Circle of Support

We are extremely grateful to the many individuals, families, foundations, corporations and organizations who so generously supported a specific program, research or the general operating fund.


The following is a list of those who made gifts to The Family Institute between September 1, 2016 and July 28, 2017.


$100,000 and above

Harris Family Foundation

     Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Szokol                                      

     Ms. Kathy Harris                                         

     Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Paul and Family                                  

     Mr. and Mrs. King Harris                                         

     Mr. and Mrs. William Friend                                  

     Mr. and Mrs. John Harris                                        

     Mr. and Mrs. Scott Friend                                       


$25,000 to $49,999

The Chicago Community Trust

Kovler Family Foundation


$10,000 to $24,999

Gail and William G. Barker III

Kathleen and Lawrence Sullivan

Pam and Joseph Szokol


$5,000 to $9,999

Francis Beidler Foundation

Adele and Michael E. Murphy

Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr. Family Charitable Trust                                     

The John G. Searle Family Fund

Mary Alice Wheeler

Deborah and Ethan Youderian


$2,500 to $4,999


Cheryl and David Bradford

Donald P. and Byrd M. Kelly Foundation

Krefman Family Foundation

Jesse Viner, MD


$1,000 to $2,499

Nancy Burgoyne

Community Foundation of Greenville, Inc.

Karen & John Crotty Foundation

Janet and Craig Duchossois

Lisa and Eddy Eisenberg

Esther Franklin

Mary J. Gower

Jean and Lewis Greenblatt

Jenner & Block LLP

Mental Health and Addiction Network

Geraldi Norton Foundation

Norman Olson

Karen and James Reid

Cynthia Reusche

Berger Schatz, LLP

Seidel Family Foundation

Margaret Silberman, PhD

Stephen W. & Susan M. Baird Foundation

Andrew Valentine


$500 to $999


H.M. Bitner Charitable Trust

William & Joan Brodsky Foundation Inc.

Corkill Insurance

Tricia Fox and Stephen J. Eisen

Harold F. & Suzanne D. Falk Foundation

Kari and William Foote

David Klow, LMFT

Mary and Thomas Leo

Lynn T. Lowinger and Frederick C. Lowinger

Lee Marinaccio

Sandra and David Matteson

Karen Otto

Moira and Michael Pollard

Barbie and Bruce Taylor

Adriane Glazier and Scott Turow 

Jennifer and Allen Weaver


$250 to $499

Arkes Family Foundation

Tracey and Joshua Buchman

Michael Gantt and Kerri Baker


Lauren D. Holinger, MD

Natasha and Lance Kohan

Alice Lamb

Bridget Levy, MA, LCPC

Eleanor and Myron Lieberman

Janet D. London

Jane and Michael Murray

Barbara A. Noonan, MAAT, LCPC

Anne E. Rossen, MA, LCPC

Rachel Schrepferman

Renetta Shapiro

Sklare Family Foundation

Darla Stelmacki

Elaine G. Thomas

Beatrice and Charles Tier

Susan E. Wolfe, LCSW, LMFT


$100 to $249

Kathleen and Richard Adler

Michele Anderson


Jeff Atkinson

Jeff Axelrod

Dana Bennison

Ed and Penny Berman

Bruce Bernstein

Elizabeth Ester and Michael Brody

CL Graphics

Jane Clifford

Lisa and Julian G. Coleman

Paula Cormalleth, PsyD

Joann Dardick

John R. Durburg, MD

Dan J. Epstein Family Foundation

Deborah and Alan Feldman

Gale and Jay A. Frank

Gary J. Friend, DPM, LPC

Jennifer and John P. Gerber

Charles Gofen

Ethel and William Gofen

Paula Grasso

Carey and Adam Hecktman

Anne and John P. Heinz

E. Franklin Hirsch

Nancy Labinger

Catherine Lamb-Heinz and William Heinz

Lindsay and Marc Landsberg

Fran and Robert Langewisch

Adele Leight, MS, LMFT and Leonard Leight

Joseph E. McDonald, MSW, LCSW

Carol V. Middelberg, PhD

Maureen and Mike Mohr

Gail Morse

Network for Good

Rose O'Neill

Viviana E. Ploper, MA, LCPC

Heidi Prom

Marilynn and Charles Rivkin

Michele Rogers, MBA

Mallory C. Rose, MSMFT, LMFT

Sheri Ross, MD

Dan Sachs

Ellen and Nathaniel Sack

Barbara and Richard A. Samuels

Rachel and Neal Seltzer

F. Sheppard Shanley

Hon. Karen G. Shields

Lynne Shore Abbott and William Abbott

Catherine M. Siegel

John B. Simon

Sant Singh, MAS, FIC

Elizabeth Sklarsky

Susan and Horace E. Smith II

Spencer Foundation

Michael Stelmacki

Liz Stiffel

Susan G. TePas

Sarah Tucker


Up to $99

Amazon Smile

Jill Antoniewicz

Lydia Backer

Natalie Blatnick

Donald Butler, MSW, ACSW, LCSW

Lisa Caldwell

Abigail Clark

Kimberly Dixon-Mays

Jill Dohery

Susan Ellison

Nancy Epstein

Lesley Fisher

Laurie and Will Garrett

Anna Marie L. Jene

Nancy L. Jensen, PhD

Ikar J. Kalogjera, MD, SC

Columba Y. Kim, MSW, LCSW

Kathy Knapp

Kathi M. Marks, PsyD and Ron Himmelman, MD

Dennis Neuenfeldt, LCSW, LMFT

Linda Brandt, PsyD

William M. O'Connell, LCSW, ACSW

Jill Olshefke

Dara Owen

Harolyn Lee Pappadis, RN

Thomas Parkinson

Bridget and Ryan Schmitt

Maureen A. Stimming

Vennwell, LLC

Carol Welch

Thomas Wick

Sheri Wielcat

Elizabeth Yohe Moore

Rita Zider