SANTA CRUZ, CA (July 25, 2013) – On September 27, members of the Santa Cruz philanthropic community and Red Cross supporters will gather at the Cocoanut Grove Ballroom at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk for the third annual “Celebrate the Red Gala 2013.” This headlining, volunteer-led fundraising event will raise awareness of the vital roles the Red Cross plays within the local and global communities and will feature a champagne reception, buffet dinner, music and a silent auction.
During the night, Mary and the late Richard Solari will be presented with the American Red Cross Santa Cruz County Chapter Humanitarians of the Year award. The Solari’s have supported the Santa Cruz community for more than two decades, creating an impressive philanthropic tradition in addition to their professional achievements.
Celebrate the Red 2013 is the American Red Cross Santa Cruz County Chapter’s annual fundraising event that benefits local disaster relief and readiness for Santa Cruz County’s residents and businesses. To learn more information about the event, to buy tickets or to sponsor the event, please visit www.redcross.org/santacruz or contact Camilla.Boolootian@redcross.org.
Thanks to the support of Santa Cruz County volunteers, board members and donors the Chapter were able to execute the following last year:
About the American Red Cross Santa Cruz County Chapter
The American Red Cross Santa Cruz County Chapter is a non-profit, humanitarian organization that depends on the generous contributions of time and money from Santa Cruz County residents and companies to provide services and programs that help our community prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. For more information on disaster preparedness, health and safety classes, volunteer opportunities, and financial contributions, visit our website at www.redcross.org/santacruz or call us at 831-462-2881. You may also find us on Facebook and Twitter.