Category archives for: Philanthropy

San Diego Jewish Academy students invite all to participate in ‘Walk to End Genocide’ April 7

SDJA students Zander Cowan (right) Naomi Suminski (center) and Ilana Engel (left) are planning the Walk to End Genocide at Ocean Air Park on April 7.  Courtesy photo

San Diego Jewish Academy sophomore Zander Cowan is working to organize his Second Annual Walk to End Genocide at Ocean Air Community Park in Carmel Valley on Sunday, April 7, from 9 a.m. to noon. The one-mile walk aims to raise awareness, support and hope for the survivors of genocide in Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Susan G. Komen, San Diego welcomes Del Mar’s Catherine Blair as new board president

Catherine Blair

Del Mar resident Catherine Blair has been named President of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego’s Board of Directors

Doctor helps disadvantaged children through charity, running

Greg Ostrow

Local pediatric ophthalmologist raises funds for Fresh Start Surgical Gifts

Rancho Santa Fe home is Grand Prize in Ronald McDonald Dream House Raffle

This $3.2 million home in RSF is the Grand Prize in the Ronald McDonald Dream House Raffle.  Courtesy photos

For the past nine years, the Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego has held its Dream House Raffle

Local high school boys from TVIA-SD2 prepare a special meal for Ronald McDonald House

Members of Teen Volunteers in Action, Chapter 2

high school boys from Teen Volunteers in Action, Chapter 2, volunteered to participate in a special meal prepared for children and families staying at Rady Children’s Hospital

Assistance League Rancho San Dieguito to present spring fundraiser ‘Comedy and Caring’

Assistance League Rancho San Dieguito’s spring fundraiser, Comedy and Caring, will be held on Saturday, April 20

Solana Highlands students attend Great Kindness Challenge celebration at New Children’s Museum

Bob Filner and Sophia and Olivia Stettner

Solana Highlands students, Sophia (left) and Oliva Stettner (right) represented their school at this event held at the New Children’s Museum

Four Troop 782 members achieve top Eagle Scout rank

Troop 782’s newest Eagle Scouts are Adam Woodnutt, James Hunter, Nick Post and  Noah Toyonaga. Courtesy

Consider this: About 2 percent of all Boy Scouts achieve Eagle rank

Torrey Pines High School Foundation resolves to make 2013 fundraiser a success

2013 Spring Auction Committee: (L-R) Carey Cimino, Bobbi Karlson, Holly Coughlin, Denise Small, Connie Cannon (Auction Co-Chair), Bryn Emkjer, Megan Smith, Helen Nordan (Auction Co-Chair), Alicia Davis, Terry Wolter.  Not shown: Linda Wiener, Patty Lendrum, Susan Johnson, Catherine Matyszewski, Maha Sfeir, Eva Barnes, Melissa Dodds, Stephanie Wilk.

The Torrey Pines High School Spring Auction Committee is pumping up efforts to obtain auction items

CV youth will sing out with others at a benefit concert/silent auction to beat ALS on Feb. 11

Marjie Block with niece Megan Spector.

The premise behind the “Striking A Chord” benefit concert was conceived by Carmel Valley resident Megan Spector, 12, whose Aunt Marjie Block was diagnosed with ALS about three years ago

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