‘Heart of Gold’ benefit for Rady Children’s Hospital


The 107th Anniversary Charity Ball, “Heart of Gold” was held Feb. 20 at the Hotel del Coronado to benefit the Crisis Stabilization Unit at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego. The event, which included dinner, dancing and Big Band entertainment, honored Evelyn and Ernest Rady and celebrated their Canadian heritage.

The Crisis Stabilization Unit, opened in 2014, is a “short-term crisis assessment and treatment program that assists patients during a mental health crisis. A child or adolescent who is experiencing acute symptoms of mental illness who requires 24-hour supervised crisis intervention is suitable for the unit.”

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