Donor Report

In the following lists, you will read the names of the people who contributed to a strong tradition of philanthropy by making gifts to The Ellis School between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018. It is our pleasure to share with you these incredibly supportive community members. Thank you to all who hold up Ellis with your time, talent, and generosity.
1,439
Total Gifts
$652,774
Raised
98%
of Employees Gave
$30,000
Increase in Alumnae Giving
39%
Increase in Grandparent Giving
131
Students Received Need-based Financial Aid
$40,000
Dispersed by the Ellis Parent Association
60%
of Parents Gave

Ellis Giving Societies

Ellis Community Donors

List of 5 items.

  • 1916 Founder's Society ($25,000+)

    Anonymous
    Janet EDWARDS Anti '68
    Patricia GRABLE Burke '46
    The Burke Foundations Partnership
    Anita Courcoulas & Ira Gumberg
    Macon & Peter Finley
    Shanan GUINN '93
    John R. McCune Charitable Trust
    The Pittsburgh Foundation
    UPMC Health Plan
  • Head of School Society ($10,000–$24,999)

    Audrey Hillman Fisher Foundation
    The Barensfeld Family
    Beth's Barricades
    Susan Berman Kress & Douglas Kress
    The Double Eagle Foundation
    B. Jean Ferketish & David Thomas
    Fownes Family Fund
    Catherine & Michael Haggerty
    Henry John Simonds Foundation
    Heritage Community Initiatives
    James M. & Lucy K. Schoonmaker Foundation
    Marcena WATERMAN Love '56
    Blair E. Merkel
    Susan SCHMACHER Morris '62 & James Morris
    Northwest Savings Bank
    Elizabeth & Douglas Nury
    Carol OSTROW '73
    Kathleen OLIVER Parker '43*
    Charles M. Porter, LLC
    Margot COPELAND Pyle '52
    Kimberly Roberts & Stanley Ference
    Barbara AARON Rosston '80
    Michelle & R. Mark Rust
    The Rust Foundation
    Colleen DAILY Simonds '95 & Henry J. Simonds
    Hilary Tyson & Charles Porter
    UHS of Pennsylvania, Inc.
    VWR Charitable Foundation
  • Arbuthnot Society ($5,000–$9,999)

    BP Corporation North America, Inc.
    BP Foundation, Inc.
    DSF Charitable Foundation
    Elsie H. Hillman Foundation
    First Commonwealth Bank
    Dawn & Chris Fleischner
    Elsie & George Geiser
    Sally FLANNERY Hardon '55 & Clayton T. Hardon
    The Heinz Endowments
    The Hillman Company
    Juliet Lea Hillman Simonds Foundation
    Frank Kim
    Eileen HALPERN Lane '64 & Nicholas Lane
    Lou KOTLER Levine '66
    Lilah Hilliard Fisher Foundation
    Courtney & Chip Muse
    PA Partners for Education, LLC
    Sally RIAL Phelps '58
    Philadelphia Insurance Companies
    Sara DEUTSCH Scaife '89
    Carrie LEVINE Schiff '83
    Juliet Lea HILLMAN Simonds '65
    Simpson & McCrady LLC
    Nellie Lou JAFFE Slagle '55
    Susan GILBERT Tabor '70 & Mark Tabor
    Ritu Thamman & Andrew Watson
    Rebecca Upham & Will Viner
    Hannah BRUSH Van Horn '57 & Neil Van Horn
  • Fifth Avenue Society ($2,500–$4,999)

    Allegheny Mineral Corporation
    Susan & David Brownlee
    Carly REED Carstens '02 & Liam Carstens
    Michelina Fato & Carl Snyderman
    Leslie & Hans Fleischner
    Elizabeth HAMMER Genter '77 & David Genter
    Allison & Clark McGeary
    Fritz & Jim Mitnick
    Kathleen McMORRAN Murray '70
    PNC Financial Services Corporation
    Beth Prairie & Todd Underwood
    Cary & Richard Reed
    Jeri & William Simon
    Anica REED Smith '61 & David Smith
    Rose & Bill Strickland
    Bayh SULLIVAN '02 & Matt Pekar
    Lauren & Arthur Ward
    Ora & James Weisz
    Jordan ZAPPALA '99
  • Kentucky Avenue Society ($1,000–$2,499)

    Claire AKERS '15
    Elizabeth SUCCOP Altman '70 & Charles Altman
    Bernadette & Richard Ardemagni
    Linda WASHINGTON Armstrong '80
    Lachelle & Andrew Arnt
    Aspire Pediatric Therapy
    Carole Bailey & Andrew Stewart
    Erin Beck & Gregory Roscoe
    Susan Belville & Lawrence Wood
    The Benevity Community Impact Fund
    Constance BROWN Berkley '44
    Alessandro Bisello
    Jen Boughner
    Kathy & Jim Braham
    Alice REED Buchanan '39
    Sarah ALTMAN Bumsted 95
    Judith COHEN Callomon '54
    Lesley Carlin McElhattan & Josh McElhattan
    Cat MELLON Cathey '85
    Connie & Don Coffelt
    Margaret MATHIESON Conver '73 & David Conver
    Carmela & Matthew Di&reth
    Anne BECKER Egbert '49
    Debra Elkins & Daniel Miller
    Vikki NIMICK Enright '83
    Jean DAVIS Falk '56
    Lucy FATO '84
    Blythe SANFORD Fawcett '97
    Linda CRAWFORD Fisher '70
    Nancy CONEY Forhan '80
    Mary Louise & Henry Gailliot
    Cindy & Murry Gerber
    Cynthia & Mark Goodman
    Mary H. Grant
    Nina FISHER Hamilton '97
    Diana DREW Harbison '70
    Ginnae HARLEY '88
    Sandy GLOCK Harrington '64
    Loraima & Roy Harvey
    Barbara & David Heitzenroder
    Henderson Brothers
    Gwendolyn Huntoon & Amro El-Jaroudi
    Kristin & Richard Kalson
    Usha Rani Karumudi & Gopala Amarnath Ramineni
    Stefi Kirschner & Gilbert Schneider
    Sarah & Lars Kuehn
    Lee WHITEHILL Landes '62
    Lauren & Steve Laschon
    Courtney LOCKHART '93
    Elisa & Michael Lucke
    Jenny RYAN Machak '72
    Darcy FRANK Mackay '85
    Susan J. McGuinn
    Metz Culinary Management
    Medico Consulting LLC
    Diane Meyers & Thomas Poerio
    Michelle BRUNO Miller '98
    Amy SUCCOP Millin '87
    Bonnie McKNIGHT Murphy '67
    Rona Nesbit
    Marni & Jonathan Pastor
    Marisa PORTER '05
    Gillian PORTER '09
    Lisa Porter & Robert Davis
    Richard King Mellon Foundation
    Elizabeth & Mike Riordan
    Vicki & Damian Rispoli
    Abby SMITH Rumsey '70
    Shirley & Murray Rust
    Ann KILCHENSTEIN Scharpf '79
    Heather GREEN Skurek '01
    Susan BERGER Smerd '57 & Peter G. Smerd
    janera solomon & Jeremy Resnick
    Carrie Sparks & Christopher Palmer
    Patricia DOOLITTLE Staley '62
    Stacy & Robert Stanton
    Susan STEVICK '64
    Cynthia STRAUSS '72
    Barbara SCHEETZ Todd '54
    Waste Management
    Nancy Watson
    Jenny & Ryan Will
    Louise Kay CHILDS Woodside '87 & Nevin Woodside
    Stanley E. & Darlene K. Zin

List of 6 items.

  • Employees

    Anne Marie Adler
    Becky Amis
    Kris Arnoni
    Kelly Basil
    George Bawks
    Adam Bisno
    Jen Boughner
    Karen Boyer
    Leah Brennan
    Sara Brooke
    Janice Burgett
    Carly REED Carstens '02
    Tara Catone
    Sarah Ceurvorst
    Lisa Citron
    Karen Compton
    Michelle Cook
    Susan Corbesero
    Rick Cottrell
    Pat Crosby
    Lou D'Abruzzo
    Helen Daley
    Rachael Deiner
    Natalie Dixon Bell
    Ashley Dotson
    Patrick Fägersten
    Juliette Farrell
    Chris Fiano
    Macon Finley
    Susan Freudenberg
    Jack Gaddess
    Terry Geese
    Katy Gess
    Besty Gianakas
    Regan Gibney
    Thomas Gill
    Kelly Gleason
    Liza Goldstein
    Liz Gray
    Jessie Hainesworth
    Keith Bryner
    Edie Hazlett
    Elisa Hill
    Erica Holtgraver
    Tim Howard
    Diana Hurd
    Tim Israel
    Sharon Jackson
    Patty Jones
    Marie Kanz
    Janemary Karuga
    Gina Kilpela
    Alyssa TREMPUS Kinney '07
    Cheryl Kotowski
    Carol Krescanko
    Brian Drugle
    Deborah Kuchta
    Jenn Lakin
    Cara LaRoche
    Denise LaRosa
    Amy MacKAY Larsen '95
    Lauren Laschon
    Beth Leu
    Michele Lombardi
    Caroline Lynett
    Camille Mackey
    Lynette MacLeod
    Rick Malmstrom
    Liz Martini
    Bonnie McConnell
    Brooke McLane-Higginson
    Matt McTeague
    Kim Mechling
    Margaret Melber
    Jean Mercier
    Karin Miller
    Stephen (Mitch) Mitchell
    Belle Moldovan
    Jessica Nolan
    Petra Obley
    Patti Persun
    Molly Petrilli
    Jackie Prepelka
    Sam Rauhala
    Diane Reckless
    Anna Redcay
    Amy Rigsby
    April Roberson
    Shannon Rohr
    Michelle Rust
    Shayla Scott
    Emily Scott
    Amy Sidari
    Jeri Simon
    Amye Sledge
    Ceil Sturdevant
    Sara Sturdevant
    Bayh SULLIVAN '02
    Whitney OKONAK Sunday '98
    Joel Svensson
    Leah Thompson
    Kristy Tomashewski
    Linda Tonetti Dugan
    Kassie Wadsworth
    Rick Walker
    Terri Wilson
    Ciera Young
  • Ellisian Society

    The Ellisian Society recognizes individuals who have provided for the future financial strength of Ellis through planned giving vehicles such as their will or living trust through a bequest, a distribution from an IRA, or a designation from their retirement assets and/or life insurance policies.
    Anonymous (3)
    Alice SNODGRASS Beckwith '49*
    Dorothy BRADLEY Brown*
    Alice REED Buchanan '39 & Gibson Buchanan*
    Judith COHEN Callomon '54
    Anita Courcoulas & Ira Gumberg
    Ann Cutter*
    Margaret BREWER Dowler '33*
    Linda CRAWFORD Fisher '70 & Benjamin Fisher*
    Fred W. George*
    Jacquelyn Gregory-Rauzan & Charles Rauzan
    Julia HOWARD Grimstad '57
    Sandy GLOCK Harrington '64
    Suzanne PROPST Honeycutt '67
    Kelly BREEN Hunt '92
    Janet Jacobs*
    Jane & Lee Klingenberg
    Eileen HALPERN Lane '64 & Nicholas Lane
    Susan SCHEINMAN Leonard '64
    Blythe JONES Lyons '73
    Mary Louise HEIDENKAMP Magnus '41
    Mary KINTER McEldowney '37*
    Kathleen OLIVER Parker '43*
    April EILER Pinney '60
    Jennifer RODMAN Dawson Purdom '60
    Christine HEITZENRODER Quillian '91
    Elizabeth Reese*
    Letitia RIECK '43*
    Eleanor B. Scheetz*
    Carolyn SHI '97
    Joan DODDS Shrader '32*
    Anica REED Smith '61 & David Smith
    Mary Jane SHUMAN Stewart*
    Sylvia & John Van Jura
    Sarah KING Wilmer '58*
  • Sponsorships

    Claire AKERS '15
    Aspire Pediatric Therapy
    First Commonwealth Bank
    Henderson Brothers
    Kristin & Rick Kalson
    Medico Consulting LLC
    Metz Culinary Management
    PNC Financial Services Corporation
    Simpson & McCrady LLC
    Thomas Insurance Services, Inc.
    UPMC Health Plan
  • EITC

    Allegheny Mineral Corporation
    Beth's Barricades
    Charles M. Porter LLC
    First Capital Corporation, Inc.
    First Commonwealth Bank
    Heritage Community Initiatives
    Philadelphia Insurance Companies
    Simpson & McCrady LLC
    UHS of Pennsylvania, Inc.
    UPMC Health Plan
    Waste Management
  • OSTC

    Northwest Savings Bank
    PA Partners for Education, LLC
    UPMC Health Plan
  • Foundations

    Anonymous
    Audrey Hillman Fisher Foundation
    Bartlett Foundation
    BNY Mellon Community Partnership
    The Burke Foundations Partnership
    The Double Eagle Foundation
    DSF Charitable Foundation
    Elsie H. Hillman Foundation
    The Florence Boyer Foundation
    The Heinz Endowments
    Henry John Simonds Foundation
    Hudson Community Foundation
    James M. & Lucy K. Schoonmaker Foundation
    John R. McCune Charitable Trust
    Juliet Lea Hillman Simonds Foundation
    Kaufman Foundation
    Lilah Hilliard Fisher Foundation
    The Muse Foundation
    The Pittsburgh Foundation
    PPG Industries Foundation
    Richard King Mellon Foundation
    The Rust Foundation
    VWR Charitable Foundation

Ellis Parent Donors By Class Year

Alumnae Donors By Year

List of 17 items.

  • 2018

    Annette Banks & Curtis Meyer
    Alison Barth & Wayne Wu
    Christine & Brian Beattie
    Alessandro Bisello
    Bear Brandegee & Nir Kossovsky
    Gretchen & Miguel Busquets
    Esther Elishaev & Michael Boyiadzis
    Lisa Frankovitch & Geraldine Ginter
    Linda & Andrew Hartman
    Lisa & Paul Hummert
    Beth Kissileff & H. Jonathan Perlman
    Leonora & Joshua Kivuva
    Kathi & Dan Scheuermann
    Jeri & William Simon
    Sharmila Nanda & Nanda Surendra
    Lauren & Arthur Ward
    Ora & James Weisz
    Katherine & Douglas Wolfe
  • 2019

    Miwako & Shigeru Amemiya
    Susan Ballengee
    Anette Chiange & Eric Hsiung
    Johanna & Chad Collins
    Ava DeMarco & Robert Brandegee
    Douglas Ewers
    Michelina Fato & Carl Snyderman
    Lisa Herring & Whitney Finnstrom
    Kelly & Nathan Iverson
    Emily Jaffe & Adam Leibovich
    Steffanie & Michael Jasper
    Karen & Bayard Johnson
    Frank Kim
    Sarah Larkin & Jason Rosenstock
    Kim & Ken Mechling
    Susan Petersen & Stefan Frembgen
    Lisa Porter & Robert Davis
    Renee Ranier
    Kimberly Roberts & Stanley Ference
    Michelle & Mark Rust
    Nyra & Jesse Schell
    Karen Schoedel & Nobuyuki Ohori
    Michelle & Joesph Shanley
    Rose & Bill Strickland
    Chanceley & Christopher Wilson
    Adey Yilma
  • 2020

    Rajeeta & Raveen Bazaz
    Susan Belville & Lawrence Wood
    Christa & Jonathan Brown
    Daniela & Dennis Bruemmer
    Dawn & Chris Fleischner
    Lisa Frankovitch & Geraldine Ginter
    Hallie & Jack Gaddess
    Judy & Paul Graf
    Susan Gunby
    Lisa & Jeff Krackow
    Gretchen & Charles Krimmel
    Teri & Rick Malmstrom
    Danya & Scott Matthews
    Kate & Ira Rothstein
    Amye & Christopher Sledge
    Holly & Thomas Trimbur
    Sabine von Dirke & Carl Hill
    Katherine and Douglas Wolfe
    Haniza Yaacob-Ritz & Charles Ritz
  • 2021

    Laura & Paul Baker
    Kathleen & J. S. Barge
    Connie & Don Coffelt
    Johanna & Chad Collins
    Sandra Chrichlow
    Mary Jane & Vittorio Geminetti
    Lawrence Grone
    Loraima & Roy Harvey
    Jennifer & Larry Honig
    Tecla & Giulio Zuccoli
    Emily Jaffe & Adam Leibovich
    Steffanie & Michael Jasper
    Kathleen Kennedy
    Tare & Denzil Kentembe
    Kristina Kloss & Annmarie Duggan
    Christianna Kreiss & Ravi Ramani
    Jane Liebschutz & Roger Zimmerman
    Randall Lightner
    Julie & T.H. Lyda
    Heather Martin
    Quynh & Michael McGuire
    Diane Meyers & Thomas Poerio
    Lisa Michel & John Rushford
    Barbara Milch & Etty Reut
    Maureen & John Perelman
    Michelle & Mark Rust
    Jennifer & David Silk
    Jeri & William Simon
    Alexis & Melvin Steals
    Jennifer & Stephen Stein
    Louise Kay & Nevin Woodside
  • 2022

    Susan Allison & Patrick Koeppl
    Laura Barbulescu & L. Gabriel Somlo
    Alison Barth & Wayne Wu
    Erin Beck & Gregory Roscoe
    Daphne Belen-Cordero
    Ruby & Rohit Bhargava
    Lori Brenner
    Lesley Carlin & Josh McElhattan
    Jeanne & Joseph Cirilano
    Barbara & George Davison
    Carmela & Matthew DiAndreth
    Mamar Gelaye
    Kristin & Rick Kalson
    Beth Kissileff & H. Jonathan Perlman
    Jennifer LaClair-Pieri & Joseph Pieri
    Sarah Larkin & Jason Rosenstock
    Michelle Logan
    Julie & T.H. Lyda
    Margaux & Michael Malandra
    Melisa & William McNabb
    Blair Merkel
    Sandeep & Sunaina Nangia
    Victoria & Damian Rispoli
    Zhongxin Sun
    Mayela & Shawn Taylor
    Helen & James Trent
    Ritu Thamman & Andrew Watson
    Leslie Watson
    Lauren Wilson & Stephanie Burrows
    Devon Wood & Ian Winter
  • 2023

    Lisa & Steven Anderson
    Carole Bailey & Andrew Stewart
    Amy & Michael Bernstein
    Christa & Jonathan Brown
    Katy & David Caliguiri
    Patrick Fägersten & Ellen Gawalt
    Hallie & Jack Gaddess
    Catherine & Michael Haggerty
    Loraima & Roy Harvey
    Jennifer & Larry Honig
    Usha Rani Karumudi & Gopala Amarnath Ramineni
    Lizabeth & Noël Kennard
    Sharon Kim & Alan Pretter
    Gretchen & Charles Krimmel
    Julia Laurin & Jonathan Woon
    Tina & Volker Musahl
    Elizabeth & Douglas Nury
    Beth Prairie & Todd Underwood
    Victoria Rhoades Carraro & Alvaro Carraro
    Jennifer & Stephen Stein
  • 2024

    Elizabeth Arkush & Kwame Burroughs
    Lynn Cabral & Evan Adelstein
    Debra Elkins & Daniel Miller
    Christina Fong-Sandholm & Tuomas Sandholm
    Susan & Joseph Freudenberg