Friends in Philanthropy

Five Pillars of the Community Dedicated to Charity... and Each Other.



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Carrie Woodland

Carrie Woodland

Carrie Woodland works with Project O, a nonprofit dedicated to saving beaches, oceans and marine life from plastic in Del Mar. Project O is designed to raise community awareness, outreach and intervention through organizing group beach cleanups. Woodland is also a member of Rady Children’s Hospital, Trojan Women’s League, the Rancho Santa Fe Rotary Club and the Library Guild Rancho Santa Fe, where she works closely with Sophia Alsadek.

Michelle Mirandon

Michelle Mirandon

Michelle Mirandon is the President of the Mirandon Foundation for Hope, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the lives of women, children and families in need. The Mirandon Foundation collaborates with local organizations to create positive change, including charities such as Miracle Babies, Monarch Schools, Creating First Impressions and ElderCare of San Diego. In partnership with the Doris A. Howell Foundation, they also provide scholarships to students who are conducting meaningful medical research in areas that will positively impact the lives and health of women. In addition, Mirandon currently serves on the Miracle Babies Gala Committee, the Doris A. Howell Foundation’s Fund Development Committee and the Creating First Impressions Social Committee.

Sarah Sleeper

Sarah Sleeper

Sarah Sleeper is the Vice President of Communications for the Del Sol chapter of National Charity League (NCL), which brings moms and daughters together for local philanthropic work. Sleeper is the chair of Team Hoyt San Diego’s fundraiser supporting challenged athletes, the organizer for fundraisers for Rancho Coastal Humane Society and the Country Friends Art of Fashion committee. Sleeper also works with Bridge for Kids, an organization that aids in education for the underprivileged. Other charities Sleeper supports include Miracle Babies, San Diego Humane Society, Helen Woodward Animal Center, World Wildlife Fund, Disabled American Veterans and more.