Donors

Your financial support changes lives

Thank you, donors!

THANK YOU to the following organizations and individuals who have generously supported services, education and advocacy for people who are living with vision loss. Your financial support in 2018 changed lives throughout Wisconsin! The Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired gratefully acknowledges every gift. Names of donors will be published on our website in conjunction with our Annual Report, unless you wish to remain anonymous.

Legacy CirCle

Robert and Carolyn Arndt
Helen Bewick
Kathleen Brockman
Ray Cubberly
Anonymous
Loretta Himmelsbach
Anonymous
Steven Johnson
Marjean Kuschel
Ester Lovelace
Stan Nelson
Anonymous
Arnold & Alice Tucker
Scott & Beverly Verhage
Chris & Theresa Zenchenko

Council Friends

$500 or more in 2018

Carol Adams
Anonymous
Priscilla and Anthony Beadell
Shirley Carlson
Richard and Tracy Clark
Gerald and Betty Fuller
Nona Groves and Dennis Ameden
Greenville Lioness Club
Loretta Himmelsbach
Rosemary Himmelsbach
Jean Kalscheur
Peter Kaufman
Candice Koehn
John and Terry Ladwig
Anonymous
Beverly Lampe
Marvin Levy
Barbara Lockwood
Lomira Lions Club
Constance Malak
Newton Lions Club
Anonymous
Tracy Schoenrock
Margaret Schwoegler
Karen Steffen
Kimberly Stepien, MD
Marvin Strehlow
TelecomPioneers
Catherine Tesar
Audrey Uber
Unity of Madison
Waukesha County Community Foundation – William M. & Michele A. Holcomb Family Fund
Lori and Mark Werbeckes
Margaret Williams
Barbra Winter
Mary Wrzesinski
Terri Young, MD

White Cane Circle

Monthly Donors

Dennis Ameden
Deen Amusa
Steven Baudo
Kathleen Brockman
Katherine Corbett
Sue Cowan
Claire Dick
James & Karen Fletcher
Patricia Gibson
Rosemary Goodrich
Nona Graves
Thomas Houtevelde
Denise Jess
Scott & Brenda Johnson
Rajnish Kapur family
Jean Loichinger
Constance Malak
Chris Richmond
Patty Slaby
Margaret Sommers
Rhonda Staats
Eunice Wagner
Lori Werbeckes
Franklin Wilson
John & Ros Zeltins
Wayne & Beulah Zoutendam

Council Visionaries

Cumulative gifts of $20,000

Anonymous
Arnold Van Bogart
Helen Bewick
Marion & Albert Deppeler
Helen Faas
H.J. Hagge Foundation
Harvey Hansen
Charlotte & Orrin Helstad
Loretta Himmelsbach
Rosemary Himmelsbach
Emil Hunkel
Industries for the Blind, Inc.
Anonymous
Jerome Jungbluth
Minnie Morrison
Jean Ollis
Evelyn Radtke
Gloria Ristow
Melvin Siewert
Mayme & Virgil Solberg
Marvin Strehlow
Arthur Vreeke
Anonymous
Doris Woychik

Individuals, businesses, service organizations and foundations That gave in 2018

Ruth Abraham
Janice & Gerald Acken
David Ackmann
Carol Adams
Sandra Adams
Kathryn Adams
Adaptive Technology Resources
Nancy Aeschlimann
Norbert Affeldt
Susan Aiello
Tom Alergy
Susan Ales
Bonnie Alexander
AmazonSmile Foundation
Frederick Amerell estate
Nurudeen Amusa
Ruby Andersen
Brian Anderson
C.J. Anderson
Carol Anderson
Elizabeth Anderson
Anonymous
Hubert & Joyce Anderson
John Anderson
Laura Anderson
Patricia Anderson
Virgene Anderson
Richard & Alice Appen
Marion Applegate
Edger & Colleen Armacanqui
Robert & Carolyn Arndt
Michael Arrowood
Associated Bank
Richard Ayres
Michael Baer
Stephanie Baerenwald
Frederick Baewer
Melinda Bailey
Luke Balistreri
Noritta Ballmann
George Bambrough
Alice & Eric Bannier
James Bardenwerper
John Bardos
Todd Barnett
Barbara Barrow
Robert & Joan Bart
Mary Barton
Arthur & Barbara Bartsch
Steven & Susan Baudo
Priscilla & Anthony Beadell
Robert Beahm
Sheridan Bearheart
Marvin Beatty
Cherri Becker
Evelyn Becker
George & Linda Bednar
Bruce Bender
Benevity Community Impact Fund
Audrey Benning
Steve Bentin
Wesley Berg
Deb Bergholz
Lynn Berken
Berlin Lions Club
Michael & Luann Berns
Norman & Barbara Berven
Donald & Marcia Beseler
William & Joyce Bethke
Eric Beuerman
Nila Biddle
James Biechler, MD
Amy Bigna
Birnamwood Lions Club
James & Gloria Bjornerud
Candice Black
Karen Blaschka
Evelyn Blum
Marc & Kathleen Blum
Michael Blumenfeld
Ruth Bock
Karen Boettcher
Charles & Luann Boie
Nannette Boinski
William Bollom
John & Anna Borchers
James & Lisa Borowski
Janet Borre
Richard & Marilyn Borree
Arthur Bostwick
Kelley Boucher
Patricia Bowers
Claire Box
Bruce Boyd
Gerrie Boym
Carl & Judy Brakebush
Carol Brandt
Joseph Branks
Mary Braskamp
Janine Bratz
Starla Bremel
Fidalia Breunig
Burneatta Bridge
Beth & Randall Brining
Jane Brischke
Pat & Kathleen Brockman
Jen Brown
Stewart Brown
Brownsville Lions Club
Larry Brubacker
Dennis Bruggink
John Bruschnig
Dave & Reta Buchholz
Kirsten Buckstaff
William & Denise Buenzli
Heather Buggs
Kathleen Burr
Virginia Burschke
Wallace Bushar
Linda & Steven Buske
Doris Buyze
Shirley Byrd
Carol Calkins
Richard Calland
Mary Lou Callin
Bonita Campbell
Shirley Carlson
Rosemary Cash
Jeannie Castilleja
Karen Cator
Joseph Cauley
Stafford Cerny
Ruth Chalmers
Charlie’s on Main
Grace & Jack Chosy
Frances Christenson
Roni Christian
Paul & Sandra Christianson
Tom & Patty Cihowiak
Della & Gerald Clabots
Richard & Tracy Clark
David Class
Anonymous
Edward Cochrane
Michael Cody
Community Shares of Wisconsin
Computer & Networking Solutions
Julian & Marjorie Conkey
Ernst Conrath
Katherine Corbett
Louis Cornelius
Pat & Dan Cornwell
Adam Corona
Katherine Coughlin
Suzanne Cowan
Lizbeth Cox
Janis Crandall
Denise Creighton
David & Susan Cress
Christopher Croasdale, MD
Lloyd Cross
Raymond Cubberly
Mary Cuccia
Marcella Culp e
Anna Beth Culver
Margaret Currier
Wallace Cutler
Chelsea Dallin
Mary Daniel
Jeanne Davies
Mike Davis
Robert Davis
J. Peter Day
Henrietta De La Garza
Virginia DeBlaey
Amy Dee
Mary Dees
James Denham
Rita Dercks
Olive & Gerald Derus
Rhonda Deschler
Rick Dettmann
Gene & Bea Dewey
Claire Dick
Nicole Doebert
Chris Doering
Rick & Dawn Dorman
Wally & Peggy Douma
Ruth & Warren Downs
Robert & Pam Draves
Sally Drew
Sandra Drew
Joyce Dyer
Claude Eakins
Erin Eaton
Shelly & Peter Eisch
Mary Eisele
Paul & Jean Ekblad
Jean Ellis
Patrick Ellis
Golden Elvainita
Emanation Graphics
David Emmerich
Enhanced Vision
Phyllis Ermer
Gary Esse
Will Everts
Fall Creek Lions Club
Lois Fanello
Bill & Dorothy Faust
Hildy Feen
Rebecca Feldt
Don & Marlyn Fenhaus
Tom & Marlys Fernan
James Ferwerda
Kathryn Fetherston
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
Joyce Fiel
Cheryl Fine
Robert Fisher
Marshall & Lisa Flax
William & Rosemary Fleck
Spring Fleming
Robert & Susan Flemming
James & Karen Fletcher
Diane Folstad
Robert Forbess
Neil & Peggy Ford
Lynn Forshaug
Fort Atkinson Lions Club
Nancy Foss
John Foulks
Chain O’Lakes Assembly – Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus
James Fowler
Leah Fox
Fox Communities Credit Union
Anne Marie Foy
Rebecca Fraire
Roger Francois
Elmer Frank
Howard Frankenthal Family Fnd.
Linda Froehlich
James & Patricia Fuehrer
Edward & Joann Fujikawa
Marguerite Fuller
Scott Fuller
Gerald & Betty Fuller
Connie Gabrilska
John & Darlene Gaska
Frances Gasper
Ellen Geiger
Ellen Geishirt
Kathy Germann
Andrew Getschmann
Patricia Gibson
Jolene Giese
Sean Gifford
Norman & Amanda Gilliland
Bruce Gilmeister
GingeRootz Asian Grille
Verda Goetzman
Rachel & Daniel Golla
Rosemary Goodrich
Duane & Carrie Gorges
Michael Gottfried
Joan Goulee
William Graczyk
Steve & Judy Grahovak
Sandra Granroth
Grasshopper Goods
Adam Grassnickle
Laura Graves
Nona Graves & Dennis Ameden
Gary & Pat Gray
Katherine Gray
Greater Milwaukee Foundation
– Carl & Alma S. Greilach Fund
– William R. & Lois J. Phillips Fund
Greenville Lioness Club
Karen Griffith
Sandra Grinde
Melvin Guell
Jeffrey Gurriell
Charles & Margaret Gustafson
Randy Hackbarth
Audrey Hagen
Robert Haglund
Mary Jean Hale
Alice Halpin
William Hammond
Beth Hanes
Richard Haney
Susan Hansen
Claudine Hanson
Ruth & Robert Harker
Harker Heating & Cooling
Suzanne Harmelink
Linda & Garth Harris
Anita Hartman
Theresa Hauri
LaVone Havlik
Lyle Hayes
Karen & Dave Heesen
Derek & Holly Hei
Jan Heide
Anonymous
Marilyn Heiden
Helen Heimerl
Lorrie Heinemann
Dean & Barbara Hekel
Beverly Helland
Gale Hellpap
Beverly Henke
Troy Hergert
Gertrude Herold
Christine Hess-Molloy
Geraldine Hillig
Richard Hilt
Loretta Himmelsbach
Rosemary Himmelsbach
Magdalen Hirst
Bernice Hobbs
Ruth Hoepner
Edna Hoffman
Ruth Hoffman Hein
John Holdridge
Theodore Holen
Louise Horge
Jim & Lucille Hornung
Tom & Jeanine Houtevelde
Rebecca Houtman
Marilyn & Neil Howell
Ralph & Peggy Hudson
Kathy Hudziak
Bob & Liz Hueller
John & Carole Hughes
Sarah Hughes
Emil Hunkel estate
Illinois Tool Works
Industries for the Blind & Visually Impaired
Rose Mary Jackson
Norma Jacobson
Fae James
Janesville Noon Lions Club
Cora Janus
Michael Jarmonczuk
Jeffrey Jensen
June Jentz
Jean Jepson
Denise Jess & Jani Koester
Thomas Jewell
Gerald Joas
Adam & Ethan Jochem
Carol Johnson
Jerome Johnson
Jessi Johnson
Joseph Johnson
Richard & Darlene Johnson
Scott & Brenda Johnson
Steven Johnson
Johnson Bank
Yvette Jones
Jerome Jungbluth estate
Gabriel Kadell
Jean Kalscheur
Anna Kaminski
Diane Kangas
Anonymous
Robert Kantola
Rajnish, Arvinder & Avanish Kapur
Mary Jane Karis
Gary Karl
George Karls
Jean Karls
Richard Kartschoke
Elliott Katz
Peter Kaufman
James & Joan Kawleski
Lorna Kaye
Kaytee Wild Bird Marketing Dept.
Mark & Faith Kelley
Joy Kendall
Rosalie Kiefer
Pauline King
Joan & Ronald Klebs
Richard & Ellen Kleszczynski
Richard Kline
Joyce Klundt
David Knapp
Sharon Knauf
Rebecca & Michael Kneer
Joe Knies
Martha Kniffin
Lee Knispel
Shirley Knutson
Deborah Koch
Anonymous
Candice Koehn
Betty Koenig
Herb Kohl Charities
Anonymous
Lorre Kolb
Warren & Janet Konopacki
Annika Konrad
Peter & Mary Kopp
Alan Kosak
Joseph & Patricia Krantz
Robert Krarup
Richard Krenzke
Krupp General Contractors
Judith Kruzan
Kevin & Mary Krysinski
Willard Kuhlow
Kathleen Kukawica
Jack & Linda Kuschel
LaCrosse Lions Club
John & Terry Ladwig
Bernice Laita
Lake Wisconsin Lions Club
Anonymous
Allen & Elaine Lamers
Beverly Lampe
Donald & Kathleen Langer
Stacey Lansing
Ann Lanzendorf
Kenneth Larrabee
Helen & Patrick Leary
Bertha LeGore
Michael Leibundgut
Julia Leichtenberg
Stacy Leitner
Cynthia Lemke
Justin Lemke
Rosemary & Lee Lemke
Anonymous
Anonymous
Marvin Levy
Deb & Dan Lewellin
Liberty Mutual Foundation
James Lins
Lioness Club of Greater Kenosha
Irene Lippelt
Barbara Lockwood
Helen Lodge
Jean Loichinger
Peter Loken
Lomira Lions Club
Anonymous
Ester & Birl Lowery
Neil Lucchese, MD
Sandra Luedeke
Eleanor Luehrsen
Michael Lyster
Stewart Macaulay
Phyllis Mack
Madison Community Foundation
– Thomas G. & Karen C. Ragatz
Madison Gas & Electric Fnd.
Tony Magro
Karen & Al Majkrzak
Constance Malak
Joan & Jack Malin
Sil Maly
Manitowoc Lions Club
Robert Mantz
Laverne Marcus
Marion Lions Club
Bonnie Marousek
Anna Marshall
Karen Martens
Mary Mastaglio
Mary Matthews
Mattingly Low Vision
Sharon Matusinec
Elizabeth Matzinger
David Matzner
Kenneth & Kay Mauk
Aleda McArdle
McCaslin Lioness Club
Deborah McCulloch
McFarland Lioness Club
McFarland Lions Club
Donna McGinley
Hildegarde McGown
Charles & Darcy McGraw
Myrna & James McKay
Rita McKimmy
Milton McMillen
Sharon & Robert Meier
Joan Lea Mellberg
Cindy & Craig Mellin
Lois Menninga
Dorothy Merten
Ron & Mary Mesman
Dolly Messina
Dan Meyer
Debby & Dan Meyer
Ann Meyerlund
Jo Ann Meyers
William Michels
Ann Michielli
Carol Miller
Janet & James Miller
Mary & John Moch
Kathy Mogensen
Sanbrita Mondal, MD
Lucy Moon
Patrick Mooney
Suzanne Morgen
Patrick Moriarty
Helen Moyer
Bruce & Bonnie Mueller
Nyla Musser
Marjorie Mussman
Peter & Donna Napoleone
National Mutual Benefit
Carolyn Neerhof
Elizabeth Neff
Leroy & Patricia Nelson
Neshkoro Lions Club
New Berlin Lioness Club
Diann Newby
Newton Lions Club
Jane Niebauer
Ryan Niemeyer
Barbara Nilsson
Abigail Norderhaug
Ann Notari
John O’Donnor
Vince O’Hern
Oakwood Village
Murnell Olsen
Jay & Linda Olson
Anonymous
Onalaska Lions Club
Janice Ongna
Brian Opria
Cheryl Orgas & Bill Meeker
Marina Orio
Randal & Anne Orlikowski
Phyllis Orsburne
Karlyn Osterberg
Sandra Oudenhoven
Mary Ousley
Monica Paffenroth
Steven Pamperin
Dale Parker
Anonymous
Dorothy Paulsen
Kim Pavlat
PayPal Giving Fund
Barbara Pedersen
Sherwin & Julie Peltin
Barbara Pence
Suzanne Penfield
Robert Perme
Eugene Persohn
Blair & Brent Perzentka
Karen & Richard Perzentka
Norma Petchler
Dan & Judy Peterson
Derek Peterson
Anna Mae Petrusha
Duane Philis
Ronald & Judy Phillips
Dean & Terry Pieper
Pilch & Barnet
Earl & Judith Pinkall
Gary & Pat Pluta
Marjory Pollack
Betty Pollex
Lee & Cyrena Pondrom
Joan Pope
Christine Poppe
David & Susan Porter
Mary Belle Potter
Sarah Potts
Charlyn Pozza
Usha Prabhu
Wilai Pratoomtong
Promega Corporation
Lisa Pruszka
Jeff Puth
Anne Putnam Smith
Beverly Quartuccio
Virginia Quindt
Racine Community Fnd.
– John & Gladys Franco Fund for the Visually Impaired
Richard & Clare Radtke
Steven Rahn
Kenneth Ramm
Diana & Kelly Randolph
Christopher Rapp
Judith Rasmussen
Michael Ratsch
Anonymous
John & Renee Reback
Mary Rebhan
James & Irene Reid
Thomas & JoAnn Reiter
Jennifer & Greg Rice
Diane Richards
Chris Richmond
Gerald Ring
Constance Risjord
Gloria Ristow estate
Mary Ann Ristow
Frank & Ernestine Ritacca
Delores Robillard
Florence Robinson
Jim & Eloise Robinson
Nila Rodriguez
Mary & Robert Roenneburg
Duane Rogers
Karen Rosen
Patricia Rossa
Susan Roy
Ronald Rubenzer
Jeffrey & Christine Rushton
Joyce Russell
Saint Francis Lions Club
Phil & Barbara Salstrom
Ellyn Satter
Jennifer Savino
Louise Schadauer
Nancy Schaecher
Gladys Schaefer
Kathryn Schaefer
Anonymous
Mary Schaper
Anthony Scherer
Donna Scheunemann
Sandra Schild
Gary Schiller
Allan & Dorothy Schilling
Peter Schmalz
Shirley Schmid
Anonymous
Alice Schmitz
James & Janice Schneider
Walter Schoenfeld
Tracy Schoenrock
Sharlene Schorbahn
Jean Schott Wagner
Louis & Rae Schubert
Bob & Mary Schuh
Ronald & Joyce Schultz
Kathleen Schuster
Todd Schwanke
Charles Schwarting
Margaret Schwoegler
Betty Scott
Seeley Lions Club
John Selbo
Jeanne Sengstock
Gregory Sessler & Dale Ann Kaufman
Priya & Vikas Sharda
Sheboygan Evening Lions Club
Eugene Sheets
John & Beverly Shipley
Nancy Shusta
Nick Sinram
Dan & Susan Sippl
Sean Size
Raymond Smerz
Lanny & Margaret Smith
Michael & Gloria Smith
Nancy Smith
Anthony Smorynski
Jackie Snider
Cynda Solberg
Mayme & Virgil Solberg estate
Margaret Sommers
Paul & Sherie Sondel
Kathy Southard
Deborah Speckmann
Donald Spencer
Lisa Spletter-Guthman
Rhonda Staats
Maurice & Lois Stecklein
Maryann Steckling
Delores Steer
Karen Steffen
Lealisa Stefl
Mary Steinhofer
Robert Steinke
Jon & Becky Stellmacher
Julie & David Stenbroten
Emily Stephans
Kimberly Stepien, MD
Michael Sterr
Herbert Sterzinger
Elaine Stevens
Bradley Stewart
Kim Stien
Annette Stoddard Freeman
Kenneth & Mary Stoey
Judith Stolper
John Stoltenberg
Donna Strand
Ruth Strand
Marvin Strehlow
Anonymous
Audrey Studrawa
Paul & Barbara Sturn
Sub-Zero Wolf Fnd.
Robert Suess
Charlotte Summers
Kana Sundblad
Anonymous
Ralph & Harriet Swanson
Patrick Sweeney
Elliott Sweet
Shirley Swenson
Dorothy Switzky
Michael & Stacy Tamboli
Thomas Taylor
TelecomPioneers
Catherine Tesar
Jacinda Tessmann
Sandra Theiler
Emma Thieme
Jim Thompson
Douglas Thorp
James & Susan Thorsen
Thrivent Financial
Joyce Tikalsky
Michael & Julie Tilly
Kelsey Tiradani
Sara Toenes
Town of Black Brook
Town of Sheboygan Lions Club
Violet Tully
Gloria Turgeson
Audrey Uber
Gary Utterberg
Carol & Richard Van Boxtel
Gale Van Engel
Vanda Pharmaceuticals
Gale VandeBerg
Deb Vandenbroucke
Scott & Beverly Verhage
Lee Vermilyea
Bill Vielgut
Judith Vierck
Vignette Dining Club
Angelica Visgin
Michael & Elizabeth Visser
Clifford Voegeli
The Vogel Foundation
Jane & Orval Volbrecht
Martin & Karen Voss
Eunice Wagner
Monica Wahlberg
Arnold & Ellen Wald
Jenny Walker
Wendy & Wayne Walker
Sheila Wall
Mary Wallace
Shirley Wallace
James Walsh
Susan Walsh
David & Mary Wandel
Elizabeth Ward
Arthur Wasserman
Anita Waterbury
Phyllis Waters
Lester & Karen Watters
Isaac Watts
Waukesha County Community Fnd.
– William M. & Michele A. Holcomb Family Fund
WEA Trust
Margaret Webb
Wegner CPAs
Richard Weirich
Daniel Weiss
Ed Weiss
Sheila Weiss
Mary Welch
Janet Wells
Wenthe-Davidson Engineering Co.
Lori & Mark Werbeckes
Patricia Werdin
Shahla Werner
Sharon West
White Cane Day Celebration
Donald Whitman
Stephanie Whitney
Lawrence Whittier
Richard Wickman
Merlin Wiegel
Kenneth Wilke estate
Norma Will
Orson & Nancy Willard
Elizabeth & Phillip Willems
Sonia Willenson
Fritz Williams
Margaret Williams
Franklin Wilson
Pamela Wilson
Paul Wimmer
Barbra Winter
Joyce Witmer
Daniel & Dolores Wojciechowicz
Barbara Wolosz
Marcy Worzala
Mary Wrzesinski
Amy Wurf
Xcel Energy Foundation
Gary & Sandra Yakes
Yelp
Susan Young
Terri Young, MD
Joseph & Edna Zadra
Sol Zaichick
Patty & Steve Zallar
Beth Ann Zellmer
John & Roslyn Zeltins
Chris & Theresa Zenchenko
Dwight & Bonnie Ziegler
Lon & Linda Ziehm
George Zimmer
Alan Zimmerman
Zion Ladies Aid Society
Rhonda Zirzow
Wayne & Beulah Zoutendam
Carl Zutz

Donations can be made online or sent to:

Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired 754 Williamson Street, Madison, WI  53703

Direct questions to Lori at (608) 237-8114 or send her an email.