Our Supporters

“Mahalo” is the Hawaiian word for “thank you.” We could not have arrived at this point without the tremendous offerings from the following individuals, businesses, companies and foundations.


FOUNDATIONAL SUPPORT

Donations of $25,000 and above

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Donations of $10,000 and above
 

 

The Durst Family Foundation

Donations of $1000 and above
Compass Foundation
Kilohana e Kavika Fund
Open Society Institute’s Matching Gifts Program


INDIVIDUAL AND BUSINESS SUPPORT
Donations of $1000 and above


Anonymous
Anonymous
Jon E. Burseth and Catherine Lehua Chun-Burseth
Jo-Anne Chasnow
Paul Keoni Chun
Bernard Kuokoa Chun
James and Carol Dillon
Rainer Perry / Destination Blend New York
Amanda Joy Ryles
Lotus Wailana Wong
Laura Young
 

Donations of $500 – $999
Anonymous
from Kailua, Hawaii, with Aloha
Jonathan Elliot Cohen
Adam Roper and Erik Cummings, Owners of Bikram Yoga Harlem,
and their students
Kathryn (Kate) Grant
Hester Inouye
Jen Yip

Donations of $100 – $499
Anonymous
Anonymous
Roken Ahmed
Susan Baldomar
Doug and Susan Bell
Vassiliki C. Bitas
Mark Bleier
Jennifer W. Blood
Pio Joe Cabada
Spencer D. Chandler and Diana E. Windhors
Kitty Chen
Pamela Ching
Francis Chun
Sylvia Jean Chun
T. Kamuela Chun
Rebecca Ciletti
Jacqueline Colliton
Stuart Coon
Deborah M. Dang, M.D. and David J. Campbell
Shawn DeCoster's FaceBook Friends
Judith Delgado
Jami English
Susan Foster
James A. (Kimo) Gerald
Charlotte Giblin
Jacqueline C. Grey
Lara Gerstein-Hairston
Alan D. Haehnel
Norman W. Kauahi
Sherry Kawabe
Catherine Labarre
Yuk Yan Katty Lau
Bruno & Mary Lemieux-Ruibal
Robert J. Love
Keith Jurosko and Omar Prince
Lester J. N. Mau
Richard Maxwell and Tory Vazquez
Deborah Mayer
Jean Ng Pack
Kevin M. O’Donnell
Geraldine M. Parker
Linda D. Past Pehrson
Deborah J. Pickles and David K. Chun
Sandra D. Scott
Thomas Shanahan
Marilyn B. Sloane
Andrea Wolff

Donations of $50 – $99
Steve Adams
Steven Arvanites
David Buffam
Patricia Buffam
Jan Buttram
James No’eau Chun
Kathleen L. Conry
Alexander Durst
Hsiao Yi (Sylvie) Fan and David Ige
Annie Foster
Filipp Fuchs
Cleopatra Georgiou
Rosalyn Hochberg
Professor Ram Kumar Memorial Fund
Betty Ann Hunt-Strain
Sarah Johnson
Sara Kahn Consulting
Alexa Kelly and Brian Richardson
Deirdre Long
Rosanne Ma
Tanya McCabe with a matching donation from The Prudential Foundation
Sharon McGruder
Laurisa Milici
Bessy Morales
Diana D. Murray
Georga Osborne
Maria Sheehan
Mark Sikes
Shigeko Suga
Michael Sullivan
Mariko Takai
Sarah Unger
Ching Valdes
Shao-Ying Wu and Minga Lohman

Donations up to $49
Anonymous
Sheryl E. Berkowitz
Laurie Boczar
Katy Cunningham, Song Shop New York, Inc.
Ariel Estrada
Peter Gallagher
Leslie Hendricks
Maryluz Lasalle
Annie Lau
Gilda Mulero
Gina Rodriguez
Darion Smith
Michele Smith
Barbara Teague
Laurine Towler
Bruce Weekes
Rose Zingale

Donations of Goods
DG Insurance Company, Inc.
Maria Luisa Cortez, El Maguey y La Tuna
Martin Rivera, Highbridge Community Development Corporation
Little Pie Company
Lululemon Brookfield Place
Nikki Ostrower, NaoNutrition
Rusty Riegelman


Getting a new nonprofit off the ground requires a collaboration of people from many different backgrounds.  We wish to acknowledge the pro bono services and product donations provided by the following people and companies

Steve Adams: KMA logo design, Yoga Instruction
David Buffam: photography, videography, editing
Jason Chien, King & Spalding, LLP: incorporation and tax-exemption filings
Ed Ehrgott, C.P.A., TekPals: website design and hosting; accounting assistance
June Hong: KMA logo design
James at www.GeneralFuzz.net: music in our KMA Introductory video
Cynthia Kienzle, The Clutter Whisperer: office space design and de-cluttering advice
Kathleen McCarthy, King & Spalding, LLP: legal advice on trademarks and patents
Alex Skucas, Partner, King & Spalding, LLP: legal advice and referrals
Adobe
Microsoft