Articles: giving back
January 28, 2017
Donate a used prom dress or formal gown for The Princess Project in San Diego. The Princess Project promotes self-confidence and individual beauty by providing free prom dresses and accessories to high school girls who cannot otherwise afford them. Over the past 9 years they have given away 6,050 dresses to local teenagers.
December 22, 2015
The East Village Association (EVA) is sad to report the sudden passing of EVA Volunteer Rob Nelson. Rob was part of the Moniker Warehouse family and designed the first parklet in East Village.
October 8, 2015
The San Diego Union-Tribune recently posted an op-ed regarding the negative consequences of homeless street feedings. Many groups and individuals come downtown to provide homeless people with food, blankets, and other items, however, service organizations are best able to distribute food and donations. Interested groups and individuals can help these organizations without the unintended consequences. As a result, the Downtown San Diego Partnership's Clean & Safe program has created the San Diego Meal Service Program, a centralized community platform designed to connect public feeding groups with local service providers.
August 12, 2015
Ecoverse, 302 11th Avenue, is undergoing a new project -- Silent Donation! Please participate in this program by bringing in extra unused materials from your home needed to complete Ecoverse's current recycled art projects.
July 21, 2015
EVA is helping Urban Discovery Academy to promote their tile program. Tiles can be purchased to display at the new school at 840 14th Street. Funds from the tiles will help build their playground.
October 22, 2014
The First Edition of the East Village-opoly game will be available at the end of November. 1,000 games will be produced. Pre-order your game to ensure that you don’t miss out!