There are many ways to support our work. However you decide to help, your generous contributions make it possible for Maitri to provide compassionate care to people living with HIV and AIDS. Please consider making a gift today.

Maitri is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Tax ID #: 94-3189198. For more information, contact Tomas Moreno, Development Manager at (415) 558-3003 or

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Make a Gift

A gift to Maitri is an investment in an important community resource. All gifts to Maitri go directly to support the following six components of our model residential care program for people living with AIDS:

  1. Nursing and attendant care
  2. Comfortable accommodations
  3. Food and nutrition
  4. Social work case management
  5. Resident activities
  6. Volunteer programs

Donate Online
You can make a tax-deductible online donation by visiting Network for Good.

(You write/read reviews and view our general organization profile by visiting our Guidestar page.)

Donate by Phone
Please contact Tomas Moreno, Development Manager at (415) 558-3003.

Mail a Check
Mail us a check payable to Maitri at:
401 Duboce Ave., San Francisco, CA 94117-3551

Matching Gifts From Your Employer
Maximize your gift to Maitri by utilizing your employer’s matching gift program.

Planned Giving
Bequests are a wonderful way to support Maitri and may provide estate tax benefits. A bequest may enable you to make a larger gift than you thought possible. There are different ways your estate can support Maitri:

  • Designate a specific gift to Maitri (such as property or a specific dollar amount)
  • Leave a percentage of your estate to Maitri
  • After your estate has provided for your loved ones, leave all or part of the remainder of your estate to Maitri

Bequests may also be made in honor or memory of a loved one. In addition to cash and securities, bequests may include real estate, works of art, or virtually anything of value. All bequests are exempt from federal estate taxation.

To include Maitri in your will or trust, please use the following language:

I give to Maitri Compassionate Care, 401 Duboce Ave, San Francisco, CA 94117 (tax ID #94-3189198) $_____ (or ____ % of the rest of my estate) to be used for general purposes.

For your reference, Maitri’s EIN number is:

To include Maitri in your estate plans, please contact Tomas Moreno, Development Manager at (415) 558-3003

Experience a Home-Cooked Meal With Maitri


Maitri is excited to introduce an opportunity to experience the unique place we call home while enjoying a delicious home-cooked meal.

Receive a Maitri Meal Card with a suggested minimum donation of $10 and join us for a wonderful lunch or dinner prepared by Maitri’s stellar kitchen staff in our beautiful dining room. Meet our residents, staff, and volunteers, and savor the Maitri experience.

All donations benefit Maitri programs.
Meals are available Monday – Friday
12:45 PM – 1:30 PM / 6:15 PM – 6:45 PM

If you like, one of our staff would be happy to give you a guided tour of our renowned facilities either before or after your meal with us.

Maitri Meal Cards are available from Tomas Moreno at or by calling (415) 558-3003. Once you receive your card(s), please make your meal reservation 48 hours in advance by contacting our kitchen staff at so that we can set a place at the table for you…

We look forward to dining with you at Maitri!

Donate Stock
Maitri gratefully accepts gifts of stocks and other appreciated securities, which can be a tax-wise way of making a charitable donation. To make a gift of securities, please provide Tomas Moreno, at Maitri ( with complete donor information (name, address, phone number), the name and type of securities to be gifted, the number of shares, and the date you intend to make the gift. Maitri cannot dispense tax-related advice; please consult with your financial, and/or legal advisors for guidance.

Special Fundraising Events
Support community events that benefit Maitri. Contact Tomas Moreno, at Maitri ( for more information.

Wish List – View Our Current List

Amazon Smile
Support Maitri by shopping on Amazon through this special link. 0.5% of proceeds support Maitri. Go to Amazon Smile page and use your Amazon log-in at

eBay Giving Works
Support Maitri by designating us as the beneficiary of proceeds from your online auctions. Go to the eBay Giving Works homepage

Did you know?

  • $85 will pay for a month’s worth of milk for Maitri residents
  • $175 will pay for a month’s worth of taxi vouchers for our residents’ trip to and from doctors’ appointments
  • $200 will pay for one of our monthly outings for residents to attend a museum or the movies
  • $205 will feed all 15 Maitri residents for a day with three warm, nourishing meals
  • $1,000 will pay for a week’s worth of groceries for all 15 of Maitri’s residents

Maitri is excited to launch a new program called Fund-A-Need where our supporters can target and donate to specific Maitri needs.

At Maitri, we offer a nurturing home for our residents where they can focus on what’s essential – their health. We ensure that all rooms are clean, secure and comfortable, linens are fresh, common rooms are safe and welcoming, and most importantly, we provide three warm, nourishing daily meals for each of our residents.

Whether you want to donate once or over an extended period of time, or if you wish to donate to one or a number of needs, our Development Department is available to help you match your wishes with the needs of our residents. Just contact Tomas Moreno, at (415) 558-3003.

Community Thrift
Donate old furniture, clothing, and household items to Community Thrift Store and name Maitri as the beneficiary. The store is located at 623-625 Valencia Street (@ 17th Street) in San Francisco. Call (415) 861-4910 for more information or visit

Support Maitri When You Shop
Access your favorite online retailers through, and a percentage of your purchase payments will be donated to Maitri.

Appeal Letters
Contact your local city and state officials to encourage support for local organizations like Maitri.

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