Community of Support

SLI Community of Support


Donor Spotlight

Established in 1965 by Floyd D. Gottwald Jr. and Elisabeth S. Gottwald, the Herndon Foundation supports educational, cultural, and human service organizations that primarily benefit the Greater Richmond community. In 2021, 2022, and 2023 it provided generous grants to SLI.


Corporate Partners

The following corporations have supported SLI with major gifts in the last 12 months:


The SLI Community of Support includes donors in the preceding 12 months. Notes: *SLI Board of Directors (current/past) +SLI alum ++Donor Advised Fund/The Pass Through Fund of The Community Foundation of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County

  • Peter Iver Kaufman, SLI founder
  • Ilse Ackerman
  • Donald H. Albright
  • Jeremy Aldrich
  • *Carlos and Melissa W. Alemán
  • Michael and Jerri Alexiou
  • Devon & Teresa Anders
  • ++An Anonymous Fund
  • *Cecilia Barbosa and Nico De León
  • Nathan Barge
  • *Stephanie Beck
  • The Bloomfield Family Foundation
  • Melissa Bomfin
  • Kevin and Jere Borg
  • Emily Bowen
  • Glen Bowman and Beth Poore-Bowman
  • *Hannah Bowman Hrasky
  • Matt Brigham
  • Beryl and Mark Brubaker
  • Everett & Kelsey Brubaker
  • Pete Bsumek and Katey Castellano
  • Virginia Burden
  • Paul & Ann Burkholder, in honor of their grandchildren Monroe, Charlotte, and Nellie
  • *Steve & Olivia Burkholder
  • Vera R. Campbell Foundation
  • *Lisette Carbajal
  • Amelia Castañeda
  • *Hector Cendejas
  • Christopher and Maria Clymer Kurtz
  • Gil & Nell-Marie Colman
  • Heather Coltman
  • Community Mennonite Church
  • Thomas Domonoske
  • Laura Douglass
  • David Eggert
  • John and Kathryn Fairfield
  • *Laura Feichtinger-McGrath
  • Suzanne Fiederlein
  • Dolores Flamiano
  • Blanca Flores
  • Candy Foster and Chuck Baril
  • *Russell Fowler
  • Lowell Frye
  • +Ángela Garcia
  • Pat and Dick Gardner
  • Richard Gardner
  • Goldbranson family
  • *Evelin González and Jamie Miller
  • *Jason Good
  • Betty Good-White
  • MarthaJune Graber
  • City of Harrisonburg
  • Harrisonburg Women’s Service League
  • Kathie and Stephen Helfrich
  • *Phil and Loretta Helmuth
  • Herndon Foundation
  • Wayne and Kathy Hochstedler
  • *Brent Holsinger and Laura Toni-Holsinger
  • Alden and Louise Hostetter
  • Aili Huber
  • *John Huddy
  • Cynthia Hunter
  • Fabiola and Stuart Hutchins
  • Tim and Ruth Jost
  • The JustPax Fund
  • Ellen Kaufman
  • LaDene King
  • *Karina Kline-Gabel
  • The Knox and Tracy Foundation
  • Patrick and Mari Kofalt
  • Paul Kurtz
  • Sharri and Eldon Kurtz
  • Kristen Loflin
  • Joseph Longacher
  • Robyn and Kevin Markle
  • Suzanne Martinez Carter
  • Maggie McCampbell Lien
  • The Gerald and Paula McNichols Family Foundation
  • ++Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Melby / The Melby Charitable Fund
  • *Sandy Mercer
  • *Larry Miller and Liz Yoder
  • Mayra Gavia Molina
  • Fawn-Amber Montoya
  • Tom and Danette Moran
  • Nelly and Harold Moreno Shenk
  • *Kirk Moyers
  • Carole Nash
  • May and Carlos Nivar
  • The Norton Group
  • Aida Pacheco
  • Park View Mennonite Church
  • Dr. Philip and Allyson Pate
  • *Diana Patterson, DSP Marketing & Consulting
  • *Bryan Pearce-Gonzales
  • Peggy Plass
  • Linda Plitt Donaldson
  • Shannon and Lisa Porter
  • Mary Potter Robinson
  • Cynthia Prieto
  • Rochelle Reed
  • Michael Richards
  • Paul Riner
  • Lyons Sanchezconcha
  • *Lourdes Sandoval
  • Brad and Jayne Schlabach
  • Jennifer & Aaron Shirkey
  • The SLI Founder’s Fund
  • *Andrea and Matthew Smith
  • ++The Gerald and Kaye Smith Family Gift Fund
  • The Stephanie Miller Memorial Fund
  • Stephanie Sorge
  • John and Virginia Spicher
  • Jeremy Spilman
  • RaMona Stahl
  • Art Stoltzfus
  • Richard and Elaine Stoltzfus
  • Loren and Pat Swartzendruber
  • Debra Turner
  • United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County
  • Jason Van Heukelum
  • *Chris von Rueden
  • *Veronique N. Walker
  • Gracee Wallach
  • Case Watkins & Kristin Wylie
  • The Watterson Foundation
  • Bill Weech
  • Caroline Wood
  • Ed & Laura Yoder
  • Katherine Yoder
  • and many anonymous donors