Share Your Luck in Support of Our Mission

All donations are matched by our co-founders up to $1.5 million per year

Because we believe homelessness is San Diego’s number one issue, we raise money to fund and activate high-impact programs that alleviate the suffering of homelessness throughout San Diego City & County.

With your help, we can fund and activate high-impact programs throughout San Diego City and County that are best-in-class, fact-based, cost-effective and show results.

Plus, every dollar donated (up to $1.5 million per year), is matched by Lucky Duck Foundation co-founders, Pat and Stephanie Kilkenny.

Thank you for considering donating or hosting a fundraiser in support of the Lucky Duck Foundation.

Donate money now or start your own fundraiser.

Some of the high-impact, collaborative homelessness programs that we fund, activate, and lead throughout San Diego City & County include:

  • Shelters – connecting individuals experiencing homelessness to shelter, critical services, and a pathway to long-term housing
  • Employment Opportunities & Job Training – providing employment skills, work experience, and job training across a multitude of industries through numerous community service providers
  • Food and Water – delivering life-saving food, water, and services to unsheltered San Diegans
  • Actionable Research – collaborating with San Diego’s institutions of higher learning to research, identify, and implement best-in-class strategies in support of individuals experiencing homelessness
  • Strategic Collaborations – maximizing resources, partnerships, expertise, and outcomes
  • Finding and Following Facts – polling San Diegans, 84% of whom said vacant government buildings should be used as inclement weather shelter
  • Signature Campaign – urging elected officials to open vacant government buildings based on overwhelming public opinion
  • Technology and Access – providing computers, tablets, and other technology to enable unsheltered San Diegans to pursue housing, employment, and educational opportunities
  • Outreach – linking unsheltered San Diegans to shelter, critical services, and other necessities
  • Meals and Food Rescue – eliminating waste by collecting and distributing unused food
  • Tuesday Group – weekly meeting of fact-based business and civic leaders committed to leading San Diego to best practices in all areas of homelessness
  • Symposiums – hosting regular meetings that convene business, civic, political, philanthropic, and homeless leaders and other stakeholders to drive collaboration and progress
  • Community Care Kits – supplying personal hygiene items and other necessities
  • And Several Other Initiatives – provided they are cost effective and best-in-class with proven results and effective leadership
  • Cash for trash – provided they are cost effective and best-in-class with proven results and effective leadership

Donate by mailing a check

Personal or corporate checks can be made out to:
The Lucky Duck Foundation
2683 Via de la Valle #G259
Del Mar, CA 92014

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Donate stock options

Contact to make arrangements to donate stock.

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Donate Cryptocurrency

We now accept more than 70 cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), USD Coin (USDC), etc.

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Donate Cars

We will issue you a receipt with the fair market value of your vehicle, as determined by wholesale auction averages.

Legacy Society

Leave a lasting legacy by including the Lucky Duck Foundation in your estate planning.

Give a gift of real estate

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In addition to monetary donations, LDF invites you to share your luck by:

Subscribe and we will donate socks.

When you subscribe to our newsletter, we will donate a pair of Bombas Socks* on your behalf.

*Socks graciously donated by our collaborative partner, Bombas Socks.

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