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Introducing the Lucky Duck Foundation advisory committee

In order to better inform our work, we have established an advisory committee of individuals with lived homeless experience, including youth and seniors, each with their own story and experience...
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Our investment in new emergency shelter beds for homeless youth

To further our emphasis on addressing youth homelessness, we are pleased to support a new safe haven specifically for homeless youth ages 18-24. This effort adds five critically-needed emergency shelter...
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Union-Tribune: Youth-led movement confronts homelessness in San Diego

A group of San Diego high school students is dispelling the Generation Z trope. The Lucky Ducklings are committed to giving back to the San Diego community. If you wonder...
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Lucky Duck Foundation announces “Share Your Luck Season”

The Lucky Duck Foundation (LDF) today announced its newest initiative, “Share Your Luck Season,” for the next 10 days leading up to St. Patrick's Day. The purpose is to raise...
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Shipwreck – Polinsky Children’s Center and Child Protective Services (County of San Diego)

Polinsky Children's Center and Child Protective Services are receiving a SHIPWRECK for sending a family of 9 children to the streets. Being between the ages of 2 and 17, these...
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Shipwreck – Escondido’s mayor should welcome help instead of fighting it

We are reliably informed that Escondido Mayor Dane White plans to oppose a proposal by San Diego County Supervisor Terra Lawson-Remer to explore whether five or more county-owned properties can...
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San Diego Magazine: Volunteer Diaries: Lucky Duck Foundation

The Lucky Duck Foundation is one of San Diego’s most impactful homeless services organizations. For years, the nonprofit has been providing shelter, food, job training, and other services. And now,...

Our 2023 Impact Report

As we reflect on 2023, we want to offer our sincerest thanks to our donors for “sharing their luck” in support of our mission. Throughout 2023, we prioritized youth and...


Lucky Duck Foundation announces $500,000 investment for “Seniors Safe at Home” homelessness prevention and employment program

Funding will support a collaboration between Serving Seniors and the San Diego Housing Commission to keep seniors housed and help them secure employment    SAN DIEGO, CA – September 29,...


New Shamrocks for the City, and Shipwrecks for the County, Coronado, and Santee

New Shamrocks issued for City's proposed unsafe camping ban & efforts to help chronically homeless; ...

Timmy’s Place

The Lucky Duck Foundation and Rolf Benirschke Legacy Foundation are pleased to announce a brand new pizzeria and print shop...

Shipwreck – 6 Straight Month of Record-High Homelessness

The Lucky Duck Foundation issues a new Shipwreck and a new Shamrock....

“Shamrock” awarded to County and City of San Diego

The County of San Diego and City of San Diego earned a shamrock for their support of Urban Street Angels...

The Lucky Duck Foundation’s 2023 Priorities for Homelessness Relief & Government Action

2023 must be the year San Diego’s elected officials start the process of reducing homelessness. ...

Our 2022 Impact Report

Over the course of 2022, the Lucky Duck Foundation added 150 critically needed shelter beds, funded 15+ employment and job training programs, removed 85+ tons of trash via “cash for...

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Makayla Scott

Peer Mentor, Promises2Kids
As an African American first-generation college graduate, I recently earned my Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning Management and Design. Despite facing the challenges of homelessness and balancing motherhood, I have persevered and am committed to using my experiences to advocate for better urban planning and support for vulnerable communities.”