San Diego News

Standing Up For San Diego’s Homeless Teens

StandUp for Kids - San Diego  Trying to fix San Diego's homeless problem during a pandemic and economic uncertainty is a monumental task. There are still thousands in need of housing, and it's especially tough for over 900 of those individuals under the...

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Giving Thursday

StandUp for Kids - San Diego The month of May has been designated as a giving month. Tomorrow is our “Giving Thursday”. StandUp for Kids – San Diego’s mission is to end the cycle of youth homelessness. We do this every day, one youth at a time....

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Reaching Your Goals When Times Are Tough

StandUp for Kids - San Diego My name is Sean Pour and I’m the co-founder of SellMax, a company that started out in San Diego and buys cars from customers all across the country. You may be wondering why you should read my story, or what I could possibly...

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CBS8: Thousands of San Diego Teens Have Nowhere to Call Home

StandUp for Kids - San Diego "Sadly, the number of homeless teens who are under 18 is also on the rise.  Teri Burg, Executive Director of StandUp For Kids here in San Diego, knows this all too well. She has dedicated her life to helping homeless youth for...

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SUFK – San Diego Thanks Jason Herrick and Fortune 421

StandUp For Kids - San Diego is so grateful to Jason Herrick and Fortune 421.In 2009 Jason sponsored StandUp For Kids - San Diego with the first Thanksgiving Holiday Turkey Bowl. It was a success and he has continued to remember our streets kids every year with not...

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Homeless Youth Awareness Month in San Diego

          November was first declared as National Homeless Youth Awareness Month in 2007. Since then, November has been a time to acknowledge those children and families experiencing homelessness. As many as 2.5 million youth per year...

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Because of You

Angel is a beautiful 20-year-old with three babies and quite a story – one with a happy ending, we hope, although the journey is just getting started. Angel (not her real name) had a hard beginning. She was molested at 12 by her mother's boyfriend. Shortly after...

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