Special Events

There are many exciting opportunities for you to support our mission and join the philanthropic community.

15th Annual Santa Barbara Yacht Club Charity Regatta

Each year, the Santa Barbara Yacht Club (SBYC) and VNA Health come together to race and raise funds to support VNA Health's mission of caring with compassion and integrity. While we are unsure if there will be a physical gathering this year due to COVID-19, SBYC still plans to race their boats and raise funds for VNA Health through the 16th Annual SBYC Charity Regatta.
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19th Annual Mother’s Day Luncheon

Out of concern for the wellbeing and health of our community we will be canceling our physical Mother's Day Luncheon event and transforming it this year into an online celebration for this year's Honored Mother, Sue Birch, and Remembered Mother, Adelle Chris Dyer. It is also an opportunity to recognize all mothers and caregivers! Read more »


PHorum is Santa Barbara’s annual healthcare symposium where national, regional and local health care leaders share and discuss relevant issues that impact our community. At this year’s PHorum, we explored with Dr. Kerr how near universal experiences often provide comfort and meaning as well as insight into the life led as we approach death. SAVE THE DATE – March 12, 2020: Dr. Kerr returns to present his new research finding at the 2020 PHorum at the Lobero Theatre. Read more »

Angels Among Us

Every year, VNA Health hosts our annual Angels Among Us remembrance services in December – one in Buellton and two in Santa Barbara. Angels Among Us is a special offering over the holidays to honor and remember those who live in our memories. The services include lovely music, heartwarming reflections, delicious refreshments, and an opportunity to remember loved ones by lighting a candle, and placing an angel on a tree or in our Gathering of Angels. Dates for the 2019 services have been announced. Read more »