Homes with Hope accomplishes its mission through the abundant compassion of local families, faith-based congregations, businesses and organizations that have come together to help persons in acute or chronic distress. Homes with Hope is the extended family for homeless families and individuals who have exhausted the compassion of their caregivers. Homes with Hope depends on ongoing contributions to support the facilities and supportive services we provide that enable homeless people in the communities we serve to achieve an independent and self-sufficient life.

Your contribution will help rebuild lives by supporting programs that provide permanent supportive housing, emergency shelter, food and meals, case work support, mentoring and pre-employment training.

Individuals and families benefit through our programs and services so that they can better support themselves.

Together we can make a difference!

Remember, many companies will match donations to Homes with Hope; so ask at your workplace.


How to Give

Write a Check

Make checks payable to Homes with Hope and mail to:

Homes with Hope
49 Richmondville Avenue
Suite 212
Westport, CT 06880

Give Online

Donate online; all major credit cards accepted. As a reminder, Homes with Hope maintains an IRS 501(c)(3) designation, EIN 22-2534326, and all contributions are tax-deductible.

Donate Securities

The contribution of securities to meet operating and capital campaign pledges, or to support other gifts to Homes with Hope is used by a number of contributors.


Legacy with Hope, Homes with Hope's planned giving program, is a wonderful way to carry on a level of future financial support and encourage our staff and supporters by showing the depth of the community’s backing of Homes with Hope. Anyone interested in supporting Homes with Hope in this important endeavor should simply ask their legal advisor to include Homes with Hope as a beneficiary in their will or contact us.

Donate Your Car

Do you have a car in good working order that no longer fits into your family’s plans? Please consider donating your car to Homes with Hope and help a person or family in need.

Amazon Smile

When you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice - all of the same products, prices, and service.

Support Homes with Hope by logging into your regular account at and search for "Homes with Hope Westport".


Homes with Hope - Community Kitchen Volunteers
Effective Monday, April 13th, our Community Kitchen Volunteer Program will be suspended and HwH will order meals for our guests from local restaurants. This allows us to keep proper social distance and support local restaurants who also need our help. Your generous support sustains us and we look forward to a time when we can welcome our dedicated volunteers back. In the meanwhile, if you would like to continue to help, please consider funding some of these meals by clicking here. The cost of feeding Community Kitchen guests for one lunch is $200,

Homes with Hope - Gillespie Center Food Pantry

Food Pantry

Homes with Hope receives ongoing donations of non-perishables for our Food Pantry. Help us sort the donations, stock the shelves, and pack up grocery bags of food that we distribute to those in need in our community.

Homes with Hope - ASAP

ASAP Tutor

Volunteer at Home with Hope's After School Academic Program. Provide academic support and enrichment activities to develop the skills they need to be successful at school and in their personal lives.

Homes with Hope - Women's Mentoring Initiative

Be a Mentor

Through weekly one-on-one meetings, help support one of our clients or other women or men who are struggling to create stable and self-sufficient lives.

Get a Group Together

Inspire those around you to get involved with Homes with Hope by organizing a group of friends from your congregation, your community, or your workplace. Together, we can make a lasting impact!

Volunteer Days

Together, you and your friends can volunteer for spring and fall clean ups or work together in the Food Pantry.

Food Drive

Help us help those in need by organizing a food drive to help stock the Food Pantry. The Food Pantry relies on your generous donations and shares them with our clients.

Corporate Involvement

Homes with Hope welcomes financial support from companies of any size. We would be delighted to discuss corporate giving options with you and how an association with Homes with Hope can benefit those in need in our community. For more information please contact Helen McAlinden at or 203.226.3426 x14.

Corporate Giving

A corporate donation is a great way to show your support for our community.  Additionally, Homes with Hope welcomes sponsorships for any of our annual events.

Employee Fundraising

Having your employees or colleagues raise funds for Homes with Hope is an excellent way of encouraging team work and fulfills your company's corporate social responsibility.

Matching Gift Program

Does your employer have a matching gift program? Increase your support to Homes with Hope through the generosity of your company’s support.