Thank you for your support!
FOSC accepts in-kind donations of supplies and materials. No donation is too small, and everything will be used and appreciated! 
Donations, both monetary and in-kind, are tax deductible. To receive documentation and acknowledgment of your gift for tax purposes, please send FOSC your name, address, and phone number.
If you wish to make an in-kind donation, please contact FOSC's executive director at or at 510-501-3672.
Immediate needs:
  • Cordless drill and drill bits

  • New shade cloth for our shade structures

Specific nursery needs:
  • Hoses in good condition (no kinks)

  • Drip line irrigation parts

  • Irrigation expertise

  • Hose-gizmos, such as watering wands, misters, hose-valve shut-offs, sprinkler heads, hose washers

  • Unopened bags of perlite

  • Unopened bags of 

  • Chicken wire

  • 70% Isopropyl Alcohol 

  • Basic tools: screwdriver, drill, hammer, screws, nails, etc.

  • First aid supplies (we could use some of everything that has not expired): bandages, antiseptic wipes, sterile gauze, etc.

  • 2x4’s, plywood, and other construction materials in good condition

  • Fun stuff: garden sculptures, chimes, hanging mobiles, decorative ceramic pots, wine barrels, garden furniture

Education program needs:
  • white boards (small)
  • hand lenses, loupes, magnifying glasses: 5x-10x
  • binoculars: Pentax Papilio II 8.5 x 21
  • water quality testing supplies (tablets and chemical refills, plastic containers for each test)
  • digital pH meters
  • compasses
  • tree diameter measuring tape
  • Parts of a Flower poster
  • bug vacuum