Santa Rosa Charities

Santa Rosa is compassionate about many different hot topic issues, therefore the city is home to plenty of non-profit organizations and charitable groups to support those causes. Here is just a small selection of some of the best non-profits in town.


Community Matters
PO Box 14816
Santa Rosa, CA 95402


Founded in 1996, Community Matters is an organization committed to enhancing the social and emotional needs in the community. Community Matters provides programs and services to enhance the educational experience for kids throughout the nation. The group offers student programs to prevent bullying and violence, community forums that create dialogue around concerning issues, and training aimed to implement overall educational success.


Compassion Without Borders
PO Box 14995
Santa Rosa, CA 95402


This wonderful group focuses on providing a safe and secure future for animals that need support and love. Compassion Without Borders has a variety of programs providing animals both internationally and locally with veterinary care, shelter, and love. The organization was founded in 2001 and is made up of veterinarians, animal advocates, and volunteer staff members all working together to help save the lives of thousands of animals in need.


Redwood Empire Food Bank
3990 Brickway Blvd
Santa Rosa, CA 95403


The Redwood Empire Food Bank was established in 1987 with a clear focus on ending hunger in Sonoma County. The organization provides food through their own established Hunger Relief Initiatives: the Neighborhood Hunger Network, Senior Security, and Every Child, Every Day. The initiatives help support members of the community who are having financial trouble affecting their ability to feed themselves and their families. The non-profit group currently serves around 78,000 people in Sonoma County each every single month.