Ways to Give

12/07/18, 9:14 AM
Annual Appeal 
The Annual Appeal is our yearly direct mail campaign. Gifts made through our Annual Appeal are used to provide necessary support to the operating budget and are critical for maintaining and improving the environment for our children. Donations are accepted any time during the year.

Fundraising Events 
The Golf Tournament, Autumn Gala, and other special events are Hoffman Homes for Youth's fundraising efforts to provide necessary support to the operating budget. Gifts to these solicitations ensure up to date, cheerful and safe residences for our children. Each of these fundraising events defray the cost of needed renovations to the school building, residences and recreation spaces. They are vital to sustain an adequate environment for healing and learning.

Unrestricted Gifts 
Unrestricted donations are the most important gifts Hoffman Homes can receive. These donations allow us to carry out the most critical functions of the organization and allocate funds where they are needed most. Unrestricted donations allow us to use your generosity to respond to ever changing needs.

Endowment Funds
Endowment funds provide additional income to supplement the annual operating budget and provide for needed growth. Gifts to the endowment fund enable Hoffman Homes for Youth to anticipate a stable financial future.

Tributes & Memorials
Gifts in honor of a loved one are a special way to remember family and friends. These gifts are deeply appreciated by Hoffman Homes for Youth and a heartfelt acknowledgment, and our prayers, are sent to friends and family members.

Gifts in Kind
Hoffman Homes for Youth gratefully accepts gifts of school supplies, food, art supplies and equipment for our children. We are always in need of dish clothes and towels, twin blankets, white twin sheet sets, and white washcloths and towels. Please call the development office to arrange for delivery and acceptance of these wonderful contributions.

Planned Giving
Planned or deferred gifts help donors enhance their tax planning, investment objectives and retirement needs while insuring the future of Hoffman Homes for Youth. Many choose to do this with a charitable bequest in their will. Gifts of cash and property, gift annuities, charitable lead trusts, life income trusts for others, charitable remainder trusts and special bequests are also accepted. 

Friends who choose to leave a bequest to Hoffman Homes for Youth can do so very simply by including a paragraph in their will that is similar to the following:

"I bequeath___________(% or $) of my residual estate to Hoffman Homes, Inc. to be used for ___________(any special designation) or the Corporation may use these funds as they deem appropriate."

When including a bequest in your will, please tell your attorney:

1. Our official name: Hoffman Homes, Inc.
2. Our address: 815 Orphanage Road, Littlestown, PA 17340
3. Our organization: a non-profit organization devoted to providing comprehensive care, treatment, and education to emotionally and behaviorally troubled children and their families.
4. Our IRS status: 501(c)(3).

Online Purchasing Through Shop.com
Hoffman Homes is participating in an exciting new fundraising program. We now have our own website featuring thousands of partner stores like Walmart, Best Buy, Staples, Bass Pro Shops, Old Navy, and many more. When you make a purchase on www.shop.com/hoffmanhomesforyouth, we receive royalties and you earn up to 35% cash back on qualified purchases. We all shop online, but now we can get cash back and support Hoffman Homes! 

The benefits don't stop there. You earn 0.5% cash back on the purchases of everyone you refer to our website. Now you can take advantage of the ease and convenience of Internet shopping to buy the products and services you want, while feeling good about helping one of your favorite organizations.

1. Visit our website at www.shop.com/hoffmanhomesforyouth
2. Register as a Preferred Customer
-Click "Sign In" in the upper right hand corner
-Type in your email address and choose the "No" option
-Click "Sign In" and follow the prompts

If you are interested in learning more about making a gift to benefit Hoffman Homes for Youth, please contact the Development Office at 717-359-7148 x4501.

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