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Honor Society recognizes donors for their loyalty and devotion to Peake Childhood Center. This long-term support is essential to fulfilling our mission of providing quality early childhood education at rates affordable to Hampton Roads families.

This list is updated quarterly.

Growing Our Children

Pledged $5,000+ per year for 5+ years

Petters Family Foundation 
Abbitt Family Foundation
Donna & Jim Thornton

Watering with Resources

Pledged $2,500+ per year for 5+ years

Richard Coleman 
Jake & Alison Foley
James & Evelyn Gregory
David & Suzanne Hamilton
Andre McCloud
Paint Supply Company, Inc.
Norbert & Maryellen Smith
Kevin & Monica Smith
St. John's Episcopal Church

Honor Roll

Pledged $500+ per year for 5+ years
This recognition level is closed for new membership.

Quinby Amory
ARTI Incorporated
Associates in Dermatology, Inc.
Greg Bane
Doris N. Bullock
Anderson Clary, Jr.
George Covington
Rick & Susan Harman
Roger Hathaway
John & Rose Hobart
Michael & Myra Holmes
J&F Alliance Group, Inc.
Dawn Kinard
Paul & Shawnte London
McDermottWard, Attorneys at Law
Laurine Press
Mary Lou Roaseau
Tom & Shirley Savage
Bobby Scott
Ruth Simmons 

Planting a Foundation

Pledged $1,000+ per year for 5+ years

Joe & Cecelia Addison 
Carlton Ashby
Jerome Barber
Suzanne Beckstoffer
Dwayne & Vivian Blake
Bob Harper Photography
Robert A. Boester
Al Boone
Leo & Leslie Bowers
Jennifer Boykin
Bill & Eleanor Brown
Lynda D. Burke
Raymond & Jerome Chambers
Charles and Jessie Hopkins Charitable Fund
Sandra Clements
Jeremy & April Crandall
Crossfit Stimulus
Monte & Audrey Correll
Scott & Linda Curtis
Rob & Kristyn Damadeo
Joan Davis
Paul Delphos
Frank & Jerri Dickseski
Joe & Letia Drewry
Dustin & Jennifer Edmonds
Patrick Everett & Marc Benshetler
Jack & Linda Ezzell
First Baptist Church of Hampton
First Presbyterian Church of Hampton
Rebecca Francese
Grace Industries
James & Dana Gray
Isabel Hatchett
Ted & Pam Henifin
Jessica Hewitt
Woody Holder
Lawrence & Cindy Hyman
Joni Ivey
Susan Jacobs 
Beverly James
Derek & Christina Jenkins
Weiwei Jin
Brenda Johnson
Cary & Julia Jones
Timothy & Lisabeth Jones
Gene & Sidney Jordan
Tara & Jay Joseph
Ashby Kilgore
Kings Point Enterprises
Mike & Marti Kuhns
Gay LaRue
Calvin & Patricia Leary
Jeff & Karen Leckemby
Robert & Alice Little
Heather Livingston
Edwin & Frances Makamson
Sallie Marchello & Tom Morehouse
Sharon Martin
Melody McCloud
Jim & Cindy Mears
Henry Mills
Beth Moore
Jennifer Parish
Patrick's Hardware & Glass
Carolyn Pittman
Queen Street Baptist Church
Robbins Nest Realtor
Gail Roberts-House
Kenneth & Cheree Rogers
Tom Ryan
Leslie H. Schultz
Doug & Suzanna Scott
Margaret Seitz
Rob & Lori Shuford
Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Temple
Jeffery O. Smith
Troy Smith, Jr.
Rick & Karen Spaulding
Joycelyn Spight-Roache
Parker & Susan Stokes
Al Thomas
Claude Vann, III
Debra Vollmer
Jim & Rose West
Greg & Carithia Williams
Michael & Beverly Williams
Carl Wyche

Sustainers multiply their impact and provide sustainability to the school through monthly giving.

This list is updated quarterly.

Gary and Monique Artybridge
Maurice & Cassandra Autry
Richard Banks
William & Nancy Beach
Richard Blount
Malcolm & Kathy Brady
Philip & Sue Briggs
Thomas Burton
Jesse & Tammielisa Busby
James Chapman & Sandie Campbell
Chicken Salad Chick
Sherman Collins
Cynthia Cooper
Leslie Crandol
Lindsay Cutshaw
Eve-Mary Dabney
Marcia Downing
Susan English
Nana Ferdnance
Sarah Fletcher
Orrin Gallop
Brenda Garrett
Pat & Jane Garvey
Katherine Glass
Vondella Gregory
Tiffany Hardy
Lonnelle Heckstall
Judith L. Hines
Yolanda Hinton
Kelley Jacobs
Nancy King
Rachel Kuchta
Sunny Lee
Jack and Carol Lundy
Beth Ann Maddox
Iris Mann
Ozzie Mays
Alan & Ollie McCollum
Sarah & Andrew McCrea
Susanna McKendree
Janice Mitchell
Leola "Susie" Mowry
Barbara Neville
Anita Owens
Cindy Parish
Francie Pearce
Nita Pride
P & D Lawn Care
Vernona Reid
Gisele Russell
Robbin Ruth
Thomas & Debbie Ryan
Danyelle Saunders
Bert Schmidt
Linda Shields
Mercedes Smartt 
Dawn R. Smith
Christine Snead
Jacquelin Wade
John & Becky Wandling
Margaret Williams
Walter Williams, Jr.
Reginald Woodhouse
Laura Wright
Rashard Wright

Listed below are the names of all donors who generously gifted $250 or more from July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021. Our event sponsors are included in the list. We are grateful for the gifts everyone provided in support of our mission as we serve our children and families. We also want to thank our United Way givers and in-kind donors who may not be recognized in the list below.

Stephen & Nancy Adams
Ali & Stephanie Afonja
Janice Allen 
Sally J. Andrews
William C. Andrews IV
Angela Costello Group
Steve Apostoles
Harry & Connie Arnold
Wanda M. Austin
Henry & Karen Ayer
Samantha Bass
Brett & Harper Bathel
BayPort Credit Union
Vince & Amy Behm
Lee & Meredith Bell
Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Foundation
Jaqueline Bontemps
The Doctors and Staff of Sentara Careplex Hospital
Dru E. Branche
Bridgeman Civil, Inc.
Janelle Brown
Brown & Caldwell
Richard & Elizabeth Byrd
CDM Smith, Inc.
Children's Holiday Fund
Whiting Chisman, Jr.
The City of Hampton
Daniel & Betsy Clark
Ted & Kristina Cors
Thomas J. Cosgrove
Cox Charities
Lawrence Cumming
Brian & Kimberly Deibler
Laurel Easterson
Stacey Ellis
Olaf & Martha Elton
William & Karie Ermatinger
Bob & Patty Feely
Joe Fernandes Wealth Managment LLC
Vernon & Janet Francis
Stanley & Brigid Gallaer
Gordon Gentry
George Goodson
Charles & Amanda Graham
Daniel Gray
Leroy & Shirley Gross
Hampton Roads Educators' Credit Union
Hampton Rotary Club
HDR, Inc.
Carol Henry
Burt & Cynthia Higgins
Howard & Cinda Hoege III
Frederick Holcomb
Holcomb Law
Thomas & Sydana Hollins
Jerry & Harriet Hopkins
Henry Hudgins
Huntington Ingalls Industries
Kathy Hutcheson
Alexys Jenkins
Morghan Jenkins
Patricia J. Johnson
Sabrina Jones
Junior League of Hampton Roads
Stephen Kadar
Kaufman & Canoles
Ron & Ruthann Kellum
Suzie Kilgore
Sharron Kitchen-Miller
Kiwanis Club of Downtown Hampton
Kiwanis Club of Mercury 64
John Knibb, Jr.
Betty Koonce-Johnson
Christopher Langley
Langley Federal Credit Union
Langley For Families Foundation
Robert C. Laugerman
Vestal & Nancy Lewis
Cheryl Lockwood
Julia L. Lynch
Michael Mason
MEB General Contractors
Ann Michael
Chris Miner
Dawn Mixon
Barbara Monteith
Newport News Shipbuilding
Beverly M. O'Bryan
Old Point National Bank
P&D Lawn Care
Elizabeth Parish
Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home & Memorial Park
Parks Orthodontics
Evelyn Kay Perry
Jack & Bettyrene Pope
Nancy Porter
Sandra Richardson
Charlie & Betty Richardson
Donald Keith Robinson
Rashon Rogers
Brenda Roth
Lorie Sarrett
Khadijha Sellers
Linda Shifflette
Stephen & Ann Smith
Stephen & Julie Smith
Spatz Family Charitable Fund
Turner & Delores Spencer
Jeff & Katie Stodghill
Darren & Alexis Swann
Ann Templeman
Third Baptist Church
Ashley Thomas
TMG Consultants
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
United Way of the Virginia Peninsula
United Way of South Hampton Roads
Virginia Natural Gas
VuBay Foundation
W.M. Jordan Company
Garth Wallis
Walmart
James Fred Whitley
Debbie Williams
James Wilson
Woman's Club of Hilton Village
Lewis & Minta Wood
James Young
Zeta Omicron Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity

The community supporters listed below have contributed in-kind support in the last year. This could be anything from volunteer work, donated supplies, or resources for our children and their families. There are many organizations who have donated both financially and in-kind. Those organizations are acknowledged by their financial contribution under one of the other tabs. Please reach out if your organization has been accidentally excluded from this list. 

Black Child Development Institute - Hampton Roads 
BOS Public Relations
C&F Bank
The Chamberlin
Delta Sigma Theta, Hampton Alumnae Chapter
Food Lion
Hampton City Schools
Hampton Healthy Families
Hampton Roads Communications Technologies
Hampton Sheriff's Office
Hampton University, Dept. of Communicative Sciences
Millie the Therapy Dog
Multiprint, Inc.
New Hope Baptist Church
Old Dudes Motorcycle Club
Peninsula Community Foundation
PEO, Chapter A
Priority Automotive Charities
Rogue Elephant Coffee Roasting Co.
Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Temple
Smart Beginnings of the VA Peninsula
Sweet Beans Coffee Bar
Tidewater Association for Early Childhood Education
Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
WHRO Public Media
Woman's Club of Hampton
Woman's Club of Newport News