Ampersand Families has been generously supported by many individual and foundation donors since before we opened, literally.

Youth heal from trauma because of the support we’ve received from these Foundations in the past two years:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

           

            Charlson Foundation                   Max & Victoria Dreyfus Foundation                Elizabeth Quinlan Foundation            Bentson Foundation

 

 

 

Individual Donors provide critical, consistent support that makes sure we have the financial resources we need to be there when our families need us. 

Thank you to all of our individual and family foundations that contributed during the fiscal year ended June 30, 2017

$1,000-$5,000 • Anonymous (1) • Sanford & Carol Berg • Jane & Michael Brodie • Michelle Chalmers • Antony and Margaret Costanzo • The Elizabeth C. Quinlan Foundation, Inc. • Foundation for the Development of People • Alan Giesen & Eileen O’Byrne • Steve and Molly Kenney • Polly & Mark Kieper • Reid McLean & Brigid McDonough • Medtronic, employee matching gifts • Kathy & Tom Miller Family Foundation • Minneapolis Foundation, Matching Family Fund Gifts • Shawn Monaghan & Greg Plotnikoff • Kirk Rathburn • Roehl Family Foundation • David & Andrea Scamehorn • Rowzat Shipchandler & Max Keller • A TEGNA Foundation Grant, as recommended by KARE 11 • Tiburon Foundation • Lateesa Ward • William Wassweiler & Ann Schwichtenberg • Al & Mary Willig • Cindy Witkin $500-$999 Carey HeartBorne • Jennifer Joseph & Deb LeAir • Robert Morrison • Sandra Rolon • Olivia Spencer • Katie & Wai Seng Won $250-$499 B.F.C. • Christine Beeby Odle & John Odle • Gina Cushing • Dr. Andrea & Michael Frantz • Katharine Hill • Susan & Michael Horovitz • Michelle Kellogg & Corey Powers • Tom Kintop & Sandra Paddock • Stephen & Colleen Lucke • Thomas & Rose Mary Meyer • Jesse Mullan • Kristin Olson • Paula Schaefer • Melinda & Jeff Sooy • Joe & Mary Wild Crea up to $250 AEI Fund Management • Alecia Anderson & Lisa Kasinkas • Mark Anderson • Amy Baur • Leslie Bautista • Laura Blue Bird • Mark Brandow • Kara Casteel • T.E. Coenen • Meg & Francis Connolly • Brian Coyle • Annemarie Daley & Galen Bruer • Geraldine Dean • Carol Egan • Peter & Allyson Farrell • Stacy Gehringer • Ann Gronda • Fig Press, in honor of In On It readers • Patricia Harmon • Stephen Hoffman & Lisa Rapke Hoffman • Perry Huff Jr. • Adrienne Johnson • Lena Jones • Edith Kaldec • Diane Kellogg • Marc & Betsy Knoche • Kevin Kuehn • Jilian and Collin Lemaster • Randi Levine & Joshua Wert • Lottsa Tax and Accounting Services, Inc • Bonnie & Barry Lyon • Margaret Mahoney & Daniel Sward • Ann Mavity & Thomas Fulton • Laura Lassor & Joel Bergstrom Lassor • Pernell & Erin Meier • James & Gerianne Ostendorf • Jessica Passaro • Paypal Charitable Giving Fund • Elaine & Peter McGillivray • Alexandra Phoenix • Wendylee Raun • Jenifer Robins & Steven Hunegs • Patricia Rogers • The Samargia Family • Ann Schaibley • Scott Schauss & Lynda Szymanski • Sara Schoen & Liz Aram • Sam Schuth & Benita Amedee • Anna Shimanek • Beth Slocum & Robin Brown • Lisa & David Solder • Kim & Buddy Stevens • Martha Sullivan • Gail & Jay Swenson • Adrienne Torf • Shannon Tremmel • United Health Group • Jennifer Victor Larson & Nels Larson • JoAnn Watzke & Nancy Lutz • Wendy Wehr • Jerry & Barbara Willig • Adebisi & Joffrey Wilson • Yess Yoga Instructors & Students Honorary & Memoriam Gifts In honor of Michelle Chalmers: Robin King Cooper & Mel Gray • In honor of Eugene and Mary Ann Ferber 70th Wedding Anniversary: Michael Ferber • In honor of Stacy Gehringer: Allison McMenimen • In Honor of Margorie & Harvey Hladkey and Jim Kohrt: Kevin & April Kohrt • In honor of Elliott Layne Laibson-Brown: Gail Anderson • Steven Bergeson • Claire Buchwald • Sheila Gagen • The Geller Family • Charlotte & Kevin Schloerb • Janet Wied • In honor of Katie and Buz Rathburn: Sara Rathburn & Jim Finley • In Memory of Katie Rathburn: Roger Cone • Ruth & Carl Forsberg • Roger (Buz) Rathburn • In memory of Richard Rehl: Doug & Susan Blake • Leah & Josh Dale • Nancy & Rolf Engh • Douglas Erickson • Jessica Fischer • Bonita Agnes Galush • Maureen Haggerty • Bruce Johnson & Cheryl Wiitala • Monica Kocourek • Diane Lumpkin • William & Stephanie Mckenna • Patricia Ann McIlvenna • Paul Medin • Doug Melroe • Kara & Courtland Merrill • David Reimann • Aaron & Kristine Ritchie • Suzette Schermer • JD Staron Staff • Heidi Voss • Annette Weber • Sarah & Larry Weeks • Renee Wittnebel • Woven Arts Showroom • In Memory of Fehmida Shipchandler: Riyaz & Lulua Shipchandler

Our individual, foundation and corporate donors since 2007:

Why choose Ampersand Families?

The founders of Ampersand Families wondered if they could turn the clock back on statistics of kids aging out of care. What if more displaced youth experienced the commitment of a permanent, loving family and a safe place to heal? What if they transitioned to adulthood in a network of supportive, committed relationships, with a […]

Laura, Former Board Member

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