For Foxen, supporting our local and global communities is at the core of our values. Here are some of the ways in which Foxen chooses to give back:
Pins for Pride
Twice a year - in January and July - we donate $2 for every rainbow anchor pin sold to Santa Ynez Valley Pride. SYV Pride's mission is to create a safe, supportive, and empowering home for the LGBTQIA+ community in the Santa Ynez Valley through the education and celebration of LGBTQIA+ culture. To learn more about this organization or to donate yourself, please visit their website: Santa Ynez Valley Pride.
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Hats Help Fund Research
Twice a year - in January and July - we donate $2 for every pink FOXEN hat sold to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. BCRF's mission is to prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world's most promising research. To learn more about this foundation or to donate yourself, please visit their website: Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
To get yourself a pink FOXEN hat, click here. And don't forget to choose Pale Pink when adding it to your cart!
Making a Difference with Rosé
During the months of April and May, we donate $1 for every bottle sold of our rosés to two different organizations.
Our Rosé of Mourvèdre supports the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. BCRF's mission is to prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world's most promising research. To learn more about this foundation or to donate yourself, please visit their website: Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Our Rosé of Pinot Noir supports the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County. The SBC Foodbank serves the community as a leader and expert in improving the nutritional health of Santa Barbara County through increased food security. To learn more about this organization or to donate, please visit their website: Foodbank of Santa Barbara County.
For more information or to make a donation, please visit the California Community Foundation website: Cal Poly Scholarship for BIPOC in Wine & Viticulture
California Community Foundation - Cal Poly Scholarship for BIPOC in Wine & Viticulture
Every February, in celebration of Black History Month, we donate 1% of our direct-to-consumer, non-club shipment sales to the Cal Poly Scholarship for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color in Wine and Viticulture, funded through the California Community Foundation.
This scholarship is available to any Black, Indigenous, or Person of Color student in in Cal Poly's College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences who expresses interest in a career in the wine industry. It not only provides financial support to students of color but also provides mentorship and internship opportunties to help set students up for successful careers in the wine industry.
Pacific Pride Foundation
Every June, in celebration of LGBTQIA+ Pride, we donate 1% of our direct-to-consumer, non-club shipment sales to the Pacific Pride Foundation.
Since its formation, Pacific Pride Foundation has become the foremost resource for people living with HIV/AIDS and the LGBT community, both in Santa Barbara County and the coastal communities of California between Los Angeles and San Francisco. With offices in Santa Barbara and Santa Maria, PPF is a strong, respected leader providing high quality, compassionate health and social service programs not available through any other organization in the county.
For more information or to make a donation, please visit their website: Pacific Pride Foundation
For more information, to make a donation, or inquire about volunteer opportunities, please visit their website: People Helping People
Santa Ynez Valley People Helping People
Foxen offers continual support of People Helping People, including a wine donation for their annual Vino de Sueños fundraising event and many silent auction donations for other fundraising events. In addition, one of Foxen's owners currently sits on the board of directors.
People Helping People is dedicated to improving the lives of all people in the Santa Ynez Valley, Los Alamos, and surrounding communities by addressing emergency and basic needs, furnishing comprehensive integrated family and individual support services, and acting as a catalyst for positive community change.
Every March, we donate 1% of our direct-to-consumer, non-club shipment sales to Direct Relief and earmark the donation for a global program. In 2022, we chose to support their efforts on the ground during the crisis in Ukraine.
Since 1948, Direct Relief has worked to help people who confront enormous hardship from disasters and improve the quality of their lives.
To learn more about this organization or to make a donation, please visit their website: Direct Relief
Santa Barbara Vintners Foundation
Foxen donates to and participates in fundraising events held by the Santa Barbara Vintners Foundation, including the biennial Santa Barbara Wine Auction, the Vintners 5 Miler run, Vintners Golf Classic, and Holiday Hope family adoption program, among other things.
The Santa Barbara Vintners Foundation is the charitable organization by which the vintner community of Santa Barbara County conducts its philanthropic work, with the mission of Grounded in Giving. A primary focus of the SBVF is partnering with Community Health Centers of the Central Coast to bring healthcare access to vineyard agricultural workers in Santa Barbara County.
To learn more or to make a donation, please visit the Vintners Foundation website: Santa Barbara Vintners Foundation.