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Support The Junior Center

Support the Junior Center

There are so many ways that you can support the Junior Center of Art and Science. Each of the following ways are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.


A gift to the JCAS Annual Giving Campaign is a wonderful way to support the work of the Junior Center of Art and Science. Your donation can provide general program support or target a specific program such as the Need-based Scholarship Fund, School Outreach Programs, or the Animal Ambassador Program.

Please email the Executive Director at if you would like to be added to the Annual Giving Campaign mailing list or click on the DONATE NOW button to make an immediate donation.


In writing your will or living trust, you may specify that you would like a portion of your estate to benefit the Junior Center of Art and Science. You may also specify how you would like your gift to be allocated.

For more information, please contact the Executive Director at (510) 839-5777 or


Do you have a car, truck, RV, boat or motorcycle you don’t need anymore? Donating your vehicle is a great way to help the Junior Center of Art and Science. The vehicle does not need to be in running condition.

JCAS has partnered with Car Donation Serivces, a local, reputable company that has been in business for almost 20 years. They will pick up the vehicle at no charge to you, provide you with a donation receipt and all the tax related documents and process the DMV paperwork. Its so easy!

Please contact Car Donation Services at 1-888-686-4483 or click on the button below to complete our on-line donation form:


Help the Junior Center Animal Keepers provide food, housing and medical attention for our resident Animal Ambassadors. These animals accompany our Outreach Instructors into hundreds of school classrooms each year working together to enhance our hands-on science programs and educate children about wildlife and ways to live in harmony with nature.

Use the DONATE NOW button to make a gift to the Animal Ambassador Program.


You can help the Junior Center through your in-kind donations. We are also grateful for donations of gift certificates, food and wine for our fundraising and special community events.

Click here for our Wish List.


Many employers (past or present) participate in a matching gift programs. This is a tremendous benefit that can double or sometimes even triple your gift to the Junior Center. Check with your human resources department for details.


A memorial or tribute gift is a wonderful way to honor or remember someone special. Tribute gifts can be given for so many occasions including birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, work promotion to name but a few. Gifts can be made in any amount.

Click here for our brochure on “7 Ways to Make a Gift to the Junior Center” or use the DONATE NOW button to make a gift to make a Memorial or Tribute Gift.