GCVF wishes to thank the following donors for their support:

Grant from Montecito Bank and Trust

December 14, 2016

On November 21, 2016, GCVF was presented with a grant from Montecito Bank & Trust at an awards ceremony in Santa Barbara. Our treasurer, John Kokulis, attended the grant ceremony and accepted the grant on behalf of GCVF. We were one of two nonprofit organizations that support veterans to be awarded a grant. Many thanks to MontecitoBank & Trust for their 14TH year of giving back to our community.

Knights of Columbus Council 9410 holds charity golf tournament

December 14, 2016

Thank you Knights of Columbus Council 9410 in Simi Valley for your continued support. They hosted their 4th Annual Charity Golf tournament on Nov 2, 2016 for the benefit of Gold Coast Veterans Foundation and On the Bus. We are extremely grateful for all the Knights, their tournament sponsors, the tournament participants, and volunteers, for your fundraising efforts that have donated $27,650 over the last several years. You generosity is making a difference in the lives of our local veterans. Thank you Knights of Columbus!

Porsche Club of America Santa Barbara raises funds to support local veterans

December 14, 2016

The Porsche Club of America’s Concours de Elegance was held in Santa Barbara at the Fess Parker Hotel in September. The Porsche Club selected GCVF for our support to the veteran community as their charity of the year for the second time. The Club held a charity raffle and thanks to the generosity of their members donated 100% of the raffle money raised to support veterans. The event raised $1,850.00. Thank you PCASB club members for your outstanding support to our local veterans.

GCVF is grateful for our sponsors, participants and volunteers in joining us at our 11th annual golf tournament

December 14, 2016

We are fortunate to have many repeat organizations and people that support or fundraising events and enable us to support our veterans. The American Legion Hollywood Post 43 has supported and participated in our charity golf tournament every year. Their Post contributed over $4,000 for this year’s tournament and over $25,000 since our first golf tournament.

Kayne Anderson, Amgen, Price Waterhouse Coopers, Ernst & Young, Morgan Stanley at the Oaks, Ventura County Agriculture Association and many others sponsors ensured we are able to provide support to our veterans in need. Thank you very much.

Amgen approves grant to support GCVF Veterans Connection for the third straight year

December 14, 2016

Amgen provided another annual grant to GCVF for veteran’s assistance at our Veterans Connection program. The Veterans Connection continues to grow as we see more and more veterans each year. In 2016 we had several months with more than over 200 visitors sought our assistance during a month. On behalf of our board and our local veterans, we wish to thank Amgen for their continued community support!

March 27, 2017

Thank you Edison Foundation for your continued support.  Edison Foundation approved a grant in 2016 and computer donations in 2014 and 2016.  Your gifts enable our Veterans Connection to support our veterans with benefits, healthcare, housing, jobs and education services and access to the internet with refurbished computers. You generosity is making a difference in the lives of our local veterans. Thank you Edison!