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 by providing shelter, food, and emergency services to battered women and their children. Please, give today to help end violence against women and children.
|$5,000||helps three Families in our RISE Housing Program pay for security deposits|
|$2,500||covers rent and counseling for a Family in our RISE Housing Program for one Month|
|$1,000||provides a full apartment of furniture for families moving to new homes through RISE|
|$500||allows MSP to host a Children’s Program|
|$250||will feed a Family in our shelter for one Month|
|$50||will provide new sheets for a Family moving into our Shelter|
More Ways to Give:
Get Ready for #GivingTuesday!
Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. Since its inaugural year in 2012, #GivingTuesday has become a movement that celebrates and supports giving and philanthropy with events throughout the year and a growing catalog of resources. Enter into the holiday spirit, and support My Sister’s Place this Giving Tuesday:
In Kind Giving
Thank you for your interest in giving to our Shelter! If you are collecting items for My Sister’s Place, please read our guidelines and needs for our Shelter below.* In Kind donations may be dropped off at our Admin Office at 1436 U Street NW, #303, WDC 20009 weekdays from 10:00am to 5:00pm, excluding federal holidays. All items given to My Sister’s Place go directly to residents of our Shelter and RISE programs. Questions? Contact Toshica Harvey at (202) 540-1052 or Email.
*PLEASE NOTE: If you wish to host a fundraising or gift drive on behalf of My Sister’s Place, please contact our Toshica Harvey at (202) 540-1052 or Email. 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.
- Eucerin lotion
- Hats, scarves, socks, jackets – Must be NEW
- Metro cards
- Giftcards to grocery stores
- Diapers – for infants
- Fullsize toiletries – must be NEW
- Washcloths – must be NEW
- Towels – must be NEW
- Blankets – must be NEW
Clothing, Shoe, and Toiletries Guidelines
- Clothing and Shoes must be BRAND NEW. Used clothing and shoes in any condition are not accepted.
- All toiletries must be new, sealed, and full size
MSP does NOT ACCEPT*:
- Used clothing and shoes
- Used make-up or toiletries
- Used toys
- Travel-sized toiletries
*If you have items to give that do not match our needs or guidelines, you may find other organization who accept in kind gifts here: Alternative Organizations for In-Kind Donations
Don’t have the ability to drop-off donations in person? Donate through our Amazon Wishlist and have items sent directly to our Admin Office at 1436 U Street NW, Suite 303, WDC 20009
- United Way – give to us through United Way! Our partner code is #8449.
- Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) – Go to the CFC link and type in our code to donate: #97535
- DC One Fund – Go to the DC One Fund page and use code #8449 to donate to My Sister’s Place!
- Employer Matching Gifts – Check with your employer to see what Matching Gift options they offer, and give double to My Sister’s Place!
Shop & Give
The Amazon Smile program allows you to shop as you normally would on Amazon, but when you do they donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to My Sister’s Place. Follow and bookmark the link next time you purchase from Amazon as an easy way to contribute!
Giving Assistant gives you cash back on your purchases at many major online retailers and allows you to donate those rewards to My Sister’s Place. Follow the link to sign up and start saving money while supporting MSP!
Fundraising & Crowdfunding
Interested in fundraising on our behalf? Please contact Toshica Harvey at (202) 540-1052 or Email for permission and guidelines, or to submit your fundraiser for review. Find us on Crowdrise for easy crowdfunding setup.
*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.