Balloon & Key Society

Published On 05/12/2015

Cumulative gifts of $1 million and more

Balloon & Key Society members, among Le Bonheur’s most generous and loyal benefactors, have demonstrated their leadership support by making lifetime cumulative gifts of $1 million or more. Their commitment to Le Bonheur helps to expand our programs of excellence, bring together the best and brightest minds in pediatrics and pediatric research, purchase state-of-the-art equipment, and provide crucial education for our clinical staff.

Balloon & Key Society honors the day Le Bonheur opened on June 15, 1952, when keys to the hospital were tied to balloons and released into the sky. The act symbolized that the doors of Le Bonheur will always be open for every sick child.


The Assisi Foundation of Memphis


Linda Beidelschies Barnes

Roger and Shelve Bell

William W. Bond III and

Madonna B. Bond

The Bronczek Family

John D. Buckman*

R. King Burton*

The Children’s Foundation of Memphis

Children’s Health Fund

Children’s Miracle Network



Brady and Nancy Cook

Col. Tom and Kathleen Elam*

FedEx Corporation

First Tennessee Foundation

Gift of Life Mid-South

Susan and Alan Graf

Clara I. Hardin*

Jabie and Helen Hardin*

Hyde Family Foundation


Nathaniel I. and Leslie M. Landau

Al and Carol LaRocca

Le Bonheur Club, Inc.

Ernest and Linda Mannerino

Musette and Allen B. Morgan, Jr.

NIKE Corporation

Nucor Steel Arkansas

Plough Foundation

Bill and Amy Rhodes

Herbert and Mary S. Shainberg*

Frederick W. and Diane Smith

Smith & Nephew, Inc.

David D. and Deborah L. Stevens

Thomas & Betts

TWIGS of Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital

The Urban Child Institute

Walmart and Sam’s Club

Le Bonheur Club members are noted in bold
* Deceased