Testimonials

Thank you for your contribution of $5000 towards the 2017 UNICEF Masquerade Ball. We are
excited to see you masked on Friday, October 27th at the Clifton’s Cafeteria for an unforgettable evening! Read More

Casey D. Rotter – Director and Founder, UNICEF Next Generation

 

Thank you so much for participating in the Young Entrepreneurs Academy 2017 Investor Panel Event. Read More

Carlie – Young Entrepreneurs Academy

 

As we approach Father’s Day, I want to remind you of the impact you have made in the lives of the 33 foster male youth who attended WHW’s Boys2Men program this year. Your investment in providing suits to these at-risk youth equips them with the professional attire they need to secure employment as they transition from the care of the state to becoming economically independent with little
guidance, provision or a safety net. Read More

Robyn Williams – WHW
Santa Ana, CA

 

Thank you and The Bascom Group so much for your Sponsorship on behalf of our Boys2Men Event! Your donation of $5,602.14 ensured that every youth in the program were able to obtain much needed suits and shoes for their interviews! Read More

Janie Wolocki Best – WHW
Irvine, CA

 

Thank you very much for your generous gift to the Case Competition Participation Fund. Your support helps us expand the boundaries of what’s possible-for our students and for the world. Stronger together, our passionate community of students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends is developing ideas and leaders that make an impact far beyond Madison. Read More

Kaylene Christnovich – Wisconsin School Of Business
Madison, WI

 

It with deepest gratitude that Off The Streets – Huntington Beach has received The Bascom Group’s gift of $50,000.00. I thank you for this very generous donation and for sharing our passion to help the homeless in our community. Read More

Larry Burns – Off The Streets
Huntington Beach, CA

 

I am pleased to extend my sincerest thanks on behalf of UCI for completion of The Bascom Group, LLC’s pledge to the Center for Real Estate in the Paul Merage School of Business. Read More

Brian T. Hervey – University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA

 

Thank you very much for your generous gift to the Case Competition Participation Fund. Your support helps us expand the boundaries of what’s possible-for our students and around the world. Stronger together, our passionate community of students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends is developing ideas and leaders that make an impact far beyond Madison. Read More

Kaylene Christnovich – Wisconsin School of Business
University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI

 

I am writing to express my sincere appreciation for your recent gift to the Leeds Real Estate Student Experiences Endowment. I understand the inaugural case competition that you sponsored went very well, and the students were thrilled for the opportunity. So much of what we accomplish on this campus is the result of the amazing dedication and generosity of individuals like you and organizations like The Bascom Group. Thank you! Read More

Philip P. DiStefano – University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO

 

Thank you! Your incredibly generous support has helped to ensure that our Dreamers have a bright holiday season and all of the tools they need to succeed. Read More

Debra Fine – “I Have a Dream” Foundation
Los Angeles, CA

 

Thank you for joining us as we bring strength, stability, and self-reliance to families across Orange County. We know how a family’s life can be transformed through shelter, and for the last 28 years we have been bringing people together to build homes, community, and hope. Read More

Sharon Ellis – Habitat for Humanity of Orange County
Santa Ana, CA

 

Over the past 36 years, Interval House has been a place where passonate support gives voice to those who have been silenced by abuse, and where loving encouragement offers hope and beauty to those who have lived too long without either. Giving is at the core of what we do, and thoughtful friends like you are at the heart of what makes our work possible. Read More

Carol Williams – Interval House
Long Beach, CA

 

It was an honor to play a small role in celebrating your selection as an Outstanding Honoree at this year’s National Philanthropy Day event! As a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals Orange County Board, and an 11-year member of the NPD committee, I salute you! Read More

Bill Ennis – Media Magic
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

 

Thank you and The Bascom Group for hosting a Clothing Drive this year in support of WHW job seekers! The generous donations you and your team made will help men and women who are faced with the daunting task of findaing a job with the professional clothing they need to be ‘interview-ready’. Read More

Robyn Williams – WHW (Women Helping Women / Men2Work)
Santa Ana, CA

 

Thanks to your support, UNICEF is able to respond to all children’s needs and help ensure that the most vulnerable children are able to survive a natural disaster, to attend school, to regain their health, and to be protected against violence. Read More

Casey D. Rotter – UNICEF Next Generation
Los Angeles, CA

 

Thanks to the incredible support of you and the entire Bascom Group, our Dreamers are beginning the new school year with the tools they need to succeed.

As you know, our Dreamers come from underserved communities and improverished circumstances. This generous contribution to our work will help us prepare these young people to achieve their full potential and create new opportunities for themselves and their families through our long-term, whole child program of academic enrichment, mentoring, tutoring, and college scholarships. Read More

Debra Fine – “I Have a Dream” Foundation
Los Angeles

 

Thank you so much for generously sponsoring WHW’s Employment Breakfast and for providing the gift of employment! Thanks to your gift, WHW will provide our signature Employment Readiness Programs to over 8,000 men and women this year. Read More

Janie Wolicki – WHW (Women Helping Women / Men2Work)
Santa Ana

 

We are now mideway through our year, and I’d like to update you on our progress. We entered the year in sound fiscal shape and have been able to focus our energy on fulfilling our mission and planning for Homeboy’s future. Read More

Thomas J. Vozzo – Homeboy Industries
Los Angeles, CA

 

Building one of the most viable apartment portfolios in the industry, Bascom has distinguished itself from its counterparts through its market expertise, preservation of capital and its proactive investment and involvement in the communities in which it serves. Read More

Robyn Williams – WHW (Women Helping Women / Men2Work)
Santa Ana, CA

 

As chairman of the board of trustees for the University of California, Irvine Foundation, I would like to thank you for your goodwill and investment in UCI. Read More

Emile K. Haddad – UC Irvine Foundation
Irvine, CA

 

Thank you so very much for The Bascom Group, LLC’s recent gift to the School of Social Sciences Olives Tree Initiative at the University of California, Irvine.  Your generosity allows the university to enhance educational excellence and push the frontiers of cutting-edge research.  Read More

Brian T. Hervey – University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA

 

Your contribution does more than just build homes; it transforms lives and neighborhoods around Orange County. Because of The Bascom Group’s gift recieved on Tuesday, April 19, 2016, families, children, veterans, and the military community have a place to call home. Read More

Sharon Ellis – Habitat for Humanity of Orange County
Santa Ana, CA

 

Thank you for your generous support of Homeboy Industries’ 2016 Lo Maximo Awards! Your gift on 3/2/2016 will help fund thousands of hours of free programs and services for formerly incarcerated men and women who are working to transform their lives. On April 30th at the J.W Marriott at L.A Live, 1,000 Homeboy family members will gather to celebrate the power of kinship, and embrace the mutuality that allows us to see the good in one another. By standing with us, you are helping us to deliver Homeboy Industries’ job training, mental health, domestic violence and substance abuse support services, tattoo removal, employment services, and academic and life skills classes.  Read More

Jacki Weber – Homeboy Industries
Los Angeles, CA

 

On behalf of Teddy Bear Party, thank you for your donation of $12,500.00. Because of your support, Teddy Bear Party can continue to pay it forward. Our beneficiaries are carefully selected and with your continued support, Teddy Bear Party can continue to make a difference. Read More

Jason Hanna – Teddy Bear Party
Dallas, TX

 

Thank you very much for supporting the “I Have a Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles (IHADLA).  As you know, all of our Dreamers come from extraordinary and impoverished circumstances.  Your generous contribution to our work will help us to prepare disadvantaged children to achieve their full potential and become contributing members of society through our long-term, whole-child program of academic enrichment, mentoring, tutoring and college scholarships.  Read More

Debra Fine – I Have A Dream Foundation – Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

 

We are so thankful and appreciative of your continual support of the Emeril Lagasse Foundation.  Your involvement means so much and allows us to achieve our mission of inspiring, mentoring, and enabling youth so that they can reach their fullest potential.  Thousands of kids are impacted by our work, but we can’t do it without friends like you.  Read More

Emeril J. Lagasse, III – Emeril Lagasse Foundation
New Orleans, LA

 

One of my favorite things to do as Chancellor is to thank those who give so generously to this campus.  Read More

Philip DiStefano – Univeristy of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO

 

We are grateful for you and your continued commitment to empower at-risk youth through WHW’s Boys2Men event.  Read More

Robyn Williams – WHW
Santa Ana, CA

 

Please accept my sincere gratitude for your generous gift, which allowed LT COL Dave Grossman to present his program to 300 McHenry County Police Officers.  Read More

Bill Prim – McHenry County Sheriff’s Office
Woodstock, IL

 

On behalf of the Special Olympics World Games Host Town Committee for the City of Mission Viejo, thank you for your generous contribution…… Read More

Mark Nix – Special Olympics World Games
Mission Viejo, CA

 

On behalf of the “I Have A Dream” Foundation – Los Angeles, and the Dreamers we serve, I am writing to thank you for your support of the Dreamer Dinner, which was held on March 8th, 2015.  Read More

Debra Fine – I Have A Dream Foundation
Los Angeles, CA

 

On behalf of the over 6,000 jobseekers we will serve this year, thank you for your generous sponsorship of WHW’s Happy Days Lunch and Fashion Show!  Your contribution will ensure that even more jobseekers will obtain meaningful employment and help to break the cycle of poverty.  Read More

Janie Wolicki – Women Helping Women
Santa Ana, CA

 

Thank you for your generous contribution.  As you are aware, it will go towards the purchase of a vehicle that will greatly enhance the life of a local paraplegic.  Read More

David Cain – Lions Clubs International
Oak Brook, IL

 

I really appreciate you taking the time to come out and speak to our student-athletics at Orange Lutheran.  It was an honor to have a former player and current broadcaster share insights not only into the game of basketball, but also into ways to approach success in all aspects of life.  Read More

Chris Nordstrom – Lutheran High School
Orange, CA

 

On behalf of Commercial Real Estate Women-Orange County (“CREW-OC”), we would like to thank The Bascom Group, LLC for your Distinguished Sponsorship of our 2013 SPIRE (“Superior Performance in Real Estate”) Awards Gala.  It is sponsors like you that enable us to recognize iconic projects and people committed to the Orange County Commercial Real Estate industry.  Read More

Cathy Janke – U.S. Bank
Newport Beach, CA

 

On behalf of Veterans First I would like to thank you all for your generous donation of providing Thanksgiving meal for the disabled Veterans at our “Anaheim House.”  Your commitment to helping Veterans in our community is sincerely appreciated.  Read More

Howard Raleigh – Veterans First
Santa Ana, CA

 

On behalf of the Emeril Lagasse Foundation, I wanted to thank you for your ten years of generosity.  Since its beginning, we have been lucky to call you and the Bascom Group donors, partners, and friends.  Read More

Brian Kish – Emeril Lagasse Foundation
New Orleans, LA

 

Thank you for your thoughtful gift of $150,000 to the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, received on October 1, 2014.  Your continued support helps us to reach our goal of ZERO preventable child deaths and to offer children a safe world in which to grow and learn.  Read More

Caryl M. Stern – UNICEF
New York, NY

 

On behalf of the Center for Real Estate, we would like to thank you for serving as a moderator at our Real Estate Breakfast Series Event which took place on October 7, 2014 at the Pacific Club.  Read More

Kerry Vandell – UCI Center for Real Estate
Irvine, CA

 

I am writing to express my sincere gratitude to the Bascom Group for their generous support of the Costa Mesa Police Department and law enforcement.  Due to the support and generosity CMPD was able to collaborate with you and your team to provide first responder, and school safety training to over 230 police officers in the Orange County.  Read More

Ed Everett – Costa Mesa Police Department
Costa Mesa, CA

 

As residents for the last few years of Chapel Hill, we would like to express our thanks for the ambition you have shown towards the Chapel Hill Apartments, specifically the recent painting of the development.  Read More

Resident – Chapel Hill Apartments
Las Vegas, NV

 

I am writing to extend my sincere appreciation for your generous support of law enforcement, first responder, and school safety training across the US.  Read More

David Grossman – KRG, LLC
Mascoutah, IL

 

Please accept this letter of gratitude for your continued support of the Lincolnwood Police Foundation.  Because of your generosity, the Lincolnwood Police Foundation has been able to provide valuable lifesaving tools and training.  Read More

Lawrence Martin – Lincolnwood Police Department
Lincolnwood, IL

 

Thank you for your generous gift to Host Towns of the LA2015 Special Olympics World Games.  The World Games are the hallmark of the Special Olympics program that serves more than 4 million children and adults worldwide.  Read More

Patrick McClenahan – Special Olympics World Games
Los Angeles, CA

 

Please accept our sincere gratitude for your recent gift to The UCI Foundation in support of the University of California, Irvine.  We have much to be proud of as we approach our 50th anniversary in 2015.  Read More

Lynn A. Rahn – University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA

 

On behalf of my colleagues at the University of California, Irvine, thank you for your support of the Center for Real Estate in The Paul Merage School of Business. Read More

 

Gregory R. Leet – University of California, Irvine
Irvine, CA

 

It is my privilege to thank you and your partners for The Bascom Group’s contribution to support the CU Real Estate Center here at CU-Boulder.  Your generosity not only allows us to provide our students with a valuable educational experience, but also provides them with a wonderful example of personal leadership and philanthropy…. Read More

 

Philip P. DiStefano – University of Colorado, Boulder
Boulder, CO

 

Thank you for your recent commitment to the University of Colorado.  It makes us proud to have your confidence, and please know how deeply grateful we are for your generosity – Read More

Bruce D. Benson – University of Colorado
Denver, CO

 

I want to THANK YOU and the Bascom team for your investment in providing suits for the foster youth that will be a part of the Boys2Men program this Saturday! Your donation, support and proactive participation will make a difference in the lives of at-risk young males who are in dire need of guidance to overcome the obstacles and barriers they face to seek and secure employment. I am grateful for your continued commitment to provide a hand-up to these young men.

Robyn Williams – WHW, Director of Programs
Santa Ana, CA

 

You continue to be extraordinary in every regard!  I so gratefully appreciate it.  It will be a very good party.  Read More

John Maatta – CW Television Network
Burbank, CA

 

Thank you for your generous support and commitment to improving the lives of the children of Belize. Your investment to repair the WASH facilities in three schools has and will continue to improve the learning conditions of these children and allow them to focus on their learning and education. This final report summarizes the status of the project and highlights the importance and impact of the assessments conducted during Phase I as well as the completion of Phase II of the project – the remodeling and construction of the WASH facilities in New Horizon, San Pedro and Caye Caulker primary schools. Because of your leadership and generosity, UNICEF has leveraged over $1.4 million from the Government of Belize and other partners, for the development of WASH in Belizean primary schools – Read More

Anne Kelly – UNICEF
Los Angeles, CA

 

Lt. Col. Grossman’s Bullet Proof Mind seminar was outstanding.  It was like a hitting a big “RESET” button.  It reminded me how important my preparation, training, and mindset is to survive and thrive in my chosen career.  BASCOM, thank you for sponsoring this training.

Denver Police Department – Training Bureau
Denver, CO

 

I have just returned from singing my fourth lease with 8500 Harwood Luxury Apartments. I have witnessed many changes and improvements over the last three years. With the recent new ownership and new management staff I have seen the most dramatic changes. I wish to commend the current management for their obvious efforts to make 8500 Harwood Apartments a beautiful and safe place to live… Read More

Susan Bryan – Resident
N. Richland Hills, TX

 

On behalf of Veterans First, I would like to extend my deepest thanks to everyone at Bascom Group for their generous donation of time and food to provide an amazing Thanksgiving meal to the homeless and low-income veterans of Orange County. Your support means a great deal to our heroes in their time of need during this holiday season… Read More

Deanne Tate – Veterans First
Santa Ana, CA

 

Thank you for organizing and coordinating a clothing drive of men’s and women’s clothing and accessories at The Bascom Group. These donations make our work possible! Your donation will support our Employment Success Program, which provides assistance for those faced with the daunting task of finding employment in these turbulent times; many overcoming additional challenges, such as life transitions or homelessness…. Read More

Brateil Aghasi – WHW
Santa Ana, CA

 

The VA Long Beach Healthcare System, on behalf of the hospitalized veterans and staff, would like to extend its appreciation to you and the members of Bascom for providing a visitation with gifts in the community living center on October 9, 2009. The patients enjoyed socializing with members of your organization as well as the time they invested to make this event a success…Read More

Rex Jennings – Department of Veteran Affairs
Long Beach, CA