You can make a difference in people’s lives by donating to HIP Housing. HIP Housing accepts contributions in cash, check, credit card or stock. A donation can be made in memory of a loved one or in honor of a birthday, wedding, anniversary or any occasion. The honoree will receive a beautiful card to notify them of your thoughtful gift. All donations are tax-deductible as permitted by law. A receipt will be mailed to you via U.S. Postal Service.

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Here’s how you can help those in need find a place to call home:

HIP Housing accepts online donations using credit cards through CommitChange, a company that provides integrated online fundraising tools for nonprofits. Your information is safe and will never be sold to a third party.

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Call our Development Department at (650) 348-6660. We will take your credit card information over the phone.

Please make your check payable to HIP Housing and mail it to:

HIP Housing
800 S. Claremont St., #210
San Mateo, CA 94402

Ask your employer about a company Matching Gift Program. Send HIP Housing the Matching Gift Program form with your donation and you can double your contribution.


HIP Housing has joined Amazon’s recent philanthropic initiative. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of your purchase price from eligible items. 0.5% may be a small percentage but it will definitely help us provide affordable housing services to San Mateo seniors and families.

To put it simply, shopping at Amazon = donating to HIP Housing.

Don’t know how to get started? In just one easy step, you can start contributing! Visit When you log in to your account (or create a new one), pick Human Investment Project as your charitable organization and resume shopping (the easiest way to find us is by looking up our EIN # which is: 94-2154614). Don’t forget to save in your toolbar so that every time you shop Amazon it benefits HIP Housing.

For more information, contact the HIP Housing Development Department at (650) 348-6660.