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IICF Donation

IICF Supports Transition Age Youth

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Thank you to the San Diego chapter of the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) for a new $4,200 grant to support our work with transition age youth throughout San Diego County. IICF helps communities and enriches lives by uniting the collective strength of the insurance industry in providing grants, volunteer service and leadership. Learn more … Read More

New Washing Machine

Shelter Receives New Washing Machine

Thursday, February 21, 2019

We are celebrating the gift of a new washing machine from FOCUS for our Youth Emergency Shelter, which is the only emergency night shelter for homeless and runaway youth in San Diego County. Pictured are Taylor Houston, Night Shelter Coordinator, and Katie Rademacher, Health Educator/Prevention Outreach Worker providing a thank you to FOCUS, which stands … Read More

JMSD Donation

Johnson Matthey Donates $7,000 for Youth

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Our heartfelt thank you to Johnson Matthey for its $7,000 donation in support of our work with homeless and other at-risk youth. Nearly 1,000 youth are known to be homeless in San Diego County and the number is likely much higher. Johnson Matthey, San Diego selected San Diego Youth Services for the donation after receiving … Read More

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