About Us

Mission Statement

The mission of the Whittier Community Foundation is to support community services activities for the education and enjoyment of the Whittier Community and to develop funding for new community services programs.

Our Projects

The miniature horse at the Parnell Park Zoo, the Whittier Police Memorial & currently the Greenway Trail Fitness Project. We have raised over $370,000 to date for these purposes. In the future the Foundation will seek to address needs ranging from health, wellness & safety to enhancing the lives of residents through the arts and beautification of Whittier.

Board of Directors

Bonnie Watje, President
Fran Shields, 1st Vice President
Sue Dean, 2nd Vice President

Jeff Piper, Secretary
Chris Hardeman, Treasurer
Carol Crosby, Past President

Greg Alaniz
Jeff Brauckmann
Karen S. Dalton
Sue Dean
Mike Gimbel
Greg Gunter
Shannon Gimbel-Hammer
Rudy Hernandez
Tom Hunter
Bruce Lazenby
Jeff Lopez
La Donna Munier
Joshua Samanta

Whittier Community Foundation
  • Mailing Address

    Whittier Community Foundation
    13230 Penn Street
    Whittier, CA 90602, USA
    (562) 567-9400

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