Uniting the local Church to heal our City from homelessness
The San Diego Rescue Mission is a place where your church family will find a variety of ways to serve and help address the needs of our most vulnerable neighbors throughout the County.
Here Christ-followers can use their God-given gifts and talents to live out Jesus’ call to share good news to the poor, provide freedom for the enslaved, and restore sight to those who cannot always see the path before them. That’s why we seek to engage pastors, ministry leaders and volunteers from local churches in every aspect of our ministry to those experiencing homelessness and hunger.
“‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’ and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’”
– Luke 10:27
Share the love of Christ by serving the Rescue Mission as a church body. Serving opportunities vary by location.
Serve On Site
Serve From Afar
Help us increase our impact by donating financially to the Rescue Mission either from your missions fund, by hosting fundraisers, or by participating in our building improvements initiative. Ask about our All-Star Team!
Schedule a tour of one of our sites to see God at work. Learn more about our county’s homelessness crisis and hopeful solutions by inviting us to speak at your worship service or special event.
As a church family, please pray regularly for our students, guests, and all the thousands of families blessed by our food ministry, and those still navigating a difficult life on the streets.
If you’re interested in becoming a Church Partner, please complete this short form
Pastors Homelessness Summits
Twice annually, our CEO Donnie Dee and other key Rescue Mission staff connect in person with County-wide church pastors to provide an update on the state of homelessness in San Diego, brainstorm how the church can be most effective, and present opportunities for your congregation to have an impact.
We close our time together in corporate prayer as we seek to love our city and our neighbors experiencing homelessness through the eyes of Jesus.
Next Summit: Coming in 2024
Learn more about the crucial role we all must play to help more people live the life to which they were abundantly called. We look forward to gathering with you!