1AoKSD or “One Act of Kindness San Diego” is a Lucky Duck Foundation initiative, raising awareness and funds for San Diego County’s homeless population, one day and one dollar at a time.

News & Updates

5 Unique Challenges Homeless Women Face

We recognize the achievements of our mothers, sisters, daughters, aunts, and friends and honor the homeless women in our communities. Here are 5 challenges that affect homeless women and tangible ways you can help.

Welcome to our New Executive Director

Help us welcome Drew Moser as the Foundation’s new Executive Director. Moser will implement and expand LDF’s primary areas of focus to help San Diego County’s homeless.

Tuesday Group and LDF Applaud the City’s Use of Golden Hall to Shelter the Homeless

The Mayor’s decision means that Golden Hall will now serve a critical purpose in providing shelter for the homeless women and children displaced from the temporary closure of Father Joe’s Villages bridge shelter.

14 Community Acts of Kindness Guaranteed to Spread Happiness

Every day can be Random Acts of Kindness Day if you choose to make it so. If you’re short on inspiration, peruse our list of 14 community acts of kindness and make a choice to be the light.

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Leading San Diego in caring for its most vulnerable citizens

About the Lucky Duck Foundation

• Contributed $1.5 Million in 2017 to purchase bridge housing shelters for approximately 700 people

• Raised over 10 Million Dollars for charitable causes since 2005

• Has hosted nine annual Swing & Soiree fundraisers to benefit San Diego charities

• Supported by hundreds of donors, supporters, volunteers and friends

• Founded by San Diego philanthropists Pat & Stephanie Kilkenny

Let’s start with One Act of Kindness

Why Help Now?

Homelessness is San Diego’s number-one social service issue right now!

San Diego County’s Homelessness Epidemic

  • More than 5,600 people living on the street unsheltered
  • 9,160 homeless countywide, both sheltered and unsheltered
  • Including 1,600 members of homeless families with children
  • Homeless population in San Diego city and county is the fourth largest in the country

Hepatitis A Outbreak

  • The virus already killed 20 people in San Diego in 2017
  • More than 560 cases with more than 360 people hospitalized