Mailing address:

951 Mariners Island Blvd.

Suite 240

San Mateo, CA 94404


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Ways to Help


    Together we can help change the world. As a registered 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, your contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. Donations can be made any of the following ways: via credit or debit card by clicking here; by mailing a check to Shopping for a Change, 951 Mariners Island Blvd., Suite 240, San Mateo, CA 94404


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Nonprofit Partners 

Half of our net proceeds get directed by our customers to the following nonprofit organizations. 

  • Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation is one of the largest patient-founded, patient-focused, and patient driven philanthropies geared toward educating patients, funding cutting-edge research, building strategic collaborations and raising public awareness. Their goal is to transform lung cancer into a chronically managed disease within 10 years and ultimately to find a cure, turning lung cancer into a chronically managed disease by 2023.

  • Dress for Success is a global organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantages women by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. They now work in 140 cities in 19 countries and have helped more than 850,000 women work towards self-sufficiency.

  • Boys and Girls Clubs of America offers programs and services that promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, and belonging in them.

  • Feed the Children’s domestic food program delivers food to American children across all 50 states throughout the year. By partnering with local food pantries, agencies and churches they are able to make certain the food gets to needy families and children. In addition, their Summer Food & Education Program provides meals to children who normally receive food them through their public school programs.

  • Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through direct service and advocacy. Our comprehensive approach to whole girl development equips girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers and grow up healthy, educated, and independent.

  • Feeding America is the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity. Through a nationwide network of member food banks, Feeding America is able to provide nutritious, fresh foods to Americans struggling with hunger; safe and nurturing places for children to have a meal; emergency assistance for disaster victims; as well as a chance at self-sufficiency for adults trying to break the cycle of poverty and hunger.

  • Girls Who Code is a national non-profit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology. Their goal is to build the largest pipeline of future female engineers in the U.S., as their organization has reached 40,000 girls across 50 states. Girls Who Code teaches girls to become agents in their communities through learning to code and creating technology that makes the world a better place. They believe in girls’ unlimited potential and have inspired thousands of girls to see a future in tech.

  • Kehillah Jewish High School is a distinguished small private, Jewish High School that blends an exceptional academic environment with traditions, and the best of the Silicon Valley, CA mindset.

  • Founded in 1990, the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is a social change organization dedicated to creating a social, political and economic environment in which violence against women no longer exists. NNEDV offers a range of programs and initiatives to address the complex causes and far-reaching consequences of domestic violence. They offer support to victims of domestic violence who are escaping abusive relationships, and empowers survivors to build new lives, work closely with its members to understand the ongoing and emerging needs of domestic violence victims and advocacy programs, and provide state coalitions with critical information and resources.

  • Peninsula Humane Society-SPCA is a private, independent, non-profit, whose scope of services goes beyond that of a so-called no-kill, or limited admission, facility. As an open-door shelter, PHS/SPCA accepts all animals brought to them, regardless of age, breed or size, and have rehomed 100% of the healthy dogs and cats in their care since 2003 and promise to do this going forward.

  • Ronald McDonald House Charities provides a “home-away-from-home” for families so they can stay close by their hospitalized child at little or no cost. Houses are built on the simple idea that nothing else should matter when a family is focused on healing their child-not where they can afford to stay, where they will get their next meal or where they will lay their head at night to rest.

  • Shriner's Hospitals for Children has the vision of becoming the best at transforming children's lives by providing exceptional healthcare through innovative research, in a patient and family centered environment. With a focus in children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and other special healthcare needs, they care for them.


In Kind Partners

In-Kind Partners are businesses that have donated their goods or services to Shopping for a Change®. For that we are truly grateful!


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