Theresa’s Recovery

Fifteen years ago, Theresa had the opportunity to see Father Joe’s philosophy in action. Theresa struggled with substance use and bipolar disorder for decades without seeking help. Eventually, her drinking and...
National Thrift Store Day at Father Joe’s Villages

National Thrift Store Day at Father Joe’s Villages

One of our favorite days of the year is rapidly approaching. On August 17, 2021, we will celebrate National Thrift Store Day at all of our San Diego locations: Hillcrest, Imperial Beach, and El Cajon. What is National Thrift Store Day? National Thrift Store Day,...
Our Neighbors Without Homes Podcast

Our Neighbors Without Homes Podcast

Our Neighbors Without Homes is a new online podcast to be launched by the UC San Diego School of Medicine to elevate the voices of those who are previously or currently unhoused. Consisting entirely of medical students, our team hopes to share these stories as a...
Volunteer Appreciation Ideas, Events, and Gifts Guide

Volunteer Appreciation Ideas, Events, and Gifts Guide

Nothing is more noble than wholeheartedly devoting your life to doing good deeds for others without expecting anything in return. Despite the challenges posed by the pandemic, the determination to provide assistance to vulnerable communities has not wavered. 

For this reason, volunteers are the backbone of nonprofit organizations. That’s why it’s critical to share our utmost appreciation for volunteers who make such a substantial difference in the lives of the people nonprofits, like Father Joe’s Villages, serve.