Your 2021 DioCal Giving Guide is here!

Did you know….

  • The Episcopal Diocese of California is home to 80 congregations and specialized missions?
  • DioCal has many officially chartered non-profits covering the Bay Area in a range of services?
  • Together, our congregations and institutions serve more than 200,000 individuals across the Bay Area every year, providing hope, healing, support, and community. You may find the complete list here: https://www.diocal.org/about/organizations/ministries

This year, in addition to your home congregation, please consider one of these worthy Episcopal causes for your year-end giving:

 

Bayview Mission

To learn more about this neighborhood organization and the life-changing work they do in San Francisco’s Bayview community, please visit https://gracecathedral.org/bayview-mission/

 

Braid Mission

Your donations help Braid Mission build community around youth who have been in foster care through mentoring, Cards of Hope, and support for youth, caregivers, and social workers. https://braidmission.org/donate/

 

Clausen House

As the oldest multi-programmatic agency that provides life-changing services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Alameda County, Clausen House has overcome many obstacles this year to continue to deliver innovative and necessary programming to the population that we serve. With our humble beginnings founded in the Episcopal Church, we hope that you consider supporting our agency this holiday season so that we may continue our mission to be a voice for the voiceless in a time where help is needed most. To make a gift, please visit https://npo.networkforgood.org/Donate/Donate.aspx?npoSubscriptionId=3779

 

College Chaplaincies (SF State, Cal, and Stanford)

Often the only organizations with progressive Christian voices on Bay Area collect campuses are found in our chaplaincies. Please make a gift this year to support Episcopal students in our local universities, ensuring that they can find a caring community, service opportunities, and support during their education.  To make a gift, please visit https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/diocalchaplaincies

 

Community of St. Francis

The Community of St. Francis is an international community of women belonging to the Anglican Communion who seek to live the Gospel life fervently in the Church and the world, after the example of St. Francis of Assisi. To make your gift, please visit  https://www.communitystfrancis.org/make-a-donation

 

Episcopal Community Services

Episcopal Community Services is one of San Francisco’s most impactful providers of services for people experiencing homelessness and extreme poverty.  Your contribution will enable us to provide essential services, including supportive housing, shelter, and meal programs to over 13,000 of our most vulnerable neighbors per year.  Please consider a year-end gift to ECS at https://ecs-sf.org/donatenow/.

 

Episcopal Impact Fund

Episcopal Impact Fund and our 90+ grantee partners served more than 90,000 people in 2020 – rising to the challenge as the worst of the pandemic hit with more money, services and support. For more than 40 years, your commitment – to put your Episcopal beliefs in action – has made a measurable difference in the Bay Area. Make an impact by donating today to light the way for your neighbors: https://www.episcopalimpact.org/donate-now

Thanks to you, Episcopal Impact Fund is BELIEF IN ACTION for the Bay Area.

 

Episcopal Resource Center

The Dioceses of California and El Camino Real in association with Saint Thomas Gardner Memorial Library are pleased to provide our parish and mission communities with an expansive library and resource center to support individual & group ministries, programs, education and spiritual growth. To make your gift, please visit:  https://www.paypal.com/donate/?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=9C43D8TLRQCLU&source=url

 

Good Samaritan Family Resource Center

Immigrants, parents, children, teens, and educators count on us every day to provide bilingual emergency services and a continuum of support. We’re on a mission to improve lives in unequal San Francisco. To make your gift today, please visit  https://goodsamfrc.org/donate/

 

Ohlhoff Recovery Programs

For over 60 years, Ohlhoff Recovery Programs has been at the forefront of addiction treatment in Northern California. Our campus, located near the iconic Alamo Square, offers a full continuum of care — from non-medical detox services to short and long-term residential, and intensive outpatient programming.  To make a gift, please visit: https://www.ohlhoff.org/donate

 

School for Deacons

The mission of the School for Deacons is to provide an affordable, innovative program for the education and formation of deacons who will be proficient in bringing the needs, hopes, and concerns of the world to the Church and in showing the Church how to serve the world. To make a gift, please visit  https://schoolfordeacons.org/donate

 

Society of St. Francis, San Damiano Friary

We are vowed Franciscan Brothers in the Episcopal Church, and part of a worldwide Anglican Franciscan community.  We live together in community after the pattern of many Franciscans before us, and under vows of poverty, chastity and obedience.  Our way of life is over 800 years old, but our vision is fresh and new.  As Franciscans, we live a blended life of contemplation and active service to the most vulnerable in our communities.  Learn more about the Franciscan way of life, our history as an order, the distinctives of being a vowed religious in the Episcopal tradition, and the principles and projects that motivate us.  To make your gift, please visit:  https://www.paypal.com/donate/?token=nN0fXKBe8DU05WqRBcyY49-GfxsYlylKrOSXQLBrokP8_3IG7LgNXAzULInOR4GG0M4sCkCSQWATYk8o&fromUL=true&country.x=US&locale.x=en_US

 

Sojourn Chaplaincy at SF General Hospital

Since 1982 Sojourn has practiced the mission described in its name: “to stay with for a time.” We offer compassion and understanding to patients and their loved ones as well as to the staff at SFGH. Our vision: Comprehensive spiritual and emotional support for everyone who needs it.

To make a gift, please visit  https://sojournchaplaincy.org/support-sojourn/

 

St. Dorothy’s Rest

As 2020 comes to a close we are looking forward to the New Year with hope. Hope that we will be able to gather together in person, hope that we will be able to circle together and sing the St. Dorothy’s Ritual, hope that each of you will stay healthy and well in body, mind and spirit. Please consider contributing to the ongoing mission of St. Dorothy’s Rest so that we can continue to welcome groups, individuals, and campers to this place for healing, retreat, and recreation for years to come. In hope, faith, love, and luck!  To make your gift, please visit:  https://stdorothysrest.wufoo.com/forms/donation/

 

The Bishop’s Ranch

Your year-end gift to The Bishop’s Ranch allows us to continue our work until we can once again offer our welcoming hospitality. A gift of any size is a blessing and will be received with deep gratitude. Donate online at www.bishopsranch.org/support.