February 21, 2024
The San Diego Basis workplaces in Liberty Station.

Ramona Group Basis, a regional affiliate of the San Diego Basis, has awarded $40,000 to seven native nonprofit packages that exhibit the facility to construct a extra vibrant group and get better from the pandemic.

“We’re so very excited to be supporting these seven nonprofit organizations that each one have a protracted historical past of affect and relationship-building in Ramona,” shared Robert Krysak, RCF board chair. “We’re assured their packages will construct a extra vibrant group and can proceed to assist those that want it most.”

In its twelfth 12 months of grantmaking, RCF has granted greater than $447,000 to over 100 nonprofit packages that strengthen the standard of life for all who reside, work, and revel in Ramona.

The 2023 – 2024 grantees embody:

  • $5,000 to ArtReach to serve all Ok-6 college students at Ramona Elementary, with dynamic social-emotional studying and visible and performing arts-aligned visible arts workshops.
  • $5,000 to Boys & Women Golf equipment of Higher San Diego to supply an out of doors schooling program known as “The Final Journey,” which supplies youth from underserved backgrounds with classes in ecosystem exploration, discovering and visiting your native park, and reusing/cut back/recycling methods.  
  • $5,000 to Mates of the Ramona Library to buy new all-in-one laptop workstations to assist youngsters ages 2 to 12 attain early literacy and faculty readiness expertise.
  • $5,000 to TrueCare to proceed its Well being Fairness By way of Uncompensated Care program to make sure people and households in Ramona who’re unable to afford the sliding charge can nonetheless obtain care with out the burden of price.
  • $10,000 to Ramona Senior Heart for its Senior Vitamin Program that serves nutritious meals to seniors who could also be unable to supply for themselves.
  • $5,000 to Trauma Intervention Packages of San Diego Inc. to work with the Ramona Fireplace Division to make sure volunteers will likely be obtainable to answer crises alongside the Ramona Fireplace Division 24 hours a day, seven days per week, one year a 12 months. 
  • $5,000 to Voices for Kids to recruit, prepare, display screen and supervise extra Courtroom-Appointed Particular Advocates (CASAs) who will serve Ramona’s youngsters within the foster care system. 

To turn out to be an RCF member, go to the web site or contact Trudy Armstrong at [email protected].