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.


Donate your New Blankets or Like-New Books or Stuffed Animals to Help Homeless Children Feel Secure, Cozy and Ready to Learn September 8- October 31

Do you have any new blankets or like-new books or stuffed animals you’d like to donate? GGMG is partnering with Project Night Night ( www.projectnightnight.org) to host a fund drive from September 8-October 31.

Project Night Night distributes Night Night Packages to homeless children ages 0-10. Each Night Night Package includes an age-appropriate book, a baby blanket which can be cuddled, and a stuffed animal which can become a cherished friend, all nestled inside of a new canvas tote bag.

By donating much needed blankets, books and stuffed animals to Project Night Night, we as GGMG moms can truly make a difference to these children in need. Purchasing guidelines for the items include:

  • Blankets should be NEW or newly handmade. We appreciate quilted, fleece, knit, crocheted, "no-sew," and store-bought blankets. The ideal size is 50" x 60" or smaller.
  • Books appropriate for ages 0 to pre-teen. Books must be new or like-new.
  • Stuffed animals smaller than 20 inches. Stuffed animals must be new or like-new.

Please consider joining us in support of Project Night Night in one of four ways:

  1. Purchasing blankets or books from the Project Night Night Amazon wish list
  2. Ordering online from your preferred retailer
  3. Donating funds directly to Project Night Night
  4. Neighborhood drop-off

Thank you so much for your support of this Drive! For more details, click here. If you have additional questions, please contact Cori at drives@ggmg.org.

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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