“People deserve a second chance and you have done so much more than that. You certainly have for our son.” – Leonard J.

 “People deserve a second chance and you have done so much more than that. You certainly have for our son.” – Leonard J.

 

THERE'S NO BETTER GIFT
THAN A SECOND CHANCE!

Second Chance provides pathways to hope and the knowledge that – with hard work – lives can change. By making a donation to Second Chance, you will directly impact the lives of hundreds of adults and youth every year.

Your gift to Second Chance will be designated toward our clients' essential needs as they work to build careers and better their lives.  

We are a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent provided by law.  Click to make a secure donation online. Click to download a donation form.

We are a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent provided by law. 

Click to make a secure donation online.

Click to download a donation form.

Becoming a GEM benefits Second Chance by providing stable funding for year-round programming. For more GEM information click here

Becoming a GEM benefits Second Chance by providing stable funding for year-round programming.

For more GEM
information click here

Many of the individuals who come to Second Chance need a little more than a job. Your gift of $599 provides two basic needs: housing and transportation. For more $599 Club information click here 

Many of the individuals who come to Second Chance need a little more than a job. Your gift of $599 provides two basic needs: housing and transportation.

For more $599 Club
information click here 

Second Chance accepts “in-kind” donations of services, supplies, furniture, household items, career clothing, etc. Call Maureen at 619-839-0953 if you have questions. For a list of needed items click here

Second Chance accepts “in-kind” donations of services, supplies, furniture, household items, career clothing, etc. Call Maureen at 619-839-0953 if you have questions.

For a list of needed items click here

If you or your company is interested in a volunteer opportunity at Second Chance, please call Maureen at 619-839-0953.

If you or your company is interested in a volunteer opportunity at Second Chance, please call Maureen at 619-839-0953.

Employer matching gift programs can double or even triple your donation to Second Chance. Your Human Resources department will have information on your company’s guidelines. Many corporations use an online process, or you can send us your matching gift form along with your donation and we will handle the rest. 

Employer matching gift programs can double or even triple your donation to Second Chance. Your Human Resources department will have information on your company’s guidelines. Many corporations use an online process, or you can send us your matching gift form along with your donation and we will handle the rest. 

Gifts of stock, bonds and mutual funds can allow you to support Second Chance while realizing significant tax benefits. Consult your financial planner and click here for more information..  

Gifts of stock, bonds and mutual funds can allow you to support Second Chance while realizing significant tax benefits. Consult your financial planner and click here for more information..

 

You can create a lasting legacy for your favorite charity by remembering Second Chance in your will or estate plans. Trusts, annuities, bequests, life insurance – there are many opportunities to support Second Chance. Start by contacting your estate planner or call our Finance Office at 619-839-0956 for more information.

You can create a lasting legacy for your favorite charity by remembering Second Chance in your will or estate plans. Trusts, annuities, bequests, life insurance – there are many opportunities to support Second Chance. Start by contacting your estate planner or call our Finance Office at 619-839-0956 for more information.

Thank you for considering a tax-deductible donation to Second Chance, a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization. Our federal tax ID# is 33-0539640.  Second Chance never sells or trades our donors’ personal information.  Click here to read our Privacy Policy.

 SECOND CHANCE DOES NOT SOLICIT DONATIONS DOOR-TO-DOOR.  

Second Chance never solicits door-to-door for donations. If you are approached by an adult or youth soliciting cash donations or selling magazines or candy, they do not represent San Diego Second Chance.                      Call  619-839-0950 to report this activity.