San Diego County

Del Mar couple devoted to helping foster youth

Del Mar couple devoted to helping foster youth

When their children grow up and require less attention, many people take up a hobby. But Bill and Gretchen Morgan took on a cause — helping foster youth transition to independent lives.

For the past several years, the Del Mar residents have worked with their church, Solana Beach Presbyterian, and local nonprofit groups on a variety of programs aimed at helping foster youth in San Diego County deal with a variety of challenges.

One of their favorite endeavors is through a group called Just in Time for Foster Youth, which has the “My First Home” program to assist young adults in the county’s foster youth system transition to their own apartments.

Volunteers such as the...