Western Gate Roots and Wings Foundation is committed to cultivating a community of mentors, teachers and elders dedicated to ending the cycle of suicide, substance abuse, recidivism and violence experienced by disconnected youth and veterans.

What Your Support Means to Us

Your support of Roots and Wings will greatly affect the veterans and disconnected youth by:

  • Improving support services to youth and veterans, and their families;
  • Helping to build a safe and holistic space where veterans heal from their wounds and trauma;
  • Empowering youth and veterans to develop their voice, promoting healthy and engaged lives in their communities;
  • Developing the next generations of elders, teachers, and mentors; and
  • Creating a model of healing and community building that can serve other communities and marginalized groups.

How to Donate

The Western Gate Roots and Wings Foundation is in affiliation with the Social and Environmental Entrepreneurs (SEE), a non-profit public charity exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

SEE, a registered public charity, provides WGRW with non-profit status. Your donation is fully tax- deductible.

You may donate by credit card, debit card, or Paypal by clicking on the donate button below. 

Donate by check

Alternatively, you can donate by check by mailing it to us.  All checks should be made payable to “SEE/Western Gate Roots and Wings Foundation.” SEE’s name must appear on all checks in order for the donor’s contribution to be tax-deductible.

Our mailing address is:

Western Gate Roots and Wings Foundation

C/O Glenn Schiffman

2308 Clark Street

Burbank, CA 91506

For other donation options, please email us at

Thank you in advance for your support and generosity.