Spectacular couture graced the runway during the Globe Guilder’s 27th Annual Fashion Show, Celebrating Couture 2017. Co-Chaired by Kim Neapole, Lisa Berry Shaw, Lynn Silva and Honorary Co-Chair Jo Ann Kilty, the event featured the collections of selected celebrated couture and prêt-à-porter designers. Proceeds raised support the Old Globe’s artistic and arts engagement programs.
The USS Midway Museum hosted the 11th Annual Midway American Patriot Award Gala which honored the Naval Aviator Vietnam Prisoners of War in a touching ceremony recognizing their sacrifices. Support of the event helped to supplement funding for the “No Child Left Ashore” scholarship which provides access to STEM studies to underserved youth.
At a fundraising gala for a music and arts organization, attendees would expect no less from Athenaeum than an extravagant event and after party. Their 28th Annual Gala, ¡Fiesta! on Wall Street, was Mexican themed and featured an exquisite dinner, live music, dancing, and even a parade for costumed guests to partake in as downtown La Jolla partied late into the night!
A concert is the perfect way to bring attention to summer fundraising efforts. Vision of Children Foundation hosted the Concert with a Vision. Proceeds from the concert featuring none other than Billboard topping artist Gary Puckett and The Union Gap Band will help support the organization’s goals to cure genetic vision disorders across the world.
Voices for Children held their 15th Anniversary Starry Starry Night event to benefit foster children in San Diego through the work of Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteers. The elegant evening at an elegant ranch featured unique beverages and one-of-a-kind cuisine with indoor/outdoor party spaces and a dancefloor with a view of the valley below.
The San Diego Police Department is an essential part of our community, preserving peace and protecting citizens. The Gold Shield Gala hosted by the San Diego Police Foundation celebrated our brave officers while providing insight into their K9 Crimefighter Campaign. The successful event was organized by Gala Chairs Barbie and Dan Spinazzola and Jenny Craig served as the Honorary Chair.
AMA San Diego, Conscious Capitalism and SD Nonprofit Association joined forces to host the 19th Cause Conference in San Diego. Giving Back Magazine was proud to be a partner of the event that featured over 50 speakers representing purpose-driven organizations. During a full day of workshops and activities, marketers, nonprofit leaders and business executives had the unique opportunity to learn strategies to maximize their impact through the power of purpose.
The spell is cast! Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort, which runs from September 15 through October 31 is bigger than ever because there are spook-tacular Halloween Time experiences in Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Parks. Oogie Boogie welcomes you in as you enter Disney California Adventure Park, casting a spooky spell that covers the Parks with his twisted tale of Halloween. And for the first time ever, Cars Land is all dressed up for Haul-O-Ween. Guests will also discover Plaza de la Familia, A Celebration of “Coco” the new Disney·Pixar film, with enchanting storytelling, live entertainment with folklórico dancers and mariachi musicians, and a delicious new menu of Mexican dishes. Meanwhile, over in Disneyland Park, you will find classic favorites like Haunted Mansion Holiday and Space Mountain: Ghost Galaxy.
Local wildlife lovers attended San Diego Zoo Globe’s fundraising gala Rendezvous in the Zoo to generate financial support for development of the Walkabout Australia experience, which will be featured at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Seeing the Zoo like never before, guests enjoyed fine dining and live entertainment including Joan Embery and many animal ambassadors.
Home of Guiding Hands raised nearly $175,000 and honored Dave and Charlene Walker for their dedication to the organization at the 43rd Annual Gala “Under the Big Top”. The proceeds from the event directly support 2,000 individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities. HGH provides services including training, housing and transportation that significantly improve the quality of life for those involved.