Our community partners are instrumental to the work of Hope’s Front Door. Your donation given can help individuals and families today. Donations can be made online or mailed to Hope’s Front Door, 1047 Curtiss Street, Downers Grove, IL 60515
Monthly Giving Program
Your recurring monthly donation is an easy and convenient way to provide ongoing support and stability for HFD’s work in the community. By selecting the Monthly Donation options, your contribution is automatically deducted from your checking, savings or credit card account each month on a date specified by you. Becoming a monthly donor means we can help those facing a financial and/or a health crisis that can destabilize a household and community.
Matching Gifts Through Your Workplace
Double your donation! Many companies will “match” their employees’ charitable contributions. With a matching gift program, a donation to Hope’s Front Door can have an even greater impact. For example, your employer may donate an additional amount and even double the amount of a personal contribution. A $100 donation could become $200 to help families in need. Contact your company representative to see if your employer matches charitable donations.
Contact your company representative to see if your employer offers the option of donating to a charity through the ease and convenience of payroll reduction. Additionally, Hope’s Front Door is a designated agency of the United Way. You can can request that United Way contributions to go directly to HFD by using a Donor Designated Funds Form for United Way Giving and list Hope’s Front Door as the recipient of your contribution.
A Tribute Gift is a great way to honor someone with a gift that will change lives. Instead of giving a traditional gift on a birthday, Mother’s/Father’s Day, wedding, anniversary or other giving-giving occasions, consider asking those who are celebrating with you to give a donation to Hope’s Front Door in lieu of gifts. You can also receive a card to give to an honoree when giving in his or her name.
Honor others through a memorial gift. Giving in the memory of a loved one is a way to celebrate the life people important to you with a gift that provides hope to those in need. All memorial gifts will be acknowledged through a personal letter to the family of your loved one.
Donate an item from our wish list. Providing wish list items is a great way to support Hope’s Front Door and help our clients.
A Planned Gift- or Deferred Giving- ensures the longevity of our organization and that those most vulnerable in community have the resources available to improve their quality of life.
A bequest through your will allows you to designate a specific dollar amount or a percentage of your estate to Hope’s Front Door. A bequest showcases your values to your heirs and can reduce the amount of your taxable estate, which may increase the actual amount available to loved ones.
Charitable Remainder Gifts
Consider naming Hope’s Front Door the beneficiary of your savings, checking or brokerage account. It allows you or your beneficiaries to maintain full access of your assets during your lifetime — and then transfer the remainder.
IRA Beneficiary Designation
Retirement plans, including 401(k)s and IRAs, make ideal gifts to tax-exempt charitable organizations such as Hope’s Front Door. These retirement assets upon death generate no income taxes when a charity is named as beneficiary and is a way to create a lasting legacy.
For more information on any of these giving opportunities, please contact us.