Other Ways to Give

By Mail: 826LA, attn: Carolyn Gan, 1714 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026

Employee Matching Programs: Click here for a list of Employee Matching Programs.

Planned Giving:
Click here to learn more about creating a lasting legacy at 826LA.

Vehicle donations: Click here to find out how you can support 826LA by donating your car, truck, or boat.

In-kind donations: To make a gift of goods or services, please contact us first at or 213-413-3388. You can also help us furnish the writing lab, feed our volunteers, and keep our pencil cups stocked by checking out the wish list below.




  • Ground coffee
  • ****Adjustable office chairs (something like this)
  • Reusable cups
  • Trash bags
  • Low-maintenance plants for office space and outdoor patio space
  • Cleaning supplies, such as multi-surface spray and disinfectant wipes
  • Blue recycling bin
  • Small handheld Dirt Devil
  • Electric Tea Kettle
  • Handywork around the office
  • 4 bowl/plate sets, microwavable 


  • Disco ball (this is real)
  • Costco gift cards
  • Trader Joe’s gift cards
  • Gift Cards for bookstores
  • Disneyland tickets
  • Word-related board games and chess sets
  • Drinks and healthy snacks for the students in tutoring
  • Antique Victorian ornamental/decorative frames

Items from this list only may can be mailed or delivered to our Echo Park or Mar Vista centers during business hours. We cannot accept unrequested items without prior approval. If you have questions about donating any furniture, supplies, or any other items to 826LA, please contact Thank you for your help!