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The Wounded Warrior Project said it has opened its fifth office in San Diego. The project is a nonprofit based in Jacksonville that provides programs and services to injured service members and education to the general public. Besides Jacksonville and San Diego, it also has offices in New York; Washington, D.C.; and San Antonio.

The 4,700-square-foot San Diego office will start with 12 employees, but will have room to expand, the nonprofit said in a news release. Wounded Warrior also plans to open offices in Chicago; Fayetteville, N.C.; and Fort Lewis, Wash.

PASADENA, Calif., December 1, 2009 — Kaiser Permanente announced today that more than 60 nonprofit organizations from Kern to San Diego will receive grants totaling more than $750,000 to help fund a wide range of services for people with HIV and AIDS, including youth education, prevention, screening and treatment programs, as well as housing assistance and food pantries. Kaiser Permanente’s community benefit HIV/AIDS funding for 2009 will exceed $1.25 million to California agencies this year, bringing the total to more than $6.25 million since the grant program began in 1989.

AUSTIN, TX, October 15, 2009 -- Sage North America today announced that Bridget Brandt, a senior marketing manager for the Sage Nonprofit Solutions business, will present an education session on creating loyalty through an exceptional customer experience at the Direct Marketing Association's DMA09 Nonprofit Day in San Diego on October 19. Presented in conjunction with the Nonprofit Federation, DMA09 Nonprofit Day focuses on issues most important to nonprofit direct marketers and fundraisers. Sage develops software products, including Sage Fundraising 50, Sage MIP Fund Accounting, and Sage Millennium, used by thousands of nonprofit and government organizations across North America.

June 17, 2009, The Los Angeles Times — Some time next year, a seeing-eye dog may guide visitors -- even those with no vision problems -- through the galleries of the Hammer Museum in Westwood to a pre-selected painting. In San Francisco, young actors in training may be found rounding up an audience for a play staged in a bar or in the rec room of a juvenile detention facility. Visitors to a museum in Oakland may be asked to tell the curators how they'd like to interact with the art, while in downtown San Diego, they may bump into an artist completing a work in progress.

SAN DIEGO, June 2, 2009 — JHG (formerly JHG Townsend), the digital marketing agency that combines strategy, interactive, mobile and public relations to engage brands and drive their revenues, today announced that Illinois State University Foundation (ISUF) has joined its roster of clients. JHG’s interactive and mobile group will provide ISUF with an executable marketing strategy to help the university related Foundation leverage digital technologies to increase fundraising among its alumni and friends, including fans of the university athletic programs. The strategy created for ISUF will give the organization a comprehensive technology roadmap inclusive of both online and mobile marketing initiatives. By leveraging this fully integrated approach, the university’s foundation will jumpstart its objectives of advancing online contributions while raising national awareness.

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