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Thank you to all of our 2017 donors!

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$5,000 +

Michael Hemmer & Lori Raphael
Dollar General Literacy Foundation
Katie Speicher
Jane Hood
Lincoln Community Foundation
Ellen Claire Newcomer

$1,000 - 4,999

Dave & Maruta Barnhouse
Fred & Jenny Schelert
Janet & Carl Eskridge
Ameritas Life Insurance Corp.
Bryan Health
Nelnet
Diane Wilson & Kay Richter
David & Shirley Williams
Ken Donlan
Duncan Family Trust
Union Bank & Trust Company
David Gehle
Olsson Associates
Pat Leach
Robert Holbert
Julie Enersen
Lily & Bob Hans
Lois & Gerald Poppe
Sid Dillon Buick Nissan Hyundai
INSPRO, Inc.
Clayton Naff
Marlene & Sheppard Perkins
Donald Spinar
Southern Heights Presbyterian Church
Michael Eppel
James Hoppe
Union Pacific Railroad Company
Horizon Food Service
Party America
Acklie Charitable Foundation
Bill & Marilyn Cintani
Steve & Jennifer Henry
Linda Hillegass
Robert Hillestad
Thomas & Marilyn McGreer
Runza National
UNF Charitable Gift Fund
West Gate Bank

$250 - 999

JoAnne & Joseph Hranac
Ronald Nugent
Judy & Don Ellingson
Melanie Gibson
James Krieger
Helen Roeske
Molly & Dick (Mary & John) Esseks
MJ & Don (William) Humphrey
Leslie Lane
Jake & Amber Messersmith
Rembolt Ludtke LLP
Jeanne Baer & Victor Lacey
Mueller Robak LLC
Herita Akamah
Carolyn & Chuck Gregorius
Cynthia Martinez
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Bison, Inc.
Alan & Barbara Frank
Christy & Richard Hargesheimer
Justin Hood
Julie & Fred Hoppe
Bev & Ron Jester
Paul Johnson
Lincoln Industries
Perry, Guthery, Haase, & Gessford, P.C.,
Adityaraj Purohit
Daryaoush & Mahvand Razavian
Lynn Roper
State Farm Companies Foundation
US Bank
Jean Holtzclaw
Thomas Naff
Lincoln Journal Star Staff
Jeremy Hockenstein
Brett Harris
Joanie Perry
Sara Jane Schroeder
Kathleen O'Leary
Meredith St. Clair
Talent+
Sanela & Admir Ganic
Kristen Bailey
Nancy Busch & Virginia Nelson
Karen Colleran
Jana Kortje & Shervin Razavian
Nebraska Press Association
Pinnacle Bank
Evan & Abby Littrell
Michael & Esther Ortiz
Chez Hay Catering, Inc.
Andrea & Don Nelson
Andrew Hadenfeldt
Edward Schmidt
Marcia White
Pam Baker
Rodney Basler M.D.
Paul Canny
Beth & Stephen Carveth
Donald Everett
Leirion Gaylor Baird
Daisy Madathil
Megan Morrow
Lano Needham
Barbara & Benjamin Rader
Jane Raybould
Katherine & Anthony Starace
Kathleen Vollmer

$0 - 250

Corn Republic Parrot Head Club
Darrell Podany
Dick & Kathy Campbell
Sally Wei
Dave Merrill
Julie Brezenski
Barbara DiBernard
Jane Holt
Brooks, Pansing Brooks, PC, LLO
Helen Goltl
Jane Holtzclaw
Hyo Mi Kang
Katharine Kilgour
Scott Lewandowski
Sara & Robert Mooney
Carrie Richardson
Ronald & Camilla Svoboda
Victoria & Jonathan Welles
Robin & Jerry Westhoff
Karen Griffin
Patricia Osborn
Penny (Helen) Greer
Jenny Dauer
James & Margaret Griesen
Charles Lowe
Georgia Stevens
Guy Trainin
John & Noreen Goebel
Mary Hoppe
Kelly Neill
Andrew Sarafian
Indigo Bridge Books
Gregory Mertz
Sandra Johnson
Mary & Robert Nefsky
Greg Walklin & Tiffany Lee
Network for Good
Rita Friesen
Art & Carol Thompson
Laura, & Michael Baumgartner
Ryan Dobesh
Martha & John Eischeid
Tasha & Brian Everman
Stephen Griffith
Ginny Gross & Fritz Hudson
Suzanne & James Harder
Elizabeth Juiliano
Carol Leonhardt
Thomas O'Connor
Lance & Sheila Odom
Richard Piersol
Mary Jane Powers-Yetter
Neva Pruess
Alexandra Roth
Cathy Sayre
Ariadne Schemm
$000
Jeffrey Schwartz
Kathleen Smith
Joseph Sweeney
Dorothy Walker
Mark Werth
Betsy Anderson
J.S. Engebretson
Deborah Arends
Marjorie Arp
Sohrab Asgarpoor
Lori Buettner
Mark Burbach
Regina & Douglas Carlson
Daniel Claes
John Clark
Laurie Confer
Jennifer Conway
Jack & Karen Dike
Brian & Jolene Dunnigan
Debra & Robert Evnen
David & Jane Firestone
Barbara Francis
Brad & Lisa Franklin
Cheryl Frizzell
Mary Gogela
Golden Key International Society
Patricia Grimit
John & Nancy Haessler
Joyce & Craig Hahn
Edmund Haamann
Bobby Hampton
Priscilla Hayden-Roy
Daniel Head
Julie Hinds
Michael Hudak
Cheryl Irwin Alberts
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Dallas Jones
Abdulloev Khushbaht
Ingrid Kirst
James & Connie Kisling
Kiwanis Club of Lincoln Southpointe
Akiko Koishi
Ted Kooser & Kathleen Rutledge
Sushil & Jane Lacy
Daniel Leger & Inta Didrichsons
Gail & James Linderholm
Peggy Link
Laurel Marsh & Danny Clark
Keith & Patricia May
Jeffrey McPeak
Marilyn Metzger
Maggie Mitteis
Marian Neurnberger
Stefan Newbold
Stanislava Nikoloava
William Oberg
Sam & Natalie Olson
Nancy Olsson
omt! divine women's resale
David & Joan Pauley
Marcia Pearson
Mary Pipher
David Roberts
Sarah Safarik
Khadija Sami
Liz Schulenberg
Ryne Seaman
John Seger
Robby Shortridge & Kristine Brenneis
Terry Showalter
Mikaela Shybut
Frank & Ann Sidles
Judy & Norman Smith
Brad & Lisa Strittmatter
Ralph & Joyce Sturdy
TENDOT Corporate Travel, Inc.
Marvin & Joyce Thompson
Judy Troutman
Alma Vlasak
Larry & Karen Walklin
Mark & Debra Walley
Gennevieve Weiss
Cindy Ryman Yost
Mary Zilly
Ann & Richard Diers
Virginia Knoll
Heather Strait
Dennis King
Jeanne Scott
Marie & Joe Canny
Sanford Grossbart
Genalee Hoxmeier
Patrick Humphrey
Brad Korell
Spencer Landis
Martin Massengale
Barbara Michael
Ginny & Allen Overcash
Mark Packard & Carol L. Ringenberg
Donald Pederson
Malia & Derek Pope
Arlene Rea
Mary Schmidt
Corine Simon
Anne Vidaver
David Wilcox
Jana & Marian Zvada
Susan Steinegger
Justin Lamberson
James (Edwin) Holechek
Vicki Wood
Claudia Davis
Jessica Pan
Joan Anderson
Julie Anderson
Tim & Marion Carr
Sue Carraher
Debra Dahab
Kathryn Dolan
Pat Friesen
Nance Harris
Nancy Johnson
Barbara Keating
Carrie & Fred Knapp
Edwin Kouma
Evelyn Kubert
Diana Larson
Michael Laughlin
Jim Oliver
Erika Paschold
Doreen Primavera-Wailes
Sharon Sayre
Robert Schurtz
Patricia Spitzer
Scott Svoboda & Janice Enstrom
Tana Wagener
Jackie Allen
Joe & Penny Bachmann
Mary Barton
Nikki Bates-Rush & Ben Rush
Kari & Tom Beckenhauer
Shannon Berry
James & Nancy Biggs
Dan Black
Nancy & John Comer
Nicholas, & Ann Cusick
Kit & Gerald Dimon
Barbara Dinsdale
Deborah Eisloeffel
Donna Ewoldt
Ruth & Dan Friedman
Jim & Mary Fuller
Kenny Gettman
Judith Gibson
Joyce Gleason
James Goeke
Leslie Gordon
Judy & Jeff Greenwald
Charles Haacker
Kyle & Tracy Haefele
Sue Hall
Sonia Heckel
Ron Hull
Pam Hunzeker
Sitaram & Alice Jaswal
Jeff Jenkins
Jeanine & Randy Johnson
Deborah Kincaid
Diane Krueger
Robert Kuzelka
Ronald & Mary Lahners
Clark Liesveld
Ann & Roger Lott
Marla McCabe
Charles Meisinger
Malcom Miles
Rik Minnick
Carol Mitteis
Sanjeewa Nagulendran
Elizabeth & Daniel Nelson
Virginia Nelson
Barbara Nieveen
Esther Oborny
Phyllis Pauley
Susan Perry
John & Kathy Peterson
Cindy & Dave Piester
Georgeanne Rashilla
Robert & Mary Lou Reeves
Joan Rich
Jan Sabin
Dean Settle
Jill Simonson & Steve Cohn
Janice Smith
Marjorie Snodgrass
William Snyder
Charles & Suzanne Taylor
Cindy & Bob Terwilliger
Raymond & Alma Tiemeyer
Chelsea Turek
Kathleen & Arlyn Uhrmacher
Hamid Vakilzadian
Keelan Weber
Nancy Wiebelhaus
Vernon Williams
Chuck & Linda Wilson
Rod Witfoth
Kirk Wythers
Marguerite (Marge) Young
Jan Gauger
Lindsay Graef
Heartlands Church
Diane Krajicek
JoAnn & Jerry Bartek
Kitty & Clara Fynbu
Cuc Phung
Linda Willard
Marilyn Adams
Juliana Bukoski
Joyce Dolezal
Tari Hendrickson
Peter Mayeux
Jacqueline Kehl
Avery Bennett
Sally Burt
Ronald Liesveld
Shirley Maly
Robert McMaster
David Wood
Paula Allen
William & Teresa Bailey
Jeanne Bair
Molly Burns
Ann Cerveny
Christine Davis
Donna DiPaolo
Kathy Disney
Anthony Engebretson
Joyce Genoways
Jackie Griffith
Megan & Mark Grimes
Kate Heltzel
Wynn Hjermstad
Anna Holmberg
Daniel Holmberg
Megan Kelley
Hannah Kerby
Alexandra Keriakedes
Carol Knolle-Faulkner
Elaine Kruse
John Lee
Taylor Lofdahl
Sydney Lynch & Craig Roper
Carolyn Nolte
Jennifer Perry
Jacob Schlange
Jeff Smith
Nick Svoboda
Andie Westling
Lisa Alexander
Mirvat Al-Hajj
Tom & Jane Allman
Sandra Andersen
Samantha Areman
Jeanne Arends
Lailoma Ayubzai
Susan Baird
Estelle Baker
Karen & George Baker
Arthur & Frances Bates
Sarah Bates
Mary Belle Beach
Ryan Beckman
Abigail Berkebile
Joyce Besch
Bethany Women's Club
Sherresa Brasfield
Kathryn Bruggeman
Charlotte Campbell
Sally Campbell
Judy Carver
Harley & Judy Charlson
Emma Clang
Janelle Coady
Geraldine Cotter
Jayme Cox
Renee Cox
Hilde Dale
Pat Decker
Noel Dekalb
Karen Dienstbier
Cassandra Dietrich
Rosemary & Art Dobson
Marilyn Dorf
Robert Doris
August Dornbusch
Lisa Dresbach
Claire Dressman
Katja Duerig
Skyler Dykes
Paula Eurek
Bonnie Fairfield
Susan Falk
Cynthia & Thomas Fitchett
Emily Freeman
Donald Fricke
Susan Gass
Lindsay Kay Gill
Christine Gillespie
Helga Graham
Luann Gruber
Erin Haacker
Patsy Hackley
Laura Hadwiger
Linda & Richard Hanigan
Vicky Harris
Ashley Hartman
Carolyn Hinds
Linda & James Hoke
Nancy & William Holloran
Patti Hubbard
Fritz Hudson
James Hunter
Patricia Hurley
Debra Jochum
Timothy & Kyla Jurgena
Sally Karel
Sirisha Kasibhatla
Marissa Kemp
Wayz Khan
Rose Klein
Conner Kozisek
Arline Kraft
Margaret Kring
Mary-Ellen Kudron
Sue Lawler
Meghan Leadabrand
Tyler Lemburg
Suanne Lind
Lynne Marsh
Dennis McGuire
Ruth McKinstry
Laura Melcher
Michelle Meyer
Samuel Morgan
Angela Murray
Ann & David Myers
Lance Nelson
Daniel Neville
Shannon Nolte
Susan O'Connell
Anna Ondracek
Roxanne Pace
Marilyn Paolini
Anna Pape
Jean Patoka
Larry Pelter
Genelle Perry
Kim Phelps
Russell & Brenda Reckewey
Reinmillers
Marilyn Reta
Shirley Ritter
Kathryn & Paul Robinson
Rosan Royal
Patricia Schmitz
Jan Schneider
Rhonda Schoenmaker
Danielle Schunk
Sharon Seagren
Barbara Seglin
Sherry Sharpnack
Gloria Shaw
Richard Sievers
Stella Sinclair
Catherine Smith
Janice Soderquist
Nadean Spaulding
Kenneth & Debra Spellmeyer
Donna & Peter Stadig
Susan Stearns
Brenda Steenhoek
Janice Stege
Anna Stenka
Betty Stevens
Lynn Strack
Hans Sturm
Karen & Christopher Swift
Diane Swinscoe
Cassidy Taladay
Lee Thomas
Hanihani Traore Moundiba
Margaret & John Traudt
Jane Trexler
Laurel Van Ham
Pearl (Peggy) Van Zandt
Marilyn Wagner
Janice Walker
Madeline Walker
Christy Walloch
Janet Walters
Madison Weber
Wendy Weiss
Alicia Weixelman
Sharon Wherry
Linda Wilard
Ross & Judy Wilcox
David Wilson
Joan Wilson
Susie Wilson & Steve Hill
Sharon Doll
Deanna Pulse
Monica Ross
Carol & Rae Barry
Sara Bongers
Sandra Carrington-Robertson
Robert & Nancy Dawson
Donita Elrod
Mary Evans
Andrea Gallagher Haggar
Kerra Grantski
Jessica Greenwald
Janna Harsch
Barbara Hetcko
Dwight & Donna Johnson
Philip & Zodie Kaye
Katherine Kiekow
Jim & Pat Kroifels
Dale & Arly Lange
Bob Lanuin
Jeanette Maas
Constance Micek
Renae & Kurt Ninneman
Francine Oran
Caitlyn Potter
Patricia & William Ramsay
Ruth Stephenson
William & Mary Stull
JoAnn Wagey
Phyllis Wismer
James McGuire
Rose Christiansen
Alyssa Erickson
Anna Helzer
Amy Lester
Jane Wendt
Britney Bandars
Susan Dinsdale
Martha Gadberry & John Lee
Donna Gunn
Janel Odenbach
Bonnie Rosenberger
Jacki Sanks
Lisa Tolliver
Angela Hatcher
Carol Devall
Elizabeth M. Conley
Diane Amdor
Nancy Coren
Diane Gonzolas
Amanda Hefner
Madeline Hoffer
James Johnson
Courtney Leikam
Stefanie Pearlman
Misty Petersen
Peter Schnake
Kerry Semrad
Bennie Shobe Jr
Laura Uridil
Sheila & Paul Vinton
Kelsey Yadon
Ann Marie Birky
Chad Bring
Roger Garcia
Richard Halvorsen
Harry Heafer
Ann Heydt
Roger Holmes & Margaret Odgers
John & Evelyn Janousek
Michael Keiser
Robert Kinghorn
Marilyn Nelson
Marian Price
Susan Safarik
Alona R. Schmid
Hannah Smith
Sidney Van Dyke-Reis
Erin Wirth

In Kind Donors

A Novel Idea
Mary Anne Andrei
Alice Baden
Michael Barber
Barnes & Noble
Hung Bui
Nyalat Buom
Cottonwood Café Bistro Bar
Claudia Davis
Food Bank of Lincoln
Barbara Gard
Michelle Gish
Linda Hoke
Hy-Vee
Indigo Bridge Books
Ivanna Cone
Hudson Lewandowski
Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center
James McGuire
Bill & Judy Mueller
Clayton Naff
Rhonda Rieck-Rush
Roca Woolkeepers
Maureen Schroeder
Sid Dillon Buick Nissan Hyundai
Beverly Simons
Donna & Peter Stadig
Joyce Sturdy
The Persian Pickle Book Club
Emery & Jenny Thomas
Betsy Wagner