Our Donors

The HPYS encourages our supporters to check with their employers to see if they have an employee matching gift program.

Founder Level

$2000 or more


Martha Van Haitsma and Gustavo Bamberger

Harper Court Arts Council

The Sage Foundation

Jeff Harvey and Julie Shelton

Michele Seidl and Neil Shubin

Composer Level


American Family Insurance


Conlon Public Strategies

Mark and Linda Diamond-Shapiro

Cindy Jurisson and Marty Buchheim
Peter and Erin Lane

Lilliana Lark

Brad Meyer

Melody Swartz and Jeffrey Hubbell

Braxton D. Shelley

Kathryn and Joseph Smous

Paula Worthington

Overture Level



Paul Berks

Marilyn Creswell

Lawrence Damico
Lisa and Dan Golden
Mark Johnson
Amy Koehler

Keenya Lambert

MacArthur Foundation

Alexis Maharam

Emily Master

Sorin Matei

Charlene Olson

Anne Renna
Steve Robinson
Christianne Ronneberg
Sanofi U.S.

Sheila Schwartz
Sophie Wang

Mary Young



Armstrong Fine Art

Joumana Fawaz-Baroody

Hsiao-Wen Chen and Randall Landsberg

Aaron Dinner and Theodora Shih

Meggan Friedman and Sam Valenzisi

Caryl Gout and Philippe Guyot-Sionnest

Kathy and Roger Huff

Peter Hull

Teshera Hull

Network for Good

Alexis Pruitt

William Puckett

Heather and David Schuster

Symphony Level


Emlyn Eisenach

Zareefa Flener

Branda Fowler

Timika Hoffman-Zoller

Andrew and Lena Jessen

Carola Kupfer

Nancy Leyner

Mary Naftzger

Ronald Nichols and Elsa Nichols

John Reppy

Amy Whitaker

Arts Circle



Chloe Blackshear

Marlies Carruth

Valerie Church

Ann Courter

Kasima Farrakhan

Clairan Ferrono

Patrick Fitzgibbon

Dileep Gangoli

Dan Galat

Julianne Grasso

Margaret Huyck

Hannah Judd

Phyllis Kopriva

Emily Krasinski

Tony Krempa 

Mary Krupka

Chaz Lee

Zach Loeffler

Daniela Matei

Janetta Mihalacki

Jean Morrison

Lorraine Oakes

Louis Philipson

Joan Staples

Kathy Truschell



Our Sponsors

Corporate Sponsors

Chris Watch Repair
G & F Driving School
Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference
Hyde Park Produce
Marian Realty
Metropro Realty
Sit Down Restaurant


David & Reva Logan Center for the Arts
University of Chicago Music
South Side Susuzki

In-Kind Donors

57th Street Hair Salon
57th Street Wines
AAA jewelry and Pawn
Alderman Leslie Hairston
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
Arrigo Enterprises, Inc.
The Art Institute of Chicago
Atalie Gitter Jewelry
Axel and Ivy Salon
Betty O’ Day Spa
Blue Plate Catering
Camelia Bakes
Chant Restaurant
Chaturanga Holistic Fitness
The Cheesecake Factory
Chicago Children’s Theatre
Chicago Cubs
Chicago Custom Cakes
Chicago Gem Lab
Chicago Park District, South Shore Golf
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chicago White Sox
CLNM LTD in Naperville
Cooper’s Hawk Restaurant
Coq d’Or/Drake Hotel
Daniel’s Jewelry
Danny Levy Jewelry
Diagem Inc Diamonds
Downtown Dental
Fabiana’s Bakery
Foster Stone Cutters
Goebbert’s Farm & Garden Center
Hakimian Gems
Harper Theatre Hyde Park
Hon. Barbara Flynn Currie
Hyatt Hyde Park
Hyde Park Animal Clinic
Hyde Park Art Center
Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Hyde Park Herald
Joffrey Ballet

Jill Ingrassia

JP Trades

Keith and Annabelle Volgman
Kilwins Chocolates
L & A Studios
Lagunitas Brewing Company
Marge’s Still
Marsha’s Music Together
Medici on 57th
Mike Rosen Jewelry
Millers Supply Company
Modern Cooperative on 53rd Street
Motor Row Brewing
Museum of Contemporary Art
Nancy Krause Floral Design
Nandos Hyde Park
National Diamonds
House of Findings
Old Town School of Folk Music
The Gene Siskel Film Center
Piccolo Mondo Restaurant
Pollyanna Brewing Company
Quadrangle Club
Rajun Cajun
Ratner Athletic Center
Richard Hughes Hand Engravers
Robust Coffee
Royal Pearl
Senator Kwame Raoul
Shedd Aquarium
Sino and Son
Sod Room
Stella & Dot jewelry pieces
Super Soccer Stars
The Gage
The Promontory

The Revival
The Silver Room
Tucker Jewelry
Vogue cleaners
Diamonds of South Africa
MJW Jewelery Repair
Quarto Publishing