We offer many opportunities for you, your congregation, business or community service organization to make a difference.
Become a Partner for Good
Monthly donations are an easy way to help us end homelessness for good. Gifts as small as $15 per month help purchase healthy food for children, families and former foster youth; pay for transportation, clothing and more. Become a Partner for Good today.
AmazonSmile offers the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com, but when you shop on AmazonSmile, 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products is donated to the charitable organization of your choice, LSS of Northern California. We also keep a running wish list on AmazonSmile to help you select items our children, families and youth need. View our Amazon wish list to support LSS of Northern California.
To select LSS as your charity on AmazonSmile:
1. Go to https://smile.amazon.com. Sign in using your Amazon account information.
2. Go to "Your Account."
3. Click "Change your charity."
4. Search for and select "LSS of Northern California" as your charity.
Donate to Our Clothing, Book, or Gift Drives
Each winter LSS organizes a drive to accept new socks, underwear and coats of all sizes for homeless men and women. The Holiday Gift Drive offers the opportunity to create a happy, joyful holiday season for children, families and former foster youth in our housing programs. The May Book Drive provides summer reading for children. Check out the wish list for each of these drives by visiting our website or calling us to learn more.
Furnish an Apartment for Formerly Homeless Foster Youth, Adults and Families
Help create a place to call home for those who have nothing; your support will build a sense of stability and safety. Your donation funds the most basic of items, including kitchen utensils, dishes, bath towels, bedding and larger furnishings. Visit our website to learn what is needed and how to make a cash or in-kind donation.
Welcome Baskets for Those Moving Into a New Home
You can create gift baskets filled with all the essential little items: soap, laundry detergent, shampoo, toothbrushes, food storage containers and more. These baskets are presented to formerly homeless foster youth and families to help them settle into their new home.
Create an Action Team
Thrivent Financial members can form teams to complete a one-time project for LSS. Your congregation, business or community service group can do the same, even if you are not a Thrivent Financial member.
Share your time and talent by mentoring a formerly homeless youth or teaching a class to a group of our young people
Want to learn more? Have an idea you want to share or rather speak with someone? Please speak with a member of our Development team by calling 925.825.1060 x15 or x20. We would love to hear from you.