The value of implementing positive change in the lives of those who are struggling is what the Rebeca Lan Foundation understands best and is firmly committed to. Founder Rashel Galicot created the organization with the goal to improve the lives of those who have been less fortunate. Her organization fulfills this goal through two programs, the Do-Re-Mi-Felici-Lan Project and “Atrévete a creer en tí”.
Community is about the partnerships we create. In San Diego, corporate partnerships with nonprofit organizations are what make our community of giving and service so vibrant. Together, Volunteers of America Southwest and MediExcel Health Plan show how nonprofits and companies in different sectors can collaborate for a brighter future when they have their hearts in the right place.
Colleen Cavalieri and her husband, Jay, were first introduced to VOM FASS by Colleen’s sister. It was a unique tasting experience consisting of some of the world’s finest oils, vinegars, spices, liqueurs, wine and spirits. The selections amazed them! After tasting the products and learning about VOM FASS’s family-owned business model, Colleen knew is was the perfect moment to open her business with her husband.
When I think of Valentine's Day, I immediately crave rich chocolate and indulging in a beautiful dinner. Let's face it, love is sweet as sugar... To not fall off the wagon, I consulted nutritionist and trainer, January Newland. She shares tips to make it healthier when it comes to the most traditional indulgences of the special day, chocolate and wine. Newland advises her clients to choose a dark chocolate that is 75% or higher in cacao content, while avoiding stabilizer gums and artificial flavors. “The benefits of the cacao will outweigh the sugar content” Newland tells giving Back Magazine. When it comes to wine, Newland recommends to hydrate with water to counterbalance the potential effects of alcohol.
Paola Treviño is a dedicated mother from Tijuana, Baja California. I have always admired women who are driven and hard workers. Previously, Treviño moved to Mexico City to pursue a career in acting, where she appeared in soap operas and as a TV commentator. Paola Treviño has worked as an Entertainment reporter for Sky TV and has been featured on many Mexican soap operas including Las Vias del Amor, Mujer de Madera and Mundo de Fieras.
She recently moved back to Tijuana and is currently working on her web project, “La Border Girl” where she tells her life story being from a border town, living in both Tijuana and San Diego.
Southwest Airlines is celebrating our 46th anniversary with expanded service that will further our goals to provide convenient, affordable travel to over 100 million Customers each year. Currently, Southwest operates flights to 101 destinations within the United States as well as twelve international cities.
“We all need to raise awareness about the importance of helping others to have the city we want, we need, but above all, the city we deserve” stated the President of the Patronage for the System for the Complete Development of the Family, María Dolores Gastelum.
Founded in 1941, USO San Diego strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. A premier USO Chartered Center serves as a home away from home for all members of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families.
The Jewish Federation of San Diego County is proud to announce OPTIONS – The Women’s Event at the beautiful Manchester Grand Hyatt in downtown San Diego on January 22 from 11:30 am to 2 pm.
The elegant affair will feature keynote speaker Nancy Spielberg. The accomplished director, actress, producer, and philanthropist will present a conversation about her life, career, inspirations and Jewish identity.