2016 Gardner Awards in pictures

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2016 Gardner Award Honorees

  Carla Dorow   Friends of Deer Hollow Farm   Chris McKinney   Music for Minors   Steve Geisheker     Child Advocates of Silicon Valley   Annette Graff   Project Sentinel   Russ Satake   El Camino Hospital Foundation   Cynthia Razo   Family Engagement Institute, Foothill College   Dorothea (Dot) Long   Friends […]

Community Engagement specialist Daniel Harris, Knight Foundation Program Director, to speak at Gardner Awards

Los Altos Community Foundation is excited to announce that Daniel Harris, Knight Foundation program director, will be our featured speaker at the 2016 Gardner Awards dinner. Prior to joining Knight, Daniel was a principal of StorySocial, a creative design studio in Washington, D.C. In that role, he helped businesses, cities, foundations and brands more effectively […]

2015 Gardner Awards Dinner in Pictures

Liz Simons of Heisings-Simons Foundation to speak at Gardner Awards Dinner

Liz Simons is president of the Heising-Simons Foundation, a family foundation dedicated to sustainable, research-based solutions in early childhood education, climate/environment, and science. After earning a Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the UC Berkeley and a Master’s in Education from Stanford, Liz taught high school English and, subsequently, English as a Second Language in elementary […]

Gardner Awards Welcomes Back Jeff Applebaum

After 20+ years in California, this New York City native is finally learning to understand the local language. Jeff’s comedy examines his particular life experiences, which include being the only white kid on his Little League team in Queens, moving to Long Island for high school, having a Chinese wife and raising children who calls […]

Gardner Award Honorees preview

With a few days left to nominate your Gardner Honoree, we thought we’d give you a preview of the current Gardner Award Honorees.