Give Online, Mail a Check, Transfer Stock, or Donate Your Vehicle to Support Local Children In-Need | Children's Bureau of Southern California

Ways to Give

Join us in creating a world where every child is safe to grow by becoming a donor. Support from caring individuals and forward-thinking foundations and corporations enable us to work in communities throughout Los Angeles and Orange Counties and beyond to help ensure children can thrive.

You can make an individual donation, a company donation, sponsor an event or more. See details below.

Your Gift Matters

Child well-being can only be accomplished with strong families and communities. With 84% of funding going directly toward our programs, your support truly empowers those at risk to overcome challenges and create positive, generational changes that benefit children, families, and entire communities.

We serve nearly 50,000 children and parents annually in Los Angeles and Orange Counties with the support of donors like you.

So please donate generously online or see other ways to give below!

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Other Ways to Give

Mail a Check

To make a donation by mail, send a check to:

Children’s Bureau
Philanthropy Department
1910 Magnolia Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90007

Make your check payable to: Children’s Bureau. You will be sent a letter of confirmation upon receipt of your donation.


Employer Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions or volunteer hours made by their employees. Some companies match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses.

The impact of your gift to Children’s Bureau may be doubled or even tripled!

To find out if your company has a matching gift policy, please enter your employer’s name below.

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Donate Stock or Other Securities

Take advantage of appreciated securities while avoiding capital gains tax by making a donation of your assets.

Your broker may transfer securities to:
Brokerage: Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
Broker Rep: Donna L. Herme
Phone: 805.374.8156 (direct)
Branch: 800.654.5954, ext. 200
Account #: 496-116439-506
DTC #: 0015

You can learn more about the benefits of making a gift of stock or other securities on the website of our partner,, HERE.

If you would like to inform us that your gift is on the way or to obtain a gift receipt, please contact Yvette Herrera, Senior Director of Philanthropy, via

Give Through Your Donor-Advised Fund

Contact your fund to make a grant recommendation to Children’s Bureau*. Click the Give Now button below if your fund is with any of the following:

  • Fidelity Charitable
  • Schwab Charitable
  • BNY Melon
  • Greater Kansas City Community Fund

OR use the following to make a recommendation online if your DAF is with:

*Please keep in mind IRS rules prohibit using Donor-Advised Funds to pay for event tickets, event tables, or any donation that will result in a direct benefit to the donor.  Contact your fund provider for further information and clarification of IRS rules.


Donate Your Vehicle

Children’s Bureau is partnering with CARS™ to make donating your old car, motorcycle, boat, RV or other vehicle a simple and easy way to support child well-being.

How It Works

  1. Fill out the online form or call CARS™ at 855.500.RIDE | 855.500.7433
  2. They will tow your vehicle at no cost to you
  3. You receive a tax deductible receipt and support child abuse prevention

Request a 1:1 Meeting

To request a 1:1 meeting with a Philanthropy Advisor, please email