Contact: Ellen Yaffa
Central Region Prevention Coalition Advocates for Youth Safety - Click here to view CRPC 1st Quarter newsletter.
SAY "Knighted" by Family & Youth Roundtable
SAY is being recognized for its leadership in creating and providing quality services and support that assist children, families, and communities to overcome barriers with The Gallabt Knights award from the Family & Youth Roundtable (FYRT). The award recognizes SAY as an "organization whose extraordinary efforts have helped protect others and ensure equality". The award will be handed out on August 25, 2012.
Thank You to Recent Corporate and Foundation Donors
Boys and Girls Foundation
Care 1st Health Plan
Change A Life Program
Costco Matching Program
Del Mar/Solana Beach Sunrise Rotary Club
Hewlett-Packard Company Foundation
ICF International Consulting Group
Kern County Superintendant of Schools
Morgan Stanley Charitable Spending
Paradise Valley Community Health Fund
Pfizer Foundation Matching Gifts Program
Price Family Charitable Fund
Rancho Bernardo Rotary Club
St. Germaine Children's Charity
The California Endowment
The San Diego Foundation
Torrey Pines Bank
UBS Matching Gift Program
United Way of San Diego County
SAY Receives National Award for Efforts to Combat Underage Drinking
The North City Prevention Coalition (NCPC), a project of SAY San Diego, along with community partner SafeBeaches.org received the ‘Success Story Award’. The award was presented to the State of California from the Federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Program.
SAY now operates 6 preschools
SAY’s Extended Day unit is now operating six preschools, which is three times the number of preschools since the program started. The preschools are: Balboa Elementary school in Shelltown, Bayview Terrace Elementary School in Pacific Beach, Cadman Elementary in Bay Ho, Kate Session Elementary in Pacific Beach, Language Academy in the College area, and Washington Elementary in Little Italy. All six SAY preschool programs serve children 3-5 years of age with the exception of Balboa Elementary, which also serves infants and toddlers.
SAY's Extended Day Services currently offer 57 before- and after-school programs at 46 different schools, encompassing preschool through middle school.
Serra Real Connections Wins Human Relations Award
The ELEVATED Student Relations Committee, a project of Serra Real Connections, received a first place award in the annual Unity in Action contest from the San Diego Regional Hate Crimes Coalition. Serra Real Connections is a collaboration of SAY San Diego, Serra High School and other parent and community groups.
The purpose of the award is to recognize programs in local schools that promote unity, diversity and/or tolerance. The ELEVATED students organized campus wide activities that brought awareness about racial segregation and homophobia.
Click here for related Union Tribune article about this effort.
Through a partnership with Ralph’s grocery stores, SAY San Diego receives proceeds from purchases at the stores made by SAY San Diego partners and friends. To join this effort, all you have to do is register your Ralphs club card. (To obtain a club card, go to a local Ralphs store and ask any employee to assist you.) For every purchase made, SAY will receive a check for up to 4% of your bill.
To link your Ralphs club card to SAY, log on to the Ralphs' store website. Click on "Community Contribution", go to "Sign Up" and enter SAY's NPO #82979. You will need your 13-digit club card number, which is found on the back of your card.
For minimal effort, you can help raise funds for SAY every time you shop!
Help SAY San Diego support the positive development of young people, their families and communities.