Welcome!  The Golden Gate Mothers Group is a San Francisco-based mothers group that focuses on moms and all things motherhood.

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We have over 4200 members and are always welcoming more. If you're a woman living in San Francisco who is expecting or has at least one child under 12 years old, come join us! We provide an amazing array of services for moms in San Francisco--our very popular newsletter, forums, classifieds, events for kids, moms, and families, and lots more.

GGMG helps connect moms with similar-aged children and similar interests in the form of playgroups and special interest groups. 

Members run the playgroups themselves, and many groups become quite close and last years! Find out more about our playgroups.


Summer Giving Ideas!

As the Community Support drives team takes a vacation this summer, we invite you to support some amazing organizations that are in constant need of donations:

HPP (Homeless Prenatal Program)- A GGMG favorite. They appreciate donations of money or in-kind donations They are always taking donations of diapers, wipes, breast pumps, lightly used kids clothing and maternity clothing. Please visit their website at http://www.homelessprenatal.org for more information.

La Casa De Las Madres – A wonderful organization that supports the needs of women and kids at a time of crisis. You can donate funds or products. They will take household goods, toiletries, and toothbrushes and toothpaste. Please visit their website at http://www.lacasa.org for more information.

St. Anthony's – A San Francisco institution providing services for several thousands of people every year for close to 100 years. You can donate funds or products. St. Anthony's will take children's clothing, backpacks, school supplies, mens and women's clothing. Please visit http://www.stanthonysf.org for more information.

Thank you from St. Anthony's Foundation:

Thanks to the JCCSF and GGMG members, St. Anthony's collected enough clothing to fill 6.5 of their clothing racks and filled several barrels. "The clothing looked great and we can’t wait to give out the clothing to our families." - St. Anthony's Foundation

Updated! Forum Guidelines

The discussion forums are the most popular and widely-used resource for GGMG members. Click here to learn more about what types of posts are allowed in the forums and how you can make the most of these online discussions.


GGMG Members Discount Program

GGMG members can obtain valuable discounts from participating local retailers and service providers.

Interested in offering a discount to our members? Find out more about the program and enroll here.

Parks & Playgrounds

San Francisco has nearly 100 playgrounds in the city, so why not try somewhere new?  And new is right--playgrounds are continually being renovated. Check out our survey of San Francisco playgrounds with pictures, directions, and helpful tips!

Our Just-for-Moms Committee organizes events that are designed only for moms (and sometimes dads) such as CPR training, cooking classes, a night at the movies, trips to a spa, dinners, brunches, exercise classes, etc. All kinds of things to do without the kids!
Our Kids Activities Committee plans events for children, newborn to kindergarten age, that include fun, age-appropriate events several times a month.
Our Social Events Committee hosts three fantastic annual events (Halloween Party, Egg Hunt, and Summer Fair) for the entire family.
Join a group of mothers who have similar-aged children (or due dates!) at a Playgroup Formation Event.  Events are held at venues around SF and vary between week nights and weekends to accommodate different schedules.
GGMG, in partnership with Parents Place, hosts a variety of parenting seminars and workshops. Check the events calendar for upcoming sessions.
The Careers Committee organizes career focused events that include networking with other mothers and local companies/recruiters. We help mom’s navigate both their careers and kids successfully. Check the events calendar often for upcoming sessions.

Nurture ourselves, our children, our partners and our community.
Create an environment of support, information sharing and connection.
Learn, teach, create, have fun and provide balance in the lives of our growing families.

Our Motto: We are a work in progress...
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