Angel Sponsor

Dr. Paul & Mrs. Hisako Terasaki

Twin Triumph Sponsor




XVIVO Perfusion – Clinically optimized solutions and systems for transplantation. In Product Area Transplantation we develop optimised solutions for organ, tissue and cell preservation in connection with transplantation.

Triumph Sponsor

Genentech – Considered the founder of the biotechnology industry, Genentech has been delivering on the promise of biotechnology for more than 35 years, using human genetic information to discover, develop, manufacture and commercialize medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions. Today, Genentech is among the world’s leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline

Hope Sponsors

Chris Kelly & Jennifer Carrico


Gilead – Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company’s mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe and Australia.

The Safeway Foundation -  Safeway is one of the largest food and drug retailers in North America with an unrivaled reputation for pursuing growth through leadership in environmental, socially responsible and ethical business practices. Responding to the basic needs of our communities is at the core of how we define ourselves as a company. Safeway is proud to be an active partner in the vitality and revitalization of the neighborhoods where we do business. A community is a state of mind shared by individuals united by common goals and values. We are honored to be a part of that community.

Friend Sponsors

Francine Berry

Francine & Joel Bion

Larry & Margaret Byrnes


California Transplant Donor Network – Saves and improves lives through organ and tissue donation for transplantation, concentrating efforts on the recovery and placement of vital organs in northern/central California and northern Nevada.

eBay Foundation — eBay Foundation’s GIVE Team program engages employees to serve the communities where they live and work. There are now GIVE Teams in 10 countries and 16 locations volunteering their time, organizing drives and fundraisers, and allocating employee-recommended cash grants.


Molly & Bob Haslam

John & Michelle Kelly

LifeStars – LifeStars jewelry is a symbol of gratitude and awareness for the precious gift of organ or tissue donation. Marcie Waldron is a transplant recipient who received the gift of life in 1997. Inspired by her donor’s family, she designed sterling silver LifeStars jewelry as a tribute gift to donors and their families. The LifeStars’ central spiral depicts the continuity of life. It travels a new path and creates a new shape — a star — representing new life.

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One Legacy – The nonprofit, federally designated transplant donor network serving 18 million people in seven Southern California counties. 

Perkins Coie LLP – With more than 700 lawyers in 17 offices across the United States and in China, Perkins Coie represents great companies across a wide range of industries and stages of growth—from start-ups to FORTUNE 100 corporations.

Photon Creative – Photon Creative offers comprehensive high-definition production services as well as editing, motion graphics and audio work; everything you need to tell your story in the most compelling and exciting way possible.


Stanford Hospital & Clinics – Stanford Hospital & Clinics is known worldwide for advanced patient care provided by its physicians and staff, particularly for the treatment of rare, complex disorders in areas such as cardiac care, cancer treatment, neurosciences, surgery and organ transplants.  Stanford Hospital & Clinics is consistently ranked among the top institutions in the U.S. News & World Report annual list of “America’s Best Hospitals.”

Reiner & Hatsuko Stenzel

Vertex Pharmaceuticals – Vertex creates new possibilities in medicine. Our team discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapies so people with serious diseases can lead better lives. Vertex scientists and our collaborators are working on new medicines to advance the treatment of hepatitis C, cystic fibrosis, epilepsy and other life-threatening diseases.


Supporter Sponsors

A-MED HEALTH CARE - Medical Supplies and Specialty Pharmacy.  A-Med Health Care is also focused on participating in the care and support of those individuals living with chronic illness and the families that stand behind them.

Apria Healthcare - Offering a comprehensive range of home respiratory therapy, diabetic supplies, medications and equipment, home infusion therapy and home medical equipment services, Apria Healthcare is America’s leading provider of integrated home healthcare products and services.

APT Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - APT Pharmaceuticals is focused on the development of cyclosporine inhalation solution (CIS) for the prevention and treatment of chronic rejection in lung transplantation. The company has successfully enrolled a large, multi-center Phase III clinical trial evaluating the effect of CIS on chronic rejection.

Juichi & Yoko Arima

The Benrey Family

Jack Black & Tanya Haden

Blood Centers of the Pacific – Blood Centers of the Pacific is a nonprofit, community-based organization that provides blood and blood components to hospitals, physicians and patients throughout Northern California. It also houses the Blood Systems Research Institute which conducts medical research to improve blood safety and patient care. Blood Centers of the Pacific helps 50,000 patients every year with blood donated by community volunteers.

Theresa Boteilho

Sally & James Cha

Michelle Compton

Ann & Chris Creed

Cystic Fibrosis Pharmacy Inc. & Freedom PharmacyThe Cystic Fibrosis Pharmacy of Orlando, Florida is your best choice for independent and comprehensive CF pharmacy care.  By offering quality pharmaceuticals, regular shipping, personal reimbursement assistance, specially compounded medications and access to multiple compassion care programs, we’ve been your CF patient care advocates since 1984.  Freedom Pharmacy specializes in the care and treatment of chronic diseases.  Our “Circle of Care” programs involve the patient, the family, the doctor and the pharmacist.

Ramona Doyle

DPA Microphones -DPA’s ultimate goal is to provide you – whether you’re in live sound, recording, theater or broadcast – with the absolute finest possible microphone solutions for your tasks.

Judith Dubin

Electromed - Electromed, Inc. is the designer, manufacturer, and worldwide provider of the SmartVest® Airway Clearance System. The Company is committed to developing innovative products for patients requiring airway clearance therapy and is actively engaged in patient advocacy directed at securing payor reimbursement. Electromed, Inc. is dedicated to “Creating superior care through innovation®.” This results in products that help patients become more self sufficient through improved portability, ease of use, and comfort during therapeutic application.

Laura Farach & Philip Strassle

Robert Fram & Jeanne Blamey

Tom & Terry Glennon

David & Noreen Henig

International Transplant Nurses Society - The International Transplant Nurses Society is committed to the promotion of excellence in clinical transplant nursing through the provision of educational and professional growth opportunities, interdisciplinary networking, collaborative activities, and nursing research.


Joseph Kanfer

Carelle & Mahmood Karimimanesh

Katz Family Foundation

Ed & Kay Kinney

Reena Kuyper

Kwality Media - A collective of artists and good friends working for you to create amazing video content for any presentational purpose.


Sandra Lee & John Chang

Maja Lichtenfeld

The Living Breath Foundation - The Living Breath Foundation was founded in 2008 by Chris and Lori Pappageorgas. Chris and Lori became involved in raising money for the Cystic Fibrosis (CF) community after both of their children were diagnosed with the disease. Witnessing first hand the difficulties presented to individuals and families with CF, they recognised the need for financial assistance to combat the exorbitant every day expenses caused by the disease. After only three years in operation the foundation already has multiple programs in place to help CF patients in need.

Living Legacy Foundation – The Living Legacy Foundation is the non-profit organ and tissue donation program serving the state of Maryland, with the exception of three counties (Charles, Montgomery, and Prince Georges). We facilitate the life-saving process of organ and tissue donation, celebrate the generous gifts of organ and tissue donors, support our donor families and educate others about the importance of registering as a donor.

Jim & Jane Loiselle

Cheryl & Michael Markman

David & Martha Martin

MMT Holdings, LLC

Robin & Doug Modlin

Thomas Mone

J. F. Oberlin University – In short, J. F. Oberlin’s Mission is to provide an education based on Christian principles, educating our students to help them make contributions to God’s work and practical contributions to individuals and society alike.

Orrick – Orrick consistently ranks among a handful of global law firms with the breadth and caliber of practice to serve the complex needs of a discerning client base. With 21 offices in Asia, Europe and North America, we offer our clients a local understanding of business and the law combined with a global perspective, and we assist our clients on issues in well over 100 countries.

Pari Respiratory Equipment, Inc. - Designed with our patients in mind, PARI products aim to provide efficient aerosol delivery and a better quality of life. PARI’s foundation is our strong clinical track record developed from years of clinical research and proven safety and efficacy with well-known nebulized medications.

Pleasanton Lions Club, District 4C-3 – With nearly 1.3 million members in 202 countries and geographic areas, Lions tackle tough problems like blindness, disaster relief, diabetes awareness, sight & hearing services, environmental issues and much more.


Ardith & Mike Plimack

Ellen Porzig

Quality Education Associates – QEA provides consulting, training, coaching, and mentoring, using Baldrige-based criteria and quality practices. We work “hands on” with your team to improve performance and results in the areas where change makes sense and to build the controls to allow you to sustain your organization’s strengths.

Ann & Rob Robinson

Rick & Rosa Rosen

Bruce & Nan Reitz

Steven & Gail Shak

Ryuta Stenzel & Chie Yao

Nitin Subhedar


Team Nor Cal – The National Kidney Foundation has presented the U.S. Transplant Games since 1990. The 2010 U.S. Transplant Games took place July 30- August 4, 2010 in Madison, Wisconsin. Transplant athletes compete in an extraordinary showcase of athletic talent.

Tesla Motors

David Weill

Ann Wilson

Julia Woolf

Stanley Young & Hyun Sook Park