Don’t see an item on this list? Larkin Street can still benefit from your generosity!
Large furniture and other items can be accepted and sold on behalf of Larkin Street at:
623 Valencia Street (at 17th Street)
We also participate in the Tiny Tickets program. Donate your used BART cards with residual balances, and Larkin Street will receive the unused money. Every nickel counts! BART cards can be mailed to Attn: Jessie Backer, Larkin Street Youth Services, 1138 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109.
Unfortunately we cannot accept:
Computers, printers or peripherals, CRT Monitors, VCRs, young children’s clothing, ripped or stained clothing, used undergarments, used swimsuits.
Donations accepted at 1142 Sutter Street (between Polk and Larkin) Monday – Friday, 9:00 am-5:30pm or Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 am-3:30 pm.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like more information or to get involved.
Make an In-Kind Gift to Larkin Street Youth Services
In-kind donations help Larkin Street provide important necessities to the young people we serve. Larkin Street is grateful to the many donors who contribute donated clothing, household goods, and other wish list items to help San Francisco’s most vulnerable youth.
Please respect our in-kind donation guidelines and understand that items are subject to refusal. Donated items that we must dispose of are a cost to our agency. Please contact our Volunteer Program Manager if you have any questions about the acceptability of an item you wish to donate or if you are interested in organizing a drive. All items must be clean and in working condition.
Items of greatest need:
- New or washed gently used clothing and shoes (nothing ripped or stained)
- Youth/young adult oriented
- Business casual & plus-size clothing
- Men’s jeans/pants & men’s shoes are especially useful
- Socks & Underwear – new only
- Jackets, sweatshirts, outerwear
- Gloves, scarves, & hats
Small household items:
- Portable/easy to carry
- New or like-new
- Plates, utensils, cups, glasses, dishes, towels, pots, pans, microwaves, toasters, camping items, etc.
- New only
- Full size or travel size
- Toothbrushes, toopthpaste, lotion, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, disposable razors, shaving cream, feminine hygeine products, etc.
- New or like-new
- Plain/understated (no company logos)