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Fun and fundraising at Gotham City: Superheros and Villains!

Gotham city board

(From left to right) Executive Director: Bettina Kohlbrenner; Board Members: Stephanie Kavanagh, Mike Clark, Terri Chapman, Cindy Monroe, Carol Zimring

On Saturday, September 30th the ‘Gotham City: Superheroes and Villains’ Charity fundraiser was held at the Capital Club in downtown San Jose. The event was sponsored by the Capital Club and all proceeds benefited 3 non-profit organizations including JW House. It was a big success! JW House would like to send a special thank you to all of our sponsors and in-kind donors!



Our Young Professionals Advisory Committee (YPAC) volunteering in the Poison Ivy room.

Many thanks to the JW House Young Professionals Advisory Committee (YPAC) for volunteering in the Poison Ivy room.



Silicon Valley Capital Club
Shannon & Snyder
Jim and Terri Chapman
Stephanie and Chris Kavanagh
Mike Clark
Meriwest Credit Union
Cindy Monroe
Lori Perpich-Munoz
Jim and Sue Murphy
Brad and Jane Phipps
Stephen and Mary Scordelis
Irene and Robert Smith




  • 49ers Foundation
  • Almaden Valley Athletic Club
  • Ann Marie and Geert Knapen
  • Burke Williams
  • Carla Whyte, Embracing Your Space
  • Charlotte’s Truffles
  • Citti’s Florist
  • Daphne Close, Trades of Hope
  • Doug Smith
  • Embassy Suites Hotel, Milpitas
  • Fabienne Slama , Fabyoulicious
  • Flights
  • Golden State Warriors
  • House Family Vineyards
  • Janice Richards
  • Ken Kao
  • Kendra Scott
  • Kristy Duncan, Kristy Duncan Design
  • Lazy Dog
  • Meriwest Credit Union and Jill Popolizio
  • Merced Naranjo, Aquis
  • Mlnark Law
  • Monica Johhson
  • Pruneridge Golf Course
  • Ridge Winery
  • San Jose Earthquakes
  • San Jose Sharks
  • Silver Creek Valley Country Club
  • Scott McGuire, RPG Consulting
  • Scott’s Seafood
  • Terri Chapman
  • Testarossa Winery
  • Tilena Kern, Thriving with Essential Oils
  • Tina Blease, Simply Green and Healthy
  • Vince Khanna, Khanna Vineyards




2017 Celebration of Hope


JW House 2017 Fundraiser at Villa Ragusa

JW House’s annual Celebration of Hope breakfast took place at Villa Ragusa on the morning of April 27, 2017. Sixty-two (62) JW House Ambassadors & Table Hosts filled the room with over 400 guests! These guests heard updates on the past, present, and future of JW House, as well as heartfelt testimonials from our inspiring House guests, Dr. David Campen, and Jackie & James Polanco. See below for video testimonials!

The funds raised at this event will support JW House’s services throughout 2017 and years to come.

JW House 2017 Fundraiser at Villa Ragusa    JW House 2017 Fundraiser at Villa Ragusa

Thank you to our generous sponsors for making this event possible!

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Mary & Angelo Danna

Terri & James Chapman

Helen & Eddie Owen

Jane & Bradley Phipps

Anne & James Cashman

Stephanie & Chris Kavanagh

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Susan & James Murphy

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Please enjoy the following video shared with our event guests:

Please enjoy a digital copy of Dr. Campen’s event testimonial: