WE NEED EVERYONE’S SUPPORT TO KEEP KIDS SAFE
The Greatest Save has been supported over the years by a variety of caring individuals, organizations and companies who take the welfare of children and young people seriously. Although space prohibits us from listing them all, the following are a few of those supporters:
Parents all across the country who are grateful for the information and the direction it provides as well as those who provide it.
City and State Governments throughout the country, 48 states, including proclamations from the Cities of Los Angeles, Huntington Beach, El Paso, San Diego, and Seattle and the States of Michigan, Washington, Oklahoma, California, Texas, Florida and others.
Law Enforcement Agencies around the country including California Highway Patrol, New York Police Department, Orange County (CA) Sheriff’s Office, Texas State Troopers, Indiana Cops for Kids, Los Angeles Police Department, Charles County (MD) Sheriff’s Office, Dallas Police Department, Boise Police Department, San Francisco Police Department, Oakland Police Department, Seattle Police Department, Portland Police Department, Colorado Springs Police Department, Tucson Police Department, Arizona Highway Patrol, Chicago Police Department, Indiana State Police, Boston Police Department, Detroit Police Department, Minneapolis Police Department, Georgia State Patrol, Harris County (TX) Sheriff’s Office, Miami-Dade Police Department, Louisville Police Department, Philadelphia Police Department, Cincinnati Police Department, Arlington (TX) Police Department, Phoenix Police Department, St. Louis Police Department, Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office, Tucson Police Officers Association, L.A. County Sheriff’s Office, Flagler County Florida Sheriff’s Office, the F.B.I. and many, many more.
Major League Baseball – KinderVision is a recognized charity of Major League Baseball and has received support from 27 of the 30 franchises while providing TGS Kids Events with 20 different franchises including Los Angeles Angels, San Diego Padres, San Francisco Giants, New York Mets, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers, Minnesota Twins, Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves, Miami Marlins, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates, Arizona Diamondbacks, Boston Red Sox, Oakland A’s, Houston Astros, Texas Rangers, Kansas City Royals and Washington Nationals at ball parks and FanFest events around the country since 1992 and been featured at MLB All Star Festivities since 1994.
Mars Media Family – West Coast Headquarters for the KinderVision Foundation and The Greatest Save located in Huntington Beach, California. MMF provides marketing expertise and administrative support for the western states. A long time partner beginning in 1991 MMF owner Andy Mars, a Member of KinderVision’s National Board of Directors, helped bring KinderVision into prominence in the early 90’s through his leadership in the broadcast media world.
BDS Marketing – a nationally known marketing firm that provides operations, logistics and warehousing for The Greatest Save Events nationwide. Based in Irvine, California BDS also works to develop sponsorship support for TGS Events nationwide. Mark Dean, BDS President is a valued consultant and contributor to the KinderVision Foundation.
Media Broadcast Companies including CBS, ABC, Cox, Belo, Comcast, Gannett, Young, Raycom, Newport Broadcasting, Liberman Broadcasting, Univision, Entravision and others.
Turner Broadcasting – KinderVision/TGS safety tips have appeared in many of their home video releases for children that are in circulation including more than 4 million copies of the Swan Princess.
And many others companies and organizations including Verizon, Pizza Hut, UPS Stores, Safeway, Chrysler, McDonald’s, Sharp Electronics, WalMart, Krispy Kreme Donuts, Nissan, Sonic Burger, AT&T Wireless, Ford, Kimberly-Clark, Coca-Cola, Burger King, Anthem, Kohl’s, US Bank, Mobil, Mercedes Benz, PNC Bank, Tufts Healthcare, Proctor & Gamble, Saturn, Nabisco, Sears, Mitsubishi, KB Home, Meijer, Wells Fargo Bank, SunTrust Bank, Publix, Kellogg’s, Kroger, MCI WorldCom, General Mills, Arby’s, Pepsi, banks and federal credit unions and many more. Without their support, this program would not be possible.
KinderVision Crystal Angel Awards
Companies and Organizations:
Chicago White Sox
San Diego Padres
Turner Home Entertainment
University of Massachusetts Medical Center
Rollie Fingers, Baseball Hall of Fame Member
Chris McDonough, retired Oceanside Police Department
Jerry Mestas, retired Los Angeles Police Department
John Marinez, retired California Highway Patrol
Kevin Hallinan, retired Vice President of Security for Major League Baseball
Mark Hubbard, Past President of Fairmont Communications
Darrell Miller, Vice President, Major League Baseball
Dave Armstrong, Vice President, Salem Communications
Lon Achenbach, President of LLA Enterprises
Deb Lowrey, Former Vice President of KinderVision, retired
Max Gallardo, California Highway Patrol
Mary Biggs Knauer