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PAST DONATION RECIPIENTS

BumbleBee Foundation

Supporting Pediatric Cancer Families

The BumbleBee Foundation is a non-profit 501C3. Founded in memory of Jarren Mitchell Donatini. Our foundation's core value is to share hope with pediatric cancer families.

Support for the Kids

You Can Make a Difference

Support For The Kids is dedicated to providing educational enrichment and comprehensive services to underprivileged and foster children and their families in our community.

Our Community House of Hope

Hope and Kindness are the Heart of Our Home

Our Community House of Hope provides a loving home for those who are dying and educates the community on end-of-life issues.

Vision
That all who are facing the end of life may die with dignity, comfort and peace.

Assistance League of the Conejo Valley

Assistance League Conejo Valley is a nonprofit organization comprised of volunteers who identify, develop, implement, and fund ongoing philanthropic programs to improve the lives
of children and adults in our community.

Villa Esperanza

Where Hope is Hard at Work for Individuals

Villa Esperanza Services is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and education of children, adults and seniors with disabilities. Founded in 1961 by a group of mothers who believed their developmentally disabled children deserved quality care and education, the program was named Villa Esperanza (“House of Hope”) in 1966.

Today, Villa serves children, adults and seniors each year ranging in age from 2-96 years old and include individuals with autism, cerebral palsy, Alzheimer’s, dementia, Down syndrome, mental retardation, and speech or communication difficulties.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Ventura County

The Big Brothers Big Sisters Mission is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with measurable impact.

Community Conscience

The mission of Community Conscience is to ensure public assistance/welfare programs are available and accessible for the basic relief of those in need of such services in the Greater Conejo Valley by:
• Maintaining a permanent social service facility in Thousand Oaks accessible by public transit;
• Providing information to individuals pursuing such assistance;
• Promoting maximum coordination among agencies providing assistance services;
• Raising awareness of the need for assistance services not presently being provided; and
• Fostering our values of courtesy, respect and human dignity in services provided through Community Conscience and its partner agencies.

Pacers National Bullying Prevention  Center

The End Of Bullying Begins with You

Founded in 2006, PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center actively leads social change to prevent childhood bullying, so that all youth are safe and supported in their schools, communities, and online.

Help Hope Live

Benefiting April Winter Bruno

Help Hope Live is a nonprofit that supports community-based fundraising for people with unmet medical and related expenses due to organ and cell transplants or catastrophic injuries and illnesses.

Ride On Therapeutic Horsemanship

Equine Related Therapy

Ride On teaches adaptive horseback riding to children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities and we provide physical and occupational therapy specializing in using the movement of the horse to improve specific medical conditions.

Alzheimer's Association Central Coast

A World Without Alzheimer's Disease

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Harbor House

Providing for those truly needy in the Conejo Valley

Harbor House is a social service agency dedicated to helping those who are most vulnerable.. We serve the homeless, hungry and poor by mobilizing the power of the local community.  Working with those that are in poverty means we are working with those who struggle with food and housing insecurity, unemployment, addiction, mental illness and abuse. These problems continue through generations in families and we are aiming to end this cycle. 

Raising Hope

Advocacy. Mentoring. Funds

RaisingHOPE, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides excellent advocacy, awareness, funding and support for children and families in the child welfare system (sometimes commonly called the foster care system). RaisingHOPE, Inc. provides services for dependent children, non-minor dependents, parents of dependent children and foster parents or relative caregivers. Dependent children may be in foster care, group homes or other congregate care facilities, relative homes, transition homes or even with their parents. The organization also gives funding to provide for the needs of dependent youth or recently emancipated youth to pay for things not covered by any other means. The organization also has a high quality mentorship program for teens and young adults.

LucStrong Foundation

Supporting Families with Sickle Cell Disease

SCD occurs in about 1 out of every 365 African American births and about 1 out of every 16,300 Latino-American births. The only known cure for SCD is a Bone Marrow Transplant, in which the cost is extensive. Many families who enter the bone marrow transplant process find themselves in great emotional and financial strain and as a result are unable to meet some of their basic living expenses. The LucStrong Foundation offers grants, parking vouchers and gift cards to assist eligible families in meeting the financial challenges they are faced with.

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Furniture Foundation of the Conejo Valley

Providing quality furniture to those in need.

The mission of the Furniture Foundation of the Conejo is to provide free quality furniture and household items to the formerly homeless and other economically disadvantaged individuals/families. These items will be provided free of charge in a manner that will support the dignity and self-worth of the clients. The Furniture Foundation of the Conejo will contribute to the conservation of natural resources by collecting donated items and passing them on for reuse, thus keeping them out of the landfill.

Art Trek

Bringing Quality Art Experiences to the Classroom and the Community

Art Trek, Inc. is a nonprofit arts organization and arts center whose mission is to bring quality art experiences into the classroom and community. Active since 1992, Art Trek has been creating positive and confidence-building experiences for individuals of all ages and socio-economic backgrounds: in kinder through college classrooms, public venues, our studio, and wherever we can meet a need. 
We commit to extending ourselves into high-risk programs for underserved and needy populations, senior programs, social service programs, and to educators in professional training workshops. As of 2020, Art Trek teachers and volunteers reach over 50,000 youth and adults annually via STEAM, cross-cultural, cross-curricula, fine arts, team-building, and expressive workshops.  

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Assistance League of the Conejo Valley

Assistance League Conejo Valley is a nonprofit organization comprised of volunteers who identify, develop, implement, and fund ongoing philanthropic programs to improve the lives
of children and adults in our community.

Soropimist International of Conejo Valley

Live Your Dream Award

Soroptimist is a global women’s organization whose members volunteer to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. The Dream Programs of Soroptimist ensure women and girls have access to the education and training they need to reach their full potential and live their dreams. Soroptimist is committed to investing in programs that have a sustainable, measurable change for women and girls.

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James Storehouse

From cribs to college, we serve kids in foster care.

We partner with local public and private child welfare agencies. James Storehouse fulfills emergency requests to expedite safe placement of babies and children and assists aged-out youth as they transition. We have received commendations from Los Angeles County and Ventura County recognizing our service to the foster care community.

Planned Parenthood Central Coast

Planned Parenthood Stands for Care

As the most trusted provider of reproductive health care, we work toward a future where all people have equitable opportunity to experience health and wellness including high-quality sexual and reproductive health care provided with respect and without judgement.

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Harbor House

Pi House

After several years in the trenches with those who struggle most in our community, it became clear to the staff that we needed to go deeper into the causes of homelessness.  We found that 36% of California foster youth become homeless within 18 months of aging out of the system. We wanted to break this cycle. We have received the most generous gift from one of our largest donors, who bought a house that has become transitional housing for former foster youth.

Conejo Schools Foundation

Hero Up

When tragedy struck our community with the 2018 Borderline Grill mass shooting, a group of CVUSD High School students transformed their pain into action and created Hero Up.
After extensive research and interviews with medical specialists, law enforcement, and administrators, portable kits were created with the materials necessary to stop extreme bleeding in emergency situations. Each kit also contains an easy to read, two-sided instruction card complete with a QR code that leads to an additional instructional video.


 

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Adelante Comunidad Conejo

Adelante Comunidad Conejo brings Conejo Valley Latino voices into important community conversations.

We stepped into food distribution when the COVID-19 pandemic began in the spring of 2020. Many food pantries closed, families lost work hours, and grocery store shelves were bare. We began by helping Spanish-speaking families navigate challenges with picking up CVUSD-supplied meals. In two weeks, we went from 3 families to over 100, and with the help of many friends in the community, we began to organize.

Safe Passage

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Nationwide, approximately nine million at-risk youth will reach age 19 without ever having a mentor.  Safe Passage mentors are with each vulnerable child, five-days a week. Leaving no room for gangs to establish influence.

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Fit 4 the Cause

Fit 4 The Cause provides diverse exercise and nutrition education programs for low-income communities, vulnerable children, at-risk teens and fragile seniors in Ventura, Simi Valley, Conejo Valley and the San Fernando Valley.

VCCF

October 2023

More info coming soon

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