Sempra Energy and Kids Helping Kids Volunteers Supporting Global Genes Project

Kyle and Jackson Watkins, with Lynn Watkins and Lisa Hubbard of Sempra Energy Supporting Global Genes Project

Sempra Energy Foundation and Southern California rare disease advocates work to raise awareness and volunteer for the Global Genes Project, a RARE Project initiative. Family and friends gathered together to help make denim ribbons in support of the Global Genes Project’s efforts to support those […]

Kids Get Community Service Lesson – Vanderburg Students Make Ribbons and Bracelets For Rare Disease Day


By JEFF MOSIER VIEW STAFF WRITER, Green Valley Henderson VIEW At birth, Hannah Ostrea was given nine months to live. Then, 18 months. At 2 years old, her prognosis is unknown. She has Gaucher’s disease (pronounced go-shay’s), which prevents her body from producing an enzyme […]

Southern California ‘Kids Helping Kids’ Make Ribbons To Help Raise Awareness and Support Rare Disease Families

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Kids come together to learn about rare disease, and how easy it is to help! St. Edward the Confessor Catholic School in Southern California was the site of a 50 person ribbon making event that took place on campus after school, as one of many […]

Gabe O’Neill on Kids Making a Difference


In February of 2008, I just happened to catch an interview on TV.  It was Charlie Rose interviewing Sir Richard Branson.  The focus of the interview was not so much his successes but what he plans to do from here on.  Branson introduced me to […]