How to Help

Please Support Our Sponsors

Why not do business with our generous sponsors, and, while you are there, mention Consider The Homeless!
Tell them you saw their logo on our website, and thank them for supporting us.

Thank You to Those Already Helping


Everett & Jones Barbeque Logo and Website Link

This is a family run restaurant with a generous spirit and a dynamite BBQ sauce. From their website - “Everett & Jones Barbeque was started by Dorothy Everett with her eight daughters, one son and one son-in-law (Jones) in Oakland, California in 1973. The business has continued to grow to include four locations in Hayward, Oakland and Berkeley in the San Francisco Bay Area.

From the beginning, the family business has received the kind of critical acclaim that a press agent would kill for. A 1979 cover story on barbeque in New West magazine, called Everett & Jones “… the barbeque against which all others anywhere must be judged.” Of the sauce, author Charlie Haas wrote, “… defies the odds against such things with a successful mixture of heady fruit-sweetness and peppery clout”

If you like BBQ, and who doesn’t, swing on by their restaurant at 1955 San Pablo Avenue in Berkeley near the corner of University Avenue and say a big thank you to them for their generosity to the homeless. While you are there have some of their excellent ribs. They are open seven days a week.

Visit Everett & Jones at 1955 San Pablo/University, Berkeley 126 Broadway, Jack London Square, Oakland
296 A St, Hayward 4245 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland


The Local Butcher Shop Logo and Website Link

The Local Butcher Shop has come onboard to support Consider The Homeless! by supplying us with hearty beef bones to make our soup stocks. Since we started serving the homeless we have been making all of our soups from scratch, including the stock! This has set a high standard for us to live up to. With The Local Butcher Shop helping us every month to make these hearty delicious soups, we can rest easier with the knowledge that we are being helped to live up to our reputation.

The Local Butcher Shop offers our community sustainably raised, local meat. They only buy whole caracasses directly from local farmers and ranchers, all located within 150 miles of Berkeley. All of their product is pasture raised — no antibiotics, no hormones — just pure, clean meat. All of their butchers are trained chefs who are happy to help you with cooking suggestions and recipes. They also make their own sausages, pates, stocks, and sauces as well as a changing Sandwich of the Day!

Visit The Local Butcher Shop at 1600 Shattuck Ave Ste 120, Berkeley, CA


Acme Bakery Logo and Website Link


Acme Bread Company generously donates wholesome fresh bread and rolls for every delivery we make. Not only does it save us funds, but it gives the homeless a variety of breads to choose from and it certainly complements our hot meals every night.

Since they began operation all of Acme’s whole-grain flours have been organic. Since the nineties, they have been incorporating as many organic and locally sourced ingredients as possible. Acme incorporates environmentally friendly procedures and technology, from covering their largest wholesale bakery in Berkeley with photovoltaic panels in order to generate much of their own electricity to fueling all of their diesel trucks (and diesel generators) with "renewable diesel" which is produced from renewable sources (vegetable and animal fats) and burns very clean and efficiently. Acme also makes an effort to donate all leftover bread to charitable organizations, schools, and non-profits, with the remainder going into organic livestock feed.

Visit Acme Bread Company at 1601 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA and in San Francisco at 1 Ferry Building

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