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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh

Public Support

Allegheny Regional Asset District

Pennsylvania Council On The Arts


Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Bloomberg Philanthropies
EQT Foundations

Grable Foundation
Laurel Foundation
Pittsburgh Indian Community and Friends


Andy Warhol Museum
Aurora Reading Club
Bank of America
Carlow University
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Chatham University
Federal Home Loan Bank
Hunter Associates
Jewish Healthcare Foundation
Karen B. Greb CFP – Merrill Lynch
Pittsburgh Consortium of Independent Schools

The Pittsburgh Foundation
Point Park University
Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC
Rodef Shalom Congregation
St. Edmund’s Academy
University of Pittsburgh Honors College
University of Pittsburgh Press
Winchester Thurston School

Board of Directors

Christopher A. Amar, President
Sheila Washington, Vice President
Kevin Lavelle, Treasurer
Pam Connelly, Secretary
Lena G. Andrews
Karina Chavez

Emilie Hammerstein
Susan B. McIntosh
Susan Morris
Nicole Shapiro
Stephanie Taylor
Ron Vassel
Stephanie Flom, ex-officio

Legacy Gift

In memory of Florence and Harvey Zeve

Literary Circle

Christopher Amar and Cheryl David
Kristina and Peter Gerszten
Bill and Melissa Hallett
Susan McIntosh
Alice B. Mitinger
Jim and Susan Morris

Anu Reddy
Laura Heberton-Shlomchik and Mark Shlomchik
Christy Stuber
Tom and JoAnn Succop
Ron A. Vassel


Kathy and Russ Ayres
Jayne Adair and Basil Cox
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Diederich
Stephanie Flom
Eileen and Nicholas Lane
Kevin and Erin Lavelle

Barbara Rudiak, Ph.D.
Mindy Sanjana
Nicole and Steve Shapiro
Janie and Harry Thompson
Sheila A. Washington


Anonymous (4)
Richard and Tingle Barnes
Ivan and Sybil Baumwell
Robin J. Bernstein
Mary and Russell Brignano
Linda B. Burke
Karina Chavez and Rob Chiarelli
Geri Chichilla
Pamela Connelly
Thomas and Leah Cooper
Patricia K. Crumrine, MD
Joyce Culyba
Rebecca Culyba
Ann and Marty Davis
Mimi Derthick
Elvira Eichleay
Jan Fink
Lynda Flom
Lisa Selvaggio Forgas
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Gissin
Laurie Graham

Neil Resnick and Susan Greenspan
William and Mary Mancini Hartner
Peggy and Jack Hill
John and Nita Kellum
Alan Helgerman and Sandra LaPietra
Drs. Joan Harvey and Michael Lotze
Dona and David Luedde
Barbara Carpenter and Michael Miller
Roz Neiman
Mark and Nikki Nordenberg
Suzanne and Richard Paul
Judy Horgan and Steve Pavsner
Katy and Fred Sherman
Lee and Myrna Silverman
Jeffrey and Sandra Solomon
Sandra Block and John Suhrie
Joshua and Stephanie Taylor
Drs. Robert and Lindsay Turner
Nancy D. Washington
Steven Zelicoff
H.J. Zoffer


Arleen Adelson
Lena Andrews
Angela and Dana
Anonymous (15)
Robin S. Barack
Roxana Barad, MD
Jack and Amy Beiler
Sherry Bloom
Janet T. Bonk
Mr. and Mrs. John S. Brendel
Mark Kamlet and Charlee Brodsky
The Reverend J. Gary Brown
Catherine Caplan
Franny Caplan
Estelle Comay
Sylvia Keller and Bill DeWalt
Jon and Aileen Drosendahl
Tamara Dudukovich
Sarah D. Eldridge
B. Jean Ferketish
Trudy File
Gerry and Michael Fox
Kimberly Francis
Dr. and Mrs. Raymond Frizzell
Alice V. Gelormino
Caryle and Mark Glosser
Gina Godfrey
Peggy Gold
Robin Garvin
Emilie Hammerstein
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Herward
Dr. Gail Pesyna and Dr. John Hooper
Jewish Healthcare Foundation
Fran Steger and Barry Judd
Susan O’Block Kellen
Amy Kellman
Ann Kelton
Ellen Kessler
John F. Cambest, Esq.
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Ladick
Ron and Lida Larsen

Meryl Lazar
Larry and Ellen Lebow
Louis and Susan Leff
Fritz Mitnick
Amy Morgan
Carrington North
Mr. and Mrs. David O’Loughlin
Donna and Lewis Patterson
Barbara and Steve Piskor
Richard E. Rauh
Annie S. Rivers
Florence Rouzier
Lisa Scales
Harriet Schach
Patricia S. Schroder
Morton and Rita Seltman
Lynne and David Siegel
Lisa Slage Robinson and Christopher Robinson
Charlie and Marlene Smithers
Rochelle Solomon
Janet Squires
Carrie and Tim Stanny
Carolyn Stewart
Ann Strong
Alice Bright and Robert Sullivan
Steven Abo and Holly Swartz
Debra and John Thompson
Ellen Toker
Hilary Tyson
Judy Vaglia
Anoo and Viju Verghis
Deborah Walker
Lu-in Wang
Rhonda Wasserman
Pamela Weiss
Stacey Wettstein
Arlene Carbone-Wiley and Clayton Wiley
Carole and Harvey Wolsh
Ellie and Joe Wymard
Susan A. Yohe


Mark and Joy Abbott
Victoria Abel
Tamara Abell
Libby Andrews
Anonymous (35)
Virgil Gligor and Alicia Avery
Genevieve Barbee-Turner
Jean Ann Barker
Darlene Barngrover
Erin Barranger
Carol Becker
Shirley Benedict
Virginia Best
Eva Tansky Blum
Ginger Briles
Karen Brown
Laurie and Frank Bruns
John and Gail Buchanan
A. Buchdahl
Carol Byers
Pat Calabrese
Debra Caplan
Steve Caritis
Peggy L. Carpenter
Julie Childers
Christine Cohen
Andrea Cole
Jane Compagnone
Polly Connelly
Nancy J. Crouthamel
Frances and Roger Dice
Holly Dick
Barb Dickson
Dallas DiLeo
Mary Jane Edwards
Amy Elder
Maureen Hurley and Steve Emery
Marti Farkasovsky
Susan Farrell
Mary Collins Faust
Marian Finegold
Ilene Fingeret
Sylvia Fischer
Marilyn H. Fitzsimmons
Dr. Lee Fogarty
Julie Forsythe
Celine Fox
Rhoda Mills Sommer and Donald Friedman
Leila Friedman
Lawrence A. Frolik
Katherine Fulton
Kimberly Gaston
Bruce and Barbara Goldstein
Sara Gorby
Barbara Grance
Gail Gratton
Richard and Dana Green
Mimi Greenfield
Gretchen Haas
Phyllis Harris
Marlene Haus
Rebecca and Martial Hebert
Jean Herrity
Lisa Honkala
Laura Horner
Catherine Hydzik
Adrienne Irwin
Bonnie and Bob Isacke
Megan Kane
Craig and Mary Kirsch
Stefi Kirschner
Barbara Alexander-Klein
Caitlin Koerber
Roberta Konefal-Shaer
Bruce Herschlag and Mary Korytkowski
Elaine and Carl Krasik
Mary Lou Kuhns
Laurene LaVoie
Diane Lazzaris

Jill Leahy
Marian Leventon
Kerry Bron and Robert Levin
John Liberatore
Kathy Lipsitz
Kathryn Logan
Judith and James Longo
Stephanie Lonsinger
Mary Beth Mannarino
Thomas Farrell and Annamarie Marano
Janet Markel
Eleanor Mayfield
Joanna Mayo
Bob and Helen McAfoos
Connie McCarthy
Kate McCorkle
Darla H. McCormack
Melissa McDonough
Sybil and Kevin McKeegan
Heather McNaught
Barbara W. Miller
Jane Miller
Abby L. Morrison
Richard D. Mowrey
Pamela Murray
Connie Nassif
Sheila Nathanson
Mary A. Navarro
Marlene Ochman
Melissa Saul and Ronnie Parker
Kathryn Pepper
Connie Phillips
Lynne Porterfield
Virginia Pribanic
Lynette Jacobs-Priebe and Eric Priebe
Valerie Resh
Robert and Mary Kay Rightnour
Ann Tobin Ritchie
Eileen Roberts
Tim and Judy Robison
Julie and Harold Rodakowski
Dodie Roskies
Cindy Ross-Katz
Rochelle Rudoy
Arlene Sablowsky
Laurence Scheck
Karen and George Schnakenberg
Jolie Schroeder
Mary Schroeder
Dee Seiffer
Becky Senior
Ann Shaw
Barbara Sidor
Mary Simons
Nathaniel Stephens
Joyce Stuber
Michelle S. Switala
Susan Tanzer
Elaine Tierney
Claire Tintori
Jeffrey Tischler
Deborah Tranter
Christine L. Traviss
Patricia Ulbrich
Richard Chesnik and Stephanie Valetich
Holly VanDine
June Waldman
George and Margaret Walker
Saundra Waseleski
Betsy H. Watkins
Pat Way
Judith W. Weinberg
Eileen Weiner
Lawrence Martin and Matthew Wensel
Darlene S. Wood
Amy Woodall
Linda Wozman
Mark Zeiler
John and Margaret Zimmerman


Anonymous (20)
Elnora M. Balser
Mary Jane Bent
Sharon Bernstein and John Bitsko
Libby and Dan Boyarski
John and Susan Cosgrove
Elisabeth Crago
Zelda Curtiss
Kathleen Dancho
Kevin and Sharon Deacon
Terri DeLuca
Suzanne L. DeWalt
Judith A. Diorio
Kristen and Michael Dougherty
Nancy Gale and Dave Duggins
Donna Hoffman and Richard Dum
Mary Duttine
Susan Freudenberg
Rohan and Mary Ganguli
Joshua Green
Jane Groomes
Lynda Hagan
Marshall and Eleanor Hershberg
Leah Hoechstetter
Patricia Hopkins
Anne and Rob Houck
Louise Gage Jencik
Georgann Klaus Jenkins
Susan and David Kaplan

Dr. Laurie E. Knepper
Kate Lennen
Ellie and Shelly Levine
David Longstreet
Dr. and Mrs. Trevor Macpherson
Rebecca and James Mauch
Glenn and Doty Mauney
Beatrice Salazar and Luis Motles
Nancy Nahi
Torey Naylor
Deborah L. Nichols
Katie Nowak
Marge Petruska
Carla T.S. and Thomas A. Pfahler
Catherine Ravella
Leila J. Richards
Jo Ann Riley
Dr. Leonard and Carole Rubenstein
Mimi and Roy Ruzomberka
Paola Scommegna
Carol Slomski, MD
Terri Sokoloff
Nan and Donald Solow
Cathy Stechschulte
Tom and Judy Thompson
Julianna and Millard Underwood
Susie Wean
Dr. and Mrs. S. Rand Werrin
Beth Williams

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Annual Fund

Anonymous (8)
Tingle and Richard Barnes
Dalia Belinkoff
Ms. Robin J. Bernstein
Mary K. Biagini
Sandra Block
Rev. Dr. J. Harvey Boal
Bridges Charitable Lead Trust
Linda Burke
Tina Calabro
Franny Caplan
Mary Frances Cooper
Frank Correnti
Gillian Cannell and John Cummings
Peter Donovan
Kristen and Michael Dougherty
Paula Engel
Helen Fallon
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Shirley H. Golden
Melody Hannegan
Peggy and Jack Hill
Leah Hoechstetter
Angela & Dana
Dolores Innamorato
Ellen and Jack Kessler
Sarah Clendenning and Un Kim
Robert F. and Joan Marie Klein Fund of the Pittsburgh Foundation
Janet Kramer
Karl Krieger
Meryl Lazar
Dana Lee
Michael and Andrea Lowenstein
Bob and Helen McAfoos

Gale McGloin
Kevin and Rachel McGuire
Kelly Mednis
Tom and Anne Medsger
Muzz Meyers
Amy B. Morgan
The James and Susan Morris Family Fund
Shawn Kintner Nelson
Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Nordenberg
Jake Oresick
Judy Horgan and Steve Pavsner
Ellen Wilson and Fredric Price
Henry Reese
Donald and Sylvia Robinson Family Foundation
Susan and Robert Rudzki in memory of Peter Oresick
Joel D. Sabadasz
The Stefi L. Kirschner and Gilbert Z. Schneider Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Pittsburgh
Judy Shackney
Susan and Peter Smerd
Mary Jo Sonntag
Nancy Tall
Janie and Harry Thompson
Pamela Weiss
Marylynne Pitz and Mark Weitzman of the Pittsburgh Foundation in honor of Doctors Kristina and Peter Gerszten
Lawrence Martin and Matthew Wensel
Margot Woodwell
Michael Wurster
Sr. Rita Yeasted, SFCC
Sophie Zappala