Supporters

2019 Sampaguita Scholarship Ball | July 27, 2019 | Rosemont, IL

We are grateful to all those who have made possible, our existence and the fulfillment of our Mission. Thank you.


2019

  • Jose D. Flores, Jr. | Jaydee Corporation | $2,000
  • Lydia Tayco | Grand Commission Worldwide Ministries | $2,000
  • Edwin Pineda | Philippine Independence Week Committee (PIWC) $1,000
  • Gail Garza | Former Sampaguita Group Board Member | $500
  • Jan Rosell| Filipino American Association of Wisconsin (FAAWIS) $500

2018

  • Lydia Tayco | Grand Commission Worldwide Ministries | $1,000
  • Jose D. Flores, Jr. | Jaydee Corporation | $1,000
  • Gail Garza | Former Sampaguita Group Board Member | $500

2017

  • Joe D. Flores, Jr. | Jaydee Corporation | $1,000
  • Rudy Pamintuan | Sherman Consulting | $1,000
  • Filipino American Communication Employees (AT&T) | $650
  • Lourdes Livas | Mrs. Sampaguita USA 2015 | $500

2016

  • Lourdes Livas | Mrs. Sampaguita USA 2015 | $1,000
  • Iris Sagrado | Waddell Reed Sagrado & Steers | $1,000
  • Maricar Madrid, Esq. | Madrid Crost Law Group | $1,000

THE SAMPAGUITA CIRCLE

Outstanding participation and/or donation of time and resources in support of our Mission

Courtney Alston, PhD | Alona Baltazar | Valerie Boey | Oliver Carnate | Irene Cualoping, Esq. | Julie Ann Cuenca | Janice Dantes, Esq. | Connie Macatula DeLeon | Ernabel Demillo |  Susan Francisco | Gail Garza | Maureen Germany | Megha Hamal | Nina Mae Howard | Rummana Hussein | Paul Ingram | Ting Joven (Co-founder, Emeritus) | Cindy Lam | Mar Lapena | Victoria Lee | Lira Luis | Amy Mara | Melissa Mecija | Chari Mella, M.D. | Jeimmie Nevalga | Mary Owen | Crisza Patron | Diane Paxton | Meaghan Penning | Rachel Rulite (Co-founder, Emeritus) | Dante Salamanca | Gracelyn Santos, DDS | Anupy Singla | Leezel Tanglao | Mel Toledo | Kelly Yee Uchima  | Maria Vaughn | Michelle Lura White | Shari Macias Wong | Wailin Wong | Ji Suk Yi | Lorene Yue

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The Honorary title of Mrs. Sampaguita U.S.A. is bestowed upon an active female community leader who has demonstrated outstanding support for the mission and goals of The Sampaguita Group. The co-founders of The Sampaguita Group select the honorary title recipient in confidence. She is then revealed, for the first time, at The Annual Sampaguita Ball.

  • Geraldine Taguba Gaden | Mrs. Sampaguita USA 2019
  • Jet Jet Gruezo | Mrs. Sampaguita USA 2018
  • Chaziel Patron | Mrs. Sampaguita USA 2017
  • Neriza Tan Pineda | Mrs. Sampaguita USA 2016
  • Lourdes Livas  | Mrs. Sampaguita USA 2015

INDIVIDUALS

Michael Abasolo | Nathan Abay | Rosalind Abuton | Marivin Achanzar | Nedy Achanzar | Susan Agete | Judy Ago | Alex Agudo | Kevin Albright | Nerisa Aligretti | Alicia Almendral, M.D. | Emilinda Amerin | Jasmin Amerin | Letty Alzate | Linda Amadora | Elaine Amato |Al Amerin | Anthony Andaleon | Charlie Anderson | Aurora Apacible | Josephine Aquino | Renato Aquino | Joselito Arban | Maria Theresa Arban | Rudy Azate | Mia Arancillo | Rojel Arceo | Mercedes Babia | Sherwin Bala | Tess Bala | Sylvia Barone | Fanny Balencia | Alfonso Balenia | Don Barriso | Dori Bariso | Grace Balserzack | Dindo Basilgo | Torre Batacan | Boy Baykin | Amy Baymundo | Edita Bernardono | Fely Bayona | Victor Bayona | Jose Belen | Becky Belbis | David Belbis | Manny Belbis | Pat Benitez | Edita Bernardino | Erik Binter | Frank Bonacco | Tamara Brey, Esq. | Heidi Briffa | Brenda Burlini | John Burlini | Benjamin Butuyan, M.D. | Clemencita Butuyan | Ed Cabanayan | Tess Cabanayan | Froilan Cabrera | Brandon Callison | Rudy Campos | Adelle Canares | Chuck Canzeroni | Grace Cardos | Ian Carlo | Merci Carnate | Manuel Caspillan | Elsa Castillo | Flor Castillo | Nestor Castillo | Romy Castillo | Grace Catania | Frank Catania | Evelyn Chavez | Roberto Chavez | Miriam Chen | Mylarose Perez Chio | KLara Claudio | evin Claudio | Ester de Claro | Emma Clifton | Tessa Comprado | Agnes Cook | Neil Cristobal | Marissa Crome | Raymond Cuaycong | Rosabel Cuaycong | Annabelle Cuenca | Julie Cuenca | Mercy Cusi | Gemma Cruz | Gina Cruz | Mina Culiat | Anne Dayao | Jeanne de Guzman | Santi de la Cruz |Alvin Dantes | Edgar Dequilla | Ann Dayao | Gina del Rosario | Malou Dequilla | Dean Mascarenas Diaz | Josephine Diaz | Lila Dole | Alexander Doruelo | Melissa Doruelo | Keith Dubuque | Lanie Dulce | Benedict Dungca | Darius Dungca | Maria Dungca | Frances Eleazar | Alexis Ellis | Manuel Escalona, M. D. | Remy Escalona, M.D. | Carmen Estacio | Maria Estavillo | Abbey Eusebio | C.J. Fab | Mila Fajardo | James Farr | Mayet Farr | Susan Favis | Vicky Fertig | Liz Fitzgerald | Cynthia Flores | Joe Flores, Jr. | Thomas Fortman | Myrna Foss | Angie Francisco | Susan Francisco | Lain Frias | Nell Frias | Ben Fuentes | Baby Funk | Chuck Funk | Geraldine Taguba Gaden | Wayne Gaden | Sally Gardner | Marrell Garcia | Mely Garcia | Owie Garcia | Sally Gardner | Dan Garganera | Jess Garganera | Myrna Gatchalian | Mister Gaur | Mary Grace Giberson | Alfonso Giron | Ben Giovanelli | Nataliya Govdyal | Carlota Gronke | Jet Gruezo | Apple Guadana |Crisanto Gualberto | Thelma Gualberto | Josephine Gulnatico | Teresa Habczyk | Elsa Hardin | Lorna Hayes | Espie Hemmens | Fe Hermosa | Gabby Hernandez | Fe Hermosa | Mary Ann Mendoza Herrera | Willie Ho | Lorna Holmes | Marilyn Huynh | Carmelita Ico | Gilbert Iroma | Kimberly Mende Itzkov | Dee Javier | Manny Javilionar | Precy Jaravata | Romy Jaravata | Jessica Jakosalem | Manuel Javillionar | Gemma Jimenez | Gemalynn Jimenez | Gina Jimenez | Kayla Jimenez | Lina Jonson | Virgilio Jonson, M.D. | Roza Kazmi | Tonya Kelly | Robert Kerans | Annie Van Kooten | Chiqui Khouri | Sarah Ko | Brian Lagtapon | Greg Lagtapon | Mia Lagtapon | Vicky Lagtapon | R.J. Lagrosa | John Lan |Anna Langenfeld | Luz Lanzar | Marionito Lapena | Artem Lazarev | Ernie Lapid | Evelyn Legaspi | Julie Lee | Vicky Swing Lee | Beth Lenker | Rick Lenker | Rose Lee | Chelle Lhullier | Ruby Lipana | Linda Liwag | Sergio Liwag | Ginalene Lopez | Emma Lovis | Marilyn MacLean | Tony Mamucod | Jesse Manalo | Isreal Mandrake | Amy Mara | Rey Maranan | Glenn Mascarenas | Luz Marasigan | Cody Marley | Pacifico Marquez | Delfin Masangcay | Elizabeth Masangcay | Haydee Masangcay | Tess Masangcay | Ruth Sityar Medina | Mercy Matusic | Pilar Mayor | Faye Mendiola | Cleofe Menial | Cora Mindo | Gem Mindo | Amy Mayuga | Nenette Miranda | Dennis Mondero, Esq. | Violy Montoya | Brian Moore, DDS | Marjorie Moore | Mica Morales | Dan Moreno | Sampantha Moy | Merlita Munoz | Robert Munoz | Cindy Murley | Ditas Myers | Modesta Myers | Crispina Nguyen | Elsie Niebar | Betty Nieves | Elvira Ocampo | Oscar Olivares | Osman Orosco | Sally Ott | Ray Padilla | | Melissa Palma | Raquel Pamilar | Frank Pamintuan | Danielle Panek | Sushiel Patel | Andrea Patron | Cassie Patron | Cece Patron | Chaz Patron | Isza Patron |  Manuel Jhun Patron | Diane Paxton | Evelyn Payoyo | Adora Penn | Emy Peto | Merly Perricone | Edna Pasia Pestano | Toan Phan | Von Phillips | Edwin Pineda | Mark Pineda | Lodi Po | Mariliz Guerrero Policarpio, M.D. |Don Poretto | Brenda Ptach | William Ptach | Anabel Pulex | Mysyll Quillo | June Ray | Alma Reed | Joji Rafael | Alma Algunod Reed | Cecilia M. Reyes | Jesse Reyes, Esq. | Joel del Roario | Lenny del Rosario | J.R. Roque | Greg Rykowski | Evan Sabado | Tina Sadcopen | Beth Salazar | Eve Salazar | Rafael Salazar | Belen Sales | Mario Sales | Danilo Salonga | Michael Salonga |Rosalinda Sauco | Jaina Sciakitano | Joe Sciackitano | Maria Sciakitano | Maricris Sena | Ian Sharping, Esq. |Lee Sharping | Anne Shaw, Esq. | Barbara Shaw  | Jovy Siriani | Ruben Sison | Jaye Solero | Alex Solomon | Leo Solomon | Marilyn Solomon | Corazon Sopena | Jimmy Sopena | Jonathan Soverly, Esq. | Sergio Sotelo | Gosia Stepien | Brends Stevens | Rosanna Suaza | Dominic Tablate | Malou Tabo | Nonoy Tabo | John Tan | Leandro Tan | Visitacion Tan | Pascual Tayco | Rita Thorne | Phan Toan | Evelyn Toledo | Ding Toledo | Mel Toledo | Lynnette Torres | Jonathan Tuch | Teresa Travinia | Tulas | Ginger Tulas | Jean Paredes | Nick Vera Perez | Maria Vaughan | Elizabeth Vasich | Melissa Vadich | Nick Vera Perez | Edna Villa | Dely Villalon | Don Villar, Esq. | Leila Villar | Rey Villar, Sr. | Roxanne Volkman | Chris Walls | Tyler Walls | Kacie Walters | Jim Wiele | Maike Wilke | Maritess Wynkoop | Luyang Yang | Eileen Yu | Ella Yu | Paquito Yu | Mari Zaboli | Ben Zoleta | Yoly Zoleta


NOMINATING ORGANIZATIONS

These organizations nominated a scholarship participant in support of our Mission.

Aklan Association of New Jersey | Alpha Kappa Delta Phi Sorority (UIC) | Asian American Association (University of Missouri-Columbia) | Asian American Pacific Coalition (Illinois State University) Bayahihan Student Organization (Marquette University) | Bibbak Illinois | Bicol USA of the Midwest | Chicago Nightingales | Chinese Mutual Aid Association | Filipino American Student Organization (University of Wisconsin-Madison) | Filipinos in Alliance (UIC) | Heartland Institute | Institute for Healthcare Improvement | KAPWA (Loyola University) | Intervarsity Christian Fellowship (Marquette University) | Midwest Association of Filipino Americans (MAFA) | Philippine Art Foundation | Philippine Engineers and Scientists Organization (PESO) | Step Up