The Garden Of Reflection

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 The Official Pennsylvania Memorial to the Victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks


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Remembrance Fund Endowment Donors

With gratitude for your continued support to the 9-11 Memorial Garden of Reflection

In 2011 we established a 501(c)3 non-profit organization called The 9-11 Memorial Garden of Reflection, Inc. Since then, 100% of your tax-deductible donation support the “Remembrance Fund” endowment to preserve the memorial in perpetuity.

A target of $2 million has been established for the Remembrance Fund and we’ve already secured over $1.85 million, which is currently invested with a professional firm under a long-term capital appreciation strategy. Our goal is to fully fund the endowment by the 20th anniversary of the attacks on our nation. All donations over $2,500 will forever be remembered as proud supporters in establishing a self-sustaining memorial. 

When the Remembrance Fund is fully funded, earnings generated will provide for the ongoing operation and maintenance of The Garden without touching the principal balance. This will ensure that future generations are able to experience this powerful, moving and beautiful memorial as we do today. Many visit The Garden, coming from near and far, not only to remember 9-11 but also to process the grief and hardships in their own lives. In this way The Garden stands as an uplifting remembrance and beacon of hope for us ALL. It is incumbent upon OUR generation to provide the same experience for our children and grandchildren.

We hope you can join us in this noble cause.

Proposed additional donor plaques will be installed in the forecourt entrance
We thank you for your continued support!

Founding Donors

Thousands of people contributed to the realization of The Garden of Reflection. Donations and grants were placed in the Lower Makefield Township Garden of Reflection construction fund since 2002 and covered costs of completing construction and ongoing maintenance over the years. The memorial was dedicated in 2006 for the 5th year anniversary of the attacks upon our nation.

Founding Donor Wall


Founding Donors were recognized on this twenty foot long stainless steel plaque located at the Gateway Entrance of the Garden of Reflection.


A special thank you for the countless number of volunteers and efforts over the years.

*911 Remembrance Committee:

Valerie and Don Mihalek, Liuba Lashchyk, Patti Lovi, Beth McNamara, Karen Marquis, Sue & Joe Gagliardi and literally hundreds of others showing their yearly efforts

Golf Committee:

Ellen Saracini, Eric Stark, Jayne & John Orthendahl, Beth McNamara, Donna Kirn, Laura Carroll, Jim McCaffrey 

Lower Makefield Township Park N Rec Dept – Monica Tierney, Bob Copson and LMT Memorial Park staff

Lower Makefield Township Police Chief Ken Coluzzi and LMT police officers


“Remembrance Fund” Endowment Donors


*designates an in kind donation

$2,500 Endowment Level

Allied Pilots Association

Anthony Mazzarelli


Bernadette & John Heenan

Bill & Ethel Brown

Brian McCloskey

Caro & Robert Rock

Central Bucks High School East

Community Association Underwriters

Cordasco Financial Network

Danielle & Charles Frost

Doylestown Maennerchor Society

Dr & Mrs Todd J Albert

*E&E Nursery

Elite Elevator Services

*Fernbrook Farm – Larry Kuser

Frank & Patty Lyons

First Partners Abstract Steve Wooldridge

Hines Enterprise Group

Hoffman, Michaels & Sternberg, LLC

Huntsworth Health North America

In Loving Memory of Carol M Baldwin

In Loving Memory of James J Baldwin

Janice Elwell 

Jill & John Petolillo

Jill & Paul Lauricella

John & Nancy Lyons

Karl Zoller

Kiwanis Club of Washinton Crossing & Yardley Foundation

Johnson & Johnson Matching Gift

LeRoy W Homer Jr Foundation

Linda & Scott Staropoli

Lisa & Steve Corr

Lower Makefield Business Association

* Mark Murphy

Marlin Taylor & Sarah Barnes

Metals USA Jim Urban

Mr & Mrs Richard K Barnhart

Newtown Racquetball Club

*Paradise Farms – Lothar and Herbert Ehrich

Parx Casino and Racing

Patricia & David Atkinson

Quarry Hill Elementary School

Raines Pool Service

Sara & Henry Webster

Sam Irvin & Taryn Capasso

Sarah & Henry Webster-Mellon

*Scott Lieb 

Sherry & Eric Stark

Snyder’s Lance

Stephen & Jeannie Verdi In Honor of Victor Saracini

Sterling Volunteer Fire Company

The Ben Wiegand Family

Theresa & Joe Farace

United Way of Bucks County

Virgil Films Joe Amodei

Woodside Presbyterian Church


$5,000 Endowment Level

Artis Senior Living of Yardley

Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau

Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick

Diane & Pat Croce

Foundations Community Partnership

Fred Bean Charitable Fund

Friends of Rebecca & Tom Mellon

General Partition Company- Rick Houseman

Hedda and Hugh Chirnoff

In Memory of Bill Kelly Jr

Jaimie & David Field

Janney Lutschaunig Wealth Management

Jeff & Angie Coplan

Jill & Tom Durovsik

Marion Prochazka Charitable Fund


ReMax Properties – Jayne & John Ortendahl

Stephen Siller Tunnels To Towers

Susan & Joseph Gagliardi

Wells Fargo


$10,000 Endowment Level

Association of Flight Attendants Councils 6EWR, 9DEN, Phoenix, 21DCA, 27BOS, 42IAH, 63CLE

Families & Students of Makefield Elementary School

*Joe Brennan Productions

Recovery Centers of America

Makefield Elementary Families & Students

Patricia & Timothy Berger

Penn Community Bank

Shop Rite of Yardley & the Colalillo Family

St. Mary Medical Center

The Philadelphia Trust Company – Rich Sichel

*Tim Cook


$15,000 & $20,000 Endowment Level

Ana M Vegega

County of Bucks

Erik Hirsch & Margaret McAllister

Ebinger Iron Works

In Honor of Thomas E Mellon, Jr. Esquire


$25,000 Endowment Level

Bucks County Business Connections

Ellen Saracini Remembering Victor

*Enform Graphic Productions

Erich Bay Remembering Lorraine

Kathleen & Chip Brower

Lisa & Jim McCaffrey

*Liuba Laskchyk

Shady Brook Farm

*Third Dimension Printing

Thomas R Kline

Tracey & Shanin Specter

Yardley Inn & Michele Mohollen

McCaffrey’s Markets


$50,000 Endowment Level

Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC Weckenman Family

Jeff Yass Susquehanna Foundation

Lavinia & Michael Smerconish

Tampkin Foundation


$100,000 Endowment Level

*Cheryl & Greg Tarallo 5K Run

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania  Senator Santarsiero

Porous Pave

$200,000 Endowment Level

United Airlines Employees Charitable Giving,  ALPA Pilots of United Airlines & the United MEC: Councils 5 NYC, 11 DCA, 12 ORD, 33 DEN, 34 SFO, 57 LAX, 93 DENTK, 171 IAH, 172 CLE, 173 GUM, 178 IAHPS and United Airlines

$300,000 Endowment Level

           Steven Singer 9-11 Never Forget Pins


Founding Donors

  • Donations of $750,000 plus

    Citizens of the United States of America – Congressman Michael Fitzpatrick

  • Donations of $40,000 and up

    Township of Lower Makefield*
    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
    Friends of Lynn and Michael Doyle
    High Ridge Farms Inc

    Lower Makefield Township Police Dept – Ken Coluzzi

    *Realty Landscapes*

    Sovereign Bank
    Toll Brothers

  • Donations of $ 20,000 and up

    The Brickman Group*
    County of Bucks
    Ebinger Iron Works
    Robert Schaumloeffel   Lisa Hinch*
    Shady Brook Farm
    Michael Smerconish
    Trees Now Inc*

  • Donations of $10,000 and up

    Joseph Amodei
    Grace Maureen  &  J Bond Godshalk
    Janet A Hooker Trust
    McCaffrey’s Markets*
    McGrath Homes
    netStride Internet Solutions
    Ellen, Kirsten and Brielle Saracini
    Debbi, Dan, Tyler, Lindsey Senko-Goldman
    Yardley Inn

  • Donations of $5,000 and up

    American Re-Insurance Company
    Anderson Mechanical Company
    Astro Lighting*
    Tara L Bane and Laurenzano Family
    Berger-Tortorici Family
    Community Association of Underwriters of America
    Tim and Karen Cook
    Cote’ Flags*
    Jammer Doors Inc.
    Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC
    Susan Jones and Richard Bulger
    Matrix /AEW Acquisitions LLC
    Makefield Elementary School
    Pennwood Middle School
    Realen Homes
    Joshua Reiss Family
    John M Rodak Charity
    Sons of Italy in America
    Sons of Italy Foundation
    Cameron and Jean Troilo
    Township of Middletown
    Township of Newtown
    Township of Falls
    United Airlines Inc
    Waste Management Inc
    Yardley Makefield Fire Company

  • Donations of $2,500 up

    Applegate Wood Floors
    Erich A Bay
    Begley, Carlin and Mandio, LLP
    James Berger Family
    The CAUSE Foundation
    Hedda and Hugh Chirnoff
    Smithville United Methodist Church
    Woodside Presbyterian Church
    C M Homebuilders
    Deon Beverages*
    Digital House LTD
    Enform Graphics*
    Dolores Fleming Family
    Harrah Associates
    Donald Havlish Jr Family
    Joseph A Hayden
    Hines Enterprise Group
    HPF, LLC
    ICT Group
    LeRoy Homer Family
    Jones Apparel Group
    Vera M Kaminsky
    William H Kelly Jr Family
    Kirshner Landscapes Inc*
    Lower Makefield Historical Society
    Makefield Women’s Association
    Middletown Community Foundation
    O’Connor-Torregrossa Families
    Pickering, Corts and Summerson, Inc
    Saint Bede the Venerable School
    Margaret   Edward Senko
    Joseph Lostrangio Sr Family
    William Steiner Family
    Residents of Bensalem Township
    Residents of Upper Makefield Township
    Township of Wrightstown
    United Way of Bucks County
    Sesame Place
    Wachovia Bank
    Frank A Weckenman and Sons
    YMCA Eric Stark*


Congressman Michael Fitzpatrick presents a Federal Grant for $750,000 to complete the Garden in 2005


Congressman Michael Fitzpatrick 2006 secures a Federal Grant to complete memorial in time for the 5th year anniversary of the attacks on our nation


Senator Arlen Specter secures a Federal Grant for $89,600 engineering services in 2002


“The Big Talker” Mike Smerconish gave proceeds from his book “Flying Blind” to Garden


Pennsbury High School broke Guinness World Book record for longest time wearing Grocho Marks Glasses


Shady Brook Farm donates proceeds from Tree of Hope Annual Christmas Celebration


Yardley Inn has hosted 12 “Cooking with the Chef” Fundraisers to benefit The Garden


Khalsa Yoga Studio holds Yoga Thon fundraisers to benefit Garden


Tito Jackson and Dave Fleming host a concert at Shady Brook Farm

The first donation to the Garden of Reflection was a $5 bill. Every donation however small is greatly appreciated and will continue supporting the existence of the Garden of Reflection. We thank all our donors.


Thank you for your donation to the “Remembrance Fund” endowment to help preserve the integrity of this 9-11 Memorial in perpetuity so future generations will have a place to REMEMBER and HONOR those taken from us.

We are a 501(c)3 organization and your donation is tax deductible and greatly appreciated!