Annual Fundraiser at the Drive-In

For instructions on how to purchase tickets online, please scroll halfway down this page.

We are pleased to announce that our annual fundraiser for 2020 will take place at the West Wind Drive-In on Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 6 to 9 PM! We will be showing the 1991 comedy-drama film The Fisher King, written by Richard LaGravenese and directed by Terry Gilliam. Starring our local celebrity Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, and Mercedes Ruehl, the film chronicles a radio shock jock as he finds redemption by helping a man whose life he inadvertently shatters.

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The film conveys the compassion and hope that aligns beautifully with our work and will help community members reflect upon how trauma and mental illness impacts each one of us.

Part of our mission is to provide education to the community. We have integrated this into our fundraising efforts by leveraging theater, cinema, and the arts for our fundraisers over the past several years. While we had to postpone our planned fundraiser this year (a theatrical performance of the award-winning show — Every Brilliant Thing), we are very grateful that we have the opportunity to hold our annual fundraiser at our local Drive-In.

The evening will directly benefit New Beginnings’ programs, services, and clients, enabling us to remain accessible to all.

Thank you to our event sponsors!

CinemaScope Sponsor:
The Coeta and Donald Barker Foundation

Technicolor Sponsor:
The Lehrer Family, Lloyd and Richard Dallett

BlockBuster Sponsors: Anonymous, Deirdre and Will Arntz, Glenn and Amy Bacheller, Lalla and Rinaldo Brutoco,  Jackie and Paul Kurta, and Charlie and Eileen White Read

Sponsor, Bryant & Sons Jewelers    Santa Barbara Venture Partners    Sponsor, Cottage Psychiatry         United Way Northern Santa Barbara County       omega point institute

Instructions for Purchasing Tickets to the Fundraiser and the Late Night Screening (9:30-1:00)

You can purchase a ticket online using a credit card or PayPal by clicking on the button below. During checkout, you also have the option to pre-purchase catered boxed dinners if you choose. If you choose this option, please read the section below with more details. You can also buy a vehicle pass at the event using a credit card. Dinner must be purchased beforehand. We are not accepting cash as a way to purchase a ticket.

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If you would like to pay by check, please mail us a check with an amount of $50 and indicate on the check that this is for the “Drive-In Fundraiser”. Here is our mailing address:

New Beginnings Counseling Center
Attn: Development Department
324 E. Carrillo Street, Suite C
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

We are also holding a late night screening starting at approximately 9:30 PM after the fundraiser.

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Food, Concessions, and Other Information

For the annual fundraiser, only, you can also pre-purchase catered boxed dinners that we will deliver to your vehicle. The dinner will include a sandwich, salad, cookie, and a water. We offer a vegetarian and non-vegetarian option and are charging $21.50 per meal. You can purchase the meals online during checkout. If you are paying by check, you can add the amount to your check, and please let us know that you are pre-purchasing meals by reaching out to development@sbnbcc.org. We will need to coordinate with you beforehand to know your vehicle make and license plate so we can deliver the meal(s) to your car. There will also be a concessions stand where you can purchase popcorn, nachos, candy, and beverages.

You will also be able to keep your distance, and all of the vehicles will be spaced at least six feet apart. If you would like to bring chairs and sit in front or behind your car, you are free to do so. The Drive-In is located at 907 S Kellogg Ave, Goleta, CA 93117

Who Can I Contact with Questions?

If you have any questions at all, please reach out to our Development Manager, Michael Berton, at mberton@sbnbcc.org.

 

Sponsor New Beginnings’ 2020 Annual Fundraiser

If you are interested in sponsoring, please see the benefits we provide below:

Production (Title) Sponsor: $20,000

  • 20 reserved parking spaces at the event and up to 20 catered boxed dinners*
  • 4 tickets to a future annual fundraiser featuring the performance of Every Brilliant Thing by the comedian Jonny Donahoe
  • 60-second promotional video that you provide to appear on screen prior to the film**
  • Recognition and name or logo on screen at the event, in promotional materials, press, on our website for the entire year, through our social media, and in an article in our newsletter
  • Invitation to all of the Coral Casino luncheons in 2021 and 4 seats to any that we are allowed to hold in person

CinemaScope Sponsor: $10,000

  • 10 reserved parking spaces at the event and up to 10 catered boxed dinners*
  • 2 tickets to a future annual fundraiser featuring the performance of Every Brilliant Thing by the comedian Jonny Donahoe
  • 30-second promotional video that you provide to appear on screen prior to the film**
  • Recognition and name or logo on screen at the event, in promotional materials, press, on our website for the entire year, through our social media, and in an article in our newsletter
  • Invitation to all of the Coral Casino luncheons in 2021 and 4 seats to any that we are allowed to hold in person

Technicolor Sponsor: $5,000

  • 8 reserved parking spaces at the event and up to 8 catered boxed dinners*
  • 2 tickets to a future annual fundraiser featuring the performance of Every Brilliant Thing by the comedian Jonny Donahoe
  • 15-second promotional video that you provide to appear on screen prior to the film**
  • Recognition and name or logo on screen at the event, in promotional materials, press, on our website for the entire year, through our social media, and in an article in our newsletter
  • Invitation to all of the Coral Casino luncheons in 2021 and 4 seats to any that we are allowed to hold in person

Blockbuster Sponsor: $2,500

  • 6 reserved parking spaces at the event and up to 6 catered boxed dinners*
  • 2 tickets to a future annual fundraiser featuring the performance of Every Brilliant Thing by the comedian Jonny Donahoe
  • Recognition and name or logo on screen at the event, in promotional materials, press, on our website for the entire year, through our social media, and in an article in our newsletter
  • Invitation to all of the Coral Casino luncheons in 2021 and 4 seats to any that we are allowed to hold in person

*Additional meals can be purchased if needed.
**Video must be formatted in DCP format.

If you are interested in sponsoring, please reach out to our Development Manager, Michael Berton, at (805) 963-7777 x112 or at mberton@sbnbcc.org