Friday, October 8, 2021

Live-streamed Event with Online Auction
Hosted by Leon Harris, NBC4 News Anchor
Honoring Karen G. Schaufeld with the 2021 Community Leadership Award

Though the 2021 Raise the Region livestream is complete, you may watch the entire event in the video above.  As you can see, the Community Foundation is uniquely positioned to deploy public resources to respond to need and seed innovation throughout the region. And after 43 years in operation, it is here for the long game, developing sources of patient capital to lay the foundation for a better future for all who live and work here, building a community that works for everyone.

Thank you for helping to build a community that works for everyone!

Thank you to our Sponsors

The following sponsors helped the Community Foundation Raise the Region!

Signature Sponsors

Claude Moore Charitable Foundation
Jeane Dixon Children to Children Foundation
John and Nina Toups Charitable Fund
Nolan Family Charitable Fund
Schaufeld Family Foundation
Fred Schaufeld, Tony & Annette Nader, Cliff & Debbie White, SWaN Investors Management

Community Leadership Sponsors

Ted and Lynn Leonsis
LWH Family Foundation

Auction Sponsor

Pohanka Automotive Group

Photo Engagement Sponsor

Monument Wealth Management

Raffle Sponsor

Caimi-Markis Family Fund

Community Wealth Building Sponsors

Avison Young & Harry Klaff
Tom and Hillary Baltimore
The Blackthorn Foundation
David and Amy Bosserman
Eileen Ellsworth and Bob Weil
Robert and Pamela Kipps
Lubetzky Family Foundation
Telos Corporation
Washington Gas
John H. Wolff & Wealthspire Advisors

Media Partner


Quidne Press Sponsor

All Ages Read Together Board of Directors

Community Impact Sponsors

Cindy K. Andreotti, The Andreotti Group, LLC
Business Women's Giving Circle
City National Bank
Cordia Partners
Tshaka Cunningham, Ph.D.
George Mason University
Gupta Family Foundation
Bill and Cindy Hazel
Holland & Knight
Thomas G. and Karyn J. Hume
Cheryl Janey and Michael Calhoun
Marc and Leana Katz
KippsDeSanto & Co.
Paul and Julia Leslie
Karen Turner McWilliams, Esq.
McCandlish Lillard, PC / Melinda Merk
Philip and Marge Odeen
Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. / Catherine F. Schott Murray
Josh Stillman, Capitol Financial Consultants
Velsor Properties, LLC
Walsh Family Wines
Helaine Weissman and Mike Benoudiz

Community Giving Sponsors

A.J. Dwoskin & Associates
Lou and Wendy Brown
Dominion Energy
Executive Healthcare Services
Michael and Kristi Huber
Human Capital Strategic Consulting
Interstate Relocation Services
Kaiser Permanente
Bobbie and Bill Kilberg
The Masón Hirst Foundation
Delegate Kathleen Murphy and Bill Sudow
Todd and Tracy Foreman Family Foundation
United Healthcare
Yates Campbell & Hoeg

Community Wellness Sponsors

Albers & Company
Backflow Technology, LLC
Carol Barbe
Buta Biberaj
Brighton Jones
Community Foundation for Loudoun and Northern Fauquier Counties
Jack Davies
Judith Garlick
Forest and Nicole Hayes
Langhorne Custom Homes
Major Family Foundation
Stacey and Ed Metcalfe
Pactolus, LLC
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Prospect Solar
Sher, Cummings & Ellis
Grace Shihadeh
Knox Singleton and Tracy Fitzsimmons
Sanjay Srikantiah
Ann Summerson, The Wise Investor Group at Baird
The Compass Group
Bill and Tessie Wilson
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts
Lisa and John Wolff
Sue Yee & Online Ticketing
Linda and Bob Youngentob / EYA

About the 2021 Community Leadership Honoree

Karen G. Schaufeld

Karen SchaufeldKaren is a philanthropist, author, entrepreneur, and lawyer. She is the founder and President of 100WomenStrong, a granting organization that invests Loudoun County, Virginia, and co-founded All Ages Read Together (AART), a school readiness program for preschool-aged children in low-income households. She serves as CEO SWaN Hill Top working to redevelop Hill Top House Hotel in historic Harpers Ferry, WV, and as CEO and Co-Founder of Altor Locks, a company that creates innovative security products like bike locks and trailer hitch locks. She is an advocate for the growth of renewable energy in Virginia and founded and VaOurWay to spread awareness about Virginia’s energy policy. She serves on many regional advisory councils and board of directors, and has published books for children.
Read Karen's Full Bio