Philanthropy

Gurtin and its employees not only support but are involved in a number of philanthropic organizations in the greater San Diego area. We seek to improve the community by investing in issues and causes close to our heart, focusing on developing culture, education, and youth in San Diego.

Gurtin employees actively serve on the boards of the following local San Diego organizations.

La Jolla Playhouse

A Tony Award-winning professional non-profit theatre located on the prestigious campus of the University of California, San Diego, the La Jolla Playhouse proudly serves and supports over 30,000 children, students, and adults each year in its efforts to serve the neighborhood, provide educational programs, and enrich the community.

Words Alive

Believing reading to be the fundamental skill capable of altering and bettering lives and communities, Words Alive is committed to helping today’s adolescents and youth value and learn to read. By providing educational opportunities, reading experiences, and student scholarships, Words Alive annually impacts over 5,000 students and families across the community.


In addition, Gurtin is also proud to support the organizations below.

Feeding San Diego

In-N-Out Burger Foundation

Jackie Robinson Family YMCA

Knowledge Is Power

Rady Children's Hospital San Diego

San Diego Food Bank

Stanford Cardiovascular Institute

Walk For Water