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Month: August 2018

champions for youth

SDYS Selected for Champions for Youth Campaign

Thursday, August 30, 2018

We are thrilled to announce that San Diego Youth Services will be one of 10 charities participating in the Century Club of San Diego’s annual Champions for Youth campaign. Last year, we raised $98,703 and received $58,182 in bonus funds from Farmers Insurance, matching each dollar donated by nearly 60 percent. The funds helped us … Read More

Mums Custom Tattoo

Mums’ Custom Tattoo Gives Backpacks for Youth

Friday, August 17, 2018

Thank you to Mums’ Custom Tattoo in Pacific Beach for organizing a back-to-school drive for our youth. We are grateful for their efforts, which collected $8,800 in school supplies from their customers to help the youth get a great start to the new school year. The drive collected 220 backpacks filled with supplies! Our program … Read More

Henry Schein

Henry Schein Provides Backpacks for 300 Youth

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Thank you to Henry Schein Orthodontics in Carlsbad for providing backpacks, books and school supplies for 300 youth in our Adoptions and Prevention and Early Intervention programs. The company’s annual Back to School Backpack Event on Aug. 11 included food, games, a petting zoo and crafts for the youth and their families. More than 50,000 children … Read More

Homeless Teen

HUD Grants $7.94M for Homeless Youth

Thursday, August 2, 2018

The federal government will award $7.94 million to help homeless youth in San Diego County. Officials announced the funding in July as part of $43 million for 11 communities nationwide to help end youth homelessness. The funds for San Diego will go to the Regional Task Force on the Homeless (RTFH). It’s the largest single … Read More

Garden

Growing Our Community Garden

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

As part of our Health & Wellness Initiative, San Diego Youth Services recently joined forces with the Bancroft Sustainability Center (BSC) to further develop the Community Teaching Garden at our Spring Valley and East Communities Campus. BSC is managed by Ben and Kelsey Cossel and their son Kerouac. They have also recruited many community volunteers. In … Read More