The Gaslamp Quarter plays host to some incredible charity events! Starting in November, look for great ways you can support many great non-profit foundations! Whether it is the Run for the Hungry on Thanksgiving, the Everywon 5K, or supporting the San Diego Humane Society or San Diego Police Foundation – K-9 unit at the Pet Parade, December 11, there are a lot of great events to give to in the Gaslamp Quarter. #GaslampGives
The Everywon San Diego 5K will be held on Sunday, December 11th with the course in Downtown San Diego. Everywon believe that people genuinely care about the communities where they live and work and will always want quality of life improvements in their area. They empower people to play a role in the community improvement process, in a fun and motivating way that is also mentally and physically healthy.
The Gaslamp Quarter Historical Foundation is one of the causes benefiting from this race! The GQHF is dedicated to preserving the architecture, culture and history of the Gaslamp Quarter. If you want to join the race and help the GQHF, make sure to contact firstname.lastname@example.org and they will give you a registration voucher for your entry fee! Everyone who participates in the race for the Gaslamp Museum will also get a free membership!
When: Sunday, December 11
For more information: https://everywon.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk, to be held on Saturday, November 5th, funds treatments that are saving the lives of patients today. LLS is making cures happen by providing patient support services, advocating for lifesaving treatments and pioneering the most promising cancer research anywhere. And it’s all happening now. Not someday, but today. Friends, families and co-workers form fundraising teams, and consumers help by donating at retail outlets. These efforts culminate in inspirational evening walks in nearly 200 communities across North America.
When: Saturday, November 5 4:30PM
For more information: http://www.lightthenight.org
Run for the Hungry has been held in Downtown San Diego on Thanksgiving morning for the past 16 years! It is a great way to get outside and burn a few calories before indulging in your favorite holiday dishes. Plus, for every participant, at least 185 meals will be raised through each runner’s race fee to help individuals and families in need. All profits from this race are donated to the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank and hunger-relief programs such as the JFS Food Mobile and HandUp Food Pantry managed by Jewish Family Service of San Diego.
When: Thursday, November 24
For more information: http://www.sdrunforthehungry.org
The San Diego Union Tribune Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade presented by VCA Market Street Animal Hospital
Deck those paws with bells so jolly and jingle all the way through the Gaslamp Quarter for the San Diego Union Tribune Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade presented by VCA Market Street Animal Hospital. Pet owners and their furry, feathered, and scaled companions are invited to don their favorite costumes for this jolly promenade and pet expo on Sunday, December 11, 2016, at MLK Promenade Park, adjacent to the Hilton San Diego Gaslamp Quarter (401 K Street, San Diego, CA 92101). Come out to the Pet Parade to support the San Diego Humane Society and the San Diego Police Foundation with the K9 Unit!
When: Sunday, December 11 1PM-5PM
For more information: https://www.gaslamp.org/gqaevents/gaslamp-holiday-pet-parade