Commitment to the Community – Our Giving Programs
We believe that it is important to give back to the community. To help make a positive difference, we support local non-profit organizations that help women, survivors of domestic violence, children, animals, and the environment.
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Feral Cat Coalition
Feral Cat Coalition (FCC) helps educate the community about feral cats in order to help improve the lives of these homeless animals. FCC provides free traps, conducts spay/neuter clinics, and operates a return program to humanely reduce the suffering of homeless cats.
Escondido Humane Society
Escondido Humane Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to provide animal care, adoption, education, and protection services to the community and has helped countless animals find loving human guardians since founded in 1915.
St. Clare's Home
St. Clare's Home is dedicated to providing emergency shelter, transitional and permanent housing and supportive services for homeless and/or abused women and their children to become independent and self-sufficient.Unfortunately, St. Clare's home is in the process of decommissioning their services. We thank them for all of the families they've helped through the years.
North County Solutions for Change
North County Solutions for Change works with the community to help solve family homelessness for kids and the community by blending affordable housing, educational opportunities, employment training and healthy related solutions into one cohesive strategic partnership.
The San Diego Humane Society
Serving San Diego County since 1880, San Diego Humane Society operates campuses in San Diego, Escondido, and Oceanside. They provide vital services to animals and people by sheltering and adopting animals, providing positive reinforcement training classes, investigating animal cruelty and neglect, presenting education programs for youth and adults, and much more.
The A.B. and Jessie Polinsky Children's Center
The A.B. and Jessie Polinsky Children's Center provides a temporary emergency 24-hour shelter for children who must be separated from their families for their own safety, or when parents cannot provide care. Education, recreation and cultural activities, personal care supplies and clothing are provided to all resident children during their stay at the Center.
Feeding San Diego
Founded in 2007, Feeding San Diego is the leading hunger-relief organization in the county, distributing healthy food with dignity to San Diego residents struggling with hunger. The non-profit organization, funded by philanthropic and community support, is devoted to feeding the hungry, advocacy and education. FSD is committed to solving hunger in our communities and informing the public on the issues of food insecurity, nutrition and poverty.
The Boys & Girls Club of San Marcos
The Boys & Girls Club of San Marcos's mission is to inspire and enable all young people to realize their full potential as responsible, caring citizens. The Club gives children a safe environment where they can have fun and be themselves; adult role models who respect and listen to them; and interesting and constructive educational and recreational activities that channel youthful energy into challenging and productive pursuits.
Operation HOPE Vista
Operation HOPE - Vista (Homeless Outreach Providing Encouragement) evolved out of a need identified by the City of Vista (CA) in 2003. The City reached out to members of the faith community to come together to discuss providing shelter for homeless families with children. Their goal is to provide a safe environment for homeless families with children and single women to help support rebuilding lives and regaining HOPE. To learn more and offer your support, please click here.
Rady Children's Hospital
Rady Children's Hospital is a nonprofit, 475-bed pediatric-care facility dedicated to excellence in care, research, and teaching. Rady Children's Hospital is also a major pediatric clinical research center, working in collaboration with world-renowned institutions, to discover treatments and cures.
The Ocean Discovery Institute
The Ocean Discovery Institute was created 10 years ago to leverage San Diego's natural environments as a means to engage young people from underserved communities and inspire them to become part of the next generation of scientific and environmental leaders.
Junior Achievement of San Diego County
Junior Achievement of San Diego County was founded in 1950 with the mission of empowering young people to own their economic success. The organization has provided life-changing programs to more than 730,000 youth -- both in the classroom and after school -- to foster an understanding of how the "real world" works. To ensure youth are prepared for their future, JA teaches them how to get a job, start a business and how to manage money.
Promises2Kids is a leading nonprofit organization originally founded over 30 years ago as the Child Abuse Prevention Foundation of San Diego County. Since 1981, Promises2Kids has responded to the needs of foster children and provided support to children removed from their home due to abuse and neglect.
Promises2Kids annually provides over 3,300 current and former foster youth in San Diego County with the tools, opportunities, and guidance they need to address the circumstances that brought them into foster care, overcome the difficulties of their past, and grow into healthy, happy and successful adults.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters is a national mentor network dedicated to provide children professionally supported one-on-one relationships that help make differences in their personal and academic lives, investing in their future and developing more college grads, community leaders, and entrepreneurs.
Leap to Success
Leap to Success's mission is to educate and empower women who are breaking the cycles of domestic violence and homelessness to reach their greatest potential. Leap to Success has empowered over 200 women to find and use their voices, transform adversity to strength, share successes, and inspire others to do the same.
Make-A-Wish San Diego
Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Since 1980, Make-A-Wish has played a unique and vital role in helping strengthen and empower children battling life-threatening medical conditions. Make-A-Wish San Diego grants wishes to eligible children in San Diego and Imperial Counties.
The San Diego Humane Society's Project Wildlife
Project Wildlife's mission is to improve the quality of life for local wildlife and the community, serving as the primary resource for animal rehabilitation and conservation education. Since 1972, Project Wildlife's dedicated staff and volunteers have given injured, orphaned, and sick wild animals a second chance at life. This commitment to helping wild animals has grown tremendously and Project Wildlife is now one of the largest wildlife rehabilitation organizations in the country.