Founded in 1986, Border Angels is a non-profit organization supporting humanity. Consisting of volunteers who want to stop unnecessary deaths of inviduals traveling through the Imperial Valley desert areas and the mountain areas surrounding San Diego County, and other areas. The deaths have been results of extreme heat and cold weather conditions, in addition some have sadly been the results of racial-descrimination crimes. Spring and Summer Months: hot temperature conditions, three hundred and forty water stations are installed . Temperatures reaching as high as 127 degrees, water is critical for survival. Volunteers maintain stations each weekend throughout the spring and summer months.
Fall and Winter Months: Winter clothing, food and water are placed in winter storage bins to help decrease negative health results from being exposed to the incredibly freezing temperature changes that exists in the San Diego County mountain areas.