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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

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