Making a Difference,

One at a Time



How wonderful it is that nobody need to wait a single moment before starting to improve the world       

- Anne Frank

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Your donation allows us to
provide services to children and families across California

Donate through Paypal

Click on the heart to donate online through Paypal today. Your donation will help provide services to children and families across California.



Holiday Wish Program

Holidays are about family,happy memories and hope for the future.
Read our 2015 Holiday Wish Letter. (PDF)

We will match you with a child(ren) and provide you with their wish list, upon
receipt of this form.  Holiday Wish Program Sponsor Form (PDF)

If you prefer to mail in your donation,
please download the donation form and mail to:

Friends Outside
P.O. Box 4085
Stockton, CA 95204



Friends Outside offers opportunities throughout the state for volunteers and interns.

If you are interested in serving those impacted by incarceration, email or contact us via phone.

Join the Board of Directors

If you are invested in our mission and have a special skill or service that may benefit the agency, consider joining our Board of Directors!

We are currently looking for potential board members with experience or background with non-profits in fundraising, finances, or Human Resources. We also need local community support in the San Joaquin County area.

Board meetings are held one Friday a month in Sacramento or Stockton. Board members are asked to commit to a 3 year term for continuity. Other responsibilties are outlined in the Board Member Responsibilities -->

If you are interested in being a part of Friends Outside, email or call Gretchen Newby at (209) 955-0701.

We can work with you to create the arrangements that best meet your philanthropic intentions and your financial situation.