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Shelters For Hope



We have some very exciting news!  We are opening a migrant resource center to help migrant families in Sonoyta.  The services we will provide are: 2 meals a day for up to 200 people, clothing, shoes and other necessities, basic first aid and referrals for other medical care, information on asylum and activities for children.  Our hope is to create a safe space for families in need.  There will be much work and opportunities to get involved in the coming months.  For now, we could really use your help with the wish list items below:

Industrial Stove or $600

Fire Extinguishers or $160

Large Freezer or $832

Large refrigerator (no freezer) or $550

Washing Machine or $320

Fire alarms or $120

2 swamp coolers or $1,280

2 AC units or $590

Internet for 1 year $360

Pots and Pans

Bowls, plates, cups and silverware or $300

Salary for 2 staff members for 1 year $9,000

Maintenance and Utilities for 1 year $2,200

An SUV or truck to be kept at the resource center for general use including; purchasing groceries and transporting migrant to medical appointments or to bus station


Changes Happening Now

These pictures show the Casa San Pedro shelter now, including bunk beds that were just built in the last six weeks. And they show the first stage of construction of the new ramada--preparing the site and pouring the slab. Soon to follow will be a new dormitory and bathroom. Finally, those who will benefit the most from the new construction are families waiting to present for asylum -- more than 40 children were at the shelter a few weeks ago.

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Making A Difference

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Donate Medical Supplies

We want to build and stock a first aid unit and need your help.  We are looking for shelves, medical tools, medicines for men, women, children plus other medical supplies. If you can donate funds to purchase any of the above or if you have access to donations of this type please reach out! Donations are 100% tax-deductible (depending, of course, on your personal financial situation).  If you are a doctor or nurse interested in helping, we would love to hear from you!


Help Provide Food

For $18 a month, you can provide 3 meals a day to one person.  Donations of any size are welcome via paypal.  If you would like to mail or deliver any food, clothing, or other supplies to our office in Arizona, we can get it to the shelter quickly.


Shelter Construction Fund

Our current construction project is to build a large ramada (63'x30') to provide sheltered space for meals and kids' activities. Soon after, we will begin construction on an additional set of dormitories with bunk beds, a family area, and a medical unit.  The migrants help by building bunk beds and tables. Donations to our construction fund will make a huge difference--the need for this additional space is urgent!



Our Roots

We are a group of like-minded individuals that found ourselves trying to find a way to help migrants and refugees in the desert.  We do not own or manage the shelters that we help.  Our only goal is to give whatever assistance is most needed to enable the human dignity that everyone should be entitled to.

Here at Shelters For Hope, we are driven by a single goal; to do our part in helping migrants and refugees at our Southern border. We strive to build productive relationships and make a positive impact with all of our pursuits.

Border Solidarity DBA Shelters for Hope is a registered non-profit.  All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by the law.  Our Tax ID is 83-1807821

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Contact Shelters For Hope

2629 Foothil Blvd #187 La Crescenta, CA United States 91214

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