Fiscal Year 2018 Donors

THANK YOU! We gratefully recognize our donors who gave between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018 in support of the youth, young adults, and families we help.



The Walter S. Johnson Foundation

$75,000 - $99,000

Youth Homes Auxiliary

$50,000 - $74,999

Five Bridges Foundation
Victor and Anne Parachini

$25,000 - $49,999

Coit Family Foundation
Libby and Tom Edwards
Gemmer Foundation

$10,000 - $24,999

Ann and Peter Appert
Marie E. Cruess Charitable Trust
Barbara Barron and Mark Hanna
Timothy McCreery and Patricia Patton
Rudney Associates
The Taylor Family Foundation
Briggs and Kathleen Wood

$5,000 - $9,999

Caroline and Alan Bonny
Elizabeth Bowles
Kathy and Rick Bowles
Daniel Goldberg
Lauren and Daniel Hlebakos
In-N-Out Burger Foundation
Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation
Leslie and Gary Miller
Pacific Service Credit Union
Chamath Palihapitiya
Tom and Sue Terrill
Janet and Gottfried Tittiger
Wells Fargo Foundation

$2,500 - 4,999

The Mary Ellen Browning Memorial Trust
Bowles & Verna LLP
California Bank Of Commerce
Elizabeth and Chris Chapple
Barbara and Bill Clark
Hanna Insurance & Financial Solutions
Heffernan Foundation
Heritage Bank of Commerce
Justice, Justice Foundation
Konica Minolta/All Covered
Jenna Lampson
Stanley and Janet Maleski
Steven and Cindi Nelson
Sally and Don O'Neal
Valerie Ridgers
Rotary Club Of Pleasant Hill
Robin and Charles Studebaker
Audrey and Don Tormey
Village Associates .

$1,000 - $2,499

1515 Restaurant and Lounge
Sandra Abram
Alamo Women's Club
Mark and Christine Ayers
Cathy Barber
Richard Bittner
DeeDee and Charles Blankley
Gerrie and Dick Boucher
Suzanne and Kent Buckles
Chevron Humankind
Nancy Claybaugh
Consulting Services, Inc
Sky Dayton
Lia and Mario De Tomasi
Diablo Valley Reporting Services
Chris Dix and Tricia Niven
Rich Ergo
Frank and Candy Espino
Glenn Foster
Galileo Capri T
Toni and Greg Gatzke
Diana and Kent Godfrey
Beth and Roger Goldberg
Tina Simons and Michael Gottlieb
John Gurley
Hammons Strategies
Jonathon Hanna and Sumner Weldon
Robin Hayes
Laura Hoffman
Inner Wheel Club
Jeff and Suellyn Johnson
June Krug
Lafayette Chamber of Commerce
James and Tori Lawrence
Richard Leavitt
Kathy and Mark Lefanowicz
Jill Levine and Brian Oggeri
Melania Budiman and John Lie
Kang and Cariann Lim
Isabelle (I.V.) Lindskoog
Marsh & McLennan Insurance Agency LLC
Sheri Mascorro
Glenn Meyer
Jerry and Diane Origlia
Gary and Carol Parkhurst
Pension Dynamics Company, LLC
Jeanne Rasmussen
Dr. Sally Davis and Dr. Greg Rhodes
Cindy Chan and David Rico
Alice Robertson
Lesley and Ralph Salo
San Ramon Valley United Methodist Church
Chris Sena and Lucy Mason
Gerriann Smith
St. Perpetua Church
Diane and Harold Steuber
Virgina and Tom Steuber
Corry Stork
Jean Stringfellow
Maureen Sullivan
The Thompson Family Trust
Pat and John Todd
Sharon and Rod Uffindell
William Van Laak
Mike and Tracy Warriner
Tat Welcome
Tom and Kathleen Wolfrum
Dara Youngdale and Steve Lovell


$1 - $499

$500 - $999

Heidi and Richard Alef
Virginia Alosi
Kristen and Ron Altbaum
Betsy and Jon Andron
Rick Arcari
Craig Atwood
Sharon and James Bach
Barney & Barney Foundation
Keller Williams Realty/The Bennett Team
Steve and Pam Biggs
Richard and Vickie Bogut
Barbara and Charles Bureker
Lynda Caputo
Debra Coggins and John Kikuchi
Distribution Publications
Sandy and John Donatoni
Dave and Karol Dondero
Scott and Denise Eckman
Peggy and Keith Fleming
Joe and Ginny Foos
Darwin and Alexandra Harrison
Joe and Lorna Henri
Marilyn and William Hoenig
Donn Hohengarten
Marilyn and Luman Hughes
Sarah Hutchens
Nedda Janatpour
Ed and Caroline Kallgren
Susan Lanferman
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Alicia Li
Vangie Long
Peggy and Marty Mancebo
Marlene Design + Co.
David Martyn
Susan and Tom McNeil
Mary-Beth Meyer
Anne and Mark Mitchell
Victoria Nakamura
North Main Tow
Lori and Patrick O'Keefe
Andy and Sandra Olah
Nancy Olson
Elaine Parkhurst
Phillip and Dorothy Prasek
Dan and Rita Radowicz
Matthew Rinn - State Farm
Debi Sacchi-Bolen
Roger Schmidt
Stewart and Bette Schuster
Thalia and Robert Siegel
Kerri Skinnell
William and Martha Slavin
Molly Smith
Dan and Catherine Van Dyke
Wendy Walker
laine and Greg Wanket
Anne Webster
Sol and Maurine Weisgal
Law Offices of Thomas Wolfrum
Peter Zolintakis and Renee Breber

Living Legends.

Living Legends are friends who have included Youth Homes in their will or estate plans. Planned gifts are designated to the Youth Homes’ Endowment to ensure resources will be available for the young people we serve. Thank you to our Living Legend members for their foresight and commitment to improve the lives of foster youth.

Anonymous (4)
Richard Bittner
Kathy and Rick Bowles
Peggy and Keith Fleming
Edith Henchey
Corinne Marks
Lorna Martyn
Barbara and Stuart McCullough
Leslie and Gary Miller
Valerie and Paul Ridgers
Ivy and Leigh Robinson
Joanne Taylor
Catherine (Tat) Welcome

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Sandy and Gene Block
Alan Bonny
Kathy Bowles
Rick and Kathy Bowles
Jennifer Christensen
Tracy Clinton and Mike Warriner
Paul Crissey
Janice Foster
Donna Heimbruch
Velma D. Hirt
Jean Riek Holloway, Polly Coleman, Patty Riek, Jody Holloway and Dr. Dorothy Cato
Carrie and Justin Johnson
Pam Kinder
June Krug
Lynn MacMichael
Carol Parkhurst
Ivy Robinson (H)
Kathryn Rorer & Charles Doppelt
Lee Scher
Anna-Rose Stebbins
Summer Garden Program
Tat Welcome
Joy and Alan Young

Anonymous Donors (7)
AAA of Northern CA, NV, and UT
Carlene and Steve Abbors
Percy Abram, PHD
Patricia Adamcek
Advanced Eyecare Optometry
Rossana Aguilar
Paul Aichele
Nancy Aldritt
Jennifer Allen
Robert Allen
Luis Alvarado
AmazonSmile Foundation
American Legion Post 29
Hillary Amescua
Barrett and Barbara Anderson
Sharon and Carl Anduri
Janet and Mike Appel
Barbara Armstrong and Preston Gadson
R.L. and Joan Arscott
Denise Ashford
Khristian Avelar
Terry Baker
Peter and Donna Baldacci
Larry and Karen Barta
Steve and Roberta Baumgardner
Beau and Michele Bautista
Jenny Bayliss-Walton
Kaitlyn Bowles and Greg Beaudoin
Duane Bell
Joan Bellows
Jody and George Benkly
Allison Benn
Nancy Bennett and Kari Park
Greg and Regina Benz
Jan Berckefeldt
Emma Berdan
Bob and Donna Berggren
Clarissa and Jim Bergmann
Eleanor and Mervin Bernier
Kevin Best
Tom Blanks
Kirk and Rebecca Bocek
Claudia Bogner
Sandra and Jim Bonato
Jeri Boomgaarden
Bill Bowers
Ilene Brecher
David and Hillary Breger
Kathleen and Mark Bressler
Adrienne Bricaud
Josh and Ria Brooks
Diane Brown
Tyler Brown
Janet and Byron Brown
Marilyn Brown
Jerry Brown
Kathi Bruce
Carol Bruen
Gwendolyn Buchholz
Helen and Bill Budde
Terry and Elizabeth Burch
Ashley Burke
Robyn Burnaford
Lee Burnett
Richard Buscaglia
Steve Butler
Bruce and Teresa Caldwell
Matthew Callahan
Sharon and Steve Callaway
Kathleen Cannon
Eleanor Canova-Davis
Louis Carella
Tom and Linda Carman
Jameela Carney
Damon Casatico
Kim Chilvers and John Fox
Alexander Christian
Veronica Christiansen
Patrick Chuakay and Denise Dawson
Claudio and Diana Cipolla
Olga and Stephen Clark
The Clorox Company
Julie T. Cohen
Liz Colhoun
Pat Collins
Leanne and Michael Colvin
Alison Conigliaro-Hubbard
Jana and Juan Contreras
Kevin and Kathleen Coppersmith
Brian and Christina Corey
Paula Cott
Charles Couch
Robert and Melody Covay
Laura Cox
Paul Crissey and Laurie Harris
Amy and James Cummings
Faith and Robert Cushman
Natalia Cusick and Andy Robertson
John Daco
Beth Darrow
Muriel Dash
Naomi Davidman
Davis Gonthier, Inc.
Marie Davis
Linda and Tom Delaplane
Diamond Bill Review
Jeffrey and Melinda Dieden
Denise and Gene Dolan
John Doller
Faye and Dennis Donaghu
Cynthia Donovan
Susan and Michael Dougherty
Bill Durkin
Janis and Robin Duysen
East Bay Community Foundation
Janey Edwards
Renee Egan
Gino Elliott and Bonnie Cress-Elliott
Crystal Eng
Teresa Everett
Patricia and Roger Falcone
Michael and Kathleen Farr
Denise Farren and Mike Boyd
Joanne Filippini
Gianna Fleming
Jim and Debbie Fleming
Karen Flowers
Carol Fontana
Sharon Forrest
Janice Foster
Debbie Fries
Ryan Frohn
Susan Frye
Julie Fulford
Karoline Galea
Jim Georgantes
Carol and Chuck Glas
Nancy Glenfield
Lindsay Goldstone
Amy and Ross Goodheart
Ricky and Tanuka Gordon
Gordon & Rees, LLP
Maggie Gordon and Josh Pettler
Adam Gottlieb and Hanna Decker
Bruce and Nancy Graff
Nicole Graham
Annie Graves
Ariana Green
Janine and John Grenham
Javier and Nancy Guevara
Mel and Diana Haas
Mark Haberman
Lori Hack and Richard Hein


Anonymous Donors
AAA of Northern CA, NV, and UT
Air 360 Helicopters
Alamo Women's Club
Alaska Airlines
Align Health
All In One Limousine Service
American Kitchen
Ardenwood Historic Farm
Ashley Furniture
Asian Art Museum
Aunt Mary's Café
Janeen Austria and David Noche
The Bach Group
Back 2 Perfect
Back Forty Texas BBQ
Banshee Wines
Nathan Benzschawel
Kathy and Marc Berger
Berkeley Repertory Theatre
Blackhawk Auto Museum
Blackhawk Country Club
Blue Dog Events
Bonehead's Texas BBQ
Chris Bower
Bridges Restaurant
Al and Betty Browning
Buckhorn Grill
Kathleen and Bob Burke
California Pizza Kitchen
California Shakespeare Theatre
Canvas and Cabernet
Captain Vineyards
Carpet One San Ramon
Teresa Carson
Casa Orinda
Center REPertory Company
Chalet Management Group
Cheesecake Factory
Claim Jumper
Claire's Massage Studio & Spa
Concannon Vineyard
Contra Costa Country Club
Contra Costa County Children & Family Services
Corners Tavern
Robert and Melody Covay
Credo Restaurant
Crow Canyon Country Club
Patrick Cuesta
Natalia Cusick and Andy Robertson
Lia and Mario De Tomasi
Sharyl Dean
Elizabeth Dekat
Diablo Magazine
Dudum Financial
UA Paramotors
El Charro Mexican Dining
El Morocco
Encore Gym
Esin Restaurant & Bar
The Danville Closet
Fleming's Steakhouse

Samantha Hagar
Brian and Annie Hagglund
Emily Hall
Kerri Hall
Hamano and Associates
Jason Hammerman
James Hammill
Lydia Hammock
Chris and Leslie Harman
Mary Ann and Dean Harper
Patricia Harries
Grace and Peter Hartdegen
Jenna Hattersley
Peggy and Fred Havens
Shelly Haygood
Ann and John Healy
James and Suzanne Helle
Susan Helms
Edith Henchey
Lauren Hendrickson
John Henel and Julie Smith
Harriette and Ronald Henrickson
Omar Hernandez
Nancy Herney
Gina Herting
Judy Hirabayashi
Barbara Hollenbach
Brady Holm
Shirin Hoodei
Eileen and Ken Housfeld
Dell and Sandra Hutchinson
Barbara and Bill Ingraham
Heather Irwin
Daniel Isaksen
Robert and Mary Jacobs
Cheryl Jagow
Brian James
Winnie Jasper
Jessica Javier
The Joanne Taylor Trust
Carrie and Justin Johnson
R. Peter Johnson and Susan Marie Neyer
Joan and Scott Jones
Mark and Kathy Jones
Kenneth Jurist
Jennifer Kaplan
Peter and Pam Kappelhof
Brett Kass
Christopher Kauffman
Gary and Carol Kefer
Shankar Kenkre
Janet and James Kennedy
Kody Kerwin and Gillian Graham-Kerwin
Kathleen Kinder-Leighton
Elizabeth King-Sloan
Judy Kirkpatrick and Roy Powell
Jenni and Dan Kirshman
Richard and Caren Kline
Lori and Anthony Knaapen
John Knowles
Zach Korach
Steven Lack and Sheryl Wilson
Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church
Pat and Bob Lamson
Jennifer and Jay Landgraf
Ann and Kent Larson
Cindy and Bob Latham
Lysandre Lavoie
Elaine and Vince Lazo
Kristen Lazzara
Lynne and Robert Leach
Kate Leahy
Bill Lee
Emilie Lee
Gene Lee
Diane and Victor Leventhal
Marvin Lewis
Suzanne and Sheldon Lewis
John Libbey
Zachary Liboiron-Cohen
Yasuhisa Lida
Ken and Jayne Lindberg
Marjorie Livingston
Beverly and David Loder
Jana Loureiro
Mary Lovill
Ronnie Mabou
Elly MacKay
Nancy Mae
Diedre Mahaney
Karim Mansour
Harold and Audrey Mantle
Renee Marcous-Devine
Linda Margulies-McDonnel
Eric and Debbie Mariotti
Connie Marks
Dick and Kathy Marshall
Hal Marty
Marilyn Matosian
Wayne Maurer
Kelly Maxwell
Linda May
Kathleen McAdam
Robert and Sylvia McCann
Cherie McCaulou
Yolanda McCollister
Barbara and Stuart McCullough
Sloan Mebane McDonald
Nancy and Jack McFarland
Leta McKeen
Jeannine McKinney
Geri McLaughlin
Peter Medina
Michelle Mehlhorn
Willard Meininger and Hollis Hoppe-Meininger
Paul and Roni Melmed
Jenet and Michael Mendonca
Paula Meo
Mary Metcho
Shining Star Consulting
Pat and Frank Mighetto
Charles and Margaret Miglia
Mike's Auto Body
Cynthia Milina
Marilyn and Vic Miller
Randy and Alexis Miller
Melissa Moehle
Sharon and James Moore
Lois Morgan
Jody Morgan
Justin Morgan
Sandra Moriarty
Jerry S. Mosher
Patricia Murphy
Rachel Murphy
Barbara and Scott Murray
Tim and Lisa Murray
Chelsea Newton
Network For Good
Jeffrey Nichols
Cindy Nigro
Susan and Charles Noack
Elena and Ross Noble
Kristi and Mark Nolan
Michael Nolan
Brendan Noonan
Millad Nooraei
Carla and Jim Nunes
Alyson O'Doherty
Richard and Candace Olsen
Jim and Kathy Olson
Tom and Rene O'Neill
Ragen and Wayne Ortland
Pacific Gas and Electric Company


In-kind gifts

Forbes Mill Steakhouse
Sharon Fries
Darlene Gayler
Lauren Gilbert
Chris and Mando Giotta
Girl Scout Troop 33322
Girl Scout Troop 33500
Nancy Glenfield
Adam Gottlieb and Hanna Decker
Tina Simons and Michael Gottlieb
Green Standards
Lori Hack and Richard Hein
Haddon Heating and Cooling
Hafner Vineyard
Barbara Barron and Mark Hanna
Jonathon Hanna and Sumner Weldon
Happy Hollow Park & Zoo
Chris & Leslie Harman
Harrahs Reno
HC Financial Advisors
Healing Spaces
Hear the Music Live
Heffernan Insurance
Christie Helton
Lauren and Daniel Hlebakos
Home Depot
Nicole Hull
Kay Isola
Jack's Restaurant & Bar
James Fidelibus Photography
Jessup Cellars
JetBlue Airlines
Kendra Scott
John and Sandy Kirby
Jenni and Dan Kirshman
June Krug
La Mediterranee
Lafayette Orinda Presbyterian Church
Patt Larkin
Jay Latimer
Brooks and Jamie Laudin
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar
Ronda Lie
Limitless Escape Games
Little River Inn
Livermore Valley Wine Country
Livermore Valley Wine Trolley
Lokanta Mediterranean Grill & Bar
Lynn MacMichael and Howard Weamer
Marines' Memorial Association
Mary Kay Cosmetics
Gloria McBeth
Leslie and Gary Miller
Mt. Diablo Unified School District
Rachel Murphy
Victoria Nakamura
Nina Designs
Nirvana Bars
Susan and Mike Oyama

Susan Padnick and Chris Cohen
Valarie Pagnini
Grace and Jerome Paolini
Lisa Parenteau
E B Parkell
Vanessa and Stephen Parkhurst
Dante and Jacqueline Paulazzo
Withbert Payne
Laurel Pendleton
Allen and Theresa Pennebaker
Wendy Peterson
Linda and Ken Peterson
Brooke Peterson
Margaret and Nathan Pettit
Ruth and Charlie Pettler
Clint and Sue Phalen
Phillip Pham and Yolanda Setiawan
Anne Pieper
Charles and Judy Pifer
Barbara and Loren Piper
Mary Pittman
Pleasant Hill Chiropractic
Tami Poalucci
Cheryl Noll and James Poole
Jimmy and Sandra Poole
Lynn and Norval Prakash
Donna Preece
Mary Ann Price
R. and R. Therapeutic Massage
Linda Rafferty
Dave and Sharon Ramos
Tiecka Randle-Pierson
Deepa Reddy
Sonjia and Gregory Redmond
Jeremy Reichard
Mari and Gary Reid
Vickey Rinehart
Matthew Rinn
David Robbins
Francie Roberts
Alton and Kathleen Robinson
Pam and Nick Robinson
John and Kathleen Robishaw
Deborah and Alfred Roessler
Diana Rojek
Veronica Romero
Richard and Barbara Rosenthal
Georgene and John Rostkowski
Edwin and Dawn Roth
Frank and Francine Ruotolo
Marlene and Jonathan Sakol
Sam Salem
Julie Saylor
Ilene and Andrew Scharlach, PH.D
Lee Scher
Michael and Kerry Schmidt
Kelli Schneider
Britani Schneider
Jenny and Ron Schneidermann
Laura Schwartz
Catherine Schweiger
Frank Scudero
Ruth and Jack Sechler
Rob and Abby Seitelman
Andre Sequin
Elena Serda
Lois Shaffer
Rita and Eric Shand
Susan Shapiro
Amy Shell
Susan Simkin
Michele and Anja Simonsen
Randy Skinner
Lindy Small Architecture
Andre and Melinda Solomon
Joan Sorensen
Janice Spampinato
Ann B. Spaulding
George Spears
Joan Spiegel
Linda and Morris Spiegelman
Ryan Spink and Shelby Howard
Barbara Starrett
Anna-Rose Stebbins
Barbara and James Stedman
Kim and Hank Stern
The Steven's Group
Steve and Susan Stork
Nancy and Roy Stotts
Suzanne Stuart
Connie and Ron Susa
Jean Tajima
Sarah Talach
Louisa Tallarida
The Taylor Family Foundation
Nicole Taylor
Margaret and Mike Teeter
Mary Terjeson
Ann and Norman Thelwell
Joe and Jane Thibedeau
Claudine Thomas
Lynn Thull
Pam and Bill Thurston
Tice Valley United Methodist Women
Rick and Mahsa Tippins
Truitte D. Todd
Felipe Toledo
Tracy and Marcus Tolibas
Bettie Tomchalk
Christy Tormey
Elizabeth Tovey
Tommy Tran
Rose Tse
Calvin Tucker
Margaret Tunnell and John Reed
Gary Turchin
Tom and Mary Twist
United Way of the Bay Area
Jennifer and Craig Van Dyke
Shaina Van Pelt
Odette and John Vandaveer
Selene Vasquez
Selene Villalobos
Sandy and Allen Vinson
Dustin Wade
Diane and Charlie Walker
Frances and Stephen Wallace
Carol Walsh
Glenn and Karen Walton
Scott and Kelly Watanabe
Rob and Caron Weeks
Suzanne Weeks
Rich Weisgal
Weldon & Associates
Wells Fargo Community Support Campaign
Wendy Wells
Tina Wheeler
Tim White
Mark and Judy Wiesendanger
Kirk Williams
Ty Williams
Elizabeth and Robert Williams
Shawn Willis
Mark and Anne Wilson
Jonathan and Adam Wolfrum
Mary-Jane Wood
Kathleen and Gary Woodworth
Amy and Tom Worth
Daniel and Cathleen Worthington
Lona and Ron Wyatt
Jennifer Yackel
Mia Yellin
Craig and Nicole Young
Sue and Stanley Young
Cathy Zaeni

Pacific Service Credit Union
Palio D'Asti Restaurant
Lisa Parenteau
Gary and Carol Parkhurst
Peju Province Winery
Raquel Pena
Pension Dynamics Company, LLC
Greg and Heidi Pierce
Pittsburg Police Department
Pleasant Hill Coin & Jewelry
Denise Poche
Rakuten, Inc.
Rebel Art School
Red Dog Graphics, Inc.
Rita Rinear
Susan Roberts
Rock Wall Winery
Mario and Sylvia Rosales
Brittany Rudd
Russian River Adventures
S.F. Zoo
San Francisco Opera Box Office
San Francisco Symphony
Scott's Seafood Restaurant
Christine and Fred Seely
Michelle Shelton
Kelley Shore
Mary Sievers
Sky High Sports
Janice and Gary Sliemers
Gerriann Smith
Nooshin Soleimani
Linda and Morris Spiegelman
Robert and Karen Springsteen
St. Mark's Lutheran Church
Steve Silver Productions, Inc.
Frances Sturges
Sunvalley Mall
Sergio Suzuki Photography
Lori Tassano & Doug Scheirer
The Ballet School Performing Arts
The Golden Skate
The Phoenician, A Luxury Collection Resort
The Taylor Family Foundation
Audrey and Don Tormey
Town Hall Theatre
True Food
Urban Plates
USS Hornet Museum
V. Sattui Winery
Odette and Vandaveer
Walnut Creek Yacht Club
Debbie and Fred Warren
Mike Warriner
Wence's Restaurant
White Pony Express
Wildflour Bakehouse
Winchester Mystery House
Yvonne Wong
Youth Homes Auxiliary

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Michael Benkly
Don Caputo
Kathy Chapple
Lois Coggins
Nan Darrow
Catherine Dreyer
George Fries
Shirley Fulcher
Jim Groh
Cathy Gross
Frances B. Ketterer
Sue Kibby
Adam Maleski
Lorna Martyn
Paul Ridgers
Leigh and Ivy Robinson
Joanne Taylor
Rochanah Wiessinger
Lorene Williamson