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.

Do you feel that you are luckier than most and that, like the Lucky Duck Foundation, you are called to help our community? Volunteer, donate goods, get vocal, and share your luck today.

News & Updates

New Region-Wide Homeless Employment and Jobs Training Initiative

The Lucky Duck Foundation announced a $1 million region-wide homeless employment and jobs training initiative that aims to hire and train the homeless and enable them to secure long-term employment.

10 Things You May Not Know About the Lucky Duck Foundation

Take a look into the Lucky Duck Foundation. We’re sharing a little bit about who we are, what we do, what we believe, and the people we do it for.

I Didn’t Ask For Gifts On My Birthday

Lucky Duck Foundation intern, Gabby, shares why she thinks you should start your own birthday fundraiser to help San Diegans homeless community.

Councilmember Chris Ward’s Response to Petition-Signers

Read Councilmember Chris Ward’s response to the individuals that signed the petition urging elected officials to open vacant government-owned buildings.

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Lucky Duck FoundationFeb 27, 2020 @ 3:13pm
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Lucky Duck FoundationFeb 27, 2020 @ 6:13pm

According to the 2019 Point-In-Time Count, 12% of the homeless population in San Diego are under the age of 24. This #thankfulthursday, we’re grateful for @youthassistancecoalitionsd for making youth experiencing homelessness their priority.

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According to the 2019 Point-In-Time Count, 12% of the homeless population in San Diego are under the age of 24. This #thankfulthursday, we’re grateful for @youthassistancecoalitionsd for making youth experiencing homelessness their priority. #Repost @youthassistancecoalitionsd ・・・ Imagine having a newborn child and not knowing...