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We are deeply grateful to all our supporters who continue to make the pursuit of educational equity for all students possible.

WE’RE PROUD to list in alphabetical order everyone who made a financial contribution to Teach For America Chicago-Northwest Indiana between June 1, 2021 and July 1, 2022. We’re extremely thankful for the contributions of time, wisdom, money, and more from our network of supporters.




Pallavi Abraham


Adtalem Global Education

Owen Alexander

Allyn Foundation

Cody Andrews

Heather Anichini and Brennan Young


Helen and Michael Arkes

Quiaria Asiedu

B. T. Rocca Jr. Foundation


Alice Baldwin

Rebecca and Dmitry Balyasny

The Bansal Family Fund


William Barrett

David Beck

Olivia Bedi

The Bekkerman Family Fund

Nicole Bennett

Olga and Robert Bensman

David J. Berger

George Bermingham

Kendra E. Berner

The Bill Bass Foundation

Cheyane Bligen

Bluhm-Wolf Charitable Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation

The Robert Thomas Bobins Foundation

Elliana and Craig Bondy

Sonja Boone

Barbara Bostian

Boston Consulting Group, Inc

Mary and Chip Brennan

The Brinson Foundation

Chris Brummett

Jean and William Buckley

Jacolyn and John Bucksbaum

Heather Buford

Cissy and Willard Bunn

Shahzeb Butt

Colin Campbell

Richard Campbell

Rachel Cantor

Jenna Carlson

Catherine Mouly and LeRoy T. Carlson, Jr.

Carney Family Foundation

Sunny and Gery Chico

Hilary and Arati Chidi

Ishwara Chrein

Tracy-Elizabeth Clay

CME Group Foundation

Maria Coar

Lindy Hirschsohn and Chris Coetzee

Matthew Cogan

Mandi Cohen

Will Coleman

Collegis Education

Kevin Conwell

Loretta and Robert Cooney

Costco Wholesale

Joshua Cowin

The Crown Family

Ms. Cindy J. Cruise and Mr. Stephen A. Cruise

Andrew Cupps

Elizabeth and Kent Dauten

Andrew Davis

Kimberly DeBeers

Cate and Jim Denny

Martin DiLoreto

Benjamin Dionne

Andrew Don

Dr. Scholl Foundation

Carissa Economos

Charles Edelstein

Linda and Joe Erlinger

Barrett Eynon

Richard and Margery Feitler

Jenny and Mark Fennell

The Marshall and Jamee Field Family Fund

Mary and Paul Finnegan

Finnegan Family Foundation

Katherine and John Fox

Karen and Jim Frank

AJ Frey

Stanley Friedell

Jennifer Friedes

Lina Fritz

Lauryn Fullerton

Kristen Galvin

Jill Garling and Thomas Wilson

Kevin Gates

Marcus Gavino

GCM Grosvenor

Gies Foundation

Glasser and Rosenthal Family Foundation

David Gordon

Gorter Family Foundation

Jessalyn Gotsdiner

The Grainger Foundation

Granite Creek Capital Partner

Christine Gratz

Garrett Gray

Noah Gray

Karen Z. Gray-Krehbiel and John H. Krehbiel, Jr.

Jean and John Greene

Robyn and David Grossberg

Steven Grosso

Mary and David Grumhaus

Daniel Guerin

Patricia and William Hagenah

Lisa Hairston

Denise and Daniel Hamburger

George Haramaras

Harris Family Foundation / Stephanie and John Harris

Bev and Warren Hayford

Tionna Haynes

Patty and Craig Henderson

Doug Henry

David Hiller Charitable Fund at the Chicago Community Foundation

Jocelyn and Timothy Hirsch

Josh Hoen

Suzy and Walter Holzer

Martina Hone

Karen Houghton

Amy Chi-Yun Huang

Whitney Huffsmith

Jin-Soo Huh

Abby and PJ Huizenga

Siobhan and Evan Hunter

I.A. O'Shaughnessy Foundation

IG Group


Seth and Trudy Jacobson

Jade Jenkins

Tomorris Jocelyn

John and Loretto Giving Account

Chase Johnson

The Joyce Foundation

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Daniel Kach

The Kapoor Family Fund

Michael Kasang

Cara Kaye

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Keiser Donor Advised Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation

Connie and Dennis Keller

The Kemmerer Family Foundation

Alexandra Kier

Patricia Killinger

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Jennifer L. Kirmes

Laura Knittle

Lynda and Gregory Kolb

Emily and John Kos

Kovler Family Foundation

Liam Krehbiel

Megan Kuehl

David Lakin

Tom Lane

Claudia Larrea

Mary Theresa Lau

Eugene Lee

Lucy and Kenneth Lehman

Peter Levy/M. Block & Sons, Inc.

Lewis-Sebring Family Foundation

Caryn Lichtenberg

Bridget Liesman

Francis Liesman

Paula and John Lillard

Pamela Lannert

Stephanie and Greg Lowe

Candice E. Lucas

Evie and Randy Lyon

Derek Maleh

Greer and Brian Malkin

The Malkin Family

Malott Family Foundation

Rika and Joe Mansueto

Luke Marker

Molly Mattaliano

Karen and Robert May

McCormick Foundation

James McDaniels

McGraw Foundation

Kyle McHugh

Sandi McKean

Kennon McKee

Ashley and Matt McKee

Joan and Andrew McKenna

Ryan McNamara

Christian Mewaldt

Logan Millizer

Michael Mo

Jason Mueller

Vinay Mullick

Kim Nemirow

Jodi Newmark

Laura Nicolescu

Amanda and Ray Niro, Jr.

Michele Chaffee and Adam Nordin

Karin M. Norington

Megan and Matt Norton

Gerald Nowak

Kay and Michael O'Halleran

Jose Ochoa

Katherine Olson

Cathy and Bill Osborn

Kristine A. Palka

Jia Pan

Cole Parker

Mary and Robert Pasquesi

Mary Ann Patterson

Natasha Patterson

The Paulson Family Fund

Perkins Malo Hunter Foundation

Jody and Sanford Perl

Molly and Jim Perry

Soukprida Phetmisy

Austin Piech

Polk Bros. Foundation

Pritzker Traubert Foundation

Qualcomm Corporate Giving

John Raitt

Dorisa Ramos

Michael Reed

Daniel Reinberg

Reynolds Family Foundation

Mimi and Steve Ritchie

Agustin Rizo

Linnea and George Roberts

Dante Roldan

Melissa Root

Irene Rosenfeld and Richard Illgen

Cindy and Jim Rowe

Jeanne and John Rowe

Brittany Rustad

Robert Ryan

Cari and Michael Sacks

Kate San Juan

Mara Schanfield

Rebecca Scheidler

Jill and Mark Schwartz

Marie Schwartz

Best Portion Foundation / Tim Schwertfeger and Gail Waller

Michelle and Jeffery Seifman Family Gift Fund

Jacob L. Shapiro

David and Susan Sherman Philanthropic Fund

Dharini and Prashant Shukla

Marcus Siegmund

Jeremy Sieker

Julie and Brian Simmons

Akshay Singh

Patrick Singler

Kathleen and James Skinner

Kelly and Michael Small

Carly Smith

Paula Sneed and Lawrence Bass

Aneesh Sohoni

State Farm

Linda Stawicki

Steans Family Foundation

Matthew Steinmetz

Stepan Company

Holly Hayes and Carl W. Stern

Jackie Stevens

Sadie Stockdale

Kathe Stoepel

Whitney Stoepel-Brewer

Katie Stpeters

Jessica Sullivan-Wilson

May and Edward Swan

Elizabeth Swanson

Scott Swanson

Ardis Tabb

Larah & Drew Tannenbaum

Elizabeth Taylor and James Kaplan

Tobey and John Taylor

Braden Tilghman

Aubrie Tossmann


Lori Turner

Kenneth and Amy Viellieu

Patrick Vihtelic

Marilyn and David Vitale

Rachel Walton

Brandi Watts

Benjamin Wax

David Weinberg and Jerry Newton

Sarah Weitzman

Adam Wexner

Eric White and Nathan Aslinger

Josh Williams

Robert and Erin Wilson

Wintrust Financial Corporation

Pamela Witmer

Emilee and Brian Wolfe

Debora Wren

Michael D. Wright

Jeff and Cindy Yingling

Robin and Mike Zafirovski

Jessica Zander

Zell Family Foundation