San Diego Brain Injury Foundation

Rating: 4.97 stars   30 reviews

Issues: Cancer

Location: PO Box 84601 San Diego CA 92138 USA

Mission: To improve the quality of life for brain injury survivors and their families living in San Diego County.
Results: Much of our efforts this year has been to maintain the programs and services we currently provide for our survivors. This includes our monthly supports group meetings, our helpline and newsletter.
Target demographics: Primarily survivors of all ages, their a families and caregivers of San Diego County. Our website, however, allows us to reach the brain-injury community throughout the country.
Programs: Helpline, monthly support group meetings, newsletter, hospital outreach program, speakers bureau
2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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Rating: 5 stars  

SDBIF is the only non-profit agency that provides support services to brain injury survivors after release from the hospital and/or rehabilitation centers. SDBIF provides survivors with information about community resources, organizes support groups and collaborates with the San Diego Community College for classes focused on managing the challenges of their new life.
The organization keeps records and statistics of all assistance provided to brain injury survivors. Each survivor's success is celebrated.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

During the 15 years at SDBIF as a volunteer, donor and board member, I have witnessed success for those who've suffered from brain injuries. Through SDBIF programs such as Howard House and survivor/family education and support groups, I have seen many clients whose quality of life was greatly enhanced.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Although the SDBIF is run very efficiently at present, it experiences the challenges that every organization undergoes during its growth. I think I'd personally run it with the further efficiency of a business, while keeping the heart of a non-profit.

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