In January, they arrived in the mail in a tiny white envelope. Three single dollar bills, sent to the Library Guild of Rancho Santa Fe by an elderly former member. A scribbled note indicated that the money should go toward repair of the Rancho Santa Fe Library’s rain-soaked and leaking roof.
R. Roger Rowe fifth graders collected donations of blankets and funds to purchase supplies for the Camp Pendleton Animal Shelter.
Nonprofit announces 2019-2020 board of directors
To raise money for research in search of a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, both families have organized a fundraiser called Love Cures.
This year, the Trojan League is sponsoring its first-ever gala called Trojans in the Paddock to mark its 50th anniversary and boost fundraising for more scholarship dollars. The event takes place Saturday, March 2, at 4 p.m. at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
The Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club is currently requesting applications to award $100,000 in grant funding for projects or initiatives that meet the organization’s mission to “further the development of charitable and/or educational horticulture and conservation activities, both within and outside...
The Don Diego Scholarship Foundation is offering $66,000 in 2019 college scholarships to 28 outstanding students who reside in the San Diego area and have participated in the San Diego County Fair and/or other activities associated with the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
This year the Spirit of Liberty Foundation made a very special additional visit to the victims and first responders of the Paradise Camp Fire with its America’s Santa.
Carlsbad and the surrounding San Diego County communities will come together once again for the inspiring 10th annual Mitchell Thorp Foundation (MTF) 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Poinsettia Park in Carlsbad.
Andrew Presa, Eagle Scout of Troop 766 in Rancho Santa Fe and member of The Village Church, spent nine months conceptualizing, constructing and implementing his plans for three flag retirement boxes that were spread throughout the Rancho Santa Fe community.
Each year, Helen Woodward Animal Center’s Therapeutic Riding Program is delighted to show off the skills of its riders in an annual Center Riding Show.
Dr. Ray Lin considers himself fortunate because he looks forward to going to work every day, where he makes a positive impact on people's lives.
The Rancho Santa Fe Fire District Foundation will provide necessary tools and equipment to better serve the citizens of the district.
Fullmer, a resident of Rancho Santa Fe, spent more than 20 years at Cendant Corporation, helping to grow it from a start-up to a $15 billion-plus multi-national public company.
Each year the Miracle League of San Diego honors high school seniors who have volunteered their time for at least three years.
The University of California San Diego has received a $1 million gift from business leader Rafael Pastor and his wife, Marina, of Rancho Santa Fe, to support the Rady School of Management and the School of Global Policy and Strategy.
Rancho Santa Fe businessman Bob Wilson plans to personally deliver a $1,000 check to each of the school’s 980 students and 105 employees in Chico at a venue that has yet to be determined.
Rancho Santa Fe resident Julie Wright, 50, is one of a team of five Southern California residents raising money to help save African elephants through a 40-mile fundraising walk in Kenya Dec. 7-11.
On Oct. 13, Mike Zill participated for a fifth consecutive year in “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” a fundraiser benefiting Becky’s House.
Rancho Santa Fe resident and attorney Myra Chack Fleischer, lead counsel and founder of Carlsbad-based Fleischer & Ravreby, has been named national president of Jewish National Fund’s (JNF-USA) Women for Israel Campaign.
Rancho Santa Fe Girl Scout troop 4505 earned their service animal and service to veteran badges on the Oct. 6 Next Step graduation held at Ben and Chondra Brown’s home, a happy and emotional day.
The Gifting Group, an all-student run organization led by Fairbanks Ranch teens, is hosting its eighth annual toy drive for San Diego homeless children, starting Nov. 1 through Dec. 9. The Gifting Group, run by Canyon Crest Academy seniors and Fairbanks Ranch residents Annie Richards and Ali Youel,...
Michelle Mirandon’s experiences inspired her to give back to the community.
The literacy-focused nonprofit raised over $200,000 during the event.
The Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club recently announce the addition of Jennifer Perkinson to the board of directors.
The Spooktacular Halloween Dressage Show returns to the Del Mar Horsepark on Oct. 27-28.
The Rancho Santa Fe Community Center will host its 25th Jubilee “All Fore the Community” Golf Classic on Monday, Oct. 22, at the exclusive Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club.
Classics 4 Kids, a nonprofit that helps students discover the wonders of music, hosted its 25th anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 16, at the home of the Jamil family in Rancho Santa Fe.
Longtime patrons Jamie and Geosef (Joey) Straza of Rancho Santa Fe will serve as honorary chairs for this year’s ROMP gala, a fundraiser for San Diego’s Ronald McDonald House that is slated for 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Pendry hotel.
Put on your jeans and western boots and join in the fun. Friends of San Pasqual Academy is organizing a Team Penning Event to benefit the foster teens of San Pasqual Academy.
Symphony at Salk, which celebrated its 23rd year, featured Tony Award-winning star of Hamilton Leslie Odom, Jr.
Holli”day…Anyday!is inviting all furry friends to its exclusive debut event “Pups in the Park” on Saturday, Sept. 29. Proceeds from this family dog-friendly afternoon soiree will go to benefit Southern California Bulldog Rescue’s (SCBR) expansion into San Diego.
Designer handbags and apparel, luxurious getaways and dazzling gems are among the opportunity prizes offered on Sept. 20 when The Country Friends presents the 2018 Art of Fashion in partnership with South Coast Plaza at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe.
The Clearity Foundation will hold its 10th anniversary celebration themed “Teal Woman: Celebrating Life. Honoring Courage. Recognizing Progress. Changing the Story for Ovarian Cancer,” on Sunday, Sept. 16 (www.tealwoman2018.com).
Torrey Pines High School Foundation recently announced that Zephyr Fletcher, great granddaughter of Col. Ed Fletcher, a prominent real estate and land developer of many areas in San Diego, most especially in Del Mar and Solana Beach, assumed the position of executive director July 16.
The gift will fund six new endowed chairs in the school’s Department of Ophthalmology, which will be renamed the Viterbi Family Department of Ophthalmology.
This year’s event aimed at helping young scientists explore innovative ideas
This event is not just for members, but also an opportunity for women interested in finding out more about the Fund’s philanthropy and volunteer opportunities.
The 13th Annual Sean Eduardo Sanchez (SES) fundraising Pro-Am will be held on Saturday, Sept. 15, beginning at 1 p.m. at Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, located at 5921 Valencia Circle, Rancho Santa Fe.
The San Diego Chapter of the American Harp Society and hosts Steve and Terri Dickson will be presenting international harpist Sasha Boldachev in an exclusive solo concert as part of an elegant fundraising afternoon of music on Sunday, Sept. 23, at 3 p.m. in Rancho Santa Fe.
The funds will be used to advance the Salk Cancer Center’s highest research priorities, including new investigations into five of the deadliest cancers: lung, pancreatic, brain (glioblastoma), ovarian and triple-negative breast.
Miracle Babies, a nonprofit organization that provides financial and emotional support to families with critically ill babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), has named Carmel Valley resident Jill Epstein as its executive director.
Live Like Kayla held its second annual fundraising golf tournament recently
On Friday, Aug. 24, from 5 - 8 p.m., the Rancho Santa Fe Firefighters Association will partner with Atomic Groove and the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach to host a fundraiser benefiting San Diego-based 501(c)(3) FirefighterAid and the San Diego 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb.
The Rancho Santa Fe Rotary had the special honor of hosting Rotary District 5340 Governor Mel Gallegos at its Aug. 8 meeting.
USO San Diego recently announced that Rancho Santa Fe resident JJ Quinn, Admiral, USN (Ret.) and Marshall Nadel have accepted board membership. Quinn currently represents the San Diego Padres as a board director of the San Diego Military Advisory Council, and as a member of the San Diego Regional...
Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club, a not-for-profit organization, recently announced changes to its board of directors. Due to personal circumstances, Philip Larsen has stepped down from his position as board president of the club.
The Center for Wealth and Legacy announced recently that they are accepting nominations for the 2018 Inspiration Awards.
Event at Morgan Run benefits Boys to Men Mentoring
Two Rancho Santa Fe residents, Brian M. Powers and Ann Reed, were among eights trustees who recently joined the UC San Diego Foundation Board of Trustees for the 2018-19 year.