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265 Join Anniversary Celebration

March 12, 2020 | Comments Off on 265 Join Anniversary Celebration
July 5 @ 3:07 pm

265 Join Anniversary Celebration More than 265 guests joined the celebration on March 5 marking San Diego Youth Services’ 50th Anniversary. The event, presented by HMT Electric, raised $190,000 to help homeless and other vulnerable youth throughout San Diego. “SDYS was one…

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New shelter beds for youth

February 6, 2020 | Comments Off on New shelter beds for youth
July 5 @ 3:07 pm

New shelter beds for youth The San Diego City Council recently approved the addition of 48 beds reserved for transition age youth ages 18-24 at the City of San Diego’s Bridge Shelter for Single Women and Families with Children at…

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Champions for Youth Donate Record $140,147

January 28, 2020 | Comments Off on Champions for Youth Donate Record $140,147
July 5 @ 3:07 pm

Champions for Youth Donate Record $140,147 More than 300 individuals and businesses joined our Champions for Youth campaign this year, donating a record $140,147 to help youth throughout San Diego County. Thank you to all these Champions for Youth! Your…

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200 Join Campaign for Youth

January 9, 2020 | Comments Off on 200 Join Campaign for Youth
July 5 @ 3:07 pm

200 Join Campaign for Youth Thank you to the 200 community members who have joined our Champions for Youth campaign to date! We are so close to our goals of rallying 250 donors and raising $100,000. It’s not too late…

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Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Human Trafficking Awareness Month
July 5 @ 3:07 pm

Human Trafficking Awareness Month January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. San Diego has one of the highest rates of sex trafficking of children in the nation. Studies indicate there may be as many as 8,000 sex trafficking victims every year…

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Champions for Youth Kicks Off

December 4, 2019 | Comments Off on Champions for Youth Kicks Off
July 5 @ 3:07 pm

Champions for Youth Kicks Off We officially kicked off the holiday giving season on Dec. 3 with our $100,000 Champions for Youth campaign! All donations benefit homeless and other vulnerable youth throughout San Diego County. See our early progress here…

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PRIDE Award 2019

November 5, 2019 | Comments Off on PRIDE Award 2019
July 5 @ 3:07 pm

PRIDE Award 2019 Our Safe Place won an award for the 2019 San Diego PRIDE March: 3rd Place for Best Use of 2019 Pride Theme. Our Safe Place staff and youth worked to bring their idea to light, designing and…

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Run for Homeless Youth

November 4, 2019 | Comments Off on Run for Homeless Youth
July 5 @ 3:07 pm

Run for Homeless Youth San Diego Youth Services leaders, staff and friends ran 50K on Nov. 1 to kick off Homeless Youth Awareness Month in San Diego, where more than 1,500 youth are homeless. The day-long run event, SDYS Runs for Homeless…

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Q & A on Suicide and Bullying Prevention

October 8, 2019 | Comments Off on Q & A on Suicide and Bullying Prevention
July 5 @ 3:07 pm

Q & A on Suicide and Bullying Prevention Judi Park, Program Manager for our HERE Now and Anti-BIAS programs, talks with us about suicide and bullying awareness and prevention as we transition from National Suicide Prevention Month into National Bullying Awareness Month. How common…

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New Legislation to Benefit Homeless Youth

October 3, 2019 | Comments Off on New Legislation to Benefit Homeless Youth
July 5 @ 3:07 pm

New Legislation to Benefit Homeless Youth Governor Gavin Newsom signed a package of bills into law in September to help address youth homelessness. San Diego Youth Services was instrumental in the passage of the bills, together with the California Coalition for…

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