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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

Vans Warped Tour

Vans Warped Tour Benefits SDYS

Friday, July 27, 2018

San Diego Youth Services was one of the lucky recipients of the Vans Warped Tour canned goods drive this year. Vans hosts the canned goods donation opportunity every year with Feed Our Children NOW! They invite people to bring cans of food in exchange for early admission or other perks. Our picture shows only a … Read More

RICOH backpack donation

Ricoh Donates for Foster Youth

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Ricoh San Diego employees graciously coordinated a backpack drive for all 30 of our foster youth. Thank you for the positive impact you made for these youth! Ricoh delivers products, services and solutions to help companies make the most of their information and work faster, smarter and more successfully. Find out more at www.ricoh-usa.com  

PWI landscaping

PWI Helps Landscape Spring Valley Campus

Friday, July 20, 2018

Professional Women of Insurance (PWI) members and their family and friends joined together on July 14 to help landscape and design the Garden & Food Forest at our Spring Valley and East Communities Campus. We value our partnership with PWI and appreciate their hard work to improve our campus that so many families use and … Read More

Certificate of Appreciation

Programs Recognized for Preventing Child Abuse

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council recently recognized San Diego Youth Services’ HERE Now and Anti-BIAS programs for their work in preventing child abuse. The programs, focused on suicide prevention and anti-bullying, received a Certificate of Appreciation for being a “SHINING STAR in Strengthening Families and Preventing Child Abuse.” “As many as 25-30 percent of … Read More

GROWS

GROWS Expands Additional Year

Monday, July 2, 2018

Our GROWS Program will expand another year, with a renewed grant from the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development. The GROWS Program (Greater Recruitment and Outreach for Workforce Success) provides community members, volunteers and staff with free resources such as career shadowing, mentoring, educational reimbursements, trainings, workforce assessments and experiential placements to introduce or … Read More