Partners in Service

Lutheran Child and Family Services partners to provide impactful and values-driven services for the betterment of those we serve. The partnerships used to carry out our mission include working with businesses, clients, congregations, donors, foundations, government bodies and other agencies. Listed here are
some of those partners in service. If you are interested in learning about the ways that you can partner with LCFS to help those in need, please contact us.

Partners in Service

The Circle of Hope is LCFS' multi-year giving society, which includes supporters who have pledged $1,000 or more per year for a minimum of five years.
  • Mr. and Mrs. H. Timothy Allwardt
  • Dr. and Mrs. Douglas E. Anderson
  • Mr. and Mrs. Steve Andrzejewski
  • Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Arey
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Bauer
  • Mr. and Mrs. Tim Benecke
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael Bertrand
  • Rev. and Mrs. Scott Bruzek
  • Ms. Jill M. Chapman and Mr. Richard Allen
  • Joseph and Pamela Collado
  • Ms. Doris K. Christopher
  • Ms. Julie A. Christopher
  • Mr. Don B. Cochran
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey G. Cribbs
  • Mr. J. R. Davidsmeyer
  • Emily and Daniel Dubay
  • Mr. James M. Duggan
  • EclipseOne
  • Ms. Verna J. Ehlers
  • Mr. Melvin Faulkner
  • Mr. and Mrs. Maury Ferchen
  • Mrs. Marian E. Fick
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Fick
  • Mr. Rob W. Fick
  • Rev. and Mrs. William Geis
  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard George, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Bradley L. Grcevic
  • Rev. and Mrs. Douglas Groll
  • Mr. and Mrs. Eldor R. Hadler
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ronald W. Hanson
  • Mr. and Mrs. David A. Hardt
  • David and Mary Alice Helms
  • Mrs. Dorothy Hildebrandt
  • Ms. Marianne Hummerich
  • Ms. Beverly W. Jones and Mr. Jerry Norman
  • Mr. David Johnson
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kelch
  • Ms. Diane C. King
  • Ms. Lois Klatt
  • Janice and David Kleiner
  • Ms. Judith Kretzschmar
  • Ms. Laurie E. Lawton
  • Ms. Martha Lichter
  • Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Lohrentz
  • Susan and Tom Lotter
  • Mrs. Lois J. Mandik
  • Ms. Teresa McFadden
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. McGovern
  • Mr. and Mrs. Bruce D. Meier
  • Mr. and Mrs. Matt Metzger
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ralph A. Morris
  • Mr. Raymond A. Mueller
  • Dr. and Mrs. Donald A. Offermann
  • Lowell and Joy Pals
  • Mr. Paul L. Rehmer and Mr. Brian Steiling
  • Ms. Marylyn F. Rodgers
  • Rev. and Mrs. Robert A. Rogers
  • David and Nola Roth
  • Mr. and Mrs. W. Michael Ryan
  • Ed and Sarah Schoenbaum
  • Patrick and Sarah Schott
  • Mr. and Mrs. Paul Schrage
  • Skender Foundation
  • Mr. and Mrs. Martin E. Staehlin
  • Mr. and Mrs. Anthony T. Stephens
  • Susan and Larry Stephens
  • Gene and Carole Svebakken
  • Rev. and Mrs. Thomas H. Tews
  • Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Thompson
  • Marilyn and Gary Wenzel
  • Ms. Brenna M. Woodley
  • Mr. and Mrs. Kevin L. York
  • Dr. and Mrs. Norman E. Young

Presenting Sponsor

  • Heartland Business Systems, Inc.

Print Underwriter

  • Nite Owl Prints, LLC

Kids’ Corner Sponsor

  • The Koester Group, Inc.

Platinum

  • Assurance Agency

Gold

  • Mutual of America — Westchester

Silver

  • The Christopher Family Foundation
  • Concierge Unlimited International
  • EclipseOne
  • Forest Park National Bank & Trust Co.
  • Hub International Midwest
  • Interact Business Products LLC
  • Knauz Auto Group

Bronze

  • Edward Jones Investments
  • Ehresman Management
  • Flood Brothers Disposal Co.
  • Quality Fabricators, Inc.
  • Principal Global Investors LLC - Tobin W. Chakeen

Copper

  • Ameriprise Financial
  • Central Service & Repair Inc.
  • Delta Dental of Illinois
  • First Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church, Chicago
  • Dave and Mary Alice Helms
  • Itasca Bank & Trust Co.
  • Joseph M. Burbick D.D.S. LTD
  • Riordan Insurance and Finance Services Inc.
  • The Cary Company

Individual Donors

  • Rev. Charles Aufdenkampe
  • Sanford L. Barr, D.D.S., Ltd.
  • Mr. and Mrs. John G. Cashman
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jerry K. Fellows
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Fick
  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard George, Jr.
  • Rev. Dr. Don and Lynne Gourlay
  • Mr. and Mrs. John S. Lizzadro
  • Mr. and Mrs. David B. McCurdy
  • Merrill Lynch, Jeffrey E. Janssen
  • Thomas and Patricia Nelson
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael S. Pope
  • Glenn and Marilyn Rittmueller
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Roth
  • Lou and Ann Rundio
  • Mrs. Ina Sepp
  • Mr. and Mrs. John Vinopal

Tidings Donor List

Thank you

Gifts from January 1, 2017 to March 31, 2017

New President’s Club

  • Mrs. Vera Droege
  • Ms. Mary Prickette

Bequests

  • Mr. Robert W. Fick Estate
  • Doris Hutchings Estate from the Warren Hutchings Trust

Honor Gifts

  • In honor of Jane and Mike Frey’s 40th Anniversary
    Mr. and Mrs. Ralph A. Morris
  • In honor of Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Koenig
    Ms. Madelon S. Meents and Mr. Fred E. Meents
  • In honor of Chase Leman
    Christopher and Amy Leman
  • In honor of Noland Sales Corporation
    Ms. Joan McDonald
  • In honor of Dave Roth’s many years at LCFS
    Marilyn and Gary Wenzel
  • In honor of Susan Stephens’s retirement
    Lynn and Glenn Murakami
  • In honor of Gene Svebakken’s retirement
    Mr. Paul L. Rehmer and Mr. Brian Steiling
    Lynn and Glenn Murakami
    Marilyn and Gary Wenzel

Memorial Gifts

  • In memory of Marilyn Lindeman
    Gene and Carole Svebakken
  • In memory of Norma Moderow
    Mr. and Mrs. James G. Meekins
  • Mrs. Dolores M. Schlesselman
    Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsi
  • In memory of Sam Papalia
    Mr. Sam Gianfrancisco
  • In memory of Jackie Raino
    Mr. and Mrs. Robert Felsenthal
  • In memory of J. Glenn Schneider
    Mrs. Kathleen R. Schneider
  • In memory of Ralph A. Selle
    Mrs. Dolores M. Schlesselman

2016 Honor Roll of Donors

FY16 Honor Roll of Donors

The following lists reflect total giving during the fiscal year 2016 (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016). The President’s Club includes friends who contribute $1,000 or more annually.

President’s Club: Vanguards ($10,000 or more)

  • Anonymous (2)
  • Ms. Doris K. Christopher
  • Mrs. Sue Ebert
  • Mr. Robert “Bob” W. Fick* and Mrs. Marian E. Fick
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ronald W. Hanson
  • Ed and Sarah Schoenbaum
  • Dr. James M. and Mrs. Janice L. Velayas
  • Marilyn and Gary Wenzel

President’s Club: Witnesses ($5,000 to $9,999)

  • Anonymous (1)
  • Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Arey
  • Mr. Sidney Epstein* and Ms. Sondra Berman Epstein
  • Mr. and Mrs. David A. Hardt
  • Ms. Gloria M. Hintz
  • Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Holzhauer
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kelch
  • Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Lohrentz
  • Ms. Donna McCaleb
  • Mr. Dennis L. and Mrs. Bonnie O. Meyer
  • Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. Nagel

President’s Club: Sustainers ($1,000 to $4,999)

  • Anonymous (2)
  • Mr. and Mrs. C. Brant Ahrens
  • Mr. and Mrs. H. Timothy Allwardt
  • Mr. and Mrs. Steve Andrzejewski
  • The Honorable and Mrs. Howard Ansorge
  • Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Paul E. Bacon
  • Dr. and Mrs. Harold Bahe
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Bauer
  • Mrs. Carolyn and Rev. Donald Becker
  • Mr. and Mrs. Tim Benecke
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael Bertrand
  • Ms. Rebecca Blanco
  • Mr. James B. Blue
  • Ms. Barbara A. Bowman
  • David and Mary Buchheit
  • Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Buss
  • Mr. and Mrs. George K. Busse
  • Mr. Douglas E. Cablk
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Carlson
  • Mr. Don B. Cochran
  • Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Cook
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey G. Cribbs
  • Karen and Charles Crook
  • Mr. J. R. Davidsmeyer
  • Mrs. Jeanne E. Davik
  • Christine and Jon DeVries
  • Brenton and Colleen Diers
  • Emily and Daniel Dubay
  • Mr. James M. Duggan
  • Ms. Verna J. Ehlers
  • Mr. and Mrs. Maury Ferchen
  • Mr. Rob W. Fick
  • Ms. Susan Ford and Mr. Scott McDonald
  • Mr. and Mrs. Alex Frantzis
  • Dr. and Mrs. Michael J. Frey
  • Ms. M. Ambie-Rose Garcia
  • Leo and Nancy Garrison
  • Carol and Greg Geisler
  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard George, Jr.
  • Mr. Donald Giehler
  • Mr. and Mrs. Bradley L. Grcevic
  • Betty and James Greve
  • Rev. and Mrs. Douglas Groll
  • Mr. and Mrs. Wayne R. Grote
  • Mr. and Mrs. Owen H. Guthrie
  • Mr. and Mrs. Eldor R. Hadler
  • Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Martin Haeger
  • Dr. Heidi Hamernik and Mr. John Forehand
  • David and Mary Alice Helms
  • Mrs. Dorothy Hildebrandt
  • Rev. and Mrs. Frederick Hill
  • Ms. Marianne Hummerich
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Jacobs
  • Ms. Beverly W. Jones
  • Frank and Pamela Kaji
  • Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Kern
  • Mr. David Kistenbroker and Ms. Cynthia Heusing
  • Janice and David Kleiner
  • Mr. and Mrs. Donald G. Kobetsky
  • Mr. and Mrs. Paul Koester
  • Dr. and Mrs. Donald D. Koetke
  • Mr. and Mrs. Timothy J. Kolschowsky
  • Mr. and Mrs. Zachary A. Larson
  • Ms. Laurie E. Lawton
  • Rev. Walt. Ledogar
  • Mrs. Lois J. Mandik
  • Frank and Susan McDermott
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. McGovern
  • Mr. and Mrs. Sandip Mehta
  • Mrs. Joyce E. Miller
  • Mr. and Mrs. Douglas A. Milroy
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ralph A. Morris
  • Ms. Candace Mueller and Mr. David P. Racine
  • Mr. Raymond A. Mueller
  • Dr. and Mrs. Donald A. Offermann
  • Mr. Peter Overheu
  • Ms. Ruth K. Overheu
  • Lowell and Joy Pals
  • Ms. Stephanie Peske
  • Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Willard T. Pierce
  • Sherri and Gregory Proehl
  • Gretchen and Tom Randall
  • Mr. Paul L. Rehmer and Mr. Brian Steiling
  • Rev. and Mrs. Robert A. Rogers
  • David and Nola Roth
  • Mrs. Dolores M. Schlesselman
  • Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd A. Schooley
  • Patrick and Sarah Schott
  • Dr. and Mrs. Andrew J. Schubkegel
  • Kelley and Paul Schueler
  • Mr. and Mrs. Martin E. Staehlin
  • Mr. and Mrs. Anthony T. Stephens
  • Susan and Larr y Stephens
  • Gene and Carole Svebakken
  • Mr. Travis Swoope
  • Rev. and Mrs. Thomas H. Tews
  • Chris and Jean Thomas
  • Mr. and Mrs. Daniel D. Tiemann
  • David and Carolyn Utech
  • Rev. and Mrs. David Walker
  • Mr. and Mrs. David J. Walz
  • Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Wassmann
  • Mr. and Mrs. Paul O. Wendling
  • Ms. Carol Wilkins
  • Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey D. Williamson-Link
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey B. Wood
  • Dr. and Mrs. Norman E. Young
  • Mr. and Mrs. James P. Zeller

Builders ($500 to $999)

  • Anonymous (1)
  • Kim and Michael Almgren
  • Mr. L.C. Ayres, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Martin W. Baumgaertner
  • Mr. Carl H. Becker
  • Mr. and Mrs. David Beckman
  • Michael and Jeanne Bemi
  • Mrs. Barbara A. Black
  • Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Brinkmann
  • Dr. and Mrs. Michael Brosnan
  • Mr. and Mrs. David W. Bruschuk
  • Mr. and Mrs. David H. Carter
  • Ms. Mary F. Cesar
  • Ms. Jill M. Chapman and Mr. Richard Allen
  • Mr. John Charmelo
  • Mr. Peter Cherwin
  • Mr. and Mrs. Anthony G. Ciro
  • Ms. Jeannine M. Cleary and Mr. Frank J. Tenbrink
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jim Cosgrove
  • Mrs. Shirley Dieringer
  • Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Richard D. Drews
  • Jacqueline and Bruce Eddy
  • Mr. Mark D. Eggerding
  • Dr. Quenby L. Erickson
  • Mr. Martin Erwin
  • Mr. Melvin Faulkner
  • Mr. Frederick Fellendorf, Jr.
  • Mrs. Jean Gerard Marcordes
  • Mr. Christian Geringer
  • Mr. Sam Gianfrancisco
  • Mr. Erich G. Gloff
  • Rev. Dr. Don and Lynne Gourlay
  • Joe and Mary Beth Grunstad
  • Mr. and Mrs. John Hall
  • Amy and Doug Harkness
  • Ms. Jill A. Hedge-Struzik
  • Mr. and Mrs. Walter L. Heintzen
  • Mark and Natalie Hendricks
  • Ms. Holly A. Hirst and Mr. Thomas R. Bearrows
  • Robert A. and Anne L. Jorgensen
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Kelly
  • Mr. and Mrs. William R. King
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Kirby
  • Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Krieser
  • Mr. and Mrs. David Lambke
  • Mr. Robert C. Lange
  • Mr. and Mrs. Daniel T. Lopez
  • Rev. and Mrs. Timothy Manwell
  • Rev. and Mrs. Donald B. McKelvey
  • Mr. Richard D. McLean
  • Mr. Patrick Meyer
  • Mr. Mark L. Moehring
  • Ms. Nancy E. Montelbano
  • Thomas and Patricia Nelson
  • Mr. and Mrs. Timothy C. Perryman
  • Mr. and Mrs. Kevin A. Pierce
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael S. Pope
  • Lyle and Joyce Proksch
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Reinke
  • Denis and Barbara Rogers
  • Ms. Karissa Roth
  • Mr. and Mrs. Philip Salvador
  • Mrs. Louella M. Schoenbeck
  • Ron and Jayne Siou
  • Mr. and Mrs. Corey J. Schmidt
  • Mr. Paul D. Soderholm and Rev. Carol Vassallo-Soderholm
  • Ms. Kathie Soroka
  • Marc and Karen Sperber
  • Richard and Gail Sutis
  • Mr. and Mrs. Darren Taylor
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ticaric
  • Mrs. Susan Velichkoff
  • Mr. and Mrs. Shawn Vogen
  • RuthAnn and Carl Voss
  • Ms. Kathleen Willis
  • Ms. Gretchen A. Winter and Mr. James Brown
  • Mr. Richard York
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ronald F. Zitlow
  • Mr. and Mrs. George Zoellick, Jr.

Caregivers ($250 to $499)

  • Anonymous (1)
  • Mr. and Mrs. Gary Achepohl
  • Dr. and Mrs. Douglas E. Anderson
  • Mr. and Mrs. Herbert J. Andreen
  • Raymond and Arlene Avischious
  • Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Balgeman
  • Mr. and Mrs. David Banta
  • Ms. Donna E. Barrows
  • Ms. Judith K. Beisser
  • Mr. Tyler Benjamin
  • Mr. Bruce Bergschneider
  • Mr. and Mrs. Raymond M. Bertels
  • Mrs. Lieselotte N. Betterman
  • Mr. and Mrs. Gerard P. Bilek
  • Mr. Glenn Boettger
  • Ms. Mary A. Borchardt
  • Dr. and Mrs. Stephen W. Boudro
  • Mr. and Mrs. Peter Brown
  • Mr. and Mrs. Chris Carlson
  • Mr. Terry L. Carter
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael W. Cassin
  • Mr. and Mrs. Scott Christopher
  • Mrs. Joyce M. Collins
  • Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Crement
  • Mr. Charles Crosby
  • Ryan S. Daniels
  • Ms. Dawn Detelich
  • Mr. and Mrs. Blair Dickinson
  • Arline and Don Eberhardt
  • Rev. Leroy and Lois Eckert
  • Mr. John Ellis and Mrs. Kathy Lange-Ellis
  • Mr. and Mrs. Paul W. Fahrenkrog
  • Mr. and Mrs. Evan Fitzgerald
  • Mrs. Ruth Folkening
  • Mr. Jim Framke
  • Mr. and Mrs. Randal N. Freise
  • Mr. and Mrs. James R. Fuerstenhaefer
  • Mr. and Mrs. Dean G. Galanopoulos
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ronald L. Gallman
  • Rev. and Mrs. William Geis
  • Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Geringer
  • Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Gilbertsen
  • Mr. and Mrs. Galen L. Gockel
  • Mr. and Mrs. Brandon M. Greco
  • Ms. Louise R. Grund
  • Mrs. Gretchen Hameister
  • Ms. Colleen Hamilton
  • Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Herman
  • Gene and Betty Hill
  • Ms. Melanie D. Houser
  • Ms. Leni Howard
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Hynes
  • Mr. and Mrs. Reginald C. Jokisch
  • Mr. and Mrs. William L. Jung
  • Mr. Jon K. Jurva
  • Mr. Thomas Kay
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kelley
  • Mrs. Diane C. King
  • Mrs. Ruth H. Kirchoff
  • Debra and Robert Klco
  • Mr. Terry Klotz
  • Lora and Thomas Kmieciak
  • Chris and Ramona Koetke
  • Mr. Glen Komperda
  • Mr. and Mrs. Scott Komperda
  • Mr. Wallace C. Krentz and Ms. Grace A. Villarreal
  • Ms. Judith Kretzschmar
  • Mr. and Mrs. Roy H. Kruse
  • Mr. and Mrs. Alfred H. Laseke, Jr.
  • Christopher and Amy Leman
  • Mrs. Marilyn K. Lindeman*
  • Miss Glenda J. Liner
  • Ms. Janet Ann Loesch and Ms. Jody Lucey
  • Mr. Michael Lynch
  • Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Mazanek
  • Mr. David McCool
  • Mr. and Mrs. David B. McCurdy
  • Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Meier
  • Rev. and Mrs. Bruce Meissner
  • Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Minarcik
  • Mr. and Mrs. Craig Mitchell
  • Mr. and Mrs. Howard Moser
  • Nancy and Harry Moser
  • Mr. and Mrs. Edward R. Nelson, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Olsen
  • Mrs. Mary H. Olson
  • Mr. and Mrs. Mark A. Paladino
  • Mr. and Mrs. Frank Petralito
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Polansky
  • Mr. and Mrs. Wayne A. Rauch
  • Mrs. Sydell C. Reeves
  • Mr. and Mrs. Rand Renwall
  • Rick and Carol Rickenbaugh
  • Glenn and Marilyn Rittmueller
  • Mr. and Mrs. John M. Roberts
  • Ms. Marylyn F. Rodgers
  • Mr. William Rolf
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Roth
  • Lou and Ann Rundio
  • Mr. and Mrs. W. Michael Ryan
  • Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Gerald P. Schalk
  • Mrs. Stephanie D. Schueler
  • Rev. Daniel J. Schwick and Rev. Kathie Bender Schwich
  • Mr. Greg Sells
  • Mrs. Ina Sepp
  • Mrs. Jill Simko
  • The Markus and Leslie Sleuwen Family Fund, a Donor Advised Fund of the Strategic Financial Group Charitable Giving Fund Program
  • Janette E. Spitzer
  • Daniel and Janet Steinbauer
  • Mr. and Mrs. Alfred E. Steinhaus, Sr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. John W. Stieve
  • Mr. Christopher J. Stoll
  • Mr. Mark A. Stutrud
  • Richard and Gail Sutis
  • Rev. Harry Therwanger and Mr. Ebon Therwanger
  • John and Kathy Thiel
  • Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Thompson
  • Mrs. Carol A. Tolomei
  • Ms. Lori Trinche
  • Mr. Jack E. Uhrig
  • Stan and Diane Villarreal
  • Mr. Paul Vinopal and Ms. Patricia Ginnis
  • Robert and Doris Wahls
  • Ms. Marlys Weary
  • Jon and Gail Weerts
  • Edward and Sara White
  • Ann and James Williams
  • The Wojtowicz Family
  • Mr. and Mrs. Paul J. Wyatt
  • Mrs. Carol Zimmer

Firms and Foundations ($250 or more)

  • Anonymous (1)
  • Allstate Insurance Company, Northbrook
  • Ameriprise Financial, St Charles
  • Amperage Electrical Supply, Roselle
  • Assurance Agency, Schaumburg
  • Balance Inc., Danbury, CT
  • Cantera Financial Associates of Thrivent, Warrenville
  • Carpet Cushions & Supplies, Elk Grove Village
  • The Cary Company, Addison
  • The Christopher Family Foundation, Hinsdale
  • Siegfried and Marjorie Claussner Foundation, Roselle
  • Comprehensive Health Management, Tampa, FL
  • Concierge Unlimited International Inc., Chicago
  • Culver’s of Addison, Addison
  • Delta Dental of Illinois, Naperville
  • EclipseOne, Carol Stream
  • Edward Jones Investments, Maryland Heights, MO
  • Elmhurst-Chicago Stone Co., Elmhurst
  • Euclid Insurance Services, Inc, Itasca
  • EXL Service, Jersey City, NJ
  • Family Health Network, Inc., Chicago
  • Farmers Grain Company of Central Illinois, Chestnut
  • First Midwest Bank, Palos Heights
  • Forest Park National Bank & Trust Co., Forest Park
  • James P. & Brenda S. Grusecki Family Foundation, Chicago
  • Hardin Christian Care & Counseling, Hardin
  • Hub International Midwest, Chicago
  • Intelligent Flooring Systems, LLC, St Charles
  • Interact Business Products LLC, Wood Dale
  • Italian Catholic Federation, Oakland, CA
  • Itasca Bank & Trust Co., Itasca
  • Jesser, Rand, Jason, Basso and Farber, LLP, Chicago
  • Jet Brite Car Wash, Inc., Addison
  • K & M Printing Company, Inc., Schaumburg
  • K.L. Electric Co., Inc., Addison
  • Kingsway Logistics, Inc., Addison
  • The Koester Group, Inc., River Forest
  • Gerald A. and Karen A. Kolschowsky Foundation, Inc., Downers Grove
  • Sheldon L. & Pearl R. Leibowitz Foundation, Lincolnshire
  • John & Anne Lichner Foundation, Palatine
  • Lutheran Mutual Fire Insurance Co., Wheaton
  • Mutual of America, New York, NY
  • National Christian Foundation Greater Chicago, Northbrook
  • Noland Sales Corporation, Wood Dale
  • Oxford Bank and Trust, Oak Brook
  • Presta Construction, Inc., Bloomingdale
  • Quality Fabricators, Inc., Addison
  • Reed, Centracchio & Associates, LLC, Chicago
  • Remains, Inc., Saint Louis, MO
  • River Forest Country Club, Elmhurst
  • Rothschild Investment Corporation, Chicago
  • RTE St. Charles, Inc., Saint Charles
  • George & Arlene Rusch Memorial Foundation, River Forest
  • Skender Foundation, Chicago
  • Southland Flooring Supplies Inc., Wood Dale
  • Stetler, Duffy & Rotert Ltd, Chicago
  • Thrivent Financial, Appleton, WI
  • Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation, Appleton, WI
  • UFloor Systems, Aurora, CO
  • Wal-Mart/SAM’S Club Foundation, Bentonville, AR

Congregations and Church Organizations ($250 or more)

  • Auxiliary of LCFS, Schaumburg
  • Bethesda International Academy, Chicago
  • Central DuPage County Chapter of Thrivent, Bloomingdale
  • Central Illinois District LCMS, Springfield
  • Central-South Chicago Chapter of Thrivent, Chicago
  • Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, Orland Park
  • Emmaus Lutheran Church, Dorsey
  • English District LCMS, Farmington, MI
  • Women of Faith, Arlington Heights
  • Faith Lutheran Church, Arlington Heights
  • First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Princeton
  • First Presbyterian Church of Hardin
  • First St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Chicago
  • Church of the Good Shepherd, Clayton
  • Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Oak Park
  • Grace Lutheran Church, River Forest
  • Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Waterloo
  • Hope Evan Lutheran Church, Aurora
  • Immanuel Lutheran Church, Batavia
  • Immanuel Lutheran Church, Downers Grove
  • Immanuel Lutheran Church, Elmhurst
  • Immanuel Lutheran Church of Augsburg, Shobonier
  • Luther Village Spiritual Enrichment Foundation, Arlington Heights
  • McHenry-Kane County Chapter of Thrivent, Crystal Lake
  • North Cook County-Chicago Chapter of Thrivent, Elmhurst
  • North Shore Lutheran Church, Lake Forest
  • Northeast DuPage County Chapter of Thrivent, Addison
  • Northwest Cook County Chapter of Thrivent Financial, Palatine
  • Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Bloomington
  • Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Arlington Heights
  • Peace Lutheran Church, Lombard
  • Peace Lutheran Church, Springfield
  • Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Chicago
  • Salem Lutheran Church, Homewood
  • South DuPage County Chapter of Thrivent, Downers Grove
  • St. Alphonsus Liguori Church, Prospect Heights
  • St. John Lutheran Church, Bath
  • St. John Lutheran Church, Green Valley
  • St. John Lutheran Church, La Grange
  • St. John Lutheran Church, Lombard
  • St. John Lutheran Church, Maryville
  • St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Algonquin
  • St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Wilmette
  • St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Saint Charles
  • St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Barrington
  • St. Paul Ev. Lutheran Church, Steeleville
  • St. Paul Lutheran Church, Chicago
  • St. Paul Lutheran Church, Mount Prospect
  • St. Paul Lutheran School, Oak Lawn
  • St. Peter Lutheran Church, Arlington Heights
  • St. Peter Lutheran Church, Dorsey
  • St. Peter Lutheran Church, Schaumburg
  • St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Emden
  • St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, Elmhurst
  • Trinity Lutheran Church, Herscher
  • Trinity Lutheran Church, Iuka
  • Trinity Lutheran Church, Roselle
  • Trinity Lutheran Church, Villa Park
  • West Cook County-Chicago Chapter of Thrivent, Oak Park
  • Zion Lutheran Church, Bunker Hill
  • Zion Lutheran Church, Chestnut
  • Zion Lutheran Dorcas Society, Beecher

Foundation Grants

  • Oliver W. and Emma W. Allen High School Scholarship Fund, grant for Lutherbrook Academy
  • Associated Bank, Milwaukee, WI, grant for Ways to Work
  • The Christopher Family Foundation, grant for Chicago Uptown Ministy
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation, grant for general operating
  • First Midwest Bank, grant for financial literacy
  • First Nonprofit Foundation, grant for Regeneration Program
  • Giving DuPage, grant for Lutherbrook Recreation Fund
  • Russell & Josephine Kott Memorial Charitable Trust, grant for Senior Care Services
  • Lerner Family Foundation, grant for foster parent recruitment
  • Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation, grant for general operating
  • Randolph County 708 Board, grant for Sparta Family Support Program

United Way

  • Truist
  • United Way of Central Illinois
  • United Way of Greater Milwaukee
  • United Way of Greater St. Louis
  • United Way of Metropolitan Chicago
  • United Way of Greater St. Louis

Bequests, Legacies and Trusts

  • Mrs. Claudette J. Arnswald Estate
  • Arthur and Armilda Day Trust
  • Shirley D. Fasel Estate
  • Laura Kersten Trust
  • Lora M. Klemm Estate
  • Helen Morgan Estate
  • Lucille Vatthauer Trust
  • Mildred Vatthauer Trust
  • Alliance for Strong Families and Communities
  • American Camp Association
  • Responsible Budget Coalition
  • Illinois Collaboration on Youth
  • Council on Accreditation
  • Illinois Partners for Human Services
  • Lutheran Services in America

The Shepherd Society includes supporters who commit to including LCFS in their estate planning.

  • Mr. & Mrs. Theodore Arey
  • Raymond & Arlene Avischious
  • Mrs. Barbara A. Black
  • Miss Ruth L. Born
  • Ms. Barbara A. Bowman
  • Dr. Ruth Ann Brinkmann
  • Mr. & Mrs. Don B. Cochran
  • Ms. Doris A. Cowman
  • Mrs. Eileen C. D'Ambrose
  • Mr. J. R. Davidsmeyer
  • Mr. & Mrs. Maury Ferchen
  • Mr. & Mrs. Edward Fikeys
  • Mrs. Ruth Fromm
  • Steven & Susan Gartner
  • Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Geringer
  • Mr. & Mrs. Bradley L. Grcevic
  • Mr. & Mrs. Owen H. Guthrie
  • Mr. & Mrs. David A. Hardt
  • Mr. Bruce A. Hasher
  • Mr. & Mrs. Richard J. Hass
  • Ms. Allegra Hess
  • Mrs. Dorothy Hildebrandt
  • Miss Concordia Hoffmann
  • Ms. Julie Irelan
  • Mrs. Carmen Kaesmeyer
  • Mr. & Mrs. Alfred H. Laseke, Jr.
  • Miss Glenda J. Liner
  • Mr. & Mrs. Carlton W. Lohrentz
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jesse E. Matheny, Jr.
  • Rev. & Mrs. Bruce Meissner
  • Mrs. Charlotte Mojden
  • Mr. Raymond A. Mueller
  • Dr. & Mrs. Riemond Rippel
  • Mr. & Mrs. Robert J. Roth
  • Mrs. Dolores M. Schlesselman
  • Ed & Sarah Schoenbaum
  • Mrs. Roxana M. Schultz
  • Mrs. Harriet Schwake
  • Mr. & Mrs. Anthony T. Stephens
  • Dr. & Mrs. John R. Stodden
  • Gene & Carole Svebakken
  • Dr. James M. & Mrs. Janice L.Velayas
  • Rev. & Mrs. David Walker
  • Marilyn & Gary Wenzel
  • Mr. Raymond A. Mueller