New Site!

Please go to the new site, This site is no longer going to be updated or kept current. All posts and information will be on the new site.

Come join us on the new site!

Hey all. Just so you know this will now be the only place for these blog posts.

As we transition Change You Can Afford into a charity, that site will be dedicated to the charity and no longer host the blogging archives.

Friday, August 20, 2010

Youth issues.

I really like the work of this group. They are working with at risk youth and those in crisis to create long term solutions and help for homeless youths and their families. They do more than just provide shelter or food, they want to help youths and their families to become self-sufficient. The majority of their work is done with runaway, abused, or at risk youths in San Diego. The services they offer are broad and support the diverse youth's that need their help.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Small Business Growth

Today's local organization is ACCION San Diego. I had not heard of this charity before, but I like their idea's. Their focus is on micro-lending to small business in order to help grow the economy, because small business and entrepreneurs often lack access to more traditional forms of capital. ACCION is providing an opportunity for people to achieve their dreams of owning their own business.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010


When one is ill or down on their luck, one of the biggest worries in their lives is eating. So today I am donating to Mama's Kitchen, a local charity who provides food for those affected by AIDS or cancer. I like this organization because they may be local, but they are not a small organization, they have over 600 volunteers. Their effort touch thousands of people throughout the year. I also like that they worry about providing good quality homemade nutritious food for the ill. Not having to worry about what they are going to eat must be a huge relief for those who are so sick.

Howdy y'all!

Today, I have decided to donate to Shaun Traver's, an old boss and friend, in a charitable walk for AIDS. Every year he walks with the UCSD contingent in the AIDS Walk San Diego. Events such as these are a great way to raise money for events. Almost everyone can contribute through donations or by participating in a local walk in your own community. There are walks organized for many different causes, so no matter you interest there will be an opportunity for you to be involved.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Weekend Break

Hey all,

The perceptive among you will have noticed that I did not post over the weekends. I have decided that while this blog is new and I am still getting used to the daily responsibility I will give myself the weekends off from blogging, unless I come across something that I want to share with y'all.

So please forgive this new blogger for taking two days off a week. Take this time to find organizations that you want to support and leave a comment below telling us about it.

Thanks and hope y'all had a great weekend. :-)

We are the World!

Just a video reminder that it is up t each and every one of us to create the change we wish to se in the world. If we don't do it, no one will. So please remember to help your fellow man.