January 2013 Grants

The Price Family Charitable Fund approved a grant to support the medical relief efforts of the International Medical Alliance of Tennessee in the Dominican Republic. The Fund also made a contribution to the Jewish Community Foundation in memory of Murray Galinson, a long-time San Diego resident, philanthropist, and friend of the Price family.

PriceSmart Communities Program
The Fund approved a grant for the PriceSmart Communities program. Each year managers of the 31 PriceSmart warehouses in Latin America and the Caribbean recommend five nonprofits in their market areas to receive $1,000 worth of PriceSmart merchandise.

Educational Support in Latin America
Grants were approved to purchase books and other educational supplies for public schools located in PriceSmart markets in Central America and the Caribbean.