WHAT WE DO
The Sequoia Awards presents scholarships to high school seniors from the greater Redwood City area who demonstrate an extraordinary level of volunteerism and community engagement. We also honor one outstanding adult and one outstanding business who exemplify volunteerism in Redwood City.
We were honored to be featured on the VoiceAmerica podcast “Healthy Wellthy U” with Dr. Camille Vardy. Dr. Camille focuses on all aspects of functional medicine and good health, and considers strong families and a strong sense of community as an important part living your best life. She’s a big fan of volunteerism, the work
We’re pleased to announce our 2023 award winners. They include a young woman who gave 500+ hours of her time to local causes and will graduate this year with both her high school diploma and two years of college completed; a well-known resident who has raised money for countless local non-profit organizations; and a local
Past Sequoia Awards winner Valeria Torres works with educational partners to create strong relationships in California and Washington state- – including prospective and current parents, school leaders, authorizers, local and state political leaders and board members to ensure there is educational equity for current and future generations. She is currently the Manager of Government Affairs