Thank you to the 617 individuals, families, corporations and foundations who gave in 2015! 



5b's Bakery

Suzanne Adams

Kathryn Alexandra

AmazonSmile Foundation

Vera Ames

Amgen Foundation

Anacortes Noon Kiwanis Foundation

Eileen Andersen

Jamie and Julian Andersen

Kari Anderson and Jory Oppenheimer

Lyle and Eileen Anderson

Kayla Andres

Leonard and Judith Andrews

Rebecca Andrews and Scott Olmsted

Harriet and Alfred Arkley

Cassondra Arnett

Jim and Maria Arthur

John Arthur

AT & T Employee Giving Campaign

Catrayl Atkyn

Automated Mailing Services

Susan Averett


Marca and Scott Babcock

Sharon Babcock

Sharon Baker and Richard Droker

Paul Balle

Douglas Bayer

Lisa Bean King and Justin King

James and Nell Beaulaurier

Trip and Carol Beaver

Richard and Elizabeth Bedient

Carol Anne Been and Dan Freedman

Adele and William Behn

Julie Bennett

Kara Benson

Paula and Devin Berg

Elizabeth Berggren

Amy Bergin and Jeff Reitan

Cheryl Berklich

Malcolm and Lynn Best

Kevin Biggs and Natasha Lexin

B. Jean Black

Buff and Terah Black

Gerald Black

Ralph and Bonnie Blackman

Leo and Teresa Bodensteiner

Boeing Gift Matching Program

Laurie Bomstad Heck and Ken Heck

Bill and Trice Booth

Julie Bourm

Cecilia Bowerman

Sandra Bowman

BP Employee Matching Fund

Kate Bradley

Cynthia Bradshaw

Joel Brady-Power and Tele Aadsen

Kevin Brailey

Debbi and Paul Brainerd

Jane Brandt

Jeffrey and Debbie Brennan

Lisa Brenskelle

Mary and Geary Britton-Simmons

Don Hunger and Ginny Broadhurst

Debra and Bob Brodie

Robert Brodie

Jodi Broughton

Amy Brown and Eric Mickelson

Barbara Brown

Josephine and David Brown

Patricia Brown

Peter Brown

Susan Brown

Jerry and Virginia Brownfield

Mary and Tom Brucker

Kathleen Burgoyne

Caren Burke and Sean Kiser

The Burning Foundation

Ferdi Businger

Thomas Butler


Kim and Peter Cacace

Fitz and Rebecca Cahall

Adam Campbell

Tom and Sonya Campion

John Caner Jr

Zimmie Caner and Tom Edwards

Phyllis Caplovitz

Frances Carr

The Carson Family

Cascadia Weekly

Ann Cason and Jack Bodner

Judy Chapman and Carl Johansen

Meredith and Kirsti Charlton

David Cheyette and Cynthia Todd

Ann Childs and Stephen Thornton

The Chirieleison Family

Jon and Joan Christoffersen

City of Seattle

Clinton Clark

Mary Helen Clarke

Drs. Sterling and Sandra Clarren

Virgina Cleaveland

Clif Bar Family Foundation

Harvey and Naomi Cohen

Louisa Cohen

Prentiss Cole, Jr. and Leora Cole

Collins Office Supply, Inc.

Lara and Peter Constable

Gerry Cook and Hannah Sullivan

Walter Corbin and Gayle Keith-Ashley

Beth and Marc Cordova

The Coryell Family

Robert Craig

Ross and Barbara Craigie

Anne and David Crandall

Mechi Cremer

Bill and Pat Culkin

Margaret Cummings

Jocelyn Curry Asher


Jocelyn D'Ahmed

Dianne Dalton and Hugh Campbell

Darby Foundation

Ginny Darvill

Corrine and Scott Davis

Beth Deam

Kristin DeLancey

Wendy and John DePaolis

Dan Deuble

Pete and Alice Dewell

Cynthia Dietderich

William and Holly Dietrich

Jan Doescher

Lani Donohoe and Tom Griffin

Rebecca Dorcas

Brian and Stacie Douglas

Melissa and Eric Douglas

Max Duncan and Holly Koon

Peter Duniho and Debra Tan

Joan Durgin

Dennis Duroff and Cheryl Raleigh-Duroff

DV and Ida McEachern Charitable Trust

Tippy Dye


Marianne Eastham

Edith Gibb Dillon Edson

Barbara Eisenberg

L. Kay English

Environmental Resources Management

Janet Erickson

Dale and Sharon Evans


Corwin Fergus

Ellen Ferguson

Deborah Fischer and Paul Lambshead

Tom Fleischner and Edie Dillon

Michael and Shannon Flory

Carma and Ben Floyd

Emily Ford

Jim Ford

Kathy Fox

Lindsey Frallic

Paddy Freeman and Susan Golub

Jill Freyman

Friends of the Forest

Alan and Lisbeth Fritzberg

Lauren Fritzen

Susan and Albert Fuchs


Jan Gabin

Elizabeth Gall

Crystal Gartner

Ed and Carolyn Gastellum

Dawn Gauthier and Hudson Dodd

Neil and Sonjia Gavin

Tom Gaylord

Tom Gedosch

Frank Gentile

May and John Gerstle

Jeff and Janet Giesen

Kristofer and Kristen Gilje

Bob and Jean Gillespie

Brian and Carmen Gilmore

Christen and Kai Girard

Paul and Donna Glasoe

Michael Goodheim

Dunham Gooding and Sheilagh Brown-Gooding

Kurt Hoelting and Sally Goodwin

Suzanne Gray and Adrian Shulock

Alan Greenbaum and Laura Thorne

Daniel Grillo

Heather Grube and Corey Breuer

Guemes Island Environmental Trust

Gerri Gunn


Jessica Haag

Joan and David Haag

James Hadlock and Sharon Brown

Evelyn Hager

David and Cathy Hall

Kellie Hamblin

James Hansen

Marianne Hanson

Clara Hard

Janet Hare Welch and George Hare

Nancy Hart

John and Sheri Harter

Marcia and John Harter

Molly and David Hashimoto

Melvin and Katherine Haug

Jan Healy

Marie and Dale Hedden

Cheri Hendricks

Michelle Heng and Randy Schweickart

Daniel Hennessey

Jean Hennessy

Henry M. Jackson Foundation

Dr. Harry and Mrs. Elizabeth Herdman

The Heymann Foundation

Pat and Terry Higman

Emily Hildreth

Hiltner Combustion Systems LLC

Arline and Tom Hinckley

Bess and Steven Hjartarson

John Hogan

Jeanette Hollenbeck

Steve Hollenhorst

Sheila Holtgrieve

Sherry Holtzman and Steve Sinderson

Horizons Foundation

John Horner and Jeanine Hart-Horner

Jeffrey Houck

Brice Howard and Amy Fox

Anne Hubka

Paul and Mimi Hudson

The Hugh and Jane Ferguson Foundation

Holly Hughes

Kathryn Hutter


Sandra Ingalls

Randall Ingels

Dana and William Isherwood


Joanne Ja and Harry Ja Wong

Craig and Ann Jackson

Peter Jackson and Laurie Werner

Sego Jackson

Rayna Jacobson

Carlyn James

Carol and Manuel Jamison

Mark Janicke

Janson Foundation

Tracie and Jim Johannessen

Debby Johnson

Melissa Johnson

Richard Johnson and Cheryl Wagner

Jim Jonson

Lynne Jordan and Dennis Clark

Tamara and Tom Jorden

John and Marisol Joynt


Kelly Karls

Anne and Loyd Kaufman

Lawrence Kiger

Katherine and Dennis Kincaid

Tobey and Barbara King

Jamie Kingsbury

Maggie Kinsella and Jim Hopper

Ken Kirtz

Lawrence Kiser

Eugene and Barbara Kiver

Laurie and Bill Klein

Dylan and Kristi Klinesteker

Jeanne Kloser

Kristin Kluge

Louise Kornreich

Murali, Ranjini and Oviya Krishnan

Ellen Kritzman


Calvin Laatsch

Karri and Brian LaBree

Laff Foundation

Mary and Edwin Langbein

Greg Lange and Lynne Behrendt

Lynne Langseth

Brooke and Michael Larrabee

Sandi Lauer

Frank Lawler and Ann McCurdy

Orawan and Robert Layne

Cynthia Lee

Jean Leib and Jeanne Glick

David and Linda Leisy


Kelly Lewis

Michele and Robert Liburdy

Kendra Liddicoat

Selene Ting and Stephen Lim

Mark Lindenbaum and Margaret Jahn

Becky and Steve List

Alice Litton

Joyce Liu and Kam Chan

Tad and Darcie Lloyd

Jessi Loerch and Jerry Weatherhogg

Diane Lookman

Katherine and Donald Low

Nancy Lundeen

Kristin Lundgren

Sally Luttrell-Montes and Paul Montes

Joel Lynam


Lindsey MacDonald and Ben Johnson

Beau MacGregor

Mac and Linda MacGregor

Sue and Len Madison

Charlie Maliszewski and Heidi Mosbarger

Mark Malone and Joan DeClaire

Tim Manns and Brenda Cunningham

MarketPay Associates, LLC

Jed Marshall

Martin-Fabert Foundation

Christian Martin

Ted and Deb Martin

Peter and Linda Marziliano

Samir and Aditi Master

Nancy Mattox McMurrer and James McMurrer Jr

Scott and Frances McAdams

Doug McCanne and L Jay Stewart

Kris Mcclain

Silvia McClung

Jennifer McCoy

Russell and Tanya McDonald

Jenica and Chris McEvoy

Penny McGinty

Cynthia McGuiness

Amy McIlvaine

Tryg McInerny

Nan McKay and Howard Berglund

Connie McLaughlin Bowser and Bill Bowser

Helen McLeod

Cheryl McMillan

Martin and Lissa Mehalchin

Sue Mehler

Mike Mercer

Luciana Mermet and Lucas Godoy-Garraza

Microsoft Matching Gifts Program

Anne and Jack Middleton

Judith and Gordon Middleton

MaryLou Mikelsons

C Lee Miller and George Thornton

Guy Miller

Scott Miller

Shane Miller

Stan Miller

John and Betty Mills

Kate Mills and John Marshall

Libby Mills and Rusty Kuntze

Sarah and Adrian Mintz

Eleanor Mischaikow

Anne Mize

Christopher Moench and Jennifer Hahn

Kelli Mohr

Carl and Kris Molesworth

Richard Monroe

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

Ross Morgan-Linial and Maxine Linial

Daphne Morris

Andrew Morrison and Christine Lynch

Cathy Morrison

Jeanne Muir and Art Brochet

Susan Murray

Linda and John Murtfeldt

Kristin Musgnug and Mark Thomas

Gene Myers and Mardi Solomon

Lorre Myers

Miller and Sharon Myers


Michael Napier

Steve and Sandy Nason

National Environmental Education Foundation

National Forest Foundation

National Park Foundation

Sarah Navarre

Trish Navarre

Ellen and Richard Nelson

Tamara and William Neuffer

Terry Newcomb and Patty Ryan

Allen Nicholson

Susan and David Nicol

Emmett and Danielle Nixon

Tamis Nordling and David Rush

Lora Nordstrom

Emily Nugent


Ms. Pat O'Rourke

Therese Ogle and John Draper

Paul Olafson

Rose Oliver

Organically Grown Company

Ellen Ostheller

Patricia Otto

The Outdoor Foundation

Outdoor Youth Connections

Janet Owens


Linda Park

Mark and Jeanne Pastore

Kimberly Pate

Marla Peele

Percolator Consulting

Brian and Debby Peterman

Alec Peters

Jo and Tom Philpot

Shelley Pierce

Dan Pike

Derek and Jennifer Pope

Ruthy Porter and Shawn Welch

Tom Porter

Kasey and Lee Potzler

Vivian Pratt

Diane Prescott

Barbara Price

Karen and Richard Prince

Puget Sound Grantwriters Association


Quest for Truth Foundation


Paul Reavley and Denise Weeks

Laurie Rechholtz

The Reed Foundation

Ginger Reeves


Frank and Sherry Retherford

John and Barbara Reynolds

Chris and Elaine Richards

Robin Richardson

Sally Richardson

Sally and Skye Richendrfer

Reliance Ricketts and Dick Wearn

Byron Ricks and Maren Van Nostrand

Robert Ricks

Alice Riddle

Jennifer and Van Riker

Carl Rinder

Daniel Rinder

Kate Rinder and Mats Fredrickson

Maimun Ringold

Alexander Ripley

Dianne Riter and Richard Hill

Joanne Roberts

Patrice Roberts

Beverly Robertson Smith

Mamie Rockafellar

Rob Rodland

Linda Roe

Katie Roloson

Bob Rose

Ms. Jerry Rutherford

Jason Ruvelson and Dawn Evarts


Adrienne Salzwedel

Rob Sanabria

Robert Sandelin and Heidi Engle

George Sanders and Karen Aronoff

Debra Sanderson

Sibyl Sanford

Nathan Rice and Anna Santo

Sasquatch Books

The Satterberg Foundation

Barbara Schaetti

Mary and Edward Schau

Margot Schenet

Brian Scheuch

Jonathan and Betty Schrag

The Schutt Family

Maryam and Luther Schutz

Jordan and Lonnie Schwirtlich

The Seattle Foundation

Charlotte and Tim Seawell

Phyllis and Charles Self

Randy Self

Jane-Ellen Seymour

The Sharing Foundation

Don Sharlow

Deejah and Ron Sherman-Peterson

Kacey and Ray Shoemaker

Gordon Shriver

Loretta Shumake

Alan Shurman

Susan and Richard Sigmen

Katie Silliman

Bill and Christa Simmons

Richard and Irene Simpson

Norm and Michelle Sitz

Skagit Bank

Skagit County Budget/Finance Department

Skagit Law Group, PLLC

Christian Smith and Monica Clement

Emily Smith

Herbert Smith

J.B. and Beth Smith

Jim and Judy Smith

Craig and Kathy Smith

Snoqualmie Indian Tribe

Else Sokol

Sheila Sondik and Paul Sardasy

Jack and Sandie Starr

Catherine Staunton

Joanna Steele and Brett Marshall

Donna Stephens

Brandi Stewart

Craig and Val Stewart

Deborah DeWolfe and Kate Stewart

Ryan Stewart

Ann and Daniel Streissguth

Stephen Streufert

Leslie Strickland

Janice and Walter Strigen

David and Barbara Sussman

Sarah Sutherland and Josh Torregrossa

Shara Svendsen

Ronald and Dr. Joni Swanson

Aneka Sweeney

Swinomish Indian Tribal Community

Kate Szurek

Peter Szydlowski


Jane Talbot

Stowe and Nina Talbot

Margaret Tally

Anne Tarver

Kathryn Taylor

Matthew Tebbs and Dana Armstrong

Sarah Thomas

Kevin Tighe and Becky Fletcher

Sandy Ting

Garth Tissol

Suzy and Rick Titcomb

Bob and Jan Tivel

Mark Tobin

Brad and Jenny Tuininga

Kali Tupper

Fredrick Turner

Stephanie and David Twigg


Marcia Utela


Emily Van Bronkhorst

Angie Vandenhaak

Jon Vanderheyden and Kathleen Kilcoyne

Floie Vane

Anne and Tom Venable

Dana Visser

Cam Vo

Barbara Vogel and John Dickinson


James and Betsy Walker

Sam Walker

Erin Wallin

Beth Walsh

Gypsy Walukones

Steve Wang and Kathryn Hamilton-Wang

Jenny Warwick

Washington Foundation for the Environment

Rebecca Watson

Brian Watts

John Watts and Joan Casey

Judy and Bob Weeden

Barbara Weeks

Louis Weisberg

Maggie Weisberg

Mark Weisberg and Barbara Rutecki

Patricia Weisberg Estate

Saul and Shelley Weisberg

Scott Welch

Steve and Regina Wells

Barry Wenger and Mary Humphries

Mona West

Walter West

Whatcom Community Foundation

Philip White

Lee Whitford

Andy Wickstrand

Peter and Karen Wickstrand

Amy Wilcox and Andy Szurek

Wilderness Institute-University of Montana

David Wilkins

Brian Williams and Mary Raines

Rochelle Williams

April Williamson

Paul and Sharon Willis

Jan Wilson

Jane Wilson

Vaughn Wine

Michael Winkelhorst

The Winter Family

Cathy Wissink

Abigail Wizansky

Woman's Book Club

Art and Carolyn Wood

Christopher Wood

James Wood and Codi Hamblin

Martha and Morton Wood

Suze Woolf and Steve Price

Robert and Barbara Wright

Hunkyi Wynn

X - Z

Marvin Yamaguchi and Dianne Graham

Sarah Yeager

Kathy Young

Elsie and Richard Zarnowitz

Dr. Susan Zwinger

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Saul Weisberg: Executive Director

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