Excited gift recipient

Alternative Family Services Virtual Gift Drive

A virtual gift drive to ensure youth in care
receive a gift this holiday season.

Choosing a Tag

  • Click on the image of your chosen age group to buy a gift.
  • Click "new tag" to browse gift options. Hitting the back-arrow will start the tag search over.
  • Once you choose a foster youth's gift tag, select Donate Money for Gift or Buy & Ship Gift.

Donate Money for Gift

  • On the tag, click "Donate Money for Gift"
  • You'll be redirected to a secure donation page
  • We'll receive a notification regarding the name of the foster youth on your tag.

Buy and Ship Gift

  • You'll be redirected to a page to enter your information
  • Purchase a gift from any online retailer (include youth's name on gift receipt) and ship to:
    AFS Development Department, 401 Roland Way
    Suite 150
    Oakland, CA 94621


  • Individuals, businesses, and community organizations may participate in the virtual holiday gift drive.
  • There is no limit to how many tags can be adopted.
  • Please share this page’s link via your networks and on social media.
  • Questions can be emailed to Angela Taylor, ataylor@afs4kids.org, (510) 988-3006.