Friends of This I Believe

We are grateful for the generous financial support of these contributors to This I Believe. These friends make it possible for this organization to continue the important work of collecting and sharing stories of belief from people around the world. Their contributions help provide the funding needed to maintain this website, the This I Believe radio series and podcasts, and our work with educators and community groups.

—2014—

$5,000 or more

Christina Lee Brown
Louisville, Kentucky

$1,000 – $4,999

Hardscuffle, Inc.
Louisville, Kentucky

Steve Ramsay
Exeter, New Hampshire

Randall A. Ratliff, PLLC
Louisville, Kentucky

$500 – $999

Clifton Foundation, Inc.
Louisville, Kentucky

$250 – $499

Charles Brinkley
Marietta, Georgia

Rebecca Liebman
Olympia, Washington

Patti Magers
Newcastle, Washington

$100 – $249

Charlie Wheeler

—2013—

$5,000 or more

Cornelia Bonnie
Prospect, Kentucky

Christy Brown
Louisville, Kentucky

Nana Lampton
Louisville, Kentucky

David Langstaff
Chantilly, Virginia

Steve Ramsay
Exeter, New Hampshire

$1,000 – $4,999

Anonymous

Molly Bingham
Washington, District of Columbia

Martin J. Bollinger
Great Falls, Virginia

Thomas F. Boulden
Memphis, Tennessee

The Cloud Family Foundation Fund
Kansas City, Missouri

Bill May
McLean, Virginia

Gregg and Julie Petersmeyer
Bethesda, Maryland

Randall A. Ratliff, PLLC
Louisville, Kentucky

The Reverend Al Shands
Crestwood, Kentucky

The Louis C. Skinner Foundation

Snowy Owl Foundation, Inc.
Louisville, Kentucky

Troy Watkinson
Great Falls, Virginia

$500 – $999

The Debra Danner Fund
Chicago, Illinois

Patti Magers
Newcastle, Washington

Kevin Swagerty
Lake Leelanau, Michigan

Keith Wheelock
Skillman, New Jersey

Diane Zinn
Boston, Massachusetts

$250 – $499

Anita Banas
Chicago, Illinois

Pastor Leslianne Braunstein
Washington, DC

Gene Colabatistto
Baie-D’Urfé, Quebec

Jennifer Cook
Okotoks, Alberta, Canada

Jerald Howe
Chevy Chase, Maryland

Maureen Maas
Wayland, Massachusetts

Helena Qi
Munster, Indiana

Jennifer Russell
Cheyenne, Wyoming

David Zahm
Riverdale, New York

$100 – $249

Daniel Alexander

S. Pearson Auerbach

Yonas Berhe

Edith S. Bingham

Lankie Chen

Peter Yuichi Clark

Elisabeth Cortina

Donald Daniels

Wendy Eiteljorg

Karen Eshoo

Philip Farquharson

Robert C. Hansen

John Hardman

Jeanne Harrell

Glenda Herzog

Brian A. Jackson

Adam Kropkowski

James Kruger

David Loren

Christine Lufkin

Sean Maher

Maura McCarthy

Stephen Mershon

Nancy Peyton

Dinnie Rogers

Robert Ruben

Sophon Shadraconis

Jennifer Staben

Barry Stevenson

Jim Stover

Rachel Vail-McClure

Padmaja Vemulapalli

Helen Wagner

Linda Wertheim

Orme Wilson, in honor of Keith Runyon

—2012—

$5,000 or more

Martin J. Bollinger
Great Falls, Virginia

Cornelia Bonnie
Prospect, Kentucky

David Langstaff
Chantilly, Virginia

$1,000 – $4,999

Anonymous

Anonymous

Anonymous

Molly Bingham
Washington, District of Columbia

Thomas F. Boulden
Memphis, Tennessee

Mark Contreras
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Joseph T. Doyle
Great Falls, Virginia

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Foundation

Dr. Barbara Geater
Memphis, Tennessee

Gill and Augusta Brown Holland
Louisville, Kentucky

Jerald Howe
Chevy Chase, Maryland

Jon and Lynn Madonna
Scottsdale, Arizona

Bill May
McLean, Virginia

Bruce McNair
Bethesda, Maryland

Declan Murphy
Baltimore, Maryland

Gregg and Julie Petersmeyer
Bethesda, Maryland

Steve Ramsay
Exeter, New Hampshire

The Reverend Al Shands
Crestwood, Kentucky

The Louis C. Skinner Foundation

Troy Watkinson
Great Falls, Virginia

James and Marianne Welch
Prospect, Kentucky

$500 – $999

Anita Banas
Chicago, Illinois

Edith S. Bingham
Glenview, Kentucky

John Y. Brown, III
Frankfort, Kentucky

Nana Lampton
Louisville, Kentucky

Drs. Robert and Kristine Lupi
New York, NY

Keith Wheelock
Skillman, New Jersey

David Zahm
Riverdale, New York

$250 – $499

Craig Alexander
Bethesda, Maryland

Gene Colabatistto
Baie-D’Urfé, Quebec

Robert C. Hansen
Bethania, NC

David Mauro
Bellingham, Washington

Robert and Ann Meling
Leawood, Kansas

Melissa Morse
Houston, Texas

Frannie Moyer
Brookline, Massachusetts

Bill and Michelle Packer
Southlake, Texas

Helen Wagner
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

$100 – $249

Emma Barnett

Kun-Ming Chen

Michael Clayman

Claire Cowden

Linda G. Denstaedt

Philip Farquharson

Rebecca W. Foley

Patricia Forbes

Jeannie Harrell

Sarah Holmes and John B. Morris, Jr.

Brian A. Jackson

Nancy Kalina

Alexander Kamb

Maureen Maas

Melody Mazuk

Emy Noel

Elizabeth Obih-Frank

Jane Palmer

Jose Perez, in honor of Sienna Singh

Dinnie Rogers

Margaret Rosenson

Arlen and Elaine Cohen Rubin Charitable Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Kansas City, in honor of Laura Schutz

Keith L. Runyon

Jennifer Russell, for her grandfather, Russell F. Coash

Ruth T. Segaloff, Stories in Collage & Mixed Media

Sophon Shadraconis

Margaret Warner-Lubin

Rachel Yellin

Wei Yuan

(Names in bold indicate three or more years of support.)

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