Thank You

Legacy Circle

These leadership donors have generously gifted $1,000 or more. Thank you!

2018 Donors

Legacy Leader ($10,000 and above)
  • Anonymous Fund
  • Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
  • Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Programs
  • Monterey Peninsula Foundation
  • Save the Redwoods League
Park Philanthropist ($5,000 to $9,999)
  • Arts Commission, City of Santa Cruz Economic Development Department
  • California State Parks Foundation
  • Good Times
  • In Memory of Nathan Foley-Mendelssohn to support the Big Basin Skyline to Sea Trail
Park Steward ($2,500 to $4,999)
  • Arts Council Santa Cruz County
  • Bonny Hawley
  • Discretion Brewing
  • Don Cooley & Diane Porter Cooley
  • Coastside State Parks Association
  • Kitayama Brothers, Inc. dba KB Farms
  • New Leaf Community Markets
  • Santa Cruz Elks Lodge #824
  • Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyards
  • 30 Petals Fund
Park Guardian ($1,000 to $2,499)
  • John & Jenny Bost
  • Bright Horizons Fund, Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
  • Castro Adobe State Park Interpretation Fund, Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County
  • Castro Adobe State Park Outreach Fund, Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County
  • Defib This
  • D’la Colmena Market & Taqueria
  • Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks Designated Fund, Community Foundation of Santa Cruz County
  • Lakeside Organic Gardens
  • The Leonard Building: Ed Newman
  • Lighthouse Bank
  • KAZU
  • KPIG
  • Mickey’s Catering & Café
  • Miller Maxfield, Inc
  • Mission Printers
  • Peg & Paul Danielson
  • Rafael & Lisa Ortiz
  • Barry & Susan Pearlman
  • Curt & Karen Simmons
  • The Sixes & Eights
  • Taco Works Tortilla Chips
  • Jane Whitlow
  • Spring Fund, Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
  • Storrs Winery & Vineyards
  • Wild Roots
  • Wood Family Trust
  • The Zenith

2017 Donors

Legacy Leader ($10,000 and above)
  • Anonymous Fund
  • Anonymous donor to the Kids to Parks Program
  • Anonymous donor to Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks Designated Fund, Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
  • California Missions Foundation
  • Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
  • In Memory of Nathan Foley-Mendelssohn to support the Big Basin Skyline to Sea Trail
  • Marilyn Potash, In Memory of Darryl D. Dill
Park Philanthropist ($5,000 to $9,999)
  • Applewood Fund, Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
  • California State Parks Foundation
  • Carol Fuller
  • Good Times
  • New Leaf Community Markets
Park Steward ($2,500 to $4,999)
  • Arts Commission, City of Santa Cruz Economic Development Department
  • Discretion Brewing
  • Bonny Hawley
  • John Ittelson
  • KB Farms
  • Mickey’s Catering & Café
  • New Leaf Community Markets, Felton & Boulder Creek
  • The Leland S. and Vivian B. Prussia Fund, Schwab Charitable
  • Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyards
  • Save the Redwoods League
Park Guardian ($1,000 to $2,499)
  • Arts Council Santa Cruz County
  • Bright Horizons Fund, Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
  • California Marine Sanctuary Foundation
  • Jennifer & John Bost
  • Coastside State Parks Association
  • Don Cooley & Diane Porter Cooley
  • Peg & Paul Danielson
  • Defib This
  • D’La Colmena Market & Taqueria
  • Phil & Charlene Duval
  • Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks Designated Fund, Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
  • Adrian Gonzales
  • KAZU
  • KPIG
  • Lighthouse Bank
  • Miller Maxfield, Inc.
  • Mission Linens
  • Mission Printers
  • Don Nielsen
  • Barry & Susan Pearlman
  • PG&E
  • Plantronics
  • Portola and Castle Rock Foundation
  • Debbie & Louis Salkind
  • Jen and Delphina Sánchez
  • Sandbar Solar & Electric
  • Santa Cruz Elks Lodge #824
  • Georgann & John Scally
  • Shadowbrook Restaurant
  • Curt & Karen Simmons
  • Storrs Winery & Vineyards
  • Taco Works Tortilla Chips
  • The Leonard Building, Ed Newman
  • The Sixes & Eights
  • The Zenith
  • Brendan Webster, In Memory of Fred Webster
  • Jan Whitlow

2016 Donors

Legacy Leader ($10,000 and above)
  • Albion Environmental, Inc.
  • Anonymous Fund
  • Anonymous donor to Castro Adobe State Park Interpretation Fund, Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
  • Anonymous donor to Castro Adobe State Park Outreach Fund, Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
  • James & Carol Toney Fund, Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund
Park Philanthropist ($5,000 to $9,999)
  • Applewood Fund, Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
  • Arts Commission, City of Santa Cruz Economic Development Department
  • Kathleen Crocetti
  • Good Times
  • New Leaf Community Markets
Park Steward ($2,500 to $4,999)
  • Coastside State Parks Association
  • The Vallance Cole and Freny Cooper Fund, Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
  • Discretion Brewing
  • KB Farms
  • Mariachi Alma De Mexico
  • Mickey’s Catering & Cafe
  • New Leaf Community Markets, Felton & Boulder Creek
  • Santa Cruz Mountain Vineyards
  • Save the Redwoods League
Park Guardian ($1,000 to $2,499)
  • Arts Council Santa Cruz County
  • John & Jenifer Bost
  • Bright Horizons Fund, Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
  • Susanne Breubeck
  • California Marine Sanctuary Foundation
  • Don Cooley & Diane Porter Cooley
  • Mike Dalbey & Camille Scelfo-Dalbey
  • Peg & Paul Danielson
  • Defib This
  • D’La Colmena Market & Taqueria
  • DNA Entertainment
  • Phil & Charlene Duval
  • Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks Designated Fund, Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
  • Hall’s Surrey House Antiques
  • Bonny Hawley
  • KPIG
  • KSCO/KOMY
  • Lighthouse Bank
  • Mickey’s Catering & Cafe
  • Mission Linens
  • Mission Printers
  • Barry & Susan Pearlman
  • Peet’s Coffee & Tea
  • Jen and Delphina Sánchez
  • Sandbar Solar & Electric
  • Santa Cruz Community Health Centers
  • Santa Cruz Life
  • Georgann & John Scally
  • Jack & Carole Simpson
  • Spring Fund, Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
  • Storrs Winery & Vineyards
  • Taco Works Tortilla Chips
  • The Leonard Building, Ed Newman
  • The Zenith
  • Derek Van Alstine Residential Design
  • Brendan Webster, In Memory of Fred Webster
  • Jan Whitlow
  • Libby Wolfensperger
  • Samuel & Terry Wright

Gifts Made In Memory Of A Loved One

Each year community members acknowledge the importance and memory of someone who has passed on, while commemorating them through support for the preservation, environmental education and stewardship at our local state parks and beaches. Friends currently has active funds for specific parks and projects established in memory of the following people:

  • Darryl D. Dill
  • Christine Evans
  • Leslie M. Finder
  • Nathan Foley-Mendelssohn
  • Erik Hansen
  • Sidney & Victor Jowers
  • Harry Kelly
  • Jim Munro
  • Nancy Thomas
  • James & Carol Toney
  • Fred Webster

We have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of our donor recognition and sincerely regret any omissions. If you have questions or corrections, please do not hesitate to contact us.