How to Donate

Donate Online:

To make a financial contribution online please visit our HomeFirst donation page or email/call our development dept. at

Donate by Mail: 

Sobrato Center For Nonprofits
507 Valley Way
Milpitas, CA 95035

Donate Stock or arrange a Legacy gift: 

For questions or information on gifts of stock or to arrange a legacy gift contact Stephanie Demos, Chief Development Officer at or (408) 539-2142.

Donate Supplies:

We need donations of supplies and food for our shelters. To donate items please email Please visit our Facebook page for a weekly listing of new wish list items. Current items on our wish list include:

Most-needed items:

  • Adult pull-on diapers/incontinent supplies*
  • Laundry soap (powder or liquid pods)

Travel Size items:

  • Shaving cream
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Soap
  • Shampoo

Standard Items:

  • Lip balm
  • Baby diapers
  • New socks
  • Elastic waist pants, all sizes/genders
  • Wet wipes
  • Razors (disposable)
  • Toothbrushes
  • Bath towels, twin sheets, and washable twin blankets
  • New white T-shirts*
  • New underwear/undergarments*

*For men & women in all sizes

Donations to HomeFirst are tax exempt under the IRS Section 501(c)3. No goods or services are provided in return for charitable contributions. HomeFirst Federal Tax ID: 94-2684272