Major Supporters

Through their generous philanthropic and volunteer contributions, Inspiration Corporation’s major supporters have demonstrated a deep commitment to supporting people struggling with homelessness and poverty. We are grateful for their partnership.

FISCAL YEAR 2021 MAJOR FINANCIAL SUPPORTERS

$100,000+

Anonymous (2)
Crown Family Philanthropies
Leonard C. Goodman
Jewel Osco Foundation
Jessy Pucker
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc.
West Side United

50,000+

Alvin H. Baum Family Fund
Anonymous
BMO Harris Bank
Ron M. Jericho

$25,000+

Paul M. Angell Family Foundation
Anonymous
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
The Chicago Community Trust
The Christopher Family Foundation
Conagra Brands Foundation
Greater Chicago Food Depository
Shannon Halloway and Justin D. Hance
Havi
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
Northern Trust Foundation
Polk Bros. Foundation
W.P. & H.B. White Foundation

$10,000+

Allied District Properties
Anonymous Donor Advised Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation
The Blowitz-Ridgeway Foundation
Catalyst Kitchens
Chicago Region Food System Fund
CIBC
CME Group
David E. & Kirsten R. Cunningham Charitable Foundation
Cuore e Mani Foundation
Full Circle Foundation
The Golden Pearl Foundation
Helen Brach Foundation
Jackson National Life Insurance Company
JPMorgan Chase Foundation
Kuhn Foundation
Mazza Foundation
MUFG Union Bank
The Owens Foundation
Elisabeth Payne
Radio Flyer
Benjamin Randall and Nancy Randall
The Seabury Foundation
The Siragusa Family Foundation
United Way of Metropolitan Chicago
Weiss Grosshandler Charitable Fund
Rachel Winpar and Robert D. Gecht

$5,000+

Alfredo and Ada Capitanini Foundation
Anonymous
Aventine Property Group
David J. Berger and Nicole M. Berger
Larissa Chaikowsky
Dr. Scholl Foundation
Fourth Presbyterian Church
Laura Glaser and Leonard Loventhal
The Lauren B. and David A. Grossman Family Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation
Nathan L. Hudson
Travis Hughes
The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger Zero Waste Foundation
Mariano’s
The Pierce Family Charitable Foundation
Steve Rivkin and Hana Rivkin
Salesforce.com, inc.
Cornelius Walker
William M. Weiss Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Walter W. Winkel III

$1,000+

84.51°
Aaronson Charitable Fund
AIG
Anonymous (2)
Aptitive
Arkes Family Foundation
Thomas S. Armour and Robin P. Armour
John H. Bankhurst and Ryan Kin
Stephen Bartlett and Judy Bartlett
Karen M. Baumann and G. Marc Baumann
Emily Blum and Neal Kleemann
Christine Bonomo and Brian Bonomo
Denise Bowles
Therese Brandenstein and David P. Brandenstein
Julie Bryant and Andrew Bryant
Darren Cahr
CDM Foundation
David Cella and Kimberly Webster
Dennis Chacko
Zhiwen Chong
Christine Hughes Interior Design
Martha C. Clarke
Judy Cohn
Consumers Credit Union
Margaret Costigan and Daniel J. Costigan
Reid DeManche
John and Susan Dewan Foundation
Teresa Down and Michael P. Down
Stuart Ellison
Malika Viltz-Emerson and John Emerson
Catherine Faber
Sally Fansler and Steven Fansler
Farmer’s Fridge
Mary Fitzpatrick and Bradley Lee
Freeborn & Peters
Thomas Gibson and Nancy Gibson
Givinga Foundation, Inc.
Glockner-Randolph Family Fund
Karen Goldstein
Google, Inc.
Jacob Grillot and Andrea Greenwell
Jarrett Gross
Seth Grosshandler
Caroline Grossinger and Gary Grossinger
GTCR
Linda Gustavson and Doug Gustavson
Sean Haas
Anthony Halpin
Lisa Hampton
Harlib Foundation
The Harmann Family Fund of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation
PJ Hedeen & Children Foundation
Karen M. Hoelscher
Illinois Tool Works
Jocarno Fund
Christopher Johnson
Callie W. Johnston and Michael Johnston
The Robert A. and Shirley J. Jones Foundation
Dr. Peter H. Jones and Marian M. Pearcy
Ira J. Kaufman Family Foundation
Stephen Kaufman and Loraine Kaufman
Arthur Kessler and Wendy Bloom
Andrew Klevorn
Dietrich Klevorn
Joseph R. Knecht and Anne Chipman
David Kozar
Jennifer A. Kratochvil and Christopher Wachal
Anna Krause and Douglas Krause
The Neal & Kathleen Kulick Family Fund
Lakeview Church of Christ
Karen Shane Lapinski
Julie R. Lefebvre and Jeffrey R. Lefebvre
Matthew Lehman
Sarah Liles
Paul Lin
Linde
LinkedIn
Albert L. Lipson
Louis and Nellie Sieg Fund
Theodore Lowitz
Lycee Francais
Natalie Lynch
Mary MacKay and Edward Wheatley
Thomas Mazza
Ryan McDaniel
McDonald’s Employee Matching Gifts Program
Erin Miller and Jeremy Miller
MKB Architects
Monteverde Restaurant and Pastificio
Calypso Montouchet
Morgan Stanley Global Impact Funding Trust
Morgante Wilson Architects
Robert Moss
Seth Nelson
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas
Kristen R. Nomura and Philip Nomura
Novak Family Foundation
Brad O’Dell and Amy O’Dell
Orbit Media Studios
Ann B. O’Shaughnessy
Linda Palm
The Pauls Foundation
Ryan Pavlik
Pekin Hardy Strauss Wealth Management
William Pekin
Rebecca Pesavento
Trent Phillips
Elizabeth Potocsnak and Jeffrey Potocsnak
John B. Potter and Eric Johanson
Jeff Powell and Sonia Powell
Laurel Proctor
Protiviti
Eric Pudnos
Vinu Ramasamy
Regina Rathnau
Kristin Reisinger and John T. Skolnick
Stuart Rice
Kaitlin Roe
Kati Rooney and Jim Hennessey
Linda D. Schwartz and Alvin Dodek
Carl Segal and Tracy Segal
George Semaan and Carmita Semaan
Daniel Semenak and Julie E. Semenak
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
James Shapiro
Renetta Shapiro
Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB)
Austin M. Srejma and Vince Srejma
David Stanford
Patrick Strieck
Rachel Suddeth
Pam Swenk
Jason M. Swinford
The Generation IV Charitable Trust
The Sadarangani Family Fund
The Sam & Sarah Grossinger Foundation
Joanne Thompson
TisBest Philanthropy
Turner Construction Company Foundation
Two Sigma
United Way Suncoast
Sandra Valenzuela
Verizon Media
Peter M. Vilim and Joan M. Vilim
Susan Weiss
Whole Foods Market
Matilda J. Wilhoite
Joan Winstein
Winzeler Gear
Mary Pat Witmer and Neil Witmer
Yagan Family Fund
Priscilla Yeung
Christine A. Zyzda and Michael Maloney

 

FISCAL YEAR 2021 VOLUNTEER and In-kind SUPPORTERS

Volunteers (including Board and Committee Members)

Charlie Apfelbach
John Bankhurst
Brandon Barela
Eitan Barkow
Chris Bartlett
Josh Bay
Emily Blum
Larissa Chaikowsky
Dylan Cohen
Catherine Faber
Rebecca Fries
Aamer Ghaffar
Shannon Halloway
Lisa Hampton
La’Shawn Hill
Travis Hughes
Lisa Jericho
Joseph Knecht  
Jennie Kratochvil   
Mike Kuhn
Kelly Kulasik
Natalie Lynch
Catherine Meeth
Angela Morrison 
Kristen Nomura
Ann O’Shaughessy
Blake Overlock
Elisabeth Payne
William Pekin
John Potter
Vinu Ramasamy
Kaitlin Roe
Ruth Ross  
George Semaan
John Shapiro
Brittney Soukhone
Sam Teper
Jenny Urban
Susan Weiss
Stephanie Weiss
April Williams

In-Kind Supporters

AJC International
Kaia Alexander 
Amazon.com
Aptitive
Francisco Arcaute
Brandon Barela
Barry Callebaut
Chris Bartlett
Clayton Beck
Kim Becker
Kelli Bernedo
Leah Birhanu and Josh Raebel
Ilana Blumin
BMO Harris Bank
Ellie Boyer
Arnold Bradford
Joshua Bradford
Joy Bradford and Lance Darr
Jean Bystedt
Larissa Chaikowsky
The City of Chicago’s Department of Family and Support Services
Costco
Kaylee Craig
Caroline Creed
Rachel DaDamio
John Dehr
Carlos Diaz
Karen Dolbee
Janine Doyle
James Drake
DRW Holdings, LLC
Linda Englund
Megan Fang
Kenneth Felicelli
Kira Felsenfeld
Fight2Feed
Kristin Foster
Frontera Grill
Belinda Galdo and Joe Holt
Emily Gallagher and Phillip Maira
Nicole Gamboa
Jennifer Gerwing
Karen Goldstein
Natalie Goodwin
Norbert Gottschling
Greater Chicago Food Depository
Gary and Caroline Grossinger
Chef Sarah Greuenberg
Randy Harper
Andrea Harrison
Maine West Voice for the Nameless
Henry Mask
Colin Higgins
Marie and Timothy Higgins
Shanta Holt
Travis Hughes
Humble Design
Aleksandar Jenic
Jordan Jenic 
Jewish United Fund (TOV)
Emma Kagan
Chef Bill Kim
Michael Kuhn
Kelly Kulasik
Joe Kupresanin
Lee Initiative
Susan Leftwich
Cathy Lesmeister
Tina Lulla
Carolyn Martineau
Molly Matelski
McCain Foods USA, Inc.
Valerie McCune
Catherine Meeth
Metropolis Coffee Company
Mondelez International
Juan Mora
Rob Mosher
The Murray Family
New City Church
Oak Park River Forest School
Michael O’Connell
Hannah O’Leary
Orbit Media
Elisabeth Payne and Mark Eastom
Phoenix Bean LLC
Plants Delivered Chicago, LLC
Pre Brands
Amy Probasco
Protiviti
Johnny Ramos
Mary Reiling 
Jacqueline Rice
Kaitlin Roe
Sacred Heart Schools
Sam Sinclair Trio
Chef Anthony Scardino
Jeremy Schnitker
Sarah Schrup
Judy Scott-Berger
Christine Sellin
Rohit Seshadri
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
John Shapiro
Shrimad Rajchandra Love and Care
Jenny L. Smith and Eric Hillerbrand
Sowmia Sridhar
Jen Stille
Laura Thill
Laura Marie Thill
Top Box Foods
Corrine Ulmer
The Witmer Nachazel Family
Wonderworks LLC
Rachel Yousdale

One Inspired Evening Artists

Joey Africa
Emily Cain
Chicago Printmakers Collaborative
Bill Eitel
Firecat Projects
Urszula Gogol
Steven Gross
Susan Hall
Madeleine Hines
Tricia Koning-Llewellyn
Mars Gallery
Liz Martino
Eric Skaggs
Jane Sloss
John Terdich
Steven Tritt