America's Best Local Charities

Charity Tax ID # 941156301OP Code # 11904

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.

300 Sunny Hills Drive, San Anselmo, CA 94960
(415) 457-3200
Charity Tax ID # 680190953OP Code # 13572

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.

6125 Clayton Road, Clayton, CA 94517
(925) 673-9009
Charity Tax ID # 912094255OP Code # 29156

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.

1332 S. Orange Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90019
(323) 931-5468
Charity Tax ID # 731628834OP Code # 28064

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.

4460 16 Redwood Hwy 362, San Rafael, CA 94303
(415) 533-9790
Charity Tax ID # 263703199OP Code # 29158

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.

936 7th St. Ste B, Novato, CA 94945
(415) 265-9371
Charity Tax ID # 942469741OP Code # 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 # 202986926OP Code # 28470

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.

3543 18th Street, #23, San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 621-8140
Charity Tax ID # 680269353OP Code # 797

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.

9027 South Figueora Street, Los Angeles, CA 90003-3229
(916) 363-5656
Charity Tax ID # 942258682OP Code # 8053

Sakura Kai

Enhancing Japanese speaking seniors lives through education. We offer a caring place for them with social, educational, recreational and health activities.

6500 Stockton Avenue, El Cerrito, CA 94530
(510) 778-3406
Charity Tax ID # 931132987OP Code # 14067

Autism Society San Diego

Counsel callers, providing support, resources and referral; recreation, social activities, summer day camps, scholarships, and opportunities for children and adults with autism and their families.

4699 Murphy Canyon Road, Suite 104, San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 715-0678
Charity Tax ID # 941156254OP Code # 28929

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.

970 West Julian Street, San Jose, CA 95126
(408) 638-8300
Charity Tax ID # 452521105OP Code # 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 # 472561263OP Code # 988081

Charge Across Town

We work with local city governments and businesses, and the electric vehicle (EV) community to advance the adoption of electric vehicles, reduce carbon emissions, and help create clean energy jobs.

912 Cole Street #189, San Francisco, CA 94117
(415) 559-9993
Charity Tax ID # 951709293OP Code # 16519

Union Rescue Mission

Safe emergency and transitional housing, food & clothing for men, women, children, families. Medical, dental, mental health, legal aid, education, job training, discipleship and referrals.

545 S. San Pedro Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 673-4818
Charity Tax ID # 943131204OP Code # 5301

Women’s Cancer Resource Center

We provide education, wellness workshops, therapy, financial assistance and navigation to clients with cancer, at no cost.

5741 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609
(510) 601-4040
Charity Tax ID # 481301380OP Code # 2740078

Exceptional Needs Network

ENN is a volunteer organization offering support to those with special needs children. We offer camps for special needs children giving them the opportunity to camp with their peers while providing a well deserved respite for the parents.

PO Box 3149, Livermore, CA 94551
(925) 215-2281
Charity Tax ID # 943255845OP Code # 14306

George Mark Children’s House

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.

2121 George Mark Lane, San Leandro, CA 94578
(510) 346-4624