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Jersey Mike’s Giving Back

Jersey Mike’s is launching its first store to Anaheim at 111 E Katella Ave. As part of its grand opening celebration, Jersey Mike’s giving back by proudly supporting the Anaheim Community Foundation.

For anyone redeeming a coupon (see below) July 31 – August 11, Jersey Mike’s will donate $2.00 to the Anaheim Community Foundation’s Youth Program Scholarship Fund. This will help families who need it most to participate in enriching Anaheim-based youth programs.

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The Anaheim Hive

The Anaheim Community Foundation, in partnership with the Samueli Foundation, is helping to build the capacity of nonprofits serving Anaheim. In the summer of 2019, “The Hive: Where Nonprofits Thrive” will be a shared space for community-based organizations to utilize for workstations, offices, conference rooms, meeting space for staff trainings, and many other amenities.

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ACF Honored at 2018 Volunteer Luncheon

The City of Anaheim hosted  its 2018 Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on March 21 at The National Grove of Anaheim. Anaheim Community Foundation was among the many organizations and individuals honored.

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Disneyland Awards ACF $10,000 for Youth Programs

At the 10th Annual Disney Half Marathon, the Anaheim Community Foundation (ACF) was awarded $10,000 to support Project S.A.Y. (Support Anaheim’s Youth) and Summer Yourh Scholarships. ACF has been the celebratory charity of the race since it began. Ten members of Project S.A.Y. participated in the Disneyland 5K. Project S.A.Y. is one of many free programs for Anaheim youth in middle and high school made possible through ACF.

ACF Board Chair David Bostwick along with Project S.A.Y. students accepted the check at the event.

ACF Supports Project S.A.Y.

Erick Samayoa has been a resident of Anaheim for 10 years and was a participant in Project S.A.Y. from 2006 to 2010. In 2010 he was accepted to The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, and is now serving on the USS Anzio as a naval officer. During 2013 he returned home to help out with the Project S.A.Y. Cycling Team.

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ACF Gives a Helping Hand

In April, the Anaheim Community Foundation (ACF) announced $35,000 in assistance to 17 local service organizations through its Christopher K. Jarvi HELPING HANDS grant to strengthen youth, residents and community. Named after the founding Executive Director of the Anaheim Community Foundation, the Helping Hands grant honors the memory of Chris Jarvi, who passed away April 22, 2013. He was a strong advocate for youth and the Anaheim Community. 

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Honoring Christopher Jarvi

Chris JarviAnaheim Community Foundation has named its Helping Hands grant program after Chris Jarvi, ACF’s Founding Chief Executive Officer, who passed away on April 22, 2013 at the age of 68.

Chris was born in Corvallis, Oregon; the son of Simeri Jarvi and Mary Davis Jarvi. His father, a career forester, instilled in Chris the love of nature and belief in stewardship of natural resources. Chris graduated from Cal Poly, Pomona, in Ornamental Horticulture/Park Administration. After a stint in the Air Force he obtained his masters in Environmental Horticulture at UC Davis. He could name most plants by both their common and Latin names. It was at Cal Poly that Chris met, fell in love with and married Sylvia Walker. Their strong bond lasted 46 years. They had two sons, David and Erik. Sylvia was the only known human who could successfully manage his irrepressible enthusiasm.

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