The girls got together and braided 150 fleece dog toys and brought them to the Helen Woodward Animal Center where they were able to meet the dogs who would enjoy their new chew toy along with cats and alpacas.
Girl Scout Troop 3148 members earned their Bronze Award, the 3rd highest award in Girl Scouts USA. The Bronze Award project objective is to benefit the local community.
Two members of the Del Mar Kiwanis Club and their children (L-R Heather Riordan, Zack Bidlack, Shea Bidlack and Angelia Bidlack) participated in the Rady Children's "Celebration of Champions" which was held on May 12.
Carmel Valley kids Brady Edwards and Stephenson Jean Michel “SJ” Dohrenwend recently led a bike drive for disadvantaged children in Haiti.
It all started as a big idea for a then young 7th grader Kelsey Yin. Is there a way to let at-risk youth experience the benefits of riding horses? With a little work, she made her dream a reality.
The Board of Directors of Friends of Solana Beach Library honored four Solana Beach scholars on May 22, with scholarships of $2,000 each.
The scholarship recipients will be feted at Don Diego’s Dinner and Kansas Concert Gala at the Fair on June 7
Pacific Ridge School students recently raised $1,000 to assist the Aloha School in Kauai, which was completely flooded during the island’s record-breaking rains last month.
The De Anza Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) held a festive dedication ceremony to place a commemorative plaque at the Sikes Adobe Historic Farmhouse in Escondido on Saturday, May 5.
An Early Bird Summer Special offers 15 percent off regular tickets through June 30.
Hoops for Lives will be held at The Bay Club, 12000 Carmel Country Rd, San Diego, CA 92130 on Sunday, June 24, from 3-7 p.m. Get your team together, register, make a donation or volunteer at www.beatnb.org/3on3/
The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy (SDRVC) has received a $10,000 grant from REI to support Phase 3 of the River Path Del Mar (River Path).
Hundreds of enthusiastic volunteers are needed on Thursday, June 21, to collect donations from morning commuters for Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego’s annual Red Shoe Day fundraiser. Red Shoe Day volunteers will line 225 San Diego County intersections on June 21 from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30...
Sixty children and teens received new bikes donated through the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s National Day of Service.
Members helped package food and donated money to feed 65 families for Mother's Day.
Teen Volunteers in Action San Diego Chapter 3 (TVIA SD3) held its 3rd annual Senior Send-Off event May 6 at the Rancho Santa Fe Performing Arts Center. TVIA is an organization of young men, who, with their families, are committed to developing community leaders through a structured program of volunteerism,...
Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe sponsored an outstanding outreach program to the classical jazz students at Mira Costa College on Friday, May 12, featuring the Four Freshmen.
At once somber and celebratory, 19 women of Del Mar will gather next week in one of their homes to award $20,000 in grants to three nonprofits that survived the women's vet-and-vote elimination to become the inaugural donees of the Del Mar Women's Giving Collective.
The Del Mar Kiwanis Club partners with the Don Diego "Plant, Grow, Eat" program to provide bus transportation to the Del Mar Fairgrounds for students from Title One schools in San Diego County.
The San Dieguito River Park is inaugurating a scholarship program with awards to two Canyon Crest Academy seniors, Keana Oldham and Grace Wesson
At-risk children throughout San Diego County will receive free books and enjoy read-aloud sessions with some of San Diego’s most prominent politicians, media personalities and other local celebrities acting as honorary readers in Words Alive classrooms across the region.
Torrey Pines High School freshman Zander Samarasinghe, with the help of the Associated Student Body, collected over 200 pounds of school supplies for orphanages in Sri Lanka.
Five local residents have signed on to participate in the Chairmen’s RoundTable (CRT) mentorship program: Ginny Beneke (Carmel Valley), John H. Eyler (Fairbanks Ranch), Patrick Henry (Pacific Highlands Ranch), Steve McCracken (Carmel Valley) and Paige Wisdom (Santaluz). The CRT is a San Diego nonprofit...
The "Growing Kindness in Sunshine" program at Flower Hill Promenade features four months of activities and events designed to inspire kindness.
In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, the Encinitas/La Costa office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage will be collecting donations from now until May 15 for Casa de Amparo, a nonprofit focused on treating and preventing child abuse and neglect in San Diego County and beyond. Community...
The Del Mar Kiwanis Club members recently presented a check in the amount of $3,000 to The LaPlaya branch of Rady Children's Hospital auxiliary representative Juile Connolly.
At Solana Pacific Elementary School, 5th graders work for three months on a Service Learning Project. Most of the work is done independently at home, supported by teacher-led checkpoints.
The album, officially released April 27, raised about $400 for Happy Star Melodies from the title submissions alone.
The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy (SDRVC) Board of Directors recently announced three new members of the board: Jim Smith of Del Mar, Joe Bonner of Solana Beach and Alex Kilian of Carmel Valley.
Recipients of Meals on Wheels San Diego County in Del Mar and Carmel Valley got a little surprise from a special delivery driver, former Charger’s kicker and Del Mar resident, Rolf Benirshke.
Seasalt in Del Mar is hosting a fundraiser on Sunday, April 15 to support the Walk to Cure Arthritis.
Jonathan Appelbaum recently joined the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy (SDRVC) as the Conservancy’s new Conservation Manager. As Conservation Manager, Appelbaum is responsible for the coordination and implementation of conservation programs for the SDRVC. He leads habitat-restoration projects...
Teen Volunteers in Action members from Carmel Valley spent a recent Saturday serving meals and calling bingo at the Gary and Mary West Senior Center in downtown San Diego.
Over $100,000 will be contributed to the school for programs supported by the Canyon Crest Academy Foundation.
Dr. Richard Brown wrote "Scalpel's Cut," a medical thriller whose story line revolves around a shadowy group called the Cooperative, which is perpetrating a massive fraud at a hospital.
2018 event chaired by Rolf Benirschke, Dale Yahnke, and Bill Sailer
On Feb. 26, the City of San Diego proclaimed it “Jewish Family Service of San Diego 100th Anniversary Day” in honor of the nonprofit’s centennial year.
A hallmark fundraising event being sponsored by Champions for Health, the San Diego County Medical Society’s foundation arm, is targeted to raise more than $75,000 to support Project Access San Diego. The 6th annual Aces for Health Golf and Tennis Tournament will be held at the Lomas Santa Fe Country...
Canyon Crest Academy students Justin and Nicole Kaufman were inspired to support those in the local community with Parkinson’s when their father was first diagnosed with the disease.
Sophia LeRose won the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Student of the Year fundraising competition. Students raised almost $250,000 in the seven week competition.
The San Diego Foundation recently announced the availability of grant funding through the Opening the Outdoors Program. The 2018 grant cycle will prioritize nonprofit projects that protect and connect outdoor spaces and improve access to nature, especially for the San Diego region’s most park-poor...
TJ Freedland and eight other volunteers from the Solana Beach Presbyterian Church trimmed brush along the Torrey Pines Loop Trail through Gonzales Canyon on Community Serve Day, Sunday, Feb. 25.
Hours after surveying the Lilac fire’s grim fallout in Del Mar, Michelle Storm took to Facebook. In the three days since the blaze tore through San Luis Rey Downs—killing nearly 50 horses on Dec. 7 and displacing the training facility’s live-in workers—Del Mar Racetrack had become a makeshift sanctuary...
Members of National Charity League's San Diego del Norte chapter's Class of 2018 gathered to serve tea to the seniors at Social Services of La Jolla.
The Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society is again offering two $1,000 college scholarships for 2018. Applicants must live in the city limits of Solana Beach. The deadline for applying is April 30, 2018. Application information is available in the high school counseling offices and on the web...
“This was our most successful race in 26 years, generating $26,200," beamed an enthusiastic Al Bernotas, co-founder of the event.
The San Diego Foundation announced $632,934 in grants for 10 programs that strengthen San Diego’s innovation economy by creating more opportunities for students, particularly from underserved communities, pursuing STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) opportunities. The grant...
San Diego’s Mission Driven Finance has just awarded its first $1.1 million in loans— impact investments that provide social entrepreneurs and nonprofits access to capital to help transform their communities. Mission Driven was founded in 2016 by a team of finance and philanthropic leaders to tap...
Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT) will hold Walk the Talk, its annual fundraising celebration, on Saturday, March 17, from 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, to raise awareness and resources for transitioning foster youth in San Diego County. The theme of this year’s...
Conservation-minded high school seniors in San Diego County are encouraged to apply for one of five $1,000 college scholarships offered by the Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County (RCD). The RCD Conservation Scholarship Program is for graduating high school seniors who are...