The needs are being met and we couldn’t be more thankful! From rallying friends and neighbors to buy items from our Amazon WishList to sewing masks for our families to visiting distilleries and bottling hand sanitizer, you have come through in the most generous of ways. We have never, ever seen so many packages in…

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Even though our tutors cannot show up at SDRT, they are supporting our kids in new, wonderful ways. Those were the words that this student asked at the sight of his new headphones.  He couldn’t believe “the tutors bought them for him to keep!” His siblings were excited too! And, they all found books in…

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It has now been one month since we have been at home. Read to find out how you can help our students and their families. After delivering food and/or hygiene supplies to 18 families and “Home Libraries” plus homework to 16 families this week, we are now running short on supplies. A month ago, many…

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It has been three weeks since we last tutored. But your work is producing fruit! Despite the news, it’s been a week full of joyful moments at SDRT as we have had the privilege of delivering (safely, and within CDC’s health guidelines) exciting packages to students and their families. TEAM SDRT put together and delivered…

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We wish this weren’t the case, but we must postpone our gala for now. Although we were so looking forward to a great party celebrating our students, families and community, we have decided not to continue the SDRT Inaugural Gala on April 17, 2020 due to government mandates and public health precautions regarding COVID-19. Our…

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From postponing Bike Day to distance learning, read what is going on at SDRT this week. Though our students (and tutors) would love nothing more than to get some fresh air and exercise right about now, we must postpone our Annual Bike Day that was planned for April 4th. We are so bummed. We hope…

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We know there is a lot of bad news out there but here is some good news to cheer you up! A gigantic thank you to all of you who shipped us items, donated online, collected items from your friends and family and drove loads to City Heights last week! TEAM SDRT received groceries, cleaning…

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Since things are constantly changing, we are making plans for just one week at a time. Ibarra Elementary School, along with all San Diego schools, is now closed. It will be closed for at least six weeks (it’s a year round school). Many of our students rely on the school to provide them with two…

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We ask that you show up for the kids. But, you’re also showing up for you. At SDRT, folks may begin tutoring with us to show up for our kids. But, in time, they realize that they often get equally if not more out of the experience themselves. On April 17, 2020, we are having…

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Our students and tutors alike had the privilege this weekend of participating in the City Heights Runners’ 5K and Fun Run at North Chollas Community Park in City Heights. Not only did we bring enthusiasm to the competition, we also brought some kids with legit running skills. We were flabbergasted as we arrived at Ibarra…

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