iDeal4aCause has donated to the following non-profits in the San Diego area:
Girls on the Run San Diegowww.gotrsd.org
Girls on the Run of San Diego is a youth development program that uses an interactive curriculum to inspire self-respect and healthy lifestyles in pre-teen girls. The core curriculum addresses many aspects of girls' development including physical, emotional, mental and social well-being. Since 2005, GOTRSD has offered scholarships to 1/3 of the over 700 participants.
Helen Woodward Animal Centerwww.animalcenter.org
Helen Woodward Animal Center for over 30 years, has been committed to the philosophy of people helping animals and animals helping people. They are a no-kill facility that receives no government funding and relies heavily on tax-deductible contributions from private donors to continue their life-saving mission. They have many programs including animal adoptions, Pet Encounter Therapy, AniMeals, Therapeutic Horseback Riding, and teaching children the importance of the humane treatment of all living things.
Difference Makers Internationalwww.differencemakersinternational.org
Difference Makers International provides educational programs enabling Children and Adults to become confident, creative and successful citizens helping to eradicate bullying & advert teen suicides. Each $1.50 raised goes to making these programs available to schools with a community out-reach making a difference where we live, work and learn.
It is shocking to imagine but each day, at least three children die in the United States as a result of child abuse in the home. For more than 39 years, Home Start has been a leading provider of child abuse prevention and family strengthening services in San Diego. They are committed to a community-based collaborative effort that reaches out to children and families at risk and preventing child abuse and neglect.
Jeans 4 Justicewww.jeans4justice.org
Jeans 4 Justice is a unique non-profit organization dedicated to ending sexual violence through creative awareness campaigns and cutting-edge education programs. J4J uses fashion, art, fitness, performance and other creative wellness outlets to engage participants and provide a creative vehicle to deliver sexual violence prevention messaging.
San Diego Roots Sustainable Food Projectwww.sandiegoroots.org
San Diego Roots works to educate, cultivate and empower sustainable food communities in San Diego County. San Diego Roots was formed to strengthen the local food movement in the San Diego region and to create a sustainable urban-rural partnership that brings healthy local food to our communities and sustains the working landscapes and people that feed us.
A Reason To Survive (ARTS) was founded on the philosophy that the visual, performing and literary arts can literally transform kids lives. Our unique, 3-step "Heal, Inspire, Empower" framework serves at-risk youth facing a variety of life challenges. ARTS is the only organization in San Diego providing comprehensive arts education, skill building and jobs targeting disadvantaged youth in all areas of arts, including painting, ceramics, music and media arts.
Our mission is to provide socially responsible and sustainable design solutions where it is unavailable and needed most. Through our in-house design services and volunteer designer matching program, we provide socially and environmentally responsible designs. We can design homes to interact with life on the street and create supportive community focused neighborhoods.
Shakti Rising San Diego is a thriving movement of young women, mothers, college students, business and community leaders, and their families—all seeking to live authentically and with passion, while making the world better through living consciously and sustainably.
The AjA Project teaches photography-based educational programs to underserved youth. Through photos, students think critically about their identities, develop leadership skills, & become agents of personal & social transformation. Photography gives youth a voice to express themselves.
SuperFood Drive is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to changing the face of hunger by turning all food drives into healthy food drives. Individuals typically respond to food drives by pulling cans from the back of pantries. SuperFood Drive aims to transform this process through community outreach and education and provide nutritious foods to the those who would not otherwise have access to them.
San Diego Coast Keeperwww.sdcoastkeeper.org
San Diego Coastkeeper protects and restores swimmable, fishable and drinkable waters in San Diego County. It addresses root issues affecting our inland and coastal watersand recognizes the connections between people and the natural world. They want to ensure that generations to come will be able to better enjoy the regions resources.
Employment & Community Optionswww.communityoptions.org
Employment & Community Options is non-profit organization that educates and empowers low-income adults with developmental disabilities with the skills and knowledge necessary to achieve their personal goals and optimum potential in life. Employment & Community Options seeks to create and support opportunities for adults with disabilities and disadvantaged seniors in making choices to live, work and enjoy life in their community with dignity and respect.
Blooms From the Heartwww.bloomsfromtheheart.org
Blooms from the Heart sends a message of caring and compassion to those in need by recycling flowers from events, venues and businesses and delivering the re-purposed arrangements to San Diego area hospitals, senior homes, hospice centers and other facilities where they can be enjoyed.
We keep Stage IV cancer patients in their homes, fed, and able to receive treatment by providing funds for the basic necessities of life. Cancer Angels of San Diego distributes funds to landlords or mortgage holders, utility companies, offers gift cards for grocery stores, gas stations, clothing stores and provides funds for other services that are essential for living.
San Diego Oceans Foundationwww.sdoceans.org
The mission of the San Diego Oceans Foundation is to promote ocean stewardship by leading community-supported projects that enhance the ocean habitat and encourage sustainable use of the oceans resources. SDOF recruits and trains community members to assist with our marine programs. These volunteers work at the grass-roots level where they learn new skills and become educated in marine conservation efforts. Then the magic happens!
East County Magazinewww.eastcountymagazine.org
Keep people safe and informed during wildfires/other emergencies countywide! Viejas Wildfire & Emergency Alerts, a free service of www.EastCountyMagazine.org, provide crucial updates via email, Twitter and Facebook. Please help—more monitors/scanners can save lives!
Alternative Healing Networkwww.althealnet.org
The Alternative Healing Network is a non-profit whose mission is to promote the use of integrative healing arts and improve access to 'alternative' health care in under-served neighborhoods. We host weekly free Integrative Health Nights (community outreach clinics) that bring Eastern and Western healing arts together in City Heights, Southeast San Diego, and at the YWCA Women's Shelter. We also operate the Adams Avenue Integrative Health Center in Normal Heights on a "Sliding-Scale" offering affordable, preventive health services with all proceeds going towards funding our free clinics.
Impact Young Adultswww.impactyoungadults.org
The mission of Impact Young Adults is to enrich the lives of young adults with mental illness, ages 18–35, with experiences of acceptance, personal growth, and accomplishment. We use a peer-run model to create a supportive community with social activities, mentoring, and leadership opportunities.
SPORTS for Exceptional Athleteswww.s4ea.org
SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes is a San Diego-based sports program serving athletes with developmental disabilities ages 5 through adult. We exist to create enhanced opportunities for people with and without disabilities to interact and form lasting bonds of friendship through shared sports and recreational activities in their communities.
World School provides well-rounded international education opportunities for high school students through programs focusing on community service, history, environmental awareness and culture. Our aim is for students to establish relationships with people and environments on both local and international levels, and in so doing, students develop a broader understanding of humanity and return home with more awareness and self-confidence.
Regional Task Force on the Homelesswww.rtfhsd.org
Your support of our annual Homeless Census enables us to procure critical funding for services that help alleviate and ultimately end homelessness in our region. They teach the entire community to understand the myriad and complex issues, needs, conditions, and potential solutions to homelessness in our region.
Outdoor Outreach's mission is to empower at-risk and underprivileged youth to make positive lasting changes in their lives through comprehensive outdoor programming. We use outdoor activities to provide youth with the support, resources and opportunities they need to become successful adults.
San Diego River Park Foundationwww.sandiegoriver.org
The San Diego River Park Foundation was founded in 2001 as a 501c3 public benefit community-based nonprofit dedicated to fostering stewardship and appreciation of the region's namesake waterway. In order to protect and enhance the San Diego River as a place for recreation, habitat, and nature discovery, the River Park Foundation is dedicated to engaging people to be stewards of the River and working towards the vision of a 52 mile, river-long system of parks, open spaces, and community places.
KSDS Jazz 88.3 FMwww.jazz88.org
The mission of KSDS-FM is to present, preserve and promote the uniquely American art form that is Jazz. Through programming, events and education, KSDS advances the appreciation and understanding of Jazz with a local, national and international audience while providing outreach for our licensee, the San Diego Community College District, and San Diego City College.
TeenNow California works to increase the knowledge, skills and resources of individuals concerned with preventing teen pregnancy, supporting young families, and promoting adolescent sexual health. Each year TeenNow California awards scholarships to nine deserving teens to help them go to college or vocational school.
Women’s Museum of Californiawww.womensmuseumca.org
To educate and inspire present and future generations about the experiences and contributions of women by collecting, preserving and interpreting the evidence of that experience.
The Live Well Projectwww.thelivewellproject.org
In San Diego, there are between 1,500 and 2,000 young adults without a home. Some run away from abusive homes, some have lost their families to illness or violence. These young adults need support, education, inspiration, leadership, empowerment, and awareness. The Live Well Project believes that our expertise in passion for health & fitness can help to achieve these goals. Learning to nourish and strengthen their bodies is an important step in taking control of their lives.
Red Lotus Societywww.redlotussociety.org
Red Lotus Society is an educational non-profit organization for explorers of immanence and transcendence. Together we recognize wisdom, compassion, respect, and gratitude as common values, and promote peace through the practice and awareness of meditation.
Allied Climbers of San Diegowww.alliedclimbers.org
Allied Climbers of San Diego (ACSD) is an environmentally responsible membership-based climbers' advocacy organization dedicated to promoting and maintaining access to climbing and outdoor recreation. We act as a collective voice for balanced access rights of outdoor enthusiasts in and around the San Diego region.