We give thanks to all of our generous donors. The work of the Bird Center would not be possible without your support. On this page, we make special mention of donations that have been made in celebration, or to honor the memory of a loved one.

In Memoriam

Kimberly Kotzian
Barry and Dorothy Simescu made a donation in memory of Kimberly Kotzian.

Kimberly Kotzian
Erin Nicol Narus made a donation in memory of Kimberly Kotzian.

Kimberly Kotzian
Nicole Lockhart made a donation in memory of Kimberly Kotzian.

Kimberly Kotzian
Lisa Bayerl made a donation in memory of Kimberly Kotzian.

Robert “Bobbi” Stimac
Joseph and Sandra Schultz made a donation in memory of Robert “Bobbi” Stimac.

Carol Akerlof
Over $17,000 in donations have been raised through a memorial GoFundMe set up by the family of the Bird Center of Michigan’s founder, Carol Akerlof.

Diana Little
Tina Harmon made a donation in memory of Diana Little.

Jean Paul and Casper
Lois and Robert Eckstein donated in memory of Jean Paul and Casper.

Fenton Hughes
Moira Tannenbaum made a donation in memory of her father, Fenton Hughes.

Molly E. Osler
Tandy Hennings donated in memory of Molly E. Osler.

Robert Manning
Karyn Bookmeier made a donation in memory of Robert Manning.

Emmie Albers
Heather MacKenzie donated in memory of Emmie Albers.

Molly E. Osler
Karin Arrak donated in memory of Molly E. Osler.

Molly E. Osler
Misty Callies & William Secrest donated in memory of Molly E. Osler.

Molly E. Osler
Joanne Alexander donated in memory of Molly E. Osler.

Molly E. Osler
Anne Rapp donated in memory of Molly E. Osler.

Molly E. Osler
WSR Certified Public Accountants donated in memory of Molly E. Osler.

Molly E. Osler
Hobb + Black Architects donated in memory of Molly E. Osler.

Molly E. Osler
Tandy Hennings donated in memory of Molly E. Osler.

Molly E. Osler
Julie Larson donated in memory of Molly E. Osler.

Molly E. Osler
R. L. Smith donated in memory of Molly E. Osler.

Donald Stevens
Barbara and Annette Rykwalder donated in memory of Donald Stevens.

Phyllis Ponvert
Barbara Stahler-Sholk made a donation in memory of Phyllis Ponvert, a longtime volunteer at the Bird Center.

In Celebration

Janine Falk
donated in celebration of Kari Falk’s birthday.

Laurie Buys
donated in honor of Heidi Trudell.

Ann Dyer
donated in honor of Diana Dyer.

Jim and Nancy Baxter 
made a donation to honor their grand-daughter, Katie Baxter, who is one of our interns.

Paula Berriz
made a donation to honor Carrie Sercel’s birthday.

John Birge
made a donation to honor his mother Ilene Birge for her 92nd birthday.

Valerie Moule
made a donation to honor her niece Monique Cadoret for her birthday.

Catherine LaMoreaux
made a donation to honor her niece Abigale LaMoreaux’s 11th birthday.

Richard Dyer
in honor of his wife, Diana Dyer.

Garrison Dyer
in honor of Diana Dyer.

Janine Falk
in honor of Kari Falk and Amanda Falk.

Dennis Gilbert
in honor of Rebecca Knorp and Jennifer Gilbert.

Richard Dyer
in honor of his wife, Diana.

Kelsey Breslow
donated adjustable window screens and 2 nylon nets from our Amazon wish list in honor of Marcy Breslow.

Valerie Moule
in honor of her niece, Monique Cadoret. (2017 & 2018)

Robin Ponvert
in honor of her mother-in-law Phyllis Ponvert.

Kari Falk
Janine Falk donated in honor of her niece, Kari Falk.

Carol R. Akerlof
Stephanie Hunter made a donation to honor Carol R. Akerlof’s birthday.

Connie Zatsick, Sally Daniels, & Bonnie Dunkelberger
Helen Simon made a gift in honor of Connie Zatsick, Sally Daniels, and Bonnie Dunkelberger.

Diane Krause
Sally Lubeck made a gift in honor of her nice, Diane Krause, on her birthday.

Monique Cadoret
On March 6, 2016 Valerie Moule made a gift in honor of her Neice, Monique Cadoret’s, birthday

Stephanie Hunter
JoAnn Paasche has made a donation in honor of Stephanie Hunter. Stephanie has been the Bird Center’s volunteer scheduler.

Kari and Amanda Falk
Janine Falk has made several generous donations to the Bird Center in honor and celebration of her nieces Kari and Amanda Falk.