The San Diego Rescue Mission (SDRM) received a $45,150 gift from Sempra Energy. Photo via SDRM.The San Diego Rescue Mission received a $45,150 gift from Sempra Energy.  Of those funds, $15,050 were contributed by Sempra employees, and The Sempra Energy Foundation matched these contributions 2:1 for an addition $30,100 in funding.

Sempra Energy has been a long-time supporter of the Rescue Mission and served as a partner for Sleepless San Diego in 2018. The generous gift will support SDRM’s Partners for Hunger Relief program.

Partners for Hunger Relief bolsters food recovery efforts throughout San Diego, serving a broad base of agencies and people. Through this special program, the San Diego Rescue Mission helps feed thousands of people each year. Over 100 grocery stores, restaurants, caterers, universities, hotels and hospitals contribute to feeding the homeless through the program every year.

Founded in 1955, San Diego Rescue Mission is a faith-based organization that offers safe-haven as well as restorative care and rehabilitation services to the homeless, addicted, abused, and poor in our community.

San Diego Rescue Mission offers a wide range of onsite programs and services through its Nueva Vida Haven Emergency Shelter, Partners for Hunger Relief, Men’s Center, Women and Children’s Center, Transitional Housing and Outpatient Clinic.  San Diego Rescue Mission also owns and operates several thrift stores in the San Diego area. It is the only major homeless shelter in San Diego that does not receive government funding for its programs. The organization exists entirely on donations.

For additional information, please visit San Diego Rescue Mission at www.sdrescue.org.

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