Holiday Toy Drives 2010

The Toy Drives were a SUCCESS!

We collected over 1200 toys and we gave them to 12 charities!


Toussaint Academy – Storefront  – Takewing – Freedom Dogs – SAY San Diego  –
Christie’s Place –  Boys and Girls Club of Carlsbad –
Trevor’s Toy Box –  Community Coaching Center – Boys and Girls Club of Encinitas – – Autism Tree Project



  • Toys for ages infant to age 12.
  • Gift Cards [to be given to our teens]
  • Auction Prizes for our Toy Drives
  • Donations !
  • Volunteers for our Toy Drives



Thank you to Alexander Salazar for collecting toy at the Alexander Salazar Fine Art Gallery!


Thank you to Alliant Insurance, Nancy Rankin and the North County Bar Association for having Toy Drives for us as well!CHEBA HUT TOY DRIVE!
Thank you to Cheba Hut!


THANK YOU TO THE BROKEN YOLK CAFES IN SAN DIEGO!  They generously collected toys at all 5 locations and gave FREE BREAKFAST for all those that donated. THANK YOU SO MUCH Jose for organizing!


TOY DRIVE KICK OFF was a Great Success on
November 28, 2010 at Nicky Rotten’s ! The Chargers beat the Colts and we raised $1600 and a truckload full of toys ! Thank you to Nicky Rotten’s, Murray Entertainment, Partying for a Purpose Hostesses and Jack Daniels!

Photos – CLICK HERE!


November 30, 2010 6-8pm
RA Sushi Holiday Party and Toy Drive!
What a great night! Thank you to RA Sushi and theKnee Deep Brewery Company! Fare from the Postal Annex on G Street brought the most toys and won the $200 RA SUSHI gift card! Thanks to everyone for supporting!

Photos ! CLICK HERE !


Dec. 4, 2010 2pm-6pm
Chico Club Toy Drive!
Food ! Drinks and Entertainment!
Thank you to Mike and the CHICO CLUB for donating for a second year in a row!  YOU ROCK!


Dec. 6, 2010 6pm-9pm
3rd Annual Kiwi Xmas
at BareBack Grill Downtown!

Hosted by Bare Back Bar and Grill, Super Bowl XXII Champ & former
San Diego Charger Craig McEwen,The National Life Group and
Partying for a Purpose

Thank you to everyone for donating!

Photos by Jennifer Edwards – CLICK HERE

Photos by Derek Plank – CLICK HERE!

National Life Group® is a tradename of National Life Insurance Company and affiliates. TC5979(1110)


Dec. 8, 2010 9pm-2am
Industry Night at SideBar Toy Drive
The Playboy Mansion INVASION!
Hosted by Brian Olea of “Mansion Mayhem”
on Playboy Radio and 2009 Playboy Cyber Girl
Melissa Dawn Taylor !
Guest Bartenders Laurel Ann Smith and
Stephanie Barry AND Paul Wong and
Joe Plante – Hef’s bartenders. Thanks DJ Scooter!

Photos by Moments of Your Life Photography CLICK HERE

Dec. 9, 2010

Opes Advisors Holiday Party at SideBar
Thank you to Opes Advisors, California Association of Mortgage Professionals, SDHomes, International Wine Ventures and 6 Degrees for an amazing night! We had so many toys and bikes that we needed a U-Haul Truck! Thanks to entertainers DJ IDeaL, DJ Drew, Dawn Mitschele, and Scott Andrews. Thank you to Urban Bar & Grill for the delicious food and desserts by Dolce Italia Desserts. HUGE THANK to Eric Jones, Urban Real Estate Services and BIA Cares Foundation for the 18 awesome bikes that the kids of Christie’s Place will enjoy all year long! Thank you to Brian and Jesse of Opes for such a successful event!

Photos by John Vaughn – CLICK HERE

Photos by Moments of Your Life Photography – CLICK HERE

Dec. 10, 2010
Modul and Toke Intregrated Design Studios’ and Alexander Salazar Fine Arts’ Holiday Celebration
Thank you to Javier, Juan Carlos and Alex for a fabulous evening! Thank you to Artesa for the wonderful wine and Royal India for the amazing food ! Thanks to Beck and her staff! Feliz Navidad!

Dec. 14, 2010
Taste & Thirst Naughty List Toy Drive

Thank you Rodney and the gang for a fun night!
Thank you to Ultimat Vodka!
Thank you to Stevenson Law Group !

And Thanks to Rodney and Mike for cooking for the Holiday Party for Kids!

Dec. 15, 2010
Pure Platinum Kearny Mesa Holiday Party and Toy Drive
Thanks for the toys!


Dec. 17, 2010
Toy Drive at Groom The Salon!
All donors received $10 off services!
Thanks for your generosity and the awesome toys!


Dec. 20, 2010
– Happy Hour and Monday Night Football!
Thank you for the amazing sushi and carne asada tacos all night!

Thank you Jeff and Eric!

Thank you to our Generous Auction Donors!

Stone Flats
NiXg Skydiving and Entertainment
Massage by Eric Edwards
Bootcamp 619
MedSpa in Encinitas and La Jolla
Ocean Room
Message by Aja Encinas
Corey Hinkley
Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
Find Me Romance Matchmaking Service
Fit Body Boot Camp
Guided by Imagination Photography
Kandy Bear
La Fiesta
Make-Up-Artistry by Gale
Michael Radi
Mobile Massage
Pillow Pets
Propel Pilates and Fitness
Pure Skin Studio
Shampoo Too
Shear Illusions
Shore Club
Side Bar
Stainless Salon
Ultimate Spa
Urban Bar & Grill
Villa Capri Restaurant
St. Petersburg Vodka
Chef Antonio Friscia of Stingaree
Beau Juie
Groom The Salon
Home Brew & Garden
Hanlery Hotel
Vin de Syrah
Riverwalk Golf Club
Pacific Beach Fish Shop
East Lake Country Club
Miller’s Field
Eagle Glen Golf Club
Funky Garcia’s
The Field
TGI Friday’s
Whiskey Girl
Henry’s Pub
Odessey Golf
Eileen Robarge
Scripps Ranch Dermatology & Cosmetic Center
Stone Flats
NiXg Skydiving and Entertainment
Bootcamp 619
MedSpa in Encinitas and La Jolla
Bare Essentials