The Solace Tree wants to recognize some very important people and organizations that have been supportive and have contributed their time and money over the past three years. A world of THANKS!

The Solace Tree Society:
$20,001 to  $35,000

The Bretzlaff Foundation


Reno City Council

The Leonette Foundation

The Thelma B. and Thomas P. Hart Foundation

Champions: $15,001 to $20,000

Ward Two Central

Charles N. Mathewson Foundation

The John Ben Snow Memorial Trust

E.L. Wiegand Foundation

Eternal Flame: $10,000 to $15,000

Mathewson Charitable Lead Trust One

Donald W. Reynolds Foundation

Bernice Martin-Mathews

Sinai, Schroeder, Mooney, Boetsch, Bradley and Pace

A Little Hope Foundation

Pillars of Hope: $2,000 to $9,999

Community Foundation of Western Nevada

John Ben Snow Memorial Trust

Northern Sierra Endurance Training – NSET

E.L. Cord Foundation

Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation

Leo Buscaglia Foundation

Youth in Philanthropy High School Giving Circle 2008

Futrell’s Trucking, LLC

Kristin and Klaus Grimm

Terry Lee Wells Foundation

Reno City Council Neighborhood Advisory Board Ward One

City of Reno Neighborhood Advisory Board Ward Four NE

The Charles H. Stout Foundation

Ward Five Northwest Neighborhood Advisory Board

Roy Gomm Elementry School

DP Foundation

Neighborhood Advisory Board Ward 2 South

Reno Rodeo Foundation

Gannett Foundation

Ronald McDonald Charities

The Fuzell-Casey Family

Keystone Quality Printing

Panda Printing

Blue Moon Printing

Ronald McDonald House Charities

Microsoft of Reno

Walter S. Johnson Foundation

Michael and Tammy Dermody

Microsoft Reno

Mathewson Charitable Trust

Jack Brunson

PAC-JAN Foundation

Roy Gomm Elementary School

Peter Polczinski

John Ben Snow Memorial Trust

Silversky Group


Nevada Barricade & Sign Company, Inc.

Becky Papa

United Construction Company, Craig A. Willicut

Gunderson Law Firm

R.P. Dathe, Carlotta R. Dathe

KC Charities, Inc.

Ken Alexander

Chick Chat Media, LLC

Karen and Brett Coleman Foundation

Alliance with the Washoe County Medical Society, Community Action Fund

Gentiva Hospice Foundation

Leonette Foundation

The Steve and Lois Mihaylo Family Foundation

Roxie and Azad Joseph Foundation Trust

Northern NV Bldg & Construction Trade D

Ebara International Corporation

Nevada Women’s Fund

Lee F. DelGrande Foundation

Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation

NACE, Kate Patay

Contributors Club: $1,001 to $1,999

Armsec Systems, LLC

The PENTA Building Group

Aleph America Incorporation

Maria Bolinger

The PENTA Building Group

Jack Huddleston

Mike Sprinkle

Ed Heywood

Gene Russell

Reno Gazette Journal

Sepulveda Elementary School

University of Phoenix, Reno, NV

Snowshoe Thompson Chapter 1827(E Clampus Vitus)

Western Nevada Supply

Truckee Meadows Quilters

Patrons: $1,000

Richard and Patricia Flocchini Family Foundation

Pierre Hascheff

Jessica Sferrazza

Knights of Columbus

Bill Miller


Mike Metzger

The Undergraduate Student of Social Work Association of UNR

Charles A. Hopps and Kimberly D. Hopps

Jade Miller, DDS and Gilbert A. Truijillo, DDS

Louis J. Capurro & Genevieve G. Capurro Foundation

Excalibur Foundation

Anne Dayton Jordon

Shining Light: $530 to $999

Tahoe Pacific Hospitals

Jade Miller, DDS/Gilbert A. Trujillo, DDS
Christine Duncan

Leg of Lamb 4H club

Walmart Carson City

Outdoor Clothing Company

Tahoe Quarterly

Rollan Melton Elementary School Foundation

Tahoe Mountain Resorts Foundation

Dave and Karen Wertzberger

Diane Hyde

Advocates: $300 to $529

Capital Group Companies, Inc

Melanie Macartney

Washoe County Sheriff’s Deputies Association

Reno Sunrise Rotary

The Soroptimists International

Women with Heart Organization

A Scottish Rite of Free Masons of Nevada

Roman Catholic Biship of Reno

Noah’s Ark Child Center (St. Paul’s United Methodist Church)

Girl Scout Troop 1012

Tom and Susan Benedict

Michelle Johnson

Greg Wilson

Charlene Ann Peters

Jane Kimberly Becker

MGM Instruments

Western Title

Dave Grosser (Legend Auto Sales)

Ruth D. Caywood

Barbara Scherr

James A. Gibbs

St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center

Diane Madole

Frontier Community Action Agency

Edward and Marie Parco

Bonanza Casino

Walton’s Funerals & Cremations

Nancy Park

Our Hearts, Our Families, Our Community

Spine Nevada, James J. Lynch M.D.

Young Equipment Service

Phillip Henry Wall

Miller & Trujillo Pediatric Dentistry

Dermody Properties

James A. Gibbs

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church

Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows

Jeanne Sokol

Richard E. Lowden

Sierra Service Stations, Inc.


Advocates: $300 to $529

Walmart Super Center

Walmart Sparks

Walmart Carson City South

Walmart Carson Valley

Walmart Northtowne of Reno

Walmart Kietzke

Chris and Eric Breeze – House of Bread

Naomi Gusman, Port of Subs

St. Mary’s Regional Healthcare Center

Renown Health

Tapestries Restaurant

Washoe County Social Services


Sierra Professional Mabuhay, LLC

Jack and Jane Becker Charitable Fund
at The Community Foundation of Western Nevada

Tim Erlandson

River Rose Yoga, LLC

Knights of Columbus at St. Rose of Lima

Rylee Ries

The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation
in honor of Denise Butler

Supporters: $150 to $299

Nevada Energy – Foundation for Charitable Contributions

Pete Perreira

Sean and Suzanne McManmon

Philoptochos Society
Saint Anthony Chapter 4038

Keith and Jennifer Capurro

Megan and Kevin Annis

Solari and Sturmer, LLC

Gerard Greiner

Sid Russell

Erin Keeton, Starbucks Damonte

Mimi’s Café


Alana Klump, Senior Bridges

Kelly Hodges, Eldorado Casino

Dave Lektorich, Pizza Barron

Sepulveda Elementary School

Diva Group of Fallon

Tahoe Dream Company

North Reno Kiwanis Club

Kathne Dowd

Umpqua Bank

Kristin Galleron

Colleen M. Capurro

Sierra Meat

Dharma Zephyr Sangha

Jeanne S. Sokol

Gholdenphish, Inc.

Walton’s Sierra Chapel

Sons & Daughters of Erin

Darin Heimerman Memorial

Press S. and Delores I. Clewe

Loretta B. and Tony J. Limon

Loth E. Lieberstein, M.D.

Matt Francis

Sage Ridge School

Silver Sage Center for Family Medicine

Alvaro and Janelle Devia

Western Title, Chad Felix

Great Basin Federal Credit Union

Morgan Stanley, Dawn Uccelli

Maryanne P. Welchert

William C. Martin

Mark & Denise Cross

Circus Circus

Solace Tree Friends: $1 to $149

SKAL Club of Reno

Reno Dharma Meditation Center

Alpha Delta Kappa Beta Chapter

Leslie Maldonado

Denver and Amanda Hinds

Denielle Capozzi

Bryan Morris

Robert and Mary Alessandrelli

Kristen K. Walter

Amber Siefert

TK Pilates, LLC

Joe and Jan Johnson

Page Newman

Paul Warkentin

George and Janice Mismas

Rudy and Suzanne DeMara

Karen Munson

Stan Goodin

David Knaub

Barbara Lienhard

Melissa Brewer

Harold R. Van Dyke Family Trust

Mike and Deborah Girard – Circle of Life

Jill Atkins Designs

Scolari’s Food and Drug

Mr. Charles E. Cowgil, Bully’s Corp.

Brian Law, Papa John’s Pizza

Stephen Ascuga, Nugget

Kristi Cellars, Winco Foods

Ron Mattioli, Outback Steakhouse

Mike Thomas, Bully’s Lakeside Drive

Patricia Barrett, Legoland

Ellen Landino, Harrah’s Reno


John and Barbara Sequeira

Larry Laffey

Patrick Mooney

Claim Jumper

The Home Depot

B. Jane Scott

Dean DeGidio

Joe C. Hagerty and Ulpiano G. Musni

Margaret E. Polczinski

Laura M. Gunter and Tony D. Gunter

Kathryn Stivers and Davison Stivers

Monica Titzel

Denise Connow

Martha E. Jones

Dharma Zephyr Sangha

St. Albert The Great Catholic Elementary School

Yogagirls, LLC

The Home Depot Foundation

Lakeside Community Church of Religious Science

Nevada Construction Industry

Michael G. and Janet P. Kurvers

John P. and Lisa M. Murphy

Alice Reban

Judy Gilman

Crystal Lopez

Racquel Bridgewater

Brandon C. Wilding

Carol Wilding

T. Gregory

Thomas A. & Deborah P. Griffin

Mary M. O’Gara

Gary A. Johnson

Janet Schlesinger

Carole Rogers

Meline Consulting, Inc

Cathryn H. & Ken Retterath

Mary Irene Self

Kathy M. Seaton

Walter Will Raymond

Denise Vandam

Western Title Company

William G. McCraley

Andrea Kaylor

Kathleen Metler

Jewish Congregation of South Lake Tahoe

David J. Dapra M.D. and Joycette R. Dapra

Jerry P. and Carol A. Houseman

George A. and Arlene R. Summerhill

Mary E. Fischer

Anita D. Roberts

Judy Simpson

Carol A. Rousseau

Mary Darlene Costanzo

Carolyn K. MacDowell

William C. Martin

Kimberly D. Hopps

Michael O’Gara, DDS

Larry Barnum

General In-Kind Donations

Fast Frames

7-Up Bottling Company


PJ & Sons

Charter Communications

Sierra Nevada Landscapes

Dayton Valley Turf

United Construction Company

Gradex Construction Company

Darin Murphy

St. Ives Florist

CocoMac, LLC

Christine Herth

IGT, Chrissy Menicucci

Alonzo Flower


Nancy Podewills

Jackie Shelton