2nd Year Top-Rated Nonprofit Organizations

San Diego, California, July 3, 2012 – Mind Treasures has been named to a new list of top-rated nonprofits by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews for nonprofit organizations. The top-rated Children & Families nonprofits list is composed of organizations that have received at least ten positive reviews from stakeholders, such as volunteers, donors, or clients. The reviews...

2nd Year Sponsorship from San Diego Gas & Electric

SAN DIEGO, April 25, 2012. For the second consecutive year, Mind Treasures is awarded a $25,000 grant from its local partner San Diego Gas & Electric. This financial support will strengthen the Diamond Neighborhood Literacy Council and its existing literacy projects in the Diamond Neighborhoods (DN) and allow its expansion to more schools, faith-based, and community centers. Since inception...

New partnership with Five Million Kids initiative of Operation Hope

San Diego, California, June 1, 2011; Mind Treasures is pleased to announce a new partnership with Operation HOPE, Inc. and its FIVE MILLION KIDS (5MK) Initiative to provide financial literacy classes for children, youth, adults, and families. Mind Treasures – through its Neighborhood Financial Literacy (NFL) program – made a pledge to 5MK to educate youth and adults in financial literacy,...

Mind Treasures Named to List of Top-Rated Nonprofit Organizations

San Diego, California, May 2, 2011 – Mind Treasures has been named to a new list of top-rated nonprofits by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews for nonprofit organizations. The top-rated Children & Families nonprofits list is composed of organizations that have received at least ten positive reviews from stakeholders, such as volunteers, donors, or clients. The reviews are...

Student Spotlight: Marquis Snowden-Salmond

Excerpt from Student Spotlight: Marquis Snowden-Salmond Because of a financial literacy class he took in 2008, Marquis had an understanding of how to raise money and a bit of experience doing it. While he was in elementary school, he got together with some friends to raise some of the money needed to install a climbing wall at the school by running a lemonade stand. They ended up raising about...
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Financial literacy classes for families in the Diamond Neighborhoods of San Diego

San Diego NFL (Neighborhood Financial Literacy) SAN DIEGO, January 20, 2010 – Mind Treasures is pleased to announce a new series of financial literacy classes for children, youth, and families in the Diamond Neighborhoods of San Diego. Mind Treasures, in cooperation with Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, San Diego Neighborhood Funders, and Prime Time of San Diego Unified School...

Mind Treasures is selected to provide a financial literacy program at the Chollas-Mead Elementary school

In September 2009, Mind Treasures was selected by JCNI to provide a 1-hour financial literacy workshop for 112 students (K-6) at the Chollas-Mead elementary school in the Diamond Neighborhoods. Following the success of this pilot program we began to offer regular after-hour workshops as part of Prime Time Extended Day Program of San Diego Unified School District.