The Billy Bear Hug Foundation is so grateful to all of our generous corporate and individual sponsors. 

Individual Sponsors


  • John & Mary Hendrickson
  • Bob & Judy Hooker
  • Mayflower Church 5th Grade Sunday School
  • Dr. Luis A. Tomatis
  • David & Nancy Hejna
  • Doug Young
  • The Slagboom Family
  • Dr. George & Dorothy Vande Woude
  • Anthony Gerbino
  • Greg Eve
  • Jessica Parker
  • Billy & Mary Fallon
  • David Sligh
  • Austin Santoro
  • Susan English - in memory of Charlie Hendrickson
  • Bill & Karen Carlton
  • Peter F. Secchia Family
  • Darren & Amanda Wisinski
  • Mark & Kelly McCumby
  • Bradley Hartwell 
  • Laurie & Randy Elders 
  • Tony & Kathleen Asselta 
  • Erin Needham - in memory of Harper Grace Saunders 
  • Sheryl Stewart - in memory of Billy Swaney
  • John and Susan VanZee 
  • Bailey Hendricks
  • Jo Sargent - in honor of Patricia Cross 
  • Deborah Berkenpas 
  • Mary White 
  • Payton Schilling 
  • Kevin & Caitlyn Wood
  • Bob & Beth Milanowski
  • Scott & Gina Prince  
  • Peter & Jessica Ruppert
  • Tom & Ellen Kent
  •  Dave & Kim Alkema
  • Tim & Laura Feagan
  • The Wondergem Family
  • Spring Lake Public Schools
  • Dan and Elizabeth Bogo
  • Dennis Stovall, in honor of Taylan Nyenhuis
  • Anne Gucinski
  • Matt & Kim Mahar
  • Brian Ward Home Improvement
  • Karen Weber
  • Elizabeth & Brad Hilton - in honor of Michael & Christina Baur
  • Sam DeVries
  • Allison Spooner
  • Patrick Morgan
  • Abbie Patenaude
  • Doug & Christine Adams
  • Christina Aardema - in honor of Fred & Gretchen Vandenberg and Megan Cramer
  • Carter Masek
  • Sandra Mattarollo - in honor of Cai Mattarollo
  • Marie Preston - in honor of Lauren VanderZyden, Henry VanderZyden and James Preston
  • Sara Crosby - in honor of Big J 
  • Tania Gordon 
  • Amy Kent 
  • East Grand Rapids Public Schools / EGR Hearts of Gold
  • Grand Rapids Catholic Central Class of 2004
  • United Jewish School - 10th Grade Sunday School Class
  • Dave & Beth VanPortfliet
  • Dale, Sue & Nicole Prins
  • Steve & Cheryl Timyan
  • Vicki & Matt Bissell
  • David & Michelle Brady
  • Ellen Bylsma
  • Jaculin DeYoung
  • Kathey Batey
  • Donna & David Swigers
  • Joe & Karen Abbenante
  • Tom Cotter
  • Austin Santoro
  • Joe & Valerie Schmieder - in memory of William B. Wondergem 
  • Kristine Milbocker - in honor of Danny Troung
  • Dave & Penny Diephouse
  • Eric Rilko - in honor of Dr. Bernard Danan 
  • David Smith 
  • Ruby Chaise 
  • Janine McGillicuddy
  • David Zondervan 
  • Kristin Murphy - in honor of Tim and Lori Zumbrock
  • Mary Moseley 
  • Evan Kaser 
  • Amy Kelley 
  • Jane & Mike Ward - in memory of John Milne