Berkeley Lab

Local Independent Charities

Code Name Description(if provided) Website
L2000 America’s Best Local Charities Making your community a better place to live. LIC charities educate children, feed and shelter the homeless, strengthen families, rescue unwanted animals and much more.
L2409 10,000 Degrees We’ve made a breakthrough – 84% of our students complete a four-year degree compared to the national rate of 31 percent for students from low-income households.
L2607 1000 Mothers to Prevent Violence Provide free grief support groups, emergency food, crisis intervention; peer support; mental health referrals, and home decor for victim-survivors of domestic and gun violence.
L2387 A Christ-Centered Education (Redwood Christian Schools) Children, including special needs kids, receive instruction in a safe, secure, loving, fully-accredited Christ-honoring K-12 school system equipping students for daily living and eternal life.
L2632 AASCEND Autism, Asperger Syndrome Coalition for Education, Networking and Development Provides adult autism support, advocacy and action with regular meetings, social events and conferences about living with autism. We are a platform for autism initiatives.
L2308 Abandoned Children’s Fund Thousands of innocent orphans, cruelly abandoned: alone, hungry, desperate, terrified victims of disease, war, extreme poverty. Please help us house, feed, love and rehabilitate them.
L2446 Abducted & Missing Children’s Recovery Project (Polly Klaas® Foundation) Find my child! We’re here to help recover missing children. Abduction prevention information, support for families, and public policies that keep children safe.
L2410 Aid For Starving Children One child dying of hunger every twelve seconds- over 7,000 a day- must stop! Make a difference. Your actions can help save a child!
L2011 AIDS Emergency Fund (San Francisco AIDS Fund) Providing emergency financial assistance to low-income people disabled by HIV/AIDS so that they can continue medical treatments, avoid utility shut-off, and prevent eviction/homelessness.
L2003 AIDS Treatment and Research Information (Project Inform Inc AIDS Treatment and Research Info) Stop deaths from HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C due to inadequate treatment, prevention/healthcare access; help us fight to eradicate HIV/AIDS and hep C.
L2273 Alameda Boys and Girls Club Inc To inspire and enable all youth; especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.
L2004 Alameda County Community Food Bank Alameda County Community Food Bank passionately pursues a hunger-free community. We serve 1 in 5 Alameda County residents through a network of 240 member agencies.
L2580 Alameda County Library Foundation Provides critical support to public libraries in Alameda County resulting in all people in our communities having access to knowledge in all of its forms.
L2007 Alameda County Meals on Wheels, Inc. Meals on Wheels delivers delicious and nutritious meals to 2,100 local homebound seniors enabling them to retain their independence and remain at home.
L2309 Alameda Meals on Wheels Seven days a week caring volunteers deliver a hot, nourishing mid-day meal to homebound Alameda residents of all ages requesting assistance.
L2674 Alameda Point Collaborative We are a supportive housing community that uses all its resources to helpfamilies and adults break the cycle of homelessness and poverty.
L2380 Alopecia Areata Foundation National Provides major research funding, patient educational materials and support for alopecia areata, a mystifying autoimmune disease affecting all ages, causing one’s hair to fall out.
L2009 Alzheimer’s Services Of The East Bay Preventing: Institutionalization of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia; jobs lost due to full-time care for family members; and caregiver burnout.
L2134 America’s Best Charities Feeding the hungry. Sheltering the homeless. Protecting the children. And healing the sick. America’s finest independent charities. Working with you to share- the American way.
L2010 American Chronic Pain Association Support and education in pain management skills for people in chronic pain and the professionals who help them. We’re helping maintain wellness and quality-of-life.
L2690 American Red Cross Bay Area Provides emergency response services and trains individuals to respond and provide relief through CPR/1st Aid and disaster training for local/national crises.
L2447 American Red Cross of the Silicon Valley A national humanitarian organization led by volunteers that provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people to prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.
L2015 Animal Charities of America Protecting pets, wildlife, and endangered species. Teaching people to treat animals with respect. Humane training of animals as helpmates and companions to people in need.
L2664 Animal Charity Evaluators Using research to eliminate animal suffering by providing charity evaluations to donors, and free resources to organizations and advocates on how to maximize their impact.
L2237 Animal Crisis Care (United Animal Nations) Animal victims of cruelty, severe neglect and devastating disasters need our help. Together, we can give animals the lifesaving emergency care they deserve.
L2016 Animal Legal Defense Fund Animals need love – and lawyers! Unimaginable acts of cruelty must end. In courtrooms across America, ALDF is winning the case against cruelty!
L2381 Animal Spay Neuter International (Romania Animal Rescue) Help us stop overpopulation of unwanted animals and educate animal welfare, providing free sterilization for stray animals and to companion pets of the poor.
L2019 Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus Promoting and advancing legal and civil rights of the Asian Pacific American community, with focus on the needs of low-income, immigrant and refugee populations.
L2020 Asian Neighborhood Design With your support, AND provides green construction/solar training to low-income, formerly incarcerated, homeless and emancipated youth. Over 80% obtain jobs within 6 mos.
L2022 Assistance Dog Institute (Bergin University of Canine Studies) Our Dogs Helping Veterans program helps heal returning service members by providing loving dog helpmates at no cost to those with physical and psychological disabilities.
L2411 Assistance League of Diablo Valley Our community needs your help. We provide food, new school clothing, necessary supplies and vital enrichment programs to children, families, foster youth and the elderly.
L2382 Asthma, Cancer & Heart Disease Prevention Through Smokefree Air (American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation) Secondhand smoke and smoking cause asthma, many cancers, and heart disease. We fight to protect infants, children, and adults from exposure to this deadly carcinogen.
L2024 Astronomical Society of the Pacific Making astronomy and science fun! Our innovative activities and events promote science literacy and increased appreciation for astronomy. Help inspire future scientists and educators!
L2025 Audubon Canyon Ranch Through wildlife sanctuaries and centers for nature education, ACR preserves precious habitat for native plants and animals, while teaching nature appreciation to all ages.
L2522 Autism Society San Francisco Bay Area We promote community support, education and housing options. Our Housing Initiative coordinates parents, professionals, and policymakers to catalyze the process of planning for the future.
L2413 Avian Rescue Corporation ARC provides for birds physically and mentally abused, neglected, or mistreated while confined in hazardous conditions. Help us protect birds and provide animal welfare services.
L2026 Bay Area Crisis Nursery Help prevent child abuse, keep families together. We offer shelter to children and resources to families in crisis, giving them time to resolve their problems.
L2027 Bay Area Law Enforcement Assistance Fund Supporting law enforcement officers & civilians and their families during times of death, catastrophic event, serious injury or serious illness with training, resources, and funds
L2028 Bay Area Legal Aid Helping families escape poverty and domestic violence by ensuring equal access to justice; access to safety-net programs, building economic self-sufficiency, youth and veteran justice.
L2029 Bay Area Rescue Mission (Richmond Rescue Mission) We provide basic human and emergency services and programs, food, shelter, and clothing, to empower homeless and needy families and individuals to change their world.
L2030 Bay Area Scores Bay Area Scores brings soccer, poetry, and service-learning programs to low-income youth six days a week to address the needs of the whole child.
L2676 Bay Area Trykers (National AMBUCS Inc., Bay Area Trykers Chapter)
L2523 BAYC (Fiscal Sponsor: Sunny Hills Services) Preparing vulnerable youth for successful, healthy adult lives. Ensuring mistakes become opportunities for growth instead of the precursor to the loss of support or homelessness.
L2640 BeeCause Community Closet (BeeCause) Dedicated to serving our community through the operation of a community closet, providing clothing and other necessities to families in need.
L2344 Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society We’re dedicated to placing homeless animals with committed caretakers. We envision a community that values animals and respects, protects and cares for their needs.
L2032 Bethany Christian Services of Northern California, Inc. Safe, loving, permanent families for orphans and vulnerable children in the U.S. & worldwide. Safe haven for women facing unplanned pregnancies. Adoption & Options
L2281 Beyond Emancipation Beyond Emancipation provides housing, crisis informed coaching and a myriad of workforce development and education supports to youth with experience in foster care or probation.
L2033 Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
L2282 Birthright Of San Jose, Inc. Women can face intense pressure in unplanned pregnancy, losing jobs, being thrown out of their homes. Help us give free non-judgmental, confidential material, emotional support.
L2414 Birthright Of Walnut Creek Pregnant unexpectedly. Desperation, heartache, and tears soon follow. She craves support but only finds rejection. Together we can wipe her tears and offer practical assistance.
L2283 Blind Babies Foundation (Junior Blind of America) Providing critically needed early intervention and education services for infants and toddlers who are blind, visually impaired or multi-disabled – at no cost to families.
L2040 Blind Vietnamese Children Foundation (Viet Blind Children Foundation) For over fifteen years, we have pioneered support for homes providing healthcare, education, and career development to once-neglected visually-impaired children in Vietnam.
L2524 Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. We support the members of the military, veterans and the families of our fallen heroes. By serving others, we support each other.
L2041 Bonita House, Inc. Provides services to adults with major psychiatric and substance use disabilities including; residential treatment, outpatient,and weekday socialization at nine sites throughout Berkeley and Oakland.
L2042 BOOKS for the BARRIOS, Inc. Fight extreme poverty and promote peace through education. Help build schools for girls in war-torn areas.
L2641 Boy Scouts of America Alameda Council (Alameda Council Inc. Boy Scouts of America) Alameda Council Boy Scouts of America serves over 1,000 boys and girls in the city of Alameda through 34 units with 20 chartered organizations.
L2525 Boy Scouts of America, Marin Council Comprehensive youth development and training programs emphasizing: leadership, ethical choices, values, integrity, participating citizenship, character, self-reliance, personal/mental fitness, motivation and group interaction.
L2526 Boy Scouts Of America, San Francisco Bay Area Council The San Francisco Bay Area Council, BSA provides opportunities for youth to participate in an effective Scouting program designed to build character, citizenship, and fitness.
L2527 Boy Scouts of America, Silicon Valley Monterey Bay Council Building tomorrow’s leaders, today. Preparing young people to make ethical choices by instilling Scouting’s core values through engaging programs, high-adventure activities, and outdoor camps.
L2385 Boys & Girls Clubs of Marin and Southern Sonoma Counties Our mission is to enable all young people; especially those who need us most to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.
L2415 Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco We serve more than 1,200 youth/day at eight Clubhouses in the city’s toughest neighborhoods, and provide a residential summer camp in Mendocino County.
L2043 Breast Cancer Action BCAction is the watchdog of the breast cancer movement. We work to achieve health justice for women at risk of and living with breast cancer.
L2315 Breast Cancer Emergency Fund Emergency financial assistance helps low-income breast cancer patients maintain basic needs, medical care, and quality of life. Help us keep families fighting breast cancer together.
L2046 Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (Breast Cancer Fund) The Breast Cancer Fund works to prevent breast cancer by eliminating our exposure to toxic chemicals and radiation linked to the disease.
L2416 Breathe California Central Coast Since 1952 we’ve worked on the Central Coast to ensure breathing is not a struggle or risk — if you can breathe — be grateful!
L2374 Breathe California, Golden Gate Public Health Partnership Working with you for over 107 years to fight lung disease and improve air quality through education, advocacy, community programs and research!
L2417 Bridges of Promise 20% Tanzanian child mortality. Orphans left uneducated. Girls walk 8 hours to fetch polluted water. Help us provide education scholarships, clean water and health services.
L2047 Building Futures with Women and Children (Cornerstone Community Development Corporation) Homeless individuals and families and victims of domestic violence need you! Our spectrum of services ensures they receive everything they need–including housing–to build stable lives.
L2581 California Education Through Animals CETA Foundation An all volunteer organization providing opportunities for people to learn about animals, animal assisted therapy, animal rescue and other services benefitting both people and animals.
L2345 California Potbellied Pig Association Many potbellied pigs die needlessly in shelters and through cruelty. Help us save these intelligent loving animals through education and by finding them forever homes.
L2051 California Right To Life Education Fund LIFE – A fundamental right – Protect all innocent human life from fertilization to natural death through education and counseling, to safeguard the most defenseless among us.
L2052 California Shakespeare Theater With Shakespeare’s depth of humanity as our touchstone, we build character and community through authentic, inclusive, and joyful theater experiences.
L2418 Cancer in the Family Relief Fund Help children maintain continuity and normalcy in their lives as a parent battles cancer. We fund vital extracurricular activities so kids can be kids.
L2316 Cancer Research Wellness Institute Research grants for alternative therapies in treating cancer and so-called “incurable” diseases. Conducts seminars on alternative therapies. Provides medical supplies to hospitals and clinics.
L2376 Cancer Support Community San Francisco Bay Area We provide free counseling, education, exercise and nutrition programs for people affected by cancer during their greatest time of need. Your support makes this possible.
L2053 CancerCURE of America: Care, Understand, Research & End Support this coalition of world class cancer charities, leading the way with new treatment modalities, better patient care, and research to someday find the cure.
L2054 Canine Companions for Independence A cold nose and a warm heart! Our companion dogs provide independence, assistance and friendship that transforms the lives of children and adults with disabilities.
L2530 Canine Wounded Heroes We equip K-9 police dogs with bullet-proof, knife-proof, blast-resistant protective vests to help keep them safe in the line of duty.
L2677 Catholic Community Foundation of Santa Clara County The foundation develops, acquires and distributes funds that provide support to parish, educational, religious, charitable and other organizations comprising the Catholic community of the county.
L2449 Catholic Service Organizations of America America’s best Catholic charities, fulfilling the Lord’s request that we care for one another, even for the least of our brothers and sisters.
L2642 Catholics United for Life Supporting the Catholic Church’s dedication to defending sacred human life from the moment of conception. Providing youth conferences, defense of religious liberties, and right-to-life education.
L2419 Cats on Death Row We rescue cats facing imminent execution if they do not get interim financial sponsors or foster parents or receive medical treatment required to become adoptable.
L2617 Cenacle Resources Inc Our Montessori based faith formation helps children ages 3-12 cultivate deep, lifelong relationships with Christ.
L2396 Center for Domestic Peace (Marin Abused Women Services) We provide bi-lingual hotlines, housing, support, advocacy and outreach services for abused women and their children. Violence prevention services and programs for men/women/teens.
L2420 Center for Early Intervention on Deafness (Center for the Education of the Infant Deaf) Maximizing communication potential through early education, family support and community audiology services.
L2619 Center for Young Women’s Development, The We build the power of system-involved low-income young women to fight for freedom.
L2057 Child Abuse Prevention Council Of Contra Costa County Prevention of child abuse by raising awareness, providing resources,education and support to families, and programs designed to keep kids safe. Services in English/Spanish.
L2450 Child Advocates of Silicon Valley Child Advocates serves abused and neglected children in foster care by providing a trained, dedicated volunteer to advocate for the child’s best interests.
L2603 Child Care Coordinating Council of San Mateo County Inc. Provides resources for families to locate and pay for high quality early education and care settings; Improves program quality through professional development and business assistance.
L2065 Children’s Inherited Brain Disorders Foundation (National Fragile X Foundation) The most common cause of inherited intellectual disability disorders and autism. Help us continue to fund aggressive research for treatments, family support and a cure!
L2533 Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco We serve over 140,000 members of the community annually, sparking intercultural discovery through art, education, and engagement.
L2349 Chinese For Affirmative Action CAA advocates in and on behalf of the Asian and Pacific American community for racial justice, immigrant rights, and equal opportunities for communities of color.
L2536 City Youth Now Provide funding for programs and services that promote personal growth and stability for San Francisco youth in the foster care and juvenile justice systems.
L2582 Civil Air Patrol Cadet Squadron 36 Utilizing aviation as a cornerstone, Cadets aged 12-21 progress through a 16-step, service based program emphasizing aerospace education, leadership training, physical fitness and moral leadership.
L2071 Clayton Community Library Foundation We pay for additional materials and furniture, the library volunteer program (County’s most successful), and numerous public programs at the Clayton Community Library.
L2537 Community Board Program We operate the oldest public conflict resolution center in the US, training volunteer mediators who help people resolve their personal, domestic, residential and community disputes.
L2073 Community Child Care Council Of Sonoma County Help 4Cs provide affordable, safe, healthy and educational preschool and child care for at-risk children, as well as resources, referrals and nutritious meal reimbursements!
L2620 Community Housing Partnership Creating solutions to homelessness by combining permanent, affordable housing with workforce development and wraparound support services for formerly homeless individuals and families in San Francisco.
L2341 Conservation Corps North Bay, Inc. Conservation Corps North Bay develops youth and conserves natural resources for a strong, sustainable community.
L2621 Contra Costa Kops For Kids We are a group of active retired police officers whose mission is to prevent violence, drug abuse, gangs and juvenile delinquency in Contra Costa County
L2077 Coral Reef Alliance 70% of corals are threatened or gone. The Coral Reef Alliance partners with local communities to save coral reefs and sustain efforts so corals flourish.
L2079 Correctional Peace Officers Foundation Nonprofit charity for Correctional Officers and their families, by providing line-of-duty death benefit, and catastrophic assistance in cases of accident or illness.
L2080 Court Appointed Special Advocates Of Santa Cruz County CASA volunteers advocate for the needs of children who have been removed from their homes because of abuse or neglect, one child at a time.
L2259 Covenant House California Homeless youth receive life saving assistance through outreach, shelter and transitional housing, case management, medical/psychiatric/mental health, education/employment and youth development programs.
L2643 Cover the Homeless Ministry Distribute blankets, food and clothing to homeless throughout the U.S. Provides transportation to medical appointments, counseling, referrals contact family to unite them back home.
L2538 Critter Creek Wildlife Station (Animals For Education) Rehabilitating injured and orphaned wildlife, educating people about their environment, and providing sanctuary for illegal exotic pets. We help over 1000 wild animals each year.
L2602 Cupertino Library Foundation, The Encourage and enable life long learning in Cupertino by leveraging technology and reaching more middle school students using online databases made available through Cupertino Library.
L2318 Curry Senior Center Located in the heart of San Francisco, Curry Senior Center meets seniors’ essential needs for health care, meals, housing, and social connections.
L2280 DayBreak Adult Care Centers Daytime programs for frail seniors protecting health, preventing institutionalization and providing caregiver support. Scholarship fund preserves care during crises; Quality medication and injury prevention services.
L2039 Discovery Blind Sports Promoting self-sufficiency in blind/visually impaired children and adults by improving their mobility, confidence, independence, and social skills through involvement in physical activities.
L2388 Dogs & Cats Stranded on the Streets Dogs and cats are dumped on the streets…injured, scared and hungry. Finding safe, loving homes for these helpless victims of abuse, abandonment and neglect.
L2287 Dogs for Diabetics, Inc. Provide medical-alert service dogs that detect hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in insulin-dependent diabetics to alert them or others to their condition before they become incapacitated.
L2288 Dogs On Death Row We rescue dogs facing imminent execution if they do not get interim financial sponsors or foster parents or receive medical treatment required to become adoptable.
L2667 Dogs On Deployment We provide the nation’s largest foster network and resource center for companion pets belonging to active duty, reservist, wounded warriors and veterans during military commitments.
L2389 Dolphins, Whales & Sea Turtles: Save and Protect Turtle eggs raided by poachers; dolphins trapped in fishing nets; whales hunted mercilessly. Their habitats are being destroyed by humans. Help before it’s too late.
L2681 Domestic Violence – Ending the Cycle, California Chapter (National Empowerment for Minorities Active in Community, Inc.) Provides support, skills training, housing support for battered women and children of domestic violence and provides job training placement for disabled persons.
L2352 is an online charity that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need.
L2540 Early Alert Canines Our dogs are trained to alert their diabetic partners of changes in blood sugar levels and avoid potentially life threatening low blood sugar events.
L2622 East Bay Innovations, Inc. EBI provides services to individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities, and to adults who’ve became disabled from health crises, accidents and acts of violence.
L2086 East Bay SPCA We strive to eliminate animal cruelty, neglect and overpopulation by providing programs and education that support people and companion animals in the communities we serve.
L2322 East Contra Costa County Homeless Animals’ Lifeline Organization Rescue and pet adoptions to lower euthanasia rates. Education programs to inform general public on pet care. Therapy and READ dog training for community support.
L2087 Eden I&R (Information and Referral) To get help, people need to know where to start. Dialing 211 links Alameda County people to health, housing, and human services information/referrals.
L2425 Employment & Community Options Adults with developmental disabilities have the highest unemployment rate in the country at 70%. We help these folks find and keep jobs and live independently.
L2354 Extend Your Heart Extend Your Heart Foundation commits to provide educational opportunities to disadvantaged children through the financial resources given by generous sponsors.
L2090 Face To Face Sonoma County AIDS Network F2F: ending HIV in Sonoma County while supporting the health and well-being of people living with HIV/AIDS. HIV testing, housing assistance, and benefits counseling.
L2091 Family Caregiver Alliance FCA helps the dedicated families who provide care at home for loved ones suffering from Alzheimer’s, stroke, Parkinson’s and other disabling diseases that strike adults.
L2092 Family Supportive Housing To provide shelter and supportive services to homeless families in Santa Clara County, to empower them to move from homelessness to self-sufficiency in our community.
L2093 Family Violence Law Center In 2014-15, we provided 24-hour crisis counseling and legal services to over 2400 domestic violence survivors. Help us continue to provide free life-saving services.
L2520 Farm Animal Rescue, Adoption, and Sanctuary (Animal Place) Sanctuary and advocacy for farm animals. Last four years, 16,000 animal lives saved and adopted at our 3 facilities. Mission: Compassion for all life.
L2452 Felidae Conservation Fund Wildcat conservation and preservation, we protect lions, leopards, cheetahs and tigers from extinction and defend habitats, ecosystems and birthing grounds from poachers and human encroachment.
L2095 Filipino American Rural Mission Provide programs, services and opportunities to Indigenous People, Farmers and Fishermen. Plant more trees. Develop communities. Educate public to conserve natural resources through environmental stewardship.
L2355 First Place for Youth Foster youth grow up without the support of family. We provide these youth a safe place to live as they learn to support themselves.
L2566 First Responder Support Network, Inc. Depression, anxiety, isolation, suicidal thoughts are just a few of the symptoms traumatized first responders experience. We offer support, a new perspective and coping skills.
L2583 Fisher House Foundation We build and donate Fisher Houses at military/VA medical centers, support existing houses, help military families in need and award Scholarships for Military Children.
L2096 Food for Thought We nourish and serve our community by providing healthy food and compassion to people living with HIV and other critical illnesses.
L2646 Foster Adopt Community Outreach (East County Faith Based Advisory Sub-Committee to the Child Welfare) Supports children that are or have been in the foster care system by providing support services, education, and tangible items to strengthen families and communities.
L2356 Friends & Foundation of the San Francisco Public Library Public libraries anchor their communities and change lives. We support the San Francisco Public Library through fundraising and advocacy.
L2426 Friends of Alameda County CASA, Inc. Advocacy for the rights and needs of abused and neglected children providing caring relationships, resources and recommendations to the court.
L2098 Friends of San Francisco Animal Care and Control Raises funds for San Francisco’s animal shelter and its partnering rescue organizations. Microchip family companion animals at low to no cost.
L2099 Friends Of St. Francis Childcare Center Provides comprehensive early childhood and parent engagement for a diverse urban socio-economic population while promoting lifelong health, literacy, and social emotional skills.
L2100 Friends Of The Animals In The Redwood Empire (FAIRE) Advertising local animal shelters and available animals, community programs to promote pet retention, including spay/neuter assistance and humane care
L2586 Friends of the Marin County Free Library Providing supplemental financial support of library services/materials to further education and literacy. Summer Reading and other child, teen, and adult programs are our focus.
L2587 Friends Of The VU Heritage Foundation We support people who are in crisis in Santa Clara and Orange Counties and we help less fortunate children, youth and adults in Vietnam.
L2475 Frontline Breast Cancer Network We embrace the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African American community. We are a critical educational/informational resource for the community.
L2094 Futures Without Violence Ending violence against women and children through programs that promote respect, educate the public, and protect children. FWV trains judges, physicians, policymakers, and leaders internationally.
L2357 Gateway Public Schools Gateway prepares students for success in college and beyond. We believe all students are capable of learning at high levels understand that students learn differently.
L2358 George Mark Children’s House (George Mark Children’s Fund) George Mark Children’s House provides the gift of time to children with life-limiting illnesses and their families, with comprehensive, compassionate, and leading-edge care.
L2427 German Shepherd Rescue of Northern California, Inc. Thanks to GSRNC, an all volunteer nonprofit organization, over 3800 German Shepherd Dogs have been rescued, fostered, and matched with loving families throughout Northern California.
L2608 Giving With Grace Inc
L2455 Global Fund for Women Invest in the extraordinary courage of women in 175 countries to ensure that every woman and girl is strong, safe, powerful, and heard. No exceptions.
L2103 Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue Encourage and promote responsible dog ownership and reduce the abuse and neglect of unwanted Labrador Retrievers through rehabilitation and adoption. We also assist Humane Societies.
L2505 Good Karma Bikes Preventing homelessness and incarceration by providing work readiness and college entrance for former foster youth. Social enterprise preparing at-risk youth for real world success.
L2456 Green Planet Films, Inc. Environmental films about clean energy solutions, young urban farmers, sustainable communities, designing with nature, citizen science. Help us get these into more schools and libraries.
L2647 Groceries For Seniors Provides delivery of over 1000 free bags of groceries each week to senior citizens residing in low income apartments throughout the city of San Francisco.
L2107 Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc. Providing safety, independence and companionship to the blind and visually impaired by partnering them with exceptional guide dogs throughout their lifetime.
L2548 Habitats for Dogs & Cats We help struggling, underfinanced, and mostly volunteer animal shelters maintain their no-kill policies by providing grants of food and other necessary veterinary supplies.
L2429 Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary Life long care for rescued and abused farmed animals, and education to the public about humane animal care and practices. Help save these animals.
L2111 Health & Medical Research Charities of America You can support wellness in America with one gift here to these preeminent charities providing research, screening and diagnosis, treatment and prevention, and patient comforting.
L2219 Healthier Kids Foundation Santa Clara County Ensure access to and advocacy for health care services for all children through family-centered and innovative approaches.
L2108 HealthRIGHT 360 We provide care for individuals and families facing societal stigmas and financial hurdles, providing judgment-free healthcare and addiction treatment through immediate outpatient and residential services.
L2604 Hearing Dog Program The Hearing Dog Program trains dogs to alert people with hearing loss to important daily sounds, thereby improving their independence and quality of life.
L2359 Hispanic and Asian Children Services Children are deprived of basic needs due to poverty. We’re enriching needy children’s lives in Latin and Asian communities through education, food, shelter and care.
L2114 Hispanic Scholarship Fund HSF empowers Latino families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete higher education while providing scholarships and support services to exceptional Hispanic American students.
L2325 Homeless Children’s Network We provide mental health, family support, case management, parent education, advocacy and consultation services to homeless children, youth and families throughout San Francisco.
L2552 Homeless Prenatal Program, Inc. A family resource center that helps low-income and homeless families (especially pregnant/newly parenting) achieve stability through case management and other services.
L2117 Homeless Rescue Services Hopeless third-world children provided shelter, meals, education, medical needs and compassion services to lepers, refugees, widows, with physical, vocational, and spiritual support, including American Indians.
L2118 Hope Hospice Facing the end of life can be very difficult. Help us offer insight, guidance, and compassionate care for patients and families struggling with end-of-life issues.
L2554 Hope Strengthens Foundation Provides critical financial support to individuals and families facing life-threatening illness or recovering from traumatic injuries.
L2432 Horses On Death Row We rescue abused or abandoned horses, providing medical recovery, food and shelter, emotional attention, and eventually a permanent new loving home.
L2120 Hospice by the Bay We provide skilled nursing, counseling, social work, spiritual support, volunteer assistance and bereavement services to terminally ill patients, their families, and significant others.
L2122 Hospice of the East Bay (East Bay Integrated Care) Hospice of the East Bay provides hospice and palliative care services supporting and comforting people and their loved ones through the final stages of life.
L2457 Hospice, Pathways Home Health and Hospice (Pathways Home Health and Hospice) Exceptional, compassionate, family-centered home health and hospice care for our loved ones who face terminal and chronic illness. Help Pathways promote comfort, independence and dignity.
L2623 House Rabbit Society We rescue abandoned domestic rabbits throughout America, assist humane societies, educate the public on house rabbit care, and shelter, feed and treat injured rabbits.
L2127 Human Investment Project (HIP Housing) HIP Housing’s programs prevent homelessness, empowering low-income individuals and families to break the cycle of poverty and find a safe, affordable, place to call home.
L2129 Humane Farming Association Protects farm animals from cruelty. Combats the dangerous misuse of antibiotics on factory farms. Works to stop slaughterhouse torture. Operates the nation’s largest animal sanctuary.
L2133 In Defense of Animals Every day, dogs, cats, and countless other animals live in pain. Tortured. Experimented on. Skinned alive for fur. Abused. Afraid. Alone. Help us help them.
L2578 In God We Trust Foundation, Inc. – California Chapter Food assistance to deserving veterans and active duty military; Christian guidance and support to youth and teenagers coping with challenges of parent’s military service.
L2433 Irish Cultural Centre of California The ICCC is the hub of all things Irish. The Centre is a unique space to come together to celebrate the Irish: past, present, future.
L2624 Islamic-American Zakat Foundation, Inc. Assisting the poor and needy (mainly Muslims in America) with emergency funds to avoid eviction, pay overdue utility, medical and other bills, and achieve self-sufficiency.
L2135 Island Cat Resources and Adoption Free-roaming cats trapped and sentenced to death by individuals who falsely believe animal shelters will rehome them. Help us provide a humane and effective alternative.
L2141 JDRF International – Greater Bay Area Chapter Help us improve the lives of children and adults living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) through funding research to cure, treat, and prevent this disease.
L2137 Jenny Lin Foundation Our children need our help and care to succeed. We offer safety awareness programs, music enrichment and scholarship programs to the Bay Area communities.
L2139 Jewish Home (Hebrew Home for Aged Disabled) Compassionate skilled nursing care and programs provided to 400+ residents and patients in a homelike environment; short-term and rehabilitation services and acute geriatric psychiatry hospital.
L2140 Junior Achievement of Northern California (JA Worldwide) Motivate disadvantaged, at-risk youth to complete their education and promote life-long financial and professional wellness through programs of financial literacy, entrepreneurship, and work readiness.
L2435 Junior Blind of America Empowers people with vision loss and other physical, cognitive and emotional challenges with the skills and tools to help them reach their greatest potential.
L2668 K-9 Armor We accept donations to give free bulletproof vests to California law enforcement dogs. We believe police dogs deserve the same protection as their handler.
L2361 Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International Stop bullying, abuse, assault, and abduction. Protect children, teens, and adults, including those with special needs. Provide positive, practical personal safety skills to everyone, everywhere.
L2557 Kiva Microfunds Help break the cycle of poverty. Empower people around the world with a $25 loan! Enabling people to help themselves leads to healthy, sustainable communities.
L2589 Koinonia Foster Homes Inc Over 33 years of exceptional collaboration to provide quality adoption, foster care and treatment programs to abused, neglected, abandoned and chemically dependent youth.
L2549 Landmine Removal – The HALO Trust USA (HALO Trust USA, Inc., The) HALO’s mission is to lead the effort to protect lives and restore livelihoods threatened by landmines and the debris of war.
L2144 Lavender Youth Recreation & Information Center LYRIC ensures that low-income lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning youth find community, lead healthy lives, and are leaders in the social justice movement.
L2663 Law Enforcement Chaplaincy Foundation, The A nation-wide police chaplaincy training and certification organization. We help local law enforcement and communities attain their own thriving program for community and police support.
L2264 Legal Aid at Work Committed to protecting the rights and economic self-sufficiency of low-wage and marginalized workers and communities by providing free legal services, education, and advocacy.
L2146 Legal Services For Children, Inc. LSC assists low-income youth by providing free legal and social services.
L2148 Lifehouse, Inc. Improving the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities by providing a lifetime of compassionate support in an atmosphere of respect, inspiration and purpose.
L2149 LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired Promotes the independence, equality and self-reliance of people who are blind or visually impaired through rehabilitation training, employment programs, advocacy and an array of services.
L2459 Lily’s Legacy Senior Dog Sanctuary Many senior dogs are homeless – abandoned or lost. Help give them a safe haven for life or until a loving adoptive home is found.
L2292 Lindsay Wildlife Museum First wildlife rehabilitation hospital in the country sees 5,000 animals annually including orphaned young. Outreach programs preserve environment and native species.
L2686 Lions, Tigers & Bears Licensed and accredited facility that rescues big cats, bears and other exotics. Educates the public and works towards consistent standards among santuaries.
L2153 Little Wishes Grant little wishes to hospitalized children with chronic and critical illnesses to give them comfort, distraction and joy while enduring their stay.
L2362 Local Animal Charities of America Support your local community animal shelters and rescue groups working to save the lives of our furry friends who have been lost, abused, or abandoned.
L2436 Loved Twice BABY CLOTHES provided to newborns-in-need living in shelters. Help us keep these precious infants warm and clean, giving them a better start in life.
L2275 LuMind – Research Down Syndrome Foundation Supports research developing treatments to improve memory, learning and speech allowing individuals with Down syndrome to participate successfully in school and lead active, independent lives.
L2363 Lung Cancer Research Foundation, Bonnie J. Addario (Bonnie J. Addario A Breath Away from the Cure Foundation) The #1 cancer killer is largely ignored, underfunded, and under-researched. Join our crusade to eradicate lung cancer through aggressive research, early detection, treatment, and awareness.
L2156 Lupus Foundation Of Northern California Help us find the cause and cure for this debilitating, life-threatening autoimmune disease. We provide health education, support services, public awareness and fund research.
L2240 Lutheran World Relief Affirming God’s love for all people, we work with Lutherans and partners around the world to end poverty, injustice and human suffering.
L2278 Lymphedema Network, National Abnormal swelling in limbs or elsewhere from cancer surgery/other causes. Afflicts men, women, children. Often misdiagnosed and mistreated. A chronic condition, a lifelong struggle.
L2437 MAITRI Compassionate Care No one should suffer or die alone. We provide compassionate, dignified, non-judgmental, unconditional care for late-stage AIDS patients in need of hospice or 24-hour care.
L2395 Make-A-Wish Foundation, Greater Bay Area We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy
L2650 Marin Center for Independent Living Serving people in Marin County with all types of disabilities to achieve their maximum level of sustainable independence as contributing, responsible and equal participants.
L2159 Marin Community Clinic As a FQHC, multi-clinic network we provide primary care, specialty and referral services to more than 35,000 insured and uninsured Marin County patients annually.
L2461 Marin Friends of Ferals We help ease the suffering and neglect of feral and stray community cats through TNR (Trap-Neuter-Return), daily care, public education, ongoing colony support and management.
L2161 Marin Humane Society When animals are in danger. When humans need help for their animals. When human-animal bond needs a champion. With your support, we are there.
L2163 Marine Mammal Center Thousands of orphaned, sick and injured marine mammals would have died if not for our state-of-the-art animal care and research facilities, dedicated volunteers, and you.
L2590 Mark Reynolds Memorial Bike Fund Inc. Distribution of new bicycles, helmets and related equipment through public charitable organizations for low income and handicapped children, instilling good health benefits.
L2164 Market Street Railway Company Bringing San Francisco’s transit history to life. We acquire, restore and support operation of Muni’s vintage streetcars, and operate the San Francisco Railway Museum.
L2685 Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue (Marleys Mutts) Rescue dogs and rescuing people. Saving lives – human and canine – through programs focused on rescue, community education, spay/neuter. We cultivate the human-canine bond.
L2462 Martha’s Kitchen You can help end hunger. Feeding the hungry is our only business. Your donation will feed the homeless and low-income families with small children.
L2625 Martinez Education Foundation Founded in 1984, we are an all-volunteer community organization that secures and distributes funds to the Martinez Unified School District to meet educational goals.
L2167 Matrix Parent Network And Resource Center Children with Autism, Downs Syndrome, Learning Disorders, Mental Illnesses and other disabilities often face overwhelming challenges. Help us train their parents and strengthen their families.
L2169 Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc. Friendly Meals on Wheels volunteers deliver 1,500 nutritious daily meals, reaching 2,100 frail, nutritionally at-risk homebound elders receive 375,000 meals countywide annually.
L2170 Meals On Wheels Of San Francisco Meals On Wheels of SF provides nutritious meals, daily human contact, and supportive services to homebound seniors in San Francisco to prevent their premature institutionalization.
L2089 Meals on Wheels of Yolo County (People Resources) Lonely, isolated, hungry seniors need our daily, nutritious meals to keep them healthy and independent. Help provide vital food and friendship to these vulnerable seniors.
L2558 Mexican Museum US Latino population growing and contributing. A need for greater multicultural understanding in the nation. Help us illuminate Latino culture and the richness of diversity.
L2172 Military Family and Veterans Service Organizations of America We help keep America strong, safe, and free by providing care, treatment, research and rehabilitation to active military, veterans and their caregivers and families.
L2463 Military Support Groups of America Be a hero for America’s heroes. Help provide financial assistance and emotional support to our nation’s soldiers, deployed troops, wounded warriors, and military families.
L2652 Monkey Tail Ranch The Monkey Tail Ranch improves people’s lives by cultivating relationships with animals, nature and the community.
L2684 Mountain Meals On Wheels Inc.
L2559 Mujeres Unidas y Activas (Women United and Active) A grassroots organization of Latina immigrant women with the double mission of promoting personal transformation and building community power for social and economic justice.
L2464 Muttville We are dedicated to rescuing senior dogs aged 7+ years from California municipal shelters, providing necessary veterinary care, and finding them loving forever homes.
L2591 NatureBridge Programs for young people that teach environmental science, foster environmental literacy, and promote the stewardship of our planet in nature’s majestic classrooms, our national parks.
L2628 Nepal Youth Foundation Nepal Youth Foundation is a U.S. based non-profit that works to provide Nepal’s most impoverished children with freedom, health, shelter and education.
L2466 Nicaraguan Childrens Friendship Committee Helps impoverished Nicaraguan students with scholarships and guidance. Operates two programs for high-risk youth offering academic tutoring, vocational classes and workshops to prevent adolescent pregnancies.
L2181 North Bay Developmental Disabilities Services Coordinates and purchases services for persons with developmental disabilities and their families, or infants and toddlers who are at risk for developmental disabilities.
L2512 Nuru International Eradicate world poverty in fragile states. Equip people in remote, rural areas with tools and knowledge to lead their communities from extreme poverty to self-sufficiency.
L2184 Oakland Zoo (East Bay Zoological Society) Animals in naturalistic exhibits receive exceptional care, including rescued animals, and demonstrate to children and adults the delicate balance between wildlife and human interaction.
L2324 OneSky (Half the Sky Foundation) Half the Sky was created to enrich the lives of orphaned children in China. Our goal is to ensure every orphaned child a brighter future.
L2592 Operation Homefront California Emergency support and morale to our military troops, the families they leave behind during deployment, and wounded warriors when they return home. Help protect freedom.
L2468 Operation: Care And Comfort Deeds not words! OCC supports troops overseas, veterans and their families through Care Packages sent USPS, Tickets for Troops, Adopt-a-Military Family. Overhead less than 2%.
L2188 Options Recovery Services Options Recovery Services offers addiction treatment and mental health services. Our mission: To break the cycle of addiction that causes homelessness, violence, and broken families
L2189 Pacific Crest Trail Association Help protect, preserve, and promote the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail as a world-class experience for hikers and equestrians, and the value scenic lands provide.
L2561 Parkinson’s and Brain Research Foundation (Children’s Gaucher Research Fund) Cure Parkinson’s disease! Cutting-Edge Research … Efficient … 98 cents of every dollar spent goes to research. Less Expenses – More Research – More Results
L2688 Parkinson’s Disease Research and Education Institute Awards Scientific research grants to programs that conduct research. Supports programs that treat and educate people about Parkinson’s disease. Provides shipments of humanitarian aid to programs that treat Parkinson’s and other degenerative diseases.
L2653 Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Someday is today – we fund pioneering research that improves treatment, increases survival rates, and reaches for a cure. Help bring hope to children battling cancer.
L2375 Performing Arts Workshop If we don’t have arts in our schools, we don’t have education in our schools. Help ignite young minds through the arts!
L2193 Pets In Need Rescue dogs and cats being killed in public facilities; assist low-income seniors with pet healthcare; provide free spay/neutering to the public.
L2195 Philippine Children’s Fund of America Serving underprivileged children, including Amerasians left from closure of US bases; Providing livelihood opportunities to indigenous people; Environmental programs and services for youth and community.
L2198 Planned Parenthood Northern California (Planned Parenthood Shasta Diablo Inc) Champions healthy communities and increases access to affordable quality health care, information and reproductive freedom by providing medical services, education and advocacy.
L2201 Ploughshares Fund Funds, organizes and innovates projects to promote stability in regions of conflict, and ensure that a nuclear weapon is never used again.
L2654 PODER! (Fiscal Sponsor: Tides Center) We organize Latino immigrant families and youth in San Francisco’s neighborhoods to implement community led and environmentally just solutions that result in transformational change.
L2297 Polar Bears International Help polar bears survive by saving their sea ice habitat. Through our research, education, and action programs, together we can make a difference.
L2393 Pomeroy Recreation and Rehabilitation Center Individuals with developmental disabilities can hold jobs and become independent. Help us provide programs supporting their continued success. They deserve your help!
L2470 Portola Family Connection Center, Inc. Family Connections develops strong and healthy families and thriving communities in the Portola and Excelsior neighborhoods of San Francisco.
L2402 Preventing Euthanasia Through Rescue Millions of adoptable kitties slaughtered in high-kill shelters. We rescue homeless, abandoned and abused kitties, provide veterinary care and find loving homes. Will you help?
L2202 Prince Hall Memorial Education and Scholarship Fund Provide scholarships, grants and educational assistance to low-income minorities and others in California, who in spite of their circumstances demonstrate a desire to excel.
L2328 Project Open Hand Volunteers deliver nutritious ‘meals with love’ to 7,100+ people with HIV/AIDS, other critical illness, and seniors in San Francisco and Alameda Counties.
L2687 Purrchance Rescue We are devoted to rescuing needy kittens and cats from high kill shelters by finding them loving homes.
L2327 Raphael House of San Francisco The mission of Raphael House is to help at-risk families achieve stable housing and financial independence while strengthening family bonds and personal dignity.
L2204 Rebuilding Together San Francisco Change a Neighborhood, Change a Life! In April and October, RTSF mobilizes volunteers to repair homes and renovate nonprofit facilities and schools in San Francisco.
L2367 Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley Helping low-income elderly and disabled homeowners live in warmth, safety and independence through repairs & modifications of homes and nonprofit facilities benefiting under-served populations.
L2206 Redwood Gospel Missions Helping people help themselves and break the chains of addiction, homelessness and unemployment through safe, overnight shelter, emergency food, job development training and recovery programs.
L2593 Richmond Main Street Initiative Inc. We are dedicated to revitalizing historic downtown Richmond. We offer products, services, arts and entertainment that reflect the community’s rich and diverse heritage.
L2594 Richmond YouthWORKS Provides Richmond youth a service system designed to help them meet their academic, social, economic, and employment needs, fostering self-sufficiency and community awareness.
L2683 RichmondBUILD
L2689 Rim Of The World Special Athletes Foundation
L2368 Ritter Center Ritter Center helps low-income residents improve their lives through free integrated services including case management, financial assistance, medical and behavioral health services and other supports.
L2207 Ronald McDonald House Of San Francisco Child has life-threatening illness. Rushed to San Francisco for specialized care. Parents & siblings sleep on hospital chairs – cannot afford hotel. Help provide a home-away-from-home.
L2472 Rooms That Rock 4 Chemo, Inc. Warmth. Peace. Comfort. Together with community, local vendors, designers and volunteers, we transform drab and sad chemotherapy facilities into uplifting enviroments, spiritually supporting cancer patients.
L2601 Sacramento Sheriff’s Activities League SAL a crime prevention program that relies on athletic and academic activities to develop bonds between law enforcement officers and the youth in our community.
L2298 Sacramento SPCA (Sacramento Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) Providing lifesaving services since 1894; benefiting companion animals and people, caring for homeless animals in need, preventing animal cruelty and providing public humane education.
L2268 Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments (SAVE) SAVE’s mission is to strengthen every individual and family with the knowledge and support needed to end the cycle of abuse and build healthier lives.
L2610 Safe Haven Horse Rescue and Sanctuary Offering horses a life where there is trust and hope. We care for the equine, restoring health and well-being and place them in loving, caring homes.
L2208 Sakura Kai Enhancing Japanese speaking seniors lives through education. We offer a caring place for them with social, educational, recreational and health activities.
L2209 San Francisco AIDS Foundation Vital services and programs for people living with HIV/AIDS that increase status awareness, reduce new infections and increase access to care for underserved populations.
L2152 San Francisco Bay Area Little Brothers-Friends of the Elderly Bring joy to lonely elders in San Francisco. Help us provide companionship and social support to isolated seniors through our volunteer-based programs.
L2655 San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory SFBBO is a nonprofit founded in 1981 with the mission to conserve birds and their habitats through science and outreach.
L2210 San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center Every child deserves a childhood! Please help us provide prevention and support services to children and families to break the destructive cycle of child abuse.
L2563 San Francisco Firefighters Cancer Prevention Foundation We provide no-cost, medically approved, screening for early detection of cancer in both active and retired San Francisco Firefighters.
L2408 San Francisco Foster Youth Fund San Francisco’s foster children need your support. Your donation provides them with art, music, athletics, camp, field trips, scholarships, and other life enriching experiences.
L2445 San Francisco General Hospital Foundation Help San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center provide quality healthcare and trauma services with compassion and respect to over 100,000 patients each year.
L2214 San Francisco Police Activities League Kids with positive adult mentors become responsible adults. Kids without fall prey to gangs and crime. Keep kids on the right side of the law.
L2595 San Francisco Public Health Foundation Serving San Francisco’s children, adults and families with medical, dental, mental health, HIV and emergency services; as well as monitoring air, water, and food safety.
L2228 San Francisco Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) Cats, dogs, and small animals in our community deserve families; help save and comfort them, advocate for their rights, and enhance the human-animal bond.
L2215 San Francisco Symphony Sets the highest possible standard for excellence in musical performance; Provides the most extensive education and community programs offered by any American orchestra.
L2307 San Francisco Women Against Rape 1 in 3 girls and 1 in 6 boys will be sexually assaulted before they turn 18. Support SFWAR in ending violence in our communities.
L2611 San Francisco Zoological Society Our mission is to connect people with wildlife, inspire caring for nature, and advance conservation action.
L2218 San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation Provides scholarships and program grants for students at community colleges in San Mateo County. Help us invest in our community’s future through student success.
L2564 San Mateo County Health Foundation We help San Mateo Medical Center provide critical and life-saving medical care for all who need it – regardless of their ability to pay.
L2473 San Mateo Public Library Foundation We raise funds to support free programs of San Mateo Public Library that benefit children, teens, families and adults, teach literacy and provide cultural programs.
L2439 SAVE THE FROGS Frogs are disappearing 3,000 times faster than their natural extinction rate. We protect frogs through environmental education, advocacy and scientific research.
L2662 Saving Horses, Changing Lives (Well Trained Horses) WTH rescues, trains, facilitates foster placements, converts unused pasture, re-homes horses. We include at risk youth in our services which is beneficial to horses/youth.
L2220 Scleroderma Research Foundation Help researchers end this life-threatening and debilitating illness. Thousands will die this year. Your generous support funds medical research that will help save lives!
L2329 Search & Rescue Assist, Inc. Disaster search dogs work in extreme surroundings finding people trapped as a result of natural disaster or terrorist actions. Help us help others.
L2440 Seniors Activity and Recreation Fund Protect and nurture underprivileged seniors! We provide food, spiritual support, social interaction to dependent and lonely elderly, respecting the dignity and worth of each individual.
L2224 SETI Institute SETI Institute offers education and outreach programs enabling people to understand the scientific search for life in the universe, and, through science, better understand ourselves.
L2225 SEVA Foundation Imagine being blind one day and seeing the next. Sustainable programs prevent blindness/restore sight in underserved and impoverished populations, helping 4 million people see.
L2212 SF-Marin Food Bank (San Francisco Food Bank) Our mission is to end hunger in San Francisco and Marin. We distribute 48,000,000 pounds of food annually to those in need.
L2226 Shanti Project Whether they are facing breast cancer or HIV/AIDS, we ensure our clients don’t face a life-threatening illness alone by providing non-judgmental, compassionate health-enhancing services.
L2269 Shepherd’s Gate Providing faith-based housing and services to battered and homeless women and children who are fleeing abuse, escaping addiction, or suffering financial loss.
L2606 Sheriff’s Toy Project Working with the Sheriff’s Work Project we provide underprivileged children with gifts, bicycles, computers, clothing and food for more than 7500 families during the Holidays.
L2474 Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California A health care system dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care regardless of patients’ ability to pay.
L2612 Silicon Valley Children’s Fund Silicon Valley Children’s Fund provides education and career development mentorship, tutoring, enrichment learning and scholarship dollars to improve life outcomes for foster youth.
L2682 Sojourn Chaplaincy
L2567 Sojourn To The Past Through a transformative living history, academic immersion experience, students are empowered with passion and confidence to become critical thinkers and tomorrow’s leaders for social change.
L2130 Sonoma Humane Society Homeless, neglected and abused animals depend on us for medical care, rehabilitation, and adoption services. You can protect them and help us save lives.
L2370 SonRise Equestrian Foundation Using horses to make a positive difference in the lives of children and youth living with social, emotional or physical challenges, including terminal illness.
L2565 SOS Meals on Wheels (Service Opportunities For Seniors, Inc.) Seniors unable to prepare their meals. No help in daily assistance. Help us provide nutritious meals and check in visits for these seniors.
L2371 South Bay Purebred Rescue We rescue, home-foster, rehabilitate and adopt out purebred (and mixed-breed) dogs from shelters and from owners who need to give up their dog.
L2613 Southwest Key Programs Inc We provide quality education, safe shelter and alternatives to incarceration for thousands of youth each day, while helping families become economically self-sufficient.
L2569 Spanish Speaking Unity Council of Alameda County, Inc. Giving families, individuals, children, elderly and the working poor a path to prosperity for the last 50 years in Fruitvale, Oakland and beyond.
L2691 SPCA for Monterey County (Society For the Prevention of Cruelty To Animals of Monterey County) Shelters homeless, neglected, and abused pets and livestock; investigates animal cruelty; and rescues and rehabilitates orphaned or injured wildlife. http://
L2229 Special Olympics Northern California Special Olympics is a year round program for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Training and competitions are offered in 12 Olympic style sports at no cost.
L2301 Spinal Cord Injury Network International Auto accidents, falls and sports injuries. We assist injured individuals and their families reach the best possible care and live life fully and productively.
L2232 St. Anthony Foundation We feed, clothe, provide job training, addiction recovery and medical help for homeless and working poor men, women, veterans, seniors and families in San Francisco.
L2596 St. Vincent De Paul Society District Council of Marin County We offer compassionate, individualized assistance to help our neediest neighbors obtain nutritious food, affordable housing, meaningful employment and a voice in their own community.
L2570 Stand Up To Cancer (Entertainment Industry Foundation) Raises funds for innovative, translational research that can get new therapies to patients quickly and save lives. Facilitates collaborations among renowned investigators across multiple disciplines.
L2008 Sunny Hills Services Children and youth who struggle with mental illness face the everyday challenges of childhood and teen years with monumental and sometimes devastating barriers. We help.
L2234 Support For Families Of Children With Disabilities Help children with any kind of disability reach their full potential by ensuring their families have information, education, and parent-to-parent support.
L2406 Support Our Troops®, Inc. – California Chapter Don’t abandon America’s troops! They Support Us, Let’s Support Them! Help Support Our Troops® provide tons of morale and well-being to troops and families worldwide! http://www.SupportOurTroops.Org
L2400 Support The Enlisted Project (STEP) Providing enlisted military and veteran families financial grants in times of crisis, and through one-on-one counseling, developing a plan for them to achieve financial self-sufficiency.
L2306 Supporters of San Francisco Police Department’s Wilderness Program (San Francisco Police Wilderness Program) At-risk and low-income San Francisco youth living in dangerous and crime-ridden neighborhoods; help us introduce our youth to the wilderness through positive innovative outdoor adventures.
L2656 Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization We heal the wounds, restore dignity, hope and self-sufficiency to all veterans in need and reduce homelessness and poverty among veterans.
L2657 Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corporation TNDC has 31 buildings in the Tenderloin and surrounding San Francisco neighborhoods that provide safe, affordable home for 3,400 of San Francisco’s poorest residents.
L2235 That Man May See, Inc. We are a foundation that supports vision research, patient care, and education at the Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco.
L2572 Toys and Joys Children’s Charitable Foundation (Valley Toys and Joys Charitable Foundation) Help us provide joy to children in need during the holidays. Toys and desperately needed warm clothes for those who otherwise would receive nothing.
L2236 Tri-Valley Animal Rescue Please help TVAR rescue and re-home lost and abandoned animals at our local shelters! TVAR promotes responsible pet ownership, spay/neuter resources, and humane practices.
L2631 TroopsDirect When critical items needed by American military forces cannot be accessed through their supply chain, we acquire it for them. Anywhere, any time, no charge.
L2659 Turtle Island Restoration Network Fighting for a blue-green planet.  We protect sea turtles and other endangered marine animals. Our campaigns halt unsustainable fishing, illegal trade, ocean pollution, beach loss.
L2477 U.S. Crisis Care (Community Chaplaincy) USCC’s local affiliates provide on-scene practical and emotional support to bereaved survivors after suicides, fatal heart attacks, infant deaths and other personal tragedies.
L2064 UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Foundation (Children’s Hospital & Research Center Foundation) You can help save a child’s life. Donations help sick kids with advanced medical treatment and find new cures for childhood cancer and other diseases.
L2573 United Negro College Fund We are the nation’s largest and most effective minority higher education organization. UNCF provides financial assistance to deserving students and its 37 member institutions.
L2333 United States Adaptive Recreation Center Disabled children and adults receive specialized one-on-one instruction and adaptive equipment in outdoor recreation therapy activities to improve physical, emotional, and social health and functioning.
L2574 United Through Reading Enable deployed U.S. Military members to read to their children on video recordings from 180 locations on bases, ships, and USO centers worldwide.
L2241 Veterans Resource Centers of America (Vietnam Veterans Of California) Iraq / Afghanistan veterans, veterans of all eras and their families received care and counseling for major physical and mental health injuries, substantial barriers to self-sufficiency.
L2372 Victory Ranch, Inc. Year round Kids & Horses Education Program conducted in an outdoor setting for disadvantaged and underprivileged youth from SF Bay Area. Other equestrian programs offered.
L2441 Vietnam Health, Education and Literature Projects Orphans, abandoned, handicapped, elders, low-income college students, ethnic minority, etc. are the poorest of the poor in Vietnam. Join us to improve their lives.
L2243 Volunteers in Asia Global conflicts are inflamed and perpetuated by cultural ignorance. Help reduce conflict by providing exchange programs promoting peaceful cooperation between the U.S. and Asia.
L2478 Walk San Francisco Foundation Walk San Francisco Foundation is making San Francisco a more livable, walkable city by reclaiming our streets as shared public space for everyone to enjoy.
L2576 Warrior Canine Connection, Inc. Enlists Warriors in treatment for combat-related stress in a therapeutic mission of learning to train service dogs for their fellow Veterans.
L2577 West Coast Post Trauma Retreat – SFFD (Fiscal Sponsor- First Responder Support Network, Inc. – FRSN) Depression, anxiety, isolation, suicidal thoughts are just a few of the symptoms traumatized first responders experience. We offer support, a new perspective and coping skills.
L2246 West Contra Costa Public Education Fund Develop collaborative groups that will provide resources and support to aid students with readiness, access and completion.
L2407 Whistlestop (Marin Senior Coordinating Council) Older people’s health declines dramatically when they are isolated and lonely. We help our neighbors age well through access to transportation, socialization, education, and nutrition.
L2666 Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. Our mission is to empower a global volunteer community to collect and develop the world’s knowledge and to make it available to everyone for free.
L2378 WildAid, Inc. Endangered animals needlessly killed for ivory, horns, fins and skins. Help protect elephants, rhinos, sharks and tigers: When the Buying Stops, the Killing Can Too.
L2304 WildCare Wild animal urgent care for as many as 4,000 ill, injured and orphaned patients each year, wildlife rehabilitation hospital, hotline, education and humane exclusion.
L2661 Wings of Rescue Inc. We fly large numbers of high risk pets from areas with high euthanasia rates to no-kill shelters around the country in need of adoptable pets.
L2250 Women’s Cancer Resource Center We provide education, wellness workshops, therapy, financial assistance and navigation to clients with cancer, at no cost.
L2253 Women’s Recovery Services, A Unique Place In a safe, non-threatening, healing environment we provide 120-180 day residential treatment for recovery from alcohol/nicotine/chemical dependence to women and their young children.
L2579 YES Nature to Neighborhoods Immersing underserved youth/families in nature providing discovery experiences(weeklong summer-camps, family camps, day outings, teen/adult leadership programs)that build self-confidence and strengthen relationships.
L2383 YMCA of the Central Bay Area (Young Men’s Christian Association of the Central Bay Area) With a focus on developing the potential of children, healthy living, and social responsibility, the Y brings about meaningful change in the community.
L2254 Yosemite Conservancy (Yosemite Foundation) Providing for Yosemite’s future is our passion. Your support provides the margin of excellence to help protect and preserve our majestic national park.