Ronald W.

Rob Benzon/Dan Ferbal Foundation approved a critical grant request for Ronald W. Ronald had a series of strokes and experienced a long hospitalization. Because of his debilitating condition, he was unaware that his medical coverage lapsed. He desperately needed to...

Vanessa R.

The Rob Benzon/Dan Ferbal Foundation approved a grant request for Vanessa R. who was driving through an intersection in Logan Heights when she was a victim of a drive by shooting. The bullet went through her car window and entered her thigh. She suffered extensive...

Camp Spero

Rob Benzon/Dan Ferbal Foundation was proud to support Camp Spero in partnership with the Center for Compassionate Care of the Elizabeth Hospice. This important charity is part of a network of free bereavement camps for children and teens ages 6 to 17 years of age who...

Special Delivery of San Diego

The Rob Benzon/Dan Ferbal Foundation approved a grant request for Ruth Hendricks with Special Delivery to support their meal program. This worthwhile program improves the nutritional status and quality of life for members of the LGBTQ community living with...

Rob Benzon / Daniel J. Ferbal Memorial Scholarships

The Rob Benzon / Dan Ferbal Foundation (RBDFF) is proud to have awarded two scholarships through the annual PFLAG Scholarship Awards to two deserving LGBTQ students pursuing higher education. The Rob Benzon Memorial Scholarship: Awarded to Alexis L. Next fall Alexis...

Holiday Toys For Kids of Wounded Warriors

RBDFF approved a grant to purchase and deliver toys to the children of the Wounded Warrior Project, which were delivered through a collaboration with Luis Fitch of the Warm Smiles Project. Johan Engman, owner of the Breakfast Republic and Fig Tree Café and his team...

Children of Holiday Magic Project

Children of Holiday Magic Project annually produces thousands of 12-page activity/coloring and interactive CD books that are distributed during the holiday season to sick, hospital-bound children at Rady’s Children’s Hospital of San Diego. RBDFF was proud to approve...

Daniel M.

Daniel M. In September 2022, Daniel and his wife Danielle awoke to find flames and smoke filling their apartment. They barely escaped with their lives and sadly, all their possessions were lost in the fire and their apartment was declared a total loss. They...

Camp S.

RBDFF was proud to support Camp Spero in partnership with the Center for Compassionate Care of the Elizabeth Hospice. This important charity is part of a network of free bereavement camps for children and teens ages 6 to 17 years of age who have experienced the death...