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Updated: Apr 20, 2022

After such a difficult 2021, we are excited to host our 2nd Annual Hybrid Royal Afternoon Tea Event, where we engage both a virtual Tea Box option, as well as an In-Person Afternoon Tea experience, on Saturday, May 21, 2021, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm and Sunday, May 22, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, at the historical Julia Morgan YWCA building located at 437 West 9th Street, San Pedro, CA 90731. Our theme is to save the bees and butterflies, so look for them to featured throughout the event. Please join us for Annual Afternoon Tea, we also encourage your participation by way of a donation, sponsorship or providing a silent auction item when possible.

We expect over 120 guests virtually and 60 in-person guests each day. Guests joining us virtually can enjoy their Tea at their own leisure or with us online, with a Tea Box for one, two and four (the box for four includes a teapot and four cups and saucers). Each Tea Box will have a lace runner, Tea (choice of English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Chamomile), Special gift, Savory tea items (quiche, sausage roll, tea sandwiches), Tea Cakes (lemon bar, caramel slice, tea cake, chocolate covered strawberry), individually wrapped scone with preserves/ lemon curd, and a gorgeous pose of fresh flowers, all tied with a wonderful sash.

Our in-person full Royal Afternoon Tea will be served at the historical Julia Morgan Building outside in our Garden Courtyard in a relaxed, charming garden atmosphere. Of course, tea service will have the full elegant display of over 8 different tea sandwiches, sausage rolls, quiche, warm, delicious, home-style scones, with raspberry preserves, lemon curd and cream, delectable dessert morsels, all served on elegant tea towers, with quaint patterns. Then you'll enjoy a full cake service (Victoria Sponge, Caramel Crème, Lemon and perhaps a Coffee Cake) all made with fresh ingredients. Amazing and fantastic Online Auction items will be on display to view.

This virtual and in-person event allows us to reach a greater audience to showcase our YWCA, and the services we provide to the community; helping women and families now and in the future! Our mission is to raise $50,000 for our program development and expansion, after this life-changing pandemic that has affected all of us. We hope you will join us in our daily goal to impact the lives of all those who seek our services in the coming year.

Please complete and return the enclosed donor form as soon as possible. Our Federal Tax Identification number is 95-1691337. To learn more about our association, please visit or contact Sonia Bailey, Executive Director at 310-547-0831 ext 2 or

Thank you for your consideration in becoming a part of this year’s Royal Afternoon Tea and your continued support. Help us in out mission to directly and indirectly positively impact thousands of lives with our programs and services to Eliminate Racism and Empower Women.

Individual Ticket $120 (includes annual membership, valued at $30) (Membership ticket - $110)

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