Merrick society

Engaging and improving our community, Merrick Society donors are a vital part of the Foundation’s mission. The annual donation made by Merrick Society donors enables the Foundation to award college scholarships to economically disadvantaged students from Coral Gables Senior High School and administer grants supporting charitable organizations among other worthwhile programs the Foundation supports. 

About the Merrick Society

The Coral Gables Community Foundation established the Merrick Society so that visionary people can preserve key philanthropic activities in The City Beautiful.

This exclusive group commits to a annual contribution of $2,000, $5,000, $10,000, or $20,000.

Year by year, Merrick Society donors’ support is crucial to the success of the Foundation in helping us fulfill our goals into the future. A gift to the Coral Gables Community Foundation is fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Member Benefits

  • Invitation to the annual benefactor reception and other special Foundation functions
  • Invitation to exclusive events and access to special offers from our corporate partners
  • Name recognition throughout the year in Foundation’s monthly newsletters, website and marketing materials
  • Foundation lapel pin and other exclusive branded items

Joining the Merrick Society is a powerful and meaningful way for individuals to create a philanthropic legacy for their community and to support the causes they care about most.

  • Engaging and improving our hometown community, Merrick Society donors are a vital part of the Foundation's mission. Consider one of the following annual commitments that provide long-term support for the Foundation
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Merrick Society in the News

LIFETIME

• Robert* & Marian Fewell
• Ed, Carol & Trae Williamson
• Ray Corral & Alina Meledina

$200,000+

• William A. Bonn & Ruben Ceballos
• Matthew Meehan & Rod Hildebrant
• Carlos* and Debbie Garcia

$100,000+

• Ron Shuffield • Greg and Paige Barnes • Peter & Kerrin Bermont • David & Cristina Evensky • Jack & Natasha Lowell • Lee Osiason • Aura Reinhardt • Honorable Don & Jeannett Slesnick

$70,000+

• Sissy DeMaria-Koehne & Dr. Gunther Koehne • Zeke & Gina Guilford • Jason Neal & Waste Management • David & Ann Olazabal • Alirio Torrealba

$50,000+

• Kaiser Ahmed • John Allen • Evelyn Budde • Andria & Bob Dickinson • John Harris • Paul & Teresa Lowenthal • John O’Rourke & First American Bank • Marichi O’Rourke • Rick & Margarita Tonkinson • Venny & Coco Torre • Scott & Karla Richey • Laura Russo • Michael Walsh

$40,000+

• Pat Blanco • Pat Keon • Michael McCarthy • Pedro Parra • Tony & Marielena Villamil

$25,000+

• Karelia & Dr. Marino Carbonell • Vivian C. de las Cuevas-Diaz • Wayne Eldred • Eric P. Gros-Dubois • Pete & Lili Izaguirre • Ed & Liz Parnes • Alberto & Kristy Perez • Earl & Cristy Powell • Scott & Nanda Poulin • Ernest & Anne Purcell • Chip Withers • Rolando Vazquez Law

$20,000+

• Erica English • Leslie Lott & Michael Moore • Ana Mari Ortega & Marc Schwarzberg • Eddie & Judy Snow

$15,000+

• Dale Chapman Webb • Ambassadors Chuck & Sue Cobb • Xavier & Nataly Durana • Ana VeigaMilton & Cecil Milton • Jack & Ingrid Thompson • Zach Mneimneh & Chirine Atoui • Dr. Michael Zinner • Shelton Coats

$10,000+

• Tim Anagnost • Ajit & Maria Alicia Asrani • Stephen Dull • Alfonso & Shannon Perez • David Mitchell • Dr. Sadia Raja • Melanie Sanchez • Lori Thomas • Adriana Verdeja • Mayra Vide-Perez, Dr. Jose Chaviano Jr. & Illustradent Dental

$5,000+

• Perry Adair • Vanessa Bertran • Anne Boley • Robert & Lucy Cohen • Dr. Michael Forman • Charles Hamker • Katherine Kelly • Monique & Sidney Lazard • Elizabeth Olazabal • Pepe & Karina Ortega • Darrell & Debbie Payne • Jenne Ann Rigl • Roland Sanchez-Medina • Dr. Victor Shabanah • Daniel & Carolina Tormo • Barbara Tria & Coral Pine Real Estate

$1,000 +

• Mary & Brian Alden • Morad & Hoda Askari • Dede Austin • Sally Baumgartner • Pat Brockway • Nguyen Castilla Cabanilla • Melissa Castro • Tania Cruz • Brian & Lauren Donahue • Steven Demar • Chris W. Erickson • Jeff Flanagan • Joe & Helga Fernández • Arthur & Amelia Finkle • Elizabeth Ghia • Denise Glasser • Joe Greenberg • Javier Hernandez-Lichtl • Jane Hurt • Phillippe & Lauren de Lavalette • Joanne & John Meagher • Kevin & Roy Moure • Armando Olivera • Kelley Schild • Alexis Schwabe • Monique Selman & George David • Dr. Doug Hornsby and Sissy Shute • Joanne Silva • Debra Sinkle-Kolsky • Christine & Robert Staub • John & Doris Sullivan • Lynn Wiener • Peter & Aymee Zubizarreta