Nathan Brunetta, a former participant of Just in Time for Foster Youth, recently thanked the Del Mar-Solana Beach Rotary Club for its $8,777 investment in JIT.
The Del Mar-based nonprofit Nature and Culture International is being featured in a special episode of the PBS series The Visionaries for its critical work in saving the environment. The episode is called “Guardians of the Forest” and will air on Saturday, April 20 on KPBS2 at 5 p.m.
The KPBS Producers Club Committee provides engagement and membership support to the station. President Kitty Wolcott, a Del Mar resident, and committee members Kathy Bettles, Julie Hatch, and Patti Nussbaum have helped grow the program by nearly 200 percent since the committee’s inception in 2009.
Concert benefit to be held May 3
Nonprofit offers coaches for sports and for life.
The new Blue Bottle Coffee in One Paseo will host a Community Day on April 13. Coffee will be on the house and all proceeds from food, merchandise, and coffee bean sales will go to benefit The San Diego LGBT Community Center,
Encinitas resident Joy Singleton is a shining example of someone who grew up in challenging circumstances and rose above them to change the lives of others who find themselves in the same place.
Looking for volunteers to train.
Carmel Valley resident Frank Whelan has a soft spot in his heart for those struggling with intellectual and developmental disabilities. He’s passionate about helping people become fully participating members of their communities.
Sandy Marriott Bertha, longtime Olivenhain resident and philanthropist, has been chosen to receive the 14th Annual Distinguished Achievement Award at a fundraiser to benefit the launch of the Newborn Safe Sleep Center at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas.
San Diego-based Cookie Club of America is seeking funding to begin production to support military families and non-profits through the sale of shortbread cookies imprinted with the emblem of every branch of the United States Armed Forces.
Two years after the terrorist attacks on 9/11, Sarah Ansari launched Artizara, a San Diego-based modest Muslim fashion line designed to showcase the positivity and diversity of Muslim immigrants like herself who have made America their home.
Reality Changers representative Jacqueline Guan recently attended a Friday morning meeting of the Del Mar-Solana Beach Rotary Club to thank the club for its recent $8,755 donation and long-term support.
Carmel Valley resident Sandra Maas to serve as emcee for the March 29 ceremony.
Transitioning out of the military can be a tricky thing. Although service members go through training to make the transition easier, many vets say the training is too broad and doesn’t help them land a position in the working world. That’s where the nonprofit Workshops for Warriors comes in.
The Gary and Mary West Foundation has awarded more than $200 million in grants to date.
The Encinitas Rotary Club recently announced that Azim Khamisa, the founder of the Tariq Khamisa Foundation (TKF), is the recipient of its 2019 Peacemaker Award.
The Del Mar-Solana Beach Rotary Club recently presented a $3,000 check to Casa de Amistad in DMSB Rotary’s continuing support of Casa’s many educational and character development programs for underserved children, teens and families in coastal North County San Diego.
The 6-foot 2-inch-tall running back is chasing his dreams to be the first-ever blind NFL running back. With a 45-yard touchdown under his belt, Adonis proves he is more than just a competitor; he is the one to watch on the field.
The April 14 event hopes to end the stigma around young people battling depression and other mental health issues.
A surprise donation is making it happen.
Del Mar Kiwanis Club presented a check in the sum of $3,000 to Marjo Miller who represents the La Playa Foundation.
Diners at Del Mar’s Poseidon Restaurant on Feb. 7 could feel the enthusiasm and warm camaraderie of the members of the ”Low and Slow Running Club of Del Mar.” It was the club’s annual presentation of checks to two exceptional local 501 c 3 charities, The Semper Fi Fund and Fresh Start Surgical...
April Bisharat, founder of Love 15 Tennis and former professional tennis player, hosted a fundraising “Tennis Fest & Clinic” Feb. 10 to support local teen Daniella Benitez’s team house for the organization Build a Miracle, at L’Auberge. Initially aiming to raise $1,000, Bisharat exceed this goal...
To raise money for research in search of a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, both families have organized a fundraiser called Love Cures.
San Diego Jewish Academy students presented $7,066.15 to five local non-profits at an assembly on Jan. 18.
The Don Diego Scholarship Foundation is offering $66,000 in 2019 college scholarships to 28 outstanding students who reside in the San Diego area and have participated in the San Diego County Fair and/or other activities associated with the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
This year the Spirit of Liberty Foundation made a very special additional visit to the victims and first responders of the Paradise Camp Fire with its America’s Santa.
Carlsbad and the surrounding San Diego County communities will come together once again for the inspiring 10th annual Mitchell Thorp Foundation (MTF) 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Poinsettia Park in Carlsbad.
Annual event aims to provide gifts tailored to kids’ wish lists.
Each year, Helen Woodward Animal Center’s Therapeutic Riding Program is delighted to show off the skills of its riders in an annual Center Riding Show.
Dr. Ray Lin considers himself fortunate because he looks forward to going to work every day, where he makes a positive impact on people's lives.
During Hanukkah, as many children are excited to receive presents, students at San Diego Jewish Academy are focusing on giving back to their community and beyond through a charitable project that reflects the Jewish value of Tikkun Olam – “Repairing the World.”
Scientist.com, the world’s leading marketplace for outsourced scientific research, recently announced that it has donated $5,000 to the Solana Beach Schools Foundation (SBSF). The SBSF used the funds to support Skyline Elementary School’s newly-constructed STREAM, Technology and Art Discovery Labs....
Each year the Miracle League of San Diego honors high school seniors who have volunteered their time for at least three years.
The Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE) hosted its 7th annual Invitational Golf Tournament Nov. 12, raising over $163,500 to benefit San Diego pets in need of life-saving veterinary care.
Endorsed and funded by the Torrey Pines High School Foundation, AVID is a district-supported program that greatly enhances quality of learning for those who need it.
Gabriel Benitez, 12, a 7th grader at Notre Dame Academy, was inspired by his older sister, 14-year-old Cathedral Catholic High School freshman Daniella Benitez, to raise the money to build a home for a family living in poverty.
Eric Paredes Save A Life Foundation’s donation of nine Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) will protect over 15,000 adults, children, and teens while raising awareness of sudden cardiac arrest.
Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito received a $10,000 grant from the Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation in support of the Center for a Healthy Lifestyle program.
For the past year, Reese Ger-Herscott, 16, has volunteered to go to El Fuerte, Mexico to help her grandfather, an orthopedic surgeon, with life-changing medical procedures.
On a recent Friday, a small group of senior citizens gathered in a Carmel Valley church to reminisce about the types of clothing they wore as children. Some remembered a time when it was less expensive to sew garments than buy them, while others recalled girls only being allowed to wear dresses...
On Oct. 13, Mike Zill participated for a fifth consecutive year in “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” a fundraiser benefiting Becky’s House.
The National Charity League, Inc. (NCL) Seaside Chapter held its 4th Annual Mother Daughter Tea – Blossoms in Bloom - on Oct. 14 at the La Jolla Woman’s Club
The Hugh Thompson Memorial Chapter 91 is among 125 Veterans for Peace groups nationwide and six in other countries.
Michelle Mirandon’s experiences inspired her to give back to the community.
The literacy-focused nonprofit raised over $200,000 during the event.
Participating in the ninth annual “Challenge Day,” Torrey Pines High School students were tasked to connect with classmates and overcome differences last week.
Daniella Benitez, 14, a freshman at Cathedral Catholic High School, has spearheaded another building of a home for a family in need in Tijuana, Mexico, with the nonprofit organization Build a Miracle.
Zephyr also made an ongoing commitment of $40,000 over the next four years to support STREAM.