The George Miller Youth Fund will be the beneficiary of proceeds from the May 3, Birthday Bash for Rep George Miller, at Shadelands Ranch, on Ygancio Valley Boulevard in Walnut Creek, CA, from 5-6:30 pm.
What: Congressman George Miller’s Annual Birthday Bash
When: May 3, 2014, 5:00pm-6:30pm
Where: Shadelands Ranch, 2660 Ygnacio Valley Road (at Via Monte), Walnut Creek, California
You are invited to come honor Congressman George Miller’s 40 years of service to our community and to support the George Miller Youth Fund, a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation dedicated to supporting children and youth in the East Bay. Come enjoy great food, drink, music, and company and learn more about the Youth Fund and the children and families it has helped.
By Mail, you can RSVP or contribute by printing out the RSVP form here and mailing it in.
- Tickets – $125
- Supporter – $350-$999 (includes 1 ticket)
- Sponsor – $1,000-$2,499 (includes 3 tickets)
- Champion – $2,500-$4,999 (includes 6 tickets)
- Guardian – $5,000 or more (includes 10 tickets)
George Miller Youth Fund Grant Recipients
Organizations receiving grants in the past 3 years
We have awarded grants to the following outstanding Bay Area non-profit organizations.
- Court Appointed Special Advocates of Contra Costa provides highly trained community volunteers to advocate for the needs of abused and neglected children and assist the court in making timely and more informed decisions that are in the best interests of these children.
- Early Childhood Mental Health Program Lecture Series for Early Childhood Professionals, a professional training program for marriage and family therapists, registered nurses, education officials, clinical social workers and others working with children in our schools.
- East Bay Center for the Performing Arts Young Artist Diploma Program provides a program of classes and lessons for aspiring musicians and artists in the Richmond schools.
- Bay Area Leadership Foundation ACCESS program (Academic, College, and Career Exposure for Student Success) provides high school students from Pittsburg, Richmond, Emeryville, and San Jose with mentoring and college assistance beginning in 10th grade and continuing into college.
- College is Real is a Richmond High School program that provides education motivation, resources and support for low-income students who demonstrate academic potential and aspirations and who are typically the first in their families attend college.
- Contra Costa County and Solano County Teacher of the Year programs to recognize excellence in teaching and provide classroom support for teachers.
- East Bay Innovations “Ramping Up for Independence: FYI” online, a quarterly newsletter that provides information to families with transition-aged youth with disabilities about living independently.
- Kennedy-King Scholarship Fund. The Youth Fund, each year, provides a two-year scholarship to Kennedy King scholars who move fromcommunity college to 4-year universities.
- Monument Crisis Center scholarship program.
- Mt. Diablo Alternative Education Foundation scholarship program.
- Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center Annual Art & Writing Challenge, an art and writing contest that engages students from Contra Costa middle and high schools in discussions of violence in society.
- Nature Bridge Science in the Outdoors for Underserved Youth, a program to develop today’s youth into scientists and environmental leaders of the future.
- Northern California Golf Association Foundation Youth on Course program to provide under-served Richmond youth with introductory clinics, subsidized golf, mentoring, high school internships, and college scholarships
- Opportunity West Saturday Peace Project science program for children in the Iron Triangle area of Richmond.
- POGO Park (Richmond) Elmwood Playground development project.
- Project SEED Bringing Math Success to Contra Costa County.
- Regional Parks Foundation summer Campership Program.
- Richmond/El Cerrito Fire & Police Annual Holiday Program, Inc.
- Richmond Police Athletic League Scholarship Program.
- Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Foundation Scholarship Program.
- YMCA of the East Bay and Building Blocks for Kids Collaborative for health awareness and exercise programs in Richmond.
- Youth Enrichment Strategies summer camp programs.
George Miller Youth Fund
All funds raised will benefit the George Miller Youth Fund, now in its 30th year.
George Miller Youth Fund, Inc., PO Box 5392, Concord, CA 94524
Corporate and individual contributions to the George Miller Youth Fund are tax deductible as allowed by law.
The George Miller Youth Fund is a 501(c)3 organization, Federal Tax ID #94-3010422.