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Saturday, October 2, 2021 | 5 p.m.

Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
333 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101


Join us for a momentous occasion celebrating the organization’s 50th +1 anniversary and Paul Downey’s 25th as President & CEO. The Sunshine Gala is an elegant evening event celebrating Serving Seniors' milestone year and raising critical funds to support its ongoing commitment to the senior community. Anchored by an engaging and moving program, event highlights include:

                                 Cocktail Reception

                                 Gourmet Dinner

                                  Live Entertainment by Don Felder, formerly of the Eagles

                                  Live & Silent Auction

                                 Wine Grab

                                  and more!


Become a Sponsor!

This special milestone event represents a momentous occasion in the history of Serving Seniors and a unique opportunity to reach hundreds of affluent potential customers and supporters who share your company’s passion for helping older adults thrive.

Your sponsorship provides vital, unrestricted support for Serving Seniors’ programs and services for low-income seniors, including meals, housing, health and social services, and lifelong learning. All sponsorships include a tax-deductible donation.




For questions about the 50th + 1 Anniversary Sunshine Gala, event tickets or sponsorship, please contact:

Kimberly Jenks  |  |  619-487-0702

COVID-19 Safety Protocol:

At this time we are proceeding with our Gala to be in person. Serving Seniors is committed to keeping our community safe. We will have COVID-19 safety protocols and mask guidelines in place for this event.



Thank You to Our Sponsors







  • Alliance Healthcare Foundation
  • The San Diego Women's Foundation
    The San Diego Women's Foundation
  • CCDC
  • The California Wellness Foundation
    The California Wellness Foundation
  • Darlene Shiley
  • FHL Bank of San Francisco
  • Gary and Mary West Foundation
  • Hearst Foundations
  • Las Patronas logo
  • Price Philanthropies
  • Qualcomm
  • rotary sddb
  • Sempra
  • S. Mark Taper Foundation
  • Trio Community Meals
  • Wells Fargo Foundation