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FY12 Supporters

Brighter Beginnings is proud and honored to recognize donations received from Foundations, Corporations and Individuals between the period of July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012.

Every Family Matters   $10,000 and above

$250,000 – Dohmen Company Foundation
$135,000 – United Way/Spark Point Funders
$100,000 – The California Wellness Foundation
$97,000 – East Bay Community Foundation
$50,000 – Louis L. Borick Foundation
$48,452 – Kaiser Permanente
$25,000 – Jonas Family Fund
$13,500 – United Way
$10,000 – ACC Medical Association Alliance
Bank of the West

Every Baby Matters  $5,000–$9,999

LIATIS Foundation
Mariani & Jon Salmon
Share the Spirit/Contra Costa Times
Karel & Inge Svoboda

Every Parent Matters   $1,000– $4,999

Janet & Sean Absher
Vickie Barclay
The Brickyard Berridge Fund
The Clorox CompanyFoundation
Community Bank of the Bay
Elizabeth & Travis Daugherty
Dr. Suzanne Dudeck & Gary Carter
Amanda Feinstein & Paul Leonard
Jill & Gene Gonzalez
Walter & Elise Haas Fund
Jim Hill
Maureen Kennedy & Konrad Alt
Katy & Michael Keough
Allen Lescure
pH Fund
Vickie & Vincent Pilotti
Jacqueline Richter
Pam & Gary Schroeder
Anita & Melvin Siegel
Jill & William Wallace
Patricia Westphal
Kim & Brian Wirtz
Y & H Soda Foundation

Every Donor Matters   $500–$999

Ann & Tom Belcher
Helen Benjamin
Joseph Bernsten
Ernie Bloomfield
Helene Byrne
Veronica & Troy Dangerfield
Dutra-Cerro-Graden
John Glass
Ruth & Bruce Helsel
Kelly & Kent Hodgkinson
Joyce & Donn Hohengarten
John Muir Women’s HealthCenter
Man-li Kelly
Simon Marlow
Carol Penskar
Schwab Family Fund
Helena & Peter Singelstad
Torrey Pines Bank
United Healthcare

 Every Gift Matters   $1–$499

Anika & Andrew Alatorre
Drs. Lynne & Glenn Alper
Barbara Lee Anast
Carmen Ancinas-Gee
Phillip Azzopardi
Cassandra Benjamin
Andra & Steve Berkman
Cindy Bernhardt
Clean Solar
Cori Bertucio
Joanne & Witold Bik
Pam Bishop
Patricia & Carl Blakemore
Kathryn Bowden
Kathleen & Richard Bowles
Daphne Boyle
Lorie Brillinger, CNM
Alan Briskin
Frances Brock
Richard & Cheryl Brown
Fran Buchanan
Kimberly Buckingham
Jim Bunn & Carol Wilson-Bunn
Helen Bunn
Alison Burke
Saki Cabrera
Elizabeth Cain
Sheryl & Steve Cardiff
Dr. Jim Carpenter
Rita Casey
Claire Chase
Dawn Boyer Comer
Gilberto Cooper
Elizabeth Corbett
Lisa Cortese
Leslie Crary
Jill Crowley
Patricia Culp
Sandi Cummings
Rupashre Dash
Stephanie & Christopher Dauer
Linda S. Davidson
Marge & William Deichman
Alison DeJung
Dr. Arthur D’Harlingue
Lonnie Dillard
Charmian Dobell
Mary Ann Dohm
Augostina & Peter Duncan
Hansine Fisher
Bernardita Fong
Bob Randall & Patricia Fraga
Denise Freedman
Patricia Frost
Dr. Sharon & Jack Funk
Mike & Mary Gabrielson
Randall Gaines
Margaret & Chris Gelini
Lisa St. George
Susan & Dennis Gildea
Lawrence Gremillion, Jr.
Deborah Hoffmann
Karin & Dr. Guenter Hofstadler
Mary Holmes
Pauline & Kris Holst
Elaine & Jim Holt
Liz & Dr. Eric Isaacs
Marsha King & Richard Jacobsohn
Bonnie & Lee Jameson
Diedre Johnson-Beamon
Mignon & Ralph Jolton
Pat Jones
Aurora & Jim Jumpe
Barbara & Thomas Keefer
Karalee & Larry Keefer
Cindy Koenigsberg
Elizabeth Kramer
Zyn Kunczynski
Kristin Leimkuhler
Phoebe Leith
Susan & Dave Leonard
Sara Kate Levin
Donald Lewis
Marion & Dr. Norman Livermore
Terry MacRae
Ravi Mallela
Karen & David Marcus
Suzanne & Larry Margerum
Sara Mark
Lorna Martyn
Lisa & Walid Massarweh
Pamela & Thomas McCauley
Barbara & Stuart McCullough
Katrina McCullough
Michele McGeoy
Nikki & Frank Melón
Elaine & Michael Meyers
Irene Michael
Carolyn & Mark Migliore
Jody Minsky
Mia Mitchell & Andrew Zittell
Glenn Nate
Charlotte Niel
Delanie & Craig Norton
Sherri & Brent Oakley
Joanne Onsager
Richard Ortega
PG&E
Sharon Palmer
Catherine & Steven Pardieck
Mari & Sam Parino
Jody Parsons & Richard Wong
Arvinda & Lalji Patel
Allen & Sherie Pedersen
Pension Dynamics Corporation
Ann Chihak Poff
Mary Jo Potter
Kalpana Prashar & Mamun Rashid
Chloe Priday
Kenneth Quitoriano
Robin & Mark Rasmussen
Deborah Stephenson & Mitchell Reed
Robert Randall
Lori Rivers
Roath Family
Alexandra Roddy
Ivy & Leigh Robinson
Mary & Louis Rocha
Kenneth Ross
Fareedah Sabree
Diane & Chris Salmon
Charles & Billie Salmon
Suzanne Samuel
Diane Sanchez
Robert & Pattiann Schepman
Noreen & Jonathan Schimmel
Ophelia & James Schmelzer
Rob Scott
Olivia Sessanna
Ann Sharf
Kimberly Shartis
Gerrie Shields
Calvin Shih
Lisa Siemsen
Lynne & Joe Silva
Marshall Smith
Liz Spander
Linda Staats
Lynn Stelmah
Step Up for Kids
Carol & Paul Stewart
Madelyn Stone
Nancy & Roy Stotts
Robyn & Adrian Stovall
Susan Strong
Sara Swafford
Michael Swernoff
Torch & Victor Tan
Dr. Sheila Tarbet & Vernon Muhr
Kendra Tasker
Sharonne Taylor
Tamika Thomas
Helen & John Wadman
Kathi & Joseph Wahed
Jan & Dan Wallace
Sandra Wasson
Sherri Wedlake
Denis Weil
Tat Welcome
Nancy Wenck
Ellen & Craig Whittom
Janis & Robert Wicks
Barbara & Dr. Mark Wille
Karen & Ken Winfrey
Julia Yoshino
Randy Zechman
George Zimmer

In-Kind Donors

Barbara Acosta-Hong
Aids Healthcare Foundation
Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services
Isami Arifuku
Artisan Bistro
Joal Arvanigian
Rebecca Austin
Stephanie Bangert
Bank of America
Bank of the West
Lauren Baranco
Paul Barton
Stacy Bass
Ann Battersby
Latoya Beal
Kim Bearden
Natalie Berbick
School of the Madeleine Faculty
Christine Beury
Ruth Ann Binder
BMMLLC MRI & CT Western Division
Kappi Bowen
Julie Bowers
Brookfield Global Relocation
Chris Buchanan
Mia Caporal
Kristin Carpenter
Amanda Carroll
Chevron Corporation
Child Scholastics
Children’s Fairyland
Lin Chin
LeEtta Clark
Monica Clarke
Serena Clayton
Clorox Sales Cleaning Division
Comcast Cable Corporation
Diana Condon
Contra Costa Child Care Council
Contra Costa Country Club
Contra Costa Electric
lorna Contreras
Barbara Cooper
Gilberto Cooper
Lorelai Craig
Crane-Brown Family
Crazy to Wear
Sandi Cummings
Carolyn Daniels
Delicato Family Vineyards
Amanda Devere
Diablo Foods
Lonnie Dillard
Jeanne Dowell
Dublin Bunco Ladies
Lester Dun
Dutra Cerro Graden
East Bay Dads
Emily Elliot
Entisys Solutions, Inc.
Margo Feinberg
Lavonna Franklin
Ashley Frase
Stephanie Freeman
Seth Frohman
Jason Fung
Gale Ranch Middle School
Bernadette Geer
Ashley Gerhard
Give Something Back
Damon Grant
Grass Valley Elementary School
Renee Gregg
Andrea Grumley
Rebecca Gudeman
Darcy Hahn
Tyra Herr
Chere Hickock
Jim Hill
Pauline Holst
Lorena Hopper
Ann Hoyer
Nailah Hunter
Institute for Research on Labor and Development
Anne Job
Francine Jolton
Elizabeth Justison
Shannon Kaiser
Kaiser Permanente
Sweta Kathuria
Kazan, McClain, et. all
Corey Keller
Karen Kern
Ruth Konoff
Stacy Kono
La Foot Plus
Lamborn Family Vineyards
LIsa Larsgaard
Alecia Larson
Lindsay Lawless
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Jody Lerner
Allen Lescure
Star Lightner
Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes
Shauna Lobré
Sonya Lowe
Esther Macdonald
Arianna Mah
Jay Mahoney
Kelly Martin
John Marvel
Kris McBride
Pamela McCauley
Barbara McCullough
Mara McGrath
Cynthia McGuire
Milly McInnis
Dana Mcintyre
McKesson Corporation
Julie Mikuta
Tawna Millington
Miramonte High School
Mariana Moore
Moraga Country Club
Moraga-Orinda Fire District
Kelly Moran
Jocelyn Mortensen
Eboni Nash
Genevieve Negrón-Gonzales
Sujata Neurgaonkar
Carol Neveu
New Mecca Cafe
Nielsen, Merksamer
Novartis
Therese O’Neil
Orinda Juniors
Alyssa Padilla
Valarie Pagnini
Iara Pang
Park Day School
Ruth Pedro
Suzanne Portnoy
Postino
Sheila Proctor
Kristina Punwami
Nichelle Rachal
Usha Ranji
Nancy Reggio
Joan Reller
Kim Richerson
Cindy Roberts
Jenny Robles
Lisa Romo
Sandra Ruliffson
Angela Rundles
Rutherford and Singelstad Builders
Cindy Saephan
Amber Salas
Diane Salmon
Mariani Salmon
Jennifer Salvago-Keyes
Jill Schalet
Robert Schwartz
Alison Seevak
Mandeep Sembhi
Teresa Short-Nobori
Anita Siegel
Rebecca Silbert
Patty Silk
Skinsense
Sports Basement
Lisa St. George
Lavon Stalling
Lynn Stelmah
Marika Stokes
Symantec
Carole Taff
Sheila Tarbet
Gail Tennyson Hicks
The Clorox Company
The Women of the Books
Tamika Thomas
Sue Thoren
Parry Tong
Julie Twichell
U.S. Department of Energy
Andrea Valentino
Nicole Valega
Julia Vergara
Rita Virgil
Clara Vu
Jill Wallace
Kelle Walsh
Whitney Weaver
Wells Fargo Sacramento
Lynne Wilson
Terri Winchester
Kimberly Wirtz
Jill Witty
Carole Wolf
Julie Young
Risa Yuhas