Wear Community Fund

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July 23, 2004 "Wear the Heart Is" Event

The Wear Community Fund provides matching funds for innovative programs including children's issues, youth sports, scholarships and education, neighborhood beautification and parks, libraries and arts and culture. The fund primarily supports causes serving neighborhoods within and adjacent to District 2 of the City of San Diego including Pacific Beach, Mission Bay, Point Loma, Mision Hills, Old Town, and Downtown. Annually proceeds from "Wear the Heart Is" and ongoing fundraising year-round supports the fund.

The Wear Comunity Fund founders, Byron Wear and Bridget Cantu Wear, have a long history of community service in San Diego's District 2.

Byron Wear grew up in San Diego and served two terms as a San Diego City Councilmember. Councilmember Wear was a leader and supporter of Downtown redevelopment, regional transportation and planning, neighborhood beautification and revitilization, improving Mission Bay and coastal parks, social services and in providing youth recreational facilities.

Bridget Cantu Wear's career includes marketing and fundraising for arts and and culture programs in San Diego. With boys in school, Bridget has served in leadership positions at local schools, Scouts and sports organizations. She founded the Pt. Loma Concert Series, a successful program of free summer concerts in Point Loma.



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