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Q: What are you up to now?
A: We are a little pensive as we close out the year. We are thankful for somany things. We also realize that others have challenges and at Dos Gringos we tryto give back whenever we can.
Q: Love it. Tell me more. A: We assist in supporting many charities in a variety of ways. Some of us areon the charity boards and volunteer our time for events and yet the biggest waywe add support is through all of our floral donations.
Q: What organizations do you support?
A: The are quite a few. For this week we would like to highlight our localcharities and provide some interesting statistics.
Q: Sounds good!
A: Here they are in no particular order.
Q: What happens during the show?
A: We try to speak with as many of our clients as we can. We had a lot of greatclients come through our booth which makes the day fly by! We also host anevening party for our clients during which we get to let down our hair a little bit(not me of course.) Then, come Sunday, it is time to tear it all down, pack itall up, ship it back home, head home ourselves and fall into bed.
These are table toppers for an event for the Legacy Foundation. Legacy endowsseveral charities however its primary charity is the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.
The Lucky Duck Foundation’s primary goal is to end homelessness in San Diegoand they are making great strides. Founders Pat and StephanieKilkenny with the wonderful Father Joe and a DG tabletopper.
DG Sunflowers helped out at “Finish Chelsea’s Run Charity 5 K.
They don’t all have to be large charities. These festivearrangements helped the Pilipino American Society Fundraiser.
For more than twenty years we have helped assist Meals on Wheels in aboard/advisory capacity and by floral donations. Every north county recipient gets abouquet for their birthday, we honor the volunteers at an annual luncheon with bouquetsand we contribute to various fundraising events. Below, the band conductor and concertmaster receive bouquets after they donated their musical talents to help raise money for Meals on Wheels.
For more than 10 years, we have provided local garden clubs with flowersand greens. In turn, they make and deliver bouquets to hospitalized soldiers atour two military hospitals. We received this recently.