Donor Acknowledgments

Donor Spotlight

Parrot Brand, a brand of Sun Hing Foods, is a proud supporter of SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies and Cesar Chavez Institute. Parrot Brand’s generous support funds Community University Empowerment projects that have a positive impact in Hispanic/Latino communities as well as educational programing aimed at preventing violence and suicide among youth. Sun Hing Foods is a wholesaler and distributor of ethnic food products for Asian, West Indian and Hispanic communities and non-GMO products in the United States and Canada. Sun Hing Foods strives to provide quality services and support to the cultural preservation and growth of the communities it serves.

College of Ethnic Studies Donors

We gratefully acknowledge and honor donors whose cumulative giving to the College of Ethnic Studies reached $500 or more from July 1, 2008 to December 31, 2017.

$1,000,000 and more

George and Judith Marcus

$500,000 to $999,999

The Nathan Cummings Foundation

$250,000 to $499,999

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

$100,000 to $249,999

David and Lucile Packard Foundation

$50,000 to $99,999

The Cultural Conservancy
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Parrot Brand - Sun Hing Foods Inc.
Frederick Walters

$25,000 to $49,999

The Baghdadi Family
The Robert Bowne Foundation
Juanita Tamayo Lott
School for Advanced Research on the Human Experience
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

$10,000 to $24,999

AARP, San Francisco
Rabab Abdulhadi* and Jaime Veve
Kimberly Brandon
Buena Vista United Methodist Church
The California Endowment
Laureen Chew
Allam and Fidaa El Qadah
Daniel P. Gonzales
Christine Harris
The Hellman Family Foundation
Intersection for the Arts
Laura Lai
Rev. Perry L. Lang and Dr. Kenneth P. Monteiro*
Lilly Endowment Inc.
Mind Power Collective
The San Francisco Foundation
Gail Whang, Ruth Whang, Norm Gusner

$5,000 to $9,999

Anonymous (2)
Ridwana Bentley
Rena Bransten
Davillier-Sloan Inc.
Susan and John Dean
JK Irwin Fund of Tides Foundation
Leila Kazimi and Neal Mettler
Lee & Associates
Metta Fund, A Health Foundation
Gus and Bahya Murad
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Barbara and Jacob Perea
Emmett R. Quady Foundation
The Hasib J. Sabbagh Foundation
J. E. "Penny" Saffold*
Jake Sloan and Mary Davillier
Jerry R. Varnado
WESPAC Foundation Inc., A Peace and Justice Action Network
Whang Family
Terry and Carol Winograd
Denise Whang Woo and Emery Woo

$2,500 to $4,999

Anonymous (2)
American Studies Association
AT&T San Francisco
Jess Ghannam
International Brotherhood Electrical Workers Local Union 6
Andrew Jolivétte
Medjool Restaurant
Morgan Stanley Community Affairs, Morgan Stanley Foundation
PG&E Corporation Foundation
Ronald Quidachay and Katharine Swan
Praveen Rattan
Wise Wishes
SouthEast Asian Cultural Heritage & Musical Performance Arts
Lark Thomas
Marilyn and Jerry W. Varnado
Wells Fargo Bank
Wisdom To Go Alliance Inc.
Grace Yoo*

$1,000 to $2,499

Anonymous (8)
ADC Research Institute
African American Development Institute
Irene Poon Andersen
Associated Students Inc.
Fuad Ateyeh
The Benevity Community Impact Fund, a fund of American Endowment Foundation
Black Coalition on AIDS
Monika L. Brooks
Robert Keith Collins Ph.D.*
Comcast Foundation
Cooperative Center Federal Credit Union
Jamal and Winifred Dajani
Munzer Dajani
Wei Ming Dariotis* and H. Abdulhaqq
Lorraine Dong
EMAAR BRANDS Corporation
Francis Fernandez
Dawn-Elissa Fischer*
Frank Fudem
The Furthur Foundation Inc.
G&G Educational Foundation
Robert and Glenda Harris
Hewlett Packard Co. Foundation
James Hirabayashi*
Lane Hirabayashi and Marilyn Alquizola
Irene Hirano and Daniel Inouye
Donna Hubbard* and Glenn Holsclaw
Kazan, McClain, Abrams, Fernandez, Lyons, Greenwood, Harley & Oberman Foundation Inc.
Senan Khairie
Ben Kobashigawa* and Barbara Bates
MacKenzie Communications Inc.
The MattMar Group Inc.
Sophie Maxwell
Methodist Federation for Social Action
Morgan Stanley Foundation
NAI BT Commercial
Penny Nakatsu
Catherine and Robert J. Nava*
New Connection
Abeer Rafidi
Recology Sunset Scavenger
Roberto Rivera
Rotary Club of Mill Valley
Safeway Inc.
Ghada Saliba-Malouf
Ann Shadwick*
M. E. Shay & Co.
Mary Ellen Shay
Saliem W. Shehadeh
Sandra Siharath
Terrence Terauchi
Dr. Dorothy Tsuruta
University of California, Berkeley
Cleveland Valrey
Mario Vasquez
Francis Whang
George Whang
Wise Wishes Institute
Akemi and Gary Yano

$500 to $999

Anonymous (4)
AARP Headquarters
Maria Adams
Dhameera Ahmad
Tomás Almaguer*
Gary Bell
Body Mechanix
Willie L. Brown Jr.
California Faculty Association, SFSU
San Francisco State University, SJSU
California Faculty Association
Canyon Records
Teresa Carrillo* and Samuel Barrocas
Center for Race and Gender Studies at University of California, Berkeley
Chicana/Latina Foundation
Frank Chong
Delicato Family Vineyards
Anthony and Tara Din
Byron Doung
Izat Eliyan
Celia Esposito-Noy
Anjuelle Floyd
Ghazal Family
Becca Giang
Ruth* and Bill Goldman
Carol A. Granados
Robert L. Harris Legal Services
Hispanics in Philanthropy
Hon So Inc.
Barbara Horiuchi
Emad Ibrahim and Nadiah Mshasha
Angela Jenkins
Russell Jeung*
Neil Jubaili
Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group LLC
Latino Community Foundation
Mai-Nhung Le* and William Stewart
Robert D. Henriquez and Marie E. Lilly
Barbara Lim-Fung and Robert Fung
Justin Lin Productions Inc.
Steve Martinez and Eurania Lopez
Tomasita Medál
Marilyn Mercer
Belva and William Moore
Network for Good
Peet's Coffee & Tea
Isabelle Pelaud*
Raymundo's Florist
Raza Faculty and Staff Association SFSU
San Francisco Fire Fighters Local 798 I.A. of F.F., AFL-CIO, CLC
Alex Sánchez* and Kevin Emard
Arlene and J. R. Schaupp
Stone Korean Kitchen
Amy Sueyoshi* and Tina Takemoto
Barbara Thomas
Tides Center
Rafael C. Trujillo
Carmelita Tursi
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Riverside
Laura Ware*
Steven Westly
Joseph L. White. PhD
Reverend Cecil Williams & Janice Mirikitani
Rita Yee*

* Denotes Faculty/Staff Donor

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of name and gift level. If there's an error, we sincerely apologize. Please email to request a correction.