"Angel of Tahoe" donates $35 million in the past four years

[Paula Peterson, South Tahoe Now]

In South Lake Tahoe, the name Lisa Maloff is synonymous with philanthropy. She has earned the name "Angel of Tahoe" through her large donations, including $10 million to Barton Memorial Hospital for their new Robert Maloff Center of Excellence (Wellness and Sports Performance Center) and $5.8 million to Lake Tahoe Community College for the Lisa Maloff University Center. To date, Mrs. Maloff has donated $35 million in the past four years.

Her donations can be seen throughout the community, including the purchase and care of South Lake Tahoe Police K-9s, helping with a new fire boat for the Tahoe Douglas Fire Department, paying for a new football field at Whittell High School, buying Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe two vehicles, a donation to Tahoe Youth & Family Services and purchase of toys given to 100 local children during their Christmas Party.

Now one can add to that list a new $390,000 fire boat for South Lake Tahoe Fire Rescue (SLTFR) ...