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8th Annual Swing with Santa Golf Tournament

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
8th Annual Swing with Santa Golf Tournament

St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center (SMSC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and empowering individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to realize their full potential, held its 8th Annual “Swing with Santa” Golf Tournament in memory of Don Parent this past year. This year’s event successfully raised over $27,000.  Golfers joined SMSC at the Singing Hills Golf Resort Pine […]

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UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of California Expands Access

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of California Expands Access

UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of California recently announced a $1.5 million investment in community-based programs aimed to reduce health disparities and improve health equity in San Diego. The funding will support initiatives from 17 San Diego organizations, including community- and faith-based organizations, educational institutions, federally qualified health centers and nonprofits, to address specific health needs of […]

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La Maestra Family Clinic, Inc. Receives Top Quality Recognition

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
La Maestra Family Clinic, Inc. Receives Top Quality Recognition

La Maestra Family Clinic, Inc., doing business as La Maestra Community Health Centers, is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) and a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides culturally and linguistically competent primary, specialty care, and social services to uninsured and underserved San Diegans, has earned Community Health Quality Recognition (CHQR) badges for its achievements in access to […]

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St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center to Host Annual Tea by the Sea

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center to Host Annual Tea by the Sea

St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center (SMSC), a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and empowering individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to realize their full potential, will host its annual Tea by the Sea event from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at the Marine Room in La Jolla, located at 2000 Spindrift Drive, La Jolla, […]

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Kids of So-Cal End 2021 at a High Point

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
Kids of So-Cal End 2021 at a High Point

2021 was the year that Kids Fashion Week So-Cal was able to truly shine. We were able to do model workshops, model call, training, and produce our Fashion Week, and also hold the 2nd annual Lemon Grove Toy Drive and Giveaway. December was a truly quick moving month for the Kids of So-Cal Fashion Week.  […]

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A Three-Week-Old Giraffe Calf Gets a Name at the San Diego Zoo

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
A Three-Week-Old Giraffe Calf Gets a Name at the San Diego Zoo

Just in time for the New Year, a newborn giraffe calf at the San Diego Zoo has received the perfect gift—a name. The three-week-old female calf will be called Mawe (pronounced “maw way”), meaning stone in Swahili. She was born to first-time mom Saba; and at birth, she weighed a little under 150 pounds and stood approximately 5 feet, 10 inches tall. Mawe has […]

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San Diego History Center to Complete Serra Museum Restoration

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
San Diego History Center to Complete Serra Museum Restoration

The Conrad Prebys Foundation, the local philanthropic organization well known for providing vital funds in support of the visual and performing arts, higher education, youth development, healthcare, and medical research, has granted $330,000 to the San Diego History Center for the restoration of the north tower and east façade of the Junípero Serra Museum in […]

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A Team Effort to Help the Homeless in Little Italy

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
A Team Effort to Help the Homeless in Little Italy

Following a recent conversation with Marco LiMandri, chief executive administrator of the Little Italy Association, and Donnie Dee, president and CEO of the San Diego Rescue Mission, I learned of a team approach that they have initiated to support those experiencing homelessness in Little Italy. Their goal is to have fewer people calling the sidewalks of Little […]

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Miracle Babies Santa’s Workshop Toy Drive Event

| December 9, 2021 | 0 Comments
Miracle Babies Santa’s Workshop Toy Drive Event

Distroller World, a retail entertainment brand that exists to overwhelm the world with joy by pushing the limits of imagination and creativity through unique experiences and storytelling, will donate 30 Neonate Babies to the Miracle Babies Santa’s Workshop toy drive event on Dec. 13-17, 2021. The event will be held by appointment only at 8745 […]

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New Crockpots Donated to Local Military Families in Need

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
New Crockpots Donated to Local Military Families in Need

United Way of San Diego County (UWSD), in partnership with Support the Enlisted Project (STEP) hosted an in person drop off event this past November to donate more than 100 new crockpots of benefit local military families in need. The crockpots were collected and purchased through UWSD’s inaugural “Holiday Crockpot Drive” that happened from October 18 through […]

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