JA Blog

Fifth Annual Junior Achievement Golf Classic Raises over $174,000 for San Diego Kids

Thank you to our golfers and sponsors for making Junior Achievement’s 5th Annual Golf Classic a huge success! Presented by San Diego Fluid System Technologies, 103 golfers enjoyed 18 holes at the scenic Grand Golf Club on Friday, September 8th. The participants raised more than $170,000 to support JA’s mission to impact nearly 81,500 students this year by teaching them how to get a job, start a business and manage their money. Read More

SEPTEMBER 11, 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

Shark Tank Fun at JA BizTown Camp

Campers show-off their entrepreneurial spirit.

Summertime is a special time at JA, as we host nearly 300 students at the McGrath Family JA BizTown Summer Camp. One of the highlights of the program is the “shark-tank” competition. This is when campers get a chance to show-off their entrepreneurial spirit. Read More

JULY 25, 2017