Jolly Urner Endowment

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The Jolly Urner Endowment supports PCF’s grantmaking in the area of Youth & Education with a specific emphasis on underprivileged children. Dorothy “Jolly” Urner was born in 1934 and raised in Hagerstown, Maryland, to Martin Jonas Urner and Dorothy Jolliffe. Jolly graduated from Sweet Briar College in Virginia and earned a Master’s degree in Education…

Richard & Nancy Esbenshade Endowment

The Richard and Nancy Esbenshade Endowment is a PCF Endowment Builder Fund that supports organizations focusing on youth & education in the Pasadena area. Richard and Nancy Esbenshade were married 63 years and spent more than 50 years together in Pasadena before Richard’s death in September 2021 at the age of 92. An Ashland, Ohio…

Julie & Scott Nesbit Family Endowment

The Julie & Scott Nesbit Family Endowment supports multiple fields of interests, including Youth & Education, Health & Safety, and Human Services in the greater Pasadena area. Julie and Scott Nesbit are both native Californians. Scott is retired from a career in real estate and Julie is currently an Executive Vice President at Whittier Trust…

The Uookaa Foundation

The Uookaa Foundation was established by Fred Wesley and Alison Snow in memory of their son Walker Wesley, who died suddenly on March 7, 2021 at age 31. “Uookaa,” pronounced “Wah-kah,” is Walker’s creative spelling of a nickname he acquired from a young child living down the street who had difficulty pronouncing the L and…