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Together, we are helping create college graduates who change the world. Every student that we serve has a community of people behind them who believe in their potential and celebrate in their success. We are truly grateful to the generous supporters who support our efforts to get students from low-income backgrounds to and through college.


Gifts of $250,000+ payable over 1-5 years

Investing in the education of our local students benefits all of us. We could not accomplish our goals without the support, involvement, and enthusiasm of our most generous supporters. Thank you!

10,000 Degrees Board of Directors


Jay and Karen Abbe

Graham and Talia Brandt

Buck Family Fund of Marin Community Foundation

Jeanie and Michael Casey

Mitch and Susan Cohen

Ruth and Robert Dell

Sandra Donnell and Justin Faggioli

Gordon Dow

Herb and Jane Dwight

Jackson Family Wines

John Jordan Foundation

John Kryzanowski and Vicki Hofmeister

Chuck and Chris Michaels

Jan Pasha/Pasha Family Fund

Chuck and Chris Michaels, in memory of Mike Michaels

E. Saul Peña and Charmaine Chow

Thomas+ and Joanne Peterson

Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital

Larry and Diane Rosenberger

Sonoma County Board of Supervisors

Sonoma County Department of Health Services

Sonoma County Office of Education

United Way of the Wine Country

+ In Loving Memory


Multi-year pledges of $5,000+ annually

Thanks to continuous support from our Laurel Society, we can confidently plan for the future. Thousands of students are getting the consistent year-round support they need to get to and through college because of you! Thank you!

We encourage all friends and current donors to consider joining the Laurel Society today.

Steve Block & Dana Wynn

Virginia Bria

Michael & Jeanie Casey

The Alexandra Christensen Fund

Cohen Family Fund

Sandy Donnell & Justin Faggioli

Linda & Jon Gruber/ Gruber Family Foundation

Drs. Denise Lucy & Françoise Lepage

Lynx Foundation

Suzy & Mike Marzalek

Andrew & Ann Mathieson

Tony & Laura Nethercut

Kirsten & Clark Omholt

Pasha Family Fund

Thomas+ & Joanne Peterson

Mary M. Prchal

Quest Fund

Redwood Trust Employee Foundation

Rosenberger Family Fund

Adam Rubinson

Ilene & Marv Zauderer

+ In Loving Memory


The Legacy Society at 10,000 Degrees, also known affectionately as the Marjorie Mooney Legacy Society in recognition of our first planned gift, honors supporters who have made estate plans to benefit 10,000 Degrees. Membership in the Legacy Society is acknowledged without regard to gift level as each gift represents a lifetime commitment to supporting students from low-income backgrounds in pursuit of their dreams of graduating from college.

Eric Bindelglass & Gabrielle Tierney

John Boneparth & Gail Harris

Graham & Talia Brandt

Wendy Buchen

Michael & Jeanie Casey

Ben Cushman & George Tuttle

Dr. Suzanne Dibble & Jeanne DeJoseph

Jim & Judy Edgar

Todd & Diane Garrett

Dennis & Susan Gilardi

Nanette Griswold

Elizabeth Hotchkin

Pat Kuta & Greg Fearon

Dr. Denise Lucy & Dr. Françoise Lepage

Claire MacElroy

Jean Marks

The Purple Lady Fund/Barbara J. Meislin

John+ & Gigi Noerr

Sandy Peeples+

Thomas+ & Joanne Patterson

Carlo Rocca & Susan Flagg

Iris Saligman

Betsy & John Scarborough

Arnie & Doris+ Scher

Sharon Segal

Wendy Soule

Marty & Marleen Stein

Dr. Jay Tureen & Nikki Cohn Tureen

Peg Van Camp & Carol Peterson

William & Linda Werner

Barbara Wornum

Anonymous (5)

+ In Loving Memory

Sonoma County Founders Circle

Gifts of $100,000+ for 10,000 Degrees in Sonoma County

Thank you to the following generous trailblazers who were responsible for our expansion into Sonoma County! Your support is making a difference for thousands of students and their families in Sonoma County.

Jay & Karen Abbe

Herb & Jane Dwight

Jackson Family Wines

John Jordan Foundation

Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital

Sonoma County Board of Supervisors

Sonoma County Department of Health Services

Sonoma County Office of Education

United Way of the Wine Country