Local nonprofits whose mission is to benefit children make use of the mansion—free of charge—for fundraising galas. All proceeds go directly to the organizations.
The masquerade benefits the Redlands Boys & Girls Club general programming and the Redlands Sunrise Rotary sponsorship of DisAbility Sports Festival, a one-day event held every October.www.begreatie.org
This casino-themed event benefits the East Valley Association of Realtors, providing holiday dinners to more than 1,200 local families.www.eastvalleyaor.org
Casa Bunko Night is an evening that benefits the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of San Bernardino County, which trains adult volunteers to become mentors for foster youth and juvenile offenders.www.casaofsb.org
A holiday evening of wine-and-cheese tasting or a private dinner at the Burrage Mansion auction item benefits the Bonne Meres Auxiliary of the Children’s Fund of San Bernardino. Children’s Fund offers emergency assistance to at-risk children – providing food, clothing, shelter, and transportation, medical and dental care.www.childrensfundonline.org
A lovely evening of live jazz on the mansion lawns benefits the Olive Crest of Inland Empire and Desert Communities, which serves abused, neglected, and at-risk children in crisis.
This gala benefits 1st Tee of Inland Empire, which provides low-cost programs golf lessons, embedded with character building, to many children at schools, city parks and the Burrage Mansion.www.thefirstteeinlandempire.org
An annual historical tour of the Burrage Mansion in the fall or an open house tour at Christmastime benefits Mansion Memories, which produces "Magical Day" events at the mansion for children in crisis and their families.www.mansionmemories.org