Please join us in celebrating our final year of the Yes, Virginia Classy & Sassy Boutique & Luncheon!

10:30 am to 2 pm Luncheon
Altadena Town & Country Club

Tickets are $80 per person and can be purchased by clicking HEREYV_Assets-05Wednesday, November 6, 2019

For Philanthropic Shopaholics: Boutique Shopping!
10:30 am to 12:20 pm

List of Boutique Vendors is below!

Honoring Event Chair, Diana Rafeedie-Nofal 

12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

There will be a cash bar.

Altadena Town & Country Club
2290 Country Club Drive, Altadena, CA 91001
Directions to the Club may be found here.

Bring your girlfriends, book club, bridge group, golf buddies, walking pals…
The more the merrier! 

DONATIONS: if you cannot attend the event and would still like to show your support, we’d be grateful if you would consider making a donation to the Yes, Virginia Fund.

2019 Yes, Virginia Luncheon Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

Anonymous Foundation

Title Sponsor

BMW of Monrovia
Jennifer & Matthew DeVoll

Venue Sponsor

Altadena Town & Country Club

Gift Bag Sponsor

Gingi Inc.

Event Sponsors

Diana Rafeedie-Nofal – North American Title
Law Offices of Makupson & Howard

Community Sponsors

Naomi Farley – Wells Fargo Private Mortgage Banking
Laurie Turner – Coldwell Banker
Wells Fargo Private Mortgage Banking

Supporting Sponsors

Diane Balsamo – Prime Lending
Pretam Fuqua – Coldwell Banker
Jules Ibrao – Podley Properties
Bobbi Martinez – State Farm
Steven & Angela McLaren
Romy Rahmanian – Attorney at Law
Concetta Smarius – Umpqua Bank
Jan Thornton & Shereen Kelly – Berkshire Hathaway
Harlan & Jeane Ward

2019 Yes Virginia Committee

The 2019 Yes, Virginia Fund Committee thanks you for your support of needy children this holiday season!

Diana Rafeedie-Nofal

Gina Ammon
Lena Bayrakdarian
Nora Hanna
Shereen Kelly
Jenny Lim
Angela McLaren
Nora Sarkissian
Michelle Tyson, MD
Jeane Ward
Courtney White


Sarah Rothenberg


Rita Diaz
Naomi Farley
Lisa Krueger
Kathleen Shannon
Gretel Stephens

2019 Boutique Vendors

AnKara Designs
One of a kind jewelry designs

April Blooms
Candles and items for the home

Art Couture
Artistic, urban, contemporary outerwear

Beyond the Olive 
Gourmet Gift Baskets, California olive oils, & small batch vinegars

California Bay Company  
Sterling silver jewelry, fashion accessories, & totes

Dan Olivo, Crooner
Jazz Singer, specializing in The Great American Songbook

Hazels Bagz
Beautiful, colorful and unique handbags, and ladies clothing at affordable prices

Hostess Gifts to Go
Melamine serving pieces, Toss Design insulated bag, lunch & overnight bags –
“it’s not your mother’s melamine”

J. Mclaughlin
Lovely fall ponchos, scarfs & wrap dresses

 A luxury line of specialty gifts such as faux fur throws, pillows, robes, travel sets, stroller sets & neck warmers

The Warm Me – a versatile comfort heating pad for soothing aches and pains

Port O’Call 
Holiday decor, home & personal accessories

Veronica’s Garden
Floral inspired home & garden decor

2018 Yes Virginia Fund Grantees

In 2018, the Yes, Virginia Fund supported the following organizations, helping to provide toys, gifts, and special experiences for underserved children and families.

With your help, we hope to increase our support this year!

Two boys get gifts at Friends Outside's Christmas party!
Two boys get gifts at Friends Outside’s Christmas party!

Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena
After school programs

Medical and dental health care provider that serves under- and uninsured residents of Pasadena and beyond

Door of Hope
Shelters and serves homeless families

Elizabeth House
Shelters and serves homeless, pregnant women

Families Forward
Champions two-generation learning for mothers and their pre-school children

Flintridge Center
Mentors at-risk teens in partnership with local firefighters and police

Friends Outside in LA County
Serves families with an incarcerated family member

Impact House
Rehabilitates addicts through residential care and outreach services

The Links, Inc. – Pasadena/Altadena Chapter
Volunteer service women’s organization that serves the African American Community at large, including youth.

Pasadena Child Development Associates
Provides services for children with developmental or behavioral concerns

Treasure Little Children
Volunteers take on projects targeting low-income families through local agencies including an annual holiday party

Once again, come and help us celebrate the final year of this fabulous event! The Yes, Virginia Fund awards grants to local nonprofit agencies to provide children in need with toys, books, gifts, and special experiences during the holidays. To date, the Fund has granted out almost $320,000 to organizations serving the greater Pasadena area youth.

If you have any questions about the event, please contact Lauren LeBer at or 626-796-2097 ext. 3

Tickets and Sponsorships can be purchased by clicking HERE

Title Sponsor (10 Tickets) $5,000
Grand Sponsor (6 Tickets) $3,000
Gold Sponsor (4 Tickets) $2,500
Event Sponsor (3 Tickets) $1,000
Centerpiece Sponsor (2 Tickets) $750
Community Sponsor (2 Tickets) $500
Supporting Sponsor (1 Ticket) $250 
Single Ticket $80 

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