We deeply appreciate 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. To see our full financial summary, click here.
 

FY 2018-2019 Individual Supporters

Leader's Circle

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$50,000+
Galorah Keshavarz and Ali Rowghani

$20,000-$49,999 
Anonymous *2
Cove Fund
Jenni and Monty Smith

$5,000-$19,999 
Elsa Amboy and Paul Wilcox
Bahl Family Fund
Judith Brown Meyers
The Conradi Family Charitable Fund
The Conway Family Charitable Fund
Everett Family Fund
Barbara Malina and Scott Wachter
Michele Nadeau
Jane Pak and Lucian Beebe
The Rose Fund of the East Bay Community Foundation
Vijay Venugopal

$2,500-$4,999
Ben and Amy Curtis
Suzanne Mellard and Lon O'Neil
Samira Rahmatullah and Munir Alam 

Family Circle

$1,000-$2,499
Anonymous *2
Michael and Virginia Evans
Catherine Garzio and Martin Mattes
Konstantinos Hatzitaskos
Phil and Beth Hunter
Angie Jolie and Daniel Morillo
Jordan and Mary Klineman
Melissa and John Kreisa
Sharon Landwehr
Matthew Lang and Leah Newkirk
Ko Ko and Mimi Lay
David Lenoe and Missy Keadle
Mari Loria and Alden Mudge
Yuliya Oryol
Nilima Patel and Mark Lynch
Peter Roeper
Paul, Natalie and the Scheuring Family
Stricker Philanthropic Fund
Dom Walterspiel
Edward Zhong
Erich Ziegler and Mary-Lynn Ziegler

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$500-$999
Anonymous *3
Milly and Walter Alvarez
Pam and Tim Attinger
Ann Branston
Lynn Brinton
Jean Doyle and Manish Champsee
Zebadiah Drees
Malin Giddings
Hilary and Daniel Goldstine
Melissa Hansen
Scott and Joyce Hedges
Tom Hudson and Megan Keiler
Geoffrey Johnson
Rob Lawson
Mary McFarland
Brendan McKeon
Jana Messerschmidt
Claire Mills and Tom Kenny
Colette Minnock
Jim Morgan
Mimi Nomura-Weingrow   
Christina and Steve Papoulias
Liza Ramrayka and Simon Rogers
Rachel Rhodes
Brooke Roundy
Melissa Ruhl and Chris Lentini
Diana Scearce and Benjamin Cook
Jillian Spindle
Greg Spydell
Mike Tai
Craig and Ellen Whittom
Wolf Charitable Fund

Mentor's Circle

$250-$499
Anonymous *3
Sylvia Algire
Andrew and Nicole Bogrand
Margaret Corrigan and Larry Gibbs
Allyson Dias
Jean Eisberg
Carolee Gearhart
Chris Gemulla
Dana Goin
Alex Goldberg
Margaret and David Hartman
Gavin Jefferies
Ann Johnston
Helena Katz
Roneeta Lal
Grace Lau
Merritt Maduke
Elizabeth Marquez
Elizabeth Masotta
Yalda Modabber & Matthew Stromberg
Jacob Mullins & Nancy Reyes Mullins
Thomas Myint (Zayanda)
Kevin Poole
Brandon Purcell
Blythe and Steven Raphael
Benjamin Recht
Marie Rosecrans
Mark Schmidt
John Sedlander
Raja Sekaran and Aarti Kohli
Chloe Sladden
Rune Stromsness
Deborah and Jerry Van Atta
Tim Wedlake
Margaret Winnen
Florence and Raymond Wong
Dion Zizak

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$100-$249
Anonymous *11
Nitin Agarwal
Terrance Amsler and Chalida Anusasananan
Dawn and Gary Angelo
April BaSaing
Brooke Bryant
Bruce Buckelew
Zoher Chiba
Kim Clancy
Matthew Fine
Carol Flanagan
Anna Folinsky
The Galia Family
Brad Geldert
Lynn Geldert
Eleanor Gomez
Shannon Hart
Antony Ho
John Hoban
Neil Hombrado
Sally Howlett
Kim Huynh
Malay Khamsyvoravong
Jill and Richard Klein
Chau and Joshua Koltun
E.S. Krauss
Stacey Lenn Webb
Julia Lockwood
Esther Li Bland
Patrick & Frances McGinnis
Susan Mendelsohn
Jean Pierre Ndagijimana
Teresa Nittolo
Chris and Nancy Pak
Kinnery Patel
Louise Paustenbach
Rachel Permut
Ilse Pollet
Gordon Potter
Clifford Reilly and Shirley Barajas
Barbara and Tim Reynolds
Emily Robbins

Steve Sherman
David and Barbara Slone
Kyaw K. Soe
Amy Southcott
Karthick Sriraman
Manu Stromberg
Chandra Subramanian
Catherine Sullivan
Jacob Ting
Gregg Tinker
David and Teresa Tom
John and Vivian Vaudreuil
Ann Whalley
Margaret Wilson
Katie Wong
Mary Yap
Vivien Zraick

$1-$99
Anonymous *55 donations
Shira Adler
Kathy Berg
Samantha Black
Shira Bogner
Ben Bovarnick
Charles Brunson
Kaycie Butler
Rebekah Cantor
Winchester Catface
Shannon Cheng
Cara Cieslak
Leslie Clements
Stephen Condit
Mike D'Antonio
Meryl Davids
Tina Dumas
Jonathan Eccles
Henrik Eger
Jordi Friese
Stephanie Galinson
Lisa Garber
Sarah Goerzen
Brian Goldberg
Ilana Goldberg
Kyla Grant

Camilla Hammer
Jane Heaphy
Tim Ho
Prital Jeffery
Alan Jernigan
Jeremy Katz
Laura Katz
Jyoti Khadgawa
Ron Krasnitz
Jocelyn Lam
Joanie Landau
Sylvia Landau
David Lazar
Elizabeth Li
Rafael Loureiro De Carvalho
James Magel
Leslie Mclean
Ryan Maxwell
Jennie Mollica
Shelley Paikin
Andy Pascoe
Samantha Peretore
Janet Robertson
Tanya Ross
Kalea S.
Fenella Salomonsson
Alan Sankin
Emma Schau
Melanie Scherenzel-Cherry
Elizabeth Seibert
Heather Spitze
Lisa Stanton Lenon
Jenn Stockdill
Rebecca Struch
Sherry & Michael Swatek
Mhar Tamayo
Julia Teitelbaum
Kathy Terrell
Stacy Thompson
Patric Tiet
Karen Toro
Christopher Wachter
John Waters
Paul Werbaneth
Elizabeth Wilp
Elizabeth Yost
Heather Zimberg

Thank you to individuals and groups for organizing fundraisers for RT and all of those who contributed to these fundraisers:
RT Volunteer Alex Goldberg birthday fundraiser through Facebook
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

Wine Sponsors

Amy Argenal
Jose Argenal
Cyrus Creek Vineyards
Galorah Keshavarz and Ali Rowghani
Rock Wall Wine Company
Jenni and Monty Smith

Corporations, Businesses, and Organizations

Adobe
Bay Area International Link
Cisco Foundation
The Clorox Company Foundation
Google
LinkedIn
Logikcull
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Prospect Sierra
The Quarry Lane School
Ripple
Riverboat
Smule
TechEquity
Vanguard Realtors
Venables, Bell & Partners LLC
Vocera Communications

Employee Matching

Anonymous *1
Adobe
Airbnb
Apple
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Cisco Foundation
Genentech
Gilead Sciences
Google
Levi Strauss & Co
Microsoft
Oracel
Paragon Legal Group P.C.
PG&E
Salesforce Foundation
VMware
Wells Fargo Foundation

Employee Volunteer Hour Match

Apple
Cisco Foundation
Google
Medtronic

Foundations

AIREA Fund of Horizons Foundation
Heising-Simons Foundation
Irene S. Scully Family Foundation
The June and Julian Foss Foundation
The Klingbeil Family Foundation
Scott Evans Foundation
Sills Family Foundation

Community Partner Contracts and Gifts

Burma Refugee Families and Newcomers (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)
Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church

Government

Oakland Fund for Children and Youth
Oakland Unified School District (Oakland International High School, Refugee & Asylee Program in the ELLMA Office)
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
Bahl Family Fund
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
The Anonymous Fund at the East Bay Community Foundation
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
Leslie Gould
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
Joann McRell
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
Emma White
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
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
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
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
The Clorox Company 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
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
The James Irvine Foundation
Kindling Foundation
The Klingbeil Family Foundation
Lewis Greenwood Foundation
Minorca Fund of The Pittsburgh Foundation
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation
The Randleigh Foundation
Sills Family Foundation

Community Partner Contracts and Gifts

Burma Refugee Families and Newcomers (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 in the ELLMA Office)
San Francisco Unified School District (San Francisco International High School, ExCEL After School)
California Department of Education

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Supporters: 2010