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DPR Construction

April 13, 2011 20:47 ET

DPR Foundation Stands Up for Kids With $40,000 Donation

Funds to Benefit San Diego and Oceanside Chapters of Non-Profit StandUp for Kids to Help Homeless and At-Risk Youth

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 13, 2011) - The DPR Foundation, the charitable arm of DPR Construction (DPR), recently gave a $40,000 gift to StandUp For Kids, a non-profit organization that provides assistance to homeless and at-risk youth throughout San Diego County.

"We are proud to support StandUp for Kids and their great work in our community," said Jay Leopold, regional manager of DPR San Diego. "What is unique about this partnership is that every DPR team member in our office had a voice in the charity selection process. Our hope is to build a lasting relationship with StandUp for Kids and the children it serves with this donation and volunteer opportunities."

StandUp for Kids operates two outreach centers in San Diego County located in downtown San Diego and Oceanside. These centers provide homeless children a safe environment and a wide range of services such as food, clothing, hygiene products, educational assistance, counseling and job referrals. Additionally, the non-profit offers assistance to youth through street outreaches and educational programs in elementary and middle school classrooms. Through presentations, StandUp for Kids helps to educate at-risk children about the resources, options and alternatives to running away from home.

About DPR Construction
DPR Construction, named by FORTUNE as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," is a forward-thinking national general contractor and construction manager specializing in technically complex and sustainable projects. A privately held, employee-owned company, DPR has grown to more than $1 billion in annual revenue, making it one of the largest general contractors in the nation. Locally, DPR is a perennial Top 5 general contractor with annual revenue averaging over $200 million. DPR's San Diego office is located at 5010 Shoreham Place. For more information about DPR, visit

About DPR Foundation
The DPR Foundation ( is a 501 (c)(3) organization focused on helping socio-economically disadvantaged children, grades K-12, within the communities in which DPR has established operations. In three years, the DPR Foundation has awarded a total of $895,000 to 13 supported organizations across the country.

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