Sometimes, we just don’t want to talk about our struggles. It might be the struggles that we personally deal with that evoke anxiety or depression. Or, even the struggles that our child faces at home and school that disrupts them from being that happy child we know they can be. The confusion, embarrassment, agony and shame we may feel about our mental health challenges can become too daunting at times to the point where we just feel so alone, if not immobilized… wondering if things will ever get better.
Each year more and more children arrive at San Ysidro Health in need of critical health services. They come for primary care, immunizations, specialty care, nutrition education and dental services. Children’s health needs have been constantly growing in our community since 1969, when San Ysidro Health’s Founding Mothers created the first casita to provide children living in poverty quality, compassionate care. While the demand has continued to grow year after year, capacity is limited.
Spring is finally here, but as beautiful as it is, it is also a big trigger for seasonal allergies. The biggest cause of it is pollen. Trees, plants, grass and weeds release these tiny grains into the air and we breathe them in. If someone is allergic to pollen, the immune system reacts to it by releasing histamines that cause many uncomfortable symptoms such as a runny nose and watery eyes. Often, it can be confused with a bad cold. My son Noah suffers from them and it is sad to see him so uncomfortable and unfortunately, his reactions are accompanied by asthma and sometimes even a headache.
“There is always something that needs healing inside us, an obstacle to jump, a cloudy day, or even a hurricane to endure. In life, the ones who learn how to be resilient are the people who will prevail and succeed, they are the ones who will be happier and who will enjoy life to the fullest.”
Now in its 47th year of service, Southwest Airlines continues to differentiate itself from other air carriers with exemplary Customer Service and Transfarency®, with a passion of treating Customers honestly and fairly, and with low fares that stay low. With a bold new look first unveiled in 2014, Southwest is progressing through a multi-year refresh that is innovative and competitive as our company continues to grow. As we look forward, we want to introduce you to Luisa McCarthy, an exceptional business woman who has built a career and business around her passion to help others and treating her customers honestly and fairly. She has faced and overcome challenges through believing in herself and turned her business into something she is proud of. We invite you to learn more about Luisa and her passionate personal journey.
Since 1979, the San Diego American Indian Health Center (SDAIHC) has strived to meet its mission of “excellence in health care with respect for custom and tradition” by focusing on care for the mind, body and spirit; the whole person. SDAIHC has provided high quality, comprehensive, compassionate primary medical, dental and behavioral health care to its community. A youth center provides early intervention/prevention programs that are so needed in today’s environment. The organization has earned trust and loyalty by serving American Indian/Alaskan Native and low income community members with respect, dignity and cultural sensitivity as a Patient Centered Medical Home and as a safety net providing essential health care and social services. It is a key resource experiencing more than 20,000 visits each year to its downtown facility.
What if instead of pursuing a mere job with a college education people also used it to pursue their calling? Barrio Logan College Institute (BLCI) high school senior and CEO Leadership Councilmember, Kehila Moreno, is preparing to do just that. At BLCI, a college-prep after school program, students are taught that a college education can help them break the cycle of poverty in their families and prepare them to tackle some of society’s most difficult challenges.
José Cruz González is an established artist and professor who has brought joy to many through his captivating and relatable plays. However, he did not fully realize his passion until adulthood. Growing up as part of a close-knit family of farmworkers, José was exposed to the art of storytelling from a young age as both of his grandparents played a large role in his lifelong devotion to sharing stories with others.
The Jewish Community Foundation offers the Trusted Charitable Advisor (TCA) Program -- a network of trusted San Diego professional advisors dedicated to building relationships and integrating charitable planning as a strategy for achieving clients’ overall goals. Here are our Top 5 Reasons to become a Trusted Charitable Advisor.
Eva Nemeth was born into a war-torn world in 1935. Left alone to protect herself and her two young sisters in Budapest during World War II, she survived both the German occupation and the Soviet offensive and liberation to meet, marry, and to emigrate to the United States with her husband Alex. From those humble beginnings, Eva and Alex started their journey that led them to San Diego where they enjoyed success and their “American Dream.”