Who We Are

The Whittier Community Foundation was founded in 2005 to raise funds that will be used to educate, inspire and advance the community for the greatest common good. Annual fundraising campaigns are focused on special projects that are identified by the board to benefit the entire community. Money is raised through private donations, grants, and fundraisers such as our Car Show, 5K Spooktacular Run/Walk, and Dancing with the Whittier Stars.

Mission Statement

To support community services activities for the education and enjoyment of the Whittier Community and to develop funding for new community services programs.

Board Members

Fran Shields – President

Rudy Hernandez – 1st Vice President

Chris Hardeman – 2nd Vice President

Jeff Lopez – Treasurer

Jeff Piper – Secretary

Greg Alaniz

Jeff Brauckmann

Carol Crosby

Karen Dalton

Linda Domis

Ross Gile

Mike Gimbel

Shannon Gimbel-Hammer

Caren Grisham

Greg Gunter

Bruce Lazenby

RD McDonnell

LaDonna Munier

Virginia Santana

Manual Urteaga

Stephanie Warner

Ray Wong

Bonnie Watje
(Immediate Past President)

Whittier Community Foundation
  • Mailing Address

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

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