Hats off to donors


Thanks to our caring Alameda community, Girls Inc. of the Island City’s Women Who Dare Event was a phenomenal success, raising more than $60,000 for our innovative programs!  With this critical support, Girls Inc. of the Island City can deepen its capacity to help more girls seize opportunities and thrive. On behalf of the Women Who Dare Committee, I would like to thank our tremendous sponsors and supporters for helping us to inspire all girls to reach their full potentials and create bold futures. 

A strong, Smart and Bold Thank you to our Women Who Dare sponsors, Alameda Welfare Council, Kaiser Permanente, Excel Graphics, Alameda Hospital, Alameda Alliance for Health, Alameda Elder Communities in honor of Darnelle Zimmerman, Alameda Pediatric Dentistry, Andy and Nadine Barbera of Barbera Pangelinan Insurance Agency, Dorie Guess Behrstock, First Community Bank, Greer Family Mortuary, Trader Joe’s and the Alameda Police Department.
In addition we’d like to thank Lauren Zimmerman Cook, The Office of Deb Knowles of Edward Jones Investments, Sally R. Han of Alain Pinel Realtors, Harbor Bay Realty, Karen Petrulakis, Kate Rezucha, and Morgan West Hansen.

Our in-kind donors included Alameda Bicycle, Alameda Theatre, June Allen, Susan Cashin, Beth Degolia, Dragon Rouge, East Bay Crew, Irish Monkey, Peg Kofman, Ken Pearce, Bryan and Madonna Pendleton, Rythmix Cultural Works, Charlotte Tlachac, Trukid, Trader Joe’s and Julie Van Buhler.
We also like to thank our time and talent sponsors Nick Sandy, Lauren Hopkins, Olivia Lopez, Janet Thoma, Mary Ann Rose, Maricel Ago, Al Wright, Marilyn Sandifur, Anita Battle and Rose LeCount.

— Audrey Lord-Hausman, Chair, Special Events, Girls Inc. of the Island City