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Allie Wagner Named MC for Creations in Chocolate

Monday, February 11, 2019

Allie Wagner from KUSI News will be Master of Ceremonies for the 13th Annual Creations in Chocolate event on March 14. The event brings together San Diego’s top chocolatiers for an evening of extraordinary chocolate creations and decadent desserts to benefit San Diego Youth Services. Allie grew up in the community of Ramona and studied … Read More

Day For Change

Day for Change Awards SDYS $6,000

Friday, February 8, 2019

We are honored to be a Day for Change grant recipient for the fourth year! The $6,000 grant will help us continue providing safe, affordable housing and comprehensive support services to Transition Age Youth (TAY) ages 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. San Diego Youth Services owns six transitional living communities … Read More

GROWS Resource Fair

Resource Fair Draws 100+

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

More than 100 people attended our GROWS Resource Fair at the Central Library on Feb. 1. Participants were able to meet with team members from San Diego Youth Services and more than 30 partner organizations from across San Diego County to learn about resources, services, employment and internship/volunteer opportunities. Our GROWS (Greater Recruitment and Outreach for Workforce Success) program … Read More

Parent and child

Champions for Youth Donate $97,000

Monday, January 28, 2019

More than 235 individuals and businesses joined our 2018-2019 Champions for Youth campaign, donating $97,020 to help youth throughout San Diego. Farmers Insurance will also add to these generous donations with at least $55,000 as part of the campaign. San Diego Youth Services is one of just 10 organizations selected to participate in this campaign … Read More

Pillsbury chocolate donation

Pillsbury Donates for the Holiday Season

Friday, December 21, 2018

Our long-time partner Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP donated more than 100 of these huge chocolate bars and more than a dozen baskets filled with food and gift cards for the holiday season. Thank you for your continued support for San Diego’s youth! Pillsbury is an international law firm with a particular focus on the technology & … Read More

Toy donations

Community Donates for the Holidays

Friday, December 21, 2018

Thank you to Maggie Ryder and Republic Services in San Diego for the generous donation of 15 bags with food and gift cards, Dete Jackson for 12 bags full of self-care items and Vegan in San Diego for hosting a toy drive for our youth at its First Friday Night Market, Holiday Party. Republic Services in San Diego provide … Read More

Nice Guys volunteers

Nice Guys Holiday Party Benefits Families

Monday, December 17, 2018

The Nice Guys of San Diego hosted 40 families from San Diego Youth Services at their 26th annual Community Holiday Party at SDCCU Stadium this month. The families joined more than 700 others at the event. Each family received three bags of groceries, including a frozen turkey, fresh vegetables, dry and canned food and a gift … Read More

children playing twister

Camp Mariposa Event Benefits Families

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Our Camp Mariposa had a great turnout on Nov. 30 for the Camp Mariposa Family Camper event! Thanks to a donation from Marc Brutten, we provided all event participants with a holiday meal. We even had enough for each family to take home leftovers! Brutten, a prominent businessman and community member, also provided Target gift … Read More