Welcome to the British Benevolent Society!


The British Benevolent Society of California is a very unique charity and social hub for Brits in the Bay Area. Your membership allows us to continue the special work of helping those less fortunate and promote British benevolence in our own community.

The British Benevolent Society of California provides aid and relief to British Citizens in need.  Our support comes from generous donations, legacies and fundraising by members, and our community in California.


Consul General Andrew Whittaker

May 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Consul General Andrew Whittaker

We work closely with the British Consulates in San Francisco and Los Angeles to provide assistance and resources on unique and vulnerable cases.

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May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Thank you to everyone who attended our Annual General Meeting in April!

A special thank you to our partners at the British Consulates …read more>


Donate what you can to help

Your tax-free donation helps us support Brits in distress