Meet our Founder

Founder Susan Stames Hall
We are very grateful for all of YOU!

Susan Hall
Founder & Executive Director
The Angel's Depot
Read Susan's full bio

Photograph compliments of the North County Times, May 4, 2008

Founder's Letter

Hi Folks . . .

Can you believe it's been 10 Years since we opened the Depot Doors???? Our Official 10th Anniversary is on Tuesday, May 31st, 3:00-6:00 p.m. Please join us with our Emcee Dan Cohen, Channel 8 News Anchor for this special celebration: "Groovy Like A Movie" will debut their Depot Promo Film for us! This was a wonderful gift from Groovy to help The Angel's Depot promote their “Feed-A-Senior" Campaign in the community. Check out the Groovy Shoot Photos on the Home Page! Don’t miss the Entertainment - Music - Food - Special Guest Speakers - Military & Civilian Volunteers and more! Please RSVP to Fran at: . . . we need a nose count to order food, tables and chairs. See you all there!!!

Dan Cohen shooting film for Groovy Like a Movie at Depot packing in March 11, 2016


Congratulations Harrah's Resort Southern California . . . you took your "Adult Competition Soup & Beans Contest" Winner's Title back in 2016 with 5,123 Cans of Soup & Beans . . . GREAT JOB!!! Congratulations to our Youth Competition Winner: St. Francis of Assisi School with 1,410 cans of Soup & Beans . . . St. Francis has won every youth competition for 7 YEARS!!! These are great kids with terrific teachers! Thank you all so very much. Our Grant Total this year was 11,778 cans of Soup & Beans for our Senior Emergency Meal Boxes. Our seniors are very grateful that you care enough to help them.

To see all our 2016 Soup & Beans Contest Participants, CLICK HERE



Channel 8 News Anchor Dan Cohen with wife Paige (left) and new landlord Paul Jacinto
with wife Elizabeth, at the 9th Annual "Angel's Day at the Races" . . . . These new
friends have children ages 1 & 3 and 2 & 4 . . . Legoland here they come!


Stay tuned . . . more exciting news to come . . . as always . . . YOU are the wind beneath our WINGS . . . we couldn’t make this program happen without all of YOU!


Awards – Susan Stames Hall – Founder & Executive Director - The Angel's Depot

2006 – Susan Hall received Channel 10 News Leadership Award on May 31, 2006 at The Angel’s Depot Grand Opening; event was filmed by Channel News film crew and feature story ran on television and on Channel 10 website.

2007 – Susan Hall received San Diego Business Journal "Women Who Mean Business Award"

2009 – Susan Hall received San Diego Business Journal “Healthcare Champion” Award

2011 – Susan Hall named one of five national finalists in the AARP Hunger Hero Contest (American Association of Retired Persons). 

2012 – Susan Hall named “2012 Woman of the Year” by California State Assemblyman Martin Garrick, 74th Assembly District in California; she received the award on March 26, 2012 on the Floor of the Assembly.

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