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About Us

The Founders


Walker Family Events Foundation (WFEF) was founded in 2019 by Tia & Dan Walker out of a shared passion for helping veterans and the community.

Volunteer Coordinator

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SkaiDenise Mendoza is a graduate of UC Santa Cruz Oakes College majoring in Sociology.  She is responsible for managing and overseeing the recruitment, training, and coordination of our volunteers.

Social Cohesion Program

What is Social Cohesion?

Social Cohesion refers to the strength of relationships and the sense of solidarity among members of a community. (


We believe that Social Cohesion is the most effective method in supporting members of local communities.


Our program aims to support grassroots organizations in the city of Compton and surrounding areas with a proven track record of serving veterans and their families, and other at-risk communities.



  • To educate the community on common veterans issues and barriers, and promote volunteerism and advocating for the rights and respectful treatment of veterans and their families by the VA system and other government entities

  • To promote trust among neighbors and promote the benefits of a strong community network on individuals and families

  • To proactively work towards building and improving community cohesion and trust, and encouraging respect, understanding, and activism in local communities

  • To proactively promote networking and understanding between people of different cultural and ethnic backgrounds

  • To fund and promote local organizations which have proven to be active and positive community allies

  • To fund individuals and projects in the local community which have a worthy cause

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