Thank you!

We are grateful for the generosity and compassion of our community supporters that donate nearly $3,000,000 to provide the funds needed to serve more than 8,000 children, adults, seniors and veterans struggling in our community each year.

St. Vincent de Paul Society of Marin County is a charitable nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Our Federal Tax Identification number is 94-1207701. We never sell, trade or share donors contact information with anyone else for any purpose.

How to Give

Donate Online

You can use your credit card to donate now to make a one-time gift or monthly donation.

Donate By Mail

We accept donations by mail. Send your donation check directly to us to this address:

St. Vincent de Paul Society of Marin County
P. O. Box 150527
San Rafael, CA 94915

Donate by Phone

Please call Kathleen Woodcock, Director of Development and Communications, at (415) 454-3303 x 17 to make a tax-deductible donation today.

Give Stock

Steps for making a stock donation:

Please email Kathleen Woodcock to notify us of your gift, including the name of the company stock, number of shares and your contact information so we can send you a receipt for your taxes. Charles Schwab cannot legally disclose the identity of stock contributors to us–so we will only know the source of your gift if you notify us. Thank you!

Stock contributions should be made directly to our account at:
Indicate gift is for: St. Vincent de Paul Society, Marin Council, Account # 5176-9853

Donate Your Vehicle

You can receive a tax deductible receipt when you donate your vehicle. Fill out our online car donation form or call 800-322-8284. All proceeds from your donation will benefit our Marin County clients.

Food and Other Donations

Please drop off bagged lunches, clothing or other publicized needs to our Free Dining Room located at 820 B Street in San Rafael between 7 AM and 1 PM. We are open seven days a week.

We are currently looking for the following items:

  • Women’s underwear
  • Socks
  • Toiletry kits

We are not accepting furniture donations at this time.

Food Items Most Needed
  • Frozen ground meats (beef, chicken, turkey)
  • Turkeys, chickens
  • Milk, cheese (cheddar, jack, mozzarella, parmesan)
  • Cooking oil (olive or canola)
  • Canned tuna
  • Garlic (fresh, peeled, or granulated)
  • Rice, black beans
  • Peanut butter
  • Nutrition bars and granola bars
Other Food Items Needed
  • Penne or tube pasta – No spaghetti, please
  • Tomato sauce (plain)
  • Canned, diced tomatoes
  • Olives (black or kalamata)
  • Ketchup, sugar
  • Fresh fruits and vegetables (including lettuce)
  • Roasted red peppers
  • Artichoke hearts (plain or marinated)
Kitchen Supplies Needed
  • Sandwich bags
  • Paper towels
  • Brooms, mops
  • Green, multipurpose cleaners
Homeless Survival Items
  • New men’s white athletic socks
  • Toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental floss
  • Soap
  • Sleeping bags
  • Deodorant

Join Our Legacy Circle

When you name St. Vincent de Paul Society of Marin County as a beneficiary for either a percentage or specific dollar amount in your will, I.R.A. or estate plan, your bequest will ensure that Marin County residents facing the harsh realities of poverty will always receive comfort and assistance. If you notify us of your plans, we look forward to inviting you to our annual Legacy Circle luncheon with our Executive Director and Board President. Federal Tax I.D. # 94-1207701

To learn more please click here.

Donate Your Time

We are proud to be a volunteer-driven organization. We depend on capable volunteers to assist us with delivering critical services to the people who come to us for help. Please click here to learn more about our specific volunteer job opportunities.

Annual Fundraising Events

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