Get Involved

There are many ways to support the Living Room.  Donations are always welcome, whether in cash, in-kind, or in time.

Monetary Donations

To make a donation online, click on the logo:


Or if you prefer, checks can be sent to:

St. Francis Living Room
350 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102

Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by the law.
The Living Room’s Tax Identification Number:  74-3159355
Please consider including the Living Room in your will. For more information, click here to send us an e-mail.


In-Kind Donations

In-kind donations of clean socks, as well as men’s and women’s hygiene products are always welcome.

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Donate Your Time

A donation of time can range from spending 2 hours helping to serve breakfast or organizing a Peanut Butter & Jelly Drive at your child’s school, to assisting with fundraising events. Read more about volunteer opportunities.

The St. Francis Living Room is open Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 12:00pm.  Donated items can be dropped off anytime during these hours.  Call 415-946-1413 to schedule a time after 12:00pm, or to schedule volunteer time.  (Or just stop by for a visit!)


Volunteer Opportunities

We realize your time is valuable.  Two hours during the week would be a wonderful gift to the Living Room, and more importantly, to our clients. These are some of the ways you can offer your time as a volunteer:

  • Breakfast Service
    • Greet clients with a smile & a warm welcome
    • Help serve a nutritious breakfast & assist with clean up
    • Holding a space of compassion
    • Providing a listening ear
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly Drive
    • Coordinate a Drive for jars (unopened) of peanut butter and/or jelly at your child’s school or at your workplace.  (We offer peanut butter/jelly with toast each morning with breakfast.)
  • Website/Social Media update
    • Assist with creation and monitoring of social media sites.
    • Make occasional updates to the Living Room website.
  • Admin Support
    • Update information postings/bulletin boards, create activity flyers & sign-in sheets.
    • Assist staff with recording daily attendance.
  • Grant Research/Writer
    • Work with Executive Director on Development efforts by researching funding opportunities and writing proposals.
  • The St. Francis Living Room Board of Directors is always interested in individuals seeking an elevated volunteer opportunity as a Board member. For information, please contact:


Volunteer Requirements

  • While ongoing volunteer commitments are desired, we accept 1 time only volunteers based on availability.
  • Commitment for at least 2 hours/week for Breakfast Service. (variable for other volunteer positions)
  • Attendance at Volunteer Orientation/Training
  • Completion of Waiver Form
  • Individual must be 18 years old or older to volunteer.

For more information, please contact: