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Lumin Education is grateful for the incredible support of our community. Donors listed below contributed $1,000 or more to Lumin during the 2023 calendar year, from January 1 - December 31, 2023.

Gifts over $500,000

Kyle and Jimmy Galbraith


$100,000 - $400,000

Serena+ and Tom Connelly

The Hillcrest Foundation

The M.R. & Evelyn Hudson Foundation

The Eugene McDermott Foundation

Margot Perot

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas


$50,000 - $99,999

Edward and Wilhelmina Ackerman Foundation

David and Caroline Ackerman

              Eddie and Beth Ackerman

              Paula and Douglas Menendez

              Samantha and James Asch

First Dollar Foundation

The Hardie Family Fund of The Dallas Foundation

J.L. Williams Foundation


$25,000 - -$49,999

Mr. and Mrs. James P. Barrow

Harry W. Bass, Jr. Foundation

Byrne Family Foundation Trust

Ann L. Ford+

Sharon Giles

John Humphries Endowment Fund of The Dallas Foundation

Prepared Adult Initiative

Jean H. and John T. Walter, Jr. Fund of Communities Foundation of Texas

Garry Weber


$10,000 - $24,999

Anonymous (2)

Hannah Cutshall

The Fannie and Stephen Kahn Charitable Foundation

Liberty Mutual

Katherine Glaze Lyle Fund of Communities Foundation of Texas

W.P. & Bulah Luse Foundation

Harry S. Moss Foundation

Pegasus Bank

Mr. Robert G. Pollock+

Redman Foundation

Sunny and Abe Rosenberg Foundation, Inc.

The Rosewood Foundation

Mary Jane and Frank S. Ryburn

Sequor Foundation

R. “Jock” and Maria Stafford

Helen Tomlinson

Jean H. and John T. Walter, Jr. Fund of Communities Foundation of Texas

James and Pamela Wilson

The Yoost Family


$5,000 - $9,999

Anonymous (2)

Bob Banker+

Mike Birrer

Kelsey and Heather Bridgewater Clark


Dr. and Mrs. Paul H. Dietrich Memorial Endowment Fund of The Dallas Foundation

The Duda Family Foundation

Hilary and Ian Galbraith

Kris Hawkins

Jonsson Charitable Fund at The Dallas Foundation

Louise W. Kahn Endowment Fund at The Dallas Foundation

Ronald McDonald House Charities

John and Ellen McStay

Marion Paulette

Betty and Gerard Regard Charitable Fund

Debbie and Tim Speck


$1,000 - $4,999

Amy Lou and Sandy Abernethy

Beth and Eddie Ackerman

Anonymous (4)

Mr. and Mrs. R. Jay Anthony

Bartlett Family Empowerment Fund

Nita and Cullum Clark

Nina Cortell and Bob Fine

Katy Crowe and Rick Wank

Christine and Joe Darnall

Peggy Dear

Nicole De Santis

Sandra Estess

Terry N. Ford and Joe Beaudette

Carl and Dixon Glaze Fund of Communities Foundation of Texas

Alan and Debbie Gnutti

Fanchon and Howard Hallam

Mr. and Mrs. Scott Hancock

June and Kevin Hartley

Hollywood/Santa Monica Neighborhood Association

Warren Huff

Christina Jonsson Charitable Trust

Ray and Anne LaDriere

Eleanor and James Latimer

Jim and Betty+ Linn

Bob Marshall

Gwyn and Wilson Mason

Jim and Aletha McGhee

Tricia and Mark Monfrey

Jennifer and Jon Mosle

Shannon and Andrew Newsom

Cecilia S. & James T. Norwood

Jan and Batch Nuckolls

Mary Caroline Parker

Ellen and Bob Peck

Perkins-Prothro Foundation

Joe Pipes

Vin and Caren Prothro Foundation


Mr. and Mrs. Donald J. Stone

Thrane Family Trust

Walmart #3341

Kathy Zilbermann and Mark Montanari




BOLD names are monthly recurring donors.

The Lumin Legacy Society recognizes those who have remembered Lumin Education in their wills or as the beneficiary of a deferred gift or endowment.

Brooke Stollenwerck Aldridge+

Anthony and Susan Lay+ Atwell

Laurie C. Shulman and William F. Barstow+

Alma and Raoul Beaudette+

Terry N. Ford and Joe Beaudette

Christina Bell

Mike Birrer

Mary N. Boren+

Minda and Malcolm Brachman+

Suzan Bruce


Serena+ and Tom Connelly

Gene Criley+

The Crystal Charity Ball

Genevieve W. and Paul H. Dietrich+

John L. Ferris+

Ann and Don Ford+

Kyle and Jimmy Galbraith

Ruth and Robert Glaze+


John Humphries+

Dorothy and Henry Jacobus+

Louise W. Kahn+

Robert I. Kramer, MD, MBA+

James Alexander Lathim, Jr.+

John Beal Love+

Bob Marshall

Mildred Rickard Mayer+

Ann McGee-Cooper+

Aleta and Jim McGhee

Jack Miller+


Griffin Thomas Nelson+

Cecilia and Tim Norwood

Cindy and Howard Rachofsky

H. Lee Riley, P.E.+

Maria and "Jock" Stafford

Betty Lou Stewart+

Norma and Don Stone


Ronald F. Walters+

Garry Weber

Orien and Jack Woolf+

Hyman (Hy) Yellin+

Lumin Visionaries are those who have contributed cumulative gifts of $1 million or more.

Communities Foundation of Texas, Inc.

Serena+ and Tom Connelly

The Crystal Charity Ball

The Dallas Foundation

The Kaleta A. Doolin Foundation


Kyle and Jimmy Galbraith

Hamon Charitable Foundation

Hoblitzelle Foundation

Nancy Ann and Ray L. Hunt

Perot Foundation

Rainwater Charitable Foundation

The Rees-Jones Foundation

Harold Simmons Foundation

The Frank and Emily Smith Foundation

United Way of Metropolitan Dallas

The Orien Levy Woolf & Dr. Jack Woolf Charitable Foundation

Zero to Five Funders Collaborative