America's Best Local Charities

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 # 941156347OP Code # 3166

Salvation Army San Diego and Imperial Counties, The

Provides support, shelter, rehabilitation, day-care, camping, senior housing, nutrition and emergency assistance to individuals and families in the San Diego Imperial Counties without discrimination.

2320 Fifth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 446-0280
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 # 330103052OP Code # 13756

Santa Fe Christian Schools

Our mission is to Prepare the Christian Leaders of Tomorrow by providing a biblically-based, academically challenging environment that fosters intellectual achievement and spiritual growth.

838 Academy Drive, Solana Beach, CA 92075
(858) 755-8900
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 # 954771789OP Code # 28896

Camino Nuevo Charter Academy

Camino Nuevo Charter Academy operates one preschool, four K-8 schools, and two high school campuses and educates students in a college preparatory program.

3435 W. Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026
(213) 417-3400
Charity Tax ID # 330546855OP Code # 2700476

Teen Rescue, Inc.

We are a family advocate, nonprofit organization dedicated to the redirection of at-risk youth and providing support and training for those that care for them.

31500 Grape Street #326, Lake Elsinore, CA 92532
(800) 494-2200
Charity Tax ID # 942382967OP Code # 28857

Community Board Program

We operate the oldest public conflict resolution center in the US, training volunteer mediators who help people resolve their personal, domestic, residential and community disputes.

601 Van Ness Ave, Suite 2040, San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 920-3820
Charity Tax ID # 510178620OP Code # 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 youngchildren.

98 Hendley Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
(707) 527-0412
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
Charity Tax ID # 942823240OP Code # 27499

Hospice, Pathways Hospice Foundation

Exceptional, compassionate, family-centered home health and hospice care for loved ones who face terminal and chronic illness. Help Pathways promote comfort, independence and dignity.

585 North Mary Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085
(408) 773-4101
Charity Tax ID # 522386886OP Code # 10429

Little Wishes

Grant “little wishes” to hospitalized children with chronic and critical illnesses to give them comfort, distraction and joy while enduring their stay.

901 Butterfield Road, San Anselmo, CA 94960
(415) 459-9474
Charity Tax ID # 680031693OP Code # 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 # 946139667OP Code # 11851

Pets In Need

Rescue dogs and cats being killed in public facilities; assist low-income seniors with pet healthcare; provide free spay/neutering to the public.

871 Fifth Avenue, Redwood City, CA 94063
(650) 367-1405
Charity Tax ID # 942538615OP Code # 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 # 941156472OP Code # 13979

American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter

A national humanitarian organization led by volunteers that provides relief to victims of disaster and helps people to prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.

2731 N 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95134
(877) 727-6771
Charity Tax ID # 237108045OP Code # 13982

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area

Our mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

65 Battery Street, Second Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 503-4050