Our Donors

Collaboration is a Core Value for TreesCharlotte

TreesCharlotte is a public/private collaborative dedicated to planting trees through volunteer efforts. This represents an unparalleled civic engagement initiative designed to enhance the City’s tree canopy. Community engagement is the heartbeat of TreesCharlotte, and we owe a debt of gratitude to our tremendous partners.

Charlotte Housing Authority

Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools


Leadership Supporters



Carolinas Healthcare


Ciel Gallery

City of Charlotte
Charlotte Tree Advisory Commission,
Landscape Management,
Neighborhood & Business Services,
Planning, Storm Water, Sustainability
and Urban Forestry

Crescent CommunitiesDuke Energy

Foundation for the Carolinas



Google Fiber









Piedmont Natural Gas

The Dickson Foundation

The Dowd Foundation

Harris Family Foundation

James Family Foundation

Kardous Family

Patty and Thrus Morton

Christa Overcash

Collaborative Partners

Carolina Thread Trail



Charlotte Public Tree Fund




National NeighborWoods Month

NC Forest Service

Queens University


UNC Charlotte

Arborguard Tree Specialists

Bueno Box

Carolinas HealthCare System

Catawba Lands Conservancy

Center City Partners

Charlotte Housing Authority

Charlotte Observer

Charlotte Public Tree Fund

City of Charlotte,
including CATS,
Charlotte Tree
Advisory Commission,
CDOT, Landscape
Neighborhood &
Business Services,
Planning, Storm Water,
Sustainability and Urban

Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools

Charlotte Arborist Association

Charlotte Rotary Club and District 7680

Crescent Communities

Duke Energy

Elizabeth Neighborhood

Hands On Charlotte

Johnson C Smith University

Keep Charlotte Beautiful

Keep Mecklenburg Beautiful

McColl Center for the Arts

Mecklenburg County,
Parks & Recreation,
Storm Water Services, Sustainability

North Carolina Dept. of Transportation

North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association

North Carolinas Wildlife Federation

North End Partners

Project L.I.F.T.

Queens Crown

Queens University of Charlotte

University of North
Carolina Charlotte

NC Forest Service

Uptown Rotary & District Rotary


Every Great Tree Has a Strong Root System; So Do We


TreesCharlotte is dedicated to protecting and improving our canopy through planting, conserving, and educating. Without the generous support of our team of donors, this mission could not possibly be realized. We are eternally grateful for our strong roster of dedicated supporters.


TreesCharlotte Donors


Bank of America

Claudia and John Belk

Belk, Inc.

Blumenthal Foundation

Carolinas HealthCare System

The Cato Corporation

Crescent Communities, LLC

The Dickson Foundation

Dowd Foundation

Duke Energy

Foundation For The Carolinas

Sally Belk Gambrell

Sarah Belk Gambrell

D.F. Halton Foundation

Johnny and Deborah Harris Foundation

Barnes and Cammie Hauptfuhrer

Hendrick Automotive Group

Katie and Mike James

Marie-Claire Marroum-Kardous and Paul Kardous

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

The Leon Levine Foundation – Sandra and Leon Levine

Luquire George Andrews

Patricia and Thruston Morton

Ann and Rolfe Neill

Christa A. Overcash in memory of Reece A. Overcash, Jr.

Piedmont Natural Gas Company

Rosalind and Jerry Richardson

The Rockefeller Foundation

Rotary District 7680

Jane and Nelson Schwab

Marcia and Paul Simon

Sherry and Tom Skains

C.D. Spangler Foundation

Stubblefield Foundation

The Trexler Foundation

Rita and Bill Vandiver and Family

Wells Fargo

Bill and Pat Williamson

Women’s Impact Fund

Anonymous (2)

The Mary Bradford Barry Family

Crandall and Erskine Bowles

Peter and Kathy Browning

The Charlotte Observer

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated

Marjorie and Alpo Crane

Judy and John Crosland

Crutchfield Family Foundation

Peggy and Bob Culbertson

George Foundation Inc.

Bill and Patty Gorelick Family Foundation

Grant Thornton, LLP – Mike and Melissa McGuire

Beverly and Jim Hance

Kathryn Heath and Tom Webb

William E. Keenan

Gené and Fred Klein

Howard R. Levine Foundation Fund – Howard and Julie Levine

The Levine-Sklut Family Foundation

Bob and Esten Mason

Bragg and Betsy McLeod

Ann and Brent Milgrom

Marian Nisbet and Ted Hartsock

Pulte Group

Sally and Russell Robinson

Mary Ann and Jim Rogers

Tom and Kitty Storrs

Ann and Michael Tarwater

Allen Tate Companies

Alliance for Community Trees

Anonymous (2)


Mary Lou and Jim Babb

Debbie and Sadler Barnhardt

William M. and Harriet B. Barnhardt

Elsie and Will Barnhart

Mark R. Bernstein

Mary and Charles Bowman

Bragg Financial Advisors, Inc.

Carver and Doug Buchanan

Teresa and David Carroll

Joanna and Jimmy Cavalaris

Robin Cochran in memory of Jim Cochran

Jean and Gene Cochrane

Lori Collins

Nancy and Peter Covington


Carlos and Lisa Evans

Linda and Bill Farthing

Jill and Smitty Flynn

Force Management

Vickie and Tom Gabbard

Anne and Peter Gilchrist III

Laura and Michael Grace

Kathy and Bill Grigg

Carol and Watts Hamrick

Rob and Sharon Harrington

Lyttleton and Tom Hollowell

Fran and Greg Hyde

Keep America Beautiful

Gloria and Graeme Keith

Ginger Kemp

Barbara Laughlin

John Lewis

Jane and Luther Lockwood

The Marsh Foundation

Catherine Maxwell

Jane and Hugh McColl

Dr. and Mrs. Hamilton W. McKay, Jr.

Susan and Loy McKeithen

Robert Haywood Morrison Foundation

Edwin B. Peacock, Jr. in memory of Gail T. Peacock

Betty Chafin Rash and Dennis Rash

Clyda and George Rent

Mary and Bruce Rinehart

Rotary Club of Charlotte

Rotary Club of Charlotte North

Tonya and Stoney Sellars

Don and Susan Sherrill

Katy and Raleigh Shoemaker

The Marc and Mattye Silverman Family Foundation

Claudia and Wesley Sturges

Chris and Jim Teat

Kathylee and Ken Thompson

Martha-Ann and Craig M. Wardlaw

Cam and John Wester

Betsy and Bill White

Anja and David Zimmerman


Betty and Perrin Anderson

Gloria and Vernon Anderson

David Barnhardt

Jean Batten


Katherine McKay Belk

Suzanne Botts

Cathy and Bill Bradford

Wendy and Bob Bradford

Robin and Bill Branstrom

Frannie and Herb Browne

June and Ken Cameron

Mary Irving and Hugh Campbell

Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions

Ann Caulkins and Kelley Anderson

Charlotte Uptown Rotary

Ciel Gallery, LLC

Veronica and Bill Clark

Charles and Nancy Conner

Cottingham Chalk Hayes

Caryn Cox

Leslie and John Culbertson

Sarah and Larry Dagenhart

Mr. and Mrs. R.I. Dalton, Jr.

Rufus Dalton

Davey Tree

Amy and Alfred Dawson

Deloitte Services LP

Mary Anne Dickson

Ellen and Denmar Dixon

Porter and Victoria Durham

Elizabeth Community Association/Elizabeth 8K Road Race

Andy and Mac Everett

Eileen M. Friars and Scott Pyle

Cindy and Harvey Gantt

Alice George

Cleora George

Charitable Trust

Laura and Charlie Greer

Phyllis Schultz and Matthew Gromet, MD

Elisabeth Hair

David L. Hood, Jr.

Charlie and Kathy Izard

Beth Jackson

Mindy and Bob Jones

Charles and Christine Katziff

Janice S. Ladley

Gloria and Harry Lerner

Holly and Hal Levinson

Sallie and Fred Lowrance

Rose and Abe Luski

Sonia and Isaac Luski

Cynthia Blythe Marshall and Tom Marshall

Cortney and Fritz Nauck

Joan Martin and Pat Burgess

Renee and Hugh McColl

Mercedes-Benz of South Charlotte

Valerie Mitchener and Joseph Pellegrini

Peggy and Neill McBryde

Modern Salon & Spa

Northwestern Mutual

Tonje and Olee Joel Olsen

Richard Osborne

Bailey W. Patrick

Suzie and Robert Pittenger

Roush Fenway Racing

Sally and Downie Saussy

Sally and Bill Serenius

Ginny Shaw

Colin S. and Ruth G. Shaw

Caroline and Bob Sink

Stone Creek Ranch Homeowners Association

The Marilyn and Harry Swimmer Family Foundation

Drs. Lillian and Chris Teigland

Nancy and Dick Thigpen

Ann D. Thomas

Dr. John A. Thompson, Jr.

Stella Thurston

Judy and Richard Vinroot

Heathy and Ace Walker

Joana and Ferman Wardell

Velva and Tom Woollen

Lloyd and Monica Yates

Emily and Sam Zimmern

Rick Abrams

Judy and Jim Allison

Sarah Bryant

John and Erin Byerly

Nancy J. Cable

Catherine and Wilton Connor

Ned Curran

Marcy and Fred Dumas

Joseph W. Flair

Flakeboard America Ltd.

Jane and Gaston Gage

William B. Garrison, Jr.

Jerry and Kathryn Greenhoot

Linda and Edward Hamby

Kay and George Hodges

Karat Patch Jewelry

George Kroustalis


Helene and Alvin E. Levine

Leslie and Michael Marsicano

Lil and Al McAulay

Tom Nunnenkamp and Lib Jones

Debbie and Pat Phillips

Dale and Larry Polsky

Tom and Karen Rush

Anna and Verner Stanley

Frances and Bill Thompson

Deborah Weinstein and Dick Goldberg

Mrs. Eugenia White

Sarah and Worth Williamson

Courtney and Bryan Zeiss

Wedge and Debbie Abels

Helen Adams

Bennett & West Attorneys

Bobbi and Don Bernstein

Birkdale Village

Lee and Alan Blumenthal

Karen Knoble and Barry Bobrow

Emily and Doug Booth

Louis and Moren Braswell

Eleanor R. Brawley and Dr. Bob R. Brawley

Jim and Jan Brittain

Jonathan E. Buchan, Jr.

William B. Burns

Ann Clark

Daniel G. Clodfelter

James Cochran

Rush D. Coe

Will and Robert Collins

Jane and David Conlan

Stephen and Kathleen Creech

Jim and Louise Crutcher

Mr. C. Martin Curtis, Jr.

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Daniels

Adelaide and Ned Davis

Virginia A. Davis

Cynthia Dimmette

John Doyle

Deedee Fenwick

Julie Fields

Ellen and Stuart Fligel

Dan Fogel

Jean and Leighton Ford

Debra Fristik

Ann and John Glover

Stacy and Todd Gorelick

Marvin Gray

Deidre and Clay Grubb

Robert Hancock

Rhonda Harvey

Claudia and Andy Heath

Mary Hovis Heath

Higgins & Owens, PLLC

Ann JR. Hobson

Tobe Holmes

Kathy and Harold Howe

Kimm and Ray Jolly

King’s Creek Plantation

Stephen J. Kroll

D.G. Lee

Lou Lesesne

Teresa and Jim Lewis

Frank and Rachel Lorch

Jim and Dottie Martin

Kim McClintock

Tom and Robin McCoy

Mayor Joe McElveen (City of Sumter)

Elizabeth & William McKee

Kelly Melvin

W.E. Mills

Dr. and Mrs. William F. Mullis

Amy Murray & Family

Caroline Myers

David Nofsinger

Claire and Peter Pappas

Cameron Payne

Jo Ann and Joddy Peer

Plaza Midwood Neighborhood Assoc.

Simon Prendiville

Cindy and Norfleet Pruden

Yvonne M. and C. Richard Rayburn, Jr.

Deborah Ann Rhyne

George W. and Brenda H. Rohe

Liz Rohrman

Ellen Ryan

Theresa Salmen

Rachel Schwartz

Victoria and Bartow Shaw, Jr.

Charlie & Sandy Shelton and Ed & Dottie Shelton

Bob Sherrill

Tammy Seigel and Adam Bernstein

Mark and Donna Simon

Mr. and Mrs. Roy L. Smart III

Stephans Van Liew & Oiler Group – Merrill Lynch

Tesa Tape, Inc.

Laura Thomas

Noell Tin

Towercare Technologies

Sally Van Allen

Sabine Vellucci

Anna Weil

Murray Whisnant

Russell Zabel

Ella Seals Barco

Margret and Berd Blenkenburg

Charlotte Council of Garden Clubs

Susan Clegg

Color by Design Studio (Tina Alberni)

Sloan Crawford

Charles Dalton

Wendy Hammond

Anita Kirby

Drs. Jerry and Phoebe Levine

Alexander McArthur

Caroline Mikulewicz

Marcelle and Allan Oxman

Beth Porter

Ashleigh Raynes

David Sweet

Ned and Lillian Townsend

Carrie Wielechowski

Linda Wyatt

Action Graphics


Coco Killian

Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company of Charlotte

Yellow Duck Marketing

In Honor of Bill and Rita Vandiver
Woody and Becky EfirdIn Honor of Bob Thomas
Laura Thomas
In Honor of Carlyle and Kim Campbell
Deedee Fenwick

In Honor of Chris Sunde
Jamie Sunde

In Honor of Dave and Libby Cable
David Parmelee

In Honor of Dave Cable
Ann and Rolfe Neill
Betty and Dennis Rash
Jan and Peter Vandevanter

In Honor of Ellerbe
Wilson Griffin
Kings Mountain Rotary Club

In Honor of Erin Doyle
Sloan Crawford

In Honor of Heather Randolph Carter
Peter Gilchrist

In Honor of Hugh and Susan Campbell
Deedee Fenwick

In Honor of James Burns
Thomas Burns

In Honor of Johnny Harris

In Honor of Kim Nofsinger
David Nofsinger

In Honor of Marcia and Paul Simon
Dick Goldberg
Deborah Weinstein and Dick Goldberg

In Honor of Marcia Simon
Marcelle and Allan Oxman

In Honor of Mary Irving Campbell
Deedee Fenwick

In Honor of Patricia McBride &Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux
Dr. Matthew Gromet and Phyllis Schultz

In Honor of Philip Blumenthal
Bobbi and Don Bernstein
Bailey W. Patrick

In Honor of Rolfe and Ann Neill
Sarah B. Bryant
Joseph W. Flair

In Honor of Rolfe Neill
Nancy J. Cable
Charlie and Kathy Izard

In Honor of Sebastian Miles
Sabine Vellucci

In Honor of Tammy Siegel
Marcy and Fred Dumas

In Honor of Thomas and Leah Campbell
Deedee Fenwick

In Honor of Thompson Child & Family Focus
Stephans Van Liew & Oiler Group – Merrill Lynch

In Honor of Trish Doyle
Sloan Crawford

In Honor of Wilson Sink
Caroline and Bob Sink

In Memory of Albert Kolb
Philip Kolb

In Memory of Carlton Winter
Ann Ellis

In Memory of Carnell Reed
Daniel Simon

In Memory of Carol A. Davis
Peggie Porter
Paul Quinlan

In Memory of Carol H. Perkins
Linda Wyatt

In Memory of David Jolly
Kimm and Ray Jolly

In Memory of Gail T. Peacock
Edwin B. Peacock, Jr.

In Memory of Grayson Charles Huffman
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bishop
Jane Buckiewcz
Caryn Cox
Tom Donovan
Jo Harden

In Memory of Jack Crist
Suzanne Botts

In Memory of Jack Weill
Anna Weill

In Memory of James Batten
Jean Batten

In Memory of Jane Cable
Ann Clark

In Memory of Jim Cochran
Mary Irving and Hugh Campbell
Robin Cochran

In Memory of Jimmy Sommers
Kimm and Ray Jolly

In Memory of Lastha Doyle
John Doyle

In Memory of Laura Mercer
Beth Porter

In Memory of Mark Bernstein
Barry Bobrow and Karen Knoble

In Memory of Martin Katzen
Gloria and Harry Lerner

In Memory of Mary Ann and Bill Wood
Bonnie Papandrea

In Memory of Patricia Massey Hoke’s grandfather
Katie Weir

In Memory of Paul Fristik
Debra Fristik

In Memory of Reece A. Overcash, Jr.
Christa Overcash

In Memory of Tom and Dot Waller

In Memory of Hugh Campbell

Gloria & Vernon Anderson
Mary Lou & Jim Babb
Joan Baucom
Bennett & West Attorneys
Mr. and Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge, III
Louis & Moren Braswell
Jan & Jim Brittain
William Brantley Burns
Elizabeth Byerly
John & Erin Byerly
Dr. John B.H. Caldwell
Imogene & Thomas Carmichael
Bettie Casey
Eleanor & Cal Chesson
Nancy and Charles Conner
C. Martin Curtis, Jr.
Eugene Daniels
Virginia Davis
Delle & Don Denton
Virginia & Joe Dulaney
Elizabeth Fenwick
Rebecca Fouche
Marvin Gray
Ann Hobson
Jennie Holt
Robert Hord
Sara Bee and Jim Johnson
Kimm and Ray Jolly
Janice Keil
Lele & Pat Kelly
King’s Creek Plantation, LLC
David & Margaret Koehler
Sally Lee
David G. Lee
Mark & Lee Leggett
Dianne Leventis
Teresa & Jim Lewis
Charlotte Lofton
Beverly MacBain
Wardie & Jim Martin
Joan Martin & Pat Burgess
Susan & Graham Mason
Renna & Tom Massey
Kathy & Pender McElroy
Judith McKeever
George Miller
Hugh C. Mills
Wesley E. Mills
Betty & Joe Millsaps
Ann and Rolfe Neill
Karen & Andrew Nicholson
Jan Nomina
N.C. Association of District Court Judges
Dannye & Lew Powell
Betty & Dennis Rash
Mary & Bruce Rinehart
Jane & George Rudisill
Edmund & Susan Schenck
Rachel Schwartz
The Shelton Companies: Ed and Dottie Shelton and Charlie and Sandy Shelton
Katy & Raleigh Shoemaker
Marcia and Paul Simon
Herbert Spaugh, Jr.
Harold C. Stowe
Wesley Sturges
Charlotte & Ralph Walker
Melissa Weber
Diane T. Wilkerson
Northern Hospital of Surry County: Linda Williams
Ann & Stephen Yokeley


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Dave Cable
Director of Philanthropy & Special Projects


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