Local Group Raises $1,500 for Nonprofit Community Service Programs at Santa Ana Lunch
Forget about “ladies who lunch.” The 35 women who make up “Chew for Charity,” a group that raises funds and awareness for Community Service Programs (CSP), has been meeting monthly since 2007 and has raised more than $80,000 for CSP, a nonprofit that provides counseling and support services to struggling OC children and families at their greatest time of need. Every contribution collected, lunch organized, detail buttoned down is all volunteer-driven.
On December 8, the latest Chew for Charity meeting was held at Antonello Ristorante in Santa Ana and raised $1,500 for CSP.
For nearly a decade, the guild has met monthly and has been known to raise up to $12,000 to $15,000 a year for CSP. Community Service Programs Board Member Barbara Steensland has spearheaded the group and this year the co-chairs are Margaret Jamison and Kaysene Miller. Continue reading