GIVE THE GIFT OF A SECOND CHANCE

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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.  

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

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. Click here to see how your GEM donation facilitates a second chance. 

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

Click here to see how your GEM donation facilitates a second chance

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. Click here to see how your $599 Club donation facilitates a second chance.  

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.

Click here to see how your $599 Club donation facilitates a second chance.  

Second Chance accepts  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  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.

Click to view our audited financial statement

Click to view our audited financial statement

 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.