Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA


Saturday, December 10, 2022 | 6:00PM

Join us for our holiday fundraising gala, the 31st Annual Paul Ecke Jr. Poinsettia Ball on Saturday, December 10, 2022. We look forward to celebrating the season with you and supporting children and families in our Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA community!

The event will be from 6:00 to 11:00pm, hosted in the Gary E. Biszantz Family Gymnasium at Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA.

In supporting the Paul Ecke Jr. Poinsettia Ball, you join a community committed to providing quality, character-building programs for all people, regardless of ability to pay. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available now.


Regular Price: $400

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We thank our committed sponsors for their generous support!

Gala Sponsors

  • Mo Ecke
  • Hubbard Charitable Fund
    (Coastal Community Foundation)


Major Sponsors

  • The Ecke Family
  • Sandy & Albert Bertha


Event Sponsors

  • Carltas Company
  • Nancy & Jim McLennan
  • Welch Family Charitable Fund
  • Sheila & Kevin Wirick
  • Andra Moran
  • Dan & Fran Morilak & Family
  • Carole Manfredo
  • Leichtag Foundation
  • Stephanie & Stephen Brownell

Guest Sponsors

  • Gary & Betty Biszantz
  • Hamilton Tharp LLP
  • DCM Properties
  • Barbara Winter

Friends of the Ball

  • Claude H. Chan, MD
  • Robbie & Alan Johnson

2022 Poinsettia Ball Sponsor Packet

2022 Volunteer Committee Members 

  • Nancy McLennan, co-chair
  • Suzanne Welch, co-chair
  • Roshanak Clune
  • Lizbeth Ecke
  • Mo Ecke
  • Mike Hood
  • Joni Laura
  • Marjorie Murphy
  • Andra Moran
  • Mary Purviance
  • Maria Rausch
  • Liz Walker
  • Eugenia Welch
  • Sheila Wirick


All questions can be directed to Paula Ford, Development Department Head at [email protected] or (760) 942-9622, ext. 1858.