Orangewood Foundation

We’ve raised $232,656

Team WD Over 40

Support us as we take on the Challenge for former foster youth who want to attend college!  We’ve already covered our race costs, so your entire donation goes toward Orangewood Foundation college scholarships.  Together, we can help Orangewood prepare foster and community youth to reach their greatest potential!  The event is going to be a true test of our physical and mental abilities. While you can’t help us with that, you can help us achieve our fundraising goal. Making a donation is a lot easier than participating in the race!

$42,933

Raised So Far

107%

Of My Goal

$40,000

Our Goal

On September 16th, we are competing in the 2017 Orangewood Adventure Challenge to raise money for college scholarships for former foster youth. Our team will be running, mountain biking, kayaking, and completing a few surprise elements over a 25-mile course on Catalina Island. For this event, each Challenger makes a $2,000 tax-deductible donation to Orangewood Foundation and is asked to raise an additional $8,000 for Orangewood through sponsorships from family, friends and colleagues.

If at all possible, please consider sponsoring us and contributing to the great work of Orangewood Foundation. More details on Orangewood are below. A donation of any amount will be appreciated.

ABOUT ORANGEWOOD FOUNDATION

Orangewood Foundation is one of the leading providers of services to current and former foster youth. Its mission is to prepare foster and community youth to reach their greatest potential. They help almost 2,000 foster and community youth annually prepare for independent adulthood.

Without guidance, encouragement and resources these teens are unprepared to make the transition from foster care to self-sufficient adulthood. Within 18 months 40-50% become homeless and unemployed. Orangewood programs focus on four critical areas: health & wellness, housing, life skills & employment, and education. They meet a broad array of needs: from groceries and a hot meal, to transitional housing, to life skills workshops and employment leads, to our innovative Samueli Academy charter high school and scholarships for college and graduate school. Click here to read more about the four service areas.

Beyond the programs, for thousands of youth in our community Orangewood means “family,” “opportunity” and “hope.”

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DONATIONS / Messages of Support

NAME AMOUNT DATE COMMENT
Layton and Katie Bowles $250 7/13/2017
Colleen Gardner $250 7/13/2017
Antoinio DeLucia $250 7/13/2017
Karlene Haq $250 7/19/2017
Nicole McInerney $100 7/25/2017
Gary and Dawna Delong $250 7/26/2017
Karlin LaPorta $150 7/26/2017
Julee Stover $150 7/26/2017
Cammie Cassiano $125 7/26/2017
Donald Zinn $100 7/26/2017
Erin Easthope $150 7/27/2017
Kimberlee Daugherty $50 7/27/2017
Jenny Choi $200 7/27/2017
Jeffrey Joyce $250 7/31/2017
Steven Kraemer $200 7/31/2017
Rebecca Matta $150 7/31/2017
Brian Witjer $125 7/31/2017
Roland Scott $100 7/31/2017
Tiffany Ohno $200 7/31/2017
Chris Geer $150 7/31/2017
Susan White $100 7/31/2017
Sarah Ehmann $150 7/31/2017
Kristen Forman $150 7/31/2017
Carlos De Lucia $250 7/31/2017
Mary Beth Swerdloff $125 7/31/2017
Daniel Thompson $1,000 8/24/2017
Stan Tarbell $250 8/29/2017
Jeremy Lipshy $25 8/28/2017
Ara Anoshiravani $33 9/5/2017
Stephanie Arm $50 9/11/2017
Bina Patel $51 9/11/2017
Marshall Solomon $125 9/12/2017
Jennifer Boyer $25 8/18/2017 You guys are awesome!!!!!!
Avi Kamienny $25 8/16/2017
David Seres $1,000 8/28/2017
Mary Tesoriero $100 8/28/2017 Go Greg Dunlap!
Julie Madrigal $50 8/28/2017 Good luck!
Jacob Chen $100 8/28/2017 Greg, I am here with you. Go Greg Go Go Go......
Mark Condron $50 8/28/2017
Frank Tirelli $500 8/28/2017
James Dahlberg $500 8/28/2017 Good for you!
Reese Stewart $250 8/28/2017 Happy to support your efforts to raise money for youth that could use a leg up!
Funny Mom Productions $50 8/28/2017
Lenore Pittman $1,000 8/28/2017
Michael Slattery $50 8/28/2017
Dean Dunlap $500 8/28/2017 Way to go Greg!
Robert Grant $250 8/28/2017
Michelle Kerrick $300 8/28/2017 Wishing you the best of luck!
Dwayne Van Wieren $100 8/28/2017 Good Luck!
Tom Doughty $150 8/28/2017 Greg, I can hopefully match as well. Good luck and for a great cause!!
Bjorn Borgen $1,000 8/28/2017 Great leadership - enjoy Catalina - a Southern CA paradise!!
Kenneth Tudhope $400 8/29/2017 Good luck!!!
Praetorian Advisors $500 8/29/2017 Take video please. We want to see it! Good luck Greg and Team. Patti Drotter and Paul Irving
Donald Carter $250 8/29/2017
Ted Abajian $100 8/29/2017 Train hard! Thanks for being an activist for those less fortunate.
Stan Tarbell $250 8/29/2017
Tanya Cocking $500 8/29/2017
Todd Nakamoto $100 8/30/2017
Scott Fullerton $100 8/30/2017 Good Luck!!
Keith Bradley $500 8/30/2017
Roberta Dunlap $100 8/30/2017 wow how ambitious
Backyard Golf & Games $100 8/30/2017 $100 from Backyard Golf & Games
Jennifer Breen $100 9/1/2017
Curtis Hildt $500 9/1/2017 Good luck bud. This is such a worthwhile cause, and I'm happy to support. Have fun in Catalina... come back in one piece.
Craig Janes $500 9/5/2017
Monique Brass $25 9/6/2017
Jeremy Lipshy $25 8/28/2017
Ara Anoshiravani $33 9/5/2017
Lisa Leong $100 9/7/2017
Bina Patel $51 9/11/2017
Kyung Seo $250 9/12/2017
Marshall Solomon $125 9/12/2017
Greg Dunlap $2,000 8/25/2017 Registration
Heather Novak $50 9/15/2017
Sally Johnston $25 9/20/2017
Jennifer Boyer $25 8/18/2017 You guys are awesome!!!!!!
Avi Kamienny $25 8/16/2017
Roberta Swanson $2,000 8/25/2017 Registration
Western Digital Corporation $10,000 8/22/2017
Jeremy Lipshy $25 8/28/2017
Marshall Solomon $125 9/12/2017
Eric Peterson $100 8/14/2017
Anonymous $25 8/14/2017
Anonymous $150 8/14/2017
Mike Reichert $100 8/14/2017
Victoria Boegh $50 8/14/2017 Good luck!
Pete Rodriguez $100 8/14/2017 Nice job! Good luck out there.
Diana McCutchen $100 8/14/2017
Todd Nakamoto $100 8/15/2017
Pete and Jen Buchheim $100 8/15/2017
Lisa Clark $100 8/16/2017 Goodluck
Vito Francone $100 8/16/2017 good luck Troy!
Marilyn Vasquez $100 8/16/2017 Sounds like an amazing organization. We are happy to support you in this challenge. Good luck to you and your team! Marilyn and Ruben
Poppy Moore $50 8/16/2017 Go Troy!
David Edquist $50 8/21/2017
Jeff Wax $100 8/21/2017 Go Team!!
Derek O'Neill $100 8/21/2017 Good luck from across the pond!
Lorrie Achee $25 8/21/2017
Louis Burgener $250 8/21/2017
Wolfe Tone $100 8/22/2017
Kent Harada $100 8/22/2017
Darren Seidel $100 8/22/2017
Valerie Hardman $50 8/22/2017 Good Luck Troy!!!! Sending my love!
Jennifer Boyer $25 8/18/2017 You guys are awesome!!!!!!
Avi Kamienny $25 8/16/2017
Joseph Chianese $250 8/23/2017 Great cause! I'm envious of the challenge! Good luck! Joe
Gene Zagala $100 8/23/2017
Mary Cummings $100 8/23/2017 Go Troy! You got this!
Brian Rose $200 8/16/2017
Wyson & Company $200 8/24/2017
Marcus Covas $100 8/24/2017 Go get em T!
Anonymous $250 8/24/2017
Val Lyon $30 8/24/2017
Randy Thompson $50 8/25/2017
Michael Wofford $100 8/25/2017
Chad Zdenek $100 8/25/2017
Derek Hoyt $100 8/25/2017 Good luck!
Diana Cappel $100 8/28/2017 Good Cause . Stay Safe
Michael Slattery $50 8/28/2017
T'Shaka Lee $500 8/28/2017 Thanks for thinking of me
Colleen Bacchus $500 8/29/2017 Good luck Troy!!
Jeffrey & Bonnie Dankberg $500 8/30/2017 Good luck Troy!
Michele Stratton $100 8/31/2017 Go Troy!
Franklin and Barbara Varenchik $500 8/31/2017
Ron Varenchik $50 9/5/2017 Go get it cuz!
Jonathan Varenchik $100 9/5/2017 You're going to rock it!
Jeremy Lipshy $25 8/28/2017
Ara Anoshiravani $34 9/5/2017
Daniel Maguire $100 9/8/2017
Troy Varenchik $2,000 8/25/2017 Registration
Anthony Stobart $50 9/11/2017 Good luck Troy and best wishes, Anthony
Nitai Pathak $100 9/11/2017
Summer Taylor $50 9/11/2017
Bina Patel $51 9/11/2017
Nicole Bullock $25 9/11/2017
Becky Harshberger $100 9/11/2017 You got this Troy! Looking forward to hearing about it! Becky
Rocco & Gaylene Cascione $50 9/11/2017 Go Troy and team!!!
James Chergey $100 9/12/2017
Don Crawford $50 9/12/2017
Marshall Solomon $125 9/12/2017
Rebecca Colbert $50 9/12/2017
Dan Mathiesen $50 9/12/2017 Shark bait! Good luck
Allan Dicks $50 9/12/2017 Best of luck Troy, sounds grueling
Jonathan Traub $300 9/11/2017 You guys are nuts
Anonymous $100 9/13/2017
Ian Britton $100 9/13/2017 Go get em Troy!
Debbie Vogel $25 9/13/2017 Good luck, Troy!
Craig Sawin $100 9/13/2017 Best wishes Troy!
Brian Selander $50 9/13/2017
Victor Fann $100 9/13/2017
Robert Baumhardt $100 9/13/2017
Michael L Harding $25 9/15/2017
Kathy DeLay $100 9/15/2017 What a great organization to support. Have fun!!!
Richard Stephens $25 9/15/2017
Dennis Neveu $75 9/20/2017

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