Get Involved to Make an Impact

Your investment in St. Mary’s Center directly impacts the lives of low-income seniors, preschoolers and their families in West Oakland. St. Mary’s Center creates stronger, healthier people and communities by providing:

  • community health assessments, mental health services, and addiction recovery programs all in one location
  • the only winter shelter specifically for seniors in Northern California
  • advocacy and services so seniors can age in place
  • a state-certified preschool, which lets us invest in the future

Below are a few of the ways you can make an impact and support low-income seniors, preschoolers, and their families in West Oakland.

Cash Donation

Click here to make a donation, or mail your donation to us:

St. Mary's Center
PO Box 23403
Oakland CA 94623

Matching Gift Programs at Work 

Corporate matching gift programs can double, or even triple your tax-deductible contribution to St. Mary's Center. Please contact your Human Resources Department for details.

Gifts of Securities

You can reduce your tax on the gain of appreciated stocks and other securities by donating them to St. Mary's Center. Contact Director of Development, Debbie Taylor at for stock donation instructions.

Planned Giving

Click here for more information about planned giving.

In-Kind Donations

If you would like to make an in-kind donation, you can find our wish list here. Please call (510) 923-9600 x200 or email to schedule a drop-off. The best times are Tuesday afternoons, 2-4pm, and Friday mornings, 10am-12noon.