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Seven Ways to Give Back As a Group

Grab your coworkers, friends, book club, or church members
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Charities and Nonprofits

Seven Ways to Give Back As a Group

Grab your coworkers, friends, book club, or church members

The SoCal (Social Calendar!)

From black-tie galas to costumed 5Ks, these events will keep your social calendar full—and you feeling good

United Way and Serving Seniors Celebrate Big Birthdays

Plus Academy of Our Lady of Peace students help needy families

The Arc of San Diego Celebrates Another Successful Winter Wonderland

Hundreds turned out for the runway show and luncheon benefiting children and adults with disabilities

San Diego Oasis Spreads Holiday Cheer

Plus more good news from the San Diego Women’s Foundation and Del Mar Highlands Town Center

West Health and Local Leaders Sign the San Diego Senior Emergency Care Initiative

Plus Nordson Corporation Foundation gives BLCI a home and Cox Communications celebrates Tech the Halls

Queenstown Public House Hosts Fifth Gingerbread Toy Drive

Plus local businesses and organizations give big ahead of the holidays

High-Tech Fundraising

San Diego–based companies like DonationMatch, Coin Up, and Classy are modernizing the world of philanthropy

Junior League of San Diego Raises $60,000 at Masquerade Gala

Plus more good news about scholarships from the San Diego Foundation, North County Philanthropy Council awards volunteers, and a new online portal for volunteers looking to help the homeless community

Ronald McDonald House’s ROMP Gala raises $600,000

Plus more good news from Home Start, Inc. and SAY San Diego

Glam Squad Targets San Diego’s Low-Income Seniors

Charity project hopes to boost self-confidence by gifting makeovers

Bank of America honors Alpha Project and Kitchens for Good

Plus the Burn Institute and the Ocean Discovery Institute throw parties with a purpose

The Gary and Mary West Foundation Help PACE Open a New 20,000-Square-Foot Center in San Marcos

Plus more good news from the Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County, Rest Haven Children’s Fund, and a celebration of 30 years of providing better education in Tijuana.

Real Heroes Honored at Red Cross Breakfast

Plus a golf tournament raises money for veterans and Barrio Logan College Institute finds a new home

The Old Globe Raises $1 Million for Arts Programs

Plus BBB honors local businesses and nonprofits receive grants galore

Mama’s Kitchen Delivers its 9 Millionth Meal

Plus fundraisers for The Clearity Foundation, Just in Time for Foster Youth, and kids and veterans charities bring in big bucks

Volunteers of America Southwest Raises Over $140,000 at its Celebrity Golf Classic

Plus more good news from The San Diego Foundation and the Midway Museum

Mama’s Kitchen’s Diabetes Program Gets a $50k Boost

Plus more good news from Classy, the Living Coast Discovery Center, the San Diego Rescue Mission, and McAlister Institute

How Nonprofits Are Crunched For Data

To get the big bucks and support, organizations have to prove their worth with in-depth data like never before

San Ysidro Health Raises $670,000 While Celebrating 50 Years

Plus Sharp HospiceCare holds a winning regatta, St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center works it at a fashion show, and more

Are We Taking Care of Our Seniors?

How San Diego is—and is not—meeting the needs of a growing population

Chefs Cook for a Cause at the Living Coast Discovery Center

Plus Promises2Kids reunites siblings in foster care at fun summer camp

The Volunteer Diaries

Three locals describe their work and how it enriches lives in the San Diego community

The San Diego Foundation Receives $500,000 for its Community Scholars Initiative

Plus Feeding San Diego awards $25,000 in grants and an OLP student wins an international title

A Barbecue Benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Plus local restaurants step up for foster kids and a baby wipes business backs events for NICU families

Companies That Give Back Do Better

Local executive John Asdell explains why corporate social responsibility is a win-win

Boys & Girls Clubs of America Names Its Pacific Military Youth of the Year

Plus Jewish Family Service receives the 2019 Light of Pride Award, and Wounded Warrior Homes gets a boost

Three Animal Nonprofits on a Mission to Help Dogs and People

How dog rescue organizations are also helping out inmates, veterans, the homeless and more, as told through the eyes of the beneficiaries

Promises2Kids’ Private Concert Brings in $1.25 Million

Plus Meals on Wheels’ fiesta-themed gala, the San Diego Women’s Foundation fights human trafficking, and the Mid-City CAN youth council unveils its new mural

Seeing Red: Ronald McDonald House's Red Shoe Day and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Raise Big Bucks

Plus Promises2Kids brings home $1.25 million during its concert gala
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2020 Charitable Giving Guide

Charitable Giving Guide is the definitive overview of the San Diego charity scene.

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January 2020

Join us on Harbor Drive on for the 40th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade. This is one of the largest celebrations of its kind in the United States in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The...

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