WriteGirl would like to thank the following for their generous support:

Thank you

Barbara Abercrombie
Adams Family Foundation
The Ahmanson Foundation
Stephanie Allen
Amazon Literary Partnership
American Endowment Foundation
Jane Anderson and Tess Ayers
Vibiana Andrade
Annenberg Foundation
Arts for Incarcerated Youth Network
ASCAP Foundation Irving Caesar Fund
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Aimee Bender
Shelley Berger
The Bookworm Box/Colleen Hoover
Maisha Brown
California Community Foundation
California Foundation for
Stronger Communities
The California Wellness Foundation
The Capital Group Companies
Charitable Foundation
Paquita Calva
City of Los Angeles, Department of
Cultural Affairs
Chromatic Inc.
Jody Cohan-French and Family
Cynthia Comsky
Courtside Residents’ Association
Crail-Johnson Foundation
Danielle LaPorte Inc.
Allison Deegan
Susan Dickes
DLA Piper Global Law Firm
Brad Dobson and Minette Riordan,
Path to Profit
Dream Team Directors
Dwight Stuart Youth Fund
Ebell Rest Cottage Association
The Edlow Family Fund
The Eisner Foundation
Stephanie Fein
Jennah Ferrer-Foronda
Cameron Foster-Keddie
Elizabeth George Foundation
Frog Crossing Foundation
Terry Gilman, Mysterious
Galaxy Bookstore
Grainne Godfree
Good Works Foundation
Toni Graphia
Rory Green
The Green Foundation
Sheila Grether-Marion
HBK Investments LLC
The Herb Alpert Foundation
Marc Hernandez
Jennifer Hoppe
Winnie Holzman and Paul Dooley
Rita Hsiao
Kathleen Hughes
The Isambard Kingdom Brunel Society
of North America
Erica Jamieson
JIB Fund Community Building Initiative
Rebecca Joseph
Journey of the Heart Poetry Project
Joyce Green Family Foundation
J.R. Hyde III Family Foundation
Kathy and Jason Katims
Barbara Katz
Deana Katz
Devon Kelly
Kroger / Ralphs
Elise Kroll
Elizabeth Kruger


Lauren Levine
Los Angeles County Arts Commission
Los Angeles County Office of Education
Los Angeles County Probation Department
Legacy Collective
Lewis Greenwood Foundation
LSC Communications
Christina Lynch
Diane Manuel
John Marshall
Josann McGibbon
Carol Meadors
Diana Means
Elizabeth Meriwether
Nancy Meyers
Diana Milich
Lynne Miller
Nancy Murphy
Neptunian Woman’s Club of Manhattan Beach
Susan Bay Nimoy
North Hollywood Church of Religious Science
The Oder Family Foundation
The Ovation Foundation-Ovation TV
Anokh Pahwa
Nandita Patel
Joy Picus
Amy Poehler
The Poetry Foundation
Amy Lynn Pot
Marni Rader
The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation
Ilene Resnick
Resnick Foundation
Susan Revell
Lindy Robbins
Lauren and Seth Rogen
Rosco Production Company
Melissa Rosenberg
S. Mark Taper Foundation
Helenna Santos, Ms. In The Biz
Satterberg Foundation
Elizabeth Sayre
Clare Sera
Karin Slaughter
Bonnie Sloane
Pamela Snowden
Soroptimist International of
Alhambra-San Gabriel-San Marino
Larry Spence
Starfish Impact Inc.
State Farm
Swedish Giant Productions/
Wendi McLendon-Covey
Robin Swicord
Keren Taylor
Lisa Trahan
Nadria Tucker
Marie Unini
United Latino Fund
United Way
Stefanie Jane Woodburn
University Synagogue Ninth
Grade Philanthropy Board
Pam Veasey
Linda Venis
Violets’ Giving Circle of the
Women’s Foundation of California
Mary Wagle
Walt Disney Imagineering
Weingart Foundation
Witt/Kieffer Community Fund
Youth Policy Institute/Charter Schools Inc.
Sydney Zhang

We would like to extend a special thank you to Shelley Berger, Rory Green, and Kathy and Jason Katims for hosting unique and memorable events to benefit WriteGirl. Thank you for helping introduce WriteGirl to new friends and supporters.


Our special thanks to:

All of our individual donors who have so
generously contributed to help WriteGirl
grow and help more teen girls each year.

All of WriteGirl’s mentors and volunteers for mentoring teen girls as well as contributing professional services, including strategic planning, public relations, event coordination, mentoring management, training and curriculum development, catering, financial management and administrative assistance.

Board members for their support and guidance on strategy, fundraising, communications and development of community partnerships.

Civic leaders: The Honorable Mayor Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda L. Solis, California State Senator Holly J. Mitchell and Los Angeles City Councilmember Marqueece Harris-Dawson for their support and acknowledgement of WriteGirl’s contributions to the community.

All of our inspiring event locations:
72andSunny, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Linwood Dunn Theater, Blankspaces, Chevalier’s Books, City of West Hollywood/West Hollywood Library, Factory Place Arts Complex, General Assembly, HNYPT Studios, Impact Hub/LA, Japanese American Cultural and Community Center, Japanese American National Museum, Maker City LA, The National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, NBCUniversal, Pasadena Public Library, Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles, Skylight Books, The Unique Space and Writers Guild of America Theater.

Gift books for our members:
Romy Griepp, HarperCollins Publishers, Marie Kordus, Janet Sternberg and Penguin Books USA.

Food, snacks and beverages at Writegirl workshops and special events: 18 Rabbits, 85C Bakery Cafe - Pasadena, Bagel Factory, Bai5, Big Mango Cafe, Bossa Nova, Buffalo Wild Wings, Cafe Gratitude, Cheeky Home, The Cheese Store of Beverly Hills, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Coco Community, Cucina and Amore, DFV Wines, Dominick’s, Green Street Restaurant, Heath and Lejeune, HINT Water, Hubert’s Lemonade, Icelandic Glacial Water, Iron Triangle Brewery, Jennifer Pennifer Bakes, K Chocolatier, Katherine Lemon Bars, Kitchen24, La Pizza Loca, Les Macarons Duverger, Little Flower Candy Co., Lundberg Family Farms Rice Chips, Made in Nature, Matchbook Wine, Mendocino Farms, Milk Jar Cookies, Mixed Nuts Inc., Modern Spirits, MOYO, nakedwines.com, Nature’s Bakery, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Nutsite, Olive Garden, Papa John’s Pizza, Papi’s Pizzeria, Porto’s Bakery, Riot Grill, Rubio’s Coastal Grill, Senor Fish, Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill, Spitz, Stella Artois, Stumptown Coffee, Sun-Maid, Superba, The Bagel Broker, The Grain Cafe, This Bar Saves Lives, VOCO, Western Bagel, Yuca’s, Yummy Cupcakes (Pasadena) and Zinc Cafe & Market (DTLA).

Mini Bites Catering for delectable food for our annual Lights, Camera, WriteGirl! benefit.


Special thanks to The Huntington Library, Art Collection, and Botanical Gardens for their generous support for workshops and events. Our girls and volunteers gain tremendous inspiration from the art, gardens and staff. The Huntington is an oasis in the city, and we are grateful to bring our members to write in this unique environment. Besties forever!

PowHERful Summit, Exposition Review, GenHERation’s Discovery Days, Southern California Poetry Festival and TEDxPasadenaWomen for inviting WriteGirl to participate at special events.

Sara Apelkvist for design and branding strategy, including development of WriteGirl’s logo, website, press kit, stationery, book design, promotional materials and ongoing support.

Los Angeles County Office of Education for providing the necessary support to bring our workshops to the teens at Azusa Community Day School, Destiny Girls Academy and the Road to Success Academy at Camp Scott and Camp Scudder, two adjacent detention facilities for teen girls.

NBCUniversal and Ebell Rest Cottage Association for workshop and project supplies.

Writing journals:
Baron Fig, Chronicle Books, Clairefontaine, Compendium Inc., Denik, Exaclair, Fiorentina LLC, Image Connection, International Arrivals, JetPens, Knock Knock, Kikkerland Design, Leuchtturm1917, Paperblanks, Rag and Bone Bindery, Rhodia, Rifle Paper Co., Rock Scissor Paper, Running Rhino & Co./ Madison Park Group, Studio C and Hartley and Marks.

Panda Cares/Panda Express for their longtime support of our annual Character & Monologue Workshop by providing volunteers and delicious food for our members.

Gifts for girls, members and special events:
365 Ltd., Acure Organics, Aesop, Allison Deegan, Areaware, Art of Tea, Buy Love/Celia Shen, Dermalogica, Discount Mugs, Dr. Bronner’s, Earthly Body, Emi-Jay, FACE Stockholm, Financially Wise Women, Generosity Water, Goddess Bar, Heritage 1933, Hi Browsing, Jess’ Bee Natural, Keren by Design, Knock Knock, Kristin Rosengren, LA Shares, Liz’s Antique Hardware, L’Occitane, Lulu Lemon Athletica, Morphe, Ms. Magazine, Pasadena Magazine, P.F. Candle Co., Playtone, Pulleez International, Purely Elizabeth, Rock Scissor Paper, Rubio’s Coastal Grill, Shainsware, Shriver Media, skyn ICELAND, Social Type, Stone & Strand, Tarina Tarantino, Yoga Works. Printing and copy cervices: Chromatic Lithographers Inc., FedEx Office, LSC Communications

Special thanks to all the generous companies and individuals who donated items for our silent auctions!


WriteGirl welcomes your contribution to help support our growing organization.  Email us at: support@writegirl.org 

This has been a very important period of growth for me not only as a writer, but also as a person, and WriteGirl has played a very important role in helping me become the best I can be.
— WriteGirl Volunteer
I love that there are many more free thinkers that are my age than just me. It’s a wonderful thing.
— WriteGirl Mentee