Donating Gifts to Youth

Donating Gifts to Youth

The value of your donation is tax-deductible. We will provide a donation receipt and send you a tax-deductible acknowledgment.

Gifts may be dropped off at an AFS Office Location Monday-Friday between 10:00 am-2:00 pm.

CONTACT: Angie Taylor, Director of Resource Development,

We Accept

Medical Supplies

We gratefully accept the following donations to help keep our staff and families safe.

  • N95 masks
  • disposable gloves
  • sanitation wipes
  • COVID-19 Rapid Tests

Infant Supplies

Most youth entering foster care come with no personal belongings. Year-round we graciously accept:

  • diapers (any size)
  • formula
  • onesies (any size)
  • baby care products

New Clothing

Donate NEW clothing (ages 0-18) and all gender items. We can NOT accept suitcases.

  • socks
  • jackets, scarves, gloves
  • shoes
  • sleeping bags, blankets

Hair Care Kits

As we serve mostly individuals of color, help us provide equitable support for kids with curly/kinky hair.

Hygiene Kits

  • body wash/soap
  • shampoo and conditioner
  • body lotion/deodorant
  • comb/brush/hair ties
  • toothbrush/paste/mouthwash
  • wash cloths

Seasonal Items

Education Equity (June-August)

You can support education equity for K-12 foster students by donating these items:

  • Chromebooks
  • Monetary donation

Holiday Gift Drive (November-December)

Each year we provide a gift for every child and teen in AFS care in Northern California as well as provide gift cards to families in need. You can help vulnerable youth and families by donating:

Drop your unwrapped gift off at an AFS office Monday-Friday: Office Locations