15 Sep
Okizu Crush

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Okizu Crush
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Paul Martin’s American Grill, San Mateo, CA

Now onto our second year! Okizu Crush was created as Okizu’s signature wine tasting event catering to the Peninsula and South Bay to expand our fundraising efforts and visibility to support families with childhood cancer. The event will feature small silent and live auctions, special wine tasting experiences and education, hors d’oeuvres provided by Paul Martin’s American Grill, and live music by indie-rock trio Magic in the Order (drummer Ezra Lipp, bassist Steve Adams, and guitar wizard Roger Riedlbauer) whose debut record “What We Know Is Possible” will be released September 14th. This event has limited availability and will sell out, so save the date and look for ticket sales soon!

Select wine tastings from The Wine FoundryThree Sticks Wines, and Cosenza Cellars.

Individual tickets are $150, event sponsorships available! Tickets can be purchased online, credit card via phone at 415.382.1503, or by sending a check ATTN: Crush to 83 Hamilton Drive, Suite 200, Novato, CA 94949.

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Thank you to our generous sponsors!



Friends of Popeye

BuildGroup, Inc. 
Lucky Dog Racing League & Chase-ing Cancer
TAIT and Associates
Presidio Bank
Regency Centers

6 Oct
Lobsterfest Benefit

Saturday, October 6, 2018

5:30pm – 9:30pm
New England Lobster Market & Eatery, Burlingame, CA
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A benefit for Okizu, a camp and peer support program for children with cancer and their families. Come and eat delicious Maine lobster, enjoy lively spirits, and send kids to camp!  The mission of Okizu is to help all members of families affected by childhood cancer to heal through peer support, respite, mentoring, and recreational programs. Okizu is committed to the continuing support of the Oncology and Siblings camping programs. These programs are the result of a collaborative effort of the foundation and the pediatric treatment programs of Northern California. The specific purpose of this corporation is to operate a recreational therapy program for children whose families are affected by childhood cancer.  Lobster Feast – lobster, jumbo prawns, hot links, corn on the cob, potatoes, artichokes, garlic, onions, sourdough bread and dessert.

As a reminder…
The Event this year is

  • Saturday, October 6th
  • The event this year is once again at  – New England Lobster Market & Eatery, 824 Cowan Road, Burlingame.

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Event is 21+ over only.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Street Parking on Cowan Road. Neighbor lots available. New England Lobster Market & Eatery is approximately miles from the Millbrae Intermodal Station, a nice walk or a short cab/Lyft/Uber ride away.

Is the event Tax Deductible?
Yes, a portion of the dinner is Tax Deductible, you will be sent a letter confirming the tax-deductible amount after the event.  Total amount depends on market-price of Lobster the day of the event.

Is this All You Can Eat?
No, it’s not. While the food is served traditional boil/clam bake style strewn on the table, it works out to be one lobster per person.

What if I am allergic to Shellfish, can I still attend?
Yes, we do have a chicken option, and the vegetables etc, are cooked in a separate pot (however, while all pots are cleaned after every use, a pot may have previously had shellfish cooked in it). Please note in the seating section if you need a chicken dinner.


27 Oct
Evening Under the Stars

Save the date!
16th Annual Evening Under the Stars
Presented By:

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Arden Hills Resort Club and Spa, Sacramento, California

Please join us at the beautiful Arden Hills Resort Club & Spa in Sacramento for a celebration of Okizu, including a seated dinner, silent and live auctions, and dancing to live music! Hosted by Kaiser Permanente’s Dr. Kent Jolly and Hanson McClain’s Pat Henry, it is sure to be an evening of elegance, celebration, and friendship, in support of the Okizu campers and families.

Check back for event updates and more information.

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