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More than 45 years ago, Zinpro Corporation pioneered the research and development of organic trace minerals to improve animal wellness and performance. As a family-owned, privately-held company, our steady growth has come as a result of quality products, quality people and a focus on one thing: trace mineral nutrition. Today, the company has regional sales offices located in nine countries and markets its products in more than 70 countries worldwide.

Holistique Health Institute

At Holistique Health Institute, we 'transform lives from within’ by integrating a cutting edge balance of western, eastern, natural, bio-energy and anti-aging therapies. Consisting of Naturopathic Doctors, Acupuncturists, Nutritionists and Aesthetics, our compassionate team is dedicated to the supportive care of your entire family.


Amazon, based in Seattle, Washington was founded on July 5, 1994. The tech giant is the largest Internet-based retailer in the world. It started as an online bookstore and later diversified to sell DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs, video downloads/streaming, MP3 downloads/streaming, audiobook downloads/streaming, software, video games, electronics, apparel, furniture, food, toys, and jewelry. The company also produces consumer electronics—notably, Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Echo—and is the world's largest provider of cloud infrastructure services.

Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines is an American airline headquartered in the Seattle metropolitan area of the state of Washington. The company was founded in 1932 as McGee Airways, offering flights from Anchorage, Alaska. Alaska Airlines has flights to more than one hundred destinations in the contiguous United States, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba and Mexico. The airline is a major air carrier and, along with its sister airlines Horizon Air and Virgin America, is part of the Alaska Air Group. The airline has been ranked by J. D. Power and Associates as having the highest customer satisfaction of the traditional airlines for ten consecutive years

Auto Center NW Mercedes, Jaquar and Land Rover

Auto Center NW Mercedes, Jaguar and Land Rover— locally owned, family driven and proud supporter of the Mona Foundation.

Lotus Laser & Spa

Lotus Laser & Spa is a medical spa located in the heart of Bellevue offering many non-surgical, no down time aesthetic options so that you can regain your youthfulness and be your vibrant self.

Real Property Associates

Real Property Associates is a full service residential and commercial real estate brokerage and property management company. RPA offers an unbeatable combination of experience, customer service and integrity.


QFC is your destination for beautiful, fresh flowers! For special days like birthdays and anniversaries…or just because…we have the perfect flowers for any occasion.

Trilogy International

A wireless telecommunications operator formed in 2005 by industry veterans, Trilogy establishes foundations in all of its operations as part of a comprehensive corporate social responsibility philosophy focused on education and community support.


The leading optical and mechanical design software, Zemax serves scientists, engineers, researchers, and students. We touch nearly every optical system manufactured today, from cell phone cameras to imaging systems for the Mars Rover.

Girlie Press

Girlie Press Inc. is a full-service commercial print shop, founded in 1995. We do offset, letterpress and digital printing. We do anything that involves putting ink (or toner) on paper—music posters, postcards, stationery, annual reports, fancy invitations—and we take pride in bringing a high level of expertise and customer service to every job. Get a run-down of our products and services to see what we can do for you.


Audrey Nezer established Artifex in 1995 with the idea that cool communications that move people to act need not be the exclusive domain of the for-profit world. Today, we communicate the serious work of social service nonprofits with creativity, thought and, if it works, humor. Each organization we work with is eager for refined, consistent communications to spread its message. Each is dedicated to a particular social purpose and needs to communicate to potential supporters in a compelling way. We develop print and digital communications that achieve specific goals. No matter the media, the materials always focus on positive outcomes, conveying tough social issues in a hopeful light. We get behind the missions of our clients and design effective ways to achieve them.

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT)

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.

Corporate Supporters through Matching Funds


Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services.


Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware.

Apple Inc

Apple Inc. is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Cupertino, California that designs, develops, and sells consumer electronics, computer software, and online services.


Intel Corporation is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in the Silicon Valley. It is the world's second largest and second highest valued semiconductor chip makers based on revenue after being overtaken by Samsung, and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers.

Keith Gehrig
Office and Database Manager

Keith Gehrig joined Mona Foundation in October of 2015 as the Office and Database Manager. He has a BA from San Jose State University and recently received his Masters Degree from Seattle University. Keith has worked and volunteered in the non-profit sector for the last 30+ years. He has served on boards in many capacities starting in 1985 including one where he over-saw a grant program. He is thrilled to be at Mona Foundation, helping to make a difference in the world. He was recently appointed to the Snohomish County Arts Commission representing District 4.

Giving to others is probably the most selfless thing one human can do.
Gaellen Quinn

Senior Program Officer

Gaellen graduated from Georgetown University and has over 25 years experience in corporate and entrepreneurial business. Her wide travels sparked an interest in social economic development and she spent three years as an unpaid volunteer to a project in the Amazon. She has a Masters Degree in International and Community Development with a focus on multi-stakeholder processes and fundraising management. She volunteers to help community building efforts and preservation of native culture in her home community. She’s also an award-winning novelist. Her themes, related to development, explore what causes individuals and societies to prosper or to decline.

Even the smallest gift can change a life forever, including the life of the giver.
Julie WeirDevelopment Officer

Julie has 15 years of experience in business development and event management. Her previous engagements include Senior Operations Manager, Portico, London, England, Front of House Manager, MITIE Business Services, at Merrill Lynch, London; Events Coordinator, The Four Seasons Hotel, London, and Project Coordinator, The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel, California, USA. She is also passionate about giving back to her community. Prior to joining Mona and in addition to her other activities. she started a semi-annual clothing and toy drive for underprivileged children in South Africa,

I am passionate about the education of girls and women.
Synnove Vandal
Intern, Communications Lead

Synnove has always been interested the relationship between international community-development and communication. Her first trip out of the country was an impulsively-booked solo trip to rural Nicaragua where she fell in love with the Latin American culture and began her love-affair with reshaping the common misconceived notions of communities within the developing world. Working towards a degree in global communication studies, Synnove is excited to follow her passion for uniting and empowering people through education at the Mona Foundation as the communications intern.

In her own words, "I believe change happens through empowerment and that in order to reach world peace we have to begin with a fundamental shift in education worldwide. Supporting universal gender-equality in education is the core mission of Mona and one I am extremely proud to support."

Supporting universal gender-equality in education is the core mission of Mona and one I am extremely proud to support.