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24K Real Estate Group

24K Real Estate Group

Minnie Campa Rzeslawski Minerva (Minnie) Rzeslawski has devoted the past three decades of her life and career to serving San Diego residents as a successful Realtor and community leader. As Founder and CEO of 24K International Realty, and now affiliated with RE/ MAX...

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American Heart Association

American Heart Association

Building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. More than 41 million American women are living with one or more types of cardiovascular disease, yet only one in five view heart disease as their greatest health threat. Heart disease is still the...

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Appleby Family Group

Appleby Family Group

Your La Jolla, Del Mar & Rancho Santa Fe Luxury Real Estate Specialists, Scott Appleby and Kerry Appleby Payne, the dynamic brother-sister duo, were raised in La Jolla, The Jewel by the Sea. They spent their school years and early post college years in La Jolla,...

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Arc of San Diego | Giving Back (GB)

Arc of San Diego | Giving Back (GB)

The Arc of San Diego, a private, not-for-profit corporation, is one of the region's largest human-service agencies. We provide an extensive array of services to people with disabilities in San Diego County. Founded in 1951 by a determined group of people who felt they...

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Athena

Athena

Athena is a women's empowerment organization that fast tracks women in STEM through leadership development. By transforming scientists and technologists into corporate leaders, the goal is to widen the bridge and empower 1 million women in STEM, by 2030. Its 20+ year...

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Boys and Girls Club of Greater San Diego

Boys and Girls Club of Greater San Diego

Great futures have been starting here for nearly 75 years. The BGCGSD serves over 25,000 kids annually ages 5- to 18-years old with ACADEMIC SUCCESS, CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT and HEALTHY LIFESTYLE programs at 19 community-based sites county-wide. MISSION STATEMENT To...

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C.J. Charles Jewelers

C.J. Charles Jewelers

C.J. Charles Jewelers Purveyors of fantasy, CJ Charles has been a Californian institution since 1986. Family owned and operated by Vahid Moradi, all team members make it a mission to fulfill our tagline, Exceeding the Extraordinary. Our downtown La Jolla showroom is...

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CECUT

CECUT

CECUT ¿Qué es el CECUT? El CECUT es un centro cultural de México en la frontera, fundado el 20 de octubre de 1982. Es la institución que concentra la oferta cultural más amplia y diversa de la región noroeste, y la única infraestructura de la Secretaría de Cultura,...

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Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Cruises

Voted "Best Premium Cruise Line" in Travel Weekly's 2016 Annual Globe Awards. It’s just one of a host of awards we’ve received that all come from our commitment to excellence.  From exploring the world’s best destinations, serving up exceptional culinary experiences,...

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CGI

CGI

Founded in 1976, CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world. We are insights-driven and outcome-based to help accelerate returns on your IT and business investments. In all we do, our goal is to build trusted relationships through...

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Champions for Health

Champions for Health

Champions for Health is the new name for the San Diego County Medical Society Foundation. As we have matured over the past 11 years, and as Health has taken on a greater meaning than just healthcare, we have been blessed with a growing number of champions working with...

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Chicano Federation

Chicano Federation

About Chicano Federation   HOME BASED PROGRAM Home visitors work with parents of children 0-5 years on their child's learning and development. Weekly in-home parenting and child development education, socializations and field trips, referrals to community...

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Comic-Con Museum

Comic-Con Museum

Comic-Con Museum For the past 50 years, San Diego Comic-Con has created one of the biggest, most popular conventions of its kind in the world. But the organizers of Comic-Con wanted to do even more to recognize fans and spread the magic of Comic-Con. They imagined a...

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Curebound

Curebound

Curebound is a San Diego-based 501c3 philanthropic organization that raises and invests strategic funding in translational cancer research projects aimed at accelerating new discoveries to clinical application. Curebound is headquartered in San Diego amidst a unique...

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Cygnet Theatre

Cygnet Theatre

Founded in 2003, Cygnet Theatre is a leading regional company and one of San Diego’s cultural icons. Each year, Cygnet Theatre creates an eclectic mix of 6 or 7 mainstage productions, from classics to world premieres to Broadway-style musicals. On stage and off,...

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Diabetes Research Foundation

Diabetes Research Foundation

At the Diabetes Research Institute and Foundation, our mission is clear – we want to cure diabetes now. How serious are we about fulfilling that goal? Perhaps one of our longtime board members put it best: “We want to turn off the lights.” Simply put, we aim to put...

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Doors of Change

Doors of Change

Doors of Change Our vision is to ensure that every young adult in San Diego County has the resources and support necessary to live a healthy and productive life off the streets. outreach Twice weekly, trained professionals and volunteers from Doors of Change™  comb...

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Epilepsy Foundation

Epilepsy Foundation

Epilepsy Foundation The Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County leads the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures and save lives. The Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County is a 501(c)(3)...

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Episcopal Community Services

Episcopal Community Services

Episcopal Community Services MISSION AND VISION Operating under our mission of serving God by serving those in need through programs that foster hope, dignity, and independence, Episcopal Community Services (ECS) inspires children, empowers adults and transforms...

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FACE Foundation

FACE Foundation

Face Foundation Mission: To enhance and preserve the quality of life of companion animals by providing access to necessary medical care and education. Vision: To create a world where no family pet dies due to financial hardship. Values: Fulfillment: Achieving our...

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Feeding San Diego

Feeding San Diego

Mission We are committed to a culture of responsibility and dignity and to leading our local community in the fight against hunger by efficiently providing access to food and nutritious meals. Feeding San Diego builds local and national partnerships with purpose....

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Fleet Science Center

Fleet Science Center

The Fleet Science Center connects people of all ages to the possibilities and power of science to create a better future. Our mission is to realize a San Diego where everyone is connected to the power of science. At the science center, you can explore and investigate...

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Foundation for the Children of the Californias

Foundation for the Children of the Californias

OUR MISSION To enhance the health and nutrition of underserved children in the border region through support for the Hospital Infantil de las Californias.   Hospital Infantil de las Californias Hospital Infantil offers outpatient services in 25 specialties and...

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Freedom Dogs

Freedom Dogs

Freedom Dogs is a nonprofit organization devoted to serving wounded members of the military who are attempting to return to civilian life. Along with our trainers, our specialty service dogs provide both physical and emotional support, helping wounded warriors to...

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Girls Scouts San Diego

Girls Scouts San Diego

Ever since Troop 1 was founded in Coronado in January 1917, Girl Scouts San Diego has been helping girls develop valuable life and leadership skills and a strong sense of self. In 2017, we celebrated our 100th anniversary with our girls and their families, our...

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Hannah’s Family Center

Hannah’s Family Center

The Center Hannah’s Family Center envisions a world where strong families enable children to thrive and communities to prosper. Since 1988, we have helped San Diego families navigate significant adverse changes, trauma and loss. As experts in co-parenting, Hannah’s...

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Home Start

Home Start

Home Start: Strengthening Families, Protecting Children We recognize that all children hope for a bright future. That’s why Home Start works tirelessly to help families identify and use their strengths to build a better future for themselves. We are committed to a...

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Immunotherapy Foundation

Immunotherapy Foundation

Immunotherapy Foundation (IF) is a non-profit organization that strategically funds the most promising cancer immunotherapy research, focused on HPV-driven cancers. IF works directly with world-class researchers to accelerate the discovery and development of new and...

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Jewish Federation of San Diego County

Jewish Federation of San Diego County

In 1936 Judge Jacob Weinberger united 2,000 Jews, three synagogues and several agencies in San Diego to form the United Jewish Fund (UJF) from the existing Federated Jewish Charities. The goal of the United Jewish Fund was to be on the frontlines helping Jews...

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Junior Achievement of San Diego County

Junior Achievement of San Diego County

 Since 1950, JA San Diego has impacted over one million young people through Common Core-aligned K-12 programs guided by the three pillars of financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and career readiness. JA programs enable students to make connections between what they...

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KPBS

KPBS

KPBS serves our local communities with news and entertainment programming that respects our audience with inspiring, intelligent and enlightening content. KPBS will deliver this content via multiple outlets, including television, radio, and digital media and will...

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La Jolla Art & Wine Festival

La Jolla Art & Wine Festival

Featuring the works of over 150 established artists from San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange County, Baja and beyond, the LJAWF features something for everyone including a silent auction, roving entertainment, a gourmet marketplace, the family art center and a wine and...

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La Jolla Athenaeum

La Jolla Athenaeum

The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, located in the heart of La Jolla, California, in San Diego County, is one of only 16 nonprofit membership libraries in the United States. This rare cultural institution, an important one to the greater San Diego area, offers a...

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La Jolla Cosmetic

La Jolla Cosmetic

About La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre Para ver la pagina en Español haga click aquí.La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre was founded over 30 years ago, in 1988. We were one of the first centers in the world to focus solely on cosmetic surgery. We’re also famous for our...

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MAAC

MAAC

A tradition of serving the community. MAAC was founded upon a vision to provide a place where local families in need could find the means to self-sufficiency. Together, members from the San Diego Chapter of the GI Forum, Hermandad Mexicana, Laborer’s Local #89,...

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Mainly Mozart

Mainly Mozart

Mainly Mozart: Innovative and Iconic A cultural icon celebrated for its imaginative and thoughtfully curated programming, artistic excellence, and distinguished history of acclaimed performances, San Diego’s Mainly Mozart Festival is one of North America’s top music...

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Make-A-Wish San Diego

Make-A-Wish San Diego

Since 1980, Make-A-Wish® has given hope, strength and joy to children with life-threatening medical conditions. Make-A-Wish® San Diego grants wishes to eligible children in San Diego and Imperial Counties. THE MAKE-A-WISH® STORY Make-A-Wish is the legacy of Chris...

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Mental Health Systems

Mental Health Systems

Mental Health Systems Mental Health Systems (MHS) is a non-profit organization founded in 1978 to provide innovative and cost-effective mental health and drug and alcohol recovery services. Our agency was established to improve people’s lives and instill hope by using...

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Mingei International Museum

Mingei International Museum

Mingei is dedicated to furthering the understanding of folk art, craft and design from all eras and cultures of the world. Since 1978 Mingei International Museum continues to collect, conserve and exhibit arts of daily use from traditional cultures of past and present...

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Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Founded in 1941 as The Art Center in La Jolla, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) has evolved into an organization of national and international renown. The Collection includes more than 4,700 works created since 1950, and reflects an artistic program...

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New Children’s Museum

New Children’s Museum

inspiring children through art and creativity Our mission: The New Children’s Museum is a new model of children’s museum whose mission is to stimulate imagination, creativity and critical thinking in children and families through inventive and engaging experiences...

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Old Globe

Old Globe

The Old Globe Theatre was built in 1935 for the presentation of abridged versions of Shakespeare's plays as part of the California Pacific International Exposition. At the conclusion of the exposition in 1937, a non-profit producing corporation, the San Diego...

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Options for All

Options for All

Options For All exists to create hope, inspire dreams and achieve success. We serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities toward becoming fully participating members of their communities who can experience the pride of personal and professional...

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Parent Institute for Quality Education

Parent Institute for Quality Education

Our work is guided by our values: Knowledge. Empowerment. Responsibility. Respect. We believe all families deserve an opportunity to thrive in an inclusive and safe environment. We are dedicated to achieving social and economic equity through education. We deliver...

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Patrons of the Prado

Patrons of the Prado

PATRONS OF THE PRADO IS COMMITTED TO RAISING FUNDS TO BENEFIT ELEVEN ARTS AND SCIENCE INSTITUTIONS ON THE PRADO IN BALBOA PARK, AND FOR PROGRAMS THAT PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL ACCESS FOR SAN DIEGO SCHOOL CHILDREN TO THE WORLD-CLASS TREASURES OF BALBOA PARK, INSPIRING...

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Promises2Kids

Promises2Kids

Promises2Kids is a leading nonprofit organization originally founded over 35 years ago as the Child Abuse Prevention Foundation of San Diego County. Since 1981, Promises2Kids has responded to the needs of foster children and provided support to children removed from...

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ROMP

ROMP

Follow the path that leads to ROMP Enchanted… The night will sparkle like a magical garden, filled with delights of delectable dining, dancing, and entertaining surprises. As a valued ROMP supporter, you’ll foster the magic of togetherness and hope for families with...

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Salk Institute

Salk Institute

SALK INSTITUTE: WHERE CURES BEGIN The Salk Institute embodies Jonas Salk’s mission to dare to make dreams into reality. We explore the very foundations of life, seeking new realities in neuroscience, genetics, immunology and more. We are small by choice, intimate by...

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San Diego Center For Children

San Diego Center For Children

Founded in 1887, the San Diego Center for Children is the oldest children’s 501(c)(3) nonprofit in the region accredited by The Joint Commission for its excellence in quality of care. The Center provides evidence-based therapeutic, educational, foster care and...

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San Diego Crew Classic

San Diego Crew Classic

San Diego Crew Classic The San Diego Crew Classic is the premiere spring rowing regatta. It is highly regarded among rowers spanning generations. But the SDCC is more than just an event for rowing. San Diego is famous for its multi-faceted and multi-cultural...

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San Diego Food Bank

San Diego Food Bank

Established in 1977, the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank is a critical component to the welfare of San Diego County, providing food to people in need, advocating for the hungry and educating the public about hunger-related issues. Through a combination of...

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San Diego Gas & Electric Services

San Diego Gas & Electric Services

Sdge Customer Service Sustainability The future is what we make it. Let’s make it a promising one for everyone. Our Commitment Clean Energy Energy Storage Sustainable Operations Energy Resiliency  Clean Transportation  Climate Research  Community Outreach &...

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San Diego Natural History Museum

San Diego Natural History Museum

We’ve got a long history. Grab some popcorn, this might take a while. Founded in 1874, the San Diego Society of Natural History is the oldest scientific institution in southern California, and the third oldest west of the Mississippi. We’ve grown from a small society...

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San Diego Zoo

San Diego Zoo Safari Park

San Diego Zoo Safari Park The Safari Park is an expansive wildlife sanctuary that is home to more than 3,000 animals representing more than 300 species. Its renowned botanical collection represents 3,500 species and 1.75 million specimens. Over half of the Park’s...

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Saved In America

Saved In America

Saved in America is a California Non- Profit Organization of Former Police Officers and Navy SEALs turned Licensed Private Investigators who assist Parents and Law Enforcement in locating Missing & Exploited Children Runaway and missing children are highly at-risk...

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Schubach Aviation

Schubach Aviation

Schubach Aviation Since 1992 we’ve been leading the private aviation industry in San Diego with our experience, passion and knowledge. We operate San Diego’s largest fleet of corporate jets, which we meticulously maintain at Palomar Airport and Lindberg Field. Our...

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Sharp Healthcare

Sharp Healthcare

At Sharp HealthCare, it is our mission to improve the health of everyone we serve. And as San Diego's leading health care provider, we're proud to touch the lives of more individuals in our community than any other health care system. Sharp is not for profit, but for...

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SK Clinic

SK Clinic

SK Clinic; Cosmetic and Reconstructive Excellence. We specialize in all aspects of reconstructive and cosmetic surgery at SK Clinic in La Jolla, San Diego. Our goal with every cosmetic surgery procedure at our San Diego area clinic is to achieve a positive, natural...

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SNAP

SNAP

It All Began at a Shelter The Spay-Neuter Action Project (SNAP) was co-founded in 1990 by a group of women who were volunteering at a local municipal shelter. After seeing countless stray animals come and go, Diane Calkins, Maggie Houlihan, Barbara Rosenbaum, Candy...

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SONY

SONY

Sony Corporation (ソニー株式会社 Sonī Kabushiki Kaisha, /ˈsoʊni/ SOH-nee, commonly known as Sony and stylized as SONY) is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo. Its diversified business includes consumer and professional...

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Soroptimist International of North San Diego

Soroptimist International of North San Diego

Soroptimist International of North San Diego (SINSD) is a vibrant, dynamic organization for women, committed to improving the lives of women and girls in our local communities and throughout the world. SINSD was chartered in 1977 and is part of Desert Coast Region,...

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Soroptimist La Jolla

Soroptimist La Jolla

Soroptimist International of La Jolla (SILJ) was founded and chartered by Genevieve "Jenny" Ferguson on May 2, 1947. One of 1,300 clubs worldwide, we have studied the needs in our community, identified other non-profits who share our mission, and worked with them by...

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St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center

St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center

In 1966, the Religious of the Society of the Sacred Heart created a program in El Cajon, California for preschool children with developmental disabilities.  It began with one classroom and eight students.  The first director of St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center (SMSC) was...

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The Country Friends

The Country Friends

THE COUNTRY FRIENDS was formed in 1954 to fulfill a need to "help others to help themselves". The organization owns and operates a Consignment Shop to raise funds to accomplish that mission. It is the largest source of funds, producing over two-thirds of the annual...

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Threads

Threads

Retail and wholesale showroom of home fabrics, leather, wallpapers and custom furniture. Threads 4250 Morena Blvd, Ste F San Diego, California 92117 www.threadsfurniture.wixsite.com/thread

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Tiffany & Co.

Tiffany & Co.

Tiffany & Co. History The 1830s in New York City were a time of dynamic growth and golden opportunity for anyone with a little capital and an abundance of imagination. In 1837 New York became the proving ground for 25-year-old Charles Lewis Tiffany and John B....

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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

A living memorial to the Holocaust, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum inspires citizens and leaders worldwide to confront hatred, prevent genocide, and promote human dignity. Federal support guarantees the Museum’s permanent place on the National Mall, and...

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University of San Diego

University of San Diego

The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative changemakers confront humanity's urgent challenges. USD is dedicated to the values originally articulated by its founders, Bishop Charles Francis Buddy of...

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USO San Diego

USO San Diego

USO San Diego has been in existence since 1941 and serves active-duty military, Healing Heroes, military families and Families of the Fallen. Our Vision USO San Diego is a premier USO Chartered Center providing morale and support services, as well as a “home away from...

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VCA

VCA

VCA At VCA, your pet’s health is our top priority, and excellent service to you is our goal. We’re a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Our technicians and support team members are all animal lovers who treat pets...

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VEBA

VEBA

The California Schools Voluntary Employees Benefits Association (VEBA) was started in 1993 through the combined efforts of school superintendents and representatives of both the California Teachers Association (CTA) and the California School Employees Association...

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Vision of Children

Vision of Children

Vision of Children In 1989, doctors predicted a dim future for Sam and Vivian Hardage’s son, who was born with ocular albinism type 1 (OA1), a rare, but debilitating, genetic eye disease. Ophthalmologists told them that there was “no treatment,” “no cure” and “no...

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WILDCOAST

WILDCOAST

WILDCOAST As a community-based organization committed to conserving coastal and marine ecosystems and addressing climate change through natural solutions, WILDCOAST believes in: Leadership We improve our world and our ocean environments by instilling leadership...

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