Doris Miller Memorial

Our Donors

Fundraising Campaign

Doris Miller Memorial

The Cooper Foundation, the Bernard & Audre Rapoport Foundation and the Waco Foundation

gave major grants for Phase 1 and Phase 2 to speed the ship home.

We have now raised $2,775,810 out of a total project cost of $2,797,810

We continuing fundraising for the final four bronze reliefs including installation.

Text DORIS at 71777 to make a donation

HELPING US BRING THE SHIP HOME

 We appreciate ALL your support 


Special thanks to ALL our Donors

Anonymous Donors

Ambassador & Mrs.(Kay) Lyndon L. Olson,Jr
The Honorable Chet Edwards & Mrs. Edwards (Lea Ann)
Thomas B. Alexander
Cheryl & Doug Allen
Nancy & David Allen
Mary Francis Allen
Pam & Rick Allen
Van S. Allen
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Sharon & Sam Allison
Jamal Alsaffar
Tina Amberboy
Israel Anderson
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Robert Avera
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Robert F. Barkley
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Julie & Paul Bloss
Cedric Bogans
Karen & David Bond
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Terri Bridger
Leo Bradshaw
Andrew Brazington
Francine Breckenridge
Leo Bradshaw
Richard Braun
Betty Braun
Andrew Brazington
Leroy Brigham
Linda Brock
Dennis Brooks
James Brooks, Jr.
Carolyn Brown
Joseph Brown
Sheila Brown
Cathy Turner & Sam Brown
Sheila Brown
Spencer Brown
Wanda Brown
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Kevin D. Carter
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Ellie Caston
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J. R. Chapman
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Helen & Tom Chase
Kay & David Cherry
Janet Chisom
Wanda Chumley
Simplicity Clark
James R. Clifton
Carla Haynes-Clowe
Tom Clowe
S/Sgt. George Coffey, USMC
Dave Coles
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Sandra Landos
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& Carolyn Copenhaver
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Raju Patel
Ted Paup
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Conner Perry
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Barbra Peterson
Walter Peterson
Zina Pew
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Kenneth W. Pollard
Brian Portugal
Barbara & Gerald Powell
Mia Moody-Ramirez & Augustine Ramirez
Teresa Randall-Wong
Doreen & William Ravenscroft
Ross Reagan
Betsy & Phillip Reeder
Stephen Reid
Syrenthia Rice
Dalila Richter
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Jennifer Anne Richie
Sara & Rodney Richie
Eve Woods Riley
Joseph R. Riley
Tim Riley
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Sarah & David Risinger
Natalie & Don Risinger
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Alice Rodriguez
Mike Rogers
Richard Roland
David Ross
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Ann & Nelson Rue
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Margaret Salome
Martha & Tom G. Salome
Brent Salter
Alma & George Saunders
A.W. & Carol Schmidhauser
Loren Schwartz
Donald Scott
Wallace C. Scott
Billy Joe Seay
Ben Selman
R.H. Sexton
Katherine Michaels Shaffer, US Navy
Erin B. Shank
Jane E. Sharp
Billy J. Shaver
Sharon Shields
Lisa & Rick Sheldon
Sheldon Family
Richard Simcik
Wilda and Harold Simmons
Betty and Riley Simmons, II
Gwen and Stanley Simmons
Ursel Simmons
Jim Sikes
Jennifer Skains
Acie Slade
Elizabeth & Stuart Smith
Gayla & J. David Smith
Michael Smith
Warren Smith
William J. Smith
Lianna & Billy Smyers
Ned Snyder,III
Donald P. Sorelle
Cindy & James SoRelle
Steve Sorrells
Betty & Edwin Spencer
Robert Springer
Jane Stafford
William Stafford
Britta E. Stanton
James D. Stanton
Thomas Stanton
Alice & Ken Starr
Cheryl Stevens
Willard Still
Earl Stinnett
Rene’ Stone
David Stone
Sara Stone
Sandra Sullenberger
David Swenson
Robert Symank

Ronald Tarburton
Bobby Tatum
Cheryl Taylor
Ellen Taylor
Brooke & Heyward Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor
Rita & Luis Tejada
Nicholas & Natalie Tejada
Charles Thomas
William Thomas
Willie Thompkins
Brian Thompson
James Thompson
Ellen & Ted Thompson
Erin Thomson
Norma Thronburg
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Vincent J. Tobola
Mike Trozzo
Kathy Turner
Geneva Turner
Martin Tyler
John Bee Tuggle
Karl & Shirley Umlauf
Barbara & Bill Vance
Kathryn Vance
Rochelle Waite
Waits
Dr. Patricia Wallace
Rev. & Mrs. S.W. Walker
Spurgeon Walker
Diane & Jerry Waltman
Jeffrey Walter
Ken Walton
Ira Walton, CWO
Chris Watkins
Greta Watson
Larry Weaver
Linda Franklin Weaver
Mary Webster
Jo &Tim Welter
Robert Whitby
Brantley Walter White
Edna White
Greg White
Misti White
Stuart White
Anna Williams
Kelvin Williams
Louisa Williams
Lilly Williams
Carolyn Willis
Karen Willis
K.R. Wilson
Patricia Wilson
R. P. & M.A. Wilson
J.D. Windham
Kathy Wise
Aimee Wood
John Wood
Sinai Wood
Jeff Wooley,
Marie & Don Wright
Christi & Jeff Young
Virginia Young


Business/Organizations
Adam’s Grocery
ADIL, LLC
A.J. Moore High Alumni Association
A. J. Moore HS Alumni Class of 1956
A. J. Moore ROTC Class of 2014
Alta Vista Neighborhood Association
Altrusa International of Waco
American Bank
American Legion Post 42
American Legion Post 1
Barron Environmental Services
Baylor University
Baylor Scott & White –
Hillcrest Memorial Center
Baylor Scott & White
Baylor Waco Foundation
Bank of America Foundation
Bethel Independent Methodist Church
Bernard & Audre Rapoport Foundation
Bill Miller Used Cars
Bolt Boutique
Business Payroll Services, LLC
Business Resource Center
Carver Neighborhood Association
Central National Bank
Central Prosthetics & Orthotics
Central Texas Power
City Center Waco
City of Refuge Ministries
City of Waco Parks & Recreation
City of Waco Public Improvement District #1
City of Waco Tax Increment Fund
Classie Ballou & Family Band
Community Bank & Trust
Community Race Relations Coalition
Communities Foundation of Texas
Cooper Foundation
Crawford-Austin Properties, Inc.
Criminal Justice Dept. McLennan Community College
Darden Building Materials
Dorie Miller Memorial Post 331 Inc. – American Legion Department of Florida
Dossett Fund
Dr. James A Lewis & Associates
East Waco Cumberland Baptist Church
Economic Opportunities
Elizabeth Gordon Bradley Chapter NSDAR
Fentress Foundation
Fighting for the Children
First National Bank of Central Texas
First Presbyterian Church
Harstan Study Club
H & B Packing
Healer Printing & Office Supply
Heart of Texas Chapter Military Officers of America
Helping Hands Christian Fellowship
Historic Waco Foundation
Hood Street Church of Christ
Jeff Hunter Toyota
Jon R, Ker, P.C.
Iglehart Chapel C.O.G.I.C.
Jean Chapman Properties
Jones Coin Meter Company
Keep Waco Beautiful
Ken Baker Services
Lakeland West Capital
Landon Branch Neighborhood Association
Langston Law Firm
Leyland Collier Electric
M. Lipsitz & Co
W.H. Littles & Sons Mortuary
Lone Star Tire
Muska Insurance Services
Naman Howell Smith &amp Lee, PLLC
National Endowment for the Arts
New Mount Olive Baptist Church
New Zion Baptist Church
NeighborWorks Waco
Omega ETA Sigma
Omega Psi PI Fraternity, Inc.
Omicron Upsilon Chapter
Oncor Electric Delivery
Paul & Jane Meyer Family Foundation
Pakis, Giotes, Page &Burleson, P.C.
Photo Journeys Abroad
Pioneer Steel & Pipe Company Inc.
Rapoport Academy Public School
Redwoods, Inc.
RestaurantCat, Inc
Roadrunners Motorcycle Club
Schmaltz’s Sandwich shop
Second Missionary Baptist Church
Special Forces Association –
Raymond J. Vrba, Jr. Memorial Chapter 93
St. John Catholic Church
The Boeing Company
The Clifton Foundation
The Corner Stop
The Glaze Family Trust
The Olive Branch
Texas First National Bank
Texas Democratic Women of Central Texas
Toliver Baptist Missionary Chapel
Tuggle Baptist Church
Visions AME Church
Waco Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
Waco Cotton Palace, Inc
Waco Foundation
Waco Tours
Wells Fargo Bank
Wilkerson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home
Word of Faith Primitive Baptist Church
Young Family Fund
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority -Youth
Zeta Amicettes
Zeta Gents I
Zeta Gents II
Zeta Pearlettes
Zeta Youth Archonettes
Zeta Zeta Gems

In Memory of:

T. Edgar Johnson – Nancy and Ted Paup
Col. James Milner – Bob Williams
Col A.B. Ogden, Jr. – Meredith & Eric Williams
George L. Neal – Meredith & Eric Williams
Thomas McQueen Lewis – Patty & Bob Williams
Arthur R. Wiebusch – Bob Williams
Jack M. SoRelle – James SoRelle
Bill Ravenscroft – James SoRelle
Bill Ravenscroft – Rabbi & Mrs. Gordon Fuller
William Travis Clarke, Jr. – William Travis Clarke, Jr Estate
Thomas Darwin Parker – John Kinnard
Thomas Darwin Parker – Kyle Deaver
Thomas Darwin Parker – Susan & Malcolm Duncan, Jr.
Thomas Darwin Parker – Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Thomas Darwin Parker – Cen-Tex African American Chamber of Commerce
PFC Frank Price, US Army Air Corps, WWII – Elizabeth and Stuart Smith
Rev. Otis L. Rush, Sr. -Rush Family Heritage
Dollie Rowe Austin Moss – Rush & Austin Lineages
Jake & Viola Rush – Rush & Mitchell Lineages
Daniel W. Austin, Sr. Austin-Rowe Descendants
Daniel N. Rowe – Austin-Rowe Descendants
Malinda Austin Marlin – Sherryl Rush Johnson
John L. Rush – Sherryl Rush Johnson
Bobbie Austin Greene – Sherryl Rush Johnson
William Travis Clark – William Travis Clarke Estate
Thomas L. Holbert – Willie Etta Holbert & Joan Bolden-Hubert
James and Arnease Wheeler – Harold and Wilda Simmons
Mr. & Mrs. Riley, Sr . and Annie Simmons – Gwen and Stanley Rosemond
Rev. Willie Stanley – Jane & Roy Nash
Lieutenant Albert Lee Riley, U.S.Navy Ret. – Joseph Robert Riley
SN Albert Lee Riley, Jr. U.S.Navy – Joseph Robert Riley

In Honor of:

Jonathan Lindsey – CRRC
Jonathan Lindsey – Jo & Tim Welter
St. Mary’s Catholic Church – George Coffey
Bobby Chastain – Louis S. Muldrow
JEM Englander – Mr. & Mrs. Louis Englander
Rocky Armstead – Mr. & Mrs. Louis Englander
Ervin Davis – Community Bank & Trust
Alvin Louis Pollard, Sr. – Alvin L. Pollard
Joe F. Pierce – Michael Pierce
Tom Charlton – Phyllis & William R. Falco
Rebecca Sharples – Phyllis & William R. Falco
Gerald Slaughter – Gerald Slaughter II
Sue Ann Molar – Marsha McLaughlin
Jonathan H. Allen, WWII – Ruth & James Sharp
Roderick A. Sharp, WWII – Ruth & James Sharp
Emmett Gordon Wieser – Jane E Sharp
Doreen Ravenscroft – Judy & Jim Haller
– Historic Waco Foundation
Wilbert Austin – Dillon Meek
James L. Nichols, CMsgt, USAF – Robert E. Nichols CW04, USCG
Catherine Haynes Bauer – Carla Haynes-Clowe & Tom Clowe
Dalila Richter – Texas Life Insurance Company
Alma Austin Rush – Rush Family Heritage
Violetta Ritcherson Hicks – Sherryl Rush Johnson
spreadthewordbykj.blogspot.com – Inspired Readers
Michael Parrish – Historic Waco Foundation
Cleo Austin Lee – Sherryl Johnson
Virgie Austin Rowe – Sherryl Johnson
Ambassador Lyndon Olson Jr. – Mandi DuPuy
J. William Smith, U.S.Navy – Elizabeth & Stuart Smith
Lieutenant Lee Tyson Riley, U.S.Navy Ret. – Eve Woods Riley & Joseph Robert Riley
John L. Deaver –
Waco Cotton Palace
– Jennifer & Jeffrey Heinz
– Judy & Shep Neville
– Shannon Wilson Callewart
– Braswell Land & Cattle Co.
– Rosie & Gary Walker
– Cara & George Chase
– Carla Baldwin
– Missy Larson
– Benjamin Simpson
– Benjamin Lacy
– William Grant
– Libby & Martin Starr
– Lisa & David Stone
– David Fleuriet
– Sally Bledsoe & Jonny Bledsoe
– Patricia Nunley Mertz
– Hatch Bailey
– Brittany & Michael Norman
– Crissy &: Blake Browder
– Dr. & Mrs. Bond Browder
– Patricia & Brent Jones
– Rene & Bryan Taylor
– Davinia & David Hicks
– LaRaine & Carr Dupuy
– Felicia & Summers Goodman
– Brooke & Heyward Taylor
– Gerald Powell
– Kent & Suzanne Starr
– Ann Lacy
– Kay Standefer
– Elizabeth & William Dietz
– Jennifer, Jason & William Gordon
– Ellen, Rick & de Alessandrini
– McClane Brown Foundation
– Page & James Moore
– Edwin B. Morrison
– James R. Clifton
– Ellen & Ford Taylor III
– Carla Darden
– Cindy & Bill Dietz
– Penny Gifford
– Charlotte Henderson
– Aimee Wood
– Bramlett Beard
– Marsha & Heyward Green
– Betty E. Flowers
– Michelle & Jeffrey Sanders
– Lisa & Rick Sheldon
– Camille & Fred Johnson
– C.Ray Perry
– Scott C. Wallace
– Karina & John Deaver
– Diane & Kyle Deaver
– Ellen & Ray Deaver
– Felicia & Summers Goodman
– Jane Swan
– Nell & Jim Hawkins
– Brooke & Heyward Taylor
– Laura Inderguard
– Trisha & Mace Brindley
– Eve & Joe Riley
– Beth Musgrave
– Melissa Bennett
– Christopfer DeCluitt
– Jamie & Jason Youens
– Miller Insurance Agency
– Chris & Andy McSwain


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