10 Things That Make Your Giving Back Magazine Team Proud

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We want to thank all our partners, clients and readers for your continued support. We are proud to see how San Diegans have stepped up and helped other San Diegans with countless acts of generosity and kindness. We are proud to have stood by you, been to events all over the County and kept our doors open, our team active and involved, and magazines printed and distributed. We are proud to be your news source for all things Giving Back and to have been able to share these stories and moments of social good. We are proud to see that while we may have physically distanced, we never socially distanced and we kept strong, together and unified.

Happy Holidays,

The Entire Giving Back Magazine Team

10 Things That Make Your Giving Back Magazine Team Proud


#1 Our furry friends at Freedom Dogs, Helen Woodward Animal Center and San Diego Humane Society are able to help humans in many ways that people cannot.


#2 During this time of crisis and isolation, these art, educational and scientific institutions matter more than ever to our wellbeing: Fleet Science Center, Patrons of the Prado, Mingei Museum, San Diego Automotive Museum, La Jolla Athenaeum, New Children’s Museum, San Diego Air and Space Museum, San Diego Latino Film Festival, MCASD, San Diego Opera, SALK, and CECUT.


#3 Thanks to these organizations, our children are receiving the tools they need to become productive members of our society: Academy of Our Lady of Peace, Computers 2 Kids San Diego, David’s Harp, Home of Guiding Hands, Chicano Federation, Andre Reed Foundation, Home Start, Girl Scouts San Diego, Episcopal Community Services, University of San Diego, Boys and girls Club of San Diego, and San Diego Center For Children.


#4 Food2Soil, Feeding San Diego and the San Diego Food bank are assisting San Diegans in decreasing greenhouse gas emissions and responding to climate change by composting food waste and keeping food from being lost or thrown away.


#5 Just in Time for Foster Youth, Promises2Kids, Voices for Children and Walden Family Services are helping Foster children overcome their difficult past and have a brighter future.


#6 The following health care providers and community volunteers are making their services available to everyone not just the people who can afford it: Alzheimer’s Association, American Heart Association, Champions for Health, La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre, Miracle Babies, Orucase, Palomar Health Foundation, Rady Children’s Hospital, Ronald McDonald House Charities, San Ysidro Health and UC San Diego Health.


#7 Lucky Duck Foundation and Father Joe’s Villages are decreasing the number of people living on the streets.


#8 Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities are being given hope and inspiration to dream big because of Arc of San Diego, Home of Guiding Hands, Miracle 139 International, Options For All and St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center.


#9 Our underserved communities are receiving the support they need to get back on their feet through services provided by: Bike For Humanity, South Bay Community Services, Chicano Federation, Episcopal Community Services, Gracey Lane Collective, Jewish Family Service, Jewish Women’s Foundation of San Diego, San Diego Foundation, South Bay Community Services and United Way.


#10 Home Start, NoSilence NoViolence and San Diego Police Foundation are protecting our most vulnerable populations and giving them the guidance they need to succeed.

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* We have tired to mention all our partners, but if we accidentally omitted a non-profit organization, please accept our sincere apologies. It is hard to sum up 14 years of work in one email! For a complete list of current partners, please visit: www.gbsan.com/giving-back-magazine-partner/
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Esteban Villanueva