Champions of Literacy

We celebrate the following individuals and businesses who support the Durham Library Foundation with contributions of $1,000 or more. To become a member of this group and receive recognition and invitations to two special events, donate online or complete this form.

2018-2019 Champions of Literacy

(July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019)
  • Jean Bradley Anderson
  • Anonymous
  • Jeremy Arkin & Marian Fragola
  • Ann & Rhodes Craver
  • Matthew Barnette
  • Richard Barnette
  • Baskerville Fund of Triangle Community Foundation
  • Barbara Braatz
  • Brenda Brodie
  • Jennings Brody
  • Frances Dyer & James Stewart
  • Margery Enberg
  • Rheda Epstein
  • Fox Family Foundation
  • George & Jane Goodridge
  • C.M. Herndon Foundation
  • Vicki & Ethan Hertz
  • Kennon Craver PLLC
  • Kiwanis Club of Durham, in memory of George Linder
  • Carolyn London
  • Norma & Jarvis Martin
  • Lew Myers
  • Lois Oliver
  • Martha Penny
  • Dr. Laurie Ray
  • Ellen & Ken Reckhow
  • Sylvianne Roberge
  • Frances Rollins
  • Schmidt-Nielsen & Claesson Family Fund of Triangle Community Foundation
  • Kenneth Soo & Kitty Moses
  • Robert S. & Ann Timmins
  • David Westmoreland
  • Willis & Leona Whichard
  • Jean & Charles Wilson

2019-2020 Champions of Literacy

(July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020)
  • Anonymous
  • Placide Barada
  • Matthew Barnette
  • Barbara Braatz
  • Brenda Brodie
  • Jennings Brody
  • Åsa & John Butts
  • C.M. Herndon Foundation
  • Bonnie & Jim Cox
  • Ann & Rhodes Craver
  • Amy Csorba & Robert Schmitz
  • Leslie Dillon
  • E. A. Morris Charitable Foundation
  • Rheda Epstein
  • The Forest at Duke
  • Fox Family Foundation
  • Marian Fragola & Jeremy Arkin
  • Victoria & Ethan Hertz
  • Kiwanis Club of Durham, Inc.
  • Norma & Jarvis Martin
  • Lois Oliver
  • Opensource Leadership Strategies, Inc.
  • Laura Otterbourg
  • Christina Payne
  • Martha Penny
  • Sylvianne Roberge
  • Caroline & Arthur Rogers
  • E.T. Rollins Jr. and Frances P. Rollins Foundation
  • Schmidt-Nielsen and Claesson Family Fund of Triangle Community Foundation
  • Katherine Skinner
  • Mindy & Guy Solie
  • Ann & Robert Timmins
  • Elizabeth & Douglas Townsend
  • Leona & Willis P. Whichard
  • Jean & Charles Wilson

2020-2021 Champions of Literacy

July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021
  • Placide Barada
  • Matthew Barnette
  • Barnes Family Foundation
  • Barbara Braatz
  • Brenda Brodie
  • Jennings Brody
  • Åsa & John Butts
  • Bonnie & Jim Cox
  • Ann & Rhodes Craver
  • Amy Csorba & Bob Schmitz
  • Nancy & Dennis Dougherty
  • E.A. Morris Charitable Foundation
  • Edgewood Properties
  • Margery Enberg
  • Rheda Epstein
  • Gail & David Ferriero
  • The Forest at Duke
  • Fox Family Foundation
  • Marian Fragola & Jeremy Arkin
  • Cavett & Barker French
  • Liz & Mark Gustafson
  • Peggy & Floyd Hardy
  • Vicki & Ethan Hertz
  • Kennon Craver, PLLC
  • Ann & William Kirkland
  • Leta & Roger Loyd
  • Junella & John Macrae
  • Kate Medley & Will Funk
  • Ilene Nelson
  • Lois Oliver
  • Opensource Leadership Strategies – Gita Gulati-Partee
  • Laura Otterbourg
  • Desiree Palmer
  • Christine Payne
  • Martha Penny
  • Sylvianne Roberge
  • Caroline & Arthur Rogers
  • Frances Rollins
  • Ann & Charles Sanders
  • Schmidt-Nielsen and Claesson Family Fund of Triangle Community Foundation
  • Katherine Skinner
  • Mindy & Guy Solie
  • Ann & Robert Timmins
  • Elizabeth & Douglas Townsend
  • Clarice & Richard Weinberg
  • Leona & Willis P. Whichard
  • Jean & Charles Wilson

2021-2022 Champions of Literacy

(July 1, 2021 to present)
  • Placide Barada
  • Jennings Brody
  • C.M. Herndon Foundation
  • Kiwanis Club of Durham
  • Norma Martin
  • Lew Myters
  • Laura Otterbourg
  • Catherine & Henry Petroski
  • Frances Rollins
  • Elizabeth and Doug Townsend
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