Tag archives: Hope Awards

Honoring Hope
By Richard Mineards   |   May 10, 2022

Munificence reigned supreme when the Santa Barbara Education Foundation held its annual Hope Awards at the Santa Barbara Historical Museum honoring Montecito uber philanthropist Sara Miller McCune and Frank Stevens, who has been involved with the organization for its entire 37-year history. Tributes were paid to the dynamic duo by Barbara Keyani, former executive director […]

Hope in Education: Annual Award Ceremony Returns
By Carly Williams   |   March 29, 2022

The Santa Barbara Education Foundation’s annual Hope Awards will mark its return to the Historical Museum on April 28 after the pandemic scuttled the in-person gala in 2021. The doors to the Historical Museum will open at 5:30 pm to an evening of local food, drink, and a chance to show some extra support. The […]

Historical Hope
By Richard Mineards   |   May 3, 2018

It couldn’t have been a nicer evening when the 33-year-old Santa Barbara Education Foundation held its annual Hope Awards at the historical museum, which attracted 175 guests and raised $30,000 for the cause. Montecito author Fannie Flagg spoke eloquently about her struggles with dyslexia while the award went to Santa Barbara Public Library for its […]