America's Best Local Charities

Charity Tax ID # 23-7217946Org # 16838

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.

350 W. Julian St., San Jose, CA 95110
(800) 550-4900
Charity Tax ID # 94-1322179Org # 777

Junior Achievement of Northern California

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.

3003 Oak Road, Suite 109, Walnut Creek, CA 94597
(925) 465-1070
Charity Tax ID # 95-3135649Org # 13669

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank feeds hungry children, seniors and adults in LA County. Every $1 donated is the equivalent of 4 meals.

1734 East 41st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90058
(323) 234-3030
Charity Tax ID # 94-2747307Org # 13687

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.

94 Galli Drive, Ste. C, Novato, CA 94949
(800) 884-3535
Charity Tax ID # 33-0072774Org # 17579

San Diego Brain Injury Foundation

Brain injuries occur every 15 seconds. It can happen to anyone: accidents, sport injuries, strokes, aneurysms, tumors, military related injuries, illness. Offer hope and support.

2730 Historic Decatur Road, Ste 205, San Diego, CA 92106
(619) 294-6541
Charity Tax ID # 20-3203899Org # 29268

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.

12 Grace Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 558-6985
Charity Tax ID # 94-2268460Org # 29266

Senior Access

Forgetful? Join the Club! Art, Tai Chi, fellowship, dignified care, caregiver respite and education. Help create a dementia-friendly space.

70 Skyview Terrace, Bldg. B, San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 491-2500
Charity Tax ID # 72-1553818Org # 11600

Children’s Nurturing Project

Early intervention services for Solano County children ages 0 – 18 who have experienced, trauma, abuse and neglect, to ensure school success and best possible outcomes.

490 Chadbourne Road, Fairfield, CA 94534
(707) 422-0464
Charity Tax ID # 77-0447123Org # 17468

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.

18060 N. Mace Drive, Pioneer, CA 95666
(209) 258-2233
Charity Tax ID # 45-3343408Org # 29165

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.

5959 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Ste. 285, Woodland Hills, CA 91367
(818) 346-7700
Charity Tax ID # 95-3557056Org # 10426

Foodbank of Southern California

The Foodbank provides basic sustenance and proper nutrition to the community’s impoverished citizens. Food is obtained, stored, packaged, and distributed to hundreds of community-based agencies.

1444 San Francisco Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90813
(562) 435-3577
Charity Tax ID # 94-3189198Org # 12845

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.

401 Duboce Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 558-3000
Charity Tax ID # 80-0216470Org # 26340

Hearing Dog Program

Trains and places dogs to alert deaf and hard of hearing people to important daily sounds thereby improving their independence and quality of life.

256 Seaside Dr., Pacifica, CA 94044
(650) 898-9117
Charity Tax ID # 95-4460204Org # 13654

Kids In Sports

Help keep over 8000 deserving kids active, healthy and safe at night and on weekends. Support sports programs in Los Angeles’ poorest neighborhoods.

3980 Menlo Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90037
(213) 765-1900