Transition House will hold its 23rd annual Mad Hatter Fundraising Luncheon on Thursday, April 14, at the Rosewood Miramar Beach in Montecitio. The event will feature a silent auction at 11 a.m., followed by lunch at noon.

Attendees are encouraged to wear hats and festive attire to fit the event theme, Roaring 20s Revisited; prizes will be awarded. Andrew Firestone will again serve as emcee.

Luncheon tickets are $150 per person, which includes valet parking. For more information and to buy tickets, visit Transition House website, or call Diane White, 805-964-9742.

To sponsor the event, call Transition House, 805-966-9668, ext. 120 or email Jane Macedo deVeer at

Transition House is dedicated to the solution of family homelessness in the Santa Barabara community.  Capable and motivated families with children are offered life tools and respectful, non-sectarian residential services designed to alleviate poverty and restore self-sufficiency and dignity.

The auxiliary assists and augments Transition House services by sponsoring fundraising events and helping to heighten community awareness and foster a greater understanding of families in crisis.