You can support our work to provide legal advocacy for homeless and disabled residents of Alameda County in a variety of ways. Learn more about the alternative ways to make your gift today:

Make a secure, online donation

Make your tax-deductible gift online today.

Make a gift by check

Checks may be made payable to the Homeless Action Center and sent to the address below:

Homeless Action Center

c/o Development Department

3126 Shattuck Avenue

Berkeley, CA 94705

To make a gift by wire transfer, contact Jon Marley, Development Director, at

Make a monthly gift

A monthly gift to the Homeless Action Center is a simple way to provide ongoing support for HAC’s work. Our online donation system allows you to make a monthly gift; make sure that “monthly” is selected. You can cancel your monthly gift at any time.

Employee giving and matching gifts

Many companies offer programs that enable giving through automatic payroll deductions. Some companies will match your tax-deductible contributions. To find out if your company participates, contact your employer’s Human Resources department. If you have questions for us, send a message to

Make a gift in honor or in memory of someone special

Honor someone special, celebrate a special occasion, or remember someone who has passed and celebrate their life by making a donation to the Homeless Action Center. Our online donation system allows you to dedicate your donation. If you would like HAC to notify someone of your gift, please select the acknowledgment option and enter their contact information.

Fundraise for the Homeless Action Center

Some people find that fundraising on their birthday or anniversary is a good way to give back to causes close to them. There are many ways you can fundraise for HAC. Some of the most common are by doing an online fundraiser on a crowdfunding site or Facebook. You can also host a small event with your family, friends, and colleagues. Please reach out to us and let us know if you are planning anything. Contact us at

Donor-Advised Funds

The Homeless Action Center is a 501(c)(3) and eligible to receive distributions from most Donor Advised Funds. Our tax identification number is: 94-3123953. For more information, contact Jon Marley, Development Director, at

Planned gifts

You can have a lasting impact by making a planned or legacy gift. For more information about including HAC in your will or other estate documents, contact Jon Marley, Development Director, at

Stock gifts

The Homeless Action Center is pleased to accept gifts of stock or other securities. For more information on making a gift of stock, contact Jon Marley, Development Director, at

Other ways to help:

  • Tell your friends, family, and colleagues about HAC. Speak on our behalf at community meetings!
  • Ask your local news outlet to feature HAC in a story.
  • Consider HAC for a Cy Pres Award. The Homeless Action Center may be an appropriate recipient of cy pres or residual class action funds.

Thank you for your generosity.

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