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2015 Donor Honor Roll

Literacy Advance of Houston would like to thank the many individuals, families, businesses, charitable foundations and community organizations whose donations support our mission to transform lives and communities through the doorway of literacy.

The following generous donors made gifts to Literacy Advance in 2015.
*Special thanks to those individuals who maximized their support through corporate matching gift programs.

We regret any errors or omissions; please call 713.266.8777 to request a correction or addition.

TRANSFORMING LIVES SOCIETY

Members of the Transforming Lives Society have pledged an annual gift of $1,000 or more for five years.

Val & Linda Aldred
Steve Bolton & Bob Valentine
Jolea Bryant
Max & Janis Cameau
Susan & Stefan Choquette
Carlton Cook
Cary Duval
Connie & Byron Dyer
Ellen & Drew Elam
Ruben & Mirta Elustondo
Jennifer & Mark Evans
Melanie Fisk & Erik Fullerton
Victoria Gipson
Christine Holland
Hannah Im
Ann Johnson
Jane Jones
Michael Landers & Luke Sustr
Michael & Morgan McHugh
Roslyn & Steve Metchis
Sue Payne
Charlie & Diane Rhoads
Chuck Rockwell
Michelle Simmons
Julie Strauss
Jamie Swartz
Amanda Szydlik
Hallie Vanderhider
Joe & Andrea Wappelhorst
Anonymous

To find out more about the Transforming Lives Society, or to join, please call Development Director Cary Duval: 713.266.8777.

CORPORATIONS

AIG Matching Grants Program
Bank of America
Bank of America Matching Gifts
BG Group Matching Gifts Program
Blue Willow Bookshop
Cameron
CenterPoint Energy
Chevron Humankind Matching Gift Program
CKP Group
Comcast
ConocoPhillips
ExxonMobil Matching Gift Program
Ford and Company
Goya Foods of Texas
Halliburton
JL Evans Communications
JP Morgan Chase
KBR
Linn Energy
Littler Mendelson
Marathon Oil Corporation
Masraff's
McCoy Global USA
Morgan Stanley Community Affairs
Motiva Enterprise LLC, Matching Gifts Program
Office Effects, Inc.
OSIsoft, LLC
Parkhill, Smith and Cooper
Perkins+Will - Los Angeles
Perkins+Will - Atlanta
Perkins+Will - Boston
Perkins+Will - Dallas
Perkins+Will - New York
Perkins+Will - Washington
Phillips 66
Pine Forest Country Club
Pine Place Development LLC
Pinnacle Financial Strategies
Pivot Point Advisors
Randalls Good Neighbor Program
Rockwell Collins
Shell Oil Company Foundation Matching Gifts
State Farm
Suzanne Brown Agency
Swing Shirt
Target
Taxis Fiesta/Yellow Cab
Truist
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Whole Foods Market - Wilcrest
Working Partners LLC

FOUNDATIONS, CHURCHES & CIVIC GROUPS

AmazonSmile Foundation
Archdiocese Of Galveston-Houston
Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation
BP Foundation
Harry S. & Isabel C. Cameron Foundation
Chapelwood United Methodist Church
Charity Guild of Catholic Women
Wayne Duddlesten Foundation
ExxonMobil Foundation
First Junior Woman's Club of Houston
The Hamill Foundation
George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation
Albert and Ethel Herzstein Charitable Foundation
Houston Endowment, Inc.
Houston Public Library
Houston Young Lawyers Foundation
Indo-American Charity Foundation
Macquarie Group Foundation
John P. McGovern Foundation
Memorial Spring Branch Rotary Club Charities, Inc.
Montgomery County United Way
The Powell Foundation
Robertson-Finley Foundation
Sharney Foundation
The Simmons Foundation
Strake Foundation
United Way Of East Central Iowa
United Way Family Engagement & Involvement
United Way Of Greater Milwaukee
United Way Of Greater Houston
United Way Of Metropolitan Dallas
United Way THRIVE
Volunteer Houston
Wal-Mart Foundation
Westchase District Community Fund
White Oak Gives Back, Inc.
Joseph and Gina Wyszynski Family Fund

INDIVIDUAL DONORS

Kellie Abasolo
Nadia Abrar
Ricardo and Ruth Abuabara
Heather Adamick
Victoria Agee
Hind Ahmad
Farhad Ahrabi
William Aiguier
Val and Linda Aldred
Steven and Marissa Alexander
Ashour Ali
Asalah Alibarty
Ghorban Ali Alizadeh
James Allred
Nash Al-Mugheiry
Fudia Amadu
James and Patricia Andersen
Diane and Steven Anderson
Sam and Kathy Anderson
Anonymous
Mary Apodaca
Ruth Aponte
Fernando and Sarah Aramburo
Dean Arldt
Pat Atkins
Brent Babin
Don Baird
Jayson Baird
Vickie Ballard
Ana Balza
Roger and Gerry Barbeau
Melanie Barr Fitzpatrick
Jon and Diana Bates
Kathryn and David Bauchelle
Bonny Bayuk
Christina Beall
Josh Beasley
James Beene
Mike Belcher
Ana Benitez
Robert Bennett
Blanca Bernabeu
Sarah Blanchard
Nelson Blanco
Austin Boatwright
Serhiy and Natalia Bovkun Bobrovnyk
Macy Bodenhamer
Lacey Bodnar
La Ray Boins
Wanda Bolton
Jacqueline Bostic
Mary Bowie
Emalee Braniff
David and Holly Brast
Hope Brayden
Argenis and Belen Brito
Emily Brizuela
Johanna Bronner
Brandi Brown
Michelle Browning
Jolea Bryant
Colin Bryson
Kelly Bukolt
Adrienne Bukstein
Maria Bullman
John Burke
Becky Burks
James Calaway
Max and Janis Cameau
Ignacia Capistran
Janet Carbonari
Bruce Caridi
Margaret Carlin
Wendy Carmichael
Timothy and Karen Carr
Fanny Carreno Alonso
Janeth Castaneda
Adriana Castillo
Venki and Rohini Chandrashekar
Carliss Chatman
Mitch and Elizabeth Cheney
Michaella Cho
Teimuraz Choqovadze
Susan and Stefan Choquette
Joanna Chulvi
Curtis Cimpson
Ann Clark
Scott and Nancy Cofran
Carlton Cook
John and Kristi Cooper
Santiago Correa
A.J. and Julie Stone Cortez
Rafael Coto
Ronnye Cowell
Mike Curtis
Carlos and Ivonne Gaudens de Da Rosa
Raluca Dalea
Ali and Rowshan Daneshy
Jacque Daughtry
Jonathan Daugustine
Erica De Paula
Elizabeth Dean
Carmen Decena
Deborah Degerness
Elia Diaz
Robin Dickehuth
Len Dickinson
Larry and Judy Dierker
Brad Dobos
Jessie Doby
Savannah Dorsett
Dawn Dorsey
Dean Doyen
Ruth Duarte
Lindsey Duhon
Tracy Durpe
Cary Duval
Connie and Byron Dyer
Lois and Bob Dzik
David Eaton
Tejuana Edmond
Brenda Edwards
Jeanie and Mark Eikenberry
Ellen and Drew Elam
Edgar Elizondo
Emily and Mark Ellenberger
Daniel Elustondo
Ruben and Mirta Elustondo
Christopher Engstrom
Irene and Currie Evans
Paula Faillace
Caroline Fant
Nasser Farhadi
Carmen Farias
Arnold and Beth Farlow
Jen Farlow
Howard Feldman
Lauren Ferrante
Julie Baker and Ron Finck
Jonathan and Karen Finger
Melanie Fisk
Katherine Flanagan
Fraiba Merzahi Fnu
Scott Fox
Howard and Linny Franck
Sidney and Mary Frazier
Martha Freedman
Nancy Friedman
Emmanuel Fyssas
Susan Gallagher
Alex Garcia
Sebastian Garcia
Michael Garing
Beth Garrett
Yvette Gatling
Robert Gesicki
Kathlene Gibbs
David Gilkeson
Charles and Baiba Gillard
Victoria Gipson
Jan and Bill Glazner
Dolores Goble
Stephanus Goh
Diane Gonzales
Nancy Gonzalez Perez
Pam Goodson
Samieka Goodwin
Mark and Debra Green
Robert Green
John Greene
Bob Greenstone
Donna Gurney
Monica Gutierrez
Pat Gutierrez
Norm and Gena Haber
William and Jolee Haddock Jr.
John and Harriet Halkyard
Timothy Hansen
Erika Harms
A.J. Harper
Darylene Harris
Pat Harris
Paul and Deborah Hartwick
Roee Hasson
John and Maxine Heath
John Hellinghausen
Lisa Henkel
Ann Henry
Florencia Hernandez
Maria Hernandez
Adam Hightower
Midge Hirsch
Pollette Holcombe
Ronald Holdman
Christine Holland
Lisa Hollins
Donald and Mary Holloway
Jane Holston and Tim Toth
Jackson and Janelle Hooper
Lee and Bexy Hooper
Diana Hoover
Hannah Im
Radhi Jabralsaifi
Don and Linda Jacobson
William and Carol Janssen
Katy Jaramillo
Patricia Jarzombek
Elodie Jerzak
Betty T. Johnston
Ann Johnson
John and Christina Johnson
Twyla Johnson
Cassandra Jolley
Eugene and Delores Jones
Jane Jones
Erica Jordan
Andrew Jordan
Ana Jovel
Oscar Juarez
Melissa Judd
Marc Katz
Michael King
Carey Kirkpatrick
Craig Klaasmeyer
Jason and Pamela Klein
Mark and Alexis Knapp
Mary Koch
Patty Lagos
Anne Lamberton
Michael Landers and Luke Sustr
Kelly Lavercombe
Henry Le
Joyce Lee
Junho Lee
Yunhee Lee
Miriam Lefkowitz
Frances Leland
Dave Lindsay
Keydi Lino
Samil Lopez
Roy D. Lott Sr.
Patrick Lucarell
Maria Luna
Violeta Luna
Rob Lynch
Natty Mackey
Yeet Mah and Family
Elaine Mah
James Mah
Catherine Marchand
Lauren Martini
Mark and Julia Martini
Tatsiana Matthews
Jim McCubbin
Elizabeth Mcgarvey
Patricia Mead
Robert Mendez
Emilio Mendoza
Roslyn and Steve Metchis
Angela Milanes
Matthew and Susanne Miller
Raymond and Maureen Miller
Richmond and Karen Miller
Sean and Natalie Miskimins
Patricia Moore
Blanca Morales
David Moreno
Seiko Mori
Al Morrey
Joycelyn and William Morris
Susie Morris
Aghdas Mosayeb
Mary Beth Mosley
S. Alyssa Mueller
Terence and Mary Murphree
Sheila C. Murphy
William and Mignon Murrell
Iaura Nascimento
Marilyn Nathan
Allan Neighbors
Kathie and Dan Nelson
William Nelson II
Tamara Nesser
Kim Nguyen
Ana Maria Nicolae
Laurie Nicolai
Kerry Notestine
Beatrice Nouthai
Mori Nowbakht
Nelson Onokwakpor
Mari Ortiz
Gamila Osman
Todd and Rhonda Overbergen
Nattaporn Owens
Kamal Panthi
Kirk Patterson
Steven Patterson
Sergio Perez
Melissa and Kevin Peter
Carl Pfiffner
Daisy Phu
Jim and Anne Pinion
Richard and Eleanor Place
Roslyn and Hilmer Potcinske
Patrick and Mary Ann Powers
Danilo and Priscila Garcia Prada
Margaret Pratt
Charles and Pat Prewitt Jr.
Tim Probert
Gary and Melissa Purcell
Ivetta Puzikova
Robert Quigley
Dennis and Carolyn Quinlan
Monica Quintanilla
Vicky and Duane Rands
Venu Rao
Charlie Read
Thomas and Adriana Read
Leela Reddy
Scott and Patricia Reed
Morgan Relyea
Jessie and Sherry Reyna
Charlie and Diane Rhoads
Randy Riepe
Aaron Roberson
Shantel Roberts
Rosa Rocha
Elise Rodriguez
Celina Rodriguez
Maria Elena Rodriguez
Steve Rogers
Maria Romero
Gerald and Leola Ross
Cecile Sacker
Jeanne Saletan
Isam Salih
Cecilio Sanchez
Victor Sanchez
John Sartorius
Luis and Georgia Sato
Ken Scarbrough
Megan Schneider
Norman Schneider
Anne Schnoebelen Meixner
Robbin and Mary Jo Schram
Tiffany Schreiber
Brenda Schroeder
Ken and Deborah Scianna
Pat Seago
Rick and Lisa Seamon
Pierre and Beatrice Seghezzi
Kristina Seiler
Margie Sharp
Thomas Shaw
Glen and Michelle Shepard
Andréa Shiloh
Darryl Shiloh
Michelle Simmons
Neil and Kim Simpson
Toby Singhania
Bob Smith
Farrell Smith
Thomas Smith
David and Nola Soper
Brad and Ellen Spalding
Bill St. Clair
Brenda Stardig
Richard Steadman
Cindy Stein
Mike Stein
Bill and Sheri Stice
Kathy Stockton
Julie Strauss
Shannon Stricker
Larkin Strong
Kristen Stubbs
Justino Suarez
Ann Marie Sullivan
Jamie Swartz
Stan and Shu Ying Teerman
Robert and Nancy Tenczar
Nicole Tew
Bill Thorne
Carla and Mark Tibbitts
Rosa Tobar
Daryl and Kim Tolliver
William and Mary Tom
Yuko Tomite
Carrie Toombs
Shirin Torkipour
Francisco Toro
Cesar Torres
Ruben and Martha Torres
Andy Tran
Berhane Tsige
Bertha C. Valderrama
Sarah and Scott Van Beck
Keri Van Cantfort
Sivakumar Venkataraman
Andrea Vessels
Yolanda Villarreal
Chris Volcy
Lori Vorwerk
Lilyi Wang
Wang Xin
Joe and Andrea Wappelhorst
Sonya Ware
Barry Warner
Katie Weatherly
Deborah Weitzel
Jana Whitby
Mill Whitehead
Marie Whiteman
Ruth Whitlock
Tijuana Williams
Bob Woest
George Wolf
Kimberly Wood
Wanda Woolums
Jean Wu
Louis Wu
Jacqueline Yee
William and Diane Yee
Josephine Yegyayan
Byunggil Yoo
William A. Young, Jr.
Mericia Zamora
Kenny Zetka
Gary Zimmerman
Nelly Zuleta
Wilmer Zuleta

IN-KIND DONORS

Val and Linda Aldred
Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation
Black Hawk Country Club
BlackHorse Golf Club
Blue Beagle Consulting
BMC Software
BP North America
Bill and Mary Bracken
Nicole Bubear
Byte Time Computing
Michael Carducci
Champions Golf Club
Matthew Crowley
Damian's Cucina Italiana
Deep Eddy Vodka
Larry and Judy Dierker
Dunkin' Donuts - Houston
Ruben Elustondo
Espinosa-Ortega Cigars
Jennifer and Mark Evans
First Junior Woman's Club of Houston
Galveston Island Convention & Visitors Bureau
Golf Club Of Houston
Goya Foods of Texas
Grand Lux Café
Ahmed Hammad
Houston Astros Baseball Club
Houston Golf Association
Houston Rockets
Hannah Im
IT SourcePro
Bud Johnson
Lexus Sterling McCall
Rob Lynch
Brenda Mabry
Sheri Malone
Masraff's
Bola Mayungbe
Jackie McCoy
Northgate Country Club
Office Effects, Inc.
Dan Pastorini's Quality Foods
Jan Peterson
Carrie Prewitt
George Richeson
Leslie Ryan
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Saudi Refining Inc
Shadow Hawk Golf Club
Shannon Fine Jewelry
State Farm
Steamboat House Texas
Stratford High School
The Lancaster Hotel Bistro
Joe Wappelhorst
West Houston Leadership Institute
Whole Foods Market - Wilcrest
Yellow Rose Distilling

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