Category archives for: Philanthropy

CyMo Foundation to hold gift bazaar, toy drive; Organization helps youth and families impacted by drugs

The month marks five years since the death of her son, Cyrus Moinzadeh, a Torrey Pines High School graduate who died from an OxyContin overdose at the age of 23

Carmel Valley resident Allison Beall wins prestigious National Impact Award from CREW Network

Allison Beall, a Carmel Valley resident, has won CREW Network’s Impact Award in the category of Member-to-Member Business

‘Water for Christmas’ fundraiser to be held at Woody’s in Solana Beach Dec. 5

“Water for Christmas” is an annual, local fundraising event that raises money for clean water projects

Maki co-founder meets supporters for first time at Del Mar fundraiser

“Maki was my salvation during that time. It kept me busy,” said Mendoza, giving an appreciative glance to Kolodny

North Coast Y Service Club celebrating 40 years of fundraising; New members welcome

Remember the abundance of colorful flowers and plants covering the entire north side of the Y?

SDJA garage sale aids victims of Hurricane Sandy

Spence Burkholz, Pam Burkholz, Shelly Ruderman

100 percent of all proceeds raised will go to benefit the victims of Hurricane Sandy

Miracle League of San Diego honors local ‘Outstanding Volunteers’

(L-R) Spencer Brigandi, Eric Schade, Tyler Yamamoto and Brennen O’Malley. Not pictured  Miles Quigg.

The Miracle League of San Diego recently honored its “Outstanding Volunteers Fall 2012.

San Diego Veterans For Peace begins third year helping the homeless

Two or three times a month, based entirely on available donations, SDVFP members head out after dark to areas in downtown San Diego known to be popular sleeping spots for the homeless, and hand out about sleeping bag sets.

Carmel Valley resident Gil Field and his fellow San Diego Veterans for Peace members continue to visit the downtown San Diego streets after dark

Team Charlotte Bailey top fundraiser at FAAN Walk for Food Allergy— again!

Charlotte Bailey with her family

For the second year in a row, Carmel Valley’s Team Charlotte Bailey was San Diego’s top fundraising team at the FAAN Walk for Food Allergy

Del Mar to hold holiday blanket and jacket drive for North County families

Del Mar recently announced that the City and the Del Sol Lions have teamed-up to collect new and gently used blankets and jackets for the annual Holiday Baskets Program



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  • Rita Szczotka of La Jolla applies her business savvy to charitable causes
    Rita Szczotka graduated from Hoover High School in 1976. She was crowned Miss San Diego, Fairest of the Fair in 1977 and a runner up to the Miss California pageant that same year. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in finance from National University and San Diego State. After 20-plus years in the financial industry wor […]
  • House of Week; 8720 Cliffridge Aveneu
    A Perfect Blend of Luxury and Harmony 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 3,321 estimated square feet. State-of-the-art gourmet chef’s kitchen. Open and functional floor plan. High-end remodel. Wenge hardwood flooring. Air conditioning, custom paint, & home lighting automation. An expansive grassy & lush backyard. Spa-like bathrooms. Close proximity to beache […]
  • La Jolla Family Dentistry treats those with special needs and expert knowledge
    Special needs dentistry patients are a focus for Jana Osmolinski, DDS, at La Jolla Family Dentistry. Jana, a trained dental anesthesiologist, and her husband and partner, Eric Osmolinski, DMD, have worked as a dental team in town since opening newly renovated Draper offices in August 2013. […]