Category: Sunshine Foundation News

  • Spokin Partnership

  • Partnership to support food allergic, food insecure families

    Partnership to support food allergic, food insecure families

    “To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.”–Dr. Seuss Seven years ago, 13-year-old Natalie Giorgi died of an allergic reaction after biting into a treat she didn’t know had peanut butter. Today, her memory is inspiring a new effort to address a unique issue during this…

  • Emmy Award Winning PSA

    Emmy Award Winning PSA

  • 5th Annual Giants Peanut Allergy-Friendly Game

    5th Annual Giants Peanut Allergy-Friendly Game

    Again this season, the Foundation is elated to have the 5th Annual Allergy-Friendly game hosted by the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park. It is a time to raise awareness–both in the Community Clubhouse area on the Promenade and on the scoreboard.  It is scheduled for Friday night, June 28th, at 7:15 pm against the…

  • PBS Documentary & 2nd Food Allergy Bill

    PBS Documentary & 2nd Food Allergy Bill

    This summer marks 6 years since we lost our Sunshine Girl, Natalie. Her light continues to shine and continues to make a difference. With support of family and friends, her legacy has grown. The Sacramento PBS station, KVIE, and their remarkable producer, Joyce Mitchell, has produced a documentary on food allergies. It is both tragic…

  • Foundation Vineyard Dinner Benefit

    Foundation Vineyard Dinner Benefit

    On August 22nd, a vineyard dinner fundraiser, graciously hosted by the Lucchetti family at their ranch in Sacramento, was held for the benefit of the Foundation. The authentic Italian- style dinner, generously donated in its entirety by the Lucchetti family, featured a live auction of donated items. Auction items were donated from a variety of benevolent…

  • Giants Peanut Allergy-Friendly Games

    Giants Peanut Allergy-Friendly Games

    We would like to invite our local friends to join us at the ballpark to cheer on Natalie’s favorite team! Our San Francisco Giants will be hosting two upcoming Peanut Allergy-Friendly nights: July 27th and September 18th. July 27th is the anniversary of when we lost our beautiful sunshine girl. We are hoping to purchase…

  • California EpiPen Bill

    California EpiPen Bill

    With the creation of this Foundation, we aimed to remember and honor our Sunshine Girl by raising food allergy awareness and saving lives. There could be perhaps no more immediate and substantial fulfillment of this goal than through the passing of state legislation which would work to save the lives of children in schools. Schools…

  • Sacramento FARE Walk

    Sacramento FARE Walk

    The Sacramento FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) Walk on September 7th was a phenomenal opportunity to raise support and funds for the FARE organization in their efforts to combat food allergies. Natalie’s Sunshine Team attended in tremendous force, walking to help end the dangers and heighten awareness of food allergies in honor of our Sunshine Girl. We look forward…

  • #PasadenaInPurple


    This spring, our daughters, nieces, and friends started a Twitter trend, #PasadenaInPurple. They first tweeted this hashtag with a photo of Natalie along with an explanation not only of her intense love for life, but also of her love for the popular music group, One Direction. The girls aimed to raise allergy awareness through this…