Sonoran Guardians

Donors who contribute a total of $1,500.00 or more within the calendar year are recognized as Desert Foothills Land Trust Sonoran Guardians.  Please consider joining this dedicated group of philanthropists.  Sonoran Guardians are celebrated in various invitations and correspondence and also presented here on our site.  They receive organizational updates and exclusive invitations to Sonoran Guardian events and preserve tours. 

Thank you to the Sonoran Guardians list below who made generous contributions January 1 – December 31, 2018.


Crested Saguaro $10,000+


Elizabeth and Richard Burns

Fred Runnels Padgett Charitable Foundation│Arizona Community Foundation

Meredith and Ronald Sassano

Walter E. and Alicejo P. Saubert Fund│The Seattle Foundation


Saguaro $5,000+


Mary James

The Parker Family Fund | Arizona Community Foundation

Cathie and Fred Rosenbaum*

Patti Townsend

Ironwood $2,500+

BMO Wealth Management

Carolyn and Brian Butler

Carefree Physical Therapy | Cynthia Driskell and Walt Murphy

Mollie and David Carpenter | Fidelity Charitable

John Crane and Betsy Lynn*

Patricia and Paul Ellsworth

Beverly and Jon Holt

Michael Honkamp | Hydrite Chemical Co.

Denise and Warren Loveland Family Fund | La Crosse Community Foundation

Pamela and Robin Reily | Willow's Mead Charitable Fund | Fidelity Charitable

W. Jeff Marshall and Judy Smith*

Watson Family Fund | The Minneapolis Foundation

Christine and Roger Willis

Kristen and John Wolfe


Ocotillo $1,500+


Bingham Charitable Fund Fidelity Charitable

The Frank J. Bogacz Family Trust

Sue and Philip Clement*

Christine Coleman and William Robart

Donna and Donald Devine

George and Jane Drazek

Barbara Glenn

Susan and Philip Hagenah

Mary Ellen and Gates Hawn

Lynne and Robert Hoss

Joyce and Stanley Kerber

Krivoruchka Family Charitable Fund | American Endowment Foundation

Edward A. Lesser

Margaret and Michael McCormick

Lisa and Butch Milbrandt | Milbrandt Vineyards

Joanne and William Moeller | Moeller Foundation

Debbie and Peter Omundson

Joseph R. Raimondo

Trudy and Thomas Rhoades*

Robin and Stephen Woodworth

*Legacy Circle Members


Together we will work to protect the landscape we love.