Frequently asked questions
Who are you?
A group of like minded individuals seeking a volunteer opportunity to serve those in need within our community.
How did we start?
Pancakes originated as a student-led initiative at University of San Diego and it continues to grow and expand its outreach with the support of the Changemaker Hub, a campus-wide initiative providing opportunities for students to engage in social change. Learn more about changemaking at USD here (sandiego.edu/changemaker).
What do you do?
We build relationships and trust with the folks downtown on K and 14th street every Saturday. We are a hub for people looking to volunteer and we allow resource agencies that exist to provide their services to the community of people that trust us.
How can I help?
Volunteer - Mix, flip pancakes, toppings table, play music, talk to folks, assist in setting up and taking down, trash removal, etc.
Behind the Scenes Support - Website, fundraising, social media, partnerships, etc.
When do you meet?
Every Saturday morning, rain or shine at 9:00 AM at the University of San Diego or 9:45 downtown.
Where do you meet?
We have a team meet-up at 9:00 AM in the parking lot between Maher Circle and the UC's at the University of San Diego before carpooling downtown to K and 14th street off Imperial Ave.