St. Mary’s Center is a community of hope, justice, and healing serving at-risk seniors and preschoolers in the heart of  Oakland. We provide Emergency Winter Services, transitional housing, hot meals and groceries, social services, and money management. Your support allows us to serve more than 4,000 people each year!

During the holidays, we collect contributions through our “Adopt a Senior” program to provide Seniors with gifts for the season. You will have the option in the form below to direct your contribution to this program if you wish.

…or Mail Your Donation

To our secure Post Office Box:

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, Noah Gaiser at for stock donation assistance.

Planned Giving

Learn more about planned giving through our Circle of Hope.