How You Can Help


Your tax-deductible contribution allows us to keep our rates affordable, to improve our facilities, and to provide the best possible care for our residents. You may make a financial contribution to the Ladies Home online or by mail.

Donate Online
You may donate safely and securely through PayPal. Simply click the "Donate" button below. You will automatically receive a receipt for tax purposes. 

Donate by Mail

To donate by mail, make your check payable to the University Mound Ladies Home and mail it to:

The UMLH Development Office
350 University Street
San Francisco, CA 94134

Gifts in Honor of a Loved One

You can make a contribution to the Ladies Home in honor of a friend or loved one, or to commemorate a birthday, anniversary, holiday, or other special occasion. We will send a card acknowledging your generosity to the individual or family that you wish to honor. If you are making this gife through an online donation or by mail, simply include the person or family's name and address with your contribution or check.

Matching Gifts

If your employer has a matching gift program, your gift will become even more valuable to the Ladies Home.

Planned Gifts

Planned giving options include a bequest in a will, a charitable remainder trust, a retirement plan beneficiary designation, life insurance, or a gift from a trust.

In-kind Donations

We can always use donations of new linens, clothing, and toiletries, as well as new or gently used medical equipment, furniture, office supplies, and other items. We also welcome donations of professional services.


We are always looking for friendly, dedicated volunteers. If you are interested in contributing your time and skills to help the residents of the Ladies Home, please contact Program and Activities Director Katelyn Goodman at or call 415.239.6696 ext. 21.


We appreciate your referrals. Please tell your family, friends, and colleagues about the Ladies Home.

Mailing List

If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive occasional newsletters, invitations to events, and other information, email

Contact Us Today

Call or email us today for more information about UMLH.


Take a Tour

Contact us to schedule a tour of the Ladies Home.

Providing Compassionate Care to the Elderly Since 1884

Read about our 125th anniversary celebration and see proclamations from San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom and the California State Assembly.