Donations

PATRONS could not do its job without the generous contribution of our members and the surrounding community. All throughout the school year PATRONS carries out several events, like the Holiday Silent Auction, the Ranch Revue, and the IB Banquet to mention a few, that generate the funds for us to operate. The contributions collected during the year are either money or physical items, and all of these donations go directly toward supporting RBV's Honors Program.

Here are a few other ways in which you can donate to PATRONS:
  • Write a check to Rancho PAT and mail it to: PO Box 3162, Vista, CA 92085. Contributions are tax deductible.
  • Your purchases thru AmazonSmile generate a contribution of 0.5% by Amazon to PATRONS (See details below).
  • Volunteer at any of the Fundraisers. We would like to meet you in person.
  • Most importantly, consider being a Proctor during April/May. We provide Proctor Training. We are happy to answer any questions. Please contact us. You can read more about Proctoring in our FAQ page.
  • Please see below for more detailed volunteer opportunities during the school year

Our thanks to our most recent donors:
  • Shadowridge Golf Club
  • St. Mark Golf Club
  • The Crossings at Carlsbad
  • iFly Oceanside
  • K1 Speed California
  • Watersports Carlsbad Lagoon
  • Cinepolis Vista
  • The New Children’s Museum
  • Invasion Laser Tag
  • USS Midway Museum
  • The Wall Climbing Gym
  • Bowlero San Marcos
  • Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch
  • Japanese Friendship Gardens
  • GLOWZONE North County
  • San Diego Museum of Man
  • Costco, Vista
  • San Diego Air & Space Museum
  • Get Air Trampoline Park Vista
  • Vertical Hold Rock Climbing Gym
  • Sky Zone Trampoline Park
  • Around the Town Earring Collection
  • Yoga Gift Basket, Nicole Roach
  • The Holmes Family
  • Performance Bicycle
  • Picaboo
  • Hyatt Place San Diego
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    • Inspired Images Studios/Vista Films International
    • So Rich! Chocolates
    • Belching Beaver
    • Top of the Market Restaurant
    • The Fish Market Restaurant
    • Rubio’s Coastal Grill
    • Boudin SF in San Marcos
    • Urge Gastropub and Whiskey Bank
    • Jersey Mike’s Vista
    • Palomar Pizza and Pasta
    • O’s American Kitchen
    • Submarina
    • D&M Wholesale Flowers
    • Frazier Farms Market
    • Target
    • Pair A Dice Games
    • The De Val Family
    • Godiva of Carlsbad Premium Outlets
    • John Shakarian Jewelers
    • Auto Zone Oceanside
    • Nails by Nina
    • Kathleens Chair
    • Douglass Salon
    • Great Clips Vista Village
    • Rancho Vista Car Wash
    • RBV Drama Department
    • The Pudjiarti Family
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    AmazonSmile
    We are very excited to announce that the Patron's Honors Support Booster is now connected with Amazon Smile. This is a wonderful way for you to shop as usual at Amazon while supporting this Booster. The AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of your purchase price.

    AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support PATRONS every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, Amazon donates a portion of the purchase price to PATRONS.

    To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you need to select "Rancho Parents of Academically Talented" as charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.

    To learn more about AmazonSmile, please visit their About page.
    Still have questions or need assistance signing up?  Contact us. We will help.


    Volunteering
    We encourage you to volunteer at any of our fundraisers. We would like to meet you. Please donate water, food, baked goods, concession type items. Most importantly, consider being a proctor during April/May. We provide proctor training.
    We are happy to answer any questions. Please contact us.

    Annual Events and Items* Needed
    August School Registration Membership Drive Volunteers, and baked goods to sell
    October IB Jr Night Water and baked goods offered at event, not sold
    October AP Scholar Reception Volunteers, water, two cakes, plastic forks, plates and napkins
    December Silent Auction Items to auction, volunteers to solicit auction items, and attend event
    January IB Sophomore Retreat Volunteers, cookies and napkins
    January Ranch Revue Volunteers, concession items, and raffle items to sell
    February Extended Essay Celebration Volunteers, water and baked goods
    February Teacher Appreciation Luncheon Volunteers, food, water, desserts, decorations for the room
    April AP/IB Exam Student Meeting Five parent volunteers to distribute paper
    April Parking Lot Raffle Volunteers to sell raffle tickets at RBV
    May IB Banquet Volunteers, beverages, desserts

    Items donations can be delivered to the RBV front office. Please ask for the item(s) to be placed in Melissa Neumann’s office.