"I give money to Summer Search because I know with certainty that it will change a young person's life and that he or she will go on to give back to someone else. It's that simple." - Summer Search donor

donate now

Your financial support allows Summer Search to give more low-income high school students the opportunities and support they need to transform their lives, achieve their own potential, and create change as role models and everyday leaders in their communities. There are so many ways your gift can support a student:

  • $102 pays for one backpack for a student’s wilderness expedition
  • $254 provides basic equipment a sophomore needs for their life-changing summer program: sleeping bag, hiking boots, and backpack
  • $670 provides a student with one-on-one college counseling
  • $2,721 covers discounted tuition for one student's life-changing summer program
  • $6,483 supports a student for a whole year in Summer Search, including weekly mentoring, college counseling, and one summer program
  • $13,605 covers discounted tuition for five students' life-changing summer programs

how to donate

  • Make an online donation using our secure form.
  • Make a donation by mail. You can send a check to the address below: (Please indicate if you would like your gift to support a specific site in the memo field).

    • Summer Search
      DEPT 34425
      PO BOX 39000
      SAN FRANCISCO CA 94139
  • Give a gift of stock.

Thank you for your vision, generosity, and commitment to making a difference.

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