Media Advisory

November 8, 2018

WHAT: 4SRanch~Del Sur Community Foundation (4SCF), an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, announced it will once again be the beneficiary of the 9th Annual Thank You Run on Thanksgiving Day, November 22. Funds raised at the 2018 event will benefit 4SCF and Helen’s Closet, an organization that serves patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

Community members are invited to walk, run, or jog the course to help raise money for two local nonprofit organizations working towards the betterment of the 4SRanch and Del Sur communities. This event is open to the public and will feature a chip-timed 5K run/walk that is a mix of trails and roads, as well as a 1K Fun Run for children ages 8 and under. Participants will receive an official race t-shirt, finisher’s medal and post-race beer ticket (21+).

WHEN: Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 2018

  • 7:30am – 5K Start Time
  • 8:45am – Kids 1K Fun Run Start Time
WHERE: 4SRanch Community Park
16118 4S Ranch Pkwy
San Diego, CA 92127
(Parking is available at Stone Ranch Elementary School as well as neighborhood street parking)
HOW: Community members can register for the Thank You Run at
WHY: 4SCF is committed to the 4SRanch and Del Sur communities through the financial support of nonprofit organizations, projects and programs dedicated to improving the lives of those who live, work and play in the local communities.

4SCF improves quality of life and meets emerging needs in 4SRanch and Del Sur by increasing responsible and effective philanthropy; building a community endowment for the benefit of residents; providing funds annually to community organizations and causes, and giving the community a vehicle for legacy planning and gifts that will benefit 4SRanch and Del Sur, now and forever.

About the 4SRanch~Del Sur Community Foundation & the Regional Affiliate Program

The Regional Affiliate Program, including the 4SRanch~Del Sur Community Foundation, was established was established by The San Diego Foundation to create a regional network of affiliate foundations by leveraging local leadership, building endowments, increasing impactful philanthropy, and promoting civic engagement. Affiliates reside in Carlsbad, Chula Vista, Escondido, La Jolla, Oceanside, Ramona, Rancho Bernardo, and 4S Ranch-Del Sur. The Regional Affiliate program has exceeded 1,000 members, established endowments of more than $4.6 million overall, and granted more than $5 million in total to nonprofit organizations throughout the region.

About The San Diego Foundation

The San Diego Foundation maximizes the impact of your charitable giving. We mobilize philanthropic resources to advance quality of life, increase social impact and champion civic engagement. For more than 40 years, The Foundation and our donors have granted more than $1.1 billion to grow a vibrant San Diego region. Learn more on our website, and consider a donation to the Fund for the Future Endowment which supports San Diego community needs now and forever.


Vince Heald, Beck Ellman Heald, 858-453-9600,
Justin Nunez, The San Diego Foundation, 619-235-2300,