2016 Special Honorees

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Thank You to our 2016 Honorees

Sara and Bill Caile on behalf of the Déjà Vu Rendezvous Steering Committee

Longtime supporters of the University of Colorado, Sara and Bill Caile are actively involved in expanding Assistive Technology Partners (ATP). Their philanthropic leadership helps ATP serve thousands of people around the world and become a model for empowering patients with disabilities. Their signature annual event, Déjà Vu Rendezvous, continues to raise funds for ATP and the life-changing work happening at CU. You can support Assistive Technology Partners as well.


Helen K. and Arthur E. Johnson Foundation

With a broad impact and countless community partners, the Helen K. and Arthur E. Johnson Foundation has left an indelible mark on the University of Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region. Their transformational gift to the CU Depression Center supports researchers and clinicians providing high-quality patient care and conducting leading-edge mental health research. The Johnson Foundation’s partnership is elevating the conversation around mental health in Colorado and helping reduce harmful stigma. You too can support the efforts of the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center.


Gail and Dave Liniger

Known as revolutionaries in real estate, Gail and Dave Liniger co-founded the real estate giant RE/MAX International in 1973. A culture of philanthropy is built into both their business interests and personal lives as they support a number of causes around Colorado ranging from health care to military veteran support through Combat to Classroom scholarships. With the largest real estate gift in the University of Colorado’s history, Gail and Dave helped make CU South Denver a reality, expanding educational opportunities to students and communities in south metro Denver. See how you can support programs opening doors for military veterans and expand educational opportunities at CU South Denver.


Judith Buck Wagner and Joseph E. Wagner

As Judi and Joe Wagner achieved business successes in Colorado, they made sure to give back, making numerous philanthropic contributions that have touched countless organizations. At the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Judi and Joe are passionate about research in women’s health, diabetes and cancer. By creating the Judith and Joseph Wagner Endowed Chair in Women’s Health Research, the Center for Women’s Health Research will be able to support future generations of physicians and scientists focused on women’s health. You can support the Center for Women’s Health Research.