Since 1994, individual donors and organizations have made the decision to support research that impacts families. In its creation, the Center worked with donors to create an honorary level of giving – The Center for Families Advocates.

The Advocate donor level acknowledges those who have donated more than $10,000 to the Center. They have given to the Center in many ways including a onetime gift, or a pledge of $1000 per year for 10 years.

Thank you to all the advocates for your support of the Center for Families work!

If you are interested in becoming a Center for Families advocate, please contact:
College of Health and Human Sciences Office of Advancement
(800) 535-7303 or (765) 494-7890

Denotes charter advocates. ^ Denotes 2010 advocates.

  • Lorene Burkhart, Founding Donor, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Tom Brademas (Deceased), Mishawaka, Indiana
  • Dyer Butterfield Jr.(Deceased)in honor of Virginia Gould Butterfield, Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • Ruth Daniel-Chappell* (Deceased), Concord, Massachusetts
  • Jack E. Chappell, Concord, Massachusetts
  • Dr. Helen Clark (Deceased), West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Deborah Myers Cook, Carmel, Indiana
  • Gladys V. Cox* (Deceased), Orlando, Florida
  • Kitty and Ken Decker*, Lafayette, Indiana
  • Georgia L. Foster* (Deceased), West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Mary E. Fuqua*(Deceased), West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Deanna Greve*, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Steven Hancook* honoring Ann C. Hancook, West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Betty Lou Jones Johnson* (Deceased), Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Jennie Lu Jones*, Lafayette, Indiana
  • Catherine Justice (Deceased), Crawfordsville, Indiana
  • Virginia Kelly Karnes* (Deceased), San Diego, California
  • Rhonda Swaim Kittle*, Carmel, Indiana
  • Betty Krejci^, Portland, Oregon
  • Linda and John Konkle*, Carmel, Indiana
  • Jane Shade Link*, Sunman, Indiana
  • Shelley and Michael MacDermid Wadsworth, West Lafayette, Indiana
  • Joyce and Bob Miles, Lafayette, Indiana
  • Marilyn Richardson Moore*, Three Rivers, Michigan
  • Margaret Nesbitt Murphy* (Deceased), Lafayette, Indiana
  • Margaret Offenbacker*, Columbus, Indiana
  • Jean Eichacker Pfaff*(Deceased), Medina, Ohio
  • Barbara Plochman*, Winnetka, Illinois
  • Bonnie Graham Rabert*, St. Simons Island, Georgia
  • Nancy Rand (Deceased), Durham, North Carolina
  • Dr. Karyl Richard*, Zionsville, Indiana
  • Suzann Shackleton*, Pine Village, Indiana
  • Evelyn Schuber (Deceased), Wilmette, Illinois
  • Joanna B. Smith, Rochester, Indiana
  • Linda Hansen Smith*, Mansfield, Ohio
  • Zelma C. Swaim (Deceased), Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Marthellen Ratcliff Van Scoyoc* (Deceased), El Paso, Texas
  • Barbara Sell Vawter*, Zionsville, Indiana
  • Margaret E. Waidelich*(Deceased), Rancho Santa Fe, California
  • Patricia Wheaton (Deceased), Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Dorothy D. Wiggins* (Deceased), Boca Raton, Florida
  • Anna K. Williams* (Deceased), Crown Point, Indiana
  • Carol Burchby Wollert*, Venice, Florida