Help End Homelessness For Local Families With a Donation to Homestretch
Every donation goes a long way to meeting the needs of Homestretch families as they work to overcome the effects of poverty and achieve self-sufficiency. Some examples of how your contribution can make a difference in people’s lives:
- Cost of a child’s medical exam – $75
- A week’s worth of groceries for a family – $100
- School supplies for four children – $150
- Computer class for a client – $250
- Two new mattresses for a family – $500
- Much needed dental care for a client – $1,000
- Rent and utilities for a client family’s apartment – $2,000
- A year’s scholarship for one child attending pre-school at Kidstretch – $12,000
Whatever amount you give, you can be sure your donation will be put to work right away to help homeless families secure permanent housing and gain the knowledge, skills, and hope they need to achieve self-sufficiency.
Donate by Credit Card or by Virtual Check
Make a donation online using our secure donation system. You may donate by credit card, personal check, or business check. You can choose to make a one-time donation, or make your donation recurring. If you select recurring, you’ll have the option to choose the frequency of your giving. You can also designate your gift for our General Operating Fund or other programs. Finally, you can make your gift in memory of or in honor of a special person in your life by selecting Tribute. You will be able to provide further information about your honoree and how you would like them to be notified of your gift in their honor.
If you prefer, you can call in your credit card donation to Nan Monday at 703-237-2035 x 119.
Donate by Check
You can mail your check, made payable to Homestretch to:
303 South Maple Avenue, Suite 400,
Falls Church, Virginia 22046
If you wish, designate your gift in memory of, or in honor of, a special person in your life. Please include a mailing address if you’d like that person or family to be notified of your gift.
Donate Through the United Way or Combined Federal Campaign
Donations can be made to Homestretch through United Way at Designation Code 8480 or through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Designation Code 13070.
Give Through the Catalogue for Philanthropy
Homestretch is a member of the Catalogue for Philanthropy. Donations can be made to Homestretch on the CFP website.
Will your employer match your gift?
Many companies will match employee gifts to nonprofit organizations. Some will also provide a financial contribution for employees who volunteer. Check with your company’s HR department to see if they have a matching gift program.
Shop on AmazonSmile
By shopping on AmazonSmile, a portion of your purchase price from eligible purchases will go to Homestretch. On your first visit to AmazonSmile you need to select Homestretch before you begin shopping for us to receive donations. AmazonSmile will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation to Homestretch.
Donate Gifts of Stock
Outright gifts of appreciated securities—stocks, bonds and mutual funds—are a meaningful way for you to help Homestretch. Making these gifts is easy! Just ask your financial advisor to contact Ken Bradford at 203-237-2035.
Donate Through Your Will
Have you included Homestretch in your estate plans? By including Homestretch in your will, you will be leaving a legacy of ending homelessness for local families.
The families in Homestretch are homeless and have few resources. As they progress through our program we provide them with everything they need to make a home. We depend on donated items or new items to help keep client homes furnished with essential items. You can find our wish list of needed items here [link to appropriate page].
Homestretch is a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax exempt, charitable organization. All donations are tax deductible as allowable by law.