In 2013, as many as 225,000 San Francisco area residents had incomes that put them at risk of food insecurity.
"I give because the stress of wondering where the next meal will come from is no way to live."
7,350 people were reported homeless in San Francisco in 2013, with one quarter between the ages of 18 and 24 and more than half having been homeless for at least a year.
"As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men." - Galatians 6:10
Families in need have priorities: food on the table and shelter over their heads. Toys just don't make the list. That's why The Salvation Army works hard to help make the holidays happen.
"Because every child deserves to have a toy on Christmas."