/ Maria Jimenez, Program Director, Mujeres Unidas y Activas

This year, Blue Shield of California Foundation was selected as the 2018 Outstanding Corporate Grantmaker by the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Golden Gate Chapter. We are deeply honored...

/ Beth Hassett, Chief Executive Officer, WEAVE

This year, Blue Shield of California Foundation was selected as the 2018 Outstanding Organization by the Association of Fundraising Professionals – California Capital Chapter. We are deeply honored...

/ Gwyneth Tripp

My husband and I recently became the people to two delightful and raucous puppies. I’ve never before had a dog in my adult life - let alone two - and learning to understand and relate to them has...

/ Brittany Imwalle

A few weeks ago, we celebrated my daughter’s ninth birthday. And it was almost a fiasco. We arrived at a local amusement park for a day of fun, only to find the parking lot empty and the park closing...

/ Gwyneth Tripp

Before the rains came, I was watering my garden and the hose I was using would only spray for a few seconds, and then give out. I kept repeating this, every time looking to see if there was a kink in...

/ Marisela Nuñez

A few weeks ago, I went home to celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with my family. Each year, in preparation for the celebration, I help my family put together an ofrenda , or altar, to...

/ Marissa Tirona

Kansas. Washington. Virginia. Last month, in the span of seven days, three mass shootings in those states became national news. In each instance, the shooting had a connection to domestic violence:...

/ Lillian Agbeyegbe

Last month, I found Blue Shield of California Foundation's Domestic Violence Awareness Month campaign iwillendthesilence.com that allows interested persons to put their name and picture on an...

/ Brenda Solórzano

In philanthropy, we are driven by the causes that matter to us and bolstered by the opportunity to generate meaningful change. But how do we actually achieve that change? For years, when I was out in...

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