Wish Book 2020

Thank you for helping fulfill wishes in our community! You can donate to specific wishes, or if you'd like your donation to be applied to all the wishes you can donate to the Wish Book general fund.

Please check the boxes below and fill in the amount you would like to give. (Please note: the minimum online donation amount is $3.)

Then click "donate" at the bottom to continue.



Wish Book general fund, to be applied to all wishes
Donations will help Catholic Charities fund a growing gap of $15,000 per month for senior meals. Without funding, Catholic Charities might have to limit the number of seniors it serves. Goal: $50,000
Donations will help the College of Adaptive Arts provide student scholarships, purchase equipment and support instruction. Goal: $20,000
Donations will help Cristo Rey San Jose High School continue to provide food boxes and family style meals for its students and families. Goal: $20,000
Donations will be used to help Friends of Grace buy 40 tablets that members can use to re-connect to community meetings, exercise and art classes, and therapy sessions otherwise missed during the pandemic. Goal: $10,000
Donations will help Gilroy Compassion Center buy commercial quality washers and dryers to enable staff to wash more laundry for clients each day. Goal: $10,000
Donations will help the Healthier Kids Foundation continue to provide care packages -- which include necessities like diapers, diaper wipes, shampoo and even small toys -- to mothers with newborns. Goal: $27,600
Donations will help HomeFirst Services provide young learners in its shelters attending school via-video conferencing due to COVID-19 with Chromebooks, internet hot-spots, monitors, science and art supplies and pay for enhancement services from an agency like Schmahl Science Workshops. Goal: $25,000
Donations will help Hunger at Home support its COVID-19 response food preparation distribution program, which is currently distributing 10,000 meals a day -- a number expected to double or triple in 2021. Goal: $25,000
Donations will bolster JobTrain's Crisis Relief fund and provide 25 clients with financial support for food, rent and other critical needs; and also help the agency support 125 clients by directing them to public services, such as referrals to food and housing aid, in addition to job readiness and job placement assistance. Goal: $8,000
Donations will help bolster Life Moves' Children's Education Program in each of its six family shelters. The program aims to enroll all of the children it serves in school and assist them in distance learning as well as provide them with health care referrals and treatment and other special needs. Goal: $25,000
Donations will help Martha's Kitchen provide hot meals to the homeless population, the unemployed, and families struggling to pay rent and buy food. Goal: $25,000
Donations will help My New Red Shoes provide new shoes, clothing and $500 to $1,000 grants to 25 or more children and struggling families in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties who are experiencing economic hardship. Goal: $25,000
Donations will help Pajaro Valley Shelter Services provide families with tuition assistance for job training and placement programs at Cabrillo College and elsewhere. Families also will be assisted with financial literacy training as well as taught how to budget and save. Goal: $10,000
Donations will help Peninsula Family Connections provide "Learning Kits" to 120 underserved children twice a year as well as other enhanced services. Goal: $20,000
Donations will help Pivotal provide foster youth with financial support to cover basic necessities like rent, groceries, utilities, and laptops. Goal: $15,000
Donations will support the School of Arts and Culture at Mexican Heritage Plaza's bi-monthly food distribution and daily COVID-19 testing at La Plaza. Goal: $25,000
Donations will help Sunnyvale Community Services provide low-income local families with one-time emergency rental assistance. Goal: $25,000
Donations will help Teen Success, Inc., provide young mothers a laptop to access distance learning, monthly parenting education kits, diapers and wipes for a year, and an educational stipend to pursue post-secondary education. Goal: $25,000
Donations will help The Health Trust continue Friends from Meals on Wheels -- a program that provides homebound seniors with regularly social distanced visits from staff and volunteers who also provide meal delivery, regular phone calls, exercise activities and referrals to necessary resources. Goal: $60,000
Donations will help Valley Churches United support wildfire fire victims with food, gift cards, gas cards, and rental, mortgage and utility assistance as well as aid in long term needs for people who have to rebuild. Goal: $30,000
Donations will help support WomenSv’s general program, with $1,500 to aid Sandy, the domestic violence abuse survivor named in the story. Goal: $13,500