You Make a Difference!

We would like to thank our generous supporters for their investment in our mission!

Operational Support

City of Indian Wells, City of Rancho Mirage, City of Rancho Mirage, Newman's Own Foundation, and California Municipal Finance Authority.  

Capital Improvement Support

City of Palm Desert Community Development Block Grant, City of Indian Wells, City of Palm Desert, the City of Rancho Mirage, and BIGHORN Golf Club Charities.  

Special Program & Project Support

 8th Annual Runway Fashion Show to Benefit the Joslyn Center: 

Crystal Star Sponsors:  The Auen Foundation, Barry Kaufman and Margo Handelsman, and Eisenhower Medical Center

Table Sponsors: City of Indian Wells, City of Palm Desert, City of Rancho Mirage, Dr. Anthony Bassanelli and Riverside County District 4

Tribute Book Sponsor:  The Barbara Steffens Fund

Gold Star Sponsors:  Desert Oasis Healthcare Medical Group, Sarah and Leo Milmet and Wells Fargo Foundation

Star Sponsors: Best Best & Krieger, Donna MacMillan, Senior Housing of America Referral Experts and Vista Cove at Rancho Mirage

Runway Event Supporters: The Law Offices of Eric Rudolph and Peter Rittenhouse

Champagne Sponsors: Joslyn Center Fund Development Committee 

Donations: George & Tess Anas, Ed Walsh, Don & Reva Levy, Barbara Hershberg and Vickie James 

An Evening of Cabaret & Celebration Event:  Honorary Chairs Patty Newman and Susan Meredith 

Platinum Sponsors:  Newman's Own Foundation, Patty Newman, Joanne Woodward, Coachella Valley Wellness Foundation, Michael T. Lanigan- Mi-Jack Products, Inc

Event Sponsors: Susan Meredith, Nell Newman, Harold Matzner, Peter Rittenhouse, Linda & Manny Rider, Marshall Gelfand & Jacqueline Rudman, Ron & Karen Wendt- Wendt Co. INC, Terry Hendrix, The Fremont Foundation/Barbara Fremont, The Auen Foundation, The Coeta & Donald Barker Foundation, Bernie Haas/Carl Haas Automobile Imports, John D. & Amy Jo Gottfurcht/SSI Investment Management, Inc. 

Birthday Party Sponsors:  Kerry Allen, Dr. William Brown, Helene Galen, Dorothy Goldstein, Micki James, Barry Kaufman, Donna J. MacMillan, Harold Matzner, Mary T. Roche, and The Foundation for Palm Springs Unified School District

Joslyn Center Sponsor:  Lori Newman

Champagne Sponsors:  Nathan Adams, Adam Carolla, Harold Matzner, and Peter Rittenhouse

Wine Sponsors:  Robert & Cheryl Fey and Harold Matzner

Special Guest Artists:  Kaye Ballard and Emmy Newman

Catering and Birthday Cake by Lulu's, Valet Service by LUX, Classic Party Rentals, Harpist- Lynne Lockwood, Photography - MArc Glassman, Sound & Light- Phil Murphy, Special Thanks to Steve Lind and Peter Rittenhouse

A very special thanks to our Piano Man:  David Geist of Santa Fe New Mexico!  

Senior Wellness Action Plan: a health and wellness program provided free of charge to seniors throughout the year by The Auen Foundation 

Summer Movie Thursdays:  The Coachella Valley Wellness Foundation  

Free Fitness Programs: The Coachella Valley Wellness Foundation

VIP Open House:  First Foundation Bank, UBS Financial Services, James Bruner, the Joslyn Center Board of Directors, Chef Mary Trimmins and the La Quinta High School Culinary School of Arts 

Let's Do Lunch:  A collaborative program with Jewish Family Service of the Desert, Jewish Federation of the Desert, and Desert Arc Transportation.

Read With Me Program:  The Community Foundation, Roberta & Clay Klein 

Active Aging Expo & Annual Flu Shot Clinic: The Auen Foundation, Supervisor John J. Benoit- District 4, Walgreens, Inc.

Emergency Preparedness Event: Presenting Sponsor- Southern California Edison/Edison International, The Gas Company, Supervisor John J. Benoit- District 4

Mission Hills Duplicate Bridge Club Fundraiser- Barbara Astone 

Palm Desert Greens Country Club- Charity Golf Tournament 2017 

Meals on Wheels, Penny's Pantry Food, and Meals for Pets Programs

Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, Meals on Wheels America Loves Pets, Bank of America Foundation, Champions Volunteer Foundation, Coeta & Donald Barker Foundation, Career Builder.com/Desert Classic Charities, Lewis Greenwood Foundation, Ralph's Charities, Sidney Stern Memorial Trust, Stater Bros. Charities Harvesting Hope, The Community Foundation - Tucker Fund, The Barbara Steffens Fund, The Brunch Around Group, Wells Fargo Foundation, Wine Women PSP, Wal Mart Foundation- Community Grant Fund, Steve Tobin and the Grace Helen Spearman Charitable Foundation.