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On March 26, CHOC Children’s announced a $5 million gift from the William, Jeff and Jennifer Gross Family Foundation to expand its Small Baby Unit (SBU) on its main hospital campus.
City of Hope’s fifth annual Let’s Be Frank About Cancer gala on March 23 raised about $1.2 million to support life-saving cancer programs, bringing the event’s five-year fundraising total to more than $7.2 million.
The Illumination Foundation held its sixth annual OC Chef’s Table at the Disneyland Resort on March 3, raising more than $1.1 million dollars to help break the cycle of homelessness. The funds will help secure recuperative care, emergency housing and permanent housing for homeless families, children and individuals.
Gary and Julie Crisp, founders of digital printing company Crisp Imaging, hosted five busloads of active duty Marines from Camp Pendleton at the 10th Crisp Family Super Bowl Event on Feb. 3 at the American Legion Post 291 on Balboa Peninsula overlooking the Newport Beach harbor.
The William, Jeff and Jennifer Gross Family Foundation donated more than $21.4 million to 28 nonprofits in 2018, including Doctors Without Borders and CHOC Children’s.
Orange County’s top philanthropists, business leaders and individuals were honored at the 32nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon attended by 920 guests on Nov. 16 at City National Grove of Anaheim.
More than 600 philanthropists and business and community leaders assembled at the Orange County Community Foundation’s annual meeting on Nov. 14 at Hotel Irvine, featuring keynote speaker Mike Mussallem, chairman and chief executive of Edwards Lifesciences Corp.
More than 300 guests gathered on Sept. 22 at Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach to say, “Bon Voyage!” to domestic violence at the 24th annual Laura’s House gala, which was themed “Ports of Call” this year.
Tilly’s Life Center held its fourth annual I Am Giving Gala at the Yost Theater in Santa Ana. The event benefitted the center’s social and emotional learning program.
City National Bank was the Corporate Legacy Harvest sponsor of the Harvesters 26th Annual Fashion Show & Luncheon on Oct. 3.