Lifetime Giving

Private giving is an important supplement to the support the Williamsburg Regional Library receives from local government.  This list includes donors whose lifetime giving reflects their dedication to and generosity on behalf of library.

To learn about how these donors have supported the library click here.

Over $100,001

  • Estate of Ila I. Brose
  • Gladys and Franklin Clark Foundation
  • L. K. and E. M. Halverson Trust
  • Friends of Williamsburg Regional Library


$50,001 to $100,000

  • Chick-fil-A
  • Louisa F. France
  • Library of Virginia
  • Jane G. and Robert McGaw
  • Verizon Foundation
  • Williamsburg Area Arts Commission
  • Williamsburg Community Health Foundation


$25,001 to $50,000

  • Anonymous
  • Estate of Laurence Bour
  • Estate of J. Genelle Caldwell
  • Louis E. Catron Living Trust
  • Chick-Fil-A
  • Friedman Family
  • Grace M. Kitzinger
  • Virginia F. Maner PBF support
  • In memory of Phillip West
  • Williamsburg Regional Library Foundation


$15,001 to $25,000

  • Anonymous
  • Animal Grant Support
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • The Carousel
  • Betty Ann and H. Lee Griffin
  • Helen H. Lee
  • Robert B. Sigafoes
  • Tundra Books
  • Kay and John D. Walecka


$5,001 to $15,000

  • Meredith and Nathan Altsuler
  • American Library Association
  • Anonymous
  • Artipeligo
  • Scottie and John Austin
  • Bank of America
  • Elizabeth D. Banner
  • Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream Store
  • Ben and Jerry's Ice cream
  • Bruton Parish Church
  • Child Development Resources, Inc.
  • Juleigh Clark
  • Colonial Photography
  • Isabelle B. Cosby
  • Disabled American Veterans, Patrick Henry Chapter No. 34
  • Dominion Virginia Power
  • Nikki and James Drake
  • Addy Edwards
  • Ferguson Metal Fabrication, Inc.
  • Gale
  • General Nutrition Center
  • Patsy J. Hansel and James J. Govern
  • Kathy L and Bruce Hornsby
  • James City County
  • Junior Woman's Club of Williamsburg
  • Kiwanis Club of Williamsburg
  • Lions Club of Williamsburg
  • Dean C. and Michael G. Maloney
  • The Maner Family
  • Eric McDonald
  • The MillBrook Press, Inc.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Padow's Hams & Deli
  • Betty Parkany and Family
  • Parks Orthodontics
  • Retro's Good Eats
  • Rita's
  • Schell Family
  • Carol W. Sherman
  • Sno-to-go
  • Square One
  • Bonita and Paul Stockmeyer
  • Target
  • Williamsburg Dental Group
  • York County Arts Commission


$2,500 to $5,000

  • Anheuser-Busch Brewery, Inc.
  • Susan H. and James Axtell
  • Ball Corp. Metal Beverage Container Group
  • Nancy and Alan Bolash
  • Bruster's Old Fashion Ice Cream
  • Pamela S. and Richard Burke
  • J. Gennelle Caldwell
  • Mary Lewis Chapman and  Andrew Chapman
  • Mary W. and James H. Clark
  • Colonial Italian American Organization
  • Colonial Sports
  • Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
  • Robin Cantor Cook and William C. Cooke
  • Country Contractors, Inc.
  • Cox Communications
  • Virginia E. and Charles F. Crone
  • Martha L. and Robert L. DeWelt
  • Irene F. Faubion
  • Elizabeth C. and Stephen D. Foxx
  • Margaret W. Freeman
  • Glamour Shots
  • Amy A. and Benjamin J. Goldberg
  • The Grantsmanship Center, Inc.
  • Green Spring Garden Club
  • Nelia M. Heide
  • Holiday House
  • Paula J. and Lee R. Hougen
  • Sarah R. and Wright B. Houghland
  • Houghton Mifflin Co.
  • Linda T. Hunt
  • James City County/Wmbg Master Gardeners
  • Barbara M. Janson
  • Donald W. Koehler
  • League of Women Voters of the Williamburg Area
  • Jack L. Massie Contractors, Inc.
  • Ann and John Milliman
  • Ileen G. and John A. Moorman
  • Ruth C. Mullaney
  • Ursula J. Murden
  • Narnia Books for Children, Inc.
  • Parlett's Card & Gift Boutique
  • Priscilla C. Peterson
  • Rotary Club of James City County
  • Cecilia and Paul Schmidt
  • Scholastic, Inc.
  • School Crossing
  • Donna C. Sheppard
  • Sonic
  • Sons of Confederate Veterans, Camp 2095, James City Cavalry
  • The TAFT Group
  • Gail T.  And Anthony J. Taylor
  • The Teaching Company
  • Elaine M. Themo
  • Ukrop's Monticello Marketplace
  • Virginia Commission for the Arts
  • Virginia Living Museum
  • Mary Lou Walten
  • Weavers of the Word
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • Mrs. Robert W. Wilson

To learn about how these donors have supported the library click here.

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