“No good is ever done without some cost and pain to the doer.”

Bishop Fulton Sheen

From grateful children who received school supplies on distribution day, Hector writes: “I want to express how thankful I am for the support you have given us today, thank you for all the school supplies and the backpack. It is really helpful to us, especially to my dad since he lost his job and cannot afford all the school expenses. May God bless you everywhere and every single day and multiply all the blessings that you have given us today. Thank you so much.”

“Thank you so much for helping me with school supplies. We are a low income family and this is helping us so much, especially to our kids because they were given all the materials to keep studying, learning, and become better persons, and to be prepared for the future. Thank you, God bless.”  Miguel R.

Jose L. writes: “Thank you to all the people that make this day possible. Thank you for giving my kids all the school supplies and as well as the other children. We are thankful for the support; you always have a smile on your faces for everyone of us. Thanks for opening your doors to give all of us the help and support we need without any judgment. May God keep blessing you always and let all of you keep helping all of us. Thank you, thank you!”

Kimberly writes, “I am nine years old and in the fourth grade. I really like studying and drawing, that’s why it’s been really helpful to me having all the school supplies I need because I can become a better student. Thank you so much and blessings to you all; thanks for caring about us kids. Thank you very much for my school supplies.”

Bryan M, writes: “I want to thank you with all my heart for what we have received, that people who generously support all of us never lack anything. May God pay you and multiply the blessings. I enjoy drawing and painting, it’s actually my favorite hobby. I also like middle school, I’m currently on 8th grade, and I hope time pass fast to go to high school. Thanks for all my school supplies and shoes, this things keep me motivated to keep studying and preparing for the future.”

Can You Help with Sweaters, Blankets, Food, or Vitamins?

As nights get colder, the warmth that food provides becomes critical for those in poor health. The greated needs now are:

  • Warm sweaters, jackets, socks, and blankets

Donations may be left at 6432 Cardeno Drive, La Jolla 92037. Everything is tax-deductible; receipts are avallable upon request. We have NO overhead other than minimal PayPal and credit card fees.

No one who comes to the Casa is ever turned away!


This month, 72 donors contributed $22,206.50 to help to care for the poor who turn to the Casa for both material and spiritual help. Thank you! We sent $1220 to assist budding scholars. Thank you also for donations of food, bedding, and school supplies.

In September, your donations helped us to:

  • Serve 21,800 hot meals in our Dining Room
  • Give out 2,640 bags of groceries 
  • Help 30 students with scholarships
  • Give backpacks, school supplies, socks, and shoes to 530 children

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