HEROES Circle

For every year in which you make a gift totaling $1,000 or more designated to the annual fund programs and services, where needed most, you join a special group of donors recognized as members of our HEROES Circle (Helping Expand Resources, Operational Effectiveness & Services). Please consider joining this group of donors listed below:

HEROES Circle Members 2014 – 2021

Individuals

  • Anonymous (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Sarla and Rajindra Aneja (2019, 2020)
  • Mark and Judith Ashton (2020)
  • Maryanne and Richard Banks (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Steven and Beverly Beer (2017. 2019, 2020)
  • Julia Berens (2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)
  • Liz Berens (2020)
  • Mary Berens and Paul Feeny (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Gary and Frances Bergstrom (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Sara Bloxsom (2016)
  • George Broadwell (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Kenneth and Susan Brown (2014, 2015)
  • Thomas Bruce and Judith Pratt (2016, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • David and Julie Brumsted (2018, 2019)
  • Jill Burlington (2019, 2020)
  • Michael Charnoky (2014, 2015, 2020)
  • Thomas and Loren Colbert (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Karen Comstock and Vicki Gayle (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Diane Conneman (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Janice Conrad (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Ed and Caroline Cope (2014)
  • Lisken and Jim Cordes (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Priscilla Crispell (2020)
  • Jonathan Dwight Culler and Cynthia Chase (2020)
  • William and Dianne Currie (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Betsy Dalrymple (2020)
  • Sheila Danko and David Kuckuk (2020)
  • Marlaine and Rick Darfler (2020)
  • Sandy and William Dhimitri (2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019)
  • Mary Pat Dolan and David Kerness (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Clover M. Drinkwater (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Dorothy Driscoll (2017)
  • Eileen Driscoll and Stephen Engleman (deceased) (2020)
  • Robin and Edward Dubovi (2020)
  • Randy and Ron Ehrenberg (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Maria Eisner (2016)
  • Martha Ferger (2020)
  • George P. Ferrari and Daniel R. Hirtler (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Maria Fitzpatrick (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Katie Forker (2020)
  • Robert Frank and Ellen McCollister (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020)
  • Linda Gasser and Lenny Nissenson (2019, 2020)
  • Carl Ginet and Sally McConnell-Ginet (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Martha Goelzer and Larry Felser (2020)
  • Nick Goldsmith (2020)
  • William Goldsmith (2018)
  • Julia Gorman (2020)
  • Kenneth Gottschlich and Martha E Pollack (2020)
  • David and Sally Grubb (2020)
  • Joseph and Sara Haefeli (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Patricia and Robert Haley (2019)
  • Ben Haller (2020)
  • Estate of Howard Hartnett (2014, 2015)
  • Estate of Dalva Hedlund (2020)
  • Margaret Hill (2020)
  • Michael and Linda Hoffmann (2020)
  • Hope Thorn Horst (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Barbara Hulbert (2017)
  • Sami Husseini and Catherine Husa Husseini (2018, 2020)
  • Chris and Elsa Hyde (2016, 2019)
  • Sarah Johnson (2020)
  • Johnson Community Impact Fund (2019)
  • Carol Kammen (2020)
  • Mary and Peter Katzenstein (2020)
  • David Kay (2020, 2021)
  • Carol and William Klepack (2020)
  • Frank Kruppa (2020, 2021)
  • Tim and Susan Larkin (2020)
  • Laura Larson (2020)
  • Claudia Lazzaro (2020)
  • Susan Bailey Lesser (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Kathleen E. Loehr (2014, 2015)
  • Raymond and Joan Loehr (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Ryan and Kara Lombardi (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Gwyneth Lymberis (2019, 2020)
  • Linda and Karl Madeo (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Ann and Peter Martin (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Rob and Robin Masson (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Ann Mathews (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Alan and Mary Mathios (2014, 2015, 2016, 2020)
  • James Mazza and Nancy Osborn (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Keith McCafferty and Eileen O’Connor (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Peter McCracken and Jennifer Germann (2020)
  • Sean and Diane McDonough (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Jason McGill (2017)
  • Philip and Mary Lu McPheron (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Rita Melen (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Gregory Mezey and Ryan Mitchell (2019, 2020)
  • Nina K. Miller (2014, 2015, 2017, 2020)
  • Ronald and Theresa Minor (2018, 2020)
  • Kathie Modisher (2019)
  • Alice Moore and Robert Smith (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Susan H. Murphy (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Amy Newman (2020)
  • Shaun Nichols and Rachana Kamtekar (2020)
  • Claire and Sean Nicholson (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Lucinda (Cindy) Noble (2017, 2018, 2019)
  • Jerome and Barbara Nosanchuk (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Elizabeth Peck (2020)
  • Taylor Peck (2020)
  • Catherine Penner (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Stephen and Linda Pope (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Catherine Porter and Philip E. Lewis (2017)
  • Nancy Potter and George Gull (2016, 2017, 2019, 2020)
  • Elizabeth Elliott Reed (2020)
  • Carrie and Joe Regenstein (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Ben and April Renberg (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Steve and Sue Ruoff (2019, 2020)
  • Michelle Sanders-Jauquet and Mark Jauquet (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Helen Saunders (2014, 2016, 2020)
  • John Semmler (2020)
  • Sarah Shady Ridenour and Jeanette Shady (2020)
  • Kevin and Lynn Shreve (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Elizabeth Schermerhorn-Apgar (2015, 2016, 2019, 2020)
  • Andy Sciarabba (2014)
  • David Stinson (2020)
  • Robert and Pamela Swieringa (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Joe and Marney Thomas (2018, 2020, 2021)
  • Katie and Bruce Thompson (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Natasha Thompson (2020)
  • Hwa Torng and Bung-Fung Torng (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Mack and Carol Travis (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019)
  • Sandy and Jay True (2020)
  • Lucia and David Tyler (2014, 2016, 2017, 2019)
  • Alison Van Dyke (2017)
  • Susan and Fred Van Sickle (2017)
  • Paul Velleman and Susan Michlovitz (2016)
  • Irene Weiser (2020)
  • Penelope Wickham (2020)
  • Stephanie Wiles and Jeffrey Rubin (2016, 2017)
  • Linda Williams and Lindy Wiles (2020)
  • Dennis Winge (2020)
  • Amy and Stephen Yale-Loehr (2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Gene and Jeanne Yarussi (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Joel and Cathy Zumoff (2019, 2020)

Corporate

  • Agava Restaurant (2016, 2017, 2019)
  • Alesco Advisors, LLC (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Axa Foundation (2017)
  • Bank of America Charitable Foundation (2020)
  • Cayuga Radio Group (2016, 2018)
  • CFCU Community Credit Union (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Chemung Canal Trust Company (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • City Federation of Women’s Organizations (2020)
  • Coaching and Leadership Consultant, Denise Gomber (2020)
  • Community Bank, N.A. (2014)
  • Cornell University (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • C.S.P. Management (2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Dermatology Associates of Ithaca (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Dryden Mutual Insurance Co. (2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Elmira Savings Bank (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021)
  • Elizabeth E Reed Charitable Fund (2020)
  • Financial Designs Wealth Strategies (2020)
  • Fingerlakes Wealth Management (2020)
  • The Frame Shop (2018)
  • Hancock Estabrook, LLP (2015, 2016, 2018)
  • Health Foundation of Western and Central New York (2020)
  • GiveGab (2018)
  • Glen Wood Financial Group, Inc. (2014, 2015, 2016, 2018)
  • Illume Projects, LLC (2020)
  • ImpactAssets (2017)
  • Insero & Co CPAs (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Ithaca Business Women’s Network (2020)
  • Ithaca Foreign Car Service (2016)
  • Jack P. Schleifer Foundation (2021)
  • M&T Bank (2014, 2015)
  • Maguire Family of Dealerships (2016)
  • Robin Abrahamson Masson, Attorney and Mediator (2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Miller Mayer, LLP (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Morgan Stanley Foundation (2018, 2020)
  • Morgan Stanley (2019)
  • NewPark (2016)
  • New York Central Mutual (2020)
  • Park Foundation (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Phi Delta Theta/Phi Sigma Sigma Fundraiser (2020)
  • Philanthropic Fund (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Polar Plunge / Cornell Fraternity (2015)
  • Schlather, Stumbar, Parks & Salk, LLP (2017)
  • Sciarabba Walker & Company, LLP (2020)
  • Therm Inc (2015)
  • Tioga & Buffalo Building Company (2020)
  • Tioga State Bank (2017, 2019, 2021)
  • Tompkins Insurance Agencies (2020)
  • Triad Foundation, Inc (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • Visions Federal Credit Union (2019, 2020)
  • Well Said Media (2020)
quote Mark Twain

Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends.