Ways to Give

As a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization, your donations are tax-deductible to the maximum extent permitted by law. Swords to Plowshares has a strong track record of fiscal responsibility and ensures that your donation goes towards helping and achieving a lasting impact in the lives of veterans.

Make a donation today

Swords to Plowshares relies on the generous support of individuals like you to sustain our critical services to homeless and low-income veterans. All contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

Click here to donate online today »

Or mail your donation to:
Swords to Plowshares
Attn: Resource Development
1060 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

  • Our federal tax identification number is 94-2260626
  • Swords’ Depository Trust Company (DTC) participant ID for stock donation tax purposes is 0733

Combined Federal Campaigns

Combined Federal Campaigns allow government employees to support charities like the Swords to Plowshares through payroll deductions. Click here to learn more about who to donate through CFC Campaigns in your community: http://www.northerncaliforniacfc.org.

When designating Swords to Plowshares, please use our designated CFC #13108.

Set Up Monthly Donations

Will you consider donating $40 each month in honor of our 40 years of service? It is easy to do on our website and will go a long way in helping more veterans in need. Click here to donate and select “make this a recurring donation.”

Double or Triple Your Donation

Many employers have a matching gift program. Qualifying donations are often matched up to a pre-designated limit. For example a $100 donation will be matched with $100 by your employer, thereby doubling the initial donation! Some employers may even have a double match making your $100 donation worth $300. Talk to your Human Resources department for more information and consider participating in the matching gift program. This is an easy way to make your donation go further.

United Way Campaigns

The United Way has been a tireless supporter of nonprofits for more than a generation. If your employer participates in a United Way campaign, ask them about adding Swords as a recipient! Your Human Resources department should have the necessary information and forms to get started. You can sign-up for a one-time, quarterly or monthly payroll deductions. When you sign-up, please be sure to designate “Swords to Plowshares: Veterans Rights Organization, San Francisco, California” as the recipient.

Veterans Legacy Circle

By including Swords to Plowshares in your will or trust, you can leave your legacy and give back to veterans for decades to come. Join Swords to Plowshares’ Veterans Legacy Circle and make a lasting difference for future generations of our nation’s veterans. Learn more at veteranslegacycircle.org »

Donate Stock

You may transfer appreciated securities to Swords without paying capital gains tax. You may claim a charitable deduction for the value of the stock donated. Please consult with your tax advisor for details.

To donate securities please contact Swords to Plowshares’ broker, Charles Schwab, at (800) 435-4000  and refer to account number 3700-2828.

  • Our federal tax identification number is 94-2260626
  • Schwab’s DTC number is 0164, Code 40

To ensure proper acknowledgement of your stock donation, please contact our Development team (contact info below) to notify us of the gift of stock and where to send acknowledgment.

Swords to Plowshares
Attn: Development Department
1060 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 655-7248
[email protected]

In-Kind Donations

While we appreciate your generosity, Swords to Plowshares limits in-kind donations to items of the utmost need for the veterans we serve and focuses our attention to our veterans living in our supportive housing programs.

If you are interested in donating items, please contact the Resource Development team at Swords to Plowshares at [email protected].