Foster kids receive free athletic shoes

Foster kids receive free athletic shoes

On July 24 at the Pechanga Theater, 54 foster children from Rancho Damacitas and the Koinonia programs in Temecula received free brand-name athletic shoes from the Shoes That Fit organization and Pechanga Casino & Resort. Angels pitcher, aptly-named Matt Shoemaker, distributed the shoes personally to each of the children. Pechanga also treated the foster children […]

Intimate Evening in the Vines raises $40,000 for Rancho Damacitas

Intimate Evening in the Vines raises $40,000 for Rancho Damacitas

Tickets were limited to 125 people for the exclusive “Intimate Evening in the Vines,” a unique all-inclusive progressive dinner and entertainment event benefiting Rancho Damacitas Children & Family Services. The event raised over $40,000 for Project Independence, including $12,000 for the Honor Home, a planned five-bedroom home for young adults in transition. Rob & Trish […]

Ponte Winery spreads cheer by giving throughout the year

Ponte Winery spreads cheer by giving throughout the year

TEMECULA – Since opening its doors in 2003, Ponte Winery has made a commitment to serving the local community. In 2016, Ponte gave over $22,000 in charitable donations to local organizations that provide for children in need. “Giving back to the community has been a part of our operation for over a decade,” Managing Partner […]

Rancho Damacitas wins Charity for Charity Award at Stars of the Valley

TEMECULA – Rancho Damacitas Children & Family Services won the Charity Award at Charity for Charity’s, Stars of the Valley Saturday, Feb. 6. The Stars of the Valley event is a Golden Globes style benefit that helps to raise money for Charity for Charity, a local nonprofit organization that grants wishes to three individuals each […]

Senator Launches ‘J.E.F.F.’ Program to Benefit Local Youth

MURRIETA – Senator Jeff Stone, the Murrieta Chamber of Commerce, and the Valley News have joined together to kick off the holiday season with the Jeff’s Elves Fostering Families (“J.E.F.F.”) program. This year’s recipients are the children of Rancho Damacitas Children & Family Services. Rancho Damacitas is a community of group homes providing quality long-term […]

Hundreds Inspired at ‘Champion’s Luncheon’

Hundreds Inspired at ‘Champion’s Luncheon’

Hundreds of business and community leaders as well as caring residents filled the banquet hall at Temeku Hills on Friday, Sept. 18, in support of Rancho Damacitas, a non-profit providing children & family services during the second annual fundraising event. The Jim Fullner Visionary Award, named for the man who founded the program thirty years […]