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200 Join Campaign for Youth

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Thank you to the 200 community members who have joined our Champions for Youth campaign to date! We are so close to our goals of rallying 250 donors and raising $100,000. It’s not too late to join the campaign. All donations benefit homeless and other vulnerable youth across San Diego. As part of the campaign, … Read More

Day For Change

Day for Change Gives $7,000

Thursday, December 19, 2019

We are honored to be a Day for Change grant recipient for the fifth year! The $7,000 grant will help us continue providing safe, affordable housing and comprehensive support services to Transition Age Youth (TAY) ages 16-25 who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of becoming homeless. This past year, we provided 253 TAY … Read More

IFMA Holiday Social with decorated tree

IFMA San Diego Gives for the 18th Year

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Thank you to the San Diego chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) for giving so generously to San Diego Youth Services for the 18th year! This holiday season, members gave nearly $7,000 during the chapter’s holiday social on Dec. 11. The organization also donated $2,500 earlier in the month while decorating TAY Academy … Read More

ASSP Gives for the Holidays

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

This December, the San Diego American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) chapter donated home goods and $575 worth of grocery gift cards to make life easier for our county’s vulnerable youth. The donations, given by the chapter’s members during its annual Holiday Luncheon, will ensure comfort and stability this holiday season. ASSP is a global … Read More

Champions for Youth Kicks Off

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

We officially kicked off the holiday giving season on Dec. 3 with our $100,000 Champions for Youth campaign! All donations benefit homeless and other vulnerable youth throughout San Diego County. See our early progress here The Century Club of San Diego again selected San Diego Youth Services as a participating charity, one of only 10 … Read More

Cigna Donates Ice Skating Tickets

Thursday, November 28, 2019

Thanks to a generous donation by Cigna, 50 youth get to enjoy ice skating at Rady Children’s Hospital Ice Rink at Liberty Station this December. Thank you for this wonderful holiday donation! Cigna is a global health service company whose mission is to improve the health, well-being, and peace of mind of those we serve … Read More

HMT Gives $23,000 for Youth

Monday, November 25, 2019

Thank you to HMT Electric for continuing to support our work to end youth homelessness with a donation of $23,000. We are so grateful to be one of the charities supported at its 3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament. This is the third year that HMT Electric has supported our work to help homeless, abused and … Read More

PRIDE Award 2019

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Our Safe Place won an award for the 2019 San Diego PRIDE March: 3rd Place for Best Use of 2019 Pride Theme. Our Safe Place staff and youth worked to bring their idea to light, designing and creating our float by converting one of our staff’s vehicles into the Stonewall Inn in honor of this … Read More