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Special thanks to our major donors and supporters.


  • Gertrude Welch was co-chair of the Jim McEntee Legacy Committee and spear-headed the Legacy Art Project. She also sponsored the peace doves in the center of the square.

  • Applied Materials sponsored the window.

  • The eight benches in the plaza were sponsored by the Asian Law Alliance, Castellano Family Foundation, Michael Fox, Sr., Diocese of San Jose, the McKenna Family, St. John Vianney Catholic Community, Bob and Nancy Weeks,and Susie Wilson.

  • The window mural was created by artist Carlos Perez.

  • Fundraising consultants were Delgadillo & Associates, Mary Rose Delgadillo, Principal & her Associate, Judy Armstrong.

  • Our construction management firm was Method Construction, Jim Morales, Project Manager .


  • Thank you to all the wonderful people who contributed to this project!

    Chippendale Family Carl Thomas Guardino G R & Martha Pflasterer
    Dr. Norman & Janet Abrahams Amelia Guerrero Plotter Pros, Inc.
    Katherine Eve Adler Dennis & Maryann Haggerty Dean Poyadue
    Yoyi Aglipay Franco Alejandro Hamed Octave & Florene Poyadue
    Sally & Santiago Alanis Susan and Phil Hammer Preminger Family
    Supervisor Blanca Alvarado Irma & Richard Haro Danny & Edith Pricolo
    Rev. Deacon Sal Alvarez Jesse Haro, Jr. & Rosalinda Rodriguez John & Dianne Prindiville
    American GI Forum, San Jose Chapter Dennis and Leslee Hart Prusch Farm Park Foundation
    American GI Forum, San Jose East
    Valley Chapter
    Jim and Karen Hart and Family Puerto Rican Civic Club
    American Muslim Voice Steve and Michele Hart Family Councilmember Nancy Pyle
    Amnesty International Group 35 Kevin and Joan Hart Quality Glass, Inc.
    Mary E. Andrade City of San Jose Councilmember Rose Herrera Leonard C. Ramirez Family
    Imam Tahir Anwar Jaime McEntee Hildebrand and
    Robert Hildebrand
    Ann & Stephen Ravel
    Applied Materials, Inc. Jerrold Hiura and Lucia Cha John & Mary Reding
    Arab American Cultural Center of
    Silicon Valley
    Richard Hobbs Steven & Margaret Redmond
    Reynaldo & Hilda Arellano Susan Madruga Hodges & Lawrence Hodges Chuck Reed
    Rabbi Melanie Aron Dan Hoffman Refugee and Immigrant Forum of Santa Clara County
    Herminia D. Arroyo Congressman Mike Honda Richard Haro Drafting and Planning, Inc.
    ArtOrigin & Associates George & Marjorie Honore Juliana Richmond
    Arts Council Silicon Valley Nina Hoppman Judy Rickard and Karin Bogliol o
    Asian Americans for Community Involvement Agnes & Bill Horn Patrick A. Riley
    Asian Law Alliance Richard Huff Mona and Luis Rios
    Richard Konda and SteveWing,
    Asian Law Alliance
    The Human Concerns Commission -
    Diocese of San Jose
    Philip & Mary Ripp
    James M. Austin Thomas & Constance Hunter Diane Ritchie
    Cindy Carla Avitia Immigrant Resettlement & Cultural
    Center, Inc.
    John & Alice Rodriguez
    Steven & Marilou Ayupan Interfaith Council on Race,
    Religion, Economic and Social Justice
    Genevieve V. Rollins
    Lee & Patricia Baxter Junaid Islam Anne J. Rosenzweig
    Jim and Pat Beall Jesse and Kalei Jack and Family Mrs. Patricia Ross
    Carol & Mike Beaman Steve & Maria Jack and Christopher Jack Mary Ann Ruiz
    Duilio & Sandra Benassi Jim & Guity Jam Sacred Heart Community Service
    Louise Benson Japanese American Citizens League -
    San Jose Chapter
    Eugene H. Sakai, AIA
    Billy DeFrank LGBT Community Center The Jesuits of Santa Clara University Mena L. Salas
    Monsignor Eugene Boyle Jewish Community Relations Council C. Nancy Sallan
    Dennis M. Burt & Marilyn B. McKnight Jose D. Jimenez San Jose Mercury News
    Joseph & Judy Busch Kathy and Terry Jobin Sig Sanchez
    John & Faye Butler Milina Jovanovic & Tomislav Gajic Meg Sanders
    Richard M. Cabrera Karen Judge Fr. John Sandersfeld
    Nora Campos - Councilmember
    City of San José
    Anne T. Kangas Santa Clara & San Benito Counties Building & Construction Trades Council
    Eloy Campos Family George & Janet Kennedy Santa Clara County Government Attorneys Association
    Michael & Cheryl Capilla Johnny Khamis Santa Clara University
    Candace Capogrossi A.J. & S.A. Khatri Tony & Dorothy Santos Family - Alviso
    Anne & James Carlson Lewis & Virginia King
    Hermelinda Sapien
    District Attorney Dolores Carr Shirley Lin Kinoshita Anthony & Shirley Saso
    James & Teresita Casey Michael & Loreen Kiskila Kenneth & Anna Saso
    Castellano Family Foundation Liz Kniss Scanlan Family
    Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Peter & Patricia Koopman Marilyn Schlueter
    CEMA Executive Board Pete & Geri Kutras and Family Mary Schlueter
    Center for Employment Training - CET La Raza Roundtable de California Kathleen Schroeder
    Rigo Chacón - Abrazos & Books Latina Coalition of Silicon Valley Judy Schropshire
    Jose Chapa Otto Lee Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties
    Chavez Family Vision, Inc Ellen Leonard Services, Immigrant Rights and
    Cindy Chavez & Mike Potter Albert & Elaine Lepiane Education Network - SIREN
    Susan C.H. Chavez John S. Leyba Sikh Gurdwara - San Jose
    Christ the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Robert P. Lindeborg Michael & Gloria Sikut
    San Jose Councilmember
    Kansen Chu & Daisy Chu
    Norma Lindsey Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits
    Ann & Steve Blomquist and Walt Franklin M. Lockfeld Jennifer Simpson
    Coalition for a Downtown Hospital Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren Sisters of the Presentation
    Peggy Coleman Maben - Hammon Family Wiggsy Sivertsen
    Collins Foundation and
    San José Peace & Justice Center
    Rudy Madrid y Familia Hunt & Carol Small
    Carla Collins Martin D. Marcott Ted Smith & Amanda Hawes
    Drina Collins Florence M. Marquez Adeline M. Soares
    Edward and Franci Collins Susan and David Marsland George C. Soares, Sect. Treas. - UFCW Local 5 Retirees Club
    Hon. LaDoris H. Cordell Pauline & Gilbert Martinez Mary Jane Solis
    Juanita & Don Cordero Ramon & Elizabeth Martinez Somos Mayfair
    The David & Pattie Cortese Family Marjorie Matthews Engr. & Mrs. Mars Q. Soriano
    Dominic & Suzanne Cortese James Morales & David Method South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council
    The Cortese Family Method Construction, Inc. South Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
    Manuel J. Costa Employees of Method Construction, Inc. Gay Ann Southwell
    Assemblymember Joe Coto Terry & Mercedes McCaffrey Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of San Jose, California, Inc.
    Council of Churches of Santa Clara County Socorro & Robert McCord Nancy & Tony Spitaleri
    County of Santa Clara Pat & Shyrl McCormick St. John Vianney Parish Catholic Community
    Crowder Family Dan & Jean McCorquodale St. Joseph's Family Center
    Jerry & Patty Cummings Amy McEntee McFadden & Wayne McFadden Marion Steeg & Salvador Bustamante
    Darby & Brendan Cunning Ann McEntee Sheila Stevens
    Kristina Cunningham Ben McEntee Family Marian Sticht
    Roger & Evelyn Dean Dianne McEntee David & Florence Stronck
    Jane H. Decker Edith & Edward McEntee James & Beverly Suggs
    Delgadillo & Associates, Inc. John McEntee Family The Sweeney Family
    Dena E. Dickinson Peter & Abi McEntee and Family Peter A. Szego
    Diocese of San Jose James P. McEntee, Jr. Salvatore & Carol Tacci
    Bill & Joanne Doe Jim McEntee Legacy Committee Eli Taub
    Diane R. Dorsa Necy & Quentin McEntee-Zahara Paul & Mary La Rue Teilh
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Association
    of Santa Clara Valley
    Bishop Patrick McGrath Rudy & Lily Tenes
    Debra Duran Primo & Gail McHugh Marion & Robert Tibbits
    Raymond & Carrie Dutra McKenna Family Toby & Lupe Tobias
    Barbara & Donald Edwards McManis Faulkner Clavel & Gilne Tosco
    EHC Life Builders
    Tom, Patti and Duncan McRae Joe & Betty Turner
    Rebecca Elliot Erline Marie Mello Ray & Ellen Turner
    Mary Ann Elliott
    Frank J. & Olivia Soza-Mendiola Vic & Barbie Ulmer
    Therese & Jon Engquist Veronica Mendivil Patrice Underwood
    Lori & Bob Escobar The David Mendivil Family Vietnamese Voluntary Foundation, Inc.
    Laura & Adam Escoto Juan San Miguel & Esther Medina Gil Villagrán, MSW
    Manuel & Mary Esteban Mexican Heritage Plaza (MHP)
    Transition Committee
    Jamaica Villaseñor
    Louis Facchino Deanne Miller Andrea Villaseñor-Perry & Sandy Perry Family
    Family Supportive Housing -
    San Jose Family Shelter
    Jeanette & Gary Miskimon Diane Von Merta
    Betty Feldheym Rodger and Julie Moody Bob & Nancy Weeks
    Filipino Community of Santa
    Clara County, Inc.
    Pia Moriarty & Bob Hurd Gertrude M.Welch
    The John & Georgiana Flaherty Family Muslim Community Association (MCA) Duane M.Welsch
    Reynaldo & Allison Flores NAACP Kenneth A.Wesson
    Theresa Flores Mary Cheryl B. Nacionales Westside Concrete Materials – Peter Gomez
    V. Fontana & Company Nakahara & Hinoki, Inc. Cecilia E.Weymouth
    Mary Ellen & Michael E. Fox Sr. Reiko Nakayama Maurice & Rachel Whitaker
    Rick and Tanya Freudenberger Mary Ann Nevins Nancy & Kenneth Wiener
    Donald F. Gage Elise P. Nguyen Councilmember Forrest Williams
    Sylvia M. Gallegos Nihonmachi Outreach Committee (NOC) Elise Willson
    Herman and Pat Garcia Family Natsu Niizawa Susanne B. and Robert M. Wilson
    Bishop Richard Garcia Sister M. Kieran O'Connor, P.B.V.M. Maggie Wollen-Olson
    Gardner Family Care Corporation, Inc. Office of Human Relations Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
    Gardner Family Health Network, Inc. Mary Oliveira Sharon L. Wood
    Carol A. Garvey Adel Olvera Claire M. Woodward
    Victor Garza Tommy & Kate O'Mara Mitchell & Wilma Wool
    David & Elizabeth Gonzales Marguerite Jensen Owens Virginia Wyand
    Jorge R. Gonzalez Palestinian Heritage Committee Paul A. Wysocki
    Stacy Goss Parola Construction Co., Inc. Brad Yamauchi, Minami Tamaki LLP
    Annette P. Graff Richard & Linda Parola Ken Yeager
    Donald & Jacqueline Grant Marc & Jennifer Paterniti Fred & Consuelo Yépiz
    Lou Gray Jesse and Angie Peña Ashraf Zahedi
    Sr. Margaret M. Gregg DuWayne Penfold Vic Zavala, Sr.
    Erin Grey People Acting in Community Together-PACT Joe & Mary Fay-Zenk
    Leoma R. Grundy Carlos & Analisa Escobedo Pérez y Familia  
      Raquel & Vicente Perez  

     

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