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Past Holiday Event Charities

Our very successful event has raised considerable funds for organizations small enough that our donation makes a significant impact. In the past, we have supported such organizations as:

  • Above and Beyond Foundation

    The Above and Beyond Foundation recognizes, rewards and supports outstanding individuals employed on the front lines of the hospitality industry by providing awards and grants to help them attain their personal and professional goals.

  • Arts Bridging The Gap

    Arts Bridging the Gap provides impactful, evidence-based arts programs for children in disadvantaged to under-resourced neighborhoods. Our comprehensive programs support children’s cognitive development and cultivate creative problem-solving skills prized by employers. Through the resources and support Arts Bridging the Gap provides, children in high-need areas can improve their quality of life, academic success, and future prospects.

  • Generate Hope - empowering and restoring lives

    GenerateHope is a safe place for survivors of sex trafficking to heal and find restoration in long-term housing and trauma-informed therapy, education, and vocational support. Since recovery from sexual exploitation is a long-term process, GenerateHope provides safety, community, and individualized life skills support to work through the deep trauma and discover a healthy, purpose-filled life.

  • IFAA - Iverson Foundation for Active Awareness

    Iverson Foundation for Active Awareness is on a mission to raise awareness of the mental and emotional state within first responders, help remove the stigma that tells them they are unfit for the job if they are not mentally sound, and shift the culture; encouraging them to be proactive within the workplace and actively work to improve their mental and emotional health.

  • Love Hard

    LOVE HARD was established in memory of our beloved son Cash, who passed away unexpectedly at the age of 2. The Love Hard mission is dedicated to spreading Cash’s spirit of love, joy for family and life throughout the community by providing grassroots funding to groups and individuals in the Southern California area through music education and other avenues for the emotional support of families grieving the unexpected and sudden loss of a child or parent too early in life.

  • Bracken’s Kitchen was founded with the sole intent of using food to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. It is our belief that by offering a high quality and tasty meal to someone in need that would give them the opportunity to reserve their money for other important life necessities.
  • Compassionate Animal Rescue for Medical Aid (CARMA) is dedicated to enhancing the lives of people in our community through our love for animals. Our purpose is to rescue sick or injured animals, provide them with necessary medical care and place them into caring homes if needed.
  • The Mitchell Thorp Foundation supports families whose children suffer from life-threatening illnesses, diseases and disorders, by providing financial, emotional and resource support to their desperate situation.
  • Donovan’s Smile — to support, minister, inspire, love and embrace our community by paying forward the love and support that Donovan’s family witnessed as their child underwent cancer treatment.
  • The Rock Club Music Is The Remedy — dedicated to improving the lives and well-being of Veterans, at-risk youth and other groups through music instruction, education, and mentoring.
  • Animal Rescue Without Boarders (ARWOB) — rescue organization operating in the Baja, Mexico and San Diego, CA areas to rescue, rehabilitate, and re-home cats and dogs.
  • Megan’s Wings — provides help and services to families of children with cancer. It is our wish to ease the burdens of cancer on families and aid in the search for a cure
  • 2 Cans 2 Hands — Empowering at-risk individuals to excel and become self-sufficient by addressing both their immediate and long-term needs through extended job-skill training, education and career placement.
  • Cure Duchenne Cares — provides resources for families and caregivers on the standard of care for Duchenne including physical therapy, nutrition and equipment.
  • Shades of Pink California Foundation — pay for basic living expenses such as housing, transportation, food, and other essentials of daily living.
  • Frosted Faces Foundation — dedicated to delivering solutions to fulfill the promise of family and adequate veterinary care for senior animals whose love and lives are in jeopardy
  • Al Wooten, Jr. Heritage Center — Provides after school, summer, gang prevention, SAT-prep and other college readiness programs for the not-so-privileged youth of South LA.
  • Greater Los Angeles Area Pets for Vets — Supports our veterans in healing the emotional wounds with trained shelter dogs.
  • Beauty Bus — provides the “lift and gift of beauty” through their in home beauty and grooming services to men, women and children with chronic and life threatening illness.
  • S.P.O.T. — Saving Pets One at a Time – Rescues and rehabilitates pets from shelters and finds loving homes for them
  • Miracles for Kids — Works to improve the lives of low-income families with critically-ill children.
  • The San Diego Brain Tumor Foundation — Supports the San Diego community by providing direct assistance to support the patients and their families in San Diego.
  • Bethany’s Gait — rescuing Children and Horses together.
  • Kristie’s Foundation — Assists critically ill children and their families.
  • My Stuff Bags Foundation — partnered with SITE for a hands-on event, providing duffels with personal items for children in need.
  • Orange County Youth Commission / Santa Ana Boxing Club — impacting the lives of over 600 at-risk youth every year.
  • The Burn Institute — a San Diego County service for burn survivors, at a “Camp Beyond the Scars.”
  • Buena Clinton Homework Club — which trains mainly Hispanic children after school in a project to learn English until their parent’s come home.
  • Camp Laurel — a Los Angeles nonprofit that supports children affected and/or infected with HIV.
  • La Calle — an Orange County organization focusing on improving the lives of high risk women through education and mentoring.
  • Oasis of Hollywood — focusing on at-risk youth in Los Angeles County.
  • Camp Alandale — a San Diego County camp for abused and neglected youth.
  • Alisa Ann Rush Burn Foundation — Champ Camp, a week long summer camp for children who have been burned.
  • The D.O.L.L.S. — an organization that benefit children with severe life challenges.
  • Red Wagon Foundation — an Orange County organization with no overhead, focusing on many different children and their respective needs.
  • Horsemanship for the Handicapped — a free riding day for children in San Diego county focusing on many different children and their respective needs.
  • Grants Wishes — offering second wishes to children that have been diagnosed with cancer.