Veterans Association of North County | Donor Recognition
A Resource Center for active duty, Veteran, retiree, Reserve, Guard, and their spouse.
Veterans Association of North County,VANC,VANC Resource Center,Chuck Atkinson,Veterans Resource Center,Oceanside CA,1617 Mission Avenue
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Donor Recognition

While our donors don’t look for or expect recognition, they deserve it.

VANC thanks our many donors for their support, without which we could not accomplish our mission. We want to thank you publicly for your unwavering support.


We also want our members and the North County community to know who & where the resources come from that enable the VANC Resource Center to operate and provide important services to our Veteran community.

Take a look of our Major Donors

Rancho Santa Fe Foundation
Wells Fargo
Nordson Foundation
Copley Foundation
San Diego County Board of Supervisors
City of Oceanside
Sundt Foundation

How Your Donations Are Used

Operation and Maintenance of the VANC Resource Center


  • Meeting Rooms for Veteran organizations to host functions
  • Banquet room for major events
  • Class Rooms for VANC education Programs


Veteran Education Programs


  • Programs designed to help transitioning Veterans earn a “family wage” in North San Diego County


Capital Improvements


  • Veterans Honor Garden

We additionally want to recognize those organizations and individuals instrumental in creating the VANC Resource Center.


County Supervisor Bill Horn
The Oceanside Rotary Clubs
Stirling Development



Rancho Santa Fe Foundation






AT&T Services, Inc.
Chuck Atkinson
Lester & Sandra Fichter
Home Depot


Warren Alstatt
H.L. & Wilma H. Callahan
Carlsbad Hi-Noon Rotary Club
The Chosin Few
Dignity Memorial
Disabled American Veterans
…..Tri-Cities Chapter #95
El Camino Rotary Club
Emblem Club #294
Gold Star Wives
Oceanside Jaycees
Oceanside Women’s Club
PCL Construction
San Luis Rey Rotary Club
Soroptimist Int’l Vista
St. Michael’s by the Sea
…..Episcopal Church
Waste Management
…..of North County
Women’s Club of Vista


Concerned Veterans for America
Daniel Woolfolk of
…..Camp Pendleton Patch
American Legion Women’s
…..Auxiliary, Post #146
Avid Program
…..Oceanside High School
Brother Benno’s
City of Oceanside
CSU San Marcos
…..CAMP Program
Dr. Linda Dudik, Historian
Roger Egan, USN, Retired
El Camino High School
…..Marine Corps ROTC
Interfaith Services
Janice Koehler
…..Outback Steakhouse
National Association of
…..Retired Federal Employees
Cathy Nykiel, USN, Retired
…..and VANC Member
Helen Miller, National Assoc.
…..of Retired Federal Employees
Nice Guys
Thomas Noto
…..Smith Consulting Architects
Oceanside Elks Lodge #1561
Oceanside Kiwanis
U.S. Naval Sea Cadets Corps
VANC Members
Vista Community Clinic
Ray Wilkerson, USAF, Retired
…..and VANC Member
Women’s Resource Center
California Audio Technologies


Chuck Atkinson
Capella + Solazzo Design, Inc.
Extra Space Storage
Lester & Sandra Fichter
Kim Irvin, Irvin Ink
King Badge
KOCT TV, Oceanside
Outback Steakhouse
RBT Enterprises
Simple Photos
…..Carlos Weckmann, IV
SuperColor Digital