Grants funded by the White Elephant Sales 2017-2023

The Women of St. James reviews the White Elephant Sale grant applications, chooses the grants, and dispenses the funds after the Vestry has approved the grants.

Assistance League of Greater San Diego (Shoes for children of enlisted military)

Back Country Communities Thriving (PUR Water filtration systems for rural low-income residents)

Big Table (To provide assistance to workers in the restaurant community)

Casa Cornelia Law Center (Translation services)

Christie’s Place (For families impacted by HIV/AIDS to support its Children’s Activities Program

Community Christian Service Agency (Food supplies for their food pantry)

Cura Smiles (Wall mounted x-ray machine in the dental clinic)

Episcopal Community Services: Recovery Center (Services for adults with substance use disorders)

Episcopal Community Services: Uptown Safe Haven (Bedding/towels for new residents; bed frames)

Episcopal Relief & Development

Foundation for Women Warriors (Car seats/strollers for women veterans)

Juvenile Court Book Club (Providing books to youths detained at Juvenile Hall)

La Jolla Meals on Wheels (Meals for homebound low-income seniors)

Make Projects San Diego (Vitamix blender; ice machine)

Post Partum Health Alliance (Perinatal mental health awareness and education to new parents)

Presbyterian Urban Ministries (1-year of bus passes for Interfaith Shelter clients)

Refugee Net (Purchase, along with Las Patronas, of a 10-passenger van)

Ride Above Disability (Helmets/riding boots for special needs children)

Rise Up Industries (Various tools to support job training post-detention)

San Diego M*O*M (Military Outreach Ministries) (Baby supplies for military families)

San Diego Refugee Tutoring (Backpacks and shoes)

SD Second Change Program (Mini solar generator and power stations for a community garden for at-risk children)

Senior Gleaners of SD County (Fruit picking tools; pruners; glove)

Shoe Tree Project (To buy shoes for the homeless)

Solutions for Change (Hygiene supplies; clothing; wipes for food pantry)

St. Luke’s Church (To purchase a 10-burner range for their commercial kitchen and to train 40 refugees in culinary skill)

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church (Filled back packs for school children)

St Paul’s Senior Services Foundation (To furnish 2 apartments for low-income seniors)

Think Dignity (Hygiene kits and undergarments)

Third Avenue Charitable Organization (TACO) (Bus passes for transportation to medical appointments)

Train for Change/Students Helping Honduras (Teacher-training program in Honduras)

Urban Corps of San Diego (Brush cutters/trimmers for on-the-job training for youth)

Urban Life Ministries

Via International (To benefit low-income women building economic self-sufficiency)

Vida Joven de Mexico (Security cameras/software for facility; beauty supplies for nail technician; barber job training)

Voices for Children (PC computer to support CASA volunteers)