DONOR SUPPORT

Imagine Campaign Support

Imagine: The Campaign for Harris Theater is a $38.8M comprehensive fundraising effort to transform the lobbies with the addition of two high-capacity elevators and reconfigured staircases, expand our partnerships with resident companies, world-renowned artists, and members of the greater community.

We are pleased to acknowledge our donors who have contributed one-time campaign gifts or multi-year annual fund pledges of $2,500 or more between the inception of the campaign on July 1, 2013, and June 30, 2015. The continued growth and success of the Harris Theater would not be possible without this generosity and support.

PREMIER BENEFACTOR, $5,000,000+
Irving Harris Foundation, Joan W. Harris
Chauncey and Marion D. McCormick Family Foundation,
Abby McCormick O’Neil and D. Carroll Joynes
Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols

MAJOR BENEFACTOR, $2,500,000+
The Harris Family Foundation, Caryn and King Harris

BENEFACTOR, $1,000,000+
The Crown Family
Jay Franke and David Herro
Elizabeth Morse Genius Charitable Trust
The Elizabeth Morse Charitable Trust

PREMIER PATRON, $750,000+
Jack and Sandra Guthman

MAJOR PATRON, $500,000+
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
The Neisser Family Foundation
The Northern Trust Company

PATRON, $250,000+
Anonymous
Christine and Glenn Kelly
Marilyn and David J. Vitale

MAJOR SPONSOR, $100,000+
Lucy and Peter Ascoli
John and Caroline Ballantine
Paul S. Boulis
Kay Bucksbaum
Pamela Crutchfield
ITW
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Kenneth R. Norgan

SPONSOR, $50,000+
James L. Alexander and Curtis D. Drayer
BMO Harris Bank
Harry F. and Elaine Chaddick Foundation
Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation
Sunny and Gery J. Chico
Elizabeth and Matthew Connelly
Crain’s Chicago Business
Peter and Shana Ellis
Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Field V
ReedSmith, LLP
Dr. Patrick M. Sheahan
The Siragusa Foundation
Michael and Sharon Tiknis

PREMIER CONTRIBUTOR, $25,000+
Ariel Investments
Blum-Kovler Foundation
Louise Frank
Merrillyn J. Kosier and James F. Kinoshita
Phil Lumpkin
Mac MacLellan and Miriam Waltz
The Rhoades Foundation
David Snyder and Peggy Salamon

MAJOR CONTRIBUTOR, $10,000+
Cameron Avery and Lynn Donaldson
Sarah Solotaroff Mirkin
Conor O’Neil
Jeff and Betsy Steele
Mary Kay Sullivan

CONTRIBUTOR, $5,000+
Steve Abrams
Joan M. Hall
Matt and Laura Hanssel

Deborah and Michael Korompilas
Carmen and Zarin Mehta
Cheryl Mendelson
Dori Wilson
Maria Zec

FRIEND, $2,500+
Cynthia and Douglas McKeen
Robin S. Tryloff and John M. McNamara
Jodi and Eliot Wickersheimer

(Listing as of June 30, 2015)

ANNUAL FUND 

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance is pleased to recognize our donors who have contributed $250 or more to the Theater’s Fiscal 2015 Annual Fund from July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2015. These gifts support the following priorities: partnerships with resident companies, the Harris Theater Presents performance series, community engagement, and general operations. We are so grateful for these meaningful investments in our mission.

$175,000+
Irving Harris Foundation, Joan W. Harris

$50,000+
Helen Brach Foundation
Kenneth R. Norgan
Polk Bros. Foundation

$25,000+
BMO Harris Bank
The Chicago Community Trust
Chauncey and Marion D. McCormick Family Foundation, 
Abby McCormick O’Neil and D. Carroll Joynes
Exelon
Jay Franke and David Herro
The Harris Family Foundation, Caryn and King Harris
Michael Hill
JPMorgan Chase
Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols

$10,000+
Anonymous (2)
Ariel Investments 
John and Caroline Ballantine
Black & Fuller Fund, Bank of America
Paul S. Boulis
Buccellati Chicago
The Crown Family
Illinois Arts Council Agency
Invest For Kids
ITW
NIB Foundation
Judith Neisser
Prince Charitable Trusts
ReedSmith, LLP
The Rhoades Foundation
Earl and Brenda Shapiro Foundation


$5,000+
Anonymous 
Lucy and Peter Ascoli
David and Luann Blowers Charitable Trust Fund
Sunny Chico
Pamela Crutchfield
Louise Frank
Mr. and Mrs. James J. Glasser 
Jeannette and Jerry Goldstone
Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation
Richard and Mary L. Gray
Millennium Park Joint Venture, LLC — Park Grill
New England Foundation for the Arts
Rice Foundation
Laura and Ricardo Rosenkranz
Sargent Family Foundation
Dr. Scholl Foundation
Sarah Solotaroff Mirkin


$2,500+
Arts Midwest Touring Fund
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
National Museum of Mexican Art
William Blair & Company, LLC
Susan and Bob Wislow


$1,000+
Shaun and Andy Block
Rosemarie and Dean L. Buntrock
Lew and Marge Collens
Lynn Donaldson and Cameron Avery
The Donnelley Foundation
Henry and Frances Fogel
The Jannotta Family Fund
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Kovner
Pamela Meyer
Leo and Cathy Miserendino
Barbara Parson
D. Elizabeth Price
Jeffery M. Rollinson
Carol Rosofsky and Robert Lifton
Bruce Sagan and Bette Cerf Hill
Sahara Enterprises, Inc.
Bettylu and Paul Saltzman
Liz Stiffel
Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Weiss
Bernice Weissbourd


$500+
Anonymous
Sandra Bass

Prudence R. Beidler Fund 
Arthur L. Frank, MD
KlearSky Solutions, LLC
Jim and SuAnne Lopata
Mendez Painting
Julie O’Connell
Staging Solutions, Inc.
Cathy and Scott Yen

$250+
John and Judy Bross
Greg Cameron and Greg Thompson
Bonnie and Don Chauncey
Susan G. Feibus
Charles Gardner and Patti Eylar
Mr. and Mrs. William F. Farley
Helyn Goldberg and Michael Alper
Trish and Harp Harper
Nancy Hughes
Amanda Lawson and Jeffrey Bell
Robyn Lee Brooks 
Melissa Matarrese and Dan McEnerney
Walter and Shirley Massey
Meghan McNamara and Paul W. Reetz
Mr. and Mrs. Lester S. Morse, Jr.
Hon. Sheila M. O’Brien and Hon. Wayne Andersen
Andrew Principe
The Salvino Foundation
Show Services
The Siragusa Foundation
George Streeter and Kristina Howard
Robin S. Tryloff and John M. McNamara 

(Listing as of June 30, 2015)


IN-KIND

The Harris Theater would like to thank the following organizations for their valuable donations of goods and/or services between July 1, 2014, and June 30, 2015.

BBJ Linen
Blue Plate Events
Brown Bag Seafood Co.
Crain’s Chicago Business
Giordano’s Pizza
Hall’s Rental
Hyatt Regency Chicago
Jewell Events Catering
LAZ Parking – Millennium Park Garage
Millennium Park Joint Venture, LLC – Park Grill
Performance Media
Theatrical Lighting Connection, Inc.
United Airlines
Yum Cha Dim Sum Parlor

(Listing as of June 30, 2015)

TRIBUTE GIFTS

The Harris Theater for Music and Dance would like to thank the following individuals who chose to honor a special person in their lives; celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or milestone event; or memorialize an inspirational friend or family member with a tribute gift to the Harris Theater between July 1, 2014, and June 30, 2015.


In Honor Of:

Pam Crutchfield
Dana and Michael Treister

Jay Franke’s Birthday
Michael and Sharon Tiknis

Caryn and King Harris
Hon. Sheila M. O’Brien and Hon. Wayne Andersen

Joan Harris
Duffie Adelson
Helyn Goldberg and Michael Alper
Myron and Beverly Halpin
Nancy Hughes

Alexandra Nichols
Michael and Sharon Tiknis

Ken Norgan
Greg Cameron and Greg Thompson

Abby O’Neil
Annice Johnston
Nancy Lighthill
Janet Rotner
Diane M. McKeever and Eric Jensen

Roger Pomerance
Lynn Attaway

Bettina Slusar and Dan Goldman’s wedding anniversary
Marilyn and Arnold M. Goldman

Maria Zec
Robyn Lee Brooks


In Memory Of:

Herman and Irma Fleischacker
Sam Fleischacker and Amy Reichert

Alexander D. Holmes
Elizabeth Ress

Norton Mendelson
James L. Alexander and Curtis D. Drayer
Pamela Crutchfield 
Laura and Matt Hanssel
Michael and Sharon Tiknis
Timothy and Janet Trask 
Jodi and Eliot Wickersheimer 
Karen and Michael Zedek
Patty and Phil Zepeda


Charles Semel
Arlene Semel


(Listing as of June 30, 2015)


To make a contribution to the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, please click here or call 312.334.2460.

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