The New Year is Almost Here!
We are sliding into 2023 with LOTS OF JOY! After almost three years of being entirely on Zoom, we are returning to in-person tutoring in 2023! We can’t wait—and neither can the kids! Will you join us? **GO HERE IF YOU ARE A RETURNING TUTOR Click HERE to start tutoring in 2023! Last Chance to Donate…Read More
A Taste of the North Pole in City Heights
Our elves brought festive fun to the field at Ibarra this past weekend. We had one of the best turn-outs of students at Saturday’s Cocoa & Cookies. The kids were eager for the festivities they knew that we had prepared all for them. It may have been the warm, fuzzy socks. Or the brightly colored blankets. Or maybe it was…Read More
His Favorite Thing About SDRT Is The People
It’s that time for year-end giving. We know that you have a lot of organizations reaching out to you for both your attention and your wallet. Why should you consider giving to SDRT? Because SDRT supports families, wherever they are in their academic journeys. Meet four members of one amazing family:Habon, Khalid, Suheib and Iklas. SDRT supports…Read More
So Much Gratitude For The SDRT Community!
HAPPY THANKSGIVING! We at SDRT hope you enjoy a lovely day of delicious food and your favorite people. We hope you believe it when we say that you all, our SDRT tutors and supportive community, mean the world to us. We exist because of you. We don’t take your time and generosity for granted. Thank you for…Read More
Two Brothers and Two Tutors
Over 5 Years…
We are fortunate to have many tutors now who have been working with the same students such as these two boys, Rami and Faisal, for years and years. Your financial contributions, whether one-time or monthly recurring, allow students such as Rami and Faisal, to not only receive the academic support they need but also to feel…Read More
101 Kids, 2 Nights, 5 States, + YOU!
Let’s hear it for the first week of our 14th year of tutoring completed! It’s in the books! We had ecstatic younger siblings show up this past week, ready to learn like their older brothers and sisters — and be part of our awesome group. Even with time zone differences, eight of our kids came from four…Read More
With the Clarity of Wisdom and the Weight of Responsibility
Mapenzi is one of our 2022 high school graduates. He gave us his permission to share a part of his journey as a high schooler and a soon-to-be freshman at Chico State. Mapenzi wears many hats. He is a responsible older brother, a father figure, a co-bread winner, and a student applying for scholarships, playing…Read More
“They should do this twice a year!”
Thanks to the generosity of our partners Hope for San Diego, SDRT hosted another Summer Field Day and Picnic event for our students on the Ibarra soccer field! We’ve done this event year after year with creative variations during the pandemic, and each summer, the students and volunteers experience togetherness as a village in so…Read More
Bikes + Ice Cream Truck + Vans = Success!
Big wheels, scooters, mountain bikes and everything in between could be found at this year’s Bike Day thanks to Terry and Alexia at Kids’ Bike Day. While our 125 students were not riding voraciously around our marked tracks, they could be spotted wolfing down a burger or hot dog freshly grilled by Hope for San Diego volunteers or selecting a new pair of…Read More
The City Heights Fun Run
We didn’t let flip flops or carsickness stop us from racing our hearts out at the City Heights Runners’ 5k and Fun Run! From a 5-year-old to a 77-year-old, everyone on TEAM SDRT crushed the 5K and Fun Run at Chollas Lake put on by City Heights Runners! There were 115 of us cheering, doing warm-up exercises and running with our tutors across the…Read More