Ways to Give
"Opening Doors" Virtual Event- Join Us Oct 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 By Mail
If you prefer to send a check, please mail it to:
Pathways to Housing DC
Attn: Development Department
828 Evarts Street NE
Washington DC 20018
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:
Account Number: Z48-753020 (Pathways to Housing DC is the account holder)
DTC Number: 0226
Some brokers also request an address:
Attn: OSGTOA Incoming
P.O. Box 770001
Cincinnati, OH 45277
Once you put in the request to your broker, please contact Monica Harrington, Director of Institutional Advancement, 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 Christy Respress, Executive Director, [email protected].
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.
Our Combined Federal Campaign number is 59854. We are also a member of the United Way of the National Capital Area and the DC One Fund #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
any 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: 828 Evarts Street NE, Washington DC 20018
Nonprofit Status: 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation
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 Brianna Gipson, Development and Communications Associate, 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: 828 Evarts Street NE, Washington DC 20018. 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 Brianna Gipson, Development Associate, 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.
Monica Harrington, our Director of Institutional Advancement, would be pleased to answer them. Contact her at [email protected].
How Pathways Helped Restore David's Eyesight and Hope
David was homeless in and around Bethesda for almost 30 years, living in the woods for most of that time. Constantly on the move, David survived by panhandling, dumpster diving, and selling scrap metal. David’s untreated cataracts finally caught up with him and he completely lost his eyesight. David felt his way, mostly by memory, to the panhandling and dumpster-diving spots that he knew before going blind. A homeless outreach worker connected David to a Pathways case worker, who took him to a doctor who offered to operate to restore David’s sight, for free! David was able to see again for the first time in years. In October, David moved into his own apartment. Having his sight back and a home of his own has made all the difference in David’s life.