Join us May 20, 2017 at Qualcomm Hall in Sorrento Valley as Second Chance reprises its popular event Orange is the New Black Season 2: Teens Behind Bars.

Jimbos Customer Appreciation Sale

Jimbo's Customer Appreciation Sale to Benefit Second Chance

Our Youth Garden program will receive 5% of the entire day’s sales from all five Jimbo's stores. Customers will also save 5% on their grocery bill, and have the option of donating their savings to Second Chance.

Learn more about our Youth Garden program.

Friday, April 21st @ Horton Plaza
Saturday, April 22nd @ Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, 4S Ranch & Escondido

                            OUR MISSION: TO DISRUPT THE CYCLES OF INCARCERATION AND POVERTY                                                              BY HELPING PEOPLE FIND THEIR WAY TO SELF-SUFFICIENCY. 


Founded in 1993, Second Chance strives to ensure all members of our community have the means to achieve self-sufficiency, regardless of age, race, or criminal history. In other words, whether one struggles with addiction, incarceration, homelessness, a family history of criminal behavior or gang involvement, or you just took a wrong turn in life, Second Chance can help you find your way to a positive, successful future. 


  • The U.S. represents 5% of the world’s population,  but 25% of its prison population.
  • In 1980, there were 300,000 adults in U.S. prisons. Today, there are 2,300,000.
  • 1 in every 28 children has a parent in jail or prison.

  • More than 2,500 juveniles in the U.S. are serving life in prison without possibility of parole. The U.S. and Somalia are the only two countries in the world that sentence minors to life.                        
  • Since 1980, CA has built 23 new prisons - and 1 college.

  Building more prisons is not a solution.