GENEROUS DONATIONS HAVE MADE IT POSSIBLE TO HAVE THE AMERICAN INDIAN VETERANS MEMORIAL’S CENTERPIECE SCULPTURE, “THE GIFT” COMPLETED AND MOVED TO RIVERSIDE NATIONAL CEMETERY!

Donations are listed in chronological order in four sections –

Major Donors; Tribal; Companies, Organizations and Others; and 2018 Honor Our Heroes

MAJOR DONATIONS

Morongo Band of Mission Indians, Banning, California

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, Highland, California

United Auburn Indian Community of the Auburn Rancheria, Auburn, California

Stater Bros. Charities, San Bernardino, California

Jack H. Brown Family Foundation, Riverside, California

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TRIBAL NATIONS’ DONATIONS

Morongo Band of Mission Indians, Banning, California

Native Village of St. Michael, St. Michael Alaska

Native Village of Kongiganak, Kongiaganak, Alaska

Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan & Indiana, Dowagiac, Michigan

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians, Highland, California

Buena Vista Rancheria of Me-Wuk Indians / Jesse Flying Cloud Pope Foundation, Sacramento, California

Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Indians, Thermal, California

Lummi Nation / Lummi Commercial Co., Bellingham, Washington

San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians, Valley Center, California

Sycuan Band of Kumeyaay Nation, El Cajon, California

Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, Grand Ronde, Oregon

Pala Band of Mission Indians, Valley Center, California

Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians, Palm Springs, California

Sherwood Valley Rancheria, Willits, California

Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians, San Jacinto, California

Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, Shingle Springs, California

Chicken Ranch Rancheria of Me-wuk Indians, Jamestown, California

Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians, Valley Center, California

Pechanga Band of Luiseňo Indians Development Corporation, Temecula, California

Upper Sioux Indian Community, Granite Falls, Minnesota

Native Village of Napakiak, Napakiak, Alaska

United Auburn Indian Community of the Auburn Rancheria, Auburn, California

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation, Brooks, California

Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians, Santa Ynez, California

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COMPANIES’, ORGANIZATIONS’ & OTHERS’ DONATIONS

Mr. Angelo Schunke, Redlands, California

Employers Fraud Task Force, California

National Native American Law Enforcement Association, Minnesota

Swift Charities, Los Angeles, California

Disabled American Veterans, Riverside, California

Lewis Roca, Phoenix, Arizona

BusinessCardManagers.com, San Diego, California

Native American Veterans Association – NAVA, Los Angeles, California

Water & Power Community Credit Union, Los Angeles, California

Ms. Glenna Amos

Byron Lee & Evangeline Smith, San Diego, California

Norman & Janice Dosiers, Highland, California

American Legion Auxiliary, Morrison Memorial, Moreno Valley, California

Hemet Elks #1740, Hemet, California

Kiwanis Club of Hemet Valley, Hemet, California

GrassrootsLab, LLC, Long Beach, California

Melissa Pope, Troy, Michigan

Rez Riders Motorcycle Club, Temecula, California

San Diego North County Blue Star Mothers, Escondido, California

Dream Makers Specialty Limousines, Banning, California

Riverside County Board of Supervisors’ Community Improvement Development Fund, Riverside, California

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1487, Roseville, California

Riverside National Cemetery Support Committee, Riverside, California

Gary Robinson, Tribal Eye Productions, Santa Ynez, California

American Legion Post 848, San Jacinto, California

American Legion Post Riders 848, San Jacinto, California

American Legion District 21, Perris, California

American Legion Auxiliary, Morrison Memorial Unit 574, Moreno Valley, California

American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 291, Newport Beach, California

American Legion Auxiliary, Richard O. Reed Unit 777, San Bernardino, California

Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association, Valley Center, California

Schomberg Studios, Evergreen, Colorado

Lourdes Tedmon, Rancho Mirage, California

Ms. Johnnie Ybarra

Pacific Regional Office Employees Association, Sacramento, California

Ms. Beatrice B. Marco, Santa Ynez, California

Ms. Donna L. Alimo

Ceasar’s Entertainment Inc.

Kenneth P. Gunn, Highland, California

Riverside National Cemetery Support Committee, Riverside, California

Raceway Ford, Riverside, California, via its 2018 Honor Our Heroes event (see listing of donors below)

Mr. Frank Johnson, Sr. in Memory of Frank Johnson, Jr.

Linda M. and Thomas J. Tolentino

American Legion Post 132, Orange, CA

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 132 , Orange, CA

United Mexican American Veterans Association, Santa Ana, CA

Twin Graphics, Calimesa, California

Many 100’s of Other Donors have contributed via the web or in collection boxes at public events.

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2018 Honor Our Heroes Donors

Since 2016, Riverside’s Raceway Ford, has thanked the Riverside County community by supporting the Riverside National Cemetery Support Committee (RNCSC) via the auto dealership’s annual Honor Our Heroes event. Donations received from the 2018 event were designated by the RNCSC solely for the American Indian Veterans Memorial.  Following is a partial list of the community’s donors who contributed to the construction of the Memorial through their attendance, donations and in-kind participation at Raceway’s Honor Our Heroes.

Stater Bros. Charities

Jack H. Brown Foundation

Adams Sport Track

Adkan Engineers

Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians

AIAN Veterans Memorial Committee

Paul and Nina Adkins

Neran S. Alsunna

Alta Pacific Bank

Altavita Village

Altura Credit Union

American Legion Post 421 Highland

America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses

Tom & Jerri Aminikharrazi

Ancho’s Mexican Grill

Aquarius Casino Resort

Riverside Mayor “Rusty Bailey

Banner Bank

Dr. Chuck and Sally Beaty

Belfor USA Group

Beltone Hearing Center

Benchmark Resources

Bud’s Tire and Wheel, Inc.

Café Sevilla

Cal State Auto Parts

Cal-Mesa Steel Supply, Inc.

Canyon Crest Country Club

CEMEX

Bill and Debbie Chamberlain

City of Perris

Corona Chamber of Commerce

Corona/Norco YM

Downs Energy

Enterprise Fleet Management

Factory Motor Parts

Farfallas Cucina Italiana

Jack and Collette Ferguson

Financial Partners CU

Doug and Chris Foreman

Fox Riverside Theater Foundation

FST Sand and Gravel, Inc.

General Old Golf Course

John and Janet Gless

Goose Creek Golf Club

Jim and Shelly Gore

Habitat for Humanity

Hailey & Aldrich

Harbor Freight

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

IBEW Local Union 440

In-N-Out Burgers

Island Packers

IUOE, Local Union No 12

Cleotha and Dolores Ladonna Jempson

KABI LLC

Pat and Linda Kelly

Laborers International Union

Local #1184

LaMirada Theatre for the Performing Arts

Jerri Lee

Brock and Sarah Lewis

Tom Loza

Lyon Air Museum

Marcus Heart Foundation

Marie Calendar’s

Councilperson Chris McArthur

Mike McCoy’

Robbin McGregor

Assemblyman Jose Medina

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Orange Line Oil

Pacific Pulmonary Medical Group

Donna Pierce

Kaye Powley

PMR Racing/Black Widow Exhaust

Pat Murphy/Bill Speed

Press Enterprise

Prism Aerospace

Raceway Ford

Red Lobster

Renaissance Food Group

Rincon Band of Luiseno Mission Indians

Riverside County Board of Supervisors

Riverside Harley Davidson

Riverside Police Officers Association

Riverside Unified School District

Duane and Kelly Roberts

Carmen & Dell Roberts Foundation

Robertson’s Ready Mix

Senator Richard Roth

San Antonio Winery

San Diego Zoo Global

Alan and Sharron Savage

Marty Schlocker

Sespe Consulting, Inc.

Single Source

SolarMax

South Point Hotel Casino

Star Milling Company

Strongs Accessories

Jeanie and Mark Taylor

The Grove Community Church

The Habit Burger Grill

The Links at Summerly Lake Elsinore

The Living Desert Zoo/Gardens

The M&M Group

Thompson & Colgate

Tippy’s Tow Service, Inc.

United Auburn Indian Community of the Auburn Rancheria

Michael M. Vargas

Veterans Helping Veterans

Victor Construction Inc.