Our Supporters

Our Supporters

Within Friendly Center’s Giving Circles are our most dedicated partners; whose financial support plays a dynamic role in creating change in families.

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PC and Rosana Chao
Sharon D Lund


Pacific Life



Fiscal Year 2022 Giving

We are incredibly appreciative of our supporters, both those that give financially or through in-kind donations. Their support is vital and Friendly Center would not exist without their generosity. Thank you for making a difference in the lives of struggling children and their families.

Families and Communities Together Orange County
City of Orange
Second Harvest Food Bank
Feed The Children
The Sharon D. Lund Foundation
City of Buena Park
Panera Bread
Cummins & White, LLP
P.C. and Rosana Chao Foundation
Community Action Partnership
Ron and Claudia Nagele
Ken and Janice Coulson
Storehouse Foundation
Crumbl Cookies
Karla Kjellin-Elder and Jeff Elder

Stalky and Judy Lehman
Decorative Arts Society
Saffire Legal
Dan and Janet Ugalde
Charitable Ventures
City of Orange
The Waltmar Foundation
Pacific Life Foundation
Woman’s Club of Orange
Jeff and Chantell Tibbets
John and Cyndi Ganahl
Orange County United Way
Ray and Debbi Chao
Dhont Family Foundation
Michael Landier
The Brown Family Trust

Toys for Tots
Vito and Renee Canuso
Orange City Fire Fighters L2384
Ken and Gisela Meier
Dennis and Kathy Corbett
Ken and Robin Vecchiarelli
Roosters Foundation of Orange County
Chapman University
Chris and Susan Simpson
First Team, Daniel Gray
Orange County Department of Education
Western Digital Foundation
Rick and Leissa Nazzareno
Community of Christ
Steve and Shelley Ho
Southern California Edison
Mark and Beth Richards
Charles McCandless Tiles Inc.
Newport Center United Methodist Church
Wolff Horticulture, Inc.
Suzanne Vaugine
Golden State Water Company
Efrain and Angie Irizarry
Harlyn Lampert
Trinity Episcopal Church
Brandon and Phil Turonek
Dana and Cathy Seelig
Alexis Seegan
Black Gold Golf Club
Irene Bernal
Boy Scout Troop 111
Serrano Elementary
Diana and Ron Shepard
Rotary Club of Villa Park
Temple Beth Sholom
LPA Design Studios
Susan Dolnick
Brad and Melinda Chisick
Anthony Wenzler and Catherine Fines-Wenzler
Hanmi Bank
Shanbrom Family Fund
Baxter Smith
Warne Family Foundation

Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits
Telephone Industries
Spa Gregorie’s
Kurt Adams and Kris Erickson
Pizza Hut
Thomas and Barbara Halvorsen
Tim and Julie Connell
Jim and Betsy Little
First Christian Church of Orange
The Travel Corporation
Ray and Jill Button
Melinda Moore and Steve Wernett
Kitty Juniper-Aust and John Aust
Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church
Brown-Pacific, Inc.
BrightView Landscape Development
El Modena High School Student Body
Charles McCandless Tile Contractor, Inc.
NLYM Irvine North
Orange County Trial Lawyers Charities
Orange Cycle
Aaron and Leigh Richards
Ross and Rachel Loehner
The Paragon Agency
Keith and Tammy Martin
Alisa Driscoll
Michael and Angela Peters
Patty Barrios and Kevin Boudreau
Simon and Angelina Gohil
Orangeland Recreation Vehicle Park
Charles and Kohar Zaher
Saltikov CPAs
Margaret Aguilar
Superior Wall Systems, Inc.
Siddhi Khara
Fred McCandless
Farmers and Merchants Bank
United Business Bank
Tamara Aguirre
The Willows Foundation
Preceptor Xi Kappa Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Int’l
Total Environmental Management,Inc.
Reyes Coca Cola
Mark and Vikki Murphy
Karen Wade
AO Architects
Robert Frackelton
Dixie Healy
Becky Haberstroh
Raytheon Technologies
Kevin McBride
Matthew Nelson
Roy and MIchelle Berelowitz
Kelly Spicers Packaging
Duncan and Kathy Moffat
Tom Gibbons
Blessed Sacrament Church
Kevin Darger
Neale and Ruth Davis
Lion’s Heart
National Charity League Orange Villa Park Chapter
Orange Coast UU Church
Anne and Patrick Truex
Alpert and Alpert Iron and Metal, Inc.
City of Orange Firefighters
Orange Police Department
Bayda Zora
Pablo and Eleanor Lobato
Robert Mell
Marlene Cook
Richard and Kara Dannenbring
Warren and Judy Reynolds
Les Lewis
Donna Nelson
Mark and Julie Metler
Art and Laura Rothafel
Sound Financial Services
Daniel Lentz
David and Christine Chen
Ray Wheeler
Richard and Sue Guilford
Shashidhar and Rekha Acharya
Christine Drobish
Mark Pomerantz Holdings
Modern Wealth Advisors Inc.
Paje Optometric
Dale and Wendy Peterson
RC Hobbs Foundation
Rohm for Treasurer
Jack and Cynthia Selman
Julia Thielman
Wes and Andrea Watkins

Lionsheart Boys AH2026
Little Scholars Academy
Trinity Episcopal Church
Ingrid Galyan
Intense Lighting
Christi Matthews
Randy and Teri Mell
Tammi Zelm
Joe and Cay Varholick
Chapman University
Reynold Macwan
Bob and Caroline Torrez
Buchalter, P.C.
HIS House
RC Alley
Ed Cadavona Architects Inc
Hugh M Rose Inc
Robert P Budetti Architect Inc
Kenneth Smith
Steven Gaffney Architecture Inc
Diana Correra
Tonda Fields
Orange North Rotary
Chapman University
Karen Tyson
First United Methodist Church Orange
Kiwanis of Orange
City of Orange Community Services
Horizon Sales Corp
Larry and Virginia Hamlin
The Pizza Press
Devon Baggs
Mark Esquer
Paul and Cynthia Jacobsen
Chapman University, Strategic Marketing and Communications
Roberta van der Steen
Chuck and Sharlene Poss
Girl Scout Troop 7287
Brightview Design Group
Doug and Sue Howland
Steven Briscoe
Angelyn Catale
Florence Draper
Annie Harry
Patricia Hicks
Julita Link
Rockwell’s Cafe and Bakery
Martha Ryan
Kiwanis Club of Placentia
St. Pauls Lutheran Church
Joseph and Barbara Esparza
McKenna Branham
Snooze an A.M. Eatery
Orange County Board of Supervisors
Ramona Lujan
VFS Fire and Security
Matthew Brown
Ken Fisher
Bertha A Hernandez
James Woody
Marjan Roshanger
Jack and Linda Shepard
Toni West
Jerry and Shaunna Webb
Michael and Jean Abdalla
City of Orange
Coach USA
Doug and Melanie Davert
Disciples Women/CWF First Christian Church
Elks Orange Lodge 1475
Gregory Bates and Joann Leatherby
Gloria Kam
Orange County Woodworkers Association
People United For Christ
Ralph Porter and Elizabeth Bezzerides
Providence St. Joseph Hospital
STARCARE Associates, Inc.
Gail Stearns
Laura Strelitz
Beth Swift
The Ebell Society of the Santa Ana Valley
Total Wine and More
Ruba Younan

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