Get Involved

Donate Now

Donations are carefully directed by Program Coordinator Wanda Bonnell to ensure they are making the most difference and having the most impact possible.

If you would like to talk with someone about making a donation to the Promise Scholars Program, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations, at (209) 667-3131 or

To make a donation, make check payable to: "Stanislaus State Foundation", note "Promise Scholars" in the memo. Credit card donations can be made over the phone, please call at (209) 667-3131.

Mail donation to:
Office of Alumni Relations
California State University Stanislaus
One University Circle
Turlock, California 95382

Support Community Brunch for YOUth

Here's your chance to help foster youth better their future through a college education. Support the Promise Scholars in the Community Brunch for YOUth, a competition of local charities and chefs, on September 9th! You can become a sponsor, donate an auction item or purchase tickets, $50/adults, $20/age 12 and under. Watch for stories about the Community Brunch for YOUth in the Modesto Bee, including one about how your donation helps former foster youth get a college education through the Promise Scholars Program at Stanislaus State! For tickets or more information, please call, 209-667-3311.

Join us on Facebook for updates on the Community Brunch for YOUth competition. See you on September 9th for a delicious community brunch!

The beauty of life is that YOU decide who you are going to be today...

1000 Angels

For the many generous individuals and businesses that choose to help former foster youth achieve their dreams through a college education, Promise Scholars has created “1,000 Angels.” Each person who donates to the Promise Scholars program becomes one of our 1,000 Angels, and is celebrated for their generosity and commitment to supporting former foster youth reach their goals.

Thank you to our 1000 Angels

  • Doris Fiorini
  • Ellen Dunbar
  • Elva Trevino Hart
  • John Burton Foundation
  • Judith Lanning
  • Linda Ridenour
  • Lisa Lodi
  • Lou Hart
  • Monte Vista Chapel
  • Nancy Clark
  • T.J. House
  • Valerie Leyva
  • Wells Fargo Bank

Advisory Council Members

  • Jennifer Ajinga
  • Susan Azevedo
  • Bob Endsley
  • Michael Evette
  • Brenda Groteguth
  • Cynthia Lederle
  • Yvonne Leal
  • Lisa Lodi
  • Donna Pierce
  • Diane Sugerman
  • Terri Tillman
  • Jeramiah Williams