National Braille Literacy Month! In honor of Louis Braille, the father of the Braille code, January has been designated as National Braille Literary Awareness Month. This January you can make a difference for blind and visually impaired children and adults by giving back or volunteering. Non-profits such as The Braille Institute San Diego rely on the support of contributors to make a difference in the lives of blind and visually impaired people. www.brailleinstitute.org
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Tijuana Toy Run... The only international event in the country where thousands of motorcyclists provide toys for underprivileged children in Tijuana during Christmastime. Tune up your bike, check the tires, join San Diego Harley Davidson and the Solo Angeles of Tijuana on December 15 and change the life of a child. www.tijuanatoyrun.com
Binational Celebration! The Institute of the Americas is celebrating its 30th Anniversary by honoring former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón and the founder Ambassador Theodore E. Gildred. On November 18 the organization will host a dinner celebration www.iamericas.org
1. Enjoy... Kids eat, stay and play for free throughout San Diego for the month of October with Kids Free San Diego Month. During the entire month, families with children can enjoy special deals at San Diego hotels, restaurants, attractions and museums. Take advantage of these deals and enjoy San Diego with your loved ones while doing so. www.sandiego.org/kidsfree
1. Making a difference! Giving Back Magazine, Andrew Morgan Furniture and Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego are partnering to launch a new outreach program for the Latina philanthropic community, ¡Día de Alegría! On September 4, a reception celebrating Latinas and Amigas will be held at a private estate in Rancho Santa Fe and we love that our Co-Publisher Danitza Villanueva is Chairing the event. www.rmhcsd.org