America's Best Local Charities

Charity Tax ID # 45-2521105Org # 28770

Spay Mexico, Inc.

Conduct spay/neuter campaigns subsidized low cost clinics. We train veterinarians and government agencies to work with communities to lower pet over population.

1611-A So. Melrose Dr., #5, Vista, CA 92081
(760) 522-7835
Charity Tax ID # 68-0031693Org # 28807

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.

PO Box 933, Martinez, CA 94553
(925) 372-8782
Charity Tax ID # 94-2469741Org # 7370

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.

2635 North First Street, #211, San Jose, CA 95134
(408) 954-8600
Charity Tax ID # 77-0106237Org # 29262

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.

692 N. King Road, San Jose, CA 95133
(408) 926-8885
Charity Tax ID # 95-3134049Org # 10039

Los Angeles Mission

Serving the immediate and long-term needs of homeless and disadvantaged men, women, children and families by providing emergency food, shelter, clothing and rehabilitation.

303 East 5th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 629-1227
Charity Tax ID # 94-2237120Org # 14331

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.

1177 E. Francisco Blvd., San Rafael, CA 94901
(415) 526-8527
Charity Tax ID # 94-2680092Org # 11898

Friends Of St. Francis Childcare Center

Providing comprehensive early childhood and parent education services for a diverse economic and cultural community while promoting lifelong health, literacy, and social emotional skills.

50 Belcher Street, San Francisco, CA 94114
(415) 861-1818
Charity Tax ID # 94-3023551Org # 8758

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.

730 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 447-2300
Charity Tax ID # 94-6069140Org # 4489

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.

4900 Highway One, Stinson Beach, CA 94970
(415) 868-9244
Charity Tax ID # 23-7209592Org # 14117

Imperial Beach Community Clinic

A community clinic corporation providing affordable, integrated primary medical care and behavioral health services to diverse, low-income populations facing cultural and linguistic barriers.

949 Palm Avenue, Imperial Beach, CA 91932
(619) 429-3733
Charity Tax ID # 95-3667812Org # 28880

10,000 Degrees

We’ve made a breakthrough – 84% of our students complete a four-year degree compared to the national rate of 24 percent for students from low-income households.

1650 Los Gamos Drive, Suite 110, San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 459-4240
Charity Tax ID # 33-0071782Org # 15968

American Family Housing

American Family Housing provides housing to 1300+ women, men and children each year. AFH’s services help vulnerable populations recover from the long-term affects of homelessness.

15161 Jackson Street, Midway City, CA 92655-1432
(714) 897-3221
Charity Tax ID # 47-2000881Org # 29164

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.

433 Natoma Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 431-9255
Charity Tax ID # 94-2538615Org # 14454

Ronald McDonald House Charities Bay Area

Child has life-threatening illness. Rushed to San Francisco Bay Area for specialized care. Parents & siblings sleep on hospital chairs – cannot afford hotel. Help provide a home-away-from-home.

520 Sand Hill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304
(650) 470-6000
Charity Tax ID # 68-0391542Org # 16589

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.

12 River Vista Ct, Novato, CA 94945
(415) 613-6374
Charity Tax ID # 94-2737653Org # 12381

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.

923 View Drive, Richmond, CA 94803
(510) 301-9418