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We are so grateful to the following generous individual donors who believe in the power of words to change lives. Together with SAL they are championing the literary arts by engaging and inspiring readers and writers of all generations in our community.

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Trustee’s Circle $10,000 and above:

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

Director’s Circle $5,000 to $9,999:

James Brown & Mary Ingraham
Melanie Curtice
Lori Eickelberg
Vicki & Gary Glant
Tyler & Rachel Griffin
Merran Kubalak
Mark Madsen
Jenn Pearsall
Steve & Liz Rummage
Suzanne Smith
Chuck Stempler & Sally McKenzie
Nancy & Marc Tollefson
Jost Wanden

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

Chap & Eve Alvord
Candace & Nigel Barron
Eric Bergstrom
Stesha Brandon
Barbara Joan Christoffersen
Ruth Dickey & Tracy Wilking
Pete Segall & Heather Dolin
Ian & Elizabeth Garrison
Graham & Wood Graham
Doug & Peggy Hanel
Cynthia Hartwig
Bjorn Levidow & Diana Knauf-Levidow
Kevin & Motomi Kudo-King
Nick & Jessica Lucio
Chad Coker & Lindsay McComb
Mike & Shelley Monda
Jim & Mariette O'Donnell
Mary Pigott
Geoffrey Prentiss
Sherry Prowda
Stanley & Kip Robinson Greenthal
Jeff Seely & Kim Brown Seely
Kellye Testy
Sam & Lisa Howe Verhovek

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

Nancy & Craig Abramson
Eric Berg & Rebecca Staffel
Dana Bettinger & John Jacobs
Bobbe Bridge
Margot & Scott Case
Marilyn Dahl
Joss Delage & Robin Mendelson
Mary & James Dunnam
Chris Fassel & Alice MacCuish
Dan Grausz & Clare H. Meeker
Mary Kay Haggard
Patricia Kiyono
Keiko Koizumi
Stacy Lawson
Bill & Susan Potts
Ben & Margit Rankin
Ron Sher
Garth & Drella Stein
Arlene & Mark Tibergien
Katy & Bruce Titcomb
Sam & Lisa Howe Verhovek
Virginia Wright
Julie Zunker

Benefactor $500 to $1,249:

Catherine Allchin
Allison Augustyn
Salli & Steve Bauer
Lynn & Howard Behar
Donna Bellew
Joanna Bischel
Lisa Bontje
Martha Brant
Patti Brooke
Travis & Amy Bryan
Elizabeth Hoogs & Chris Burkland
DeeAnn Burman
Jeri & Kim Cacace
Paul & Julie Cantor
Steven Caplow & Margaret Lane
Ross & Julie Case
Chenelle Chase
Dawn Chirwa
Theresa Daigle
Kristin & Josh Daniel
Eleanor Dootson
Nancy Dorn
Richard & Martha Draves
Bruce Dugdale
Lacy & Scott Edwards
Michele Evans
Teresa & Burl Evans
Barbara & Tim Fielden
Bruce Firestone
Jeanne Flohr Keckemet
Jody Foster & John Ryan
Gabriela Frank
Jennifer & Tom Gilman
Sharon Griggins
Maria Gunn
Peggy & Doug Hanel
Wier Harman & Barbara Sauermann
Melissa Haumerson
Mary Herche
Tim & Alex Hinderliter
Elizabeth Hoogs & Chris Burkland
Rebecca Hoogs & Larry Benesh
Kate Janeway & Howard Wright
Dean & Debbie Johnson
Rosemarie Keenan
Mimi K. & Dr. Edward Kirsch
Gary Kunis
John & Laura Kvasnosky
Annie Livingston
Susun Livingston
Jennifer Marquardt
Todd Menenberg
Steve Miller
Michael & Michele Miller
Donna Moodie
Charles G. Nordhoff
Heidi Ob’Bayi
Patricia Pugsley
Susan Reed
Joseph Roberts
Elizabeth Robinson & Richard Corff
Elizabeth & Casey Runde
Carole Rush & Richard Andler
Renee Russak
Barby Salimian
Miranda Santee
Cynthia Sharp
William Shaw & Laura Inveen
Erikson Shirley
Robert Sindelar
Leanne Skooglund
Karin Snelson
Stephanie Stebich
Dr. Julie Stein
Kathryn & Robert Strong
Helen Stusser
Kristine & John Travaglini
Neal Thompson & Mary Trimarco
Nicole von Suhr
Emily Warn
Mary Whisner

Sustaining $250 to $499:

David Alhadeff
Karen Maeda Allman
Sarah & Robert Alsdorf
Kim Anderson
Virginia Anderson
Dianne Aprile
Shon Atabaki & Tina Kirkpatrick
Amy Bell
Amy Smith & Sean Bell
Debbie Bengtson
Laura Bentley
Ann & Raine Bergstrom
Johnnie Bratrude
David Brewster
Maddie Brindle
Carol & Jonathan Buchter
John W. Burgess
Paula Burke
Fred Burnside
Catherine Bye
Sharon & Craig Campbell
Beth Castlebury
Jessica Lee Cho
Grace Christ
Lisa Christoffersen
John Chun
Tara Conklin
Debra Cotter
Alice Cunningham
Stephanie Daley-Watson
Stephanie Dalrymple
Florangela Davila
Gina Davis & Robert Bareuther
Rick Dawson & Geoff Kann
Gene & Caroline Duvernoy
Ted Dworkin
Christine Edwards
Suzanne Eichenlaub
Jennifer & Kurt Fischer
Andrew Firpo
Kathleen Flenniken
Melinda & Barry Franklin
Paul & Penny Fredlund
Dot Fuller
Remington Furman
Laura Gamache
Felicia Gonzalez
Barbara Gordon
Joanne Gordon
Genevieve Gormley
Nancy Guppy
Harvey Hailer & Sandy Lew-Hailer
Cindy Hales
Blaine Harden & Jessica Kowal
Jonah Harrison & Annie Tegen
Annie Helmholz
Wanda Herndon
Barbara Herrington
Carol Hille
Mary Hotchkiss
Rebecca Houghton
Sally Hurst
Lynn M. Johnson
Lexi Keeler
Lea Knight
George Knotek
Ladd Leavens
Angela Leja
Rhonda Levitt
Andrea Lieberman
Bobbie Lindsay
Nancy Lindskog
Laura Lippman
Claudia Castro Luna
Lisa & Ross Macfarlane
Pete McCormick
Jennifer McCullum
Jean & Alan Mendel
Lucas Michels & Jessica Taback
Missy & David Miller
Krista Mirhoseini
Leslie Mittendorf
Julia Morse
Anne & Shirish Mulherkar
Jason Niemi
Thomas Nissley & Laura Silverstein
Marcelle O’Connell
Patrick O’Kelley
Danny O’Neil & Sharon Pian Chan
Lorraine Otis
Mary Overman
Olivia Pi Sunyer
Michael & Anne Pickett
Michell & Larry Pihl
Kristen Pugsley Onsager
Joan Rabinowitz
R. Scott Randall & A.N. Noble
Arthur Rathbun
Maureen Reilly
Thomas Robertson
Darcy Roennfeldt
Jim & Brooks Romano
Edith Rothenberg
Anna & Thomas Rudd
Ginny Ruffner
Sonya Schneider
Patricia Schober
Karin Snelson
Kate & Jeff Stephens
Laura Stevens
David Streatfield & Madeleine Wilde
Denzil Suite
Amie Sullivan
Bill Syme
Kirsten Taylor
Matthew Thompson & Lisa Babinec
Emily Trenkner-Jones
Michael & Ellen Vernon
C. Thomas Wadis
Dodge White
Scott White
Barbara & Chris Whorton
Jim & Mary Lou Wickwire
Alix Wilber
Madeleine Wilde & David Streatfield
Lori Wilking
Mary Wilson
Mitchell Olejko & Jill Wolcott
Jenny & Scott Wyatt
Ming Yuan
Joleen Zanuzoski
Julie Ziegler

Supporter $100 to $249:

Anonymous
Susan & Doug Adkins
Victoria Allen
Ross Baker
Trudy Baldwin
Conrad Ball
Mary Lynn Ballew
Carole Barrer & Lorrie Wallace
Cindy Barton
Charlotte Beall
Lynly Beard
Dawn & Mike Bell
Michelle Berman
Colonel Betz
John & Nancy Blackham
Leora Bloom
Jenna Blumenthal & Zeke Busch
Nell Brewer
Melanie Burke-Watson
Chris Burkland
Janet Buttenwieser
Carla Calogero
Diane Camenisch
Leah Caplan
Anton Cauthorn
Katie Cleary
Patricia Collins
Angela Conrad
Megan Cook
Keelin Curran
Molly Curran
Jack Jason Davis
Trishala Deb
Michael Dickey
Ambika Doran
Greg Denton & Janice Dilworth
Fax & Linda Duncan
Lindsey & Matt Eccles
Stacy Edlund
Diana Elser
Lisa Esslinger
Ellen Fawcett
Barbara Ferrin
Jay Field & Deborah Dwyer
Aline Flower
Wendy Heipt
Emily Foster-Henry
Michael L. Furst
Beth Ginsberg
Theresa Glaberson
Spike Graham
Kirsten Graham
Kiran Griffith
Victoria Griffith
Lawrence & Hylton Hard
Jill Hardy
Michele & David Hasson
Phyllis Hatfield
Chris Higashi
Lori P. Houston
Elizabeth Hubbard
Harriet Huber
Linda Hunt
Jeannette Idiart
Julia Ingram
Nancy Ishii
Chiyo Ishikawa
Andrew Jacobs
Alison Jennings
Nancy Jensen
Michelle & Joe Sievers
Brett & Philanne Johnson
Kristin Jorgensen
Henry Judson
Marsha Kabakov
Victoria Kaplan
Heather Kelley
Keith & Lynn Kessler
Kim Kopetz-Buttleman
Megan Kruse
Rita Latsinova
Marcy Latta
Olivia Leland
Jan Levy
Christine Livingston
Vicki Long
Karen Lowry Miller
Claudia Castro Luna
Cynthia Marin
Rebecca Mason
Mark McBride
Melissa Mehlhoff Wickwire
Skye Moody
Ann Muno
Michelle Murray
Christopher Nelson
Larry Nicholas & Tom Underhill
Bonnie Thompson Norman
Kevin O’Brien
Jennifer Ortmeyer
Lorraine Otis
Mariana Panaiotov
Kristi Pangrazio
Bernice Paris
Lisbeth Peacock
Peter Pereira
Sherry Piro
Lora Poepping
Marcy Porus-Gottlieb
Wendy Pyle
Anita Ramasastry
Randy Ramig
Ben Ravani
Bob Redmond
Jean Cassady Robinson
James Rogers
Teresa Rogerson
Dawn Rooney
Robert & Barbara Rose-Leigh
Debra Ross
Liane Rulifson & Douglas Smiley
David Sandoval
Joe Sasenick & Betty Cheung Sasenick
Patricia Schober
Scott Semyan
Isaac Sheldon
Heather Shilling
Lynne Shira
Jeannine Sielinski
Rick Simonson
Summer Singla
Lynn Spohn & Bryan Abell
Gail Steinitz
Zachary Stevens
Jack & Michele Storms
Alayne Sulkin
Suzanne Suneson
Rebecca Talbot-Bluechel
Jennifer Thomas
Megan & Joel Thomas-Lehman
Christian Tiedemann
Brian Tillotson
Lesley & Tom Todaro
Margaret Truax
Scott Ulrich
Eileen VanSchaik
Alma Villegas
Cynthia von Suhr
Chip Wade
Alastair Wallwork
Perri & Robin Webster
Nancy S. Weil
Melissa West
Dodge White
Gillian Allen White
Nancy Whittaker
Paul Wiesner
Elizabeth Wong
Natalie Wossene
Catherine Wright-Smith
Merrily Wyman
Tracey Yonick

Associate $50 to $99:

Carmen Almodovar
Helen Anderson
Sooz Appel & Peter Hanning
Sara Bathum
Jesse Boyett
Betsey Brock
S. Lori Brown
Catalina Cantu
Carol & Steve Cassella
Gloria Chambers
Randy Sue Coburn
Erica Colmenares
Michael Coy & Michael Brasky
Roberta Cruise
Gina Crumbaker
Amanda Darling
Beth Dennis
Carol Dickinson
Samara Donald
Stacey A. Drake
Elisabeth Eaves
Thomas Fay
David Feig
Jennifer Fliss
Rebecca Francis
Jonathan Franklin
Carolyn Jo Fulkerson
Shawna Gamache
Brendan Gamb
Jeffrey Gans
Mary Gillmore
Irene Gomez
Christie Hammond
Claudia Henry
Megan Hilfer
Jane Hodges
Tina Hoggatt
Judy Hucka
Chad & Melissa Johnsrud
Lisa Kelly
Rachel Kessler & Michael Seiwarth
Mary Jane Knecht
Sarah Kulfan
Jill Labieniec
Annabelle Larner
Jim Liebert
Andrea Linsky
Diane Mapes
Joseph Markovich
Colin & Dawn McArthur
Debbie McLaughlin
Duncan McRoberts
Julia Metzner
Wendy Miller
Carl Montford
Rebecca Morton
John Mullen
Kate Murphy
Jane Nelson
Kathryn O’Driscoll
Melissa Pailthorp
Kojay & Priti Pan
Christian & Brendan Patrick
Molly Peterson
Putsata Reang
Amy Redmond
Ben Reiber
Millie Renfrow
Molly Ringo
Marcia Rutan
Beverly Saling
Jason Scott
Jo-Ellen Smith
Patricia Smith
Joannie Stangeland
Karen Stern
Sara Tifft
Letitia Toy
Cal & Linda Treger
Jonna Ward
Tahmina Watson
Lisa Weller
Carole Williams
Catherine Willis Cleveland
Mary & Tony Wilson
Wendy Yoker
Kristen Young

Friend Under $50:

Anonymous
Mito Alfieri & Ruby Alexander
Barbara Bennett
Eric & Cammy Chastain
Deborah Christensen
Chris Copley
Beth & Marc Cordova
Carolyn Corvi
Ligia Currea
Nathan Dabney
Elyssa Dahl
Bonnie Duncan
Patricia Emmons
Britany Faulkner
Michelle Fellows
Kathleen Gallagher
Rebekah Gibbons
Theresa Goodwin
Cristin Gordon-Maclean
Jerry & Patty Gropp
Cathy Hahn
Catherine Hannan
Claire Hicks
Catherine Hillenbrand
Sue Holland
Julia Hulings
Reed & Denise Jarvis
Jade Jenkins
Donna Johnson
Jeanne Johnson
Vanessa Jones
Helen Kearney
Claudette Krause
Sena Krug
Karen MacDonald
Nina Maisterra
Brenda Mallonee
Ana Sofia Mariz & Victor Bogado Da Silva Lins
Jim Markus & Selene Fisher
Roland Mayer
Dave Moazed
Coral Nafziger
Sierra Nelson
Kim Nicholas
Phebe O'Neill
Yvette Olson
Robert Pekkanen
Leslie Pierson
David Scott
Shelly Shapiro
Michal & Tzafrir Sheffer
Ben Shy
Ame Simon
Elizabeth H. Smith
Susan Teismann
Dana Thompson
Jeanine Walker
Rebecca Watson
Nancy Wieland

Naomi Shihab Nye
Poetry Series, Poet Naomi Shihab Nye signs books for young fans. Photo by Libby Lewis
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