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YSI is proud to recognize the following companies, organizations, groups and individuals who support YSI in its mission to provide science education to children. We hope that in turn you will support these outstanding Community Partners.

Multi-Level Partners

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The Alarm Company
P.O. Box 748
Los Gatos, CA 95031-0748
(408) 358-1500

Our friends at the Alarm Company ensure that our Centers are adequately protected.

2100 Logic Drive
San Jose 95124
(408) 559-7778

YSI is honored to be a partner in the Xilinx Global Educational Ecosystem, which funds YSI programs for Oster Elementary, Union Middle, and Leigh High Schools.

Junior League of San Jose

The Kirk-Farrington House
San Jose, CA  95125-4621

Santa Clara County Parks
and Recreation Dept.
298 Garden Hill Drive
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 355-2200

YSI is proud to have two of its Science and Nature Centers located in the County’s Vasona and Sanborn Parks. We partner in a myriad of ways to promote park use, outdoor education and interpretation. YSI receives funding for public and school programs as well as a no-cost lease at both centers.

Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services
200 East Santa Clara Street, San José, CA 95113

YSI is proud to have been founded in 1953 at Alum Rock Park and to be part of the rich history of the East Side. We’re grateful for our partnership with the Alum Rock Rangers and staff, and for the support of the City Parks Department, which funds a portion of our community outreach each year.

400 El Paseo de Saratoga
San Jose, CA 95130
(408) 871-8765

2450 Charleston Road
Mountain View, CA
(650) 969-1938

REI partners with YSI to underwrite our Creek Exploration and Nature Walk School Programs, to cross-promote educational programs and volunteer opportunities, and to support our Summer Camps and Science Safaris with in-kind educational services.

Lead sponsor of our 2100 Wildlife Festival.

County of Santa Clara Fish and Game Commission

In 2013, the Fish and Game Commission provided funding that helped offset the cost of food for the injured and non-releasable raptors housed at YSI

Blach Construction Company
469 El Camino Real, Suite 120
Santa Clara, CA 95050-4372
(408) 244-7100

Blach Construction built our new Learning Center at YSI Vasona. In doing so, they partnered with YSI in every way to help us achieve our vision. We are indebted to them for their commitment to this project.

Sponsors and generous donors of
YSI Science of Wine.

Los Gatos Birdwatcher
792 Blossom Hill Road
Los Gatos 95032

Supporters of YSI Summer Science Camps.


Seagate underwrites the cost of our Living Physics School Program and Phunky Physics Science Camp, helping us ready the next generation to succeed in the Silicon Valley workforce.


Whole Foods Market
15980 Los Gatos Blvd.
(at Blossom Hill Rd.)
Los Gatos, CA 95032
(408) 358-4434

YSI is grateful to Whole Foods for selecting YSI as the beneficiary of its 5% Community Support Day, and for providing in-kind support, produce for our educational animals, and flowers for our Roots, Shoots, Seeds and Leaves School Program.

In-Kind Partners and Volunteers

Sagacent Technologies, Inc.
Worry-Free Computing for Business
4320 Stevens Creek Blvd.
Suite 290
San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 248-9800

Integrated Copy Solutions, Inc.
280 East Gish Road
San Jose, CA 95112

Boomerang Toner and Ink
15695 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos, CA 95032

VCA Crocker Animal Hospital
475 N. Jackson Ave.
San Jose

350 East Plumeria Drive
San Jose, California 95134-1911
Corporate: (408) 907-8000
SALES: (408) 907-8000

El Gato Veterinary Hospital
15748 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos

Recognized the
Best Of Los Gatos 2009

(408) 280-6545

Tree trimming, pruning
and yard clean-up.
Licensed, Insured, Certified Arborist

14572-B Big Basin Way
Saratoga, CA 95070

Professional Carpet
Steam Cleaning and Shampooing

4011 Colmery Ct.
San Jose, CA 95118



958 Blossom Hill Road
San Jose CA 95123

Printers for YSI.

Brian Wiebe
BWiebe Events

Stage and Sound providers for
YSI Wildlife Festival


KBAY volunteers help us maintain the Viola Anderson Native Plant trail and grounds at YSI Vasona, and promote YSI on their website.

YSI website design

Program Partners and Collaborators

1355 Ridder Park Drive
San Jose, CA 95131
(408) 451-1420

101 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City, CA 94065
(650) 802-5505

RAFT is a non-profit organization that provides educators with the tools they need to engage their students in powerful hands-on learning experiences.

Environmental Volunteers
South Bay Office
4020 Moorpark Ave. Suite 104
San Jose, CA 95117
(408) 244-2449

We promote understanding of, and responsibility for, the environment through hands-on science education.

Coyote Point Museum
1651 Coyote Point Drive
San Mateo, CA 94401
(650) 342-7755

Founded in 1954 by the Junior League of San Francisco as the San Mateo County Junior Museum, Coyote Point Museum provides engaging, environmental science experiences for over 75,000 visitors each year through our exhibits, programs, wildlife, and gardens.

Hidden Villa
26870 Moody Road
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Phone: (650) 949-8650

Hidden Villa is a nonprofit educational organization that uses its organic farm, wilderness, and community to teach and provide opportunities to learn about the environment and social justice. 

Santa Clara Valley
Audubon Society
The Wildlife Center
of Silicon Valley

Museum of Los Gatos
75 Church St. off E. Main St.
Los Gatos, CA 95030

Part of the Summer Science Camp Bike Hike
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Walden West
Saratoga Site
Walden West
15555 Sanborn Road
Saratoga, CA 95070

Our Partner’s page is a work in progress. If you’re a YSI Partner, your information will be here soon. We are grateful for your support!

To our Supporters: YSI is committed to getting it right when it comes to our Partners. Please email us at info@ysi-ca.org, if you find an error or omission. We’ll fix it right away!

Last Update:
9/5/12 3:39 PM

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