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. 

Due to the monkeypox outbreak, we are currently not accepting used clothing. 

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!

Basic Needs

  • professionally prepared box meals
  • packaged snacks and drinks
  • razors
  • lotion*
  • shampoo*
  • conditioner*
  • deodorant
  • combs
  • brushes
  • earphones
  • white tees
  • black tees
  • boxers
  • boxer briefs
  • diapers (assorted sizes: newborn, size 4, and
    size 5)
    *travel size


  • coats (S, M, L, XXL)
  • sweaters (S, M, L, XXL )
  • thermals sets (S, M, L, XXL)
  • white t-shirts (M, L, XXL)
  • black t-shirts (M, L, XXL)
  • jeans (all sizes; male & female)
  • scarfs (all colors)
  • sweat suits (all sizes; male & female)
  • gloves (all colors & sizes)
  • hats/beanies (all colors & sizes)
  • hoodies (all colors & sizes; male & female)
  • boots (rain/non; male & female)
  • mittens (all colors; male & female)
  • earmuffs (all colors; male & female)*new or gently used


  • backpacks
  • hot spots
  • pencils
  • tablets (iOS 12 or higher)
  • pens
  • subject notebooks
  • highlighters
  • USB drives
  • dictionary
  • calculators
  • dividers
  • clear folders
  • index cards
  • agendas
  • cell service
  • laptop bag
  • laptops (2.0 Ghz Processor, 8GB Ram, 250 GB Hard Drive) (Mac: High Sierra (10.13) and above; Windows: 10 (home or professional)


  • music theory chart
  • sound diffuser (6×6)
  • white paint
  • assorted acrylic paints
  • USB drives
  • headphones
  • sketchbooks
  • assorted canvas
  • music software
  • paint sticks
  • wood glue
  • cameras