How You Can Help

Ways to Donate to Father Joe’s Villages

We can’t change lives without your support. Making donations to a charity like Father Joe’s Villages directly helps those in need.


Everything from food to housing to canned goods—charity comes in many different forms. There are a variety of ways to support our neighbors in need. Here is how you can help.

Why Donating is the Right & Smart Thing to Do

San Diego has over 8,500 homeless in need of shelter or even a good meal. Even the smallest donation to charity can make a huge impact.


Father Joe’s Villages houses more than 2,000 people in need each day and provided services to over 13,100 people last year. Veterans, seniors, children, even entire families—they all benefit from the charity they receive from Father Joe’s Villages. We couldn’t do it without people like you who pay it forward to help the lives of others.

Donate Online to Father Joe’s Villages

Donate money Online

Charitable donations of any amount can be accepted online. Your donation, however big or small, will go towards making a positive impact on someone’s life. Giving back to charity was never so easy. Call 1-800-HOMELESS (1-800-466-3537) if you have any questions.


Change lives with just one click.



Planned Giving

Planned Giving

Make your dollars go further through a contribution of long-term appreciated securities (stocks, bonds, mutual fund shares) to Father Joe’s Villages. Your charitable planned gift is easy and highly tax-efficient. Pay it forward with a personal expression of your goals, interests and beliefs today.


>> To donate your securities or make a planned gift, contact Dennis Morgan at 619-446-2163, or fill out a form here.

Donate Your Car

Donate Your Car in San DiegoYour used car may not go 0 to 60 in less than 6 seconds, but it can still go a long way toward helping your neighbors in need. Simply not running or simply running perfect—we’ll still take it. All proceeds from the sale of your donated car go to support charity programs like the Franklin Antonio Lunch Program, job training programs, medical services, and much more!


>> To donate your car, please fill out this form or call us at 1-800-HOMELESS.

Donate Gently Used Household Goods and Clothing

Donate Household Goods and Clothing in San DiegoSpring Cleaning or just making room for that new piece of furniture, set of dinnerware, piece of art, or wardrobe addition? Put your used goods to good use!
Goods and clothing charity donations are extra easy and can go far in helping end homelessness. The best part? We pick it up!


>> Call 1-800-HOMELESS or click to schedule a FREE pickup

Hold A Donation Drive

Donation Drive for San Diego HomelessWant to inspire your friends, family, coworkers, or others to collect cash, clothes, food, or other items to benefit your neighbors in need? Do it! It is guaranteed to change a life at Father Joe’s Villages. Who knows? It may change yours too!


>> Call 1-800-HOMELESS today to find our how to get your drive started.



Volunteer in San DiegoDonating your time to charity can be just as meaningful if not more so to those in need. Whether helping to serve meals, job mentoring, taking on a painting or refurbishing project, or countless other ways to help a neighbor in need, we couldn’t do this without the inspiring help of volunteers.


>> Want to take the lead in changing a life? Contact us today to get started!