Thank you for your interest in supporting young people experiencing homelessness through in-kind donations. The supplies listed below make a big impact in the lives of the young people we serve.

To donate your items, please complete our online form. Drop-offs are organized by appointment or can be shipped directly to Larkin Street. Unfortunately, we are unable to pick-up donations.

For shipping, please send to:
Larkin Street Youth Services
Attn: In-Kind Donations
134 Golden Gate Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94102

If you have items to donate that aren’t on our list, please consider taking to Community Thrift or selling on NextDoor and selecting Larkin Street as the beneficiary.

Need more help or have questions? Contact us at [email protected].

We ask that your donated items are either new, gently used, or unopened. Toiletries and Move-In/Home Goods must be new and unopened. Travel sized toiletries are preferred.

You can also view our Amazon Wishlist’s for examples or to purchase items directly!

*High priority

  • combs
  • conditioner
  • deodorant*
  • diapers (assorted sizes)
  • lotion
  • mouthwash
  • razors
  • shampoo
  • toothbrushes
  • toothpaste
  • boots (all genders)
  • coats (S, M, L, XXL)
  • earmuffs
  • gloves
  • hats/beanies
  • hoodies (all genders)
  • jeans (all genders)
  • mittens
  • scarfs
  • sweat suits (all genders)
  • sweaters (S, M, L, XXL)
  • t-shirts (M, L, XXL)
  • thermals sets (S, M, L, XXL)
  • agendas
  • backpacks (new or gently used)
  • calculators
  • cell service
  • clear folders
  • dictionary
  • dividers
  • highlighters
  • hot spots
  • index cards
  • laptop bag (new or gently used)
  • pencils
  • pens
  • subject notebooks
  • tablets (iOS 12 or higher)
  • USB drives
  • laptops (2.0 Ghz Processor, 8GB Ram, 250 GB Hard Drive) (Mac: High Sierra (10.13) and above; Windows: 10 (home or professional)
  • assorted acrylic paints
  • assorted canvas
  • cameras
  • clay
  • headphones
  • music software
  • paint sticks
  • sketchbooks
  • USB drives
  • wood glue
  • bedding
  • cleaning supplies*
  • cooking supplies (pan, pot, spatula, etc.) (new or gently used)
  • dryer sheets
  • laundry detergent
  • laundry hamper
  • pillows
  • towels