We fund, activate and lead high-impact, collaborative programs

Because we believe homelessness is San Diego’s number one issue, we fund, activate and lead high-impact, collaborative programs that alleviate the suffering of homelessness throughout San Diego City & County, including:

  • Shelters – connecting the homeless to shelter, critical services, and a pathway to long-term housing
  • Employment Opportunities & Job Trainingproviding employment skills, work experience and job training across a multitude of industries through numerous community service providers
  • Food and Waterdelivering 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 the homeless to pursue housing, employment and educational opportunities
  • Outreach – linking the homeless 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 – we host regular meetings that convene business, civic, political, philanthropic, and homeless leaders and other stakeholders to drive collaboration and progress
  • Community Care Kitssupplying 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

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Food and Water Delivery Initiative