Tag archives: Transition House

Transition House’s 25th Annual Mad Hatter Fundraiser
By Joanne A Calitri   |   May 7, 2024

Transition House (TH) held its Silver Anniversary Mad Hatter Luncheon fundraiser at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara on Tuesday, April 23. The theme was “Come Celebrate our Silver Anniversary.” Guests arrived showcasing a variety of silver threaded designer pieces, from hats, scarves, dresses, rhinestone tops, right down to the basic silver lurex card’y. Hats took on their […]

Mad Hatter Returns! 24th Annual Transition House Fundraiser
By Joanne A Calitri   |   May 23, 2023

The 24th Annual Transition House Mad Hatter luncheon took place on May 11 at the Ritz-Carlton Bacara SB grand ballrooms. The 230 guests wore all manner of millinery attire with designer matching outfits. The theme was Garden Party at the Ritz. Hats ranged from antique 1920s lace, feathered hats, Vegas fedoras with an Ace of […]

Tip of the Hatter
By Richard Mineards   |   June 24, 2021

More than 30 volunteers attended a Transition House auxiliary lunch at Arnoldi’s celebrating the annual Mad Hatter fundraiser which was held virtually this year given the pandemic. Thanks to a $100,000 matching gift, the event raised more than $240,000 to continue the charity’s mission to address the needs of Santa Barbara’s homeless children and their […]

Transition House Fundraiser
By Lynda Millner   |   March 25, 2021

Sadly, we’ll miss the Mad Hatter Luncheon again this year, but the group will make up for it with an online auction April 1 to April 15. That will be on their website: transitionhouse.com. To tease you a little bit, there will be an original 1913 Rose O’Neill Kewpie Doll up for bids. There’s also […]

Mad Hatter Luncheon
By Lynda Millner   |   May 10, 2018

They may be small but they are mighty! That would be Transition House Auxiliary, which puts on the Mad Hatter Luncheon every year, now its 21st one. There are only about 35 ladies who do all this work, including co-chairs of this year’s event: president Sally Stewart and Carolyn Creasey, invitation chair Diane White, silent […]