Our Corporate Partners: Forces for Good

Kidpower turns corporate contributions into dynamic services that have an immediate, lasting, and visible impact.

Our corporate partners have a broad range of priorities. Some want to help make schools safer, more positive places for learning. Some want to help people with disabilities thrive in the workplace and participate fully in their communities. Others want to take action to stop bullying, child abuse, or domestic violence.

They choose Kidpower because:

  1. Our community-based services directly address their priorities — and we get results.
  2. Their contributions directly, exclusively, and entirely benefit the regions or groups they want to help. We guarantee it.
  3. Our focus on solutions communicates confident leadership they are proud to connect with their name.

Corporations help us help others be safer by:

  1. Awarding grant funds to provide services and materials. We ensure that every dollar is used in the city, county, or region the corporation wants to serve and addresses the specific populations they want to help.
  2. Sponsoring local workshops. Businesses of any size can show their commitment to safety by sponsoring a workshop for a neighborhood school or nonprofit that matters to them.
  3. Matching their employees’ contributions. When individuals offer support that is matched by their employers, their combined generosity has a deeper impact.

Please call Program Manager Erika Leonard at (510) 334-2242 or email her to share more about your own company’s giving goals and to learn how our work can further those goals. We are registered with Network for Good and are registered as charitable, nongovernmental organizations in each country we serve.

Corporate Partners*

Bank of the West - direct services for children, teens, and adults facing special life challenges

Bay Federal Credit Union - bullying prevention and positive peer interaction skill building program

Big Sky Creative - graphic design services to improve our marketing materials and the cover and layout of the advance reader’s copy of The Kidpower Book for Caring Adults

Build-A-Bear Workshop - donation of Kidpower Safety Bears for some of our youngest workshop participants

California Casualty Group - People Safety curriculum for new teen drivers and their passengers

Cisco - literacy and health curriculum enrichment program

C.M. Capital Corporation - direct service for children and families

Community Printers of Santa Cruz - printing donation

Costanoa Resort - donation of conference room for a full day staff retreat

Cruzio Internet - Internet service donation

CVS/Caremark - direct services for children with disabilities

Deluxe Corproration Foundation - afterschool workshops for elementary age children

Driscoll’s Charitable Fund - services bringing safety skills to children with a focus on migrant farmworking families

Ecolab - incorporation of Kidpower skills and curriculum at the elementary school level

Finish Line Youth Foundation - safety and advocacy skills to support inclusion and participation of youth with special needs

Fremont Bank - development of materials to support teachers integrating Kidpower skills in their work with older children

Gayle’s Bakery and Rosticerria - general operating support

Google - AdWords Grant to improve access to Kidpower online

Hitachi America LTD - school based services for children, parents, and teachers

Hitachi Data Systems - emotional and physical safety skill building program for underserved children

Hitachi High Technologies America, Inc. - bullying prevention and positive peer interaction skill building program

In-N-Out Burger - workshops for children building skills for the prevention of child abuse

Kaiser Permanente - positive peer interaction skill building program

CTB/McGraw-Hill - life skills literacy project for preschool and primary grade children

Elaina C. Serotte of MassMutual Financial Group - workshops in the North Bay and advocacy and sponsorship with the American Academy of Pediatrics Northern California Chapter

Mechanics Bank - direct services for vulnerable populations and their allies and care providers

Ow Family Properties - general operating support and challenge grant match

Pantheon Ventures - bullying prevention and positive peer interaction program

Plantronics - design, development, and field testing of the Teaching Kit for Older Children

Rite Aid Foundation - direct services for vulnerable children and teens and their caregivers

Russell Investment Group - bullying prevention and positive peer interaction program

Safeway - curriculum integration of skills at the elementary school level

Salesforce - donation of contact management system access and technical support

Santa Cruz Medical Clinic - direct services addressing vulnerable populations

Seagate - sponsorshop of parent/child workshops

Smith Micro - general operating support

Target Stores - family violence prevention services for children, youth, and families

Union Bank of California - programs to prevent bullying and to promote physical and emotional safety for children and youth

Verizon - development and field testing of our Relationship Safety Handbook along with services for women and children coping with domestic violence

Wal-Mart - direct services for children, youth, and families

Wells Fargo Foundation - direct services for children and parents learning safety skills together

*Note: Many our our Corporation partners are also Foundations.

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