Our partners and corporate sponsors are crucial
to Hope in a Suitcase's mission.  Thank you!


We absolutely are “Better Together!”  As a Volunteer Organization, everything Hope in a Suitcase achieves depends on partnerships and the participation of our local community.   Thanks to our key partners:

The Book Foundation for donating activity books, graphic novels and other reading materials for our suitcases and for their ongoing work in promoting literacy by placing books into the hands of underserved children.  www.thebookfoundation.org

Children's Bureau for working with us to pilot our program.  www.all4kids.org

The Emporium:  Foster Resource & Literacy Center.   Made possible with the support of the Pritzker Foster Care Initiative, the "Emporium" is a collaborative effort between Hope in a Suitcase, The Book Foundation, Foster Care Counts and other mission-aligned non-profits sharing space and resources to increase positive outcomes for foster and under-served youth.   www.emporiumla.org

Foster Care Counts for incubation, guidance, and on-going support.  www.fostercarecounts.org

Foster Nation for inspiration, consultation, awareness raising, connection, support and manpower. www.fosternation.org

The S. Mark Taper Foundation Shelter Resource Bank / Shelter Partnership for providing us with quarterly donations of new items for The Emporium and for our suitcases. www.shelterpartnership.org

Prtizker Foster Care Initiative for providing and supporting our shared headquarters at The Emporium.

Venable, LLP for providing pro bono assistance with our corporate filings and our 501(c)(3) tax-exempt application.  www.venable.com

Wayfinder (formerly known as Junior Blind) for serving the most vulnerable children in our community, and for partnering with us to provide duffle bags, blankets, clothing and other comfort items to children awaiting placement with a loving foster family.  www.wayfinder.org

The Water Buffalo Club for fostering the well-being of underserved and at-risk children in Los Angeles and, though it's generous financial support, enabling us to achieve our goal of serving 5,000 by the end of 2017.  www.waterbuffaloclub.com

WestCoastArchives for donating storage space, as well as providing a seamless and efficient pick-up and delivery system for packed suitcases.  www.wcastorage.com

Hope in a Suitcase could not succeed without the generous support of ALL of our partners and supporters:  

Partnering & Recipient Organizations:   

Foster Care Counts; The Book Foundation;  The Book Truck; S. Mark Taper Foundation Shelter Resource Bank (aka Shelter Partnership); iFOSTER; Children’s Bureau; Wayfinder (formerly known as Junior Blind); Extraordinary Families; Violence Intervention Program; Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS); CASA;  New Life Foster Family Agency; Families Uniting Families; Happy Trails; Foster Nation; Pajama Program; Guardian Scholars; UCLA TIES for Families, Aviva Foster Family Agency; Happy Trails for Kids; Fresh Outfitters; Children’s Action Network; Foster Children’s Resource Center; First Star Bruin Guardian Scholars Academy.

Corporate Partners, Sponsors & Donors:

Auntie Barbara’s Kids;  Little Giraffe;  Fallas Stores; Beauty Mark, International; BaronLA; Lucky Jade; Anne Michelle Boutique; Jill Roberts Boutique; Kashwere; Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel; Freeman Beauty; Chrissi B.; Sol Angeles; Loctkon Companies; Momentous Insurance Brokerage; ACE Clearwater Enterprises;      Port Logistics Group; Jellycat; Frankie & Sue; Angel Dear; Skechers Shoes, UltraOlive.

Schools, Community & Volunteer Groups:   

The Buckley School; The Village School; The Brentwood School; The Oaks School; Girl Scouts (Manhattan Beach / Long Beach / Greater Los Angeles); Boy Scouts of America; Santa Monica College Campus Police Department; Manhattan Beach Police Department; Santa Monica Police Department Activities League; Sand & Surf Soccer League; Marlborough School; Wonderland Elementary School; Warner Avenue Elementary School; Westwood United Methodist Preschool; United Talent Agency Foundation; Archer School for Girls; The Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints; Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Workplace Community Group; Banana Republic Studio City; Westlake Elementary School; Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc. Alpha Omicron Chapter; Canyon Kids Care; Santa Monica College Guardian Scholars; San Pedro South Bay Assistance League;  McKinna Learning Center; La Reina High School & Middle School;  Heschel Day School;  The Center for Early Education;  Family Guy American Dad; Women’s Veteran Patients Advisory Council; Lisa Sigell at CBS / KCAL; The Neighborhood School; Exploring Minds Montessori; LatinoComp; Laura M. Wilson & Associates; SMC Management Associates; Paradigm Talent Agency; Moms Club of West Hollywood; Calence IT Service; YogaCycle; Santa Monica Chamber of Commerce OWLS; Jefferson Elementary School; Turning Point School; Pressman Academy; Sand Tots Preschool; Grand View Elementary School; Curtis Elementary; Viewpoint School.

Become a Partner

If you would like to discuss partnership opportunities with us, please email us at info@hopeinasuitcase.org.  Thank you!