The Circle of Impact

A preeminent donor community.

The Circle of Impact

Growing Home is pleased to introduce the Circle of Impact, providing our most loyal supporters the opportunity to make a deeper connection with—and contribution to—Growing Home’s mission.  Members are invited to participate in exclusive events and engagement opportunities that provide unique access to interact with those we serve, our leadership, and our community.

For more information on the Circle of Impact, please contact Marlene Ceja, Director of Individual Giving at or (708) 890-5896.

Thank you to our 2019 Circle of Impact Members! Be on the lookout for your Growing Home special gifts coming in the mail and/or delivered.  As well, stay up-to-date on all things Growing Home with your special Circle of Impact Growing Home Newsletters here and your private online cookbook at the Circle of Impact Growing Home Kitchen! (Use password provided in your newsletter.  Contact Marlene if you haven’t received it yet).


$50,000 and above

Carmella Barrett-Perry and Lamorris Perry
Emmy and Steve Stanley
Laura Tilly and Derek Cottier





Jana French and Peter Gotsch
Manaaki Foundation
Rebecca and Daniel Kaplan
The Silk Purse Fund
Thomas and Pascale Kichler



Diana Leifer
Doug and Jessie MacDonald
Foster Dale and Janet Silverberg
Joe Niemiec
Judith Aronson and Marc Hilton
Lynn Sheck
Paul Francis
Reinhardt and Shirley Jahn Foundation Trust
Robert Fix
Scott Leff
Seth and Dorothy Hemming
Ted and Maura Kennedy



Amy Brakeman
Augustus Spelman
Barbara Wallace and Tom Wolfe
Betsy Gates-Alford and Peter Alford
Calire Halpin
Caroline Decker
Chris Lueking
Colleen Sheehan and Cynthia Brown
Connie Green
Craig Morrison and Deborah Kinzer
David Dickson
Emily Culbertson and Hal Rees
Faith Spencer and Mark Parts
Feinberg Foundation
Franklin Brehmer and Sara Farr
Freddi Greenberg and Daniel Pinkert
Gayle and Matt McCormick
Gina Piemonte
Hanson Family Foundation
Helen and Michael Arkes
James and Kristin Wildman
Jeffrey Yurkanin
Jeff and Susan Pearsall
Jennifer Ballard Croft
Karl and Meg Eifrig
Kevin Swan and Venous Shabahang
Karen Berline
Karen and Bob Lewis
Karen and Ward Reeves
Karl Riley
Khloe Karova
Kim Bartko and Matt Heavin
Kuhn Foundation
Kyle Gould
Laura Kunard
Lawrence and Andrea Wilson
Leonora Robinson
Maggie Venneri
Marilyn Cohn
Mark Bourdenko and Madeline Wolfe
Mark and Betsi Schumacher
Marty Eckstein and Carol Bernstein
Maximilian Gibbons
Merrion Foundation
Nick Pavildis
Oluade Ajayi
Pam and Mark Kendall
Paul Pliester
Peter Landon
Phil and Mary Ann Clement
Robin Fern
Ronald Nierzwicki
Russell and Sara Foszcz
Ryan and Beth Satterfield
Ryan and Casey Harris
Scott and Sue Anderson
Sharon Oberlander
Shelly Burke
Steve and Cindy Cruise
Stewart Weiss and Teresa Gale
Sts. Peter & Paul Greek Orthodox Church
The Lumpkin Family Foundation
Thomas & Tracy Salvino
Torreya Hamilton