Category Archives: GiveLight Events

The SoCal Way of Giving

Channeling our inner yogis on the beach then following it up with a hearty lunch at a restaurant overlooking the ocean is a quintessentially GiveLight way of talking shop. There are no boardrooms, no black or white boards, no fancy … Continue reading

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GiveLight World Cuisine

Earlier this year we launched a new and innovative idea to bring our supporters together.  The idea centers around gourmet food, friendship and our desire to give and help. Ten chefs prepare food from various countries and bring their signature … Continue reading

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Tea and Poetry

One of our September events in Half Moon Bay combined Tea, Poetry and Charity to celebrate the friendship of the GiveLight community, and to raise generous donations that will feed eleven children for two months.  Sabina Khan-Ibara shares her account … Continue reading

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Walking to Give

by Nasha Khan The GiveLight Walkathon 2014 commenced under an overcast sky at the Sunnyale Baylands Park, on October 25th. Much like its inaugural year, this year also saw its share of light rain. The first year forecasted a beautiful … Continue reading

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Giving Back through GiveLight

By Dr. Alya Khan On March 12, 2014, our family was blessed with the latest addition — our daughter Noura. Suited to the meaning of her name, which means “light” in Arabic, Noura has certainly illuminated our lives. She has … Continue reading

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The Sweetest Cause

by Nasha Khan The Global Bistro 2014 kicked off this year with high expectations — and with good reason too. Last year — its pilot year — was a delectable feat, inviting foodies from all through Northern California to participate … Continue reading

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GiveLight HighTea: Fete du Jardin

By Nahlah Kolkailah Beautiful women in elegant sundresses and graceful ethnic attire arrived to the lush garden of a beautiful Los Altos home on May 30th, 2014 for the GiveLight Foundation’s Annual Women Gala: Fete du Jardin. The beautifully sophisticated … Continue reading

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A Flicker of Light

by Nasha Khan It’s a clear day, the sun is out, and I’m with my sister on the familiar, winding road leading straight to the heart of Laguna Beach. We talk of sisterly things, note my quarrel with punctuality, and … Continue reading

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Tea & Charity in Southern California

One of the most exciting things about Givelight is how our friends choose to show their love and passion for the cause. They embrace the cause in such personal ways by opening their homes, pouring their hearts into preparing a … Continue reading

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The Art of Giving

Art of Giving as the name suggests was project basically aimed to inspire kids to use their talents to benefit others. I’ve always been interested in art and creativity and to know that with these projects, we could benefit an … Continue reading

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