Hotel Room

National Volunteer Week: Suit Drive for San Diego Rescue Mission Admin wrote on Thursday, March 13, 2014, hits: 585

McKinney Advisory Group is active in our San Diego community. When learning about National Volunteer Week approaching this April we started brainstorming. This was a great opportunity for us to be involved in a larger celebration of giving back! But how?

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Garden 2

Winter Planting – Only in San Diego – Only at Father Joe’s

Monday for a few hours I had the opportunity to use my green thumb down at Father Joe’s Garden. We are lucky to have such great weather in January! The garden at Father Joe’s Village, our local homeless shelter, has been a continual project for McKinney Advisory Group for about a year. We re-built the boxes as a team, learning who was good with power tools, and upgraded a few of the plants plus brought in two truckloads of new dirt. We did not expect to get to be a part of the project year round and were pleasantly surprised when the residents at the village asked for more plants, dirt, supplies, etc.

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Conference Table 2

Claro Walnut Tree sets new roots at McKinney Advisory Group

“Claro Walnut Tree sets new roots at McKinney Advisory Group”

We had a crazy week here at the office while organizing the 2nd Annual Holiday Charity Event, but there is always something fun happening at McKinney Advisory Group here in San Diego. For a while the employees at McKinney wanted to change the table in the big conference room, so Mrs. McKinney decided to do something about that.

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Father John's Garden

Father Joe’s Garden

Our advisors stopped by Father Joe’s Garden again today, we dropped off another 10 bags of soil, totalling 22 bags in one week! Where is all this dirt going? To the Health and Wellness Program.

Completely operated by Cassie at the center and the residents who live there, this growing garden is supplying fun veggies, peppers, and herbs to the culinary program on campus. All residents are required to participate in a “chore” or responsibilty at the center, this is one of the more popular assignments.

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