Entries by holly

Breaking the Cycle of Homelessness – Right from the Start

I’m thrilled to announce the official opening of our new Children’s Center this Tuesday, September 2, 2014! Up until now, our Women and Children’s Center has been run like a co-op. That means, while one mom is getting therapy or attending educational classes, the other is babysitting children in a shared play area. Now, thanks […]

They Served our Country. Will you Help Serve Them?

My brother is a two-tour Vietnam Vet. He was not drafted, he enlisted. He spent much of his deployment on the border or in Cambodia as a Helicopter Crew Chief and a Door Gunner. During his deployment, he was shot down five times. The 5th time, they sent him home. After arriving home, he proudly […]

My Father – What Could have Been

When I see the homeless and hungry men who come through the doors of the Rescue Mission each night, their bodies and souls ravaged by the effects of alcohol, neglect and abuse, I can’t help but think of my own father. I think about how different life could have been if a 12-month recovery program […]

A Blessed San Diego Summer

Another San Diego Summer is officially upon us, and I’m feeling so blessed for all the community support we’ve recently received. May was a busy month. As most of you know, we officially opened our 4th thrift store in San Diego. San Diego County Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister and former San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders […]

Now You Can Help the Homeless by Shopping on Ebay

We’re excited to announce the launch of a new Ebay store providing shoppers like you, with the convenience of discovering special thrift store items online while supporting the Mission. The new Ebay site is home to the more unique items and antiques that are donated at any of our thrift store locations which includes vintage […]