Board, FOF Committee, and Poker Night Attendees,
Thank you all again for helping out and supporting this FOF event. Our membership had a strong presence in the winner’s circle. DAIA member Gordon Govier and DDA Will Hopkins made it to the final table. Will ultimately won second place out of 48 poker players. DAIA member Ted Mansour won the grand prize raffle basket. The FOF Poker Night brought in $6725 in revenue and after cash prizes and expenses, we were able to raise $5176 for the FOF. A...
SDDAI Foundation and Veterans Association of North County (VANC)
Thursday, 01 January 1970
On May 14th, members Dan Leja and Bryan Zmijewski volunteered at the Veterans Association of North County (VANC). The San Diego District Attorney Investigator’s Foundation had provided VANC with a monetary donation of $250.00 and manpower to accomplish their mission. VANC had over 200 military families drive by to pick up food, over 90% of those picking up donated supplies were our active military.
On 4/30/2021, the SDDAI Foundation in conjunction with Napoleone’s Pizzeria came together to provide an opportunity for the public to donate to the Foundation. Napoleone’s is a staple in the South Bay community and is a family owned business that has been open since 1958. Napoleone’s believes in giving back to the community it serves. The recent fundraiser was just one example of how they contribute to the San Diego community at large. The money raised from this fundraiser will go back ...
Fallen Officer Fund Donation from Mira Mesa Self Storage
Thursday, 01 January 1970
Chris Wood and Mira Mesa Self Storage graciously donated $1000 to the Fallen Officer Fund. A few years ago, Chris himself had a family member who was a recipient of assistance from FOF. They remembered the impact FOF had and wanted to give back.” FOF Vice President Stanley Schwarz accepted the donation.
On February 11th, DAI Marcus Macias presented a check on behalf of the SDDAIA to DDA Hector Jimenez who runs Project LEAD (Legal Enrichment and Decision). Project LEAD is a decision making program that encourages attorneys, investigators and staff from the District Attorney's Office to volunteer and mentor 5th graders about the criminal justice system.
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On December 20th, the Foundation along with Ben Macias of Community Facility Transportation (CFT) provided gifts to 16 families with 36 children as part of connecting with the community. We give thanks to Donny’s Café located at 3901 Bonita Rd., in Bonita, for allowing us to use their parking lot for this important give away.
On November 23, members of the San Diego District Attorney Investigator Association (SDDAIA) teamed up with the San Diego Police Department in partnership with the NLPOA, Paseo Del Rey Church, Maranatha Church, Church 180, Love Thy Neighbor, Coordinated Fleet Services, District Attorney Office and the Officers of SDPD Central Division and Southern Division to give away 75 turkeys and canned goods to the community. SDDAIA Member Marcus Macias demonstrates how this caring act is just another exam...