Contact Us - Community Contact Us - Community Copyright 2016 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/contact-us/community Sun, 29 May 2016 16:02:09 -0700 Sun, 29 May 2016 16:02:09 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[2016 AMERICAN FREEDOM FESTIVAL SAN DIEGO]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:48:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AFF-LOGO.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[Inspirational Teacher of the Month]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:26:35 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ISOMPIC2012.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[Inspirational Student of the Month]]> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 11:24:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/196*120/ISOM+logo.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[Junior Achievement San Diego ]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 13:35:30 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/SanDiegoCo_green_gold.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[NBC 7 SAN DIEGO AND NBCUNIVERSAL FOUNDATION AWARD $100,000 TO THREE LOCAL NONPROFITS IN SAN DIEGO AREA]]> Mon, 16 Nov 2015 17:28:12 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/204*120/21stCenturyGrantAd_2015.jpg

NBC 7 SAN DIEGO AND NBCUNIVERSAL FOUNDATION AWARD $100,000 TO THREE LOCAL NONPROFITS IN SAN DIEGO AREA

SAN DIEGO, CA– (November 16, 2015) –NBC 7 San Diego in partnership with the NBCUniversal Foundation today announced that three San Diego area nonprofit organizations will receive a total of $100,000 as part of the 21st Century Solutions grant challenge.

In San Diego, the following organizations are the recipients of a 21st Century Solutions grant:


• Elementary Institute of Science- EIS Outpost- $50,000
Ocean and Earth Expedition Field Trips are the result of a STEM education partnership between EIS, Diamond Neighborhood teachers/schools and UC San Diego Scripps Ocean Institute's STEM researchers that deliver a compelling Next Generation Science Standard (NGSS) curriculum to local underserved students.
• Friends of The Water Conservation Garden-Ms. Smarty Plants Grows Water Wise Schools
Program-$25,000
Friends of the Water Conservation Garden work with school districts to transition landscapes by training a School Garden Champion through their “Ms. Smarty-Plants Grows Water Wise School” education program for K-12 students.
• San Diego Air & Space Museum- $25,000
The San Diego Air & Space Museum adheres preserves, interprets, educates and shares its rich aviation and space resources. BEAMPro cutting edge programs inspire an interest in science, technology, engineering, math and innovation with schools that lack transportation funding.


“We are dedicated to harnessing the power of all of our platforms to make a positive difference in the communities we serve,” said Richard Kelley, President and General Manager, NBC 7 San Diego. “We’re proud to once again partner with the NBCUniversal Foundation to support these impactful programs through our innovative 21st Century Solutions grant challenge.”

For the fourth consecutive year, the 21st Century Solutions grant challenge is awarding a total of $1.2 million to 30 nonprofits in 10 markets across the country served by the NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations, including in San Diego. Each of the stations promoted the initiative locally and created a community panel to review and select the final grant recipients. One winning organization and two runners-up are being awarded grants in each city.

The grants support impactful programs that offer bold, new ideas that move communities forward. Winners are being awarded in the following categories: Media Arts and Technology, Civic Engagement, Jobs and Economic Empowerment, Education and Environment.

More information about the 21st Century Solutions grant challenge is available at www.nbcsandiego.com/community.

About NBC 7 San Diego
NBC 7 San Diego (KNSD) provides coverage San Diego counts on with more than 34 hours of local news and programming every week. Including exclusive news franchises NBC 7 Investigates and Down to Earth with Dagmar. In addition, NBC 7 is proud to produce local shows Politically Speaking & SoundDiego. We also provide special offers from The GOODS and our digital channel COZI TV airs classic television shows from decades past. NBC 7 is San Diego’s media leader with the largest social following and the largest multiplatform digital audience. And, NBC 7 proudly partners with many local non-profit organizations and campaigns to give back to the community we proudly live in and serve.
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MEDIA CONTACT:
Charisma Deberry
310-592-2888
Charisma.deberry@nbcuni.com

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<![CDATA[NBC 7 Community Advisory Board ]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:48:33 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/421*120/Community-Advisory-Board-logo+V3.jpg

NBC 7 has a strong commitment to making difference in the San Diego Community. Through the Community Advisory Board we partner with San Diego County businesses to maximize community impact. The Community Advisory Board helps shape NBC7’s community initiatives throughout the year. To learn more about the Community Advisory Board contact us here.

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<![CDATA[KIT PSA]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:58:31 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/KIT_Girls30_1080_Broadcast_1200x675_320221251726.jpg The mission of Kids Included Together (KIT) is to provide learning opportunities that support recreation, child development and youth enrichment programs to include children with and without disabilities.]]> <![CDATA[ACT TODAY! For Military Families 5K/10K Walk/Run ]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 17:09:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Web+Image1.jpg

The 6th Annual ACT Today! for Military Families 5k/10k Run/Walk & Family Festival returns to Tecolote Shores Park in Mission Bay, San Diego on Saturday, April  30, 2016.

Choose between the 5k, 10k (both chip-timed) or 1-mile fun run. You’ll cross the finish line and celebrate at a family festival featuring music, wine & beer garden, 35+ booths and kids’ zone (inflatables, carnival games, face painting, arts & crafts).

Your own personal fundraising webpage is automatically created when you register. Raise funds and help make a difference in the lives of military children with autism. You can qualify for some terrific incentive prizes for fundraising!
Run, walk and help improve the lives of military children diagnosed with autism.
Register as individual or as a team today at http://acttodayformilitaryfamilies.kintera.org
Can't make it to San Diego? No problem! Register as virtual participants and show your support from wherever you are in the world. You'll receive the event t-shirt and race bit after the event.
NBC 7 San Diego is honored to serve as the television media partner for ACT TODAY! For Military Families.  Our team will be there to support, we hope to see you there! 

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<![CDATA[The 8th Annual San Diego Breath of Hope Walk]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 17:01:43 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Breath+of+Hope+A5+Mon+GR.jpg

The San Diego Breath of Hope Lung Cancer Walk

The San Diego Breath of Hope 5K Walk is a great event for the whole family! Please join UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center and San Diego Breath of Hope as we support people living with, or who are at risk of developing, lung cancer. We are committed to ending this disease and saving lives through advocacy, education and support.

Please join us Sunday, May 1, 2016, 9:00 a.m. to noon. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m.

Event will be held at Cancer Survivors Park on Harbor Drive - 4100 North Harbor Drive, San Diego

Register here.

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<![CDATA[Comcast Cares Day 2016 ]]> Wed, 06 Apr 2016 15:53:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Graphic+Web+CCDAY.jpg

Comcast Cares Day brings together our employees, their families, friends and our community partners around the world to volunteer and make change happen in local communities.

On April 30, NBC 7 is partnering with San Diego Habitat for Humanity to Build and Paint Playhouses for military families for our #ComcastCaresDay project. 

Comcast Cares Day is a celebration of our company’s year-round commitment to service, and has grown to become the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer event. In 2015, more than 100,000 volunteers improved more than 900 parks, schools, beaches, senior centers and other vital community sites. Since 2001, more than 700,000 Comcast NBCUniversal employees, their friends, family members and our community partners have volunteered more than 4 million service hours at nearly 6,800 projects in communities across the United States and around the world.

For more information about our year-round community investment projects visit: NBC7.com/Community

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