Led and governed by volunteers committed to quality healthcare, the mission of Tri-City Hospital Foundation is to inspire and nurture health and wellness in the community by promoting community and philanthropic support of Tri-City Medical Center.
Since its creation in 1964, Tri-City Hospital Foundation has served as an integral link between the community and the hospital. They have raised more than $43 million in support of Tri-City Medical Center initiatives, from blankets that keep patients warm to the latest robotic surgery systems and everything in between. They have done this with the help of generous donors who help change lives with their gifts and tireless volunteers who give their time.
Cultivating Women's Leadership for a Stronger California
A publicly supported organization, the Women's Foundation of California has been identifying and investing in courageous, innovative women leaders and grassroots organizations for the past 33 years. The goal? A California in which all people and communities, in every region of the state, are economically secure. How do they do it? By partnering with donors, awarding grants to women's organizations, training grassroots women leaders in public policy, and facilitating collaboration between all members of the Foundation's network.
Red Cross of Tijuana is a Private Institution, focused on volunteering and for profit sustained by 70% donations and 30% from hospital fees. 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, they service at no cost 98% of ambulance services through the emergencies when dialing 066 and they help 60% of all trauma accidents in Tijuana.
Committed to making a meaningful and enduring impact
San Diego is a diverse, cosmopolitan, multi-cultural city known for its biotech industry, pristine beaches and an admirable philanthropic society. However, among the many opportunities for work, and charity, what is it that our community leaders have in common? Words like dedication, leadership, fortitude and service often come to mind. These qualities are driving highly respected community leaders Frank Urtasun, regional vice president of external relations for SDG&E and Mark Guglielmo, vice president of ballpark operations for the San Diego Padres.
"Race to Raise": On Your Marks...Get Set...Go!
The University Club, San Diego's private business and social club, revs up its community philanthropic efforts through the annual 'Race to Raise' program.
The University Club Atop Symphony Towers kicked off its second annual 'Race to Raise' fundraising program last month to support the great work of local San Diego nonprofits. This 'Race to Raise' program was inspired by the University Club's Giving Group, a 'Club within the Club' formed with a mission to facilitate University Club Member/community involvement in local non-profit organizations through awareness, contributions and volunteering. This spring the University Club continues to support local nonprofits in their efforts to raise funds for their respective organizations by extending the tools and value-added opportunities that the 100-year-old Club has to provide. The 'Race to Raise' funds is now in motion!
The Timken Museum of Art, located in Balboa Park and known as one of the finest small museums in the world, is open Tuesday through Sundays with complimentary admission. The museum is the permanent home of the Putnam Foundation's world-class collection of European and American art and Russian icons. Masterworks in the collection span 700 years of history and range from 14th century altarpieces through 18th century portraits and landscapes to 19th century still lifes. The works of Italian, Dutch, Flemish, French and American painters are represented, including those of Veronese, Guercino, Petrus Christus, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Jacques-Louis David and John Singleton Copley. The collection also includes the only Rembrandt painting on public display in the area.
Celebrating 100 years and beyond of Music Excellence
On December 6, 1910 The San Diego Symphony performed its first concert and in the over 101 years since its inception, it has become one of the leading orchestras in the United States. Recently designated a Tier 1 Orchestra by the League of American Orchestras, the Symphony is committed to providing musical experiences of superior quality for the greater San Diego community and beyond. Through a rich mixture of innovative and educational programming designed to appeal to all ages and cultures, the Symphony makes music an integral part of the cultural and intellectual fabric of Southern California.