Our Supporters

Academic Tutor

Assist the Program Director during afternoon instructional time. Tutors are most needed for math and science.

Please contact Shelby, Program Director:shelby@accessyouthacademy.org

Fitness Volunteer

Help the Squash Coach during daily squash and fitness training for the students. Fitness volunteers are some of our most valuable role models when it comes to demonstrating positive attitudes about exercise, competition, nutrition, and practice.

Please contact Squash Coach:info@accessyouthacademy.org


Build a lifelong relationship with one of our amazing Access Youth Academy students. Mentors meet monthly with students, serving as an additional source of adult support and guidance as the students strive for success in their academic, athletic, and personal endeavors. Each mentorship is carefully matched by the Program Director. For more information please email: shelby@accessyouthacademy.org

Please contact Shelby, Program Director:shelby@accessyouthacademy.org

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Please contact Renato Paiva, Executive Director:renato@accessyouthacademy.org

Ways to Help

Mail a Donation
Personal and business checks may be sent to:
Access Youth Academy
704 Euclid Ave., San Diego, Ca. 92114


Friends of Access
Friends of Access is a monthly giving plan that supports our student-athletes and sustains our program. Join at one of the following levels today and be part of a giving community that makes a difference in the lives of underserved youth.
Champion $50/month
$600 per year will cover travel expenses
for one student to compete in
Nationals, attend summer camps, or
participate in the SEA Citizenship Tour.
Competitor $25/month
$300 per year helps fund SAT prep
courses for one student.
Fan $10/month
$120 per year provides a squash racket
and team uniform for one student.
Click here to make your monthly recurring donation!
Click here to see our Friends of Access flyer

Corporate Matching Gifts

Multiply the impact of your donation! Many corporations have employee matching gift programs and your company may be willing to double or even triple your gift. Please contact your HR representative for more information and we can assist you with any information needed by your company. Please contact Shelby, Development Director at cindy@accessyouthacademy.org

In Kind Goods & Services

An in-kind donation is a contribution of goods or professional services. We welcome the chance to talk with you about how your expertise or material gifts can help us further our mission to support underserved San Diego youth. Please contact Shelby, Development Director at cindy@accessyouthacademy.org

Corporate Sponsorship

Access Youth Academy is grateful to our many corporate partners, who underwrite Access expenses from special events to student uniforms and more. Partner benefits include special program visits, brand exposure in print and digital media, among others. For more information about how your business can be recognized as one of our corporate partners, please contact Fredy Machado, Advancement Director cindy@accessyouthacademy.org

Squash Galaxy

Access Youth Academy receives 10% of the total purchase when you purchase supplies through Squash Galaxy at this link: www.squashgalaxy.com?affiliate=ayasquash

Cindy Sweeney, Advancement Director:cindy@accessyouthacademy.org