TVNPA Announces Finalists for the 2023 Power of Giving Impact Awards


The Tri-Valley Nonprofit Alliance (TVNPA) is thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2023 Power of Giving Impact Awards, a centerpiece of the upcoming Power of Giving Celebration held at the Bankhead Theater on Wednesday, November 8, 2023. Recognizing dedication, hard work, and profound community impact, the awards commend the outstanding contributions of individuals and organizations in the Tri-Valley region.

Among this year’s esteemed finalists are:

Unsung Hero:

  • Guadalupe Barattino, LaFamilia
  • Shawnda Bost, Open Heart Kitchen
  • Christine Dillman, Tri-Valley Haven
  • Jean King, Community Member

Lifetime Achievement:

  • Jay Davis
  • Anne Davis East
  • Susan Houghton
  • Jean King
  • Marsha McInnis

Corporate Philanthropic Partner:

  • Fremont Bank
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories
  • Sensiba, LLC

Arts & Culture:

  • Livermore Valley Arts
  • Livermore Valley Opera
  • Pleasanton Art League

Excellence in Impact (Budget under $1M):

  • Alan Hu Foundation
  • Set to Thrive
  • Sleep in Heavenly Peace
  • Sunflower Hill

Excellence in Impact (Budget over $1M):

  • Axis Community Health
  • CAPE Headstart
  • Goodness Village
  • Open Heart Kitchen
  • Tri-Valley Haven
  • Valley Humane Society

“Every year, the Power of Giving Celebration is a testament to the heart and soul of our community. These finalists are a wondeful example of the – individuals and organizations committed to positive change and community betterment.” Kathy Young, CEO

The Power of Giving Celebration promises an evening of inspiration, recognition, and community spirit. Guests will enjoy keynote speaker Chris Helfrich, CEO of the Eat.Learn.Play Foundation (founded by Stephen and Ayesha Curry), live entertainment with Meredith McHenry, and the highly anticipated awards presentation.

Tickets for the Power of Giving Celebration are on sale now. By attending, you not only celebrate these finalists but also support TVNPA in its mission to amplify the social impact of local nonprofits. Don’t miss out on this monumental event. Secure your tickets today and join us in celebrating the power of giving.