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Make a difference, inspire and be inspired.

Make a difference, inspire and be inspired.

Amazing is all in a day's work.

The generosity of Hope Services donors and volunteers makes it possible for people with developmental disabilities to be valued and participating members of their communities.

Monetary Donations

Make a Gift Today

In order for us to empower people with development disabilities, we rely on your generous support. All donations directly benefit the programs and services provided by Hope, so make a gift today. Use our secure online gift form. We accept VISA,MasterCard, Discover and American Express, as well as virtual checks. Your privacy is always protected.

In a hurry but want to support Hope? Make a pledge by simply texting the word AMAZING to 41444 now.

You can also support Hope by registering for eScrip, shopping with Amazon Smile, or by obtaining a S.H.A.R.E.S card. Find out more.

Monthly Giving

You can become a hero to Hope Services' clients by becoming a Champion of Hope. By making a commitment of a monthly gift, as little as $10 a month, you will enable us to continue to provide and enhance our programs to children, adults, and seniors with developmental disabilities, while lowering our fundraising costs. Monthly deductions can be made via credit card, electronic funds transfer, or check. To enroll, please download the Monthly Giving Enrollment Form or for more information please contact Hope's Manager of Development at 408-284-2842. Become a Champion of Hope today!

Appreciated Securities

For some, one of the most mutually beneficial way to support Hope Services is by contributing appreciated securities. Hope also accepts gifts of real estate and other property. To transfer appreciated stock/securities, please print and complete the STOCK TRANSFER FORM. Once completed, please fax to your broker as well as to Hope Services at (408) 284-2863. For more information contact Hope's Manager of Development at 408-284-2842.

Honor and Memorial Gifts

Celebrate a special person in your life. Make a gift in honor or in memory of a loved one. Contact Robin Doran at (408) 284-2842 to make the gift or make the gift online.

Workplace Giving

Many companies and governmental agencies have programs that enable their employees to make donations through payroll deductions. If you would like to support Hope Services through your workplace giving program, please look for "Hope Services" in your workplace giving campaign brochure then note the corresponding designation code number, and fill it in on your pledge card. If you do not find a listing, then simply write Hope Services 30 Las Colinas Lane, San Jose, CA 95119 on your pledge card. Also, check to see if your workplace is on this list of employers who make matching gifts!

Party with a Purpose

Turn almost any special event into a Party with a Purpose for Hope Services and raise money and awareness for people with developmental disabilities!

  • Birthday Parties & Bar/Bat Mitzvah Celebrations: Invite guests to donate money or goods to Hope Services instead of bringing a host or party gift.
  • In-Home Sales Parties: Host a scrapbooking, jewelry, fashion, or home accessories party and donate a portion of the total sales for goods or services purchased to Hope Services.
  • Weddings or Anniversaries: Ask guests to donate money or goods to Hope Services in honor of the happy couple.
  • Concerts, Holiday & Anniversary Parties, Wine Tastings, and more!

For more information, please contact (408) 284-2842.

Special Events

Hope Services hosts a number of special events, such as An Evening with Hope Services and Chocolate, Cars & Cabs, throughout the year that help raise funds for and awareness of people with disabilities. Learn more about upcoming events and how you can get involved by visiting our Events section.

Planned and Endowment Gifts

Make Hope Services part of your future plans. The rewards go far beyond the potential tax savings.

The Hope Services Endowment Fund ensures that we are able to meet the growing needs of our clients, now and into the future. By donating to the fund, you'll help to ensure a lifetime of our services for our current clients and those who come after them. Your gift to the Hope endowment also helps to offset natural fluctuations in annual fundraising. A gift of any size today will make an impact for years to come!

Planned Gifts:
There are a number of ways to support our efforts through planned giving, such as:

  • Wills and Bequests
  • Gifts of Appreciated Stock (Assets)
  • Charitable Gift Annuities
  • Charitable Remainder Trusts
  • Gifts of Retirement Assets
  • Gifts of Life Insurance
  • Charitable Lead Trusts
  • Living Trusts
  • Deferred Charitable Gift Annuities
  • Gifts of Real Estate

For more information about making a planned gift to Hope Services, please consult your tax advisor and contact:

Robin Doran

Recycle with Hope Services

Clothing and Household Goods

Hope's Donation Pickup Service provides free home pickups of items listed in the PDF below in Northern and Southern California (Los Angeles and Orange Counties). Donation items are then resold at our Hope Station store in Fremont (37482 Fremont Blvd, Fremont, Ca 94536), or at the chain of Savers thrift stores throughout California. Store proceeds directly benefit Hope clients with job training, job placement and independent living services. Your donation is tax deductible. Please call to schedule a home pickup or request other information:

Northern California: - (408) 748-2874 or toll free: 1-866-636-6283

Southern California: - (714) 522-3638 or toll free: 1-800-936-0673


Electronics: Free E-waste Events & Drop-off Locations

Hope Services collects electronic waste, working or not - Acceptable electronic waste includes computers, monitors, computer cables, mice, keyboards, VCRs, faxes, radios, printers, telephones, televisions, CPUs, monitors, stereos, speakers, DVD players, cell phones and recorders.

All materials donated will be safely recycled by State approved recycler ECS Recycling, nothing goes overseas, and will be used to create employment opportunities for people with developmental disabilities.

Residents can drop off E-Waste at their local sites in all counties that Hope Services serves, or to arrange for an E-Waste pickup at your company or home call 1-866.636.6283 or schedule a pickup online.


Your donation is tax-deductible as permitted by law.

*e-Stewards Certified


Wondering what to do with that old car of yours? HOPE accepts donations of all vehicles, running or not, and can arrange a pickup within 24 hours. We sell donated cars or trucks, at affordable prices, to the general public with proceeds benefiting Hope Services.

You can donate you vehicle directly to Hope and receive the Fair Market Value of your donation as a tax deduction, while Hope receives 100 percent of the proceeds from its sale. It's very easy, and we do the work including a free tow away!

Contact us today to donate your car:

If you are interested in purchasing a used vehicle, please contact Erusha Kongara at 408-510-6934. Come by and view our vehicles for sale at:

Hope Services
3100 Alfred Street
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Light Bulbs & Batteries - Santa Cruz

Hope Services provides a fee-based program for recycling your fluorescent tubes, U-shapes, CFL's, HID's and batteries in an eco-friendly and responsible manner. Fees received enable Hope to provide Green Job opportunities to the community, it's clients and businesses partners. It's easy!

Email David Guarente or call 831.600.1510.

Bikes & Hope Bike Shop

Hope Services accepts used bikes. The money raised is used to pay the salaries of the individuals helping to repair the bikes supplies needed to run Hope Services' Used Bike Shop.

Call 408.562.1836 for more infomation or visit your Used Bike Shop.


Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Hope Services. At this time our volunteer spots are full through the end of the year, but please check back in January. Thanks for thinking of Hope!