Our Donors

Sarah’ is grateful to all who so generously donate their time, talent, and treasure to our work and mission.
We invite YOU to become part of our giving circle, “Friends of Sarah’s,” by pledging a monthly or reoccurring financial gift that will help us plan as we continue to meet the needs of our residents.
You may set up your reoccurring gift online or by downloading and mailing in this form. Thank you!


Sarah’s Director, Cheryl Behrent, and Community Relations Associate, Martha West, were thrilled to receive a generous donation from the American Association of University Women, St Paul Chapter.



2017 Breakfast Buffet and Benefit Sponsors and Hosts

Event Sponsors: Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration; Marilyn Harder; Holy Spirit Catholic Church and School; William McDonald and Virginia Claessens McDonald; St. Catherine University Theology Department, Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, St. Paul Province, Sue Reaney Contributing Sponsors: Susan and Rick Cummings, Mary Hunt, Guardian Angels Catholic Church, Renuka Jayatunge, Betty and Joe Schindler; Hosts: Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota, Teri Peterson, Thrivent Financial, Marcia and Richard Reardon, Martha West and Karen Smith; Co-Hosts: Linda Crosby, Jeffrey Grosscup, Beth Villaume, Sarah Hunt, Robert Laing, Cheryl Thomas, Anonymous

Friends of Sarah's Giving Circle

Tewabech Badorie, Cheryl Behrent, Simret Belete, Jackie Bohrer, Joe and Mary Beth Boyle, Sarah Brenes, Kathleen Brooks, Martha Conway, Mawoulawae A. Foli, Aaron Humble, Mary Hunt, Renuka Jayatunge, Cathy Jo LaManita, Meghan Mason, Beryl Theresa McHale, Christine Ndayishimiye, Eleanore and William Pederson, Barbara and Timothy Ryan, Ruth K. Ryan, Kathleen Reidell, Betty Schindler, Monica Shaffer, Sharon Sinclair, Martha West and Karen Smith, Kathleen Wallenta, Mary T. Weinberg, Michael Ziomko

Our Donors

Abesha for Habesha, Adrienne Betchkal, Allyson Hayward, Allison Chant, Alyce Eaton, Amy Finnegan, Ann Ducatelli, Anne Archbold, Anna Behnan, Andrea Dowd,Anne and Charlie Leck,Annette Hegler, Ansgar Holmberg, Benjamin and Ann Osmond, Belde Building Maintenance Corporation, Bernice Caruth, Beth and John Villaume, Betty Schindler, Blanche (Bea) Abdallah, Breanna Berg, Brian McDonell, Brigette Marty, Cara Anthony, Caroline Burke, Catholic Katies Club, Cecilia and Tracy Farr, Christina Casey, Christine Ndayishimiye, Chuck and Sue Percival, Claire Frederick, Colleen Gegen and Denise Testa, Colleen Hegranes, Cornelia Dahm and Daniel Chen, Corrine Bauer,Corrine Ertz, Courtney Gerber, Cristeen Custer, D’Ann and James Lesch, Dawn and W. Curtis Galloway, Debra and Keith Miner, Debra Filer, Diana Schansberg, Diane Gardner, Dick Sarafolean, Elizabeth Steffen, Ellen Viner, Emily Carman, Erica Carlson, Erik and Karen Jothen, Faith and James Clark, Frances Howard, Gail Bliven, George Baboila, George M Golden, Geraldine Beckmann, Gerard and Louise Olson, Ginny Claessens McDonald and Bill McDonald, Hilary Otey Wold, Jane S O’Neill, Jean Adams and George Mikutowski, Jim and Ellen Nester, Jo Ann Ford, Joan and Robert Tukey, Joan Maynard, John Smith, Josie Daly, Judy Gallagher, Julia Olmstead, Kathleen and Douglas Schwartz, Kathleen Laughlin, Kathy Whaley, Keith and Debra Becker, Kelly Ladwig, Kim Dinsey-Read, Kristine Brelje, Lahens and Jena St. Fleur, Laura deRosier, Laurie Greeno, Linda Crosby, Lisa M. Fink, Lisa Willems, Marcia and Richard Reardon, Marcie Spears, Margaret Pharris, Marie Paulo, Marie Theresa Belanger, CSJ, Marilyn Harder, Marilyn Woolley, Mary Calder, Mary L. Connelly, Mary and Tom Johnson, Mary Ann Suttle, Mary Clare Baldus, Mary Cunningham, Mary Ellen Halverson, Mary Gross, Mary Jane Doll, Mary Jaruszewski, Mary Kaye Medinger, Mary Louise and Daniel Klas, Mary Syfax Noble, Mary T. Byrne, Mary T.  Weinburg, Mary Wagner and Bill Moore, Michael and Patricia Kipka, Michael and Priscilla LaBerge, Michael Donahue and Bonnie Wek, Michelle Hueg, Monica Bieter, Monica Shaffer, Morgaine Butler, Nancy Davis, Nancy and Robert Braschler, Nicholas and Joyce Olsen, Pam Santerre, Pat Alexander, Pat and Bill Behrent, Patricia and John Gries, Patrick and Mary Pat Fitzpatrick, Patrick Duffy, Patrick Pfundstein, Paula Fischer, Peg Schwendeman, Peg Franzen, Peter and Karen Loewenson, Phil and Julie Ledermann, Philip Byrne, Phyllis Parker and Tami Connelly, Renee Sonka, Richard and Kathleen Hanousek, Robert and Joyce Humboldt, Ruth Kvasnicka, Ruth Ryan, Samuel Clark, Sabrina Anderson, Sarah Hunt, Sayge Carroll, Sharon Fitzgerald, Sharon Sinclair, Simret Belete, Stacey Poirier and Edward Linder, Steve and Christine Clemens, Sue Arcand, Sue Kueppers, Sunny Reed, Susan Jungbauer, Susan and Rick Cummings, Sue Reaney, Susan Weberg, Taylor Harwood, Terese Fink Peterson, Tewabech Badorie,  Thelma and Chuka Obah, Thomas and Patricia Emmer, Thomas Sager,  Timothy and Barbara Ryan, Virginia McCain

Sarah’s wishes to thank our anonymous donors as well.

In Memory of Tony Connelly

Mary Connelly, CSJ, Mary T. Byrne, Frances Howard, Michael and Priscilla LaBerge, Dick Sarafolean, Thomas Sager, Susan Jungbauer, Kathy Whaley, Michael and Patricia Kipka, Douglas and Kathleen Schwartz, Colleen Gegen and Denise Testa, Lisa Willems, Mary Jaruszewski, Patrick Duffy, Jane Wandmacher, Susan Pfeifer, Estate of Anthony Connelly


Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet Ministries Foundation; Otto Bremer Trust; Edina Realty Foundation–Grand Ave Office in St Paul; Patrick and Aimee Butler Family Foundation; Association of American University Women (AAUW)-St. Paul Branch.

Service Providers, Groups and Businesses

Breadsmith (Grand Ave, St. Paul), Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota, International Institute of Minnesota, La Patisserie, Spoils of Wear, Good Cause Greetings, Highland Business Association, Thrivent Financial

Faith Communities

Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration,  Guardian Angels Catholic Church, Holy Spirit Catholic Church and School, Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and Consociates,  Spirit of St Stephens Catholic Community, St. Brigid Family Center, St. Paul’s Monastery, The Justice Commission of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and Consociates

In-Kind Donors

St Mary of the Lake Anti-Human Trafficking Working Group (Sue Arcand), Celebrate You (Nancy Cox), Mary DuPlessis-Tcheclu, Susan and Rick Cummings, Bernice Caruth, Sue Reaney