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The Struggles of Foster Youth Emancipation

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
The Struggles of Foster Youth Emancipation

What happens when a young person leaves the foster care system without preparation or support? To address this topic, Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT), a nonprofit organization that engages a caring community to help transition age foster youth achieve self-sufficiency and well-being, hosted a showing of the film, “Friday’s Child,” at the Mission […]

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United Way’s Community Breakfast Supports Local Children and Families

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
United Way’s Community Breakfast Supports Local Children and Families

United Way of San Diego County’s annual Community Breakfast brought together hundreds of business and government leaders, community partners, and school advocates to support moving students and families forward to a brighter future through education and family stability. Attendees at the annual event heard from keynote speaker Pedro A. Noguera, an education expert and distinguished […]

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It’s All About Location

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
It’s All About Location

Role and Responsibility of the Mission Hills Business Improvement District By J. Daniel Geddis, President Mission Hills Business Improvement District                             Team D&B, One Mission Realty I’m writing this column in an unseasonable downpour of rain. Surely it will stop in time for the community-wide banner art contest Colors on Canvas Awards Reception taking place […]

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Father Joe’s Villages Gala Funds Homeless Children Services

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
Father Joe’s Villages Gala Funds Homeless Children Services

On May 4, the philanthropic community came together for dinner and dancing to invest in life-changing services for children and families experiencing homelessness. More than 350 guests gathered at the U.S. Grant Hotel and raised nearly $900,000 to support Father Joe’s Villages services for children and families experiencing homelessness, spanning from preschool to medical care. […]

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San Diego’s First-Ever Transportable Health Program for People Living on the Streets

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
San Diego’s First-Ever Transportable Health Program for People Living on the Streets

Father Joe’s Villages recently announced its new Street Health Program, a part of the Village Health Center at Father Joe’s Villages. This pilot program provides healthcare services directly to people on the streets of San Diego, reaching individuals experiencing homelessness who have not yet sought out help themselves. Thirty percent of individuals experiencing homelessness have […]

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Meals on Wheels San Diego County Hosts Annual Gala & 10th Annual Chef Appetizer Challenge

| June 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
Meals on Wheels San Diego County Hosts Annual Gala & 10th Annual Chef Appetizer Challenge

Meals on Wheels San Diego County invites San Diegans to their ¡Viva Seniors! Fiesta Gala and 10th Annual Chef Appetizer Challenge at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, June 8, 2019 in the Grande Ballroom at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina, 1380 Harbor Island Drive in downtown San Diego. The theme-driven bash, which is Meals on […]

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San Diego International Organ Festival

| May 31, 2019 | 0 Comments
San Diego International Organ Festival

Monday, June 24 through Saturday, August 31, 2019, the Spreckels Organ Society and Artistic Director Raúl Prieto Ramírez present the 32nd annual San Diego International Organ Festival at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion, eleven concerts featuring international talent pushing the artistic boundaries of a traditional sound in Balboa Park’s most majestic open air setting. The 2019 Festival opens with a Tribute to […]

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Local Philanthropic Organization Raises $1.5 Million at 2019 Gala

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
Local Philanthropic Organization Raises $1.5 Million at 2019 Gala

Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) raised a record-setting $1.5 million at its annual Heart and Soul Gala at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine on April 6. The signature benefit highlighted the nonprofit’s work to provide resources and support to more than 32,000 San Diegans of all ages, faiths and backgrounds. “The […]

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Father Joe’s Villages’ 35th Annual Gala to Help Children Reach for the Stars

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
Father Joe’s Villages’ 35th Annual Gala to Help Children Reach for the Stars

From 5:30 to 10 p.m., Saturday, May 4, Father Joe’s Villages will host the 35th annual Children’s Charity Gala to support life-changing services for children and families experiencing homelessness, spanning from preschool to medical care. The 2019 Children’s Charity Gala is titled Reach for the Stars, and organizers expect more than 400 people to gather […]

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San Diego Junior Theatre Presents “Seussical”

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
San Diego Junior Theatre Presents “Seussical”

San Diego Junior Theatre, the nation’s longest-running youth theatre program, is proud to present “Seussical,” directed by Susan Jordan DeLeon, musically directed by William Ah Sing and choreographed by Marc Caro. “Seussical” showcases San Diego performers, musicians and technicians all ranging in age from eight to 18. The production runs through Sunday, May 12 at […]

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