Tag archives: Adams Angels

8th Annual Polar Dip 
By Joanne A Calitri   |   January 9, 2024

It was a beautiful 64-degree, sunny Californian day on January 1, as the 8th Annual Polar Dip, founded by our town’s Hugh Margerum, took its place in history with over 300 people from babies to seniors getting in the Pacific Ocean on cue at 11:30 am. The public beach on Cabrillo Boulevard across from the […]

Angels Giving Gratitude and Turkey
By Richard Mineards   |   December 5, 2023

The Veterans Memorial Building, a tiara’s toss from Stearns Wharf, was absolutely heaving when 600 needy guests converged on the historic locale for the 4th annual Thanksgiving lunch organized by Adam’s Angels, founded by realtor Adam McKaig. More than 350 pounds of turkey bought at Shalhoob’s, with the PATH Homeless Shelter donating its kitchen to […]

Good for the Sole
By Richard Mineards   |   August 8, 2023

Adam’s Angels founder Adam McKaig and fellow realtor Melissa Borders have been sole searching! The dynamic duo have just received 200 pairs of new shoes from Deckers, the fashion, lifestyle, and performance brand in Goleta. Adam tells me the footwear will be distributed to homeless recipients, along with young adults transitioning out of foster care. […]

Yuletide Angels
By Richard Mineards   |   January 10, 2023

Uber realtor Adam McKaig hosted his 10th annual Adam’s Angels Yuletide Lunch at the Veterans Building for 500 homeless while corralling a host of rockers, including Kenny Loggins, Maitland Ward, Jackson Gillies, The Traveling Hurtados, and Jan and Henry Ingram to entertain. Guests noshed on 400 pounds of ham, and gargantuan amounts of potatoes and […]

11th Annual Richie’s Barber Shop Holiday Donation Drive: This Year for St. Vincent’s and Adam’s Angels
By Joanne A Calitri   |   December 13, 2022

Richie’s Barber Shop on Coast Village Road is having its 11th Annual Holiday Donation Drive, this year for St. Vincent’s Santa Barbara and Adam’s Angels. The Shop’s event chair and lead barber Jessica Jay is coordinating with Regina Ruiz, Chief Development Officer of St. Vincent’s Santa Barbara, and with Adam McKaig, who formed Adam’s Angels […]

Turkey, Angels, and Pies… Oh My
By Richard Mineards   |   December 6, 2022

Just 24 hours later I was at the Santa Barbara Veterans Memorial Building where 500 homeless turned out for a third Thanksgiving dinner organized by Adam’s Angels, a nonprofit founded by local Douglas Elliman realtor Adam McKaig and fellow resident Crystal Iverson. As they tucked into 400 pounds of turkey and 100 pumpkin pies, they […]

Adam’s Angels Spreads Its Wings
By Madeleine Nicks   |   June 7, 2022

In the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Santa Barbara native, realtor, and local volunteer Adam McKaig dedicated himself to building a team and creating solutions for the lack of support for the community of people experiencing homelessness. What started as a spontaneous movement of people wanting to make a positive impact during the pandemic has […]

A McKaig Celebration
By Richard Mineards   |   April 19, 2022

Santa Barbara uber realtor Adam McKaig, founder of the homeless charity Adam’s Angels, marked the 11th anniversary of his half century in style at the Carriage & Western Museum when more than 100 guests turned out to help him celebrate. The La Boheme dance company production, under director Teresa Kuskey Nowak, was co-hosted by Adam’s […]

When Your Neighbor is an Angel: Meet Adam McKaig of Adam’s Angels
By Sharon Byrne   |   December 24, 2020

Many of you are familiar with our Hands Across Montecito project – where Montecito neighbors are partnering as part of a Montecito Association initiative to help the unsheltered in our community find resources and housing. We have wonderful partnerships on this community-based and -supported effort, including our Sheriff’s and Montecito Fire departments and City Net […]

Keepin’ it Sweet
By Leslie Westbrook   |   April 2, 2020

Sweet Wheel Farms & Flowers just set up shop again in Summerland this week at 2285 Lillie Avenue in the lot across from the Summerland Beach Café. They too are offering free delivery in Summerland. The cart sells organic produce (posted daily on their website www.sweetwheelfarms.com), farm boxes, and homemade sourdough breads (plain and organic […]

Adam’s Angels
By Leslie Westbrook   |   March 19, 2020

Adam McKaig, Realtor and Summerland/Toro Canyon resident, decided to ask friends and neighbors to join him in an effort to help out our neighbors. “Adam’s Angels” now consists of some 40 volunteer citizens who have signed up in the Summerland area and beyond to help deliver supplies to those who are housebound due to COVID-19 […]