Donor Acknowledgements

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 June 30, 2017.

$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
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
Ruth Whang, Gail Whang and Norm Gusner

$5,000 to $9,999

Anonymous (3)
Ridwana Bentley
Kimberly Brandon
Rena Bransten
Davillier-Sloan Inc.
Susan and John Dean
Leila Kazimi and Neal Mettler
Lee & Associates
Gus and Bahya Murad
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Emmett R. Quady Foundation
The Hasib J. Sabbagh Foundation
J. E. "Penny" Saffold*
Jake Sloan and Mary Davillier
JK Irwin Fund of Tides Foundation
Jerry 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
San Francisco
Jess Ghannam
International Brotherhood Electrical Workers Local Union 6
Dr. Andrew James Jolivétte*
Medjool Restaurant
Barbara and Jacob Perea
PG&E Corporation Foundation
Ronald Quidachay and Katharine Swan
Cherie Safapou
SouthEast Asian Cultural Heritage & Musical Performance Arts
Lark Thomas
Marilyn and Jerry Varnado
Wells Fargo Bank
Grace Yoo*

$1,000 to $2,499

Anonymous (8)
ADC Research Institute
Irene Poon Andersen
Associated Students Inc.
Fuad Ateyeh
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
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.
Methodist Federation for Social Action
Morgan Stanley Foundation
NAI BT Commercial
Penny Nakatsu
Catherine and Robert J. Nava*
New Connection
Abeer Rafidi
Praveen Rattan*
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
Barbara and Francis Whang
Wise Wishes Institute
Akemi and Gary Yano

$500 to $999

Anonymous (3)
AARP Headquarters
Maria Adams
Dhameera Ahmad
Tomas Almaguer*
Gary Bell
Body Mechanix
Willie L. Brown
California Faculty Association, SFSU
California Faculty Association, SJSU
Canyon Records
Teresa Carrillo* and Samuel Barrocas
Center for Race and Gender Studies, 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
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
Barbara Lim-Fung and Robert Fung
Justin Lin Productions Inc.
Steve Martinez and Eurania Lopez
Tomasita Medál
Marilyn Mercer
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
Dr. Joseph White*
Reverend Cecil Williams & Janice Mirikit
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.