It’s All About the Kids Named #2 Children’s Charity in San Diego

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Posted 08.17.2014 in News

The It’s All About the Kids Foundation is happy to announce that we have been chosen as the #2 Children’s Charity in San Diego, according to www.hauteliving.com. The Miami based internet site that  highlights the best of everything in major cities.

“The national recognition that our charity is receiving is a testament to the good work that the board and Angela have done over the years.  We should all be proud that our organization never sought recognition but only focused on doing good work for those in need in San Diego.” said Shawn Heyl, It’s All About the Kids President and Co-Founder. “Every once in a while we find ourselves involved in a business or organization that we really can be proud to be a part of and that really makes a difference.  ”

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San Diego Bacon Fest 2014

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Posted 08.16.2014 in News

San Diego Bacon Week ! It’s All About the Kids® Foundation is proud to be the charity for Bacon Week!

San Diego Bacon Week kicked off with Bacon Jam on Sunday, August 24th and continued throughout the entire week with special events until the best day ever was upon us, International Bacon Day and The Hormel Black Label Bacon Fest.

Here was the amazing week of events! For more details, go to www.sdbaconfest.com

SUNDAY, August 24th
Bacon Jam – Details To Be Announced

MONDAY, August 25th
Bacon Moonshine Release Party at Kill Devil Spirit Co.

TUESDAY, August 26th
Bacon Feast at The Promiscuous Fork

WEDNESDAY, August 27th
Kevin’s Bacon Ale Release Party at Helms Brewing

THURSDAY, August 28th
Bacon Takeover at Bub’s at the Ballpark + The Blind Burro + Southpaw Social Club

FRIDAY, August 29th
International Bacon Film Festival at The USS Midway Museum

The 2nd Annual International Bacon Film Fest was awesome. An evening devoted to bacon showcasing short films about the greatest piece of meat known to man. Bacon. In an effort to show bacon the respect it deserves, we found on the flight deck of the historical USS Midway Museum aircraft carrier! WHAT an amazing venue, the short documentaries were great and The Routine tore it up! And yes, Bacon…bacon wrapped hot dogs, Bacon cheeseburger sliders, bacon mac and cheese, with Hormel Black Label Chocolate or Maple bacon on a stick! yep..that was the menu!

SATURDAY, August 30th

Hormel Black Label Bacon Fest at Liberty Station

What a top notch event! The Routine kicked off the day at 1pm for the VIP guests who snacked on the bacon dishes and tasted awesome craft beer and spirits! The day continued with Cruz and 40oz to Freedom along with carnival games and even…a dunk the vegetarian booth. Thank you to organizers Gus Thompson, Robert and Amber Esparza and all the sponsors for making this the best festival of the summer. Can’t wait for 2015. Mark you calendars now.

www.sdbaconfest.com

Henebery Charity Golf Classic – September 22, 2014

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Posted 08.15.2014 in News

September 22, 2014 was the Inaugural Henebery Charity Golf Classic at the beautiful La Jolla Country Club. In staying with our founding principle of “Dare Maxima Virtus” or “Giving is the Greatest Virtue” we is donating all proceeds to a host of great causes. It’s All about the Kids® is one of the benefiting charities!
More info www.heneberyevents.com

Golfers enjoyed golf at the prestigious La Jolla Country Club Course, a goodie bag, a boxed lunch, opportunities to win great prizes, and an awards dinner and auction at La Jolla Country Club. First 30 signups were entered into a raffle to win a case of San Diego’s finest; Henebery Whiskey!

Monday Night Football & Toy Drive at Tilted Kilt Downtown – Oct 27, 2014

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Posted 08.14.2014 in Fundraising Events, News

Join us at Tilted Kilt Downtown for Monday Night Football and our Toy Drive Kick off!

Bring a new unwrapped non violent toy!
And because the Tilted Kilt believes in good karma, you will receive $5 Kilt Kash when you donate a toy! And a $100 gift card to the La Jolla Cosmetic Laser Clinic!
We have to start early this year because there are more kids this year than ever before!

Oct 27, 2014
6pm-9pm
Washington vs Dallas! Old School rivals!

Awesome raffle and auction to benefit It’s All about the Kids!

Parking Special!
When Guests spend $20 on Food or Drinks they will get a discounted
validation to park at the parking garage next to the Tilted Kilt!
Entry ticket needs to be time stamped for 5pm or later to be valid.

Tilted Kilt 301 10th Ave. Next to Petco Park

It’s All About the Kids® Hosts the 11th Annual Prom for the Toussaint Academy

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Posted 08.13.2014 in News, Programs

It’s All About the Kids® Hosts the 11th Annual Prom for the Toussaint Academy
On August 13, 2014

The fantastic teens from the Toussaint Academy enjoyed DISCO PROM, with a photo opportunity, dinner, special drinks, dancing to a live DJ and of course the crowning of the Prom Court. The prom was of no cost to the teens. In July, Partying for a Purpose hosted Champagne & Purses where women donated dresses, shoes, purses and jewelry to be donated to the girls for prom. Male supporters also donated suits, shoes and ties. To help support our prom next year, contact us! Prom is a program of the Difference for a Day Program of It’s All about the Kids®

Thank you to Sponsors:
It’s All About the Kids Foundation
Partying for a Purpose
Sprinkle Me Desserts
Arthur Q. Johnson Foundation
San Diego Limo Transfers
SOS Entertainment
Trattoria Fantastico
Coca Cola
Prospect Bar and Grill
Pretzel Crisps
DJ Mele and DJ D
Paul Mitchell School San Diego
JWT Photography

Thank you to our Makeup artists:
Lynnae Bowen, Kelly Price Noble, Portia Mango, Trinity Martinez, Francesca Wheeler, and Leah Diaz

Thank you to our volunteers:
Laurel Smith, Josh Danielson, Yapha Kimmons, Pete Aufsesser

Partying for a Purpose Presents Halloween 2014 at the University Club

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Posted 08.13.2014 in Fundraising Events, News

We are proud to announce the Partying for a Purpose Halloween Party at the University Club on October 31, 2014.
Angela Brannon-Baptiste and Dawn Sebaugh are co-chairs of this event. Hosts include Shawn Heyl, Julie Walke, Krista Lombardi and Victor Zuniga.

You are invited to spend a mischievous evening at the exclusive club. With views from the 34th floor, the club will be transformed into a Haunted Penthouse! In one of the rooms, The Scorpion Den, we will also be celebrating Scorpio birthdays! This will be an unforgettable night for a great cause will include liquor tastings, amazing appetizers from the University Club, Costume Contests, live music, a raffle, and more. Everyone will enjoy hosted tastings of Henebery Whiskey, St Petersburg Vodka, with devilish desserts from Sprinkle Me Desserts, Charitable Organic Sweet and Deanna’s Gluten Free.
Media Sponsor is FINE Magazine.
DJ Scott Roberts and DJ Matty Mac with Drummer Mark DeMascole
Sponsors include SOS Entertainment, Magnifico Giornata, V Group, Craft Beerd, Ooh Fashionista Boutique, Moments of Your Life Photography, Thompson Materials, Glamour Girlz Boutique, Herca Solar, Accessories by Saideh, Fusion Glass, Maradawn Studios and JWT Photography and Rodan and Fields Dermatologist Skin Care. Tickets are for sale at www.itsallaboutthekids.org/tickets. All net proceeds from this event will be donated to the It’s All about the Kids® Foundation.

VIP Packages with Reserved Tables are available. CLICK HERE!

7th Annual Cupcake Extravaganza – July 4 – 6, 2014

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Posted 07.01.2014 in News

The year was 2008. The original Eclipse Chocolat Cafe had opened just six months prior. Independence Day weekend was quickly approaching, & Will had been dabbling in cupcakery ever since he opened his doors. Pastry was not his first passion… frankly, it’s wasn’t even his fourth, but what was a well to-do chocolate shop without a signature cake? And cakes in cups were all the rage! With enough time & experimentation surely he could perfect a recipe or two?

The first Cupcake Extravaganza saw no less than 28 exotic flavors, but arguably few were “perfected”. Maple Bacon Date? Sweet Onion Caramel? They’ve reeled it in a bit since then, but ever since the first July 4th frenzy, they’ve kept around a dozen delicious cupcake flavors in our daily rotation. When Independence Day weekend rolls around again each year, they feature a new collection of yummy cakes each filled with exotic fillings & topped with rich chocolate ganache or whipped vanilla bean swiss meringue. But Cupcake Extravaganza doesn’t stop there! The Box of Nine Cupcakes is discounted to just $20 (normally $30), & each box purchased is an entry into our Opportunity Drawing in which the lucky winner – Sarah Gilbert – won a “Year of Cupcakes”. That’s right… 365 cupcakes, at her disposal, either one box at a time or in one deliciously lump sum!

They’ve come a long way since then, baby! This year they decided to highlight the company mission to support our community by doubling down with TWO Grand Prizes! Not only will one of the guests enjoy the $1200 prize, but they will award a SECOND prize to It’s All About The Kids®, a San Diego non-profit benefiting children in need. Better yet, they have a full weekend of events all wrapped up with the promotion. THANK YOU SO MUCH ECLIPSE CHOCOLATE!

Friday, July 4th
9am-6pm Cupcake Extravaganza – it was crazy fun!

Saturday, July 5th
9am-10pm Cupcake Extravaganza
12-3pm Children’s Activity Day (family oriented crafts, games, & info booth from It’s All About The Kids®). Kids thru out the restaurant colored pictures for the Foundation to give as gifts to the kids at orphanages in Mexico.

Cupcake Happy Hour – was a blast!

Sunday, July 6th
9am-6pm Cupcake Extravaganza (Grand Prize Opportunity Drawing was at 4pm! )
The winner was Sarah Gilbert!
12-4pm Baby Goat Petting Zoo (Local farmer with baby goats to entertain cuddles & queries on sustainable farming)

www.eclipsechocolate.com/

Shop Amazon and Make a Difference !

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Posted 07.01.2014 in Fundraising Events, News

Do you shop online through Amazon? Want your purchases to make a difference? Well, sign up though the link below and a portion of your purchases will be donated to our charity! We can use this money for food for the orphans in Mexico, school supplies for our college students, financial literacy programs for our teens and Halloween costumes for our little ones!
Please sign up today and turn your shopping into donations!

Its All About The Kids Foundation

Tilted Kilt Mission Valley 3 Year Anniversary Party – August 15, 2014

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Posted 07.01.2014 in News

Thank you Tilted Kilt Mission Valley! It’s All About the Kids® Foundation joined hundreds of loyal customers at Tilted Kilt Mission on August 15, 2014 to celebrate Tilted Kilt’s 3rd Anniversary! Luau Style! Hosted Bacardi Mai Tais and Fat Tire beer were enjoyed along with fabulous Hawaiin food! Polynesian Dancers performed for the guests and DJ Crafted played today’s hottest music all night! The Limo and Hula contest were a blast! ! Awesome gift baskets created by Dawn Sebaugh were raffled and benefited the It’s All About the Kids® Foundation ! Thank you Tilted Kilt for always supporting our charity!

OOH Fashionista Boutique Monthly Shopping Party

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Posted 07.01.2014 in Fundraising Events, News

OOH Fashionista Boutique Monthly Shopping Party to benefit It’s All About the Kids® Foundation

Through the end of 2014!!!! Go shopping and let the stylist at OOH Fashionista know that you are a supporter of It’s All About the Kids Foundation! Ask her to take a photo of you in your new outfit and post on Facebook! 20% will be donated to It’s All About the Kids! How cool is that? The stylists, led by owner Hortencia Moore are the best! And don’t miss necessities like Facial Mud, purses and jewelry. You will find the best gifts and of course, lots for you!

. 100% of the proceeds will go to help orphanages in Baja Mexico. The money will go towards food, medical supplies, and even running water!

Everything in the boutique is UNDER $50! Clothes, jewelry, purses and more!

JOIN US AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE !

Hours: Friday 10-7, Saturday/Sunday 10-5

OOH Fashionista Boutique
111 Chesterfield Dr. Suite 117, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California 92007

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