April 20, 2021

Thank You, Iona Volunteers!

Thank You, Iona Volunteers!

Iona’s volunteers are an essential part of our work. Please enjoy this video to learn more about their impact in the last year.

Below is a list that highlights many of the volunteers who have continued to support Iona during the pandemic. Thank you to all of our volunteers, past and present, for your time, energy, and commitment!

Food Pantry Plus, SHARE Program, Iona Loan Closet, and Gardening:

  • Andrew Auseon
  • Margot Austin
  • Derrick and Matthew Chin
  • Steve Cohen
  • Lisa DeBow
  • Belisa de las Casas and Family
  • Randi Dutch
  • Justine England and Family
  • Jennifer Gajdosik and Family
  • Lynn Gertzog
  • Lori Handrahan
  • Praveen Jeyarajah
  • Sam Kilpatrick
  • Maryann Krayer
  • Morgan Landy
  • Izi Lindqvist
  • Megan Lynott and Family
  • Mary Frances McGuiness (and Carney)
  • Michele McNally and Eli
  • Clare Messina
  • Jessica Moore
  • Glenn Morrison
  • Miguel Oliveira
  • Renée Perrier
  • Matthew Persche
  • Laureen Price and Ricky
  • Sarah Remes
  • Teresa Savarino and Family
  • Diane Schiff
  • Marcie Scott
  • Walter Sechriest and Family
  • Darin Slade
  • Henry Speaker
  • Darlyn Szczepanik
  • Julia Tillman and Family
  • Marilyn Tomsic
  • Andrew Wilkins

In-Kind Donations and Drives:

  • Judy and Tom Bowles
  • Derrick Chin
  • Pam Cooper
  • Susan Crawford
  • Jennifer Disharoon/GRF CPAs & Advisors
  • Jonah Docter-Loeb/Print to Protect
  • Fran Forman
  • Janney Elementary School
  • Junior League of Washington
  • Sam Kilpatrick
  • Knutson Family/National Cathedral, St. Albans, and Landon Schools
  • Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament Sodality Groups
  • Washington Hebrew Congregation Mitzvah Day

Administrative Support:

  • Janet Bachman – All-around doer and shaker
  • Sharon Bauer – Data guru
  • Kathy Brown – Data input
  • Leslie Harps – Website and Board consulting
  • Michele McNally – Nutrition team data input

Support Group Facilitators:

  • Rob Bamberger
  • Elizabeth Buchanek
  • Jeff Gordon
  • Jeanette Kreiser
  • Susan Lieberman
  • Kathy Stack
  • Richard Virgil, MD
  • Elly Waters

Around Town DC Instructors:

  • Dale Brown – Gratitude and Social Isolation workshops
  • Miriam Isaacs – Yiddish information sessions
  • Lisa Jenkins – Sherlock Homes session
  • Judy Licht—Journal Writing
  • Arlene Lutenneger – Saturday Lunches
  • Biljana Milenkovic – Technology and DISdance sessions
  • Ieva Notturno – Gratitude Workshop and Interactivity Foundation talks
  • Tara Wallace – Literature discussions

(Our sincerest apologies to anyone we might have left off this list! Please contact Lauren Stephenson at lstephenson@iona.org if you would like to notify us of an error.)

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