Friends of VSA Ohio

Friends of VSA Ohio play an essential role in sustaining and growing the organization.
From donations to participation to occasional perks, the Friends of VSA Ohio are supporters who make it possible for VSAO and our constituents to celebrate life through art. 

Become a Friend of VSA Ohio today. Donate, sit back, relax and enjoy the perks.

  • Advance notice for special events and opportunities
  • Invitation to attend occasional, Friends-Only events
  • Listing on this Friends of VSA Ohio webpage
  • Make the arts and arts education more accessible for thousands of Ohioans
  • Tax deductible contribution to a 501(c)(3)



Anonymous Adkins Family Carol Argiro & Eric Patton
Jody Vice Beall Harlan Buckawlew Simon Buehrer
Creative Abundance Wayne Cocchi Donna S. Collins
Denise Conrad Mary Czekalinski Gary DeVault
Susan Dlouhy The Engle Family Erica Frisch
Hope Gray Mac & Marg Hawkins Summer Hawkins
Leslie Herrmann Amy Hess & Family Erin J. Hoppe
Keila Naparstek Hund & Family Linda & Paul Johnson Sheri Chaney & Matt Jones
Amy Silver Judd Cynthia Kerr Kim Kidd
Thomas R. Kromer & Family Laura Lazor Allegra Lewis
Marlow Turback Lichtenfeld L. Scott Lissner The Marek Family
Belleruth Naparstek Stephen & Robin Pleasnick Megan Real
Greta Robertson James H. Sanders III Susan Schnitz
Michael Sorenson Megan Soust Lexie Spring
Brian Stepien Molly Uline-Olmstead Christina Wendell
John Yee    

Friends, 2016

Individuals Organizations
Mary Kay & Doug Barno Alcohol Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County
Jody Beall Autism Society of Central Ohio
Norma Capocci Creative Abundance Consulting
Donna Collins Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA)
Loann Crane Disability Rights Ohio
Gary DeVault Food for Good Thought
Mac & Marg Hawkins Franklin County Board of Developmental Disabilities
Summer Hawkins Goodwill Columbus
Amy Carter Hess Greater Columbus Arts Council
Erin Hoppe InnerVision Music
Linda & Paul Johnson Measurement Resources Company
Thomas Kromer Modo Yoga Short North
Laura Lazor Ohio Alliance for Arts Education
Scott Lissner Ohio Arts Council
Michelle Mosokwitz & Aaron Brown Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities
Belleruth Naparstek OhioDance
Keila Naparstek Hund Puffin Foundation West, Ltd.
Jerome Page, Jr. The Columbus Foundation
Stephen & Robin Pleasnick  
Greta Robertson  
Judith Ryder  
Elizabeth & Jeff Sammons  
James Sanders, III  
Joey Supina  
Nate Thomson  
Tribute Gift in Honor of Aiden Carter  


Legacy Friends, 2014

Individuals & Households Organizations

Carmen Ambrosio
Carol Argiro
MK & Doug Barno
Michelle Moskowitz Brown
Simon Buehrer
Allison Buenger
Norma Capocci
Jim Chapple
Wayne Cocchi
Donna Collins & family
Gary DeVault
Carol Farmer & family
Christy Farnbauch
Liz Frantz
Kathleen Gallant
Mr. & Mrs. Ben Hale, Jr.
Janelle Hallett
Jarrod Hartzler
Brooke Hawkins
Mac & Marg Hawkins
Margaret W. Healy
Erin Hoppe & family
Mr. & Mrs. Paul Johnson

Toni Johnson
Cary Johnston
LaLene & David Kay
Cindy Kerr
Java & Mark Kitrick
Tom Kromer
Laura Lazor
Cassandra McDonald
Lou Mazzoli
Ashley Nordin
Tracey Datsi Pennell
Steve & Robin Pleasnick
Andrew Reach
Greta Robertson
Elizabeth Sammons
Annie Shackelford
Debbie Smith-Shank
Joey Supina
Nate Thomson
Shari Veleba



Cleveland Sight Center

Collaborative Art International

Dream Outloud Studios/Summit County

Element of Art Studio & Gallery

Miami Valley Ballet Theatre

MUCAI Academy

Ohio Arts Presenters Network


Special Olympics Ohio

TAC Industries, Inc.