Support San Diego Youth Symphony!

Please help our Youth Symphony!  It change kids' lives for the better through music education.   SDYS provides a safe community for often times at-risk children, who participate in afterschool and weekend music programs.  They are given a musical instrument and then taught to play and perform in ensembles and orchestras – all on a free scholarship basis.

But it all begins with donated money that helps to buy instruments, instruction and inspiration.

Would you please make a financial contribution to SDYS to help with its programs? 

Together we can make a difference and even save lives.   Here is one  particularly inspirational quote from one of our children:

 “Before I joined (SDYS), I was going through a deep state of depression. I was never really happy because of some traumatic experiences that I had gone through as a child. Yet, when I entered, my psychologist was truly surprised at the quick recovery I was making. I guess you can say that joining SDYS saved me. It has inspired me to be a better person and has boosted my self esteem to believe that I can do anything that I set my mind to. If it weren’t for the scholarship money that you help provide, I would not be where I am right now.” 

  • Nicole Allyn 
    • $250 
    • 74 mos
  • Dan Stanford 
    • $250 
    • 75 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
    • 75 mos
  • Sheila Ross 
    • $20 
    • 75 mos
  • Dan Kline 
    • $250 
    • 75 mos
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Katherine Skaperdas Chapin 
Encinitas, CA
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