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2016 Making Hope Happen Gala Highlights 


"My involvement with the Making Hope Happen Foundation has allowed me to see firsthand the heart local philanthropists have for our kids."

Ginger Ontiveros, Executive Director, Community Engagement, San Bernardino City Unified School District

"We at AALRR are so proud to be a partner in education with the Making Hope Happen Foundation and the San Bernardino City Unified School District. The educators in our local communities are shaping and nurturing the minds of our future leaders and we are pleased to play a supporting role in that wonderful effort"

Mark W. Thompson, Partner, Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Rudd & Romo

"We are very excited to be part of this great cause for the second year in-a-row. We value our partnership with the SBCUSD and we’re always looking forward to giving back to the community, which is one of Durham School Service’s core values."

Sam Eram, Regional Manager - Southern California, Durham School Services

"With its focus on the youth of our community and an enduring commitment to prepare them for success, both in education and life, the Making Hope Happen Foundation is changing lives and ensuring a brighter future for the entire region. Cal State San Bernardino is proud to acknowledge and support such caring and visionary leadership that furthers the mission of the San Bernardino City Unified School District."

Dr. Tomás D. Morales, President, California State University, San Bernardino