Entries by aaryn

Join Us for Spring Graduation, Friday April 13, 2018

One of our most beloved events happens twice a year at the San Diego Rescue Mission. Our next graduation ceremonies are scheduled for Friday, April 13, 2018 and Friday, October 19, 2018. That’s when the men and women who have successfully completed their 12-month residential recovery programs are recognized in a special graduation ceremony. The […]

Sleepless San Diego – Returning in 2018

Please note that our coveted and iconic Sleepless San Diego event will take place in the fall of 2018. For the past 10 years, Sleepless San Diego has raised awareness of homelessness, helped educate San Diegans on ways they can help those on the streets, and generated funds to help thousands of local homeless men, […]

Newly Remodeled City Heights Thrift Store is Open!

Our newly remodeled City Heights Thrift Store is OPEN! A portion of the warehouse was gutted, remodeled and the outside was given a fresh coat of paint! Come see for yourself at 5150 University Avenue. Find store hours + download a 10% off coupon at here. Hope to see you there!  

Staff Spotlight: Stephanie Rimer

Meet Stephanie Rimer, Transitional Housing Director here at San Diego Rescue Mission. Stephanie started working for the San Diego Rescue Mission four years ago as a therapist and social worker. She is now the Director of our 2nd Avenue Transitional Housing program designed for single adults working towards self-sufficiency. Stephanie and her team work to […]

Historic Moment for the San Diego Rescue Mission

Following the unanimously vote of City Council on June 17th approving changes of our Conditional Use Permit (CUP) by adding the Child Care center, today the President & CEO, Herb Johnson, signed the new CUP for the Rescue Mission, and thus opening a new and exciting chapter for the Rescue Mission.

Watch Trisha’s Story

Hear the story of a recent graduate from our Women & Children’s Center. Thank you to Newbreak Church for creating this beautiful video for San Diego Rescue Mission.

We’re Opening a New Thrift Store in San Diego!

We’re opening a brand NEW Thrift Shop at 3601 Sports Arena Blvd in Point Loma! San Diego Rescue Mission recently signed a 10-year lease for the Point Loma property that had been vacant for two years. “We have gathered items for the store that are ‘gently used’ and donated by caring neighbors,” said Herb Johnson, […]

Giving a Voice to the Homeless

The Stone Foxes believe that “everyone has a face…a name…and a voice” and they gave that voice to some of our clients here at the San Diego Rescue Mission in their Goodnight Moon Project series. For this project, the band visited homeless shelters across the Country, delivering food donated by their fans, and allowing those […]