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The legacy of Jim Burke and his spirit of generosity continues to be the driving force of the Foundation. Our mission is to help the youth of Kern County excel through grants, scholarships, and significant civic projects developed through the Dream Builders student leadership program.

Jim Burke Education Foundation is a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization Tax ID # 77-0387337IRC.

We appreciate your support!

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WHY DONATE?

When you donate to the Jim Burke Education Foundation, you help students discover their full potential. Past scholarship recipients have gone on to found companies such as 31 Bits and Table Group, work in various levels of public service, pursue higher education all the way up to the Doctorate level, and so much more! We are very proud of our alumni and we are passionate about providing opportunities for future classes of student leaders. Your generous contributions to the Jim Burke Education Foundation help make students dream come true!

2020 Newsletter

Questions about this non-profit? Please feel free to contact us.

Ghost Party “Attendees” 2019

FOUNDER’S CIRCLE
Dr. and Mrs. Jeff Crowley
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Del Papa
Mrs. Joan Dezember
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Freitas
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Green
Mrs. Barbara Grimm-Marshall
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Hay
Mrs. Diane Lake & Family
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lane
Mr. and Mrs. David Norris
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Pandol Jr.
S.A. Camp Companies
SeedCore Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Swertfager
Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Vaughan
Mr. and Mrs. Tim Werdel
Dr. Sally Wonderly
Mr. and Mrs. William E. Wonderly

BENEFACTORS
Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Andrew
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Ansolabehere
Mr. Joe Antongiovanni
Mrs. Cindy Banducci
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Bellue
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Berchtold
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Bidart
Mr. and Mrs. Matt Billings
Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan Buck
Mr. and Mrs. Greg Bynum
Mrs. Rose Charmley
Mr. and Mrs. Russ Childrey
Mrs. Elaine Clifford
Mr. and Mrs. Louie Crettol
Dr. and Mrs. Noel Del Mundo
Mr. and Mrs. Brian Ezell
Mr. Vince Fong
Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Ford
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Fox
Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Frapwell
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Frey
Mr. and Mrs. Troy Fringer
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Frost
Mr. and Mrs. John Gless
Mr. Michael Gutierrez
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Gutierrez
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Hair
Dr. Lynne Hall
Mrs. Catherine Haupt
Mr. and Mrs. John Hay
Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Hersberger
Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Hill
Mr. Shawn Hill
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Houchin
Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Huckaby
Mr. and Mrs. Rick Jones
Mr. and Dr. Srinivas Kunani
Mr. and Mrs. Ron Lallo
Ms. Kelly Lazerson
Dr. and Mrs. Tommy Lee
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Lencioni
Mr. and Mrs. David Lipscomb
Dr. and Mrs. Norman Lohr
Mr. and Mrs. Chad Manning
Ms. Renee Massey
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Mazzeo
Mr. and Mrs. George Meek
Mr. Frank Moody
Mr. and Mrs. Matt Pandol Jr.
Dr. Ravi Patel
Mr. and Mrs. David Poncetta
Mr. and Mrs. Dick Porter
Rankin Electric
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ray
Dr. and Mrs. Larry Reider
Mr. and Mrs. Steve Renock
Mr. and Mrs. William Sandoval
Mr. and Mrs. Jason Selvidge
Mr. and Mrs. Don Toretta
Mrs. Mary Trichell
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Trotter
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Tucker
Mr. and Mrs. Arvid Unruh
Valley Instrument Service
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Voiland
Mrs. Dee Whitley
Ms. Amanda Whitten
Dr. and Mrs. Bill Williams
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Wolfe
Wonderful Giving
Mr. Chandler Wonderly
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Yee
Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Young
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Zaninovich

PATRONS
Dr. Nalyn Ang
and Dr. Ming Yu Peng
Mr. and Mrs. Fernando Angelini
Judge and Mrs. Robert Anspach
Mrs. Marily Anton
Mr. and Mrs. Michael
Antongiovanni
Mr. and Mrs. Danny Arretche
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Austin
Ms. Sandra Banducci
Mr. and Mrs. Lou Barbich
Ms. Kristen Beall Watson
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Toretta
Dr. and Mrs. Tom Berry
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Bigler
Mr. and Mrs. Ron Black
Mr. and Mrs. Blake Bowser
Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Boylan
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Brommelsiek
Mr. and Mrs. Buck
Mr. Jeff Buckey
Mr. and Mrs. Brian Busacca
Mr. and Mrs. William Bush
Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Camp
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin A. Camp
Dr. and Mrs. Don Carter
Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Carvajal
Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Cattani
Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Chambers
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Champness

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Chertok
Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Chicca
Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Clayton
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Collins
Mr. and Mrs. Marion Collins
Mr. and Mrs. John Cooney
Mr. and Mrs. Angus Crites
Mr. Robert E. Crowe
Ms. Joan Curtis
Mrs. Davida Delis
Dr. Kim Flachmann
Judge and Mrs. Gary Friedman
Mr. Bill Froning
Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Gaines
Mr. John Garone Sr.
Mr. and Mrs. David Gay
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Glavin
Mr. Edward Goodrich
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Gotcher
Mr. and Mrs. Brian Grant
Mrs. Janice Graves
Mr. and Mrs. Roger Griess
Mr. and Mrs. Randy Grueber
Mr. and Mrs. Gregg Gunner
Mr. and Mrs. Angelo Haddad
Mr. and Mrs. Russ Haley
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hankins
Mrs. Shirley Harris
Mr. and Mrs. Tim Hay
Mr. and Mrs. Jason Hodgson
Mrs. Thelmagene Hopper
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Hughes
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Icardo
Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Jeffries
Mr. and Mrs. Dick Jennings
Mr. and Mrs. David Joseph
Judge and Mrs. John Kelly
Mr. and Mrs. Geoffrey B. King
Ms. Katie Kleier
Dr. and Mrs. Stanley Koh
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Kuney
Mr. and Mrs. Shawn Groves
Ms. Marianne Laxague
Mr. and Mrs. John Layous
Mrs. Linda Lenhard
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Levins
Mr. and Mrs. John Mackessy
Dr. and Mrs. Matt Malerich
Mr. and Mrs. Tony Marion
Ms. Lauren Marke
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Mestmaker
Mr. Michael Moore
Mr. Doug Morrison
Mr. and Mrs. James Nickel
Nonprofits Insurance Alliance
of California
Mr. and Mrs. Shem Oesch
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Paine
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Parsons
Mr. and Mrs. Pat Preston
Mrs. Regina Pryor
Mr. Ronald Ray
Mr. and Mrs. Don Reese
Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Renz
RLB Cattle Co., LP
Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Salters
Mr. and Mrs. Justin Salters
Mr. Harry Samarin
Mr. and Mrs. Al Sandrini
Mr. and Mrs. William Sandrini
Mr. and Mrs. Gary E. Schengel
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Soper
Honorable Robert Tafoya
and Ms. Sandra Serrano
Mrs. Elaine Thomson
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Thomson
Mr. and Mrs. Ron Torigiani
Mr. and Mrs. John Turner
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Turnipseed
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Underwood
Dr. and Mrs. Nick Valos
Varner Bros., Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Wells
Mr. and Mrs. Terry Werdel
Mr. Joe Whittington
and Dr. Katherine Whittington
Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Wilson
Mr. and Mrs. Dee Wong
Mr. and Mrs. John Zaninovich
Mr. and Mrs. Jon Zaninovich
Mr. and Mrs. Marko Zaninovich Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Marko Zaninovich Sr.
FRIENDS
Dr. Nalyn Ang
and Dr. Ming Yu Peng
Mr. and Mrs. Fernando Angelini
Judge and Mrs. Robert Anspach
Mrs. Marily Anton
Mr. and Mrs. Michael
Antongiovanni
Mr. and Mrs. Danny Arretche
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Austin
Ms. Diane Adame
Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Ashley
Mrs. Mary Kay Atchison
Mr. and Mrs. Craig Austin
Ms. Paige Basconcillo
Mr. James Blom
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Bowser
Ms. Wanda Bradford
Ms. Roseanne Brandon
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Bright
Mr. and Mrs. John Brittingham
Mr. and Mrs. Walt Burrows
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Busacca
Sister Cristina Caballero, RSM
Mr. Clay Camp
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Campbell
Mr. and Mrs. Marc Caputo
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Carlisle
Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Carlisle
Ms. Jane Cassady
Ms. Thelma Chapman
Ms. Margaret Clay
Ms. Candace Cummings
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Cushine

Mr. and Mrs. William D’Olier
Mrs. Misty De La Torre
Mrs. Rosemary Demarco
Mrs. Patty Denvir
Dr. and Dr. DeVincenzi
Mr. and Mrs. James Donovan
Mr. and Mrs. Duane Dumble
Mr. and Mrs. Craig Edmonston
Mrs. Joyce Edmonston
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Elieff
Mr. and Mrs. Brian Enge
Mr. and Mrs. Stan Eschner
Mr. and Mrs. Dominic Eyherabide
Ms. Barbara Faessel
Dr. and Mrs. Kurt Finberg
Mrs. Norma Finn
Julia Fisher Design
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fornasero
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Franconi
Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Frank
Mrs. Julianna Gaines
Ms. Jeanne B. Garcia
Dr. Bobbie George
and Dr. Jim George
Mr. and Mrs. George Giumarra
Mr. and Mrs. Larry Goscinski
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Hall
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Hampton
Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Hay
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hay
Mr. and Mrs. Jeremy Helper
Mr. and Mrs. Bart Hill
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Hine
Dr. and Mrs. Marty Hogan
Mr. and Mrs. Tim Hogan
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Horan
Ms. Sheri Horn-Bunk
Mr. and Mrs. Matt Hornbuckle
Mr. and Mrs. Adam Icardo
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Jacobs
Dr. Dineen Johnson Greer
and Darrin Greer
Mr. Jeffrey Johnson
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Joiner
Mr. and Mrs. Verne Jung
Mr. Joseph Kennedy
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Kilpatrick
Mr. and Mrs. Bret Kingsbury
Dr. Jessica Koh
Dr. Justin Koh
Mr. and Mrs. Remy Lamons
Ms. Diana Landis
Mr. and Mrs. James Larma
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Leary
Mr. and Mrs. Ken Link
Mrs. Carol Linovitz
Mrs. Anne Madsen-Boydstun
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Maxwell
Mr. and Mrs. Donald McGill
Mr. and Mrs. Gene McMurtrey
Mr. Jed N. Miyashiro
Mr. and Mrs. Jaime Montoya
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Moore
Sister Judy Morasci
Mr. Don Murfin
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Nixon
Mr. and Mrs. John Noland
Mrs. Thelma O’Meara
Mrs. Barbara Overton
Mr. and Mrs. Donald Palla
Mr. and Mrs. Archie Parks
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Pasek
Mr. and Mrs. Dave Peranich
Mr. and Mrs. Ned Permenter
Mr. and Mrs. John Petry
Dr. and Mrs. Michael Philipps
Mr. and Mrs. Andrea Pizzorni
Dr. and Mrs. Drew Pounds
Mr. Alton E. Price Jr. and Mrs. Cori
M. Tucker- Price
Mrs. Shirley Pruett
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Rankin
Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Reade
Mr. and Mrs. Rector
Mr. and Mrs. Vince Rojas
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Roy
Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth Secor
Mr. and Mrs. Gilberto Sepulveda, Sr.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Shaw
Mrs. Lynne Sill
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Smidt
Mr. and Mrs. T. Mark Smith
Mr. and Mrs. Weldon Sons
Mr. M. Luigi Soper
Ms. Maryann Souder
State Farm Insurance
Mr. and Mrs. Craig Stephens
Ms. Shirley Teitsworth
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Thomas
Mr. and Mrs. Kurt Thomas
Dr. and Mrs. Richard Tucker
Mr. and Mrs. Scott Tunnicliffe
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Burris
Mr. and Mrs. Toby Watson
Mrs. Jan Webster
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Wenstrand
Mrs. Domie Werdel
Mr. and Mrs. H. Frank Whitson
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Whittington
Mr. and Mrs. David Witt
Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Woodward
Mrs. Betty Yaksitch
Ms. Sandra Yoon

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Thank you for your donation! It will be used to support our Dream Builder leadership program including student community projects and college scholarships..