Support Sean to Help Himself and His Community

This is Mikayla, my 12 year-old daughter - and Sean, a homeless gentleman who found her grandmother's wallet in a dumpster and returned it with everything in it. An unlikely pair, whose lives became intertwined from one act of honesty and another of generosity.

You may have seen their story on NBC Bay Area Proud on Christmas Eve and more recently in The Washington Post. What began with a lost wallet, progressed into Mikayla's drive-by birthday fundraiser, and has now seeded a friendship with the entire family.

How can you help?
In the short-term, we would like to get Sean off of the streets and into a temporary housing situation that keeps him safe and warm. He is currently on the waiting list to receive one of the fifty (50) coveted Marin County Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers which will assist him with a more permanent solution.

In the long-term, with your assistance, we would like to partner with Sean to create a sustainable row of tiny houses for the San Rafael homeless community at large, using his design and construction experience.

This isn't about charity. It's about Compassion, the highest form of LOVE.

Please share far and wide so that we may collectively be a part of the solution to end homelessness. Let's learn from our children to plant a seed and watch it grow...



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