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Housing options for homeless women and children.

San Diego has America's fifth largest homeless community. Many of them women and children living in hand-bullt shelters.
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Many homeless women are
veterans with kids.

We want to change the perception of homelessness in our community.
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It’s time to get creative about homelessness.

Public health is at risk on multiple fronts from a lack of caring for the most vulnerable among us. Our solution can be quickly deployed to turn this around today.

Sleep cabins may be tiny, but they make a huge difference.

Give Now From Seattle to Detroit to San Antonio, creative solutions are taking root and gaining steady momentum.

Slide Shanna, our President
Shanna Welsh-Levin

Message from our President

This has been a great year at Amikas! We've just secured approval from the El Cajon city council and we have a ton of new faces on our team. We could always use your help though. What's your super power?

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Homelessness in San Diego County

Facts and figures

In San Diego, 22 percent of people counted were chronically homeless, while chronically homeless people represented 44 percent of the unsheltered population in Carlsbad, 36 percent in El Cajon, 47 percent in Escondido and La Mesa. Source, San Diego Union Tribune )

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Business sponsorships

Corporate cabins: businesses can give at any level or donate an entire cabin.

Giving to Amikas as a small business or corporate level is easy. We offer business sponsorships starting at $2500 and up. Your donation will be honored with a plaque on one of our cabins showing your support.

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Corporate cabin

Naming rights for your gift of a full cabin gives your gift a legacy that lasts.

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    P.O. Box 5483
    San Diego, CA 92165

    (619) 512-3110