Amina, left, with Program Director Kayo Matsumoto



When Amina Pasha lost her uncle to thyroid cancer, it deeply affected her and her family. The Westlake High rising Junior decided to channel her feelings into a project to help the Kids Circle group at CSCVVSB, and she ended up making a difference in a very unique way!…Read More





John “JR” Ray is CEO and Co-Founder of C.I. Partners Direct, a national fundraising and consulting firm headquartered in Ventura. In addition to serving on the CSCVVSB Board of Directors, JR has provided financial support to the organization as well as pro bono mailing and technical expertise to the staff.

JR is a cancer survivor and a member of the Prostate Cancer Networking Group at CSCVVSB. “Since I was touched by cancer, I feel for what others are going through,” says JR. “I know that CSCVVSB can help them talk through treatment options, understand their own or their loved one’s cancer better, and thrive post-treatment.”…Read More