San Diego CA— The San Diego Advertising Fund for Emergencies (SAFE) will host its annual fundraising party from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, at the Karl Strauss Tasting Room and Beer Garden, 5985 Santa Fe St., San Diego. SAFE is a volunteer, non-profit organization providing confidential financial assistance to local advertising and marketing professionals and their families facing a life crisis emergency.
SAFE’s major fundraiser of the year, now in its 16th year, will feature food, craft beer, networking, a cornhole tournament and raffle to benefit grant recipients. The public is invited to attend. About 225 people are expected to attend. Theme of this year’s party is “SAFE & Sound.” Live music will be performed by “The Young Wild.” Cost to attend is $25 per person, which includes your first drink and souvenir pint glass (while supplies last). The venue is an indoor-outdoor setting so the dress is casual.
Event sponsors include Cox Media, KSWB-TV Fox 5 San Diego, Univision San Diego, Casual Fridays, Clear Channel Outdoor, BrandSavants, Brown Marketing Strategies, MeadsDurket, Media Planning & Placement, MeringCarson and California Bank and Trust. For tickets and more information, visit www.SafeSanDiego.org. SAFE officials said the nonprofit has helped more than 100 people in the advertising and marketing industry with more than $260,000 in grants.