2013 Supporters

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. 


Leader's Circle


Cove Fund
Victor Smallberg

Samira Rahmatullah
   and Munir Alam
Steve and Celie Roberts
Yaacov Silberman
   and Yenhoa Ching
Vijay Venugopal 

Gabe Brosbe
John and Melissa Kreisa
Barbara Malina and Scott Wachter 
Nilima Patel and Mark Lynch
Kimberly Sambrook and David Fetterman

Nicole A. Black
Chip and Becky Conradi
Kostis Hatzitaskos
Will Horn and Shiying Lee
Philip Laird
Sharon Landwehr and Joe O'Connor 
Suzanne Mellard and Lon O'Neil 
David Nicoll
Nathan Rhodes
Wendy Storch 
Dominique Walterspiel

Family Circle


Nabeel Ahmed 
Paul and Deborah Baker
Elizabeth Clark
Michael and Elizabeth Flatbush
Dean Hu and Pauline Huang
Martina and Michael Knee
Mari Loria and Alden Mudge
Michael and Judith Meyers
Claire Mills and Tom Kenny
Jim Morgan
Sandy Naing
Philp Charitable Fund
Gregory Spydell

Anonymous (3)
Stephanie and John Allen
Elsa Amboy and Paul Wilcox
Mimi Aung and Patrick Naing
Sarah Arnquist
Kristin Belshaw
Christopher Boyd
Tony Canini and Isa Howard
Katherine Chou
Rhonda Clark
Chrysty Esperanza
Ella Hirst
Barbara and David Kimport
Kate Ligler and Janelle Kellman
Merritt Maduke
Mimi Nomura-Weingrow
Brenna Marea Powell and Mark Perutz
Claudia A. Quiroz 
Julie Robinson and Michael Thornton
Diana Scearce and Benjamin Cook
Laura Vaudreuil and John Pedigo
Bianca Walterspiel
Brad Young
Mary-Lynn Ziegler Garrett 

Mentor's Circle

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Anonymous (5)
Aman Alexander
Emily and Dave Arnold-Fernández
Karen Boncher
Janet Burdick and Scott Miller 
Susan Eres
Nate Floyd
Deborah Goldberg
   and Rafe McBride
Veronica and Robert Harris
Helena L. Katz
Roslyn Kleinsinger 

Grace Lau
Anna Lazo
Joanna Lowry
Katherine Meyer
Michael Moradzadeh
Reverend Irene Pak
Vijendrakumar Patel
Edward Pease
Travis Pfeifer
Judith Pogue
Barbara and Tim Reynolds
Gail Roberts
Alan Ryter
Deborah and Stephen Shefler
Timothy Thomure and Henry Reutenauer
Dee and Jerry Van Atta
James and Christine Vaudreuil
Joe and Becky Vaudreuil 
Cathy Worner 

Community Partner Contracts

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
East Bay Asian Youth Center
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center
International Rescue Committee (through County of Alameda)
Mission Economic Development Agency
Oakland International High School
Pars Equality Center
Presbyterian Church of Los Gatos
Presbytery of San Jose
Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church

Corporations and Businesses

Nossaman LLP
Paragon Real Estate Group
Roll Global
Silicon Valley Bank Foundation
Watershed Asset Management, L.L.C.
Yahoo! Employee Foundation

Employee Matching

Applied Materials
Charles Schwab Foundation
Cisco Foundation
David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Google Matching Gifts Program


Anonymous Trust
Cal Humanities
Commonweal Foundation
Irene S. Scully Family Foundation
The San Francisco Foundation
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Everett Family Fund
Kapor Center for Social Impact


AmeriCorps VISTA
California Department of Education 
Oakland Fund for Children and Youth
Oakland Unified School District Refugee/Asylee Student Assistance Program
San Francisco Unified School District 

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.

View our supporters from previous years:

Supporters: 2012
Supporters: 2011
Supporters: 2010
Supporters: 2009