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New Program Supports Students in Need
4 months ago

New Program Supports Students in Need

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Sustainable Surplus Exchange (SSE) recently announced a new program called Success 4 Students. Each month SSE will collaborate with local high schools, community colleges, and universities to identify a student in need …
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Nonprofits Partner to Help Children See
6 months ago

Nonprofits Partner to Help Children See

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Vision of Children Foundation (VOC) has partnered with Illumina’s new iHope Program, a philanthropic initiative aimed at identifying the genetic causes of undiagnosed rare diseases in children. Under the partnership, …
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15th Annual Creek to Bay Cleanup
6 months ago

15th Annual Creek to Bay Cleanup

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Miramar Lake was one of 113 cleanup sites for I Love A Clean San Diego’s (ILACSD) 15th Annual Creek to Bay Cleanup held on Earth Day in April. Approximately 6,200 …
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Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary Receives Leadership Award
8 months ago

Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary Receives Leadership Award

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The Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary recently received the prestigious Thomas F. Carter Leadership Award, which recognizes extraordinary volunteer leaders and philanthropists that are dedicated to the patients and families at …
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Scripps Ranch Volunteers Package Meals for Rise Against Hunger
8 months ago

Scripps Ranch Volunteers Package Meals for Rise Against Hunger

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A group of Scripps Ranch residents recently volunteered to package meals for Rise Against Hunger. The group packaged 10,152 nutritious meals, which each included a vitamin packet, dehydrated vegetables, rice, …
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San Diego Foundation Opens 2017 Grant Cycle
10 months ago

San Diego Foundation Opens 2017 Grant Cycle

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The Great Outdoors

The San Diego Foundation is inviting proposals from nonprofit organizations working to protect and connect outdoor spaces and improve outdoor access, especially for San Diegans in underserved …
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Local Students in The Wiz
10 months ago

Local Students in The Wiz

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Scripps Ranch’s Maia Fram (14) and Liana Steinberg-Casper (17) shared their acting talents as cast members of the JCompany Youth Theatre’s recent production of The Wiz. The play is a …
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There’s a New Captain in Town 
10 months ago

There’s a New Captain in Town 

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The San Diego Police Department (SDPD) has named Acting Captain Charles Lara as the new commanding officer of its Northeastern Division, which serves the neighborhoods of Rancho Peñasquitos, Carmel Mountain, …
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Scripps Ranch AFJROTC Cadets Donate to Food Bank
10 months ago

Scripps Ranch AFJROTC Cadets Donate to Food Bank

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Feeding the Community

Scripps Ranch High School (SRHS) Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) cadets, along with the help of fellow students, teachers, school administrators, and families, collected …
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Girl Scout Cookie Season is Here
11 months ago

Girl Scout Cookie Season is Here

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Our friendly neighborhood Girl Scouts are gladly helping residents stock up on America’s iconic confection – Girl Scout cookies! Offerings include brand new varieties such as the Girl Scouts S’mores and …
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