Grateful for Your Support

We want to say a huge thanks to our generous donors. In 2022, these individuals and organizations made a direct investment in helping individuals in our community get and stay a step ahead. Names are listed in accordance with donors’ wishes.

A Family Foundation


Benton United Methodist Women

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Bobby Stone Foundation


Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga

First Christian Church Outreach Committee

First Horizon Foundation

Friday Morning Study Club

George R. Johnson Family Foundation/Hardee’s

Hamico Inc.

Lillian L. Colby Charitable Foundation

Lyndhurst Foundation

McKenney Giving Fund

McKenzie Foundation

Monteagle S.S. Assembly

North Minster Presbyterian Church

The Chrysalis Foundation

The Church of the Good Shepherd

The Elsa and Peter Soderberg Charitable Foundation

The Howard Fund

The Patten Group

The Warburg Pincus Foundation (matching gift)

Unitarian Universalist Church of Chattanooga

United Way of Greater Chattanooga

Unum (matching gift)

Verizon Foundation (matching gift)

Weldon F. Osborne Foundation

Wild Geese Foundation

Anonymous  (2)

Mr. Chuck Chitty

Sarah and Jeff Lorberbaum

Pat and David Martin

Olan and Norma Mills

Paul Neely and Susan Street

Anonymous (1)

Emily and Paul Campbell

Nancy Otis Doyle

Karen and Bob Elliott

Moggie and Jim Henry

Mary Ann Stewart

Iris and Lee Abelson

Ann and Bill Aiken

Eugenia and Charles Allderdice

Dr. Sam and Dana Banks

Guy and Judy Beaty

Nancy and Charlie Belin

Mitchell and Hazel Bell

Monique Prado Berke

Alan Berlow and Susan Blaustein

Bob and Nora Bernhardt

Mike and Cathy Boettner

Anne and George Bright

Pat and Nina Brock

Susan and Paul Brock

Kadi Brown

Hanna and Andy Burnett

Hacker and Kitty Caldwell

Jeff Campbell

Charles and Ann Casey

Mary Ellen and Michael Coen

Mandy Cowley

Andrea Crouch

Lynn and Edward Dolnick

Jane Elmore

Dr. John Nelson and Dr. Lori Emerson

Sally and Buddy Faulkner

Kate McCarry Frazier

Varsha and Devon Ghodasra

Amy Gouger

Vicky Gregg

Joen and Bob Grizzard

Dr. Marshall and Jane Horton

David and Sarah Hurder

Deanne and Nelson Irvine

Joy Jones 

Karen (“Candy”) Kruesi

Lacy Middlebrooks Camp and Thomas Camp

Allison and Kincaid Mills

Kristina and Tom Montague

R. Nelson

Kim Perry Gardner

Judy Powell

Helen S. Pregulman

Carol and Brian Quinn

Kim and Chris Radpour

Larimore B. and Marty B. Roberts

Kathleen and Fred Robinson

Michelle Ruest

Jay Shaffer and Hope Flammer

Rachel and Henry Schulson

Reginald R. Sherrill, M.D.

Lavonda and Tim Shipley

Alice and Alfred Smith

Marian and Jim Steffner

Aggie and Andrew Stephenson

Rebecca Stimson and Thomas Jenkins

Claudia and Harold Stowe

Julie and Patrick Stowe

James Sutherland

Kathy Thaggard

Amy and Jamie Thomas

Susan Thul

Emily and Teo Valdés

Barbara and Alan Voss

Kelly Zabroski

Anonymous (1)

Betsy and Alan Archer

Beth Baker

Pam and Edward Baker

Melissa Barat

Cathy Barrett

Andrea Bonds

Charlie Brock

Carol and Herb Burhenn

Ruzha and Clif Cleaveland

Geoffrey Climer and Melissa Lund

Rebecca Coleman

Dr. Tonia Cox

Mary L Drazich

Ione and Jim Farrar

Mitch and Marie Farrar Baldree

James and Patricia Garrett

Olivia Harrison

Mark Issenberg and Nona Martini

Dr. Berneet Kaur

Barbara Kennedy

Megan Kier

Pam and Phil Kiper

Alan and Alison Lebovitz

Tresa and Franklin McCallie

Philip M Meyer II

Gloria J. Miller and David A. Bowman

Jennifer and Jay Mills

Cannon and Rick Montague

Shelby and Carrington Montague

Meredith Neal 

Virginia Newmyer

Margy Oehmig

Rob Parker

Sally Peixoto

Cathy and Chuck Pruett

Debbie Sue and Mark Przybysz

Maxine Robertson

Sarah and Jeff Ross

Emma Green and Michael Schulson

Lisa Shander

Joanna Shepich

Pete and Lisa Shivers

Pris and Robert Siskin

Wallace Tallent

Denise and Mike Taylor

Tina Vance

Bill and Katie Warren

Mrs. Elsie Florence Weill

Harriett and Berton Whitaker

Nora H Williams MD

Anonymous (4)

Lynn and Dr. C.R. Adcock

James Addison and Mary Harper

Melva Akens

Kelly Allen

Laurence Alvarez

Dawn Arevalo

Dr. Deborah Elwell Arfken

Carla Askonas and Chuck Jones

Robin Balser

Leslie Bell

Savannah Benedict

Joan Bickerstaff

Nancy Blank, MD

Donna Blansett

Nanette Brown

Lisa and Josh Brown

Alissa and Andrew Browning-Couch

Emily Bullins

Helen Burns Sharp

Dr. Gloria Butler

Martha Butterfield

Charlotte Caldwell

Lauryn Carlson

Reed Carroll

Carol Cenac

Terry and Robert Childers

Alison Chimley

Rebecca Clark

Mary Beth and Tom Clark

Karen Claypool

Amy and Jon Cohen

Herb Cohn

Jo Coke

Sara Connaughton

Natalie Cook

April Cook and Drew Comer

Linda and Pete Cooper

Eleanor and Melvin Cooper

Kelly Costello

Catherine Coulter

Courtney Crittenden

Lisa Crowder

Nam Phuong Dang

Patricia Daniel

Kristin and Gordon Davenport

Margha M. Davis

Myranda DeMailly

Peggy Sue and David Denham

Yvonne and Bill Derrickson

Karen S. Diamond

Beth Duggar

Hollie Elizondo

Bob and Shelly Elliott

Kelly Etchells

Thomas Evans

Judge Christie Sell Faires

Angela Favaloro

Jeanette Fetter

Kitty Forbes

Dale and Kaye Foust

Mrs. Dorothy Frost

Rebecca Gibson

Christina Gifford

Dr. and Mrs. Robert Giles, Jr.

Judy and Thomas Graham

Elizabeth Grant

Liz and Frank Grant

Jill Guess

Elizabeth Hamilton

Jeri Harrison

Ellen Hays

Stephanie Hays and Peter Woolcock

Heidi Hefferlin

Dawn Hendrix

Jan and William Hewgley

Teresa H. Hill 

Laura Holland

Robin Howe

Buckner Hughes

Paulo Hutson Solórzano

Adam Izell

Ms. Maeghan Jones and Dr. Kirk Zigler

Julie Jordan

Dr. Jeff and Terry Jump

Kathleen Harrison

Jonathan and Molly Kelley

Kelly Kietzke

Linda and Frank Knight

Darcy Knowles

Mary and David Laband

Donna Lamb

Noël Lambert Riley

Shannon Lanier

Dr. Bruce Kaplan and Ann Law

Carrie Lawson

Lisa Lemza

Karna and Lloyd Levitt

George lindemann

Lori and Larry Lively

Sarah Lodge

Jody Loyd

Amanda Lynch

Nandini Makrandi

Christa and Karla Mannarino-Jackson

Jennifer Mannhardt

Dillon Martin

Jean M. Martin

Sarah Marshall

Lauren Masters

Sara and Spencer McCallie

Nancy McCord

Mrs. Misty McDougal

Darla McGlamery, IATSE 491

Nora Merriman

Sarah Miers

Shannon Millsaps

Sarah G. Moore

Patrick and Robbie Moore

Ann Mosser

Shannon B. Mowrer

Gwen Mullins

Ruth Obear

Alicia and Eric Oliver

Adam Otsuka 

Elise Ottenfeld

Shirley Panizza

Donnie Parton

Kathy Patten

Cathy and Patten Pettway

Phil and Susan Pollock

Bill Reason

Samantha Reese

Michael and Lisa Revenig

Mariel Rico

Galen Riley

Pamela Rivers

Anne and Jack Robbins

Barbara Roberts

Tiffanie and Michael Robinson

Lindsay Rose

Morgen Rose

Rachael Ruiz

Christine Ryder

Stuart Rymer

Rose Sampley

Thomas Sanders

Ari Saperstein

Candy and Steve Scoggins

Dr. Jessica Scotchie

Ms. Lynn Seeger

Virginia Anne Sharber

Dorris Shober

Ellen Simak

Sujata Singh

Paul and Abbie Smallman Fund

BettyeLynn Smith

Kathleen Solomon

Robert Somerville

Susan and William Spurgeon

John and Lynna Standridge

Sarah Steele

Sarah and Jamey Steffner

Janis Strunk

Jann and Gregg Sullivan

Pat Swafford

Betsy Switzer

Ashley and Aaron Thomas

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel T. Tibbs

Carol Torres

Jennifer Tracy 

Valerie Walker Cate

Dana and Richard Waxler 

Beth Webb

Heather Wilson

Allison Reedy Wolfe

Rachel and Hal Wright

Richard Zachary

Anonymous (1)

Emily Akins

Cyndi Allen

Laura and Justin Allen

Adrian Anderson

Danna Bailey and David Brock

Jamie Barbeauld

Brooke Beall

Jennifer Bennett

Melanie Berg 

Simonette Berry

Alayna Best

Tom Bodkin

Abigail Bowman

Linda Bradford

Daniel Brashear

Kerri Brewer

Elizabeth Bridges

Lindsey Burgess

Brittney Burns

Marie Burr

Carolina Calderón and Joshua Sneideman

Adera Causey

Valerie Chandler

Harriet Chipley

Chelsea Conrad

Dory Cooper

Ann Couillard

Greg and Nancy Cross

Heather and Joe DeGaetano

Kat, Davey, and Addie Dickhut

Brooke Dillard

Megan Duggar

Tiffany Eck

Wally and Shannon Edmondson 

Linda Eldredge

Connelly P. Ensign

Roberta and Sam Esslinger

Anne Feehrer

Rosie Fitzgerrel

Laminda Freeman

Pat Fuller

Jamie Gaines

Brandon Germany

Shawna Gilbreath

Anna Goforth

Jeannine Grogg

Lila Hamon

Jeff and Kim Harmon

Scarlett Henderson

Kim and Brent Hobby

Lisa Hoffer

George Hollier

Sarah Hubbard

Mary Beth Ikard

Jane Indyk 

Anne Jackley

Paige Jarvis

Leslie Jones

Suzi Kane

Melody Kernan

Theresa J Kitchell

Debora Knopp

Summer Kohlhorst

Michael Levy

Vicki Lofty

Rachel Lyons

Gianna Maio

Tracy and John McCarley

Carolyn McConville

Amanda Middleton

Mary Lou Miller

Via Mixon

Heather Mixon

Betty Anne Neal

Maivy Nguyen

John and Laurel Niemeyer

Cynthia Ott

Linda Park

Cindy Patterson

Susan Peek

Sherilyn Penn

Diane Pesce

Monica Phipps

Shannon Pickering

Carolyn B. Pierce

Nicole Price

Wendy Proctor

Sara Riney

Jaime Rosegren

Lori Ruderman

Meredith Ruffner

Lucy Rymer

Judy Sachsman

Dave and Leah Salerno

Elle Scarbrough

Erica Scoggins

Joni Sharp

Helen Smith

Linda Snodgrass

Bethany Souza

Mrs. Mary Suggs

Mary Beth Sutton

Jane Triplett

Allyson Urban

Data and Gene Vess

Tina Villarreal

Katie Wells 

Jana Wetherington

Lara Williams

Trevor Wilson

Milli Yium 

Connie Arbuckle Allen, from James Addison and Mary Harper

Andra Jurist, gifts from Alan Berlow and Susan Blaustein and Virginia Newmyer           

Mrs. Lowe, from Karen Claypool

Dr. James Gay, from Ann Couillard

Johnnie Bell Legg Hewgley, from Jan and William Hewgley                       

Anne Mittleman, from Judy Sachsman 

Sania Khan, from Rachel and Henry Schulson

Susan Bryant, from Sarah Steele

Ruth Swafford O’Leary, from Beth Webb                              

Hannah and Orly Berke, from Monique Berke

Nancy Belin, from Heather DeGaetano

The Kraft Family, from Kat, Davey, and Addie Dickhut

Pat Daniel, from Connelly Ensign

Lori Green, from Mandy Finotti

Mary Taylor Goeltz, from Lissa Goeltz

A Step Ahead Chattanooga Staff, from Meghan Greene

Meghan Greene, from Mary Beth Ikard

Katherine Higgason Lentz, from The American Inns of Court – Chattanooga Chapter

Rachel Schulson, gifts from Ms. Maeghan Jones and Dr. Kirk Zigler, Emma Green and Michael Schulson, Jay Shaffer and Hope Flammer, Helen Smith, Richard Zachary, and Bettye Lynn Smith 

Mandy Cowley, from Ms. Maeghan Jones and Dr. Kirk Zigler

Dr. Kathleen Hunt, from Jean M. Martin

Nam Phuong Dang, from Dillon Martin

Meredith Neal, from Betty Anne Neal

Terry Denniston, from Ruth Obear

Dana Banks, from Lori Ruderman

Alexis Bogo, from Rachel and Henry Schulson

Andrea Crouch, from Rachel and Henry Schulson

Butch and Olan Mills, from Rachel and Henry Schulson

Ann and Bill Aiken, from Rachel and Henry Schulson

Paul Neely, from Rachel and Henry Schulson

Martha Mulvaney and Lyda Prack, from Linda Snodgrass

Lissa Goeltz, from Mary Beth Sutton

Nate and Rose Dallimore, from Nora Williams

Howard Levine, from The Patten Group

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Gifts made after December 31, 2023 will be acknowledged in our 2024 listing. Thank you for your investment in women!

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