“What moves me almost to tears is when I receive a note from a scholarship recipient that says, ‘I made it. I graduated.’” — Jorge Ramos, writer, Emmy-winning journalist, & Immigrants Rising supporter since 2009


Immigrants Rising gratefully acknowledges the generous contributions of the following corporations, foundations and individuals. Thank you for helping us transform the lives of undocumented young people and fuel broader changes!


  • The California Endowment
  • Chavez Family Foundation
  • Crankstart
  • Fitzmaurice-Keller Fund
  • girls just wanna have funD
  • Glickman Family Foundation (at the recommendation of Allison He)
  • The Arturo & Rosa González Family Giving Fund
  • The Larry L. Hillblom Foundation, Inc.
  • Latino Community Foundation (Anonymous Donor)
  • Stupski Foundation

“This organization is targeted, thoughtful, innovative, effective, humane, and thought-provoking in its approach to supporting undocumented youth.” — Jo Ann Intili and Ed Kissam, co-trustees of the WKF Giving Fund and supporters of Immigrants Rising since 2009


  • Charles Ackley (in honor of LaToya Powell)
  • Lisa Andresen
  • Alex Bettis
  • Sara Cassetti
  • Michelle Chin
  • Sofia Cordova
  • Shannon Erby
  • Hans Miguel Esguerra
  • Carrie Evans
  • Gigi Gruenke
  • Christine Hoang
  • Cary Kelly
  • Eurania Isabel López
  • Roschelle Lowe
  • Nicole Lugtu
  • Joan Madson
  • Jessica Mendels
  • Ana Munoz
  • Veronica Oberholzer
  • Angela Patterson
  • Nicola Place (in honor of Mara Jean Place AKA Mom)
  • LaToya Powell (in honor of Father Paul Goda, SJ)
  • Marithza Quiroz
  • Gary Raquec
  • Andrew Rostaing
  • Ann Schnuer
  • Stephen Steinhoff
  • Elisa Sunga
  • Pei Yi Tam Peng
  • Wayne Takakuwa
  • Elisabeth Torres
  • Erica Troche
  • Gregory Victory
  • Annie Yu
  • Leticia Zamorano

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