Gtk SpanosCommunity honors come frequently to Dean and Susie Spanos with long-standing tradition of community service and support established by the Spanos family through the San Diego Chargers. Their heartfelt commitment to San Diego has played a key role helping various non-profit organizations. The Spanos family is recognized as one of pro football's most philanthropic families and one of Southern California's most active and caring contributors. "We are fortunate to be in a position to help people and organizations that need and deserve our support. Our family is proud to be a part of the San Diego community," Dean and Susie told Giving Back Magazine during our recent interview at their beautiful home in La Jolla.

Gtk San Diego Center For ChildrenSuccess Story

When his Mom brought Scott, age 13, to the San Diego Center for Children, a staff person asked, “How will you know if your child’s stay in our residential treatment program is a success?” Between tears of overwhelming sadness she answered, “When Scott has his belly laugh back.”

Gtk Dr Priscilla IbarraIn México up until recently, dermatology was traditionally dominated by men, but in recent years a new generation of motivated and intelligent women have begun to study in this field of medicine. This new generation is exemplified by Board Certified Dr. Priscilla Ibarra who combines intelligence with dedication. From a young age, Priscilla knew she wanted to be a dermatologist just like her father, Dr. Jorge Alberto Ibarra.

The Art of DentistryThe Art of Dentistry is recognized as leaders in the field of cosmetic dentistry, counting on numerous state- of-the-art technologies, caring team members and the highest level of clinical expertise. Dr. Addleson has a long-standing history with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry(AACD) earning the distinguished status of Accredited Fellow of the AACD, one of fewer than 50 dentists in the world that have achieved this credential. Similarly, Dr. Campbell is a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and Dr. Landau is an Accredited Dentist of the AACD. The doctors seamlessly merge their skills and talents with compassion and understanding of their patients' needs.

Gtk La Otra FamiliaThree days have gone by since meek little Hendrix saw his mother in their unkempt home. "She is sick, you see", as the 7-year old would say, but she is suffering an affliction, an addiction to hard drugs. Hendrix sits on his home's gloomy stairs crying out for his mom, their neighbor and friend Ivana hears the boy's gentle sobbing and rescues him but in doing so, sets off adversities for those who surround him.

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gtk isabella fimbresAt sixteen years of age, 16 Isabella Fimbres is already focused in succeeding in school as well as in her personal life. From a young age, her parents instilled in her to always be proud of who she is and to work hard for what she wants with humility. With her parents, two sisters and brother by her side, Isabella knows that they are the source of her strength and support.

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gtk MARCELA COLOKURIS"You are your own style, be unique, wear what you yourself."

gtl swaAs a Southwest Airlines Employee for almost 22 years, I have been fortunate to witness firsthand the difference this pioneering airline has made in millions of lives around the country. This is why I was thrilled to hear that a recent survey conducted by Forbes named Southwest as the most desirable brand in America! Both men and women shared their appreciation to accessible, affordable memories!

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