Ways to Give

Credit Card
Make a donation online
(All major credit cards accepted)

Make a donation using PayPal
Mail a check
Mail a donation:
Meals on Wheels People,
PO Box 19477, Portland OR 97280

SUSTAINERS CIRCLE

Become a Sustainers Circle Member today. Join our monthly giving program which allows you to make your gift over a year’s time.

This opportunity allows individuals to make monthly donations. For many people, becoming a member of the Sustainers Circle:

  • Makes it easier to budget a monthly gift
  • Enables a greater impact than making a one-time donation.
  • Provides convenience. No need to write checks and no payments to remember.
  • Allows efficiencies. Save on postage and paper. You will not receive solicitations, just information through our quarterly newsletter.
  • Makes it flexible. You decide how much to give each month. And because it’s paperless, more of your donation goes directly to purchasing food.

For monthly deductions through your credit or debit card account, click here.  For monthly deductions from your checking or savings account, click here for the form.

TRIBUTE AND MEMORIAL GIFTS

Establishing a memorial or tribute gift is a meaningful way to honor a person or celebrate a special occasion such as a birthday or holiday. Your memorial or tribute gift will be a lasting tribute to that special person and will contribute to the mission of Meals on Wheels People.

Give a gift in honor of a loved one or to celebrate a milestone achievement or a memorial gift of someone who has passed away and is remembered by requesting donations in lieu of flowers.

DONOR ADVISED FUNDS

A donor-advised fund (DAF) is a type of giving program that allows you to combine the most favorable tax benefits with the flexibility to easily support your favorite charities. An increasingly popular charitable vehicle, DAFs are an excellent way to both simplify your charitable giving and facilitate your strategic philanthropic goals.

How it works:

Establish your DAF by making an irrevocable, tax-deductible donation to a public charity that sponsors a DAF program (such as the Oregon Community Foundation, Community Foundation of Southwest Washington, Fidelity Charitable or Schwab Charitable)

Advise the investment allocation of the donated assets (any investment growth is tax-free).

Recommend grants to qualified charities of your choice (such as Meals on Wheels People).

CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS

Become a corporate partner and help us change lives, one meal at a time. Our corporate partners sponsor events, donate a percentage of sales from designated products, include us in their advertising campaigns, add our logo to their products and help deliver Meals on Wheels.

For partnership and sponsor information, contact:
Jeremy James Cochran | Director of Marketing & Corporate Partnerships
[email protected]
D: 503.953.8105 / M: 503.778.0996

VEHICLE DONATION

Donations of cars, boats, RVs and planes can be turned into meals for seniors. It’s a great way to dispose of an extra vehicle and support senior nutrition at the same time! Simply click here to complete the form or call 503-953-8131. Need more info? Click here for the FAQ’s.

Link to the form: https://www.mowp.org/ways-to-give/vehicle-donation/

GIFT OF STOCKS

For information regarding transferring stock as a gift, and to ensure the accurate reporting of any gifts received, we ask that you notify Aparna Chidambaram, Development Associate, at [email protected] or at 503-953-8131.You will also find a Letter of Instruction to your financial institution with the delivery instructions included here.

You may also contact Tiffany Helleson, CFP®, Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley, with any questions concerning the delivery of shares at 503-248-2236 or at [email protected].

MATCHING GIFTS

Many employers will match a gift to a nonprofit organization. Contact your HR department or supervisor for information on how to get your gifts matched.

OTHER WAYS TO GIVE

FRED MEYER REWARDS PROGRAM

Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Meals on Wheels People at www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards. You can search by our name or by our nonprofit number A1936.

Every time you shop and use your Rewards Card, you help Meals on Wheels People earn a donation!  You still earn your Rewards Points, Fuel Points and Rebates as usual.  If you do not have a Rewards Card, they are available at the Customer Service desk of any Fred Meyer store or click here for online help.

AMAZON SMILE PROGRAM

Register through Amazon Smile and designate Meals on Wheels People as your charity of choice and every time you shop, Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase.

SHOP WITH GOODSHOP

Shop online? Register with Goodshop and use their portal when shopping at major retailers on line. They’ll donate a portion of your purchase price to Meals on Wheels People.

NEED MORE INFORMATION?

Contact our Chief Development Officer Tony Staser at [email protected] or call (o) 503-953-8133/ (c) 213-590-5360.

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