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Give in Kind


Each holiday season, Side by Side partners with schools, organizations, and businesses throughout the Bay Area to help fulfill Wish Lists for the clients that we serve. Many of our clients are from low-income families or are former foster youth living on their own limited resources. Side by Side hopes to brighten our young people’s holiday season by ensuring that each has a present to unwrap. 

Want to make a holiday wish come true? The following businesses have generously offered to showcase our clients’ holiday wish lists – stop in during the indicated time frames to pick up a tag and fulfill one or more wishes!  

*Please return the gifts by 12/13 to ensure that we can get them to our clients in time. 

Book Passage

51 Tamal Vista Blvd, Corte Madera 
In-store purchase or visit their online Giving Tree:
Available 11/1 – 12/13  

Marin Country Mart  

Holiday Tree at the Trading Post  
2003 Larkspur Landing Circle, Larkspur
Available 12/1 – 12/24                    

Sonoma County Secret Santa 

Visit to see a list of participating businesses or “Adopt a Heart” online 
Available 11/1 – 12/24 

Amazon Wishlist
Supports SBS’s Real Alternatives program
Available 11/11 – 12/13 

We are grateful to Kids Bike Lane, Mill Valley Middle School, and Temple Beth Sholom in San Leandro for privately supporting our holiday giving program. 

Want to help in 2022? Contact the Side by Side Development Department ( or 415-871-1475) to find out how your school or organization can help fulfill holiday wishes for our clients served in the Marin, Sonoma, Napa, or Alameda counties. 


In-Kind donations received throughout the calendar year help Side by Side deliver the highest quality services to youth and families in schools, communities, and homes. Please contact us if you would like to learn more about donating gift cards, furniture for our transitional housing program, vehicles, or professional services. 

Gift cards to the following retail outlets are especially appreciated as they allow us to purchase kitchen and home items for our transitional housing program, incentivize youth participating in our YouThrive early intervention program, or purchase art supplies for our community drop-in centers: