About Us

Global Harmony Through Personal Excellence, Inc. is a non-profit organization in Washington, DC. Its mission is to support the expression and humanity of children. Read more.


There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela

The individuals listed below make our work possible. They believe in a better world. They respect people. They know the value of supporting children and families. By the way they live their own lives, they are helping to make a more humane and aware civilization. We are humbled by their trust and so very thankful for their support. They are our heroes.

Recent Donors

Gold Circle of Excellence ($5,000 to $10,000)

The Honorable Al Gore

Silver Circle of Excellence ($2,500 to $4,999)

Michael Day (In Kind)

Dale, Blanca, and Julia Schusterman

Margaret Snyder

Michael Sundermeyer and Susan Talerico

Bronze Circle of Excellence ($1,000 to $2,499)

Eileen Andary (In Kind and Cash)

Rebecca Carroll (In Kind and Cash)

Nadine Cohodas

Harriett Crosby

Colbert and Gwendolyn King

Maureen Orth


Angie and Ed St John

Green Circle of Excellence ($500 to $999)

Kirsten Anderson and Jeff, Kelly, and Emma Harris (In Kind)

Carol Ingram

Martha Martin

Jocko and Mary Margaret Nickolaus

Lisa Yost and Peter Galvin

Harmony Connectors ($250 to $499)

Larry and Nonie Akman

ANC 3/4 G

Mardy Burgess

Anna Callon (In Kind)

Connie and Adriana Church (In Kind)

Nadine Cohodas

Harriett Crosby

Maury Collins and Michael Dorf

Marty Davis and Sloan

Meredith Goosen

Keekee Minor

Jerry Nielson

Donna Philpitt

Joanie and Larry Petak

Rose Solari and Jimmy Patterson

Teachers’ Union

Harmony Makers ($100 to $249)

Nancy Angelo and Tom Mather

Annie E. Casey Foundation – a matching grant given by Jennifer Gross

Anonymous (2)

Taluza and David Atkinson

Kathryn Averett

Carolyn Barrett

Judy and Joe Brady

Kathy Carroll

Betsy Carr

Melissa Clark

Michael Dennis

Gil Dipetro

Richard Dotson

Maggie and Roger Eddy

Council Member Jack Evans

Mimi Hurd

Kate Obenshain Keeler

Mara and Bobby Kardash

Byron Kline

Irene Lankford

Melissa Maxman and Glenn Marcus

Council Chairman Phil Mendelson

Keekee Minor

Kent Nordvig

Karen and Jim Nunes

Joan, Larry, and Brendan Petak

Polly Phipps

Terry and Alan Prosise

Susan Roberts

Jackie Smith

Beth and Jeff Taubman

Jeff Trollinger and Lorna Mullenax

Susan Stafford and Chris Wemple

Reggie Stonestreet

Gail and Stan Vossler

Diane Werneke and Roger Birch

Aixia Zhang

Harmony Group ($25 to $99)

Glenys Cabral Babayan

Vera Cardinate

Spencer Clark and Cherry

Diana and Rick England

Sarah Grantham and Tom Selden

Alisen James

Allison Lewis

David McGraw

Lorna Mullenax

Susan and Jerry Orchin

Corporate Partners

Association for Prevention, Teaching, and Research (APTR)

Community of Hope

Compliance Division at Freddie Mac



Sumner Museum

In-Kind Donations: Our Dedicated Angels

Kirsten Anderson and Jeff, Kelly, and Emma Harris*, Lauren Breland, Laura Bryan, Jill Cahn, Anna Callon, Lisa Caputo, Connie and Adrianna Church, Jane Meleney Coe, Ellen Cohen, Dawn Collins, Carolyn Cook, Barbara Craft, Marty Davis, Eileen Dumbo, Barbara Elkus, Richard Gervase and Stuart Delery and Michael and Sebastian, Kathy and David Guinn, Whitney Hicks, Spencer, Cherry, Xavier, and Clementine Hunsaker, Mimi Hurd, Stephanie Judd, Sheri Kesser and Avshalom, Patricia Maida, Karen and Xandra Martel, Becca Knox, Dr, Helene Krauthamer, Barbara Kreling, Clair Loftus, Nicole Maclin, Karen and Alexandra Martel, Robbie McEwen, Mary Margaret Nickolaus, Anna Nunez, John Pappajohn, Lina Perez, Joanie, Larry, and Brendan Petak, Terry and Alan Proise, Anita Read, Lorraine Rendleman, Emma and Thierry Servius, Sigma Tau Delta at UDC, Marie Shirey, Barbara Sloss, Dr. Suzan Stafford, Matthew Starr, Francies Stephenson, Lalita Subramanian, Roman Tanner, Beth, Jeff, Joshua, and Sam Taubman, Cindi R. Terrell, Bernie Trimble, Chris Trimble and Suzanne, Gail and Tim Trimble, Barbara Varsa, Barbara Varsa’s office at UMD, Elsie Williams, and Michele Wolin

*In-kind donor gave more than $500 in gift cards and gifts for children.


Nancy Angelo, Amelia Bergeron, Ann Brady, Jim Brady, Jill Cahn, Kathy Carroll, Rebecca Carroll, Ellen Cohen, Dawn Collins, Carolyn Cook, Caroline Crowley, Anika Davis, Debby Demaree, Catherine Demaree, Julie Gallagher, Ellie Selden, Kathy Guinn, Emma Harris, Kelley Harris, Whitney Hicks, Jenny Huang and her friends Lani and Rumi, Jules Jarvis, Becca Knox and her friends Caroline and Mary, Emma Lieberth, Nicole Maclin, Robbie McEwen, Keekee Minor, Adelita Nelson, Anita Read, Sherry, Marie Shirey, Barbara Sloss, Molly Sloss, Imelda Eileen and Taylor Trimble, Jessica Trimble.