Our Supporters
Special Olympics would like to acknowledge the following individuals and organizations for their generous support in 2018.
Individuals, Foundations & Trusts
Our work would not be possible without the generous support of donors around the world.
Abbeycare Inc
Gary and Pennie Abramson
Adams Family Foundation II
William Alford and Yuanyuan Shen
Joshua Alkin
Estate of Rose Anderson
Ida Lee Anderson Charitable Trust
The Annenberg Foundation
The Aramark Charitable Fund
Mr. & Mrs. Kurt Asplundh
B & N Enterprises Llc
Mr. David J. Beck
Ms. Cathy Bernard
Estate of Kerry Lynn Blau
Jeff Bliss
Mr. Jason Bond
Ernest Z. Bower IV
Paul & Sherry Broadhead Foundation
Mrs. Christine Brubaker
Estate of Larry Burgoon
R. Nicholas Burns and Mrs. Elizabeth Baylies
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Mr. Stephen Carter & Mrs. Elizabeth Carter
Thurman Case
Claire Chamberlain
Clement Chileshe
Angela Ciccolo
Loretta Claiborne
Bart Conner and Nadia Comaneci
Mrs. & Mrs. Morton Creech, Jr.
Dalio Family Foundation
Mary Davis
The Honorable Betsy DeVos
Estate of Joan Di Gangi
Fondazione Varaldo Di Pietro
Helen M. Doherty
Ms. Nancy Donegan
Estate of Elizabeth Donohue
Doran Family 2009 Charitable Lead Annuity Trust
Ruth Draper Charitable Gift Annuity
Estate of Lilyanne P. Droughn
Dr. Elisabeth Dykens
Ray & Kay Eckstein Charitable Trust
Yolanda Eleta de Varela
Mrs. Pamela J. Faerber
Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Farley
Natalie Wexler and James A. Feldman
Anne Finucane and Mike Barnicle
P.Jay and Jenny Fortner Family Fund
Ms. Debra Fowler
Estate of Lorraine Frank
Friends At Amway North America
H.E. Luis B. Gallegos
Mr. Robert S. Galvin, M.D.
The Gang Family
Carlton Golden
Gone Gator Music in honor of Tom Petty
Mrs. Carolyn Grimm
Estate of Goldie P. Gross
Mary Gu
John Gula Charitable Gift Annuity
Thomas Hall
Billy L. Harbert
Hermann Family Charitable Foundation
Ms. Diane Hoskins
Mr. & Mrs. Ray L. Hunt
IKEA Foundation
Insight Global
Earlene H. Johnson
Mr. Joseph R. Julian
Nils Kastberg
Muhtar and Defne Kent
Kim Byeong Deok
David L. Klein, Jr. Foundation
Michelle Kwan
Estate of Victoria Lagges
Ronak Lakhani
Ray and Stephanie Lane
Laureus Sport for Good Foundation
Lebensfeld Foundation
Henley and Helen Lee
Annette M. and Theodore N. Lerner Family Foundation
Li Ping
Li Ruigang
Mark and Teresa Little
Matt Little
Mark London & Dania Fitzgerald
Ms. Jo Longenbaigh
LPL Financial
Glenn and Jane Lyon
Macomb Intermediate School Dis
Estate of Mary Mangum
Michael Mastriano Charitable Gift Annuity
Alan & Amy Meltzer Family Foundation
Angelo Moratti
The Honorable Na Kyung Won
Jerry Noble
Paul Olson Charitable Gift Annuity
Ms. Marta Pazos
Estate of Edmond Piasecki
Alison Pincus
Project Management Institute Educational Foundation
Mrs. Dorothy J. Radel
Cara Raether
Kenneth Rainin Foundation
Raza Family Foundation
Eleni Rossides
Mr. Thomas Ryan
David Sable
CDR Kartikay Saini
Kim Samuel and the Samuel Family Foundation
The San Francisco Foundation
Estate of Mildred M. Schlageter
Harris & Amy Schwalb
SEI Private Trust Co
The Shekels Charitable Fund
Bobby Shriver
Linda Potter and Timothy Shriver
Maria Shriver
Estate of Robert Sievers
Maria Gabriela Sigala
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
G. Christopher and Shanon Smith
Patrick Smith
Estate of Vivian Sonn
Ruth and Arne Sorenson
Starkey Hearing Foundation/Starkey Hearing Technologies
The Stavros Niarchos Foundation
Estate of Susan Sterner
Mr. Rick Strachan
Patricia Stultz
Supermarket of Cherry Hill, Inc.
Dr. Wing-kun Tam Past International President, Lions Clubs International
Margaret and Jack Tarver Foundation
Hamdi Ulukaya
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
Thomas Vartanian
Leann Varvil
Verdiramo & Verdiramo PA
Mr. Adam Vinoskey
Natalia Vodianova
Estate of Barbara Warner
Washington All Stars
The Weasel Fund
Ms. Vanessa L. Williams
James and Elaine Wolfensohn
Estate of Leonia Wood
Yao Ming
The Shriver Society
The Shriver Society recognizes a group of supporters distinguished by their significant contribution over the past year. These individuals are bringing hope and promise to the lives of our athletes across the globe and upholding the incredible legacy of the Shriver family. * indicates Shriver Society Co-Chairs. ** indicates Shriver Society Founding Members.
Yolanda Eleta de Varela*
Scott Hamilton*
The Honorable Jaime Aleman**
William Alford and Yuanyuan Shen
The Annenberg Foundation
Gertrude Boyle**
David and Laura Braddock**
Elizabeth and Stephen Carter**
Claire Chamberlain
Bart Conner and Nadia Comaneci**
The Honorable Betsy DeVos
Fondazione Varaldo Di Pietro
Dr. Elisabeth Dykens
Natalie Wexler and James A. Feldman
Anne Finucane and Mike Barnicle
Mark London and Dania Fitzgerald
Janet Froetscher**
Jack Furst**
David Gang and Charmaine Dittmar**
Joan Ganz Cooney**
B. Thomas Golisano**
Billy L. Harbert
Hermann Family Charitable Foundation
IKEA Foundation
Ronak Lakhani**
Ray and Stephanie Lane**
Laureus Sport for Good Foundation
Lebensfeld Foundation
Henley and Helen Lee
Annette M. and Theodore N. Lerner Family Foundation, Inc.
Glenn and Jane Lyon
Katie and Scott Mitic**
Angelo Moratti**
Alison Pincus
Ms. Cara Raether
Kim Samuel**
Linda Potter and Timothy Shriver**
G. Christopher and Shanon Smith
Ruth and Arne Sorenson**
Starkey Hearing Foundation/Starkey Hearing Technologies
Natalia Vodianova
Dr. Wing-kun Tam, Past International President, Lions Clubs International
James and Elaine Wolfensohn
The Champion's Society®
Special Olympics would also like to recognize members of The Champion’s Society—donors who have made a commitment to include a future gift to the organization through their estate plans.
Erik Andersen
Arnold W. Anderson
Anonymous (31)
Lee Askern
Dr. Martin Auslander
Ruth Barker
D.J. Billig
Asia Blanton
Stanley Bohrer
Donna Boyle Farley
John & Betsy Bugden: Friends of Teddy Graves & Carl Lapoint
Patrick Campbell
Mark Carnevale
Dorothy Christopher
Loretta Claiborne
Mr. G. Thomas Clark
Kathryn D. Clark
Susan Clarke
Ofelia Clouston
James M. Compton
Julie Coon
Ms. Simon D. Couvier
In Memory of James E. T. Crockford
Randy & Laura Curtis
Kenneth J. Custer
Denise & Joseph Daniele
Gian De Falco
Carol Deal
Katherine Dillon
Charles Dixon
Barbara Doerner
Ms. Ruth Draper
Ralph J. Driscoll
Dolores Ducommun
James Eberhardt
Andrew Elek
Ms. Kim Elliott
Nicole M. Engdahl
Jon Erikson
Sandra Esner
Carolyn Flor
Gloris Ford
Sharon Franklin
Jim and Norma Garard
William Geary
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Gessler
Gillett Family Trust B
Robert Gingerich
Jay Glicksman
Connie Grandmason
Marilyn Grandmason
Richard Gresham and Adrienne Dold Charitable Gift Annuity
Joan Guertin
Linda Haas
Connie Hardin
David Hardy
Gary Denzil Harvey
Cate Hawkins
Margaret Lin Hazen
Steven Hecht & Kenneth Phalen
Bob & Sara Hedlund
Karl W. Helft
Mary Hoel
Ken Hoffman
Anne Holland
Anne Homans
James Howard
Vicki Hutsko
Don Irving
Dorothy Johnson
Marie C. King
Robert L. & Charlotte L. Klein
Mary S. Kochiss
Hans and Sandra Kristensen
Chris and Erin Laurents
Lin L. Laursen
William J. Lewis
Catherine Loughman
Lynn Luczkowski
Joyce Manchester
Mike Mastriano
Donald & Lisa Matson
Jay E. Mayer
Theresa A. McClain
Juli McIver
Nancy McKee Windsor
Kristin McLeod
James T. and Marion M. McManus
Cynthia W. Melamed
Frank Merenda
Geraldine Mohr
Janice Moore
Sue E. Morton
Shirley Myers
Charles Netter
Don Nichter
Gertrude M. Oberbeck
Marjorie Oftedahl
Paul R. Olson
A Bennett Orme, Jr.
Joan Persing
Maria Polito, in Memory of Rosalie Polito
Deborah Quick
Lynda D. Ray in memory of Donald Lange
Mary Joan Reasby
R C. Richardson
Billy Riffle
George Robitsch
Ernest Rothfelder
Jan Sagett
Susan Saint James and Dick Ebersol
Blake Sandy
Robert Sanville
Mrs. Toby Beth Schoolman
Sandra Seaton
Esther E. Shafer
Ronald Siemssen
Judy Slavik
Linda-Lee & Jeffrey Slesinger in Memory of Anna Rosen
Brian & Rosalind Smith
Joan Sotoodeh-Huff
Bonnie Stafford in Honor of Caitlin Stafford
Nancy Stagliano ICO Albert Angelos
Dorothy A. Starr
Charles (Chip) Steitz
Alice & Gerald Stonebridge
Suzanne Stucker
Heidi Taraschi
J D. Tebow
Dr. Jody Terranova and Mr. Carl Verner
Dr. Allen F. Turcke Charitable Gift Annuity
David Velasco in Memory of Donald Harlow
Ellen Verell
Norman & Sandra Vose
Linda Walls
Marty Ward
Louie & Trudy Warren
Matt Welch
Joan E. Wheatley
Lutricia Wright-Ware
Linda Yoder
Bonnie Zaucha
Special Olympics Ambassadors
Special Olympics is grateful for the support of a select group of acclaimed athletes and celebrities who are dedicated to expanding the Special Olympics movement worldwide.
Seun Adigun
Robert 'Bob' Beamon
Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco
Jamaal Charles
Nadia Comaneci
Brooklyn Decker
Elena Delle Donne
Didier Drogba
Andre Drummond
Erika Ender
Marcos 'Cafu' Evangelista
Vyacheslav Fetisov
Ladlena Fetisova
Vladimir 'Vanja' Grbic
Joe Haden
Scott Hamilton
Padraig Harrington
In-Kyung (I.K.) Kim
Michelle Kwan
Damian Lillard
Julen Lopetegui
John C. McGinley
Maria Menounos
Ricardo Montaner
Dale Moss
Dikembe Mutombo
Li Na
Hidetoshi Nakata
Nancy O'Dell
Apolo Anton Ohno
Michael Phelps
Lauren Potter
Ricky Rubio
Dr. Benadetto Saraceno
Nicole Scherzinger
Hannah Teter
Paul Donald (Big Show) Wight II
Vanessa Williams
Yang Lan
Yang Yang
Yao Ming
Yuna Kim
Zhou Xun
Zou Shiming