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We serve girls from economically distressed neighborhoods and households. Your financial investment enables us to continue to provide all programs free of charge to empower girls as they uncover their potential.

Thanks to you our girls are more likely to:
  • Grow up strong— physically, mentally, and emotionally
  • Build a solid foundation for academic success
  • Move into the future ready to achieve their dreams
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Girls Inc. of Alameda County is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization and all donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Our federal tax ID number is 94-1558073.

There are many ways to give


Donate online through our secure credit card form.


If you prefer to donate by mail, please send checks to:

Girls Inc. of Alameda County
Attn.: Development Department
510 16th Street
Oakland, CA 94612

Please include a note with any special instructions that you would like us to follow when processing your investment, including a designation.


If you would like to make your investment over the phone, please call us at: (510) 357-5515 ext. 219. Our office hours are 9AM– 5PM PST.

Stock Investments

We are happy to accept investments of stock. Our broker information and stock donation form is located here. Please contact us at or at (510) 357-5515 ext. 213 to alert us of your intended donation or to secure assistance.

Corporate Matching

Extend the impact of your investment by leveraging your employer’s matching gift program. To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please search our Matching Gifts database. If you are eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift. 

Estate Planning

Protect your investment in empowering girls for generations to come by adding Girls Inc. of Alameda County to your will. If you are interested in naming Girls Inc. as a beneficiary, please contact us at or phone at (510) 357-5515 ext. 213.

Women of Impact

Women of Impact (WOI) is a group of women of all ages committed to empowering girls in Alameda County. Each WOI member pledges to invest at least $1,000 a year ($250 quarterly or $84 a month). Member benefits include:

  • Opportunities to collaborate with like-minded individuals to build a better future for girls
  • Access to special invitation-only events and volunteer opportunities
  • Access to organizational updates exclusively for members

Since its inception in 2012, WOI members have invested nearly $300,000 in our community, providing access, resources, and opportunities for girls.

For more information or to become a WOI member, please contact Odette Nemes, Senior Director of Development, at or (510) 357-5515 ext. 233.


Girls Inc. of Alameda County offers volunteer opportunities with our school-based afterschool programs in Oakland and San Leandro, and at the Simpson Center for Girls in downtown Oakland. Opportunities are flexible and range from supporting afterschool literacy activities for first graders to speaking about career paths to middle and high school girls.

To learn more about our volunteer opportunities and corporate partnership opportunities, please contact Nicki Guard, Community Engagement Manager, at or (510) 357-5515 ext. 220.

Complete Volunteer Application


SAVE THE DATE: 2017 Taste Gala

Saturday, October 21, 2017
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

The Rotunda Building
300 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612

Girls Inc. of Alameda County’s signature fall gala—known as Taste— will engage 500 Girls Inc. supporters and friends from a wide cross-section of industries, feature top female Bay Area chefs, and highlight the power of Girls Inc. programming. For more information or to discuss sponsorship opportunities, please contact Alejandra Villalobos, Chief Development Officer, at or (510) 357-5515 ext. 213.

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