100 Gifts to the Community – December 2020

In honor of our 100th anniversary in 2021, one hundred of the Foundation’s fund holders will award special, one-time grants to the organizations of their choice based on their personal area of charitable interest (education, childhood obesity, animals, environment, etc.). Each donor gift will be announced on alternating weekdays, starting Tuesday, December 1 and concluding on Friday, September 24, 2021, during WHIO News Center 7 at Noon.


Thank you to Pam and Gary Smiga for the 11th gift to the community, a $1,000 gift to Because of God’s Grace (BOGG) Ministries. Watch the video to see this gift announcement, or read the full story here.



Thank you to Lori Hausfeld for giving the 10th gift to the community, a $100,000 gift to Rustic Hope. Watch the video to see this gift announcement, or read the full story here.



Thank you to our anonymous donor for the ninth gift to the community, a $100,000 gift to Westminster Church. Watch the video to see this gift announcement, or read the full story here.



Thank you to Frank Winslow and his wife, Carol Warner, for the eighth gift to the community, a $10,000 gift to House of Bread to help provide hot, nutritious lunches to more than 150,000 individuals in need each year. Watch the video to see this gift announcement, or read the full story here.



Thank you to Carleen and Rob Suttman for the seventh gift to the community, a $5,000 gift to Think Tank to help advance two very important initiatives in the Greater Dayton area. Watch the video to see this gift announcement, or read the full story here.



Thank you to Barbara O'Hara for her generous $1,000 gift to the Humane Society of Greater Dayton, our sixth gift to the community. Watch the video to see the gift announcement, or read the full story here.



Thank you to Dianne and Bill Schneider for the fifth gift to the community, a gift to the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance. Watch the video to see the gift announcement, or read the full story here.



Thank you to Jerry and Patricia Tatar for giving the fourth gift to the community a $100,000 gift to UD Sinclair Academy. Watch the video to see the gift announcement, or read the full story here.



Thank you to Marquetta and Michael Colbert for giving the third gift to the community a $2,500 gift to the Wesley Community Center for the Baby Ready Program. Watch the video to see the gift announcement, or read the full story here.



Thank you to Dr. Gary LeRoy for giving the second gift to the community an unrestricted gift to The Dayton Foundation. Watch the video to see the gift announcement, or read the full story here.



The first of our 100 Gifts to the Community is a $100K gift to Preschool Promise from PNC. Watch the video to see the gift announcement, or read the full story here.



Read the full story behind each of 100 Gifts to the Community announcements. Visit our 100 Donor Stories page.

Centennial Sponsors

The Dayton Foundation’s Centennial Celebration is presented by PNC.
PNC Bank


Lead sponsorship provided by J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.,
JPMorgan Chase


with Partner sponsors Buckingham Advisors and Fifth Third Bank.


Supporting sponsors include:
» Bieser Greer;
» The Cornell/Nicholson Team of UBS Financial Services;
» Eubel Brady & Suttman Investment + Wealth Management;
» Flagel Huber Flagel;
» James Investment Research;
» Johnson Investment Counsel;
» KeyBank;
» Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC;
» and The Hale Group at Morgan Stanley.

Media support provided by Cox Media Group, Dayton Daily News, and Key-Ads.

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