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Giving

Just as we ask our students to engage in their experience here at Seacrest, we also ask each of our families to play an active role in our community. Because independent schools such as Seacrest operate without government funds, it is important to raise additional money each year, apart from tuition, to continue offering our students an exceptional learning environment. In addition to tuition, parents are asked to invest in the growth and enhancement of Seacrest through annual giving and special events.

In addition to monetary gifts, our active parent body graciously gives their time to a number of activities and events on campus. Seacrest would not be the inclusive and exciting community it is without the participation of our families in the lives of their children and the life of our school. The information below will help introduce you to some of the inherent differences and the particular responsibilities of independent school parents.

The Annual Fund

Each year in the fall, Seacrest asks every member of its community to make a gift to the school's Annual Fund. The foundation for giving at all independent schools, an annual fund supports the school's operating budget, providing support for our programs, faculty excellence, facilities, and additional opportunities for our students to have an educational experience that serves them best. To learn more, visit www.seacrest.org/giving/annualfund.

Special Events

Seacrest hosts two major fundraisers throughout the year- the Auction and the Stingray Golf Tournament. The Auction is an exciting event designed to bring together our community in one evening of community, in support of our School. A live and silent auction, cash call, a wine raffle, sponsorships, donations and ticket sales are ways in which families. individuals and businesses can participate.

The Stingray Golf Tournament is the athletic department's primary fundraiser. Held each year at a beautiful course in Naples, the tournament raises money to support our student-athletes and coaches.

Volunteering

A truly inclusive community, Seacrest derives its strength from the people who comprise our family. The generosity of our community through monetary donations and through the gift of volunteerism enables us to continue to offer a unique education that can only be found at Seacrest. Parents are encouraged to be present on campus, and are given many opportunities to volunteer in and out of the classroom. In addition to assisting with special events, the Seacrest Parent Association is a great resource for parents wanting to contribute to their child's school.

Capital Giving

Occasionally Seacrest may embark on a capital campaign, asking parents to make a restricted gift to the building or renovating of facilities. Capital campaigns are exciting times for the school as strategic campus planning is realized and achieved, offering our students better and more up-to-date spaces and resources to learn. In addition to the Annual Fund, parents are encouraged to participate in capital giving for each year of the campaign.

Restricted Giving

A restricted gift is a donation of money, goods or services directed to a specific area or for a specific purpose, outside of the operating budget. This includes scholarship, equipment or materials, and more. If you are interested in making a restricted gift, contact Cindy Weir, Director of Institutional Advancement at cweir@seacrest.org.

Planned Giving

Supporters of Seacrest Country Day School can choose to plan their giving through recurring gifts or legacy giving. Recurring gifts is an easy and convenient way of establishing your annual fund gift years at a time. The Advancement Office will work with you to provide Seacrest with a reliable source of funding year after year.

Legacy gifts are the ultimate dedication to our school. Planned giving involves providing for Seacrest in your financial and estate plans. Bequests, trusts, retirement fund gifts, life insurance, real estate and stock are all mediums in which planned gifts can be made.

Corporate Match Gifts

Many corporations sponsor matching gift programs that will match charitable contributions made by the employee. These programs are a great way for companies to support education and a chance for your gift to be doubled, or even tripled. If you have questions regarding corporate match gifts, contact Cindy Weir, Director of Institutional Advancement, at cweir@seacrest.org.

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Thank You to Our
2016-2017 Annual Fund Donors

This report gratefully acknowledges gifts received between July 1, 2016 and November 4, 2016. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this report. Please send any errors to efeins@seacrest.org. * Denotes a current parent

Mike and Michelle Alfrey
Mercedes Almazan*
Almeida Family*
Shaelea Hitchon Alvarez*
Andersson Family*
Angelico Family*
Anonymous (13)*
Joseph and Jennifer Ariola*
Keith and Peggy Arndt
Paul and Katherine Arpin*
Arthrex, Inc.
Dr. Darlenn and Rudy Ayan/Ayan Dentistry*
Richard Ballo
Dr. Antonio Balsón
Bank of America (3)
Jorge and Libby Badillo*
Sergio Banos and Claudia Valdez*
Dr. Deanna Barbaro/A Better Life Chiropractic*
Vince Barbaro/Everkleen, Inc.*
Dr. Constantine and Nancy Barbounis*
Marc and Melissa Barry
Barbara Barton
Robert and Stephanie Bayer*
Andy and Amanda Beights
Bellestri Family*
Shayne Bellestri, '22
Sheldon Bellestri, '27
Bender Family*
Robert and Margaret Bender
Sean Bennett
Jesse and Sandy Bernstein
Julie Bigelow
Gary and Kathy Bigham*
Pete and Lori Bitzel*
Scott and Nancy Bland*
Dr. Joel and Jenelle Bohemier*
Mario Bono and Teresa Massa
Dr. Joe Bord and Nicole Luna
Boreham Family
Dr. MaryZoe and William Bowden
Brandt Family*
Allie Brandt, '28
Emry Brandt Zorbalas, '22
Jay Bridgers and Soofia Khan*
Doug and Debra Brown*
Tobin and Christina Brown*
David and Jodie Bruton*
Bullens Family*
Jim Buonavolonta*
Angela Burchett
Blake Burchett '16
Dylan Burchett '11
Tyler Burchett '14
Frank and Kristin Burden*
Dennis and Hennika Burger*
Brad and Lara Butrum
Cameron Buxton '15
Shawn Carlson and Patricia O'Connor Carlson*
Ed and Josie Carmody
Mardene Carr
Steven and Pamela Caruso*
Michael and Jessica Castleberry*
Joseph and Deanna Catalano*
Thomas and Patricia Cauchon*
David and Danielle Cepero*
Jamey Childers
Class Family*
Jonathan and Alison Clayton*
Shault and Willie Coker*
David Collar*
Lori Collar*
Collier Quality Cleaning Services
Michael and Barbara Conte*
Uwe Corbach and Sara Kissing*
Bob and Sandy Corina*
Crespo Family*
Gregg and Sandra Cross
Jeanette Curvin
Jimmy and Carrie Cutchens
d'Alessandro family*
Alegra d'Alessandro, '18
David and Claudia D'Alessandro*
Jerry and Terry Dalton
Jeff and Michelle Davis*
Tori Davis, '15
Ray and Rose Dawid
Dr. Richard and Kyla de Asla*
Steven and Jane Dellecave*
Anthony DeLuca andLynné Buxton*
Tom DeMarchi and Karen Tolchin*
Anand Deonarine and Fareeza Solomon*
Kelvin and Sunita Deonarine*
Bill and Jodie DeSalvo
Don and Lynn DiNorcia*
Donzanti Family*
Dayna Ducham*
Patrick and Erin Duffy
Winnie Duffy*
Tim and Marty Durham
Jeff and Julie Earnest*
Jason and Meghan Easterly*
Ariana Eichler
Allan and Carol Emerton
Jeffrey and Patricia Erickson
Ovadia and Maria Elias*
Espinosa Family*
Farrow Family*
Adam Feins '19
Anna Feins '15
Elizabeth Feins '13
Jonathan and Amy Feins*
Oliver Feins '15
Patrick and Louanne Fischer*
Pam Fisher
Margaret Flood
Michael Foor '10
Thomas Frese and Charo Aneja*
Frizza Family*
Garcia Family*
Greg and Kristin Gardella*
Salvatore and Terry Gardino
Ian and Susan Garwood
Mark and Tetiana Gegenwarth*
Adam and Osi Germann*
Gevanthor Family*
Goldstein Family*
Walter Goldstein
Elliot and Gaby Gonzalez*
Michael and Alecia Grandi*
Sandy Green
Shanon Greenfield
Grilo Family*
Carlos and Gaby Grinsteins
Todd and Lisa Grooms*
Dr. Rob Guda*
Robert Haltner and Brenda Gibbon
Haedelt Family*
Harpster Family*
Dr. Julie Harris and Myron Freedman*
Carol Hastings
David Hastings '10
Mark Hastings '14
Kevin and Pamela Hawkesworth*
Heller Family*
Herzberg Family*
Heather Hilton*
Michael Hilton and Elyse Nelson*
Mark Hogan and Patricia Harper
Howell Family*
Dr. Stacey Huber and Andrea Balogh*
Craig and Jamie Huntington*
Peter and Leslie Hunziker*
Peter and Jennifer Huy*
Hynes-Gallagher Family*
Jeffrey Janiero and Sarah Piercy-Janeiro*
Ryan and Abby Jobe
LaVonne Johnson
Johnson Family*
William L. and Barbara F. Jones and Family
John and Gail Kappotis
Michael Karp
Kaye Family Foundation, Inc.
Gerda Keane
Dr. Jane Kern
Dr. Obayedur and Salma Khan*
Khammash Family*
Sue Monk Kidd
Kilo Family*
Kittur Family*
Jamie and Penny Kline
John and Wendy Kray*
Kruk Family*
Kunik Family*
John and Tina LaFreniere*
Jorge and Donna Marie Laureano
Lauritsen Family*
Adi Lax
Scott and Gladys Ledford
Pedro Legrand and Leida Torres
Chester and Jennifer LeMay
Eduardo Lishner
Amyrose LoMele
Richard and Sylvie Lucki
Dr. Steve and Tara Luke*
Lyon Family*
Bob and Mariann MacDonald
Miguel and Cynthia Madariaga*
Craig Madzinski
Lawrence and Jacinta Manierre*
William, Sr., and Emily Manierre
William and Beverly Maranto
Christopher and Deborah Marsala*
Mark Marsala, Jr. '13
Mark and Jennifer Marsala*
Bruce Mather
Jason Mather*
Matsumoto Family*
Dr. Christopher and Marie McCash*
Lisa McLaughlin
Juliana Meek '95
Douglas Meester*
Howard and Vanessa Meikle*
Melendez Family*
Melo Family*
Mario Mendoza
Merrell/Rhoads Family*
Dr. Debra Merwin
Marc and Mimi Meyer*
M.G. Nelson Family Foundation (2)
Raymond and Florence Micheline
Andrew and Megan Miller*
Glenn and Denise Miller*
Minges Family*
Orlando Miserendino and Lina Munoz*
Robert and Judy Mitchell
Mizwa Family*
Daniel and Kristin Moore*
Dr. Risa and Darren Moore*
Cy and Claudia Morris*
Jack Morse
Donna Weir Mosel
Jim and Maureen Murphy*
Thomas and Susan Murray*
Nassif Family*
Gary and Kathy Newsome*
Nikolich Family*
Michael and Denise Nieman*
Noch Family*
Vickie Nolen
Jeff Novatt
O'Bryon Family*
Barry and Deb O'Connell
Christopher and Carolyn O'Connell*
O'Connor Family*
Rick and CJ O'Connor
Abigail O'Hara '16
Michael and Nancy O'Hara
Jose and Antonia Ortiz
Christin Palumbo
Chandra Parmiter*
Pash Family*
Paxton Family*
David and Louise Pearson*
Roy Pearson
Brad and Emily Peters*
Pharis Family*
Larry and Cindy Pivacek*
Nicholas and Justyna Pohl
Judy Poorbaugh*
Jim Prozzi and Margaret Bryant
Thomas and Deborah Puleo
Purse Family*
Purtle Family*
Karen Reinbold
Linda Rich
Bill and Caroline Richards*
Sydney Richards, '15
Michael and Paula Richardson*
Rob and Mai Riley*
Rivard Family*
C. Reed Rollins
Rubinsztain Family*
Joe and Laura Ryan*
Sandra Sahli*
Deo and Annalisa Savoretti, '11
David and Debbi Schimmel
Meghan Schimmel*
Schlasinger Family*
John and Angelika Schmieding*
Dan and Jen Schmitt*
Howard Schott and Amanda Sutton-Schott*
Bob and Suzi Sebes
Kavi Shelar '10
Kalika Shelar '15
Shelar Family*
Bob and Missy Sieber*
Dr. William and Mary Siminovsky*
Skarborg Family*
Edward and Deborah Skrzynski
Hana Sladick '12
Jack Sladick '15
Sladick Family
Slavik Family*
Seth and Jamie Sloan*
Pavel and Sharon Slozil
Brian and Kelley Smith*
Wesley and Naomi Smith*
Anthony and Ashley Solomon*
Roger Speheger*
Stevan and Monica Speheger
Stampfli Family*
Standhart Family*
Dr. Caron and Linwood Staples
Talano Family*
Ann and Scott Taylor*
Joseph and Susan Thomas*
Keith Thorne and Lori Ann Druck*
Gordon and Carol Timmerman
James Timmerman/Dynamic Seawall Maintenance System, Inc.*
Toledo Family*
Totten Family*
Tronnier Family*
Tucker Family*
Chad and Tyra Turner*
Nicholas and Nancy Turner
Vandersluis Family*
Tony Wagner*
Kimberly Walbert
Walden Family*
Chad and Bridget Washburn*
Martin and Melanie Wasmer*
Dr. D. John and Bonnie Watson
Felipe and Eleanor Weingartt
Jeff and Cindy Weir*
Wells Fargo
Maria Werner
Karla Wheeler
Russ Wheeler and Jamie Shaffer*
Kai and Elisabeth Wilken*
Dr. David and Karen Wilkinson*
JT Wilkinson, '16
Stephen and Claire Wilson*
Wilson Family*
Jeffrey Wisser and Lisa Andreacchio*
Joseph and Amy Wood*
John and Kris Worthington*
Christopher and Rae Young*
Henry and Julia Yuncza
Dr. Daryoush and Elaine-Maria Zafar*
Rene and Maria Zafra*
Charley and Gail Zimmer
Jeffrey and Judy Zwicker
Todd and Sharon Zwicker*