Charitable Giving Opportunities

We are grateful for your support of Bridges to Housing Stability. Your gifts support our mission to help end homelessness and create a pathway to self-sufficiency for people living in Howard County. Thank you for your kindness and generosity.

 

DONATE BY CHECK

Checks should be made payable to “Bridges to Housing Stability” and mailed to Bridges to Housing Stability at 9520 Berger Road, Suite 311, Columbia, MD 21046. Please include a note if you wish to designate your gift to a certain program or campaign. Also please let us know if you wish to be anonymous and we will honor your request.

 

 DONATE ONLINE

Online donations are quick, easy, and secure. Bridges to Housing Stability’s online donations are managed through Network for Good’s safe and secure giving system. When donating online, you will have the choice to cover the 3% transaction fee to have 100% of your donation goes to Bridges. Click here to make an online gift.

 

MAKE A STOCK GIFT

Contact

Meghan Manas, CEPS

Director, Client Services

Baltimore Washington Financial Advisors (BWFA)

410-461-3900

mmanas@bwfa.com

Information for Stock Gifts made to Bridges to Housing Stability  

Account #946057131

DTC: 0188 TD Ameritrade

Please let us know when you make a gift of stocks through BWFA. Send an email to Nancy Fenton, Director of Development and Marketing at nancy@bridges2hs.org. Let us know the stocks you donated and if you prefer to give as an anonymous donor.  Check with a tax advisor if you have questions about the tax deductibility of your contribution.

 

GIFT CARDS

Gift cards help low -income households obtain groceries, gas to commute to work, winter clothing for children, school supplies, clothing for job interviews, or typical household essentials.

To purchase gift cards for Bridges' clients online, please create an account at Raise Right: Click here to sign up. Then click “Sign Up” and type in Bridges' enrollment code: 2FA12AA97LL38. Bridges receives a rebate for purchases made through Raise Right.  If you prefer to purchase gift cards, please mail them to our main office at 9520 Berger Road, Suite 311, Columbia, MD 21046.

 

SHOP AMAZON SMILE

You can support Bridges by shopping at AmazonSmile. When you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations you select. Click here to select Bridges to Housing Stability as your charitable organization on AmazonSmile.

 

WELCOME HOME BASKETS

Welcome Home Baskets help households settle into their homes with the necessities needed for themselves and their families. A list of suggested items and online registries can be found here. Please include your name and contact information if you wish to receive acknowledgment for your donation. Purchased items can be shipped or delivered to Bridges to Housing Stability at 9520 Berger Road, Suite 311, Columbia, MD 21046. Our office is open for deliveries Monday – Friday, from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. The office is closed between 12 noon and 1:00 PM.

 

WORKPLACE GIVING

Workplace Giving is a convenient way for employees to make tax-deductible charitable donations through payroll contributions at their workplace. Employers often match donations made by employees which gives employees the opportunity to maximize their philanthropic efforts. For those looking to seeking to support or add Bridges to Housing Stability to their workplace giving program, our EIN number is 52-1723716.

For more information about donations, please contact our Director of Development and Marketing, Nancy Fenton by phone at 410-312-5760 ext. 116.