Smorg San Diego

These are listings of current activities in San Diego that our girlfriends can get involved with outside of a specific event.

Posted 11/16/17
 

San Diego County Opportunities 

HERE ARE SOME CURRENT OUTREACH PROJECTS IN NORTH COUNTY THAT MAY HAVE YOUR NAME ON THEM!  Contact Info@girlfriends.org for more information or to sign up!

  • Monarch Schools  – We are collecting $25 gift card to Target and warm hooded sweatshirts for Monarch School. Monarch Schools provides a safe, caring environment for learning for children facing homelessness in San Diego. If you can bring your donation to the December meeting or contact Kathy at kathy@girlfriendscare.org to schedule a pickup/drop-off.
  • Just in Time for Foster Youth – Help transitioning foster youth at Just in Time, who lack family support, turn their empty apartments into safe and comfortable homes with gift cards valued from $5 to $50 to Walmart, Target, or similar. Drop them off at Just in Time with Nathan – 619-677-2119 or contact Kathy at kathy@girlfriendscare.org.
  • Ronald McDonald House – We are collecting paints, books, art supplies, puzzles, travel sized board games and card games for children 4-8 years old who are going through treatment at Rady Children’s Hospital as well as their siblings.  You can bring these items to any GFC meeting or make a donation for this project through Girlfriends Care, P.O. Box 1820, Carlsbad, CA 92018.  Tax deductible receipts upon request! 
  • San Diego Food Bank – Participate in the Food Bank’s Holiday Food Drive and help feed those who will face food insecurity this holiday season. Donate a $5 Pre-filled Hunger Bag at Vons, donate money or food online, or host a community Food Drive. Follow this link or more details.
  • Amazon-SMILE is a simple and automatic way for you to support Girlfriends Care every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop, AmazonSmile donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to Girlfriends Care.  Simply choose AmazonSmile and Girlfriends Care, then place your order as usual.   Share this with your friends, relatives, college students ordering their books, etc., so we can “Compound the Caring” for all those we serve!  AmazonSmile: You shop. Amazon gives.  Another Win-Win-Win!
  • Buy unique gifts and support Girlfriends Care. viaONEHOPE has partnered with Girlfriends Care to provide special pricing on their wine by the half case or full case just in time for Christmas shopping! They also have many gift box options, including some non-alcoholic options, to make your gift a little extra special. 10% of all purchases from case, half case, and gift boxes $49+ will be donated back to Girlfriends Care. For more details, visit Girlfriends Care’s special ordering page at http://www.morethanabottle.com/girlfriendscare .

Posted: September 14, 2017

San Diego County Opportunities

HERE ARE SOME CURRENT OUTREACH PROJECTS IN NORTH COUNTY THAT MAY HAVE YOUR NAME ON THEM!  Contact Info@girlfriends.org for more information or to sign up!

New or Upcoming Opportunities
  • Carlsbad Care and Shares! – Volunteers needed to prepare and assist in the largest single donation opportunity Girlfriends Care supports for our communities! Sign up for shifts Oct 8, 9, 10 or 11th. Signup here or contact Carol@girlfriendscare.org.
  • Carlsbad Street Faire -Volunteers are needed for 2 hour shifts throughout the day on Nov 5th to collect donations as well as share the Girlfriends Care mission and encourage our community to get involved.  Signup here or contact Carol@girlfriendscare.org.
  • Monarch Schools  – We are collecting Halloween costumes for Monarch School students from Kindergarten to 12th grade. Monarch Schools provides a safe, caring environment for learning for children facing homelessness in San Diego. If you have a donation, please contact Kathy at kathy@girlfriendscare.org to schedule a pickup/drop-off.
  • Volunteer Action for Aging – Service Program to promote socialization and over-all well -being of seniors. Contact tpowell3@scanhealthplan.com  for more information.
    • Volunteers Needed – 10/30/17:  1:00-3:00 in South Clairemont, 92117: Doggie Costume Contest for residents of senior housing.  Assist with judging, prizes, refreshments and fun!
    • Warm “Soles” by donating slipper socks to be distributed to seniors in need of cheer.  Donations can be dropped off at the Carlsbad Shares and Cares event on October 11th between 10:00am and 3:30pm .  Collection boxes will be located at Linda’s Gifts in the Village of Carlsbad:  300 Carlsbad Blvd #115, Carlsbad CA 92008.  Other drop off/pick up times may be arranged. 
Ongoing Opportunities
  • GFC Gift Bags for women in transition. Laurie is always collecting items such as body wash, lotions, unused make-up, costume jewelry, gift cards, small journals, pens, and other girlie items to make them feel pampered and pretty!  Bring your donations to our next meeting or email us.
  • Monarch School.  We are collecting hygiene items for this amazing school that provides a safe, caring environment for learning for children facing homelessness.  They are in need of toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorants, full size shampoo, conditioners and body wash.  Bring these items to any GFC meeting.
  • Jessica’s House of Hope – Support the women and children in their journey to become independent and self-sufficient!   Mail financial support to Girlfriends Care, P.O. Box 1820, Carlsbad, CA 92018.  Tax deductible receipts available upon request!  
  • Ronald McDonald House – We are collecting paints, books, art supplies, puzzles, travel sized board games and card games for children 4-8 years old who are going through treatment at Rady Children’s Hospital as well as their siblings.  You can bring these items to any GFC meeting or make a donation for this project through Girlfriends Care, P.O. Box 1820, Carlsbad, CA 92018.  Tax deductible receipts upon request!  
  • Amazon-SMILE is a simple and automatic way for you to support Girlfriends Care every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop, AmazonSmile donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to Girlfriends Care.  Simply choose AmazonSmile and Girlfriends Care, then place your order as usual.   Share this with your friends, relatives, college students ordering their books, etc., so we can “Compound the Caring” for all those we serve!  AmazonSmile: You shop. Amazon gives.  Another Win-Win-Win!

Posted: August 27, 2017

San Diego County Opportunities

HERE ARE SOME CURRENT OUTREACH PROJECTS IN NORTH COUNTY THAT MAY HAVE YOUR NAME ON THEM!  Contact Info@girlfriends.org for more information or to sign up!

New or Upcoming Opportunities
  • Carlsbad Care and Shares! – Volunteers needed to prepare and assist in the largest single donation opportunity Girlfriends Care supports for our communities! Sign up for shifts on Nov 5th (Street Faire) or Oct 8, 9, 10 or 11th (Village event). Signup here or contact Carol@girlfriendscare.org.
Ongoing Opportunities
  • GFC Gift Bags for women in transition. Laurie is always collecting items such as body wash, lotions, unused make-up, costume jewelry, gift cards, small journals, pens, and other girlie items to make them feel pampered and pretty!  Bring your donations to our next meeting or email us.
  • Monarch School.  We are collecting hygiene items for this amazing school that provides a safe, caring environment for learning for children facing homelessness.  They are in need of toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorants, full size shampoo, conditioners and body wash.  Bring these items to any GFC meeting.
  • Jessica’s House of Hope – Support the women and children in their journey to become independent and self-sufficient!   Mail financial support to Girlfriends Care, P.O. Box 1820, Carlsbad, CA 92018.  Tax deductible receipts available upon request!  
  • Ronald McDonald House – We are collecting paints, books, art supplies, puzzles, travel sized board games and card games for children 4-8 years old who are going through treatment at Rady Children’s Hospital as well as their siblings.  You can bring these items to any GFC meeting or make a donation for this project through Girlfriends Care, P.O. Box 1820, Carlsbad, CA 92018.  Tax deductible receipts upon request!  
  • Amazon-SMILE is a simple and automatic way for you to support Girlfriends Care every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop, AmazonSmile donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to Girlfriends Care.  Simply choose AmazonSmile and Girlfriends Care, then place your order as usual.   Share this with your friends, relatives, college students ordering their books, etc., so we can “Compound the Caring” for all those we serve!  AmazonSmile: You shop. Amazon gives.  Another Win-Win-Win!

Updated: March 18, 2017

San Diego Opportunities

HERE ARE SOME CURRENT OUTREACH PROJECTS IN CENTRAL SAN DIEGO THAT MAY HAVE YOUR NAME ON THEM!  Contact Info@girlfriends.org for more information or to sign up!

  • Prayer Pillowcases comfort the homeless and those living in transitional housing.  January through May is the time of year when our Girlfriends-Who-Sew get busy with cutting, pressing and sewing flannel fabric for 700 pillowcases!  Want to join in? For more information, email pillowcasesSD@girlfriendscare.org.    
  • GFC Gift Bags for women in transition. Laurie is always collecting items such as body wash, lotions, unused make-up, costume jewelry, gift cards, small journals, pens, and other girlie items to make them feel pampered and pretty!  Bring your donations to our next meeting or email us.
  • Monarch School.  We are collecting hygiene items for this amazing school that provide a safe, caring environment for learning for children facing homelessness.  They are in need of toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorants, full size Shampoo, Conditioners and Body Wash.  Bring these items to any GFC meeting.
  • Just in Time for Foster Youth – We are collecting cleaning items for their Spring Cleaning Drive – broom & dustpan, bleach (Clorox, etc.), dish soap, all-purpose cleaner, cleaning gloves, sponges, scrub brush, Swiffer wet/dry mop, toilet bowl scrubber, mop, and buckets. Bring these items to any GFC meeting or drop them off at Just in Time with Nathan – 619-677-2119.
  • Jessica’s House of Hope – Support the women and children in their journey to become independent and self-sufficient!   Mail financial support to Girlfriends Care, P.O. Box 1820, Carlsbad, CA 92018.  Tax deductible receipts upon request!
  • Amazon-SMILE is a simple and automatic way for you to support Girlfriends Care every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop, AmazonSmile donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to Girlfriends Care.  Simply choose AmazonSmile and Girlfriends Care, then place your order as usual.   Share this with your friends, relatives, college students ordering their books, etc., so we can “Compound the Caring” for all those we serve!  AmazonSmile: You shop. Amazon gives.  Another Win-Win-Win!
 
For more details, email us directly at info@girlfriendscare.org