WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2017

10:30 am to 2 pm Luncheon
Altadena Town & Country Club

This is a fun event for a great cause — to raise money on behalf of the Yes, Virginia Fund!

Established in 1994, the Yes, Virginia Fund awards grants to local nonprofit agencies to provide needy local children with toys, books, gifts, and special experiences during the holidays. To date, the Fund has granted out more than $270,000.

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

For Philanthropic Shopaholics: Early Bird Shop!
10:30 am to 11:00 am

Boutique
11:00 am to 12:20 pm

List of Boutique Vendors is below!

Luncheon
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

There will be a cash bar.

Altadena Town & Country Club
2290 Country Club Drive, Altadena, CA 91001
Directions to the Club may be found here.

Bring your girlfriends, book club, bridge group, golf buddies, walking pals…
The more the merrier! And you and your friends might just start an annual tradition.

Can’t wait to get tickets or make a donation?
See below for more information!

Tickets

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Tickets are $60 per person.

There are sponsorship opportunities available as well!

To purchase tickets or become a sponsor, click here.

DONATIONS: If you cannot attend the event, please consider making a donation to the Yes, Virginia Fund.

If you need assistance or have questions, please contact Lauren LeBer at lleber@pasadenacf.org or 626-796-2097 x3.

2016 Yes, Virginia Luncheon Sponsors

Grand Sponsors ($2,500)

Ceres Wellness & Anti-Aging
Crown City Medical Group
Lily Lee, MD – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Venue Sponsor

Altadena Town & Country Club

Event Sponsors ($1,000)

Leon Max, Inc.
Wells Fargo Private Mortgage Bank – Naomi Farley

Community Sponsors ($500)

Berkshire Hathaway – Jan Thornton and Shereen Kelly
Hahn & Hahn LLP
Law Offices of Makupson & Howard

Supporting Sponsors ($250)

Ethan Allen Furniture of Pasadena
Inter Valley Escrow – Janet Cerswell
Steven and Angela McLaren
Pretam Fuqua – Coldwell Banker
Prime Lending – Diane Balsamo-Gonzales
Diana Rafeedie-Nofal – North American Title
Romy Rahmanian
Umpqua Bank – Concetta Smarius

In Kind

Your Sweet Temptations
Centerpieces by Girl Scout Troop 6091

2016 Boutique Vendors

36° Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Handcrafted, robust and simply beautiful, you’ll savor every nuance of 36° Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

Accessories for Divas
Exquisite handmade jewelry by French and local designers with 14K and Swarovski crystals.

AnKara Designs
One of a kind jewelry designs

Belle’s Nest
Candles, soaps, journals, apothecary items.

Classy Bag Lady
Fashionable leather and non-leather handbags

Dan Olivo, Crooner
Jazz Singer, specializing in The Great American Songbook

Elizabeth Butterfield
Handmade notecards, mixed media paintings, embellished towels, various live planters with flowers and plants.

Great Pasta Sauce
Delicious pasta sauces lovingly made by a true Italian.

Hostess Gifts to Go
Melamine serving pieces, Toss Design insulated bags, lunch & overnight bags

J. Mclaughlin
Lovely fall ponchos, scarfs and wrap dresses.

Nothing Bundt Cakes
Delicious cake samples, unique party ware, and advanced orders for your holiday parties

Pearls
Cashmeres, scarves and handbags that are perfect for Holiday gifts and celebrations

Posh Boutique
A beautiful collection of designer fashion jewelry and accessories.

Shelley’s Fashions
All fall outerwear made in the U.S., Italy or Paris.

Soho Style
Distinctive, premium quality hair jewelry and hair extensions

2016 Yes Virginia Fund Grantees

In 2016, the Yes, Virginia Fund supported the following organizations, helping to provide toys, gifts, and special experiences for undeserved children and families.

With your help we hope to increase our support this year!

Two boys get gifts at Friends Outside's Christmas party!
Two boys get gifts at Friends Outside’s Christmas party!

Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena
After school programs

ChapCare
Medical and dental health care provider that serves under- and un-insured residents of Pasadena and beyond

Door of Hope
Shelters and serves homeless families

Elizabeth House
Shelters and serves homeless, pregnant women

Flintridge Center
Mentors at risk teens in partnership with local fire fighters and police

Friends Outside in LA County
Serves families with an incarcerated family member

Harambee Ministries
Builds community and hope through indigenous leadership in Northwest Pasadena

Impact House
Rehabilitates addicts through residential care and outreach services

The Links, Inc. – Pasadena/Altadena Chapter
Volunteer service women’s organization that serves the African American Community at large, including youth.

Mother’s Club Family Learning Center
Champions two generation learning for mothers and their pre-school children

Pasadena Child Development Associates
Provides services for children with developmental or behavioral concerns

Treasure Little Children
Volunteers take on projects targeting low income families through local agencies including an annual holiday party

2016 Yes Virginia Committee

The 2016 Yes, Virginia Fund Committee thanks you for your support of needy children this holiday season!

Diana Rafeedie-Nofal
Chair

Naomi Farley
Pretam Fuqua
Marcia Hoffer
Shereen Kelly
Jeannine Lee
Jenny Lim
Angela McLaren
Michelle Tyson, MD

Design and Communications:

Cynthia Cohn
Sarah Rothenberg

Advisors:

Rita Diaz
Lisa Krueger
Kathleen Shannon
Gretel Stephens