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THE 2017-2018 FRY’S COMMUNITY REWARDS PROGRAM will begin September 1st, 2017 and NEW this year - is that your current participants (supporters) linked to your organization will NOT need to reenroll. They will automatically be reenrolled for the 2017-2018 program.


Funding Our Future!

Dear Sunnyside Community Partners,

Join us at our 7th Annual Funding Our Future: Pathways to Success luncheon, Thursday, September 27th, 2018 at Casino Del Sol Resort and remember:

The Top 3 Reasons to invest in Sunnyside Students through the Sunnyside Foundation, Inc.:

1. Annually securing viable resources to develop, enrich and expand programs within Sunnyside District

   •  Increase in total programs by $45,000 in 2017

2. Return of Major Donors for our Annual Funding our Future: Pathways to Success Luncheon for past six years

   • Continued increase of revenue of 8% in 2017, 100% increase in Revenue over 5 years
   • Challenge Increase from $6,750 to over $22,000

3. Foundation Financial Health

   • Balanced Budget, 90% of Funding goes directly to programs

Be a Part of Something Great!  Be a Donor or Sponsor of the 2018 7th Annual Funding our Future Event

Annual Luncheon



Pathways to Success Luncheon


Funding Our Future: Pathways to Success Sponsors, 2018 Luncheon Theme: “Honoring Past Traditions while Forging New Ones!

Be part of the 2018 Funding Our Future: Pathways to Success Luncheon!
Join us on Thursday, September 27th, 2018 at Casino Del Sol Resort
Honorary Chair:  Dr. Mary Belle McCorkle, Educator Extraordinaire
Keynote Address: Edmund Marquez, Allstate Insurance Agencies

True Community Partners: 
Raul Aguirre, CEO/President, REA Media Group
Hughes Federal Credit Union

Honoring Educators:
Excellence in Education Partners:

Presenting Sponsor

Casino del Sol



Major Sponsor

Pima Federal Credit Union

Platinum Sponsor


Gold Sponsors

Affinity Wealth Management

Silver Sponsors

Alliance Bank of Arizona
Cox Communcations

Direct Contributions

Table Sponsors



Grant Donation 2017

At the April Sunnyside Unified School District Governing Board meeting, The Sunnyside Foundation was recognized “for your extraordinary support of our health services programs.

This was recognition for our support of Nurses’ offices district wide in providing Back to Basics grants ($250.00 maximum) for purchase of Nutritional Snacks for intervention in diabetic episodes suffered by student’s with diabetes throughout the district.  Expansion of this concept will include Diabetic Kits for emergency use in classrooms and on school buses.  During the past 2 years, The Foundation has funded over six thousand dollars in Back to Basics, Emergency/Flexible funding grants.

Desert View High School DECA Club with Mr. Hector Reyes, Advisor
2014 Sunnyside Luncheon

Thank you for ‘Funding Our Future

Acosta, Mary & Frederick
Acosta, Rosa
Allen, Susan
Andino, Saby I
Arvizu, Yvette
Baca, Javier & Maria Jimenez
Baldwin, Yvonne S
Ballesteros, Jane
Baurley, Angela
Barton, Sandra
Beattie, Georgina S
Berger, Christina & Edward
Bergman, Debra
Betten, Pamela S
Bissell, Diane
Bonillas, Jose
Campano, Cindy
Castro, Carmen
Celaya, George
Cervantes, Celyna
Crites, Annabel
Crouch, Buck
D'Anna, Thomas G
Dalessandro, Andrea
DeLuna, Juan
Diep, Myanh
Dong, Eva C
Duffy,. Allison
Dunne, Timothy J
Edwards, Debra Jo & John
Encinas, Hector
Favela, Eugenia
Felix, Liz
Felix, Marisela
Gallegos, Guillermo
Gallegos, Ana L
Galva, Carmelita
Garcia, Rosie P
Gignac, Donie J
Gillette, Jay Michael, honoring Marcos, Lauren
Glass, Brenda Y
Gonzalez-Gann, Elizabeth
Gray, Edna
Gruentzel, Richard
Hawkins, Karen
Herrera, Yolanda
Higgins, Michelle
Hobbes, John
Holmes, Steve
Hopkins, Alberta B
Hostetter, Adam C
House, Cheryl M
Houser, Bernie
Huerta, Adriana
Johannesmeyer, Nancy
Katz, Joan
Kobeissi, Sarah
Lavery, Amber M
Mariscal, Janette
Marquez, Edmund
Martinez, Ana P
Matchett, Morgan
McCorkle, Mary Beth
McCormick, Rudy B
Meadows, Sarah
Mercado, Victor and V.
Miranda, Robert A
Murphy, Shannon
Osgood, Christopher
Overpeck, Jennifer L

Pearson, Lindsay
Perez, Arlett
Pigman, Linda A
Pike, Bill
Pisik, Mitchell
Prather, Kathy
Proano, Naomi
Prokop, Sara Lynn
Quintero, Rebecca
Reed, Rebecca
Ridge, James D
Roberts, Robin
Robles, Patricia
Romain, Miguel A
Shanahan, T.D. & J.M.
Siqueiros, Daniela
Skeggs, Elizabeth
Snapp, Joe
Snejki, Mike
Snyder, Patricia
Soria, Monique
Steffes, Don C
Storm, Alan L
Terhune, Kellie
Tillis, Sue J.
Trattner, Sally
Travis, Catherine A
Utter, N
Valencia, Valeria
Vasquez, Abel
Veliz,M. Roxanne
Verdugo, Lorena
Veres, Mary M
Villicana, Taunya K.
Yubeta, Alma
Zimmerman, Arlene

Affinity Wealth Management
A Fresh Approach Media
Alliance Bank of Arizona
BMO/Harris Bank
Casino Del Sol Resort
Cox Communications
Diamond Ventures, Inc.
Diet of Hope
El Rio Health Cente4r
Get Away Today
Green Valley Financial
Gulf Coast Community Foundation
HSL Family Foundation
Habitat for Humanity
Hughes Federal Credit Union
Lauffer Future City
Midstate Energy
nVision Networking, Inc.
PICOR Foundation
Pima Community College Foundation
Pima County School Superintendent
Pima Federal Credit Union
Raytheon Gift Matching for Education
RBC Wealth Management
Stone Canyon Community Foundation
SUNDT Foundation
Sunnyside Leadership Team
Sunnyside Unified School District Employees
The Stocker Foundation
The Sunnyside Foundation Board of Directors
Vantage West Credit Union
Walmart Stores, Inc.
Wells Fargo Foundation
Western Alliance Bank

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