Rancho Bernardo Community Thanksgiving Luncheon 2017
Tuesday, November 21 | 11:30am – 1:30pm | The Rancho Bernardo Inn
The annual Thanksgiving Luncheon is the Rancho Bernardo Community Foundation’s signature event and raises money for the community’s many nonprofits. Last year, thanks to money raised from the event and the generosity of community members, the foundation granted more than $70,000.
The luncheon is a must-attend event for the Rancho Bernardo community. In addition to individual tickets, there are a number of opportunities for businesses and community groups to participate, ranging from $250 to $5,000. For detailed information about the various ticket levels, please click on the Sponsorship Guidelines link below. For sponsorship opportunities and sponsorship payments, please contact Debbie Kurth at firstname.lastname@example.org or (619) 206-2569.
In 1988, the Rancho Bernardo Community Foundation (RBCF) was founded to make Rancho Bernardo an even better place to live and work. As the organization became more successful, an endowment fund was established to provide funds for nonprofit community activities in Rancho Bernardo for decades into the future.
In 1993, RBCF’s first organized fundraiser was established — the “Pathway of Pride”. Donors of $1,000 or more benefit from an engraved granite plaque commemorating their donation set in the walkway around the lake in our beautiful Webb Park.
Other fundraising programs, including an annual Community Cruise and an annual Thanksgiving Community Luncheon, have generated more than $150,000 for our community, with 50% going to the endowment and 50% distributed to nonprofits serving Rancho Bernardo every year.
In 1996, RBCF became a proud affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, which invests our endowment, assists with managing our grant application process, manages our funds, and supports our events so RBCF members can make a difference in our community, now and forever.