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Delicate Seams founder Aida Yodites

Delicate Seams to Help Girls in Need

Thursday, December 7, 2017

With every $50+ purchase in December, Delicate Seams will donate a Bikini undergarment to San Diego Youth Services to help a young girl in need. Inspired by her 10-year-old daughter, mom entrepreneur Aida Yodites launched Delicate Seams to bridge the gap between undergarments for the young girl and young lady. The line, just launched in … Read More

Comedian Dat Phan to be Creations in Chocolate Special Guest

Friday, December 1, 2017

  Comedian Dat Phan, the Original Winner of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and a Headlining Comedian touring live across the country, will be the special guest at San Diego Youth Services 12th Annual Creations in Chocolate event. The March 8, 2018 event showcases the best in local, skilled chocolatiers while raising funds for San Diego … Read More

TAY Academy TAYnksgiving Dinner

TAY Academy Hosts 6th Annual TAYnksgiving Dinner

Thursday, November 30, 2017

TAY Academy hosted our 6th annual TAYnksgiving dinner on November 22. We fed more than 40 youth and had lots of food! Thank you to Junior League, Ohr Shalom Synagogue, HSC-3 Kenn Taber, Lindsay Love from Collective SD, and all the TAY Academy and Our Safe Place staff who donated food.

Starting Line for Walter Hits the Streets for Homeless Youth

SDYS Leaders Run 50K for Homeless Youth

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

San Diego Youth Services CEO Walter Philips and Associate Executive Director Steven Jella ran 50K on November 20 to raise $50K and awareness as part of National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. Our supporter Mike Bernstein and SDYS staffers Candace Hildebrandt and Marshall Holmes also joined segments of the run. We are grateful to all of … Read More

Staff at Rally for Homeless Youth Awareness Month

Walk & Rally for Homeless Youth Awareness Month Draws 100+

Thursday, November 9, 2017

More than 100 friends, community members and partners turned out Nov. 8 for a walk & rally for National Runaway and Homeless Youth Awareness Month. Councilmember Chris Ward, Supervisor Ron Roberts’ chief of staff, Assemblymember Todd Gloria and a Sen. Toni Atkins’ staff member also presented proclamations recognizing the month and the importance of solving these … Read More

Walter Run Feature Webcrop

Walter Hits the Streets for Homeless Youth

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Walter Philips, CEO at San Diego Youth Services, is getting set to run 50K on Nov. 20 to raise $50K and awareness as part of National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. More than 1,100 youth are homeless here in America’s finest city. That number is also rising and likely to be a vast undercount. The number … Read More

Tacos Libertad

Tacos Libertad Sales Benefit SDYS

Monday, October 30, 2017

San Diego Youth Services (SDYS) will benefit from all sales at Tacos Libertad in November in recognition of Homeless Youth Awareness Month. The restaurant, part of the Cohn Restaurant Group, is San Diego’s first not-for-profit taco venture to dedicate earnings to charities. Tacos for Good Libertad – meaning liberty in Spanish – opened its Hillcrest location … Read More

Runaway and Homeless Youth Walk and Rally Poster

Rally for National Homeless Youth Awareness Month

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Join San Diego Youth Services and our partners on Nov. 8 for a walk and rally as part of National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. San Diego is home to more than 1,100 homeless youth and this number is likely a vast undercount. We have teamed up with The Junior League of San Diego, South Bay Community … Read More