E.g., 11/15/2018

Continuing a Tradition of Giving

Catalina Island Company’s commitment to Catalina Island and its people began more than a century ago, with the building of roads, water systems, electrical facilities and other infrastructure needed to sustain a growing community.  Each year we renew this commitment by donating land, cash, gifts, services and facilities to improve the lives of all island residents, nearly a quarter of which are Catalina Island Company employees and their families. Below are some of the organizations, clubs, associations, foundations and more that have benefitted from Catalina Island Company’s philanthropic endeavors:

Use of facilities and venues for:
   •  Avalon High School graduation, prom and other events
   •  Catalina Island Medical Center Health Fair and Oscar Night
   •  Catalina Island Museum Annual Holiday Symphony
   •  Winter Wonderland 3-day event at Descanso Beach Club
   •  Catalina Island Museum Silent Film Benefit

Cash donations to:
   •  Avalon High School athletics, clubs and scholarships
   •  Santa Catalina Island Foundation
   •  Annual Thanksgiving and Christmas Food Box Programs
   •  Chimes Tower Foundation
   •  Avalon Humane Society
   •  Catalina Island Conservancy
   •  Veterans of Foreign Wars

Gift certificates, prizes and services for:
   •  Catalina Island promotions, contests and other events
   •  City of Avalon Recreation Activities
   •  Medical fundraisers for Avalon citizens
   •  CHOICES
   •  Avalon PTA

Land donated for:
   •  City Hall
   •  New Fire Station/Paramedics
   •  Kid Ventures and Recreation Offices
   •  Hospital
   •  Joe Machado Field
   •  New Vons Market

Reduced land lease rates for:
   •  Eucalyptus Hill Housing Tremont Hall
   •  City Park near the Avalon Bowl
   •  County Courthouse, Sheriff Station and Library
   •  Animal Clinic