We thank you for your loyalty and commitment to Hope’s children.

The Ambassadors of Hope is a select group of men and women committed to bettering the lives of children with multiple developmental disabilities. Through their financial and social involvement, Ambassadors help the children of Hope reach their potential, and live fulfilling and joyful lives. They also increase awareness of Hope’s mission by spreading the word about its work, and tap their personal and professional networks to help Hope connect with the community.

The Ambassadors of Hope accept support year round and create an action – oriented and meaningful avenue for men and women in the community to support Hope.

Details of Ambassadors of Hope:

  • Gain first-hand knowledge of Hope through an Experience Hope tour, which includes a tour of Hope’s programs, informational luncheon, and time in the classroom
  • Increase awareness of Hope and its programs
  • Be the face of Hope in your organization communicating Hope’s mission and vision
  • Raise funds and friends to support the children and families at Hope
  • Receive special invitations and notifications on upcoming events, engagement opportunities, and the Annual Holiday Reception
  • Recognition as an Ambassador of Hope in major fundraising event materials
  • Receive information and news about Hope at regular intervals
  • Ambassadors receive specially designed Ambassador name badges to be worn at events as designated


  • $500 annual commitment to Hope – paid by January 31st
  • Two event tickets to Style of Hope

Next Generation:

  • $100 annual commitment to Hope – paid by January 31st
  • Individuals thirty five years of age and under
  • One event ticket to Style of Hope

*Ambassador contributions go toward support for programs and services not covered through state and federal funding.

Click on the button to pay your annual commitment safely.

Established Ambassador  Next Generation Ambassador


2020 Ambassadors

Jill Aiello
Michael Aiello
Quinn Allen
Ashley Amin
Samantha Arnold
Jim Ashby
James Augenstein
Jeff Baker
David Barkus
Sara Barnard
Amy Barry
Stephanie Barton
Brent Beeman
Erica Beeman
Abbey Berberet
Julie Bilbrey-Smeltzer
Jennifer Born
Bryan Bridges
Ashleigh Brinkman
Amanda Brott
Richard Brown
Sean Bull
Abigail Buoy
Chris Butler
Dax Campbell
Peter Casper
Ginny Conlee
Nicky Cortez
Ryan Cour
Jennifer Creasey
Justin Creasey
Erin Crumly
Kevin Crumly
Susan Danenberger
Brad Davis
Brent Davis
Kristi Davison
Jenna Davlin
Meghan Davlin
Megan DeFrain
Richard Dunn
Thomas Dura
John Eck
Butch Elzea
Jonathan Erickson
Carl Fischer
Nicole Florence
Randall Germeraad
Joshua Gibson
Keenan Gilpin
Peter Graham
Taryn Grant
Mark Greenwald
Raylene Grischow
Abbey Grubb
Evan Hart
Cliff Hathaway
Josh Hester
Alysse Hewell
Steve Hewell
Heather Hines
Robert Hughes
Brett Jackson
Kristi Jones
Lance Jones
John Jordan
Maggie Jordan
Stephen Kaufmann
Jason Kegg
Kirsten Kienzler
Courtney Kohlrus
Phillip Lackman
Kristin LaFollette
Richard Langer
Briana Lantz
Richard Lawrence
Jim Lee
Chris Leming
Thomas Lex
Rick Lipps
Paula Lucore
Brandon Maddox
Michael Mahorney
Ryan Maisenbacher
Kasi Maisenbacher
Sammi Mander
Katie McCarthy
John Maxfield
Mary Miller
Kristin Miller
Kelly Mizeur
Robert Mizeur
John Moore
James Morphew
Melissa Morrissey
Greg Muller
Christopher Nelson
Christine Novaria
Graham Ogilvy
Jodi Ogilvy
Connie O’Sullivan
William O’Sullivan
Stephen Otten
Clint Paul
Jill Paul
Megan Peck
Sergio Pecori
Nicholas Petrone
Patrick Phalen
Joshua Ratz
Joshua Renken
Leigh Renken
Heidi Rhoades
Ted Robinson
Mark Rose
Peter Sander
Sharon Sander
Angie Satchivi
Maggie Schaefer
Alan Schuermann
Jennifer Schuermann
Gregory Scott
Gary Seitz
Bridget Selinger
Emily Sergot
Timothy Shay
James Skeeters
Nancy Smith
Joshua Sonneborn
Kim Staff
Jeff Stauffer
Sheri Stauffer
Mark Stribling
Lawrence Sweat
Reena Tandon
Cal Thomas
Skylar Tierney
David Tretter
Betsy Vogt
David Waggoner
Abby Walsh
Robert Westbrook
Evan Westlake
David White
Jeffrey Wilday
Terry Winson
Bradley Zara
Karen Zerkle
Alyse Zinzilieta

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Springfield, IL 62712