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San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation (EDC) serves local companies by providing them with the access to critical partners to accelerate their growth prospects; data and research to make well-informed decisions; the advocacy to maximize their investment; and the positioning needed to raise their profile and open new opportunities. Their mission is aligned with Southwest Airlines’ dedication of serving people and championing community. We are proud of our long history of giving back and empowering the communities where our Employees and Customers live and work. Partnering with EDC gives us an opportunity to help shape our region’s future and be part of something really great! Join us!


15th Annual Flavors of San Diego Culinary Event.

The American Liver Foundation is the leading source of information on liver health and liver disease. They carry out their mission through education to promote liver health and disease prevention. They offer several Community Education Programs that are interactive and age appropriate.


Cal Coast Cares Foundation.

One of San Diego’s inspiring non-profit education supporters invites you to be part of something special that can make a real difference in the lives of local students and teachers.


Getting healthy, keeping healthy.

Mayra spoke of the extreme pain and inability to work or care for her son. Hermelinda tearfully said she thought she would not be able to create the floral arrangements that were her specialty. Juan excitedly told of relief from excruciating head pain so that he could be daddy once more and play with his young children. They all prayed for an angel to come and help them. These angels are the volunteer physicians, nurses, anesthesiologists, and various healthcare professionals mobilized into action by Champions for Health (CFH), a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve community health and wellness, access to care for all, and support for physicians through engaged volunteerism. This CFH vision is to get people healthy, and to keep people healthy, through an integrated approach of service provision and partner collaboration.


The 110th Anniversary Charity Ball.

The Charity Ball is one of our region’s grand expressions of commitment to the children of San Diego. For more than a century, the volunteer-organized Charity Ball has brought together community leaders and supporters for a night of elegance and entertainment. It is one special evening each year, but the night has long-lasting impact on the children of our region.


Thanksgiving Day 5k.

Every Thanksgiving since 2002, thousands of people come together in Balboa Park to give back to others with their family and friends. This year will be no different. On November 22nd, 2018, Father Joe’s Villages will hold their 17th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K to raise funds and awareness for their programs.


Freedom Dogs.

Experts can speak at length about the causes of PTSD and traumatic brain injury, the symptoms and the treatments for these debilitating ailments. But what is harder to communicate is what passes between the soldiers who struggle daily with these issues and the companions they work with from Freedom Dogs. How do you describe the sensation of knowing that in a time of real need, perhaps in the dead of night, that there is unconditional support and affection awaiting an outstretched hand?


Jewish Community Foundation.

Here are some useful tips to consider from five professional advisors who have recently completed the 2018 Trusted Charitable Advisor Program at the Jewish Community Foundation.

KOM Studio

Un diálogo entre raíces.

Como arquitectos, somos responsables de la creación de espacios a través del juego de experiencias y sensaciones en un contexto determinado. Nuestro contexto se forma a partir de nuestras raíces culturales y el entorno geográfico en el que vivimos la vida cotidiana.


New Children's Museum.

Remember leg warmers? Rubik’s Cubes? Pac-Man? How about John Hughes movies, boom boxes and when MTV played music? The music, the fashion and the fads of the 80s will all be part of The New Children's Museum’s annual Studio 200 on November 10. This year’s theme is Totally 80s Birthday Bash, where the Museum will transform into a vibrant, after-hours club celebrating the best of the 80s. The Museum has a 10-year history of throwing out-of-the-ordinary parties, fully immersing themselves in a theme and encouraging guests to wear costumes.

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