Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

Each year the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund raises money to support programs serving families and children in the Palo Alto area. Read on for profiles of grant recipients, to be featured each week over the holiday season, highlighting the way each organization has used the funds this past year.

Tennis coaches, tutors give kids a leg up

The East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring (EPATT) program has long sought to show disadvantaged students new possibilities in life, whether a new sport, better academic skills or a local college. It's also... [ Read More ] Posted Dec. 9, 2016

Keeping art in East Palo Alto schools

As first-graders spilled into Amy Modrich's classroom, they marveled at masks set out on desks, picking them up and eagerly asking what they were going to do in class that day. Modrich called the students... [ Read More ] Posted Nov. 25, 2016

Palo Alto Weekly's annual Holiday Fund kicks off

Support for the homeless population. Training for developmentally disabled employees. Summer camp for low-income children facing life-threatening illness. Tutoring. Counseling. Science lab materials... [ Read More ] Posted Nov. 18, 2016

Editorial: Give for the kids

Don't let the booming Silicon Valley technology-driven economy lull you into thinking that there isn't a continuing divide, even in the affluent Palo Alto area, between those riding high and the many families... [ Read More ] Posted Dec. 2, 2016

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Donor List

As of November 27, 2016, 44 donors
have donated $19,050; with match $38,100
has been raised for the Holiday Fund.
* indicates amount withheld

Recent Donors
1 Anonymous200
Ron Wolf$200
Richard Morris$1,500
Michael Nelson$50
Solon Finkelstein$150
Cathy Kroymann$250
Havern Family$5,000
Nigel Jones$50
Pamela Mayfield$100
Hugh MacMillan$500
Teresa Roberts$2,000
Bill Johnson & Terri Lobdell$1,000
Arden King$25
David Labaree$200
Bonnie Berg$300
Ellen & Mike Turbow$250
Hal & Carol Louchheim$400
Carol Bacchetti$200
Bruce Campbell$200
Stan Shore$500
Roy & Carol Blitzer*
Sally & Craig Nordlund$500
Tom & Ellen Ehrich$300
Eve & John Melton$500
In Memory Of
Ruth & Chet Johnson*
Robert Lobdell*
Y.C. and Er-Ying Yen$250
Abe and Helene Klein*
Mrs. Katina D. Higbee$200
Helen Rubin$200
Dr. & Mrs. Irving Rubin$200
Max & Anna Blanker$200
Leo & Sylvia Breidenbach*
Linda & Steve Boxer*
In Honor Of
Lynn Radzilowski*
Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk$25,907
Sponsors of Moonlight Run:
    Palo Alto Medical Foundation$10,000
    Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Foundation$5,000
    Stanford Federal Credit Union$5,000
    DeLeon Realty$5,000
    Lakin Spears$2,000
    Bank of the West$1,000
Harrell Remodeling*
Alta Mesa Cemetery & Funeral Home$1,800

Apply for a Holiday Fund Grant

Nonprofits serving children and families may apply for funds by downloading our Grant Application Guidelines and Nonprofits Grant Application form. Application deadline: January 6 2017