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Active Drives


SVdPUSA Basic Necessities Wishlist - Drive closes December 23, 2017

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is continuing to request hygiene kit for disaster victims! In addition to hygiene kits, we are also collecting underwear and socks - and a backpack for disaster victims to hold their suppl...

Winter Drive for Bay Area Homeless - Drive closes December 31, 2017

We need your help in helping the homeless this winter. We are Project WeHOPE, a nonprofit based out of East Palo Alto and our mission is to help the homeless towards becoming healthy, employed and housed. One of our key progr...

Oakland Ed Fund Winter School Supply Drive - Drive closes January 31, 2018

This winter, Oakland Unified School District must make around $15.1 million in unanticipated deep cuts to close a budget deficit. District leaders share a commitment to minimize impact on students, but schools are already str...

Closed Drives


Gift of Hope - Drive closed on December 13, 2017

Thank you to our community partners and donors! We were successfully able to adopt the 230 families and complete the drive. However, every day we have new families coming to West Valley Community Services asking for help. Pl...

Washington Elementary Holiday Drive - Drive closed on December 12, 2017

The holidays are almost upon us! This year, we'd like to help 100 families fulfill their holiday wishes with this gift card drive. In addition to the gift cards, we are hoping to provide a small gift for the kids.

Please...

2017 Cops That Care Gift Card Drive - Drive closed on December 08, 2017

“Cops that Care” is a Mountain View Police Department Youth Services Unit (YSU) Christmas program that services under-privileged and low income families within the community. The program provides toys, personal hygiene items...

CHS 2017 Holiday Drive! - Drive closed on December 08, 2017

You can help brighten children's spirits for the holidays!

Bring the joy and magic of the season to life with gifts for children in our community.

If you would like your donation to go to a specific community, please pr...

Adopt-a-Family 2017 Holiday Giving Program - Drive closed on December 02, 2017

Thank you for participating in Adopt A Family this year. Due to the overwhelming number of youth and families submitted to the program this year, we have 136 individuals and families still not adopted. To be sure everyone g...

Support Oakland's Newcomer Students - Drive closed on November 30, 2017

In 2015, we were inspired to organize our first newcomer coat drive by Guatemalan 1st-grader Henry, who showed up to school soaking wet and told his teacher, "I want to learn. The rain cannot stop me."

Oakland public schoo...

Brighter Holidays 2017 - Drive closed on November 30, 2017

Together we are working to build stronger families and brighter futures for thousands of families. You can be part of the innovative programming that changes lives.
Brighter Holidays provides children in Turning Points pro...

2017 Holiday Toy Drive - Drive closed on November 27, 2017

Each year Child Care Links helps hundreds of families secure affordable quality child care for their children, along with providing education classes for parents, trainings for child care providers and health and safety progr...

Lynda and Kidz Wildfires Backpack Project - Drive closed on November 15, 2017

As you know, thousands of firefighters are battling the deadliest wildfire blaze in California history and the Bear Creek Road fires. Once the fires are out, a tremendous effort will be required to rebuild.

Our backpack...

OFFICIAL SVdPUSA Hygiene Kit Drive - Drive closed on November 10, 2017

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is calling for your help by purchasing a hygiene kit for disaster victims! To date, 12,000 have been sent to Texas and Florida. This campaign is to raise a total of 40,000 kits before Novem...