Ways to Give

"Opening Doors" Virtual Event- Join Us October 21st!

Join us on the journey home by helping to Open Doors with Pathways to Housing DC today and celebrate with us on October 21st (virtually). Every dollar raised helps us reach our $200,000 goal. In honoring our commitment to inclusion, TICKETS ARE FREE for this virtual event. Register today to get “first to know” updates on our progress, success stories, and community news. 

You can share in the journey home today and help to Open Doors by:

  • Creating your very own Opening Doors online fundraising campaign as part of this signature event. You can create an Individual Opening Doors Fundraising Campaign or Create a Team Fundraising Campaign (great for businesses, congregations, and families). Help us spread the word and build community. 
  • Becoming an “Opening Doors” event Sponsor. Charitable giving levels range from $2,500 – $25,000 and are a great way to connect your corporate values with impactful work.
  • Making a Donation to bring momentum and energy to this important work.
    Joining a community of supporters with a recurring monthly gift of $50, $75, $100, or more. 
Donate Online
You can donate right now by clicking here.
Donate By Mail

If you prefer to send a check, please mail it to:

Pathways to Housing DC
Attn: Development Department
101 Q Street, NE
Suite G
Washington, DC 20002

Donate Stock

Donating stock is fast, easy, and can also provide substantial tax benefits to you!  To transfer stock to Pathways to Housing DC, your broker will need the following account information:

Fidelity Investments
Account Number: Z48-753020 (Pathways to Housing DC is the account holder)
DTC Number: 0226

Some brokers also request an address:
Fidelity Investments
Attn: OSGTOA Incoming
P.O. Box 770001
Cincinnati, OH 45277

Once you put in the request to your broker, please contact Lina Permut, Donor Relations officer, at [email protected] so that your contribution can be properly recognized for tax purposes.  You will receive an acknowledgment letter from us, referencing the number of shares donated and the date on which they were transferred.

Join Our Key Society

Donors on a Mission: Join our Key Society and become a sustaining partner in the fight to end homelessness!

At Pathways to Housing DC having the keys to a new home represents the end of homelessness for every individual that we support. But it also represents the beginning of a new journey.  The Key Society program is designed to reaffirm the value of sustaining support at the leadership level. We recognize the vital support of our most generous donors. Your contributions reduce people’s vulnerability to homelessness, help those currently experiencing homelessness, and transform the economic, and societal circumstances that allow homelessness to persist. As a Key Society member, your gift has a direct, immediate and sustaining effect.

Our generous Key Society member investments of $1,000 or more, each year for at least five years, means members of our community have the resources they need to open the door.

The Key Society is for individuals, foundations, and businesses who want to make a significant difference in the lives of DC’s most underserved population. Donations provide the sustainable support that Pathways to Housing DC needs to provide Home, Health, and Hope to our clients.

Give now, or get more information by contacting Lina Permut, Donor Relations Officer at 202-427-6750 or [email protected].

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Honor a Friend or a Loved One

In lieu of gifts or flowers, or to honor the memory of someone special, donate to Pathways to Housing DC in your loved one’s name.

Employer Matching Gifts

Many employers have a policy that they will match your charitable donation, thereby doubling or tripling your giving to Pathways to Housing DC.  Generally, to take advantage of your employer’s gift matching program you should: Check with your Human Resources Office to see if your employer offers this benefit. If they do, complete the company matching gift form they will provide and return it to us if possible.

Workplace Giving

Our Combined Federal Campaign and DC One Fund number is 59854. We are also a member of the United Way of the National Capital Area: #9536. If you’re having a workplace giving event featuring local nonprofits, don’t forget to invite us!

Donate Stock, Mutual Funds or Bonds

A gift of securities such as stocks, mutual funds, and bonds, is a wonderful way to help the people we serve. Whether your portfolio performance was above market averages or experienced a decline in value, donating your securities to Pathways to Housing DC is a wise investment.

Gift of Life Insurance

There are different ways in which you may use your life insurance to make a gift to Pathways to Housing DC. You can make Pathways to Housing DC the beneficiary of an existing life insurance policy or establish a new one and name Pathways to Housing DC as the owner and beneficiary of the policy.

Make a Planned Gift

Many people make a profound and lasting difference in the lives of others by including Pathways to Housing DC in their estate plans. These gifts are a lasting legacy of your commitment to helping others and they often provide substantial tax advantages. The most common planned gift is a simple bequest through your will or living trust designating a percentage of your estate or a specific dollar amount to Pathways to Housing DC. 

You should consult your attorney or financial adviser to make a planned gift that best addresses your financial and philanthropic goals. These professionals can also describe the tax advantages involved in your particular circumstances. The following information is often useful for arranging a bequest gift:

Legal Name: Pathways to Housing DC
Legal Address: 101 Q Street NE, Suite G, Washington, DC 20002
Nonprofit Status: 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation
EIN:  37-1464353
Year Established: 2004

Please share your estate plans with us so that we can honor your generosity in your lifetime. For more information including Pathways to Housing DC in your estate plans, please contact Lina Permut, Donor Relations Officer, at [email protected].

Donate In-Kind Items

There are items we use everyday to help meet the needs of the people that we serve – especially when we move them off of the streets and into a permanent home of their own.  You can view our current needs here

Items can be shipped to or dropped off at our offices: 101 Q Street NE, Suite G, Washington, DC 20002. We are sorry, but we do not currently have the capacity to pick up donations. Also, due to limited onsite storage space, we are unable to accept large furniture items. Please contact Becca Lamb, Development Assistant, at [email protected] with any questions.

Our Promise to You

We will never sell, rent, exchange or share your information. You always have the right to opt-out of any communication with Pathways to Housing DC, and your preferences will be honored.

Any Questions?

Monica Harrington, our Director of Institutional Advancement, would be pleased to answer them. Contact him at [email protected].

Pathways Brought Me Home

Mary, a Pathways client, was born in DC and dealt with sexual abuse from an uncle throughout her childhood and domestic violence from partners in her 20's. She used alcohol and marijuana to numb the pain of a lifetime of abuse and trauma. Mary was introduced to Pathways DC through a domestic violence shelter, and Pathways staff diagnosed Mary with HIV and bipolar disorder. The vulnerability of her situation allowed Mary’s team to quickly secure a housing voucher and within weeks they helped move Mary into her very own apartment. Mary told us, “I can honestly say that it was not until I received my keys that I felt true happiness. I would not have succeeded without the help of my “guiders,” (Mary’s term for her team at Pathways DC) because they always kept me on the right path and never gave up on me.” Today, with the help of her Pathways team, she has stability and is on the journey to recovery. 

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