Thank you to the many benefactors who have supported our

Ensuring the Future capital campaign!

Capital Campaign Contributors


Nora Roberts Foundation


$250,000 to $499,999

New Donors Welcome!


$100,000 to $249,999

Tom Beck

George Buckey, in memory of Martha Buckey

Marge Kiersz

The Mummert Family Foundation

Paul K. and Anna E. Shockey Family Foundation

Waynesboro Beneficial Fund


$50,000 to $99,999

John and Debbie Beck

Mike Beck

Steve and Maxine Beck

Michael G. Callas Charitable Trust

The Carolyn Terry Eddy Family

FirstEnergy Foundation

Sandy Fisher, in memory of Anna Lienhard

John R. Hershey Jr. and Anna L. Hershey Family Foundation

IMPACT! Franklin County

Lynn MacBride

P. June Miller

William K. Nitterhouse Family Fund

Larry and Mary Alice Stoops

Dr. Bob and Linda Zimmerman


$25,000 to $49,999


Anonymous Donor

Anonymous Donor

Anonymous Donor

Jeremy and Andrea Bowersox

James and Barbara Bowersox

Debi and Greg Duffey

Mr. and Mrs. Adna B. Fulton

John and Erin Hershey

David and Dawn Keller

John and Martha Dudley Keller

Middletown Valley Bank

Michael R. and Lucinda D. Potter

$10,000 to $24,999

Anonymous Donor

Clint and Amy Barkdoll

Dr. Garrett Blanchet and Elena Kehoe

Drs. Robert and Doris Goldman

Herald Charitable Fund, Vanguard Charitable

Ed and Karen Herald

M&T Charitable Foundation

Yvonne MacBride Bequest

Patriot Federal Credit Union

Debbie and Bill Pflager

Pam and Bruce Rowland

South Mountain Partnership,
Community Conservation Partnerships Program,
Environmental Stewardship Fund

Eunice Statler Bequest

Andrew and Sally Sussman

Dr. Robert Ternes

Dick and Peggy Walsh

Angela Grove Weagly

Peggy Weller

Younger Toyota/Toyota Motor Corporation


$5,000 to $9,999

Rob and Sandy Beaumont

Joe and Chris Bradley

Dan and Ann Dedona

Jeff Rock Consulting LLC

Matt and Stacy Gunder

Paul Gunder

Jay and Sherry Healy

Bill and Judi Hofmann

Melissa Hook

Kathleen Kaminski

Andrew and Julia Klein

Drs. Greg and Diana Lyon-Loftus

Tanya K. Nitterhouse

Matt and Tana Oyer

Roberta Shank

Joe and Laura Shull

Carroll and Louanna Sturm

John M. Waltersdorf Family

Greg and Kate Wenzloff

In-kind Donations

We’re grateful to the following individuals and businesses that have made in-kind contributions that are so important to helping us realize our vision for The Institute’s nature center and living classroom.

Stuart Christenson – Noelker & Hull Associates

GRC General Contractor, Inc.
Triad Engineering, Inc.

$5,000– $9,999
B.F. Decks LLC
Rod’s Flooring

Bartlett Tree Experts
k.d. woods company
Martz Plumbing, Heating and AC
Lesley Quesada – LQ Design LLC

Henry’s Floor Covering
Michaux Brewing Company
Specialty Granules Inc. LLC

$1,000 to $4,999

Anonymous Donor

Anonymous Donor

Anonymous Donor

Anonymous Donor

Anonymous Donor

Melodie Anderson-Smith and James Smith

Laura and Perry Apelbaum Family Fund

Dan W. Arthur

Bonnie Bachtell

Tom and Stacy Beck

Center Square Real Estate Settlement Services

Julia S. Dawson

Terry and Debra Eisenhauer

John and Melissa Foreman

Dan and Marge Griffin Bixler

Kristan Eddy

Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Haugh

Pat and Jay Heefner

Glenn and Susan Henicle

Rita Sterner-Hine and Derek Hine

Blaine Holliday, in memory of Millie Holliday

Tracy Holliday and Kevin Ledden

Claire Hunter and Vince Cahill

Barbara Kehr

Marsh/Philbin Fidelity Charitable Fund

Randy and Leslie McEntire

Mountain Laurel

Bob and Jody Nace

Paradigm Direct LLC

Jon Pearson and Pat Gaffney

Pinellas Foundation/Anderson Family Fund

Renee and Michael Preso

Quincy & Waynecastle Storage

Andrew and Margaret Rovelstad

Caroline Royer

SEK CPAs & Advisors

Dennis and Kim Shockey

Andrea and Roy Struble

Arlene Unger Real Estate Team

Peter and Karen Walters

Katie Keller White

$100 to $999

Anonymous Donor

Jim and Ann Aden

Jen and Chad Atkinson

Matt and Kayla Baker

Jan and Michael Barrasso

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Barthalow

Bob and Shirley Benchoff

The Bolte Fund, Vanguard Charitable

Sandy Bloom

Patrick and Anita Brezler

Dennis and Judith Bricker

Café del Sol

Ernie and Jane Charlesworth

Covenant Family Dentistry Staff

Melanie Desmond

William and Valorie Dick

Pat and Don Domenick

Barry, Lisa and Erin Donohoe

Andy and Jen Everetts

Sheila and Brian Eyler

Jon and Linda Fleagle

Margaret Fleming

Sondra Fries

Barbara Hanna Gaydick

Charlene Good

Jim and Nancy Hall

Ann Haugh

Jean Haugh

Charissa Hipp

Laurie and Gilbert Hovermale

James and Melissa Irwin

Paul Kasper

Jeb Keller and Honor Zimmerman

Terry King

Jim and Nancy Kirkpatrick

Karen and Walter Manderson

Patricia A. McClain

Beverly McFarland

Sean McFarland Family

Bernard and Lou McGarity

Michael and Donna Mowen

Mr. and Mrs. Brad Myers

Dan Olzinski and Paige Fleagle

Kathy and Darwin Seiler

Mary Ellen Selvaggio and Patric Schlee

Adrian and Sara Shank

Anne Shepard and Patrick Minnick

Brian Shermyer

Robert Shibe

Beth and Fred Skroban

Jo and Bill Spigler

Capt. Patrick Sullivan, USN (Ret.)

Marina Tarasova/Paloma Health

Ron Vanreenan

Ron and Sue Von Rembo

Mary Ellen and Chuck Waltemire

Jessica and Matt Watson

Waynesboro Area Senior High School Class of 1961

Cyndi Werzen

Mary Wetzel

Larry and Sharon Williams

$10 to $99

Anonymous Donor

Marty Amrhein and Harvey Sheets

Terry Baker

Duane Fraver

Carl Grove

Barbara Kercheval

Philanthropic Fundraising

Jodi Schwarzer

Janis West


Revised January 15, 2024