Bridge of Hope SD supplies food to approximately 1,500 families. Roughly 500 adults and children enter our clothing closet each month, and many more benefit in some way or another from the resources we provide. 

There are several ways to join our efforts and be a part of the uplifting atmosphere that Bridge of Hope SD has become known for.


Volunteer Opportunities

We are always in need of volunteers who can regularly commit to lending a hand, whether with physical labor such as furniture delivery and yard work, ongoing maintenance, or tutoring and mentoring. Wherever your passion may lie, there is a place for you at Bridge of Hope SD to discover the immense fulfillment of helping others. Contact us for more information.

  • yard work
  • dump runs
  • food pick up (Thursdays and/or every other Saturday)
  • furniture pick up and delivery (Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and/or every other Saturday)
  • general maintenance of our two locations once a month

Volunteer Application



Clothing, kitchenware, furniture, bedding, toiletries, and other household items are graciously accepted year-round. If you have any questions while considering your donation, please do not hesitate to contact us!

Urgent Needs

  • Boys clothing
  • Pots and pans
  • Dishes
  • Glasses
  • Silverware
  • Bath towels
  • Twin and full sheet sets
  • Pillowcases
  • Toys

Clothing Donations

  • Please donate clean, gently used and/or new items.
  • baby clothes (boys and girls)
  • children clothes
  • young and adult clothes
  • accessories (shoes, hats, scarves, gloves, belts)

Household Items

  • Please donate clean, gently used and/or new items.
  • beds (frame, mattress, box spring)
  • bedding (clean sheets, blankets, comforters)
  • towels, washcloths, bath mats, shower curtains
  • new pillows
  • kitchen or dining tables and/or desks
  • kitchen or dining chairs, desk chairs
  • couches (not pet hair please)
  • dressers
  • lamps, radios, clocks
  • working vacuums
  • irons and working sewing machines (sewing notions)
  • strollers and cribs (cribs mattress, sheets, baby blankets, baby slings)

Kitchen Donations

  • Please avoid donating novelty kitchen gadgets. Our families need basic kitchenware and small kitchen appliances.
  • silverware
  • can openers
  • servingware and cooking utensils
  • plates and bowls
  • glasses and cups
  • knives and cutting boards
  • pots and pans
  • dish rack
  • mixer and blender
  • toaster and coffee maker
  • tea kettle
  • rice maker and crockpots
  • small microwaves

Financial Support

Bridge of Hope SD is funded entirely by private donations and small grants. If you would like to make a monetary donation, please click the Donate button, or send a check to: Bridge of Hope SD, 3952 D Clairemont Mesa Blvd #185, San Diego, CA 92117

 Contact us for more information