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Friends of the L. M. Montgomery Institute

The Friends of the L.M. Montgomery Institute (FLMMI) supports our ongoing work through fundraising and other activities. All monies raised by the FLMMI go directly to LMMI's projects; please click here to learn how you can help the Friends help us today!

About the Friends 

The FLMMI is an all-volunteer group drawn from the ranks of Montgomery scholars and admirers across North America. This photo shows (most of) the dedicated group who came together to form the first Friends' Board at the L.M. Montgomery Conference in Charlottetown in June 2012.

 Friends of the LMMI Board

Front row, L to R: Carolyn Strom Collins, Ann Johnson, Kimberly Toombs, Elizabeth Rollins Epperly, Melanie Fishbane, Melanie Whitfield, Sandra Wagner.

Back row, L to R: Mary Beth Cavert, Lynda Leader, Emily Woster, Earle Lockerby, Kate Sutherland, Linda Boutilier.

Absent: Vanessa Brown, Joanne Lebold

Friends founding Board member Mary Beth Cavert maintains an online Friends of the LMMI page; the FLMMI were also profiled in the December 2012 issue (Part 1; pages 5 - 8) of the LM Montgomery Literary Society's Shining Scroll Newsletter.

Giving to the Friends

We are thankful for the support of the Friends, who are listed below.

Thanks to the support and assistance of the UPEI Development and Alumni Engagement office, donations to the Friends entitle you to a charitable tax receipt. 

The link for donating on-line is ; be sure to use the "drop-down" box entitled "Designate your Gift" and fill in "Friends of LMMI" in the space designated. 

If you would rather donate by cheque, please contact:
Kim Roach: * 902-894-2888

The Friends of the LMMI (FLMMI) was created in June 2012 and represents members of the global community who are passionate about the writings of Montgomery, and who show that interest in various ways, including their financial support for the Institute.  People are of course welcome to provide financial support directly to the Institute, and many have done so whose names do not appear on this page.
The following individuals have given generously to LMMI through the Friends.


Lifelong Friends
($1,000 +)

  • Donna Jane Campbell
  • Mary Beth Cavert
  • Carolyn Strom Collins
  • Keiko Kihara
  • Lynda Leader
  • Heirs of L.M. Montgomery
  • E. Holly Pike
  • Noriko Saeki
  • Anonymous Donor


  • Yoshiko Akamatsu
  • Michel Bourque
  • Chesley and Linda Boutilier
  • George Campbell
  • Lesley Clement
  • Sally Keefe Cohen
  • Joanne Craig
  • Carol Dobson
  • Sarah Emsley
  • Elizabeth R. Epperly
  • Christina Eriksson
  • Melanie Fishbane
  • Carole Gerson
  • Beverley Hayden
  • Sandy Hilburn
  • Betty Heath
  • Ann Johnson
  • Caroline Jones
  • Patricia J. Kachel
  • Terry Kamikawa
  • Sheila Kaminsky
  • Alison Klawiter
  • Sue Lange
  • Gretchen Laskas
  • Benjamin Lefebvre
  • Mark Leggott
  • Davida Mackay
  • Duncan MacLaren
  • Ethel Macleod
  • John and Jennie Macneill
  • Hon. Gerard and Mary Mitchell
  • L. M. Montgomery Society of  Ontario
  • K. L. Poe
  • Laura Robinson
  • Mary Ann Sealey
  • Delores Shackelton
  • Penelope Shrek
  • Philip Smith and Cathy Morgan
  • Jeanne Kaye Speight
  • Kate Sutherland
  • Loretta Craig Taylor
  • Agnes Thompson
  • Kimberly Toombs
  • Janice and Wayne Trowsdale
  • Hannelore (Laura) von Zittwitz
  • Sandra Wagner
  • Asa Warnquist
  • Kathy Wasylenky
  • Daniel Waterston
  • Melanie Whitfield
  • Joanne Lebold Wood
  • Elizabeth Anne Woolner
  • Anne Woster
  • Christy Woster
  • Emily Woster
  • Anonymous Donors



Donations were given "In Honour Of": Betty Heath, Lindsey MacCallum, Yoshiko Takayama