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Safe Parking Program Anniversary Luncheon

20th Anniversary Luncheon

Safe Parking Program® 20th Anniversary Luncheon

This special luncheon will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Safe Parking Program in Santa Barbara County. The event will honor Congressman Salud Carbajal and the Hon. Susan Rose for their commitment and dedication to ensuring the continuation of the Safe Parking Program in our area. This event will be held at the Santa Barbara Woman’s Club at 670 Mission Canyon Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93105.

New Beginnings welcomes Dr. Michele Wakin as a special guest speaker for this event!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Multiple Levels to Choose From!

Event Sponsor – $20,000

  • 6 seats to each luncheon
  • 4 seats to the annual benefit event and dinner/reception
  • Recognition as Event Sponsor at 20th anniversary event
  • Recognition and logo or name printed in all 2024 luncheon promotional materials, on agency website, and social media channels, and in an article in our newsletter
  • May offer promotional item to luncheon attendees

Visionary Sponsor – $10,000

  • 6 seats to each luncheon
  • 2 seats to the annual benefit event and dinner/reception
  • Recognition as Visionary Sponsor at each luncheon
  • Recognition and logo or name printed in promotional materials, on agency website, and social media channels, and in an article in our newsletter
  • May offer promotional item to luncheon attendees

Defender Sponsor – $5,000

  • 4 seats to each luncheon
  • 2 seats to the annual benefit event and dinner/reception
  • Recognition as Visionary Sponsor at each luncheon
  • Recognition and logo or name printed in promotional materials, on agency website, and social media channels, and in an article in our newsletter

Advocate Sponsor – $2,500

  • 4 seats to each luncheon
  • Recognition as Visionary Sponsor at each luncheon
  • Recognition and logo or name printed in promotional materials, on agency website, and social media channels, and in an article in our newsletter

Supporter Sponsor – $1,500

  • 2 seats to each luncheon
  • Recognition as Visionary Sponsor at each luncheon
  • Recognition and logo or name printed in promotional materials, on agency website, and social media channels, and in an article in our newsletter

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Thank you to our Safe Parking 20th Anniversary Luncheon Sponsors!

Defender Sponsors

Charles & Eileen White Read
Jon Kechejian & Sandy Schoolfield
Zegar Family Fund

 

Advocate Sponsor

Glenn & Amy Bacheller
Mary Becker
Judith Hopkinson
Sara Miller McCune
The Hutton Parker Foundation

Supporter Sponsors

Andrew & Liz Butcher
Lloyd and Richard Dallett
Maureen & Dave Ellenberger
Kait Hamilton
Mary Howe-Grant, Ph.D.
Montecito Bank and Trust

In Kind Sponsors

Lazy Acres
Doug Margerum

Dr. Michele Wakin

Michele Wakin is a Professor of Sociology at Bridgewater State University. She received a Master’s Degree in Education from Boston University and both Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara. 

Dr. Wakin has published in the journals Contemporary Sociology, Social Forces, American Behavioral Scientist, and City & Community. She is the author of three books on homelessness: Otherwise Homeless: Vehicle Living and the Culture of Homelessness (2014), Hobo Jungle: A Homeless Community in Paradise (2020), and American Homelessness: A Reference Handbook, (2022).

Her research has been funded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Institute for Labor and Employment, and the American Sociological Association.

Dr. Michele Wakin