JA Blog

Helix High Kicks off School Year with Mission Fed JA Finance Park

Program was brought to life by our partners at Intuit.

Helix High seniors kicked off the school year by learning how to make smart economic choices with a trip to Mission Fed JA Finance Park this month. The experiential program was brought to life by our partners at Intuit. The team of professionals served as valued mentors to help prepare students for the real world. Read More

AUGUST 30, 2017

JA's Volunteer Recognition Program: The Apple Society

We are excited to introduce a new program to recognize the significant contributions of JA volunteers. Read More

AUGUST 30, 2017

Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

Through JA's partnership with the San Diego Padres, JA friends have an opportunity to purchase discounted tickets to some home games in August: Read More

AUGUST 1, 2017

A Letter from the President

Because of YOUR support, we are so proud to share JA exceeded our student goal by reaching a record-breaking 80,344 students during the 2016-2017 school year.

As we celebrate this historic milestone, JA's President and CEO, Marla Black wants to recognize the support and commitment of 6,322 volunteers who generously gave their time and energy to make a difference. Read More

JULY 31, 2017

Honoring JA San Diego Volunteer of the Year, Bill Sears

JA is delighted to recognize Bill Sears as “JA San Diego Volunteer of the Year.” The former U.S. Navy helicopter pilot has volunteered at nearly every JA Day in South County during the 2016- 2017 school year. The active Bonita Kiwanis member is always the first to ask, “When is the next JA Day?” and “How can I help?” With Bill’s support and dedication, JA reached a record-breaking 80,344 students this year. To celebrate the successful school year, we asked Bill to share his passion in the below Q&A segment: Read More

JULY 31, 2017