“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.”

-Maya Angelou

Our Donors

A big thank you to those individuals who donated to Giant Steps through the following programs:

Our 2017 Individual Donors

We do our best to ensure this list is accurate. If you see an error, please notify us at [email protected]

*Current board member

Pillars of Support: $10,000+

Sloan & Roger Barnett
Abigail Friedman
Tara Gallagher

Lynn & Ford Goodman
Barbara Malatesta
Larissa* & Doug McCalla

Stacey & Thomas Siebel
Elizabeth Thierot
Karen & Victor Trione

Jumpers: $5,000-9,999

Jessica Allen
Brenda Bottum
Kathleen & Mark* Cavalier

Lorna Goode & David* Grohol
Dana Su Lee & Gregory Lee
Susan* Wayland & Mark Mushkat
Claire Nichols

Jeanette Okazaki
Bridget* & Denis Twomey
Laura & Jose “Ze” Figueirinhas

Lopers: $2,500-4,999

Teresa & Mark Aubert
Melissa Bartell
Chelsea & Matt Cain
Stacy Drazan
Fred Felman & Trevor Gilmore
Darby Furth Bonomi & Tom Bonomi
Evelyn Greene
Elizabeth Grossman
Heather Hartsock

Jami Heidegger
Corby Kessler
Carolyn Klebanoff & Fred Cohen
The Larson Family
John Malatesta
Tracey & Kelly Mattoon
Heather Nicholson
Beth & Mark Porter

Susie & Andrew Pryfogle
Patricia Rames
Elizabeth & Will Robbins
Terri* & Chip Roberson
Jane* Rodger & Steve Whatmore
Peri Soyugenc
Kathi Vidal
Robert Winters

Trotters: $1,000-2,499

Helaine & Victor Barnett
Annette Clear & Michael Begert
Kathleen Bissell
Carol & Shelby Bonnie
Nicole Garcia & Trevor Caudle
Justin Clayton
Delphine & Allen Damon
Michele Davenport
Adam Diaz
Carley Esposti
Jennifer* Emmert Evans & Josh Evans
Andrew J. Evans, II
Valerie Ferrick
Sarah Freedman
Jon Freudenberger

Kristin & David Glickman
Ned Glynn
Julia Grant
Jenna Hahn
The Hellman Family
Peter Henig
Alexandra Ireland
Sara Jorgensen
Alex King
Brian Lambert
David Lowe
Donna & Dean McCauley
Jim McHugh
Vera & Kenneth Meislin
William Moore

Joanne Muldoon
Laurie Nelson
Joseph Ochoa
Kirsten & Steven Polsky
Shabe Behzadpour & Christian Rohde
Laura* & KR Rombauer
Jeff Roth
Jeanine & Alex Ryan
Catharine & Henry Sandbach
Melanie & Fred Schwartz
A. Leslie Shein
The Sipich Family
Patricia Valim
The Wood Family
Barry Yant

Walkers: Under $1,000

Wendy & Steven Ackerman
Alexander Alden
Brian Allard
Robert Allen
Mary Dewane & Joseph Anderson
William Andrews
Bryan Andrus
Janet & Mike Appel
Elizabeth Armstrong
Mary Ashe
Gordon Atkinson
Nina Atkinson
Andrea Azar
Caitlin Azevedo
Jeffrey Babikian
Amii Barnard-Bahn
Jeanne Bailly
Lawson Baker
Debra Ball
William Bardsley
Alison Barr
Dave Bartel
Jo Garfield Bartell
Darin Bartow
Trina Baughman
Terri & Jim Beckett
Tom Beresford
Debra Beresini
Bob Berg
Marcia Berman
Sue Bernardi
Carol Berry
Hilarey Bhatt
Mike Biagini
John Bishop
Selma Blanusa
David Bogan
Sharon Bonelli
George Bono
Diane Brandon
Lauren Britt
Don Broadbent
Andrew Broan
Kirsten & Laurence Brownstein
Kevin Buehner
Elisabeth Buford
Sarah Bulgatz
Melanie Burgdorf
James Burleson
Kathleen & Timothy Burns
Joan Bynum
Frank Caiazzo
Salvador Calaf
Joe Calcagno
Dave Carroll
Michael Carroll
Tonya Casarez
Catherine Castle
Erin Cavalier
Becky Chahal
Natalie & Ian Charles
Alma Chavez
Marica Chen
Donna & Paul Chignell
Angela Collver
Annie Alex Conn
Justin Cook
Antoinette & John Cordeniz
Mark Cordeniz
Sarah Cornell
Terry & Linda Cosgrove
Chris Yelton & Doug Crawford
Judy Cutler
Eileen Keller, Ph.D.
Louise D’alo
Heather Dankenbring
Priscila & Todd Darlington
Arlene Davis
Daryl & Robert Davis
Kristin Deming
Susan Desmarais
Kris Diamond
Luke Diaz
Heike & Edmund San Diego
Marianne Doar
Judy Dodge
Bo Dong
Kyle Donohue
Theresa Doss
Charlotte Dougherty
Daniel Dougherty
Alyson Douglas
Debra Dow
Amy Drake
Laurie Dubrovin
Jennifer Eastwood
Karen & Paul Eggert
Theresa & George Eisenberg
Ann Elias
Marie Eppler
Marie Lavin & Tom Faimali
Margaret Farman
Winnie & Robert Farwell
Dan Faulkner
Christine Felman
Emily Ferman
Eva Finnan
Jana Fiorito
Sue Flynn
Joan Foley
Phyllis Ford
Linda Fotsch
Elliott Fredland
Ali Fried
Janette Friedman
Patrick Friscia
JoDean Nicolette & Ben Fritz
Frederick Furth
Trudy Gannon
Patricia Garbarino
Jeana Garcia
Erin Garnett
Kathleen Yost Garnett
Jan Gerhardt
Patricia Ghiselin
Paul Giampaolo
Cynthia Gilbert
Jeanette Gilbert
Carmel & Paul Gilmore
James Glovanovitch
Joan & Jim Glynn
Angela Godley
Duane Goebel
Barbra & Ron Goodrich

Lisa Gould
Daniel Grant
Ann Gregory
Johanna Gridley
Gini Griffin
Bernadette & Robert Grohol
Nancy Rose Guttery
Kari & Sammy Hagar
Geraldine Hall
Rosemarie & Michael Hall
Debra & Torben Hansen
Wanda Hansen
Jenny Harris
Kendra Hartnett
Amy & Jim Harwood
W. Eugene Hastings
Reagan Hayes
Alma Kelly & Liam Headd
Jennifer & Warren Hedgpeth
Bernice Henig
Mary & Albert Hernandez
Linda Hevern
Mary Higgins
Amy & Eric Hilmer
Alec Holnes
Nancy & John Hoogendyk
Margaret Horn
Joan Hornberger
Barbara Howell
Pamela & Chuck Hubbard
Carol Hudson
Dawn Hughes
Donna & Daniel Hussey
Delores Iverson
Erika Jackson
Skip Jacobson
Heidi Jacquin
Dyan James
Laura Jang
Roberta Jenkins
Zem Joaquin
Kathy Johnson
Shirley Johnson
Linda Danielle Johnston
Joan Jones
Henry Miller, Jr.
Michaela & Bill Kalff
Sara Kaplan
Irene & Jack Kaus
Ann Kaye
Rebecca Kaykas-Wolff
John Keel
Julie & Joseph Kelly
Haley Kenney
Marty Kilgariff
Alexis Klein
Leslie Knapp
Sharon Knight
Diana Koll
Julia Kom
Tracy Krinard
Meredith Laban
Laura & David LaLonde
Eric Lamb
Abbe Land
Karin Landstrom
Julie Larson
Steve Laub
Suzanne Lee
Katelyn Levine
Deborah Levy
Shalom Levytam
Jennifer Liefeld
Lisa Lilienthal
Nancy Lilly
Amy Liu
Maureen Locallo
Andy Logan
Maria Lopez
Jim Louderback
Pindy Wong-Luk
Sandra Lynch
Rebecca Macdonald
Susan MacMillan
Meg Madden
Virginia Simpson-Magruder & Munro Magruder
Susan & Mark Marquess
Chris Marsh
Stephanie Martin
Lisa Maulhardt
Nick Mazzamurro
Kyri & Aaron McClellan
Marjorie McCoy
Charlene Joan McDonald
Patricia McDowell
K. Ira Polcyn McEvoy
Mary McGuire
Connie McLaughlin
Jeremiah McLaughlin
Patricia McMahon
Marjorie & Marc McMorris
Joe McVicker
Jennifer & Craig McWherter
Colleen Medeiros
Kathleen Meeker
Sharon & Paul Melodia
Celine Meunier
Diane & Harold Meyer
Paul Miailovich
Carolyn & Michael Mickelson
Mary & Cyr Miller
Reed Minuth
Mary Mockus
David Moffett
Jeannette Moffett
Karen Monahan
Marney & Shelly Monahan
Gary Montague
Elizabeth Moore
Jane Moore
Kathleen Mugele
Linda Muldoon
Leslie Murphy
Tracey Murphy
Sandra & Justin Murray
Peggy Murrin
Sheila Sosnow & Richard Nagler
Moya Jones-Neely
Marian Nelson
Jeff Nichelini
Jason Nichols
Lauren Nicholson
MaryAnn Niebojeski
Susan Nielsen

Theresa & Chuck Nio
Marva Nitti
Mindy & Greg Norris
Therese & Mike Nugent
Austin Nunez
Joan Nussbaum
Wayne O’Connor
Melissa O’Halloran
Maureen Olsen
Susan Olsen
Priscilla & James O’Meara
Emily Ose
Lynnda D. Ose
F.B. Palmer
Donna Chopp & Joe Parker
Heather Parker
Nathan Pavlovic
Diane Pease
Regiland Pena
Alexander Perkins
Ellen Pesavento
Malia Peterson
Samantha Piehoff
Margaret Pogue
Lori Poliski
Audrey Poole
Lisa Lasota-Poole & Kevin Poole
Carol Porter
Donna & Matthew Porter
Marie & John Porter
Tiem & David Porter
Suanne Ramar
Raymond Ramos
Bee Raymond
Gwen Regan
Alex Reuter
Tucker & Anthony Ricioli
Sue Rickard
Kathryn Rifenburg
Lisa Rissetto
Clare Ritter
Trish Roath
Jason Robart
Kristan Roberts
Tyler Robertson
Stephen Roche
Cynthia & Richard Rose
Toni Rothschild
Darcie Rummel
Lizette & Donald Ryker
Blair Kirk, D.D.S.
Patti & John Saini
John Salter
Mel Sanchietti
Sarah Scatena
Teresa Schaeffer
Henry Schmutz
Sheri Schoenberg
Francesca Schuler
Matilda & Michael Schulman
Jean Schulz
Dale Schumacher
Travis Schwank
Robyn Sebastini
Brandt Severson
Rebecca & Victor Seward
Brad Sharp
Susan Sheela
Mariah Shields
Adrienne Shubin
Susy Silva
Andrea Simon
Jennette & Bryan Sinclair
Jill Slater
Awie Smit
Graham Smith
Helen Smith
Sandra & Bruce Smith
Therese Smith
Michael Smoyer
Lisa Snyder
Susan Solinsky
Theresa Soto
Saralynn Specht
Margaret & Michael Springer
Leslie Steele
Martin Steigner
Samuel Steiner
Kathryn Sterngold
Pam Stewart
Mary Jane Stolte
Debi Stone
Nancy Sullivan
Lance Talsky
Diana Taormina
Eric Tapang
Jared Tappero
Katherine Theus
Carolyn Thow
Sylvie & Roland Tolosa
William Toomey
Theresa Torres
John Torrise
Wendy Tucker
Melissa Tunzi
Cecily Upton
Aine Vejby
Megan Vincent
Maureen Wagner
Anne Wallner
Carol Warren
Ellen & Chuck Wear
Selena & David Weinstock
Dayna West
Kim Whippy
Julie Fox-Whitaker
Josh White
Carrie Wicks
Debbie Wiegmann
Kathie Wiley
Kathy & Joe Willer
Marion Heestand & Julia Williams
Jean Williamson
Michael Willin
Raymond Willmers
Sharon Wilson
Sally Winters
Alex Witherill
Cynthia Wong
Cynthia & Ken Wornick
Thomas Wyman
Alisa Yaffa
Laurie Young
Christine Conti Youngberg

In-Kind Gifts: Individuals & Families

Kylee Arbuckle
Reade Backer
Holly Bennett
Sue Bernardi
Donna Bernstein
Rosella Blanding
Kendra Boyer
Bill Buchanan
Janet Byrum
Chelsea & Matt Cain
Bev & Steve Carleton
Sam Durham
Jennifer* Emmert Evans & Josh Evans
Erin & Greg Pell
Kelly & Brian Finnegan
Cynthia George
Lynn & Ford Goodman
Barbra & Ron Goodrich
Deborah Haase

Kari & Sammy Hagar
Holly Hansen
Catherine Hargrave
Shanti Hill-Gauer
Martha Hollenbeck
Ann Jaffe
Kathy Johnson
Beverly Jovais
Anna Kelly
Daniel Kenyon
Jennifer Lampshire
Lynne Lancaster
Kara & Tyler Love
Jackie Mallorca
Mark Mance
Larissa* & Doug McCalla
Ilsi Medearis
Joanne Muldoon
Kathy Murphy
Peggy Murrin

Mary Olund
Rodrigo Pessoa
Chris Pope
Theresa Raabe
Alexandra Reuter
Sue Rickard
Jessica Rising
Terri* & Chip Roberson
Patt & Jim Rose
Ann Ruffner
Mariah Shields
Rebecca & Terry Smith
Saralynn Specht
Jennifer & Rich Stark
Danielle Sutliff
Laura Townsend
Patsy West
Hugh White

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