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 | *=MCFGS Board Members)

Donations Over $200,000

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

The Warpeha Davis Family*

Donations $100,000 – $199,999

C.C. Hsiao & Joyce Yuan Hsiao*

Donations $50,000 – $99,999

Reginald Van & Annie Tsao Van 

Bill Zajicek & Romi Slowiak*

Donations $25,000 – $49,999

 

Donations $10,000 – $24,999

Albert Hsiao

Caroline Hsiao Van & Douglas Van

Drach Hsiao Family Fund

Karen Hsiao Ashe & James Ashe

Sping Lin

Ben & Helen Liu

Linda Mealey-Lohmann*

Weiming & Caroline Lu*

Dr. & Mrs. Cziasarh Nengzong Yang

Chinese American Association of MN (CAAM)

Legacy Dragon Festival

Donations $5,000 – $9,999

Christina & Binh Le

Jing Li & Chen Zhou*

Catherine L. Weyerhaeuser

3M Foundation

Hmong American Partnership

US-China Peoples Friendship Association-MN Chapter

Donations $1,000 – $4,999

Dr. Kou Bliaxa & Mrs. Song Ly Vang

Drs. C.Y. & Sylvia Chang Pan

Gang Chen & Laura Li

Ruzhao Cheng & Jun Xiao

Chia Chang Chu-Yang-Heu

Ying & Yang Chu-Yang-Heu

Dennis Mingda Cui

Haitao Cui & Fang Yin

Larry Minglang Cui

Dr. Yang Dao Fund

Lillian Jiarun Esch

Sophia Meixiao Esch

Pang Doua & Po Heu Fang

Nou Ya Fang & Kou Her

Shen Fei & George Kimball

Feng-Sklaney Family*

Ying & Agnes Fok

Brenda Ming & David Sim Fong

Walter Graff* & Margaret Wong

Huizhong Guo

Katie Haghighi

Bill & Barbara Harrison*

Jijun He & Ying Li

Ong Her (Nchaiv Tuam Hawj)

Jay & Leah Her

Vallen Koua Her

Fred & Jennie Hsiao

Carole Hyder

Robert & Patricia Jacobsen

Gangguo Ji & Xiuying Wu

Tao Jin & Yan Liu

Fangyu Kan & Yi Peng

Alfred Ku & Dr. Amy Yuan Ku

Drs. Aubrey Ku & Han Xiao

Dominic & Sharon Kwan

Kui-Chiu & Julie Kwok

Ming Lan & Frank Qie

George & Faith Latimer

Lau, Lee, Chiu Family Trust

Dr. & Mrs. Charles Lee

Juavah & Alizabeth Lee

Ko Lee (Kaub Lis Xaivkos-Txiajtxos)

Pauline Lee

Txiaj Xab Lee

Wen Li

Donglin Liang & Huaxing Wu

Huijie Lin & Hongwei Oyang

Sophie Liu-Othmer & Hans Othmer

Dr. Jay Jiekun Lou & Mrs. Wendy Lou

Tim Mahoney & Susan Bishop

Vincent Mar & Lena Mar

Jim McDonough

Christina Deng Morrison & Mark Morrison

Bee & Nor Pau Mouagiaxeng

Dr. Samuel & Virginia Ng

Sharon & Lilian Niu

Chongge Paajyee & Khu Xiong Thao

William & Caroleotte Pesek

Christine Podas-Larson & Kent Larson

Lin Qian & Xiaosong Xiao

Xiaohong Qiu & Yong Lu

Joy Sha & Janie Sha

Yudong Shen

Patti Yin & Scott Simpson

Jenny Sun & Michael M. Macaulay

Kaimay Yuen Terry

Youa Pao Thao

Ted Nhia Toua & Suzanne Thao

Francis Vaam Tooj & Jeanette Her Thao

Handong Tu & Xiaoyan Hu

Ganying (Kabyeej) Jeff Vang*

Hongkong Vang & Gaolai Lee

Jong Khue Vang

Nao Ying Vang & Pang Her Vang

Noah Vang & Julie Yang

Yayeng Vang & Nou Thao

Maychy & Wang-Yu Vu

Duab Ntxoo Vwj (Dona)

Drs. Danli Wang & Hongshi Li

Jianping Wang & Wenjing Tang

Xin Wang & Juei Hua Chang

Los Chu Teemwa Wu

Kongsue Xiong – Radio690AM

General Song Leng Xiong Family

Tong See Chong Moua Xiong & Xai Lor

Wang Zheng Xiong & Xiong Xing Mei

Bingwen Yan & Lihua He

Gaoxiang Yang & Ke Huang

Long Yang

Hui & Daisy Ye

Zhiqun Zhang & Boling Zheng

Shaohua Zhou & Peng Li

Xin Zhou & Lijuan Xie

Xinliang Zhou & Shiluo Yan

Dongwei Zhu & Beibei Tao

Anonymous

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

China Insight

Chinese Heritage Foundation Friends

Chinese Senior Citizens Society

Destiny Cafe 2

Edina Chinese Association

Hunan Folks Association of MN明州湖南同乡会

Legacy Adult Daycare Center常青老人中心

Lotus Charitable Funds

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

Minnesota International Chinese School

Minnesota West Suburb Chinese Association

QiPao Association of Minnesota

TeaSource

US-China Peoples Friendship Association National

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Other Supporting Donors
Donations $500 – $999

Li Ding & Lei K Jiang

Christine Van & Martin Matsui

Doug Watnemo

Zhejiang Folks Association of MN明州浙江同乡会

Donations $200 – $499

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

Donations under $200

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

Thank You To Our “GROUNDBREAKERS II”

for the 2018 Construction

(GROUNDBREAKERS II are donors who donated at least $1,000 between 2/1/2018 to 12/31/2018 and whose names will appear on the Donor Wall in the China Garden)

Donations $100,000 and up

Min (Amy) S. Xu & Michael D. Schumann

Donations $1,000 – $4,999

Robert & Ann Howard

Yu Gao & Shuming Luo

Yang Liu & Jiaping Fu

Qin Tang & Zhiguang Guo

Chad Vue and Bee Yang Her Fund

Txawj Tuam Xyooj & Maiv Lis Vaj Family

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Thank You To Our Sister City Gift Donors

(Set of 5 Peanuts Statues)

Destiny Cafe 2

Hmong American Partnership

Joyce Hsiao

Juavah Lee

Linda Mealey-Lohmann

US-China Peoples Friendship Association-Minnesota Chapter

Ganying (Kabyeej) Jeff Vang

Cher Tou Vang

Hong Kong Vang

Kong Chee Vang

Mee Vang

Noah Vang

Xang Vang

The Warpeha Davis Family

Los Chu Teemwa Wu

Lar Yang

Bill Zajicek & Romi Slowiak


Grants

2018 The Saint Paul Foundation
2018 Katherine B. Andersen Fund of The Saint Paul Foundation
2018 The John and Ruth Huss Fund of The Saint Paul Foundation
2018 Year-Round STAR Funds (Councilmember Dan Bostrom)
2018 Year-Round STAR Funds (Councilmember Jane Prince)
2017 Year-Round STAR Funds (Councilmember Dai Thao)
2016 Cultural STAR Funds (Councilmember Dai Thao)
2016
St. Paul Foundation Management Improvement Funds MIF grant
2015 MN Cultural Legacy Funds (Senator Foung Hawj & Representative Tim Mahoney)

In-Kind Donations

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

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IN MEMORIAM

Wang Yang (April 2009)

Joyce & C.C. Hsiao

Linda Mealey-Lohmann

C.C. Hsiao (August 2009)

Pearl & Robert Bergad

George Chan & Fallon Fan

H.H. & Jo Cheng

Lisa Chow

Steven Chow & Tei Yi Chang

Linda & Victor Chao

Marine & John Cheung

Norma Cuderman

Robert & Jean Drach

Walter Graff & Margaret Wong

Jeannette & John Hastings

Nick & Ellen Hawley

Yvonne N. Cheung Ho

Fred & Jennie Hsiao

Ling Hu

Alfred & Amy Ku

Laura Kuhn

Joanne Laird

Chou & Shao Li

Sping & Ying Lin

Rose Ling

Benjamin & Helen Liu

Thomas & Barbara Lundgren

Christine Van & Martin Matsui

Linda Mealey-Lohmann

I-Fei & Cathy Ouyang

Peking Univ Alumni Assn-MN

Charles Petersen

Richard & Michele Seesel

Donald & Sharon Severson

Y.C. & Helen Tang

Ming li Tchou

Frank & Shirley Ungar

Yolanda Yeh

Mr. and Mrs. Zhiyi Xiao

C.J. Liu (2012)

Linda Mealey-Lohmann

Duane Stolpe (2015)

Romi Slowiak & Bill Zajicek

Jan Johnson (2016)

Barbara & Bill Harrison

Maybelle Yee (2018)

Linda Mealey-Lohmann