Dowling & Yahnke is firmly committed to the San Diego community. Our team devotes service hours, in addition to financial support, to many worthy causes each year. Below are some of the recent non-profit organizations with which we have worked.
In the Community
Promises2Kids is a leading nonprofit organization originally founded over 35 years ago as the Child Abuse Prevention Foundation of San Diego County. Since 1981, Promises2Kids has responded to the needs of foster children and provided support to children removed from their home due to abuse and neglect. Visit their website for more information.
Since 1950, Junior Achievement of San Diego County has provided life-changing programs to more than 854,000 youth—in the classroom and after school—to foster an understanding of how the “real world” works. To ensure youth are prepared for their future, JA teaches them how to get a job, start a business and how to manage money. Visit their website for more information.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito, founded in 1966, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community asset and neighborhood resource that serves not only youth and teens, but adults and families. Today, the organization serves more than 6,000+ San Dieguito members in its After School Programs and impacts 10,000+ youth throughout San Diego through its summer camps, specialty programs and services. Visit their website for more information.
With nearly 130 years of experience in caring for children and teens who are struggling and often at-risk, the San Diego Center for Children has gained the skills, knowledge and expertise to improve the safety and quality of life for our next generation. The challenges children and families face may have changed over the decades, but the heart of what the San Diego Center for Children does remains the same: committed to the safe and joyful childhood each child deserves, as well as the family empowered to live with the security of overall health and well-being. Visit their website for more information.
The San Diego Museum of Art, the region’s oldest, largest and most visited art museum, provides a rich and diverse cultural experience. The Museum regularly features major exhibitions from around the world, as well as an extensive year-round schedule of supporting cultural and educational programs for children and adults. Visit their website for more information.
As a top organization that helps children, Fresh Start Surgical Gifts transforms the lives of disadvantaged infants, children, and teens with physical deformities caused by birth, accidents, abuse, or disease through the gift of reconstructive surgery and related healthcare services. Visit their website for more information.
Founded in 1980, Voices for Children, a private, nonprofit organization, has recruited, trained, and supervised thousands of court-appointed special advocates (CASAs) who advocate for the rights and well-being of children who pass through foster care in San Diego County and Riverside County. As the only agency in San Diego County and Riverside County designated by the courts to provide CASA volunteers, Voices for Children has a vision called Serve Every Child: to provide a CASA to every foster child who needs one. Visit their website for more information.
The Armed Services YMCA makes military life easier by providing programs and services to the young men and women of all five armed services: Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard. The Armed Services YMCA’s three areas of focus allow it to support 500,000 young enlisted soldiers, sailors, and airmen, and their families each year with the help of gracious donors and stalwart volunteers. Visit their website for more information.