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Drive for Schools

Thank you to all of the school volunteers and generous local businesses who donated time and valuable prizes to the 2015 Drive For Schools.

With your help, this year's event raised over $629,000 for local schools!

Congratulations to Grand Prize winner, Glafira Castillo

Please see the list below for all the winners.

Drive for Schools has now raised over $4.07 million for Santa Cruz County Schools since 2005.

Schools with the highest 2015 sales:

Top High School: Soquel High School - $37,370

Top Junior High: Mission Hill Junior High - $9,135

Top Elementary: Valencia Elementary - $25,725

Special Spirit Award: Tierra Pacifica - $26,600

Thank you for your amazing support of Santa Cruz County Schools!

Drawing Results:

Prize

Winner

City, State

GRAND PRIZE: Toyota Prius, Subaru Outback or $25,000 Glafira Castillo  Watsonville, Ca
$1000 Cash Prize Eric Mitchell Santa Cruz, Ca
$1000 Cash Prize Alice Oshiro Fremont, Ca
$1000 Cash Prize Katherine Woodthorp Brookdale, CA
$1000 Cash Prize Herd Lomeli  Watsonville, Ca
$1000 Cash Prize Lucille Yonemura Cupertino, CA
$1000 Cash Prize Catherine Wright  Santa Cruz, Ca
$1000 Cash Prize Christen Repreza  Aptos, Ca
$1000 Cash Prize Gracie Faust Felton, Ca
$1000 Cash Prize Deanna Herkenrate Campbell, Ca
$1000 Cash Prize Katherine Woodthorp Brookdale, CA
Dell Williams- $1,000 Gift Certificate Xochitl Medina  Watsonville, Ca
Beach Cruiser Bike (courtesy of Twisselman's) Tyna Gomez  Watsonville, Ca
1lb Box Assorted Marini's Taffy Christopher Villalobos  Watsonville, Ca
1lb Box Assorted Marini's Taffy Mary Patz  Aptos, Ca
1lb Box Assorted Marini's Taffy Jeaneen Clayton  Soquel, Ca
1lb Box Assorted Marini's Taffy Mickey Lyons  Ben Lomond, Ca
1lb Box Assorted Marini's Taffy Diane chappatte  Soquel, Ca
Aptos Medical Aesthetics- $250 Gift Certificate Alan Casillas  Watsonville, Ca
Assembly Restaurant- $50 Gift Certificate N. Ball  Aptos, Ca
Boardwalk Canteen & Two Laser Tag Tickets Erickson Family  Scotts Valley, Ca
Boardwalk Canteen & Two Miniature Golf Tickets Dean Campoginis  Aptos, Ca
Boardwalk Canteen and Two Frightwalk Tickets Louide Sanchez  Watsonville, Ca
Boardwalk Sweatshirt Whitehead/ Gaudinski  Santa Cruz, Ca
Boardwalk Sweatshirt Linda Seldomridge  Salinas, Ca
Boardwalk Sweatshirt Darci Morris  Santa Cruz, Ca
Bookshop Santa Cruz- $20 Gift Certificate Michele Fahrner  Soquel, Ca
Bookshop Santa Cruz- $20 Gift Certificate Roger Bunch  Santa Cruz, Ca
Bookshop Santa Cruz- $20 Gift Certificate Jesus Martinez  Watsonville, Ca
Boulder Creek Country Club- Golf for Two Patricia Kimie Bouzina  Soquel, Ca
Café Cruz- $50 Gift Certificate Kit Anderson  Santa Cruz, Ca
Café Rositas- $25 Gift Certificate Sherrie Hueter  Aptos, Ca
Century by the Sea Book & Millions of Memories DVD Nik Whiting  Santa Cruz, Ca
Century by the Sea Book & Millions of Memories DVD Moheen Hanna  Ben Lomond, Ca
Century by the Sea Book & Millions of Memories DVD Eddie Torres  Watsonville, Ca
Century by the Sea Book & Millions of Memories DVD Mitchell Dyer  Hayward, Ca
Century by the Sea Book & Millions of Memories DVD Mary Ann Bogart  Los Altos, Ca
Chaminade Resort & Spa- 1 Nt Stay + Breakfast Linda Haver Romeo  Scotts Valley, Ca
Chardonnay II Sailing for 2 C. Williams  Santa Cruz, Ca
Chardonnay II Sailing for 2 Anthony Gudo  Capitola, Ca
Chardonnay II Sailing for 2 Pamela Goodman  Aptos, Ca
Chardonnay II Sailing for 2 Parido Paulette Yarosz  Cinncinati, Oh
Chardonnay II Sailing for 2 Chris Wendling  Aptos, Ca
Costanoa at Pescadero- $200 Gift Certificate Suzanne Lattan  Santa Cruz, Ca
Costanoa at Pescadero- $200 Gift Certificate George Gigarjian   
Crows Nest or Shadowbrook- $50 Gift Certificate Mayra Nunez  Moss Landing, Ca
De Laveaga- Weekday Golf for Two Judy Paredes  Watsonville, Ca
Eagle Ridge- Golf for Four Gerardo Ramos  Watsonville, Ca
Gilda's Restaurant- $30 Gift Certificate Aaron's Cycle Exchange  Santa Cruz, Ca
Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley- Two Night Stay Sandra Moran  Reno, NV
Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley- Two Night Stay Alan Merino   
Hilton Santa Cruz/Scotts Valley- Two Night Stay Paula Panelli  Santa Cruz, Ca
Hula's Island Grill- $100 Gift Certificate Adela Martinez  Watsonville, Ca
Kayak Connection- Half Day Double Kayak rental Tera Mendoza  Ben Lomond, Ca
Laguna Seca- Golf for Four w/ Carts Joan Anderson  Aptos, CA
Marianne's Ice Cream- $10 Gift Certificate John Slater  Aptos, CA
Marianne's Ice Cream- $10 Gift Certificate Ron Bianchi  Watsonville, Ca
New Leaf Community Market- $50 Gift Certificate Mark Wong  Menlo Park, Ca
New Leaf Community Market- $50 Gift Certificate Colleen Lermini  
New Leaf Community Market- $50 Gift Certificate Reyes  Castroville, ca
New Leaf Community Market- $50 Gift Certificate Deborah Robinson  Scotts Valley, Ca
New Leaf Community Market- $50 Gift Certificate Bonnie Archuleta  Aptos, Ca
New Leaf Community Market- $50 Gift Certificate Stacy Nagel  Santa Cruz, CA
New Leaf Community Market- $50 Gift Certificate Steve Meyer  Boulder Creek, Ca
New Leaf Community Market- $50 Gift Certificate Krista Brkich  Corralitos, CA
New Leaf Community Market- $50 Gift Certificate Sharon W.   
New Leaf Community Market- $50 Gift Certificate Chris Lmai  Santa Cruz, Ca
New Leaf Community Market- $50 Gift Certificate Maryann Bogart  Los Altos, Ca
New Leaf Community Market- $50 Gift Certificate Jane Akimoto  Watsonville, Ca
Nourish- 1 Month Unlimited Yoga Matt Jespersen Santa Cruz, Ca
O'Neill Surf Shop- $50 Gift Certificate Jesus Rodriguez  Santa Cruz, Ca
Pacific Cookie Company- 1 dz cookies Elise Knittle  Santa Cruz, Ca
Palace Office & Art Supply- $40 Gift Certificate Jeremiah Goulett  Santa Cruz, Ca
Palace Office & Art Supply- $60 Gift Certificate Bonita Schmidt  Fargo, ND
Pasatiempo- Golf for Four Alejandro Lopez   
Rancho Canada Golf Club- Golf for Four w/ Carts Mark Huett  Watsonville, CA
Redwood Canopy Tour- Zipline Tour for Two Tammy Schultz  Boulder Creek, CA
Sanderlings Restaurant (Seascape)- $75 Gift Certificate Diana Rudrow  Ben Lomond, CA
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Adventure Pack Julie Roberson  Aptos, CA
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Adventure Pack Andrew Kreeft  Aptos, CA
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Adventure Pack Darla Damhorst  Scotts Valley, Ca
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Adventure Pack C. Dahl  Boulder Creek, CA
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk- Two All Day Rides Passes Miguel Flores  Soquel, Ca
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk- Two All Day Rides Passes Andrea Shults  Ben Lomond, CA
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk- Two All Day Rides Passes Eric Brusuen  Soquel, Ca
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk- Two All Day Rides Passes Judy Kelly  Los Gatos, Ca
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk- Two All Day Rides Passes Regina Morton  San Jose, Ca
Santa Cruz Cap & T-Shirt Vicente Garcia  Watsonville, CA
Santa Cruz Cap & T-Shirt Addie Stagi  Soquel, Ca
Santa Cruz Cap & T-Shirt Dustin Billardello  Santa Cruz, Ca
Santa Cruz Warriors- Three Tickets Game date TBD Chris Bunn   Salinas, Ca
Santa Cruz Warriors- Two Courtside Seats Game date TBD Kathy Cristadoro  Sagamore Beach, MA
Santa Cruz Warriors- Two Tickets Game date TBD Roxanne Reed  Aptos, CA
Santa Cruz Warriors- Two Tickets Game date TBD Cecily Ruttenberg  Santa Cruz, Ca
Santa Cruz Warriors- Two Tickets Game date TBD Dori and Gabe Galster  Aptos, CA
Santa Cruz Warriors- Two Tickets Game date TBD Sandra Lopez  Watsonville, CA
Santa Cruz Warriors- Two Tickets Game date TBD Shane Gomes  Aptos, CA
Shopper's Corner- $100 Gift Certificate Ed Castello  Prundale, Ca
The Bagelry- $10 Gift Certificate Mike Martinez  Freedom, CA
The Bagelry- $10 Gift Certificate Wayne Lockwood  Corralitos, Ca
The Buttery- $25 Gift Certificate Enrique Araiza Rodriguez  Freedom, CA
The Club @ Crazy Horse Ranch- Golf for Four Nancy Ascheman  Camarillo, Ca
The Club @ Crazy Horse Ranch- Golf for Four Scott Hannagan  Watsonville, Ca
The Craft Gallery- $30 Gift Certificate Syble Ratliff  Santa Cruz, Ca
The Garden Company- $50 Gift Certificate Putnins  Santa Cruz, Ca
Well Within Spa- 50 min. Hot Tub for Two Couder Soquel, Ca
Zelda's Capitola- Lunch for Two June Kymada  East Garrison, Ca

 

About Drive For Schools

 

Drive For Schools, the largest school fundraiser in Santa Cruz Country is sponsored by the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and The Capitola Auto Mall Dealer Group. The largest school fundraiser in Santa Cruz County, the annual event has raised more than $4.07 million for Santa Cruz County schools. 

 

In 2015, participating schools in Santa Cruz County raised more than $629,000.

 

All elementary, middle, and high schools in Santa Cruz County are invited to participate. This year, more schools than ever have chosen to participate in this amazing event. Best of all, each participating school keeps every dollar they earn AND they decide how best to spend the money.

Santa Cruz Beach BoardwalkCapitola Auto Mall

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Capitola Auto Mall Dealer Group are thankful for the generosity of Mission Printers, Dell Williams Jewelers and all of our additional media sponsors for their support of Drive for Schools.

The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Capitola Auto Mall Dealer Group are thankful for the generosity of Mission Printers, Dell Williams Jewelers and all of our additional media sponsors for their support of Drive for Schools.

Click here for a complete list of participating businesses and prizes as of Wednesday, September 16, 2015.

Contest Rules


No purchase necessary to enter or win.  Winner must take physical delivery of the grand prize of a new 2015 Toyota Prius (Model #1223 VIN#F1958783) or new 2016 Subaru Outback (Model GDB VIN#G3280855) in person in Santa Cruz California.  The Prius or Subaru can be claimed at Toyota of Santa Cruz or Subaru of Santa Cruz. Participation in this contest constitutes full acceptance of all rules.  This contest is void in New York, Florida, Rhode Island, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. military installations and outside of the United States.  This contest is void where prohibited by law.

 

To obtain a complimentary ticket, mail a self addressed stamped envelope to Jody Turner, Attn: Drive for Schools, Toyota Santa Cruz, 4200 Auto Plaza Drive, Capitola, CA 95010


Sponsors: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, 400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz, California, 95060, USA.  Telephone: 831-460-3345. Capitola Auto Mall Dealer Group, 4200 Auto Plaza Drive, Capitola, CA 95010, USA. 

 

Telephone: (831) 462-4200
Website: beachboardwalk.com/driveforschools
E-mail: driveforschools@yahoo.com

 

Dates: The sweepstakes begins on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 and ends at 1:00pm, Sunday, October 25, 2015. In addition to the tickets sold in participating schools, tickets will be sold on the day of the drawing at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Proceeds from tickets sold on the day of the drawing will benefit the Santa Cruz County Office of Education Special Education Department.

 

Prize:  Grand Prize consists of a one (1) new 2015 Toyota Prius (Model #1223 VIN#F1958783) or one (1) new 2016 Subaru Outback (Model GDB VIN#G3280855)  including tax, title, and license or $25,000 cash. Winner selects which of these three (3) options they want. Additional prizes are listed on the Prizes web page:

beachboardwalk.com/driveforschools/prizes.html


Grand Prize will be drawn first followed by the additional prizes. Each purchased ticket is eligible to win only once.

 

Entries: Entrants must be 18 years of age or older.  Entrants must meet insurance requirements and have a valid driver license. All entries and information therein become the property of the Sponsor.  This sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the United States except where prohibited by law and the following individuals: Karley Pope of Santa Cruz Seaside Company and Jody Turner of Toyota of Santa Cruz. Odds are based on number of entries received.


Winner: Winner will be drawn on or about Sunday October 25, 2015.  The winner need not be present at drawing to win, and will be notified via telephone or mail within 15 days of the drawing.  Grand Prize Winner will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within fourteen (14) days following confirmation of the prize by the winner.  Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.


Grand Prize Winner will be required to sign a Release of Liability and photography release agreeing to the use of his or her name and likeness for publicity and promotional purposes without additional compensation. Grand Prize Winner must provide all necessary Federal and State tax-reporting information and proof of proper insurance before receiving prize.  All local, state, and federal taxes, and fees apply and are the winner's sole responsibility.  Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items once in the winner's possession. Prize winners release sponsors of any liability incurred in connection with acceptance of the prize.   No transfer or substitution of prizes allowed. To obtain a written notification of the winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope with written request to: Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, 400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz California, 95060.


Limitations of Liability: Acceptance of the prize constitutes a release of Santa Cruz Seaside Company, Toyota Santa Cruz, and all affiliated contest co-sponsors, its agents and employees from all responsibility to the winner.  


General Terms and Conditions: By entering this contest, each participant agrees to these rules, and the decision of the sponsor, will be final. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Toyota of Santa Cruz and their affiliate co-sponsors, their employees, affiliates, contractors, and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be held liable for: (1) Late, lost, misdirected, incorrect, or incomplete entries. (2) Any equipment malfunction, such as Internet, network, server, telephone, etc. (3) Any injuries, loss, or damage caused or created as a result of the prize, acceptance of the prize, or use of the prize. The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Toyota of Santa Cruz Santa Cruz County reserve the right to modify this contest at any time in the event of an uncontrollable circumstances.