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Casa Pacifica hires new CEO

By   /  Tuesday, May 19th, 2020  /  Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Casa Pacifica hires new CEO

Camarillo-based Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families has hired Shawna Morris, president and CEO of Phoenix House of California and Texas, as the new CEO at Casa Pacifica starting in mid-July. Current CEO Steve Elson will retire after 25 years at the helm of Casa Pacifica, a crisis care and residential treatment facility for Read More →

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Good Works: Tri-county charities need donations now more than ever

By   /  Friday, May 8th, 2020  /  Columns, Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Good Works: Tri-county charities need donations now more than ever

May 5 was Giving Tuesday and many worthy charities in the Tri-Counties received funding. This year’s appeals took on additional urgency given the state of the economy, stock market volatility and what could be a decline in giving during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recent donations have included $5,000 from Saalex CEO Travis Mack to Food Share Read More →

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COVID-19 testing in Santa Barbara, Ventura counties gets $4M in funding

By   /  Thursday, May 7th, 2020  /  Central Coast Health Watch, Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on COVID-19 testing in Santa Barbara, Ventura counties gets $4M in funding

Organizations in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties received $4 million in federal funds for COVID-19 testing in the area. The funding came from the Health Resources & Services Administration, which gave nearly $583 million to more than 1,300 health centers across the nation. Of that, the HRSA sent $97.2 million to support almost 180 health Read More →

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Dubroff: It’s Giving Tuesday, so donate to your favorite charity

By   /  Tuesday, May 5th, 2020  /  Latest news, Nonprofits  /  Comments Off on Dubroff: It’s Giving Tuesday, so donate to your favorite charity

Henry Dubroff

May 5 being Giving Tuesday, my inbox has been filled with emails from worthy charities reaching out for funding. This year’s appeals take on additional urgency give the state of the economy, stock market volatility and what could be a decline in giving. Among the more recent items that caught my attention was a $5,000 Read More →

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LifeCube, ShelterBox pivot for pandemic

By   /  Friday, May 1st, 2020  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, South Coast  /  Comments Off on LifeCube, ShelterBox pivot for pandemic

In this time of mass uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, two South Coast organizations are stepping up to provide aid in the form of humanitarian relief and shelters — LifeCube, based in Santa Barbara, and Summerland’s branch of ShelterBox USA. LifeCube, founded in 2009 by CEO Mike Conner, makes a product called LifeCube 12 Read More →

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Cox Foundation donates $25K to Foodbank of SB County

By   /  Thursday, April 30th, 2020  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, South Coast  /  Comments Off on Cox Foundation donates $25K to Foodbank of SB County

The James M. Cox Foundation, a charity connected to Cox Communications, donated $25,000 to the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County. The Foodbank has stretched itself to meet overwhelming need in the community. Since March 7, the Foodbank has delivered 77,000 pounds of food a week, more than double what it was doing in March of Read More →

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Carrera named president and CEO of Santa Barbara Foundation

By   /  Wednesday, April 29th, 2020  /  Latest news, Nonprofits, South Coast  /  Comments Off on Carrera named president and CEO of Santa Barbara Foundation

The Santa Barbara Foundation announced April 29 that Jackie Carrera has been named its new president and CEO. Carrera took over as interim CEO of the 92-year-old community foundation in January, succeeding Ronald Gallo, who led the foundation for 11 years and continues to serve as CEO emeritus. “With strong execution, organizational management and community Read More →

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