Benefactors Who Have Substantially Supported Us

Benefactors Who Have Substantially Supported Us
over Our 23 Years of Work

By Dick B. and Ken B.
© 2013 Anonymous. All rights reserved

About January of 1990, we began the work of researching, analyzing, publishing, and disseminating the history of Alcoholics Anonymous and, later, of the Christian Recovery Movement. The effort would not have been successful without the following substantial benefactors who supported that work in many different ways.

We think it fair and proper to say that, in the language of A.A.’s Big Book, their real purpose and our real purpose was “to be of maximum service to God and the people about us.” Also, to be doers of the Word, and not hearers only.

The List (Others to Come)

Daxton and Jessica Lyon, Honolulu, Hawaii
Scott C., Honolulu, Hawaii
Bob J., Kihei, Hawaii
Mark G., Ontario, Canada
David W., Canada
Chris P., Toronto, Canada
Bob D., Alberta, Canada
Nell Wing, A.A.’s First Archivist, New York
Frank Mauser, A.A.’s Second Archivist, New York,
Richard K., Massachusetts
Wally C., Maine
Ray G., former Archivist, Dr. Bob’s Home, Akron, Ohio
Sue Smith Windows, daughter of Dr. Bob and Anne Smith, Akron, Ohio
Robert R. Smith, son of Dr. Bob and Anne Smith, Nocona, Texas
Betty Smith, daughter-in-law of Dr. Bob and Anne Smith, Nocona, Texas
Todd Smith, grandson of Dr. Bob and Anne Smith, Vernon, Texas
Congressman John Seiberling, son of Henrietta Seiberling, Akron
Mary Huhn, daughter of Henrietta Seiberling, Pennsylvania
Dorothy Seiberling, daughter of Henrietta Seiberling, Manhattan, New York
Dorothy Culver, daughter of T. Henry Williams, Sacramento, California
Duane C., Cornish, New Hampshire
Father Bill W., Chair, Episcopal Diocese of Texas Recovery Committee, Austin, Texas
Mark Duffy, Archivist, Episcopal Church Archives, Austin, Texas
CityTeam International (Pat Robertson), San Jose, California
CityTeam International (Mike Pounds), Oakland, California
Rick S., San Jose, California
Santos, Carlsbad, California
Peter V., San Rafael, California
Charles P. Mau, Manhattan Beach, California
Freda Mau, Manhattan Beach, California
Veronica and Val Robbins, Woodland, California
Ron Glosser, Akron, Ohio
Rich S., Long Island, New York
Neal B., Clay, New York
Tuchy Palmieri, Westport, Connecticut
New Life Spirit Recovery, Inc. (Dr. Robert Tucker), Huntington Beach, California
Bob Noonan, MSW, Orange, California
Saddleback Church (Rev. John Baker), California
Mariners Church (Rev. Jim Gaffney), Irvine, California
Won Way Out (Bill Boyles), Wyoming, Delaware
Betty Ford Center (Jerry McDonald), Rancho Mirage, California
Little Hill Alina Lodge (Geraldine O. Delaney, CEO and Founder), New Jersey
Hazelden Educational Services, Center City, Minnesota
Pacific Hills Treatment Center, San Juan Capistrano, California
Celebrate a New Life at Hope by the Sea (Bobby Nicholl), San Juan Capistrano, California
Jeff and Debra Jay (Love First), Michigan
Youth with a Mission (Addictive Behavior School), Kona, Hawaii
Footprints, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri
Alcoholics Victorious, Kansas City, Missouri
Neighborhood Alcoholics for Christ, Escondido, California
Overcomers Outreach, Inc., Whittier, California
NET Training Institute, Titusville, Florida
Bridges of America (Bishop Frank Costantino), Florida
Dunklin Memorial Church (Rev. Mickey Evans), Okeechobee, Florida
Take12 Radio.com (Monty M.), Albany, Oregon
Jim H., State of Washington
Wilson House, East Dorset, Massachusetts
Bill Pittman, Director of Historical Information, Hazelden, Center City, Minnesota
Col. Mel Shulstad, Redmond, Washington
Major Tim, Joe and Charlie Seminars, Sacramento, California
Joe McQuany, Serenity Park, Little Rock, Arkansas
Charlie Parmley, Joe and Charlie Seminars, Arkansas
Ozzie and Bonnie Lepper, Wilson House, Griffith Library, East Dorset, Vermont
John M., M.D., Harvard
John Z., M.D., Alaska
Robert Turner, M.D., South Carolina
Darvin Smith, M.D., Boulder, Colorado
Jeffrey H. Boyd, M.D., M.Div., M.P.H., Waterbury, Connecticut
Rev. Michael Liimatta, Kansas City, Kansas
Rev. Jim Gaffney, Mariners Church, Irvine, California
Rev. Chuck H., Arizona
Rev. Dr. Jay, McKeesport, Pennsylvania
Rev. James Moody, Jamestown, Tennessee
Rev. George McLauchlin, Tampa, Florida
Rev. Jay Sprout, St. Johnsbury, Vermont
Rev. Joe Furey, Westminster, California
Rev. Matt Pierce, Golden Hills Community Church, Brentwood, California
Rev. Doug Nunes, Calvary Church Los Gatos, Los Gatos, California
Rev. Randy Moraitis, The Crossing, Costa Mesa, California
Rev. Dale Marsh, Serenity Group, Oroville, California
Rev. Jerry Liversage, Responding Recovery, Orange County, California
Rev. Dr. Richard McCandless, Rector, St. Paul’s Church, Akron, Ohio
Rev. Mark Pruit, Rector, St. Paul’s Church, Akron, Ohio
Rev. Mike Belzman, Ph.D., CEO and Founder, Association of Christian Alcohol and Drug Counselors, Inc., Redlands, California
Mario Z., Los Angeles County, California
Joey Delgado, Los Angeles County, California
Rev. Ron Ross, North Carolina
Larry Webb, Orange County, California
Gina Bea, Radio Producer, Las Vegas, Nevada
Marcheta Scott, St. Paul’s Church, Akron, Ohio
Roger McD., Huntington Beach, California
David Roman, Cucina Roman Restaurants, Costa Mesa, California
Danny S., Costa Mesa, California
Greg Pope, Cornerstone Fellowship, Livermore, California
Dominic D., Cornerstone Fellowship, Livermore, California
David S., Golden Hills Community Church, Brentwood, California
Karl Kramer, Brentwood, California
John Sorrells, James Clubs, Norco, California
Berry Wild, Archivist, Idaho
Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Pittsburgh Experiment, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Calvary Episcopal Church, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Elsie Hillman, Pennsylvania
Leonard Firestone, California
Raymond Firestone, Ohio
Robert Koch, Ohio
Brinkley Smithers, New York
Bishop Robert Duncan, Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh
Karen Plavan, Ph.D., Professor, Penn State, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Oasis Center, Pennsylvania
Jean La Cour, Ph.D., President of ISAAC and of NET Training Institute, Daytona Beach, Florida
Paul Wood, Ph.D., President, National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
Canon Sally Shoemaker Robinson, Maryland
Nickie Shoemaker Haggart, Florida
Mrs. W. Irving Harris, Widow of Dr. Sam Shoemaker’s Assistant Minister, Oxford Group, New Jersey
Steve and Sue Foreman, Came to Believe Retreats, Winter Park, Florida
Carol and Dale Morfitt, Came to Believe Retreats, Amery, Wisconsin
Thomas Page, Came to Believe Retreats, Jacksonville, Florida
T. Willard Hunter, Oxford Group, Claremont, California
George Vondermuhll, Jr., Oxford Group, Connecticut
L. Parks Shipley, Sr., Princeton, New Jersey
Richard Ruffin, Moral Re-Armament, Washington, D.C.
Judy S., New Jersey
Garth Lean, Oxford Group, London, England
Michael Hutchinson, Oxford Group, London, England
K.D. Belden, Oxford Group, London, England
James Draper Newton, Oxford Group, Ft. Myers Beach, Florida
Eleanor Forde Newton, Oxford Group, Ft. Myers Beach, Florida
Neal P., Texas
Russell S., Alive Again, Miami, Florida
Wally L., Vero Beach, Florida
Rock Recovery Ministries, Rock Church (David P.), San Diego, California
ABC Sober Living, San Diego, California

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About mauihistorian

Uses pen name Dick B.: Writer, Historian, Retired attorney, Bible student, CDAAC, and active and recovered A.A. member with over 25 years of continuous sobriety. Published 42 titles and over 650 articles on the history of Alcoholics Anonymous and the Christian Recovery Movement. www.dickb.com
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