Rancho Santa Fe Foundation 2012 Impact Grant recipients

The Rancho Santa Fe Foundation recognized its 2012 Impact Grant recipients on May 9. A total of $75,000 was awarded to:

•Barrio Logan College Institute

partners 6th graders with WitKids for standards-based, service-learning where students design and launch projects to benefit their school and community.  Outside the Lens is a media literacy program for 10th graders who learn, through photo documentation, about healthy eating and lifestyles, culminating with recommendations to City Council for improving health outcomes for Barrio Logan. www.blci.org

•The Tomorrow Project

gives homeless women worthwhile work and an opportunity to change their circumstances. They take advantage of skills assessment and opportunities to “learn while they earn” by assembling simple ingredients like beans and spices to create gourmet food products that are sold at the retail location as well as online.  www.tomorrowproject.org

•San Diego Hospice

provides counseling services to children and grandchildren of patients prior to death, including individual and family counseling.  Grief Street provides grief and loss support to the family as a unit and to each age group.  Camp Erin combines a traditional high-energy camp experience with grief support and education.  www.sdhospice.org

•Kids’ Turn San Diego

provides services to reduce conflict, increase communication and maintain a supportive, cohesive environment for families experiencing major family upheavals such as divorce, separation, legal actions, military deployments and changes in custody.  www.kidsturnsd.org

•Rancho Santa Fe School Performing Arts Center

is a multi-discipline arts complex situated on the Roger Rowe K-8 campus located in the heart of Rancho Santa Fe. http://rsfschool.net/pacenters/

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