Fundaction Castro

Fundación Castro-Limon committee joined forces for an evening of art and music to benefit pediatric cancer. Guests from both sides of the border came together at a home in Chula Vista where they enjoyed wines from Valle de Guadalupe while enjoying a summer night.

Sd History Makers

The Makers of San Diego History Annual Gala honoring The Jewish Community of San Diego was a memorable evening. The San Diego History Center highlighted their contributions to modern day San Diego by previewing To the Ends of the World: The Jews of San Diego and an enjoying informative and humorous presentation by Joellyn Zollman. Has anyone seen a seaweed mattress around?

Dream On

Reuniting foster children with their siblings, helping them achieve their higher education goals, and so much more, Promises2Kids has made an impact on the lives of many. Last year, they were able to help1,000 foster children. This year, their 9th Annual Dream On Concert Gala was held to continue to support these efforts with an incredible performance by rock legends STYX.

Syhc Gala

San Ysidro Health Center’s 8th Annual gala recognized SYHC’s efforts as well as those who have contributed to preserving health and wellness resources and providing access to locals in need. Their network of health centers and programs within Southern, Southeastern, and Central San Diego, brings essential medical, dental, and counseling services to nearly 90,000 registered patients every year and this gala helps raise funds to ensure all patients coming in through their doors get the care they need. The sold-out gala at the Hotel del Coronado is always the talk of the town!


Since 2011, SIMNSA Foundation has held a golf tournament to benefit vulnerable children in Tijuana. SIMNSA Foundation announced this year’s golf tournament at a press conference at Club Campestre. The tournament seeks to raise $200,000 to benefit EUNIME who is helping prevent HIV transmission from mother to child and providing support to families impacted by the disease.

Usd Wine

Wine aficionados were pleased to find a delicious assortment of flavorful wines for tasting at the 2017 Wine Classic presented by the USD Alumni Association Board of Directors. The successful silent auction and proceeds from ticket sales benefitted the Alumni Endowed Scholarship Fund. VIP ticketholders also had the opportunity to mingle with sponsors and winery representatives prior to the event, with many of the wineries owned by USD alumni!


Celebrating their launching of the Spanish Language television channel Azteca, Entravision hosted the 2017 UPFRONT San Diego party in downtown San Diego. Guests were in for an exciting treat as they got the first look at new programming for Azteca, Univision, UniMas, My TV, and LATV. This new era for Azteca and Entravision appears to have a positive outlook with new shows that are sure to be fan favorites. The highlight of the evening was an intimate performance by Frankie J, San Diego and Tijuana’s superstar performer and hometown favorite!

Patrons Of The Prado

Fellow dreamers were invited to the Masterpiece Gala 2017, Noche de Sueños gala hosted by Patrons of the Prado. The event perfectly shared the very essence of art and culture that the Prado in Balboa Park is famous for, all while celebrating everything that is to come for the beloved landmark.

Charity Ball

The 108th Anniversary Charity Ball - "For the Love of a Child" was a complete success thanks to the leadership of Phyllis Parrish and her dedicated committee members. All funds benefitted the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Rady Children’s. The dedicated gala committee came together to celebrate the communities’ generosity which will afford the children of our region the highest caliber care and healthy futures.

Jfs Leadership

Jewish Family Service of San Diego is a non-profit supporting individuals and families in need. In the last year, they have provided assistance including financial, nutritional, emotional, and other resources to over 25,000 people. Their organization relies heavily on those who have donated their time and finances. To show their appreciation, they held a celebration for their Leadership Circle Supporters at a beautiful home in La Jolla.

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