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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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California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative Awards Nearly $300,000 in Grants

| August 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative Awards Nearly $300,000 in Grants

California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative (CAWFC) recently awarded nearly $300,000 in grants to 27 organizations to make the largest possible impact for homeless pets across the state.  “Last year was an untraditional year in our state’s animal shelters. By taking our COVID-19 operating learnings and applying them to our ‘new normal’, we’re seeing services improving […]

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13th Annual Superhero 5K and Family Fair Supports Families with Critically Ill Newborns

| August 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
13th Annual Superhero 5K and Family Fair Supports Families with Critically Ill Newborns

The 13th Annual Miracle Babies Superhero 5K will take place in-person from 7 a.m. to 11a.m. on Sunday, August 15 at NTC Park at Liberty Station in San Diego. All attendees are encouraged to grab their superhero cape and walk, run, fly or jog 3.1 miles to support NICU families along the way. On-site 5K […]

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Questions and Answers about Covid-19 Vaccines

| March 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Questions and Answers about Covid-19 Vaccines

By Dr. Michelle McMurry-Heath Many Americans have questions about Covid-19 vaccines – and rightfully so. There’s lots of information out there, and researchers are learning new details about the virus daily. But the science is very clear: Getting communities vaccinated is a crucial step to returning to “normal” life. Here are some answers to frequently […]

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Ronald McDonald House Charities® of San Diego Celebrates Opening of New Vertex Foundation Guest Services Office and Family Welcome Center

| March 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Ronald McDonald House Charities® of San Diego Celebrates Opening of New Vertex Foundation Guest Services Office and Family Welcome Center

To support families with a hospitalized child, the Vertex Foundation funded a new Guest Services Office and Family Welcome Center at Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego as well as additional support for the organization’s meals and overnight stays. The newly named Vertex Foundation Guest Services Office provides a private and comfortable space to meet […]

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National Blood Donor Month Highlights Need for Donations

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
National Blood Donor Month Highlights Need for Donations

San Diego Blood Bank (SDBB), the local blood bank serving San Diego County, is celebrating National Blood Donor Month throughout January by inviting eligible individuals to donate blood and convalescent plasma in 2021 with the goal of creating a robust supply that can meet local hospital patient needs. National Blood Donor Month has been observed […]

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Take Some Time to Take Care of Yourself

| November 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

We’ve all been dealing with COVID-19 for several months now, and as cases begin to mount again, I’ve been thinking a lot about an interesting conversation I had with my oncologist. First, I have to say those are two words you never want to use together: “my oncologist.” Just about two years ago, I was […]

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The Packaging May be Deceiving

| October 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
The Packaging May be Deceiving

We all know, over the last several months that there has been a shortage of hand sanitizers and wipes on the market.  All of us have gone to various stores where the shelves are bare with no timeline on when we will see this change. So, it’s understandable that if we see sanitizing wipes on […]

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Acting Fast to Flatten the Curve: Rady Children’s Success Story

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Acting Fast to Flatten the Curve: Rady Children’s Success Story

By Duane Cameron In mid-March, as our country, and the world, was dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, it was clear to Dr. Patrick A. Frias, president & CEO of Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, that they were facing an unprecedented challenge. Cases of COVID-19 were rising in San Diego County, requiring the hospital to enact strict […]

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Event Planner Turns Mask Maker

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Event Planner Turns Mask Maker

There is no question that during the current epidemic, it can be hard to find sources of inspiration to get out of the quarantine funk. However, Laurel McFarlane did just that. Pivoting from coordinating San Diego’s most recognizable events to campaigning for graduate support, she has launched her latest initiative, grad masks, designed to support […]

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