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Home Start Raises Upward of $100,000 at “Blue Ribbon” Virtual Event

| July 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Home Start Raises Upward of $100,000 at “Blue Ribbon” Virtual Event

Home Start, a nonprofit organization dedicated to child abuse prevention and providing evidence-based family strengthening services, successfully raised nearly $100,000 from its annual “Blue Ribbon” event held this past May. This year’s event was titled Blue Ribbon Broadcast for Bright Futures – It’s a Family Affair, and was held virtually via Zoom. The theme played […]

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San Diego Rescue Mission Receives $25,000 Grant

| July 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
San Diego Rescue Mission Receives $25,000 Grant

The San Diego Rescue Mission has announced the award of $25,000 from The San Diego Foundation as part of the Foundation’s COVID-19 Community Response Fund. The funds will be used to prevent child abuse in children experiencing homelessness, through the San Diego Rescue Mission’s Children’s Center Preschool program.   Children experiencing homelessness face unthinkable challenges: health problems, tendency […]

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Celebrations, Collaborations, Contests

| June 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
Celebrations, Collaborations, Contests

By Dixie Hall, President of Mission Hills BID and Owner of DixiePops I love the start of summer: the warm sun, the flowers, the long days, and maybe even a vacation somewhere. The sense that the whole summer is in front of us with fun and relaxation just waiting to be had can’t be beat. […]

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

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
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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Cabrillo National Monument Celebrates National Park Week With Junior Ranger Day and Plein Air Artists in the Park

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
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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St. Vincent de Paul School Presents a Virtual Venetian Masquerade

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
St. Vincent de Paul School Presents a Virtual Venetian Masquerade

Your attendance is requested. Grab your mask and join us for an unforgettable night of intrigue, dining, wine tasting, music, and much more at St. Vincent de Paul School’s Virtual Venetian Masquerade Big Bash. The annual fundraiser will take place on Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. It is the school’s largest […]

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37th California Young Playwrights Contest Is Accepting Entrants

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
37th California Young Playwrights Contest Is Accepting Entrants

Last year’s California Young Playwrights Contest writers were able to celebrate in person. However, this year’s Plays by Young Writers Festival was well received – even in its digital format – by the public and students alike. One educator summed it up by saying, “My students were introduced to a new opportunity. I have several writers in my […]

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Kids Fashion Week Network So-Cal is Making Progress

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
Kids Fashion Week Network So-Cal is Making Progress

The Kids Are Back…and they are going to be stronger then ever. The kids around us have been hit hard this past year, and our hearts go out to all the parent’s homeschooling them. They have been subjected to screen learning and very little in person socialization. And though it has impacted all the sports, […]

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