Girls Inc. Gift Card Drive

February 02, 2023

Do you have any leftover gift cards from the holidays? Donate to Girls Inc. Orange County Gift Card drive! This year they are collecting gift cards to support their college shower basket drive. They want to ensure that every girl has all the necessary tools to be successful in their college-going journey. You can help them reach their goal of filling 170 baskets with $500 per girl.They will be accepting gift cards through April 3rd.For any questions please contact Carolina Ramirez at

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Dana Point Harbor Partners’ Underserved Youth Program

January 27, 2023

The long-awaited $400 million, multiyear revitalization of Dana Point Harbor commenced at The Marina at Dana Point in August 2022. In collaboration with the California Coastal Commission, DPHP will improve public access to the water through both the intricate design of The Marina and the newly developed community outreach programs.Bellwether Financial Group, a partner in DPHP and the firm responsible for The Marina operations and redevelopment, is spearheading a robust outreach program to expose underserved youth from both local, and inland communities to aquatic activities including swim lessons, ocean education, whale watching, surfing, kayaking, and sailing each year.Since the program commenced…

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The Newport Beach Public Library Foundation Presents filmmaker Greg MacGillivray

January 23, 2023

Join the Newport Beach Public Library Foundation on Saturday, January 28 at 7 p.m. as it salutes filmmaker Greg MacGillivray and his memoir Five Hundred Summer Stories: A Life in IMAX. It’s an evening of storytelling and celebration. Greg and his team have produced more than 60 adventure films over the past five decades from surf movies to pioneering IMAX documentaries.Light supper and festivities follow Greg's program in the Friends Room. Steve Wood and Beth Fitchet Wood, founding members of HONK will perform.Your ticket benefits the Technology Fund for Witte Hall, which brings audiences the best audio/visual experience in sight…

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The 46th Annual OC Home & Garden Show and Giving Pavilion February 25-26 at the OC Fair & Event Center

January 22, 2023

The 46th Annual OC Home & Garden Show will be celebrated February 25-26 at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa. It will be the most interesting, fun, and informative home show in years complete with OC’s finest home improvement vendors, a beautiful garden display, hourly DIY, hourly prizes, and more. And for the first time, Ultimate Events founder, Sylvia Andersen, will debut The Giving Pavilion, an entire building dedicated to promoting, teaching, and offering opportunities for guests to learn more about local nonprofits and charities. Free booths for nonprofits are available now. Email, call or text 801.599.6664…

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Life Savers Foundation of Orange County Inaugural Gala

January 09, 2023

Life Savers Foundation of Orange County, which grants financial assistance and raises awareness of the crucial need for living organ donors, is presenting its inaugural gala on Thursday, January 19 at Newport Beach’s premier waterfront destination, Balboa Bay Resort. Founding Chair Mrs. Carole Pickup, Executive Director Dr. John Huffman, and Co-Chair and Organ Donor Heidi Miller cordially invite the community to this special event to support the launch of Life Savers Foundation of Orange County.The evening begins in Balboa Bay Resort’s Grand Ballroom with an arrival reception at 6 p.m. including a hosted bar and hearty appetizers, followed by a…

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