Seeking $30,000 to reach our fundraising goal of $110,000

Over $80,000 raised to date! Help us reach our goal in sharing this inspirational story to the world. Be a vital part of our Film Family and donate today.

THE BALLAD OF DON LEWIS  is a fiscally sponsored project of the International Documentary Association (IDA), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations payable to the IDA are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Corporate Sponsorships available: To learn more contact Ned Augustenborg: or Phone 213-999-4563


We gratefully acknowledge those who have made donations to the making of


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Names listed in categories in order of receipt. 

Diamond - $10,000 and up

The Kakehashi Family: 
 Masako, Ikuo, Junko
Anonymous Donor  
Anonymous Donor

Emerald - $5,000 - 9,999

Shaun and Katy Tucker
Tom Whayne

Platinum - $1,000 - 4,999

Jay and Elsa Augustenborg
Nancy Pennell
Richard Karn
Sophia Augustenborg
Victoria Emmons
Mary M McCormick
Kenneth and Leslie Klein
2015-16 Leadership Pleasanton Class
Dr. John and Maureen Chowning
Julie & Don Lewis

Gold - $500 - 999

Dennis and Varsha Clare
Lon and Denise Augustenborg
Susan Mazer and Dallas Smith
Jennifer Silk Vombrack
Thomas Thompson
Tom & Sue Fox

Silver - $100 - $499

Phillip Vermont
Bradley and Sandra Hirst
Lawrence and Carolyn Annis
Ernie Batstone
Nancy and Gary Harrington
Bob and Joyce Shapiro
Mike and Susi Leach
Rita Bain-Wilkins
Barbara and Richard Falcon
Kathleen and Charles Huff
Karla Brown
Above-N-Beyond Business Services
Phil and Dian Matthews
Loren and Diane Harper
Olivia Sanwong
Dana and Jim Gulseth
Gary Alt
Robert Tucknott
Dominic and Susan Milano
Arne and Carol Olson
Kathy Narum
James Paxson
Sherry and Ivan Morse
Clare and Lee Carlson
Steve and Annie Brozosky
Dick and Roberta Stafford
Ed and Carmen Rouquette
Fred and Annie Nichandros
Al and Bev Walberg
Pleasanton Tulancingo Association
 Jennifer Castelluccio
Gene and Joy D’Ovidio
Kurt and Lori Jerman
Pamela & Eb Schenk
Oscar “Ozzie” Palos
Charlotte Severin
Eric and Anne Martin
Elizabeth and Paul Laesecke
Jennifer Visitacion

John Worthington 
Carol Lanaghan 
Marjorie Wong-Gillmore 
Robert and Jennifer Castelluccio 
Rita and Henry Merrick
Madeline and Fred Catero  
Dr. Bob and Christine Kradjian

Bronze - Up to $99

Philip Bowman
Sean McGlinchey
Kathryn Bates
David Battino

Contributions In-kind

The Museum of Making Music
Ikutaro Kakehashi
Lynn Monk
Tom Whayne
Nancy Pennell
Susan Hayes
Robin Fahr
Sangmi Lee
Don Roberts
Julio Leung
Bob Elliott
Michael Bruner - Brogan Video
Jeff Bordes - Media Support
Robert Baumgart
Jody Griffin
Don Lewis III and Michele Ollesh
Victoria Emmons