America's Best Local Charities

Charity Tax ID # 26-4438087Org # 26957

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.

322 Blackstone Drive, San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 246-9162
Charity Tax ID # 20-0241444Org # 18990

U.S. Crisis Care

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.

2500 Marconi Ave, Suite 210, Sacramento, CA 95821
(916) 834-6765
Charity Tax ID # 51-0169463Org # 12744

Legal Services For Children, Inc.

LSC assists low-income youth who deserve to be raised in a healthy environment with access to services that are necessary to thrive and grow.

1254 Market Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 863-3762
Charity Tax ID # 94-3336985Org # 27511

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.

10 Rollins Road, #101, Millbrae, CA 94030
(650) 952-1510
Charity Tax ID # 68-0394688Org # 26339

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.

506 Boyd Road, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 937-9045
Charity Tax ID # 91-2091094Org # 26958

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.

311 Willow Street, San Jose, CA 95110
(408) 293-6111
Charity Tax ID # 94-1312299Org # 11837

Alameda Boys and Girls Club

Our Mission is to inspire and enable all youth to realize their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.

1900 Third St., Rear Bldg, Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 522-4900
Charity Tax ID # 94-1741155Org # 11947

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.

1375 Fairfax Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94124
(415) 920-1111
Charity Tax ID # 94-2515405Org # 11848

Hospice of the East Bay

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.

3470 Buskirk Avenue, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
(925) 887-5678
Charity Tax ID # 94-3156937Org # 10033

Tri-Valley Animal Rescue

Please help us rescue and re-home lost and abandoned animals at the local shelter! We promote responsible pet ownership, spay/neuter resources, and humane practices.

4595 Gleason Drive, Dublin, CA 94568
(925) 519-9898
Charity Tax ID # 94-3361464Org # 26561

Alameda Point Collaborative

We are a supportive housing community that uses all its resources to help families and adults break the cycle of homelessness and poverty

677 W. Ranger Ave., Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 898-7802
Charity Tax ID # 20-2250869Org # 28191

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.

1400 Willow Pass Court, Concord, CA 94520
(925) 246-5785
Charity Tax ID # 95-3872771Org # 12847

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.

43101 Goldmine Drive, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315-2897
(909) 584-0269
Charity Tax ID # 52-1492341Org # 28801

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.

4641 Montgomery Avenue LL #30, Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 907-0997