This Year’s Donors

All $500+ Donors From July 1, 2019, Through June 30, 2020

We Couldn’t Do This Without Our Donors

This support allows the Center to benefit the community through education and human services activities and helps to provide excellent quality programming that is accessible to the entire community. Please consider joining this distinguished group today!

DONORS

You Make the Magic Happen

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$150,000+

A Special Thank you to Our Current Donors. Gifts from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.

Cheryl Henson & The Jim Henson Foundation

$100,000+

The list below reflects gifts of $100,000 and above from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.

The Coca-Cola Foundation

$50,000+

The list below reflects gifts of $50,000 and above from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.
  • City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs
  • The Jane Henson Foundation
  • The Sara Giles Moore Foundation
  • The Zeist Foundation, Inc.

$25,000+

The list below reflects gifts of $25,000 and above July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.
  • Anonymous
  • Charles Loridans Foundation, Inc.
  • Frances and Beverly DuBose Foundation
  • Fulton County Arts & Culture
  • WarnerMedia

$15,000+

The list below reflects gifts of $15,000 and above from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.
  • Institute of Museum and Library Services
  • The Shubert Foundation
  • Wells Fargo

$10,000+

The list below reflects gifts of $10,000 and above from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.
  • Deborah Hicks Ellis
  • Georgia Power Foundation, Inc.
  • Judy and Ed Garland
  • Lisa Henson
  • Macy’s
  • Marcia and Robert Gilbreth
  • Martha “Mot” Dinos
  • Publix Super Markets Charities
  • Samantha Berger
  • The George M. Brown Trust Fund of Atlanta
  • The Whitcomb Family Foundation, Inc.

$5,000+

The list below reflects gifts of $5,000 and above from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.
  • Anne L. Cross
  • Anonymous
  • BNY Mellon Charitable Gift Fund
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Gail and John Chandler
  • Georgia Council for the Arts
  • Georgia-Pacific Foundation
  • Gil and Leslie Rapley
  • Heather Henson
  • Jeffrey and Vanessa Blake
  • Kathleen and Mike Dunlap
  • Kristi and Bill Patterson
  • Lucy and Vir Nanda
  • Margo Brinton, Ph.D. and Eldon Park
  • Merchant & Gould P.C.
  • Mrs. C. Preston Stephens
  • National Endowment of the Arts
  • Nordson Charitable Giving Programs
  • PNC Bank
  • Sherry P. Taylor, M.D.
  • The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc.
  • The Realff Family
  • The Tyler Perry Foundation
  • Vincent Anthonn
  • Yee Family Charitable Fund

$2,500+

The list below reflects gifts of $2,500 and above from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.
  • Allen W. Yee
  • Anonymous
  • Beth Galen
  • Diane K. Gray
  • DLA Piper
  • Dunlap Family Charitable Fund
  • Ellis Fund
  • Eversheds Sutherland
  • Kathy Waller
  • Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academies
  • Lubo Fund
  • Mary Palmer Family Foundation
  • Matthew C. Pritchard
  • Mr. and Mrs. H. Bronson Smith
  • Ms. Kay B. Stueve
  • Princess Grace Foundation
  • The Goldman Falk Fund

$1,000+

The list below reflects gifts of $1,000 and above from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.
  • Antony Jose Ma Junior
  • Beverly J. Searles Foundation
  • Bradford Clark
  • Bradley N. Currey Jr. Fund
  • Butler Snow, LLP
  • Connie Proco
  • Dana and Aaron Sugar
  • Drew Farris
  • Drs. Cornelia and Rasmus Wegener
  • Elizabeth E. Smalley and Stephen P. Young
  • Eugene P. Cofield, III
  • Facebook Payments Inc.
  • Franny and Rick George
  • JALS Foundation
  • Jefferson Fietek
  • Jennifer Stewart
  • Jon Ludwig and Raylynn Hughes
  • Karen Prell
  • Laura Press
  • Lisa Rhodes and Mark Good
  • Michal Hart Hillman & S. Jack Hillman Family Philanthropic Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. Bharat Desai
  • Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Campbell
  • Mr. and Mrs. Greg Fox
  • Mr. and Mrs. Haynes Johnson
  • Mr. and Mrs. J. Cameron Hardin
  • Mr. and Mrs. Mark B. Riley
  • Mr. Guido Joseph Vliegen and Ms. Leslie Shaw Jones
  • Mr. Michael Isham
  • Ms. Claire Kennedy Ritzler
  • P.J. and Kirsten Protos
  • Sarah and Ed Cadagin
  • Scott and Jeanette DePoy
  • Sharon Carter and John Ezell
  • Susan Pease Langford
  • Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Atlanta
  • The Faircloth Family Foundation
  • Triska Drake and Kim Taylor
  • Walter and Betsy Stark
  • Wayde Harrison and Bonnie Erickson

$500+

The list below reflects gifts of $500 and above from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.
  • Allison and David Howard
  • Alyssa and Randall James
  • AT&T Charity Rewards
  • Beth and Edward Sugarman
  • Bev and Rodney Nash
  • Build Technology Group
  • Carol Hartman
  • Charles and Alicia Pillsbury
  • Daniel Marks
  • David and Marcie Sedacca
  • David Blevins
  • Davis/Zent Family Fund
  • Dellmer B. Seitter
  • Dr. and Mr. Trevor Feinstein
  • Dr. Andrew and Rebecca Grunzke
  • Elizabeth and Chris Morris
  • Eric and Pamela H. Hansen
  • Erin McDaniel
  • Gregg and Natalie Codelli
  • Harry Cook
  • Jane and Steve Henley
  • Jay Bertrand
  • Joann and Todd Jones
  • Karin and Steve Stern
  • Katherine R. Luck
  • Lee Bryan
  • Lo Li and Jeff Carper
  • Margaret Kalvelage McClatchey and Devereaux McClatchey, IV
  • Marshall and Nancy Levine
  • Mr. and Mrs. Edward Cadagin
  • Mr. and Mrs. James Johnson
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert Laverock
  • Mr. and Mrs. Steve McBrayer
  • Mr. Bob Hope
  • Mr. Eric Pahl
  • Mr. John Packman
  • Ms. F. Elaine Williams
  • Ms. Gigi M. Rouland
  • Robert and Lynn Holland
  • Sara and George Branch
  • Shepard B. Ansley
  • Susan Rogers
  • The Dot and Lam Hardman Family Foundation Inc.
  • The J. Donald Childress Foundation
  • The Mellott Family Charitable Fund
  • Tuquyen and Benny Yee
  • USI Insurance Services, LLC
  • Warren Gump

In-Kind Donors

The list below reflects gifts from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.
  • Alice Wallace
  • Arnall Golden Gregory LLP
  • Caroly Wilcox and Frank Misiurski
  • Center for Puppetry Arts
  • Digital Arts Studio
  • Growl
  • Jeffrey Cornett and Dr. Edward Fernandez-Vila
  • Karen Portaleo
  • Kathleen Fortin
  • Kathy Littlefield
  • Leapfrog Services, Inc.
  • Lee Bryan
  • Margo Brinton, Ph.D. and Eldon Park
  • Mr. Joseph Emory
  • Papa John’s Pizza at Georgia Tech
  • Paula Falocco
  • Penguin Random House
  • Publix Super Markets Charities
  • Renaissance Atlanta Midtown Hotel
  • Tamera Josephson
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc.
  • Thom and Lori Stanley
  • Wabe FM  90.1
  • WarnerMedia
  • WSB-TV Family 2 Family Project: Northside Hospital | Delta Community Credit Union | Kroger | American Signature Furniture

Matching Gift

The list below reflects gifts from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.
  • Google Matching Gifts Program
  • Microsoft Matching Gifts Program
  • Once For All Trust
  • Stanley Black & Decker
  • The Coca-Cola Foundation Matching Gift Center
  • The Sartain Lanier Family Foundation
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals

In Honor Of

The list below reflects honorary gifts from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.
  • Alyssa, Randall, and Zadie James
    • Michael Isham and Donald Gauld
  • Beth Schivo
    • Dana Matsushita
    • Erin and Josh Morris
    • Deborah Kling
    • Tamara Ellerbe
    • Samantha Vejay
    • Mr. and Mrs. Charles Musholt
  • Carol & Rob Van Leer
    • Ms. Linda Van Leer
  • Center for Puppetry Arts Wonderful & Hardworking Staff & Volunteers
    • Yee Family Charitable Fund
  • Daughter Dr. Jennifer Palmer, and her family
    • David Lee, Henry, and Bengi
  • Education
    • Nicolas Amortegui
  • Harry Cook
    • AT&T Charity Rewards
  • John Ezell
    • AT&T Charity Rewards
  • Judy and Ed Garland
    • Lubo Fund
    • Ms. Judy Morris Lampert
    • The J. Donald Childress Foundation
  • Vince Anthony and Barb
    • Lubo Fund
    • Elizabeth E. Smalley and Stephen P. Young
    • Beth and Edward Sugarman
    • Charles Loridans Foundation, Inc.
  • Zadie James
    • Ms. Jessamyn Kuhns

In Memory Of

The list below reflects memorial gifts from July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020.
  • Betty B. Stephens
    • Margi Brinton, Ph.D. and Eldon Park
    • Nancy B. Carithers
    • Mr. William Stephens
  • Bobby Box
    • Mr. Mark E. Brown
  • Gay Love
    • Dellmer B. Seitter
    • Margo Brinton, Ph.D. and Eldon Park
    • Ellis Fund
    • Lavona Currie
  • Jack St. George
    • Alan Keene
    • Kathyrn L. Truesdell
    • Christy Price
    • Michael Ulliman
  • Martha ‘Mot’ Dinos
    • Anonymous
    • Laura Taylor
  • Maxine Nash
    • Anonymous
  • Zavella Jacobson
    • Bonnie Jacobson

160910 Atlanta, Georgia (Buckhead): The Annual String Fling fundraiser for the Center for Puppetry Arts, held in the Grand Ballroom in the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday September 10, 2016. (Chris Hunt Photography)