100% OF YOUR DONATION HELPS THOSE IN NEED

HOW IT WORKS

The Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund provides temporary assistance to help people living in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma counties. Over the last 31 years, the Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund has raised more than $120 million to help individuals and families in need. In 2016-2017 our fundraising campaign raised a record $8.4 million for housing assistance, critical family needs, and food banks.

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2017-2018 Funds to Date

Hover over the indicator below to see our progress to-date toward surpassing last year’s $8.4M raised for our neighbors in need.

2016-2017 Fund Total

$8,448,661

Meet Our Donors

2017-18 Donor Lists will be published in the fall!
2016-17 Major Donor List >
2016-17 Daily Donor List >


STORIES

  • Fund helps carpenter keep home after suffering 2 strokes
    December 28, 2016
  • Gift helps Pacifica woman keep home of nearly 50 years
    December 25, 2016
  • Season of Sharing keeps longtime Napa Valley resident in home
    December 21, 2016
  • Ailing senior gets help with rent at new apartment in Benicia
    December 18, 2016
  • Food banks feed Bay Area hungry all year
    December 14, 2016
  • Housing lottery winner claims prize with some payment help
    December 11, 2016
  • A little help lets single mom find a good job
    December 8, 2016
  • Gift of a studio for engineer left homeless after 2 accidents
    December 4, 2016
  • A year after getting help, Napa family counting its blessings
    November 30, 2016
  • When bad breaks pile up, paying the rent can be impossible
    November 27, 2016
  • With helping hand, Bay Area family puts RV life in rear-view
    November 24, 2016
  • KTVU - Season of Sharing Fund marks 30 years helping Bay Area needy
    November 21, 2016
  • The Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund: 30 Years of Giving
    October 3, 2016
  • Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund: 30 Years of Helping Families
    September 9, 2016
  • SF Homeless Project: A Letter to the City
    June 28, 2016
  • Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund takes in record $8 million
    March 13, 2016
  • S.F. Marin Food Bank makes difference with Season of Sharing aid
    January 1, 2016
  • Season of Sharing helps keep family afloat when injury strikes
    January 1, 2016
  • Single mom, son get rental help after detour in plans
    December 27, 2015
  • Sunnyvale family of 4 gets up off the floor
    December 25, 2015
  • Single mom reclaims moments of joy through Season of Sharing
    December 20, 2015
  • Cancer endangers family home; Season of Sharing helps
    December 16, 2015
  • Chef, a single mom, gets help after painful wrist injury
    December 13, 2015
  • Dementia patient receives help from Season of Sharing
    December 9, 2015
  • San Lorenzo family gets needed help with housing
    December 6, 2015
  • Food banks and Season of Sharing help Bay Area’s neediest
    December 2, 2015
  • Woman raising 2 autistic great-grandsons gets help with rent, bills
    November 29, 2015
  • Season of Sharing helps Bay Area residents in need
    November 26, 2015
  • Season of Sharing Fund 2015
    November 20, 2015
  • The Season of Sharing 15
    June 15, 2015
  • Forklift repairman turns to Season of Sharing to avoid eviction
    January 4, 2015
  • Loma Prieta quake hero finds home, hope through Season of Sharing
    January 1, 2015
  • Season of Sharing helps vet get a home, and get his daughter back
    December 28, 2014
  • New home marks new start for S.F. veterans
    December 24, 2014
  • Carpenter’s career cut short by cancer, but help arrives
    December 21, 2014
  • Season of Sharing helps Bay Area food banks sustain those in need
    December 17, 2014
  • Cancer patient gets health, finances back on track
    December 14, 2014
  • From homeless to home for the holidays
    December 10, 2014
  • Injured dance instructor gets back on her feet
    December 7, 2014
  • Single mother gets ‘blessing’ after being laid off
    December 3, 2014
  • Pittsburg family was on the verge of eviction before SOS stepped in
    November 30, 2014
  • ‘Independent old lady’ shaken, but not broken, by Napa quake
    November 27, 2014
  • Season of Sharing Fund 2014
    June 15, 2014
  • Mom on dialysis gets help with rent
    January 8, 2014
  • Family gains hope after mother’s injuries
    January 5, 2014
  • Family has moved, but not moved on, after father’s death
    January 1, 2014
  • Bayview man gets help relocating after fire in home
    December 29, 2013
  • Tough Napa family gets help, enjoys freedom again
    December 25, 2013
  • Dad, daughter have a safe home with a little help
    December 22, 2013
  • Hip problems don’t keep single mom from working
    December 18, 2013
  • Single dad buys a Christmas tree for his kids
    December 15, 2013
  • Boy, 8, opens lemonade stand to feed homeless
    December 14, 2013
  • Heartbroken vet finds ‘a place called home’
    December 11, 2013
  • Fund helps family on the move find a home – for now
    December 8, 2013
  • Season of Sharing: Son becomes the caretaker
    December 4, 2013
  • Mom rations medication after losing job, insurance
    December 1, 2013
  • Road-rage victim’s family copes as bills pile up
    November 28, 2013
  • Season of Sharing Donors - It's time.
    June 15, 2011