Fundación Fimbres brought together an amazing group of supporters from both sides of the border to support a great cause, the senior citizens that have been abandoned by their families in Tijuana. Attendees not only got to enjoy a brunch and fashion show but gave back as the proceeds from the event benefitted a center for senior citizens to provide a place where they can live with dignity.
Benefitting Walden Family Services, Wine D’Vine 2018 featured an intimate concert with 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, The Moody Blues. Guests were also treated to a variety of California wines and a 3-course dinner. The proceeds from the event support critical resources for foster youth and children including their Cal-Learn and parenting programs which support youth throughout the region.
On February 9, the 110th Anniversary Charity Ball "Glitter in the Air" will take place at the Hotel del Coronado to benefit Copley Psychiatric Emergency Department and affiliated programs at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego. In honor of the upcoming gala, Gala Chair Gwynn Thomas and committee members hosted an afternoon tea where they honored the inspiring group of past Charity Ball Chairmen.
A thank you reception was held for USO San Diego supporters at the San Diego Coast Guard base where they had an opportunity to meet Captain Joseph R. Buzzella. The Coast Guard is one of the nation’s five military services and the Coast Guard City San Diego is the largest coast guard city in the country!
The San Diego Opera’s 2018 Opening Night Celebration was an evening of elegance with an appreciation for the refined art of the genre. After the opera, guests were treated to an unforgettable dinner with the cast of The Marriage of Figaro. Also part of the fun-filled evening was a pre-opera reception perfect for toasting the new season and discussing the performances to come!
Community leaders and loyal supporters of the San Diego Center for Children toasted to its future on a very special evening and ribbon cutting ceremony. The Center, San Diego’s oldest children’s nonprofit, recently acquired 3-acres adjacent to its main campus in Linda Vista to total 12-acres. The Center is charting its future to serve more children and families struggling with mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.
As Academy of Our Lady of Peace embarks on the most ambitious fundraising effort in the school’s history and a true transformation of the campus, Boundless: The Campaign for OLP. The school is moving forward with purpose and a steadfast commitment to providing the best possible education for their students. Families from both sides of the border joined to support and learn more about the campaign and how the campaign will make a lasting difference in the lives of our students for decades to come and how they can support the mission.
Cal Coast Cares Foundation held their 2nd Annual Illuminate Pathways fundraiser which provides much-needed resources to local teachers and students. In addition to a lovely sangria and wine bar, attendees also had the opportunity to hear from those who have been personally impacted by the grants and scholarships they have received from the organization.
Women from across the city attended the Salk Women & Science Design and Discovery Showcase. This unique event provides a platform to communicate scientific research via striking imagery from Salk Institute researchers in collaboration with the Waitt Advanced Biophotonics Center while also raising awareness and funds for further scientific research.