Operation HOPE-North County is pleased to announce the appointment of Jaime (Jimmy) Figueroa as their new Executive Director.
On March 11, 2021, the American Recue Plan Act (ARPA) was signed into law, allocating $32.3 million of Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds to the City of Oceanside. As part of its ARPA spending plan, the Oceanside City Council approved $1 million to be used for grants to local nonprofit organizations negatively impacted by COVID-19.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA–October 25, 2021– Cox Charities has awarded a total of $180,000 in grants to 22 California nonprofit organizations that are meeting the needs of our community and support youth, education, conservation or the military. Cox Charities, one of Cox Communications’ giving programs that is funded by employee donations and a company match, has been serving California communities since 1999.
Last month, with the support of over 13 community partners, Fieldstone Leadership Network San Diego launched the Nonprofit Board Exchange in hopes of expanding and equalizing opportunities for individuals to serve as nonprofit board members. The site also includes information on local educational offerings focused on board leadership. I am reaching out to ask for your help in sharing this new community resource with your friends and colleagues.
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.
Studio ACE is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching lives through Arts, Community, and Education. Studio ACE was founded in 2018 by Executive Director Julia Fister who worked for many years in nonprofit arts organizations. Witnessing firsthand what the power of arts education can do for people of all ages, Julia made it her personal mission to find a way to provide affordable and accessible arts education opportunities for the North San Diego County community, and Studio ACE was born. What began as a dream is now a flourishing reality, with Studio ACE providing an array of arts education offerings through classes in their physical studio space, programs with Oceanside Unified School District, and robust partnerships with other community organizations. Though Studio ACE is not yet able to reopen to the public, that does not stop them from bringing creativity to your home this holiday season.
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.
OMA works in partnership with the Oceanside Unified School District to offer two dynamic, arts-integrated educational programs—Literacy Through Art (LTA) to all third-graders and ArtQuest to all fifth-graders in the district, connecting with an astounding 2,500 students on an annual basis.
The veterans of World War II were welcomed home as heroes. The veterans of the Korean War received a warm homecoming. The veterans of the Vietnam War returned to a cold shoulder and a country on the verge of tearing itself apart.
A MiraCosta College food pantry serving more than 1,200 students each month has received the highest level of certification from a leading nonprofit devoted to fighting hunger.
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.
Alice Solenberger saw the sides of city life that few wanted to acknowledge. But all she wanted was to learn more.
Serve to Solve Projects are a new and exciting way you can interact with Solutions for Change! Instead of serving just to serve, we select projects that are important to YOU and issues that YOU want solved!
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Studio ACE, an Arts Education Nonprofit located in Oceanside, CA is dedicated to enriching lives through Art Community and Education. Though Studio ACE is not yet able to re-open to the public, that does not stop them from bringing creativity to your home.
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.
Jennifer Pankey sat in her hospital room, reflecting on the nearly 30 years of life that led to this.
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Actors Collective Enrolling Now! / Check out Sample AC Audition Videos / All Camp Sessions Enrolling!
New Workshop Now Enrolling!
For Actors 18 and older
Wednesdays 7p - 10p
October 7 - November 11
For Ages 18 and Older
The AC - is a 6 week actors workshop for actors 18 and older to collect and work on the craft of acting. You will be taken on a journey of character development - scene work - cold reads - audition preparation - monologues - Master Classes - script analysis - improvisation - and more. Your instructors are the Star Theatre Co Producing Artistic Director - David Schulz along with Al Valletta - Acting Coach / director of stage and screen - Creator of the Valletta Workshop with special guest instructors adding to the collective. Join us and discover tools, tips, and techniques which will hone your skills and help you fly.
NEW-Each Participant will have the opportunity for their prepared monologue to be PROFESSIONALLY FILMED to add to their Actor Reel! (No additional charge!)
TINY ART WITH A BIG HEART
Art comes in all shapes and sizes—from eye-popping murals to pieces that fit in your pocket—and sometimes the teeniest art can make the biggest impact. Join a growing community of teeny tiny art makers and create your very own miniature masterpiece for a great cause. All donated artwork will be put up for sale at the Teeny Tiny Art Mart with 100% of the proceeds helping to support OMA’s ongoing education initiatives that provide thousands of students annually with transformative arts-based experiences. So, grab your tiny art supplies and start creating. The canvas may be small, but let your imagination soar!
Studio ACE is sponsoring a "VOTE" Art Contest! This is an opportunity to express your creativity while sharing the importance of voting! See the guidelines below
Oceanside, CA (September 21, 2020)-The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) has received a $6,000 grant from The Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank for their Emergency Food Program, which provides curbside pickup of meals every weekday to community youth affected by food insecurity due to the pandemic
SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom has signed Senate Bill 934 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) into law that will eliminate filing fees for non-profit organizations applying for a state tax exemption. Senator Bates authored SB 934 in partnership with the Franchise Tax Board (FTB).
Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside Chosen as a 2020 Nonprofit of the Year Nonprofit Honored by Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath
Oceanside, CA (September 9, 2020)- Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) has been selected as a 2020 California Nonprofit of the Year by 76th District Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath.