Category archives for: Philanthropy

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

Volunteers needed for official Komen 3-Day Walk Cheering Station in Del Mar

more than 4,000 walkers will travel through the Village of Del Mar on the first leg of a 60-mile journey

‘BIG Breath Yoga Marathon’ benefit to be held Nov. 3

proceeds benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s on-going mission to cure and control cystic fibrosis, The BIG Breathe is the only event of its kind to draw attention specifically to the act of breathing through the practice of yoga

Carmel Del Mar Jog-a-thon


Students had 60 minutes to complete as many laps as possible by walking and jogging to support the Del Mar Schools Education Foundation

Carmel Valley resident’s band Icebox to perform at Belly Up on Nov. 3

Carmel Valley resident Patrick Brown’s band Icebox will play at the Belly Up on Nov. 3.  Courtesy photo

Event benefits the Friends of Zoofari Foundation

Del Mar salon holding toy drive

Local salon, iTAN Del Mar, is asking Del Mar residents to bring a new, unwrapped children’s toy to the salon



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  • Next step in Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club sale likely to be mid-October
    The Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club board won’t likely make a decision on the sale of its clubhouse until mid-October, according to co-president Fred Wasserman. The 1.04-acre property, home to the 7,974-square-foot clubhouse, has been listed with Colliers International and the realtors are handling all offers submitted. Nobody on the board is discussing the offe […]
  • Rancho Santa Fe water district director resigns after qualifying for ballot
    An announcement by John Ingalls, a 12-year veteran of the Santa Fe Irrigation District board, that he would immediately step down from his seat and not seek a fourth term, means that none of the three open seats on the panel will be contested at the voting booth this November. Ingalls, a Rancho Santa Fe resident who had filed his papers to run for a fourth t […]
  • Rancho Santa Fe resident among seven new trustees joining UC San Diego Foundation Board
    Proactive stewards, higher education advocates and expert financial strategists, UC San Diego Foundation trustees play an important role in cultivating community partnerships and garnering resources to support UC San Diego research, teaching and public service initiatives. Trustees govern the Foundation, including managing net assets totaling $717 million, i […]