Seeking Shelter

An ALMA Fund in San Francisco, CA

Homelessness5 nonprofitsSan Francisco

The problem

Every night, about 7,500 people are experiencing homelessness in San Francisco. This fund aims to help them find some comfort and stability.

How you can help

You can support 5 vetted nonprofits with one single monthly donation.

Your support goes directly to these organizations. Each month you'll get a report on your impact, plus news and exclusive events.

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Donate and get started

You can support all these featured nonprofits in the Seeking Shelter Fund with a single monthly donation. Even $10/m goes a long way!

To begin, just download the app:

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Featured Nonprofits

Of the 100+ nonprofits that work on homelessness in San Francisco, these nonprofits were endorsed by experts time and time again. These impact-driven nonprofits are some of the top regarded organizations in the city.

At The Crossroads

At The Crossroads

San Francisco

Many young people who are homeless find it hard to access the support and services they need. At The Crossroads ("ATC") removes common barriers to service by bringing our counselors onto the streets, and working with homeless youth to build healthy and fulfilling lives.

Larkin Street Youth Services

Larkin Street Youth Services

San Francisco

Every night, more than 1,300 young people find themselves on the streets of San Francisco. Larkin Street gives homeless youth (ages 12 to 24) a safe place to live and the help they need to rebuild their lives. We provide more than just a bed for young people experiencing homelessness. We offer comprehensive services, from emergency shelter to supportive housing, to healthcare, education and employment, that help young people build a foundation for lifelong well-being.

Lava Mae

Lava Mae

San Francisco

How would you feel if you couldn't shower? How would people treat you? Would you be able to keep your job? Lava Mae began by converting public transportation buses into showers and toilets on wheels to deliver hygiene and rekindle dignity for our unhoused neighbors in San Francisco. Since 2014, we’ve served 12,000 Californians who’ve taken 50,000+ showers with us across the Bay Area and Los Angeles.

Raphael House

Raphael House

San Francisco

The first, and largest, family shelter in San Francisco. We provide a stable homelike shelter to over 300 families each year. We are completely privately funded, allowing us the flexibility to restructure programming and services according to our families’ needs.

Simply The Basics

Simply The Basics

San Francisco

Many homeless people don't have access to the basic hygiene needed for both health and dignity. Simply the Basics is the nation's first full-scale hygiene bank, providing basic human needs like hygiene kits and wellness products to nonprofit partners. With more than 70 partner organizations, 40 in the Bay Area, Simply the Basics has improved the physical health of the community, saved nonprofit partners time and resources, and created a community of wellness & compassion. We were honored in May 2018 by the United Nations for recognition in human rights services.

Donate and get started

You can support all these featured nonprofits in the Seeking Shelter Fund with a single monthly donation. Even $10/m goes a long way!

To begin, just download the app:

Download ALMA on the Apple App StoreDownload ALMA on the Google Play Store