Grant Updates

Breakfast with the Animals at the San Diego Zoo

Breakfast with the Animals at the San Diego Zoo

On the crisp early morning of December 1, 2018, the Friends of the Animals Breakfast was held at the San Diego Zoo for the Circle of Friends and Heritage Guild members including Director Barbara Menard. Attendees gathered in the zoo party area where they visited with...

Gathering for Fr. Joe’s Villages

Gathering for Fr. Joe’s Villages

On November 9, 2018 there was a special gathering of those who are generous and long-time supporters of Father Joe’s Villages at the La Jolla home of Ms. Annie Navarra. Jim Ogilvie and Barbara Menard were among those who gathered for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres....

Catholic Charities Matthew 25 Mass and Awards 2018

Catholic Charities Matthew 25 Mass and Awards 2018

On Thursday, November 8, 2018 Catholic Charities held its annual Matthew 25 Celebration, “A Celebration of Faith in Action.” Catholic Charities Diocese of San Diego exists to exemplify the scriptural values of mercy and justice by Witnessing the Gospel message...

Kraemer Endowment Foundation

Kraemer Endowment Foundation

Members of the Kraemer Endowment Foundation honored the 2018 Kraemer Endowment Directors Club members at the lovely La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla. The evening began with cocktails and conversation on the patio followed by dinner and a presentation. The Endowment...

Jesuits West Workshop – Loyola Marymount University

Jesuits West Workshop – Loyola Marymount University

The Workshop for the new Jesuits West Province was held at Loyola Marymount University from Thursday, August 10 through Friday, August 11, 2017. This gathering of 250 people convened by Jesuit West Provincial Fr. Scott Santarosa, SJ and his staff brought together...

Tour of the Dickinson Family Center – San Diego Zoo

Tour of the Dickinson Family Center – San Diego Zoo

In honor of San Diego Zoo’s Centennial, the Menard Family Foundation pledged a grant to San Diego Zoo in memory of Bernard P. and Mary K. Menard. One area that has been funded with monies from this pledge is Classroom #2 in the newly remodeled Dickinson Family Center...

Dedication of Sacred Heart Center Art Studio

Dedication of Sacred Heart Center Art Studio

As part of the Generations Campaign for the California Province of the Society of Jesus, the Menard Family Foundation paid for the renovation of the Art Studio in the Sacred Heart Center in Los Gatos, California, in memory of Rev. James R. Menard, SJ. Sacred Heart...