Ventura County's Support-Local Program

Join us for the First Annual

Cheers for Charity    Event

Mission San Buenaventura – Ventura, CA
Friday, January 19, 2018, 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Raise your glass and help
raise some cash for local charities

FOOD Share

Mission San Buenaventura

Totally Local VC’s
Thomas Fire Local Love Project

Sip, taste and enjoy award-winning local wines, expertly-crafted local beer and tasty appetizers, all under the canopy of the beautiful Mission San Buenaventura garden. Featuring live music, mouth-watering appetizers, wonderful wines and skillfully-made craft beers, Cheers for Charity  is raising money for local non-profit organizations.

Partnering charities: FOOD Share, Mission San Buenaventura, Totally Local VC’s Thomas Fire Local Love Project and the Ventura High School Culinary Arts Program.

Partnering businesses: Leashless Brewing,Ventura Coast Brewing, Poseidon Brewing Company, Channel Islands Distillery, Four Brix Winery, Labyrinth Winery, Grapes and Hops, Spicetopia, Plated Events by Jason Collis and more.

About the Charities

FOOD Share
Mission San Buenaventura
Totally Local VC's Thomas Fire Local Love Project

FOOD Share, Inc.

Mission San Buenaventura

Totally Local VC’s
Local Love Project

FOOD Share, Inc innovatively and efficiently gathers and distributes food, serving those in need. Our dedicated volunteers and staff fight hunger with compassion and commitment to ensure that people have access to nutritious food. FOOD Share responds to community emergencies quickly and effectively. FOOD Share embraces the diversity of Ventura County and builds partnerships by involving the entire community to fight hunger and its causes. Education and public awareness are keys to finding solutions.

FOOD Share distributes millions of pounds of healthy food every year both through our own programs such as FOOD Share and Friends mobile pantry, Senior Brown Bag Program, and Kids’ Farmers’ Market, as well as through distribution via our partner agencies.

FOOD Share, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

Mission San Buenaventura was founded in 1782 by Saint Junipero Serra as the last of the nine California Missions he founded. In a literal sense, Mission San Buenaventura has lived Father Serra’s revered advice, Siempre Adelante! Always Go forward! about as far as we can: the Mission property is fully developed with an historic church and rectory, Holy Cross School, beautiful gardens, museum and gift shop.

Now you can help fund a program to sustain ministries initially founded by St. Junipero Serra at Mission San Buenaventura and Holy Cross School for generations to come. On our website, you will find information about ways you can make a gift to us and enjoy valuable benefits such as lifetime income and tax savings. We look forward to helping you achieve your goals.

Siempre Adelante! Mission San Buenaventura is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

Totally Local VC’s Local Love Project activates and organizes members of our community in the aftermath of a traumatic event within Ventura County and the 805 to provide relief and support to those affected by disaster or in a time of need. This is Local helping Local.

As we all know, the Thomas Fire broke out the evening of December 4, 2017 in Santa Paula, and eventually became the largest fire in California history.

In true Totally Local VC style, we partnered with several organizations in our community and the Local Love Project and 805 Strong Network were formed. We quickly created a warehouse and distribution system that helps direct relief and outreach efforts while solving immediate needs for victims of the fire and the mudslides, continuing this help at each step in the recovery process.

We help our community work toward the vision of rising from the ashes to help rebuild the 805.

Totally Local VC Agricultural Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

Join us for the fun!

Get your tickets now and help these fine charities!

The Venue

Mission San Buenaventura

Founded on Easter Sunday, March 31, 1782, San Buenaventura Mission is the ninth and last mission consecrated by Saint Junipero Serra. Named in honor of Saint Bonaventure (1221-1274: Cardinal and Doctor of the Church), it is known as the “Mission by the Sea”.

We look forward to seeing you at the Event!

Contact Us

Got a questions about the Cheers for Charity event? Want to volunteer? Whatever you want to know about, we want to hear from you. Just fill out the contact form and we’ll get right back to you.

NOTE: This event is for persons aged 21 and older.

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Show some love to our great sponsors

Mortgage Couch
Houseling's Tomatoes
Limoneira
Guardian Memorial
Ventura Rental Party Center
Ventura Meat Company
Ventura County Cattlemen's Association