Our Friends in 2011

We are so grateful to the many foundations, organizations and individuals who make it possible for us to help our homeless children. If you would like to donate please click here.

Gifts of $50,000+ Gifts of $20,000 to $49,999 Gifts of $10,000 to $19,999

Discover A Star Foundation
The Mark Hughes Foundation
Pechanga Resort & Casino
The Ralph Parsons Foundation
S. Mark Taper Foundation
Weingart Foundation

Amgen Foundation
Anonymous
The Green Foundation
Joseph Drown Foundation
The Louis & Harold Price Foundation, Inc.
The Riseman Foundation
Sawchuk Family Foundation
Steven & Stephanie Dahlberg

The California Governor’s Conference for Women & Families
The Dora Freedman Levit Fund for People
Essentials Of Emergency Medicine
Jackson & Jasmine George
Oaktree Capital Management, L.P.
The Ray Charles Foundation
Shrontz Family Foundation
Snyder Family Foundation
Stephen & Jean Edwards
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.

Gifts of $5,000 to $9,999 Gifts of $2,000 to $4,999 Gifts of $1,000 to $1,999

Anonymous
Bowen H. & Janice Arthur McCoy Charitable Foundation
Carlson Family Foundation
Catherine Meek & Al Earle
Jarrod & Catherine Phillips
Jonathan Tomlin & Elaine Lu
Joshua Fein
The Looker Foundation
Neutrogena Corporation
Pacific Youth Foundation
The Partnership
Rockwell & Marna Schnabel Foundation
Southern California Edison IT & Bl

Adam McKay & Shira Piven
Andrea & Henry Burroughs
Audrey Hepburn Children’s Fund
Bella & Tessa Kong
Devan & Tara Marshall
Employees Community Fund of Boeing California
Frederick R. Weisman Philanthropic Foundation
Hording & Associates, Inc.
Ixia
James Moore
John F. Marshall & Carolyn Cree Marshall
The Kleiner Cohen Foundation
Lark Ellen Lions Charities
Parisi & Havens LLP
Rocart, Inc. ICarly
Shilpa Mantri
Southwest Airlines-LAX Culture Community
Squid & Squash Foundation
Tim Fairty

1 On 1 Academic Tutors Foundation
101 Enterprise Foundation (Women For Wesson)
Accounting & Business Consulting by Darlene Sturgeon, MBA
Alan & Eileen Heinrich
Anonymous
Brigitte & Hart Hanson
Carl E. Wynn Foundation
Carol Morrissette
Covington Capital Management
Elaine Hahn
ETF Portfolio Management
Foundacion Josef y Gloria Gorelik
Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market
Green Hasson & Janks LLP
Harriet & Richard Orkand  Family Educational & Charitable Foundation
IMPAC Foundation
Irell & Manella LLP
Jack & Barbara Keogh

Gifts of $1,000 to $1,999 Cont./.. Gifts of $500 to $999  

Jacobs Technology Inc.
Joann & Stan Benson
Joe Ravens
Kara Corwin
Lisette Ackerberg
Los Angeles Galaxy Foundation (Kicks for Kids)
Mark & Roselyn Jason
Max Ho
Melissa Zukerman
Montobbio Benson Gift Fund
Motorola Foundation
NCCI Holdings, Inc.
NCI- Lending A Hand
Paul Multari & Lynn Gardner
Platinum Academy, LLC 
Pleasant Valley Lions Club Charities
Shaker High School
Soroptimist Int of LA West-Santa Monica
Taryn & Tim O’Neil
Tom Rothwein
Valerie Cavanaugh & Bill Kerstetter
Vanessa Troyer

 

 

 

Adam & Debra Silbar
Amgen Matching Gifts & Staff Volunteer Programs- Disha Patel
Anonymous
Biotix
Burbank Kiwanis for Fun Foundation Inc.
Cal State Fullerton University- Block 21
Chad Archibeck
David Jaffe & Elizabeth West
David Laliberte
David Limrite
Donald & Ellen Raab
Earl Feldhorn
Elizabeth May
Grant & Jillian Reynolds
Hands In!
Hike It Up
Irwin Bautista
Jana Toads
Janet & Adlai Wertman
John & Julie Mork
Joyce Stickney
Kari Porter
Kathryn Hernandez & William Smith
Kristen Raig
Kunaal Kumar
Linnea & David Wile
Lois & Stephen Baar
Mahvash Yazdi
Manhattan Academy Elementary & Middle School

Marion Ward
Melanie Steensland
Michelle Meehan
Moiez Benyaminov
Myva Newman
Office Max
Origin, LLC
Pamela Savelli
Paradise Cove Beach Café
Peter Gonnerman
Property Management Associates, Inc.
Renee Boyd
Rita & Ronald Goodman
Santa Monica Bay Woman’s Club, Inc.
Seidman Family Foundation
Southwest Offset Printing Co., Inc.
Spencer & Zander Levy
St. James Presbyterian
Star Le
Steve & Frances Berman
Steven Thomas
Susan Hartman
Susan Manilow
Terry Harstad
Thomas Molloy
Tina Hookom
Troy High School
UCLA Biological Science Council
University Church of Christ
West Covina Emblem Club No. 299
Yuan Huang 

Gifts of $250 to $499 Gifts of $100 to $249  

Agnes Stevens
Aleyne Larner
Andy Chan
Anonymous
Australians in LA
Bill & Kate Wunner
Bill Stevens
BNY Mellon
BodyThrieve Therapeutic
Brian Nims
Bryan & Lois Feuer
Chris Wilson
Curt Douglas
Cynthia Tudball Hensley
Danielle DeMack
Daria Manzano
Eileen Miller
Eleanor Pelcyger
Francis & Joan Jump
Give an Assist
Homayoun Kandari
Hugh Best & Mary Jane Penna
Jennell May
Jennifer & Robert Chartoff
Joshua & Melissa Malina
Karen Magid
Kim Baldonado
Kristi Reynolds
Linda Pettitt
Maike Both
Malibu Jewish Center & Synagogue
Marcello Sawyer
Mark &  Christine Duttweiler
Michael Earnhardt
Michael Stars & Cohen Family Foundation
Myva Newman
Nancy Camara
Norwood Elementary School
Parviz & Nahid Manouchehri
The Peterson Family Trust
Phyllis & Franklin Weil
Prindle, Amaro, Goetz, Hillyard, Barnes & Reinholtz LLP
ProjectFresh LLC
R. Spector & Co.
Rental Advantage, Inc.
Richard Kratt
Robert & Ann Buxbaum
Russ Haft
Ryan & Karen Craig
Sally Paul
Sammy Tuch
San Francisco Solano Church
Sempra Energy Foundation
Simone Maudhui
Stefanie Kostich
Susan & William Tinkley
Susanna Hahn
Tahereh Barnes
Tara Keller
Theresa & Blase Bonpane
United Methodist Church Of Westlake Village
Westside Neighborhood School
Winnie Strohmeyer
Women’s Fellowship Manhattan Beach Community Church
Zack & Kelly Hill

Aileen Van Heemstra
Alan & Margaret Giuliani
Allan Parigian, D.D.S.
Alvin & Jill Segel
Andra Greene
Anke Goll
Ann & Clifford Perry
Ann Herring
Anonymous
The Armas Family
Arnold Tuason
Art Harris
Barbara Meyer
Betty Glass
Beverly Lee Rosenthal
The BP Fabric of America Fund
Brendan & Frances Hafferty
Bridget & Frederick Hartmann
Bryan James
Carmen Campeas
Carmen Smith
Carol Leifer
Carole Bouchard
Carole Youngblood
Cars 4 Causes
Cassandra & Chris Torkildson
Catherine McAuley Meek
Cathy King
Celestial Circle of Manhattan Beach Community Church
Centenary Methodist Church
Charlene Pratt
Charles Settles
Charlotte Yeo
Christina Philips
Christine Grijalva
Christine Tenzer
Colleen Brydon
Conejo Professional Alliance
Congregation B’nai B’rith
Connie Shafron
Craig & Elizabeth Oxendine
Crossroads Trading Co.
Cynthia Ford
Damon Wing
Daniel Pacheco
Daniel Portman
Darlene Martini
David & Barbara Elson
David Bernstein
David Nichols
David Rosenstein
Deborah Gero
Deepak Doshi
Deirdre Skolfield
Dennis & Louis Mills
Devon Gottfurcht
Dorian West & Marjorie Lucks
Dorothy Lucey
Dulari Amin
Ed Babtkis
Edward Stevens
Elizabeth & Barry Weiner
Elizabeth Blau & Associates, LLC
Elizabeth James
Elizabeth Miller
Eric Yauger

Erin Gardiner
Esther Benton
Francine Lescook
Freny & Leo Berkenbile
Gabriel Mizraji DDS, Inc.
Gary & Lois Inghamnna Mae Grigg
George Zamora
Gloria Weinstein
Greg Daneshvar
Greta Pruitt
Griffith O’Reilly
Harvey & Ellen Friedman
Heidi Song
Helen Shimizu
Ilse Persichina
James & Katie Gorman
James DiPietro
Jan Harmon
Jaskiewicz Family
Jean Vanderhorst
Jean Wetstein
Jeanne Heileman
Jennifer & Tim Goddard
Jerold & Rosemary Shinbane
Jessica Quackenbush
Jill Bandemer
Jim Tanselle
Joan Handzel
Joan Reitzel
Joanne Kattengell
Jodi Stancampiano
Joe Newman
Joseph & Carole Kearns
Joseph Deniro
Joshua Neuneke
Julia Mason
Juliane McAdam
Juliet El-Sherif
Karen Keever
Kathleen Peterson
Kathleen White
Kecia Newton
Keenan True
Kelli Barksdale
Kelli Shimizu
Kyle Hording
Laura Baker
Laura Swenson
Laure Jausoro
Laurie Rice
Lenore Norton
Lisa Glasser
Lisa Phelps Irrigation & Landscaping
Lisa Tholen
Louis Mena
Lourdes Rivas
Lucy Russell
Lulwah Alomani
Manhattan Academy
Margaret Barfield
Margaret Megaw
Maria Povee
Marianne Smith
Mark Beuhler
Mark Hanson
Mark Sandelson
Martha Feldman

Gifts of $100 to $249 Cont./..    

Mary Auth
Mary Helen Brown
Mary O’Hare & Steven Mayer
Mary Ott
Mary Rafferty
Maureen Surak
Mauricio Murillo-Gonzalez
MeeSun Boice
Megan Jensen
Michael Hafferty
Michael Kelley
Michael Lambert
Michael Libow
Michael Nishiki
Michael Sugar
Michelle & David Jensen
Michelle Park
Mike and Jenise Brouse
Mike DiGregorio
Missy Reynolds
Mita Patel
Molly Kays
MOMS Club Of Redondo Beach South
Monica Fuller
Monika & Alec Campbell
Nancy Dahlberg
Nanette Torres
Patricia Butler & Michael Logan

Patricia Meek
Patti Rocklin
Paul & Leota Flaten
Peggy Goodman
Pete Briley
Pilates X
Rabbi Raff
Ray & Julie Leon
Renee Mancuso
Renee Renfroe
Reyna Soriano
Rik Shorten
Rithy Lu
Robert & Akemi Martin
Robert Barksdale
Robert Lao
Rollin Kerns
Ronald Milberger
Ronda Gomez
Ronne McLaird
Rosemarie McCaffrey
Rosemary Oliva
Sara Aboobakar
Shafali Khanna
Sharon Massengale
Sharon Sless
Shideh Miller
Shilpi Modi

Sinead & Darren Chilton
Smit Patel
Sonya Jackson
St. Cyprian Church
St. Hedwig School
Starlette & Martha Ferguson
Steve Solomon
Steven Dobbs
Steven Klein
The Survivor Trust Under the Harry
Susanne & Gregory Daniels
Suzzanne Fisher
Sydney & B.D. Bennett
Sylvia Dunbar
Tagvillage Inc.
Tamzin Cary
Tasha Sivarajah
Terry Gilman
Thomas & Betty Saliba
Thomas & Dottie Kalfa
Timothy Curtin
Toni Anderson
Tristan Reyes Close
Valerie Alvarado
Vikas Balakrishna
Virginia Tanawong
William Rothbard
William Silverman & Anna Tivell
Yee Ling Cheng

 

Material Donors

 

A.M. Honda Motor Company
A-1 Doctor Tint
Aarely Meza-Velarde
Aditya Gupta & Myspace Friends
Albertsons
Alisa Jaskiewicz
Altrusa Club of Glendale
Altrusa International, Inc. of Glendale
Amanda Coroner
Assistance League Of Santa Monica
Aster Tekeste
Attivo Group, Inc.
Barnes and Nobles
Bel Air Investment Advisors
Belkin International, Inc. (Controllership Department)
Bestfit International Inc.
Beverly Seger
BodyThrieve Therapeutic
BookEnds
Brentwood School
Bridgeport High School
Burbank Temple Emanu El
Cal State Fullerton University – Block 21
Cali Bike Tours
CarMAX
Carolyn LoBuglio
Caryn Gray
Casa Pacifica
Catharine Engle
Christopher Lynch
Claudia Melgar
Click N Kids
Congregation Shir Ami
Congregation Tikvat Jacob
Co-opportunity
Costco Wholesale
Cynthia Wong
Darlene Sturgeon
Dawn & Richard Papalian
Denise DaCorsi
Dennis Jarman
Diana & John Duff
DIRECTV
Donna & Scott Preston
Doug Fregolle Promotions
E. Free Church Of Diamond Bar
Eileen & Mike McAndrews
Elizabeth & Kevin Inch
Elizabeth Anthony
Elizabeth Miller
Emily Murakami
Endless Opportunities
Fallas Paredes
FAME Renaissance Corporation
Faye Marshman
Fine Lines Company-Lance & Matt Show
Frances Martinez
Freebirds World Burrito
Gavan & Christy Murphy
Gia Moody
Gilberto Lopez
Gina Prince-Bythewood
Girl Scout Troop 10016
Girl Scout Troop 541
Girl Scout Troop 60950
Give an Assist

Gloria Commiso & Keller Williams
Gumbiner Savett Inc.
Gurpreet Kaur
Hands In!
Harlem Globetrotters
Hawthorne School
Heartfelt Foundation
Heather Speight
Heschel Day School
Hike It Up
Hilda Venegas
Hollis LaPlante
Holy Family Catholic Church
Homeless Education Program
Imperial Toy Company
Irell & Manella LLP
Ixia
Jake Moody
Janice Ponter
Jason Hsing
Jason Killalee
Jefferson Elementary
Jessica Carpowich
Jill Holleran
Joan Gaines
Judith Miller
Karla Skoog
Katherine Shier
Kids 4 Kommunity
Kilroy Services, LCC
LA Frontrunners
Latham & Watkins
Learning Through Doing Adventures
Lilly’s Fostering Hearts
Linda Allen
Lisa Rigg
Lizette Valles
Loo Hsing
Lori Bell
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Los Angeles Dodgers
Los Angeles Galaxy Foundation (Kicks for Kids)
Los Angeles Ice Theater
Los Angeles Unified School District
Lynae Poole
Mack & Jill Kenny
Malibu Arts Foundation
Marcia Balbin
Marcie Canal
Marilyn Hayes
Mark & Michelle Butler-Blackham
Mattel Children’s Foundation
Maurice DiMino
Mauricio Bentacourt
Max Ho
Meredith Alexander
Michele Sooy
Michelle Hallsten
Mondragon Family
Monte and Jean Furuya
Moore Family
Mosaic ServeLA
Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church
Natalie Huynh
Nature’s Hotline
New Philadelphia A.M.E. Church

O’ Brien’s Irish Pub
Oak Park Unified School District
O’Brien’s Irish Pub
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Paige Gillingwater & Holland Herter
Palisades Cares
Paradise Cove Beach Café
Paul & Neva Chevalier
Pearl Fung
Pete’s Breakfast House
Quiksilver Foundation
Rajbhandary Family
Raul Espinoza
Ridgecrest Intermediate School
Roberta Lara
Ronald Bedell
Saint John Of God
Sangha Center For Spiritual Living
Shelley Rosen
Shelter Partnership, Inc.
Shouyo Shao
Sierra Canyon School
Sole Technology, Inc.
Southern California Edison Company
Southern California Edison IT & BI
Southwest Airlines Co.
Southwest Airlines-LAX Culture Community
Spencer & Zander Levy
Stacy Antler
Stephanie Wiesenfarth
Sumer Ortiz
Suzy Cameron
Symantec Corp.
T.G.I. Friday’s
Tara Lowery
Temple Beth Hillel
Temple Etz Chaim
Temple Isaiah
Temple Judea
Temple Ramat Zion
The Boeing Company
The Family Room Night Club
The Good News Foundation
The Pet Food Bank
The Reo Bakpak Company & Friends
Third Street Elementary School
Tina Feeley
Tina Sarafa
Tom & Franchesea Gilchriese
Total Wine & More
Troy High School
United Way “Stuff The Bus”
Unity Community Church
Universal Studios Hollywood
US Postal Service
Ventura Missionary School
Verizon Business
Victoria Thomas
Viewpoint School
Walgreen Co.
Webster Elementary School
West Covina Emblem Club No 299
Westside Shepherd of the Hills
Xlixe Pizzeria
Yoko Washkewicz
Zaneta Valencia

Special thanks to our major material donors.  Thank you to all donors to numerous to list who contribute $1 to $99.  We appreciate your kindness.

See donors from previous years in Our Friends Archive.