Holiday Toy Drives 2014

Each year, It’s All About the Kids commits to helping our partner charities help make the holidays special for over 1500 kids.
THIS YEAR…WE DID IT AND MORE! We collected over well over 1500 toys to help kids in San Diego and Baja Mexico have a wonderful holiday!

We collected toys for our partner charities:
Christie’s Place
Euinme
Crime Victims Fund
Serra Mesa Food Pantry
Santa Caus (orphanages in Baja Mexico)

Partying for a Purpose hosts Toy Drive Parties !

Nov 23, 2014 1pm-5pm
Ooh Fashionista Boutique Toy Drive and Shopping Party
111 Chesterfield Dr Suite 117, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California 92007
Thank you so much to our hosts Wendy, Kristy and Hortencia!
Thanks to the generous donors who brought a toy!
Thank you to sponsor Travel Set Go (value $99).
Thank you to Xtchings Expressions for the great wine!
20% of each purchase will be donated to our charity!!

Dec 4, 2014 7pm-9pm
Partying for a Purpose Toy Drive at The Blind Burro
639 J St, San Diego,CA 92101
What a fun night at The Blind Burro! Guests donated a car load of toys and we raised $400 in cash for gift cards! Thank you to The Blind Burro for the awesome tacos, margaritas Tecate. Thank you to our sponsor Travel Set Go! Thank you to raffle donors, The Local Pacific Beach, St Petersburg Vodka, Henebery Whiskey and Etchings Expressions. Thank you Santa for stopping by!
CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS!

Dec 5, 2014 6pm-9pm
Hard Rock Float
207 5th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101
2014 Client Appreciation Party hosted by O’Byrne Team and Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty
Fun night at Float! Thank you to Seth O’Byrne and donors who brought toys or donated money!

Dec 9, 2014 7pm-10pm
RA Sushi Ugly Holiday Sweater Toy Drive
The Third Annual Ugly Sweater Party was a great success with a car load of toys and over $300 for gift cards! The sweaters were awesome with Josh Diaz taking home the top prize of a $50 RA Sushi Gift certificate! Thank you to RA Sushi, Travel Set Go, and raffle donors Christys’ Hats, St Petersburg Vodka, Henebery Whiskey, Etching Expressions, The Local Pacific Beach and Touch of Theta Massage Therapeutics. Even Santa and his Elves stopped by! CLICK HERE for the awesome photos!

Dec 11, 2014 5:30pm-9pm
Big Block Realty Holiday Party! Thank you so much Big Block Realty! The office was packed with generous donors who brought 2 car loads of toys and almost $500 in cash for gift cards! Thank you to Santa for coming to the party for photos and spread cheer. Thank you to sponsors Ninkasi Brewing, St Petersburg Vodka, Trattoria Fantastico and Henebery Celebrated Whiskey. Thank you to our raffle donors: Scuitto Team, Big Block Realty, St Petersburg Vodka, Henebery Celebrated Whiskey, Etchings Expressions, The Local Pacific Beach, Pacific Beach Fish Shop, Sushi Deli and RA Sushi. The highlight of the night was when Big Block Realty gave a Mercedes Benz away – an amazing year’s lease !
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Dec 14, 2014 3pm-8pm
Bourbon Street 4612 Park Blvd, San Diego
Holiday Toy Drive!
What an amazing Sunday Funday at Bourbon Street! Thank you to Javier, Gardenia and their staff for making this happen! Thank you to DJ’s : Cris Herrera, Chad Fortin, Joe Pea, Ivan Gregory, Uriah West, and Matthew Brian – you had us dancing all afternoon, into the night! The playpen filled up with toys and guests enjoyed Otter Pop and Candied Apple Shots featuring St Petersburg Vodka!
CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS!

Dec 22, 2014 6pm-9pm
Tilted Kilt Downtown Monday Night Football and Toy Drive
310 10th Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

What an amazing night! Thank you to everyone at Tilted Kilt San Diego – Downtown for an awesome evening! Thank you to our sponsors Henebery Celebrated Whiskey, Travel Set Go and La Jolla Cosmetic Laser Clinic ! Thank you also to our generous check donors, John R Mabee of Golden Eagle Farms, Jesse Fanning of Henebery Celebrated Whiskey and Krista Lombardo of the Krista Lombardi Charity Challenge. Thank you to all our guests who brought amazing toys for our kids! Thank you also to our raffle and silent auction donors, Tilted Kilt, Sushi Deli, Fluxx, Side Bar, F6ix, Don Chido, RA Sushi, Pacific Beach Fish Shop, The Local Pacific Beach, Touch of Theta Massage Therapeutics, ELiveLife, and Shoelin Kempo Arts. We raised $13,600 !

Thank you to our companies who also held toy drives!
Parq Night Club
Miller’s Field
Darian and Becky Jo’s Birthday Party
Nancy Rankin & Family
Teresa Miller
BIG BLOCK Realty
Alliant Insurance
Excelsior Academy
Peregrine
Dudek
Qualcomm, Inc
Wellness & Longevity Medical Group of La Jolla Inc.
Mojo Vapors
GIA – Gemological Institute of America
Synergy Corporate Housing
Fire & Rescue Team, City of San Diego
Pure Financial Advisers
So Cal Lady Elves
Evolution Nutrition & Athletics
Chuck Jones Gallery
Swedenborgian Church
Emerald Connect

And Bicycles donated by:
BIA Cares Foundation, charitable arm of the Building Industry Assoc. of San Diego
and arranged by Eric Jones, Harcourts .

Interested in making a difference in 2015? Please contact Angela at itsallaboutthekids.org