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Located in Escondido, California, is San Pasqual Academy, a unique educational facility designed specifically for foster teens.  The Academy’s special cause has engaged dozens of supporters, including Rancho Santa Fe resident Dagmar Helgager and her friends. Without their help, there’s a chance that San Pasqual Academy might not be what it is today – a […]

It’s well known that the citizens of Rancho Santa Fe appreciate a high standard of living and overall affluence.  But while the community certainly boasts an opulent lifestyle, it more importantly advocates for philanthropy and good will.  Take for example, a few of last month’s events.  Every month in Rancho Santa Fe you can count […]

  Rancho Santa Fe teenager Micaela Roy is just your average 17-year-old junior at Torrey Pines High School, who also happens to lead her very own non-profit organization.  A product of Micaela’s love for both art and helping others, 1Kid aims to help youth in low-income schools and hospitals use art to develop their creativity […]

Nonprofit Just in Time for Foster Youth will be honoring a Rancho Santa Fe family for their commitment to foster youth at the organization’s Walk the Talk gala on March 14th. Through the family’s Livingston Foundation, Rancho Santa Fe residents Susanne and Brad Livingston and their daughters have supported the nonprofit since it began 10 […]

Morgan Run Club and Resort in Rancho Santa Fe will see the return of the Fresh Start Women’s Open tournament from Feb. 22 – March 1 this year. The tournament is the only women’s professional tennis event that will be played in Southern California this year, and the prize is $25,000.The Fresh Start Women’s Open […]

While Rancho Santa Fe has long been recognized for being home to hundreds of the most beautiful Southern Californian homes – the “go-to” neighborhood for luxury real estate in San Diego – the community is also respected for its philanthropic activity. Students, teachers, parents and general do-gooders make up the many organizations which seek to fundraise, […]

This Valentine’s Day in Rancho Santa Fe, former racehorses will be receiving some extra love at the third annual Valentine’s Day charity fundraiser, “Hearts, Hats and Heels.” The fundraiser will take place on Thursday, February 12th, from 11 am to 3 pm at the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club. This year, the proceeds from the […]

Every year, the Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego holds a Dream House Raffle to support its cause.  This year, a Rancho Santa Fe home was chosen, and it’s the largest home the charity has ever featured. The Ronald McDonald House was founded in 1980 to provide a “home away from home” to families […]

On January 27th, Rancho Santa Fe’s R. Roger Rowe School will hold its Empty Bowls dinner and fundraiser from 6 to 7:30 p.m in the Performing Arts Center.  The event is part of the school’s Kind to the Core Week, which celebrates the school’s student community service program. The event will be put on to […]

Rancho Santa Fe resident Jim Peterson and his family were recently named the 2014 Make-A-Wish San Diego’s “Friends and Family” honoree.  The recognition was made to honor all of the Peterson’s contributions this past year after being introduced to the organization when their daughter, Tina, battled non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Make-A-Wish is an organization that grants the […]