1 in 4 women experience domestic violence with severe physical abuse. 15 million children are exposed to domestic violence each year.
A gift from you will keep our critically needed programs available, providing shelter, food, and emergency services to survivors of domestic violence and their children. Please, give today to help end violence and empower lives. We are truly grateful for your support.
To donate by check, please send a check payable to My Sister’s Place
1828 Columbia Road NW
Washington, DC 20009
If you wish to receive a hard copy of the acknowledgement letter for a donation or for your in-kind donation, please contact our Development Director, Renae Erichsen-Teal. We will otherwise email an electronic letter for your records.
How your donation will impact MSP:
|$5,000||Helps three families in our transitional housing program pay for security deposits so that they can secure safe housing for their families|
|$2,500||Covers the rent and counseling for a family in our transitional housing program for a month|
|$1,500||Provides financial assistance when needed most to 2-3 families in transitional housing programming to ensure they are not at risk of losing stable housing|
|$500||Allows MSP to host a Children’s Program event or activity|
|$250||Feeds a family in our emergency shelter for a month|
|$50||Provides new sheets and towels for a family moving into our emergency shelter|
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More ways to give
Thank you so much for being such a great community. Please consider contributing to our Shelter and Transitional Housing Wishlist to help provide supplies to our families in these programs
All items given to My Sister’s Place go directly to residents of our shelters and those in transitional housing programs. Donations may be dropped off at our administrative offices with prior coordination. Questions? Please contact our Volunteer & Move In Manager, Angela Cavanaugh.
*PLEASE NOTE: We sincerely thank you for thinking of us, but we do not accept clothes of any kind.
If you wish to host a fundraising event or gift drive on behalf of My Sister’s Place, please contact Angela Cavanaugh. All fundraisers or gift drives MUST be reviewed by My Sister’s Place before going live. Use of the My Sister’s Place name and logo/branding for fundraising or gift drives may only be done with written permission from My Sister’s Place.
Our current wish list is detailed below, however you can purchase these items through any retailer.
Don’t have the ability to drop-off donations in person? Donate through our Amazon Wishlist.
We are grateful for your generosity and want to thank you for your donation but giving through Amazon unfortunately does not give us your information. If you wish to receive a receipt for your wonderful in-kind donation, please email Angela Cavanaugh.
United Way – Our partner code is #8449.
Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) – Go to the CFC link and type in our code to donate: #9753
The Catalogue for Philanthropy – You can find our page here My Sisters Place – CFP
DC One Fund – Go to the DC One Fund page here and use code #8449 to donate
Employer Matching Gifts – Check with your employer to see what Matching Gift options they offer and give double to My Sister’s Place!
Fundraising & Crowdfunding
Interested in fundraising on our behalf? Please contact Denisa Caballero by email for permission and guidelines, or to submit your fundraiser for review.
*PLEASE NOTE: All fundraisers MUST be reviewed by My Sister’s Place before going live. Use of the My Sister’s Place name and logo/branding for fundraising may only be done with written permission from My Sister’s Place.