America's Best Local Charities

Charity Tax ID # 943041517OP Code # 11457

San Francisco-Marin Food Bank

In our community of plenty, no one should go hungry. We provide food to 225,000 people through 450+ nonprofit partners. Join us today!

900 Pennsylvania Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 282-1900
Charity Tax ID # 941735133OP Code # 13553

Bonita House, Inc.

Provides services to adults with major psychiatric and substance use disabilities including; residential treatment, outpatient,and weekday socialization at nine sites throughout Berkeley and Oakland.

6333 Telegraph Ave., Ste. 102, Oakland, CA 94609-1328
(510) 923-1099
Charity Tax ID # 931213658OP Code # 17898

Chula Vista Veterans Home Support Foundation

Provides QOL services and essential equipment to elderly and disabled military veterans who reside in the Veterans Home of California. All proceeds benefit veteran residents.

700 East Naples Court, Chula Vista, CA 91911
(619) 482-1397
Charity Tax ID # 680005307OP Code # 13795

West Contra Costa Public Education Fund

Expanding educational opportunities for all children in our school district through enriching after school programs, funding classroom projects, improving college access, providing scholarships for college.

217C West Richmond Ave, Richmond, CA 94801
(510) 233-1464
Charity Tax ID # 264504468OP Code # 988066

East Bay Children’s Law Offices Inc

We protect and defend the rights of children and youth through effective, vigorous and compassionate legal advocacy.

7700 Edgewater Drive, Suite 210, Oakland, CA 94621
(510) 496-5200
Charity Tax ID # 942576059OP Code # 13632

Hope Hospice

Facing the end of life can be very difficult. Help us offer insight, guidance, and compassionate care for patients and families struggling with end-of-life issues.

6377 Clark Avenue, Dublin, CA 94568
(925) 829-8770
Charity Tax ID # 264273729OP Code # 28231

Lily’s Legacy Senior Dog Sanctuary

Many senior dogs are homeless – abandoned or lost. Help give them a safe haven for life or until a loving adoptive home is found.

2150 Mountain Ranch Road, Petaluma, CA 94954
(415) 488-4984
Charity Tax ID # 264438087OP Code # 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 # 830471805OP Code # 29239

Options For All, Inc.

Adults with developmental disabilities have the highest unemployment rate in the country at 70%. We help these folks find and keep jobs and live independently.

5050 Murphy Canyon Road, Suite 220, San Diego, CA 92123
(858) 565-9870
Charity Tax ID # 943107808OP Code # 12382

Rebuilding Together San Francisco

Change a Neighborhood, Change a Life! In April and October, RTSF mobilizes volunteers to repair homes and renovate nonprofit facilities and schools in San Francisco.

Pier 28, The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 905-1611
Charity Tax ID # 943361464OP Code # 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 # 941347069OP Code # 15118

Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society

We’re dedicated to placing homeless animals with committed caretakers. We envision a community that values animals and respects, protects and cares for their needs.

2700 Ninth Street, Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 845-7735
Charity Tax ID # 941379633OP Code # 11222

Sequoia Parks Conservancy

Working with the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to support projects including trail improvements, educational programs and the protection of wildlife and habitat.

47050 Generals Hwy Unit 10, Three Rivers, CA 93271
(970) 485-0391
Charity Tax ID # 943100741OP Code # 12658

Building Futures with Women and Children

Individuals and families in crisis need you!! Building Futures’ spectrum of services ensures they receive all they need to regain safe and stable lives.

1395 Bancroft Avenue, San Leandro, CA 94577
(510) 357-0205
Charity Tax ID # 912045938OP Code # 28844

South Bay Purebred Rescue

We rescue, home-foster, rehabilitate and adopt out purebred (and mixed-breed) dogs from shelters and from owners who need to give up their dog.

6961 Chiala Lane, San Jose, CA 95129
(408) 629-8293
Charity Tax ID # 943227681OP Code # 14278

Center for Young Women’s Development, The

We empower/inspire young women involved with the juvenile justice system and/or the underground street economy to create positive change in their lives/communities.

832 Folsom Street, Suite 700, San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 703-8800
Charity Tax ID # 200241444OP Code # 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