Stars see green for holidays

‘San Francisco Gorgeous & Green’: Global Green USA’s sixth annual benefit, held Dec. 13 at the W Hotel and co-chaired by Zem Joaquin and Nadine Weil, raised $300,000 for initiatives such as creating green affordable housing and schools for low-income families. Guests included James Van Der Beek, Rhona Mitra, Daphne Zuniga, Dan Vickrey, Marissa Mayer and Zachary Bogue.

KIPP school supporters celebrate

2010 San Francisco Social: The event, held Dec. 18 at the Fairmont Hotel, benefited KIPP Bay Area schools, a network of college-preparatory charter schools for underprivileged children. Some 350 people attended the sold-out gathering, which exceeded goals by raising more than $40,000.

Patrons help boost opera education

’Tis the Season: The San Francisco Opera Guild presented its annual holiday party at the Westin St. Francis Hotel on Dec. 9. Proceeds from the event, which featured refreshments and silent and live auctions, will benefit opera education and outreach, along with special programming.

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