SAN DIEGO, CA – January 20, 2020: The Lucky Duck Foundation today announced an online petition campaign alongside results of a comprehensive poll it commissioned that revealed public opinion surrounding the City and County’s homelessness crisis.
Most of us will never know what it’s like to lose our jobs, experience a medical emergency, or another life-altering event that could render you without income or housing stability. For thousands of San Diegans experiencing homelessness, it was an event like this that led their life unsheltered. Have you found yourself thinking of ways to help that don’t involve donating money?
The Wheels of Change expansion has been incredibly successful. The workers in the second van have already completed clean-up activities in several areas of San Diego. Hear from participants about what the program means to them.
Without positive intervention, many homeless youths continue the pattern of homelessness into adulthood. No matter the reason for their circumstance, organizations like the San Diego-based Youth Assistance Coalition (YAC) are there to help break the pattern.
Adopting an action plan to tackle homelessness was the easy part. Now, activating the plan requires consistent funding and participation from all stakeholders in order to be effectively executed. The following OpEd appeared in Voice of San Diego on October 25th, 2019.
When the Lucky Duck Foundation handed over the keys to a new outreach van to Family Health Centers of San Diego, a critical connection was made. Read more about how the donation gave people critical access to services.
A true LGBTQ ally supports equal civil rights, gender equality, social movements, and challenges homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia. To support your position as an ally, we’re dispelling common myths about the LGBTQ community.
The Alpha Project and the Lucky Duck Foundation Announce the Expansion of the “Wheels of Change” Homeless Employment Program. The program employs Bridge Shelter residents who clean up City streets while also doing homeless outreach.
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.
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.
The new year is a great time to set intentions for the year. For those who look to receive through giving, we’ve collected a list of 3 simple ideas for you to help make a positive impact in lifting the dignity of San Diego’s homeless community. …
Written By Erin Meanley Glenny – Published by SAN DIEGO MAGAZINE. Inside Lucky Duck Foundation’s efforts to distribute backpacks for the homeless. When Pat and Stephanie Kilkenny launched Lucky Duck Foundation in 2005, their goal was to serve everyone in need, from people with disabilities to shelter animals. …
SAN DIEGO, CA (November 1, 2018)— The Lucky Duck Foundation (LDF) announced today the addition of Deborah Norwood Ruane to its Board of Directors. A seasoned real estate professional for over 30 years, Norwood Ruane’s focus and expertise has centered around affordable housing financing and development. …
We are excited to report that the Lucky Duck Foundation’s 10th Annual Swing & Soiree grossed nearly $800,000! Combine that with the more than $400,000 raised between last year’s and this year’s event and you have a record-breaking $1.2 million raised by the Lucky Duck Foundation in one year! …
Volunteer. Speak Out. Spread the Word. Those are just 3 ways that you can help people experiencing homelessness that don't involve donating money. If you want to speak out, don't forget to sign the petition urging elected officials to open vacant government-owned buildings to shelter...
More money is on the way... Gov. Gavin Newsom asked lawmakers last week to allocate more than $1.4 billion to a variety of local and state-run efforts, with much of the money earmarked as subsidies for immediate housing and community healthcare services.
Wheels of Change is a nationally recognized program that lifts up the residents of the Alpha Project Bridge Shelter, while helping the communities around them. Wheels of Change empowers residents, builds self-esteem and provides meaningful transitional employment while giving back to the community. Residents of...
It's a claim frequently made: Homeless people in town are from somewhere else. It's really not true. In related news, Gov. Newsom wraps up a homelessness tour in Oakland, where he promises to "own the issue." And planning a trip to Yosemite this long weekend?
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Some San Diego philanthropists are asking city and county officials to open up government-owned buildings to reduce homelessness. Today, the Lucky Duck Foundation announced the start of a petition drive to help get more people off the street. One of the
ICYMI: Sasha Foo and KUSI News were at the old Chargers facility talking to Dan Shea, Lucky Duck Foundation Board Member and Tuesday Group founder, about the drive to urge elected officials to open vacant government-owned buildings as shelter.
Numerous buildings owned by the City and County of San Diego sit vacant while thousands of people in desperate need of shelter are forced to sleep on their doorstep – even during severe winter weather.
We're excited to hear that San Diego Continuing Education has just received this grant from Lucky Duck Foundation! Grants like these are directly helping our students and the homeless community with education, job training, and more!
A valued partner of the Rescue Mission, SDCE is
The Lucky Duck Foundation is committed to raising awareness and funds to help alleviate the homelessness epidemic in San Diego County; and providing support and relief from harsh conditions to the thousands of homeless individuals and families living on our streets.
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