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.

 

FY 2016-2017 Individual Supporters

 

Leader's Circle

$20,000-$50,000
Anonymous *1 donation
Claudia Marseille
Cove Fund
Jenni and Monty Smith

$5,000-$19,999
Davis Family Foundation
Everett Family Fund
The Klingbeil Family Foundation
Jane Pak and Lucian Beebe
Samira Rahmatullah and Munir Alam
Yaacov Silberman and Yenhoa Ching
Vijay Venugopal
Caroline and Fong Wang

$2,500-$4,999
Nabeel Ahmed
Elsa Amboy and Paul Wilcox
Galorah Keshavarz and Ali Rowghani
Barbara Malina and Scott Wachter
Eric Mason
Clare McCamy and Harrison Miller
Sandy Naing and Aman Alexander
Robyn and David Reiss

$1,000-$2,499
Anonymous *2 donations
Vincent Aloyo
Sarah Arnquist
Gabe Brosbe
Becky and Charles Conradi
Beena Das
Jean Doyle
Michael and Virginia Evans
Jane Evans-Ryan
Catherine Garzio and Martin Mattes
Scott and Joyce Hedges
Will Horn and Shiying Lee
Phil and Beth Hunter
Gary King
Melissa and John Kreisa
Philip Laird
Anandi Lakshmikanthan
Ko Ko Lay and Mi Mi Lay
Mari Loria and Alden Mudge
Airin and Will McGinness
Michele Nadeau
Nathan Rhodes
Steve and Celie Roberts
Phyllis M. Rodeffer Family Trust
Patty Sharp
Gregory Spydell
Ann Stevens
Stricker Philanthropic Fund
Dominique Walterspiel
Erich Ziegler and Mary-Lynn Ziegler Garrett
Miriam Zuk

Family Circle

$500-$999
Anonymous *5 donations
Raj and Sonal Abhyanker; Indira Abhyanker; Arthi Abhyanker
Mildred and Walter Alvarez
Dawn and Gary Angelo
Christopher Boyd
Ann Branston
Lynn Brinton
Kyle Butt
Connor Duke
Thomas and Judith Durff
Brook Ganz
Caroline Hollis
Dean Hu and Pauline Huang
Tom Hudson and Megan Keiler
David and Barbara Kimport
Chris Langsdale
Dave Lenoe and Missy Keadle
Todd Lipcon
Claire Mills and Tom Kenny
Colette Minnock
Jim Morgan
Mimi Nomura-Weingrow
Joe O’Connor
Kaoru Otaki
Alice Petty
Liza Ramrayka and Simon Rogers
Peter Roeper
Lauren Salvo
Tarja and Kenneth Settles
Sadaf Siddiq and Sayed Pirzada
Joe and Becky Vaudreuil
Jillian Spindle
Kate Whitehead
Andrea Woodman

$250-$499
Anonymous *10 donations
Sonya Abrams
Sylvia Algire
Maati Benmbarek
Amanda Brown-Stevens
Lea Cademenos
Kristen and Matthew Campbell
Sue and Steve Coates
Margaret Corrigan and Larry Gibbs
Stephanie Cowles
Michael and Elizabeth Flatbush
Tom Frank
Barbara Krause
Gabe Kronstadt
Marc Laitin
Grace Lau
Rob Lawson
Andrew Levine and Heather Prime
Lydia Lim
Stephanie Lim
Henry Liu
Mark Lowe
Sanobar and Hector Mehta
Yuliya Oryol
Kevin and Lisa Poole
Jason Rabinowitz
Amy Raimundo
Susie Renner
Melissa Ruhl
Mark Schmidt
John Sedlander
Eugene Shu and May Mar Soe
Amy Sorenson
Mike Tai
Julia Teitelbaum
David and Teresa Tom
Dee and Jerry Van Atta
Christine Velez
Margaret Wilson
Florence Wong

Mentor's Circle


$100-$249

Anonymous *69 donations
Jessica Anderson
Chris Baty
Christopher Baum
Olivier Bercault
Edward Berne
Daniel Bernstein
Parag Bhatt
Andrew and Nicole Bogrand
Simone Boswell
Gail Camacho
Kathleen Coll
Juniper Dawns
Tom De Schutter and Ilse Pollet
Long Do
Jean Eisberg
Jan Edquilang
Samuel Elgin
Anne Ellis
Paul Emmert
Sonia Feder
Matthew Fine
Lillian Forsyth
Laura Fraser
Chris Gemulla
William Goldman
Danielle Goudeau
Bryan Glosemeyer
P. Greenberg
Shannon Hart
Rebecca Holzschuh
Victoria Hsieh
Kim Huynh
Charles Hwang
Gavin Jefferies
Shangliang Jiang
Paul Jones
Helena L. Katz
Diana Kaw
Michael Kohn
Jill and Richard Klein
Jordan Klein
Danielle Kraajvanger
E.S. Krauss
Barbara Lane
Anna Lazo PsyD
Rachel Lem
Nicole Londeree
Christopher Loperena
Galt MacDermot
Mary McFarland
Patrick and Frances McGinnis
Elizabeth Marquez
Kylia Miskell
Hayden Murray
Thomas Myint
Mark Nasoni
Lindsay Oda
Daniel OFarrell
Vijendrakumar Patel
Anne Penikis
Jane Raabes
Julie Reinhart
Barbara and Tim Reynolds
Andrew Richardson
Raveena Rihal
Gail Roberts
Sumi Shane
Belinda Sifford
Barbara and David Slone
Kyaw K. Soe
Amy Southcott
Kelly Snowden
Catherine Sullivan
Dhana Suresh
Beverly J. Sutton
Ahmar Qadir and Aisha Malik
Robin Van Vliet
John and Vivian Vaudreuil
Frances Villar
Tim Wedlake
Aaron Wehner
Katie Wong
Charline Yim

 

$1-99
Anonymous 157 donations
Leah Alpert
Sascha Atkins-Loria
Adele Barbato
Christie Barnes
Madison Bell
Kelly Bonim
William Bracken
Jordan Brown
Michael Burney
Lucia Cantero
Mark Chandler
Kendra Chao
Alson Chin
Raymond Chiu
Jane Choi
Christine Comella
Robert Conners
Lyda Cort
Rachael Crane
Angela Czarnik-Neimeyer
Mark DaRosa
Devon Dear
Celia dePenthenyOkelly
Cristy Dieterich
Anuj Dixit
Elinor J. Domol Diamond
John Dorsey
Erin Eisenberg
Tina Eng
Renee Enteen
Jennifer Faenza
Gregg Farano
Carol Flanagan
Sophie Foss
Wendy Fountain
Kristy Galvan-Visconti
Samuel Geniella
Mishla Gershenson
Rebecca Gilsdorf
Christina Gilyutin
Jonathan Goldberg
Michael Gravelle
Jonathan Grover
Magdalena Guadalupe
Harry Hall
Kelcey Harrison
Michael Hartmann
James Harvilla
Joshua Haydon
Ellen Hecht
Cassandra Herrman
Lindsay Hershenhorn
Maiya Holliday
Maryann Hrichak
Amanda Irwin
Lindsay Jacobs
Jagdip Jaspal
Alan Jernigan
Doug Johnson
Angela Jolie
Cary Kelly
Colin Kelly
Malay Khamsyvoravong
Won Kyung Kim
Aparna Kothary
Joe Lau
Jill Linwood
Kate Lord
Melanie Lucas-Conwell
Crystal Maglio
Joseph McCrossen and Kristine Zeigler
David Moles
Audrey Molina
Andrew Morgan
Connor Morrison
Anna Nelson
Leah Newkirk
Linda Olvera
Rebecca Pekron
Di Persaud-Smayda

Jo-Anne Pizzica
Emily Racioppi
Kaveh Rad
Rebecca Rees
Ian Renner
Derek Resenfield
Joshua Rhinehart
Danny Richard
Raymond Rischpater
Hayley Rucker
Chad Russell
Justina Ryan
Alan Ryter
Shayan Saghari
Paige Sandoz
Daniela Schiano di Cola
Janis Schmidt
Kelly Shimoda
Lesly Simmons
Donna Sinar
Zay Sithu
Silvia Sobral
Cari Spivack
Karthick Sriraman
Sarah Steinmetz
Jeffrey Zacharias Thompson
Jacob Ting
Sophia Van-Valen
Carol Varney
Kannan Vasudevan
Faye Ann Ward
Cristen Wathen
Elizabeth Weiss
Rona Wilensky
Max Williams
Stephen Workman
Mary Yap
Dion Zizak

Thank you also to groups organizing fundraisers for RT and all of those who contributed to these fundraisers:
"Build a Longer Table" Special thanks to Ben Barry and Topher McMullin; Tom Joseph
"Charity Ride for Refugees at SoulCycle Castro" Special thanks to Wesley Febrian

 

FY 2016-2017 Institutional Supporters


World of Difference Benefit Dinner Sponsors

Genuity Public Relations
Morling Financial Advisors LLC
Nossaman LLP
Rimon PC 
Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church
Vocera Communications Inc. 

 

Corporations, Businesses, and Organizations

Adobe Foundation
Bank of the West
Brandeis Marin School
Elise Stengle (Gräsplan)
Kapor Center for Social Impact
Land Home Financial Services, INC
Mau Restaurant
Morling Financial Advisors LLC
NRG Energy, INC
Old Oak Tree Homeschool Co-op
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Riverboat
Rotunda Software, LLC
S.F. Express Corporation
Supercell
Thidwick Books
Wonderful Giving

 

Employee Matching

Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc
Adobe
Applied Materials
Apple Inc.
Cisco Foundation
Gap Inc.
Genentech, INC
GitHub
Google
Intel Corporation
Intuit
Penguin Random House LLC
PG&E
Salesforce Foundation
Wells Fargo Foundation
Yahoo!
Yelp Inc.

 

Foundations

Irene S. Scully Family Foundation
Minorca Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation
Salesforce Foundation
Scott Evans Foundation
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Skoll Global Threats Fund
The Anonymous Fund at the East Bay Community Foundation
The James Irvine Foundation

 

Community Partner Contracts and Gifts

Burma Refugee Family Network (through Alameda County Social Service Agency)
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
East Bay Asian Youth Center
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center
Lao Family Community Development Inc. (through Alameda County Social Service Agency)
Mission Economic Development Agency
Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church 


Government

Oakland Fund for Children and Youth
Oakland Unified School District (Oakland International High School, Refugee & Asylee Program)
San Francisco Unified School District (San Francisco International High School, ExCEL After School)
California Department of Education

 

2016 Individual Supporters (Jan - June)
 

Leader's Circle

$5,000-$19,999
Everett Family Fund
Steve and Celie Roberts

$1,000-$2,499
Dawn and Gary Angelo
Anandi Lakshmikanthan
Sharon Landwehr
Barbara Malina and Scott Wachter
Jenny and Monty Smith
Stricker Philanthropic Fund

Family Circle

$500-$999
Anonymous *1 donation
Nabeel Ahmed
Martina and Michael Knee
Mimi Nomura-Weingrow
Nilima Patel and Mark Lynch
Yaacov Silberman and Yenhoa Ching

$250-$499
Elsa Amboy and Paul Wilcox
Alexandra Halpin
Julie Hill Kimbrell
Erica Liang
James Narron and Diana Del Castillo
Jillian Spindle
David and Teresa Tom
Florence Wong

Mentor's Circle

$100-$249
Anonymous *13 donations
Sylvia Algire
Dave and Emily Arnold-Fernandez
Emi Bevacqua
Michael Blaes
Janet Burdick and Scott Miller
Tom Hudson
Michael Kohn
Barbara Krause
Theresa Mitros
Kinnery Patel
Marielle Smith
Jerry and Deborah Van Atta
Sonia Wong

 

$1-$99
Anonymous *7 donations
Rayman Aryani
Virginia Belsheim
Andrew and Nicole Bogrand
Theresa Chavez
Michelle Grambeau
Victoria Holden
Md. Enzam Hossain
Ellis Krauss
Lindsay Oda
Christopher Rains
Karthick Sriraman
Tim Wedlake
Elizabeth Weintraub

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 (Jan - June)


Corporations, Businesses and Organizations

2015/16 Drama Class at LPS Hayward
Adobe
Bank of the West
Calvary Presbyterian Church

Canadian Women's Club of San Francisco Bay Area
The Clorox Company Foundation

Kaiser Permanente
Lululemon
Segment
Thidwick Books
YogaWorks

 

Employee Matching

Adobe
Bank of the West
BD
Cisco Foundation
David and Lucile Packard Foundation
Franklin Templeton Employee Engagement Fund
Google, Inc.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
PG&E
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
S.H. Cowell Foundation
Sing For America Foundation
State Farm
Yahoo!

 

Foundations

Namaste Foundation
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
The Rose Fund of the East Bay Community Foundation

 

Community Partner Contracts and Gifts

Burma Refugee Family Network
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
East Bay Asian Youth Center
First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center
International Rescue Committee
Lao Family Community Development, Inc.
Mission Economic Development Agency
Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church

 

Government

Oakland Fund for Children and Youth
Oakland Unified School District (
Oakland International High School, Refugee & Asylee Program)
San Francisco Unified School District (San Francisco International High School, ExCEL After School)
California Department of Education

 

View our supporters from previous years:

Supporters: 2015

Supporters: 2014

Supporters: 2013

Supporters: 2012

Supporters: 2011

Supporters: 2010