Winner of the Desert Fast Pitch

December 01, 2016

Congratulations to Claudia Castorena and the Galilee Center, Winner of the Desert Fast Pitch

Claudia Castorena, CFO/Co-founder of Galilee Center participated in the 2016 Desert Fast Pitch hosted by the Regional Access Project Foundation.

The Desert Fast Pitch participants gave a 3-minute “pitch” about their non-profit organization before a panel of judges and the public.

Claudia was one of the six finalists who prepared for weeks to compete for the Desert Fast Pitch held on October 26, 2016 at the Annenberg Center.  The Fast Pitch competition was the final activity in the day-long Nonprofit Conference featuring several expert and motivational speakers, along with focused workshops.

The three winners took cash for their non-profit organizations.  First Prize, $20,000, Galilee Center;  Second Prize, $15,000, Focus on Student Success – FOSS;  Third Prize, $10,000, Desert Best Friends Closet