A Hollywood star during the silent film era, Barbara Monroe established a legacy scholarship fund at The San Diego Foundation that now helps hundreds of local students pursue higher education.
Learn how the sudden death of Karen McElliott's husband from cardiac arrest helped lead to the creation of San Diego Project Heart Beat and save the lives of San Diegans region-wide.
From Volunteer of the Year for the Rancho Bernardo Business Association to Honorary Mayor of the community of Rancho Bernardo, Debbie Kurth's many accolades speak volumes.
Learn how longtime philanthropist Knox Williams has been leaving his mark in Carlsbad and the greater San Diego region for more than 56 years.
Learn why San Diego philanthropist Bill Geppert and his wife Amy completed the daunting challenge of cycling from the west coast of Oregon to the east coast of Maine.
Learn how Ron Brady's endowment fund gift to Mary Alice has helped positively impact the lives of more than 300,000 San Diego children and families.
Since 1973, the J.A. and Flossie Mae Smith Scholarship Fund has awarded more than $300,000 in scholarships.
After losing her 6-year-old son in a tragic auto accident, Elene Bratton decided to keep her son Jamie's legacy alive by giving back to her community to further his message of joy, love, connection and peace.
Learn how philanthropy, community and faith play an overlapping role for San Diego philanthropists Shauna and Phil Schneider.
Learn how Alicia Gwynn, local businesswoman and wife of the late Hall of Fame baseball player Tony Gwynn, has been making an impact in the San Diego community for San Diego youth.