Make Hope A Tradition

Help us continue our 50 year tradition of uniting the community this holiday season. Our goal is to provide 7,200 food boxes and 16,500 toys, bicycles, and books, but we need your help!

You Can Make a Difference

$125 Adopts a Family

Give hope to a family of 4 by providing two holiday food boxes, toys and books.


$60 Feeds a Family

Your donation puts two 50lb. boxes of Thanksgiving and Christmas food on a family’s table.


$30 Gives Joy

Your gift puts two toys and a book under the tree for a child living in poverty.


Buy From Our Wishlist

Check out these 100 most-requested toys and books.


Holiday Services Information

You can sign up for our Holiday 2014 Program on Friday, Nov. 7th, time TBD. Limited appointments are available – first come, first served.

Our Thanksgiving and Christmas food program is available for families living in these zip codes: 95110, 95117, 95125, 95126, 95128, 95134. If you currently don’t have a physical address you can still sign up for our non-cooking bags.

Our Toy Box program is available for all children under 18 years old, regardless of where they live.

In order to sign up for our program, you need to bring an ID for EACH member of your household and a current proof of address.

Acceptable documents for adults:

  • Government Issued Picture ID
  • Passport

For children under 18:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Immunization Card
  • Medi-Cal or Healthy Families Card
  • All documents must have child’s FULL NAME and COMPLETE BIRTHDATE

Acceptable documents for proof of address:

  • Current PG&E Bill or any other bill with your name & address, received in the last 30 days.
  • Any MAIL correspondence with your name and address received in the last 30 days.

Not in our zip code area? Call Second Harvest Food Bank 1-800-984-3663 and they’ll refer you to the appropriate agency.

Sacred Heart Community Service

Sacred Heart Community Service is dedicated to bringing our community together to address poverty in Silicon Valley. Through a comprehensive array of resources, services, and community involvement initiatives, SHCS is making a real impact in the lives of working poor families.

Our vision is a community united to ensure that every child and adult is free from poverty.

Board of Directors Meeting

Every other month, Friday mornings at 7AM

Next Meeting: Friday, December 12, 2014 at 7:00am
Second Floor Conference Room

Agency Hours
  • Mon, Wed & Thurs: 9AM to 4PM
  • Tuesday: 9AM to 6PM
  • Friday: 9AM to Noon
Register for services
  • Mon, Wed & Thurs: 9AM to 3PM
  • Tuesday: 9AM to 5PM
  • Friday: 9AM to 11AM
We will be closed
  • Saturday, Aug 30 & Monday, Sep 1 (Labor Day)
  • Friday, Sep 5
  • Saturday, Sep 13
  • Thursday, Nov 27 to Saturday, Nov 29 (Thanksgiving)
  • Wednesday, Dec 24 to Saturday, Dec 27 (Christmas)
Drop By
  • Sacred Heart Community Service
  • 1381 South First St.
  • San José, CA 95110
Call Us
  • T: (408) 278-2160
  • F: (408) 885-9071
Email Us

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