As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Felton Institute is continuing essential services, serving the most vulnerable in our communities.

Felton Institute is one of the oldest non-profit agencies in the San Francisco Bay Area, operating since 1889 and serving a wide array of underserved communities from children to young families to the homeless, individuals with disabilities, the elderly, and those at risk for suicide.

Felton served communities during the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic and throughout its divisions – Adult, Children, Youth & Family, Early Psychosis, Research and Training, San Francisco Suicide Prevention and Senior, it is continuing its mission today.

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About #GivingTuesdayNOW

“In an effort to provide immediate aid, GivingTuesday announced #GivingTuesdayNow, which will take place on May 5, 2020. #GivingTuesdayNow is a chance for people around the world to stand together in unity and use their individual power of generosity to help nonprofits in need.”

“GivingTuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in all 50 states and in countries around the world. GivingTuesday harnesses the collective power of a unique blend of partners to transform how people think about, talk about, and participate in the giving season. It inspires people to take collective action to improve their communities, give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they believe in, and help create a better world. GivingTuesday demonstrates how every act of generosity counts, and that they mean even more when we give together.”

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About Felton Institute: Founded in 1889, Felton Institute responds to human needs by providing cutting edge, evidence-based mental health and social services that transform lives. Felton Institute is a tax-exempt organization registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit under EIN 94-1156530.

Offering more than 50 acclaimed and honored programs that address homelessness, mental health, prenatal, adolescent, adult and senior needs, Felton Institute provides services in San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo, Marin, and Monterey counties.

Felton is named for its social services pioneer and executive director Dr. Katharine “Kitty” Felton who was called the ”conscience of San Francisco” and was committed to ensuring that children and families in crisis have access to social services and resources in order to help them build upon their inherent strengths and develop self-sufficiency.