Blog - Oceanside

One-on-One with Maggie McWhorter

March 8 2017

via Lisa Deaderick at the The San Diego Union-Tribune Maggie McWhorter, Executive Director of the Oceanside outreach and drop-in center of StandUp For Kids, a national nonprofit to help homeless youths. (Eduardo Contreras / San Diego Union-Tribune) When Maggie McWhorter started volunteering with StandUp For Kids 10 years ago, she didn’t realize that youth homelessness was an issue. “When I went to orientation and learned that there were homeless kids out there, which for me was just shocking, I felt compelled to learn more and do more,” she says. She started out at just a few hours each week, but as she noticed more ways she could help out, she took on more ...

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Meet Carol Brady

March 6 2017

We wanted to take a moment to highlight a very special donor.     Carol has been a long time supporter of the Oceanside chapter of StandUp For Kids.  She is an advocate and avid donor.  She shines a constant spotlight on our program and the plight of our kids, she is a shoulder to lean on for the volunteers and always brings her support with a huge hug and a smile. She IS an angel.    We asked Carol how she became involved with StandUp For Kids, here’s Carol’s story:   ~~~~~~~~~ I orginally got involved in Stand Up prior to 2007 because a friend asked me to donate hygiene products for the girls.  Then in 2007, I got back to supporting ...

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For The Sender

February 27 2017

For The Sender is a book and album written by songwriter Alex Woodard and Grammy-Award winning, platinum-selling artists about real-life letters.StandUp For Kids will receive 50% of net proceeds of book sales. Get your book today at!

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