Since 1978, with your help, AFS has cared for thousands of foster youth and families. Together, we can strive to ensure every foster youth AFS cares for has access to critical resources and services that will help them become independent individuals in their communities.



  • Become a Subscription Donor: Join the community of monthly supporters who provide critical needs and services to the thousands of foster youth and families cared for by AFS.
  • One Time Donation: 100% of your donation will provide essential needs and services to foster youth. 


Examples of what your donation may provide:

      •   $10 - 1 hygeine kit for newly placed foster youth
      •   $50 - 2 hours of tutoring for a foster youth
      • $100 - 2 car seats for our youngest foster youth
      • $250 - 10 backpacks for foster youth to take to school
      • $500 - 2 laptops for remote learning
      • $1200 - housing assistance for 3 emancipating youth
      • $4000 - emergency placement kits for 40 foster youth


Simone West, Director of Development, 510-338-7769


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