Ways To Give

If you would like to make a tax-deductible charitable donation to support the work of the Foundation you can do one of the following:

  • Monetary Gifts
    Your gift at whatever level you choose is most appreciated. Credit card gifts are also accepted if presented on MasterCard, Visa or American Express. To donate by credit card click on the donate button to donate by Paypal.
  • Securities
    You may gift shares of stock or bonds to the Foundation. We will provide a tax-statement indicating the value of the securities on the date received. Appreciated stock is a great way to support the Foundation without having to write a check or use a credit card.
  • Property
    The Foundation is able to receive donated property such as automobiles, vacation homes, land, etc. and provide tax statements.The donor however is responsible for all liens and other related expenses. We must receive a clean title to all property. The Foundation does not accept unsolicited equipment or furniture. Exceptions can be made depending on the arrangement between donors and recipients, but must have Executive Director’s approval. Foundation does accept motorized (cars, rv’s, boats, etc.) donations but all arrangements should be made with Auction City.
  • Bequests
    You may want to provide support at the time of your death while maintaining your money while you are still alive and may need it. You can choose to donate a fixed amount or a percentage of your estate. Please consult with your attorney or contact our Executive Director at 650 573-2292.
  • Event Sponsorship and Attendance
    Throughout the year the Foundation holds special events. Plan to attend or become an event sponsor. Please check our events calendar for any upcoming events. In-kind gifts are often accepted in lieu of cash.


    San Mateo County Health Foundation has partnered with eScrip to raise funds for the San Mateo Medical Center.
    How it Works
    For every purchase you make at participating retailers, a donation will be made to the San Mateo County Health Foundation–at no cost to you!Participating merchants include: Safeway, Mollie Stone’s, Lunardi’s Markets, Draegers Market, Piazza’s Fine Foods, Le Boulanger, Round Table Pizza, Big O Tires, online merchants and many more! Get Started Today Go to and sign up today! Use the Foundation’s Group ID # 500024376
    Register your loyalty cards, credit cards, and debit/ATM cards on eScrip’s secure website.If you’re already a member of eScrip, you can add San Mateo County Health Foundation to the list of organizations you support. With your password-protected eScrip account, you’ll be able to track how much you’ve donated each month.
  • AmazonSmile
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    Choose San Mateo County Health Foundation as the organization. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to San Mateo County Health Foundation. Amazon Smile is the same as Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.