Giddy Up

Giddy Up Chiropractic.

Dr. Bek Jarzombek, owner of Giddy Up Chiropractic, is an equestrian rider and Doctor of Chiropractic for horses, riders, dogs, cats, livestock and exotic animals. However, her primary specialty is with horses and riders. She has been riding and competitively showing horses since childhood giving her work an elite level of expertise in the equestrian and horse-racing industries.

Hotel Del

InDELible Moments.

For Melody Corvalán, working at The Del is a dream come true. “I am blessed to be the one who helps so many important organizations raise funds for their causes,” shared Corvalán, who orchestrates galas, events and fundraisers as the resort’s Associate Director of Catering.

Monte Carlo

Rancho del Arte.

On Saturday, September 8, 2018, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) will again host the city’s most highly anticipated fundraiser of the year: The Monte Carlo gala. The 42nd annual gala, themed “An Art Affair,” will be held at the private Rancho Santa Fe home of devoted arts patrons and ARTnews Top 200 Art Collectors, Iris and Matthew Strauss.

Sy Health

San Ysidro Health’s Legacy.

Women made it happen. San Ysidro Health was founded by seven women to ensure healthcare for their community nearly 50 years ago. Today women are still making it happen. Luz Elena Gomez and her daughters, Kimberly and Yocelyn Gomez were this year’s Legacy Chairs and Catherine M. Arambula led the Philanthropy Leadership Council to raise funds at Monte Carlo: A Night to Remember - a gala effort to support excellent health services to all.

The Park

Zephyr’s Luxury Midrise Opens this Summer.

Now selling, The Park, Bankers Hill’s precision design extends to every inch of the building and considers the refinement and exclusivity luxury buyers in San Diego are hungry for.

“Every detail of the building has been revisited time and again,” Zephyr COO Chris Beucler shares with Giving Back Magazine. “What may be overlooked by most, has been relentlessly considered by our team– that’s what it takes to have the best building in this city.”


USD’s Operation Hat Trick Program Supports Wounded Warriors, USD Student Veterans and Now the Travis Manion Foundation.

The University of San Diego won the national 2018 Operation Hat Trick Service Award, recognizing USD’s support of wounded U.S. combat service members and veterans through its sale of USD hats co-branded with Operation Hat Trick (OHT). In recognition for the award, OHT donated $10,000 to the Travis Manion Foundation on behalf of USD.

Perfil Mary Drake

Zest for Life.

Mary Drake is a dynamic and vivacious woman that has what she calls a “zest for life.” Arriving in the U.S. from Cuba in 1959, she shares with us the love and passion that she has to live the best life possible. She is also an inspiring example that being grateful and making a difference for others, brings happiness to your own life. We would all be so lucky to be as healthy and energetic as her, maybe if we follow in her footsteps and regimen, we might gain some of her passion for life.


By Angelica Gavaldon.

Kids are out of school and it is always a challenge for most moms to keep their kids busy. I struggle because my son Noah is not into team sports and is not thrilled about the idea of being dropped off for hours at a summer camp. I would also rather have him with me as much as possible to spend more quality time together. My step-kids also spend a large part of the summer with us. Having three active boys, I make sure they get plenty of exercise without them noticing!


Southwest Airlines.

At Southwest Airlines, we believe community is more than a place - it’s at the heart of what brings us together. Fostering an environment that encourages diversity of ideas, knowledge and actions is paramount to our operational excellence. We work tirelessly to build strong, mutually beneficial, strategic relationships. By fostering these true partnerships, Southwest proves its commitment to People in diverse groups. Such is the case with Dr. Rafael Fernández de Castro, the director of the Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies at UC San Diego and his pivotal role in leadership and influence in policy. As a professor and former foreign policy adviser to Mexican President Felipe Calderón, he is an expert on bilateral relations between Mexico and the U.S. We applaud his efforts to understand and help build a better relationship between Mexico, Latin America and the United States.

Miracle Babies

Minuit á Versailles.

The exclusive Rancho Valencia resort and spa will be transformed into vignettes from the Palace of Versailles, to welcome Miracle Babies’ supporters to “Minuit á Versailles". The ninth annual Miracle Babies gala will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 11:30 pm. This highly anticipated gala will bring together over 350 prominent business, social and philanthropic leaders to raise much needed financial support for families with critically ill newborns throughout San Diego County.

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