Streets of Hope San Diego Volunteer recounts her own experience with Homelessness

Streets of Hope Volunteer Donates Hand Knitted Hats

Streets of Hope Volunteer Donates Hand Knitted Hats

Streets of Hope Volunteer Donates Hand Knitted Hats As the chill of winter settles in, the plight of those experiencing homelessness becomes even more challenging. In the spirit of compassion and generosity, one individual has taken a unique approach to extend a helping hand. With a heart full of warmth and a talent for knitting, … Continue reading →

SDSU BRC Students Celebrate and Serve

SDSU BRC Students Celebrate and Serve

SDSU Black Resource Center Volunteers Brandon Gamble hit the ground running (and the streets of San Diego) in his second year as Director, Black Resource Center, SDSU.  The year began with his group’s participation in the annual  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade (01.15.23) on which he commented:  “If we’re going to do a parade, … Continue reading →

SDSU BRC Students Celebrate and Serve with Streets of Hope, San Diego

SDSU BRC Students Celebrate and Serve with Streets of Hope, San Diego

” This was a really cool night and a great opportunity to come out and help people in need when they need it. There were so many people who were grateful even for just a little thing.”  First time volunteer, Xavier, came to Streets of Hope Monday night with other students from the Black Resource … Continue reading →

Streets of Hope San Diego Celebrates Christmas with Homeless Neighbors

Streets of Hope San Diego Celebrates Christmas with Homeless Neighbors

Christmas came early this year! This Monday night, Streets of Hope had the privilege of serving over 250 Hot meals and blankets to San Diego’s homeless neighbors.  Thanks to the Flood Church, many also received Christmas gifts of warm sox, water bottles, extra blankets, and protein bars, all wrapped in red and green tissue paper … Continue reading →

Streets of Hope San Diego Volunteers Knits a Hundred Hats for the Homeless

Streets of Hope San Diego Volunteers Knits a Hundred Hats for the Homeless

A Hundred Hats for the Homeless Could be the title of a children’s book. Or a cartoon Christmas story. Instead, it was our reality a few weeks back thanks to a hard working and crafty volunteer.  “In my 75+ years,” says Dee, “I have lived by the old adage that when life gives you lemons, … Continue reading →

Stonemark San Diego Supports Homeless Neighbors with Thanksgiving Drive

Stonemark San Diego Supports Homeless Neighbors with Thanksgiving Drive

Today marked the 10th annual Streets of Hope Thanksgiving Celebration. Together with our homeless friends of San Diego, we came together to share food, friendship, and a number of haircuts. In the proceeding weeks, Stonemark Condos of Golden Hill San Diego ran a Thanksgiving Drive in support of the cause. Condo residents came together. The … Continue reading →

Streets of Hope San Diego gives Homeless man phone to apply for jobs

Streets of Hope San Diego gives Homeless man phone to apply for jobs

Meet JJ. An eager homeless man with one of the cutest bulldogs you’ve ever seen. JJ is currently homeless, but doesn’t plan to stay that way.  About a month ago, JJ came to Streets of Hope wanting to build his resume to apply for a jobs. He’s determined to get back on his feet and … Continue reading →

Halloween is all treat and no trick with Streets of Hope San Diego.

Halloween is all treat and no trick with Streets of Hope San Diego.

When Halloween falls on Monday night we know what that means… Streets of Hope in Costume! Our volunteers showed up to serve this weeks streets dressed as their favorite alter-ego showing up in a variety of costumes ranging from cuddly Whinny the Poo, to fierce Taekwondo fighter, to bold and brave airline pilot.  Lars (tall … Continue reading →

Student Volunteers comment on Streets of Hope San Diego learnings

Student Volunteers comment on Streets of Hope San Diego learnings

As streets of Hope approaches ten-years serving San Diego’s homeless, we have yet to miss a single Monday. Even through trying times, Streets of Hope volunteers continue to show up and serve our homeless community. We couldn’t do what we do without them. Many of these volunteers are Students from various San Diego based Universities … Continue reading →

Sometimes it’s the Little Things, Streets of Hope San Diego

Sometimes it’s the Little Things, Streets of Hope San Diego

Some Mondays end with a success story. Stories like Debra’s; of finding housing after years on the streets. Other nights end with gratitude. Toward compassionate volunteers like AYLUS, for donating time and care packages. On other nights at Streets of Hope San Diego, it’s the little things that count. This Monday night started in abundance. … Continue reading →