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 […]

Angels pitcher Garrett Richards packs Pechanga, meets local foster kids

Angels pitcher Garrett Richards packs Pechanga, meets local foster kids

Hundreds of Angels fans came out after being invited to meet RHP Garrett Richards at a free meet-and-greet on Thursday, Aug. 6, which was held in the Pechanga Resort & Casino Grand Ballroom. Richards spent his early childhood in Riverside before moving with his family to Oklahoma where he attended the University of Oklahoma and […]

Angels Pitcher Garrett Richards will meet & greet fans Thursday at Pechanga

Angels Pitcher Garrett Richards will meet & greet fans Thursday at Pechanga

Angels fans are invited to meet RHP Garrett Richards at a free meet-and-greet on Thursday, August 6 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Pechanga Resort & Casino Grand Ballroom. Richards will sign one personal item per guest. Signatures are open to the first 500 people. Patrons attending the event must be 18 or […]

Locals reach out to gift Rancho Damacitas kids with ‘summer fun’

Locals reach out to gift Rancho Damacitas kids with ‘summer fun’

It may take a village to raise a child, but it only took a handful of Murrieta residents and business owners to make a summer difference to the Rancho Damacitas kids. A recent “Lunch with Friends” outreach, organized by the Murrieta Chamber of Commerce, celebrated the Rancho Damacitas children’s home, to educate all in attendance […]