Philanthropy

  • Jenny Craig named honorary chair of Art of Fashion Runway Show

    Jenny Craig named honorary chair of Art of Fashion Runway Show

    Designs from top international luxury brands will dazzle on the runway in Rancho Santa Fe when The Country Friends presents the Art of Fashion Runway Show and luncheon on Sept. 14 in partnership with South Coast Plaza for the 13th straight year. Considered the premier style event in Southern California,...

  • 'Tee It Up For Foster Teens' to be held at The Santaluz Club on April 3

    'Tee It Up For Foster Teens' to be held at The Santaluz Club on April 3

    Don’t miss the “Tee It Up For Foster Teens” golf tournament, dinner and auction that will take place on Monday, April 3, at The Santaluz Club. Even if you are not a golfer, join in the cocktail party, dinner and auction festivities that benefit the foster teens of San Pasqual Academy. “We have...

  • Del Mar Heights School Garden Community Service Day

    Del Mar Heights School Garden Community Service Day

    Members of the Solana Beach Presbyterian Church took part in a joint effort Feb. 26 to continue improving the beauty and educational value of the Del Mar Heights Gardens as part of the Del Mar Heights School Garden Community Service Day. This year, volunteers disassembled a raised bed, assembled...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Firefighters participate in annual Boot Drive March 9

    Rancho Santa Fe Firefighters participate in annual Boot Drive March 9

    Rancho Santa Fe firefighters will be taking to the streets and intersections again this year to help raise money for burn survivors. The annual Burn Institute Boot Drive, taking place on Thursday, March 9, raises money to help fund burn prevention programs and survivor support services, including...

  • Padres Pedal the Cause gives over $2 million to cancer research

    Padres Pedal the Cause gives over $2 million to cancer research

    On Feb. 16, Padres Pedal the Cause presented a check for $2,031,989 to researchers from Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and Rady Children’s Hospital–San Diego. Padres Pedal the Cause Executive...

  • Padres Pedal the Cause gives over $2M to cancer research

    Padres Pedal the Cause gives over $2M to cancer research

    On Feb. 16, Padres Pedal the Cause presented a check for $2,031,989 to researchers from Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and Rady Children’s Hospital–San Diego. Padres Pedal the Cause Executive...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Community Center to hold ‘Over the Top Tables’ Spring Luncheon

    Rancho Santa Fe Community Center to hold ‘Over the Top Tables’ Spring Luncheon

    The Rancho Santa Fe Community Center will hold its popular “Over the Top Tables” Spring Luncheon on Wednesday, March 22, at the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Gather your friends, choose a decorating theme, and join in the fun of this creative extravaganza. The luncheon’s theme,...

  • Rancho Santa Fe philanthropist receives award from United States Marine Corps

    Rancho Santa Fe philanthropist receives award from United States Marine Corps

    Ursula Kuster, local skin care manufacturer, philanthropist and founder of Freedom Frontline, a 501-c4 Educational Organization, recently received an award from the United States Marine Corps. The Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding service rendered to the 1st Marine Raider Support Battalion...

  • Rady benefactors gather ‘For the Love of a Child’

    Rady benefactors gather ‘For the Love of a Child’

    The 108th annual San Diego Charity Ball, “For the Love of a Child,” was held Feb. 11 at the Hotel Del Coronado to benefit the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Rady Children’s Hospital. Phyllis Parrish chaired the gala this year and a shout-out went to Dr. Stephen Kingsmore, president/CEO...

  • Students interview Pearl Harbor survivor Ray Chavez

    Students interview Pearl Harbor survivor Ray Chavez

    Students from Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach, who are participating in the 10th Grade Living History Project, visited the local home of Richard Rovsek, founder of the Spirit of Liberty Foundation, Feb. 11. At Rovsek’s home, the students had the opportunity to interview Ray Chavez,...

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