Preserving Independence, Hope, and Dignity since 1967

The Pearl Society

Mission and Vision

Uniting and transforming women’s contributions into meaningful support for Bay Area Legal Services.

The Pearl Society is an informed giving circle of women united in their support of BALS and desire to make a difference.

New members make a commitment of financial support for three consecutive years:

  • Young professional (under 40): $500 a year
  • Established professionals: $1,000 a year

Donations may be made by check or credit card, and a matching gift from an employer is counted toward a member’s total commitment.

At the end of each year. The Pearl Society selects a BALS program to receive its donation. By uniting our resources, we make a meaningful difference!

Click here to view the 2017 Pearl Society Brochure

To join The Pearl Society, click here. If you would prefer to mail your membership form, click here for a printable membership form.


Pearl Society Members

Ann Allen
*Rosemary Armstrong
*Cathy Beveridge
Karen Buesing
Margaret Diaz
Julia P. Eckart
Paige Greenlee
Kimberly Gustafson
Elizabeth L. Hapner
Sarah E. Kay
Carole T. Kirkwood
Kathleen K. Koch
Sara L.A. Lawson
*Margaret Mathews
Cynthia Mikos
Anne-Leigh Gaylord Moe
Jennifer Murphy
Monica Ospina
Jane Rose
Honorable Amanda Sansone
Leslie Schultz-Kin
Casey Shear
Tori Simmons
Honorable Julie Sneed
Amy Stoll
Honorable Barbara Twine Thomas
Gwynne Young
Ashley Zirkle
* Founding Members  
  • For more information about The Pearl Society, contact
    Colette Duke, Attorney/Community Liaison at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
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