Friends and Supporters

Whales of Guerrero was built on the support of hundreds of true believers

We cannot achieve our goals without the help and support of our community!

Become a 2019 Supporter Today

We offer whale blows, applause and our deepest gratitude to all who have made tax-deductible donations to support this project:

2019 Supporters

Breach Supporters ($1000 – $5000):

  • Barbara and Gunnar Erickson
  • Bill Rossiter
  • Gordon and Liz Fulton
  • Greg and Dot Hoskin
  • Bill Akin
  • Alison Alstrom and her awesome yogis
  • Your name here!

Tail Lob ($500 – $999) :

  • Carl Rianhard and Fernanda Souza
  • Gary Boyer and Mike Foy
  • Allen Tanis
  • Kathy and Trey Brown
  • Kevin and Shannon Owen
  • Brooke Minnie Burnside
  • Paul Burke
  • Terri and Chris Lampe
  • Your name here!

Fin Slap ($250 – $499) :

  • Tarrell Kullaway
  • Dave Anderson
  • Nicole Lampe
  • Elizabeth Audley
  • Jim and Susan Audley, in honor of Doug Audley
  • Michael Amster, in honor of Shayna Amster
  • Julie Wakeman-Linn
  • Your name here!

Spyhop ($150 – $249) :

  • Holly Hinson
  • Tim and Jan Cetto
  • Roz Topolinsky
  • Leslie Jackson Johnson and Charlie Wade
  • Lois Schwennesen & Luke Lukoskie
  • Lori O’Neill
  • Your name here!

Flukes ($1 – $149):

  • Karen and Peter Locke
  • Barbara Jackson and Charles Wade
  • Georgia English
  • Staci Southwick
  • Friedje vanGils
  • Elana Dobson
  • Diane Ehnes
  • Merry Grissom in honor of Clara Carter Grissom
  • Hank
  • Lynda Weinhold
  • Shannon Coburn
  • Carol Pearsall
  • Jill Edwards
  • Jodi Sweetman
  • Kristen Knoebber
  • D. Ann Pabst
  • Shannon Malone
  • Dana Jacks
  • Andy Wex
  • Melissa Robertson
  • Stephan Williams
  • Geoff Dorn
  • Kendall Hassemer and Rhett Jacobi
  • Bob Huff
  • Meredith Dittmar
  • Stephen Schieberl
  • Robin Baird
  • Stuart Sellers
  • Wendy Donohue
  • Karen Fegely
  • Juliet Eastland
  • Sal Steven-Hubbard
  • Brenda Belferman
  • Alicia Retes
  • Jen Kilcoyne
  • Jake & Hannah Eagle
  • Michael Olsen
  • Carolyn Haury
  • Lisa Martin and Seymour Mondshein
  • Christine Fitzsimmons
  • Juliet Eastland
  • Vivekanandan Kannan
  • Jo Ann Fridy
  • Rona Edmunds and the yogis of Playa Blanca
  • Amanda Keller
  • Mike Loy
  • Diana Boom
  • Your name here!

Thank you to all who have supported us since we began in 2013:



Adam Murdoch and Chris Bateman, Adrienne Klein, Alessandra Vivacqua, Ali and Naomi Zerriffi, Ali Avendano, Alison Alstrom’s Yoga Retreat Group, Amanda Castleman, Amy Gittlemann, Amy Holman, Andrea and Andy Marks, Andrew Foster, Andy Batt Studio, Andy Wex, Angela McCallum, Anmarie Trimble, Anonymous, Aquanauts Club of Sandy High School, Ariel Kempf, Asociacion para la Conservacion Ambiental de Troncones, A.C., Atlantis Riddle, Autumn Kendrick, Ava O’Laughlin, Barbara and Gunnar Erickson, Barbara Jackson and Charlie Wade, Barbara Soulsby and Ian Niven, Bill Akin, Bill Dewlaney, Bob Huff, Brandy Howard, Brian Mork, Brienne Wasmer, Bruce Mantei, Bryce Poehlmann, Caitlin Magner, Carole and Stuart Sellars, Casita Ecovegana, Cheryl Kozicky, Christine Karawater, Christy and Sandy Price, Cindy Klinger, CJ Page, Constance Weisbroth, Craig and Marty Boeckel, Crys Peterson, Dave and Jacquie Cattanach, David Haury, David Leventhal, Deb Hansen and Holly Bayer,  Debi O’Brien, Denise King, Diana Montero Melis, Diane Winram and Gord Ellwyn , Dianne Collette, Dierdre Araujo, DioneStolarski, Dot and Greg Hoskins, Elana Dobson, Ekaterina Smirnova, Elizabeth Aron, Elizabeth Audley, Elizabeth Horan, Elizabeth Hyer Rose, Eva and Preet Chopra, Eve Audley, Evelyn Audley, Ferd Bergholz, Gabriela Quintero, Gary Boyer and Michael Foy, Georgia English, Gigi Elsmore, Gina Hensley, Glenelg Country School, Gordon Fulton, Grace Amoroso, Greater Good, Harvey Amster in Honor of Michael and Shayana Amster, In memory of Genevieve Windsor, Heather Angell , Hillary Glenn, Hogle Family, Hollister Family, Holly Bayer and Deb Hansen, J Alex Sanger, J C Dietrich, Jack Cripps, Jane and Bob Nagel, Jen Audley, Jen Hecht and Jen Woffinden, Jen Kilcoyne, Jennifer Wedel, Jill Edwards, Jim and Susan Audley, Jimi Mamou , Jo Falcon, Jo ann Fridy, Joao Gouveia, John Dziak, Jolene and Wayne Maes, Joseph White, Josh Meney, Joy Gray, Juan Luna-Kelser, Julia Reodica, Julie and Bob Mills, Julie Wakeman0-Linn, Junhong Choi, JustGive, Karen and Doyle Pratt, Karen and John Sutton, Karen and Peter Locke , Karen Knoebber , Kathleen and Eric Doherty, Kathy and Trey Brown, Kathy Nordberg, Katie Pugh, Kelsey Clausing, Kevin and Shannon Owen, Khamoor Poehlmann, Kim Gilbert, Kirk, Sue, Robbie, Chris, Heidi, Mia and Wesley Patrick, Kristin and Richard Angell, Kristina Malsberger and John Sanders, Lars, Eric and Sarah Eng, Laura Kelly, Laura Woosey, Laurel Patrick, Len and Dione Stolarski, Leslie and Rick Johnson, Linda and Jim Webster, Lisa Martin and Seymour Mondshein, Little Family, Logan Duin, Lori and Patrick O’Neill, Lori Denson, Lucas Mears, Luis Gonzalez Medrano, Luke Lukoskie, Lynda O’Neill, Lynette Koftinow, Lynn Wong, Margie Boehmer, Mari Smultea and Dave Steckler, Mariana Salas Pinon, Sofia Rodriguez Pruneda, Alejandro Rodriguez Prudeda, Mark and Riley Breier, Mary Preis, Mary Tagliaferri, Meerna Homayed, Meg Storey, Melissa, Bobby and Charlie Robertson, Mercedes Oliveros and Dieter Paas, Michael Amster, Michael Joyce, Michael Reppy, Mike and Donna Dee, Mike Gannon, Mike Olsen, Misty Post and Kevin Ward, Myra Clements, Nathan Roder, Nicole Lampe, Nick Wolf, Nisa Stroh, Nova Boyce, Pablo Mendizabal, Pat and Bob Grandinetti, Patti Bateman, Patty Ginochio, Playa Viva, Prasad Cuisine, Rachel Bennett, Randy and Meredith Dittmar, Randy Eskelin, Reimann Family, Rhonda Dorsett, Ricardo Rendon Cepeda, Rita and Eugen Hepting Sanchez, Robert and Chase Miner, Robyn Hodges, Ron and Liam Bodkin, Rona and Clay Edmunds, Roz Topolinsky, Ruggiero Family, Sallie Baierlein, Sallie Seltzer, Samaria Jaffe, Sandra and Frank Mendel, Sarah Knoebber, Sarah Lehn, Sarah Steven-Hubbard, Sean O’Feery and Nieka Rahe, Shannon Coburn, Shari Chapman, Sharon Ryals Tamm, Sharon Wood, Sherry Griggs, Soren Chopra, Squishymedia, Staci Southwick, Stephanie Spencer, Sue Yasko and Benita, Summer Corwin, Sustenta, Teri Jackson-Sattler, Terra Hanks, Tess Stewart, Tim and Sharon Marriot, Tommy Hanks, Travel Graphics International/Stuart Sellars, Trent and Lori Keller, Trisha Allex, Vicky Robin, Wayne and Jolene Maes, Weissman Family, Wendy Donohue, William and Julie Wagner, Yolanda Hary, Yoori Yoori

Local partners in project development, sponsorship and actualization:

Dept. Environment Zihuatanejo; Capitania del Puerto Zihuatanejo; Oficina de Convenciones y Visitantes Zihuatanejo; H. Ayuntamiento de Zihuatanejo de Azueta, Guerrero Mncpl Regicuria de Turismo y participacion social; Instituto Municipal de Ecologia; Mexican Navy; Universidad Autónoma de Guerrero Unidad Academica de Turismo; Dept. of Environmental Education of the Municipal Gvt. in Zihuatanejo; Asociacion de Hoteles de Ixtapa Zihuatanejo; Dive Zihua; LOOT; Ecocasita Vegana; Ecotianguis Sanka; Zihuatanejo Sportfishing Coop; Petatlan Tourist Coop; Barra de Potosí Fishing Coop; La Union Fishing Coop; Cooperativa de Ecoturismo Barra de Potosi; Cooperative de Ecoturismo Zihuatanejo; 12 schools in Barra de Potosí, Juluchuca, Petatlan, Zihuatanejo, Ixtapa, Troncones, La Mahajua; Barra de Potosi Comisario; Library Barra de Potosí; Amigos de Playa Blanca; Friends of Troncones; Playa Viva; Gente Viva S. de R.L. de C.V.

Additional groups who support and inspire us: