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Volume 4, Issue 2 Summer 2011
GRAND OPENING: Harvey Milk Call Center The Trevor Project marked Harvey Milk Day by opening the Harvey Milk Call Center in his old camera shop at Castro Camera in San Francisco. This newest location providing support to the Trevor Lifeline honors Harvey’s spirit and the work that Harvey did to encourage us all to be visible and true to ourselves. The grand opening happened Sunday morning, May 22, 2011, and we gathered a crowd in front of Castro Camera, including members the San Francisco Ambassadors. State Senator Mark Leno and Supervisors David Chiu and Scott Weiner offered acclaim and bestowed proclamations on The Trevor Project. Speakers from The Trevor Project included David McFarland, Interim Executive Director who welcomed the crowd and offered thanks and appreciation. Co-founder, James Lecesne told the history of The Trevor Project, and Board Member, Dustin Lance Black, who had been instrumental in making the call center a reality, spoke passionately about the mission we have and how closely aligned it is with Harvey’s legacy. Former colleagues of Harvey’s were also on hand, including Cleve Jones, Danny Nicoletta, Anne Kronenberg, Frank Robinson, Michael Wong, and many others. Anne told stories of how she and Harvey took calls from young people in the very same spot where The Trevor Lifeline is now operating. Later that night, when the Harvey Milk Call Center officially began taking calls, our crisis workers waited with anticipation for the first ring in Harvey Milk’s old office. Just after midnight on May 23, 2011, the phone rang with our first caller. The Harvey Milk Call Center is one of three call centers operated by The Trevor Project, which operates 24/7, providing support to young people across the country. More than 30,000 young people contact the Trevor Lifeline every year, asking for advice, help, acceptance and support. Their calls are answered by the more than 200 trained volunteers and staff, who are all dedicated to providing each and every caller with a safe place to turn. ~James Lecesne, Co-Founder of The Trevor Project & Phoenix Schneider, Program Director
Trevor Hero, Daniel Radcliffe recently earned $15,000 for The Trevor Project by helping “How to Succeed” be the highest fundraiser for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS at a recent auction. Read more about Daniel on Page 5.
Leading in Crisis Services This April, The Trevor Project’s Crisis Services team attended the American Association of Suicidology Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon. We had the opportunity to facilitate a half-day workshop focusing on LGBTQ youth specific issues and risk factors for suicide, and how to incorporate better practices for working with this population into crisis intervention services nationwide. In addition to leading our pre-conference session, we had the pleasure of working in person with some of our national crisis chat partners, including Contact USA and iCarol. There has been a huge increase in demand for web-based crisis programs, due to their anonymity and ability to break through the myriad of barriers that inhibit people to seek help over the phone. In response to this demand, The Trevor Project has collaborated with crisis chat service providers nationwide in an effort to deliver the best programs possible. Our conversations about new protocols and technologies are similar to those that occurred between pioneers of crisis lines when they were new and at the leading edge of technology 40 years ago. As operators of a new digital crisis program for LGBTQ youth, we are proud to not only be a part of this discussion, but to be leading it. ~Kelli Peterman & Michael Vacha Jr, Crisis Services Managers
One-Year Anniversary: DC Ambassadors
Executive Message This National LGBT Pride Month, The Trevor Project celebrates the energy and diversity of our LGBTQ community. The FUTURE of The Trevor Project is deeply rooted in our history. Harvey Milk dedicated himself to the gay and lesbian movement in order to give hope to the hopeless, and more than 30 years ago, he was there to answer phone calls from youth who more than anything needed to hear an understanding, compassionate voice. This spring, we opened our third national call center, named the Harvey Milk Call Center in San Francisco inside the most historic landmark on Castro Street. We feel confident that the spirit of Harvey Milk smiles down on our dedicated, trained Lifeline counselors and volunteers as they continue the life-saving work he started from that very same spot. The Trevor Project’s innovation has made us a leader in the crisis intervention and suicide prevention community. We are proud to say that as leaders, we are working in partnership at the highest levels of the U.S. government to improve suicide prevention throughout this country. A testament to that leadership is you can find the Trevor Lifeline listed on the White House’s LGBT Pride Month page. We are also a listed resource on the President’s StopBullying. gov, a federal site dedicated to stopping and preventing youth bullying. Near the end of June at Trevor Live in New York City, presented by ING, we will be honoring Daniel Radcliffe with the Trevor Hero Award for his long-time support of The Trevor Project. We are also proud to honor the visionary leadership of Ernst & Young LLP with the Trevor 2020 Award. On behalf of the youth who aspire to achieve their dreams, we THANK YOU for your commitment to The Trevor Project. With your generous support, we can and we will insure a brighter future for LGBTQ young people across the U.S. THANK YOU! DAVID MCFARLAND Interim Executive Director & CEO
In our nation’s capital, the DC Ambassadors have been very active in the community with local schools and organizations, as well as fundraising events that benefit The Trevor Project. In February, The Trevor Project conducted a suicide prevention training with social workers in the DC Public Schools (DCPS) system. The training focused on the power of words and biases, and encouraged a lively and frank discussion about LGBTQ youth and suicide. DCPS also invited the DC Ambassadors’ Education Outreach Committee Chair Celina Gerbic to join their LGBTQ Steering Committee, which works on strategic planning for LGBTQ support for students, school staff, and families. To help raise awareness for The Trevor Project’s programs, the DC Ambassadors participated in the SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) health fair. Many suicide prevention leaders and university officials from across the country stopped by the table to ask questions and get information. The DC Ambassadors also participate in the DC Concerned Providers Coalition, a group of organizations that focus on HIV/AIDS prevention, including Children’s Hospital Medical Center, the Mayor’s Office, Sasha Bruce, SMYAL, DCPS, Metro Teen Aids, PFLAG, and others. To show that the “Future’s So Bright” for LGBTQ youth, The DC Ambassadors proudly sponsored DC Youth Pride on Saturday, April 30. The Trevor Project was selected as the Grand Marshal of Capital Pride, and the DC Ambassadors gathered a crowd of volunteers to lead DC’s pride parade on June 11, and for the Capital Pride Street Fair on June 12. Join the DC Ambassadors! “Like” us at facebook.com/DCAmbassadors.
The Future is Bright During Pride season, The Trevor Project will be available for youth on the phone, online and in cities across the country. Our incredible volunteers will be sharing the countless ways to get involved with the LGBTQ community and through our robust social networks, every voice will be heard. If you are attending a Pride festival with The Trevor Project, check in with us on Foursquare. With Foursquare quickly becoming one of our new favorite social media outlets, you can help our presence grow by following us! Foursquare gives Pride attendees across the United States the ability to not only learn about Trevor’s favorite places to visit in their area, but allows youth to ‘check in’ at local Pride celebrations in their hometown or at LGBT-inclusive stores like CB2. Through our Foursquare page, LGBTQ youth can connect with The Trevor Project in real-time and receive informative Tips delivered straight to their mobile phones. On our social network for users aged 13-24 years old, TrevorSpace.org, we will be continuing our fun and thought-provoking book club, and members will be participating in a contest entitled ‘Show Your Pride!’ Users will be asked to submit photos or videos of how they show their pride, and one participant will be selected each week to be featured on the site’s home page and will receive an exclusive OnchMovement Trevor Flip-O-Pendant. We’ll also continue searching for our biggest fans on our Facebook page, where we showcase our most enthusiastic, supportive and truly inspirational fans with a big thank you and an addition to our photo gallery. This summer, you can expect the weather to be beautiful, the laughter to be abundant, and the future to be brighter than ever! ~Kim Trinh, Communications Intern
~Kevin Roland, DC Ambassadors
A Special Thanks Karen Engelbrecht, Jenn Carlin and Robin Giese, Microsoft Theatre Troupe Luke Montgomery, Good Ideas For Good Causes BAR ONE & Lord Martine, San Francisco GLINTA & Novak Druce, San Francisco Gregg Lynn & Sotheby’s International Realty, San Francisco BALIFF event, San Francisco Google Gayglers, Mountain View Chuck Swenson & Ric Magnuson, Seattle Kevin Corcoran, Dive in for Trevor, Palm Springs Brien O’Brien Salon, Palm Springs Mike Doyle, Philadelphia Trevor NextGen, Spring Fling, NYC Bob Pontarelli & Stephen Heighton, Trevor Live Kick-off event, NYC Mark Gude & Sheila Simkin, Ambassador Appreciation Event, Washington, DC Jim Murphy, Harvey Milk Call Center Opening New York Times, “Coming Out” featuring TrevorSpace youth Goldman Sachs, Community TeamWorks Project, NYC Employees of Weil, Gotschall, & Manges Ernst & Young, Trevor, Film screening, NYC NY Life, Trevor, Film Screening, NYC THE TREVOR PROJECT NEWSLETTER Spring 2011
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Ernst & Young ‘TREVOR’ Screening
New National Corporate Partnerships As a leader in modern, affordable home furnishings, CB2 sets a fine example for how other companies can effect a positive change in the lives of young people. Through this partnership, CB2 is dedicated to creating safe spaces in homes across the country, raising awareness about the needs of LGBTQ youth in crisis. In celebration of our partnership, CB2 is launching a company-wide, two-day shopping occasion throughout all CB2 retail channels including catalog, in-store and online (www.cb2.com) from June 25, 2011 to June 26, 2011. Five percent of all sales during that weekend benefit The Trevor Project.
On April 28, 2011, Ernst & Young LLP hosted a red carpet screening of the Academy Award-winning film “Trevor” at its New York headquarters in Times Square. More than a dozen multi-national corporations representing various industries joined their friends at Ernst & Young and Beyond, the company’s LGBT employee resource group, to learn about our life-saving work – a testament that The Trevor Project’s message of hope and a future for all youth can play a key role in the culture of the business community at large. Following the screening, The Trevor Project’s co-founders, Peggy Rajski and James Lecesne, answered questions and engaged our guests in a discussion about how to create a safe, supportive and positive environment for everyone. The event was hosted by two of Ernst & Young’s most senior partners, Managing Partner of the Americas, Steve Howe and Global Vice Chair, Beth Brooke. Beyond a film screening, the gathering was an opportunity to connect attendees to our life-affirming work while educating them about ways they can help carry our life-saving messages to their families, colleagues and communities.
The natural connection with Esurance is our mutual value of providing service online and on-the-phone. To Esurance, it is important to ensure that LGBTQ youth always have a safe place to turn in times of crisis. The company has launched an awareness campaign to run throughout National LGBT Pride month to engage Facebook fans and raise money for The Trevor Project. As part of the Facebook activity, fans can enter to win two free passes to Trevor Live at the Hollywood Palladium on December 4, 2011, and a cash prize of $2,000 provided by Esurance. If you have not already “liked” Esurance on Facebook, you still have time to enter this month, simply visit facebook.com/esurance for more details. ~Joe Picini, Development Intern with Laura McGinnis, Communications Director
The Garden Party for Trevor “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ~Margaret Mead And with those immortal words, Warren Cohn, Vice Chair of The Trevor Project’s Board of Directors, welcomed more than 450 guests and kicked off The Trevor Project’s 7th Annual Garden Party for Trevor.
This special screening event is one of a number of engagements among The Trevor Project and Ernst & Young. On June 27, 2011 Ernst & Young will accept the “Trevor 2020 Award” at Trevor Live at Capitale in New York. We are thrilled to bestow this award upon Ernst & Young for their leadership among the financial services industry in support of the LGBT community.
The Garden Party for Trevor is the biggest event for the Circle of Hope. This year, the Garden Party was hosted and underwritten by acclaimed director, Roland Emmerich. He opened his home for the largest Garden Party yet, where hundreds of friends and supporters could learn more about The Trevor Project and the Circle of Hope – the signature giving program for The Trevor Project.
We want to extend a very special thanks to COH members and Ernst & Young partners, Kerrie MacPherson and Peter Lease as well as EY Associate and COH member Ralph Furlo for introducing The Trevor Project to the firm.
At the party, guests were treated to a presentation by event Chair Josh Barry, Interim Executive Director David McFarland, co-founders of The Trevor Project, Peggy Rajski and James Lecesne, and a special performance of “It Gets Better” by a collection of Broadway stars. Along with a bar provided by Absolut, MillerCoors Nino Rustico and Fiji Water, treats from Nibnobs and a beautiful sunny spring day, guests enjoyed the best of The Trevor Project!
~Johnny Cooper, Annual Giving Director
All of the funds raised at the Garden Party for Trevor directly benefit the life-saving services of The Trevor Project.
This year’s Garden Party was impressive not only because of its size but because many of the guests were new to the The Trevor Project family. A host committee of 35 business and community leaders, a who’s-who of Los Angeles, gathered an extensive crowd.
~Brian Davis, Major Gifts Officer - West
Trevor Live at Capitale
Presented by ING
TREVOR HERO AWARD DANIEL RADCLIFFE
TREVOR 2020 AWARD
Each year following New York Pride, The Trevor Project brings together top talent in the Big Apple to celebrate and honor leaders and role models for LGBTQ young people at Trevor Live at Capitale, presented by ING. This highprofile event has honored actors and comedians including Kathy Griffin, Neil Patrick Harris and Vanessa Williams and corporate trailblazers such as Levi Strauss & Co., Wells Fargo Bank and CNN for their support of LGBTQ youth.
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On Monday, June 27, 2011, Daniel Radcliffe will be honored with the Trevor Hero Award. The Trevor Project will also honor Ernst & Young LLP with the Trevor 2020 Award. The show will feature music, comedy, and appearances by Mark Consuelos, Janeane Garofolo, Brad Goreski, John Larroquette, Don Lemon, Amy Poehler, Kelly Ripa, Robin Williams, and more. The Trevor Hero Award recognizes an individual who serves as an inspiration to sexual minority youth and increases visibility and understanding of the LGBTQ community. A star of stage and screen, Daniel has been involved with The Trevor Project since 2009, appearing in public service announcements and making public statements in support of LGBTQ youth. This past spring, he hosted volunteers from the Trevor Lifeline to attend “How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying.” Most recently, Daniel and the cast of “How to Succeed” raised the most money in an auction to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which resulted in a $15,000 donation to The Trevor Project. Daniel has truly been a hero to LGBTQ youth in crisis, and to our volunteers. We are very proud to offer him this honor. Trevor 2020 Award honoree Ernst & Young LLP is committed to creating an inclusive environment, valuing different characteristics including race, background, gender, sexual orientation, or physical abilities. Read about Ernst & Young’s ongoing participation with The Trevor Project on Page 4.
The Trevor 2020 Award recognizes an organization that has supported the LGBTQ community and has increased the visibility and understanding of LGBTQ issues. As a leader in diversity, Ernst & Young LLP are driving LGBTQ acceptance in business through 2020 and beyond. For more information about Trevor Live at Capitale, presented by ING, visit TheTrevorProject.org/TrevorLive. ~Laura McGinnis, Communications Director
Show Your Pride! Our theme this year for Pride Month is the Future’s So Bright, and we want YOU to help us make it even brighter. Pride events are a great way for The Trevor Project to raise awareness about our life-saving services, like the Trevor Lifeline, TrevorChat, and Ask Trevor. Plus we get to engage young people in our community of youth online, TrevorSpace, and our mobile information network, and engage new volunteers in our mission. This year, The Trevor Project is honored to have been selected as a Grand Marshal in three major Pride celebrations. On Harvey Milk Day, we celebrated our pride as Political Grand Marshal of Long Beach Pride in California. This month, the DC Ambassadors of The Trevor Project will lead a massive contingent of supporters through the streets of our Nation’s Capital as The Trevor Project serves as the Capital Pride Parade Grand Marshal. Also, rounding out the last weekend of June, The Trevor Project’s San Francisco Ambassadors and hundreds of volunteers will lead the oldest Pride Parade in the country as we serve as the National Organizational Grand Marshal of San Francisco Pride. You can sign up to volunteer at a Pride celebration near you by connecting with your local Ambassadors, (TheTrevorProject.org/Ambassadors). We can’t wait to see you at our Pride booth and at the Pride Parade! Thanks to everyone for your support, and happy Pride!
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* The Trevor Project is a Grand Marshal at these events.
THE TREVOR PROJECT NEWSLETTER Spring 2011
Education Programming Lifeguard Workshop Program has continued to grow! This fiscal year we have expanded our reach with the Lifeguard workshop throughout Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego, Tulare County, San Francisco, New York, New Jersey, and Washington D.C. As our program has expanded this year we’ve highlighted the importance of supporting school staff to best serve LGBTQ youth. As gatekeepers, teachers, counselors and other school staff play an important role in supporting their students. In the last few months the Trevor Project has actively engaged service providers (teachers, counselors, school administration) through trainings on best practices providing them with practical tips to make a difference in the lives of our youth. This is an important step in changing the overall climate at schools. We are also really excited to partner with several schools on creating a more comprehensive antibullying policy. Thank you to all our dedicated facilitators who do an amazing job with each workshop!
Stories From the Frontline
VOLUN Trevor volunteers rock. Seriously. However, one volunteer has especially made an impact on Team Trevor in New York in a way he might not even comprehend. It might be because he seems to be contributing everywhere. Maybe helping out at our numerous trainings, speaking at volunteer orientations or simply bringing a smile to the faces of those in the office. For him, no task is too big or too small. Anything we throw at him he catches effortlessly, throwing back a grin and a delightfully dry quip. He always injects a bit of fun and whimsy in the things he does; his serenading of the laminator might be the most fun anyone ever had melting plastic around paper. He has an eye for detail, and any work he tackles he does so with impressive effort, often producing something that is better than anything we might’ve imagined. Yes, John Betts is a bonafide Trevor Rockstar. Not just a rockstar; a Trevor Rockstar. For within John, while watching him at work on the humblest of tasks, you see a quiet, persistent passion that is the hallmark of all our volunteers. His passion, selflessness, and determination to create change are things found in all our volunteers, working tirelessly day after day on the most important of missions– saving young lives. Knowing that John continues to be a Trevor Rockstar makes the future very bright, indeed.
Manny, Chicago, IL
When he called the Trevor Lifeline, Manny was struggling. He was homeless, dealing with weight issues, out of school, and was overcome with feelings of depression and loneliness. He revealed to our Counselor that his mother had confronted him with her suspicion that he was gay. He explained to her that he was not gay, but bisexual. She didn’t take it well and she told Manny’s grandmother, whereupon she told their entire family. Following this, Manny began to receive phone calls and emails from members of his extended family in Trinidad, each dripping with the same sentiment of rejection. Further, he was repeatedly kicked out of his home during this time. Because of this, he had moved in with a friend and her mother, but the living situation turned out to be a tense one and he was told that he needed to leave. He told the Counselor that, in preparation for his approaching homelessness, he had applied to several youth homeless shelters throughout his area, but that he had not yet been able to find a safe place to stay. On top of all this, Manny was able to open up to the Counselor about the death of his close friend who he described as being his only true friend. Losing her had left him devastated and hopeless. Again and again, Manny told the Counselor that he was “tired,” that he felt like he was a burden on others and that he didn’t want to continue feeling that way. He admitted to considering suicide, and the Counselor determined that he should have a safety plan for handling the weeks to come. Together, they worked one out and discussed how Manny could follow it. Finally, the Counselor praised Manny for his strength and bravery in reaching out for help. Manny left the call planning to reapply for school and committed to following the plan he and the Counselor had made. Before ending the call, he said, “You know, I called with tears in my eyes. And it’s weird - but now I feel empowered. Thank you.”
Thank you for sharing your time, talents and humor with us, John! ~Jarod Wunneburger, Volunteer Manager
~Meg Ten Eyck & Sara Train, Education Managers
Advocacy Update In April, LGBTQ and allied youth in California participated in “The GSA Advocacy and Youth Leadership Academy,” culminating in Queer Youth Advocacy Day in Sacramento. More than 60 young leaders participated in the weekend-long training on advocacy, hosted by The Trevor Project, Gay-Straight Alliance Network, The Transgender Law Center and Equality California. Youth learned skills to prepare them to meet with elected officials and speak with the media. Then, on Monday, April 4, these young leaders spoke with nearly every member of the California Assembly and Senate, the Governor and the Lieutenant Governor to tell them about three bills important to LGBTQ youth. “Seth’s Law,” introduced by Assemblymember Tom Ammiano, provides guidance, resources and clear instruction on how to better implement California’s existing anti-bullying laws and provides more clear protections and remedies for those who are targeted by bullies. Youth also spoke about the “Fair, Accurate, Inclusive and Respectful (FAIR) Education Act,” introduced by Senator Mark Leno. This bill requires California textbooks and teaching materials to talk about the contributions of LGBT Americans in the social sciences in an inclusive and non-offensive manner. Teaching materials will also include the contributions of LGBT Americans as they are updated. The third bill that youth advocated on behalf of is the “Gender Non-Discrimination Act,” introduced by Assemblymember Toni Atkins. This bill clearly lists gender identity and gender expression in non-discrimination codes for education, law and other important areas. LGBTQ youth need to know they are protected, that their educators have the tools to address bullying, and that they are an important part of our nation’s history. ~Dave Reynolds, Sr. Public Policy & Research Manager
“You know, I called with tears in my eyes. And it’s weird - but now I feel empowered.”
THE TREVOR PROJECT NEWSLETTER Spring 2011
Books on Trevor Space This May, members of The Trevor Project’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC) hosted a 3-week interactive LGBTQ book club about David Levithan and John Green’s best-selling, “Will Grayson, Will Grayson” on TrevorSpace. With the help of their advisor, young adult book reviewer Lee Wind, Trevor Interns Brett Fonesca and Kim Trinh, and the Advocate. com, this great new youth-driven project was a complete success. One of the best elements of this activity is youth get to interview the authors of books on TrevorSpace – twice. The first interview launches the new book, and members of the YAC ask questions, along with Lee Wind. The 2nd interview is a live webchat with the author, hosted by Advocate.com, TrevorSpace, and LeeWind.com and it marks the end of the daily discussions. The webchat is moderated by Lee Wind, but the questions are asked and selected by youth, who also serve as producers of the chat. Check out what some of our YAC members asked David Levithan to kick off the book club this May (excerpted from “The Exclusive David Levithan Interview…”, LeeWind.com). Trevor Project YAC: You make many references in the book to will grayson being suicidal and/or homicidal as well as depressed. Though it is flippant, what was the purpose of highlighting his depression? David: That’s just will talking – everything is exaggerated to him when it comes to articulating his thoughts and feelings. But the underlying depression is very real. I wanted to show someone who is dealing with depression on an everyday basis. It’s not the main story of his life, but it’s always there. I feel that most novels that grapple with depression make it the main story, and focus on the discovery phase. I wanted to show someone who lives with it, and is fine. Trevor Project YAC: What advice would you give LGBTQ youth struggling in today’s society? David: Who was it who said “Don’t let the bastards get you down?” Shaw? Anyway – that’s good advice for most things. Read the full interview and check out the web chat on, or TrevorSpace.org. The next book club selection, “Boyfriends with Girlfriends” by Alex Sanchez launches in July. TheTrevorProject.org
Circle of Hope
Harvey Milk Call Center opening
Garden Party for Trevor
A historic day in San Francisco as the Harvey Milk Call Center opens its doors.
The west coast celebrates Trevor and the upcoming summer season.
Trevor at Pride
LITTLE donor with a BIG future
Trevor has been making the rounds at pride this year, our volunteers are the best!
Skylar Rose made a donation of more than $1,200 from her birthday.
PHOTO CREDITS: Harvey Milk Call Center Opening San Francisco, CA - Dennis Vaughn Garden Party for Trevor Los Angeles, CA - Fitz Carlile Trevor at Pride Los Angeles, CA - Eric Politzer Little Donor with a Big future Los Angeles, CA - Laura McGinnis
THE TREVOR PROJECT NEWSLETTER Spring 2011
GUARDIAN $25,000 + Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS David C. Bryan Roland Emmerich & Centropolis Entertainment Jodie Foster Kathy Griffin Tim Lin & Rance Masheck Bill Lucia Jonathan B. Murray & Harvey Hamilton Reese Daniel Radcliffe Walter Schild & Dilson De Almeida Paul Singer Jeffrey R. Stone Quinn Taylor COUNSELOR $10,000 - $24,999 Anonymous Lisa Addeo David Bohnett Foundation Patrick Boucher John Callaghan Michael B. Cox Credit Suisse Elvis Duran Michael H. Epstein & Scott E. Schwimer Gregory Evans It Gets Better Project David H. Jacobs Kathy Kinney Michael A. Leppen Jane Lynch & Lara Embry Kenneth B. Mehlman Frank Pond ROCKCARES: The Norris-Rocaberte Family Foundation Frank Pond Adam Press Christine Ropar Tom Rosato & Jack Garrity Dwight Schar ADVISOR $5,000 - $9,999 Tim Aldrete Austin Barker Command Public Relations, Inc Nicholas Donatiello Clay Drinko Tom Ford Jennifer & Scott Frank Bill Frew Carson Gaspar Michael A. Graham* Chelsea Handler W. David Hardy, M.D. Jim Hodges Steven Holley John Hussman Jeffrey Kalinsky George Larribas & Ed Hornberger Brittany Larson Steve Leitman Pamela Levy Jerry Magar Paul Morabito & Edward Bayuk Theresa Morris Jim Murphy David Nichols Michael O’Neil Ramon Perez Egana Monge Grey Sample Frank Selvaggi & Bill Shea Thomas Stewart Ricky Strauss* & Tom Newman David Van Oostendorp Douglas Gerard Vetter Nicolas Wauters Barbara A. & Steve Young MENTOR $2,500 - $4,999 Keith Aldridge & Jonathan Roberts Chris Allieri* & Gene Fischer Paris & Christopher Barclay
Circle of Hope members play a critical role in providing the financial leadership that makes the work of The Trevor Project possible by donating $500 or more annually in non-event-related contributions. This list represents donors as of May 31, 2011. Scott Barkley & Larry McCollister Eric J. Barton Amber Benson Mark Bergamini Jeep Bryant Gregg Busch Warren Cohn* Jeremy Coleman Gregory Pierre Cox David C. Dinielli Dr. Daniel Dodgen Marvin Dorson Michael Dudding Al G. Duncan* Thomas B. Eich Douglas Ferguson Tim Field, Ph.D. Anthony Fleming The Rim Freeman Family Foundation Ralph Furlo Stein Geisenheimer CH Foundation, Inc. Randy George & Chuck Collins Joe Giarrusso James Goldrick Dennis P. Grant Anne Hathaway Roy Head Kenny Hill & Rick Ziraldo Stephen Hipp & Brian A. Rogers Galen Hoskin & Leah M. Hoskin Bret H. Hunter A Law Corporation Blanding U. Jones Robyn M. King & Julie Van Dyne Phillip Kleweno & Alain Verscheure Lisa Kudrow & Michel Stern Kyle D. Kusche Peter Lease & Edward Wood Duane Lisowski Sara Margulis & Josh Margulis Cindy McCain Meghan McCain Ginny McCulloh McDermott, Will & Emery LLP David McFarland & Stanislav Borisov Scott McPhail* & Sandra Poston Mark Morales & Michael Mirch Harley Neuman & Daniel Lam New York State Funeral Directors Jason R. Oclaray* Randall Palmer Barry Pollard Scott Prevost Ruben Ramirez* Chuck Ranberg & Bob Fisher Sherrie Richey RJ Rousso Chris Salgardo The Saver Family Suzanne & Douglas Schiffman Heidi Schulz & Michael Ryder Philip Selway Andrew Silver & David McGrath Ryan Spalding & Ray Boyd Stephen & Gail Stonehouse David Suk World of Wonder Productions William S. Wright SUPPORTER $1,000 - $2,499 Joshua Adams Mark Addison Stamos Akrivos Jac Alati Ken Allard Jirka Ambroz Garth Ancier Brant Anderson Nathan Anderson Peter Apostolakis Jason Arbuckle & Mark Arena Wendy Armitage Jonathan Arnold Alan Arrigoni
Chris Atwood Jonathon Aubry Brian Avila Jay Ayers & Matthew Walker Richard Ayoub* & Nick Urbom David Azulay Robbie Bagwell Scott Baker & Jason West John Barker Ken Barras Josh Barry & Philip Matthys Chris Beckmann George A. Bednar & Chip Wheeler Sabrina A. Beldner & Jessica Lewis Daniel Bennett Bryan Bentlin Greg Berlanti Mitchell Berlin Allan Bernardini David Beugen & Joe Grandinetti Bo Billups Brian Bish & Jack Winn Dustin Lance Black* Lori Blantin David Bolz David Bower Ben Boyd & Dennis Adamson Andrew Brady Lisa Brende* Nancy Brennan Brian Brookey & Kevin L. Cordova Linda Brosseau Bruvion Travel Todd Buchner James Burba & Bob Hayes Tom Burke Patrick Bynum Denis Cagna & Carlos Medina Brian Campbell & Michael Sosso Ken Campbell* Greg Cannedy LGBT Network at Capital One John Carpenter Tom Cashin & Jay Johnson Penny Castleman Ravi Chandrasekaran Sophia Chauchard-Stuart Michael Chisek Jeff Chu Harry Clark Jason Cole Chris Colfer The Community Foundation Congregation Kol Ami Mark Consuelos & Kelly Ripa Johnny Cooper Kevin J. Corcoran Ryan Cuddeback Erik Cummings Dimitri Czupyco Dart Group Foundation Cam Davis Camden Davis Scott Deaney Lisa DeBartolo Nicholas Dehnert Alan Del Castillo Michael Desantis The Grant and Virginia DeVaul Charitable Fund Brian J. Dorsey* Calen Drever Ian Dunn Landon Duyka & Alexander Shingleton John Ealy Stuart Early Bryan Eckelmann Daniel Edelman David J. Edelsohn Daniel Edwards Jim Edwards Robert A. Ermanski Tenoch Esparza
David Etter Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Advent J. Scott Evans John Fahr Michael Feldman & Art Jalandoni Robert Ferguson Jeffrey Fersch Eileen Finn Jeffrey Fishberger, M.D.* Joel Flatow* Cristina Flores Michael J. Ford Rick Frazier Brenda and Tom Freiberg Stacey Friedman Lee B. Friend F. Mark Fucci Shawn Fultz Patrick Gallagher Ronald K. Gallagher Anthony Galloway Edward & Verna Gerbic Family Foundation Siana-Lea Gildard & Edgar Aguirre Salvatore Gogliormella & Keola Whittaker Howard Gold & Harold Bahr Ruben Gonzales & Joaquin Tamayo Oscar J. Gonzalez Richard E. Gould, M.D. Bonnie Graves & Adrian Sexton Lorraine C. Gray Donald Grimm, Ph.D. Jeff Grossman Martin Gruber Tim Haddock Handwriting Without Tears Chuck Hansen Van Hardison Christopher Harris Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka Bill Harrison & Davis Mikaels Aaron H. Hartzler Craig Hartzman & James John Garrett Hayashida Robert Hayden III Darren Hayes Thad Hayes Greg S. Heanue Mark D. Heidel Mel Heifetz Allan Heinberg Andy Hendricks Jacinto Hernandez & Charles Callahan Rodney Hill Perez Hilton Sue Hollern Michael Holloway James Holobaugh Robert W. Hornak Danny Humphress Michael Hyman Brad Jacobson Patrick Jager William Janetschek Carolyn S. Javier Jeffrey Jensen Richard Johnson Meredith Kadlec* & Michelle Paradise Bryan T. Keller & Brian Baldwin John B. Kennedy Joshua A. Kennon Bruce King D. Lance King Jonathan King Pat Kirsch Stuart Kurlander George Labella Alexander Lach Renee Landegger & Carl Landegger Nancy Lee Rick H. Lee
Laurence Leive Robert Lekstrom Simon S. Leo & Mark P. Bement Reginald Lewis Peter Lien Philip Linnard Jonathan Lisecki Shyrl L. Lorino Russell Love Michael Alton Lowder & Robin Alden Douglass Jeff Lupinacci Joseph B. Lynn Kerrie MacPherson Chris D. Man & Adam T. Marquez Jhoni Marchinko Mitchell Markson & Anno Mangen Julie Marshall Kimra & Chuck Martin Tim Martinez Eric J. Maryanov & Gene Hubert Joff Masukawa Paul Mataras & Brian Bourquin Jerry Mauricio Lucy McCabe Kenneth D. McLean Sean R. McManus* McMaster-Carr Supply Company Darren McNelis Michael Medeiros & David Henry Jeff Meleski & Steven J. Markov Kim Memeger Adam Milano Nadine Mirchandani The Misner Family Anil Mohin & John Scholz Philip Monaghan Jahie Moore-Johnson Javier E. Morgado Chad Morrison Robert Murphy Max Mutchnick & Erik Hyman Gregory Nagel Ed Neppl & Scott Mitchell Robert Newhart Phu Ngo No California Rainbow Divers NoHo Arts Center for New Thought Barth Norton Lee Obrzut & Daniel Ling Gaynon & Linda Oclaray Jane O’Connor John O’Hara Gary S. Orgel & Michael S. Burak Jonathan Oriole Jack Pan Peter Paris & Jeb Bernstein David A. Parker Richard & Ellen Passov Barron Patterson Scott Patterson FORD MODELS, INC. & Paulette Ellison Nicholas Pepper Mark Perin Mark Perrin The Jay & Rose Phillips Family Foundation Tim Pittsford Memorial Fund Carol Poole Kathryn M. Quigley Sean Radford Joseph Redinger Diane Rementeria & Rick Spielberg William Resnick & Doug Cordell Bjorn Rettig & Anja Rettig Robert Rhodehamel David Richardson Jon Richmond Marci Riseman & Evan Sagerman Ricardo Rivera Dianne Robinson Frank M. Robinson Jonathan Rock & Patrick DelaCruz
Circle of Hope Brenda Rodriguez-Maldonado Luis Rodriguez-Villa Lou Romano Frank Rorie & Dianne Molina Russell D. Roybal Barbara Sabella Brady Sandahl Arlene Sanford Vahan Saroians Donna & Michael C. Sasso Robert Sbarbaro Matthew Schaab Martin Sellers Brian Selznick Leslie Serchuck Ed Sexton Bonnie Sheren Jeffrey Simpson Gregory Singleton Patrick Smith Aaron & Eva Snyder David Sobottka Michael Sosso & Brian Campbell Dan Spinello St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church Andrew Stearn Steven Stepanian & Jeffrey Roy Kathleen Stevens Brian Stewart Christopher Stewart Teddy Stewart & Paul Evmorfiadis Sid Stolz & David Hatfield Jason Subia Michael Sucsy Damon Suden Stephen Sulecki Tim Sullivan Jeffrey Sweat Gregory & Valerie Swisher Mike Syers Richard Sypniewski Jeffrey Tarrant John Tenore Brian J. Theobald & Scott DeShong Craig E. Thompson Matthew Thompson Heather Tom & Marie Tom Randy Trahan Michael Tsiang Paul Unson Alan Uphold & Jeff Olde Bert Vander Meeren Scott Vaughn Victor Vecchiariello Francis Voci Diane Wade Jeffrey Walker Timothy Walsh Owen J. Ward Jason Watters Carrie Watts & Clare Bodensteiner Gadi Weinreich Frederick Wertheim Jay Wetterau Jeff Whaley Keith Whelan Scott Widmeyer & Alan Yount David Williams Mark Wilson Martha Wing Keith & Jane Wishon Jeffrey Paul Wolff Brett Wolfgang & Dennis Swain Chuck Wood & Eric Overholtzer Kathleen Wood & Leanne Pittsford Steve Wood Christine Woods Peter Yacobellis Jess Yescalis Cynthia Yeung Elizabeth Yockey Kevin A. Yoder & Harvey Hurdle
Circle of Hope members play a critical role in providing the financial leadership that makes the work of The Trevor Project possible by donating $500 or more annually in non-event-related contributions. This list represents donors as of May 31, 2011. Zack & Hilary Zalon MEMBER $500 - $999 Anonymous Barbara Abis Pia C. Ackerman Hammon P. Acuna & Jeff Muehl John Adams Scott Adams Anthony J. Adelman Adventuring.org John Agnew John Alchin & Hal Marryatt Tim Alevizos Chris Alexander Jeffrey & Linda Allport Steven Alper David A. Anderson & Travis Oakden Zachary Antolak Michael Aparicio Adrian Armas Bill Arning Dennis Arriola Angie Arrowood & Sue Jensen Robert Aspel Matt Austin Stace Baal Adam Banks Juan Barajas Andrew Barak, M.D. Daniel Barakat Joseph Baran John Barba & Juan Carlos Rivas Melissa Barlow Steven B. Barlow Jonathan Barnett Joseph A. Bartush Todd Bates Alvin H. Baum Dan Bauman Edward F. Baxley Chad Beguelin Nancy Bell Vanessa Benavides & Sheila Bryant Albert Berger & Ellen Steloff Mark Berman Jeff Berry & Eric Politzer Robert Bethge Chase Bice Ron Bielicki Kevin Biersack & James Fulk Don Bild Larry Blake Mike Bloch Bill Block Casey Bloys Jennifer Blum & Christopher Blum Michael Bochenek Boenning & Scattergood, Inc. David Bonavita & Jake Marsden Luke Bongiorno Jason Bopp Les M. Borzy Todd Bouldin Paul Bower Friends of Barbara Boxer Amy Boydston Paul Bradshaw Chris Brady Travia Braha & Daniel Wismer Jennie Brandt & Victor Sahn John Breast Brian Breheny Anne Bresler Brian J. Brickhouse Jay Bridges John Brosnihan Bruce Brown Robert & Connie Brown Scott Brown Macaulay Bruton & Wendy Satmary Dan Bucatinsky
David Buchan & Jeff Ryel Charles Buck & John Murtha Zechariah Burger Tim & Catherine Cadogan Walter Cain William J.D. Caldwell John Campbell Lawrence Carbone J.D. Cargill Dave Castleman Scott Catto Chris Cavanagh Clifton Chao Payas Chhetri Alex Chodak Kirk Christensen Jason Cilo Gary Clark Richard P. Clark Jason Clodfelter Charles Cloughly Bruce Cohen Commonwealth Counseling Associates, PC Complete Internet Consulting, Inc. Nicholas Constantakis Don Cook Shirley Cooper Catherine Cora Sandy Corddry & Rob Corddry Jack Corwin Erica Courtney Keith Courtney Laura Covington Nathan Coyle John Cramer & Eddie Munoz Michael Crane David Crawford Donald Crawshaw Jennifer Creegan Alex Crohn Armand Cucciniello Gary Dakin Wes Davey Brian Davis Bruce Davis & Rob Murray Jeff Davis Trey Davis David P. Dawson & Jamie Finch Kyle De Marinis Conchi De Salas David DeGraw Raymond Denagelo Jason Denby AJ Desjardins Jeff Disney, M.D. Shelly Dobson Dave Dogan Michael Donscheski Ron Dostal Christian C. Dowell* Michael J. Doyle & Bret Kobler Michael Driscoll & Ben Mc Omber Brian Duck James Duff James Duke Brandon Dunn Colin Dusenbury Karen and Amos Edelman Will Edwards Karl Eichelberger Alan Eisen Bonnie & Clifford Eisler James D. Epstein & Thomas A. Hess Stephen Erlach Thomas Evans Joseph Eviatar & Eric Johnson Eric Fanning Amir Farooqi Merritt Farren & Michael Means Fred Farris Michael Faulkner Douglas Fearing
Bruce Fehr Beanie Feldstein Regina Fischer Estelle Fishberger Ryan Fisher & Brian Stirling Phillip Flavin John B. Fleming David Flugman Simply Fly Walter Foery & Ransom Wilson Allen Fogderude James Fontana Jean-Marc Frailong Carol Franger Jason Franklin Bryan J. Franzen Aaron Freeman Kara Friedenberg AEleen Frisch Sean M. Fucci Paul Fulkerson Robert W. Funk Bryce W. Furness Don Gaiser Kenny Gallagher Gregory Ganci Gil Garfield Joseph V. Gaudioso Conor Gaughan Josh Gaunya Gay Couples Institute Steven Gee Andrew Geller Ivan Genadiev Tony Giannini Danny R. Gibson & William E. Weinberger Wendy Gillespie Pete Gilligan Gregory Gilmore Brian J. Glade & Chris J. Coggins Jacob Glass Anthony Glomski Marc E. Golden & Eric Otero Laura E. Gollobith Good Shepherd Ministries International Marc Goodman Terry Goodman Alan Gordon Mary & Jeff Gorski Thomas Gotlund Chris Graham & Mike Albo Jessica Graham Charlie Grandinetti David M. Grant David S. Grant Brunson Green Jill Grey Warren Gump Maria Gust Khaled Habayeb David & Lara Haffenreffer Dino Hainline Joseph Halbach Mary Haley Martin Haley, Jr. John Hall Wayne Hamilton & Michael Wojmkowitz Christopher Handler Hangley, Aronchick, Segal & Pudlin Charles Hansen Conrad Hanson Mark Hanson John Glenn Harding Jim Hardy Patrick Hardy Mariska Hargitay Ryan & Jeff Harlow-Nakano Michael P. Harrell Matthew Harrington Caroline Harris Brad Harvey
Brian Harvey & Anthony Brooks Larry Hashbarger Eric Hassel Jeremy Hawpe Gordon Hawthorne Timothy Hay Jeffrey Heaphy Chris Hernandez Debra Ann Herrick Cathy Heumann Robert C. Hickman Abraham Higginbotham & Steven Petrarca Michael J.W. Hines Terrance Hines John Hirning Thomas Hitchcock James Hoffbauer & Ruben Carranza Barry Hoffman & Chris Larson Jeffrey Hoffman Sara Hoffman Lance Horsley Silvio Horta Mark Howell Joel Hum Antonia Hutt The Imperial Court De San Diego, Inc. Chris Isaacson Presents, LLC Neil Iyengar Katy Norit Jacks David Jacobs Frank Jakka Michael Jarvis, Ph.D. Sue Jeffers Jim Jenkins Caytha Jentis Sean Johnson Gregory Jones & Jonathan Howard Jennifer Justice Barbara Kana Matthew & Tamar Kane Mark Katz & Bob Goodman Billy Kelly Paul B. Kemble Robb Kempken & Jeff Hobbs Daniel Kennedy James Kennedy John Kerney Richard A. Keyes & John A. Wagner Keya Khayatian Jon Kinnally & Chris Young Daniel Klaus Raymond Kline Kooper Knebel Alex Knight Danielle Knight Paul Koenigsberg Steven Kolb & Jason Inkpen Paul Kolpin Andy Kostoulas Marty Kovacevich & Chaz Stevens David Koz Jeffrey A. Kramer Scott Kramer & Rex Bobbish Ram Krishnan Michael Kuczkowski Brian Kusler Albert Lagnado Julianne LaMarche Steven Kirk Lammert Dennis Lamont Christopher Landon Russell James Landry David Langridge Kathleen Larson Laura Laterman Tracy Leff Michael Lefton Kevin Lesser Brad Levine Steve Levine Gregory H. Lewis
Michael Lewis Jeff Lex Lexington Fairness, Inc. Joel Lichtenwalter Laura Light John & Melissa Linden Andrew Z. Linsky Blake Little John Liu Mark Lombardini & Cynthia Kim Dennis Lonergan & John Graves Jim Loo Ann Lopez Paul & Kelly Lountzis Michael Lucas & Jason Sigala Jose Lugaro James Lundin Luan Luu Karen Lyons M. Rapaport Co., Inc. May Maas Deborah S. Magid Patrick Mahoney & John English Scott Malzahn Jim F. Mandler & Patrick Conley Arvind Manocha & Gideon Malone Ed Marcantonio Mark Marin Adam Marinik Mark Markline James Marlin Catherine M. Martin & Barbara Bond Darrin Martin Vicki Martin Arthur P. Martinez Brian J. Martinsen David Maschinot Brian Matthew Divine Maui Brian McCarthy Christina & Michael McCarthy Jerrod McClung Kip McClure Matt McCormick Vincent McCormick Neil W. McDaniel & Amelia G. McDaniel James McLean Peter McManus Peter McNamara Medialink, LLC Linda L. Mediate Tim Meier Svend Mejdal Melissa Mendonca Eddie Mercado Paul Merrell Scott Milagro-Fotre Bernard Milan Hanna Miller Sara Minton David Mitchell Mark Mitchell Brad Miyasato Sarah Moecker Carl Moellenberg Tomas Molina Carl B. Mollenberg Ronald Monroe Alain Montour Bill Moody Diane Moore Doniphan P. Moore Michael G. Moore Timothy Moore Doug Morris Jason Mulgrew John Mullican & John Squatritto Roberto Munoz & Steve McCuen Brian S. Murphy Charlotte Murphy Michael Murphy Joseph Murray
Solmaz Nabipour & Lisa Brooks Dan Nance Okey Napier Michael Nardelli National Business Insurance Agency Michael J. Neely Edward Negron Daniel S. Nelms Thomas Nelson James Nguyen James E. Nicolay & Patrick Kelly Bryan Noon NorCal PwC OPEN Glenn J. Norrgard Robert Norris Michael J. Norton Alexander Nourafshan Stephen Nuskiewicz Janet OBrien Lee O’Conner Rachel O’Connor Stephen Oremus Mark Orsini Susan Otto Joel Outlaw Joe Pacetti John Palmer Daniel Parker James Parker Robert Parker Barbara Parshall Marilyn Pate Shawn Pattison Alex Paul David Paul Jamie Paul Michael Paul Ryan Pedlow Jamie & Jason Pedroza The David Neal Pennington Foundation Gilbert Perez Brian Perko Joe Petrone Marie Petulla Christy Phillips Freddie Phillips Dr. Joseph H. Phillips Anthony Phipps Mark Pick Jamie Pierce Ellen Pillsbury Pine Tree Foundation Matt Pisanelli Susan B. Plum Chris Poe & David Zyla Chris Pomeroy Vincent Pompei Edward Potocek Leroy Potts Raymond Poulin Jeff Poulos Eric P. Pourmand Mark Powell Bryan Prado Benjamin G. G. Presnell Pablo Prietto Bob R. Pryt Howard Pulchin Dan Punt The Raben Group Richard Raddon Peggy Rajski* Suzette Ramirez-Carr Deborah Randolph Warren Randolph Jamie T. Ranieri* Jason Rath Louis Re James Reese Luke Reichle Michael Reid Mark Reinhart
Calvin Remsberg Demetri Rexinis Charles Reynolds & Ellen Detlefsen Christopher Rice Richard Montegomery High School Jim Richardson Lance Richardson Mike Rieker Joel Ring Kathleen Rivera & Sally Lewis Richard L. Rivero Gino Robalino Cory Robbins Lorna Robbins Barry Robertson & James Newton Dawn Robinson Julie A. & Christopher Robinson Daniel Roche Carol & Wayne Rogers Jason Rohloff Elias Rojas Lynne Rosenberg Peter Rosenstein Bradley Ross Michael A. Ross Michelle Rowley RPM Designs Paul Rubenstein Jerry Ruiz Jennifer Rumbach Stephen Rupp Sean Ruppert Raymond Russell William Ryan Mike Sabat Sacred Center New York Scott Salik David W. Salvaggio Brian Salzman Renato Sampaio Ruben D. Sanchez John Sanders Yacoub Sanduka Kerry Sarnoski Kelly Saulsberry Claire Scanlon Sarah A. Scanlon Save Schaar Lewis M. Scheinert & David Green Jason Schlachet Gene Schmidgall Nathan Schneiderman Douglas C. Schottenstein John D. Schramm Booh Schut Michelle Schwegmann Jim Scott Curtis Scribner Nick Seaver Jeff Sebak Gary Seiden Joseph Sepka & Rosanne Durham Gregory G. Seremetis Robyn Shepherd Andrew Sherman Kimberly Dean & Caroline Sherman Barry Shill Dennis Shine Brian Shipkin Michael Shippy Mark Shortt Michael Shusman Mark Sikes Cameron Silver Frank Silverio Kimberly Simon James A. Simmons & Kenneth Gugliotti Randy Simmons The Pierre Simon Foundation Chad Simpson & Chad Corning Matt Sims Robert R. Sinacore
*Denotes Board Member
(If we have inadvertently omitted or incorrectly listed your name,please contact our Major Gifts Officer, Brian Davis, at (310) 271-8845 x257.)
THE TREVOR PROJECT NEWSLETTER Spring 2011
Adam Singer Richard Skolnik J. Knighten Smit Bryan Smith Charles Smith Jonathan T. Smith Steven C. Smith Wayne P. Sobon Michael Soileau Richard Sonenklar Catharine Soros Adam Souza Michael Sprague Daniel Spring Ted Sroka Shaun L. Staheli Mark G. G. Steffen Michael Steigely & Enrique Vargas Scott Stern Mike Stevens Murray Stockinger Michael Strand Kip Stratte-McClure Leif Strickland Mary D. Stroup Sarah Stuart Eric Stupar Janeen M. Sullivan Anthony Surratt Charles Susi Sally Susman Dominic Suszanski John Sykes Derek Tabacco Chandler M. & Paul J. Tagliabue Joseph Tague Lisa Taharally Anthony Tan & Jeff Brown Alan Taylor Jason Taylor Travis Taylor Jeffrey A. Teich Temple Emanu-el Barry & Jan Teter Kamalprit Thandi D. Bruce Tharp Dean Theodore Cressandra Thibodeaux Cameron Thompson Jonathan Thompson Lasse Thorenfeldt David Thorpe Jack Thorpe-Baker Donald Tingle Henry Tirado Brian Tobin Luis Tollinche Ronald Tompkins Vanessa Torras Jon Trapp Gary Trethaway Karen Trilevsky Timothy Trotter Steve Trowbridge & Joshua Gonzalez Lee Tucker Rochelle Udell Gaetano Vaccaro Jorge Valencia Paul Van de Vyver Scott Vandermyde Varian Medical System David Varner Elizabeth Vasti Scott Vaughan Meredith Vieira Donald Vilen Peter Volberding Todd Wadzinski & Alexander Rea Neal Wagner & Thomas Piscitello Ryan Wallace Tim Walstrum Justin L. Wanagel
Jason Wanderer Haley Warden Mal Warwick Associates Craig B. Warn Kevin Watkins Elizabeth A. Watson Lewis Weaser Eric A. Webber & Gerard C. Kraaijeveld Robb Webster Johnny Weir’s Loving & Devoted Fans Kelly Wellman John & Marilyn Wells Kenneth P. Werner Aaron Wessels West Knoll Pharmacy Michael Westrick Russell Wetanson & Mike Minden Brent Whaling Thomas & Nancy Wheatley Derek Whitefield Todd Whitley Mary & Tom Whitman Tom Whitman Roger Whyte Shera Wiegler Jay Wiley Melville Willard Erica Willhite Anna Williams Justin Williams Kenny Williams Greg Willoughby Dan Winship Bill Wirt Lois Wischkaemper WM Technologies, LLC Mary Wolf Christopher Wood Noah E. Wood The Campers at The Woods Campground, Lehighton, PA Brian Wright Carver Wright Douglas Wright William Wuensche Mehmet Yalin Steve Yeager Hudson Young Reuben Zadeh Steven Zeller Angel Zhang Joseph Zibrak Travis Zidek Scott B. Zolke David Zucker & David Whiman Don Zuidema, Alfredo Izaguirre & Mike McGinley
CIRCLE OF LIFE
The Circle of Life recognizes individuals who have created gifts to The Trevor Project through planned giving either in their estate planning or as a bequest.
Anonymous Brad L. Daily & J. David Richardson David F. Lee III Rick & David McGilton-McGlamery Robert M. Neubauer Living Trust Arlene Reed Bequest Tithe on behalf of Hollywood Lutheran Church Charles Robbins Eleanor J. Ross Trust Aleida Estela Santiago Jeffrey Schiffman Brad St. Ores The Estate of Jimmie Wilson Valarie K. Westberg
We extend our thanks to the following foundations that have provided general operating and programrelated funding to The Trevor Project:
$20,000 + The Bob Ross Foundation The Calamus Foundation Small Change Foundation H. van Ameringen Foundation Wells Fargo Foundation Wyncote Foundation $10,000 - $19,999 Anonymous Allinder-Anestis Family Charitable Fund AT&T Foundation B.W. Bastian Foundation Diving for Life The Sheri and Les Biller Family Foundation Gesso Foundation The Keith Haring Foundation The Helene Foundation Human Rights Campaign National Gay and Lesbian Task Force – New Beginning Initiative The Orchard Foundation The Pointer Foundation The Barbara and William Rosenthal Family Foundation Samarichill Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Communal Fund Shirley K. Schlafer Foundation Yarbrough Family Foundation $5,000 - $9,999 Anonymous James and Kathryn Colachis Fund at the San Diego Foundation Disney VoluntEARS Community Fund Barbara Epstein Foundation The David Geffen Foundation
General Motors Foundation Bruce J. Heim Foundation Johnson Family Foundation Marc Platt Family Foundation Schnieders Family Foundation Williams Institute Gwladys and John Zurlo Charitable Foundation $1,000 - $4,999 BelleJar Foundation Biegler Foundation Vicki Byers Memorial Fund The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region’s William and Mary Barnet Family Foundation Employee Community Fund of Boeing California Erie Community Foundation Kicking Assets Fund of the Tides Foundation The Bruce J. Heim Foundation Leslie Family Foundation Daniel M. Neidich and Brooke Garber Foundation Nifty Archive Alliance Arthur J. and Naomi C. Rosenberg Charitable Fund of Albuquerque Community Foundation Tonamora Foundation Milton and Miriam Waldbaum Family Foundation The Wright Education Fund at The Seattle Foundation Milton and Miriam Waldbaum Family Foundation The Wright Education Fund at The Seattle Foundation
THE TREVOR STAFF David McFarland Interim Executive Director & CEO ADMINISTRATION Chris Hernandez, M.B.A. Operati ons Di rector
Meg Ten Eyck Educati on Manager - East
Ryan Lombardini Di gi ta l Ma rk e ti n g Ma n a g e r
Sara Train Educati on Manager - West
Steven Hannigan Comm u n i c a ti o n s - Ma rk e ti n g Coordi n a to r
Kelli Peterman Cri si s Servi ces Manager
Richard Rocha Executi ve Assi stant
Michael Vacha, Jr. Cri si s Servi ces Manager
DEVELOPMENT Johnny Cooper Annua l G i v i n g D i re c to r
Suzi e Rudl off Cri si s Servi ces Coordi nator
Siana-Lea Gildard Institutional Giving Director
Genevieve Sublette Vol unteer Manager
Brian Davis Maj or G i fts O ffi c e r - We s t
Jarod Wunneburger Vol unteer Manager
Tom Dow Maj or G i fts O ffi c e r - E a s t
Dave Reynolds, M.P.H., C.P.H. Seni or Publ i c Pol i cy & Research Manager
COMMUNICATIONS Laura McGinnis Com m uni cati ons Di rector
Jenifer Ortiz Speci a l E v e n ts D i re c to r
Nathan Belyeu Comm uni ty Program s Manager
Jenessa Connor Marketi ng Di rector
Porscha Ferguson Adm i ni strati ve Assi stant Tracy Ferrell Database Adm i ni strator PROGRAMS Phoenix Schneider, M.S.W. Program Di rector
THE TREVOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS James Lecesne Founder
Ricky Strauss Interim Chair
Peggy Rajski Founder
Warren Cohn Vice Chair
Randy Stone (1958-2007) Founder
Michael A. Graham Secretary Jason R. Oclaray Treasurer
U p c o m i n g E v e nts! For more information about upcoming events, please visit TheTrevorProject.org.
June 24-26 Chicago Pride, Chicago, IL June 25 Trevor Prom, Los Angeles, CA June 26 NYC Pride, New York, NY June 27 TREVOR LIVE! New York, NY
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July 16/17 Rochester Pride, Rochester, NY July 16/17 San Diego Pride, San Diego, CA July 30 Summer Soiree, Los Angeles, CA
August 13 Summer Splash, Fire Island, NY
Chris Allieri David Anderson Richard Ayoub Dustin Lance Black Scott Boute Lisa Brende Ken Campbell Brian Dorsey Christian Dowell Al G. Duncan Jeffrey Fishberger, M.D.
Joel Flatow Bonnie Graves Meredith Kadlec Sean R. Mc Manus Scott A. McPhail Michael Norton Ruben Ramirez Jamie T. Ranieri Jeffrey Paul Wolff
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