Help-a-Kid No-Ball 2022

To all of those who supported The 18th Annual Help-a-Kid No-Ball, thank you for helping give every child in Santa Barbara a chance to thrive.

All No-Ball proceeds go directly to helping children living at Transition House’s emergency family shelter.

Thanks to a generous donor, every gift made from September 13th through the 30th to the Help-a-Kid No-Ball was matched up to $25,000!

The children at Transition House are dressing up, so you don’t have to! The Annual Help-a-Kid No-Ball directly supports people, not parties. Instead of using your donation to throw a big party, we are selling tickets to an event you don’t have to attend.

How you can CHANGE the lives of children at Transition House

Buy a Ticket for $150.
Why buy a $150 ticket to an event that won’t take place? Because the value of your non-event ticket goes directly towards supporting our children’s programs, and raises funds to help hundreds of homeless children each year.

Become a Patron with a Ticket of $350.
Patrons are special No-Ball donors who give an extra level of support for the kids staying in our emergency homeless shelter. Many of our Patrons show their dedication year after year to ensure our shelter and programs are there for any child in our local community who may need them.

Sponsor a Child at $1,000.
It costs about $1,000 for a child to live at our shelter for three months. By sponsoring a child during their stay at Transition House, you will help them to break the cycle of homelessness and thrive as young members of our community!

Each ticket $10, or six for $50

Dinner for a Year

Not every night…but how about once a month? Win this raffle prize and you will get 12 dinners for two (each valued at $100+) to Santa Barbara’s most delicious and generous restaurants. Local venues include Aperitivo, Bettina, Bossie’s Kitchen, Bouchon Restaurant, Brophy Bros., Finney’s Crafthouse, Intermezzo by Wine Cask, Olio e Limone, Pascucci, Reunion Kitchen + Drink, The Lark, and Toma Restaurant & Bar.

SBIFF Cinema Passes and Dinner at Loquita

Your SBIFF Cinema Passes will grant two people priority admission to all film screening including the opening night film and closing night events. Make one of your film festival evening a special night out with a $125 gift certificate to Loquita! Visit for event schedule and details.

Sonos Immersive Sound Set

Transform your home with this Immersive Sound Set by Sonos! Get theater-quality sound with the panoramic soundstage of Beam (Gen 2), the distortion-free bass of Sub (Gen 3), and the surround sound of a One SL stereo pair. This prize is sure to elevate all your entertainment!

Italian Dinner for a Year

Our neighbors at Arnoldi’s Café have graciously donated 12 gift certificates of $100 each. Established in 1940, Arnoldi’s Café offers fresh ingredients and generous portions of favorite Italian dishes. They are famous for their beautiful and family-friendly outdoor seating area and bocce ball courts. Buon appetito!

Did you know that more than 200 children come through our shelter each year?

Over sixty percent of the shelter clients we serve are under the age of 18, therefore addressing the needs of these young people is essential. Every dollar raised from No-Ball goes to where it is needed most—to support programs for homeless children living at Transition House.

In addition to safe sleeping rooms and three meals a day, we offer licensed infant daycare, tutoring for school-aged children, basic health care, childcare while parents attend evening classes, a literacy program, teen group sessions, and summer camp experiences.

No-Ball Corporate Sponsors

American Riviera Bank
Cearnal Collective, LLP

Montecito Bank & Trust
Pacific Premier Bank
The Golis Team | Radius Commercial Real Estate

Toyon Research Corporation
Underground Hair Artists
Wadell Roofing Services, Inc.
Yardi, Inc.

No-Ball Raffle Donors

Aperitivo Wine Bar
Arnoldi’s Café
Bossie’s Kitchen
Bouchon Restaurant
Brophy Bros.

Finney’s Crafthouse
Intermezzo by Wine Cask
Olio e Limone
Reunion Kitchen + Bar

Santa Barbara International Film Festival
The Lark
Toma Restaurant & Bar

Mom’s” Infant Care Center. The children in our photos all attend one of Transition House’s most critical programs—our licensed day care center called “Mom’s”. The center serves children living in our homeless shelter and babies from the community. Your contributions help underwrite the cost of childcare for homeless families.
For information, please call Gina Whitefoot at 805 966-9668, ext. 120.

Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities Available. Show your organization’s support for the community by becoming a No-Ball Sponsor. For more information on sponsor levels and benefits, contact Kellie Topar at (805) 966-9668 x128.

Photos by Kendall Klein