Your generosity will help us re-open our facility.

Help us reach our goal


Many families are in desperate need of our services and we need your help to provide a loving, dignified environment to our patients. Our current goal is to raise $300,000 to re-open the facility.

Donor Wall

Your name may be placed on our Donor Wall at the entrance of the City of Mercy! The opportunities are:

$501-1,000Brother FIRE
$1,001-3,000Sister MOON
$3,001-5,000Sister MOTHER EARTH
$5001-10,000+Brother SUN

Monthly Donations

Monthly donations help us with the ongoing costs to operate the facility.

Legacy Donations

Make your gift go further by making a donation that will last beyond your lifetime.

In-Kind Donations

We are looking for donations of the following items:

  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Gardening Supplies
  • Bedding Supplies 
  • Hygiene Supplies
  • Blankets

How to donate:

Friends of the Poor, founded by Dr. Anita Figueredo, coordinates donations for San Ignacio Mental Health Hospital. Friends of the Poor is a volunteer organization and 100% of your donation directly helps the hospital.

Donate by mail:

Checks can be made to:

Friends of the Poor
(indicate Hospital San Ignacio in the memo)

Mail to:

Friends of the Poor
7660 Fay Avenue #H362
La Jolla, CA 92037

For more information on making a contribution contact:
Teresa Doyle
+1 (858) 405-2331