50% of area college students face food insecurity
SAN DIEGO – November 7, 2022 – According to recent research, 50% of college students in San Diego face food insecurity, which means they do not have reliable, consistent access to food. This obstacle increases the likelihood that students will miss classes or drop out of school.
Buffalo Wild Wings is giving back to communities by donating $1.3 million to local organizations
OCEANSIDE, Calif. (October 11) - This fall, Buffalo Wild Wings will raise $1.3 million through their Team Up for Kids Campaign to deliver on their mission to "fuel champions of the next generation." The donations will benefit the Buffalo Wild Wings Foundation and support hundreds of organizations around the country. In Oceanside, BWW is proud to partner with Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside.
TrueCare in San Marcos to Hold Annual Breast Milk Drive and Health Fair with Community Blood Drive on August 6
Breastfeeding Mothers Encouraged to Donate to Help Babies Thrive; Online Registration is Easy
SAN MARCOS, CA - July 21, 2022 — TrueCare’s annual Breast Milk Drive and Health Fair is on Saturday, August 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. TrueCare is hosting the breast milk drive, in partnership with the University of California Health Milk Bank, to provide safe, nutritious, pasteurized human donor milk to babies in need.
SDCCU Stuff the Bus is Collecting Monetary Donations for Back-to-School Supplies for the More Than 18,000 Homeless Students in San Diego County
Throughout July, donate online or at any Ralphs or Food 4 Less grocery store location in San Diego County
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (July 5, 2022) — Kids face many hardships—school supplies should not be one of them. That’s why SDCCU Stuff the Bus is once again collecting monetary donations to purchase back-to-school supplies for students experiencing homelessness—to help set these students up for success in the coming school year. The annual Stuff the Bus campaign, now in its 8th year, was launched in partnership with San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), the San Diego County Office of Education and iHeartMedia radio stations in support of Live Well San Diego. A portion of donations will also assist San Diego Youth Services’ various food programs to provide meals for homeless youth. This year again, in addition to the online collection, the community can also make in-store monetary donations at any Ralphs or Food 4 Less grocery store location in San Diego County. Having a backpack and all of the needed back-to-school supplies is essential for success in the new school year. A small donation can make a big difference in the life of a student in need.
Event presented by American Motorhead, hosted by Prohibition Brewing Co.
VISTA, Calif. – The American Motorhead Motorcycle Art Show will be held Saturday, July 30 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Prohibition Brewing Co., located at 2004 East Vista Way in Vista, Calif., 92084. The show will be open to the public and proceeds will benefit equipment for Scripps Health’s perinatology program for women experiencing high-risk pregnancies.
The Art of Music theme was inspired by the donation of over 300 pieces of sheet music. Jean Einum Bland offered her Mother’s vintage collection to OCAF – to do with it as they wished. So Board members decided to create unique, one-of-a-kind art pieces. Bundles of music by category include: Broadway Shows, Irving Berlin, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Rudy Valee, Other Well-Known Singers, Christmas, Religious, Hawaiian, States. All with gratitude to Jean and her mother, Kathryn Burke Einum.
Nominations open through May 10!
Benefitting Mission San Luis Rey Parish and the Semper Fi Fund Camp Pendleton
Knights of Columbus Chapter 3162 (June 13, 2022) — Announce their 10th Annual Scramble Charity Golf Tournament and Silent Auction. It will be held on Monday, June 13, 2022 with a 1pm shotgun start at The Golf Club of California, 3742 Flowerwood Ln, Fallbrook, CA 92028. Tournament proceeds will benefit the needs of the historic Mission San Luis Rey Parish, Oceanside, CA, and the Semper Fi Fund/America’s Fund Camp Pendleton Unit which provides financial support to combat wounded, ill & injured members of armed services & their families. It is a Rand Jones Invitational Qualifier; Top 3 Foursomes qualify.
Donate to benefit local animal shelters and rescues in San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (January 6, 2021) - San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of California’s largest locally-owned financial institutions, has collected over $7,380 so far to help the local animal shelters and rescues in San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties through its “Presents for Paws” fundraising campaign. This is SDCCU’s tenth consecutive holiday season supporting the “Presents for Paws” campaign. The fundraiser kicked off December 1, but due to the ongoing financial strain the COVID-19 pandemic has put on our local shelters and rescues, they need our help even more. This is why the campaign has been extended through January 31 in an effort to meet the goal of raising $10,000.
CARLSBAD & OCEANSIDE, Calif. – Señor Grubby’s Carlsbad & Oceanside to host their annual Community Christmas Party to support ‘Got Your Back San Diego’. With the support of the Carlsbad Fire Department and The Flowerbooth Co.; the holiday festivities will be in full swing.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (October 1, 2021) -- San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution, is proudly honoring San Diego County teachers through SDCCU Classroom Heroes, launched in partnership with the San Diego County Office of Education.
You're invited to the 40 Years of KOCT Celebration Fundraiser to be held at the KOCT Television Studio in Oceanside on Friday, October 8th from 6-9pm. It will be an O'side Kind of Evening with live entertainment, silent auctions, raffles, dancing, studio tours, and friendship. Get your tickets now, there is limited space, $40 in celebration of 40 years!
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Come by Studio ACE to purchase some creative Spring goodies! Including Easter themed art, art kits, jewelry, cards, treats, art supplies and MORE!
WHAT: Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) presents an exciting, limited-space Drive-In Movie screening of Grease at MiraCosta College to kick-off our 70th Year Anniversary Celebration. We will be observing all County, State and CDC guidelines for COVID-19 safety. Join us for a fun, socially distanced evening!
Health RIGHT 360 needs your help jumpstarting their Serenity Village! Please join their Springin’ with Serenity fundraising campaign benefitting their transitional housing, to support replacing and/or repairing many needed items to help the women and children in their program have a safe haven and the resources needed to make a lasting positive change in their lives.
San Diego, Calif. – Cox Charities is offering $75,000 in college scholarships to high school seniors in the San Diego area. The Cox Scholars scholarships range from $2,500 to $5,000. Recipients must be a 2021 graduating high school senior living in Cox’s Southern California service area.
OCEANSIDE, CA – In the spirit of giving, Frontwave Credit Union sponsored four local military families this holiday season through Camp Pendleton’s Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) Secret Santa Program. Frontwave shopped for and purchased gifts on the families’ wish lists and delivered them to the Camp Pendleton ASYMCA, where they were distributed just before the holidays, ensuring each family member had something special to celebrate the season with.
A Favor for Freddie is “Keeping the Ball Rolling”, along with Surfside Animal Hospital, to assure that San Diegan’s best friends do not go hungry for the Holidays, by donating 500 bags of dog/cat food.
Special holiday fundraiser benefits animal shelters and rescues in Southern California.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., (November 12, 2020)-- San Diego County Credit Union® (SDCCU®), one of California’s largest credit unions, is collecting “Presents for Paws,” a special holiday fundraising campaign benefiting animal shelters and rescues in San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties. This will be SDCCU’s ninth consecutive holiday season supporting the “Presents for Paws” campaign
SAN BERNARDINO, CALIFORNIA (October 30, 2020) – Stater Bros. Markets and its philanthropic arm, Stater Bros. Charities are stepping in and raising critical funds to support local food banks and hunger relief programs to address food insecurity in the communities we serve.
Give back in a BIG WAY by providing a turkey for active duty and veteran families for our next food distribution!
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Oceanside Celebrates 20th Anniversary After Being Suspended During Pandemic
Oceanside, CA – October 06, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the previously scheduled Relay For Life of Oceanside has now been rescheduled for a Weeklong Anniversary Celebration with the highlight Drive-thru Luminaria event on Saturday, October 10, 2020 from 7:00pm-8:30pm at MiraCosta College (entrance at Rancho del Oro & Glaser Road). Relay For Life is all about togetherness, but the safety of our survivors, volunteers and staff is always a top priority.
Businesses, public can donate unwanted computers for refurbishment for students in need.
To meet the need of San Diego County students and families without home computers for distance learning during the pandemic, Cox Communications, the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, the San Diego County Office of Education, and San Diego Councilman Chris Cate, District 6 are joining together with Computers 2 Kids to rally businesses and the public countywide for a month-long computer drive to benefit local students.