You can help! Please, join us in urging government leaders to do what’s right, humane, and cost-effective. Learn more about it in this next video.
Videography and Editing: Tom Zizzi
Did You Know?
According to a November 2019 poll of San Diego residents:
- 86% believe City government should play a major role in addressing homelessness
- 82% believe County government should play a major role in addressing homelessness
- 84% believe City-owned vacant buildings should be utilized as inclement weather shelters
Tell Your Elected Officials to Shelter San Diego’s Homeless!
- Government-owned properties all over the city and county remain vacant and underutilized.
- These properties must be opened to provide shelter and critical services for the homeless.
- SIGN THE PETITION today to urge elected leaders to open and activate these vacant and underutilized properties!
Leading San Diego in caring for its most vulnerable citizens
The Lucky Duck Foundation’s mission since 2017 has been to alleviate the suffering of San Diego County’s homeless population. LDF has directed millions of dollars to fund bridge shelters, employment programs, transportation, community care kits, meals and other critical services for the homeless.
Check out what we do in this video:
We Need Your Help
Homelessness is San Diego’s number-one social service issue.
Our county’s homelessness epidemic is still at a critical level. According to the San Diego Annual Point-In-Time Count, known as “We All Count”, conducted in January 2019 by the Regional Task Force on Homelessness:
- San Diego’s homeless population is the fourth largest in the country.
- More than 8,102 total homeless persons in the county.
- 10% of the total population are homeless veterans.
- 36% of the total population reported having a physical disability.
- 12% of the total population are youth under the age of 24.
- 78% of the total population reported becoming homeless in San Diego.