10th Life Skills Scavenger Hunt January 25, 2014
For the 10th year, It’s All About the Kids™ Foundation will host the Life Skills Scavenger Hunt for the Toussaint Acedemy on January 25, 2014 ! Teams of teens will work together to acquire Life Skills including getting a job, registering for school and financial aid, opening a bank account, leasing an apartment, getting utilities hooked up, buying groceries and much more!
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Our sponsors include USE Credit Union, Coca-Cola, Whole Foods, Health Insurance Advocates and Moments of Your Life Photography.
Volunteers are wanted for this great event. Want to become a banker, grocery clerk, Child Protective Services rep for a day? Make a Difference for our teens! To volunteer, please CLICK HERE TO EMAIL ANGELA.
CLEAN OUT YOUR CLOSETS! 2014 Clothing and Diaper Drive!
CLEAN OUT YOUR CLOSETS!
CLOTHING, SHOE and DIAPER DRIVE FOR
It’s All About the Kids™ Foundation for
Children in Orphanages in Tijuana
WE NEED NEW AND GENTLY USED CLOTHES AND SHOES FOR CHILDREN [BIRTH TO 18 years of age]
With all the new gift for the holidays, please clean out your closet and donate your items to It’s All About the Kids™ Foundation and begin 2014 by making a difference!
Orphanages being helped:
• Rancho El Milagro Children’s Home
• Hogar Buena Vida Orphanage
• Casa de Paz Orphanage
• New Diapers [all sizes]
• New or gently used Shoes [all sizes]
• New or gently used Clothes [all sizes] –shirts, pants, coats
• New Underwear and Socks [all sizes]
• Toiletry items [shampoo, conditioner, soap, hair brushes, hair accessories]
DONATION DROP OFF LOCATIONS: JANUARY 3rd to January 9th 2014
Ooh Fashionista Boutique – 111 Chesterfield Dr. Suite 117, Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Open Mon – Fri: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm, Sat – Sun: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Partying for a Purpose Headquarters – Email Angela@ItsAllAboutTheKids.org to schedule a drop off
KNB Printing Solutions – 3643 El Cajon Blvd. San Diego, CA 92104
Open: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm after hours by Appointment (858) 215-1249
For more info, please contact Angela@ItsAllAboutTheKids.org
Difference for the World Program
Difference for the World program began in 2011. It’s All About the Kids is just that..about Kids. The children of Baja Mexico are starving and homeless. With the help of Partner Charity, Santa Caus, It’s All About the Kids adopted Rancho El Milagro Children’s Home, Casa Estrella, Hogar Buena Vida Orphanage and Casa de Paz Orphanage. We provide blankets, pillows, sleeping bags, clothing, shoes, toiletries, school supplies, educational materials and much more. In 2012, we coordinated the donation of Pillow Pets and Life Gear Glow Sticks to all the children [no more scary nights in the dark]. To donate to this worthy program, please CLICK HERE or on the button to the right!
Difference for a Week
Difference for a Week: We provide cellular phones and plans, mentors and provide care packages and other financial support to our college students.
CONGRATS to TRISHA! Trisha graduated from SDSU on May 18 ! We are so proud of you! She also became a Second Lieutenant in the Army ! An Officer! Thank you to Ray Magana who sponsored her cap, grown and graduation accessories. Thank you so much! CLICK HERE TO READ THE PRESS RELEASE!
We currently have 8 students in college that we support! Students attend Merced, UCSD, SDSU, Grossmont College and San Diego City College. We provide them with a cellphone and service, school supplies, books, bus/trolley passes and other financial needs throughout the year. When the students move into dorms or apartments, we take them shopping for bedding, towels and other necessities. Our generous sponsor, REAL DEAL FURNITURE, provides new beds. We send CARE PACKAGES to our out of town students. The in-town students meet with mentors.
WE HELP OUR COLLEGE STUDENTS SUCCEED!
Make A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIFE OF A COLLEGE STUDENT TODAY!
ADOPT A COLLEGE STUDENT!
• $100 Donation for ONE Student
• $500 Donation for FIVE Students
• $900 Donation for NINE students
• $10,800 for NINE students
CLICK HERE TO DONATE TODAY!
To volunteer, email Angela@itsallaboutthekids.org Read more about Difference for a Week
Difference For a Day
Difference for a Day: We create fun activities joining teens and adults to bridge the gap of trust, build self esteem, and teach that life is limitless.
It’s All About The Kids Foundation organizes and facilitates monthly activities for the children from our Alliance Charities. The Difference for a Day mission is to build self-esteem, trust with adults, teach these wonderful children that anything in life is possible. The activities that we provide are on a monthly and sometime weekly basis. Most of our programs benefit the Toussaint Academy of Arts and Sciences and Storefront. We find that it is critical to impact these fantastic teens before they turn 18 and are dropped from traditional assistance. Our activities help create happy moments for the teens, while teaching them how to create their own happy moments and bright futures. All of our programs are led by Executive Director Angela Brannon with the help of It’s All About the Kids’ sponsors and volunteers. To volunteer for a Program, please contact Angela@ItsAllAboutTheKids.org.
Read more about Difference For a Day
Toys From the Heart
Toys from the Heart is a program to deliver wonderful and educational toys to children’s charities during the Holidays and All Year Long.
Good toys, books, games and software, carefully selected, can enhance and direct a child’s physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth. We are committed to providing backpacks, school supplies and educational toys to the less fortunate children of Southern California. Read more about Toys From the Heart
Internet Video Show
The Internet Video Show is a summer program. We are proud to announce a new partnership with the Microsoft Store in San Diego and Alexander Salazar Fine Art. Starting in 2012, kids from It’s All About the Kids will have the opportunity to learn video production and editing by attending classes at the Microsoft store. They then attended weekly classes at Alexander Salazar Fine Art. The program will prepare students for college and even careers in film. We are very excited about this new partnership. Thank you Microsoft Store and Alexander Salazar Fine Art!
It’s All about the Kids was awarded a grant from the Christopher J Collins Foundation. Thank you so much!
We still need:
Healthy Lunch on Thursday afternoons Downtown
Please contact Angela@ItsAllAboutTheKids.org to help!