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United In Purpose

To Build A Stronger Community

San Diego Homeless Volunteer Network

San Diego Homelessness Volunteer Network

Every night, there are – at a minimum – 8,102 homeless San Diegans living on our streets or in our shelters. As a San Diegan who wants to help, it can often feel overwhelming and uncertain as to where to lend a hand. The San Diego Homelessness Volunteer Network (SDHVN) makes it easier.

The Regional Task Force on Homelessness is proud to support the San Diego Homelessness Volunteer Network: an online volunteer database, powered by United Way of San Diego County, that connects those in search of opportunities with the many non-profits and provider organizations that are serving homeless individuals. Click here to review the volunteer opportunites the San Diego Homelessness Volunteer Network has available and begin to make a difference in the community.

Please enjoy a welcome video below from Tamera Kohler, CEO of the Regional Task Force on Homelessness, to hear more about why this network is so important for San Diego County.


Are you a nonprofit organization offering volunteer opportunities to prevent and alleviate homelessness? Click here to sign up as a partner.

 United We Can 

What We Do...

United Way of San Diego CountyOur success is measured by the lives we transform: the children who succeed, the families that thrive, the partners that align with us, leveraging resources and expertise to transform the lives of children, young adults, and families in our community and move them forward into a brighter future.

These stories are our commitment to the San Diego County and the challenges we face together: an intern watches a second-grader transform from missing school to setting an attendance record. A volunteer tax-preparer sees a struggling family transform from fearing tax day to looking forward to their EITC refund. A high school student transforms from a teenager with no aspirations into a young person with a future pipelined to a prospering local tech industry.

Change starts small, but UWSD’s goals are big and hopeful: from transforming hundreds of lives to hundreds of thousands of lives in our region.

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