Honor Roll

It is with deep appreciation that we recognize donors of $1,000 or more who made contributions to the Library Foundation of Los Angeles from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014.

These generous donors are instrumental in helping provide critical support to the Los Angeles Public Library for free programs, resources and services to the nearly 4 million people it serves.


$100,000 Plus

  • Dwight and Julie Anderson
  • The Annenberg Foundation
  • Estate of Suzanne E. Aran
  • California State Library
  • The Duttenhaver Fund
  • Estate of Edward Garcia
  • Catherine Hutto Gordon / Hutto Patterson Charitable Foundation
  • Judith Krantz
  • Sharon Oxborough
  • The Sharon Oxborough Endowed Fund for ALOUD
  • The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
  • Jean Perkins Foundation
  • RGK Foundation

$50,000 – $99,999

  • BCM Foundation
  • Judith Selbst Kamins and Ken Kamins
  • Nina and Leo Pircher / The Lynn Strasburg Miller Endowed Fund
  • The Muriel Pollia Foundation
  • David and Varda Schriger
  • Donna Schweers and Thomas C. Geiser
  • Flora L. Thornton Foundation
  • Weingart Foundation
  • WHH Foundation

$25,000 – $49,999

  • The Ahmanson Foundation
  • Maurice Amado Foundation
  • Bank of the West
  • The Cecile & Fred Bartman Foundation
  • California Community Foundation
  • The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation
  • The Green Foundation
  • Nancy and Michael Harahan
  • Bowen H. & Janice Arthur McCoy Charitable Foundation
  • Janice McCoy Miller
  • MUFG Union Bank, N.A / Teryl Murabayashi
  • Mary L. Naff
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • The Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation
  • Sharon and Nelson Rising

$10,000 – $24,999

  • Nadia Allaudinv
  • The Herb Alpert Foundation
  • Bob and Melissa Alvarado / CourtCall, LLC
  • Arent Fox LLP / Debra Albin-Riley
  • The Corwin D. Denney Foundation
  • Lynn A. Booth
  • The Boudjakdji Foundation
  • The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation
  • Teresa Marie Castelli
  • Anonymous
  • Eric and Michelle Chaves / Parking Company of America
  • City National Bank / Gwen Miller
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • Carrie Estelle Doheny Foundation
  • Mark and Rosa Easton
  • The Charles Engelhard Foundation
  • Friends of the Chinatown Library
  • Friends of the Westwood Library
  • Doreen and Glenn Gee
  • The Goldhirsh Foundation
  • Mark Handler and Priscilla Hoe
  • Dean Hansell / The Dean Hansell Endowed Fund for Adult Literacy
  • Hitachi, Ltd. / Masahiko Yamaguchi
  • Joan and John Hotchkis
  • Michael T.M. Jones
  • The Fletcher Jones Foundation
  • Michael and Sharon Kelley
  • KPMG LLP / Mark R. Hutchins
  • Lawyers’ Mutual Insurance Company / Robert A. Chick
  • The Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Foundation
  • Lisa and Willem Mesdag
  • Wendy Munger and Leonard Gumport
  • Dan Murphy Foundation
  • O’ Melveny and Myers LLP / Carla J. Christofferson
  • Pacific Palisades Library Association
  • John and Amy Peer
  • Mrs. Sandra K. Post
  • Judith and Frederick Richman
  • The Ronus Foundation
  • David and Susan Rosenblum
  • Estate of Louise H. Rossi
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
  • Southern California Edison / Nicole Neeman Brady
  • Southern California Gas Company / Sharon Tomkins
  • Eva and Marc Stern
  • Vickie and Alex Taylor
  • The Walter J. & Holly O. Thomson Foundation
  • Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. / Thomas Crahan
  • University of California, Irvine
  • I.N. and Susanna H. Van Nuys Foundation
  • Venable Foundation
  • Wallis Foundation
  • Aviva Weiner Fontes
  • J.C. and Nichelle Wileman

$5,000 – $9,999

  • AEGON Transamerica Foundation
  • Clive and Dawn Baillie
  • Judy and Tom Beckmen
  • The Frances & Benjamin Benenson Foundation, Inc.
  • Rudel Burman
  • Carla J. Christofferson and Adam Shell
  • City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs
  • P.J. and Jim Clark
  • The Carol and James Collins Foundation
  • Tobey Cotsen
  • Lisa Firestone and Caspar von Winterfeldt
  • Edward Garcia*
  • Anonymous
  • Ronda Gomez-Quinones
  • Howard Grossman
  • Capri L. Haga
  • William H. Hannon Foundation
  • Diane J. Henderson, M.D.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Nikhil Jhaveri
  • Patricia B. Kao and Dr. Richard Benoit
  • Brian and Kristen Kaufman
  • Sandra Krause and William Fitzgerald
  • Laemmle Theatres Charitable Foundation
  • Cara Leonetti Esposito and Joseph Esposito
  • Leeba R. Lessin
  • Ellen and Mark Lipson
  • Connie and Leslie Martinson
  • Mattel Philanthropy Programs & Mattel Children’s Foundation
  • Barbara Maughan
  • Stephen and Christy McAvoy
  • Wendy and Barry Meyer
  • Gwen Miller
  • Vizhier and Andrew Mooney
  • Teryl Murabayashi McDermott
  • Terri L. Murray
  • Gail and Gerald Oppenheimer, Gerald Oppenheimer Family Foundation
  • The Albert Parvin Foundation
  • Susan and Barclay Perry
  • Anonymous
  • Luvh Rakhe
  • Ruth Simon
  • Anonymous
  • Christine Splichal
  • Sidney Stern Memorial Trust
  • Mary Lu Tuthill
  • Alyce and Warren B. Williamson

$1,000 – $4,999

  • Allison Agsten and John Levi
  • Mariana Aguilar
  • Debra Albin-Riley
  • Jeet Sohal and Eric Andersen
  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous
  • Betsy and Harold Applebaum
  • John and Hilda Arnold Foundation
  • Jefferson W. Asher, Jr.
  • Alice O’Neill Avery
  • Bad Robot Productions, Inc.
  • Charmaine and Sean Bailey
  • Bridget Baker and Robert Cerny
  • Randy and George Beckwith
  • Lorraine and Joseph Berchtold
  • J.B. Berland Foundation
  • Nancy Berman and Alan J. Bloch
  • Marlene and Brian Billington
  • Norris and Debbie Bishton
  • Roz and Peter Bonerz
  • Joseph E. Bonner
  • Ann and Scott Boyd
  • Ronda and Stanley Breitbard
  • Catherine and Jeff Brown
  • Marcia Caden
  • California Library Association
  • Kevin Callahan
  • Darcy Carroll
  • Elizabeth A. Castelli
  • Robert Chick and Boni Bryant
  • Mr. and Mrs. V. Shannon Clyne
  • Corinna Cotsen
  • Robert M. Cotten
  • Louise Danelian / Stephen Philibosian Foundation
  • Eunice David
  • Bob and Theresa Dawson
  • Victoria and Dorn Dean
  • John Densmore
  • Debbie J. DePuy and Jill Aguilar
  • Diane Deshong
  • Edward and Susan Dilkes
  • Ellen Donaldson
  • Janet Dreisen Rappaport and Dr. Herb Rappaport
  • Ann and William Edwards
  • Megan Ellison
  • Shepard & Amanda Fairey
  • Anonymous
  • Farbstein Family Charitable Foundation
  • Joy and Jerry Fein
  • Anonymous
  • Peter M. Filsinger, M.D.
  • Debra Fine
  • Judy Fiskin and Jon Wiener
  • Daniel and Jeri Floyd
  • Maureen Frank
  • Jean and Jerry Friedman
  • Elizabeth Gans
  • Leora and Daniel Garner
  • Mary and George Garvey
  • The Hon. John and Connie Gavin
  • The Getty Foundation
  • Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Elisabeth and Thomas Giovine
  • Traute and Gene Gleeson
  • Harriett and Richard Gold
  • Jonathan Goldblatt
  • The Grant Family Fund
  • Adrienne Grant
  • Lenore and Bernard Greenberg
  • Patricia and Richard Grey
  • Francis D. & Irene D. Griffin Foundation, Inc.
  • Leslee Hackenson and Roger Allers
  • Janet S. Hadley
  • Mary Ann and Kip Hagopian
  • Colin and Samantha Hanks
  • Laurene Harding and Luis Rivas
  • Joan Haseltine
  • William Haug
  • Hope and Stephen Heaney
  • Priscilla and Michael Heim
  • Phyllis and Michael Hennigan
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael Herman
  • Pastor Herrera, Jr.,
    (Ret.) Director, LA County Dept of Consumer Affairs
  • Barbara A. Hillman
  • Gerben and Jill Hoeksma
  • Carey Hotchkis and Tara Kuhnert
  • Mary N. Howey
  • Maria Hummer-Tuttle and Robert Holmes Tuttle
  • Anne and Franklin Johnson
  • Jenny Jones and James Mackenzie
  • Karney Flaster Family Foundation
  • Karney Guren Family Foundation
  • Suzanne and Ric Kayne
  • Sharon Adams Keith
  • Carrie and Stuart Ketchum
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Klein
  • KLM Foundation
  • Andy and Sharman Knox
  • Jenji Kohan and Christopher Noxon
  • Chris and Lori Kondo
  • Carolbeth Korn and Ambassador Lester Korn
  • Joanne Kozberg
  • Eleanor and Herbert Kraft
  • Carol Krause
  • Dr. Joan Kreiss
  • Daniel and Deborah Lacusta
  • Latham & Watkins, LLP
  • Harry and Yvonne Lenart Charitable Foundation
  • Steve and Pat Lending
  • Betty and Maury Leonard
  • Carol K. Levine
  • Wendy Carson and Michael Lindsey
  • Andrew K. Lipsitz
  • Richard and Gloria Lopatt
  • Karen S. Lorig
  • Gene A. Lucero and Marcia E. Williams
  • Constance and Terence Lynch
  • MacTon Foundation
  • Anonymous
  • The Maillard Family Trust
  • Barbara and Joel Marcus
  • Howard and Nancy Marks
  • Kathleen McCarthy Kostlan and Franklyn Kostlan
  • Stephen McDonnell
  • Lorena Barrientos and Mark Merritt
  • Nancy Mishkin
  • Beni and Diane Monaco
  • In Memory of Dr. Margaret Moody
  • Paul D. Moore, II and Dolly Lin
  • Steve Morris
  • William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
  • The Morrison & Foerster Foundation
  • Diane Morton
  • Victoria Kirk Mouradian
  • Merle and Peter Mullin
  • Anonymous
  • Debbie and Bob Myman /
    Myman Greenspan Fineman Fox Light LLP
  • Richard and Constance Nemec
  • Jeanne Neville
  • Elaine Nishizu
  • Steven J. Novak
  • OBEY Clothing
  • Kathryn Ostenberg
  • Patton Oswalt
  • Richard and Donice Pancost
  • Natalie C. Park
  • Nancy and Larry Pasquali
  • Patrón Spirits Company
  • Cecilia Peck Voll and Daniel Voll
  • Lynn P. Peterson
  • Alison and Daniel Petrocelli
  • Lyle and Lisi Poncher
  • Stephanie and Alexander Purcell-Rodrigues
  • Lee Ramer
  • Rosemarie Reed and Brian Hashimoto
  • Lynda and Stewart Resnick
  • Suzanne Rheinstein
  • Ricki and Marvin Ring
  • Harry and Jeanne Robinson
  • Cheryl Rodman
  • Patty and Michael Rosenfeld
  • Gene and Maxine Rosenfeld
  • Laura and James Rosenwald
  • Nicole W. and John A. Ruskey
  • Maggie and Earl Russell Charitable Foundation
  • Suzanne and Irwin Russell
  • F. Elliott Ryder
  • Tawny and Jerry Sanders
  • Carla and Fred Sands
  • Loretta Savery and Dr. Alexander Black
  • Marion A. Scharffenberger
  • Marna and Rockwell Schnabel
  • Annette Sedey
  • Lisa See
  • Olga Segura
  • Laura A. Seigle
  • Daniel S. Shannon Charitable Trust
  • Shirley and Ralph Shapiro
  • Rebecca Shehee
  • Jamie Sher and Marisa Matarazzo
  • Dennis J. Signorovitch and Janet F. Hindler
  • Harvey and Lillian Silbert Foundation
  • Judy and Donald Simon
  • The Lucille Ellis Simon Foundation
  • Rosa and Bob Sinnott
  • Dr. and Mrs. Trevor Small
  • Eric Small and Dody Waugh
  • Joni and Clark Smith
  • Donnie and Joe Smith
  • The Lon V. Smith Foundation
  • Vicki R. Solmon
  • Eric Sommerfeld and Janet Lin
  • Samuel and Helene Soref Foundation
  • Judith and Stuart Spence
  • George and Jenean Stanfield
  • John and Betty Stanfill
  • Randi Malkin Steinberger and Harlan Steinberger
  • Suzanne and William Sutton
  • John F. Szabo and Nicholas Kuefler
  • Clare and Chris Tayback
  • The Standard Hollywood
  • Mary Beth and Hardy Thomas
  • Susan Tick and Scott Goldstein
  • Ethel N. Toki
  • Elinor and Rubin Turner
  • United Talent Agency, Inc.
  • Andrea and John Van de Kamp
  • Nancy Van Tuyle
  • Hope Warschaw
  • Jeremy Weese and Esther Chang Weese
  • Sheila and Wallly Weisman
  • Frederick R. Weisman Philanthropic Foundation
  • Carrie and Tadzio Wellisz
  • Luanne C. Wells
  • Suzy Wilson
  • Diane Wittenberg and David Minning
  • William R. Wolfe
  • Donna and Martin J. Wolff
  • Wyss Foundation
  • The Harold Yellen Charitable Foundation
  • Roz and Jack Zukerman

Matching Gift Partners

  • Amgen Foundation
  • Aon Foundation
  • Areté Associates
  • Bank of the West
  • The Benevity Community Impact Fund
  • The Boeing Company
  • The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
  • Cigna Foundation
  • The Walt Disney Company
    Foundation Matching Gifts Program
  • GE Foundation
  • Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company
  • IBM International Foundation
  • LexisNexis Cares
  • Northern Trust Matching Gift Program
  • The Prudential Foundation
  • Rovi Solutions Corporation
  • RSR Partners Inc.
  • Sempra Energy Foundation Matching Grants
  • Time Warner Employee Grants Program
  • UniHealth Foundation
  • MUFG Union Bank, N.A.
  • U.S. Bancorp Foundation – Matching Gifts Program

Bibliophiles

  • Ann Albert
  • Maysoon Alsandook and Majid Mohamed Ali
  • Bob and Melissa Alvarado
  • Anissa and Paul Balson
  • Susan and Sean Barrett
  • Randy and George Beckwith
  • Barbara Bilson and Bert Woodruff
  • Muriel P. Bodek
  • Catherine and Jeff Brown
  • Michael A. Bullock
  • Jacqueline and Henry Cahn
  • Vanessa Chang and Erik Hansen
  • Florence and Kenneth Chotiner
  • Carla J. Christofferson and Adam Shell
  • Bernice Colman
  • Diane and John Cooke
  • Robert M. Cotten
  • Denise and Eddie De Ochoa
  • Denise and R. Thomas Decker
  • Claude J. Dellevar
  • Alice R. Dick
  • Herbert Feitler (Anonymous)
  • Daniel and Jeri Floyd
  • RoseAnne and Thomas Frank
  • Melissa Galben
  • Eileen and Jon Gallo
  • Ami Gandhi
  • Judith E. Garratt
  • Mary E. Gay
  • Beverly and Bruce Gladstone
  • Henry and Jane Goichman
  • Dean Hansell
  • Alan Harrow
  • Lorraine Hutton
  • Kristine Kadlec
  • Stephen A. Kanter, M.D.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Klein
  • Lynne Knox and Kevan Lynd
  • Nick J. Labedz
  • Stephen O. Lesser
  • Don Marvurges
  • Mildred Mayne
  • Janice McCoy Miller
  • Brooks McEwen and Joshua Brand
  • Richard F. McKay
  • Gwen Miller
  • Elizabeth and Donne Moen
  • Margaret Moran
  • Teryl Murabayashi McDermott
  • Myra and Bruce Newman
  • Sharon Oxborough
  • Sandra and Lawrence Post
  • Jean S. Rappaport
  • Jack Rosenberg
  • Suzanne Rosenblatt and Jeff Buhai
  • David and Susan Rosenblum
  • Barbara J. Schwartz
  • Eileen D. Sever
  • Ruth Simon
  • Carolyn Patricia and Jean Tardy-Vallernaud
  • Marilyn R. Tauber
  • Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Thayer, Jr.
  • Elizabeth and David Thompson
  • Hsiu-Ann Tom
  • Bonnie Tone
  • Patrice S. Traeger
  • Guadalupe M. Vela
  • Jack G. Waldron
  • Aviva Weiner and Paulino Fontes
  • Gloria and Thomas Wilson
  • Scott B. Witter
  • Phyllis J. Yates
  • Peg Yorkin
  • Myeong-Sim and Philip Young

* = Deceased