Category archives for: Philanthropy

New Shoe Event to put 1,000 new shoes on San Diego school kids in need

Gaylord-Hansen Shoes, a nonprofit 501c3 organization, recently secured the 20,000-square-foot Activity Center at the Del Mar Fairgrounds to hold its annual New Shoe Event for San Diego school kids in need. The event will be held on Oct. 7.

Solana Highlands Daisy Troop 3042 helps others through donations

(L to R, bottom) - Annika Xuan, Mali Hollon, Charlotte Bailey, Sara Fultz, Vicky Xu, Scarlett Taylor; (L to R, top) Nikole Egan, Ilana Roberts, Andrea Cross, Misha Klowas, Lindsey Spillane, Cecilia Brown, Anjali Sharma

Solana Highlands Daisy Troop 3042 worked on a Daisy Journey this year that had a focus on animals and animal care. The Troop members raised $600 this year selling Girl Scout cookies.

Global charity efforts come full circle at Santa Fe Christian

Santa Fe Christian students and visiting Russian students prepare Easter baskets for kids in City Heights.

Students assemble 400 Easter baskets to deliver to youth in City Heights

Torrey Hills Jog-A-Thon

Torrey Hills Jog-a-thon

Torrey Hills Elementary School held a Jog-A-Thon March 22 to raise funds for new technology.

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

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  • RSF Association Board Biz: It’s fire season: Be prepared
    The Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District (RSFFPD) was officially formed in 1946, in the aftermath of a devastating fire that took place in 1943 and destroyed brush, farmland and homes from Rancho Bernardo through Rancho Santa Fe, all the way to Solana Beach and Del Mar. Today the Fire District spans 38 square miles and protects nearly 30,000 residents. W […]
  • Rancho Santa Fe couple lead way in helping those with thyroid disorders
    Few people may know that Graves’ disease is one of the most common autoimmune diseases afflicting Americans today. Fewer still may know that the only national non-profit dedicated to its patients is headquartered in Rancho Santa Fe. The Graves’ Disease and Thyroid Foundation, co-chaired by Rancho Santa Fe residents Kathleen Bell Flynn and Steve Flynn, has be […]
  • Candidates seek election to three Rancho Santa Fe special district boards
    Seats on the boards of directors of three special districts that provide such services as water, fire protection, sewage treatment and landscape maintenance are on the ballot in the Nov. 4 election. The three special districts are the Santa Fe Irrigation District, the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District and the Rancho Santa Fe Community Services Distric […]