Children's Nature Playscape Donors

Children's Nature Playscape Donors

We are eternally grateful to each of our donors. Your combined gifts continue to create a safe, welcoming space for children to learn and grow. Support for the Playscape has been immense and greater than we expected. We are in the process of updating our donor recognition page.

Please bear with us as we update our donor list & THANK YOU for prioritizing Kalamazoo's youth and supporting Children's Nature Playscape!

Grateful Gardeners
These sustaining donors have arranged a monthly donation. If you would like to become a Grateful Gardner at any level, send an email to giving@kalamazooplayscape.org and we will contact you very soon.

Julian Borst
Jody Brylinsky & Marianne Frauenknecht
Fara Cochran
Martha Lehman
Mose & Pam Moseley

Playscape Protectors ($200,000+)

First Congregational Church of Kalamazoo

Enna Foundation

Programming Philanthropists ($100,000 - $199,999)

Anonymous Gift

Faithful Foresters ($50,000 - $99,999)

Jim Gilmore Jr. Foundation
First Presbyterian Church of Kalamazoo
Irving S. Gilmore Foundation
Suzanne U. D. Parish Foundation
Anonymous Gift
Tom & Linda Powell

Environmental Enthusiasts ($25,000 - $49,999)

The Marvin and Rosalie Okun Foundation
Mirthwood Fund
The Burdick-Thorne Foundation
W. S. & Lois VanDalson Foundation
Tyler-Little Family Foundation
, In Memory of Steven Little Tyler
Anonymous
Monica Ann Evans Wildlife Endowment Fund
Havirmill Foundation

Portland Loo Patrons ($10,000 - $24,999)

Briarwood Farm Foundation
Bill & Kathy Main Family Fund
Dorthy U. Dalton Foundation
The H.P. & Genevieve Connable Fund
Kalsec Inc.
Don Coggan
Anonymous
Harold & Grace Upjohn Foundation
Jim Gilmore Grant
Greenleaf - Martha Smith

Water Feature Founders ($5,000 - $9,999)

Colina Foundation
Gary Sisters Foundation
Landscape Forms
Diane Lang
Sara & Rob Nicholson
Anonymous
Bill and Kathy Main Family Fund
Gregory & Catherine Peck
Kiwanis Club of Kalamazoo

Boulder Benefactors ($1,000 - $4,999)

Marianne Frauenknecht
Jody Brylinsky
Becky & John Fulgoni
Alec F MacDonald
Greg & Cathy Peck
Kathryn Polzin
Bill & Lindy Rose
James Smith
Anonymous
Tom & Rita Fox
Bruce Nelson

David Ohmart
Edward & Virginia Hessler
John Pearson
Jean Friedel
Rebecca Fulgoni
Marybeth Smith
Charles & Lynn Zhang
Victoria Okuniewski
First United Methodist
Western Michigan University, Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine 

Perennials Providers ($500- $999)

Kalamazoo Area Wild Ones
David G. Flagler Fund
Martha L Haug

Anonymous
Derl & Heidi Oberlin
Bassam E Harik

Gerald and Lelane Hardie
Richard and Aina Thomas
Bill Rose
Dick and Gloria Seabold
Randy & Pam Walker
Billy Martin - Kalamazoo Community Foundation

Heather and Nathan Dannison


Shade Tree Supporters ($250- $499)

Randy & Pam Walker
Nina Feirer
Praedel Family
Anonymous

Nancy Lane Johson
Joann Silberman
Ross Chapman & Amy Glass
Kristi Droppers
Robert Hill


Planting Soil Partners ($100 - $249)

Ryan & Ryan Attorneys at Law

George Baltmanis
Rebekah Farrugia
Nora Hauk
Colleen Heacock
Katherine Kinas
Karin A Larsen
Sarah E Lee
Kimberly S Licavoli
Steven J McWethy
Robert Poel
Scott N Schrum
Christina Shults

Laura R VanVlack
Roberta J Wandel
Mitchell S Wilson
Emily Wright
Anonymous
Amy & David Lehr
John Steele
Juris & Patricia Baltmanis
Katrina Reed
Ann Mary McNab
Joann B Yochim
Melvin & Jan Doreen White
Rena Brooks
Nancy Ford Charles

Thomas & Caroline Meyers
Mary Sutton
Carol & Dennis Chandler

Donald & Kathleen Cooney
Gerald Hardie
Jean Hess
Carl & Anna Ill
Bruce and Nancy Justin
Russell & Sally Kowalisyn
Becky & Rick Ramsey
J Richardson & Nancy Johnson
Adam & Anise Stong-Morse
Richard Welch & Lucinda Stewart
Jason & Nicikette Whitney
Sarah Wick
Terry & Sharon Williams
Robert & Janice Rensch
Craig & Linda Platt
Sandra & John Idema
Gary and Ann Fergemann

Flowering Shrub Friends ($50 - $99)

Secure Start, Inc.

Rober Balik
Ste
ven B Bertman
Rex T Bruegge
mann
Roberts Cowell
Kim Douglas
Heather Goetzinger
Jennifer Hauschild

Lindsay Moore
Mary Ramm
Elizabeth Rohs
Adam Schwabauer
Jack & Carolyn Vredevelt
Christina Westbury
Anonymous
Denise Hartsough
Kathleen & Charles McNinch
Lena Cool

Darlene Mosher
Charles and Helene Coverdale
Rayline Manni
Doug Williams
Paula Chomis
Charles & Carol Krenek
Ellen Nelson
Jack & Carolyn Vredevelt
Janet Hanson

Bench Builders ($25 - $49)

Thomas A Drabik
Katie Easton
Nancy Gregory
Ruth A Kuebler
Jessica Swartz
Jen Rice

Anonymous
Rev. Vincent Lavier
John Hay and Nancy Stroupe
Diana Morton-Thompson
Alice Gordon
James & Charlene Lewis

Seedling Starters ($1 - $24)

Katherine A Buzzard
Peter Patrick Greenman
Kathleen I Moorhead
Beth Walters
Anonymous
Katherine O'Bryan

Cathy Trotter
Elizabeth Buss
Peggy Johnston
Helayne Smith

Do You Care About Children's Health?

If you answered "yes" to this question then you should make a financial donation to Children's Nature Playscape!

We are grateful to our many donors who have made the Children's Nature Playscape a reality. Any donation is a special donation.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at giving@kalamazooplayscape.org