From making a donation to volunteering with our guests, there are many ways you can help to support Gathering for Women’s efforts to make a difference in the lives of homeless and housing-insecure women in the Monterey area.
Donate Online Click the button below to donate to support Gathering for Women.
Donate By Mail or Phone Send us a check by regular mail at the address below or call us at 831-241-6154 to make a donation by phone.
Gathering for Women - Monterey P.O. Box 601 Monterey, CA 93942
Gift of Stock and Securities You can make a gift of appreciated stocks or securities via a direct transfer to our brokerage account. Your charitable deduction is equal to the fair market value of the stock on the date of transfer and you avoid owing the capital gains tax on any increase in the current value over the original cost of the stock.
In Honor of... Whether it is a holiday, birthday or other special day, honor a special someone, or celebrate a special occasion in this meaningful way. Your contribution will be acknowledged with a card to the person being honored to let them know of your gift.
In Memory of... A gift made "In Memory of" is a meaningful way to pay tribute to a colleague or friend and support the mission of Gathering for Women in their name. Your contribution will be acknowledged with a card to the family member or person you direct us to, to let them know of your memorial gift.
Bequest You can create a legacy through a bequest -- a gift in your will or trust. Bequests can be simple and convenient and we will be glad to discuss options with you. Your legacy to Gathering for Women can be a specific dollar amount or a percentage of your estate. You can designate your bequest for general use, or restrict its use. IRA Rollover As of 2015, IRA holders may make distributions directly to charity, allowing donors to make an immediate difference, while avoiding income taxes on the amount gifted. An IRA charitable rollover is a distribution from an IRA holder who 70 ½ years or older to an eligible charitable organization. There are many benefits to the donor who donate using an IRA. Please contact your tax expert for advice and guidance regarding a gift via IRA rollover.
Make an In-Kind Donation
Donations of clean women’s clothing, jackets and rainwear, towels, toiletries, and sleeping bags are always welcome. In-kind donations can be dropped off at our Day Center located at 147 El Dorado Street in Monterey on Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or by appointment by calling 831-241-6154.
Volunteers are the lifeblood of Gathering for Women – join our team of local volunteers who give their time and talent. Click here to learn more: VOLUNTEER
Gathering for Women is fortunate to receive generous funding from private corporations and foundations each year. Click here to learn more: CORPORATE GIVING
Gathering for Women - Monterey 147 El Dorado Street Monterey, CA 93940