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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 forthesender.com!