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Circle of Friends - Thank You!

Thanks for your Support!

Many thanks to our Circle of Friends for supporting year-round educational programs that enrich the lives of thousands of DC public and charter school students each year.

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Our Circle of Friends

Chairman’s Circle ($25,000)

The Anne and Ronald Abramson Family Foundation

Conrad Kenley

The Gillon Family Charitable Fund

The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation

Linda and Michael Sonnenreich


Producer's Circle ($10,000)

CrossCurrents Foundation

Michelle Galler

The Mayo Charitable Foundation

The NEA Foundation

Leslie Whipkey

Carmencita Whonder


Artistic Director’s Circle ($5,000)

Leslie Carey and William A. Kirk

Theodore and Lynn Leonsis

The Reva and David Logan Foundation

Roger Schagrin

Venable Foundation

Deborah Veney and Heather Hiles


Ovation Society Circle ($2,500)

Dallas Morse Coors Foundation

William Jordan, Jr.

Marc Lazar

Daryl Libow

Stephanie Peters

David and Liz Steinglass


Benefactors Circle ($1,000)

Dr. Matthew Antkowiak

Clifford Barnes

Sharon Dworkin Bell and Peter Bell

Robert Z. Bloch

Melvin Clark

Laura and Chris Cloutier

Tamara and Terence Culler

Michele Robinson and Tom Downs

Mary and Robert Haft

Andrew and Linda Linebaugh

Kevin Merida

Russ and Deborah Potee

Adam Clayton Powell, III

Anne Selee

Colin Shah

David Slan

Richard Wilkof

Patron ($350+)

Amy Austin

Clifford Barnes

Bruce and Deborah Broder

Karen Brooks

Cynthia Bunton

Cassandra Butts

Joe Carrol

Amy Snyder and David Carples

Ann Case

David Connick

Michele Downs

Pamela Drew

Abby Fenton

Gamil Grais

Susan Irwin

Suzan Jenkins

Cynthia Farrell Johnson

David and Lisa Jones

Eugene Kenney

Francine Lamoriello

Andrew Linebaugh

Rodney and Monica Matthews

Douglas and Rhea Marshall

James McDonald

Nancy and Michael Moll

John Oberdorfer

Mark G. Pearce

Roger and April Richmond

Stephen Riddick

William and Denise Riley

Barry Robinson

Sarah Roller

Paul Rosenzweig and Kathleen Kunzer

Layla and Kobi Sana

Patricia Sarcone

Bonnie Nelson Schwartz and Arlie Schardt

Laine Shakerdge

Patrick Smith

Terry Sneed

Solanges Vivens

Michael Weston

Jay and Kelly Wickliff

Ellen Williams

James L. Winston



Patricia Andringa

Keith Earley

Robert and Miranda Liebscher

Lisa McCurdy

Natalie Hatchette

James and Herta Pittman

Jeffrey Reyes

Ursula Wright


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