About Friends of Downtown

Friends of Downtown was founded in 1990 when  co-founders Eve Hager and Felicia Bell realized the importance of sharing information and ideas with professionals who care about the well-being of downtown San Diego.

Friends of Downtown Scholarship

Friends of Downtown holds an annual scholarship fundraiser which benefits students of San Diego City College.  Since 1995, Friends of Downtown has awarded more scholarships to the San Diego City College student body than any other organization.

Holiday Gift Bags

The Board of Directors and fellow members collect non-perishable food items and other necessities to fill 100 large holiday gift bags for senior shut-ins and those with limited incomes.

Donate Today

This is your invitation to make a difference in San Diego. Just one click can keep a deserving college student in school, or a senior citizen smiling through the holidays.

Friends of Downtown is an organization that unites leaders committed to enhancing Downtown San Diego through community service, education and networking.