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The San Diego Foundation Awards $3.4 Million to Local College Students

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
The San Diego Foundation Awards $3.4 Million to Local College Students

The San Diego Foundation recently announced the historic awarding of more than $3.4 million in college scholarships – the highest annual amount ever – to 1,025 local students for the 2021 – 2022 academic year. Among the scholarship recipients, 69 percent are first-generation college students, or the first in their immediate families to pursue a […]

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The Conrad Prebys Foundation Grants $1 Million To Tri-City Hospital Foundation

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
The Conrad Prebys Foundation Grants $1 Million To Tri-City Hospital Foundation

The Conrad Prebys Foundation Board of Directors has approved a grant in the amount of $1 million for Tri-City Hospital Foundation’s Emergency Department redesign.   “The Conrad Prebys Foundation is pleased to support your impactful work, especially in this moment in history—when the need in our world has deepened tremendously,” said the Conrad Prebys Foundation’s Director of Grantmaking, Erin […]

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San Diego Rescue Mission Receives Grant from MolinaCares Champions Awards

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
San Diego Rescue Mission Receives Grant from MolinaCares Champions Awards

Cassie Bates, an employee at the San Diego Rescue Mission, is one of four San Diegans to win the MolinaCare Champions Awards, which was created to honor people whose leadership, volunteerism, and public advocacy embody the spirit of compassion and service. Bates received the $5,000 grant, which she donated to the Rescue Mission, to support […]

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Mattress Recycling Council’s California Program Celebrates Fifth Year

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Mattress Recycling Council’s California Program Celebrates Fifth Year

The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) continues to lead the way in product stewardship in California. The organization’s 2020 Annual Report, recently submitted to state officials, shows that despite the disruptions and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, MRC continued to strengthen its California mattress recycling program known as Bye Bye Mattress, worked with local and state leaders […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego – William J. Oakes Branch – Reopens

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego – William J. Oakes Branch – Reopens

Over the last 18 months, many kids have been isolated due to COVID, spending more time playing video games than playing outside with friends. Now, after being closed as a result of the pandemic, The Boys & Girls Club of Greater San Diego – William J. Oakes Branch in Logan Heights is reopening to its […]

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ArtsBusXpress Receives $25,000 from The Parker Foundation

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
ArtsBusXpress Receives $25,000 from The Parker Foundation

ArtsBusXpress (ABX), which provides on-site and virtual field trip experiences for San Diego County K-12 students to scores of local arts and science venues, has received a $25,000 grant from The Parker Foundation. The grant will be used to acquire professional staff members, according to Ted Peña, president of the board of the nonprofit. “This is […]

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Spectacular Fall Celebrations Planned at San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Spectacular Fall Celebrations Planned at San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park

This year, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is celebrating kids in a big way during October’s Kids Free Month, by offering amazingly fun activities and experiences for the whole family at the nonprofit conservation organization’s two wildlife parks. Throughout the entire month of October, kids ages 11 and younger will receive free admission to the […]

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Celebrating Mission Hills New Normal

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Celebrating Mission Hills New Normal

Dixie Hall, President, Mission Hills BID and Owner of DixiePops We are excited to celebrate a well-deserved Labor Day on September 6 as we say a fond farewell to a “barely there” summer and look forward to the autumn months and holidays ahead. The date of the Autumn Equinox, September 22, kicks off the season. […]

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Mission Fed ArtWalk Returns to Little Italy Celebrating 37 Years

| August 13, 2021 | 0 Comments
Mission Fed ArtWalk Returns to Little Italy Celebrating 37 Years

Mission Fed ArtWalk returns with an in-person event to the streets of Little Italy with a weekend-long premier of arts and culture event on Saturday and Sunday, October and October 3.This year marks 37 years of the premier fine arts festival bringing visual and performing arts to the historic San Diego community. Locals and visitors […]

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Cabrillo National Monument to Host Meet and Greet with 12 Youth Science Communicators

| August 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
Cabrillo National Monument to Host Meet and Greet with 12 Youth Science Communicators

Cabrillo National Monument, located at 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive in San Diego, will host a meet and greet with 12 girls (ages 9 to 16) from EcoLogik STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) summer day camp at the Visitor Center from 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. on Saturday, August 7, 2021.    The EcoLogik Project is a free STEM summer day camp at Cabrillo National Monument for girls, […]

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