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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

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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

Champions for Youth Logo

Champions for Youth

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

San Diego Youth Services has been selected as one of 10 charities in The Century Club of San Diego’s 2018 Champions for Youth campaign. In partnership with the Farmers Insurance Open, 100 percent of every dollar donated will grow bonus money for our vital work to fight the tragedies of homeless youth and youth in crisis. Donations … Read More

Creations in Chocolate

Creations in Chocolate

Monday, September 25, 2017

Join us March 8, 2018 for our 12th Annual Creations in Chocolate event. The event showcases the best in local, skilled chocolatiers. Guests are treated to a wonderful and decadent experience while raising vital funds for at-risk youth. Experience delicious food, beautiful sounds of jazz, and champagne and wine paired to delectable chocolate. Indulge in … Read More