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Ways to Give

Why Give to Seneca Family of Agencies?

Your investment in Seneca Family of Agencies helps ensure that every child we serve has the opportunity to heal and thrive.

“Seneca Family of Agencies values the partnership of each of the communities we serve. It is our policy to keep donated funds in the regions in which they are raised, helping local children and families succeed through the most difficult times of their lives.“ – Katherine West, COO

You can make a positive and lasting difference in the lives of children by making a tax-deductible gift in one or more of the following ways. Your donation can be maximized in the following ways.

Annual Gifts:

Includes direct gifts, recurring gifts, honor or memorial tributes, and pledges in the form of cash, check or credit card. Click here to make a secure online donation. We also accept gifts of stock, mutual funds or other appreciated property. Please call your local Development Office for more information or email donations@senecacenter.org.

Seneca Family of Agencies' Forever Families Society recognizes individuals and organizations who make an annual cash gift of $5,000 or more. Seneca recognizes these significant donations in a variety of ways. Please call your local Development Office for more information or email donations@senecacenter.org.

Recurring Gifts:

Your recurring gift helps establish a stable source of funding to protect Seneca Family of Agencies programs serving children and families. You can designate an automatic credit card debit on a monthly or quarterly basis through our secure online server.

Corporate Matching Gifts:

Increase the value of your gift by taking advantage of your employer’s matching gift program for active and retired employees.
Click here to see if your employer has a corporate matching gift program.

Planned Gifts:

Leaving a legacy through planned giving helps ensure that Seneca Family of Agencies will be able to give new generations of children a future. You may designate Seneca Family of Agencies as a beneficiary in your will or trust, or you can use other vehicles. For information about how to get started with making Seneca part of your estate plan, click here. To speak to someone, please contact your local Development Office:

Seneca Family of Agencies' Forever Kids Club recognizes those who invest in children’s futures through planned gifts.


Seneca Family of Agencies appreciates certain donated goods and professional services.
Please contact your local Development Office for a list of current needs:

Donate Your Vehicle:

You can donate your car, truck, motorcycle, boat, RV, or other vehicle to benefit Seneca Family of Agencies. The proceeds from the sale of your vehicle will be donated to us. To donate your vehicle, please go the CarEasy.org website to complete a donation form. Or you can call the organization at 855.500.RIDE (7433). Please tell them that you would like to donate a vehicle to Seneca Family of Agencies.

How to Give:

  • Click here to make a secure online donation
  • Or mail your check (payable to Seneca Family of Agencies or Kinship Center) to your local Development Office:
    • Bay Area Development Office: 6925 Chabot Rd., Oakland, CA 94618
    • Central Coast (Kinship Center) Development Office: 124 River Rd. Salinas, CA 93908
    • Orange County Development Office: 18302 Irvine Blvd #300, Tustin, CA 92780
  • For more information, please contact your local Development Office:

All gifts to Seneca Family of Agencies are tax deductible and are acknowledged in writing.

Other Ways to Help:

  • Smile.Amazon.com - When you shop on Amazon.com, a portion of your order total will be donated to us!
     Just use this link every time you purchase: Buy on Amazon & Give to Seneca
  • eBay - Seneca Family of Agencies is a certified eBay Giving Works program charity, which allows eBay sellers to designate 10-100% of their proceeds to Seneca Family of Agencies. Click here for more information from eBay Giving Works.
  • GreatNonprofits.org - You can write a review of Seneca Family of Agencies on GreatNonprofits.org. These reviews are also shared with other notable sites that rate nonprofit organizations, such as Guide Star.  Click here to post your review and read other reviews.
  • iGive - Kinship Center is a listed charity of iGive.com, one of the largest networks of stores dedicated to turning everyday online shopping into philanthropy. Click here to see the list of more than 800 stores. Then click on the store of your choice and complete your shopping as usual. Seneca Family of Agencies/Kinship Center will receive up to 26% of your purchase (donation rates are clearly spelled out).
  • goodsearch.com - To help generate income for Seneca Family of Agencies, you can use a search engine that donates funds for each search inquiry. Click here to search and support Seneca!


NOTE: Gifts to Seneca Family of Agencies are tax-deductible. Seneca Family of Agencies, a California nonprofit corporation, tax ID #94-2971761. Seneca Family of Agencies subscribes to the Code of Ethical Principles and Standards, and the Donor Bill of Rights, developed by The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). To see the most recent audit, please click here.

Seneca Family of Agencies is a Gold level participant on Guidestar.org.

Please visit our Guidestar profile page for more information.

To process an online donation, visit our donations page.