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6 Tax Tips to Get the Most from Your Charitable Contributions

By on Apr 1, 2017 in Business

Tax Day 2017 is Tuesday, April 18. Yup, that’s right around the corner. Don’t forget to deduct your charitable contributions. Check out these 6 tax tips to help you get the maximum benefit from your contributions by Judi Steadman, Director of Individual & Planned Giving, Susan G. Komen San Diego.

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Intelicare Direct (ICD) “Pancakes and Pajamas” day benefitting StandUp For Kids

By on Feb 1, 2015 in Business, Community, Fundraisers & Charities

On Thursday, January 29, Intelicare Direct (ICD), a leading customer service solutions company with offices in San Diego and Las Vegas hosted its second “Pancakes and Pajamas” day benefitting StandUp For Kids, a non-profit organization that works to put an end to youth homelessness. ICD donated hygiene kits, up to 35 sleeping bags and 20 tents for every employee that came to work in their pajamas. Gabriel Bristol, CEO of ICD has first hand experience of what it’s like to live on the streets, “I know how these kids feel—to not know where their next meal is coming from or the next time they will have a roof over their head.” His experience has lead him to do all he can to help others not go through the same thing as him. There are over 2,000 homeless youth on...

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Kim Rescate

By on Aug 25, 2014 in Business, One on One

Posted By Kristina Leroux, Community Engagement Manager on Aug 25, 2014 Here’s the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators, where we ask you to describe your day in your own words. Kim Rescate is a lover of food and a runner (’cause of all the food). Though her passion for most things geeky is certainly a main driving force in her life, she also loves traveling and snowboarding. Kim works in communications at Alliance San Diego, but hopes it leads to a recurring role in Doctor Who, or Lost Girl. Here is her typical day: Before 8:00 am: Check emails before heading to work. Read news from all my news aggregator apps. Check social media networks, personal and professional. 8:00 am – 10:00 am: Walk the dog, wash dishes, and get ready to head to work. Grab Pineapple Apple...

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Fashion Week San Diego Founder Allison Andrews

By on Sep 21, 2013 in Arts & Culture, Business, Fashion, One on One

Fashion Week San Diego (FWSD) returns September 30th-October 6th and will take place at the Port Pavilion on the Broadway Pier Downtown. “I’ve always appreciated fashion & creative arts, but love business, numbers and analytics. FWSD blends my passion and what I’m innately good at together,” said founder Allison Andrews. The dream of merging her two interests together came to fruition in 2008. After a four-year hiatus, the event returned in 2012 and quickly garnered the attention it deserved. The growing number of sponsors, attendees and the talent it attracted has allowed it to grow in just one year. “We have tripled our growth!! New, large venue- 3 days of runway shows- celebrity keynote industry speakers, so so much more! We have a musical act on Saturday night then our official after party in venue with VJ from Sleeping...

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Gift Idea: Face Reading with Barbara Roberts

By on Dec 3, 2012 in Business, Gift Ideas

WHAT DOES YOUR FACE REVEAL ABOUT YOU When you look in the mirror what do you see? Do you think your nose is too big? Do you like your eyes? Do you have high cheekbones? Do you have a dimple in your chin? Would you believe me if I said I know if you’re shy, had a difficult childhood, know how to deceive, just by looking at your face? Well, according to Barbara Roberts she can, and you can too by reading her new book, “The Ancient Science of FACEREADING, How to know anyone at a glance.”  A great gift for the “believer” in your life. Roberts has appeared on over 70 national and local TV shows including Tyra Banks, NBC Nightly News, The Learning Channel, and Inside San Diego to name a few. We went to her for...

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