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 # 27-3267371Org # 26899

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.

543 Seaver Drive, Mill Valley, CA 94941
(866) 899-1775 x101
Charity Tax ID # 94-2297147Org # 608

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.

730 Polk Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 674-4700
Charity Tax ID # 94-2161304Org # 8016

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.

17 Walter U. Lum Place, San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 274-6750
Charity Tax ID # 27-4237968Org # 26809

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.

1641 Challenge Dr., Suite 300, Concord, CA 94520
(925) 349-5190
Charity Tax ID # 51-0178620Org # 13801

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_x000B__x000B_children.

98 Hendley Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
(707) 527-0412
Charity Tax ID # 94-3341034Org # 28194

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.

426 17th Street, Ste 100, Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 272-0979
Charity Tax ID # 94-3266686Org # 15112

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.

3450 3rd Street, San Francisco, CA 94124
(415) 437-3990
Charity Tax ID # 95-1977659Org # 16399

Junior Blind of America

Empowers blind, visually impaired and multi-disabled children with the skills and courage to succeed in a sighted world, at school and throughout life.

5300 Angeles Vista Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90043
(323) 295-4555
Charity Tax ID # 94-6050196Org # 16862

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.

899 Northgate Drive, Suite 500, San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 472-2373
Charity Tax ID # 94-3441434Org # 26346

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.

4123 Broadway, Suite 815, Oakland, CA 94611
510 510-652-2229
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 # 94-2675517Org # 15258

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.

16 Ritter Street, San Rafael, CA 94901-3323
(415) 457-8182