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MATCH YOUR GIFT
More than 7,500 companies offer matching gift programs to their employees and some offer the option to retirees. These companies match, double or even triple the amount an employee gives to a charitable organization. Contact your human resources department for more information or Barbara Alvarez, Director of Philanthropy, at 415.477.5231 or Barbara.Alvarez@friendssfpl.org​.
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GIVE BY PHONE
Call us at (415) 477-5231

GIVE BY MAIL
Friends of the San Francisco Public Library 
c/o Development 
1630 17th St. 
San Francisco, CA 94107
COMMUNITY THRIFT
Have furniture, electronics, clothing or house wares to donate?  Community Thrift in San Francisco accepts these donations and then donates funds back to Friends!  Click here for more information.

CAR DONATIONS
Donating your car, truck, motorcycle or boat is a great way to support the Library! Car Donation Services makes it easy - they'll pick up the vehicle at no charge to you, provide you with a donation receipt and all tax related document and process the DMV paperwork. The vehicle doesn't even need to be in working condition. For more information on how to donate your vehicle, click here or call 1 (888) 686-4483. (Be sure to let them know you want the proceeds from your vehicle to benefit Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.)
SUPPORT YOUR BRANCH / SPECIAL LIBRARY PROGRAM
For information on how you can make a gift that supports your favorite neighborhood branch or Library program, please contact Barbara Alvarez, Director of Philanthropy, at 415.477.5231 or Barbara.Alvarez@friendssfpl.org​.

VOLUNTEER
Last year volunteers donated approximately 21,648 hours of their time, valued at $581,669! Volunteers assist in almost every aspect of our organization, from bookselling to data processing to event managing. Find out how you can become involved and support Friends with your time!
DONATE YOUR BOOKS & MEDIA 
Donate your books and media to Friends!  Each year we receive nearly a million donated books, which we in turn resell to the public through our bookstores and a number of book sales.  
         Book Donation Center 
         Address: 1630 17th Street (between Wisconsin & Carolina)
         Hours: By Appointment Only
If you have any questions about book donations, please contact our Donation Center Manager, Andrew Leonard, at (415) 522-8606 or andrew.leonard@friendssfpl.org​.



Thank you for supporting Friends! Please get in touch with us if you have any questions: info@friendssfpl.org / (
415) 626-7500
Your donations support our mission for a strong San Francisco Public Library, funding annual direct support to the Library and Friends’ advocacy, volunteer and community book programs.
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES &
DONATION CENTER LOCATION
1630 17TH STREET
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94107
​ADMINISTRATIVE PHONE: (415) 626-7500
BOOK DONATION CENTER: (415) 522-8606 

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