2-1-1 San Diego helping, connecting people during Lilac Fire; volunteers still needed at 2-1-1
Dec10

2-1-1 San Diego helping, connecting people during Lilac Fire; volunteers still needed at 2-1-1

2-1-1 San Diego, an independent local nonprofit that serves as a resource for community, health and disaster services, reports it increased its service capacities in the hours following the outbreak of the fast-moving Lilac Fire in North San Diego County. According to John Ohanian, president and CEO of 2-1-1 San Diego, operators answered more than 12,000 phone calls during a 24-hour period between noon on Thursday, Dec. 7, and noon on...

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Two East County Chick-fil-A owners have friendly wager for Saturday’s Army-Navy college football game
Dec06

Two East County Chick-fil-A owners have friendly wager for Saturday’s Army-Navy college football game

Two East County Chick-fil-A restaurant owners are taking seriously the Army vs. Navy college football game to be played this Saturday, Dec. 9. The annual game, which began in 1890, is considered one of the most traditional and enduring rivalries in college football. Kyle Steck, operator of the Santee Chick-fil-A, 9418 Mission Gorge Road, Santee, and Rick Preciado, operator of the Grossmont Chick-fil-A, 8200 Fletcher Parkway, La Mesa,...

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2-1-1 San Diego announces fundraising effort to feed the hungry as part of `Giving Tuesday’
Nov20

2-1-1 San Diego announces fundraising effort to feed the hungry as part of `Giving Tuesday’

2-1-1 San Diego, an independent local nonprofit that serves as a resource and information hub connecting more than 200,000 people annually to more than 6,000 community, health and disaster support services, has announced it will seek donations from the public for its food assistance program as part of the annual “Giving Tuesday,” a global day of giving to be held this year on Nov. 28. According to John Ohanian, president and CEO of...

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San Diego company partners with nonprofits to provide clean water to poor children using filtered reusable water bottle
Oct31

San Diego company partners with nonprofits to provide clean water to poor children using filtered reusable water bottle

Two U.S. nonprofits have partnered with a San Diego company to provide children living in third-world areas with a purifier water bottle that provides clean, safe water. Sagan Life LLC, a San Diego-based manufacturer of water purification products for the recreational outdoor and emergency preparedness markets, has announced partnerships with two U.S.-based nonprofits that will support Sagan Life’s recently launched “Save a Life, One...

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Health care library in La Mesa to host free meeting on `Eating a Fiber Rich Diet’ on Oct. 25th
Oct19

Health care library in La Mesa to host free meeting on `Eating a Fiber Rich Diet’ on Oct. 25th

The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host “Eating a Fiber Rich Diet,” a free program on the benefits of a fiber rich diet, from 10 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 25. The program is part of the library’s “Wellness Wednesday” series, normally held on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served, including...

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