The following people contributed between $5,000 and $9,999 during 2018. Diakon deeply appreciates their significant contributions:

  • Anonymous (1)
  • Mr. and Mrs. Maurice H. Bobst, Jr.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Emried D. Cole, Jr.
  • Mr. Lawrence F. Delp
  • Ms. Marion Fenstermaker
  • Mr. Thomas M. Foster
  • Dr. Jennifer Goldstein
  • Scott and Jenny Habecker
  • Mr. and Mrs. Joseph F. Martini
  • The Rev. Daun E.  and Mary Jo McKee, Ph.D.
  • Mr. Ray Ott
  • Mark and Susan Pile
  • Mr. and Mrs. Michael G. Rantz through Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
  • Mrs. Ruth E. Rayna
  • Ms. Rosalie M. Ridenour


The following congregations, businesses, organizations and foundations contributed between $5,000 and $9,999 during 2018. We deeply appreciate their support, which makes a difference in the lives of children, families and adults of all ages:

  • Bartlett Foundation, West Chester, Pa.
  • Christ Lutheran Church, Lewisburg, Pa.
  • Cordis Foundation, Basalt, CO
  • Cumberland Crossings Auxiliary, Carlisle, Pa.
  • East Penn Manufacturing Co., Lyon Station, Pa.
  • Faulkner Subaru West Shore, Mechanicsburg, Pa.
  • Highmark Blue Shield, Allentown, Pa.
  • Lehigh Mission District, Allentown, Pa.
  • Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod, Allentown, Pa.
  • Philadelphia Insurance Companies, Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
  • Prelude Systems, Inc., Mechanicsburg, Pa.
  • Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation [grants, MN], Appleton, Wis.
  • Two Rivers Health and Wellness Foundation, Easton, Pa.
  • Wagman Construction, Inc. thru York County Community Foundation, York, Pa.
  • Wyomissing Foundation, Inc., Reading, Pa.
  • Charles and Alma Diehl Family Fund thru York County Community Foundation, York, Pa.