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

City of Charlotte


Foundation for the Carolinas


Piedmont Natural Gas

Atrium Health



Duke Energy

Crescent Communities



Novant Health



Google Fiber




Metromont Corporation


Charlotte North Rotary

Bragg Financial Advisors

Elizabeth Community Association
Luquire George Andrews
Moore & Van Allen, PLLC
Southwood Corporation
Yellow Duck Marketing
CSX Transportation


American Security Mortgage
Bartlett’s Charlotte Area Tree Service
Coco Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated

Pulte Group




The Blumenthal Foundation

C.D. Spangler Foundation

The Dickson Foundation

The Dowd Foundation

The Duke Endowment

George Foundation

Bill and Patty Gorelick Family Foundation

Harris Family Foundation

James Family Foundation

The Howard R. Levine Foundation

The Leon Levine Foundation

Robert Haywood Morrison Foundation

The Trexler Foundation

Collaborative Partners

Carolina Thread Trail



Charlotte Public Tree Fund
National NeighborWoods Month

NC Forest Service

Queens University

UNC Charlotte

Bueno Box

Center City Partners

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

Charlotte Arborist Association

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.

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

(Giving categories reflect total giving since TreesCharlotte’s inception)

City of Charlotte

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Richardson

TreesCharlotte Board of Directors*

*TreesCharlotte Board collectively contributed $1,042,500 to the Endowment Fund. Individual Board member gifts are also listed.

Foundation For The Carolinas

D.F. Halton Foundation

John W. and Deborah Harris Family Foundation

Patricia and Thruston Morton

Atrium Health

Bank of America

Robert A. Bartlett, Jr.

Blumenthal Foundation & Amy and Philip Blumenthal

CLT Host 2020, Inc

Peggy and Bob Culbertson

The Dickson Foundation

Kathryn Heath and Tom Webb

Ann and Rolfe Neill

Piedmont Natural Gas Company

C.D. Spangler Foundation

The Trexler Foundation

Wells Fargo


Crescent Communities, LLC

Duke Energy

Katie and Mike James

Marie-Claire Marroum-Kardous / Paul Kardous

Susan and Loy McKeithen

Marian Nisbet

Stoney and Tonya Sellars

Marcia and Paul Simon

Sherry and Tom Skains

Rita and Bill Vandiver and Family

Women’s Impact Fund


The Mary Bradford Barry Family

Bartlett Tree Experts

Claudia and John Belk

Belk, Inc.

The Cato Corporation

The Charlotte Observer

Coca-cola Consolidated

ColeJenest & Stone

Crutchfield Family Foundation

Dowd Foundation

Porter and Victoria Durham

Enterprise Rent A Car Foundation/Arbor Day Foundation

Sally Belk Gambrell Bridgford

Sarah Belk Gambrell

Google Fiber

Barnes and Cammie Hauptfuhrer

Heartwood Tree Service LLC

Hendrick Automotive Group

The Leon Levine Foundation – Sandra and Leon Levine

Luquire George Andrews

Lori Collins Luski

Marsh Properties

Mecklenburg County

Novant Health

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

Mary Claudia Belk Pilon

Russell and Sally Robinson

The Rockefeller Foundation

Rotary Club of Charlotte

Rotary District 7680

Jane and Nelson Schwab

Wellford and Ann Tabor

Ann and Michael Tarwater

Kay and Van Weatherspoon

Bill and Pat Williamson

Hugh Wrigley

American Security Mortgage

Anonymous (2)

Arborguard Tree Specialists


Bartlett Tree Experts – Charlotte

Tim and Sarah Belk
in honor of Kat Belk

Crandall and Erskine Bowles

Sam Bowles

Bragg Financial Advisors, Inc.

Peter and Kathy Browning

Carver and Doug Buchanan

Teresa and David Carroll

Charlotte North Rotary Club

Charlotte Pipe & Foundry

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated

Robin Cochran
in memory of Jim Cochran

Marjorie and Alpo Crane

Judy and John Crosland

CSX Transportation/Arbor Day Foundation

The Duke Endowment

Elizabeth Community Association/Elizabeth 8K Race

Art and Julie Fields

Lucinda Flemer

George Foundation

Bill and Patty Gorelick Family Foundation

Grant Thornton, LLP – Mike and Melissa McGuire

Beverly and Jim Hance

Rob and Sharon Harrington

William E. Keenan

Keep America Beautiful

Gené and Fred Klein

Howard R. Levine Foundation Fund – Howard and Julie Levine

The Levine-Sklut Family Foundation

Bob and Esten Mason

Jane McColl

Bragg and Betsy McLeod

Metromont Corporation

Ann and Brent Milgrom

Moore & Van Allen, PLLC

NASCAR Green/Elgin

Pulte Group

Patsy and Patrick Reames

Mary Ann and Jim Rogers

Ken Samuelson
in memory of Ruth Samuelson

Sealed Air

Colin S. and Ruth G. Shaw

SouthWood Corporation

Tom and Kitty Storrs

Stubblefield Foundation

Lloyd and Monica Yates

Yellow Duck Marketing

AAA Tree Experts, Inc.
in memory of Wayne Neal

Allen Tate Companies

Alliance for Community Trees

American Airlines

Betty and Perrin Anderson

Vernon and Gloria Anderson


Mary Lou and Jim Babb

Rye and Tracy Barcott

Debbie and Sadler Barnhardt

William M. and Harriet B. Barnhardt

Elsie F. and William B. Barnhardt

Mark and Louise Bernstein

Catherine Bessant and John Clay

Mary and Charles Bowman

Tom and Sylvia Brydon

Dave and Libby Cable

Tom and Gretchen Carpenter

Joanna and Jimmy Cavalaris

Jean and Gene Cochrane

Charles Holden Cole

Nancy and Peter Covington

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

John Doyle and Ruth Doyle
in memory of Lestha Doyle


Carlos and Lisa Evans

Linda and Bill Farthing

Smitty and Jill Flynn

Force Management

Vickie and Tom Gabbard

Anne and Peter Gilchrist III

Laura and Michael Grace

Dr. Jerry Greenhoot

Kathy and Bill Grigg

Sandy and Claude Hamilton

Carol and Watts Hamrick

Kay and George Hodges

Lyttleton and Tom Hollowell

Dannielle and Don Hudler

Fran and Greg Hyde

Peggy and Jim Hynes

Paul Kardous

Charles and Christine Katziff

Gloria and Graeme Keith

Ginger Kemp

Kiwanis Club of Charlotte

Adam and Katherine Klein

Janice S. Ladley

Barbara Laughlin

Alice L. Lehman
in memory of Frank Murphy

David and Ellen Leitch

R. Michael Leonard

John Lewis

Deborah and Jud Little

Jane and Luther Lockwood

The Marsh Foundation

Catherine Maxwell

Jane and Hugh McColl

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

Robert Haywood Morrison Foundation

Cortney and Fritz Nauck

Walter Olin Nisbet IV

North Carolina Urban Forest Council

Tom Nunnenkamp and Lib Jones

Obediah Fund of Coastal Community Foundation of SC

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

Debra Plousha Moore

Betty Chafin Rash and Dennis Rash

Clyda and George Rent

Mary and Bruce Rinehart

Patricia Rodgers

Robert and Lynda Rowe

Don and Susan Sherrill

Katy and Raleigh Shoemaker

The Marc and Mattye Silverman Family Foundation

Caroline and Bob Sink

Andrea and Sean Smith
in memory of Maureen Smith

Patricia Smith

Claudia and Wesley Sturges

Chris and Jim Teat

John and Donda Thomasson

Kathylee and Ken Thompson

Martha-Ann and Craig M. Wardlaw

Cam and John Wester

Betsy and Bill White

Velva and Tom Woollen

Anja and David Zimmerman

Joan Zimmerman

Dana Baker

David Barnhardt

Jean Batten


Katherine McKay Belk

Berewick Homeowners Association

Howard and Linda Biggers

Dr. Nancy Bizzell

Douglas Bolt

Suzanne Botts

Cathy and Bill Bradford

Wendy and Bob Bradford

Robin and Bill Branstrom

Robert Briggs

Frannie and Herb Browne

Sarah Bryant

Mike and Denise Burkard

Cameron Wood Homeowners Association

Mary Irving and Hugh Campbell

Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions

Ann Caulkins and Kelley Anderson

Chantilly Neighborhood Assn.

Charlotte Country Day School

Charlotte Uptown Rotary

Ciel Gallery, LLC

Ann Clark

Veronica and Bill Clark

Dan Clodfelter and Elizabeth Bevin

Derick Close

Charles and Nancy Conner

Melissa Cornwell

Cottingham Chalk Hayes

Leslie and John Culbertson

Sarah and Larry Dagenhart

Rufus Dalton

Davey Tree Expert Co.

Amy and Alfred Dawson

Deloitte Services LP

Mary Anne Dickson

Dilworth Community Development Assoc.

Ellen and Denmar Dixon

Lynne and James Drummond

EO Charlotte

Andy and Mac Everett

Deedee Fenwick

Eileen M. Friars and Scott Pyle

Cindy and Harvey Gantt

Alice George

Cleora George Charitable Trust

Mary May Gillespie

Heidi Marie Gomula

Laura and Charlie Greer

Phyllis Schultz and Matthew Gromet, MD

Deidre and Clay Grubb

Elisabeth Hair

Mary Hall

Cammie and Dee Dee Harris

Ben and Kathy Hill

Roger Hill

David L. Hood, Jr.

Pamela Hughes and Rob Deloach

Huntingtowne Farms HOA

Charlie and Kathy Izard

Beth Jackson

John L Dabbs III Ltd.

Laurie and John Johnston

Mindy and Bob Jones

Stephen J. Krol

Landen Meadows HOA

Legion Brewing Company

Anne Leonard

Gloria and Harry Lerner

Daniel Levine

Holly and Hal Levinson

Lexmark Intnl and the PGA of America

Joan Lorden and Lawrence Mays

Sallie and Fred Lowrance

Rose and Abe Luski

Sonia and Isaac Luski

Stephen and Stacy Lynch

Ginny and Rhett Mabry

Cynthia Blythe Marshall and Tom Marshall

Joan Martin and Pat Burgess

Peggy and Neill McBryde

Renee and Hugh McColl

Julianne McCollum

Susan M. McDonough

Jenn and Andrew McGuigan

Suzanne and Shade Mecum

Mercedes-Benz of South Charlotte

Graydon and Linda Miller

Maureen, Megan, Ellen, Cara and Lily Mischinski

Valerie Mitchener and Joseph Pellegrini

Modern Salon & Spa

Ruth Moeller

Montclaire Neighborhood Association

Tracy Montross and Jesse Munoz

Julie B. Morton

National Fenestration Rating Council

Anna and Tom Nelson

Patty and Tommy Norman

Maggie Norris

Northwestern Mutual

Tonje and Olee Joel Olsen

One Tree Planted

Richard Osborne

Park Crossing HOA

William and Laura Parrott

Bailey W. Patrick

Suzie and Robert Pittenger

Joyce and Eddie Poe

Lew and Dannye Powell

Steven and Mary Purdy

Rosalie Reynolds

Nancy and Charlie Robson

Roush Fenway Racing

The Sanctuary at Lake Wylie HOA

Sally and Downie Saussy

Richard and Kathryn Schmalz

Richard Schmalz, Jr.

Sally and Bill Serenius

Ginny Shaw

Julie and David Sheffer

David Snider and Jeff Hall

Bryan and Summerson Springer

Stone Creek Ranch HOA

Strathmore Capital Advisors

Vicki Sutton and Chuck Bing

The Marilyn and Harry Swimmer Family Foundation

Swinerton Foundation

Drs. Lillian and Chris Teigland

Nancy and Dick Thigpen

Ann D. Thomas

Jim Thompson

Drs. John Thompson and Lee Rocamora

Stella Thurston

Joann and Don Tolmie

Judy and Richard Vinroot

Heathy and Ace Walker

Joana and Ferman Wardell

Tina Weinberg and Sam Ryburn

Deborah Weinstein and Dick Goldberg

Mrs. Eugenia White

Mark Wisniewski

Emily and Sam Zimmern

Wedge and Debbie Abels

Rick Abrams

Judy and Jim Allison

Ally Financial

Leigh Altman

Anonymous (2)

Bishop George and Iris Battle

Belgrave Associates

Sanford Berlin and Leslie Kooyman

Bissell Family Foundation

Alan and Lee Blumenthal

Kirsi Enckell and David Bristol

John and Erin Byerly

Nancy J. Cable

Dr. John B.H. Caldwell

Carroll Financial Group

Charlotte Women’s Club

Dumont Clarke

Kerr and Tori Collins

Catherine and Wilton Connor

Ned Curran

Eugene and Marie Daniels

Alicia DePalma

Pepper and Roddy Dowd

Marcy and Fred Dumas

David and Aleen Epstein

Betsy and Brian Fenn

Joseph W. Flair

Flakeboard America Ltd.

Ellen and Stuart Fligel

Edwin Flynn

Jane and Gaston Gage

William Garrison

William and Nancy Goodson

Linda and Edward Hamby

Richard and Betty Hechenbleikner

Ryan Henderson

Hucks Landing HOA

Kimm and Ray Jolly

Karat Patch Jewelry

Michael Keller

Nicole King

Karen Knoble and Barry Bobrow

George Kroustalis


Helene and Alvin E. Levine

Frank Lorch

Lowe’s Companies

Leslie and Michael Marsicano

Bill and Sloane Mayberry

Lil and Al McAulay

Kevin McCall

Sally and Bruce McMillen

David Molinaro and Cricket Weston

Janet and Lowell Nelson

Olde Mecklenburg Brewery

Don and Jill Olmstead

Bruce and Laura Parker

Joddy and Jo Ann Peer

Rick Pennebaker

John Petrone

Debbie and Pat Phillips

Dale and Larry Polsky

Dennis Randar

Brendan Reen

Regency at Palisades HOA

Jennifer and Manley Roberts

Jim Rogers

Ivon D. Rohrer, Jr.

Tom and Karen Rush

Lisa Shpritz

Daniel and Lauren Simon

Anna and Verner Stanley

Frances and Bill Thompson

Jeff and Lynn Trenning

Robbi and Scott Walls

Anna Weil

Marylyn and Ed Williams

Sarah and Worth Williamson

Courtney and Bryan Zeiss

Wedge and Debbie Abels

Helen Adams

Thomas and Janis Adams


Ally Financial

Leigh Altman


Zachary Antal

Murph Archibald

Betemariam Berhanu

Kurt and Heike Biller

Birkdale Village

Margret and Gerd Blankenburg

Alan and Lee Blumenthal

Emily and Doug Booth

John Bowers

Eleanor and Bob Brawley

Jonathan E. Buchan, Jr.

Michael Burkard

William B. Burns

Ron Carlee

Vivian and Larry Carroll

Carroll Financial Group

Charlotte Beer Babes

The Charlotte Woman’s Club

Marcie Chong

City of Sumter

Nathan and Laura Clark

Pam and Wes Clark

Club Colony Gardeners

Mr. and Mrs. Ken Coe

Allyson Colaco

Kerr and Tori Collins

Jane and David Conlan

Jean Creech

Stephen and Kathleen Creech

Jim and Louise Crutcher

Shawna Culik

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Daniels

Adelaide and Ned Davis

Patrick Dennison

Alicia DePalma

Cindy Dimmette

Dena Diorio

Laurie Durden

J.M. Durnovich

Amy Farish

Lisa Farley

Elizabeth Fender

Tiffany Finch

Wade Finger

Ellen and Stuart Fligel

Jennifer Floyd

Dan Fogel

Brian and Sharon Foote

Jean and Leighton Ford

Betsy and Jeff Freeman

Jennifer Frost

Carrie and William Frye

James D. Fussell

Daniel Gagnon

Anne and Steven Garrett

William G. Garrison, Jr.

Sarah Gentry

Ann and John Glover

Stacy and Todd Gorelick

Donald Green


Elaine Hailey

Robert and Christy Hancock

Rhonda Harvey

Lara Hawkins

Darlene Heater

Claudia and Andy Heath

Mary Hovis Heath

Sally Higgins

Tobe Holmes

Kathy and Harold Howe

Wendy Karably

Michael Keller

Carol Kidston

Moira Klein

Mary Klenz

Travis and Melissa Klingberg

Phillip Kolb

Karen Kummer

Christine Kunkler

Susan Lantz

Richard Lavery

Mark and Lee Leggett

Legion Brewing Company

Catherine M. Leonard

Charles and Pamela Leonard

Louis Lesesne

Tamara Lesesne

Bruce and Bonnie Liebmann

Steve Lindsley

Sarah Linn

David Lloyd

John Lowry

Vi Lyles

Maplewoods Homeowners Association

Ann Marsh

Margaret Marshall

Jim and Dottie Martin

Lee and Cyndi Martinec

Bill and Sloane Mayberry

Julianne McCollum

Tom and Robin McCoy

Monique and Daniel McCullough

Leigh McDonald and John Richards

Linda McKechnie

Elizabeth and William McKee

Ernie McLaney

Jack and Pat Meckler

Kelly Melvin

Catherine and Jim Metze

Annette Molinaro

David Molinaro and Cricket Weston

Luther Moore

Madhu Mopuru

Dr. and Mrs. William F. Mullis

Amy Murray

Caroline Myers

Anne Newsome

NoDa Brewing Company

David Nofsinger

Cheryl Palmer

Peter and Claire Pappas

Bruce and Laura Parker

Cameron Payne

Susie and Dustin Peck

Jo Ann and Joddy Peer

Rick Pennebaker

Paul Pennell

Lorraine and Zachary Piephoff

Plaza Midwood Neighborhood Association

Simon Prendiville

Cindy and Norfleet Pruden

Christopher Rabb

Dennis Randar

Joan Rasmussen and Morry Alter

Ann and Ted Rast

Yvonne and C. Richard Rayburn, Jr.

Deborah Ann Rhyne

Tom and Beth Robrecht

Nancy and Charlie Robson

George W. and Brenda H. Rohe

Elizabeth Rohrman

Charles Roman

Michael and Heidi Rotberg

Scott Royle

Brian Runkle

Ellen Ryan

Theresa Salmen

Cari Anne Schlie

Tammy Seigel and Adam Bernstein

Share Charlotte

Victoria and Bartow Shaw, Jr.

Lisa Shpritz

Daniel and Lauren Simon

Mark and Donna Simon

Mr. and Mrs. Roy L. Smart, III

Kenny and Onna Smith

Adam Spry

Carol and Bob Strain

David and Patricia Sweet

Becka Tait

Temple Beth El

Temple Mojo Growler Shop

Tesa Tape, Inc.

Laura Thomas

Noelle Tin

Danielle Todys

Judith and Gary Toman

Lynn and Jeffrey Trenning

University City Garden Club

John and Julie Utley

Stephen Valder

Sally S. Van Allen

Daniel and Saga Vanatta

Sabine M. Vellucci

Carla and Larry Vitez

Robbi Walls

Allison Webb

Catherine Weston

Murray Whisnant

Alyson Winters

Mark Wisniewski

Jim and Holly Wood

Nancy Worrell

Zack Wyatt

Hillary and Matt Wyche

Russell Zabel

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