Funding Partners

Annual Verte Gala 2018 Sponsors

Waste Management

Waste Management is a proud Steward Sponsor of Grades of Green.

The City of Manhattan Beach

The City of Manhattan Beach is a proud Friend Sponsor of Grades of Green.

The City of Hermosa Beach

The City of Hermosa Beach is a proud Friend Sponsor of Grades of Green.

The MBS Group

The MBS Group is a proud Friend Sponsor of Grades of Green.

TropicAves

TropicAves is a proud Friend Sponsor of Grades of Green.

Debra Hockemeyer

Debra Hockemeyer is a proud Friend Sponsor of Grades of Green.

KAA

KAA is a proud Friend Sponsor of Grades of Green.

The Coppedge Family

The Coppedge Family is a proud Friend Sponsor of Grades of Green.

Barbara Franqui and the Franqui-Hevener Family

Barbara Franqui and the Franqui-Hevener family are proud Friend Sponsors of Grades of Green.

Camela Ott and Mark Bell

Camela Ott and Mark Bell are proud Friend Sponsors of Grades of Green.

Chrissie and Harrison Clay

Chrissie and Harrison Clay are proud Friend Sponsors of Grades of Green.

Portia and Andy Cohen

Portia and Andy Cohen are proud Friend Sponsors of Grades of Green.

Grades of Green Sponsors

Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

The Sanitation Districts are a regional agency consisting of 24 independent special districts serving over 5.6 million people in 78 …

The Boeing Company

The Boeing Company is committed to helping children and youth achieve their potential through educational enrichment and support programs that …

LAcarGuy

As a local family-owned business, LAcarGUY is recognized as a prominent supporter of community events, charitable organizations and environmental causes. …

Long Beach Water Department

For the last 100 years, the Long Beach Water Department has provided Long Beach residents with high-quality, reliable drinking water. …

The Ahmanson Foundation

The Ahmanson Foundation serves Los Angeles County by funding cultural projects in the arts and humanities, education at all levels, …

LUSH Fresh Cosmetics

LUSH believes in making effective products from fresh organic fruit and vegetables, the finest essential oils, and safe synthetics. Charitable …

Subaru Pacific

The Subaru Eco-Friendly Retailer Program demonstrates the core values of Subaru Pacific as a company and a brand by positively impacting …

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman’s mission is to be at the forefront of technology and innovation, delivering superior capability in tandem with maximized …

The City of Santa Monica

The City of Santa Monica is committed to delivering the highest quality of service to the local community. Its sustainability programs …

Metropolitan water district of southern California

The mission of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable …

LA Kings Care Foundation

The Kings Care Foundation is the award-winning charity of the LA Kings that focuses its community outreach efforts on enhancing education, …

The Arconic Foundation

The Arconic Foundation has invested more than $590 million to improve the environment and educate tomorrow’s leaders. Their innovative products …

Gelson’s Markets

Gelson’s Markets is recognized as one of the nation’s premier supermarket chains. Each location is singularly known as the area’s …

LA County Supervisor Janice Hahn representing the 4th District

Janice Hahn was elected to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in November 2016. She represents the 4th district which …

Carton Council

Carton Council is an industry organization committed to grow carton recycling in the US. In the past seven years, they …

Downtown Manhattan Beach Business & Professionals Association

Downtown Manhattan Beach, the “Heartbeat” of the beautiful beach town that was founded in 1912. The “Pearl of the South …

Johnson Ohana Foundation

The Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation is a non-profit public charity founded in 2008 by musician Jack Johnson, and his wife …

Beach Cities Health District

Beach Cities Health District (BCHD) is among the largest preventive health agencies in the nation, and has served the communities …

Grandview PTA

With the support of amazing parent volunteers, Grandview Elementary’s stellar teachers and PTA members provide an enriching and stimulating academic …

Continental Development Corporation

Continental Development Corporation helps develop and build projects of the highest quality and to actively support measures which contribute to …

Green Champion ($25,000-$49,999)

Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

The Sanitation Districts are a regional agency consisting of 24 independent special districts serving over 5.6 million people in 78 …

In-Kind Donations

BizHaus El Segundo

BizHaus is a workplace community of entrepreneurs, start-ups, freelancers and small teams seeking flexible office space in a creative environment. …

Planet Wise

Planet Wise  is a privately owned family corporation; founded by Nicki Maynard and later joined by husband Jesse. All the products they …

To-Go Ware

To-Go Ware was founded in 2004 and is committed to inspiring healthy lifestyle through food, community, and planet. To-Go Ware brings common sense …

Dopper

Dopper’s  mission is to achieve a world in which people are conscious of the environment we live in, where the amount …

Go Green Lunchbox

In 2008, Go Green Lunch Box was founded to eliminate the packaging waste of single-serve items in lunches. This eco-friendly …

Klean Kanteen

Klean Kanteen is a family-owned company that introduced the first stainless steel, BPA-free, reusable water bottle in 2004 because they …

Green Toys

Green Toys are made of 100% recycled materials and manufactured in the United States. Green Toys has donated product to …

Funkins

Funkins are eco-friendly and reusable cloth napkins that are fun for kids and good for the environment. Funkins donated product to the …

Dabbawalla Bags

Fun meets Function with the Dabbawalla kids’ line of modern, eco-friendly and insulated lunch bags, preschool backpacks and accessories. Dabbawalla donated …

Legend Socks

Legend Socks donated product to the 2015-2016, 2016-2017, and the 2017-2018 Trash Free Lunch Challenge program.

Algalita

For nearly 20 years, Algalita has been searching for answers on plastic pollution in the marine ecosystem. Since 1994, Captain Moore …

GROW

GROW, a locally owned and operated grocery store in Manhattan Beach, CA, offers the freshest produce, dairy, fine cuts of …

Fresh Brothers

Fresh Brothers, which has locations throughout the greater Los Angeles area, serves a deep dish and thin crust pizza. They …

Our Founding Partners

KAA Design Group

Kirkpatrick Architects is a leading-edge design studio dedicated to advancing the California lifestyle through contemporary architecture. For over 25 years, …

Waste Management

Waste Management is the leading provider of comprehensive environmental solutions services in North America, serving more than 21 million customers …

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