Get Involved

From anywhere

Contribute monthly
Sign up to contribute monthly to the HandUp National Fund. Each month you’ll receive an update on how your donation impacted someone’s life.
Give a HandUp gift card on the street
A HandUp gift card is more valuable than cash, can be redeemed for goods and services through our local nonprofit partners. Learn more
Give the gift of impact
Dedicate any donation on HandUp to your friends, colleagues, or family. Just select "Dedicate this donation" during checkout to send them a gift of impact.
Create a campaign
Inspire others to give back by fundraising for a person or cause you care about on HandUp. Get started here.
Send words of hope
Our members tell us your moral support can often mean more than your donations. It provides motivation and a sense that someone cares. Go to our Words of Hope page to send messages to people.

In your community

Host your own dinner party benefit
Invite your friends to join you for a dinner party to fundraise for others in need. Invite a special guest speaker or get creative with a special theme.
Dedicate your event proceeds to HandUp
Donate the proceeds of your meetup or benefit event to people in need on HandUp. We’ve seen events from restaurant openings to Bitcoin meetups successfully raise funds for homeless individuals in their areas.
Join HandUp at an upcoming event
Find the HandUp team at an event in your city. In SF? We host a monthly meetup called Conscious SF. Look forward to meeting you!
We’re always in need of volunteers for events, photography, etc. If you have skills to donate let us know you’re interested by filling out this form.

With your company

CSR and engagement
From customer gifts to employee matching, learn how we can help you engage in a meaningful way and provide localized impact with your growing CSR programs. [link to pdf] or by emailing
Include poverty alleviation in your grant cycle
HandUp is a Public Benefit Corporation, and accepts grant giving. Funds are used to support those experiencing homelessness and poverty. Email for more information.
Give a corporate donation
Donate a large gift in the name of your company and we’ll share a special impact report from your generous contribution. These can be eligible for tax deduction. Please email for more information.