Sponsorship Opportunities


Instruments of Hope offers opportunities to commemorate a one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted, bronze St. Francis statue from renowned Sculpture Artist, Mic Carlson, or to sponsor one of our beautiful garden sites.

Prices start at $15,000 to sponsor a garden site and $10,000 to sponsor a sculpture.

Commemorate a Bronze Statue in Your Family Name


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Our Sponsors

Instruments of Hope would like to thank our many sponsors who have made the St. Francis of Assisi Sculpture Garden possible.


John and Eileen Anding
Steve Billmeier and Darlene Frederick
Roger Boer
Gordy and Sue Carlson
Mic Carlson
The Gus Carter Family
Charlie and Pat Fischer
Gary Family Foundation
Dr. Joseph Horak
Jack and Rita Kirkwood
Pat and Larry Larsen
Stephen Macedo
Larry and Terri Mulligan
Jim and Susie Pasikowski
Bill and Nancy Schmiedicke
Mark Siegrist
James and Debra Watson
Peter Wege
Wege Foundation
Katherine Woltjer
Tim Ziegler – Infusion Inc.

GOLD SPONSORS ($2,001-5,000)

Steve Billmeier and Darlene Frederick
Scott Harvey
Tamara Hickey
Jack and Rita Kirkwood
Kim and Paul Lothschutz
Sandra Swider
Sisters Visner
Mary Jo Walker
Tim Ziegler

SILVER SPONSORS ($500-2,000)

Don and Karen Baker
Thomas J. Baryl
Margaret and Jerry Battaglia
Stacie Behler – Meijer
Janel Belding
Chris Beuche – Secular Franciscan Fraternity
Bill and Gari Bowling
Linda Burpee
Jacqueline Bushnell
Gordy and Sue Carlson
David Cassard
Cathy Cooper
Ed Demaagd – GR Fire Fighters Union L366
Heidi DeYoung
Kathleen Douglas
Howard Dubay
Chris Ebbrecht
Gatz Home and Garden
Shawn and Linda Gary
Max and Janet Gibbs
Grand Rapids Dominicans
Pat and Bob Gussin
Corey Hart – Moxies
Ulrike Hart
Haviland Enterprises Inc.
Shirley Hickey
Charles and Sara Homeyer
Sue Ann Jabin
Madeline Jarosch
Fred Jirous
Joan and Phil Jung
Jack and Rita Kirkwood
Larry Larsen
Pat Larsen
I. M. Love
Joseph Maggini
Coby and Nancy Martin
Sean McGrath
Meijer Stores Inc.
Irv Miller
Terri and Larry Mulligan
Fr. Dennis Nash
Mark Neistat
Our Mother of Sorrows Secular Franciscan Fraternity
Suzanne Passero
Daniel Postellon
Ben and Stephanie Prawdzik
Nicholas Rizzon
Chuck and Stella Royce
Sharon Russell
Bill Schmiedicke
Mark Siegrist
T. David Siegrist
James Siler
Ronald Strauss
Sandee Swider
Debi and Mark Taylor
TDS Metrocom
Dan and Lisa VerHil
Kirsten Weller
Westport Marketing
Katherine Woltjer
Tim Ziegler
Fr. Bill Zink


All About Animals
Monica Anderson
Jim and Charlene Augustyn
John and Nancy Bailey
Melissa Bailey
Rose Baker
Matthew Barrera
Margaret and Jerry Battaglia
Janel Belding
Timothy Blanch
Bill and Gari Bowling
John and Sandra Brann
John and Marcia Brewer
Richard and Sally Brom
Larry and Esther Brown
Terri Bruining
LouAnn Bryant
Mark Buddy
Carol and David Burgess
Elizabeth and Robert Bush-Cammenga
Donald and Joan Byers
Mary and James Campbell
Scott and Katie Campbell
Mic Carlson and Susan Evangelista
Sue and Steve Carlson
Annika Chante
Robert and Rennae Cole
Catherine Cooper – Meijer
Jacqueline Cooper
John and Judy Cornwall
Judy Cwiklinski
Charlene and Robert Czarnecki
Rev. Michael Danner
Nancy Davis
David DeVelder
Marlene and Paul DeVries
Heidi DeYoung
Sarah and Cory Dolley
Daneen Dowling
Cheri and James Doyle
Howard and Nancy Dubay
Robert and Barbara Dundon
Doris Egles
Susanna Engbers
Patricia England
Mary Jane Fedder
Deboah Flakne
Richard and Roberta Flakne
Fleet Leasing
Bruce and Doreen Fogerty
Kathleen Foster
Mark Gerst – Gerst Funeral Home
Bruce and Denise Gilbert
Marcia and Tom Good
Ed Goodrich
Tricia Gosling
Daniel Grady
Grand Rapids Dominicans
Grand Rapids Sister Cities
Frances and Mike Grant
Julie Greene
Bruce and Mary Hakim
Terri Handlin
Gary and Shirley Harper
Dave and Lori Hastings
Marie Haviland – Haviland Products
Martin Hayden
Brian Hayes
Sr. Janet Heitz
Michael and Jayme Helm
Jack and Susan Hessler
Mary Hieshetter
Ronald and Alphonsus Hillary
John Hogan
Charles and Sara Homeyer
Don Jandernoa
Madeline Jarosch
Fred Jirous
Joan Jung
William and Carolyn Kelly
Kenowa Hills and Arlene Roedema
Mary Beth Kenyon
James and Pamela Key
Nancy Kilbourne
Joann King
Jack and Rita Kirkwood
Joe and Susan Kirkwood
Maureen Kirkwood
Molly Kirkwood
Mary Jo Klotz
Lawrence and Roberta Kok
Bob and Mary Krueger
Bob and Jenette Kwapis
Valentine and Jenette Kwapis
Sandra Lambert
Debra Roberts Lafleur
Bill and Karen Lawrence
Jack Lensink
Larry and Loretta Lind
Paulette Longwell
Kim and Paul Lothschutz
Kathleen Lown
Bucky Love
Gregory Love
David and Mary Ann Lowing
Julie and Michael Lucas
Nancy and Joe Lyons
Joseph and Kimberly Malewitz
Dave and Sue Marsh
David and Nancy Martin
William-James McFadden
Susan McFarlund
Ginny-Brooks Mikita-Filonow
Gary Miltner
Nicky and Beverly Mitchell
Terri and Larry Mulligan
Mary Margaret Munski
Cathy Nagel
Michael and Virginia Neuman
Bill Ogden
Christine and Gordon Olson
One Trick Pony
Jean Ottenwess
Michael Packer
Michael Packard
Carl and Cathy Paganelli
In Memory Pasikowski
Susan Perks
Harriet Pilson
James Popma
Ellen Pugliese
Bob and Laurie Quay
Joan and Sandra Quick
Mary Rademacher
Thomas and Sandra Redlon
Gary Renkema
Joe Renkema
Redstone Group
Nicholas Rizzon
Jerry Robinson
Arlene Roedema
Mary and Tony Rossi
Joseph and Mary Rossi
Jay and Trish Round
Joan Ruess
Kyle Russell
Sharon and Donald Russell
Philip Rydel
The Samacki Law Firm PLC
Cynthia Santarelli
Jane Santman
Tommy Schichtel
Pierre and Sharon Schierbeek
Heidi and Richard Schliem
Amy Schmidt
Bill Schmiedicke
Johannes and Hieke Schopf
Jennifer Schuurman
Bob and Bev Shields
Thomas Sibley
Jamie Sickles
David Siegrist
Mark Siegrist
Lauretta Simpson
Susan Ann Slack
Diane Marie Smith
Kerry and Jodi Smith
Sallie Smith
Sarah Smith
Thomas Soltys
In Memory of Henry Spenski
St. Clare Fraternity Secular Franciscan Order
Amy Start
B Steiner
Fred Stella
Ronald Strauss
Betty Sullivan
James and Suzanne Swanlund
Sandee Swider
Debi Taylor
John and Sue Teeples
Marvin and Thomas Thome
Aija and Michael Thomson
Mary Tourre
Tom and Sonia VanBragt
David Vanderlinde
Marcia VanderWoude
Armando and Donna Vela
Billy and Stacey Vits
John Urben
Gayle Vaartjes
Sharon Vance
Tom Vogel
Larry Walczewski
Tom and Marilyn Walczewski
Wanda Walczewski
Mike Walker
Roman Walker
Mary Jo Walker
James and Deb Watson
Laura and Robert Weatherbee
Carol Wershall
John Wheeler
Lewis and Betty Whitlatch
Robert Wolford
Suzanne Wood
June Wybranowski
Robert and Judith Wyckoff
Amy Yentsch
Tim Ziegler
Fr. Bill Zinc
Marilyn and Jerome Ziomkowski
Mary Zwaanstra