Philanthropy

  • Gowns 4 Gals Luncheon

    Gowns 4 Gals Luncheon

    USO San Diego, Donovan’s La Jolla, and event chair Hélène Gould, hosted a Gowns 4 Gals luncheon June 14 to support local military active duty spouses and their daughters. USO San Diego is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of the U.S. Armed Forces personnel and their families worldwide....

  • Rendezvous In The Zoo 2018

    Rendezvous In The Zoo 2018

    San Diego Zoo Global’s annual black-tie, fundraising gala, Rendezvous In The Zoo (R*I*T*Z) 2018, “Wild @ Heart,” was held June 16 at the San Diego Zoo. The event will benefit The Sanford Children’s Zoo at the San Diego Zoo. The gala featured fine dining, conservation ambassador Joan Embery and...

  • Vision of Children Foundation event features international superstar Andrea Bocelli

    Vision of Children Foundation event features international superstar Andrea Bocelli

    The Vision of Children Foundation held its 7th fundraising concert event featuring Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli June 21 at the Valley View Casino Center. Premier seating was provided to Vision of Children supporters to this sold-out public event, raising over $200,000 to support vision research....

  • ‘Dream On Concert Gala’ benefits Promises2Kids

    ‘Dream On Concert Gala’ benefits Promises2Kids

    Promise2Kids held the 10th anniversary of its “Dream on Concert Gala” June 11 at the La Jolla estate home of Joan Waitt. This year’s event feature a live performance by Rob Thomas, Grammy award-winning recording artist and lead singer of Matchbox Twenty. The event also featured a sunset cocktail...

  • Furry Fun at La Jolla's 5th annual Paws & Pints benefit

    Furry Fun at La Jolla's 5th annual Paws & Pints benefit

    It sure looked like a dog show at The Lot, Thursday, June 7, as fancy pooches overran the movie theater’s dining patio and adjacent parking lot for La Jolla Veterinary Hospital’s 5th annual Paws & Pints benefit.

  • ‘Wine & Wears’ presented by Symphony Notables

    ‘Wine & Wears’ presented by Symphony Notables

    Wine & Wears, which was held May 17 at The Westgate Hotel, is an annual fundraiser presented by the Symphony Notables, a dedicated affinity group of dues-paying members to benefit the Education and Community Engagement programs of the San Diego Symphony Orchestra. The event included a VIP reception,...

  • Voices for Children presents Wine Women & Shoes

    Voices for Children presents Wine Women & Shoes

    The 7th Annual Wine Women & Shoes event benefiting Voices for Children took place May 12 on the rooftop deck at the Del Mar Plaza. The event featured a fashion show, premium wines, delectable bites, live auction, a fashion marketplace, and a “Best in Shoe” contest. Founded in 1980, Voices for Children...

  • Patrons Party held for San Diego Center for Children Anniversary Celebration

    Patrons Party held for San Diego Center for Children Anniversary Celebration

    A celebration was held at the RSF home of Dr. Sean and Marjan Daneshmand for patrons of the San Diego Center for Children and Honorary Producers Circle & Circle of Friends for this year’s 131st Anniversary Celebration- Rise Up! The Center, founded in 1887, is San Diego’s oldest children’s nonprofit...

  • USO San Diego’s 77th Annual Stars and Stripes Gala

    USO San Diego’s 77th Annual Stars and Stripes Gala

    USO San Diego’s “77th Annual Stars and Stripes Gala: For Love of Country” took place May 5 at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina. The event honors and supports active duty military personnel and helps provide them with much-needed services. Gala entertainment included two-time Tony Award...

  • Art Alive Premiere Dinner

    Art Alive Premiere Dinner

    The Art Alive Premiere Dinner to benefit The San Diego Museum of Art was held April 26 at the museum. As The San Diego Museum of Art’s signature fundraiser, Art Alive provides “critical financial support for public programs, exhibitions, education, and community outreach.” Art Alive, which was...

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