Stanley w. Ekstrom Foundation, inc.
Stanley w. Ekstrom Foundation, inc.
Charismatic, mercurial, and delightfully eccentric, Stanley W. Ekstrom was truly a graduate of the school of life. He was active and intensely interested in understanding and improving the world around him. Stan strove to bring comfort and solace to the unprotected and raise-up the deserving.
Stan was a great believer in the improving influence of education. He sponsored deserving candidates in their pursuit of higher education. For over 20 years he funded the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Programs in local high schools.
Following the example of his parents, Stan was a major contributor to a number of organizations that promote social welfare. He cofounded the Family Violence Project of Orange County that protects at-risk-children. He also funded a number of organizations that provide services for the elderly.
Throughout his life Stan was a great lover of animals. Cardinal’s corporate headquarters is adjacent to a recreational area and he made sure that he found homes for the many animals abandoned there. He was an advocate for the humane and ethical treatment of animals.
Stan’s respect for veteran affairs stemmed from the fact that his father, Marvin, had served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Many of the men who worked for Marvin and established Cardinal were fellow veterans. Stan was deeply committed to supporting the veterans of the local VFW, VFW Post 10218.
The mission of Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation, Inc., through successful fundraising by alumnae and collegians, is to fulfill the founding principles of Zeta Tau Alpha Fraternity by providing, in compliance with IRS guidelines, support for programs that are educational, philanthropic and always responsive to the needs of a changing society, further enhancing Zeta Tau Alpha’s leadership position in the Greek community and its influence in the world.
Soaring Spirits creates, and maintains, innovative peer-based grief support programs for widowed men and women that serve a worldwide population. Based on the powerful connections created by shared experience, they endeavor to ensure that no one need grieve alone.
Patriotic Service Dog Foundation is a non-profit organization focused on serving our veterans by raising awareness for their needs and providing Service Dogs to those who may benefit from long-term mental and physical assistance.
HHH believes that good attitudes and hopeful hearts have a positive effect on those undergoing medical treatment. Their goal is to bring happiness to those that are striving for healing and to show them that there is always reason to have Hope.
Boys Hope Girls Hope is an international organization centered on cultivating youth empowerment through the foundation of education and holistic support. Operating across 15 U.S. and 3 Latin American affiliates, Boys Hope Girls Hope utilizes structured programming adapted to the needs of each community, unique curriculum, and partnerships with local schools and universities.
Vet Hunters is a grass roots movement that was started by one soldier who vowed to honor his fallen comrades, by serving the living and leaving no veteran behind. Search and rescue missions in the streets of America were initiated and ‘vet hunting,” was born.
The project introduces students to the fundamental concepts of applied mathematics in engineering. Students design and construct projects in the fields of mechanical, civil and electrical engineering.
The mission continued with the formation of the Newport Beach 1st Battalion, 1st Marines Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, dedicated to continue the efforts started by the City of Newport Beach. The Foundation is an independent organization supporting the Unit along with bringing awareness of the 1st Battalion, 1st Marines to the Newport Beach community through social and fundraising events.
The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.
The Canyon View School is a Western Association of Schools and Colleges accredited school focused on providing an education to children with special needs. Their teachers are highly trained and educated, and use the latest technologies and honed learning methods to achieve great results in their classrooms. Students range in ages from 5 to 22, and each one is provided the best possible education.
LOLLIPOP is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization dedicated to bringing the magic of movies currently in theaters to children confined to hospitals nationwide due to chronic or life-threatening illnesses
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) is a law enforcement agency which serves Los Angeles County, California -- an area totaling approximately 4,084 square miles with a population of almost 10 million people (2010 U.S. Census). It is the largest Sheriff's Department in the world, with approximately 18,000 employees.
The Jerry Ortiz Memorial Boxing & Youth Fitness Gym is dedicated to enriching the quality of life for children and at-risk youth in the San Gabriel Valley area by promoting physical activity and good sportsmanshiip in a safe environment.
The institute’s nonprofit mission is to support women and girls in music and music-related businesses. Rooted in the legacy of progressive equal rights movements, IMA's development is guided by the visions, needs and concerns of women from a diversity of backgrounds and has grown from the need to nourish themselves and each other.
Hoag Hospital Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Hoag (a separate 501(c)(3) corporation), is an integral partner in Hoag’s mission to become a trusted and nationally recognized healthcare leader. Under the direction of a volunteer Board of Directors, the Foundation conducts campaigns and programs that raise more than $50M in new gifts and pledges each year.
Hillsides is a premier provider dedicated to improving the overall well-being and functioning of vulnerable children, youth, and their families. Their vision is to create lasting change in the lives of all at-risk children and youth. They provide high quality care, advocacy, and innovative services that promote safe, permanent environments where young people can thrive.
Habitat for Humanity knows that safe, decent and affordable shelter plays an absolutely critical role in helping families to create a new cycle, one filled with possibilities and progress. Habitat works in 1,400 communities across the U.S. and in nearly 70 countries and has helped 6.8 million people achieve strength, stability and independence through safe, decent and affordable shelter.
KKJZ 88.1 and Global Jazz are committed to the promotion and preservation of the rich cultural heritages of jazz and blues through engaging, inspiring and informative programming that satisfies the most dedicated jazz and blues aficionados while attracting newcomers of all ages
El Monte High School Engineering Program introduces students to the fundamental concepts of applied mathematics in engineering. Students design and construct projects in the fields of mechanical, civil and electrical engineering.
This is the advanced choir at El Monte High School. Long ago the name was given to the choir since all that was sung before was A Cappella. The name was kept and well, there they are. Every year they go out and travel to different states to compete.
Drug Use is Life Abuse, a support group of the Orange County Sheriff's Advisory Council.The organization endeavors to bring together leaders in business, government, education, religion, families, and law enforcement to work together towards changing the way society perceives drug use.
Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit institution that provides pediatric health care and helps our patients more than 528,000 times each year in a setting designed just for their needs.