Our Charity



Charity Shoot 2020The Petroleum Wives pride our self in our  community contribution and charity work.

This year the APW have selected the

Jim Burke

Education Foundation

Ford Dream Builders 

The legacy of Jim Burke and his spirit of generosity continues to be the driving force of the Foundation. Their mission is to help the youth of Kern County excel through grants, scholarships and civic projects developed through the Dream Builders student leadership program.

Each winter, the Jim Burke Education Foundation accepts 32 high achieving, high school juniors to participate in the Dream Builders program. Together, these 32 students become the foundation’s Student Board Members and participate in our leadership programs.

Jim Burke Education Foundation

Past Charities 

2018/2019 – ADAKC – Alzheimers Disease Association of Kern County Inc.

2017/2018 – The Lee and Krystyna Jamieson Recovery Home for Women and Children

2015/2016—The Mission at Kern County

2014/2015—Wounded Hero/Honor Flight

2013/2014—Wounded Hero

2012/2013—CALM, Garden Pathways, Warmline

2011/2012—Brain Injury Association

2010/2011—Bakersfield Community Theatre, Kern Adult Literacy

2009/2010—Kern County Chapter Multiple Sclerosis, Alliance Against Family Violence and Sexual Assault, Alpha Canine Sanctuary/The Cat People