You can support MHALA in a number of ways — and we greatly appreciate each and every one of them!

Your charitable contributions are tax-deductible and will be used to support people with mental health needs.
Tax ID: 95-1881491

Your Impact


helps fund

vocational school for one member



a computer for education and job training



a security guard certificate, gear and uniform for one member 



basic hygiene and toiletry kits for nearly 100 members

Ways to Support MHALA

Make a one-time or recurring donation and see your gift immediately put to work helping the members we serve. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the full extent permitted by law.


We are often in need of personal hygiene products, winter clothes and gear, underwear, socks, sleeping bags, towels, linens, sunscreen, and small household and kitchen items.

To donate in-kind goods, please contact development@mhala.org.

Matching Gifts

Many companies will match charitable contributions made by their employees. Matching gifts can help double or even triple your gifts.

Click below to find out if your company has a matching gift policy and follow the link or instructions provided.

Planned Giving

You can help secure your legacy by making estate plan provisions to share a lasting, meaningful gift to individuals with mental health needs.

The most common planned gift is a bequest in your will or living trust. Others include annuities, charitable lead trusts, endowment funds, life insurance policies, retirement plan assets, real estate, and stocks and bonds. Your financial advisor can help you decide which type of planned gift is best for you.


Remember someone dear to you, honor or thank a loved one, or celebrate a special occasion by making a gift in their honor or memory to MHALA. The person(s) and/or family will be notified of your generous gift (without disclosing the amount of the contribution).


Stock gifts can provide you with significant tax advantages! You may choose to give a gift of stock in one of two ways:

  1. Stock certificates can be mailed directly to MHALA. Contact development@mhala.org for a copy of the forms.
  2. A broker can transfer stock directly to MHALA's broker, Natalie Perez at Gamble Jones Investment Counsel (626-795-7583). The DTC number is 0164, code 40. Account # at Charles Schwab: 6231-5620.

Please let us know if you are making a gift of stock as standard stock transfers often do not include donor information. 

Vehicle Donations

You can make a difference by donating your vehicle – whether it’s a car, truck, van, or RV. MHALA participates in a vehicle donation program that picks up your car for free and completes the sale of your donated vehicle.