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LOTUSLAND

“The garden at Lotusland is home to more than 3,000 plants from all over the world, representing the horticultural passion of one extraordinary woman. Madame Gonna Walska dedicated more than forty years to amassing unique collections and commissioning innovative garden designs. Lotusland preserves and enhances the unique, historic estate of Madame Ganna Walska, cares for and improve its collections, and develops its conservation and horticulture programs, so they educate us, inspire us, and advance our understanding and appreciation of the importance of plants in our lives and in the life of the planet.” – https://www.lotusland.org/

CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

“The Charitable Foundation is comprised of dedicated agents and employees of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties who wish to have a beneficial and constructive impact on our local communities. Since its inception, The Charitable Foundation has provided hundreds of grants to local organizations that promote health, education, community and the environment. We also actively volunteer our own time and talents to the causes we support.” – www.thecharitablefoundation.net

ORGANIC SOUP KITCHEN

“Organic Soup Kitchen provides oncology nutrition and addresses food insecurity to a diverse demographic of individuals struggling with the effects of cancer and chronic illnesses.” – www.organicsoupkitchen.org

GIRLS INC

“In partnership with schools and at Girls Inc. centers, we focus on the development of the whole girl. She learns to value herself, take risks, and discover and develop her inherent strengths. The combination of long-lasting mentoring relationships, a pro-girl environment, and evidence-based programming equips girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers, and grow up healthy, educated, and independent. Informed by girls and their families, we also advocate for legislation and policies to increase opportunities and rights for all girls.” – girlsinc.org

MUSIC ACADEMY OF THE WEST

“The Music Academy of the West is among the nation’s preeminent summer schools and festivals for gifted young classically-trained musicians. At its ocean-side, ten-acre campus in Santa Barbara, California, the Academy provides these musicians with the opportunity for advanced study and performance under the guidance of internationally renowned faculty artists, guest conductors, and soloists during its Summer School and Festival, presenting nearly 200 public events on campus and in downtown Santa Barbara.” – www.musicacademy.org

SANTA BARBARA WILDLIFE CARE NETWORK

“Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization that rescues and rehabilitates injured and orphaned wildlife, including birds, reptiles, and small mammals in Santa Barbara County and beyond. We are licensed by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Our staff and volunteers currently help thousands of animals each year.” – www.sbwcn.org

National Charity League

“NCL, Inc., Santa Barbara Chapter is a group of mothers and daughters who have come together in a commitment to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences. Members shall reside in Santa Barbara, Goleta, Montecito, Summerland or Carpinteria. Like all NCL, Inc. Chapters, Santa Barbara aims to foster the mother-daughter relationship by serving its communities together.” – https://www.nationalcharityleague.org/

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