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lasting impact

“Las Patronas’ support and generosity allowed us to upgrade our capabilities with the purchase of a new bloodmobile. This will save countless lives in our community.”


- Doug Morton, CEO, San Diego Blood Bank


Las Patronas is proud to partner with each of these great organizations to support their missions with much needed capital items over $20,000.00. The services these organizations provide improve the lives of people and animals throughout San Diego County.


HydroWorx EVO underwater treadmill that introduces advanced aquatic therapy to individuals grappling with neurological challenges

Adapt is a world-renowned integrative recovery center focused on deploying hands-on rehabilitation therapies and emerging technologies to optimize the rehabilitation potential for anyone living with a neurological injury or disease. An underwater treadmill will allow Adapt to improve the quality of life for clients impacted by chronic neurological conditions including spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, transverse myelitis, Parkinson's Disease, and spina bifida.

Replacement roof for their Hidden Valley House transitional shelter, which is a safe house for hundreds of women and families in desperate need of transitional housing

Center for Community Solutions (CCS) is dedicated to ending relationship and sexual violence. CCS provides trauma-informed, wraparound services to empower survivors as they heal and recover from trauma. CCS’ free services include a 24/7 confidential crisis hotline, four domestic violence shelters, counseling, legal services, safety planning, and prevention education. A new roof for their transitional shelter will allow CCS to continue serving as the regional leader in the prevention and intervention of sexual and relationship violence.

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Vehicle to transport dogs to vet visits, evaluations, and training, as well as to public venues throughout San Diego for socialization outings and outreach events.

Guide Dogs of America breeds, raises, and trains guide dogs for individuals who are blind or visually impaired, as well as service dogs for veterans and children with autism. They also place facility dogs with professionals in hospitals, schools, and courtrooms. Their highly skilled canines become trusted companions, helping to increase confidence, mobility, and independence for their human partners. A new transport vehicle will allow Guide Dogs of America to fulfill their mission to transform lives through partnerships with service dogs.

Cargo van that will support their work in the areas of Community Engagement, Communications, Video Production Services, and News, thereby enriching the lives of the residents they serve

As the largest public media outlet in the region, KPBS is committed to serving all of San Diego County’s residents. They reach more than one million audience members weekly using multiple media platforms, including television, radio, and digital media. A new cargo van will help KPBS fulfill their mission to serve the people in our community with trustworthy, in-depth stories that make us think, help us dream, and keep us connected.

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Refrigerated van that will be used to collect generous donations of perishable and non-perishable food in order to provide homeless youth with nutritious meals and food stability.

Urban Street Angels helps tackle youth homelessness in San Diego by providing supportive housing, meals, and job training programs for transition-aged youth (18-25 years old). A refrigerated van will allow Urban Street Angels to help provide food stability for the youth who receive life sustaining services through their program.

Truck to support their "Browse Program,” a county-wide effort to harvest and transport trees, bushes, and other appropriate flora to help feed the animals in their care.

The Zoological Society of San Diego is committed to saving species worldwide by uniting their expertise in animal care and conservation science. Their Browse Program is essential to the health and well-being of their animals, since fresh, varied vegetation provides superior nutrition and mental stimulation. A new work truck will allow the society’s Browse Team to continue providing the highest level of care for the animals at their facilities.




Blind Recreation Center

Burnham Institute for Medical Research

The Epilepsy Society of SD County

Family Health Centers of San Diego, Inc.

Mountain Health and Community Services, Inc.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Parkinson’s Association of San Diego

Rady Children’s Hospital – San Diego

Rebecca and John Moores UCSD Cancer Center

San Diego Blood Bank

Salk Institute for Biological Studies

San Diego Hospice and Palliative Care

   Scripps Clinic

Scripps La Jolla Heart Center

Scripps Health Foundation

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista

Scripps Polster Breast Care Center

Sharp HealthCare Foundation

Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center

Tri-City Hospital Foundation

UCSD Autism Center of Excellence

UCSD Cancer Center – Breast Care Unit

UCSD Division of Biological Sciences

UCSD Regional Burn Center

UCSD Shiley Eye Center

Vista Community Clinic

Whittier Institute for Diabetes


Athenaeum Music and Arts Library

California Ballet Company

Christian Community Theatre

Diversionary Theatre

Friends of Balboa Park


La Jolla Historical Society

La Jolla Music Society

La Jolla Playhouse

Maritime Museum Association of San Diego

Mingei International Museum

Museum of Contemporary Art

The New Children’s Museum

NTC Foundation

Rueben H. Fleet Science Center

The Old Globe Theatre

San Diego Air & Space Museum

San Diego Historical Society

San Diego Maritime Museum

San Diego Museum of Art

San Diego Museum of Photographic Arts

San Diego Opera

San Diego Repertory Theatre

San Diego Symphony Association

San Diego Zoo Global

Spreckels Organ Society

USS Midway Museum


Birch Aquarium

Boy Scouts of America – San Diego Council

Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego

Child Abuse Prevention Foundation

The Foundation of La Jolla High School

Girl Scouts, San Diego – Imperial Council

Helen Woodward Animal Center

Just in Time for Foster Youth

National University

Outdoor Outreach

Outside the Lens

The Preuss School – UCSD

Pro Kids, The First Tee of San Diego


San Diego Center for Children

San Diego County Library

San Diego Junior Lifeguard Foundation

San Diego Junior Theatre

San Diego Public Library Foundation

Scripps Clinic & Research Center/Child

   Day Care

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

SDSU Marching Aztecs

Urban Life Ministries Incorporated

USD, Hahn School of Nursing

USD, School of Leadership and

Education Sciences

Voices for Children

Social Services

A Reason to Survive

Alpha Behavioral Health Services

Alpha Project for the Homeless

American Red Cross – San Diego/Imperial

   Counties Chapter

The Arc of San Diego

Burn Institute

Center for Community Solutions

Canine Companions for Independence

Emilio Nares Foundation

Episcopal Community Services

Father Joe’s Villages


Glenner Memory Care Centers

International Rescue Committee SD

The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego

Food Bank Corporation

Kitchens for Good

La Jolla YMCA

Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center

Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA

Meals-on-Wheels, Greater San Diego

National Conflict Resolution Center

Rachel’s Women’s Center

Rebuilding Together San Diego

REINS Therapeutic Horsemanship

Salvation Army of San Diego County

San Diego Fire-Rescue

San Diego Habitat for Humanity

San Diego Humane Society

San Diego Rescue Mission

San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program

Second Chance

Senior Community Centers of San Diego

Serving Seniors

So Others May Eat Incorporated

Special Olympics San Diego

SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes

St. Paul’s Retirement Homes Foundation

St. Vincent de Paul Village

The Twelfth Step House of San Diego

Urban Corps of San Diego

Vista Hill – Stein Education Center

Walden Family Services

YWCA of San Diego County

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