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2018 UPLIFT Tribute ~ "The Gift of Collaboration"

  • 1 Dec 2018
  • 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • University of San Diego - Hahn Center Ballroom

2018 UPLIFT Tribute 

"The Gift of Collaboration" 

Honoring Community Collaborations

Lifting Up San Diego's

Most Vulnerable Populations with

Faith, Love & Goodwill

Saturday, Dec 1, 2018, 5-9pm 

University of San Diego 

Hahn Center Ballroom

Hosted by the Always Joyful

Mr. Mark Larson

of KFMB Radio & KUSI TV


Auctioneer Mr. Jack Berkman


Amazing Keynote Speaker

Retired Admiral Len Hering

More Info Below


2018 UPLIFT Tribute

Community Collaboration Honorees!

·     The Legacy Award - Catfish Club & City Club, Rev. George Walker Smith & George Mitrovich, for decades of collaboration promoting Racial Unity & the Dialogue of Democracy with great food & great minds

·     Multiply the Blessings Award - City of San Diego Nonprofit Academy, hosted with USD School of Leadership and Education Sciences (SOLES) & USD Nonprofit Institute catalyzing change through access to resources and funding for hundreds of San Diego Agencies

·     The Home Team Award - Downtown San Diego Partnership’s Clean & Safe Family Reunification Program with SD Housing Commission, Sharp HealthCare & County of San Diego safely reuniting over 2,200 unsheltered with Family or Friends for a new start in life

·     Education is Key Award - Sanford Education Programs at National University, developing nonprofit leaders and educators to advance inspirational collaborative programs worldwide through Sanford Harmony, Inspire & Institute of Philanthropy

Inspiring Keynote Speaker

Delivers a Timely Message

Retired Rear Admiral Len Hering 

"Reviving the Lost Art of Collaboration"

How this tradition built a strong America & why it is so essential to the vitality of our local, national & global community today.

His Message is a Gift!

Retired Rear Admiral Len Hering

former San Diego Navy Mayor, served after retiring from the Navy in 2009 as

Vice President of Business Services and Administration for the University of San Diego and Executive Director of the Center for Sustainable Energy. 

Honored as a 2018 SD Business Journal San Diego 500 Influential Business Leader, 

and currently stepping up to lead "I Love a Clean San Diego", 

a legacy collaboration partner in the San Diego Region since 1954, 

Admiral Hering will inspire you to live a life of Collaboration!

Did Someone Say

Every Dollar Doubled?!

Yes! Thanks to a $100,000

Matching Grant from a very

Generous Donor

every dollar raised at the

2018 UPLIFT Tribute will be doubled

up to $100,000 toward UPLIFT

Homeless Housing & Student Services

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