We are deeply appreciative to the individuals and organizations that allow us to fulfill our mission and change our world for the better. We could not do our work without our supporters, whose generous contributions allow us to continue creating the education, family engagement, and community leadership opportunities that help newcomers find pathways to success and thrive in their new communities. Thank you. 

We endeavor to create an accurate and up-to-date record of our supporters. If you notice an error, please kindly let us know and we will correct it.

2016 Individual Supporters

Family Circle

Martina and Michael Knee
James Narron
Diana Scearce

Leagrey Dimond - Thidwick Books

Mentor's Circle

Sylvia Algire
Emily and Dave Arnold-Fernandez
Erica Liang
Kinnery Patel

Anonymous *3 donations
Michael Kohn
E.S. Krauss
Jillian Spindle

Thank you also to groups organizing fundraisers for RT and all of those who contributed to these fundraisers:

"Underground Nomads 5th Tuesday Benefit" presented by Underground Nomads, San Francisco, CA. Special thanks to Isabel Perdomo

2016 Institutional Supporters

Corporations, Businesses, and Organizations

Bank of the West
lululemon athletica San Francisco Centre 
Pricewaterhousecoopers LLP

Employee Matching

Google, Inc. 
S.H. Cowell Foundation
Skoll Global Threats Fund


Clorox Company Foundation
Everett Family Fund
The Rose Fund of the East Bay Community Foundation
Stricker Philanthropic Fund

2015 Individual Supporters

Leader's Circle


The Cove Fund
Jenni and Monty Smith

Samira Rahmatullah and Munir Alam
Stephen and Cecilia Roberts
Kimberly Sambrook and David Fetterman
Yaacov Silberman and Yenhoa Ching
Vijay Venugopal


Nabeel Ahmed
Will Horn and Shiying Lee
Nilima Patel and Mark Lynch

Anonymous *4 donations
Sri Ananda
Dawn and Gary Angelo
Chip and Rebecca Conradi
Jean Doyle
Beth and Phil Hunter
Philip Laird
Sharon Landwehr and Joe O'Connor
Ko Ko Lay and Mi Mi Lay
Kim Le
Barbara Malina and Scott Wachter
Sandy Naing and Aman Alexander
James Narron
Nathan Rhodes
Phyllis M. Rodeffer Family Trust
Diana Scearce and Benjamin Cook
Gregory Spydell
Jason and Patty Sharp
Ann Stevens


Family Circle


Anonymous *4 donations
Mildred and Walter Alvarez
Elsa Amboy and Paul Wilcox
Sarah Arnquist
Judith Brown Meyers
Margaret Corrigan and Larry Gibbs
Tom and Judy Durff
Kim Gassett-Schiller
Dean Hu and Pauline Huang
SF Jones Family
Anandi Lakshmikanthan
Mari Loria and Alden Mudge
Benjamin Maritz
Claire Mills and Tom Kenny
Jim Morgan
Mimi Nomura-Weingrow
Susie Renner
Jillian Spindle
Richard Spohn and Katherine Ramage
Jonathan and Mallary Walker
Erich Ziegler and Mary-Lynn Garrett

Anonymous *4 donations
Sherilyn Adams
John and Stephanie Allen
Sue and Stephen Coates
Courtney Colburn
Leagrey Dimond -- Thidwick Books
Jean Eisberg
Chrysty Esperanza and Scott Jones
Michael and Elizabeth Flatbush
JoAnna Halk
Jill and Jerry Houston
Tom Hudson
Dr. Joanne L. Jensen
Paul and Grace Kim
Barbara and David Kimport
Leena M. Krasno
Destiny Lay
Andrew Levine and Heather Prime
Ryan and Nancy Loh
Christopher Loperena
Barbara Malina and Scott Wachter
Mike and Susan Mokelke
Yuliya Oryol
John Sedlander
David Shack
Amy L. Silverstein
Tina Syer
James and Christine Vaudreuil
Eric Weaver and Sharon Collier
Florence Wong
Susan Young

Mentor's Circle

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Anonymous *16 donations
Ricky Abisla
Bryan Aja
Carol Beaver
Emi Bevacqua
Andrew and Nicole Bogrand
John and Karen Boncher
Amanda Brown-Stevens
Robert A. Callahan
Kristen and Matthew Campbell
Tony Canini and Isa Howard
Juan Diego Castro
Sarah Charukesnant and Ruchir Shah
Sara Davis and Larinda Meade
Dr. Tuuyen Do
Blake Dohrn
Angus Dunstan
Michael Evans
Crystal Fry
Deborah Goldberg and Rafe McBride
Hilary and Daniel Goldstine
William Greenough
Annelise Grimm
Martha Hall

Up to $99
Anonymous *35 donations
Michael Bass
Kevin A. Campbell and Natalie Heins Campbell
Niwath Chhun
Paul K. Davis and Knuti Vanhoeven
Cristy Dieterich
Eric Dittmar and Gayle J. Tupper
Renee Enteen
Doris Figman
Teklit Tewelde Fisheaye
Sara Go
Adrienne Goldsworth
Gail Grassi
Coleen Hausler
Michelle Huey
Holly and Merrill Ito

Maria Harris
John and Adriana Hartley
Mikiko Huang
Rosemary Jenckes
Helena L. Katz
William Krause
Grace Lau
Chris Law and Courtney Young-Law
Emily Livadary
Dominic Maschler
Marilyn McEnhill
Mary McFarland
Gabriel Medina
Therese Mitros
Catherine Ngo
Megan O'Neil
Dr. Rose Owens-West
Laurene E. Patel
Vijendrakumar Patel
Alexandra Pichler Fong
Greg and Pat Plant
Ilse Pollet
Lauren Salvo
Deborah and Stephen Shefler
Joanie Silverstein
Barbara and David Slone
Angelito Sonico
John and Vivian Vaudreuil
Jennifer Win
Mary Yap


Michael Kohn
E.S. Krauss
Britta Mason
Joseph McCrossen and Kristine Zeigler
Margaret McGuan
Elizabeth Miller
Liza Ramrayka and Simon Rogers
Alyson Sagala
Jo Ann and Chris Schriner
Elizabeth Schuler
Sarah Shvarts
Karthick Sriraman
Caitlin Stanton
Victoria Stephens
Steven and Kathleen Wallcave
Robert T. White and Annette M. Breingan
Joan Van Horn
Sonia Wong

Thank you also to groups organizing fundraisers for RT and all of those who contributed to these fundraisers:

"Share the Plate" at Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Church, Fremont, CA

"Fill your Cup! Rejuvenate and Restore" presented by Rebecca Rogers Yoga, Yoga Tree, and lululemon athletica San Francisco Centre, San Francisco, CA

2015 Institutional Supporters

Community Partner Contracts and Gifts

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
East Bay Asian Youth Center 
First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center
International Rescue Committee (through County of Alameda)
Mission Economic Development Agency
Presbytery of San Jose
Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church

Corporations, Businesses, and Organizations

Bissap Baobab
Brandeis Hillel Day School
Burma Superstar
Church World Service, Inc.
Google, Inc. 
Hillside Supper Club 
Kapor Center for Social Impact 
Kingman & Co
Mau Restaurant 
Nossaman LLP
Paragon Real Estate Group
Rimon, P.C.
Salesforce Foundation
Travel Ticker 
Wonderful Giving

Employee Matching

Apple Inc
Applied Materials Foundation Employee Engagement Fund (an advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation)
Cisco Foundation
Google, Inc. 
The James Irvine Foundation
Microsoft Matching Gifts Program
Paragon Legal Group P.C. 
PG&E Corporation Foundation
State Farm Companies Foundation



California Humanities 
Everett Family Fund
Furthur Foundation
Heising-Simons Foundation 
Irene S. Scully Family Foundation
The James Irvine Foundation 
Rotary Club of San Jose Foundation 
Scott Raymond Evans Foundation
Silicon Valley Community Foundation 
Sills Family Foundation
Vocera Corporate Fund (a corporate advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation)
Wells Fargo Foundation
Yahoo! Employee Foundation
The San Francisco Foundation


California Department of Education
Oakland Fund for Children and Youth
Oakland Unified School District (Refugee/Asylee Student Assistance Program, Oakland International High School, Manzanita Elementary School)
San Francisco Unified School District


View our supporters from previous years:

Supporters: 2014
Supporters: 2013
Supporters: 2012
Supporters: 2011
Supporters: 2010