The challenges are even greater this summer. We challenge you to join us, stand with us, and overcome these obstacles together.

Stories that Inspire.

Victories to Celebrate.

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I need Help

We are here for you. Select the service you need and we will provide compassionate and effective care to the best of our ability.

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I Want To Help

Donate, volunteer, spread the word, involve your school or church. Find out all the different ways you can be a part of the solution.

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I WANT TO SHOP

Every purchase made from a San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission Super Thrift Store helps improve the lives of those in your community.

Mission Impact

Every day as the sun rises and sets over the valley, the San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission is changing lives for good.

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15,767

Nights of Shelter

EMERGENCY SHELTER
Last year we provided more than 15,700 nights of safe, warm and comfortable sleep at our family shelter.

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36,175

Meals Served Last Year

FEEDING THE HOMELESS
A warm meal nourishes the body, mind, and soul and can make all the difference in the world. We serve hot, nutritious meals on-site and around the valley.

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2,675

Articles of Clothing

FRESH CLOTHING
In conjunction with our SOS mobile shower and our thrift program we are able to offer guests the option of selecting fresh clothing when they stop in for a shower.

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6,185

Hot Showers

SOS SHOWER TRUCK
Sometimes something as simple as a hot shower can restore an individual’s dignity. The SOS shower truck reaches individuals throughout the valley.

You can help us change lives for good.

Your donation supports people in need and helps them lead healthy, self-sufficient lives.

Lives Changed For Good.

Quinceañera honors special resident on her 15th birthday

A quinceañera is considered a rite of passage for some Hispanic families and as Amber’s 15th birthday was approaching I asked her if she had a wish for that day. She stated that she would love to have a quinceañera, but that she knew that couldn’t happen given their situation. Her family has experienced homeless-ness…

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Recent graduate moves on after welcoming, supportive stay

 Juanita struggles to reflect on her childhood. “It was so full of trauma that it’s even hard to talk about as an adult,” she said. Originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana, Juanita was brought up by a single mother when she was young. But in her later childhood years, she started getting shuffled around. “I didn’t…

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Jim takes unexpected journey to restoration

Seven months ago, a 65-year-old man named Jim came to the Mission’s shower program for the first time. He was kind and unassuming, always carrying a small suitcase and keeping to himself. Jim began to come daily, and staff began to connect with Him. He shared that he had lost his job as a tour…

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WEEKLY WINS

We Love our Volunteers! These two lovely ladies help us keep our pantry organized, clean, and sort endless donations! They are also spreading awareness through their friends, family, and church networks. These ladies are changing their community one pantry item at a time. Thank you!

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