Each NCL, Inc. Chapter promotes community connections and service by considering the local community’s needs and selecting appropriate non-profit organizations to serve.  Each Chapter then supports its philanthropic service partners through different volunteer activities.

With the unique mission of  fostering growth through human connection, the Golden Gate Chapter strives to offer service opportunities that feature direct service and connection to people in our community.

Philanthropies supported by our Chapter include:

  • Bayview MissionFood, clothing distribution, weekend and summer programs for local children
  • Boys and Girls Club San FranciscoAfter-school and summer youth programs
  • Children of ShelterHoliday programming for housing insecure youth
  • Compass Family ServicesMeals and holiday programming for housing insecure families 
  • Community ImpactAfter-school and summer activities with Western Addition Youth
  • Education OutsideCommunity gardening and related wellness programming
  • Family HouseMaking and decorating cupcakes for (and with) families 
  • Holy Family Day HomeFamily support services for young children of working families
  • Institute on AgingSpecial summer and holiday activities for seniors 
  • Lava Mae – Mobile hygiene and support services for the housing insecure
  • Presidio Native Plant NurseryWeeding, pruning, watering, potting plants and cleaning trails
  • Presidio Y– Bikes  –  Teaching local children how to ride bikes safely in San Francisco
  • Princess Project – Supporting the Prom Boutique of every teen girl’s dreams
  • Project Glimmer– Preparing accessory and makeup gifts for teen girls and women
  • Raphael HouseServing meals and support festive birthday and holiday events
  • Richmond District Neighborhood CenterSorting and distributing groceries to families 
  • Richmond Senior CenterSupporting local seniors’ independent living with in/out-home errands
  • SF Marin Food Bank  – Sorting food and packing food for distribution city-wide