Brilliant Together

We’re looking forward to bringing the brilliance and connected energy of community together at our annual gala fundraiser.

Thursday, March 7, 6:30 pm
At the JCCSF, 3200 California Street

JOIN US TO CELEBRATE OUR ROLE AS A BRIGHT LIGHT FOR MODERN AND DIVERSE JEWISH LIFE IN THE BAY AREA.


6:30 PM: THE STARS ALIGN
Gather for delightful drinks, delicious bites and joyful connection.

7:30 PM: ONE WITH THE COSMOS
The evening lights up, enchants and energizes with a fund-a-need
for positive change. Add your sparkle and move to the music!

WHAT TO WEAR
Celestial Chic

Individual tickets $375
The amount of your gift, less $200 per ticket, is tax deductible.

Flash! A lucky star for Preschool Families: Contact Brooke Claflin bclaflin@jccsf.org for special pricing.

EVENT CO-CHAIRS

Katherine Pier and Greg Geronemus
Trisha and Greg Sherman

HOST COMMITTEE

BOARD MEMBERS

Officers
Peter Ross, Chair
Michael Eisler, Vice Chair
Greg Geronemus, Treasurer
Dan Shapiro, Co-Secretary
Trisha Sherman, Co-Secretary
Katherine Blum, At-Large
Craig McGahey, At-Large
Betty Schafer, At-Large
Joe Sweeney, At-Large
Melissa White, Immediate Past Chair

Paul Geduldig, CEO

 

 

Directors
Alex Austin
Juliana Bunim
Danielle Foreman
Joanna Forster
Peter Friend
Alexander Germanacos
Shana Penn
Kevin Perkins
Dash Robinson
Steve Sloan
Neal Tandowsky
Brent Vallat
Lyn Werbach
Brian Williamson

HONORARY HOST COMMITTEE

Alexandria and Joshua Aranoff
Pam and Larry Baer
Jennifer Hymes Battat
Lynn Bunim
Rosalind Cohen
Sue Diamond* and Marty Schenker
Sarah and Craig Epstein
Randi and Bob* Fields
Carol and Howard* Fine
Anita Friedman and Igor Tartakovsky
Linda and Sanford Gallanter
Anne and Nick Germanacos
Mariela and Richard Gerstein
Kayla and Joe Gross
Erica and Jeff Lawson
Eve and Joe Loecher
Gale Mondry* and Bruce Cohen
Jamie and Mark Myers
Laurie and Joshua Olshansky
Lindsey and Jonathan Powers
Marsha Rosenbaum
Eileen Ruby
Jackie and Dan Safier
Sandra L. Schnitzer
Joelle Steefel
Roselyne Chroman Swig

*Past JCCSF Board Chair

SUPPORTING FOUNDATIONS

Crankstart Foundation
The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation
Jewish Community Federation
and Endowment Fund
Kelson Foundation
Koret Foundation
Koum Family Foundation
Power in Partnership Fund
San Francisco Department of
Children, Youth and Their Families
Taube Philanthropies

SPARKLING SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

We couldn’t host this event without the generosity of our sponsors. And sponsorship does have its benefits, which you can see by clicking the button below. Then contact one of our staff and they’ll get you started.

Individual Sponsorships: Contact Individual Giving Manager, Brooke Claflin at bclaflin@jccsf.org
Corporate Sponsorships: Contact Grant Writer, Jacob Garson at jgarson@jccsf.org

GALACTIC $50,000+

Barbara Bass Bakar/
Gerson Bakar Foundation
California Governor’s Office
of Emergency Services
The Creative Work Fund
Linda and Sanford Gallanter
Anne and Nick Germanacos/Firehouse Fund
Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation
Grants for the Arts
Walter and Elise Haas Fund
Harriet Heyman and Michael Moritz/Crankstart Foundation
Jennifer Hymes Battat/
Jenerosity Foundation
Jewish Community Federation
and Endowment Fund
Kelson Foundation
Koret Foundation
Koum Family Foundation
Taube Philanthropies
John Pritzker Family Fund
San Francisco Department of Children, Youth and Their Families
Ingrid Tauber and Frank Taforo/
Laszlo N. Tauber Family Foundation

CELESTIAL $25,000+

Newton and Rochelle Becker Charitable Trust
California Arts Council
Jessica and Michael Eisler
Kayla and Joe Gross
Mimi and Peter Haas Fund
Kimball Foundation
Terry and John Levin/The Jay & Rose Phillips Family Foundation
Eleanor Myers/Eleanor & Laurence z”l Myers Foundation
Charles H. Revson Foundation

COSMIC $10,000+

Anonymous (3)
JCC Association of North America
Sutter Health California Pacific Medical Center
The Davis/Dauray Family Fund/The Leonard & Sophie Davis Fund
Jennifer Dryan Smorgon and Tony Smorgon
Reshma and Cody Ebberson
Kathy Fields-Rayant and Garry Rayant
Carol and Howard Fine
Hilary Fleischer and Elliot Greenwald
Danielle Foreman and Jonathan Brandon
Joanna and Mark Forster
Jackie Frey and Benji Friend
Gaia Fund
Amy and Mark Garrett
Nancy Glickenhaus/The Glickenhaus Foundation
Lisa & Douglas Goldman Fund
Sarah Cariwyl Hebert and Kevin Smokler
Bethany and Jim Hornthal
The Robert P. and Arlene R. Kogod Family Foundation
Emil Knopf/San Francisco Humanities, Inc.
Courtney Malachowski and Alexander Germanacos
Marla Miller and David Kremer
Gale Mondry and Bruce Cohen
National Endowment for the Arts
Laurie and Joshua Olshansky/The Elm Street Foundation
Barbara and John Osterweis
Katherine Pier and Greg Geronemus
Wendye Robbins and Craig McGahey
Drake and Dash Robinson
Marsha Rosenbaum
Jackie and Dan Safier
Brittany and Justin Smith
Anne Thorson and Peter Ross
Sylvia and Brent Vallat
Jack Yanoff Family Foundation

 

STELLAR $5,000+

Anonymous (2)
Bank of San Francisco
Jocelyn and Ben Blumenrose
Juliana Bunim and Jeff Cretan
Cahill Contractors LLC
ECHO Technology Solutions, Inc.
Randi Dodick Fields and Bob Fields
Peter Friend
Laura and Paul Geduldig
Mariela and Rich Gerstein
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
Mrs. Ruth Isenberg and Dr. William Isenberg
Francine and David Meckler
Jamie and Mark Myers
Swati Mylavarapu and Matthew Rogers
Nelli and Kevin Perkins
Lindsey and Jonathan Powers
Josie and Yariv Sadan
Sara Seims and Paul Clermont
Nicole and Daniel Shapiro
Trisha and Greg Sherman
Melissa and Steve Sloan
Jessica and Stuart Stein
Michael Strunsky/Ira and
Leonore Gershwin Trusts Philanthropic Fund
Rhoda and Sheldon z”l Wolfe
Woodruff Sawyer

SHINING $2,500+

Rochelle Alpert and Steven Greenwald
JCRC Bay Area
Pam and Larry Baer
Regan Bozman
Cresset Capital
Congregation Emanu-El
EXOS Works, Inc.
Camilla and Matthew Field
Henry Fuchs
Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation
Alex Ingersoll and Martin Tannenbaum
Alison and Keith Goodman
Susie and Alan Greinetz
Mary Ann Grossman
Peggy Kivel
The Howard and Irene Levine Family Foundation
Alexandra Mallick
Rachel Markov and Nickolay Stanev
San Francisco Department of Emergency Management*
Nathalie and Will Scardino
The Seligman Family Foundation/The Seligman Group
Esther and Barry Sherman
Ilana and Neal Tandowsky
The Richard J. Thalheimer Philanthropic Fund
Toshiba Business Solutions
Wells Fargo Bank
Melissa and Joshua White
Elizabeth H. Winetroub
Xantrion Inc.

*In-kind donation

List as of 2/26/2024

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