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 2018-2019 Individual Supporters

Leader's Circle

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$20,000-$50,000 
Jenni and Monty Smith

$5,000-$19,999 
Barbara Malina and Scott Wachter

$2,500-$4,999
Jane Pak and Lucian Beebe

Family Circle

 

$500-$999
Anonymous *1
Zebadiah Drees
Mike Tai

Mentor's Circle

 

$250-$499
Michael and Virginia Evans
Brandon Purcell
Peter Roeper

$100-$249
Anonymous *2
Chris Gemulla
Antony Ho
Helena Katz
Rob Lawson
Elizabeth Marquez
Ilse Pollet
Benjamin Recht
Melissa Ruhl
Margaret Wilson
Vivien Zraick

$1-$99
Anonymous *5 donations
Sylvia Algire
Charles Brunson
Rebekah Cantor
Carol Flanagan
Dana Goin
Camilla Hammer
Jane Heaphy
Alan Jernigan
Jeremy Katz
Laura Katz
E.S. Krauss
Malay Khamsyvoravong
Rafael Loureiro De Carvalho
Ryan Maxwell
Shelley Paikin
Emily Robbins
Janet Robertson
Tanya Ross
Melanie Scherenzel-Cherry
Fenella Salomonsson
Amy Southcott
Stacy Thompson
Jacob Ting
Christopher Wachter
John Waters
Tim Wedlake
Elizabeth Wilp

Thank you to individuals and groups for organizing fundraisers for RT and all of those who contributed to these fundraisers:
RT Volunteer Jackie Katz birthday fundraiser through Facebook
Midnight Snackers’ album release fundraiser (Album: Bosnia)

 

FY 2018-2019 Institutional Supporters

World of Difference Benefit Dinner Sponsors

Sierra Circuits - Diamond Level (Exclusive)
Rimon PC - Platinum Level
Nossaman LLP - Silver Level
Vocera Communications - Bronze Level
Morling Financial Advisors - Bronze Level
Compass - WOD Reception Supporter
Michael Evans - WOD Reception Supporter
Genuity Public Relations - WOD Reception Supporter
Rainbow Grocery - A Worker-Owned Cooperative - WOD Supporter Gallery

Corporations, Businesses, and Organizations

Adobe
Vanguard Realtors

Employee Matching

Cisco Foundation
Google

Employee Volunteer Hour Match

Apple Inc.
Cisco Foundation
Medtronic

Foundations

Heising-Simons Foundation
Scott Evans Foundation

Community Partner Contracts and Gifts

Burma Refugee Family Support Network (through Alameda County Social Service Agency)
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara Refugee Foster Care
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center
International Rescue Committee (through Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services)
Lao Family Community Development (through Alameda County Social Service Agency)
 

Government

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

 

FY 2017-2018 Individual Supporters

Leader's Circle

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$20,000-$50,000 
Anonymous *2 donations
Cove Fund
Claudia Marseille
Jenni and Monty Smith

$5,000-$19,999
Anonymous *1 donation
Elsa Amboy and Paul Wilcox
Kenneth Bahl and family
Everett Family Fund
Angie Jolie and Daniel Morillo
Barbara Malina and Scott Wachter
Jane Pak and Lucian Beebe
The Rose Fund of the East Bay Community Foundation
Yaacov Silberman and Yenhoa Ching
Vijay Venugopal

$2,500-$4,999
The Conway Family Charitable Fund
Ben and Amy Curtis
Jane Evans-Ryan
Judith Brown Meyers
Michele Nadeau
Samira Rahmatullah and Munir Alam
Robyn and David Reiss

 

Family Circle

$1,000-$2,499
Anonymous *3 donations
The Anonymous Fund at the East Bay Community Foundation
Pam and Tim Attinger
Jean Doyle
Michael and Virginia Evans
Catherine Garzio and Martin Mattes
Konstantinos Hatzitaskos
Tom Hudson and Megan Keiler
Phil and Beth Hunter
Jordan and Mary Klineman
Melissa and John Kreisa
Philip Laird
Anandi Lakshmikanthan
Ko Ko Lay and Mi Mi Lay
David Lenoe and Missy Keadle
Mari Loria and Alden Mudge
Ryan Mills
Nilima Patel and Mark Lynch
Harish and Meera Rao
Peter Roeper
Greg Spydell
Ann Stevens
Stricker Philanthropic Fund
Jeffrey Trull
Dom Walterspiel

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$500-$999
Anonymous *3 donations
Milly and Walter Alvarez
Ann Branston
Gabe Brosbe
Mary and Tom Giles
Rob Lawson
May Liu
Ryan and Nancy Loh
Brendan McKeon
Claire Mills and Tom Kenny
Jim Morgan
Jacob Mullins and Nancy Reyes Mullins
Sandy Naing and Aman Alexander
Mimi Nomura-Weingrow   
Susan Oda
Yuliya Oryol
Casey Ramirez
Benjamin Recht
Abigail Rodler
Michelle and Scott Ross
Melissa Ruhl
Diana Scearce and Benjamin Cook
Juan Sebastian and Catherine Casallas
Tarja and Kenneth Settles
Patty Sharp
Amy Sorenson and Steven Blair Hodson
Justin Spencer
Tamar and Eran Tagor
Deborah and Jerry Van Atta
James and Christine Vaudreuil
Luke Wachter
Margaret Wilson

 

Mentor's Circle

$250-$499
Anonymous *7 donations
Casey Baker and Erika Schmidt
Soheila and Moe Baniani
Raji Bedi
Nir and Alyson Biderman
Andrew and Nicole Bogrand
Kristen Breck
Amanda Brown-Stevens
Cooper Family
Jean Eisberg
Chrysty Esperanza
Chris Gemulla
Shannon Hart
Antony Ho
Pen-Che Ho
Gavin Jefferies
David L. Kimport
Gary King
Grace Lau
Melanie Liu
Elizabeth Marquez
Kevin Poole
Afi Rowghani
Mark Schmidt
Raja Sekaran and Aarti Kohli
Rune Stromsness
Leah Rozenfeld Sills
Katherine Thursby and Jason Ortega
Kay Tierney
Florence and Raymond Wong

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$100-$249
Anonymous *24 donations
Sapna Aggarwal
Sylvia Algire
April BaSaing
Olivier Bercault
Susan Bronstein
Michael Burney
Alei Cano
Dr. Lucia Cantero
Kim Clancy
Sheila Cooper
Tom De Schutter and Ilse Pollet
Kaia Dekker
Long Do
Linsy Donnelly
Matthew Fine
Carol Flanagan
Stephanie Gee
Alice Gertzman
Nancy Gittelson
Vanessa Goh
Judith and Robert Greber
Nicole Grillet
Lesley Grossblatt
Scott Guaz
Maureen Gupta
Caroline Gutman
Dallan Guzinski
Melissa Hansen
Margaret Hartman
Andrew Heck
Matt and Allison Holton
Rebecca Holzschuh
Laurie Hughes
Mikiko Huang and Marshall Stoller
Alan Jernigan
Chase Johnson
Ann Johnston
Jo Keroes
Malay Khamsyvoravong
E.S. Krauss
Jacqueline Kudler
Shalle Leeming
Eddy Leung
Christopher Loperena
Mary Lou and Gary Ragghianti
Melanie Matsua
Patrick and Frances McGinnis
Patricia and Stephen McMahon
Susan Mendelsohn
Erin Milner
Jennie Mollica
Antonia Moore
Devaditya Mukherjee
Hayden Murray
Leah Newkirk
Teresa Nittolo
Destiny Nyein
Lindsay Oda
Bright Park
Peter Parsons
Vijendrakumar Patel
Ishani Pathmanathan
Anne Penikis
Jason Rabinowitz
Prashanthi Ravanavarapu
Barbara Reynolds
Margaret Rich
Valerie Ross
John Sedlander
David and Barbara Slone
Amy Southcott
Melanie Sperling
Jillian Spindle
Karthick Sriraman
Tim Sullivan
Julia Teitelbaum
Jacob Ting
Gregg Tinker
David and Teresa Tom
Joan Van Horn
Ann Whalley
Jichao Xu
Jimmy Zhu
Dion Zizak

$1-$99
Anonymous *56 donations
Antonio Aguilera
Rachel Allen
Karolo Aparicio
Ken Baker
Kyle Baker
Keyvan Behnia
Delia Burnett
Mark Chandler
Kat Cloud
Daniel Cooper
Ernie Cooper
Kathleen Cooper
Chris Curtin
Paulina Daquiz
Devon Dear
Cristy Dieterich
Patrick Dinneen
Alexandar Endo
Derek Farmer
Mica Geldert
Nick Giles
Rebecca Gilsdorf
Dana Goin
Deborah Goldberg and Rafe McBride
Desirae Gonzales
Rachel Goodaker
Sheila Goodman
Leslie Gould
Erin Griggs
Emma Guttman-Slater
Scott Hayman
Theresa Hioki
Paula Hudis
Caitlin Ibarra
Lisbeth Ibarra
Brian Israel
Devin Ivanoff
Travis Ivanoff
Josh Jodel
Chris Knight and Kailey Cartwright
Michael Kohn
Jackie Laine
Jocelyn Lam
Lily Lamboy
Michael Larson
Maria Anna Lazo
Natalie Leal
Whitney Lenox
Anthony Levintow
Megan Lew
Jane Liaw
Caira Lyons
Caitlin Madrigal
Patrick Marchwiak
Natalie Marie
Ernesto Martinez
Lauren McCutcheon
Joann McRell
Ashley Mercier
Andy Mesecher
Sadie Moriarty
Linda Mostovoy
Katelyn Mueller-McLean
Lauren Nagel
Jay OConnor
Angelo Partemi
Kathryn Pond
Persis Ratouis
Bruce Reid
David Riordan
Emily Robbins
Faison Roe
Steve Rosen
Rebecca Rubenstein
Rachel Schneider
Leath Shover Barnett
Brandon Shriber
Scott Smith
Adriana Solis Lopez
Caitlin Stanton
The Sterkens
Aska Sturdevan
Roman Sul
Monikin Tin-U
Nick Travaglini
Marcia Trew
Daniel Truog
Gordon and Sarah Vermeer
Jessie Wallace
Kristen Wallerius
Deanna Wardin
Dallas Way
Tim Wedlake
Emma White
Lynda Wilson
Philip Zajic
Vivien Zraick

Thank you also to individuals and groups for organizing fundraisers for RT and all of those who contributed to these fundraisers:
Yoga fundraiser by Julia Winston and MOXIE yoga & fitness
"Caritas Abundat: Solstice sings in support of refugees" by Emily Bender, Becca Burrington, Kim Warsaw, Krista Enos, Lark Coryell and Sara Webb-Schmitz from Solstice. 
RT Volunteer Casey Baker's birthday fundraiser through Facebook
In Character project by Character
Hot Take Comedy October fundraiser
August Beneficiary of Commonwealth Mission Restaurant
RT Volunteer Whitney Lenox's birthday fundraiser through Facebook
RT Volunteer Morgan Ivanoff's birthday fundraiser through Facebook

FY 2017-2018 Institutional Supporters

World of Difference Benefit Dinner Sponsors

Morling Financial Advisors
Nossaman LLP
Paragon Real Estate Group
PayPal
Rainbow Grocery - A Worker-Owned Cooperative
Rimon PC
Sierra Circuits
Vocera Communications

Corporations, Businesses, and Organizations

2016/17 Drama Class at LPS Hayward
Adobe
Airbnb
Cornerstone Research
Cisco Foundation
Data Does Good
eBay Foundation 
Equinix
Harvard Club of San Francisco
Kapor Center for Social Impact
Opticos Design
Morling Financial Advisors
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Salesforce Foundation
St. Andrews United Methodist Church
The Clorox Company Foundation
Thidwick Books
Veritas

Employee Matching

Adobe
Apple Inc.
Applied Materials
Autodesk Foundaiton
Blue Shield of California
Cisco Foundation
Corporate Executive Board
DocuSign
eBay Foundation
Genentech
Intuit
Google
Microsoft
Paragon Legal Group P.C.
PG&E
Salesforce Foundation
Skoll Global Threats Fund
VMware Foundation
William Blair & Company

Employee Volunteer Hour Match

Apple Inc.
Adobe
Cisco Foundation
Google

Foundations

Adobe Foundation
Heising-Simons Foundation
I & G Charitable Foundation
Irene S. Scully Family Foundation
Kindling Foundation
Lewis Greenwood Foundation
Minorca Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation
Sills Family Foundation
The James Irvine Foundation
The Klingbeil Family Foundation
The Randleigh Foundation

Community Partner Contracts and Gifts

Burma Refugee Family Support Network (through Alameda County Social Service Agency)
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara Refugee Foster Care
East Bay Asian Youth Center
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center
Lao Family Community Development (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