Fundación Castro-Limón Pro Niños Con Cáncer and Center for Oncology in Pediatrics Foundation came together to present Brunch De La Amistad. The spirit of the event was to celebrate love and friendship with a group that is passionate about treating childhood cancer. The sister foundations raised funds and drove support to assist families in a beautiful event with guests from both sides of the border.

Charity Ball

The 108th Anniversary Charity Ball chaired by Phyllis Parrish benefitted the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Rady Children’s Hospital. San Diego’s longest running philanthropic event, the Charity Ball supports substantial advancement in cancer treatment and services. The longstanding event was held at the Hotel del Coronado in a night of elegance, dancing and dining that will no doubt be the talk of the town for the next 108 years.


Art and elegance go hand in hand. Such was the case at the Academy of Our Lady of Peace’s 32nd Annual Gala and Silent Auction, L’Art d’Inspire. Student artists were fittingly featured for the event where they provided live entertainment to accompany the evening’s upscale dinner and auctions. Held on the campus of the only all-girls school in San Diego, the night was an overwhelming success.

Un Beso

El Trompo Tijuana Interactive Museum held its annual gala for the first time at the Museum. A deep purple theme welcomed guests to a dinner accompanied by Baja California's best wines. The event helps gather funds for the Museum's continued community efforts in bringing innovative exhibits to the entire region's youth.

Breakfast At Tiffany

Leave it to Miracle Babies and their whimsical event themes to bring a Breakfast at Tiffany’s to San Diego. Their auxiliary, Miracle Circle, recently hosted their third annual event to raise funds to support their goals of improving the overall health and well-being of children, women, and families. The renowned Dr. Edith Eva Eger, Ph.D. inspired all as the keynote speaker.


A private home overlooking the ocean in La Jolla welcomed guests to a celebratory dinner and cocktail to help raise funds and awareness for Just In Time For Foster Youth. For many years, Just In Time for Foster Youth has engaged a caring community to help transition-age foster youth achieve self-sufficiency and well-being.

Horse Rancho

Horse lovers and car aficionados may not seem like a likely pairing but at the Saving Horses event, the two groups came together to raise money for our equine friends. The event provided much needed funding to aid in covering the costs of rescuing and caring for horses destined for slaughter, abuse neglect or abandoned.


The unparalleled reputation and prestige that Patek Philippe has acquired amongst watch connoisseurs is due to the perfection of the watches and the resources of knowledge and skill contained in the workshops. Vahid Moradi of CJ Charles is proud to partner with Patek Philippe to offer his clients the finest timepieces in the world.


Guests from both sides of the border came to M Winehouse in Little Italy to taste the best wines from Mexico. Owner Ruth Melero welcomed attendees to the most charming wine bar in San Diego. This special tasting was one of the regular events featuring different vintners form the region.


The Neighborhood Market Association Annual Statewide Banquet celebrated the work of individuals whose achievements are possible because they reached higher and gave back to those most in need. Philanthropist and Founder of SIMNSA Frank Carrillo was honored with the Shepard of Humanity Award on this special night.

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