Zephyr is Giving Back
Character and integrity define each of the team members at Zephyr Investment Management and it is through our strong relationships with our clients we have built a business based on these principals. Without the trust and support from our clients, we could not be the company we are today. To say thank you to our community that means so much to us, and as a way to give back, we donate to the following charities:
Children Focused Giving
ICAN – International Children’s Aid Network www.icaninfo.org
ICAN is focused on developing a Children's Village orphanage in Soweto, South Africa, ICAN is striving to bring a bright shining light of hope to children in desperate need on the African continent.
Feed the Children www.feedthechildren.org
Connects donors, experts, partners, leaders and communities to attack childhood hunger from all angles. “We are taking a stand and we will not rest until every child has enough to eat.”
ChildFund International www.childfund.org
"We know that poverty is more than just lack of material assets — that it is a complex experience involving not only deprivation, but also social exclusion and vulnerability. All of these threaten children’s development."
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital www.stjude.org
St. Jude is leading the way the world understands, treats, and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. "Finding cures. Saving children."
Family Focused Giving
Ventura Habitat for Humanity www.habitatventura.org
“We promote decent, affordable housing for all, and we support the global community’s commitment to housing as a basic human right. We will advocate for just and fair housing policy to eliminate the constraints that contribute to poverty housing.”
Heifer Project International www.heifer.org
“Heifer links communities and helps bring sustainable agriculture and commerce to areas with a long history of poverty.”
This organization distributes thousands of items annually to low income families in the Conejo Valley and surrounding areas, and is run by Zephyr’s own Vanessa De Vere.
Faith Based Giving
Samaritan's Purse www.samaritanspurse.org
Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Spirit Food Christian Center, Woodland Hills www.spiritfoodchristiancenter.com
Our primary purpose as a ministry is to feed the spirit of those who hunger and thirst after righteousness. It is our desire to be able to instruct weary souls in God’s word so that they may find rest. We also aim to equip our members and believers with a solid foundation in Christ’s doctrine, so that they can effectively and reasonably answer questions for anyone who does not have a personal relationship with Jesus the Savior.
Emmanuel Presbyterian Church www.epconline.org
Reaches out to the world by generously supporting ministries near and far and encouraging everyone to experience firsthand the joy of serving others.
United Methodist Church of Westlake Village www.umcwv.org
The United Methodist Church of Westlake Village is a caring Christian community that welcomes everyone to experience the loving embrace of God, nurtures one another, and reaches out to the community and the world through a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
Church World Service Blanket Program
The Church World Service CWS Blankets+ program provides warmth, hope, and care during cold and trying times.
Prayer for the Harvest Ministires www.prayerfortheharvest.com
The Mission for Prayer For The Harvest Ministries is to encourage and assist the body of Christ corporately and in personal God in prayer. Jesus, Himself, often prayed to the Father for power, strength, perseverance, and the Father’s will to be done. If Jesus prayed to the Father for His will to be done in Jesus’ earthly ministry, how much more we, being created servants of His. Jesus calls His people to ask, seek, and knock (see Matthew 7:7-11).
Music and Athletic Focused Giving
The Los Robles Women’s Golf Club Rally for the Cure
Annual Golf tournament benefiting the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.
Thousand Oaks Senior Softball Program www.seniorsoftball.com
Senior Softball-USA is dedicated to informing and uniting the Senior Softball Players of America and the World.
Health and Wellness Focused Giving
CBPHC: Community-Based Primary Health Care
Provides Childhood Immunizations.
Imagine No Malaria www.imaginenomalaria.org
“Imagine No Malaria is part of a global partnership and together with our partners, our generation can beat malaria once and for all.”
Westminster Free Clinic www.westminsterclinic.org
“This program includes free patient care, prescriptions, resource and referral, advocacy, free legal services, bilingual counseling and dental screening services as well as training opportunities for teens and college students.”
National MS Society www.nationalmssociety.org
"Our fundraising drives groundbreaking research, provides life-changing programs and guarantees a supportive community for those who need it most. Together, we'll help ensure no one ever has to be diagnosed again. We're stronger together!"
Animal and Pet Focused Giving
Team ASPCA (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) www.teamaspca.org
Team ASPCA is our national endurance training and fundraising program dedicated to helping animal lovers walk, run or cycle toward helping the ASPCA provide life-saving programs and services to millions of animals nationwide.