Whisknladle Hospitality Hosts “A Day of Giving” to Meet Urgent Human Needs


Whisknladle Hospitality Hosts “A Day of Giving” to Meet Urgent Human Needs!

SAY San Diego Named Beneficiary for November 15 Giving Event!

Whisknladle and SAY San DiegoSan Diego CA (October 24, 2016)—To kick off the holiday season, the well-known hometown San Diego restaurant group Whisknladle Hospitality is donating a day of earnings to 45-year-old hometown youth, family, and community service nonprofit SAY San Diego. 2016 marks the second year of the Whisknladle drive for SAY San Diego. In 2015, Whisknladle raised nearly $10,000 for SAY at the “Day of Giving” event. Arturo Kassel, Partner & Chief Executive Officer was delighted by the results in 2015 and hopes 2016 is an even bigger fundraiser for SAY. “We’re pleased and honored to be working once again with SAY San Diego for this year’s Day of Giving fundraiser. It’s a wonderful opportunity for us at Whisknladle Hospitality to give back to the community and support an organization that’s doing such incredible things in our community. There are a lot of families in San Diego County that benefit from the many services provided by SAY and we’re happy to help with their efforts in any way we can.”

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Sobering Data Drives Home Need to Expand Teen DUI Prevention Program

UC San Diego Health

In an effort to put the brakes on sobering statistics related to teenagers driving under the influence, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine will join forces with the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) to reduce alcohol-impaired driving among San Diego youth ages 15 to 20…

…To further support teens in making the right choice about drinking and driving, SDPD and Social Advocates for Youth (SAY) San Diego will collaborate with UC San Diego School of Medicine to deliver sober driving education at local high schools and implement a social media campaign focusing on prevention and intervention strategies.

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Strengthening Local Military Households

For Immediate Release

Strengthening Local Military Households: The 6th Annual San Diego Military Family Collaborative Conference

SAN DIEGO, CA (September 16, 2016)—The San Diego Military Family Collaborate will host its 6th Annual SDMFC Conference at the Liberty Station Conference Center on Friday, October 14, 2016. More than 250 Military spouse leaders, Command leadership, and family service professionals from across San Diego are expected to attend.

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For Math Whiz, Helping At-Risk Kids Adds Up

The San Diego Union-Tribune

In some ways, the students Nicholas Griffin tutors as a volunteer with SAY San Diego’s Reflections day treatment program are a challenging bunch. Some of them have mental-health or substance-abuse issues. Others are dealing with serious family problems. All of them are on probation.

They are also just kids, teenagers who need some help navigating the choppy waters of geometry, grammar and growing up. Griffin has been there, and he can do that.

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Life’s All Fun and Games, Literally

The San Diego Union-Tribune

By Lisa Deaderick
Contact Reporter

There are times when carving out some time to play like a kid are important, and Brent Doud is someone who believes in having more fun. As one of the creators of Ladder Golf, a lawn game sold through his company Tosso.com, he’s in the business of getting people to play all sorts of games. Next month, he’s teaming up with local nonprofit, SAY San Diego, to fill their annual fundraiser with fun in the form of giant lawn games.

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Local Company Tosso.com Named Official Game Sponsor!


SAN DIEGO, Liberty Station (May 16, 2016) – SAY San Diego is proud to announce Tosso.com as the official game sponsor for its annual lawn game fundraiser, Play 4 SAY – Thursday, July 21st from 5pm – 7:30pm.

“We are thrilled to have Tosso.com as our partner and official game sponsor! Tosso.com and its founding CEO, Brent Doud, truly embody the spirit of Play 4 SAY – they are inventive, promote healthy outdoor fun, and while they have global reach, they’re also committed to helping urgent needs right here at home.” said SAY San Diego’s CEO Nancy Gannon Hornberger

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