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A healthy environment is the underpinning of a good life for ourselves and our children. Without clean air, sustainable food systems and secure water supplies, nothing else matters.

For over 45 years, CEC has led the environmental movement by advocating and creating innovative community-based solutions to preserve and protect our natural resources. Recycling, community gardens, hazardous waste collection, renewable energy, plastic reduction – these and every other program we embark on result in a cleaner, healthier tri-county region.

As a climate-focused, solutions-oriented nonprofit, we rely on philanthropic investment from our community. Our supporters are our HEROES.

Thank you to our 2017 Donors

* denotes in-kind gift

$10,000 and above

Audacious Foundation
Doris DiStefano Legacy Fund/Christian Science Society Solvang
Edison International
Ford Motor Company
Sea Forward Fund
KJEE*
KLITE/ KTYD*
MarBorg Industries
The Newman Fund (Betsy and Charles Newman)
Oniracom*

Pure Joy Catering
The Roddick Foundation
SAGE Publishing
City of Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Foundation
Santa Barbara Independent*
Leanne Schlinger/ Schlinger Family Foundation
Nati and Michael Smith
Suzanne and John Steed
The Yardi Foundation

$5,000 to $9,999

Dennis Allen and Jennifer Cushnie
Allen Construction
Armand Hammer Foundation
Monica and Tim Babich/ Babich Family Foundation
Marguerite and Jack Bianchi
Diane Boss
CarpEvents Event Management*
Chevrolet
Cox Communications
Cultivate Events*

Neil Dipaola/ Dipaola Foundation
Explore Ecology*
Nancy and Karl Hutterer
KCRW*
KEYT/KKFX*
The Learningden Preschool*
LoaTree*
Lucidity*
The New Noise Music Foundation*

Pacific Beverage Co.
Santa Barbara Air Pollution Control District*
Santa Barbara Nissan
Santa Ynez Band of Mission Indians
SB Bike*
Diane Meyer Simon
Toyota Mirai
Union Bank Foundation
WA Event Management*
William E. Weiss Foundation, Inc.

$2,500 to $4,999

Advanced Veterinary Specialists
Amtrak
Bank of America Foundation
Bella Vista Designs *
Laura Capps
Judi and Brian Cearnal
Central Coast Clean Cities Coalition
Ellyn Cole
Drink Water With Life*
Ann Dusenberry and Brad Fidel
Foundation for Santa Barbara City College
Dena and Adam Green
Green Star Coffee*
Sharyn Main and Jim Hodgson
Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation

Michelle and Bruce Kendall
Kim Kimbell
Naila and Peter Lewis
Ruth Loomer
Lossan Rail Corridor Agency
M & M Foundation
Seth Streeter/Mission Wealth Management
Montecito Bank & Trust
OjO Electric
Michael Paskin
Ralphs Fund
Justine Roddick and Tina Schlieske

Michel Saint-Sulpice and Mary Staton
Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation
Santa Barbara High School Business Academy*
Santa Barbara International Film Festival*
Sandy Schoolfield/ Social Venture Partners
Lisa Stratton and Peter Schuyler
Roxanna and Randy Solakian
Elizabeth and Nate Wagner
Sally Warner-Arnett and Dr. G. William Arnett
Heidi Jensen Winston
Deann and Milton Zampelli
Jules Zimmer

$1,000 to $2,499

Allen & Kimbell, LLP
B & B Foundation
Hiroko Benko/Condor Express*
Boone Graphics*
Bragg Health Institute
Karen and Peter Brill
California Fuel Cell Partnership*
John Campanella
Julie Capritto
Channel Islands Restoration
Darlene and Samuel Chirman
Coastal Fund/UCSB Associated Students
Marcia and John Mike Cohen
Haley and Hal Conklin
Jean and Dave Davis
Nick Diebolt

Julie and Brian Fahnestock
First Congregational Church of Santa Barbara
Sharon Granoff
Greenfaith
Dan Higgins
Judy Hogan
Kristin and Richard Hogue
David Jackson
Bonnie and Dick Jensen
Joy Kelly and Sandy Campbell/Chapala Gardens*
The Lark*
Dan’l Lewin
Patricia and John MacFarlane
Sarah and Patrick Maiani

Matilija Pure Water*
Laura and Russell McGlothlin
Gloria and John McManus
MedBridge
Natural Energy USA
NextGen Climate Action
Nicole Wald Consulting*
Betty and Mike Noling
Katie Davis and Albert Oaten
Gail Osherenko
Patagonia
Pharos Creative LLC*
Stacy and Ron Pulice
Kathy and Paul Relis
Phyllis de Picciotto and Stan Roden
The Sandbox*

Santa Barbara Home Advisor
Santa Ynez Vacation Rentals*
Arjun Sarkar*
Jo and Ken Saxon
Ann and Tom Schowe
Jean Schuyler
The Sentinel
Lanny and Holly Sherwin
Signature Parking*
SMI Concepts*
Sol Wave Water*
Tana Sommer-Belin
Toad & Co.*
Trillium Asset Management
TV SB*
Unite to Light*
Village Properties
World Business Academy

$500 to $999

Ablitt’s Fine Cleaners
Brier and Kent Allebrand
Jill and Corey Anderson
Marsha Bailey
Jordan benShea
Jill Feldman and Arnold Brier
Lalla and Rinaldo Brutoco
CASA Magazine*
Susan and Claude Case
Craig Case
Russell Chamberlin
Mark Chytilo
Coastal View*
Marni and Michael Cooney
Robert Dautch
Dagny and Jim Dehlsen
Nadra Ehrman
Marine and Jeremy Favier

Dawn Fitzgerald and Jeffrey Becker
Marianne and Paul Gertman
Aurora and Rick Grimm
Daniel Gunther
Jeannette and Chris Hahn
Randall Hahn
Betty and Stan Hatch
Barbara Hirsch
Diane and Donald Jackson
Vijaya and Rao Jammalamadaka
Jano Graphics*
Dana Jennings
Jean and Ivor John
KickOn Ranch & Vineyard/ Steve and Cindy Lyons*

La Tavola Linens*
Lazy Acres Market*
Barbara and Albert
Lindemann
Connie and Rob Maday
Melinda and Justin Mahy
Tracey Morris/ella & louie floral studio
Nimita’s Cuisine*
Noozhawk*
Outrageous Booths*
Constance Penley
RockStar Transportation*
Santa Barbara Popcorn Co.*
Julie Whalen Schuetz and Martin Schuetz
Linda and Mike Schmidtchen

Charles Seigel III
Bret Stone
Sun Pacific Solar Electric Inc
Stephanie and Jeff Theimer
Lois Phillips and Dennis Thompson
Turpin Family Charitable Foundation
Dianne and Daniel Vapnek
Visit Santa Barbara*
Russ Waldrop
David Wexler
Carol Wilburn
Deborah Williams
Debbie and Robert Wright
Jefferson Litten and Michelle Weinman

$250 to $499

Aquel*
Elisa and Joseph Atwill
Michael Barriere
Bela Fleck Productions
Megan Birney
Gay and Tony Browne
Gay Bryant
DEEP Magazine*
Deanna and Jim Dehlsen / The Dehlsen Foundation
Matt Gries and Kirstin Stephenson
Carol Davidson

Danyel Dean
Chris and Bob DeVries
Sally and Terry Eagle
Benjamin Ellsworth
Hannah-Beth Jackson
and George Eskin
Mickey and Dick Flacks
Samantha Goldstone
Jane and Jeffrey Hankoff
Gregg Hart
Jerry Hatchett
Jean Holmes

Hope Ranch Living Magazine*
Rob Janeway
Nina Johnson
Karen and John Jostes
KCSB*
The Kimpton Goodland Hotel*
Kathi and Jeff King
Lisa and Christopher Lloyd
Marc McGinnes
Dawn Mitcham
Money/Arenz Foundation, Inc.

Montecito Association*
Donald O’Dowd
Dave Potter/ Potek Winery*
Santa Barbara Symphony*
Christiane Schlumberger
Kim Selkoe
Perrin Pellegrin
and Tim Taylor
Gail Teton-Landis/Teton Family Charitable Foundation
Whole Foods Market*

$100 to $249

Peter and Rebecca Adams
Cristina Bentley
Amy Bess
Deborah Bettencourt
Kristi Birney
Jean Bramer
John Broberg
Casa Dorinda
C’est Cheese*
Lee Chiacos
Barbara Clark
Mary Jane Cooper
Joan Dewberry
Dierberg & Star Lane Vineyards*
Ellen Downing
Draughtsman Aleworks*
Glenn Durflinger
Bradley Dyruff
Jane Eagleton
Ensberg Jacobs Design, Inc.
Claire Fackler
Joyce and Terry Fernandez

Charles Forslund
Carole Fox
Carla Frisk
Patricia and Jonathan Gartner
Betty and Tom Gerig
Seraphim Albrecht and Geoff Green
W. Michael Hackett
Lila Trachtenberg and George Handler
Diane and Ray Hester
Michelle Howard
J. LeMay Studios
Ruth Johnson
Kathy Kalp
Carol Keator
Lori Lenz
Deborah Lambert
Louise LaMothe
David Nimmons
Donald Olson and Nancy Franco/ Olson-Franco Family Trust

Mike Lazaro
Loquita*
Wendy and Richard Mokler
MOXI (The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation)*
Joan and Bill Murdoch
Museum of Contemporary Art*
Linked In Matching Gifts Program
Macfarlane, Faletti & Co. LLP
Marlo’s Massage*
Siri and Bob Marshall
Mary Anne Masterson
Roxy and Jim Mattinson
Melville Winery*
Jessica and Michael McLernon
Jeanette and Robert Mustacich
Elena and Eric Nicklasson
Owen Patmor and Doris Phinney

Margaret Peavey
Beth Pitton-August
Dolores and Bill Pollock
Edgar Rhodes
Sharon and Gary Rossol
Jane Warner and Howard Rothman
Santa Barbara Natural History Museum*
Savoy Wines*
Heather and Paul Silva
Nancy Smith-Tubiolo
David Stone and Beverly Schwartzberg
Stacey and Chris Ulep
Rance Wall
Libe Washburn
Randy Weiss
Meg West/Meg West Design
Sigrid Wright
S.Y. Kitchen*
Laura and Geof Wyatt
Jill Zachary

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