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.
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?
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.
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.
In March 2018, Stones Casino Group (SCG) hosted the inaugural “Big 24 Hour Giveback” event, a 24-hour event to raise critically-needed funds for Chula Vista-based South Bay Community Services (SBCS). For over 40 years, SBCS has supported families and children facing domestic violence and abuse, providing solutions that help end the cycle of abuse.
Vahid Moradi, president & CEO of CJ Charles Jewelers, is an active philanthropist in the San Diego community. Over the years, he has donated extraordinary jewelry pieces and fine watches to support great causes such as the UCSD Moores Cancer Center, Miracle Babies, Voices for Children, and more. Cancer research is one of the major causes that he dedicates much of his time and generosity to. He hopes that his dedication will inspire others to get involved.
CASA Bruce Meyer stood in front of fellow child advocates this July and shared, “Everyone in this room makes a difference and if I — if we — inspire our neighbors, our neighborhoods, our communities to make a difference. Well, then we are on to something!”