Make Hope a Tradition

In November, we need your help to collect 7,200 turkeys to give holiday meals to families living in poverty. In December, help us gather 16,500 toys to gift to 5,500 impoverished children in our community.

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Help us continue our 50 year tradition of uniting the community by making a monetary donation, buying a warm holiday dinner for a family in need, or delighting a child in our community with a toy or book.

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Volunteers are an essential part of Sacred Heart. Give the gift of your time to distribute food, mentor a child or provide financial coaching.

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Sacred Heart offers a variety of services to provide people with the tools and means to make ends meet, while advocating for social justice to end poverty.

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Meet Debbie Mesa

  • Lived across the street from Sacred Heart

    She’d seen many people going in our doors. For her life was hard and her husband’s part-time job barely covered her bills each month.

  • Joined our organic garden initiative

    She received a flyer about La Mesa Verde and came to our doors for the first time. “I’ve always grown tomatoes and berries, but wanted more.”

  • Her garden flourished

    Debbie and a group of volunteers got to work, digging up dirt and planting seeds. Through hard work, her garden flourished.

  • Became a community leader

    Debbie took what she learned and shared her knowledge. She spoke to others about the challenges of making ends meet.

Debbie is now part of the La Mesa Verde advisory board and continues to work hard to create a stable life for herself.

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Sacred Heart Community Service

Sacred Heart Community Service is dedicated to bringing our community together to address poverty in Silicon Valley. Through a comprehensive array of resources, services, and community involvement initiatives, SHCS is making a real impact in the lives of working poor families.

Our vision is a community united to ensure that every child and adult is free from poverty.

Board of Directors Meeting

Every other month, Friday mornings at 7AM

Next Meeting: Friday, December 12, 2014 at 7:00am
Second Floor Conference Room

Agency Hours
  • Mon, Wed & Thurs: 9AM to 4PM
  • Tuesday: 9AM to 6PM
  • Friday: 9AM to Noon
Register for services
  • Mon, Wed & Thurs: 9AM to 3PM
  • Tuesday: 9AM to 5PM
  • Friday: 9AM to 11AM
We will be closed
  • Thursday, Nov 27 to Saturday, Nov 29 (Thanksgiving)
  • Wednesday, Dec 24 to Saturday, Dec 27 (Christmas)
Drop By
  • Sacred Heart Community Service
  • 1381 South First St.
  • San José, CA 95110
Donation Station
  • Mon to Thurs: 8AM to 5PM
  • Friday: 8AM to 4PM
  • Saturday: 9AM to Noon
  • Closed on National Holiday weekends
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