Contributions

Dwight Eisenhower $50,000 and up

Five star general who was Supreme Allied Commander of Forces in Europe during World War II.

  • Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co.
  • All Life Foundation
  • Westerville

Chester Nimitz $35,000 - $49,999

A five-star admiral, he held the dual command of the Pacific fleet and of U.S. and Allied air, land, and sea forces.

  • Columbus Regional Airport Authority

Matthew Ridgeway $20,000 - $34,999

Army General who held major commands during World War II and is most famous for resurrecting the American and U.N. war effort druing the Korean War.

  • Ariel Corporation
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Kroger
  • ​Vance Outdoors

Lester B. "Chesty" Puller $10,000 - $19,999

Lt. General, World War I, World War II and Korean War. Most decorated U.S. Marine in history.

  • Epcon Communities Foundation
  • Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools
  • Vets Appreciation Foundation

Sullivan Brothers $5,000 - $9,999

Five brothers serving together in the U.S. Navy, all died when the U.S.S Juneau was sunk in the Pacific in November, 1942.

  • Canal Winchester Local Schools
  • Ohio National Guard
  • Olentangy Local School District
  • South Central Power Company Foundation
  • The Davis Foundation

Benjamin O. Davis $2,500 - $4,999

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  • Abbott
  • Ohio National Guard
  • Shootout for Soldiers
  • Upper Arlington Schools
  • The Westerville Rotary
  • Westerville Senior Association

Audie Murphy $1,500-$2,499

One the most famous soldiers of World War II and widely regarded as the most decorated American soldier of the war.

  • Church of the Messiah United Methodist
  • Columbus Grove City BPOE Elks Lodge
  • Department of Ohio Korean Veterans
  • The Grand Lodge of Knights of Pythias of Ohio
  • Machine Tools Solutions
  • Nicholson Charitable Fund​
  • R&M Clark Family Foundation
  • Sentek Corporation
  • The Dublin Village Tavern
  • Titus Charitable Fund
  • Westerville Square Inc.

Paul Tibbets $1,000-$1,499

Air Corps General who commanded the B-29 Superfortress Enola Gay that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima in World War II

  • American Legion Post 535
  • American Traditions 4-H Club
  • Batesville United Methodist Church
  • Berne Union Local Schools
  • Brian Meyer and Darrell Drone Golf Outing
  • Carol Nelson / Martha May Ellis
  • Chillicothe Correctional Institution
  • Cross Flags Corvettes
  • David Stalnaker
  • Dublin City Schools
  • Geotechnical Consultants
  • JR Michalec Consulting LLC​
  • Marysville Exempted Village School District
  • Michael and Fernanada Heyeck
  • Military Order of the Purple Heart
  • MOAA Central Ohio Chapter
  • NATCA Charitable Foundation
  • River Valley Local School District
  • SWA Source of Support Charter Team
  • The Westerville Lions Club
  • Titus Charitable Fund
  • Tommy and Ellen Ebe
  • Tri-Valley Local School District
  • William and Mary Irwin

Ernest E. Evans $500-$999

Captain of the U.S.S. Johnston who directed his ship to attack the Japanese fleet that was superior in number, firepower, and armor. His heroic actions enabled the success of the landing of U.S. troops on Leyte and the capture of the Philippines.

  • Alvin Tanner
  • American Legion Young Bud Post 171
  • Big Five 2017 Bonus Pool Fund
  • Bluffsview Elementary PTA
  • Brookside Maze Adventures
  • Central Ohio Concessions LLC
  • Chillicothe Correctional Institute
  • City Barbeque
  • Daughters of Erin
  • DeMaria Foundation
  • Employees of Jim Keim Ford
  • Etna Elementary PTA
  • Evening St. Elementary (Worthington SD)
  • Grand Temple Pythian Sisters of Ohio
  • Heart of Ohio Blue Star Moms
  • Huntington National Bank Branch 030900
  • Janice M Prescott
  • Kind Hearted Cloverbuds 4-H
  • Kohl’s Community Relations
  • Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 136
  • Larry and Linda Stone
  • Lynd Fruit Farm
  • Merchants International
  • Metz, Bailey & McLoughlin
  • Mt. Zion Lodge #9
  • N.A.U.S. Charity Fund, Inc.
  • Newport United Methodist Women
  • Pack 234 Boy Scouts of America
  • Paul and Barbara Aley
  • P.C. Systems, Inc.
  • Ridgedale Lions Club
  • Ron Melvin
  • Roush Equipment, Inc.
  • Roush Hardware
  • Scioto Ridge Parent Teacher Organization
  • Susan Hatfield
  • Teays Valley Local School District
  • The American Foundation for the Performing Arts
  • The Endres Family Fund
  • The Vinton County National Bank
  • Torchia Sales and Marketing, Inc.
  • Verne I. Mounts American Legion Post 368
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars/Richwood Post 870
  • VFW of Ohio Charities
  • Westerville Sunrise Rotary Foundation​