- The Council for Giving FundraiserOn March 26, The Council for Giving held the first fundraiser fast pitch presentations for the year at Golden 1 Center in the Assembly Bar. The Council is a membership consisting of 100 men in the Sacramento area. They aim to mobilize the talents and resources to enhance and improve the non-profit organizations that are serving our local community. The goal is to provide long-term value and short term funding to deserving causes while fostering a professional atmosphere to network. Congratulations to the nonprofit organization Shoulder to Shoulder. The Community Academy offers comprehensive mentoring that includes personalized instruction and self-directed learning to underserved, underperforming middle and high school students so they can become free to imagine and real.
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American Heart Association Heart Ball and FundraiserThe 29th Annual Heart Ball- Life is Why was held on Saturday, April 13th at the home of the Sacramento Kings- Golden 1 Center! Chaired by John Rinehart of the Sacramento Kings, this event is an annual fundraiser for the American Heart Association. Life is Why is the anthem of the American Heart Association connecting everyone to its mission that we all have a reason to live a longer healthier life. The evening included dinner, silent and live auction, dancing, special guest survivors Dominic DiMare and 11-year-old Sofia Montoya and an announcement on the incoming chairman, Tom Kandris.
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Sacramento Children’s Home Impact Luncheon at the Crocker Art MuseumThe Sacramento Children’s Home held its Third Annual Impact Luncheon on Monday, April 8th at the beautiful Crocker Art Museum. The event included a meaningful and thought-provoking one hour luncheon centered on the Sacramento Children’s Home’s impact in our local community and the important partners that help make it possible. Speakers included SCH staff and clients as well as Mayor Darrell Steinberg. The Home also recognized the generous support of its Philanthropists of the Year, Ken and Anca DeBruhl and three dedicated community partners, which included PINC Sacramento, Golden 1 Credit Union and the Yocha Dehe Community Fund.
Make-A Wish Wine & Wishes FundraiserMake-A-Wish® Northeastern & Central and Northern Nevada celebrated the 32nd Anniversary of their signature event Wine & Wishes at the Sacramento Convention Center last Saturday night, April 6. The more than 800 guests enjoyed tastings from 80 plus regional restaurants, wineries, breweries and a wide array of silent auction items to bid on. The evening’s program also included an executive chef prepared dinner, 16 live auction lots that included wine and restaurant lots and several luxury travel lots. In addition, the Make-A-Wish mission was highlighted throughout the evening including the opening with wish recipient, Miles, who entertained the crowd by performing the song High Hopes by Panic! At the Disco. A poignant moment in the evening was showing a video, which told the story of Keannu, a wish recipient who battled a brain tumor and who wished to play football again with his team from Lathrop High School. Currently wheelchair bound, Make-A-Wish partnered with an international virtual reality company, EmergeXR, to creatively make his wish come true by producing a VR experience of Keannu once again playing football again with his Spartan teammates.