To help create a more peaceful world, the mission of PeaceMaker Minnesota is to help schools be safer places, free from bullying and harassment, and to help youth  learn positive relation skills like empathy, respect, cooperation and how to resolve conflicts peacefully.

 

226 Candles Lit For Peace

Through 226 gifts donors averaged lighting 14 symbolic candles a day for 16 consecutive days – a powerful sign of the commitment of our community to create a more peaceful world.  

A total of $12,886 was received through the campaign, plus $3,000 in challenge funds contributed by Bremer Bank, Vivian Greeninger, Otto and Mary Ann Palmer, and Midland Information Systems for exceeding 200 donations.

Thank you to the 34 Team Leaders who solicited contributions between November 1 – 16, 2017 and to individuals listed below who contributed to the campaign.  

 

Anonymous (21), Barbara Anderson, Julie Anderson, Rita Arndorfer, Ralph Augustin, Sally Augustin, Katherine Banaszak, Julie Bergman, Barb Bergseth, Joyce Besser, Jennifer Besser, James Bialke, Carol Bidwell, Marian Biehn, Morgan Birdsong, Demia Black, Joel Bogen, Stephen Bona, Margaret Bona, Kathleen Bona, AndreaBongard, Mary Ann & Augustin Briguet, Gayle Brotzler, Mark & Joli Bruggeman, Bruggeman Realty & Tax, Jeanne Buckeye, Ward & Donna Budde, Jennifer Buss, Kathy Byrd, Francisco Castaneda, Bridget Castaneda, Beth Chaplin, Bonnie Chapman, Michael Chock, Kristin Chock, Deborah & Richard Clark, Matt Coalwell, Teri Conlon, Billie Conlon, Steve Conroy, Thomas Coughlin, Susan Coughlin, Kyla Cromer, Karen & Howard Cronin, Diana Curtis, Cori Dahle, Joanne Dendinger, Tamara Dobbins, Marlene Donaldson, Linda Duerr, Jeffrey Ericson, Dennis Erno, Emily Eschweiler,

Amelia Fink, Ruthena Fink, Tom Fitzpatrick, Joshua Forrest, Rebecca Foss, James Francis, Joan Friske, Stephanie Fuerniss, Susan Furr, Patricia Gaarder, Charlotte Gabler, Monica Gallagher, Don Garner, Mary Glagavs, Jessica Gmeinder, Brian Goodspeed, Kevin Griffin, Barbara Golden, Angela Guerrero, Lynda Haemig, Don & Marion Hall, Daniel Hallstrom, Eric Hammerberg, Adele Hansen, Diane Henry, Geoffrey Hollimon, Kristie Hood, Gary Huusko, Alyssa Isaacs, Jodelle & Robert Ista, Deborah Jahn, Leah Johnson, Mary Gallagher Johnson, Larry Johnson, Jim Johnson, Christina Johnson Koshiol, Derek & Chantelle Jordahl, Anne Kalb, Patricia Kankovsky, Robert Kessen, Jill Kielblock, Vincent King, Debra Kofal, Elizabeth Kolbeck, Steve and Linda Kovach, Kay Kramer, Mark and Lora Kraus, Angie Krug, John & Nikki Laliberte,

T & J Larkin, Shari Larkin, Jim & Rita Lefebvre, Jodi Leonidas, Lisa Leonidas, Peg & Dick Lidstad, Jim Lieberthal, Marion London, Linda Long, Jennifer Loosbrock, Stella Lundquist, Barbara Lydell, Terry Lydell, Geraldine Mages, Kristine Martin, John & Connie Marty, Margaret Bona, Kathleen Bona, Michelle Mattison, James McConville, Lori Mcginn, Tina McInerney, Kathleen McKay, Terry & Joan McLean, Lisa McLeod, Carol McNaughton, Dan McNeil, Mike McNeil, MaryLouise Menikheim, Mary Merchant, MMS Parent Involvement, John & Judy Moeller, Dan & Moira Moga, Michael Moore, John Murphy, Tiffany Nagel, Deepa Nambudiripad, John Nelson, Brad and Debby Nelson, North Presbyterian Church, Carol Nustad, Linda Ohme, Leah Olm, Randall Olson, Dawn Olson-Wallerus, Fern Ostberg, Johnine Ornelas, Katharine Park, Michele Park, Barbara Pierson & Paul Patton, Kathryn Pederson, Gina Pete, Cindy Piersdorf,

Heidi Pipkin, Gale Raisanen, Lynn Redlinger, Christine Reynolds, Stephanie & Christopher Richter, Lisa Roden, Rhonda Roe, Kathryn Rominski, Stephen Rose, Steven Roste, Scott Roste, Katheryn Schneider, Mali Schroeder, Kevin Schroeder, Katie Schurrer, Toni Schutta, Chris Shanahan, Sam Skaaland, Kasey Skala, Gaye Sorenson, Daniel Spiess, Lisa Stalberger, Roger Sternberg, Maureen Stolley, Rebecca Surmont, Kim Swangstue, Lois Swanson, Josh Swenson, Valerie Swenson, Darren Tobolt, Amy Tollefson, Mikey Trifilette, Nancy Trost, Michele & Carroll Vance, Kathleen Vellenga, Wesley Volkenant, John Ward, Marilyn JoAnn Ward, David Warner, Jane Wilken, Julie Willeck, Jennifer Willeck, Charles Wilson, Claudia Wilson, Elaine Wynne, Belle Zaiser, Anna Zwirn

The following on-line contributions were received:

Buffalo Community Middle School:  $85

Cowern Elementary:$155

Endowment Fund for Catholic Schools: $35

Endowment Fund for Lake Park Audubon Schools: $118

South St. Paul School District Endowment Fund: $25

North St. Paul – Maplewood – Oakdale Endowment Fund: $25

Glacier Hills School of Arts and Science: $515

Great River School:  $600

Lake Park Audubon Elementary: $110

Lake Park Audubon High School: $50

Lincoln Center Elementary Center: $20

Linwood Monroe Arts Plus: $80

Little Mountain Elementary:  $50

Monticello Middle School: $210

S.G. Reinertsen Elementary: $10

South St. Paul Restorative Justice Council: $160

St. John the Baptist Catholic School: $135

Washburn High School:  $675

PeaceMaker Minnesota Unrestricted $5,803

 

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