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:

  • New pillows to include in move-in kits

  • New cotton underwear for women (sizes L-XL-XXL-XXXL)

  • Elastic waist pants, all sizes/genders

  • 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

  • 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