Thank You to Our Generous Contributors
The following individuals and companies have generously donated their time, talent, or financial support to PACER's Bullying Prevention Project. We give them our deepest thanks and appreciation on behalf of the children who will benefit from this site.
PACER's Teens Against Bullying Web site
- Convent of the Visitation School and Saint Thomas Academy
The students of VISTA Productions, Theatre Department, developed and wrote original video scripts and provided the acting talent.
- Delano Middle and High School Students
Contributed acting talent for the cast, wrote profiles and advice column, and participated in the bullying prevention panel for the Mann symposium.
- District #112 Students
Provided the voice talent and images for “Advice Gone Wrong”.
- Edina High School Students
- Participated in focus groups to develop site navigation and content.
- Eighth-grade creative writing class students created a bullying prevention play with original script, score, and song.
- Highland Park Junior High School Students
Participated in focus groups, provided acting talent for the cast, and participated in videotaping.
- Nativity of Our Lord Catholic School
Participated in focus groups, developed a video script, and provided acting talent.
- Ramsey Junior High School Students
Participated in a focus group to develop site navigation and content.
- Rockford Middle School Students
Contributed a music video with original score and voice talent provided by the students.
- Mark Benninghofen, Shout! Radio Productions
Coordinated video script writing and filming at Convent of the Visitation School
- David Carey and Bob Hanson , Savvy Jack, Inc.
Filmed at Convent of the Visitation School and Saint Thomas Academy and edited videos.
Donated the use of camera and production gear for the Visitation and St. Thomas video production.
- Heidi Degener, language arts teacher
Worked with the Edina school students who contributed poetry on bullying prevention.
- Lindsay Dressen led the talent selection and recruitment of the District #112 students for “Advice Gone Wrong”.
- Doug Eischens, high school social worker
Coordinated the Edina High School student focus group.
- Molly Fenske, dean of students/counselor
Led the development of the Rockford middle-school music video.
- John Lick, Target
- Gina Mascotti, counselor
Coordinated the Highland Park Junior High School student focus group.
- Tony Matthes, VVMS theatre teacher/director
Led the Edina eighth-grade creative writing class in the development and production of a bullying prevention play.
- Julie Bascom Rogers, community involvement specialist
Led the collaboration of building community between PACER and Edina schools.
- Barb Roy
Playwright for the Club Crew puppet role plays and the middle- and high-school role plays. Coordinated the writing, acting, and focus groups for Delano middle- and high-school students.
- Diane Seal and Nancy Flom championed coordinating the collaboration with the District 112 students.
- Wendy Short-Hays, Convent of the Visitation School
Facilitated video script writing and filming at Convent of the Visitation School and Saint Thomas Academy.
- Marie St. Claire
Was inspired by PACER's Kids Against Bullying Web site to create a bullying prevention play.
- Sara Tuma, Edina middle school social worker
Participated in videotaping.
- Youth Frontiers
Providing audio recordings of retreats.
- Lillian Dolan Ziff, Edina dean of students
Coordinated the Edina Middle School student focus group.
- Curtis L. Carlson Family Foundation
- Entegris Fund of The Minneapolis Foundation
- F. R. Bigelow Foundation
- Friends of PACER Advisory Board
- Friends of PACER
- RBC Dain Rauscher
- Richard M. and Sandra J. Schulze Family Fund of The Saint Paul Foundation
PACER's Kids Against Bullying Web site
- Robins, Kaplan, Miller and Ciresi LLP Foundation for Education, Public Health and Social Justice, a supporting organization of the Minneapolis Foundation. PACER Center is deeply indebted to Robins, Kaplan, Miller and Ciresi for their support and enthusiasm. When this project was no more than a hope, they had the faith, vision, and foresight to provide the financial support that gave it life. Through their generous contribution, they supplied not only the financial underpinnings that made PACERKidsAgainstBullying.org possible, but in so doing provided community leadership that made this project inviting to other valued supporters.
- F.R. Bigelow Foundation
- Wells Fargo Foundation
- Babble-On for recording and editing the audio of the Club Crew
- Chris Moore for production of the Tony Gonzalez videos
- The drama department of Convent of the Visitation School, especially Wendy Hayes and the talented students
- Evan Johnson for videography and editing
- Amanda Hayward, the assistant to Chris Moore
- Headwater Creative, We owe a special debt of gratitude to Headwater Creative, whose talented staff provided the illustrations and animation for this Web site. We appreciate their deep dedication, cooperative partnership, and amazing generosity.
- Elliot Kaplan for all his support
- John Lick for coordinating the audio production
- Minnesota Twins for creating the PSA
- Poplar Bridge Elementary School, for participating in focus groups
- Shout Radio, Mark and Joe for providing the audio direction
- Tony Gonzalez (The Tony Gonzalez Foundation) for participating in the videos
- UPN 29, WFTC for promoting the PSA’s.
- Watertown-Mayer Schools for participating in focus groups