Difference for a Week

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Posted 12.01.2014 in Programs

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.




Monthly Donation
• $100 Donation for ONE Student
• $500 Donation for FIVE Students
• $900 Donation for NINE students

Yearly Donation
• $10,800 for NINE students


To volunteer, email Angela@itsallaboutthekids.org

Give of yourself beginning with ONE WEEK, then ONE MONTH, then ONE YEAR!!


  • Call student weekly
  • Send emails weekly
  • Send care package or take to coffee or lunch  twice a month
  • Discuss time management, money management, study habits, ect.

College Student Requirements:

  • Previously a resident or student at Toussaint Teen Center, or family is enrolled in a program at Christie’s Place
  • Must be enrolled in college part or full time
  • Must have a 2.5 average or better
  • If student has a child, the student can not smoke, must be enrolled in WIC and must be attending parenting classes.

Program provides:

  • Cellular phones and monthly calling plans
  • “Move-in” essentials for dorms and apartments, including a new queen sized bed from REAL DEAL FURNITURE
  • School supplies, bus/trolley passes, groceries
  • Additional materials and funding for throughout college


Author: Angela

Co-Founder and President of the Board of Directors of It's All About the Kids and Partying for a Purpose. She creates new and innovative programs for the over 1000 children in Southern California and Baja Mexico and produces all the fundraisers for the Foundation.

9 Responses to “Difference for a Week”

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San Diego IT Support October 21st, 2010

What an amazing thing you all are doing. I see where we can volunteer but is there any where we can donate for the cause?

Angela October 22nd, 2010

Please donate and help our charity help less fortunate children SUCCEED! Click on DONATE TODAY! Your 100% tax deductible donation will go far in helping San Diego’s kids. Thanks so much!

[...] On October 14, 2010, Wells Fargo bank held it’s annual Gifting Event at the Old Globe Theatre.  Each of the 38 local branches chooses a charity and donates $1000 to each.  At the ceremony, each charity shares their story with the guests and other recipients!  Tears Galore!  Upon being awarded the grant, Executive Director/Co-Founder Angela Brannon then presented Wells Fargo with a thank you painting created by Hannah Lin, one of the college students of the Difference for a Week Program. [...]

Angela March 3rd, 2011

please email me at angela@itsallaboutthekids.org ! thanks!

It’s All About the Kids November 5th, 2011

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Hey Angela ! I see you are still going full speed ahead ….. Congrats on one of the neatest programs around. all the Best ~ Blanca

[...] the United States Army Reserves as a 2nd Lieutenant on May 17, 2013. Trisha participated in the Difference for a Week Program for the entire length of her higher [...]

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