The San Diego Rescue Mission received a special delivery of 300 new mattresses donated by online luxury mattress company, Leesa Sleep LLC. The mattresses will be used in the Mission’s emergency shelters, men’s recovery programs, recuperative care unit and transitional programs. The donation, with a retail value of more than $60,000, will enhance the way the Mission addresses the needs of those it serves.
A drive along the side streets off Leucadia Boulevard between Interstate 5 and El Camino Real is a simultaneous look at the past of Encinitas and its future. West of Quail Gardens Drive, the area is a densely populated mix of ramshackle, mid-1950s ranch houses alongside newer, million-dollar estates that replaced the original homes.
More than 300 supporters gathered at the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe for Father Joe’s Villages’ 2016 Children’s Charity Gala. Guests raised more than $300,000 in funds for at-risk youth in San Diego, including Toussaint Academy and the Therapeutic Childcare Center.
Oceanside Charitable Foundation, an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, awarded $60,000 in grants to three local nonprofits at its Ninth Annual Grants Celebration at the Oceanside Museum of Art.
“One of the best locations on Earth” is what the original owner said of a home in the Coronado Cays development to Jay Becker, a Realtor with Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty.
Walden Family Services, the nonprofit foster care, adoption and youth services agency, hosted its Spring Soirée recently at the Pamplemousse Grille to celebrate May 2016 Foster Care Month.
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Above a series of natural rock ledges along an inviting sandy beach is an architectural masterpiece by Encinitas-based architect Don Edson.
American Liver Foundation’s Pacific Coast Division held the 18th Annual Liver Life Walk in Liberty Station recently. Nearly 600 walkers raised more than $64,000 to support medical research, educate patients, families, caregivers and health care professionals about liver wellness and disease prevention. The team from San Diego-based Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc. was the top fundraising team, raising $7,455.
The San Diego Military Advisory Council has announced the formation of its new charitable nonprofit, the SDMAC Foundation. The newly created 501(c)3 will allow San Diego’s leading nonprofit military organization to further promote general awareness and understanding of the importance of a strong national defense in our region — and will further support San Diego’s active-duty and retired military community through program initiatives, educational outreach, and events funded by tax-deductible donations received by the organization.
If you grew up somewhere other than a densely populated urban environment, you’ll remember the absolute awe of staring up at a night sky thick with stars. Borrego Springs