The Jeffrey Foundation, an L.A.-based nonprofit serving children with disabilities and their families, recently honored 46 of the foundation’s supporters to celebrate the organization’s 46-year anniversary. “We wanted to show our gratitude to an extraordinary group of supporters who have helped the foundation become the full-service agency that it is today,” said Alyce Morris Winston, president and founder of The Jeffrey Foundation.
Marvin Espinoza, the foundation’s executive director, said the honorees have been with the foundation since the beginning. “These 46 individuals, foundations and organizations assisted us from evolving from a small childcare center to an agency that offers a multitude of programs serving the needs of children with disabilities and their families, as well as inclusion programs, from birth to age 22 and beyond,” Espinoza said.
The honorees were the Ahmanson Foundation, William Allen, Bank Leumi, Bank of the West, Stanley Black, Boeing employees, Bert Boeckmann, California Community Foundation, Harvey Chaplin, Beverly and Robert Cohen, Larry Covin, Crail-Johnson, Edison International, Friar’s Charitable Foundation, First 5 L.A., Flynt Management Group, Galpin Ford, Girls Club of LA, Hansen’s Cakes, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Honorable Nate Holden, Dave Kinnoin, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power employees, Lon V. Smith Foundation, L.A. City Personnel Department, Peter Mark & Helen Richman, Manufacturers Bank, McMaster-Carr, Norris Foundation, Northrop employees, Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, Margie and Robert E. Petersen Foundation, Prop K, Joseph and Florence Roblee Foundation, Sidney Stern Foundation, Jerome Snyder, Sterling Foundation, Connie Stevens, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Variety Children’s Charity, Venable Foundation, Honorable Diane Watson, Susan and Fred Wehba, Councilman Herb Wesson, Wells Fargo Foundation and Zev Yaroslavsky.
For more information, visit thejeffreyfoundation.org or call 323-965-7536