Tag: Palm Springs philanthropy

The Music of Elton John to Highlight Food Samaritans’ “Evening Under the Stars” Gala

Got your tickets yet? The Food Samaritans (AAP) legendary annual gala is just around the corner! The 27th annual “Evening Under the Stars” gala will feature the music of Elton John in a show titled “Almost Elton John,” starring Craig A. Meyer and featuring the Rocket Band. The performance, along …

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Mark Your Calendar’s for Mizell’s Annual “Stars Among Us” Gala

It’s December 31st as I write this and, after a frantic round of holiday travel back east, I’m heading back to Palm Springs to enjoy a relaxing New Year’s Eve under the bright desert stars, followed by an invigoration January 1st hike up Lykkin trail—one of my absolute favorite ways …

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July Happenings in Greater Palm Springs: Kate’s Top Picks

Can you believe that July is already upon us? (Me neither.) While the traffic on Palm Canyon may be slowing down and the desert days heating up, there’s no shortage of fun things throughout Greater Palm Springs for both residents and visitors alike to enjoy in July! Here are some …

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“Evening Under the Stars,” the Food Samaritans’ 26th Annual Gala, is just around the corner!

Love helping others, majestic views, cocktails at sunset, galas under the stars, dancing, and…the music of ABBA? Have I got the event for you! “Evening Under the Stars,” the AAP – Food Samaritans’ 26th Annual Gala, is just around the corner, and we’ve got all the information: WHAT: Evening Under …

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Give Back this Thanksgiving with the Desert Tennis Association and the Palm Springs Open!

Palm Springs Open

For most of us, Thanksgiving is about eating far more than we should. For far too many others, there’s never enough food—not only on Thanksgiving, but every day. There are some wonderful organizations in Greater Palm Springs looking to change that. The Desert Tennis Association has announced it will continue …

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London Comes to Palm Springs in This Year’s The Stars Among Us Gala!

Happy New Year, Palm Springs! I’ve got another date for you to add to those brand new 2018 calendars—a spectacular time for a fabulous cause! Mizell Senior Center is gearing up for its annual Stars Among Us Gala on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Palm Springs Air Museum. The Stars Among Us Gala has become one of …

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Plans for July 4th? Check out the Food Samaritans’ “IndepenDANCE Day Party”

Food Samaritans (AAP) will host a dazzling IndepenDANCE Day party and fundraiser on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at the historic O’Donnell House, perched high on the mountainside above the Palm Springs Art Museum, at 412 W. Tahquitz Canyon Way in downtown Palm Springs. The event begins at 7:30 pm, and the City of Palm Springs’ fireworks display will …

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Celebrity Interior Designer Christopher Kennedy to Design Sanctuary Palm Springs!

Christopher Kennedy

Christopher Kennedy does it again! I just learned that one of my faves, celebrity interior designer Christopher Kennedy, is going to donate services for the new Sanctuary Palm Springs House for LGBT youth in foster care. Kennedy will also hold a fundraiser on May 27th to support the home redesign. When I last …

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Remarkable Women Making a Difference in Greater Palm Springs: The 2017 “Women Who Rule” Award Honorees

The Women Leaders Forum of the Coachella Valley (WLF) is proud to announce the honorees for its 5th Annual “Women Who Rule” Awards Luncheon and Scholarship Fundraiser presented by Desert Regional Medical Center. Susie Harvey, Jan Salta, Dr. Sharon Brown-Welty, and Melissa Neiderman will be honored for their extraordinary community …

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Palm Springs Spotlight: Modernism Week Announces Local Contributions

You’ve heard of Modernism Week. You’ve probably even attended a grand event or two. But did you know that this annual festival also gives back on a grand scale? Modernism Week recently announced that it contributed significant funds to local Coachella Valley neighborhood organizations, local and statewide preservation organizations, and awarded two …

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