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.


Parents and children come to Rady Children’s Hospital from across the country to see nationally renowned physicians, and their focus on research, teaching and innovation in helping patients to receive state-of-the-art care. Thanks to volunteers who share a deep love and concern for children, this hospital is able to achieve great things!The San Diego Center for Children received some Christmas cheer this year from Mission Federal Credit Union. They didn’t simply donate the trees, they made an event out of it by decorating the twelve trees with Center staff and the children who live there. The San Diego Center for Children provides intensive therapeutic care and acts as a temporary home for children of our region.The traditional highlight of the holiday season for collectors and connoisseurs of fine jewelry and timepieces, Vahid Moradi, owner of CJ Charles, hosted his annual holiday party. The fine catered affaire was the hot ticket in town as guests came to browse the new collections and choose gifts for their loved ones, or even themselves!

Sycuan 33

Thirty-three marked an exceptionally lucky year at Sycuan Casino which is why they chose to celebrate with thirty-three days of giveaways! As part of their celebrations, $500,000 in prizes were given away in November. Their 33rd Anniversary Celebration ended on a high note with a cake cutting ceremony, dancers, bird singers, and one lucky winner who took home $33,000 in cash.

Country Tea

Holiday shopping can work up an appetite, but The Country Friends had guests covered at their 21st Annual Holiday Tea. The sophisticated and festive event provided an optimal shopping experience while benefitting over 40 local organizations. Delicious sandwiches, champagne, and more were enjoyed while shoppers selected unique gifts from favorite vendors for loved ones.

St Germaine

Working to stop child abuse, St. Germaine Children’s Charity’s Annual Silver Tea donates one hundred percent of the proceeds to its ten grant recipients. The 33rd Annual Silver Tea opened the doors to a beautifully decorated La Jolla estate, allowing elegant guests to enjoy a tour and traditional refreshments. The sophisticated event is a favorite amongst the local philanthropic community.


Volunteering is an important part of the San Diego community, and with this in mind, Motiv San Diego held their first Teen Service Summit. Over 300 teens attended to learn about the significance of philanthropy and how to get involved in their community. While celebrities and entrepreneurs inspired with “quick talks”, attendees also participated in workshops and learned about upcoming community projects.

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