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Father Joe’s Villages Unfurls Banner Atop San Diego’s Soon-To-Be Newest and Largest Affordable Housing Building

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Father Joe’s Villages Unfurls Banner Atop San Diego’s Soon-To-Be Newest and Largest Affordable Housing Building

This past April, local nonprofit leaders and homeless advocates in downtown San Diego wore face masks and climbed to the roof of the Father Joe’s Villages Paul Mirabile Center to watch as the local nonprofit unfurls a 40-foot “Hope Lives Here” banner from the top the organization’s latest affordable housing community, Saint Teresa of Calcutta […]

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Philanthropists Donate $100,000 to Help First-Generation Students Pursue Their College Dreams

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Philanthropists Donate $100,000 to Help First-Generation Students Pursue Their College Dreams

The San Diego Foundation today received a $100,000 contribution to the Community Scholars Initiative from the David Malcolm Family Trust. The donation will help 38 first-generation, low-income and underrepresented students with college scholarships and critical wraparound services that bolster academic achievement. The gift is made possible by San Diego philanthropists David and Annie Malcolm. David, […]

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Home Start to Host Virtual “Blue Ribbon” Event

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Home Start to Host Virtual “Blue Ribbon” Event

Home Start, a nonprofit organization dedicated to child abuse prevention and providing evidence-based family strengthening services, will host its annual “Blue Ribbon” event virtually this year. The event is titled “Blue Ribbon Broadcast for Bright Futures – It’s a Family Affair” and will be held via Zoom from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, May 8.  The theme for this year […]

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Plant It Forward Goes Virtual to Celebrate New Volunteer Garden Stewards Corps and Kate Sessions

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Plant It Forward Goes Virtual to Celebrate New Volunteer Garden Stewards Corps and Kate Sessions

The Balboa Park Conservancy invites everyone to dig in for a hands-on virtual Plant It Forward event, celebrating the launch of the Garden Stewards volunteer initiative and the legacy of Kate Sessions. From May 1 to 8, 2021, the Conservancy is partnering with SDG&E to present a family-friendly series on climate-friendly garden stewardship to help budding gardeners of all ages […]

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California Protons Treats 3,000th Patient with Proton Therapy

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California Protons Treats 3,000th Patient with Proton Therapy

California Protons Cancer Therapy Center recently announced the treatment of its 3,000th patient with proton therapy since the Center opened in 2014. The Center, located at 9730 Summers Ridge Road in San Diego, has been in operation for six years, with California Protons operating it since December 2017.   Proton therapy is a form of radiation treatment that is less […]

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Cabrillo National Monument Celebrates National Park Week With Junior Ranger Day and Plein Air Artists in the Park

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Cabrillo National Monument Celebrates National Park Week With Junior Ranger Day and Plein Air Artists in the Park

Cabrillo National Monument celebrated National Park Week with a Junior Ranger Day event on Saturday, April 17, and is holding a plein air painting by local artists through Monday, May 10.  Families were invited to pick up free copies of the park’s new Junior Ranger booklets from the Visitor Center and complete the activities as […]

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Just in Time for Foster Youth to Host Series of EMpower Parties

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Just in Time for Foster Youth to Host Series of EMpower Parties

Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT), a nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging a caring community to help transition age foster youth achieve self-sufficiency and well-being, will be hosting a series of EMpower parties through the end of May for its dedicated community of supporters. In order to meet County regulations while also meeting the […]

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GI Film Festival San Diego Announces Virtual 2021 Season

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
GI Film Festival San Diego Announces Virtual 2021 Season

Organizers of the GI Film Festival San Diego are thrilled to announce its diverse film lineup for their annual festival happening Tuesday, May 18 through Sunday, May 23. For the first time ever, the multi-day military-themed event is streamed online. Established in 2006 and brought to San Diego in 2015, the festival solely presents films […]

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Adam Graves: Some History on Balboa Park and its Trees. Part 1

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Adam Graves:  Some History on Balboa Park and its Trees. Part 1

In February, Adam Graves, director of the Horticulture Department of the San Diego Zoo and previous manager of the browse program and of the zoo’s team of arborists over the past five years, was our featured speaker.  Graves received his B.S. in Biology at UCSD and his master’s at Miami University.  He also volunteered at […]

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17th Annual San Diego Giving Back Raffle Guarantees Winners

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17th Annual San Diego Giving Back Raffle Guarantees Winners

As San Diego home prices continue their meteoric rise, the 17th Annual San Diego Giving Back Raffle benefitting Ronald McDonald House Charities® of San Diego is providing participants the possibility of winning a multimillion-dollar Encinitas home or thousands of other prizes. Once again guaranteeing every participant walks away a winner, the Giving Back Raffle is awarding more […]

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