Did You Know...
1.6 Million Women and Girls Live in San Diego
Of these women:
250,000 live in poverty ~ 80,000 live in extreme poverty
84,000 women 65 and older do not have sufficient income to meet their basic needs
80,000 are single mothers with children under 18
60,000 are currently unemployed
11,500 are active duty military, 22,609 female veterans, and 50,000 more military
wives ~ many of whom are of the working poor
Women Give San Diego funds and engages with San Diego nonprofits that benefit
• Low-income and Working Poor Women, Including Transition Age Youth & Pregnant & Parenting Teens
• Elderly Women in Economic Crisis
• Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Exploitation & Human Trafficking
• Immigrant, Undocumented, Unauthorized Immigrant & Refugee Women
• Military Women & Wives
The wellbeing and success of San Diego depends on the economic self-sufficiency and security of all women and girls.
Women Give San Diego advocates for the economic self-sufficiency and security of low-income women and girls in San Diego County.