Thursday, April 26, 2018
Westin South Coast Plaza
686 Anton Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Join us to support and celebrate our Class of 2018 who have beaten the odds and are bound for college. Hear how students at The Wooden Floor have been prepared to step beyond their familiar surroundings toward success in school and in life.


Step Beyond Annual Breakfast® has been named one of Orange County Business Journal’s Top 3 Fundraising Breakfasts for three consecutive years!


7:30am - Registration

8:00am - Breakfast

8:30am - Keynote Remarks: Gisele M. Bonitz, Senior Program Manager, Cognitive Analytics, Intel Corp and previous Executive Officer, Space and Naval Warfare Center Pacific

8:45am - Class of 2018 Student Address by Melanie Acosta, Tustin High School

9:30am - Event Concludes


The morning also includes:

- Celebration of the Class of 2018, our 14th consecutive graduating class to have 100% finish high school on time and immediately enroll in higher education. This is more than double the rate of their socioeconomic peers.

- Recognition of Class Partners who help underwrite the college and career readiness journeys for each of our graduating classes 


For reservations and sponsorship information, contact Tianna here.


Thank you to our 6th Step Beyond Annual Breakfast® Underwriters
Underwriting opportunities are still available for 2018. Learn more here.



Bank of America Charitable Foundation
The Capital Group Charitable Foundation
Suzi Chauvel
Don Yoder Foundation 
Gilbert & Jacki Cisneros Foundation 
Ginnie & Rich Hunsaker
O.L. Halsell Foundation
PIMCO Foundation
Sharon D. Lund Foundation
Donald & Constance Sperling
Willette Charitable Foundation
Blanche & George Jones Fund/Christin Foreman Ellis
Charles & Mildred Schnurmacher Foundation, Inc.
Crevier Family Fund
Croul Family Foundation
Dennis J. Heid Memorial Foundation
Jane & Jim Driscoll
Golden Eagle Foundation
Sharon & Terry Hartshorn
Yvonne & Damien Jordan
Cindy & Robert Mairena/Office Solutions
Judith Posnikoff
Troy Group, Inc./The Dirk Family
Edwards Lifesciences Foundation
Michelle and Robert Kargenian
US Bank Foundation
Wells Fargo
Ginger & Arthur Ong
Theresa & Jonathon Allen
Judy and David Threshie
Mary & Gary Tolar
Jana Turner