July 25, 2014 | U-T San Diego | Entertainment | Lifestyle | Linda McKintosh
Cupcake Brown, author of “A Piece of Cake: A Memoir,” a New York Times Bestseller, speaks 6 p.m. Aug 14 on “how to steal back your dreams” at Casa Kids Campus. Brown tells the story from her autobiography about a girl who entered the foster care system at age of 11 and survived abuse, drugs and crime, later turning her life around and becoming an attorney.
July 16, 2014 | La Jolla Light | Vincent Andrunas
St. Germaine’s annual Membership and Grants Award Luncheon took place June 10, 2014 at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club. Other grant recipients were Angels Foster Family Network, Armed Services YMCA San Diego, Aseltine School, Association of Human-Animal Bond Studies, Casa de Amparo...
July 7, 2014 | The Vista Press | News
On July 3, 2014, Jean Smithers, Kathleen King & Ann Lygas (pictured), members of the GFWC Contemporary Women of North County, helped sort donations of grocery, drug store, and clothing items at Casa de Amparo, a nonprofit organization recognized as a major force in the field of child abuse prevention.
June 19, 2014 | Rancho Santa Fe Review | Featured Story
Casa de Amparo’s Crystal Ball Gala Committee held a Crystal Ball Gala Wine Drop Off Party June 10 at the local home of Bill Hagood. Attendees brought wine donations to maximize proceeds at the 16th annual Crystal Ball Gala to be held on Nov. 1, 2014.
June 9, 2014 | San Diego Magazine | Joyce Glazer
Casa de Amparo held its 18th Annual Meet the Chefs on May 4 at the Hilton San Diego/Del Mar. The event raised $100,000 which will benefit Casa de Amparo’s programs that treat and prevent child abuse and neglect throughout San Diego County.
June 1, 2014 | Ranch & Coast Magazine | Gatherings | Mia Stefanko
The 18th annual Meet The Chefs treated more than 350 guests to signature dishes from over a dozen premier restaurants and chefs in San Diego, complemented by an extensive selection of wines and Champagne. The Hilton Del Mar’s poolside area lent a beautiful atmosphere to enjoy an afternoon of fantastic food, wine, auction items, opportunity drawings, and live music by Coastal Eddy. All proceeds raised benefitted Casa de Amparo.
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May 7, 2014 | Del Mar Times | Featured Story | McKenzie Images
The 18th annual Meet the Chefs event was held on May 4 at the Hilton San Diego/Del Mar. This exquisite culinary experience treats over 350 guests to sample signature dishes from over a dozen premier restaurants and chefs in San Diego, complemented by an extensive selection of wines and champagne.
May 6, 2014 | the chocolate voice| Gwen Pierce
(San Diego, CA) On Sunday, May 4 Casa de Amparo hosted its 18th annual “Meet the Chefs.” This year’s event was held at the Hilton Del Mar, where hundreds of supporters gathered for the signature fundraiser, which all proceeds will be used towards the organization’s mission to support those affected by and at risk of child abuse. During the poolside event, attendees had an opportunity to sip, savor, mix, mingle and bid on a variety of auction items and opportunity drawings, exquisite jewelry, restaurant dinners, fine wines, hotel and resort stays and more.
Eighteen participating restaurants and chefs who shall we say were, “down for the cause” came prepared to show off their magnificent culinary skills.