HelpBerkeley is a 501(c )(3) public charity. All donations to HelpBerkeley are tax-deductible. We deliver affordable or free meals to seniors and others in the Berkeley area who are vulnerable to COVID-19.


We are a true local grassroots organization, composed of 100% volunteers with no salaried employees. Started in March 2020, the day after the first Shelter-In-Place order, our goal is to help our direct neighbors and community. Because everything we do is done by volunteers, we are truly cost-effective.


How to donate to us where 100% of your donation reaches us:

  • Send us a check at: HelpBerkeley, 1009 Creston Rd, Berkeley, CA 94708

  • Send us money from your Paypal account using Paypal with Friends (Paypal account needed). If you want to learn how, here are the detailed illustrated instructions.


How to donate to us with a credit or debit card (no Paypal account needed)

We will pay a transaction fee of approximately 3% on your donation.

  • Click on the "Donate" button below and follow the instructions.

How to donate to us using a charitable trust:


Thanks so much for helping us help those who are vulnerable to COVID-19!