Tag archives: foster care

Art and Angels Over Lunch
By Richard Mineards   |   May 9, 2023

Local doctor Michael Behrman and his wife Sonia are foster parents – and graciously opened the expansive gardens of their picturesque Hope Ranch home overlooking the Pacific to Angels Foster Care when the nonprofit agency hosted its annual al fresco lunch, with a record 320 guests raising around $200,000. Founder Meichelle Arntz and K-LITE radio […]

Fighting Back Santa Maria Valley (FBSMV)
By Steven Libowitz   |   April 14, 2022

Fighting Back Santa Maria Valley (FBSMV) does some very important and impactful work. Since its founding in 2003 as a response to the methamphetamine epidemic in the Valley, the nonprofit has taken a proactive approach to the issues, creating programs that focus on protecting kids not only from drugs and other substance abuse but also […]

Angels Al Fresco
By Richard Mineards   |   April 18, 2019

A mélange of magnificent millinery swept over the impeccably manicured lawn of the Biltmore when Angels Foster Care of Santa Barbara held its 8th annual lemon and blue-themed Al Fresco Afternoon on the Riviera. The 13-year-old charity, which has placed 252 babies and had 119 adoptions, had a record 250 guests helping raise around $100,000 […]

Care and Share Alike
By Richard Mineards   |   September 20, 2018

There were decidedly shady things going on at the Biltmore when Angels Foster Care held its annual al fresco lunch on the impeccably manicured lawn with 200 guests, raising around $100,000 for the 12-year-old charity founded by Michelle Arntz. Despite taking place five months later than usual because of the New Year disasters, the sun […]