Donate Now to EGH
Elizabeth Gregory Home addresses the root causes of homelessness among women. Your donation to EGH will help women who are homeless break the cycle of homelessness and begin a new independent life. Over 50% of our funding comes directly from individuals like you. Elizabeth Gregory Home is a registered 501(c) 3 non-profit organization, therefore, donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.
A Donor’s Story Fran Erhardt
Fran Erhardt By Charlie Spaeth, Chair – Rental Housing Association Foundation Board Sometimes somebody does something to renew your faith in human nature… and it really feels good. Fran Erhardt, a longtime RHA member, called the office to ask who she could talk to about making a donation. She had just read the article in . . . Read More “A Donor’s Story Fran Erhardt”
Janet’s In-Kind Kindness
Janet has been bringing in-kind donations to Elizabeth Gregory Home’s Day Center on a regular basis for over five years. She has developed a network of people who help gather items that our women need. Just last week, several of her friends had daughters heading off to college who cleaned out their closets before they . . . Read More “Janet’s In-Kind Kindness”
Mary Valentine Leaves a Lasting Legacy of Hope
Mary Valentine, a neighbor of Elizabeth Gregory Home, left a significant gift to EGH in her will. We were surprised and delighted when we learned of her gift from her nephew, Alex Valentine. Although we never had the opportunity to meet her, Alex helped fill us in on her life. Mary earned a Ph.D. in . . . Read More “Mary Valentine Leaves a Lasting Legacy of Hope”
We are so grateful for all of our loyal donors. Click this link to read how your contributions have helped women who are experiencing homelessness.
Elizabeth Gregory Home is grateful for our partnership with:
EGH relies heavily on the generosity of donors for many of the essential items it needs to run the Day Center and Transitional Home which provide for the needs of homeless women. If you would like to donate items to Elizabeth Gregory Home, please check out our NEEDS LIST and call Elizabeth Stevenson at (206) 729-0262 ext. 1006 to set up a convenient time to drop off your gift. Here are some items we currently need at the shelter:
How We Use Your Gift
Founded in 2006, Elizabeth Gregory Home is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. In 2016, Elizabeth Gregory Home had an income of $708,515, including $302,295 in in-kind contributions. EGH had expenses of $637,008. Capital improvements of our Wellness Center included in-kind donations from Complete Office, Fischer Plumbing, Dunn Lumber, Northstar Electric, Albert Lee Appliances and our project manager, Darel Grothaus. EGH has a diversified funding stream with over 90.5% of our total expenses are dedicated to direct program services. (Amounts will be updated when our 2017 form 990 is completed)
In 2016, we served 691 individual women for a total of 10,678 visits. We provided 11,831 hot nutritious meals at EGH and an additional 37,450 pounds of groceries were provided for women to take with them. Thirty-nine women secured permanent housing, and thirteen women entered transitional housing.
Other Ways to Give
- Sign up for a monthly recurring donation.
- If you are a Thrivent member, click here to contribute Thrivent Choice Dollars.
- Make your gift donation ‘in memory’ or ‘in honor’ of an exceptional person, or
- As a meaningful gift for those hard-to-buy-for people in your life. We will send a card notifying the recipient of your wonderful gift in their name.
- Leave a Legacy - A Planned Gift is a meaningful way to carry forward your compassion and concern for homeless women. For more information about making a Planned Gift, please contact Ruth Herold.
We use a secure site for our transactions and your information is never shared. If you prefer to send your contribution by regular mail, please use the following address:
Elizabeth Gregory Home
1604 NE 50th St.
Seattle, WA 98105