Together over the years, we have provided support and comfort to those in need:

  • Distributed 1,000,000+ warm items to the less fortunate
  • Served 200,000+ people and 100+ human services agencies
  • Covered Bay Area counties and beyond
  • Engaged thousands of volunteers

February 2021 Press Release

Warm Wishes Event – December 7, 2024.

Warm Wishes continues its mission to provide warmth to the unsheltered and street communities throughout the SF Bay Area.

Warm Wishes is gearing up for our annual Streetpack distribution this year!

Assembly day is December 7 at the Northgate Mall. Volunteers are invited to join us. Masks may be required.

One streetpack includes a scarf, cap, glove, socks, face mask and rain poncho, an holiday card.

Volunteers will be invited to pack face masks, gloves, scarves, hats, BOMBAS socks, and rain ponchos into the backpacks. All items are manufactured under the direction of and funded by Warm Wishes.

The packs will then be distributed to social services agencies for distribution, including the Downtown Street Team, Street Life Ministries, and the Marin County Probation Department, among others.

Warm Wishes Holiday Card Project:

We would like to include a holiday card in our Streetpacks. These cards mean A Lot to the recipient! Many people treasure the card all year long!

  1. Please create 1 or more cards by drawing a holiday picture using your choice of paper. Fold in half or make a card-be creative!
  2. Use crayons, colored pencils, markers, stickers etc. Be sure not to use glitter or anything glued that might come off in the backpack.
  3. Please sign it “Warm Wishes,” (first name only) Ex. “Billy”

We would like to receive the cards by Nov 30th-we can pick up or you can deliver to our office in Northgate.

Warm Wishes welcomes donations to offset expenses for this important distribution to the needy among us.

Please consider a donation to this “hands ON!” worthy cause.

Questions? Contact MarinLink: [email protected] or call 415-233-6945

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Please donate online or send donations to: MarinLink, 5800 Northgate Drive #250, San Rafael CA 94903.

For more information, contact MarinLink:
[email protected] | 415-472-0211

Warm Wishes is a program of MarinLink, an incubator and fiscal sponsor for community-based projects inspired by social entrepreneurs to generate positive change in the arts, community, education, environment, and health. It was founded in 1994 by Bill Hamm.

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