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Seattle Parks Foundation

Connections spring/summer 2014

Transforming the Cheasty Greenspace When Mary DeJong and her husband Joel, moved to Seattle more than a decade ago, they fell in love with their neighborhood. “We knew we needed to be here,” DeJong says, standing outside her home in Rainier Valley. “We also knew that we wanted to participate in something, and at the time we couldn’t really name what that something was.”

Mary DeJong at a restoration work party. Photo: Tom Reese

That something turned out to be half a block away, just up her street: 10 acres of forest between the Lockmore neighborhood on Beacon Hill and Columbia City. This is the Cheasty Greenspace at Mountain View, whose slopes are now covered with ferns and other young native plants. A winding footpath reveals peek-a-boo views of the Cascades and takes hikers past benches made of cedar logs. It’s a place where DeJong and her daughter, Anna, hike (and where Anna gets excited when she finds a slug). It’s an escape for DeJong’s two boys, who outfit themselves with whistles and play. It’s also a destination for groups from the nearby Boys & Girls Club and the Refugee Women’s Alliance, who participate in wilderness camps. But back in 2003, when it was just DeJong, her husband, and a black Labrador named Jackson, this place looked totally different. “It was a drape of darkness,” DeJong recalls. “We had a dog, and we thought, ‘Oh, let’s take him into the woods.’ And it was on that first walk when we discovered, ‘Oh, this isn’t a welcoming place.’” The place was thick with blackberries and curtains of English ivy. It was the site of homeless encampments and, as DeJong later learned from authorities, sex trafficking and other criminal activities.

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Transforming The Cheasty Greenspace (from front page) The Rainier Vista housing development, which sits just down the street from DeJong’s home, had yet to be gutted and revitalized into the mixed-use planned community that it is now. The parcel of urban forest next door became very much “a calling,” she says. DeJong is fueled by a set of values inspired by John Perkins, a civil rights activist who espouses the three Rs: relocation, redistribution, and reconciliation. As an undergraduate, DeJong was deeply inspired by his teachings; the John Perkins Center is located at Seattle Pacific University, where DeJong attended college. “One of his major calls is for people to relocate to places of diversity, to help be present to a greater good. Perkins doesn’t talk about landscape or land, but this land, in some way, had been oppressed.” In 2007, DeJong reached out to Seattle Parks and Recreation to find out what could be done. That led to the Green Seattle Partnership, which put her in contact with Andrea Ostrovsky, another neighborhood resident wanting to transform the land. The pair formed the Friends of Cheasty Greenspace at Mountain View. “We started thinking about how we could reclaim and truly restore this land. And how we could reimagine it as something different,” she says.

Cheasty volunteers taking a photo break at a work party.

In their early days of canvassing the neighborhood for support, DeJong and Ostrovsky were met with skepticism. “Cross-eyed looks,” DeJong recalls. Some neighbors were concerned that making the place attractive could invite a new wave of illicit behavior. And not everyone could picture what DeJong envisioned—not just restoration, but making the land accessible to pedestrians in the upper part of the neighborhood who wanted easier access to the Columbia City Link light rail station below. DeJong’s group secured three grants from Seattle’s Department of Neighborhoods. They hosted work parties. They

Cheasty Greenspace will provide a place for kids to play. Photo: Tom Reese

Photo: Tom Reese

hired a landscape architect. They thought about sightlines along the trails to make them safer. “And people started getting excited,” she says. Twenty-foot-high hedges of blackberry came down, and people at the top of the slope suddenly had views. It took 7,000 volunteer hours to transform the space into what it is today. The group won the Denny Award for Environmental Stewardship for its efforts. Now DeJong has her hands full with a more ambitious project: restoring the remaining 34 acres of the Cheasty Greenspace, on the east slope of Beacon Hill next to the Jefferson Park Golf Course. This is the future home of new pedestrian trails and Beacon Bike Park, a first-of-itskind mountain biking project in Seattle. “It’s about removing barriers of privilege to nature and to a sport,” DeJong says. The Seattle Board of Park Commissioners unanimously approved the $750,000 project in January. To win that approval, DeJong, her Steering committee, and community members worked tirelessly to convince the parks department to change its policy that banned bikes in green belts and natural areas. The board agreed to make Beacon Bike Park a pilot project. It is scheduled to open in June of 2015. “I feel like I’m a participant in an amazing story,” DeJong says. Volunteers have already offered almost $2 million worth of volunteer hours for forest restoration, trail building, and maintenance—including the development of Beacon Bike Park. She’s hoping for even more.

A Park for Hendrix Truth be told, Maisha Barnett is not a huge, over-the-top Jimi Hendrix fan, although she enjoys his music. “I didn’t grow up listening to him,” says Barnett, who is 43 years old. “My parents were not big rock fans. I came to learn about him as a student at Garfield High School, since he was an alumnus there.” These days, however, the legacy of the Seattle-born music icon occupies a lot of her time. Barnett is the project manager for Jimi Hendrix Park, which will sit on a corner behind the Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) in Seattle’s Central District. The site is currently part parking lot, part grassy field, and it sits adjacent to Sam Smith Park and the I-90 Trail. After the project is completed, park visitors will walk down a path in the shape of a giant electric guitar. “You’ll go into the frets, and there’ll be a timeline of Jimi’s life,” Barnett says. “There’ll also be a huge, sandblasted Jimi Hendrix signature,” she adds. “It’s big and confident. I kind of like that because I also have a hard time staying within the lines.” How Barnett ended up here—a former money manager who now devotes herself to community work—is the result of her involvement in another nearby park: Powell Barnett Park, a k a “Grandpa’s park.” Her grandfather was Powell S. Barnett, who worked in the coal mines of Roslyn, Washington, as a teen and who, after moving to Seattle in 1906, dedicated himself to a variety of civic causes. Not only did he bring whites and blacks together through the YMCA and the USO, but Barnett was also a musician and a semi-pro baseball player. In 1960, the city dedicated a 4.4-acre park on Martin Luther King Jr. Way in his honor. Powell Barnett died the following year. Maisha Barnett grew up thinking it was not a big deal to have a park named after her grandfather. But what was a big deal was when a group wanted to install some religious icons in the park and make some improvements—while bypassing the parks process. The city said no. Maisha Barnett: “superhero.”

At the time, Barnett was switching careers and completing a fundraising management program at the University of Washington. She was looking for a project. “So I said, ‘I’ll just do Powell Barnett Park!’ I didn’t know what I was doing. I had not done anything like that at all.” She went on to lead an effort that raised $1.3 million to dramatically renovate the park in 2006. “She’s a superhero. Can’t you see the cape on her?” says NAAM executive director Rosanna Sharpe. Outside the museum, looking out at what will soon be Jimi Hendrix Park, Barnett says: “I can’t wait to stand on the grounds when it’s all torn up and construction begins.” The project breaks ground in June.

It’s Time to Create a New Legacy Ken Bounds As of this writing, the Seattle City Council has an unprecedented opportunity to approve a ballot measure to establish a new parks district for Seattle. If approved by Seattle voters on August 5, the new parks district will replace the expiring levy with long-term, sustainable funding for our parks. That money will go toward replacing leaky roofs, old boilers, and outdated electrical and water systems. It will fund major maintenance at Woodland Park Zoo and the Seattle Aquarium and ensure cleaner restrooms and more trash pickup all over the city. Staffing and programs will be restored at community centers for kids and seniors. We will be able to restore forests, protect habitat, and acquire new parks and open space to meet the increased demands of our growing population. It’s time to pause and consider the historical context of this decision. I can think of four other times in Seattle’s history when citizens and elected officials have taken action to drastically shape our parks and recreation system. The first time was in 1903, when the city council hired the Olmsted Brothers firm to create a master plan for the city’s park system, setting in motion the development of one of the most admired park systems in the nation. The framework and major elements of the system we enjoy today were laid out and mostly designed by John Charles Olmsted. To this day, the Olmsted Plan guides park acquisition, development, and design decisions. Second, during the Works Progress Administration in the mid-1930s, the city took advantage of federal funding to develop many of the park system’s iconic structures and buildings, from the Ravenna Park Bridge to many of our most cherished “comfort stations.” Park trails, bridges, buildings, playgrounds, and many other improvements of the era are easy to spot in the park system to this day. Third, the citizen-led Forward Thrust initiatives in 1968 significantly expanded the Olmsted master plan by funding $475 million (in 2014 dollars) in new parks and park improvements. Freeway Park, the Seattle Aquarium, and numerous neighborhood pocket parks were developed with Forward Thrust funds. At around the same time, citizens approved a charter amendment to dedicate 10 percent of certain city revenues to the Park Fund to pay for the ongoing maintenance and operations of the new Forward Thrust parks. Today, one-third of the parks department’s budget comes from charter amendment revenues.

Ken Bounds is former superintendent of Seattle Parks and Recreation, a Washington State Parks Commissioner, member of the Seattle Parks Foundation board, and chair of Seattle Parks for All.

Fourth, at the request of city officials and Seattle citizens in 1986, the state legislature changed the “levy lid lift” law to allow Seattle to access unused property tax levy capacity with a 50 percent vote of the people. Until then, all capital bond issues were “excess levies” and required 60 percent voter approval. This change allowed for two subsequent community center levies and two “Parks for All” levies that have greatly enhanced the park system over the past three decades. It’s time to create a new legacy. For the first time in Seattle’s history, we have an opportunity to provide a dedicated, sustainable revenue stream for parks. In fact, a parks district is the only dedicated, sustainable funding source available to the city that can meet the park system’s needs—as the Parks Legacy Plan Citizens’ Advisory Committee, Mayor Ed Murray, and the city council have worked so diligently to identify. We must seize this moment and create a new legacy for future generations.

What will

legacy be?

Over the last year, the Stim Bullitt Park Excellence Fund, made possible by a generous bequest from one of our city’s greatest public space champions, awarded $500,000 to nine communityled public space projects. We applaud the vision, dedication, and generosity of community volunteers, philanthropic partners, and public agencies who are working together to connect our city through great public spaces. In March, four very different park projects received support from the Stim Bullitt Park Excellence Fund: Jimi Hendrix Park Located behind the Northwest African American Jimi Hendrix Park supporters dress the part. Museum and providing a connection along the I-90 Trail, the park will honor the iconic musician and serve as a site for community gatherings and concerts. Yesler Swamp Trail The Friends of Yesler Swamp are working to build a system of trails and boardwalks in the area adjacent to the Union Bay Natural Area. The trails will provide access to one of Seattle’s best bird-watching sites and last remaining wetland forests. Kubota Garden Terrace Overlook UW student volunteers dig in at Yelser Swamp.

In August, 14th- and 15th-generation stone masons from Japan will teach and work with community members to construct the overlook. The project, using more than 300 tons of High Cascade Granite, will create a viewpoint and event space in one of Seattle’s most stunning public gardens. Terminal 117

Kayakers on the Duwamish River. Photo: Tom Reese

Kids at Kubota.

As a result of this award, the project to restore fish and wildlife habitat at Terminal 117—an EPA Superfund site just two blocks from the South Park neighborhood’s commercial core—will include pathways, a boardwalk, a pier, an elevated viewing platform, and a hand-carry boat launch. Join the Legacy Circle Seattle Parks Foundation established the Legacy Circle to ensure that bequests, both large and small, have a significant impact on Seattle’s public spaces. A growing group of visionary park champions who care deeply about our city have included SPF in their estate plans. We hope you’ll consider joining them. As a Legacy Circle member, you will receive annual acknowledgement in SPF publications, invitations to donor events, and the tremendous gratitude of park lovers around the city. To learn more or to let us know that SPF is already in your plans, contact Betsey Curran at (206) 332-9900 x15 or

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A New Vision for South Park Green Space The heavily industrial South Park neighborhood, bordered on one side by the Duwamish River, has less park space than almost any other community in Seattle. It offers just 40 square feet of accessible open space per resident—compared to 387 square feet per resident for Seattle as a whole. But as the kids from Concord Elementary School exclaimed at a recent public hearing, “We can make anything better!” The Port of Seattle, King County, City of Seattle, and other property owners along the river are cleaning up contaminated sites, restoring miles of shoreline habitat, and creating new public access on public lands. Collectively, these projects provide the opportunity to reshape and connect a neighborhood through its public spaces. Seizing this opportunity, the South Park Area Redevelopment Committee, South Park Neighborhood Association, Environmental Coalition of South Seattle, Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition, Sea Mar Community Health Centers, Seattle Parks and Recreation, Barker Landscape Architects, and Seattle Parks Foundation have completed an aspirational plan for a network of connected green space in the South Park neighborhood, including new and improved access to Seattle’s only river. Through broad outreach to residents and businesses and funding from the Stim Bullitt Park Excellence Fund, the community has identified needs, opportunities, and priorities for improved parklands, open space, and recreational facilities in South Park. The plan offers concept designs for top-priority opportunities such as a new plaza adjacent to the new South Park Bridge, Duwamish Waterway Park, South Park Community Center, shoreline street ends, and overall pedestrian and bicycle connectivity throughout the neighborhood. Concord Elementary students at a public hearing.

The plan will be used by South Park community groups, civic leaders, public agencies, and SPF to guide actions and investments over the next 5 years.

New Projects, New Partners Cayton Corner Park The Friends of Cayton Corner Park are creating a fully accessible park and sensory garden at the corner of 19th Avenue and Madison Street on Capitol Hill. This community gathering space will be a tranquil, green oasis for an ethnically diverse, low- to moderateincome neighborhood that includes clients of the DeafBlind Service Center, Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults, and the Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center. The Friends received neighborhood matching funds from the city to hire J.A. Brennan and Carolyn Law to complete a schematic design and a preliminary cost estimate for the planned park. They are now seeking additional funds to complete the project.

We will make it happen!

Columbia City Gateway The Friends of Columbia City Gateway will transform a public-space eyesore in a heavily trafficked pedestrain corridor into a signature streetscape and mini-park that will serve as an entryway into the Columbia City neighborhood. Located on the Seattle School District’s Columbia School property (currently home to the Interagency Academy) along a three-block stretch of Edmunds Street (seasonal home of the bustling Columbia City Farmer’s Market), the park will connect the light rail station to the thriving neighborhood business district. A new PCC grocery store and mixed-use development are under construction directly across the street. In conjunction with this project, the Interagency Academy intends to refurbish its community garden. The Friends received city grant funds to hire Johnson Sutherland to develop a schematic plan and are now raising funds to complete the project. New connections in Columbia City.

Community Partner Fundraising Tops $1 Million Over the past three years, SPF Community Partners have raised more than $1 million to add to and improve Seattle’s parks, trails, playgrounds, and forest habitat. From Bitter Lake to South Park and from View Ridge to Golden Gardens, these extraordinary volunteer groups have also matched their remarkable fundraising with thousands of hours of volunteer work.

The Campaign for Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands “We have so much hope for this land.” —yalonda gill masundire, Rainier Beach community leader

We’re now at 80% of our total fundraising goal of $2.4 million

We salute their dedication, passion, and initiative. On behalf of all residents who are beneficiaries of their commitment, we say THANK YOU!!!


Community Partner Projects Bitter Lake Playground

Lake Union Park Stewardship Fund

Cayton Corner Park

Licorice Fern

Concord Elementary Playground

McGilvra Place Park

Burke Gilman Trail @ Sand Point Columbia City Gateway Counterbalance Park Cheasty Greenspace Denny Park Golden Gardens



Melrose Promenade Olympic Hills Greenway Park Seattle Neighborhood Greenways Seattle Children’s Playgarden Streissguth Garden Fund

Jackson Park

Southwest Queen Anne Green Belt

Lewis Park

Uptown Triangle

Madrona Woods

Volunteer Park Trust

Magnolia Boulevard

Walking on Logs

North Beach Park

Waterway 18

Junction Plaza Park

Yesler Swamp

Come share the harvest on July 27 at Urban Farm Fling in Rainier Beach! Join us at the peak of summer abundance at Urban Farm Fling, a farm-to-table dinner benefiting the Campaign for Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands. Experience firsthand this vibrant gathering place that is producing healthy food for the community while also serving as an outdoor classroom and learning center for gardening, growing, and stewarding our natural environment. Sunday, July 27, 2014

Friends of Lewis Park.

4 to 8 pm To learn more about the Campaign for Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands or the Urban Farm Fling dinner, please contact Betsey Curran at Seattle Parks Foundation: (206) 332-9900 x15 or

Donor Spotlight: Denis Adair Denis Adair walks Elphie through Volunteer Park every day, rain or shine. He also donates to Volunteer Park Trust each month in honor of Elphie. “I rescued her when she was 5 months old in 2003, from a shelter in East Los Angeles,” says Adair. “It was (puppy) love at first sight.” Adair and Elphie lived in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, with a backyard and 20 acres of open land. After they moved to Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood 7 years ago, Volunteer Park became the place for them to enjoy nature and to seek serenity (and squirrels, for Elphie). “I take immense pride and joy in this exquisite city park,” says Adair. “There is an abundance of awe in Volunteer Park: the magnificent lawns and trees, owls and hawks, the Conservatory, the Asian Art Museum, and the outdoor theater in summer.” Denis Adair and Elphie in Volunteer Park.

Like many of us who claim a favorite neighborhood park as “our park,” Adair has found his piece of what belongs to all of us, and he is giving back. “Volunteer Park is a magic forest that Elphie and I get to explore every day,” he says. “It makes a beautiful and profound difference in our lives.”

Donor Spotlight: The Matsui Family Melvin Matsui loved the outdoors and often walked the family dog, Bailey, at Seward Park. After his death in April 2013, at age 68, his son Kitman felt drawn to the park, too. “Since being outdoors is always something I associate with our father, I spent a great deal of time walking along Lake Washington following his death,” says Kitman, one of Mel’s six children.

Mel Matsui’s sons Colin, Brent, Marc, and Kitman at the memorial bench.

Kitman suggested to his family members that they donate a park bench in memory of Mel, and he got in touch with SPF to set up a fund. The new bench at Seward Park faces south toward Mount Rainier. “It seemed like a good idea to have a particular place we can call our own and, more importantly, a place where he would enjoy being,” Kitman says. The bench serves as a place where the Matsui family can come together for picnics and share great memories of their father, which include fishing and camping together and going on road trips.

Thank you! Parks Legacy Circle

Recognizing extraordinary donors whose estate plans include legacy gifts to Seattle Parks Foundation Anonymous (2) Sally Bagshaw Kathy and Keith Biever Marjorie Boetter Lynn Bursten Karen Daubert Barbara Feasey Brian Giddens and Steve Rovig Roy Hamrick Pamela McCabe Rick and Debbie Zajicek $50,000+

Anonymous ▲▲ Anonymous Mrs. Phil Duryee John Goodfellow and Barbara Peterson, Goodfellow Fund Jay and Mary Jayne Jones ▲ Juniper Foundation Nancy Nordhoff Barbara Peterson and John Goodfellow, The Dicky Fund Charles and Barb Wright Clise Properties, Inc. Pendleton and Elisabeth Carey Miller Charitable Foundation R.D. Merrill Company Wyncote Foundation NW ▲ $25,000+

Bruce and Ann Blume ▲ Beatrice and T. William Booth ▲▲ Bullitt Foundation Charles and Eleanor Nolan ▲ David and Catherine Skinner ▲ Jerry Tone and Martha Wyckoff ▲▲ Committee of 33 D.V. and Ida J. McEachern Charitable Trust HerRay! Foundation The Peach Foundation Peg and Rick Young Foundation REI Seattle Garden Club Vulcan Inc. $10,000+

Christine Cave Charley Dickey and Sheila WyckoffDickey ▲ Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Jodi Green and Mike Halperin ▲

Jocelyn C. Horder Fund ▲ Heather and Jim Hughes ▲▲ Lani and Larry Johnson ▲ Garrett Kephart Ellen Look and Tony Cavalieri Laura and Roy Lundgren Franny and Casey Mead Alison and Glen Milliman John and Laurel Nesholm ▲▲ Doug and Kathie Raff ▲▲

Maryanne Tagney and David Jones ▲ Doug and Maggie Walker ▲▲ #HowSeattleRiots Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation Hugh and Jane Ferguson Foundation ▲▲ Microsoft Matching Gifts Ordinary People Foundation PCC Natural Markets Richard Nelson Ryan Foundation Seneca Real Estate Group Western Washington Honda Dealers Association Willowmoor Foundation $5,000+

Chap and Eve Alvord ▲▲ Thatcher Bailey Betty Bottler ▲▲ Dorothy Bullitt Kay Bullitt Steve and Judy Clifford ▲▲ Deborah Clise-Kerr Kathryn Fleischer and David Stein Jody Foster and John Ryan ▲ Brian Giddens and Steve Rovig ▲ Gretchen Hull ▲▲ Jacobi-Neumann William Ketcham Family ▲ Carol Lewis and Tom Byers ▲ Diane Lutz Carolee and Tom Mathers ▲ Pamela and Bob McCabe ▲▲ Kyle and Katie McCoy Sheldon and Betty Muir Tom Neir and Sally Otten Jeannie and Bruce Nordstrom Judy Pigott ▲

Chris and David Towne ▲▲ Karl Vennes David and Lolly Victor ▲ Laird Norton Company LLC Seattle Children›s Hospital TEW Foundation Wells Fargo $2,500+

Molly and Marco Abbruzzese Dana Anderson Anonymous ▲ Anonymous Susan and Matthew Arksey Ken Bounds and Linda Gorton ▲▲ Debbi and Paul Brainerd ▲ Barbara Buchan and Elizabeth Garcia Tim Carey and Cheryl Carey Octavia Chambliss Barbara and James Crutcher Family ▲▲ Betsey Curran and Jonathan King Craig Davison and Glenn Maarse ▲ Linda Donohue Rod and Erin Downing Barbara Feasey and Bill Bryant ▲▲ Cynthia K. Fierstein Alison and Tyler Furtwangler Theresa Garrison Trevor and Andrea Gilchrist Gary and Vicki Glant ▲ Phyllis Gorton Joe Greear Anne and Frite Hagedorn Kathy Harvey Gerry Johnson and Linda Larson ▲▲ Ted and Linda Johnson ▲ Brad and Erin Kahn ▲ Edie Lackland ▲ Donna J. Leftwich Christina and James Lockwood ▲ Edward Marcus Kitman Matsui Anne Moore and Melissa Anderson Pamela Myers Tom and Erin Neubauer Harry Newman Roger Nyhus ▲ Dale Pelletier Beth and Chris Purcell ▲▲ Suzanne and Brooks Ragen Gary and Vicki Reed ▲ John E. Roberts Jon and Judy Runstad ▲ Charles P. Sitkin ▲▲ Scott Soules

The following donors made gifts to Seattle Parks Foundation between January 1, 2013, and April 1, 2014. 5 years of giving ▲ or 10 years of giving ▲▲ Dan and Ann Streissguth ▲ Myra Tanita and Peter Young ▲ Herman Uscategui Robert Wallach Michelle Wong Rick and Debbie Zajicek Boeing Gift Matching Program Bosa Development Washington Goldman, Sachs Metropolitan Market Safeco Insurance Watermark Estate Management Services, LLC $1,000+

Tom Alberg and Judi Beck ▲▲ Nancy Alvord Phoebe and Lucius Andrew ▲ Jerry Arbes and Anne Knight ▲▲ Douglas and Mary Bayley Deirdre and Fraser Black Bob and Cindy Blais ▲ David Bradley Tina Bullitt John Byouk Margaret Diggs Tracy Dobmeier Vasiliki Dwyer Janet Eary Ann Fagan Virginia and Lester Filion Katharyn Alvord Gerlich ▲▲ Jerry V. and Gunilla Finrow ▲▲ Carole Fuller and Evan Schwab Hope and Peter Garrett ▲ Phillip Gladfelter Eugene Gold Joan Gray and Harris Hoffman ▲ Blake and Erika Grayson Jay and Pam Green ▲ Christine Grenell Chris Gurdjian Roy Hamrick and Stephen Carstens ▲ Gayle and Donald Harris ▲▲ Douglas and Barbara Herrington Scott Holden ▲ Sara Hoppin ▲▲ Susan Horton C. David Hughbanks ▲▲

Kilroy Hughes ▲ Tom and Janice Huseby Karen Hust Barbara Huston Nancy Iannucci and Harvey Jones Maryann Jordan and Joe McDonnell

Doris Katagiri Pat Kennedy and Melissa Ries Allan and Mary Kollar Richard Ladner Dean LaRue Liam Lavery and Yazmin Mehdi Jenni and Robert Leinbach Alice Jean and Don Lewis Carla and Don Lewis ▲ Phil and Karen Lloyd ▲▲ Susan Maisel Louise Maison Craig McKibben and Sarah Merner ▲ Cristine Miller Lauren and Robert Milne Dan Mohr and Hilary Bramwell Mohr ▲ John and Harriett Morton ▲ Robert and Constance Moser Harvey Motulsky and Lisa Norton Frank Nieder Erik and Julie Nordstrom Mark Ostrow Anilbhai and Asha Patel Valerie Payne ▲ David Perlin and Mary Pembroke Perlin ▲ Billy Pettit Andrew Price ▲ Patricia Ann and Richard Radeke Kathy and Chris Robertson ▲▲ Stuart and Lee Rolfe ▲▲ Evelyne Rozner and Matt Griffin ▲ William Sadleir Cathy Sarkowsky ▲ Lisa and Jonathan Schachter David Shema Ron and Eva Sher Anne and Langdon Simons ▲ Curtis and Tate Snyder Robert and Katie Strong ▲ Steve and Liann Sundquist ▲ Dan Swanson Lyn Tangen and Richard Barbieri ▲ Leigh Toner and Chris Capossela Steven and Patricia Trainer Todd Vogel and Karen Hust ▲ Huong Vu Eric Wechsler Laura Welland Carolyn Weston Judith A. Whetzel Tom and Lyn White ▲ Steve and Mary Wood ▲▲ Scott and Jennifer Wyatt Ann Wyckoff ▲▲

Arthur P. Ziegler Central Market Hamrick Investment Counsel, LLC James E and Constance L Bell Foundation Joshua Green Foundation Local Independent Charities of America Moccasin Lake Foundation ▲ Seattle Foundation Starbucks Matching Gifts Program Teutsch Partners, LLC ▲ Wal-Mart Foundation Washington Drug Card ZymoGenetics, Inc. $500+

Carol Arnold Councilmember Sally and Brad Bagshaw Bruce Bailey and Heidi Barrett ▲ Mark and Heather Barbieri Bill and Mary Black ▲▲ Ros Bond and Jill Marsden ▲ Scott Brayton Barbara Broderick Dan Bross and Bob Cundall Vicky Campbell Sylvia Chauvet Olivia Cianci Nancy Colbert Keelin Curran and Jack Brummet Pete and Pat Curran Family Karen Daubert and Jared Smith ▲▲ Amanda Deardorff Georgeanne H. Delahanty Barbara J. Dingfield ▲ Mary and James Dunnam Noreen and Fritz Frink ▲ Joseph and Terri Gaffney Carmen and Carver Gayton Eli Goldberg Carolyn Grane Kathy and Albert Greenberg Jane Harvey and Charles Curtis Ray Heacox and Cynthia Huffman Richard and Betty Hedreen ▲ Carol and Will Hodgman Christopher Hoffman Terry Holme and Jeanne Iannucci ▲▲ Stephen Jones David Kincaid John Lang Leonard Larson Christopher and Alida Latham ▲

Robert Leach and Catherine Otto ▲ Carolyn Leaver Sharon Lee Peggy Lewis Valerie Lynch and Putnam Barber ▲ Rick and Anne Matsen ▲ Lyn McCracken Sanford Melzer and Ellen Evans Terry and Cornelia Moore Furman and Susan Moseley Nancy Neraas and Mike King Deborah Notkin Carol Ottenberg ▲ Don Padelford and Sue Livingstone Kathleen Pierce ▲▲ Molly Preston Cam and Tori Ragen ▲ Merlin Rainwater Ann Ramsay-Jenkins Mark Reddington and Cary Moon Doug and Sarah Reed Jean A. Rhodes ▲ Terry Roche ▲ Theiline Rolfe Andres Salomon Gouri Sivarajan Jared Smith Ryan Smith Todd Smith John and Rose Southall ▲ Jonah Sterling Helen Stusser Catherine Thayer Robert and Kathy Thompson Lucas Ventino Rogers and Julie Weed David and Sally Wright ▲ Hansina Wright Howard S. Wright, III and Kate Janeway ▲ Gordon Younger Margaret Zech Amgen Foundation Cascade Bicycle Club Cupcake Royale, Inc. ▲ Friends of Tops Girl Scouts of Western Washington #530, Troop #50680 NBBJ Queen Anne Singles Sellen Construction Company Inc. Tory Burch, LLC Verity Credit Union Wittmann Cardinal Fund $250+

Sandy and Brian Albright Katherine Alberg Anderson and Josh Anderson ▲ Anonymous ▲ Joel and Sandy Aslanian Becca and Anthony Aue Patrick and Cheri Baker ▲

Sybil Barney and Joel Shepard ▲ Chris and Cynthia Bayley ▲▲ John and Shari Behnke ▲ John and Maralyn Blume ▲ Diana Bradley Jim Brinkley and Sheila Lukehart Andrew and Sarah Burkhalter Lee Caylor Pete and Merrily Chick ▲▲ Martha Choe Marianna Clark and Charles Schafer ▲ Michael and Sheila Cory Page Kundsen Cowles ▲ Katharine and Jonathan Crossley ▲▲

Cyrus Cryst and Ann Merryfield ▲ Tricia and Marcus Deville Pat Doudna Deirdre Doyle and Patrick Berkley Jim Duncan Leslie Dunlap Councilmember Reagan Dunn Erin Fairley and Bill Patz ▲ Brian Fellon Julie Gerrard ▲ Michael Graves Ralph Guggenheim Matthew and Margaret Hanson Hashisaki and Tubridy Family Michele and David Hasson Phyllis Hatfield ▲ Rod Hearne Anne Helmholz ▲ Erik and Bethany Johnson Laura Kastner and Philip Mease Marianne and Wiley Kitchell Alfred and Barbara Koury ▲ Jennifer Litowski Sheila Lukehart and Jim Brinkley George and Beverly Martin ▲ Jacqui Metzger Anne Mize Peggy and Hal Newsom Jason and Tiffany Nolte Joy Ordal ▲ Robert E. Ordal ▲ Jamie Pedersenand Eric Cochran ▲ Sandra Perkins and Jeffrey Ochsner Eleanor Poley Susan and Bill Potts Mike Riley and Robin Shapiro ▲ Roberta Riley and Peter Mason Catherine and Thurston Roach Stephan Roche Dave Rodgers Mike and Edith Ruby ▲

Helen Runstein ▲ Anna Samson Bryce and Chris Seidl Kate Smith and Theo Dzielak Claude and Susan Soudah Andrea Stanton Diane Stevens ▲ Eric Taylor and Sheena Aebig Cassandra Van Pay Lee Warnecke and Claire Gifford Kathleen Warren and Mike Wirsching Paul Weiden and Bev Linkletter ▲ Larry and Susan Winn Dawn Wright Alta Planning and Design Pacific Continental Bank Rainier Investment Management Whatley Family Foundation $100+

Barry and Patty Abrahamsen Denis Adair Bill Allen Leonard and Gaylene Altman Jacquelyn Anderson Jihan Anderson and Luke Deryckx Mary Jane and Gilbert Anderson ▲▲ Nancy Anderson Parks and Ginger Anderson ▲ Ruth Anderson and Scott Blaufeux Anonymous ▲ Elizabeth Aponte Lyle and Betty Appleford ▲ Michael Archambault Jerry and Laurie Bach ▲ Ross Baker and Karen Brandvick-Baker ▲ Mary Jo Baldwin Todd and Jayne Banks Rebecca Barnes Devor Barton Dana and Rena Behar Elizabeth Bell John and Carol Belton Mary Jo and Rod Bench Mearl Bergeson ▲ Elizabeth Berggren Inez Black Janine Blaeloch William Blum and Kay Smith-Blum Lee and Bill Blume ▲ Marjorie Boetter David Bowden and Susan Heikkala ▲ Heartie Anne Brewer Bobbe and Jon Bridge Herb Bridge ▲ Don Brubeck David and Kristi Buck Fred and Jane Buckner Mike Burke Sarah and Andrew Burkhalter William Bush Mark Busto Ken Butler Michael Calarco

Maria S. Carney Cassie Carroll Margaret B. Carter Marcia Casey Dan Celler David and Lynne Chelimer ▲ Ashley Clark and Chris Manojlovic Barbara Clark Robert Clark and Peter Shalit Sarah Coates Anita and Taylor Collings ▲ Theodore and Patricia Collins ▲ John and Cassie Condon Ruth Conn and Jo Montgomery ▲ James Dow Constantine James and Barbara Cooch Laurie Cook and Rick Cook Eric Copenhaver Robert and Bev Corwin Kathleen Creahan and David Funke Carolyn Crockett and Bob Brooks Maralyn Crosetto Barbara and Jeff Curran Peggy Curtis Teresa Damaske Deborah Daoust Eliza Davidson and Randolph Urmston ▲ Diego de Acosta Melinda Debruler Leon Deturenne Beth DiDomenico and Tim Netwon Jim and Barb Donnette ▲▲ Dan Drais and Jane Mills ▲ Jerry Dubson Ruth Dunlop ▲ Kathleen Dunn Pat and Susan Dunn ▲ Michelle Eggert David Frank Elam Ayman El-Khashab Stephanie Ellenberg Jim and Birte Falconer Gary Fallon and Leona DeRocco Frank Fay and Nicole Provost ▲ Eberhard Fetz Julia Field Barbara and Tim Fielden Mary and Jim Figel Alene Fisher Carole Fitzgibbon Kathleen Flood Janet and Doug Footh ▲ Dean R. Fortney Anne Fote Kelly Frawley Cynthia and Stanley Freimuth Stanley Fremont ▲ Karen Friedman and Robert Snyder Albert and Susan Fuchs ▲ James Gale and Virginia McDermott

Gary and Faye Gallagher ▲ Xuehong Gan Leonard Garfield and Tom Wolfe Stanley Gartler ▲ John Gessner Curt and Ros Ghan Lynda Giddens Sonia Gill Hugh G. Goldsmith Richard Gordon Kim Gould and Michelle Osborne Gould Marty Gould ▲ Dorothy and Steven Griffin Jon Gunther Brie Gyncild Janis Hadley Bill Hammer Denise and Tom Harnly ▲ Tod and Deborah Harrick Mearl Harris Kathy Calabria Harvey Jane Hedreen and David Thyer Hemhauser Family Susan and Benjamin Hempstead Catherine Hennings Gloria Hennings Ana and Alan Hergert Joseph Herrin and Belinda Bail Susan Herring David Hewitt and Marcia Wagoner Gregory Hill ▲ Barbara Himmelman and Stephen Bronson Irl and Ruth Hirsch Ray Hofstatter M P. Holton Ann Hopkinson Steven Hurd Fiona and Jim Jackson Anand Jain David Jenkins Ryan Jense Lionel Job Dan and Karina Johnson Suzanne Jones Susan Jorgenson Fotini Kaklamanou Gabrielle Kane and Peter Neligan Lynn Keay Olin and Judith Keller Michele Kellett and James Anderson Ed and Kate Kennell Kristin Kennell David and Louise Kessler Gene and Barbara Kidder ▲▲ Ana Kimball David Kimelman and Karen Butner ▲ Judith Kimmerer and Robert Kimmerer Mikaela Kiner Michael and Beret Kischner ▲ Bob and Carolyn Kitchell ▲ David Knox Rich Knox Richard Kwun Leah LaCivita and Matthew Schneider Phyllis Lamphere ▲

Donald Larson Anson Laytner Ruth Y. Lee Rosemary Lehman Virginia R. Leland Margaret Lemberg Jerrold Leong Jeffery and Janet Leons Anne Lester Linda Lewis Penny Lewis Konrad Liegel and Karen Atkins ▲ Tamara Lindemann Jeffrey Linn James and Della Lium Don and JoEllen Loeb David N. Loffing David Loren and Julie Lyss Kathryn Lykken Shawn MacDougall Dan and Carol Madigan Anne Mahoney Scott and Louisa Malatos Dorothy Mann Judsen Marquardt Christine Marshall ▲ Jim and Dorothea Marshall Brice and Bridgette Maryman Adele and Daphne Matter Virginia McDermott and James Gale Bill McNamara and Lourdes Fuentes Ann Melvin Katherine and Eric Merrifield Angela Meyer Jane Meyerding Bruce and Elizabeth Miller ▲ Carmen Miller Shizuka Miyano Sara and Paul Mockett ▲ Lucy Mohl Kerry Mooney and Susan Everett Malcolm and Phoebe Moore ▲ Ralph Moorman Patrick Moran John Morford ▲ Jeffrey Morgan David Moseley and Anne Fennessy Manette Moses and Dan Jayne Jim and Susan Neff ▲ Rafer Nelson Craig Norsen ▲ Angela Nunez John and Lindy Odland Ken and Tomoko Ohno John Owen Alberto Panero Donte Parks Karen Pavlidis and Sean Draine Kate Pearson Mr. and Mrs. Nat Penrose Brian Peterson Elizabeth Pfender and Bill Clark ▲ Myrn Philbrick Richard and Myrn Philbrick Jocelyn Phillips and Warren Bakken ▲

Seattle “fans of the fans” Shana Pennington-Baird and Amanda Quinn

Amid the revelry downtown after the Seahawks Super Bowl victory on February 2, 25 glass panels in the historic pergola at Seattle’s Pioneer Park were broken. Amanda Quinn took action to make sure the structure was quickly repaired. With help from Shana Pennington-Baird and Gretchen Drew, Quinn initiated an online crowd-funding campaign and collected $16,000 from 575 donors in a single day. Complementing that nimble fundraising effort, Western Washington Honda Dealers pitched in $10,000. Restoration work is in progress, and any remaining funds after the repairs are completed will be directed to park and green space improvements and repairs around Pioneer Square.

Richard and Andrea Piacentini Dewey Potter ▲ Richard and Melissa Pratt Nancy Price Caroline and Brad Probst Robert Prongay Greg and Megan Pursell ▲ Richard Radford Patrick and Mary Ragen ▲ Andrea and Michael Ramage Robin Randels Carolyn and Alvin Rasch Mitch and Angie Rasoumoff Joanne Repass Paula Riggert Richard and Bonnie Robbins ▲ Iain Robertson and Hady De Jong ▲ Chris Rogers Christine Nasser Rolfes and Leonard Rolfes Jr. Donald and Jo Anne Rosen ▲ John Rothschild and Laura Vernum Cecilia Roussel Loring Rowell ▲ David Rudo Margaret Santolla Marilla and Skip Satterwhite Frederick Scheetz Jennifer Schilling Brad and Merrie Schilperoort Barbara Schinzinger and Jorge Garcia Jeff and Julie Schoenfeld ▲ Keith and Jennifer Schorsch Margrit Schubiger Steven A. Schwartz William Schwartz ▲ Omar Shahine Dennis Shaw and Julie Howe

Steve Sheehy Elizabeth and John Sherris Michael Shiosaki and Ed Murrary ▲ Shelley Skinner ▲▲ Aaron Smith Buzz Smith Charles Smith and Eleanor Martinez Smith Kay Smith-Blum and William Blum Elizabeth Snyder David and Jannie Spain Charles Sparling Winnie and Sam Sperry Thaddeus Spratlen Lesa Sroufe and Matthew Barnes Helen Baker St. John Eve Stacey Alexander Stevens ▲ Jeanette Sullivan and William Gould Ronald Suter Ron and Waylene Swenson Janet Syferd ▲ Lee and Judith Talner ▲ Yung Tan Samuel Taylor Carol and Laura Thomas John and Gayle Thompson Mary Anne Thorbeck Leslie and John Thornton Kevin Tisdel Norm Tjaden Heather Trim and Lawrence Jacobson Cassandra Trimble Wendy and Jim Truitt Tjitske Vandermeulen J L Viniko Paul Vonckx Linda K. Vukelic Edward and Patricia Wagner ▲▲ Jim Walseth Andrew and Sarah Watts

Jake Weber and Kevin Kane Richard and Ann Roman Weiner Nancy Weinstein James and Donna Weller Peter and Anne Marie Wick James and Mary Lou Wickwire Joanna Williams Alec Williamson and Amy Baker Williamson Nancy Winder Anne Wise Glenn Withey Christina and Philip Wohlstetter Wende Wood and Eric Swanson Doug and Susan Woods ▲ John Wott Barbara Wright and Dwight Gee ▲ Charlie Zaragoza Karin Zaugg and Dan Black Bill Zook and Nanette Rosenthal Adobe Systems Inc. ArtsFund Cascade Investments Electronic Arts Harbor Services Group IBM Matching Grants Program McDanel Land Foundation Pfizer Foundation Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation Riddell Williams, P.S. Sill Family Foundation ▲ Stephen Sullivan Designs Swift Company LLC ▲ Up to $99

Peter Abrahamsen Gary Ackerman and Robin Dearling ▲ Charise Addicks Eric and Audra Adelberger Stephanie Agoncillo Brett Allen Pat and Peter Ambrose Peter Ambrose Anna Anafi Carole Sherry Anderson Noel Angell and Emory Bundy Janna Annest Anonymous ▲ Bob and Dorothy Atkins John and Cheryl Avery ▲ Jerry Baker and Deborah Stephenson Walter Barke ▲ Ted Barker Mark Barnard Oliver Bazinet Adrieanna Beard Kathleen Beil Dennis Bellow Eric Berg John and Rob Berg

L. B. Berghuis Roy Black ▲ Nancy Blase Mark Blitzer ▲ Sharon Boguch Marie Bolster Julie Boor Wendell Bowerman Celia Bowker Jalair Box and Rajagopalan Narayanan Dave and Carlotta Boyd Bill Bradburd Shelby Brammer Terri Britt Keira Brooks Morry Browne Chris Brust Joyce Buck ▲ Scott Bundren Dale Burkett Randy Byers Marilyn Campbell Michelle Herrera Carr Chris Cass Adrienne Caver-Hall ▲ Gil Cerise ▲ Joni Cervenka ▲ Helen Cheung and Muon Ngu Marisa Clark Brian Cliniak and M Cameron D›amico Mike Cobb Alan and Susan Cohen ▲ Karen Colbert Rob Collins Lou and Bruce Colwell ▲ John and Jodi Coney ▲ Kay Louise Cook Robert and Hannah Cordes Patrick and Jean Corr Bruce and Valerie Cortalano Brendan Cowan Sandra Cox Stan Dahlin Theodore and Barbara Daniels Bob Davidson Ross and Lynn Davidson James Davis Kristin De Lancey ▲ Kathryn De Maris Rebecca Deehr David and Juliette Delfs Elli DeLong Alan Deright Sarah DeSoto Tom Devlin Emily Dinges Sydney Dobson James Douglas and Sasha Harmon ▲ Nancy L. Driver Dean Drugge Brian and Gayle Ducey Grant Dull Mark Durfee ▲ Steve Durrant Susan Dwyer-Shick Faith Eastwood Betty Eberharter ▲ Kelly Ellis Stephen and Elizabeth Ellmann Andreas Enderlein ▲ Melissa Esposito Betty Falskow ▲

Dorcas Farquhar Shana Faulkner Pam Feldman Matthew Fisher Miranda Fix Ruth Flanders ▲ Amy and Barry Fortier Kimberly Fortney Jonathan Foster Robin Fox and Bruce Quayle Ann Lita Friedman Phyllis Friedman Deborah L. Frocket and Steven E. Alter Erin Frost Kathaleen and Donovan Furin Rosalind and Thomas Furin Diana Gale S.J. Garrioch Laura Geggel Genie and Paul Gengler ▲ Casey Gifford and Jake Abrahams Luke Gjurasic ▲ Susan Glynn Patricia Goetz Bonnie Granquist Travis Green David and Jo Anne Greene Richard Greene Peter Greenwood Goetz Janie Guill Susan Gulick and Rod Margason Virginia Gunby Audrey Haberman and Marge McGinty Jeff E. Hall Jeff Hallman Gregory Hammrich Marga Rose Hancock Sally Hanft Will Hanna Amy Harper Jacob Harris Linda Harris Jonathan Harrison Nancy Harvey LeMoyne Harwell and Ajie Amir Amy Haugerud ▲ Brad and Claire Hawkins Tom Hayton Ellen Helweg Robin Hempstead ▲ Mark Hennon Sally Henry ▲ Shelley Herrick Christopher Hibbeln Caroline Higgins Samara Hoag and Jeanne Dorn ▲ Jean Hobart George and B L Homsy David Hopkins and Brent Crook Hilary Horder Megan Horst Matthew Hotchkiss Nahid and John Hotchkiss Kelly Huang Betsy and Edward Huguez Julie Hungar W. Gregory Hunicutt Marilyn Ige Eric Ishino and Ron Shiley

Lowell Joerg Amy and Ronald Johnson ▲ Lewis Johnson ▲ Lois Johnson Oliver Johnson Mitchell Kaufman Jesse Keating Jennifer Keay Michael and Emily Kelly Marilyn Kennell Walter and Elizabeth Kerr ▲ Jonathan Kiehnau Diana Kincaid Jim and Vicki King ▲ Patricia King Sheryl R. Kipnis and Steven J. King Susan Kinoshita Tom and M.E. Kintzi Paul Kirschner Daniel Klein Dalwyn Knight ▲ Izaak Koller Heidi and Richard Kopec Michael Krafve Candace Kramer Betty Kreager Henry Kuharic Frances Kwapil Loretta and Thomas Lawrence Shava and John Lawson Laxdall Family ▲▲ Lauren Lederer Adam Lee Christine Lee Rick Lee Linda Leibold Faye Leibowitz William Lemke Paul and Virginia Leonard Virginia Leonard Marjorie Levar ▲ Gad Levy Richard and Anne Lichtenstadter ▲ Denise Liftin and Marc Patnode Greg Linden Clint Loper Jessica Lucas Edythe Bruce Lurie ▲▲ Patty Lyman David Mack Karin Madwed Jeffrey Maki ▲ Jean Manwaring Edgar and Linda Marcuse Cliff Marks ▲ Don Martin ▲ Jake Maxwell Sarah McCoy Ryan McFarland Luke McGuff Reba and Cam McIntyre Meegan McKiernan Katherine McWilliams and Curt Feig Julie and Shawn Medero Alan Merrihew Robert Messina Alan Metayer ▲ Bruce Meyers Kristen Meyers Bonnie Miller Marilyn and Bern Miller ▲ Rose Miller

Gary Mitchell Carol Monahan and John Miller John Monk Adam Monsen Brad Moore Mike Morris Susan K. Mosborg and David M. Bean Lorie Muench JoAnne Naganawa Matt Newport Vinh Nguyen Bailey Nieder Tom and Pat Norris Eliza Notaro David Notkin Lars Nowack Kari Nystrom Michael O’Callaghan Cavan O’Keefe Nancy and Stephen Olsen Sofia Olson Tom Ostrom Carolyn Owen ▲ Andy Palmer Thomas Pann Esta Pekow R.G. Pelz Robert and Rhonda Penrod Joseph Pentheroudakis Michael and Susan Peskura Kate Pflaumer ▲ Rachel and Gus Pineda Ilyssa Plumer Kristin E. Poinar DeAnna Poling Dinny Polson ▲ Glenn and Aileen Pruiksma Jim Rabun Charles B. Ragen Greg and Beth Raisman David Ralph ▲ Joan Reeves ▲ Grace Reindel ▲ Gail Resnik Don Goldberg David Reyes Edward Rifkin Cynthia Riskin Kathleen Roan Lexie Robbins ▲ Nancy Roberts Barry and Debbie Rochefort ▲▲ Junius Rochester Virginia Rollett and John Lidstrom Dori Rosenberg Elizabeth Rosenthal ▲ Gail Ann Rossi Catherine Roth ▲ Scott Rough Nita-Jo Rountree Jennifer Russell and Read Handyside Chris and Ashley Saleeba Len and Sharon Salvador Monirath Saly Joan Sandler Raul Santelices John and Patricia Savage Rachel Schad Alexander Scharff Charles Schmidt and Joanne Shiosaki Harold Schnarre William Michael Schrier

Ronald G. Schwartz Roger Scott and Phyllis Tibbetts Leslie Seaton Allison Seidel Tristan Shankara Tuck Shouse Frances Siciliano Arnfridur Sigurdardottir Christian Silk Marilyn Sill Jennifer Silva and Andrew Rezvani ▲ Adams Simons Maura and Jim Slattery ▲ Enid Slivka Marilyn Smith Matthew Snyder Laura Snydsman Hugh and Joan Sobottka ▲ Linda Softing Joann and David Sparks Ann-Marie Speirs Harry and Charlotte Spizman Patty and Mark Sponseller Kevin Steefa Ron and Larilyn Stenkamp Amy and Shawn Stewart Emily Stielstra Virginia Stout Rebecca and Fred Strong Brian Sturkie Laurie Stusser-McNeil and KC McNeil ▲ Lucy Suzuki Amanda Sweet Christian Swenson and Abigail Halperin Virginia Sybert Noah Tannen Margaret Thouless and David Thouless Leah Tivoli Jerry Tonkovich Shahn Towers Nick Trienens Todd Turner Cathy Tuttle Elizabeth Tyree Tracy Van Lone David and Patricia Vaughn Shirley and Wade Vaughn ▲ Eleazar Vega-Gonzalez Nona Voll Robert Vosper Roger Wagoner and Kay Livingston Carolyn Walden Ed Waldock and Melinda Jodry ▲ James Walker Jeng Seng and Chin Wang Cherie Ware-Braley and Ronald Braley Pam Weeks and Pamm Hanson Reitha and Russell Weeks Bob and Jacquinot Weisenbach Russ Welti Mary Jean Wheeler David Wiemer ▲ Charles Wilkinson and Melanie Ito ▲

Ruth Williams Steve and Suzanne Wilson ▲▲ Richard Wiseman Elaine Wolfe-Bank Daniel Wren Janice Wu Roger Wynne and Esther Bartfeld Mayumi Yagi and Peter Baum Edith Younge Elizabeth Zimmerly Amazon Friends of Seattle’s Olmsted Parks Google Inc. Matching Gift Program Kenmore Air Harbor Macrina Bakery Paladino and Company Puget Sound Energy Regence Blueshield United Way of Northern New Jersey Public Support

City of Seattle Port of Seattle Seattle Department of Neighborhoods Seattle Department of Transportation Seattle Parks and Recreation in-kind support

In-Kind Support Associated Recreation Council Berger Partnership Bruce Blume Andy Boyer Bullitt Foundation Tom Byers DC Clausen and Shannon Britton of Seattle University Candace Damon C.R. Douglas Andrea Dwyer Peter Dykstra EarthCorps Environmental Coalition of South Seattle Bill Farmer Barbara Feasey Hilary Franz Thomas Goldstein Green Seattle Partership Paul Haas Joelle Hammerstad Denise Harnly Michele Hasson Ada Healey Harry Hoffman Terry Holme Heidi Hughes Hui Wa’a O Wakinikona Outrigger Canoe Club Ken Johnsen Bill Kellor Lake City Greenways Jan Levy Josh Lipsky Yalonda Gill and Peter Masundire MOMentum Markum McIntryre Norma Miller

Nic Morin and Barker Landscape Architects Paul Neal Neighborhood House Tom Neir Robert Nellums Paulo Nunes-Ueno Cori Ready REI SAFECO Insurance Barbara SchaadLamphere Sea Mar Community Health Clinic Seattle Aquarium Seattle Art Institute Seattle Neighborhood Greenways Seattle Children’s Playgarden Seattle Tilth Rob Sendak Seneca Group John Schoettler Micahel Shiosaki Tucker Shouse Cari Simson and Urban Systems Design Leslie Smith South Park Area Revitalization Committee South Park Neighborhood Association Robert Strong Temple De Hirsch Sinai Uptown Alliance Huong Vu Vulcan Colleen Walsh Wells Fargo Whole Foods Woodland Park Zoo Barbara Wright Wunderman Jane Zalutsky Charlie Zaragoza Honor Gifts

Seattle Parks Foundation received gifts in honor of the following between January 1, 2013 and April 1, 2014 Barbara Adams Chris Appleford Thatcher Bailey Sam Behar Doug Beighle Michael Berglund Tina Bergman and Barbara Mahoney Maisy Berman Bill Biddle Scott Brooks Peggy Chambliss Jocelyn Clise Horder Jim Compton Molly Conley Sunny Nicole Conner Jim Corson Rosemary Cotter Emmaline Cotter Shane Coulter Kathy Croysdill Barbee Crutcher Paul, Matt, Amy and Nick Dayton Mabry DeBuys John Delahanty Baby Deville Brad Diggs

Dorothy Dubson Paige Dunn Bob Ehrlichman Scott Fierstein Cliff and Virginia Fiscus Susan Fortney George and Mary Garrison Sue Gibbs Steve Giddens and Brian Rovig Marilou Goodfellow Gary Keith Grenell Bob and Ada Hallberg Grace Haven Anne Herrmann Winky Hussey Peter Hussey Nancy Iannucci Jim and Sarah Jacobson Lionel Job Roger W. Jones Jr. Kit Kelly Emma Sand Kline and Matthew Benson Kline Marcia Koren Reid Krucky Gerald Karoly Lutz Eldon Michael Lutz Mel Matsui Bertha Mae H. McDaniel Robbie Miln Betty and Shelly Muir Sydney Munger Ted Myers Kenneth Neil Collins Joy Newman Bailey Nieder Jason and Tiffany Nolte David Notkin Ken Ohno Vanessa Page Downing Amaiya Yae Jin Park Ravi Patel Herb Pias Jody Ehrlichman Pineda Gus Schaible Andrew Schmechel Charlotte Schmidt Michael Shiosaki and Ed Murray Tommy Smith Bobbie Smith Darlene and Jerry Stanton Mildred Stewart Philip Stielstra David Sullivan Teng-Kee Tan Jerry Tone Ian Vincent JL Viniko Rudy and Katie Vukelic Wendy Waplinger Herbert and Annemarie Weidlich Noah Weston Mary Ann Wiley Kevin Wilhelm Isaac Winter The 12th Man Elphie Healthy Woman Seattle The Hillman City and Brighton Park Community Narayanan

Board of Directors President

Brad Kahn Vice President

Charles Nolan Secretary

Jodi Green Treasurer

Jerry Tone Members at large

Ross Baker Bruce Blume Ken Bounds Steve Clifford Bartow Fite Brian Giddens Gary Glant Gerry Johnson Maryann Jordan Garrett Kephart Carol Lewis Kyle McCoy John Nesholm Roger Nyhus Paul Owen Beth Purcell Doug Raff* Myra Tanita Chris Towne David Victor Huong Vu Doug Walker* Charlie Wright Ex-Officio Members

Christopher Williams Brice Maryman

advisory board Deirdre Black Barbee Crutcher* Barbara Feasey* Hope Garrett C. David Hughbanks Gretchen Hull Bob Ratliffe Scott Redman Chris Rogers Stu Rolfe Maggie Walker Steve Wood *founding board member

staff Becca Aue Thatcher Bailey Betsey Curran Kelly Huang Shava Lawson Lee Warnecke

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