Here at the Mission, we are seeing an increase in San Diego families needing our help. And according to a recent survey, children represent 60% of people sheltered as a family. This latest stat was no surprise to me as I’ve seen our emergency overnight shelter at or near full capacity each night, with waiting […]
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My mother was always looking out for other people. She had a wicker basket in the trunk of her car that she would fill with clothing she would buy at the local thrift shop and then donate. She would embarrass her children by asking for dented cans and outdated baked goods at the local grocery […]
Thank you to Prospect Threads! This company is giving back to San Diego Rescue Mission 15% of product sales for their clothing and hats. They are also creating a custom hat for this year’s Sleepless San Diego event with 100% of sales going to San Diego Rescue Mission! Visit them online at http://www.prospectthreads.com/.
I had planned to read the following story at our Spring Graduation Ceremony. Unfortunately, we ran out of time, so I promised I would post it here: Just $1.67 feeds one hungry San Diegan. Please help us meet the challenges ahead in 2013. Your gift will keep bellies full and spirits high. Your support encourages […]
We are “a nation of givers.” More than 70% of all Americans make donations to non-profit organizations – the highest percentage of any country in the world! Amazingly, the average amount given per family is more than $1,000 per year. This generosity certainly benefits the Mission, where more than 93% of our support comes from […]
Springtime at the Mission not only marks a time to prepare for one of our biggest holiday meals, Easter, but a time to celebrate new beginnings- and in this month’s case, a brand new life! Meet our newest resident here at the Mission. Because of the continued support of our donors, this little girl has […]
My heart goes out to the people of Boston, my home for over fifty years, and home to twelve of my Grandchildren! Immediately after the events unfolded, I reached out to the President of the Boston Rescue Mission, letting him know that they are on our Prayer List. As he described the horrific acts of […]
For more than 50 years it has been more than our purpose – it has been our privilege — to help San Diego’s homeless and poor populations create better lives for themselves and, in turn, build a better community for us all Our comprehensive programs meet basic needs, then go further. They help our clients […]
Far too many of the men and women who come to the Mission each and every day have given up. Life has crushed them and left them without hope. Each day, we hear them say things like: “I had reached bottom.” “I thought about ending my life.” “I burnt all my bridges.” “My friends and […]
There have been some new clients this week to Nueva Vida Haven, our Emergency Overnight Shelter for Women & Children. Here are some of the clients testimonies as to the reasons they are at NVH: Brenda’s family was sharing an apartment with another family. The roommate is in a domestic violence relationship and Brenda left […]
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