“They really do work with that group of people who need a second chance…I believe that everyone deserves a second chance and what Urban Corps does is give it to them…”

Bob Kelly
The San Diego Foundation






























“The work performed by the Urban Corps significantly contributes to the overall success of the San Diego Padres’ various recycling programs…”

Mark Guglielmo
Vice President of Operations,
San Diego Padres Baseball Club












Urban Corps Supporters

The Urban Corps extends our gratitude to the following community members for helping to create opportunities for young people to serve, learn and grow through conservation, education and youth services:

Government Sponsors

City of San Diego
City of San Diego Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) Program
The Redevelopment Agency of the City of San Diego
Department of Public Works
Streets Division
Environmental Department
Urban Forestry Department
Department of Parks and Recreation
Graffiti Department
Port of San Diego
Community & Economic Development Department
Metropolitan Waste Water Department
County of San Diego
County Parks & Recreation Department
County Public Works
County Water Authority
County Employees Charitable Organization (CECO)

City of Coronado
Department of Parks and Recreation
Department of Facilities & Maintenance

City of Chula Vista
General Services Division

City of Escondido

State of California
California Conservation Corps
California Department of Resources, Recycling and Recovery
Department of Conservation, Division of Recycling
Department of Parks and Recreation
EDD-Workforce Investment Act
California Integrated Waste Management Board
State Energy Commission
Commission on National and Community Service
epartment of Fish and Game

Sam Duran and Corps members Ronnie Dixon, Xong Yeng, Honorina Yebra, and Gary Vincent were recently presented with a $6,000 check from Beth Fischer, San Diego Division President of Pardee Homes. Pardee Homes’ donation will go towards the Corps’ Graffiti Program and was made possible through a grant provided by the Weyerhaeuser Company, Pardee’s parent company.

Business Improvement District (BID) Sponsors

City Heights
College Avenue
Greater Golden Hill Maintenance Assessment District

North Park
Promote La Jolla
Naval Training Center
National City Morgan Square

School Districts

Foundation Sponsors

Special Thanks

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger
Attorney General Jerry Brown
Justice Anthony J. Kline
Senator Barbara Boxer
Senator Diane Feinstein
Congresswoman Susan Davis
Congressman Bob Filner
Senator Dede Alpert
Senator Denise Ducheny
Senator Christine Kehoe
Assemblymember Juan Vargas
Assemblymember Jay La Seur
Assemblymember Shirley Horton
Mayor Maureen O’Connor
Mayor Susan Golding
Mayor Dick Murphy
Mayor Jerry Sanders
Council Member Toni Atkins
Councilmember Carl DeMaio
Councilmember Marti Emerald
Councilmember Todd Gloria
Councilmember Michael Zucchet
Council Member Kevin Faulconer
Councilmember Jim Madaffer
Councilmember Brian Meinschein
Councilmember Donna Frye
Councilmember Scott Peters
Councilmember Ralph Inzunza
Councilmember Ben Hueso
Councilmember Charles Lewis
Councilmember Tony Young
Supervisor Greg Cox
Supervisor Ron Roberts
Supervisor Dianne Jacob
Anheuser Busch
Annual Corpsmember Campaign
Erik Stover, Qualcomm Stadium
Bill Wilson
Brehm Communities
Bud and Marion Wilbur
Catholic Charities
CECO (County Employees Charitable Giving)
Cesar Chavez Service Learning Clubs
Charlotte Nielsen
Deborah Szekely
Dona and David Porreca
Don Mullen
Earthshare of California
Epi Enterprises, LLC
Ernest Bloomfield, Bloomfield and Associates
Ernest Hahn
Estelle Hayes, Century 21 Solomar
Faith Insurance Services
First Future Credit Union
James and Drew Hubbell
Jeffry Busby
Joel and Ann Reed
John Muir Charter School
Judy McCarty
Lakeside Conservancy
MAAC Project
McMillan Company
Michael and Linda Sterns
National Association of Conservation Corps (NAASC)
Qualcomm, Inc.
Regional Technology Alliance, San Diego
Pure Water Technologies

San Diego Chargers
San Diego Gas & Electric
San Diego Padres
San Diego Padres Chris Young
San Diego River Park Foundation
Second Chance/Strive
Southwest Marine
Techbilt /Paul K. Tchang
Titan Corporation
Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians
Washington Mutual Bank

Friends and Supporters of our Capital Campaign Effort

Berit Durler, President San Diego Zoological Society
Bill Griffith, News Anchor KGTV Channel 10
Carmen Spurling
Deborah Szekely, Founder, Golden Door and Rancho La Puerta
Dr. Ned Chambers
James Hubbell, Artist and Architect
Janine Mason, Executive Director, Fieldstone Foundation
Jim Hansen, Founding Board Member, Urban Corps
Judy McCarty
Kimberley Layton, Director of Corporate & Community Relations, San Diego Chargers
Linda LeGerrette, Co-Founder, Caesar Chavez Service Clubs
Lynn Schenk, Attorney, Congresswoman (CA)
Marion Wilbur, Board Member, Urban Corps of San Diego
Police Chief William Lansdowne, City of San Diego
San Diego City Councilman Kevin Faulconer
San Diego Councilwoman Donna Frye
San Diego County Supervisor Ron Roberts
Senator Chris Kehoe
Senator Susan Davis
The Honorable Jerry Sanders, Mayor City of San Diego