Browsing Category : Charity

Increasing ticket sales for Taste of Huntington Beach with Social Media and Influencer Outreach


It seems like only yesterday when I wrote about How A Charity Event Leveraged Social Media to Increase Ticket Sales. Okay so it wasn’t yesterday but it was just last year and I was talking about the Taste of Huntington Beach. Well, the annual Taste of Huntington Beach #TasteHB took place again this year on April 24th and guess what…

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Join our team: Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes


My son and I recently attended the American Diabetes Association Orange County’s Team Captain Kick-Off Party at The Bodies Exhibit venue in Buena Park, CA. The event was the kick-off for the Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes scheduled for November 7th at Knott’s Berry Farm. We learned a lot about this devastating disease. Did you know that diabetes kills…

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November is American Diabetes Month


November is Diabetes Month. I know this because a little over a year ago, I became part of the American Diabetes Association of Orange County’s Marketing Committee. It is a volunteer group tasked with spreading the word about the work of the ADA and ultimately, helping stop diabetes. American Diabetes Month is focused on raising awareness and understanding of diabetes,…

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Life Advice from Young the Giant


When I heard that one of my current favorite indie rock bands, Young the Giant, was making a surprise appearance at a local high school, I was all over it! I spent my lunch break at a Santa Ana high school, where the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens had arranged for a “surprise” at Godinez High School, as part of…

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Stop Diabetes : Tour de Cure OC


November is Diabetes Awareness Month. The American Diabetes Association envisions a life free of this dreaded disease. The goal of this month is to raise awareness and come together as a community to Stop Diabetes, a disease that affects nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States alone. According to ada.org: “Another 79 million Americans have prediabetes and…

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Taste of Huntington Beach is on Sunday April 28th


Two things I love: Good Books and Good Food. That is why I love supporting the Taste of Huntington Beach organized by the Friends of the Children’s Library (FOTCL). I myself have been a volunteer and one-time correspondence secretary of the FOTCL. Since 2002, the Friends of the Children’s Library (FOTCL), in partnership with the Huntington Beach Restaurant Association (HBRA),…

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