Other Ways to Give

  • Give by Mail

    If you prefer to send a check, mail your donation to:
    Friendship Place
    4713 Wisconsin Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20016

  • Give by Phone

    To contribute by phone, please call Leah Craft at 202.684.3290.

  • Give Stock

    Donating stock is not only easy, but can also provide you with substantial tax benefits. To transfer stock to Friendship Place, here’s the information your broker will need:

    Fidelity Investments
    Account Number: Z72-512273 (account holder is Friendship Place)
    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 alert Chris Rutledge, Chief Development Officer, at 202.503.2968. The notification that we receive from our Fidelity account does not tell us who made the donation, so we rely on the donor to let us know.

    Ask your broker to give you the value of the stock in writing at the time of the transfer. In accordance with IRS regulations, our “thank you” letter to you will acknowledge the number of shares and the date on which you transferred them.

  • Give by Pledging

    Become a “Champion for Change” by making a 5-year pledge of $1,000 or more a year to the mission of Friendship Place.

    • Give the Gift of Healing  ($1,000 per year for 5 years) – The healing process begins when we first connect with people through street outreach, hospitality, and our free health clinic.
    • Give the Gift of Rebuilding ($5,000 per year for 5 years) – Our case managers help each participant rebuild their lives by creating a customized plan to achieve their goals.
    • Give the Gift of Flourishing ($10,000 per year for 5 years) – Make a far-reaching impact on homelessness by supporting our effort to expand our employment and housing programs. Your contribution will be helping even more people find employment and housing, and reconnect with friends and family. The help we can give, with your support, will continue to serve our participants for the rest of their lives.

    To become a Champion for Change, contact Chris Rutledge, Chief Development Officer, at 202.503.2968 or email him at crutledge@friendshipplace.org.

  • Donate a New or Used Vehicle

    Through a partnership with Melwood National Car Donation Center, you can donate vehicles to Friendship Place. Vehicle donations made to Friendship Place are tax deductible.

    We accept any vehicle, regardless of age or condition, and you can donate from anywhere in the U.S. Just fill out our online donation form. If you would prefer to speak to a Melwood representative by phone, please have your title in hand and call 1-866-CCHFP57 (1-866-224-3757). One of their friendly operators will assist you. They will pick up your vehicle free of charge, and provide you other benefits!

Here are their hours of operation:
Monday – Thursday 8am-7pm
Friday 8am – 5pm
Saturday 9am – 4pm

To learn more on making a vehicle donation, consult the “Donors Guide to Vehicle Donations” found in IRS Publication 4303.

Your Donation Helps End Homelessness!

Your support for Friendship Place has a lasting impact. In 2017, Friendship Place’s programs collectively ended or prevented homelessness for 3,600 people through creative, customized housing solutions, and empowered 290 people experiencing or at risk of homelessness to get jobs through innovative, state-of-the-art job placement services. Make a donation today in support of our work to end homelessness.

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