Other Ways to Give to Raphael House

Monthly Giving

Becoming a monthly donor is a great way to maximize your support for Raphael House while investing in the long-term sustainability of our programs. The support we receive from our monthly donors is a critical source of continuous, dependable revenue and helps ensure our programs remain unaffected by giving trends or seasonal fluctuations.. When you become a monthly donor we will enroll you in Families First!, a recognition club that offers special volunteer opportunities.

“Those big checks at the end of the year are always nice, but this is a great way for me to support Raphael House all throughout the year.”  ~Nancy O’Brien, donor since 1997

Become a Monthly Donor

Tribute Gifts

Making a gift in honor or memory of a friend or loved one is a special way to acknowledge their significance to you or to mark a special occasion. Honorees will enjoy your recognition and appreciate a thoughtful gift that supports a worthy cause. When you make a donation, we will send the honoree a personalized card on your behalf.

Make a Tribute Gift

Matching Gifts

Many companies offer generous matching programs which can go a long way towards increasing your net contribution. Follow this link to see if your company matches donations or simply check with your Human Resources Department to find out if your company participates.

  • Obtain a matching gift form and program guidelines from your Human Resources office.
  • Fill in the employee section of the form and send it to Raphael House along with your donation.

If you’ve already made your contribution, simply fill out your portion of the form and mail it to:
Raphael House of San Francisco
Attn: Development
1065 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109-5891

We will complete the form and forward it to your employer’s matching gift office for processing. Once approved, your company will send its matching donation directly to us.

Workplace Giving

Giving through United Way and other workplace giving campaigns is an easy way to make a big impact. To find out what programs your workplace offers, contact your Human Resources Department.To donate to Raphael House through United Way write Raphael House of San Francisco on your pledge form and your donation will be automatically deducted from your paycheck.

These are some of the workplace giving programs that we participate in:

  • United Way
  • Children’s Charitable Alliance
  • Combined Federal Campaign
  • Local Independent Charities

Donate Stocks or Securities

Donating appreciated stocks, bonds, or securities is an easy way to make an important contribution that helps to support our families. You may realize tax benefits for gifts of this kind, and we encourage you to consult with a financial advisor or tax accountant prior to making a donation of this type. If you have any questions or would like to arrange for a transfer, click here to download our Stock Transfer Instructions.

If you have any questions, please contact Director of Development Nora Niesen at 415.345.7266 or nniesen@raphaelhouse.org.

Planned Giving

When you include Raphael House in your estate plans, not only are you establishing a philanthropic legacy that lasts far beyond your lifetime, you help ensure that Raphael House will be here for future generations of families in need. The support Raphael House receives through planned giving means we can plan 10, 20, even 30 years ahead and know that our future is secure.

There are multiple planned giving options to choose from:

  • Bequests, wills, and trusts
  • Retirement plans and life insurance policies
  • Gift annuities
  • Personal property and real estate
  • Gifts of appreciated stocks, bonds, and other securities

We recommend you consult with a qualified attorney or a professional estate planner for advice on which giving option best fits your particular circumstances. If you decide to include Raphael House in your estate planning, please specify:

Raphael House of San Francisco
1065 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94109-5891

Our Federal Tax ID number is:


For further information, please contact Nora Niesen at 415.345.7266 or nniesen@raphaelhouse.org.

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