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2018 Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day

2018 SVPD Luncheon, Friday, November 16



Outstanding Philanthropist

Gordon Russell

Nominated by Ravenswood Family Health


Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser

Tony & Denise Lautmann

Nominated by Boys & Girls Club of Peninsula


Outstanding Professional Fundraiser

Susan Lucas Taylor

Nominated by Starting Arts/Santa Clara Library Foundation


Outstanding Corporate Grantmaker, with more than 300 employees

PAMF Sutter

Nominated by Health Trust/YMCA Project Cornerstone


Outstanding Corporate Grantmaker, with less than 300 employees

Los Altos Town Crier Holiday Fund

Nominated by Music for Minors


Outstanding Foundation Grantmaker

Sunlight Giving

Nominated by West Valley Community Services


Outstanding Philanthropic Organization

Community Service League/Sol Mateo

Nominated by StarVista


Outstanding Philanthropic Youth Organization

E3 Youth Philanthropy Program

Nominated by Los Altos Community Foundation



Marianne Adoradio

Nominated by Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence


Marisa Cidre

Nominated by YMCA of Silicon Valley/Project Cornerstone 


Nancy Harper

Nominated by West Valley Community Services


Danielle Hornberger and Amy Missy 

Nominated by Benevent Auctions


Brooke Kernick

Nominated by Acknowledge Alliance


Muhi L. Khwaja

Nominated by American Muslim Fund


Lissa Kreisler

Nominated by JW House


Emily and Joseph LaScola

Nominated by Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County


Richard Lowenthal

Nominated by West Valley Community Services


David Neighbors

Nominated by The Health Trust


Toni Nelson

Nominated by YMCA of Silicon Valley


Night of Fun Committee

Nominated by Mission Hospice & Home Care


Susan O'Neil

Nominated by Alzheimer's Association


David Pritchard

Nominated by Athena Academy


Phyllis Romine

Nominated by American Cancer Society Grand View League


Santa Clara Sporting Club

Nominated by El Camino Hospital Foundation


Rachel Segars

Nominated by Abilities United


Joanna Shreve

Nominated by Santa Maria Urban Ministry


Patty Steele

Nominated by Central YMCA


Ashley Stevenson

Nominated by Palo Alto Family YMCA


Sueann Stone

Nominated by Sequoia YMCA


Teri Waldman

Nominated by El Camino YMCA


Rachel Young

Nominated by Southwest YMCA


Mary Young Williams

 Nominated by South Valley YMCA


Any questions related to Philanthropy Day should be directed to Karen Spiro,