Resist Fear, Assist Love — Oakland Leaf’s 2nd Annual Community Celebration Dear ... Gala 2017


No gift is too large or too small, we appreciate all contributions to our mission! Please click on the PayPal link below to donate to Oakland Leaf Foundation. Please read below to find out more ways you can support our community. Thank you!



Oakland Leaf Foundation is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our
Tax ID # is: 810565800. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent provided by law. Please make checks payable to the Oakland Leaf Foundation.


Donor-Advised Funds

You can recommend grants to your donor-advised fund directly from our website. Simply use the link below.




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Vehicle Donations


Do you have an old vehicle taking up room in your garage or driveway? You can support Oakland Leaf by donating your car, truck, RV, motorcycle, boat, or just about any other vehicle. To find out more, contact our vehicle donation partner, Donating Is Easy or click on the button below.













Oakland Leaf has a variety of volunteer opportunities available to members of our community. If you are interested in volunteering at one of our programs, please email for more information.




Another way you can support Oakland Leaf and our programs is by donating new or gently used items. Work with kids in many different capacities and our programs are in constant need of many different items, equipment, and tools. Below is a list of items from our Programs’ Wish List.


  • Art supplies: paint, paint brushes, crayons, paper, etc.
  • Camera/video camera
  • Computers, laptops, or iPads
  • Class set of hand tools
  • Culturally relevant media for students and parents (i.e. grade level books, novels, comic books, recipe books, etc.)
  • Digital cameras
  • First Aid Kits/Supplies
  • Fruit trees
  • Garden tools of any kind
  • Gift cards to: Blick, Home Depot, Office Depot, etc.
  • iHome speakers
  • Large radio/boom box with auxiliary capacities for smart phone use
  • Learning games/tools: Jumbling Towers, Legos, Mandala, and puzzles
  • Mini fridge with freezer
  • Office supplies: pencils, paper, ink, etc.
  • Practical shelving units
  • Projectors, regular size and portable size
  • Smocks for art classes
  • Soil and compost
  • Sports equipment: soccer balls, basketballs, dodge balls, ball rack, jerseys for soccer and basketball, etc.
  • Storage cabinets (indoor/outdoor)
  • Vacant lot for gardening in Oakland
  • 12 passenger van for field trips
  • Watering Wand
  • Wheel barrow

Arne Duncan applauded Oakland Leaf for “providing enrichment in . . . the arts".