Thank you, Pack Leaders!

The SPCA Serving Erie County is fortunate to have the support of thousands of compassionate, caring donors . . . individuals and organizations who believe in our mission and recognize the SPCA as a valuable community asset. Their gifts sustain our day-to-day efforts on behalf of animals and work to ensure our future success. The SPCA Serving Erie County is grateful to all our supporters for generous contributions in 2022.

This list includes our Pack Leaders — those donors who gave gifts of $1,000+ between January 1, 2022 and December 31, 2022.


Ms. Louise Hochreiter
Mr. and Mrs. David Huck
Mrs. Marcella M. Lazzaro
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lewis
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald L. Parrish
Mr. Steven M. Tzetzo

$9,999 – $5,000
Ms. Judy Druckemiller
James and Nancy Furno
Nancy Gacioch
Janice Goode
Ms. Carol Johnston
Mrs. Doris S. Lally
Mrs. Betty M Pachter
Ms. Sandra L. Surdam
Ms. Dorothy Tulumello

$4,999 – $2,500
Mrs. Vera Arrison
Harry and Donna Barker
Mrs. Hayley Beane
Dr. Amy Burke
Ms. Catherine Cornbleth
Sara and Andy Dayton
Mrs. Nancy K. Eck
Mr. and Mrs. George G. Herbert
Michael and Marilee Keller
Miss Bettyann Kinyoun
Ms. Nancy Krol
Cheryl L. Pitz
Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Ralabate
Mr. and Mrs. Richard J. Schechter
Mr. Shawn E. Thompson and Mrs. Dolores J. Sachuk-Thompson
Ms. Patty Wolfsohn

$2,499 – $1000
Mr. Mark Allen
Ms. Rebecca J. Anderson
Mr. Theodore W. Balliett
Charles and Elaine Becker
Mr. and Mrs. Jack E. Bertsch
Jenny M. Bielinski
Heidi and Justin Bigham
Mr. and Mrs. P. Jeffrey Birtch
Mr. and Mrs. Paul J. Bishop
Mr. and Mrs. Gerard J. Blersch
John and Melanie Boczar
Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Boehler
Ms. JoAnn E. Boehm
Ms. Myra E. Boyer
Mr. Timothy Callan
Ms. Mary Carden
Ms. Nancy J. Carpenter
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Chilton
Mr. and Mrs. Samual J. Civiletto
Ms. Jennifer A. Coleman
Mrs. Rosemary Conley
Mr. Thaddeus A. Cwudzinski
Mr. and Mrs. Brian J. D’Arcy
James and Susan Doane
Mr. Robert Ellis
Ms. Mara Endl
Dr. Richard T. Cheney and Ms. Elisabeth Ferenczy
Mr. and Mrs. David W. Gacioch
Mrs. Marilyn Gallagher
Mr. Robert J. Garbacz
Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Gentile
Donald and Michelle Gordon
Ms. Carla Hengerer
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Hines
Joseph and Kathleen Hurley
Mr. Robert Hyland Jr.
Mr. Jamie L. Johnson
Ms. Kathleen A. Kirk
Mrs. Nancy J. Koch
Mr. John Kochan
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Kreutz
Ms. Bernadine E. Kucinski
Mr. Kurt Kuhn
Mr. Timothy Landon
Mrs. Colleen Lask
Ms. Adrienne J. Leary
Mr. and Mrs. Michael S. Lewandowski
Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Lewandowski
Ms. Pamela Liddle
Deann Lorenz
Mr. Ralph Lorigo
Ms. Amanda Lowe
Mr. Paul Lukowski
Mrs. Robyn N. Mandell
Philip and Linda Mazgaj
Mr. Dale F. Meldrum
Ms. Adrienne A. Meredith
Ms. Patricia M. Mousaw
Bob and Heidi Mueller
Jonathan and Sarah Mugel
Ms. Holly Namiotko
Ms. Sandra Nasca
Drs. Dean and Donna Orman
Mr. and Mrs. Carl P. Paladino
Ms. Catherine F. Parker
Ms. Diane Pidgeon
Mr. Kenneth R. Polchlopek
Mrs. M. Virginia Procter
Mr. Mark Ralabate
Ms. Moira E. Reichard
Mr. Steven Ricca
Mr. Richard Ridenour
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence F. Robb
Ms. Olga Runfola
Mr. Robert L. Rupert
Ms. Melanie A. Rushforth
Ms. Alice L. Say
Mr. Darwin F. Schifferle
Mr. and Mrs. Jay B. Seeley
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald G. Shank
Mr. Milton Silva
Deb Skok Watson
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Skrabacz
Mary and David Smith
Mr. Raymond M. Smith
Mrs. Mary Smolak
Ms. Linda Newland Soltis
Dr. Raman Sood
Mr. Donald C. Spengler
Ms. Camille A. Spyra
Mr. Gerald E. Stevens
The Stock Family
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Taheri
Dan and Amy Taussig
Ms. Mary Ann Thomas
Miss Carol Tokarczyk
Martin and Barbara Troutman
Mr. Scott H. Van Alstine Sr.
Mr. and Mrs. Woodrow M. Van Why Jr.
Mrs. Jennifer G. VanDewater
Mrs. B Vaz
Sue Villari
Mrs. Carol A. Wahlenmayer
Samantha and Phillip Weiss
Mr. John Winstel
Mrs. Lindsey M. Wood
Ms. Dianna G. Zent
Mr. Frank J. Zgoda Jr.
Dr. and Mrs. Robert M. Zielinski


Bar Bill Golf Tournament
Delaware North Companies, Inc.
Delta Sonic Car Wash Systems Inc.
Dual Print & Mail
Just Pizza – Amherst
Keller Technology Corporation
Moog, Inc.
M&T Bank
National Fuel Employee Charitable Giving Program
Nestle Purina PetCare Company
Northtown Subaru
Regent Companies
Subaru of America

$9,999 – $5,000
Austin Air Systems
Dave & Adam’s Card World
Give 716
Grosso Door & Hardware
Hodgson Russ LLP
Northtown Automotive Companies
NYPA Midget Racing Association, Inc.
Riveter Design
Taheri & Todoro, P.C.
Tops Friendly Markets

$4,999 – $2,500
Dunn Tire
Friends of WNY Animal Shelters, Inc.
Harvard Business School Club of Buffalo
Investment Analytics, Inc.
National Property Management Associates
Personal Computers Inc.
Sunrise Medical Group
Watson’s Candies, Inc.
WNY Elvis Appreciation Society Inc.

$2,499 – $1,000
Avanti USA Ltd
Beechwood Continuing Care
Bills Backers of Orange County
Buffalo Rehab Group
Concept Construction Corp
Courier Capital Corporation
Elmo’s Bar & Restaurant
Globalquest Solutions, Inc.
The Ideal You Weight Loss Center, LLC
James Desiderio Inc.
Kenmore Broadcasting Inc. WEBR Radio
Larry & Janine’s Plumbing & Repairs, Inc.
Lumsden & McCormick, LLP
Medaille College Vet Tech Club
Mighty Taco, Inc.
Phillips Lytle LLP
RKD Group
Sit n’ Stay Pet Services, Inc.
Specialized Care For Avian and Exotic Pets
The Ideal You Weight Loss Center, LLC
Uniland Development Company
Valmar Merchant Services, LLC
Viasat, Inc
Western N.Y. Brewers Guild, Inc.
YourCause, LLC

AmazonSmile Foundation
Bailey and Friends
The Baird Foundation
Barbara T. Meech and Robert B. Meech Fund*
Bell Bequest*
Belovsky Family Foundation
Bertha Hamilton Trust
Best Friends Animal Society
BISSELL Pet Foundation
Braun Charitable Trust
Bright Funds Foundation
Bryce Family Foundation
The Cameron and Jane Baird Foundation
Carlos & Elizabeth Heath Foundation
The Carol J. Adragna Family Foundation
Charlotte Albright Fund*
Children’s Foundation of Erie County
Dedrick Family Foundation*
Donald A. Pause Fund*
Dottie’s Yard Fund of The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
East Hill Foundation
The Edward H. Butler Foundation
ELF Foundation
The Fatta Foundation
The Helminiak Foundation
The Helminiak Foundation I
The Helminiak Foundation II
Hyde Foundation, Inc.
The Jacobs Foundation*
Joseph R. Takats Foundation
Joseph S And Gertrude M Braun Foundation
John Roffo Oishei II Charitable Trust
The Kamis Family Ministries Fund
The Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust, a KeyBank Trust
Kroll Family Foundation
Laura J. Niles Foundation
Liebchens Gift Foundation Trust
Maddie’s Fund
Margaret Bierl Herr Memorial Fund*
Marjorie and John Buyers Foundation, Inc.
Mulroy Family Foundation
Normandy Fund*
O’Loughlin Charitable Fund*
Paul & Helen Ellis Charitable Trust
Paypal Giving Fund
The Penn Schoellkopf Fund, Inc.
Petco Love
PetSmart Charities
Pledgeling Foundation
Pickburn Memorial Fund*
Reid and Erica Ferguson Family Fund
The Robert A. and Ruth E. Allen Memorial Fund II*
The Robert and Patricia Colby Foundation
The Russo Family Charitable Foundation Inc.
The Ruth Gutekunst Charitable Trust
William J.C. & Louise Grupp Memorial*

*at the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo

In loving remembrance of those donors who left a legacy gift to the SPCA during the year 2022:

Mary Elizabeth Bauer
Ms. Terese R. Blaskiewicz
Ms. Marcia J. Boguslawski
Mr. David J. Bouman
Ms. Kathleen A. Buckley
Ms. Ann L. Camp
Mr. Darold W. Conklin
Mr. Donald Conklin
Mr. Walter C. Diringer
Mrs. Doris Eddins
Ms. Jacqueline S. Fenzel
Ms. Katherine G. Halsey
Ms. Kay Hargadon
Ms. Barbara R. Hayes
Mr. Donald H. Hillyard
Ms. Maria Horvath
Ms. Simone Jansson
Ms. Carol A. Jonas
Mr. Richard C. Kast
Mrs. Erma J. Kern
Mr. Richard T. Kibler
Irma Kordinak
Ms. Joyce A. Lee
Miss Arleene Lettiere
Ms. Phyllis Lume
Mrs. Albertine K. Moran
Mrs. Lillian R. Nye
Ms. Delia O. Parkot
Mr. Thomas E. Peglowski
Mrs. Virgina J. Pingrey
Mrs. Geraldine M. Poncha
Ms. Dora B. Reed
Ms. Barbara Ribbeck
Ms. Barbara A. Ross
Mr. Norbert Schneider
Mr. Paul R. Slater
Mrs. Mary L. Smolarek
Mr. Gary T. Stamp
Mrs. Margaret S. Torregrossa
Ms. Jacqueline J. Tyson
Muriel Wolff
Sally Zilbauer