SAFE is the San Diego Advertising Fund for Emergencies.
Get to Know Us
What We Do.
We raise money to give it away.
Who We Are.
We are a San Diego-based non-profit (501c3) organization founded by advertising and marketing professionals in 2000 to provide financial aid in life-crisis situations to members of the San Diego advertising and marketing community, and their families.
SAFE is run by volunteers comprised of professionals from all aspects of the advertising, communications and marketing industry.
We have an Executive Board as well as a Board of Directors.
We are the charitable arm of the San Diego Ad Club.
How We Do It.
We raise money throughout the year, and at the Annual SAFE Fundraising Party.
We use the funds to provide financial assistance to people in our industry who are facing a life- crisis situation.
Our services are free.
Over the years, we’ve handled over 80 cases providing financial assistance to qualifying recipients.
History of SAFE
May 2000SAFE Founded
March 2002First Annual SAFE Party
SAFE debuted their annual fundraising party with the theme “An Evening in Hollywood". The party was held at Cully Warehouse.
January 2004 Reached $100,000 funding milestone
November 2012$200,000 in grants awarded
Donate to San Diego Advertising Fund for Emergencies
Help SAFE continue to help advertising professionals in San Diego during life-crisis situations by donating to our organization. We are a volunteer, non-profit organization 501(c)(3) and all donations are tax deductible.