Events and Campaigns
Seneca hosts events and campaigns year round, offering community members the opportunity to get involved with our work and help us support the children and families in our community who need it most. Check out this page to see learn about some of our upcoming events and campaigns! For more information about anything we have going on, email Doreen Luke, Director of Development, at [email protected].
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Change Happens Together Instagram Auctions
Seneca holds multiple Change Happens Together Instagram auctions throughout the year. The auction is held entirely on our @change_happens_together Instagram account and features items from local businesses and artists. The goal is to raise funds for our services while celebrating local makers and creators. 100% of proceeds support Seneca's Central Coast programs.
HOW IT WORKS
Auction items are donated by local businesses and artists, and during the auction, each item is posted to our Change Happens Together Instagram account silent auction-style. To bid on an item, simply comment your bid amount in the comment section of the item post. The highest bidder at the end of the auction wins! Paying for the item(s) you win is fast, simple, and secure through our online donation page.
Want to donate or sponsor an auction item?
Partnering with us by donating/sponsoring an auction item exposes your brand to a new local audience and helps support our foster care services. We accept all kinds of items, from small goods or services to trips and experiences! To donate/sponsor an item, email [email protected]. And if you know of a brand/business that might be interested in donating or sponsoring an item, please pass this info along to them!
To see past auctions and get an idea of how it works and what's involved, visit the Instagram page where the auction takes place.
Ag for Kids
Seneca's Ag for Kids campaign unites agricultural leaders across the Central Coast to raise funds for our foster care, relative caregiver, and children's mental health services by creating awareness in the agriculture community about the needs of youth who cannot safely remain with their family of origin.ag for kids
Children First Gala: September 30th, 2023
Seneca's Children First Gala is planned for Saturday, September 30th, 2023 at The Club at Pasadera! Stay tuned to our Central Coast emails, social media posts, and mailings for updates. For information regarding sponsorships or how to get involved with the event contact Doreen Luke: [email protected].
Our sincerest gratitude to our 2022 event sponsors!
To see photos from 2022, click here.
Jeff Davi Fund
To honor Jeff Davi’s leadership and dedication to Seneca, we established the Jeff Davi Fund. This fund will support our Central Coast foster care and adoption services in honor of Jeff’s passion for ensuring every child in our community is safe and in a loving and secure home.Donate
Gabilan Chapter Seneca Wine & Food Tasting
Gabilan Chapter Seneca's 67th Wine & Food Tasting is happening on Saturday, August 19th from 4-7pm at their new incredible venue, Swank Farms! Proceeds support Seneca's foster care and adoption services in San Benito County. Ticket purchasing information coming soon.
Gabilan Chapter Seneca hosts their annual Gabilan Wine & Food Tasting in San Benito County. This is advertised as California’s oldest wine tasting event and features more than 25 regional wineries and more than 25 local restaurants. Their mission is to raise funds and support Seneca’s foster care and adoption services in San Benito County and the Chapter has a long and distinguished history of service to adoption and child welfare. Visit the Gabilan Chapter Seneca website for more information.