November – December 2015 Newsletter

Kimberly Gallo The Director’s Corner
More than 45,000 children in San Diego County – 18% – live in families with incomes below the federal poverty level… Learn more
Dr. Pradeep Pediatrician’s Corner – Dr. Pradeep Gidwani
It is flu season, which usually starts in the fall and ends in the spring. Parents and child care providers can help prevent and slow the spread of flu…. Learn more
Executive Director Kim Gallo Wins San Diego Business Journal Healthcare Champion Award
We are proud and excited to share that Executive Director Kim Gallo was a recipient… Learn more
Quality Preschool Initiative Awarded $4.3 Million CSPP Quality Block Grant
First 5 San Diego and the Quality Preschool Initiative (QPI) contractor, the San Diego County Office of Education… Learn more
Recipe of the Month – Healthy Holiday Snacks
These holiday snacks are twice the treat – healthy and educational in one bite… Learn more
Holiday Gifts from Baby
Whether it’s your little one’s first or fifth holiday season, hand-made gifts from your child… Learn more
Holiday Books
In honor of November as Family Literacy Month, First 5 San Diego encourages families to celebrate this time of year by reading… Learn more
Live it up! Health Fair
On Saturday, October 10th, San Diego County Library’s Vista branch library hosted the Live it Up!Learn more
First 5 High Five
First 5 San Diego is pleased to share that Contracts Manager Grace Young is retiring after 38 years… Learn more