Learn how Janie DeCelles' close relationship with her aunt, Hattie Ettinger, inspired Janie's passion for the environment and for giving back to her community.
Learn how Oceanside's Masako Kimura Streling overcame childhood hardships in Japan and lives out the Samurai Bushido code in her willingness to give back to her community.
Thanks to Samuel L. Blasker’s vision, and The Foundation’s stewardship of his legacy gift, the San Diego region continues to stay at the top of scientific growth and innovation.
Thanks to Jim Polak's legacy fund and his family’s values, the Polaks continue the legacy left by family members before them in La Mesa who believe in the importance of giving back.
Learn how Charlie Yim's positive, entrepreneurial spirit has propelled his life as a successful businessman and philanthropist in San Diego.
For Jim and Kathy Whistler, philanthropy came as a natural evolution of their life’s passions and success. Learn how the couple became philanthropic leaders in San Diego.
Learn how Jennifer Hunt's passion for education and impactful ideas drove her to ensure San Diego’s classrooms provided the best learning environment for special needs students.
Learn how Dede and Michael Alpert dedicate their time, talent and treasure to strategically helping overcome the hurdles at-risk youth and families face in San Diego.
Education is one of the most important conduits to economic growth. Find out why this active San Diego couple believes deeply in the impact education can have on youth who are not afforded as many opportunities.
Local philanthropist and former inner city public school educator Jill Hall shares her passion for arts education and how The San Diego Foundation Creative Catalyst Program helps artists advance their careers, increase civic engagement and foster new collaborations.