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Miracles for Kids raised a record-breaking $1.8 million at its signature annual Night of Miracles Gala on Oct. 12.
Argyros Family Foundation’s President Julia Argyros, and Lisa Argyros, board member, surprised a crowd of more than 350 business leaders and CEOs with the announcement of a $10 million gift to Chapman University’s Argyros School’s endowment.
Nearly 350 Orange County philanthropists, business leaders, and community members gathered on Sept. 28 in support of Discovery Cube Orange County, Santa Ana’s interactive, science-based, and STEM-focused children’s museum, for its 21st annual gala.
Nearly 400 supporters of Laura’s House came together to celebrate its 25th anniversary on Sept. 7 at the Fashion Island Hotel in Newport Beach. The gala, themed “25 Years of Silver Linings,” netted $835,000 for services benefiting domestic violence victims, spanning residential shelter services, counseling and legal services, as well as prevention and community outreach programs.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s 12th Annual Pipeline to a Cure took place on July 13 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa.
Semper Fi Jeep Makes Rounds
You’re tooling around OC and you see this jeep.
Community and real estate developer FivePoint Holdings LLC has created an opportunity for Orange County residents to be part of history by participating in Stories from the OC, an interactive experience and cultural archive that invites people to listen to and learn from each other’s life experiences. It debuted this month at Cadence Park in Irvine, part of FivePoint’s Great Park Neighborhoods, and continues through the end of the year at no cost to participants.
Big Gifts Back Hometown Boy’s Local Youth Efforts
It’s hard not to be changed by Robert Santana.
Free Wheelchair Mission held its 16th annual Miracle of Mobility Gala at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on July 25.
More than 600 supporters came together for the 23rd Annual Stars & Stripes Tournament in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, to help raise more than $3.7 million for nonprofits that pioneer change for youth in Southern California and Mexico.