Steve Chase Gala Raises $6 Million In One Night For Healthcare Home

An astounding success, the 24th annual Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards gala raised $6 million, all the while celebrating the biggest names in philanthropy and rolling out a welcoming red carpet complete with fashion show-level glamour. Said producing sponsor Harold Matzner (who donated $50k), “Palm Springs…

The Write Stuff: 5th Annual Rancho Mirage Writers Festival

Pulitzer-prize winners like A. Scott Berg and Bret Stephens were among the keynote speakers at the 5th Annual Rancho Mirage Writer’s Festival “Angels Only,” which hosts a forum and face-to-face atmosphere where readers and authors can meet. The theme this year was “Glorianna Britannia.” Also…

Desert Arc recognizes community leaders for their support

Desert Arc, a nonprofit grouped aimed at creating opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities, acknowledged the leaders and businesses which have championed their cause. Among the recognized were Eisenhower Health,  JFK Memorial Hospital, Palm Springs Disposal, Destination PSP, Renova Solar. Sacred Heart Church, steered by…

Mr. Palm Springs Celebrates His 80th Birthday

Businessman, one of the Valley’s top donors (with nearly $70 million given over the past 17 years), philanthropist, and 2017 Horatio Alger Award recipient Harold Matzner turns 80! His life and accomplishments are were honored in the Desert Sun, as friends, businesses, and the rest of Palm…

Harold Matzner’s Latest Namesake is One Big Baby

One of the Living Desert’s youngest denizens is Harold, a baby giraffe whose namesake is Palm Spring’s own Harold Matzner, a long-time supporter and recent donator of $50,000. His philanthropy goes towards further conservation efforts of wildlife in Africa, educational trips, and improving infrastructure of the…

Tools for Tomorrow honors local philanthropists Barbara and Jerry Keller

The Tools for Tomorrow Vision for the Future Awards Luncheon showcased unique art, honored educators and students, and presented Barbara and Jerry Keller with the Vision For the Future Award. The program emphasizes writing, painting, music, literature, and performing arts for students–all made possible through the fundraising…

The ACT for MS Annual Spring Gala Honors Public Servant Jamie Kabler

Harold Matzner both sponsored and acted as guest announcer at the ACT for MS gala, where friend Jamie Kabler was honored for his public service, community activism, and philanthropy… To Read Original Article at The Desert Sun, Click Here: The Desert Sun, March 25, 2017