Our Donors

Because our program is offered at no cost to our students, we rely on financial and in-kind support from corporations, foundations, service organizations, and individuals. We are very grateful to our generous supporters for helping us to sustain and grow our program over the years.

FY 2015-16 Funders:

Teachers: $50,000+
David Anderson, M.D. & Beichen Li

Carla Koren & Neal Parish
Quest Foundation

Librarians: $25,000 – $49,000
The Clorox Company Foundation
Crescent Porter Hale Foundation
East Bay Community Foundation
Robin Silva
The Stocker Foundation
Warriors Community Foundation

Reading Specialists: $10,000 – $24,999
Anonymous Family Foundation
Barry Bonds Family Foundation
David B. Gold Foundation
Despeaux Good Works Fund, East Bay Community Foundation
eBay Foundation, a Corporate Advised Fund of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Fleishhacker Foundation
Amie & Steven Gray
Kaiser Permanente
San Francisco Foundation
Irene S. Scully Family Foundation
Super Bowl 50 Fund, Re(a)d Zone Initiative
Bernard E. & Alba Witkin Charitable  Foundation

Mentors: $5,000 – $9,999
Julia Blanchard
Gena Harper
Morgan Stanley
Oakland Public Education Fund
Carla Oakley
St. Stephen’s Parish Outreach Fund

Tutors: $1,000 – $4,999
All Stars Helping Kids
Judith & Gregory Anderson
Anonymous Fund, East Bay Community Foundation
Valerie Baptiste
Patricia Barthe
Jim & Bonnie Bell
Benevity Community Impact Fund
Larry & Ruth Bercovich
Lowell Berry Foundation
Brickyard Berridge Fund
Bridgewater Associates, LP, on behalf of Ted Huntley
Mary & Phillip Castagnozzi
Beth Chang
Jolene Chen
Erin Constantine
Harold & Sheldon Furst Fund, East Bay Community Foundation
Jill Godsey
Robert Grassilli
Mary Haak-Frendscho
Susan & Richard Hare Family Foundation, on behalf of Mindy & Bill Bush
Patricia Heimburger
John Hiestand & Amy Ajello
Kim & Dan Johnson
Nikki Justino
Kinder Morgan
Kiwanis Club of Moraga Valley
Stephanie Komaru
Ingrid Lamirault
Christina & Brian MacDougall
Karen Meryash
Morgan Lewis
Sarah & Jim Morrison
Susan Murphy
Nina Designs
Oakland Berkeley Association of Realtors
Oakland Reads 2020
Oakland Literacy Coalition
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Charles & Anita Porges
Lesley Pulaski & Phillip Fitzwater
Jessie Richardson
Mark & Tina Riepe
Safeway Foundation
Meghan & Umang Shah
Ruchira Shah
Jerad Slagle
Diane & Hal Steuber
Donald Tamaki & Suzanne Ah-Tye
Kong Meng Tan
Union Bank Foundation
Marcus Varela

Supporters: $250 – $999
Leslie Absher & Susan Beneville
Acumen Solutions
Brett Barron
Patrick Barthe
Louann Carlomagno
Lonnie Contreras
Dennis Conway
CSAA Insurance Group
Jon & Carly Daulton
Nancy & Hugh Ditzler
Steven & Betsy Dixon
Louis Edelson
Nichy & Bruce Faultner
Alice Fishman
Jennifer & Paul Graves
Kiwanis Club of Hayward-Castro Valley
Hayward Rotary Club
Kevin Jacobsen
Mark Jacobsen & Ilona Frieden
Brenna Johnson
Jeffrey Karlin
Julie Knight
Terry & Suzan Kramer Foundation
Craig Lanway
Daniel Lawlor
Anthony & Julie Maganini
Miriam Mangini
Jim McKee
James Meagher
Phillip Mitchell
Kathy Moody
Mike & Patty Mowery
Danielle Mowery Fund, East Bay Community Foundation
Marian Mulkey
William Owens
Stephen & Patricia Paddock
Richard Pettibone
Kim Pool
Irina Poslavsky
Catherine Rosenfeld
Ross Stores, Inc.
Murray Schlussel
Sherry Schwallie
Anthony & Reiko Simon
Douglas Smith
Scott Sullivan
Kathleen Tabor
Michael Thorman
Dana Veeder
Susan & Bradford Wait
Way to Be Designs
Cathy & Paul Witkay

Corporate Campaign and Employee Matching Gifts
California Healthcare Foundation
Charles Schwab
The Clorox Company
CSAA Insurance Group
Kaiser Permanente
Morgan Stanley
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
United Way
Wells Fargo