Thank You, Donors (2023)

Champions of Hope

Champions of Hope are individuals and families who uphold the mission of Cancer Services to enhance the quality of life of people with cancer. They show their compassion in tangible ways ensuring the long-term endurance of Cancer Services well into the future. Their annual gifts of $1,000 or more exhibits their commitment to helping people with cancer.


Dr. Wesley Russell and Mr. David Amen
Mrs. Linda Bailey
Dr. Sreenivasa and Mrs. Usha Nattam
Mr. Todd and Mrs. Janet Stephenson
Dr. David and Mrs. Peggy Trenkner
Mrs. Beth Tudor


Mr. John Brooks


Mr. Michael and Mrs. Hayley Forester
Mrs. Gloria Godschalk
Mr. Thomas and Mrs. Cindy Henry
Dr. Lucy Hess
Mr. Floyd and Mrs. Betty Lou Lancia
Mr. Greg and Mrs. Susan Shippy
Mr. Ed and Mrs. Kaylene Souers
Mrs. Barbara Zabel


Mrs. Claudia Bergdoll
Mr. Michael Black
Ms. Julie Boroff
Mr. Orlie and Mrs. Kathaleen Brand
Mr. Daniel Katter and Ms. Cathy Christoff
Dr. Jeffrey and Mrs. Julie Harris
Dr. Prasad and Dr. Yasolatha Nalamolu
Mr. Mike and Mrs. Donna Packnett
Mr. Rick and Mrs. Lori Ross
Mr. William and Mrs. Laine Seidel
Mrs. Sharon and Mr. Mark Simmons
Ms. Lynn Wernet


Ms. Sandra Agness
Mrs. Theresa Andorfer
Ms. Sherry Bell
Mrs. Teresa and Mr. John Bellio
Mrs. Eva Bowman
Mr. David and Mrs. Debra Braun
Mr. Tom Bridge
Mrs. Sharon and Mr. Frank Bryan
Ms. Marsha Haffner and Dr. Barb Burdge
Mrs. Liz and Mr. Frank Cantello
Mr. Rickie and Mrs. Laura Claypool
Mrs. Lisa and Mr. Stacey Colglazier
Dr. Jerald and Mrs. Alexandra Cooper
Mrs. Marcia Crawford
Mr. Jack and Mrs. Vicki DeLeon
Mr. Jon DenHerder
Mrs. Susan Devito
Mrs. Kelly and Mr. Kevin Dreibelbis
Dr. Thomas and Mrs. Darla Dumas
Dr. Samuel and Mrs. Katrina Eby
Mrs. Katherine and Mr. Eric Ellet
Ms. Karen Fowler-Williams
Mr. Todd and Mrs. Carmen Fredrick
Mr. Doyle and Mrs. Amy Freiburger
Mrs. Sandra Gast
Mr. Stanley and Mrs. Angela Gerig
Mrs. Sheri and Mr. Joel Hallett

Mrs. Marylou Hipskind
Mr. James Hornbacher
Mr. Tom and Mrs. Lynda Horton
Mrs. Harriett Inskeep
Mr. James and Mrs. Elizabeth Johnston
Dr. Shalini Chitneni and Dr. Vijay Gopal Tilak Kamineni
Scot Schouweiler and Julie Keller
Mr. Mike Kellermeyer
Keith and Tracy Kuehnert
Mr. Randy and Mrs. Stephanie Kummer
Mrs. Laura and Mr. John Lefever
Mr. Robert Lentz
Mr. Marc and Mrs. Kristi Leveridge
Dr. Carla and Mr. Bob MacDonald
Mr. Arnoldo and Mrs. Laura Martinez
Mrs. Dianne and Mr. Thomas May
Mr. Ron McQueen
Mr. Stanley and Mrs. Betty Meyer
Mrs. Angie Morse
Mrs. Julie and Mr. Rick Nill
Mr. Daniel and Mrs. Deborah Oberlin
Mr. Mac Parker
Mrs. Kathy Callen and Mr. John Powell
Mr. Terry and Mrs. Jacqueline Quinlan
Dr. Sisira and Mrs. Gini Ranasinghe

Ms. Louise Ray
Mrs. Cindy Rich
Mr. Mark and Mrs. Chris Rupp
Mr. Joel and Mrs Kimberly Saunders
Ms. Karen Schwichtenberg
Ms. Janet Seabury
Mrs. Dorothy Shaffer
Dr. Neil and Mrs. Janine Sharma
Mrs. Beth Shields
Mrs. Maureen Shippy
Mrs. Jan Stanski
Mr. Jacque Wilson and Mrs. Stacey Stumpf
Ms. Kathy Summers
Mr. Cory and Mrs. Bethany Swagger
Mr. Alan Swim
Mr. Clayton Teixeira
Mrs. Carol Terwilliger
Ms. Victoria Timinsky
Mrs. Ann Wallace and Mr. Mark Troutman
Mr. Bill and Mrs. Jeanne Tyler
Mr. Mark and Mrs. Denise Vanderhagen
Ms. Edith VanHouten
Mr. Ray and Mrs. Deb Viggiano
Mr. Roger and Mrs. Pamela Werling
Dawn Wiley
Mr. Darren and Mrs. Katie Wise
Ms. Linda Zaremba

Foundations and Corporations

The following foundations, corporations, and organizations responded to requests for support, some through a formal grant application process and others through event sponsorship. These gifts are essential to providing programs that help people with cancer.


3Rivers Credit Union Foundation
Adams County Community Foundation
Benevity Fund Donation
Charles W. Kuhne Charitable Foundation
Community Foundation DeKalb County
Community Foundation of Greater Ft Wayne
Community Foundation of Noble County
Community Foundation of Wabash County
Council On Senior Services
Crossroads United Way
Dr. Louis & Anne B. Schneider Foundation
Edward M. and Mary McCrea Wilson Foundation
English Bonter Mitchell Foundation
Foellinger Foundation, Inc.
Hesemeyer Foundation
Howard P. Arnold Foundation
K21 Health Foundation
Kosciusko County Community Foundation
Kosciusko REMC
LaGrange County Community Foundation
Lela M. Fetters Trust
M.E. Raker Foundation, Inc.
McComb Family Foundation, Inc.
Olive B. Cole Foundation, Inc.
O’Rourke-Schof Foundation
Owen and Jean Pritchard Foundation
Parkview Community Health Improvement
Parkview Huntington Hospital Community Health Improvement
Parkview Noble Hospital Community Health Improvement
Paul Yergens and Virginia Yergens Rogers Fdn
PHP Foundation, Inc.
Prophet Sisters Foundation
Rifkin Family Foundation
St. Joseph Community Health Foundation
Steuben County Community Foundation
T & C Fredrick Family Fund
Takeda Pharmaceuticals Foundation
The Donald F. Wood and Darlene M. Richardson Foundation
The James Foundation, Inc.
The Lutheran Foundation
The Wells County Foundation, Inc.
United Way of Adams County
United Way of Allen County
United Way of DeKalb County, Inc.
United Way of Huntington County
United Way of Wells County
Waterfield Foundation Inc.
Whitley County Community Foundation
Zollner Foundation


3Rivers Federal Credit Union
Ambassador Enterprises
American Legion Riders Post 47
Auburn Classic Noon Lions Club
Bailey-Neumeister Memorial Golf Outing
Bargain Hut Wells Comm Svcs Fdn Auxiliary
Bertsch Frank & Associates
Bree Tarney Golf Outing
Brotherhood Mutual Foundation, Inc.
The Coach Minock Varsity Club Foundation
Cobblestone Ladies Golf Association
Coldwell Banker Real Estate Group
Community Link Federal Credit Union
Concordia Lutheran High School JROTC
Deister Machine Company, Inc.
Employees of Fort Wayne Metals
Employees of Viant
Fire Police City County FCU
Flint & Walling Inc.
Fort Wayne Area High School Hockey Association, Inc.
Fred Toenges Footwear & Pedorthics
G & L Corporation
Harley-Davidson of Fort Wayne
Hixson Sand & Gravel, Inc.
Hylant of Indiana
Jeff Anderson Memorial Race
Kelly Box & Packaging Corp
Knights of Columbus Council 11276
Kosciusko REMC
Kroger Community Reward Program
Lake City Bank Fort Wayne
Lakeside Book Company
LC Nature Park, Inc.
Lear Corp.
Lincoln Financial Group
Luke Funk Wealth Management
Lutheran Hospital
Master Spas
McIntosh Energy Co., Inc.
MedPro Group
Old Order Amish Church
ONE Ortho NorthEast FW
P.E.T. Fusion Imaging
Parco, Inc.
Parkview Health Systems
Parkview Huntington Hospital
Parrish Leasing, Inc.
PNC Bank
Premier Bank
Radiation Oncology Associates
Scientific & Regulatory Consultants, Inc.
Sigma Phi Gamma Sorority – Delta Rho Chapter
STAR Financial Bank
Steel Dynamics, Inc. – Butler
Steel Dynamics, Inc. FW
Sweetwater Sound, Inc.
Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
The Hagerman Group
Ultra Zone
Woodlan Girls and Boys Basketball Teams

Side-by-Side Fundraisers

Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana is blessed by families and friends throughout the region who want to raise money to support our mission. These special events are organized and presented by people wanting to make a positive impact on their community. Last year, these events generated more than $99,531.

AJ Arnett 5K Honor Run
Annie’s Caring Crochet Kit Club
Auburn Classic Noon Lion’s Club Golf Outing
Bailey – Neumeister Golf Outing
Beacon Credit Union Project Spotlight
Bellmont HS Volleyball Cancer Fundraiser
Bree Tarney Golf Outing
Cobblestone Golf Outing
Community Link Federal CU Breast Cancer Awareness
Della’s Drag Brunch
Dexter Axle Pink Out
Elavatus Architecture No Shave November Fundraiser
Encore Club of Fort Wayne Community Outreach
F&M Bank Movember
Fire Police City County FCU Breast Cancer Fundraiser
First Federal Jeans Day
Fort Wayne Amateur Hockey Assoc.
Fort Wayne Metals Movember
FW High School Hockey Snipes Out Cancer
Golfing Friends for Gary Shippy
Harley – Davidson of Fort Wayne Biking for Boobies
Heritage Jr/Sr HS Girls Volleyball Pink Out Night

Irene’s Birthday Cancer Fundraiser on Facebook
Jeff Anderson Memorial Race
Journey Fitness 333
Kelly Box & Packaging Cancer Fundraiser
Knights of Columbus Charity Softball Game Honoring Valerie Shane
Lutheran downtown Hospital Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser
Master Spas Amazing Race
McIntosh Energy Fuel the Fight
Michelle’s Uptown Bar & Grill in Churubusco: Breast Cancer Event
Nothside 91 Society Fundraiser
Sigma Phi Gamma Sorority Delta Rho Chapter Plant Sale Fundraiser
Transitions Silent Auction
Ultrazone Laser Tag Breast Cancer Fundraiser
Viant Basket Raffle
WMEE Pretty in Pink
Young Gunz vs Legendz Cancer Awareness Golf Outing