Ways to Donate
COVID-related business closures and job losses have created critical housing insecurity in our region. The Connecticut Fair Housing Center and the Partnership for Strong Communities recently estimated that 230,000 Connecticut families will need cash assistance to reduce rental arrearages and prevent evictions in the days ahead. Preventing family homelessness takes the combined strength of a community.
WE NEED YOUR HELP.
Always Home cannot provide assistance to our neighbors in need without your support. Your donation to Always Home is an important community investment that will have immediate and lasting effects on families struggling to keep a roof over their heads. Please consider making a difference every month with a monthly recurring gift.
Your donation of just $25 a month can change a family's life.
If you're making an on-line donation in memory of someone or in honor of a special occasion,
please let us know in the Write a Note (optional) section.
If you prefer to make a donation by check, simply print out the following form to mail with your check.
AND DON'T FORGET...
MATCHING GIFTS: Many employers offer programs that match, sometimes dollar for dollar, the contributions that their employees make to non-profit organizations. If your employer offers a matching gift program, you might be able to double your donation to Always Home!
GIFT A STOCK OR MUTUAL FUND: Always Home has a brokerage account with Seaport Wealth Management at Janney Montgomery Scott LLC in Mystic to accept gifts of appreciated securities or mutual funds. For more information, contact Holly Hedde at (860) 245-2077 or email her at
TAX-FREE IRA ROLLOVER: Under legislation made permanent in 2016, individuals 70 ½ or older may direct gifts from their Individual Retirement Account (IRA) to eligible charitable organizations, thereby avoiding taxation on the distribution. If you are required to take a mandatory distribution (RMD) from an IRA account, please consider making a Charitable Distribution to Always Home.
MAKING A LEGACY GIFT: By including a bequest to Always Home in your estate planning, you leave a compassionate and lasting legacy for those in our community who are most in need.
UNITED WAY: Please consider Always Home if you donate through the United Way campaign at work! You can designate Always Home for all or part of your United Way contribution. Always Home's designation number is 1320.
AMAZON: If you’re an online shopper, you can now support Always Home through AmazonSmile, a program operated by Amazon that generates donations for 501(c)3 charitable organizations. Just follow the link below and choose Always Home as your charity of choice. AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the cost of every eligible purchase to Always Home. http://smile.amazon.com/ch/06-1536185