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Bryan Bros. Foundation

The Bryan Bros. Foundation, a non-profit 501c3 organization, is dedicated to helping support and grow the dreams of children in Ventura County and around the world. The Foundation’s mission is to identify and support charities and causes that help at-risk youth survive and thrive. We seek out specific families and children in need, working with them directly to ensure that they have the opportunities they need to succeed. In everything we do, we will promote the ideals of sports, and tennis in particular, to emphasize the values of hard work, dedication and perseverance. The Bryan Bros. Foundation, teaming up for kids.

Recent Charity Events

Feb. 28 - March 1: Akron, Victory Gallup Charity Event with huge Junior Clinic, two Pro Ams, and an Expo against, Bobby Reynolds-Dennis Kudla. Sue Miller does an amazing job with this event and the Bros. and Wayne enjoyed going out to dinner with Dr. Nancy O’Dell - - - who made a generous donation to the Bryan Brothers Foundation - - - and Jen Bucheit. Both these gals played great tennis in the Pro Am!

March 3: New York, Mike ‘n Bob played the McEnroe brothers at sold out Madison Square Garden celebrating World Tennis Day and benefitting USTA Serves. After the match, the Bryan Bros. donated $10,000 to four NJTL Programs in New York.

March 4: La Quinta, the Bros., after an late-night private jet flight from NY, once again played an Exo for Ryan Macaulay’s incredible and sold out Desert Smash, benefitting various SoCal and Desert charities. They played Verdasco-Maarrero with Will Ferrell in the umpires chair.

March 6: Indian Wells, the Bryan Bros. Band, featuring former American Idol star, Michael Johns, Counting Crows drummer, Jim Bogios, and Hollywood singer/songer, George Holdcroft, performed for 2,500 at the Food Court Pavilion Stage from 5:00-7:00. Here is a short clip of the band rockin’ Mustang Sally: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MeiQ1y_p8wE&feature=youtu.be Special thanks to John McCampbell and Jimmy Wolff for taking care of the all the musical equipment and joining with Wayne to do background vocals. Once again, Ryan Wolfington and his kids were also very helpful with the setup and take down. Thanks to DeeDee Felich for once again having the band play for the tournament’s opening night. The Bryan Bros. Foundation donated $5,000 to Andrea Jaeger’s Little Star Foundation that does such wonderful and heart and soul work with cancer stricken children.

March 16-18: Key Biscayne, the Bros. joined 16 of the top doubles players in the world for the Pro Am benefitting First Serve, Inc. Founded by generous benefactor, Chris Jeffries, Wayne emcees the event, while Trey and Erika MVP Buchholz are the driving forces behind the event. The Sunday Night Social is held at the Four Seasons and the tennis is played at Hall of Famer Cliff Drysdale’s beautiful and well run Ritz Carlton Tennis Club. Host pro Mark Chopper Chellas was so very helpful and supportive of the event. What a great group of “Ams” for this event, including Peter Brual and Robb Bunnen, who are fantastic players and always so supportive of the Bryan Brothers Foundation and our work with deserving kids and kids programs. Washington Kastles owner and USTA Board Member, Mark Ein, also played sharp and was at the top of the heap, along with Peter and Robb after the Monday Round Robin format. Mark does so much for our sport each and every day. Rem Reynolds of Premier Tennis Travel was also very impressive on court and fun to have he and Trevor Short at the event.

The Bryan Bros. Foundation has supported the following organizations over the past five years:

$75,000 City Impact to help children and families in need in Ventura County

$50,000 Andre Agassi’s Charter Schoolfor at rish youth in Las Vegas

$5,000 VCJTA, especially to help under privileged players and to get players to see college and pro matches

$5,000 SBTP, especially to help under privileged players and to get players to see college and pro matches

$12,954 plus 9 travel bags full of clothes and shoes that were sent to the following programs that benefit underprivileged youth:

Washington Tennis & Education Foundation

EPATT

Smiley High/North Forest High

First Serve Program of Ft. Lauderdale

First Serve Program of Georgia

Southeast Tennis & Learning Center in Washington DC

Joe Guglielmi’s Program in Northern California

Mal Washington’s Kids Foundation

Huey Feinhandler Foundation

Holdredge Duster Tennis Team

$1,500 Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Tri Counties

$500 NCL Junior Fundraiser

$1,000Childrens Oncology Unit at the Ventura County Medical Center, NCL

$1,000 Variety, the Childrens Charity of the Desert

$2,800 Flew two deserving and under privileged students and coach from Smiley HS in Houston to the Davis Cup Match vs. Switzerland in Brimingham, Alabama and provided flights, match tickets, hotel room, food, and clothes.

$1,000 Bogart Pediatric Cancer Research Progam

$2,600 North Forest HS Tennis Teams

$1,000 Red Cross of Ventura County

$1,000 Boys and Girls Club of Camarillo

$1,000 Boys and Girls Club of Oxnard, After School Music Program

$1,000 Tennis Success Program of Corpus Christi

$1,000 Keys to Tennis Success Program in San Jose and Sacramento

$1,000 Maggie Moon Memorial Scholarship Fund

$1,000 GoodWill Trip to Africa for Presbetery of Santa Barbara, James Wolff

$1,000 Good Will Trip to Africa for USC, Greggie Woodburn

$3,500 Donation to Gracie Garcia’s Liver Treatment Fund

$10,000 Pakistan Flood Relief, Haq Foundation (Aisam Qureshi)

$1,000 Pete Brown Scholarship Fund, Inglewood, CA

$5,000 VCJTA, to Terry Lynch at Tennis Fest Event, SHCC

$5,000 SBTP, sent to President Elizabeth Winterhalter

$5,000 SCTA, given to Bob Kramerat the Grand Slam Jam in Malibu

$20,000 Bogart Pediatric Cancer Research Program

$10,550 Mardy Fish Foundation

$1,000 North Forest HighTennis Teams

$3,500 Youth Mentoring Connection

$1,000 Childrens Oncology Unit at the Ventura County Medical Center, NCL

$1,000 Ventura County Junior Tennis Assn., (VCJTA, in honor of Derrick Goldie)

$1,000 Tourettes Syndrome Foundation, Florida Chapter

$300 Ryan O’Neil Memorial Fund

$500 VCJTA

$1,000 Variety of the Desert, the Children’s Charity

$3,240 Sent 7North Forest HSplyrs and 3 coaches to the Davis Cup Match in Austin

$1,000 Youth Tennis Ambassadors, Vic Braden's Program

$500Ventura Missionary Church, the Hands and Feet Project to aid orphaned children in Haiti

$25,000 Marty Hennessey Tennis Foundation and Ryan Wolfington Foundation to be matched by the USTA for Team Bryan Scholarship

$5,000 Ventura County Junior Tennis Assn

$5,000 Santa Barbara Junion Tennis Patrons

$5,000 SCTA Junior Development Fund

$1,500 Andrea Jaeger's Little Star Foundation

$1,000 Southeast Tennis and Learning Center - Cora Barry's Program

$500 North Forest High School Tennis Teams

$500 Holiday Book Drive - Dallas Woodburn

$500 Holiday Ball Drive - Greg Woodburn

$500 Give Running - Greggie Woodburn

$1,000 Bogart Pediatric Cancer Research Program

$1,000 Make a Wish Foundation of the Tri Counties

$1,000 Camarillo Boys and Girls Club

$1,000 Ventura County Jr. Tennis Assn.

$6,000 Santa Barbara Tennis Patrons

$1,000 Pablove Foundation for James Valentine

$2,000 Ventura County Jr. Tennis Assn.

$10,000 Ventura County Jr. Tennis Assn. (with $3,000 going to refurbish Buena High's Courts)

$6,000 Santa Barbara Tennis Patrons

$1,000 Reins of H.O.P.E.

$21,000 East Palo Alto Tennis and Education Foundation (Through Mike Bryan’s Esurance Award)

$21,000 South Florida Parks Program (Through Bob Bryan’s Esurance Award)

$1,000 Michael Lavenant Funeral Expenses

$500 Holiday Ball Drive – Greg Woodburn

$500 Give Running – Greggie Woodburn

$1,500 Lessons for the Michael Levenant children

$13,012 Sent 8 deserving juniors the BBF Sponsors to the USA vs. Brazil Davis Cup in Jacksonville: Flights, hotel, food tickets, van, morning workouts, etc.

$5,000 Marty Hennessey Tennis Foundation and Ryan Wolfington Foundation

$8,175 Sent 4 deserving juniors from theVCJTA and the SBTP to the Davis Cup in Boise, USA v. Serbia

$1,500 Lessons for the Michael Levenant children

$1,000 Tennis Success - Ronald Elizondo’s Foundation in Corpus Christi, Texas

$100 Reins of H.O.P.E., horse charity for children of war veterans

$500 Steve Clark, to take a deserving junior to a tournament in Colorado

$500 Greg Woodburn, to support his book project on John Wooden

$5,000 New York Junior Tennis & Learning

$150 Reins of H.O.P.E., horse charity for children of war veterans

$1,500 UCSB Men’s Tennis Team

$1,500 Rio Mesa Tennis Team

$10,000 Andy Roddick Foundation

$5,000 Santa Barbara Tennis Patrons, SBTP

$5,000 Ventura Tennis County Jr. Tennis Assn., VCJTA

$2,500 East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring Foundation

$2,500 Stanford Men’s Tennis Team

$5,000 Mark Knowles Tennis Foundation

$10,000 Marty Hennessy Jr. Tennis Foundation, Ryan Wolfington

$1,000 Oxnard Boys and Girls Club, music program of Chipper Wolff

$1,000 Reins of H.O.P.E.

$2,000 Camarillo Boys and Girls Club

$1,500 Ventura County Jr. Tennis. Assn, VCJTA, All Star Tennis League

$1,785 Ventura County Medical Assn. Scholarship Fund

$1,000 Santa Barbara Tennis Patrons, SBTP,to support county wide tennis clinic

$1,000 UCSB Men’s Tennis Team

$500 The Guerrant Foundation

$1,000 Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Tri Counties

$750 Camarillo High Boys Tennis Team

$750 Camarillo High Girls Tennis Team

$1,500 Rio Mesa High School Tennis Team

$20,000 USTA,for Davis Cup tickets and hotel rooms and transportation and food and workouts for 25 deserving juniors for San Diego, Jan. 2014

$1,000 Mbonisi Ndmade, tennis travel sponsorship

$10,000 Marty Hennessy Jr. Tennis Foundation, Ryan Wolfington after San Diego Davis Cup Trip

$2,500 VCJTA with funds to be used to pay for rooms and also to support the All Star Jr. Tennis League headed up by Dave McKinney

$1,000 SBTP to pay for rooms for juniors for the San Diego Davis Cup Trip

$5,886 Marty Hennessy Jr. Tennis Foundation, Ryan Wolfington - San Diego Davis Cup Trip for sweatshirts and t-shirts for the SDDC Trip

$10,000 USTA Serves Foundation, benefitting 4 NJTL Programs in New York

$501,620 Total

*** Lastly, besides their events for their own Bryan Brothers Foundation, Mike 'n Bob and Coach Bryan have also made personal donations and done exhibitions and appearances for the VCJTA, the SBTP, the Andre Agassi Foundation, the Andy Roddick Foundation, the James Blake Foundation, the Mardy Fish Foundation, the Pam Shriver Foundation, the Tim & Tom Gullikson Foundation, the Mal Washington Foundation, the Justin Gimelstob Foundation, the Eric Butorac Foundation, the Marty Hennessy/Ryan Wolfington Foundation ,the Michael J. Fox Foundation, Elton John Aids Foundation, the Vic Braden Junior Tennis Ambassadors Program, WECANN supporting Abused Children, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Bogart Pediatric Cancer Research Program, To Celebrate Life Breast Cancer Foundation, the Tourettes Syndrome Foundation, Oncology Unit at the Ventura County Medical Center, Variety - the Childrens Charity of the Desert, Tennis Success Program of Corpus Christi, Keys to Tennis Success Program in San Jose and Sacramento, Maggie Moon Memorial Scholarship Fund, the Pete Brown Scholarship Fund, Ryan O'Neil Memorial Fund, Youth Mentoring Connection, Pakistani Flood Relief - Aisam Qureshi Foundation, the Red Cross, Ventura Missionary Church, the Hands and Feet Project to aid orphaned children in Haiti, Reinsof H.O.P.E., Victory, Make a Wish Foundation of Ventura County, Camarillo Boys and Girls Club, Oxnard Boys and Girls Club, Best Buddies New Hampshire, Smiley High School Tennis Teams, North Forest High School Tennis Teams, Rio Mesa High School Tennis Teams, the SoCal Jr. Tennis Assn., EPATT, Youth Tennis Foundation, Norwalk Grassroots Tennis, Camp Opportunity, the Stanford Tennis Teams, the UCSB Tennis Teams, and Cal Poly Tennis Teams.




 

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