Get Involved


826 Valencia’s student writers grow and thrive thanks to the generous support of our donors. How will your donation impact 826 Valencia? Here are some concrete examples:

  • $50 Provides one student a full afternoon of one-on-one tutoring support in all subjects.
  • $120 Sponsors one high school senior to attend an intensive workshop and leave with a polished personal statement for college applications.
  • $250 Gives one San Francisco public school teacher a session of classroom support for specialized writing projects.
  • $750 Allows one student to participate in our After-School Tutoring Program for a full semester.
  • $1,500 Gives a teacher access to a field trip for the entire class where each student leaves with a professionally illustrated, personalized publication.
  • $4,500 Allows an entire group of students to complete a fun multi-session, project-based writing workshop taught by a specialist and culminating in a chapbook or reading.

Whether it’s $20 or $20,000, every last cent will be hugely appreciated and put to good use. 826 Valencia’s tax ID # is 04-3694151.


Donate online

Make a onetime or monthly donation online. It’s easy to do and helps us enormously.


Donate Stock

Gifts of long-term appreciated stock or mutual fund shares are an easy way to make a contribution to 826 Valencia.

Benefits include:

  • Income tax savings – for securities you have owned for longer than one year, you can take an immediate income tax deduction.
  • Capital gain tax savings – avoid capital gain taxes you would have incurred had you sold the stock or mutual fund shares.

Prior to transfer, notify 826 Valencia with the following information:

  • Your name
  • Number of shares
  • Name of stock or fund

826 Contact Information

Allyson Halpern
Development Director
826 Valencia
826 Valencia St.
San Francisco, CA
415-642-5905 ext. 202

Brokerage Account Information

Morgan Stanley
DTC# 0015
One Sansome St., 38th Fl.
San Francisco, CA 94104
Attn: Denis Roy, SVP
Account Name: 826 Valencia
Account # 164121740


Donate by mail

Mail a personal check or money order to:

826 Valencia — Donations
826 Valencia St.
San Francisco, CA 94110


Drop off your gift

Stop by the Pirate Store any day between the hours of 12 and 6 p.m. Pick up some Scurvy Begone while you’re at it.