“Seattle is a thinking town, and I love that SAL supports
critical thinking, learning, reading, and community engagement
between citizens.” – SAL Patron

Ways to Give

Make a one-time gift

Gifts of every size make a difference. Donate today to spark conversation, insight, and inspiration among readers and writers of all generations.

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Become a monthly donor

Automatic monthly gifts are a convenient way to make a long-term impact at a level that’s affordable for you.

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Matching gifts

Double or even triple the impact of your donation with a matching gift by your employer at no cost to you. More than 1,000 US companies and foundations match their employees’ gifts of time or money to non-profit organizations like SAL. Contact your human resources department for more information.

Workplace Giving

Workplace giving is an easy and convenient way to make contributions to SAL through paycheck deductions. Many employers automatically match gifts made through workplace giving programs, making it easy to double the impact of your gift. For more information, contact your human resources department.

Securities

Donating appreciated securities, such as stock or mutual funds, is a tax-wise approach to supporting SAL’s mission. For more information, contact Leanne Skooglund at 206-621-2230, x 17 or lskooglund@lectures.org.

 

 

Planned Giving

Thoughtful estate planning can help you meet your philanthropic goals and strengthen SAL for many years to come. With the help of a financial advisor, you can include SAL in your will or trust. For more information, contact Leanne Skooglund at 206-621-2230, x 17 or lskooglund@lectures.org.

Individual Supporters

We are deeply grateful to SAL’s generous individual donors.

This list recognizes donors as of July 2016 – October 2017. Please send any corrections to lskooglund@lectures.org.

Trustee’s Circle $10,000 and above:

  • Anonymous
  • John & Shari Behnke
  • Larry Kessler & Bonnie Berk
  • Andrea Voytko & David Glazer
  • Jack & Pam Jolley
  • Tim Griffith & Kirsten Murray
  • Grace Nordhoff
  • Jenn Pearsall
  • Judy Pigott
  • Peter Byers & Virginia Sybert
  • Don Guthrie & Candace Tkachuck
  • Charles B. & Barbara Wright

Director’s Circle $5,000 to $9,999:

  • Sumi & Michael Almquist
  • Eve & Chap Alvord
  • Candace & Nigel Barron
  • Lynn & Howard Behar
  • Mary Ingraham & James Brown
  • Jost Wanden & Brett  Clark
  • Melanie Curtice
  • Lori Eickelberg
  • Debra Dahlen & Bob Fries
  • Vicki & Gary Glant
  • Wood & Graham Graham
  • Rachel & Tyler Griffin
  • Patricia Kiyono
  • Chris Fassel & Alice Maccuish
  • Mark Madsen
  • Stewart Parker
  • Liz & Steve Rummage
  • Robert Sindelar
  • Sally McKenzie & Chuck Stempler
  • John & Mary Teutsch
  • Nancy & Marc Tollefson

Laureate Circle $2,500 to $4,999:

  • Nancy & Craig Abramson
  • Deborah Bass
  • Steve Brace
  • Stesha Brandon & Micah Skilling
  • Kelly Cheeseman
  • Mito Alfieri & Norman Cheuk
  • Barbara Joan Christoffersen
  • Lindsay McComb & Chad Coker
  • Clare H. Meeker & Dan Grausz
  • Stanley & Kip Robinson Greenthal
  • Nancy Iannucci & Harvey Jones
  • Bjorn Levidow & Diana Knauf-Levidow
  • Nick & Jessica Lucio
  • Beth McCaw
  • Jim & Mariette O’Donnell
  • Sherry Prowda
  • Kim Brown Seely & Jeff  Seely
  • Kellye Testy
  • Arlene & Mark Tibergien
  • Leigh Toner & Chris Capossela
  • Lisa & Sam Howe Verhovek

Literary Circle $1,250 to $2,499:

  • Gregory & Beatrice Benesh
  • Ross & Julie Case
  • Jessica & C.J. Cowan
  • Marilyn Dahl
  • Ruth Dickey
  • Mary & James Dunnam
  • Suzanne Edison
  • Barbara & Tim Fielden
  • Jennifer Cast & Liffy Franklin
  • Elizabeth & Ian Garrison
  • Beth Ginsberg
  • John Christensen & Nathan Goderstad
  • Peggy & Doug Hanel
  • Dana Bettinger & John Jacobs
  • Karol King
  • Keiko Koizumi
  • Kevin & Motomi Kudo-King
  • Stacy Lawson
  • Andrea & Jamie Lieberman
  • Trish Maharam
  • Jennifer & Brad Marquardt
  • Jean & Alan Mendel
  • Katy & Jon Miller
  • Mike & Shelley Monda
  • Ashley O’Conner McCready & Mike McCready
  • Afrodite Pastroumas
  • Bill & Susan Potts
  • Margit & Ben Rankin
  • Barby Salimian
  • Kira Sorensen & Chrisopher Jones
  • Krista & Max Sprague
  • Mike & Carol Stevens
  • Paula Stokes
  • Philip & Kelley Swanstrom Shaw
  • Miranda Santee & Chip Wade
  • Emily Warn
  • Virginia Wright

Benefactor $500 to $1,249:

  • Shawn Aebi
  • Heather Alhadeff
  • Catherine & Jim Allchin
  • Sarah & Robert Alsdorf
  • Carole Rush & Richard Andler
  • Julie & Matthew Artz
  • Julie Barwick
  • Roger J. Bass & Richard Nelson
  • Salli & Steve Bauer
  • Amy Smith & Sean Bell
  • Rebecca Hoogs & Larry Benesh
  • Rebecca Staffel & Eric Berg
  • Luann Bice & John Holmes
  • Patti Brooke
  • Elizabeth Hoogs & Chris Burkland
  • Patricia Burman
  • Jeri Kim Cacace
  • Amanda & Kevin Carrubba
  • Amy & Charles Carter
  • Claudia Castro Luna & Sean Heron
  • Ellen Look & Tony Cavalieri
  • Dawn Chirwa
  • Sean Clemmons
  • Deborah Conger
  • Kim Cowser
  • Robert Bareuther & Gina Davis
  • Eleanor Dootson
  • Diane Douglas & Steve Perlmutter
  • Richard and Martha Draves
  • Ellen Ferguson
  • Eliza Flug-Shelden
  • Rebecca Fotheringham
  • Liz Goodwin
  • Matt & Jenny Gordon
  • Pamela Gray
  • Mary Kay Haggard
  • Shawn Harmon
  • Tim & Alex Hinderliter
  • Linda Hunt
  • Elizabeth Castleberry & John Caruso
  • Dean & Debbie Johnson
  • Rosemarie Keenan
  • Rory Kelleher
  • Mimi K. & Dr. Edward Kirsch
  • Suzanne Kotz & Steve Tarnoff
  • Maureen Haley & Peter Kron
  • Merran & John Kubalak
  • Lily LaMotte
  • Anne & Steven Lipner
  • Susun Livingston
  • Anne-Marie Lowe
  • Barbara & Michael Malone
  • Suzanne Eichenlaub & Dave Manelski
  • Michael Longyear & Ed Marquand
  • Danielle Marshall
  • Christina Mccullough
  • Todd & Mimi Menenberg
  • Karen Merrikin & Jeff Boyer
  • Jessica Taback & Lucas Michels
  • Allison Augustyn and Mike Kollins
  • Krista Mirhoseini
  • Heather Mitchell
  • Leslie Mittendorf
  • Donna Moodie
  • Andrew & Cori Moore
  • Sarah & Robert Morris
  • Julia Morse-Christoffersen
  • Mark Munday
  • Chris & Judy Munoz
  • Mitchell Olejko & Jill Wolcott
  • Ann Ongerth
  • Becky & Brad Parker
  • Bridget Perry
  • Patricia Pugsley
  • Kristen Pugsley Onsager
  • Paula Pyatt
  • Adrienne Quinn
  • Leslie & Tom Redd
  • Elizabeth Robinson & Richard Corff
  • Marcelle O’Connell & Tom Robertson
  • Ashley Robinson
  • Stephan Roche
  • Anne & Alan Rubin
  • Renee Russak
  • Heather Dolin & Pete Segall
  • Dianne Aprile & Kenneth Shapero
  • Jennie Shortridge & Matt Gani
  • Ame Simon
  • Leanne Skooglund
  • Lacey Stone
  • Amy & John Swanson
  • Laurie Thompson
  • Kristine & John Travaglini
  • Gregory Traxler
  • Margret Truax
  • Lisa & Steve Visintainer
  • Nicole von Suhr
  • Andrea Wenet
  • Jenny Wilkson
  • Helene Williams & Andy Firpo
  • Patricia Mccall & Charlie Wilson
  • Martha & Scott Wiltamuth
  • Julie Zunker

Sustaining $250 to $499:

  • Robert & Sue Albers
  • Karen Maeda Allman
  • Allen Murray & Amy Arnold
  • John & Nancy Blackham
  • Karen L Braitmayer
  • Carol & Jonathan Buchter
  • Paula Burke
  • Melanie Burke-Watson
  • Caitlin & John Cable
  • Sharon & Craig Campbell
  • Margaret Lane & Steven Caplow
  • Karen Cheng
  • Elizabeth Choy
  • Judy de Jonge
  • Janice Dilworth & Greg  Denton
  • Judith Dern
  • Michael Dickey
  • Margie Duckstad
  • Cedra DuFlon-Heide
  • Bruce Dugdale
  • Laura Fine-Morrison
  • Jennifer & Kurt Fischer
  • Kathleen Flenniken
  • Corrie Frasier & Terrance Brown
  • Dot Fuller
  • Cynthia Funes
  • Felicia Gonzalez
  • Sandy Lew-Hailer & Harvey Hailer
  • Barbara Sauermann & Wier Harman
  • Anne Helmholz
  • Carol Hille
  • Samantha Holloway
  • Sally Hurst
  • Laura Inveen
  • Carol Jackson
  • Tara Jesson
  • Patricia Keegan
  • Shon Atabaki & Tina Kirkpatrick
  • Kelly Kyes & Bryan Eilertson
  • Susan Lammers
  • Jim Liebert
  • Jolene Logue
  • Phil Mccune
  • Anne McDuffie & Tim Wood
  • Christine Foye & Rob Millis
  • Anne & Shirish Mulherkar
  • Laura Lippman & Henry Mustin
  • Alex & Mary Thomas Nicholas
  • Patrick O’Kelley
  • Heidi O’Bayi
  • Arlys Osborne
  • Teal Pennebaker
  • Caty Philips
  • Kathy Raich
  • David Jones & Kathryn Raich
  • A.J. Rathbun
  • Renate Raymond
  • Khurram & Nikki Rehman
  • Nancy Reichley & Timothy Higgins
  • Elizabeth & Jonathan Roberts
  • Alastair Wallwork & Gaylinyet Roberts
  • Darcy Roennfeldt
  • Anna & Thomas Rudd
  • David Sandoval
  • Jenny Senh
  • Elizabeth Serrette
  • Rick Simonson
  • Karin Snelson
  • Bonnie Spinazze
  • Dr. Julie Stein
  • David Strickland
  • Tree Swenson
  • Molly Taylor
  • Erin Toland
  • Michelle & Daniel Triant
  • Shauna Van Dongen
  • Michael & Ellen Vernon
  • Peter Vogt
  • Elizabeth Wales
  • Lisa Weller
  • Angella Wieben
  • Bill Syme & Tiffani Wiley
  • Wanda Wilking
  • Brooke Williams
  • Kristin Young
  • Ming-Lee Yuan

Supporter $100 to $249:

  • Sarah Burns & Christian Amott
  • Cathy Anderson
  • Kevan Atteberry
  • Marty McOmber & Deborah Bach
  • Kim Baker
  • Conrad Ball
  • Sara Bathum
  • Susan Beller
  • Sue Beller
  • Jessica Bentley
  • Mary Bernson
  • Suman Bhat-Kincaid
  • Nancy Bick
  • Cathy Blumenthal
  • Karen Bohmke
  • Daniel Spils & Brangien Davis
  • Johnnie Bratrude
  • Teresa & Robert Britschgi
  • Fred Burnside
  • Dori Butler
  • Cindy Byrd
  • Diane Camenisch
  • Paul & Julie Cantor
  • Lisa Casterella
  • Kacee Chandler
  • David Chinn
  • Katie Cleary
  • Patricia Collins
  • Faith Conlon
  • Katherine Cooper
  • Elizabeth Coppinger
  • Lisa Coughlin
  • Terri Maupin & Peter Crouch
  • Gina Crumbaker
  • Carmen D’Arcangelo
  • Dessa Dal Porto
  • Trishala Deb
  • Mark Dederer
  • Beth Dennis
  • Patricia Devereux
  • Elyse & Jeff Devries
  • Susan Dittig & James Ore
  • Ambika Doran
  • Sue Draper
  • Lindsey & Matt Eccles
  • Evan Gilsdorf & Shelby Ehlert
  • Helene Ellenbogen
  • Nancy Elliott
  • Audra Eng
  • Ellen Fawcett
  • Barbara Ferrin
  • Jennifer & Tim Fliss
  • Tracy Foltz
  • Rebecca Francis
  • Kevin Freiburg
  • Sara & Ned Friend
  • Michael L. Furst
  • Lisa & Joe Gallo
  • Laura Gamache
  • Shawna Gamache
  • Brendan Gamb
  • Judith Garni
  • Karen & Anton Gielen
  • Susie Gierke
  • Gabrielle Glemann
  • Nancy Gohring
  • Henry & Jennifer Gordon
  • Janet Graeber
  • Carole Grayson
  • Kiran Griffith
  • Joe Gruber
  • Lori Guincher
  • Jan Hartley
  • Michele & David Hasson
  • Lindsay Hastings
  • Cathi & Ken Hatch
  • Wendy & Erik Heipt
  • Maureen Henderson
  • Julie Hermann
  • Rob Hill
  • Jane Hodges
  • Amanda Darling & Zachary Howard
  • Harriet Huber
  • Judi DeCicco & Benjamin Huff
  • Alison Ivey
  • Carol & Mark Jenkins
  • Barbara Jessen
  • Bruce Johnson
  • Joyce Johnston
  • Ladd Leavens & Nancy Kennedy
  • Keith & Lynn Kessler
  • Carrie Klumpar
  • Tom Koehler
  • Susan Kostick
  • Nicholas & Brenna Kramer
  • Christina Krill
  • Jacquelyn Krones
  • Megan Kruse
  • Robert Land
  • Johan Leidgren
  • Rod Leland
  • Carol & Geo Levin
  • Jan Levy
  • Carla Lewis
  • Johan Liedgren
  • Vicki Long
  • Lea & Daniel Loya
  • Naria Santa Lucia
  • Rosarii Lynch & Len Quiat
  • Jennifer MacDougall
  • Jennifer Maki
  • Kevin Malgesini
  • Erin Malone & Shawn Wong
  • Alka Manchanda
  • Rod & Kari Mar
  • Joan Marshall
  • Rik Adams & Marti Louther
  • Molly McGee
  • Ted McMahon
  • Deanne Meek
  • Eric Menninga
  • Michael Coy & Michael Brasky
  • Michael & Michele Miller
  • Lisa Mirecki
  • Dave Moazed
  • Nancy Moore
  • Barbara Morray
  • Sierra Nelson & Christopher Weber
  • Alison Nesmith
  • Annika Newell
  • Laura Silverstein & Tom Nissley
  • Sharon Northrup
  • Rosemary O’Connell
  • Deanne Odell
  • Regina Olsson
  • Carol Olwell
  • Pamela Ottaviano Rhodes
  • Kristi Pangrazio
  • Sukhie Patel
  • Michell & Larry Pihl
  • Sylvia Pollack
  • Regan Pro
  • Tricia Raikes
  • Jim Ramborger
  • Colby Ray
  • Ben Reiber
  • Mary Richardson
  • Stephany Rochon
  • Lindsay Roitman
  • Jean B. Rolfe
  • Saara Romu
  • Dawn Rooney
  • James Rooney
  • Debra Ross
  • Theresa Santoro
  • Barbara Scheetz
  • Patricia & Michael Schober
  • Kris Sigloh
  • Martha Silano
  • Matthew Simmons
  • Patricia Smith
  • Barbara Spear
  • Joannie Stangeland
  • Margaret Stanley
  • Tracy Taylor
  • Andrea Templeton
  • Christian Tiedemann
  • Carole Tovar
  • Anne VandeCreek
  • Omar Vasquez
  • Heather Walek & Mark Johnson
  • Jamie Weber
  • Annelliott Willis & James Nida
  • Heather Wind
  • Betty Winfield
  • Natalie Wossene
  • Lori Wright
  • Holly & Tom Wyrwich
  • Deborah Yaple

Associate $50 to $99:

  • Susan Appel & Peter Hanning
  • Shaya & Andy Assareh
  • Beth Bacon
  • Laura Banks
  • Marcia Barton
  • Linda Beaumont
  • James Breen
  • Kimberly Buchan
  • Vienna Catalani
  • Steven Clyne
  • Beth & Marc Cordova
  • Nancy Debaste
  • Matt Dessert
  • Nancy Dorn
  • Deanna & David Duff
  • Richard Fiddler
  • Deborah Dwyer & Jay  Field
  • Waverly Fitzgerald
  • Nancy Fowler
  • Cassandra Galante
  • Kathleen Gallagher
  • Sarah Gelman
  • Paige & Mak Gilbert
  • Jo Goubeaux
  • Rebecca Guss
  • Jean Hall
  • Catherine Hannan
  • Lawrence & Hylton Hard
  • Heidi Hespelt
  • Claire Hicks
  • Megan Hilfer
  • Tina Hoggatt
  • Holly Huckeba
  • Felicia Ishino
  • Linda Johns
  • Laura Johnson
  • David Kane
  • Nancy Kaufman
  • Heather Kelley
  • Mary Jane Knecht
  • Karma Kreizenbeck
  • Sarah Kulfan
  • Annette Laico
  • Annabelle Larner
  • Nancy Leedy
  • Jill Leininger
  • Thomas Lerner
  • Sarah Loudon
  • Shirley Martin
  • Colleen McArdle
  • Catherine McConnell
  • Tina Mertz
  • Heidi Modica
  • Carl Montford
  • Kara Morse
  • Ed Muir
  • Kate Murphy
  • Cetchren Nealy
  • Judith Nelson
  • Michaelene Miles & Wayne Nelson
  • Claudia Newman Henry
  • Lorraine Otis
  • Christian & Brendan Patrick
  • Lael Peterson
  • Louise Pitell
  • Amy Poffenbarger
  • Carla Rickerson
  • Ana Rigby
  • Mae J. Rosok
  • Kelly Ruhlig
  • Marcia Rutan
  • Lana Sanderson
  • Maya Scott
  • Barbara Shapel
  • Hayley Solar Morales
  • Carol Sparer
  • Sandra Spear
  • Jonel Stahr
  • Dana Sullivan
  • Billie Swift
  • Mary VandenBerghe
  • Tomer Vandsburger
  • Valentina Vitols Bello
  • Stephen Weng
  • Jason Whitmarsh
  • Holly Williams
  • Karen Wilson
  • Will Wilson
  • Nancy Worden
  • Kim Yano
  • Brandi Young
  • Katie Zemsteff

Friend Under $50:

  • Judith Adams
  • Gordon & Lynn Macdougall
  • Sewheat Asfaha
  • Currie Baker
  • Kristen Bakken
  • Miriam Bassuk
  • Rachel Berkson
  • Michele Bombardier
  • Cindy Burdell
  • Sherrie Burdick
  • Dina & Eric Burlingame
  • Amanda Burns
  • Anthony Cappuccio
  • Deborah Christensen
  • Lili Dansereau
  • Stephanie Dilley
  • Wilmer Dueno
  • Christine Farnsworth
  • Barbara Galler
  • Madeleine George
  • Billy Gibbs
  • Laura Hamilton
  • Julia Hands
  • Bernice Harris
  • Danielle Hayden
  • Stacy Heard
  • Amelie Henderson
  • Carolyn Henning
  • Lynn Herink
  • Catherine Hillenbrand
  • Karen Hirsch
  • Joseph Huber
  • Kat Humphrey
  • Kristianne Huntsberger
  • Lisa Jelic
  • Donna Johnson
  • Jean Johnson
  • Daneille Johnson
  • Melody Kadlub-Barr
  • Kathryn Ann Kelly
  • Laura Kramer
  • Huong Lam
  • Karyn Lazarus
  • Kathleen Lemly
  • Jodi Lindsey
  • Shannon Lovelady
  • Nanette Macy
  • Susan Marabito
  • Theresia Mclynne
  • Iulia Metzner
  • Richard Nielsen
  • Sharon Parker
  • Christine Pozerycki & Randy Katz
  • Tracy Root
  • Kathie S. Titus
  • Shelly Shapiro
  • Siobhan Sloan Evans
  • Judith Stern
  • Sarah Tackett
  • Mary Ellen & Ken Talley
  • Colleen Thom
  • Dana Thompson
  • Alison Tracy
  • Alice Verhovek
  • Wendy Walker
  • Rebecca Watson
  • Jennifer Scarborough