Join us for a Special Holiday Reception at DACHA 11/12


Join us on Saturday, November 12, from 3-5pm for a special holiday reception at DACHA benefiting Sandpipers. Enjoy sparkling wine and snacks while you shop a uniquely curated assortment of accessories and gifts including pillows and throws, art and objects, plants, candles, jewelry, books and more.  DACHA is one this year’s Sandpipers Holiday Homes Tour decor vendors and was recently named Best New South Bay Business by Locale magazine. 20% of event proceeds will go to Sandpipers!


Holiday Homes & Fashion Show Program – Ad Placement

Holiday Homes & Fashion Show Program - Ad PlacementWould you like your business to be included in this year’s ?

One tax-deductible donation to SANDPIPERS gets you a full color ad in both programs! We distribute the program to every person who attends the Holiday Homes Tour and Fashion Show (over 2,000 and 500 attendees respectively!) and is available online for year-round viewing.

*Rates are $500 for full page, $300 for half page, and $200 for quarter page…and go directly to support Sandpipers’ philanthropic programs! A limited number of premium placement levels also available.

*Ad agreement, payment and camera-ready art due by Oct 14!

Find more info and forms at:

Advertising Opportunities

If you are interested please contact us at

Sandpipers Week of Beauty

Summer may be over but that does not mean all work and no play!

Please join us for a week of beauty at two special events benefiting Sandpipers: “Bellacures Give Back Day” on September 22nd, and the “Beauty Collection Gives Back” event on September 23rd.

Enjoy some pampering while doing good for Sandpipers, too!



Bellacures Give Back Day
Thursday, September 22nd
Bellacures at the Point will be donating 10% of the day’s proceeds to Sandpipers! Pamper yourself while doing good for Sandpipers too! Call to make an appointment: 310.341.7600

Bellacures Give Back Day



The Beauty Collection Event
Friday, September 23rd, 1-4 p.m.
Enjoy nibbles and sips and complimentary makeovers, mini facials and other spa services. Take home a free beauty bag with your purchase! Sandpipers will receive 10% of event sales.

The Beauty Collection Event


Bella Cures
Please Join Us Saturday, August 27th for the Bellacures Sandpipers VIP Hour!
Saturday, August 27, 2016
10-11 a.m.
Bellacures South Bay at The Point

Save the date:  Thursday, September 22nd for the Bellacures Give Back Day – 10% of the day’s proceeds will be donated to Sandpipers.

Thank you all!

On behalf of Sandpipers, thank you for your support in making our 84th year such a tremendous success. Your donations to our philanthropic programs and fundraising events, combined with the efforts of our dedicated volunteer members, enabled us to change the lives of those less fortunate living in the South Bay.
Together we clothed less fortunate youth heading back to school, supplied gifts for foster children, brought holiday cheer to underprivileged families, awarded college scholarships to well deserving local students, awarded grants to local nonprofits and so much more. In total, Sandpipers distributed approximately
$500,000 and touched more than 25,000 lives. It is truly amazing to see what a community can do when it comes together to support those less fortunate.

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Hot Ballroom Night Event

Hot Ballroom Night 2016

Past President Laura Grabher is competing in a dance competition to raise money and awareness for Sandpipers! Tickets to attend the event are $65. $10 from each ticket Laura sells goes to Sandpipers. To purchase tickets, please contact Laura Grabher at Please visit to vote for Laura! Each vote costs $1. Every dollar raised from voting will all be donated to Sandpipers after the competition. Click on the link to vote for Laura! A HUGE thank you to Laura for continuing to support Sandpipers and GOOD LUCK!!!

Kendra Scott Fall 2016 Launch Party Benefiting Sandpipers

Sandpipers KS Launch Invite 2016

Kendra Scott’s Fall 2016 collection launches Wednesday, July 13th. Help us celebrate with an in-store Kendra Gives Back Event benefiting Sandpipers from 5-8 p.m. There will be sips, sweets, and a raffle with a chance to win Kendra Scott jewelry. Please join us by attending this fun event at Kendra Scott Manhattan Beach to help support Sandpipers!

Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Chairs!

Sandpipers applauds those who have stepped forward to lead us into our 85th year!  Your enthusiasm for your positions and new ideas are much appreciated.

Asst to Finance VP – Cash/Checks Bria Riehl
Asst to Finance VP – Credit Elizabeth Magana
Asst to Finance VP – Endowment & FOS Robyn Lucas
Fundraising Financial Co-Chair 1 Laura Brodeur
Fundraising Financial Co-Chair 2 Sharmila Garg
HHT Ticket Sales Chair Drisa Carizzo
Auction Co-Chair 3 Ann Tittle
Auction Co-Chair 2 Jennifer Stewart
Auction Co-Chair 1 Kathy Clarke
Asst to Director of Database Management Mitsue Yokota
Fashion Show Co-Chair 1 (Committee Mgmt) Traci Radcliffe
Fashion Show Co-Chair 2 (Tickets) Sarah Steinmeier
Fundraising Boutique Co-Chair 1 Jill Christianne
Fundraising Boutique Co-Chair 2 Molly Komick
HHT Co-Chair 1 (logistics) Catherine Castaneda
HHT Co-Chair 2 (Facilitators) Ashley Goldsmith
HHT Café Co-Chair 1 Angela Dax
HHT Café Co-Chair 2 Jessica Baker
HHT Decorations, Rentals & Entertainment Chair Liz Bird
HHT Facilitator 1 Olga Milobedzki
HHT Facilitator 2 Nicole Alm
HHT Facilitator 3 Ashley Reynolds
HHT Facilitator 4 Jennifer Meter
HHT Facilitator 5 Laurie Gulley
HHT Facilitator 6 Micall Weinberg
HHT Staffing Chair Melissa Roe
HHT Transportation Chair Susan Mashayeki
Asst to Membership VP Nikki Marshall
Circulation Chair Kat Zimmerman
Founders’ Day/Meetings Chair Jenna Dunbar
Social Chair Jenny DeWall
Membership Directory Editor Meredith Roberts
The Piper Editor Rachel Bosma
Sandpipers’ Merchandise Chair Janet Wyse
Event Programs Co-Chair 1 Lisa Quarello
Event Programs Co-Chair 2 Courtney Moss
Historian Rachel Kuppinger
Webmaster Nancy Tovar Huxen
Asst to Philanthropy VP – Administration JoAnn Totzke
Asst to Philanthropy VP – Baskets Sarah Winfrey
Asst to Philanthropy VP – Company Donations Stephanie Lucey
Assistant to Philanthropy VP – Development Bridget Samuelson
Community Outreach Co-Chair 1 Molly Canales
Community Outreach Co-Chair 2 Taylor Rayfield
Sugarplum Co-Chair 1 (Donations) Gigi Verduzco
Sugarplum Co-Chair 2 (Mall) Carissa Wright
Sugarplum Co-Chair 3 (DCFS) Lesley Krakosky
Summer Arts Program Co-Chair 1 Kristine Suh
Summer Arts Program Co-Chair 2 Jennifer Forrester
Special Events Chair Jane Riehl
Sandpiper Juniors Co-Chair 1 Grettel Fournell
Sandpiper Juniors Co-Chair 2 Dayna Bubenicek
Sandpiper Juniors Co-Chair 3 (Development) Dominique Webster

Interested in Joining Sandpipers?

7343_60 Sandpipers 2015 Provisional Group ShotSandpipers is a Manhattan Beach volunteer women’s organization that is dedicated to serving the needs of the entire South Bay community through a wide array of fundraising events and charitable programs.

Membership for the Class of 2016 is now waitlisted. Please contact to be placed on the waitlist. Please read more about membership requirements in Sandpipers.