Our Donors

The following individuals and organizations helped advance the Institute’s efforts in refugee resettlement, education, career pathways and citizenship with generous gifts to the International Institute of Minnesota from October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2018.

 
 

$100,000 +

Fred C. and Katherine B. Andersen Foundation

Greater Twin Cities United Way

HRK Foundation

Thrivent Foundation

$99,999 - $50,000

The Immigrant Legal Resource Center and the Funders of the New Americans Campaign

MSP Win

The Saint Paul Foundation

Women United

 

$49,999 - $25,000

Hugh J. Andersen Foundation

Laura and Ben Cooper

Jane Graupman

The Gordon and Jeanne Shepard Family Fund of the Saint Paul Foundation

$24,999 - $10,000

Andersen Corporate Foundation

Carol and Mike Garbisch

Terri and Mark Henneman

Live Nation Worldwide Inc., Harry Styles U.S Tour

Marbrook Foundation

Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation

Kate Tilney and Fred Kaemmer


$9,999 - $5,000

3M

The Alces Trust

Rassoul Dastmozd

Jane and Dave DePaepe

The John and Ruth Huss Fund of the Saint Paul Foundation

Jeffrey Mandel, MD

Mary and David Miklethun

The Jay & Rose Phillips Family Foundation of Minnesota

 

$4,999 - $2,500

Erin and Mark Arlinghaus

Matt C Beecher

Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

Roseanne Hope

Charlotte and Ward Johnson

The Christine Kucera Kalla and Mark Kalla Charity Fund of the Ayco Charitable Foundation

Land O' Lakes Inc

DeeDee Clendenning Lee and Kevin Lee

Mary and David Miklethun

J. Thomas and Janet Rajala Nelson Fund of the Saint Paul Foundation

Carolyn and James Nestingen

Saint Paul College

Charles Schmidt

Liz and John Sjaastad

U.S. Bank Foundation

Wells Fargo Community Support


$2,499-1,000

Anonymous

American Immigration Lawyers Association MN-DAK

Beth Andrews

Sara Barsel

Andy Boss Fund of the Saint Paul Foundation

Karen Bowie

Jennifer Bryan

Lori and Mark Casey

June Cheng and Ron Garber

Colle McVoy, LLC

Epimonia

Rochelle Gunn and Jim Mayer

Kristin Helling

Andria and Charles Horwitz

Jean Jorlett

Heather and Jon Justin

Art Kaemmer

Julia Kaemmer

Bonnie Keeler and Daniel Hernández

Sandy Keith

Dianne Kendall

Jill and Chuck Koosmann

Kim and Tom Kusilek

Neal Logan

Sarah Mendoza-Shelton

Minnesota Historical Society

Minnesota State Bar Foundation

Rose Mary O'Donovan

Elaine De Franco Olson and Eric Olson

Mrunalini Parvataneni and Uma Valeti

Kim Patmore and Tom Haller

Clinton P Roberts

Mitchell Skinner and Larson Skinner PLLC

St. Anthony Park Home

Church of St. Pascal Baylon

Takeda Millennium Pharmaceuticals

The Tuttle Family Fund of The Saint Paul Foundation


$999-500

Advance Consulting LLC

Sharon Albrecht

Altrusa International Foundation of Saint Paul

Kelsey and Aaron Ankeny

Anonymous

Archana Bhandari and Rupesh Pradhan

BlackStack Brewing

Devon Callahan

Care Providers MN Foundation

Cargill, Incorporated

Robert Carlson and Gregg Larson

Jeremy Clain

Lisa Cotter

Patti Cullen

Christine Dennis

Marie Desharnais

Eleanor Koehler Ellerbe Fund of the Saint Paul Foundation

Joy Ernst

Corinne Ertz and Scott Persons

Kitty and Mark Gogins

Austin Goodwin

Grace Fellowship

Dixie Graupman

Iva Lee Graupman

Clair John Helgeland

Jeannine Herrera

Karen Hillerman

Sarah and Eric Hoggard

Hyatt Regency

Teresa Kurkowski

Marianne Ludwig and Jonathan Boylan

Diane Malfeld

Jeanne and Reid Mandel

Jane Maschka

Medica

Karin Munksgaard

Nylce Prada Myers

Danielle and Mark Nicholson

Mark and Jackie Nolan Family Fund of The Saint Paul Foundation

Judi W Petkau

Jodi Pope and TIm Wong

Maria Reed

Anne and Peter Reich

Henry Reich

Caroline Schnieders

Katie Scholz

Tara Jebens-Singh and RJ Singh

Anna and Glen Skovholt

James Slegers

Carol and James Stark

Sunrise Banks

Tamarack Habilitation Technologies, Inc.

Bonnie Watkins and John Zakelj

William Weisert

Bonnie Wek and Michael Donahue


$499-250

All Are Welcome Here

Anonymous

Mary and Kevin Barton

Nancy Lien Berndt

Camille Beshara

Nicole Huebner Briese and Nick Briese

Owen Brown

Shannon Browne

Richard Buenger

Lori and Tom Commerford

Jennifer Cumberland

Andrea and Michael Dvorak

Manuel Esguerra

Federated Insurance

Diane and Dan Fitzgerald

Rick Gebhardt

Michael Gonsalves

Kathleen and Randy Graham

Jen Halverson and Josh Dwyer

Shaan Hamilton

Hendlin, Inc.

Maria Hidalgo

Brenda Himrich

Forseth Larkin

Amy Anne and Jeff Lassig

Erika Lee

Stephen Leenay

Matthew Lewis

Caris Li

Make It. MSP

McKenna Family Fund of the Minnesota Community Foundation

Erin Mies

Pearl Mitchell-Jackson

Shawne and Maurice Michael Monahan

Susan Narayan

Laurie and Peter Nordquist

Bharat Parekh

Judi W Petkau

Elisabeth Peyer

Christina and Ardeshir Press

James Rothschild

Paramita Sarkar

Leah Schuh

Casey Sprague

St. Paul Academy and Summit School

Donald Stevens

Stephanie and Aaron Swearingen

Regents of the University of Minnesota

Maria and Zsolt Vincze

Kelly Wallin

Julia Welter

Timothy Woessner

Laura Zimmermann and Lee Zukor

Deb and Peter Zoltai


Under $250

Paula and Esam Aal

Hussein Abdi

Joyce Abel

Cynthia Ahlgren

Jennifer Albright

Timothy Aldrich

Ilene Alexander

Elizabeth Allen

Sharon Allen

Amazon Smile Foundation

Lynn and Michael Amon

Maryellen Ancheta

Donde Anderson

Jan and Luverne Anderson

Lauren Anderson

Robert Anderson

Amy Andrews

Anonymous

Emily Anthony

Aon Foundation

Anne Applebaum

Nate Arch

Kelsey Arens

Ashlie Arthur

Michelle Asche

Shana Aue

Wendy Lee Auldrich

Robyn Awend

Baubak Azar

Brian Bahr

Mary Kay Bailey

Mary Baker

Judy Bakken

Terri Banaszewski

Beth Barsness

Diane Bauer and Mary Brixius

Cathy and David Baumbauer

Eileen Baumgartner

Tom Beach

Savannah Bearden

Eric Beckman

Cheryl Behrent

Janelle Beitz

Toni Beitz

Catherine Beltmann

Kirk & Angela Bengtson

Anne Benson

Jodi Benson

Zoe Benston

Kathryn Berg

Audrey Bergengren

Sarah Berger

Kevin and Judy Bergquist

Nancy Bergstrom

Helayne Berke

Jean and Vernon Berkness

Pamela and Robert Berkwitz

Kendra Berry

Jim Berry

Amit Bhargava

Kathryn Biederwolf

Christina Bigham

Jan Bijwadia

Maria Bliley

Allegra Birdseye-Hannula

Arlene Birt

Karen Black

Alison Boerner

Lizabeth Boger

Chris Bohnhoff

Sarah Borden

Jean Borgerding

Elizabeth Branca

Maria Brandel

Megan Breit-Goodwin

Kathryn Brekke

Robert Briggs

Marit Brock

Linda Brooks

Elsa Bross

Bill Browne

Mary Ann Bruno

Joe Buck

Sherilyn and Andrew Burgdorf

Jane Burnett

Audrey Callerstrom

Barbara Ann Callet

Heather Frary-Carlson

Jennifer Carlson

Alyssa Carlson

Michelle Cassavante

Susana Perez Castillejo and Carlos Seoane

Arielle Castillo

Causecast Foundation

James Cellette

Lisa Chesko

Lauren Chesnut

Nancy Ching

Jill Christianson

Kirsten Christopherson

Barbara Coffin

James Cohen

James T Coleman

Julie Coleman

Sarah Coleman

Heather and Tony Collen

Alia Collins

Susan Conner

Anne Cook

C. Skye Cook

Sarah Cooley

Norah and Randolph Cooper

Kathleen Coskran

Hannah Crippen

Sarah Crippen

Sierra Cumberland

Anita Cummings

Deborah Cundy

Alexandra Cunliffe

CW Marketing & Communications

Bree Dalager

Meg Daniel

Luke Darby

Maxine Davis

Alyn and Benjamin Davis

Daniella De Franco

Stephanie de Sam Lazaro

Marijke Decuir

Valerie DeFor

Janice DeNoble

Susan Denuccio

Kate Derickson

Deb, Nizar, Chloe, and Yury deVries

Amy and Derek Diesen

Preston Dilts

Nancy Dilts

Chris Dipietro

Marie Donahue

Patrick Donahue

Kirk Dungca

Adam Eckhardt

Alexandra Ecklund

Timothy Edstrom

Daniel and Michele Edwardson

George Ehrhardt

Julie Elias

Jack Elkin

Sigrid Ellis

Nadine Engbrecht-Schaff

Jena and Gary Engelbrecht

Ellen Engseth

Berit Engstrom

Anne Erickson

Laurel Erickson

Soren Erickson

Jennifer Ericson

David Ernst

Phil Essington

Estee Lauder Companies

Ian Evison

Christina Ewig and William Jones

Sheryl Fairbanks and Warren Wolfe

Sherry Faith

Roni Falck

Charles Faraci

Dustin Fedie

Laura Anderson Fernai

Leslie Firkins

Abdullah Firoze

Shirlee Fischer

Mary Frances Fitzpatrick

Sally Fortenberry

Jackie and Jonathan Foster

Susan and Dirk Foster

Katharine and Richard Fournier

Vanessa Fowler

Cleo Friederichsen

Susan and William Funari

Cheryl Furst

Stephanie Galarneault

Karen Galles

Laurel Gamm

Maha Ganapathy

Gatewood Elementary 5th Graders

Majra Gibbons

Valerie Gillispie

Kimberly Gleason

Ann Gleeson

Debbie and Mark Glotter

Catherine Godlewski

Ezra Golberstein

Kathleen Graham

Merle Greene

Jana Greenfield

Suzy and Kendall Griffith

Gretchen Guenter

Paula Guerra

Julie Gugin

Heather Haakenson

Lauren Hagen

Angela Hall Slaughter

Madeleine Hallberg

Maike Hamann

Roberta Hamblen

John Hansen

Karen and Craig Hansen

Kate Harahan

John Harmon

Michael Hartford

Sabrina Harvey

Mary Haverkost

Dynnell Hein

Demetra Heinrich

Lynn Heitman

Clay Helberg

Marissa Hendrickson

Lorraine Henning

Cheryl Henningsgaard

Christopher Hertel

Maren Hilton

Kirsten Hoaby

Jordan Hobbs

Karyl and Joel Hoeger

Jana Hogan

Abbe Holmgren

Katie and Mike Holtz

Tony Hommes

Anne Hooley

Sara Hoppe

Anthony Howe

Karen and Bob Hoyle

Farida and Chris Hughes

Loan Huynh

Zora Hynnek

Luca Hynnek

Veronica Ivans

Ahmed Abdi Jama

Kyle James

Cassie Javner

Joni Jensen

Wendy Jerome

Rita Johnson

Andrea Johnson

Mary Johnson

Manish Kalra

Kumba Kanu

Christine and Tom Karki

Megan Keyser

Stefanie Kiihn

Bo-Sung Kim

Matthew Kinney

Kathleen Kleinberg

Stacey Kleinendorst

David Kline

K Klink

Katie Knutson

Marit Knutson

Lindsey Kopp

Shelley Kornblum

Kristine Kvamme

Jeremy Lane

Lisa Larges

Elizabeth Larsen and Walter Schleisman

Rebecca Larson

Paul & Becky Lassig

Cindy and Chuck Laszewski

Gregory Lauer

Janice Laven

Alexandra Lazarewicz

Andrea Leap

Angela Lee

Amber Leong

Sandra Leuthner

Adi Leviatan

Lisa and Jon Lewis

Celina Li

Kristin Lien

Kathleen and Arthur Lightbody

Karen Lilley

Shannon Lillmars

Kristine Lindell

Brendalee Litman

Faith Loggers-Jamnik

Betsy Long and John Borden

Caley Long

Lesley Longval

Andrew Lovgren

Janet and Dean Lund

Annette Luther

Alissa Lyon

Kathleen Lytle and Richard Hoglund

Brooke and Andy MacGregor

Kathy Madzey

Martha Magnuson

Rebecca Magnuson

Sheryl Lynn Malfeld

Catherine Mandle

Kelly and David Manke

Amy Mann

Kelly Marchwick

Mike Marigold

Elizabeth and James Martin

Leah Matheson

Benji Mathews

Jessica Maurer

Alice McCabe

Kyle McClintick

Meghan McCoy

Amelia McGee

Diane McGuire

Barbara A. McIlquham

Cathy McLane

M Mcmahon

Calleigh McRaith

Douglas Mertz

Paul Merwin

Sue and Bill Metzger

Robin Ann Meyer and Chinmoy Gulrajani

Catherine Mielke

Julie Mieseler

Chris Miller

Gabriela Miller

Jonathan Miller

Kathleen Milner

Gina Mitteco

Carolyn and Carl Mohn

Carol and Ron Moore

Nathaniel Moore

Andrea Morgan

Sheila Moriarty

Carmen Morrison

Marsha Mose

Mary Lou Mossberg

Breanna Mueller

Kally Muenster

Linda Mulhern

Susan Mulvahill

Anne Munksgaard

Katja Munson

Alan Nachtigal

Megan Marie Naidl

Brett Nehls

Elisha Nehring

Randi Nelson

Anne Nervig

Catherine Neuschler

Gerald Nolte

Mary Norstep

Angela North

Jane Oh

Ighama Ojo

Emily Olinger

Cheryl Olseth and James Empson

Anna Olson

Maren Olson

Kathy Levine and Mike Olson

Brett Ortler

Phyl and Doug Ostergren

Laurie Paal

Valerie and David Pace

Jenny Paripovich

Hanna Pasell

Joan Pasiuk

Chad Passa

Jayme Passa

Terry Passa

Megan Patterson

Diane Paulu

Naomi Perman

Christine Smith Sanchez Peterson

Jan Peterson

Jill Peterson

Sammie Peterson

Brian Peterson-Delacueva

Norman Piatti

Sara Pokorny

Polaris Industries Inc.

Liz Prather

Jacalyn J Prentice

Julie Garner-Pringle

Julie Printz

Leah Puffer

David Purcell

Anand Purushotham

Jane Qualey

Mary Racciatti

Peter Radcliffe

Kenneth Rafowitz

Kate Raleigh

Shona Ramchandani

Abel Ramos

Jenelle Rank

Leslie Rapp

Cathy Regnier

Kelley Reierson

Debra Ricci

Gregg Richardson

Annie and Tony Riley

Shelley Robbins

Wendy Roberson

Dan James Roe

Jacqueline Rolfs and David Severtson

Patrick Romey

Addie Rosenwinkel

Hannah Rosenwinkle

Elizabeth Ross

Russell's Traveling Kitchen

Andrea Sachs

Saint John's University

Mona Salazar

Arwa Sallam

Molly Sanvik

Christine Sarkes

Stasia Saunders

Laura Savin

Patricia Schaffner

Heidi Schallberg

Susan and Eric Schenk

Margaret Schiller

Lorraine Schletty

Tom Schmidt

Susanne Sandidge and James Schoessler

School Sisters Of Notre Dame

Ana Schuneman

Micaela Schuneman

Kimberly Scott

Claire Scroggins

Aria Seager

Maija Sedzielarz

Pam Seiler

Peter Seiler

Catherine Furry and John Seltz

Michelle Shainess

Jenni and Dale Shaller

Marcia Shaw

Caitlin Sheaffer

Michelle Sheire

Ann Sidwell

Marjorie Sigel

Amy Silvermann

Lee Silverstein

Kathleen and John Simmelink

Nancy Simpson

Cheryl Smith

Julia Corneil-Smith

Megan Smith

Amanda Smith Warthesen

John Sodak

Kate O'Brien Soltau

Elizabeth Songalia

Nichole Sorenson

Elisabeth Sövik

Linda and Richard Steven

Patricia Stoffers

Robin Stramp

Robert Straughn

Sheila Stuhlman and John Crippen

Shirley and Mark Sundquist

Sonja Sutter

Jean and Jonathan Sutton

Amy Tarrell-Florey

Greg Taube

Mary Ellen Taylor

Carolyn Teichner

Liz Templin

Anita Terry

Nancy Thao

Michael Thiel

Elizabeth Thimmesh and Matthew Johnson

Katherine Tichy

Matt Timmons

Myra and Phil Toconita

Avo and Katie Toghramadjian

Bryant Torkelson

Gilbert Towers

Anne Turner

Abby Tusing

Nina and John Tuttle

US Bank Truist

Esther Van Stam

Josephine Vang

Kalia Vang

Lor Vang

Lloyd Vayo

Ashley Victoria

Elisa Vicuna

Patricia Vincent

Olivia Vongharath

Karah Vue Benson

Adam Wallace

Kathy Wallenta

Kathrine Walter

Ting-Yu Wang

Susan Warde

Elizabeth Warner

Ruth and David Waterbury

Mary and George Wawro

Sarar Weaver

Wendy Wehr

Catherine and Paul Wehrman

Natalie Weinberger

Martha West

Heather Westerlund

Phyllis Westlund

Scott Wilson

Susan Wilson Perez

Diana Windhorst

Joshua Wittenberg

Madeline Wolfe

Wendy Worner

Maureen Wosepka

Emily Woster

Shirlee Xiaoping Xie

John and Ellen Yazbeck

Carrie Yeager

Leah Young

James Zarzana

Akmal Zeb

Corrie Zoltai