Every day in San Francisco, more than 7,000 people are living without a permanent home, and 10,000 people are battling with substance addition and/or some form of domestic abuse. With your help, we can make a difference and end these heartbreaking cycles.

Your contribution enables us to provide direct services, invaluable resources and active person-to-person care to over 1,000 people every day. It is these invaluable gifts that allow us to operate the MSC-South homeless shelter and the Riley Center for survivors of domestic abuse, among other community-centered programs.

Visit our History page to learn more about the work the St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco does, and how your gift can change someone’s life.

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Interested in donating your time?

Check out our Volunteer section to find out how you can join us in supporting San Francisco’s most vulnerable populations.

For more information on the impact your gift makes contact:

Lisa Handley
Director of Development
Phone: (415) 757 – 6560

Furniture and Clothing Donations

Generally, we do NOT accept clothing or furniture donations but special requests will be made on a need-by-need basis. See below for a list of current needs. 


  • Men and Women’s new and gently used clothing
  • Men and Women’s gently used sweatshirts, sweatpants, and belts
  • New Men’s and Women’s underwear and socks


  • Shoes
  • Children’s clothing
  • Bedding
  • Used towels
  • Household items  

If you would like to donate these items, you may inquire with Community Thrift Store for more information.

Community Thrift Store
623 Valencia St.
San Francisco, CA, 94110
(415) 861-4910

You may also contact The Salvation Army for more ways to donate goods, clothing and books.

Vehicle Donations

If you are interested in donating your vehicle, please refer to our Vehicle Donation Program for full details and guidelines.