Hillcrest Community Care Fund

Purpose:

Provide short-term bridge relief to Hillcrest community members facing unforeseen hardships.

Types of Aid / SupportCriteria (at least one must be met)
Meal Train– Family emergency*
– Disrupted access to food
Emergency child care– Family emergency*
Student transportation– Family emergency*
– Disrupted access to transportation
Errands– Family emergency*
– Disrupted access to transportation
Groceries
(standardized, ~$200)**
– Family emergency*
– Disrupted access to food
Bridge relief grant ($400)**– Family emergency impacting finances
– Disrupted access to food
– Disrupted access to shelter
– Disrupted access to essential utilities
– Disrupted access to transportation
* NOTE: For the purposes of this fund, examples of family emergencies include medical and financial distress, such as illness, loss, employment disruption, insecure housing, and dislocation.

**NOTE: Limit of $600 per family per calendar year for total value of groceries and bridge relief.
To request aid:

Contact a teacher, the principal, the mental health specialist, or another member of the staff.

To make a donation:

Credit card or PayPal donations can be made here:

Checks can be mailed to Hillcrest Community Care Fund, 365 Florence Ave., Oakland, CA 94618.