Thank you for your support of the Burton Book Fund, which has provided over 4,000 foster youth in California with $1.1 million in text books.  This year, we are delighted to announce that all donations up to $25,000 will be matched by the California Hospital  Association. A special thank you to John Garcia,  Donna Lucas and Kathy Van Osten who are the event hosts. 

Individual donations are $250 and event sponsorship is $500. Donations of all levels are welcome and appreciated.

After you donate, you will receive a receipt for your tax-deductible donation. The John Burton Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation. If you have any questions about the event or your donation, please contact Martha Joseph at 415-348-0011 or at

Thank you very much for your support of this important effort. We hope you are able to join us for the Book Fund event on August 16th!

Event Information:

Tuesday,  August 16th

5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Esquire Building

1215 K Street

Sacramento, CA  

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