Mattie’s Champions 2018 & 2019

Posted on: December 20th, 2017 by jeni No Comments

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CLICK HERE
to share YOUR GIFT
for peace…
THANK YOU!

Giving through our Champion Donor Categories supports Mattie’s Foundation in developing and disseminating educational and recreational programs and outreach activities for youth and adults. We encourage peacemaking and the hope it brings for our world. Whether you sponsor a gift brick, purchase a miniature statue of Mattie and his service dog Micah, or simply make a financial gift, we greatly appreciate your support.
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Champion Donors may use 100% of their gift
as a tax deduction
(incentive items may impact amount).

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High-end Champions may also choose
to receive Special Peace Items. 

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All Peace Champions who donate $25 or more
can choose to automatically be enrolled as
Mattie’s Peace Club General Members
(learn more here…)

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All Peace Champions who donate $100 or more
can choose to automatically be enrolled as
Mattie’s Peace Club VIP Members
(learn more here…)

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All individuals and organizations that give to the
Mattie J.T. Stepanek Foundation will be recognized
on our website in the Champion Donor Category
that corresponds with the giving level.

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Champion Levels
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  • Teen Peace Sponsor — $18
  • Friends of the Foundation — up to $24
  • Mattie’s Peace Club — $25
  • Mattie’s Birthday Friends — up to $29
  • Mattie’s Birthday Champions — $29 (or more!)
  • Heartsongs Champions — $25 – $99
  • Mattie’s VIP Peace Club — $100
  • Journey Champions — $100 – $249
  • Hope Champions — $240 – $499
  • Messenger (youth/senior group sponsor) — $500
  • Celebrate Champions — $500 – $999
  • Loving Champions — $1,000 – $1,249

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We offer special  incentives to
our top five categories (optional):

  • Mattie’s Reflections Champions – ($1,250-2,499) –  may choose to receive one book with rare bookplate signed by Mattie.
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  • Mattie’s Legacy Champions – ($2,500-24,999) –  may choose to receive up to three books with rare bookplates signed by Mattie.
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  • Mattie’s Nobel Champions – ($25,000-49,999) – may choose to receive complete set of Mattie books (many out of print — RARE COLLECTION) each bookplate signed by Mattie, and Messenger book (Mattie’s memoir), signed by Jeni (mom/author).
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  • Mattie’s Ambassadors of Peace – ($50,000-99,999) may choose to receive complete set of Mattie books (many out of print — RARE COLLECTION) each bookplate signed by Mattie, and Messenger book (Mattie’s memoir), signed by Jeni (mom/author). and our crystal pen holder etched with Mattie’s image & a quote.
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  • Mattie’s Ambassadors of Humanity – ($100,000 or more) may choose to receive complete set of Mattie books (many out of print — RARE COLLECTION) each bookplate signed by Mattie, and Messenger (Mattie’s memoir), signed by Jeni (mom/author). a crystal pen holder, & a limited edition Mattie & Micah replica statue.

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CLICK HERE to share YOUR GIFT
and support Mattie’s peace mission. 

Click here to view our
Giving and Support Brochure

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Mattie’s Champions 2018 & 2019

NOTES:
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Birthday Champions
 are listed in
the Champion Level corresponding to their gift.
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Birthday Champions who give $29 or more in 2019
(in honor of Mattie’s 29th birthday)
are invited to share a personal message (posted below).
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Nobel, Peace, and Humanity Champions
will be posted in a special way at the top of this page
if we are blessed with generous funding in these categories.

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Mattie’s Legacy Champions ($2,500-24,999)

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Mattie’s Reflection Champions ($1,250-2,499)

2018

Lola Whalen
Milford, CT

Longterm loyal supporter
of Mattie’s Foundation

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Loving Champions ($1,000-1,249)

2018

Chris Lewis
Henderson, NV

Longterm loyal supporter of
Mattie’s Foundation & Mattie’s Guild

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Celebrate Champions ($500-$999)

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2018

Mary “Chris” LeBelle
Oshkosh, WI

Longterm friend & supporter

Ben Quinto
Florida

Longterm friend & supporter

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Hope Champions ($250-499)

2018

Laura Bauer & Barry McConatha

Americus, GA

Jennifer Black

Foundation Friend

Bonnie Eglin — Ohio

(*Monthly Gifts)

- Daniel Forrester with William & Charlotte

“William and Charlotte love Mattie!
Thank you, Jeni!”

Greg & Jane Jones & Family — Pittsburgh, PA

(*Quarterly Matching Gifts & Birthday Campaign)

-Max Jones — Winter Park, FL

Global Teen Leader & Foundation Director -

Lori & Nick Lowinger — Rhode Island

Global Teen Leader & his family

-Jenn Lynn & Family — Germantown, MD

Celebrating Mattie’s birthday & peace message.
“JCrü Rocks Peace”

Brian Orentreich

Longterm loyal supporter!

Jeni Stepanek — Rockville, MD

Celebrating the lives of
Katie, Stevie, Jamie, & Mattie Stepanek
– with choice & purpose, for hope & peace…  

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Journey Champions ($100-249)
includes Peace Club VIP Members

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2018

Grace Anitori — Bethesda, MD
Anonymous Book Club Friend
Jessica Boxell — Warren, IN
Lulu Cerone & LemonAidWarriors — California
Teresa Crisman — Greenbelt, MD
Wendy Epstein — Derwood, MD
Jerri Ferstl — Des Moines, IA
– in honor of Hollister Farrell – 
Lisa Friedlander — Rockville, MD
Eugenia Gaudette — Troy, NY
The Hemelgarn Family — LaSalle, MI
Maryland Senator Cheryl C. Kagan — District 17
Randi Kristensen — Washington, DC
Cliff Moy — Rockville, MD
Cindy Nye — Maryland
Steve Ober — Crystal, MD (*Monthly Gifts)
Sr. Pauline Petruzzella — Buffalo, NY
Tom & Kathy Phelps — Derwood, MD
Richard Roggio — Staten Island, NY
Ken Skidmore & Julio Febrer – Rockville, MD
Eric Stanchfield — Washington, DC
Lyudu Tatarov — Rockville, MD
Mary Wise — Spotsylvania, PA
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Heartsongs Champions ($25-99)
 - & Birthday Champions ($29 or more)

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2019

Athena Mummert –
in memory of Marilyn Albion

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2018

Stephanie Bland & Family — Rockville, MD
Henry Dorsch — Rockport, MA

Lisa Mensie Davie — Rockville, MD
Susan Finkelstein
Nancy Floyd — USA
Joshua Gullotta — USA
Laura, Kayhan, Sinan & Leyla Gultekin
– longtime friends from Michigan
Rhonda Hemelgarn — LaSalle, MI
Ebony Hoskins, MD & Family — Kensington, MD
Catherine Hussong — Maryland
Nicole Johnson — Maryland
Pattie Jones — USA
Sally Koester — Cincinnati, OH
Cathy Lyons & Kris — Maryland
Stacey MacKinnon & Family
– Prince Edward Island, Canada
Donald MacKowski
Marianne Maurice & Gavin — Sharon, PA
Doreen Miller — Canada

Carien Quirogo — Damascus, MD
Lynn Scalzi-Anderson — Ashland, OR
Helaine Schwartz — Miami, FL
Remmi Smith — Global Teen Leader ’16

Peggy Stypula — Virginia
Robert Thomas — Longterm supporter
Diane Tresca — Johnston, RI
Rob Windrem — Ventura, CA

Jeanne Volk — Miami Lakes, FL 

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Friends of the Foundation (up to $27/$28)
— includes Peace Club General Members

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2019

Rob Windrem — Ventura, CA
Deborah Swanson — Cape Coral, FL
in memory of Marilyn Albion 

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2018

Maja Antolic — Global Teen Leader ’18
Stephanie Bland – Rockville, MD
Teen Sponsorship Donation
Lynn Einig — East Greenwich, RI
Facebook — that’s nifty!
Rachelle Fontanez
T. Byron Kelly — Christiansburg, VA
Jessica C. Killian
Laurie Meadoff
Anne Payne-Reeves
David Pelkin
Alba Romero — California
William Samuel — Rockville, MD
Beth Sklias — Maryland
Wendy Vaughn — Escondido, CA
Judith Walser –
in memory of Robert Balkam
Barbara Walter — Maryland  

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Special Giving & Support Categories

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“I Am… Mattie” Documentary
Supporters & Sponsors
(learn more here)

SPONSORS 
(will be listed in film credits)

Your name HERE…
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SUPPORTERS 
(listed on website & print materials)

Chris LeBelle (Oshkosh, WI) — $101

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Repeating Gifts to Support Our Peace Mission

Through Paypal or mail, these Champions
have committed to many gifts through the year!

We are so grateful for these types of gifts!
Thank you!

Perry Chapman - Maryland & Texas
Small gifts of support throughout the year!
Since 2005
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Bonnie Eglin - Ohio
$25 a month :)
in 2016 and in 2018

Greg Jones & Family - Pittsburgh, PA
Monthly Donation & Matching Campaign
from his employer, Travelers Insurance
Since 2012
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Steve Ober - Crystal, MN
$20 a month through Paypal!
Since 2012

Rob Windrem - Ventura, CA
sends a few dollars each month
and joins the Peace Club every year!
Since 2014

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Celebrating Mattie’s Birthday

Throughout the year
(especially during the summer)
with gifts of $28 (or more) during 2018
and $29 (or more) during 2019

for Mattie’s Foundation.

Wow, and thank you!
(learn more HERE…

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 2019 Special Birthday Campaign Gifts 

of  $29 (or more)… and messages…

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 2018 Special Birthday Campaign Gifts 

of  $28 (or more)… and messages…

Grace Antinori — Bethesda, MD
In loving memory of John Fry… we miss you!

Lulu Cerone & Family — California
LemonAid Warriors supports
Mattie’s peace mission!

Ebony Hoskins & Jimmy Garcia
and Genesis — Kensington, MD

Max Jones – Winter Park, FL
Peace is possible!

Jenn Lynn Kerwin & Family — Germantown, MD
Celebrating Mattie’s birthday & peace message.
“JCrü Rocks Peace”

Doreen Miller — Canada
In memory of Tom Robertson
(Peace Day photographer for many years,
and friend to Jeni & Mattie’s Foundation)

Cliff Moy — Rockville, MD
“We are a mosaic of gifts…”

Sr. Pauline Petruzzella — Buffalo, NY
Embrace peace… Be Peace… Teach peace.

Jeni Stepanek — Rockville, MD
Peace IS possible… I believe…
and I will ever-champion your mission…

Diane Tresca — Johnston, RI
“Macho man…”

Rob Windrem — Ventura, CA
Happy birthday, Mattie!
Keep me in your heart and prayers.
I love you.

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2019 Facebook Birthday Campaign
will occur June 22 (Mattie’s anniversary)
into July 17 (Mattie’s 29th birthday)
through July 25 (Jeni’s 60th birthday)
STAY TUNED…
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2018 Facebook Birthday Campaign
…and Champions who gave through
the FaceBook
birthday campaign fundraisers

and raised
$795 for Mattie’s 7/17 birthday

and
$1,349 for Jeni’s 7/25 birthday


for a total of $2,144
– for peace — so far…

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Ashley Ann
Maja Antolic

Laura Bauer & Barry McConatha
Samuel Bukovac
Carolyn Cohen
Lisa Mensi Davie
Patty Brock Edwards & Deryck White
Facebook (really)

Julio Febrer & Ken Skidmore (BOTH campaigns!)
Daniel Forester & William and Charlotte
Laura, Kayhun, Sinan & Leyla Gultekin
Mary Ann Horvath-Baunach
Elizabeth Houck

Susan James
Jane Jones
Pattie Jones

MD Senator Cheryl C. Kagan
Jenn Lynn Kerwin
Sarah Withers Lewis
Lori & Nick Lowinger

Stacey Leigh MacKinnon (BOTH campaigns!)
Laurie Meadoff
Jeanne Meyers
Ben Quinto
Anne Payne-Reeves

Meyz Santi
Remmi Smith

Jeni Stepanek
Peggy Stypula
Lyuda Tatarov

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Our Gift Brick Sponsors
(2008 – present)

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The Mattie J.T. Stepanek Foundation, Inc.

(Federal Tax ID No. 20-2743852)

is an American not-for-profit charity approved by the IRS

under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code

and incorporated in the State of Maryland.

MD Charitable Solicitation number 17267.

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If you believe your name or organization
is missing from any of these lists,
we apologize for the oversight and ask that
you please send an e-mail with information
to MattieOnline.com@gmail.com.

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Return to main Champions page

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Return to Involvement and Support main page 
Return to Is Your Name Here Yet? main page

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- Mattie J.T. Stepanek