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Founders Society

Created in 1966, The Society of University Founders is the oldest recognized donor society at the University of Miami. The Founders Society recognizes individuals, families, corporations, foundations, and organizations who have generously invested $50,000 to support Sylvester.
Special Benefits for the Founders Society

  • Private reception with induction ceremony and the presentation of an original Barry Kieselstein-Cord Founders Society pin
  • Access to the most current research and medical advances at Sylvester and the Miller School of Medicine via e-mail updates
  • Permanent listing on the Honey and Al Pallot Founders Society Wall at Sylvester
  • Invitations to exclusive University of Miami and Sylvester events including private receptions hosted by the University
  • Recognition as a Founder of the University of Miami. Listing in official University of Miami donor publications
  • Special recognition on Sylvester website as a new Founder for Sylvester
  • Subscription to Sylvester magazine Quest; Listed in Quest annual report as a Sylvester founder
  • Information on the latest strategies for estate planning and charitable giving
  • Founders are recognized with a bronze medallion suspended from a green and orange ribbon, the University’s official colors

For more information about the Founders Society, please call the Sylvester Development Office at 305-243-9088.

The following Founders’ Society members have contributed $50,000 to $99,999 to
the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

  • Susan and John Adams
  • Akerman Senterfitt
  • Gail and Stewart Appelrouth
  • Peggy and Joe Armaly
  • Jose, Mary and Christine Armario
  • Lourdes and Joe Arriola
  • Julee and Sergio Akselrad
  • Cara and Bobby Balogh
  • Ellen and Jim Barocas
  • Lea and Sam Barr
  • Estate of George Barrie
  • Marilyn and Stanley Barry
  • The Batchelor Foundtion
  • Estate of Mary D. Benson
  • Estate of Monica E. Besade
  • The Bauer Bisgeier Foundation, Inc.
  • In Memory of Anne Bennett
  • Marilyn and Fred Berens
  • Bemnet Berhane
  • Geraldine and Donald Bohning
  • Marsha and Brian Bilzin
  • Emeline and Wayne Boich
  • Estate of Carolyn V. Bourne
  • Eileen and Robert Breier
  • Sue and Artie Brown
  • Jennifer and Matt Buttrick
  • Calder Race Course
  • Cancer Charities Foundation
  • Cancer Free Kids
  • Carls Furniture Inc.
  • The Carmel/Woolverton Family
  • Katika and Jack Carmel
  • Trudy and Paul Cejas
  • Chasen Family Foundation
  • Barbara and John Cirino
  • Sue and Charles E. Cobb
  • Estate of Joan Grey Cohen
  • James J. Colt Foundation
  • Comfort Shoes International, Inc.
  • Wileen Coyne
  • Estate of William L. Culbert, Jr.
  • Estate of Raul Cunningham
  • Hazel and Irving Cypen
  • Estate of Steve Daglis
  • Zita and Stuart Danoff
  • Estate of Stuart Danoff
  • Estate of Phyllis M. G. Dawson
  • Estate of James H. Davis
  • The Dayton Foundation
  • Raul de Molina
  • Pat and Dennis Dean/Dean Foundation
  • Remedios and Fausto Diaz
  • Jodi and Bob Dickinson
  • Anita and Norman Drittel
  • Carol and Eli Ehrlich
  • Dr. Sonja Eiteljorg
  • Judith and Steven Engel
  • David Etter and Steven Etter
  • Colleen and Richard Fain
  • Charitable Lead Annuity Trust Under the Will of Louis Feil
  • Ferne and Jonathan Fels
  • Lilia and Jose M. Fernandez
  • The Rose and Irving Fien Philanthropic Fund
  • Estate of Irving Fien
  • Jeanette and Ted Fine
  • Marilyn Fleischer
  • Florman Family Foundation
  • Bernice Frankel
  • Gracie Freedman
  • Nancy and Robert Frehling
  • Muriel S. Freund
  • Estate of Albert H. Friedman
  • Niety and Gary Gerson
  • Raquel and Jaime Gilinski
  • Jessica and Dean Goldfine
  • Margaret and Melvin Good
  • Shirley H. and Benjamin Z. Gould Family Foundation
  • Estate of Alice Fishburn Green
  • Green Family Foundation
  • Jill and Allen Greenwald
  • Louis Grossman
  • Dorothy Halperin
  • In memory of G. Calvin Harris
  • Jeanette G. Harris
  • Estate of Sidney H. Harris
  • Barbara and Fred Havenick
  • Estate of Helen J. Henner, M.D.
  • Estate of Murray Herzog
  • Jo Ann and Mark Hildebrandt
  • Patricia and Jeffrey Himmel
  • Joel Hochberg
  • Lillian Hollywood
  • Elsie and Eugene Howard
  • Jefferson Lee Memorial Foundation
  • The Kadre Family
  • Tati and Ezra Katz
  • Deborah and Bruce Kaye
  • Barry Kieselstein-Cord
  • Diane and James Klotz
  • Estate of Allen Kneubuehler
  • Koretsky Family Foundation, Inc.
  • Donald and Eileen Kramer
  • Estate of Florence and Gilbert Kulick
  • Carole and William Landa
  • Lautenberg Foundation
  • JoAnn and Alan Lederman
  • Gloria Levine
  • Diane Lieberman
  • Y. S. Liedman Families
  • Rita Lipton
  • Jayne and Christopher Malfitano
  • Nancy and Al Malnik
  • Gennaro Manzo
  • Estate of Mary Mikesell Mapp
  • Amy and Todd Martin
  • Estate of Angela McKinney
  • Royce and Joel Merzon
  • Jane Michnoff
  • Estate of Susanne Mock
  • Jimmie and Eugene Montoya
  • Florence Mufson
  • Sandy and Stephen Muss
  • New Blank Family Foundation
  • Carol and Al Novak
  • Novelos Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Estate of Matilda Nudelman
  • The Nuell Family
  • Kate Obstgarten Private Foundation
  • Ocean Bank
  • OSF America, Inc.
  • Honey and Al Pallot
  • Steven Posner
  • Potamkin Family Foundation
  • Benton and Ronnie Pumpian
  • Qualified Leverage Providers
  • In Memory of Samuel J. Rabin
  • Marilyn and Neil Ramo
  • Estate of Gertrude Reis
  • Janice Revitz
  • Linda Richman
  • Jo-Anne Rifkind
  • Susan and Mark Rodack
  • Consuelo and P. Nelson Rodriguez
  • Mario C. Rodriguez
  • Zoveyda Rodriguez Fund for Lymphoma Research
  • Dorothy Levinson Rubin
  • Carole & Robert Saland
  • In memory of Edward J. Schack and Elsa Herrera
  • Scharlin Family Foundation
  • Suzanne and Bert Schild
  • Estate of Julius Schultz
  • Stephanie and David Schwartz
  • Lily and David Serviansky
  • Joni and Bob Sheetz
  • Paul and Mary Sheibar Foundation
  • Barbara and Michael Sherman
  • Roni and Harry Shier
  • Susan and Peter Sibley
  • Rosalie Sidle
  • Diane and Irving Siegel
  • Estate of Willa A. Simmonite
  • Teresa and Guy Skellenger
  • Sheila and Robert Slewett
  • Slotnick Foundation
  • Edward W. Smith Jr. Foundation
  • Estate of Ruth Snyder
  • In loving memory of Sally Lasdon Solow
  • Jean and William Soman
  • Helen and Sy Somerstein
  • Estate of Marilla M. Spear
  • In memory of Dorothy and Martin W. Spector
  • Estate of Mary E. Stater
  • Susan and David Strauss
  • Suffolk Construction Company, Inc.
  • In loving memory of Dr. Stanley Sutnick
  • Betty and Bill Temple
  • Vanneck Bailey Foundation
  • Turhon N. Veziroglu
  • Alexandra Villoch
  • Dr. Diane Walder
  • Ruth G. Wagner
  • Morris Weiser Family Foundation
  • Barton G. Weiss
  • Daria and Michael Weisser
  • Lois and Richard Werner
  • Dr. William Whelan
  • Caren and Michael Weinberg
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
  • Wien Family Foundation
  • Williams Island, The Florida Riviera
  • Norma and Allan Wilson
  • Wollowick Family Foundation
  • Jerome A. Yavitz Charitable Foundation
  • Eileen and Philip Youtie
  • Janet and Richard Yulman
  • Estate of Katherine Wachtel Zander, Representative Paul Novack
  • Paul Zarcadoolas
  • Iris and Martin Zeitler
  • The Zubizarreta Family

*One Founder wishes to remain anonymous

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