Thank You To Our “GROUNDBREAKERS”

for the 2018 Construction

(GROUNDBREAKERS are donors who donated at least $1,000 by 1/31/2018 and whose names will appear on the Donor Wall in the China Garden)

Donations Over $200,000

Ming li Tchou & Dr. M.F. Tchou Memorial Fund

Donations $100,000 – $199,999

Professor C.C. Hsiao 萧之㑺 & Dr. Joyce Yuan Hsiao 袁昭頴

Mary Davis & Walter Warpeha, Jr.

Donations $50,000 – $99,999

 Bill Zajicek & Romi Slowiak

Reginald Van & Annie Tsao Van

Donations $25,000 – $49,999

 

Donations $10,000 – $24,999

Warpeha-Davis Family

Professor Sping Lin

Professor Ben & Helen Liu

Linda Mealey-Lohmann & Paul Lohmann

Weiming & Caroline Lu

Caroline Hsiao Van & Douglas Van

Dr. Albert Hsiao

Chinese American Association of MN (CAAM)

Drach Hsiao Family Fund

Dr. & Mrs. Cziasarh Nengzong Yang

Donations $5,000 – $9,999

US-China Peoples Friendship Association-MN Chapter

Hmong American Partnership

3M Foundation

Christina & Binh Le

Jing Li & Chen Zhou

Catherine L. Weyerhaeuser

Donations $1,000 – $4,999

Drs. C.Y. & Sylvia Chang

Alfred Ku & Dr. Amy Yuan Ku

Drs. Aubrey Ku & Han Xiao

Dr. & Mrs. Charles Lee

US-China Peoples Friendship Association National

Lotus Charitable Funds

Ganying (Kabyeej) Jeff Vang

Chu Wu / Kooboo Funeral Chapel

Dragon Festival

David Sim & Brenda Fong

Bill & Barbara Harrison

Feng-Sklaney Family

Kaimay Yuen Terry

Fred & Jennie Hsiao

Jenny Sun & Michael M. Macaulay

Robert & Pat Jacobsen

Ruzhao Cheng & Jun Xiao

明州枫林浦华人老人群 Maple Grove Plymouth Chinese Senior Group

Kongsue Xiong-Radio690AM

Long Yang

Ming Lan & Frank Qie

Handong Tu & Xiaoyan Hu

Xinliang Zhou & Shiluo Yan

Larry Minglang Cui

Haitao Cui & Fang Yin

Dennis Mingda Cui

Dr. Jay Jiekun Lou & Mrs. Wendy Lou

Christina Deng Morrison & Mark Morrison

Hui & Daisy Ye

Bingwen Yan & Lihua He

Juavah & Alizabeth Lee

Tao Jin & Yan Liu

Kui-Chiu & Julie Kwok

Sharon & Lilian Niu

Jijun He & Ying Li

Nao Ying Vang & Pang Her Vang

Duab Ntxoo Vwj (Dona)

Wen Li

TeaSource

China Insight

Pauline Lee

Minnesota International Chinese School

Xiaohong Qiu & Yong Lu

Francis Vaam Tooj & Jeanette Her Thao

Bee & Nor Pau Mouagiaxeng

Dongwei Zhu & Beibei Tao

Zhiqun Zhang & Boling Zheng

Donglin Liang & Huaxing Wu

Fangyu Kan & Yi Peng

Vincent Mar & Lena Mar

Huijie Lin & Hongwei Oyang

Ko Lee (Kaub Lis Xaivkos-Txiajtxos)

Drs. Danli Wang & Hongshi Li

Chongge Paajyee & Khu Xiong Thao

Ong Her (Nchaiv Tuam Hawj)

Vallen Koua Her

Donglin Liang & Huaxing Wu

Vincent & Lena Mar

Edina Chinese Association

Xin Zhou & Lijuan Xie

Joy Sha & Janie Sha

PattiYin & Scott Simpson

Gangguo Ji & Xiuying Wu

Xin Wang & Juei Hua Chang

明州华人医生协会The Association of MN Chinese Health Center & Physicians

Lily Jiarun & Sophie MeiXiao

Jim McDonough

Carole Hyder

Shen Fei & George Kimball

Noah & Julie Yang

Jay & Leah Her

George & Faith Latimer

William & Caroleotte Pesek

Chinese Senior Citizens Society

Ying & Agnes Fok

Dr. Samuel & Virginia Ng

Gang Chen & Laura Li

Tim Mahoney & Susan Bishop

Julie Smendzuik-O’Brien & William O’Brien

Sophie Liu-Othmer & Hans Othmer

Destiny Cafe 2

Jong Khue Vang

Tong See Chong Moua Xiong & Xai Lor

Shaohua Zhou & Peng Li

Chia Chang Chu-Yang-Heu

Ying & Yang Chu-Yang-Heu

Nou Ya Fang & Kou Her

Pang Doua & Po Heu Fang

明州湖南同乡会 Hunan Folks Association of MN

Dominic & Sharon Kwan

Lin Qian & Xiaosong Xiao

Jianping Wang & Wenjing Tang

Hongkong Vang & Gaolai Lee

Professors Karen Hsiao Ashe & James Ashe

Chinese Heritage Foundation Friends

Lau, Lee, Chiu Family Trust

Yayeng Vang & Nou Thao

Chrstine Podas-Larson & Kent Larson

Ted Nhia Toua & Suzanne Thao

General Song Leng Xiong Family

明州浙江同乡会 Zhejiang Folks Association of MN

Dr. Yang Dao Fund

Maychy & Wang-Yu Vu

QiPao Association of MN

Txiaj Xab Lee

常青老人中心 Legacy Adult Daycare Center

Katie Haghighi

Margaret Wong & Walter Graff

Shen Yudong

Gaoxiang Yang & Ke Huang

MN West Suburb Chinese Association

Youa Pao Thao

Huizhong Guo

Dr. Kou Bliaxa & Mrs. Song Ly Vang

Wang Zheng Xiong & Xiong Xing Mei

Anonymous

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Other Supporting Donors
Donations $500 – $999

Christine Van & Martin Matsui

Li Ding & Lei K Jiang

明州浙江同乡会 Zhejiang Folks Association of MN

Donations $200 – $499

Mr. & Mrs. Zhiyi Xiao, Peking Univ Alumni Assn-MN, Fallon Fan & George Chan, Marine & John Cheung, Linda & Victor Chao, Zhaohui Wu & Yuhong Yang, A Plymouth Couple, Peter Rachleff, Niandong & Xingzhou Zhou, Dahai Lin, Fusheng Liu, Guang Li, Xiaoyan Luo, Dayuan Li & Lihong Bu, Haitao Wu, Dong Chen, Qingsong Ji & Jiangfeng Lu, Mary McCormick, Mei Jiang & Chunyan Wang, Bingwen Hao

Donations under $200

Richard & Michele Seesel, Ling Hu, Robert & Jean Drach, Chou & Shao Li, Rose Ling, H.H. & Jo Cheng, Alfred & Amy Ku, Joanne Laird, Donald & Sharon Severson, Frank & Shirley Ungar, Nick & Ellen Hawley, I-Fei & Cathy Ouyang, Steven Chow & Tei Yi Chang, Lisa Chow, Charles Petersen, Yolanda Yeh, Jeannette & John Hastings, Norma Cuderman, Thomas & Barbara Lundgren, Y.C. & Helen Tang, Damaris Perezramirez, Rajesh Dash, Shareen Mann, Beverly Lohmann, Feng Zhang, Wenjuan Wang, Ru He, Gan Chen, Iris Wang, Ming Zhang, Lei Liu, Yan Zhong, Sho Vue, Chen Haiji, Yunfeng Liu, Feng Tang, Shufeng Liu, Susan & Brad Lee, Barb & Joe Rosell, Yin Yu & Houdong Gu, Patrick Tang, Tara Borton, Hongbin Zhu, Hong Cao & Yaling Fan, Patrick Tang, Tara Borton, Hong Cao, Zhengrong Zhang, Li Cai, Xia Lin, Ning Ma, Mingyong Xiong, Jinyu Li, Maxine, Candi Ince, Jialing Lin & Lili Ji, Yingzhi Wang, Curtis & Jeanette Hanson, Xuemei Piao, Pei Li, Bo Li, Laura Kuhn, Zhendong Song, Weiwei Xie, Anonymous

Thank You To Our Sister City Gift Donors

(Set of 5 Peanuts Statues)

Joyce Hsiao

Hmong American Partnership

Warpeha Davis Family

US-China Peoples Friendship Association-Minnesota Chapter

Ganying (Kabyeej) Jeff Vang

Chu Wu / Koobmoo Funeral Chapel

Linda Mealey-Lohmann

Bill Zajicek  / Romi Slowiak

Noah Vang

Juavah Lee

Destiny Cafe 2

Lar Yang

Mee Vang

Cher Tou Vang

Xang Vang

Hong Kong Vang

Kong Chee Vang


Grants

2018 Katherine B. Andersen Fund $50,000
2018 Year-Round STAR Funds (Councilmember Dan Bostrom) $35,000
2018 Year-Round STAR Funds (Councilmember Jane Prince) $5,000
2017 Year-Round STAR Funds (Councilmember Dai Thao) $16,700
2016 Cultural STAR Funds (Councilmember Dai Thao) $27,000
2016
St. Paul Foundation Management Improvement Funds MIF grant $10,000
2015 MN Cultural Legacy Funds (Senator Foung Hawj & Representative Tim Mahoney) $50,000

In-Kind Donations

$30,000 Design services – Changsha architects, Jennifer Junfang Fan and Jon Youhua Wen of Hunan Jianke Landscape Co., Ltd. 

Thousands of hours of volunteer time by Board Members, Advisory Group Members, and community members