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Monday, July 25, 2016

Christmas In July: Menlo Charity Horse Show

In August you have nothing better to do then go help the

Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired


Please join in the event by purchasing a ticket or other fun item...

Gala Dinner Dance

Please join us on Friday, August 12th for our Gala Dinner Dance and Auction, graciously underwritten by Stephen Silver.  This annual fundraising event takes place at the exclusive Menlo Circus Club and benefits Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired.
The festivities begin with the excitment of Show Jumping with The Oriental Carpet Ryman Memorial Speed - Take Your Own Line Jumper Class on the Grand Prix Field.  Guests will enjoy a wine reception and silent auction at the conclusion of the class followed by an elegant dinner in the main dining room.  A live auction will be held during dinner service of a specially prepared chef's menu and premium California wine pairings.  The evening concludes with dancing to the sounds of soulful vocal harmonies of Pure Ecstasy.

Events: Christmas In July: My two favorite things

So you know I like wine and you should know I like animals especially horses.

Well put the two together and I am there..

Check out Wine & Equine with Sonrise Equestrian Foundation 




Wine & Equine is SonRise's annual fundraising dinner, which raises over half of our operating budget, thanks to generous donors. The event features a celebrity emcee, fast paced live auction, dozens of silent auction packages, great food and Wente wine, games, live horse "show," and photos with the mini horses.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Christmas In July : Catch Up and Donate Today!

Wow! July is a LONG month.
Next year I won't be here asking you to donate money so in case you missed some posts below are links to some worthy causes you should donate to today.

The Trevor Project https://give.thetrevorproject.org/checkout/donation?eid=63307

Jacob's Heart http://jacobsheart.org/please-give/

KARTMA   https://www.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_flow&SESSION=aug28Yc_WLwC6X1IWMiIHwzWGv54sDq8iSImrEdfaijXfjnrinM3aHHfYWC&dispatch=5885d80a13c0db1f8e263663d3faee8d64813b57e559a2578463e58274899069

The Health Trust  https://health-trust.networkforgood.com/projects/10527-donation-page

There are so many others to highlight and share but since I am closing my blog in just over 8 months from now I will hopefully have been a drop in the bucket for so many causes, events and programs.




Saturday, July 23, 2016

Christmas In July : Join In

Did you knw there are a lot of memberships available and some of the memberships are with nonprofit organizations like KQED and SPUR...

Check out SPUR 

What We Do

We are SPUR, the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association. We bring people together from across the political spectrum to develop solutions to the big problems our cities face. With offices in San Francisco, San Jose and Oakland, we are recognized as a leading civic planning organization and respected for our independent and holistic approach to urban issues.
SPUR is a member-supported nonprofit organization. Members receive our acclaimed monthly magazine, The Urbanist, and free or reduced admission to more than 200 events a year. 

Christmas In July : Kickstarter ..

Check out what is happening with Kickstarter on July 30th ( fyi lots of nonprofits benefit from kickstarter campaigns and I can't name them all )

In case you're in NYC...

On Saturday, July 30, we're lighting up Brooklyn's Fort Greene Park for the 2016 Kickstarter Summer Festival, an evening full of creative fun. There'll be an unprecedentedly large game of Exploding Kittens, a guided VR meditation via Oculus Rift, carefree rounds of shuffleboard, a crafty candle-making workshop, and lots more — come say hi!

Projects to emote over

Things to read

Etc.

Friday, July 22, 2016

Christmas In July : Go to college

Check out Trinity River Mission in West Dallas Texas where they are helping those get to school and college

Mission: Trinity River Mission is a volunteer-based community learning center that promotes literacy, encourages academic success and develops effective life skills among disadvantaged youth in West Dallas, in the belief that education connects us to life’s possibilities.


Christmas In July : Climate Reality