Become a Donor
We depend on the continued support of friends like you to help low-income seniors in Chicago remain independent. There are many easy ways to give to H.O.M.E. If you have any questions, please contact Gail at GailS@HOMEseniors.org or 773-295-2711.
Donate online safely and easily via American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Discover or by e-check. Our donation system is secure and easy.
Our most convenient way to give, you can donate monthly using our online donation form. Simply choose to make your donation on a monthly frequency!
Make a gift in honor or in memory of a loved one. In the notes section of your gift, let us know who we should notify of your gift and any other special notes we can share.
Are you getting married or celebrating a birthday or other major milestone? Consider asking your guests make a donation to H.O.M.E. in lieu of a present. You can tell your family and friends about your wish through email or a personalized card by asking them to write your name and address in the notes or memo section of their gift. Or you can set up a crowdfunding page.
By mail or phone:
Send checks or cash to:
1419 W Carroll Ave, Floor 2
Chicago, IL 60607
To donate by phone call Cassidy Olson at 847-873-6847.
Companies often match employee donations of cash or securities to charitable organizations—doubling or even tripling an individual donation. Find your company on our donation page, or contact your company's Human Resource Department to see if matching donations are available.
Give your employees the opportunity to give back in a way that can most benefit the cause of their choice, as well as your corporate culture. If you are a federal employee, H.O.M.E.'s CFC number is 90748.
Planned and Investment Giving
Donor Advised Funds:
Combine the most favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to easily support your favorite charities.
Planned Gifts and Bequests:
Leave a legacy of support for low-income seniors in Chicago.
How to Make a Bequest
A bequest is a form of giving accomplished by including a few sentences in your will. If you’ve already created your will, your attorney can easily make an amendment, called a codicil.
The suggested bequest language for Housing Opportunities & Maintenance for the Elderly (H.O.M.E.) is: "I give to H.O.M.E., an Illinois non-profit organization, whose present address is 1419 West Carroll Avenue, FL2, Chicago, Illinois 60607, and its successors forever, the sum of $___ (or a percentage of the estate) (or the description of property or stock, etc.) to be used in such a manner as its Board of Directors determines.”
Shares of stock can be donated. H.O.M.E. makes it easy—just provide the specific stock information and the organization will complete the transaction through its broker.
Each spring, H.O.M.E. hosts an annual Celebration Dinner to engage supporters, clients, and local leaders in an evening of fun and networking. If you or your company would like to be a sponsor for this event, please download our Sponsorship Packet.
In-kind and noncash gifts
H.O.M.E. depends on both in-kind and financial support! You can give noncash gifts like cell phones, cars, gift cards, or other valuables through our online donation page. For any in-kind gifts, please contact us to find out what our current needs are.
Find volunteer opportunities here.