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Gift Options

Cash or Check

This is the simplest way to donate cash and make an immediate impact.

  • Visit our secure online giving page now to make a gift using your credit card, or  
  • Write a check payable to LSS of Northern California and mail to: 1465 Civic Court, Building D, Suite 810, Concord, CA  94520.

And considering joining our exclusive Partner for Good monthly giving club to spread your gift over 12 months and renew your gift automatically each year.

Employer Matching Program

Your gift to LSS of Northern California may be doubled or possibly tripled! Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions made by their employees. If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift. Some companies match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses as well.

Gifts From Your IRA

If you are 70 1/2 and older, you may be able up to donate up to $100,000 per year in IRA assets to a qualified charitable organization such as LSS of Northern California. The IRA charitable rollover is tax-free and not included in a donor's adjusted gross income. If you are interested in making a gift through your IRA, please contact your financial advisor for more information.


Take advantage of appreciated securities without incurring capital gains tax by donating shares of appreciated stock. Contact Stephanie Casenza, Director of Development, at 925.825.1060 x15 or send her an email at to obtain the routing slip for such gifts.

Donate an Old Vehicle or Boat

LSS has partnered with Car Donations Services, Inc. and Donate For Charity to donate your vehicle whether it is running or not.

Car Donations Services, Inc. (CDS) has been helping local charities since 1990 and will take care of every aspect of your car donation, allowing you peace of mind that the transaction will be completed efficiently and properly. CDS is a licensed Commercial Fundraiser as recognized by the California State Attorney General's Registry of Charitable Trusts.

To donate: or call 1-888-6TO-GIVE (1-888-686-4483)

Donate For Charity is a registered and bonded commercial fundraiser as well as a registered and bonded car dealer. Our team has over twenty years combined experience in the nonprofit and automobile industries. Donate For Charity combines professionalism, integrity and sound business practices to deliver excellent programs for its nonprofit partners.

To Donate: or call (866) 392-4483

Please be sure to designate LSS as your charity of choice.

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