San Diego CA— The San Diego Advertising Fund for Emergencies (SAFE), a nonprofit that assists local marketing professionals, said it raised more than $12,000 at its recent fundraising party attended by more than 200 people on April 19 the Karl Strauss Tasting Room and Beer Garden, 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.
The SAFE fundraiser, now in its 16th year, featured food, craft beer, networking, a cornhole tournament and raffle to benefit grant recipients. Theme of the party was “SAFE & Sound.” Live music was performed by “The Young Wild.” Event sponsors included 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, California Bank and Trust, iHeart Media San Diego and Creative Media Services.
Since its founding in 2000, SAFE has helped more than 100 people in the advertising and marketing industry with more than $260,000 in grants. For more information about SAFE, visit www.SafeSanDiego.org.