In-Kind Donations

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.

Unfortunately due to the pandemic, we are unable to pick-up donations, but you can schedule a time to drop off two weeks in advance or ship directly to Larkin Street. If interested in booking an appointment for drop-off, please contact [email protected] or call us at 415-673-0911 x 221. 

For shipping, please send to:
Larkin Street Youth Services
Attn: Brittney Ison
134 Golden Gate Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94102

If you have an item not included on the list below, please consider taking to Community Thrift or selling on NextDoor and selecting Larkin Street as the beneficiary.  

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

    *travel size

Clothing*

  • 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

Education

  • 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)

Art

  • 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