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Event Donors and Partners

The incredible generosity of our sponsors makes Illumination's success possible. We would like to extend a special thank you to the individuals and organizations throughout St. Louis who are committed to finding better treatments for cancer and bringing hope to more of our families and friends.

Partnerships are now available for the 2023 Illumination Gala. Please check back for a real-time list of our generous partners and donors.

To inquire about partnership opportunities, please contact us at 314-286-0602 or [email protected].


  • Edward Jones


  • Penny Pennington and Mike Fidler


  • David C. Farrell
  • J.H. Berra Construction Co.
  • Barb and Mike Palmer
  • Jarona and Bill Stevens


  • Merle Fox
  • The Paz Family Foundation
  • Bobbi and Dalton Schumacher
  • Leslie and Al Uljee


  • Emerson
  • Enterprise Holdings Foundation
  • Jennifer and Tom Hillman
  • Linda and Jesse Hunter
  • Roger Jungclaus
  • Kim and Joe Koenig
  • McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
  • Nancy and Don Ross
  • Judy and Bruce Rubin
  • Joanna and Ryan Todd
  • Vicki and Doug
  • WILsquare Capital
  • World Wide Technology Foundation


  • Julie and Brice Adamson
  • Albourne
  • Ameren
  • Nancy Apel Stubblefield
  • Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C.
  • Sally and Tom Cohn & Kerry and Jake Cohn
  • Commerce Bancshares, Inc
  • John Del Cecato
  • Jennifer & Jonathan, Marni & Jeremy, Beth & David, Ellen & Jack Deutsch
  • Kim and Tim Eberlein
  • Madeleine Elkins and Harvey Wallace
  • Evernorth
  • Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.
  • Cindi and Keith Guller & Lisa and Michael Roberts
  • Hope Montessori Academy and Andrews Academy
  • Lockton Dunning Benefits
  • Christy and John Lynch
  • Elizabeth and James S. McDonnell III
  • Jennifer and Nathan McKean
  • Melissa and Rob Merlin
  • Kathe and Jim Myer
  • Noémi Neidorff
  • Reinsurance Group of America
  • Linda and Matthias Renner
  • Lori and Ted Samuels
  • Nancy and Craig Schnuck
  • Tanja and Bob Schwendinger
  • Siteman Cancer Center
  • Stacey and Pete Smith
  • The Steinback and Sachs Families
  • Connie and James Tricarico
  • Washington University- Department of Pathology and Immunology
  • Pat Whitaker and Dick Miles
  • Will Withington
  • Russ and Rose Willey & Molly and Nate Lattimer

Generous Donors

  • Armanino, LLP
  • Sandy and Bob Cannon
  • Patricia and F. Sessions Cole
  • Lee and Mike DeCola
  • Kimberly and Gene Diederich
  • Julie and David Drier
  • Marilyn Edison
  • Vicky Fraser and Steven Miller
  • Sunita Garg and Mahendra Gupta
  • Dorette and Ed Goldberg
  • Wes Gregory
  • Laura and Mike Herring
  • Kellie Hynes and Bob Guller
  • Carol and Ward Klein
  • Ashley and Sam Koplar
  • Debbie and Mike Lefton
  • Carol Loeb
  • Sue Matlof
  • Georgianna and Thomas Melzer
  • Denise Murphy and Pat Traynor
  • Peggy and Andy Newman
  • Harry K. Ratliff and Gloria A. Ratliff
  • Barbara and John Roberts
  • Pam and Rob Rubin
  • Susan and David Sherman
  • Shawn and Ken Suelthaus
  • Darrin Thomason
  • Sharon and Alan Wallach
  • Alicia and Dan Walters
  • Laurie and Lee Wielansky
  • Marie and Dennis Winschel