Distribution of Funds


Total Funds Distributed 
1986 to 6/30/17 2017-2018 2018-2019 TOTAL
$120,533,192 $8,825,000 $8,428,800 $137,786,992
Critical Family Needs, Housing Assistance & Food Banks
1986 to 6/30/17 2017 – 2018 2018 – 2019 TOTAL
Alameda $23,188,057 $1,623,550 $1,612,150 $26,423,757
Contra Costa $15,780,938 $1,110,850 $1,103,050 $17,994,838
Marin $6,410,497 $427,250 $424,250 $7,261,997
Napa $6,194,061 $603,900 $396,900 $7,194,861
San Francisco $22,499,893 $1,623,550 $1,612,150 $25,735,593
San Mateo $13,480,643 $854,500 $848,500 $15,183,643
Santa Clara $18,802,960 $1,367,200 $1,357,600 $21,527,760
Solano $6,896,308 $522,700 $509,100 $7,928,108
Sonoma $7,265,736 $691,500 $565,100 $8,522,336
TOTAL $120,533,192 * $8,825,000 $8,428,800 $137,786,992
*Total includes a one-time grant of $14,099 to Santa Cruz in 1989. 
All Funds Contributed Each Year are Distributed Throughout the Year

Donations are used to provide direct assistance to Bay Area residents with critical needs that can not be met by other resources.

Funds are distributed in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, or Sonoma to help:

  • Low-to-moderate income families with dependent children
  • Individuals 55 and over
  • Disabled individuals
  • Veterans
  • Victims of domestic violence
  • Transitioning emancipated foster youth (housing assistance only)

Contributions can be mailed at any time of the year to:

Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund
P.O. Box 44740
San Francisco, California 94144
(Wells Fargo Bank Lockbox Account)

If you have questions, please email or call 415-777-7120.

100% OF YOUR DONATION HELPS THOSE IN NEED

Donations are used to provide direct assistance to Bay Area residents with critical needs that cannot be met by other resources.