Helping Children and Families: The Maya Rose Fund

The Maya Rose Fund was established by Tom and Doreen Arnold in June 2008 in honor of their daughter, Maya Rose. The fund was created to help children and their families understand, progress and succeed in life when born with serious illness. Maya Rose gave her parents and brother Noah six a..

Honoring a Friend's Legacy: George Rogers Fund

Ken White is a community force who puts all his effort toward completion of the project at hand. When his long-time friend, teacher George Rogers, passed away prematurely after a long career at Orville Wright School, Ken led the group of friends over a period of several years to rename and completel..

Make Dreams Real: The Boyett Family

Carl and Carol Boyett started their fund with Stanislaus Community Foundation as another way to support their many philanthropic goals in Stanislaus County. For the last several years, they have increasingly included their son and daughter-in-law in gifting recommendations for charitable organi..

Modesto Dog Park Fund

Connie Pinkston started with a simple goal: to give her rescue dog, a German Shepard named Grace, a safe place to exercise. With over 200,000 residents and an estimated 50,000 dogs in the City of Modesto, Connie was surprised to learn that she would have to leave Modesto to find a dog park elsew..

Remembering Friends

Many people believe in the concept of giving back to the community that has provided for them. Too few of us follow through with the action to create those gifts. Patty Amador of Ambeck Mortgage Associates did follow through and decided to honor two people who significantly impacted her life. She be..