“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.

Donate Now

 

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.

Donate Now

 

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.

Donor Benefits

Friend Under $99

  • Recognition on online donor list

Associate $100 to $249

  • Recognition on online donor list
  • Recognition in event programs

Sustainer $250 to $499

  • Recognition on online donor list
  • Recognition in event programs

Benefactor $500 to $1,249

  • Recognition on online donor list
  • Recognition in event programs
  • Access to pre-sales for added SAL events

Literary Circle $1,250 to $2,499

  • Recognition on online donor list
  • Recognition in event programs
  • Access to pre-sales for added SAL events
  • Invite to SAL Season Reveal Party for you and a guest

Laureate Circle $2,500 to $4,999

  • Recognition on online donor list
  • Recognition in event programs
  • Access to pre-sales for added SAL events
  • Invite to SAL Season Reveal Party for you and a guest
  • Invitation to back-stage VIP author reception for you and a guest
  • Two patron tickets to one SAL event of your choice

Director's Circle $5,000 to $9,999

  • Recognition on online donor list
  • Recognition in event programs
  • Access to pre-sales for added SAL events
  • Invite to SAL Season Reveal Party for you and a guest
  • Invitation to back-stage VIP author reception for you and a guest
  • One subscription to a SAL series of your choice

Trustee's Circle $10,000 to $24,999

  • Recognition on online donor list
  • Recognition in event programs
  • Access to pre-sales for added SAL events
  • Invite to SAL Season Reveal Party for you and a guest
  • Invitation to back-stage VIP author reception for you and a guest
  • One All SAL Pass

Luminary $25,000+

  • Recognition on online donor list
  • Recognition in event programs
  • Access to pre-sales for added SAL events
  • Invite to SAL Season Reveal Party for you and a guest
  • Invitation to back-stage VIP author reception for you and a guest
  • Two All SAL Passes

 

 

Benefits are cumulative from 7/1/18-6/30/19; tax deductibility of your gift is reduced by the fair market value (FMV) of the benefits received.

Individual Supporters

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

This list recognizes donors as of July 2017 – June 2018. Please send any corrections to lskooglund@lectures.org.

Luminary Circle $25,000 and above:

  • John & Shari Behnke
  • Andrea Voytko & David Glazer
  • Petunia Charitable Fund
  • Judy Pigott

Trustee’s Circle $10,000 to $24,999:

  • Anonymous
  • Candace & Nigel Barron
  • Jerry Calhoun & Andrea Wenet
  • The Christoffersen Family Fund
  • Lindsay McComb & Chad Coker
  • Melanie Curtice
  • Debra Dahlen & Bob Fries
  • Melissa Haumerson
  • Bonnie Berk & Larry Kessler
  • Mark Madsen
  • Tim Griffith & Kirsten Murray
  • Grace Nordhoff
  • Jenn Pearsall
  • Peter Byers & Virginia Sybert
  • Don Guthrie & Candace Tkachuck
  • Bill & Donna Van Buren

Director’s Circle $5,000 to $9,999:

  • Eve & Chap Alvord
  • Lynn & Howard Behar
  • Mary Ingraham & James Brown
  • Leigh Toner & Chris Capossela
  • Kelly Cheeseman
  • Jost Wanden & Brett Clark
  • Lori Eickelberg
  • Anne Gittinger
  • Vicki & Gary Glant
  • Rachel & Tyler Griffin
  • Peggy & Doug Hanel
  • Jack & Pam Jolley
  • Chris Fassel & Alice Maccuish
  • Stewart Parker
  • Liz & Steve Rummage
  • Kelly Schaefer
  • Sally McKenzie & Chuck Stempler
  • John Teutsch & Mary Foster
  • Nancy & Marc Tollefson
  • Patricia Kiyono & Gregory Traxler
  • Brooke Williams

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

  • Donna & Matt Bellew
  • Gregory & Beatrice Benesh
  • Judy & Krijn de Jonge
  • In Memory of Catherine M. Denton
  • Bruce Firestone
  • Wood & Graham Graham
  • Clare H. Meeker & Dan Grausz
  • Eileen Harte
  • Dana Bettinger & John Jacobs
  • Nancy Iannucci & Harvey Jones
  • Bjorn Levidow & Diana Knauf-Levidow
  • Beth McCaw
  • Sukhie Patel
  • Stanley & Kip Robinson Greenthal
  • Kim Brown Seely & Jeff Seely
  • Stesha Brandon & Micah Skilling
  • Mitchell Olejko & Jill Wolcott

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

  • Nancy & Craig Abramson
  • Steve & Kristen Brace
  • Ruth Dickey
  • Jennifer Cast & Liffy Franklin
  • Jeff Henigson
  • Lisa & Sam Howe Verhovek
  • Kira Sorensen & Chrisopher Jones
  • Karol King
  • Maureen Haley & Peter Kron
  • Kevin & Motomi Kudo-King
  • Natasha Lipovac
  • Trish Maharam
  • Jennifer & Brad Marquardt
  • Beth & Paul Picardo
  • Geoffrey Prentiss
  • Sherry Prowda
  • Laurie & Victor Raisys
  • Margit & Ben Rankin
  • Elizabeth & Jonathan Roberts
  • Ame Simon
  • Arlene & Mark Tibergien

Benefactor $500 to $1,249:

  • Shawn Aebi
  • Heather Alhadeff
  • Catherine & Jim Allchin
  • Sarah Burns & Christian Amott
  • Megan & Chris Anderson
  • Carole Rush & Richard Andler
  • Julie & Matthew Artz
  • Mark & Stasia Bartlett
  • Julie Barwick
  • Salli & Steve Bauer
  • Rebecca Hoogs & Larry Benesh
  • Laura Bentley
  • Rebecca Staffel & Eric Berg
  • Sally Bjornsen
  • Karen Merrikin & Jeff Boyer
  • Sara Bathum & Stacy Branum
  • Michael Coy & Michael Brasky
  • Patti Brooke
  • Patty Burman
  • Ross & Julie Case
  • Ellen Look & Tony Cavalieri
  • Mito Alfieri & Norman Cheuk
  • Dawn Chirwa
  • Lacey & Sean Clemmons
  • Curtis & Sarah Cox
  • Robin Mendelson & Joss Delage
  • Eleanor Dootson
  • Richard & Martha Draves
  • Cedra DuFlon-Heide
  • Ellen Ferguson
  • Stephanie & Eric Ferguson
  • Helene Williams & Andy Firpo
  • Rebecca Fotheringham
  • Liz Goodwin
  • Matt & Jenny Gordon
  • Lynne Hannah
  • Suzanne & John Hansen
  • Pamela Gray & Ross Hays
  • Claudia Castro Luna & Sean Heron
  • Jeanne Heuving
  • Tim & Alex Hinderliter
  • Luann Bice & John Holmes
  • Rebecca & McGarry Houghton
  • Linda Hunt
  • Jill Rullkoetter & Bill Hurley
  • Dean & Debbie Johnson
  • Marsha Kabakov
  • Sally & Paul Kassab
  • Rosemarie Keenan
  • Heather Kelley
  • Lily Lamotte
  • Stacy Lawson
  • Deborah Leeding
  • Leilani Lewis
  • Anne & Steven Lipner
  • Peter Bladin & Donna Lou
  • Michael Longyear & Ed Marquand
  • Danielle Marshall
  • Katie Heinrich & James Masson
  • Christina McCullough
  • Ellen Evans & Sandy Melzer
  • Jessica Taback & Lucas Michels
  • Katy & Jon Miller
  • Christine Foye & Rob Millis
  • Maureen Mintkeski
  • Krista Mirhoseini
  • Leslie Mittendorf
  • Julia Morse
  • Miwa Mueller
  • Ciji & Mark Munday
  • Roger J. Bass & Richard Nelson
  • Patrick Niemeyer
  • Ann Ongerth
  • Bridget Perry
  • Rick Peters
  • Michael & Anne Pickett
  • Renee Russak & Marci Pliskin
  • Patricia Pugsley
  • Paula Pyatt
  • Marcelle O’Connell & Thomas Robertson
  • Stephan Roche
  • Naria Santa Lucia
  • Heather Dolin & Pete Segall
  • Brandi & Vipul Shah
  • Dianne Aprile & Kenneth Shapero
  • Karin Snelson
  • John & Debbie Stanley
  • Nadine Stellavato
  • Philip & Kelley Swanstrom Shaw
  • Laurie Thompson
  • Kristine & John Travaglini
  • Miranda Santee & Chip Wade
  • Susan & John Walsh
  • Bill Syme & Tiffani Wiley
  • Jenny Wilkson
  • Martha & Scott Wiltamuth
  • Bill Fleming & Steve Zeliadt
  • Julie Zunker

Sustainer $250 to $499:

  • Sarah & Robert Alsdorf
  • Virginia Anderson
  • Sherri Wolson & Neil Black
  • Karen L Braitmayer
  • Carol & Jonathan Buchter
  • Melanie Burke-Watson
  • Paula Burke
  • Cindy Byrd
  • Diane & Gary Camenisch
  • Sharon & Craig Campbell
  • Karen Cheng
  • Elizabeth Choy
  • Ann Senechal & Howard Cutler
  • Marilyn Dahl
  • Michael Dickey
  • Margie Duckstad
  • Wilmer Dueno
  • Tammy Duretto
  • Lindsey & Matt Eccles
  • Evan Gilsdorf & Shelby Ehlert
  • Liz & John Eickelberg
  • Laura Fine-Morrison
  • Jennifer & Kurt Fischer
  • Kathleen Flenniken
  • Jennifer & Tim Fliss
  • Sally Fouche
  • Rebecca & Mark Francis
  • Cynthia Funes
  • Laura Gamache
  • Christina Gould
  • Sandy Lew-Hailer & Harvey Hailer
  • Shannon Harper
  • Carol Hille
  • Dave Hiniker-Roosa & Alexis Hiniker
  • Samantha Holloway
  • Amanda Darling & Zachary Howard
  • Sally Hurst
  • William Shaw & Laura Inveen
  • Mysore & Jai Jaisimha
  • Linda Johns
  • Patricia Keegan
  • Rory Kelleher
  • Shon Atabaki & Tina Kirkpatrick
  • Ann Kumasaka
  • Susan Lammers
  • Christine & Eric Larsen
  • Jen Lightbody
  • Laura Lippman
  • Suzanne Eichenlaub & Dave Manelski
  • Martin McClellan
  • Phil McCune
  • Jean & Alan Mendel
  • Jacob Mintz
  • Heather Mitchell
  • Colleen Moffitt
  • Matthew Simmons & Abby Morris
  • Anne & Shirish Mulherkar
  • Amy Arnold & Allen Murray
  • Karen Nilson
  • Kathryn O’Driscoll
  • Patrick O’Kelley
  • Heidi Ob’Bayi
  • Carol Olwell
  • Arlys Osborne
  • Christian & Brendan Patrick
  • Katy Philips
  • Kristen Pugsley Onsager
  • Adrienne Quinn
  • David Jones & Kathryn Raich
  • Kathy Raich
  • Arthur Rathbun
  • Khurram & Nikki Rehman
  • Edith & Eric Rothenberg
  • Kris Sigloh
  • Trina Ballard Southern & Mark Southern
  • Bonnie Spinazze
  • Laura Stevens
  • Paula Stokes
  • David Strickland
  • Darcy Roennfeldt & Christian Tiedemann
  • Erin Toland
  • Guy & Jackie Towle
  • Shauna Van Dongen
  • Michael & Ellen Vernon
  • Peter Vogt
  • Debra & Liam Weissman
  • Lisa Weller
  • Marsha Wolf
  • Anne McDuffie & Tim Wood
  • Lauri Conner & Leja Wright
  • Ming Yuan

Associate $100 to $249:

  • Robert & Sue Albers
  • David Alhadeff
  • Ramon Arjona
  • Kevan Atteberry
  • Kim Baker
  • Amy Smith & Sean Bell
  • Susan Beller
  • Lawrence Benesh
  • Jessica Bentley
  • Roger Berger
  • Mary Bernson
  • Suman Bhat-Kincaid
  • Elizabeth Coppinger & Patrick Binns
  • Cathy Blumenthal
  • Karen Bohmke
  • Johnnie Bratrude
  • Teresa & Robert Britschgi
  • Craig Labenz & Andrew Burich
  • Fred Burnside
  • Dori Butler
  • Caitlin & John Cable
  • Jeri Kim Cacace
  • Amanda & Kevin Carrubba
  • Amy & Charles Carter
  • Lisa & Dana Casterella
  • Kerri Catallozzi
  • Kacee Chandler
  • Ana & Daniel Christensen
  • Kiesha Clayton
  • Katie Cleary
  • Faith Conlon
  • Martha Silano & Langdon Cook
  • Lisa Coughlin
  • Kim Cowser
  • Kevin Craft
  • Terri Maupin & Peter Crouch
  • Gina Crumbaker
  • Carmen D’Arcangelo
  • Dessa Dal Porto
  • Daniel Spils & Brangien Davis
  • Trishala Deb
  • Judith Dern
  • Patricia Devereux
  • Elyse & Jeff DeVries
  • Ambika Doran
  • Mary Ann Gwinn & Steve Dunnington
  • Helene Ellenbogen
  • Nancy Elliott
  • Christine Farnsworth
  • Tracy Foltz
  • Rebecca Francis
  • Kim Virant & Chris Friel
  • Sara & Ned Friend
  • Michael L. Furst
  • Lisa & Joe Gallo
  • Shawna Gamache
  • Brendan Gamb
  • Karen & Anton Gielen
  • Susie Gierke
  • Gabrielle Glemann
  • Janet Graeber
  • Carole Grayson
  • Kiran Griffith
  • Lori Guincher
  • Jan Hartley
  • Michele & David Hasson
  • Lindsay Hastings
  • Cathi & Ken Hatch
  • Paul Constant & Tara Hayes Constant
  • Julie Hermann
  • Jane Hodges
  • Nancy Hopkins
  • Alison Ivey
  • Carol & Mark Jenkins
  • Alison & Douglas Jennings
  • Barbara Jessen
  • Bruce Johnson
  • Heather Walek & Mark Johnson
  • Joyce Johnston
  • Manami Kano
  • Victoria Kaplan
  • Ladd Leavens & Nancy Kennedy
  • Caroline Klumpar
  • Tom Koehler
  • Susan Kostick
  • Megan Kruse
  • Robert Land
  • Johan Leidgren
  • Rod Leland
  • Jan Levy
  • Emily Lowe
  • Karen Lowry Miller
  • Lea & Daniel Loya
  • Lauren Lynch
  • Rosarii Lynch
  • Kevin Malgesini
  • Alka Manchanda
  • Joan Marshall
  • Ann Matheson
  • Michael Matisse
  • Dawn McCarra Bass
  • Sylvia Pollack & Molly McGee
  • Rosanne Olson & Edward Mcmahon
  • Mollie Mcwhorter
  • Deanne Meek
  • Eric Menninga
  • Jenny Miller
  • Michael & Michele Miller
  • Dave Moazed
  • Nancy Moore
  • Barbara Morray
  • Cetchren Nealy
  • Britten Nelson
  • Sharon Nelson
  • Sierra Nelson
  • Michaelene Miles & Wayne Nelson
  • Alison Nesmith
  • Annika Newell
  • Annelliott Willis & James Nida
  • Laura Silverstein & Tom Nissley
  • Sharon Northrup
  • Rosemary O’Connell
  • Deanne Odell
  • Susan Dittig & James Ore
  • Pamela Ottaviano Rhodes
  • Kristi Pangrazio
  • Becky & Brad Parker
  • Savitha Pathi
  • Teal Pennebaker
  • Michell & Larry Pihl
  • Regan Pro
  • Tricia Raikes
  • Jim Ramborger
  • Mary Richardson
  • Stephany Rochon
  • Lindsay Roitman
  • Jean Rolfe
  • Dawn Rooney
  • Nancy Gohring & James Rooney
  • Barbara Spear & Taru Ross
  • Naria Santa Lucia
  • Theresa Santoro
  • Patricia & Michael Schober
  • Jeannine Sielinski
  • Misha Simmer
  • Patricia Smith
  • Tama Smith
  • Joannie Stangeland
  • Margaret Stanley
  • Jerry Reiner & Jennifer Sullivan
  • Tree Swenson
  • Suzanne Kotz & Steve Tarnoff
  • Dr. Ed Taylor
  • Andrea Templeton
  • Carole Tovar
  • Kevin Traywick
  • Anne Vande Creek
  • Omar Vasquez
  • Valentina Vitols Bello
  • Jessica Voelker
  • Jean Hicks & Ross Whitehead
  • Heather Wind
  • Betty Winfield
  • Jennifer & Tracy Wong
  • Lori Wright
  • Holly & Tom Wyrwich
  • Deborah Yaple
  • Tracey Yonick

Friend Under $100:

  • Jay Kuehner & Ellen Sue Adams
  • Cheryl Allen
  • Peggy Allen Jackson
  • Sewheat Asfaha
  • Beth Bacon
  • Diane Baer
  • Currie Baker
  • Kristen Bakken
  • Laura Banks
  • Donna Barker
  • Carol Bartlett
  • Lorea Barturen
  • Mike Bathum
  • Robert Bayliss
  • Rachel Berkson
  • Molly Blume
  • Cynthia Bolton
  • Michele Bombardier
  • Grant Bowes
  • James Breen
  • Kimberly Buchan
  • Cindy Burdell
  • Sherrie Burdick
  • Maura Burke
  • Elizabeth Hoogs & Chris Burkland
  • Arianne Burnham
  • Amanda Burns
  • Heather Ezell & Regan Campbell
  • Tom & Sonya Campion
  • Vienna Catalani
  • Anne Coleman
  • Alicia Craven
  • Juliette Dahl
  • Lili Dansereau
  • Roy Davis
  • Nancy Debaste
  • Carina del Rosario
  • Matt Dessert
  • Renee Devine
  • Stephanie Dilley
  • Nancy Dorn
  • Deanna & David Duff
  • Jeanne Eagleson
  • Hasan & Laura Edain
  • Bucky Farquhar
  • Emma Ferguson
  • Marjorie & Richard Fiddler
  • Waverly Fitzgerald
  • Kayla Ford
  • Brie Fox
  • Cassandra Galante
  • Kathleen Gallagher
  • Barbara Galler
  • Melinda Gause
  • Martin Gengenbach
  • Madeleine George
  • Billy Gibbs
  • Paige & Mak Gilbert
  • Eric Gislason
  • Jo Goubeaux
  • Emma Grabinski
  • Christie Hammond
  • Julia Hands
  • Catherine Hannan
  • Sooz Appel & Peter Hanning
  • Lawrence & Hylton Hard
  • Barbara Sauermann & Wier Harman
  • Danielle Hayden
  • Anne Helmholz
  • Amelie Henderson
  • Claudia Henry
  • Linda Sussman & Patricia Henry
  • Lynn Herink
  • Heidi Hespelt
  • Carol Hickner
  • Claire Hicks
  • Megan Hilfer
  • Heather Hoffacker
  • Sue Holland
  • Eric Holtz
  • Joseph Huber
  • Holly Huckeba
  • Kristianne Huntsberger
  • Felicia Ishino
  • Lisa Jelic
  • Daneille Johnson
  • Jean Johnson
  • Erin Carlton & Laura Johnson
  • Melissa Jonas
  • Melody Kadlub-Barr
  • David Kane
  • Christine Pozerycki & Randy Katz
  • Kathryn Ann Kelly
  • Susan Killen
  • Bart & Lisa Klingler
  • Mary Jane Knecht
  • Laura Kramer
  • Karma Kreizenbeck
  • Pamela Krueger
  • Annette Laico
  • Alexis Laing
  • Huong Lam
  • Elizabeth & Kathleen Lane
  • Annabelle Larner
  • Karyn Lazarus
  • kathleen lemly
  • Kirsten Erickson & Thomas Lerner
  • Susun Livingston
  • Shannon Lovelady
  • Jennifer MacDougall
  • Erin Malone
  • Brendan Mangan
  • Susan Marabito
  • Colleen McArdle
  • Catherine McConnell
  • Pam McElhany
  • David McIntire
  • Don Meno
  • Lisa Mirecki
  • Heidi Modica
  • Carl Montford
  • Kara Morse
  • Elaine Mowery
  • Ed Muir
  • Judith Nelson
  • Christine Newcomb
  • Richard Nielsen
  • Candace O’Neill
  • Lorraine Otis
  • Steve & Holly Overman
  • Lisbeth Peacock
  • Laura Peloquin
  • Mary Kathleen Person
  • Lael & Molly Peterson
  • Nicole Pifer
  • Louise Pitell
  • Amy Poffenbarger
  • Sasha Press
  • Ben Reiber
  • Maren Richter
  • Ana Rigby
  • Tracy Root
  • Mae J Rosok
  • Kelly Ruhlig
  • Scott Sammons
  • Lana Sanderson
  • Julia Sarkissian
  • Jennifer Scarborough
  • Keri Schroeder
  • Maya Scott
  • Erin Sekulich
  • Jenny Senh
  • Barbara Shapel
  • Jo-Ellen Smith
  • Hayley Solar Morales
  • Jonel Stahr
  • Judith Stern
  • Paula Stevens
  • Kay Stimson
  • Karolyn Streck
  • Dana Sullivan
  • Mary Ellen & Ken Talley
  • Allyson Templeton
  • Colleen Thom
  • Thomas Thomas
  • Kathie S Titus
  • Alison Tracy
  • Mary VandenBerghe
  • Rick VanderKnyff
  • Tomer Vandsburger
  • Durlin Hickok & Carol Wallace
  • Stephen Weng
  • Barbara West
  • Jason Whitmarsh
  • Ditte Wielandt
  • Holly Williams
  • Will Wilson
  • Antoinette Wizenberg
  • Kavonne Wynn
  • Janice Yamauchi
  • Kim Yano
  • Wendy Yoker
  • Brandi Young
  • Karen Zech
  • Katie Zemsteff
  • Carol Sparer & Abby Zieve
  • Colleen & Scott Zorn