Our Support

When they say it takes a village, they really mean it. We’d like to thank all of the organizations and individuals that take the time to donate to our work and make it possible each and every year.

2020 Campaign Donors

Angel: $25,000 or More

Sustainer: $10,000 to $24,999

Premier: $5,000 to $14,999

  • Eastminster PRes
  • Mario Dozzo Foundation
  • anonymous

Platinum: $2,500 to $4,999

Gold: $1,000 to $2,499

  • Thomas and Jane Bristow
  • Barbara and Kuniharu Kubodera
  • Beth and Hampton Oliver
  • St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
  • The Women’s Club of Columbia Endowment

Silver: $500 to $999

(Includes $1,250 Gala Table Sponsors)

  • Patricia L. Beckler
  • Janet Hudson and Lacy Ford
  • Merrill Lynch Pierce, Finner, and Smith, Inc. 
  • S. Jahue Moore
  • Jennie F. and E. Danny Scott
  • Charles Sloan

Family Friends Plus: $400 to $499

  • Barbara Biddy
  • Northminster Presbyterian Church
  • Redeemer Lutheran Church
  • St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church
  • Seven Oaks Presbyterian Church
  • Trinity UMC Blythewood

Family Friends: $250 to $399

  • ​Anonymous
  • Julie Bodner-Siomacco
  • Christ the King Lutheran Church
  • Mary A. Collins
  • Laura and Randy Covington
  • Patricia Crosby
  • Sara Curtis
  • Alecia Diamond
  • Meredith Dreibelbis
  • Luther and Mary Fant
  • Stan and Elaine Frick
  • Gill Creek Baptist Church
  • Guidance, Growth, and Grace, LLC
  • Sally and Frank Hafner
  • Nancy Hoyt Duncan
  • Mary H. Kelly
  • Dan and Jennifer Lott
  • Pine Grove AME Church
  • Carla Roberts
  • Nancy and Boyd Scott
  • Shandon UMC Joy Sunday School Class
  • Shandon UMC New Generations Sunday School Class
  • Patricia Shelley
  • Earnest and Margaret Smith
  • Preston Smith
  • Jan Sowell
  • James and Won Chae Thames
  • John and Deborah Wells
  • Christopher and Pamela Williams
  • Benton D. Williamson and Elizabeth Mays

2019 Campaign Donors

Angel: $25,000 or More

  • Joanna and Bill Walkup

Sustainer: $10,000 to $24,999

  • Anonymous

Premier: $5,000 to $14,999

  • Anonymous
  • Belk Challenge Grant
  • Family Promise Giving Day
  • Trinity UMC
  • Blythewood
  • The Cheerfull Giver
  • Central Carolina Community Foundation

Platinum: $2,500 to $4,999

  • Barbara & Hamilton Lott Family Fund
  • Sharon Caggianno

Gold: $1,000 to $2,499

  • Laura Bro and Ellis Tesh
  • Fran and Michael Byrd
  • Sarah and Frank Brown
  • Terry S. Brown
  • Kim and Gus Dixon
  • Richard and Dallas Garbee
  • Murphy and Grantland, P.A.
  • Sally and Frank Hafner
  • Dan and Jennifer Lott
  • Bonnie and John Montgomery
  • Kate Swanson and Hayes Mizell
  • Saint Mary’s Episcopal
  • Ben M. Smith III
  • Anne and Bob Walkup
  • Laura Walkup
  • Joy and William Watkins
  • Shandon UMC Joy Sunday School Class
  • Shandon UMC United Methodist Women
  • Outreach Ministries, St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church
  • St. Martin’s-in-the-Fields Foundation, Cloak and Sword Fund
  • Women’s Club of Columbia Endowment
  • The Woodforest Charitable Foundation

Silver: $500 to $999

(Includes $1,000 Gala Table Sponsors)

  • Andrews Family Fund
  • Anonymous
  • The Benevity Community Impact Fund
  • United Methodist Women of Bethel UMC 
  • Nancy and James Bradly, Jr.
  • Sally and John Caver
  • Jackie Cominotti
  • Laura and Randy Covington
  • Deans and Peter Faucett
  • Amanda Folk
  • Elaine and Stan Frick
  • Marlene and Phil Gardham
  • Margaret and Wayne Harris
  • Janet Hudson
  • Lake Murray Irmo Women’s Club
  • McGregor Presbyterian Church
  • Men of St. John’s Episcopal Church
  • Nina and Jim Newcomb
  • Jenny and Danny Scott
  • Biff and Jan Sowell
  • Seven Oaks Presbyterian
  • St. Andrews Lutheran Church
  • Trenholm Road UMC
  • Jemme Stewart
  • Solomon’s Temple
  • Corey Williamson

Family Friends Plus: $420 to $499

  • Karen and Dick Newsome
  • Sue and Tommy Phelps
  • Psychological Associates
  • Redeemer Lutheran Church
  • Shandon Presbyterian Church
  • Trinity Presbyterian Church
  • Olivia and Michael Turner
  • Nancy and Tom Tuten
  • Tommie Wingate

Family Friends: $250 to $419

  • Anonymous
  • Agnes Asmond
  • Robin and Marsha Bacon
  • Mark Beckford
  • W. Robert and Barbara Borom
  • Cathy and Davis Bourne
  • John Boylston
  • Columbia Bridge Club, Inc.
  • Lauren and Steve Darnell
  • Robin Davidson
  • Louise Deahl
  • Amanda Folk
  • Jesse and Tracy Folk
  • Bill Frew
  • Elizabeth and Henry Hall
  • Diane and Richard Hankins
  • Karen Hardy
  • Mary Kelly and Tom Wagner
  • Taylor Leonard
  • John Long
  • Joel Lourie
  • ​​John B. and Martha McArthur
  • Alison and Bryant McGowan
  • Kathleen McLean
  • Robert Parker
  • Northminster Presbyterian
  • Lee and W. M. Rambo
  • Elizabeth Roof
  • Nancy and Boyd Scott
  • Marlene Sipes
  • Charles Sloan
  • Earnest and Margaret Smith
  • Nancy H. and Bradley D. Smith
  • Martha Smith
  • Mitchell Smith
  • Jeanette Spence
  • Eve Stacey
  • Kerry Stubbs
  • Chae Thames
  • Beth Trump
  • Benton Williamson

2018 Campaign Donors

Our New Day Center

  • Barbara and Kunihara Kubodera

Sustainers: $10,000 or more

  • Anonymous

Premier Donors: $5,000 to $14,999

  • Hammond School Families
  • Anonymous

Platinum Donors: $2,500 to $4,999

Gold Donors: $1,000 to $2,499

  • Jennifer and Dan Lott
  • Sally and Frank Hafner
  • Marlene and Philip Gardham
  • Anonymous
  • Kim and Gus Dixon
  • Elizabeth and Seth Boone
  • United Way of the Midlands
  • The Women’s Club of Columbia Endowment

Silver Donors: $500 to $999

(Includes $1,000 Gala Table Sponsors)

  • Sally and John Caver
  • Sharon Caggiano
  • Jessica and Jesse Grote
  • Daniele Mazzarella
  • Jemme Stewart
  • Sarah and Sy Hughes
  • Hayes Mizell
  • St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church
  • Nancy and Tom Tuten

Family Friends Plus Gala Tickets: $300 to $499

  • Gina and Buck Brinson
  • Suzanne and Reece O’Dell
  • Lauren and Steve Darnell
  • Karen and Dick Newsome
  • Jim and Nina Newcomb
  • Amanda Folk
  • Sue and Tommy Phelps
  • Laura and Randy Covington
  • Psychological Associates
  • Bonnie and John Montgomery
  • Cassell Brothers Heating and Air
  • Kathleen McLean

Family Friends: $250 to $299

  • Morgan Brogdon
  • Alfred Brown
  • Amanda Folk
  • Lee and William Rambo
  • Olivia and Michael Turne

Dessert Donors for our 2018 Gala

Antique Mall and Café
1528 Main Street Little Mountain

Cake Collection Boutique
7001 St Andrew Road Columbia

DiPrato’s
342 Pickens Street Columbia

Desserts by Noelle
428 South Church Street Lexington

Main Street Bakery and Gift Shop
3307 N. Main Columbia

Nicks House of Pizza
1082A Sunset Blvd West Columbia

Panera Bread
Bower Parkway

Sweet Temptations Bakery
2231 Main Street Columbia

Tiffany’s Bakery and Eatery
8502 Two Notch Rd Columbia

Tres Leches Bakery and Café
6903 St. Andrews Rd Columbia

2017 Campaign Donors

Sustaining Donors: $10,000 or more

  • Joanna and William Walkup
  • Kevin Steelman

Premier Donors and Premier-Level Gala Sponsors: $5,000 to $9,999

Platinum-Level Gala Sponsor: $2,500 to $4,999

Gold Donors and Gold-Level Gala Sponsors: $1,000 to $2,999

  • The Women’s Club of Columbia Endowment
  • Kim and Gus Dixon
  • Sally and Frank Hafner
  • Jim and Nina Newcomb
  • St. Mary’s Episcopal Church
  • Shandon United Methodist Women
  • ​Laura Walkup
  • Woodforest Bank

Silver Donors and Silver-Level Gala Sponsors: $500 to $999

  • Jacquelin Cominotti
  • Garwood Wells
  • Union United Methodist Church
  • Forest Lake Presbyterian Church
  • Ebenezer Lutheran Church
  • Sally and John Caver
  • B. P. Skinner Clothiers
  • Laura Bro and Ellis Tesh
  • William Watkin
  • Wholistic Therapy and Coaching Center of the Midlands

Family Friends: $250 to $499

  • Laura and Randy Covington
  • Suzanne and Reece O’Dell
  • Psychological Associates
  • Callison Tighe & Robinson, LLC
  • Heyward Street United Methodist Church
  • Bonnie and John Montgomery
  • Trinity United Methodist Church
  • Sabrina and Clinton Tuggle
  • Elizabeth Padget
  • Jim and Nancy Bradley
  • S. Lynn Aughtry
  • Olivia and Michael Turner
  • Mary and William Moore
  • Jennifer and Dan Lott
  • The Rev. Jill Duffield
  • Marlene Sipes
  • Sarah Bramlett and Danny Crowe
  • Lisa Collins
  • Lauren Darnell
  • Nancy and Tom Tuten
  • Julie Mayson
  • ​Karen and Richard Newsome
  • Careen and Bill Frew and Kathleen McLean Titus
  • Judith and Tom Turnipseed
  • Christine and Luther Fant
  • Margaret Stevenson
  • St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church
  • Christ the King Lutheran Church

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