Shop To Help

shop to help shopper looking through clothing rackHome Start's Social Enterprises

Shop to help: You can support our life-changing programs by shopping at our Thrift Boutique and our Bright Futures Candle company.

Both of these businesses are social enterprises created with the intention of providing valuable job training for our clients.
You might be wondering, "what's a social enterprise?" Put simply, a social enterprise is a cause-driven business improving social objectives and serving the common good. You can be a part of it!

Visit the Home Start Thrift Boutique and find out how donating your gently loved clothing, accessories, and home goods can change lives. While you're there, browse the racks for your own treasure! Donations are accepted in-store, appointments are strongly recommended. Please call 619-906-5996 and schedule a time. Prefer shopping online and/or looking for something specific? Visit our OfferUp page for online sales!

Shop Bright Futures Candles. Our candles are made in the heart of sunny San Diego by Home Start residents and program participants. Each candle is proudly hand-signed by one of our artisans to add a personal touch and to thank our customers for their generosity for every purchase they make.

You can make a difference in the life of an at-risk child!

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Give or get involved to support Home Start's mission to strengthen families and protect children.

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