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Nice Guy of the Year 2014

December 11, 2014  |  By admin  |  💬No comments

For 35 years, San Diego’s famed Nice Guys have helped people in need with “a hand up, not a hand-out” They have no overhead, offices, or paid staff, and members (now numbering over 140) cover all expenses. Their charitable donations to date exceed $16 million, and their only reward is the gratification of helping those… Read more »

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San Diego-based nonprofit honors local humanitarians

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San Diego-based nonprofit PCI (Project Concern International) raised more than $500,000 at its 26th annual Hands Across Borders gala held Nov. 15 in support of its efforts to meet the needs of children in 16 countries around the world. Co-chaired by Molly Eldredge and Mell Gallahue, the event brought together over 600 people at the… Read more »

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La Jolla Resident Anne Otterson Honored for Humanitarian Work

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  Community leader and La Jolla resident Anne Otterson became one of only three people in PCI’s 53-year history to receive the Founder’s Award San Diego-based nonprofit PCI (Project Concern International) raised more than $500,000 at its 26th annual Hands Across Borders gala last Saturday in support of its efforts to meet the needs of… Read more »

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Over the Edge Raises $207,000; Featured in San Diego Magazine

December 10, 2014  |  By admin  |  💬No comments

San Diego Magazine Original  Story On Nov. 1 Over the Edge for Brain Cancer was held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt to raise funds to end brain cancer. Participants rappelled 365 ft. over the Manchester Grand Hyatt, the city’s tallest waterfront hotel. Among the 82 participants for the two-day event were Papa Doug Manchester and Stephanie… Read more »

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U-T San Diego Staff Wins Big at 2014 SDX Brand Diego Awards

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Competing against a talented field of nominees, U-T San Diego President and COO Mike Hodges won the AAF Silver Medal award and Kevin Acee, sports columnist, received the Media Talent of the Year award. U-T San Diego proudly announces that two members of its talented team — Mike Hodges and Kevin Acee – were selected… Read more »

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