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Kure It Cancer Research Annual Golf Tournament Set to Tee Off at Pelican Hill Resort June 10

Laker greats James Worthy and Byron Scott are just two of the celebrities scheduled to participate in this year’s Kure It Cancer Research’s Fifth Annual Rivals Cup Golf Tournament, returning to Pelican Hill Golf Club on Friday, June 10, 2022. New this year is a “Celebrity Fourth” option, where groups...

Call for Submissions: National Philanthropy Day Orange County

Submissions/nominations are currently being accepted by the Orange County Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals for businesses, corporations, nonprofit groups, and individuals for the 2022 National Philanthropy Day Orange County Awards Luncheon scheduled for Thursday, November 17, 2022, at City National Grove of Anaheim. This year’s effort, themed “Creating...

Empowering Possibilities Giving Day Supports OC Disabled Residents

On May 11, the Newport Beach-based Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) will host Empowering Possibilities – a collaborative online Giving Day aiming to raise $150,000 for nonprofits that provide support services to people with disabilities living in Orange County. High-risk populations such as those with disabilities remain especially vulnerable in...

Local Chefs Help Raise $1.3M for Illumination Foundation at the Annual Chef’s Table Culinary Gala

Local Newport Beach and Laguna Beach chefs helped raise more than $1 million for the Illumination Foundation to support their mission to disrupt the cycle of homelessness at their ninth annual Chef’s Table Culinary Gala on March 27 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. Chefs from 21 Bosscat Kitchen &...

Hutchins Consort Holds “Sea Shanties and Scalawags” Gala at Newport Harbor Yacht Club

The Hutchins Consort is known for its musical prowess and its creativity in programming eclectic themed evenings of music. This is always on display during the group’s annual fundraising gala concert and dinner, held this year on Sunday, April 24 at the Newport Harbor Yacht Club and attended by more...

Women’s Pickleball Tournament at Newport Beach Country Club Nets $64K for KidWorks

The 4th Women’s Pickleball Tournament organized by KidWorks, a Santa Ana-based nonprofit that provides academic, personal development, and leadership programs for children and teens in underserved communities, attracted 64 women on April 1 who came to play on the pickleball courts at The Tennis Club at Newport Beach Country...

OC Community Foundation Hosts ‘Help Them Home’ Giving Day April 27

On April 27, Newport Beach-based Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) will host Help Them Home, a collaborative Giving Day aiming to raise $1.6 million for 24 OC nonprofits working to combat homelessness and its devastating impact on our community. As the wide-ranging fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic continues to impact...

OC Community Foundation Raises $317K During Giving Day

On March 24, Newport Beach-based Orange County Community Foundation (OCCF) hosted The Future is Working, a collaborative online Giving Day to support 15 nonprofits that offer programs and services to remove barriers to employment, create pathways to success for vulnerable communities, and build a flexible and resilient workforce. OCCF announced...

Newport Execs Help Women’s Giving Circle Raise More than $100K for MemorialCare

The moment someone hears, “You have breast cancer,” her whole life changes. For Julie Switzer of San Clemente, it was shocking because she received a second diagnosis at the same time, lymphocytic lymphoma, and it was in the middle of the pandemic in 2020. “’What do I now?’ was my...

Newport Beach Country Club Hosts Big Brothers Big Sisters Charity Golf Tournament

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County and the Inland Empire, Roger Dunn Golf Shops, The Crean Family Foundation along with the help of the Sterling BMW hosted the 45th Annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf Tournament. The annual tournament raised more than $347,000 that benefits local Big Brothers Big...