$32,960 Raised for BIG STEPS for Little Friends

Charity Goal: $35,000
Money Raised: $32,960

Your generous donations make the world a better place. Thank you for giving!

About BIG STEPS for Little Friends

Since 1975, NLF has supported San Francisco and Bay Area families by offering high-quality, affordable, bilingual, multicultural and educational preschool and after school programs.  All proceeds from this fundraising event will benefit our children’s programs and the Plant a Seed Campaign (PASC) for our expanded preschool facilities.  More information about NLF and the PASC can be found on our website: www.nlfchildcare.org.  

Help a Fundraiser Team Below


1
Team Ellie ~ * Raised: $2,955 of $2000.00
2
The Kimura-Wong Cuzzos Raised: $2,010 of $300.00
3
Team Cami Raised: $1,950 of $1000.00
4
Go Team Sensei! Raised: $1,885 of $500.00
5
TEAM PEACE PLAZA ERS Raised: $1,780 of $1500.00
6
Team Himari! Raised: $1,530 of $1000.00
7
Kai Dimitrov Raised: $1,250 of $1000.00
8
Princess Sayuri Wong Raised: $1,210 of $1000.00
9
Team Cooper Masao Raised: $1,000 of $1000.00
10
Mokuau-Webb Family Raised: $950 of $1000.00
11
Too fun to be quiet Raised: $850 of $500.00
12
Inouye Family Raised: $800 of $1000.00
13
Team Fun Run Raised: $700 of $700.00
14
Malia King Raised: $700 of $500.00
15
Team Emmi Raised: $635 of $1000.00
16
Team Ikeda Raised: $540 of $1000.00
17
Team Charlotte Raised: $540 of $500.00
18
Tomo and Leah Raised: $500 of $500.00
19
Team Miki Raised: $500 of $500.00
20
Run, Sydney, Run!!!! Raised: $500 of $500.00
21
Team Renji Raised: $500 of $500.00
22
Christmas Eva Raised: $455 of $600.00
23
Wesley Raised: $450 of $1000.00
24
Team Makiyama Raised: $450 of $300.00
25
Hanabi hanabi GO~!!! Raised: $440 of $500.00
26
Team Spinosaurus Tanaka Raised: $440 of $300.00
27
Muraoka Sistahs Raised: $420 of $350.00
28
Zack Raised: $350 of $1000.00
29
Team Tater Tatsuo Raised: $330 of $200.00
30
Bella and the Fabulous Pink Polar Bears Raised: $315 of $500.00
31
Setsen's Loving Team Raised: $300 of $15000.00
32
Team Ayla Raised: $270 of $1000.00
33
Satow Family Raised: $250 of $1000.00
34
Big Friends (alums +) of NLF Raised: $200 of $1000.00
35
Park Family Raised: $200 of $500.00
36
Team So-chan Maxwell Raised: $200 of $300.00
37
Kira & Kai Raised: $200 of $300.00
38
Team Mies Raised: $200 of $100.00
39
Team Lulu Raised: $170 of $500.00
40
Team Masato Raised: $150 of $500.00
41
Theo's Team Raised: $150 of $400.00
42
Halloween Dream Raised: $105 of $300.00
43
Team JoJo Raised: $100 of $1000.00
44
Bada Raised: $100 of $500.00
45
Team Jack & Hugo Raised: $100 of $500.00
46
Team Beltran Raised: $100 of $500.00
47
Team Aoi/Aya Raised: $100 of $500.00
48
Team Whac-A-Mole Raised: $100 of $500.00
49
Team Clara Raised: $100 of $500.00
50
Party of 3 Raised: $100 of $500.00
51
Team K Evans Raised: $100 of $300.00
52
Hannah Raised: $100 of $200.00
53
Team Ray Ray Raised: $0 of $500.00
54
Dong Dong Go Raised: $0 of $500.00
55
Karin Raised: $0 of $200.00
Recent Donors
Gavin McGrane $500.00
Marie Gishifu-Wong $100.00
micheal courtney-brooks $100.00
Edward A Kraay $50.00
Eric Tanaka $50.00
Top Donors
Laura and Ryan Kimura $1,000.00
Myung Hyu Kim and Dae Noh $500.00
Sarah Nam $500.00
Japantown Dental $500.00
Gavin McGrane $500.00
Top Fundraisers
Ellie Sugiyama $2380.00
Maya, Will, Cooper $1590.00
Team Sensei $1375.00
Kiyomi Takeda $1330.00
Aron Wong $1010.00
First Name Last Name Total Fund Raised

Donor Comments

“From Lolo Tining and Lola Mila…Go Go, Cami! ”

- Maripaz Pascual Dequina

“Go Cami! - Kuya Raiya ”

- Jennifer Musni

“For Katherine Park”

- Linda Choy

“Love to Keisuke from Baachan and Jiji”

- Vickie Ikeda

“Run Cami Run! Love, Ma-ma Heng”

- Anonymous

“Go jax!!!! Love la fam”

- Sabrina shia

“Hi Aylachan! Good luck! Have fun! Tomine Family”

- Naomi Nakamura-Tomine

“Coral & Nainoa... You go for it! Love you both, Nana & Papa”

- Cheryl H Mokuau

“Do it...Do it”

- Kenneth Nwaezeapu

“Go jaxon, go! Yi Yi is so proud of you! ”

- Johanna Tan

“Love you grandma And GA”

- Rene Inouye

“Go.. Keisuke...Go...”

- Elsie C Wong

“Let’s go Jax! ”

- Bret Flowers

“For Kai's Future”

- Sabina Antonova

“We love you! -GongGong & PoPo”

- Tan Tian-Kin

“Happy Birthday Kai and congratulations on the new school! Can’t wait to see all the things you will learn! <3”

- Clara Azulay

“Big love for Kai and his educational future. It’s all so exciting 💖”

- Brandi DeMattei

“Go Cami Love, the Tanabe’s ”

- Johnny Lim

“Happy Birthday, Kai! For you and your classmates at Nihonmachi Little Friends. Judy and Dan”

- Judith R. Stralka

“Go Sydney!”

- Rebecca S Sellers

“Happy Birthday Kai, wishing you wonderful adventures in your future. Hope that you are enjoying making lots of friends at your school.”

- Bernadette Uniacke

“Good luck Hanabi!! We are rooting for you! -Miho & Kohki”

- Miho Soejima

“Happy Birthday, Kai! I hope you are having lots of fun at school. Big Hugs from the Staykovs!!!!”

- Hristina Hristova

“Kai Kai! Oh the places youll go in this world! Uncle Fredo and Aunty Anje love you so much and are grateful you are in our lives! ”

- Anonymous

“Go Cami, go! ”

- maria ocampo

“Hello, Kai! Your fairy god uncles are so proud of you! Such a precocious and smart boy you are! We are certain you will benevolently rule the world one day. Hugs wee one. ”

- Jaime Pensabene

“For Luna!”

- Herra Lee

“Go Coral and Nainoa! Love Grandma and Grandpa Webb”

- Bobbie and Louis Webb

“Go go! Hanabi! ”

- Anonymous

“Run like the wind Sydney!”

- Cecelia V Grieve

“Go Ellie!”

- Anonymous

“Go Ellie!”

- Anonymous

“To our cute little Ellie chan”

- Anonymous

“Cheering for you Ellie-chan!”

- Anonymous

“Keep on walking Ellie! We love you💕”

- Rachelle Yasumura

“Go Ellie! We love ya! ”

- Grace Naoko Yasumura

“In memory of Kiku & Steve Ogata”

- Anonymous

“Nainoa and Coral Webb”

- Bernadette Ho

“Just because We love NLF! I am so happy and lucky to work with amazing team! ”

- Makiko Romero

“Go Ellie!”

- Derek Flores

“Go Ellie!”

- Julia S Chew

“Himari chan!!! Ganbatte!!”

- Susan Tanaka

“We love you, Kate 🥰 - 할머니 & 할아버지 ”

- Jasmine Park

“Go Hannah go!”

- Aiqing Huang

“for Dylan's Team Spinosaurus Tanaka”

- Sharon T Tanaka

“Go, Go, Go Bella ”

- Kristine Qiu

“You can do it!”

- Anonymous

“Bon anniversaire KAI happy birthday KAI the best to a great future 😊”

- Olivier azancot

“Yeah Bella 😊”

- Vimala V Kumar

“In Memory Grandma Betty”

- Anonymous

“Go Bella, from Auntie Peggy”

- Anonymous

“From her loving family”

- Khulan Altantuya

“From Natalie and Mikey ”

- Douglas Obana

“In loving memory of Great Grandma Hom and Wong. Also for our Little Friends who are capable of running!”

- Raymond Hom

“We love you Senseis! ”

- Anonymous

“Supporting Cooper's future. :)”

- Diane Hiromi Paetsch

“Ganbatte Dylan!”

- iwao tanaka

“For Hima…. good luck! From Abeni and Olamide. ”

- Janay Johnson

“Go Sana&Robert! By Ann”

- Naomi Moriyama

“Go Dylan! ”

- Eimi Tanaka

“Time flies! I cannot believe Himari is already a pre-schooler. ”

- Rubi Kawamura

“Have fun with your friends at NLF, Himari-chan!”

- Keita Ito

“Go Team Himari!”

- Shakirah Simley

“Go BB!”

- Anonymous

“Team Himari!!!☀️”

- GLENN GANGANO

“Ganbare, Himari Chan!”

- Anne H Matsuno

“Go Team Robert + Sana!!!”

- Matthew Scalo

“Run, Cami, Run! Love, Ninang, Ninong and Ryder ”

- Emelito Dequina

“In loving memory of Julie and her unborn child Austin. ”

- Christy Vuong

“I don't really want to pick a team.”

- Anonymous

“Go go go Team EMMI!”

- Monica Villanueva

“Go go Sana and Robert!!”

- Ribeka Hayashi

“In support of Malia”

- Amber Parker

“Big Steppin!”

- Brent Jon Natsume

“We love NLF! ”

- Anonymous

“Go, Dylan! Big dinosaur steps!”

- Shimon Tanaka

“Remi and Andi Muraoka”

- Paul f johnson

“Go cousin Ellie! <3”

- Anonymous

“Wesley Ramies”

- David A Ramies

“Big love to Remi and Andi!”

- Kristie M Wong

“Nainoa! Coral! Ganbatte oide! —Auntie Stephanie and Uncle Kean”

- Kean Hiroshima

“Good luck!”

- Tashi Tsomo

“In Memory of Beatrice and Chee Wu, great grandparents of Cooper Wong.”

- Jonathan T Wu

“Himari chan - Daisuki!”

- Tomie Takeda

“Himari chan! I love you! Gambatte ne. Uncle Chris, Aunty Harue, Muffin”

- Anonymous

“Go go go Cami!!”

- Lerma C. Sagala

“Go Dylan!!! maya is cheering for you. ”

- Ken Tanaka

“Contribution from Kong family! ”

- Tung Hing Kong

“Go, Sydney, Go!”

- Frances Wo

“Go go Eva!”

- Matthew P Coleman

“From Auntie CooCoo”

- Anonymous

“Go Team Emmi!!! We love you! Love, The Kiess’”

- Karen Kiess

“For Remi and Andi!”

- Anonymous

“For the future queen to be! ”

- Anonymous

“Go Cami Go!”

- Cristina C Sagala

“Eva Ihemelu”

- Peninnah Ihemelu

“Go Ellie Go!”

- Anonymous

“Donated by Clydenia Austin”

- Kiyomi Takeda

“Gambatte Sana & Robert!! - Jiji & Emi”

- Shina Bray

“Go kids go!”

- Micah Rice

“Go Bella go!! You got this!!👍❤️”

- Susan Hsu Reyna

“Go Sana. Go Robert”

- Ann L Bray

“Good luck girls! ”

- Paula pryor

“Go Claire & Iris!”

- Kim Tran

“Never give up, never surrender!”

- Patrick Bray

“TurkishPower”

- Murat Dabagoglu

“Run with heart, Claire and Iris! You got this!”

- Monica Lao

“Go Team Tater Tatsuo!”

- Eric Kawaguchi

“Grandpa Norm Palmer”

- Sandi Schoenman

“For Langston”

- Kenneth K Inouye

“Go Sydney!”

- Greta Nickerson

“So proud of little Himari chan doing well and making new friends. ”

- Eileen T. Masuda

“100 Generously donated by Mark, Angela and Maddie Matsuno of Little Buddha Baby”

- Kiyomi Takeda

“Have a great time Iris and Claire! Run with the wind in your hair and happiness in your heart. Love, The Chocks”

- Tracey Chock

“In honor of my grandnephews Cooper Wong and Will Wong”

- Janice Wong

“for Lulu from Obaachan, Ojiichan and Aunt Nikki”

- Anonymous

“Donated by Stephanie, Mike, Mason and Madison Jeung!”

- Kiyomi Takeda

“Thank you from Kensi and Lexi”

- Audrey Sue-Matsumoto

“go go go Team Himari!”

- Lynn Nihei

“For Asher Nam. We are always so proud of you, and love you always. ”

- Sylvia Nam

“On behalf of Himari’s grandpa George”

- Anonymous

“Go Himari!”

- Susan R Tanaka

“For my Sunflower… We will always be here for you. Gambatte 🌻❤️ Love, Uncle Shingo & K.C. ”

- Eric Tanaka

“From Carol Kraay and Barry Surrat”

- Edward A Kraay

“がんばれ ひまちゃん!! Love, Lily, Uncle Jonathan, and Auntie Marie”

- Marie Gishifu-Wong

“Way to go Claire & Iris! Thank you Senseis and Staff for all that you do! ❤️ Mommy & Daddy”

- Gavin McGrane


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