
Addie Epstein
Sandra Eskin
Rose Fealy
Emily Feder
Maia Feigon
Elizabeth Fiden
Karen Finesilver
Charles Firke
Susan & James Florsheim
Patricia A. Fosmoe
Rhona Frazin & the Honorable Julian Frazin
Sally Garon & Michael Goldman
Leonora Gatewood
Cara Gaziano
Sarah Gerloff
Sean Germaine
Tara & Brett Geschke
Hallie S. Goldblatt
Dena Gordon
Mary Grady
Greenwood Philanthropic Fund
  Betsy Gidwitz
Lisa Groos
Anne Hambleton
Hope Hambleton
Alexis Harper
Stephanie & John Harris
Laura & Lawrence Hayes
Ryan Hayes
Austin Helmke
Jacqueline Helmrick
Nancy Henderson
Mark G. Henning
Adrienne & Daniel C. Hill
Daniel Hirschberg
Kelly Horne
Maureen & Charlie Horonzy
Amanda Houser
Bryson Hughes
Courtney Hummel
Peter W. Hylton
Kathleen Jacob & Patrick Carey
Andrea Jakubas
Christopher Johnson
Emily Johnson
Shenita Johnson
Andrea Joselit
Brice Kanzer
Daniel & Gloria Kearney Foundation
  Gloria Kearney
Cynthia Mathews & John Kenny
Barbara Kern
Merrily & William Ketchum
Nikki & Dan Kidd
Michael Klein
Julie Knudson
Liz Kohler
Patricia & Martin Koldyke
Beth Lampson
Jen & Mark Landolt
Yanhong Lei
Ed Leiser
Jane & Raymond Leuthold
Marc Levy
Allison Lewis
Stefani Liddle
Lynn Lockwood & Barrett Murphy
Lisa & Michael LoVallo
JHLA & Associates
  James H. Lowry
Jamie Luedtke
Nancy J. Lynn & Andrew C. Teitelman
David Marienthal
Shira Marks
Stephanie & Jonathan Marks
Harriet & Martin Marty
Jessica Mayberry
Robert E. McCamant
Stephanie McCann
Kathleen McCoy
Robin Josephs & Patrick McGarvey
Lyn McKeaney
Dominique McKoy
Diane Melio
Kevin Metke
Deborah & Ernest Mhoon
Virginia Midkiff
Jenny Miller
Joseph Mix
Jonathan Moberly
Constance & Salvatore Monte
Kelly Moore
Anne Morrissy
Ashley Morse
Don Motta
Trisha L. & Brian Mowbray
Pravin & Anu Muniyappa
Aarti Nagaraju
Anu Nagaraju
Arun Nagaraju
Mythra Nagaraju
Margaret Nanson
Avani & Nikhil Narang
Anitha Nimmagadda
Nicholas Novak
Cynthia Okechukwu
Maninee Patel
Megan Patel
Sanjiv Patel
Audrey L. Peiper & Taylor M. Hokanson
Mark Pellegrino
Caryle & Robert Perlman
Gemma Petrie
Megan Portanova
Gwendolyn & Paul Possinger
Nicole Power
Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation
Claire F. Prussian
Alixandra Purakal
Tiana Pyer-Pereira
Sandy Raitt
Lindsey Reiser
Thomas Reiser
Trisha Rich
Alex Ritson
Helaine Ross
Kat Rothstein
Rita Rubin
Annie Ryan
Surya Sabhapathy
Anne & Barry Sabloff
Jerrold Salzman
Kevin Schafer
Emily Schappler
Melissa C. White & Trevor K. Scheetz
Nancy H. Segal
Stacie Selinger
Grace L. Shaff
Patrick Shannon
Sarah Shapiro
Nora L. Shea
Lindsey Shelp
Michael Sheeran
Svitlana & Brian Sheppard
Alissa Shulkin
Sarah & Joel Simberg
Jocelyn Sims
Aaron Smalls
Emily Smith
Kendra Stead & Ryan D. Sniatecki
Benjamin Sonday
Kimberly Speckmann
Rebecca & Patrick Spence
Clay Springer
Karon Storment
Lejla Sunje
Laura Tober
Jaclyn & Ross Tolinski
Susan Toth
Ozlem Truong
Kent Tse
Alan Tutzer
Margaret & Michael Unetich
Kathleen Vannucci
Aixa Velez
Joan & John Von Leesen
Diane & Christopher Whatton
David Whitehouse
Becky Whitehurst
Esther Wilburn
Lisa Wood
Pamela & Noel Wycliff
Sheldon Zenner

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
Gaylord & Dorothy Donnelley Foundation Fund
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