$500 underwrites one month of evening life skills workshops for all adults staying at our Shelter.

$250 supports one school-aged child to receive academic support and mentoring for 90 days through our Homework Enrichment Program.

$100 funds three nutritious meals daily for one week for one family.

$50 finances a week’s worth of diapers, wipes and formula for infants staying at our Shelter.

It’s easy, it’s secure, and your donation will go immediately toward supporting our work guiding families from crisis to self-sufficiency.

If you have a special purpose for your donation, please let us know.

Please contact Leann Lucas, Development Coordinator, at (408) 926-8885 to use your credit card to submit a donation by phone.

Please makes checks payable to Family Supportive Housing. Our mailing address is:

Family Supportive Housing
692 N. King Road
San Jose, CA 95133

Many Bay Area companies offer a matching gift program for their employees, which can double, or even triple, your contribution. Retired employees, directors, and spouses are often eligible to participate in the program.

Visit your company’s H.R. office to request a matching gift form. Complete it and send it along with your donation to Family Supportive Housing.

We accept — and appreciate — donations every Monday through Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For questions or to schedule your donation, please email Jennifer.

Donation drives are a fun and effective way for your company, youth group, club, or civic association to collect needed items.

Contact Jennifer to organize a donation drive for our most immediate needs.

A Donor advised fund (DAF) is a type of charitable investment account that allows you to recommend grants to charities of your choice over time. Donor advised funds also provide an immediate tax benefit to you!

Granting to Family Supportive Housing through your DAF is simple and easy. You can recommend a gift to Family Supportive Housing today, or on a recurring basis (monthly, quarterly, semi-annually or annually) to help the families being served by Family Supportive Housing.

Gifts of appreciated securities that have been held for longer than one year are exempt from capital gains taxes. When you donate appreciated stock to Family Supportive Housing, you are entitled to a tax deduction equal to the fair market value of the securities at the time of transfer.

To avoid exposure to capital gains tax, the stock must be transferred to Family Supportive Housing. We then sell the stock from our account. Stocks may be transferred electronically or directly. To facilitate the electronic transfer of funds, please provide the following information to your broker:

Brokerage Firm: Morgan Stanley
Client Services: (650) 328-8080 / (800) 755-8081
Account Name: Family Supportive Housing, Inc.
Account Number: 112-120603
DTC Number: 015
Tax ID # 77-0106237

Provide Family Supportive Housing with a letter or email that lists the following information:

  • Donor name and address
  • Name and number of securities transferred
  • Date transferred
  • Statement clearly designating funds to Family Supportive Housing

Send your Letter of Donor Intent by Mail, Email or Fax:

Family Supportive Housing, Inc.
692 N. King Road
San Jose, CA  95133
Email: beth.leary@familysupportivehousing.org
Fax: (408) 254-2056

We will provide a confirmation statement of your stock donation for your tax records.

A gift to Family Supportive Housing in your will or revocable trust enables you to make a difference in the lives of future families. A bequest is easy to arrange, will not alter your current lifestyle in any way, and can be easily modified to address your changing needs.

We can provide you with sample language for your will or trust.

Naming Family Supportive Housing as the beneficiary of your 401(k), 403(b), IRA, Keogh or pension plan allows you to help homeless families, while also realizing significant tax savings.

Making a charitable gift from your retirement plan is easy and should not cost you any attorney fees.

Simply request a change-of-beneficiary form from your plan administrator. That form usually asks for the name of the beneficiary (Family Supportive Housing, Inc.), its address (692 N. King Road, San Jose, CA), and a tax identification number (77-0106237).

When you have completed the form, please return the form to your plan administrator and notify us that you have named Family Supportive Housing as a beneficiary.

Family Supportive Housing is a 501(c)3 organization. Our tax identification number is 77-0106237. Donations are tax deductible, within the guidelines of U.S. law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your donation acknowledgement as your official record.

To learn more about Planned Giving Options, please contact Beth Leary 

Family Supportive Housing offers sponsorship opportunities throughout the year for events that include our signature fall fundraiser, Soup Kitchen Dinner and our holiday Adopt-a-Family activities.

Sponsorships are an excellent way for your company to increase brand awareness and demonstrate your commitment to our community.

Email Leann for more information.

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Family Supportive Housing is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We do not sell or rent this information.

FSH will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request.

Unless you ask us not to, FSH may contact you via email in the future to tell you about events, new programs or services, or changes to this privacy policy. You may opt out of future contacts from us at any time.


FSH takes precautions to protect your information. Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as credit card data), that information is encrypted and transmitted in a secure way.


Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time, and all updates will be posted on this page.

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