In Kind Donations
A working car, a tank of gasoline, or funds for unexpected expenses can prevent unemployment and homelessness.
Please consider donations of the following:
Automobiles in good driving condition: Recycle your old vehicle and provide support to JFS clients. If your vehicle is drivable, you will provide someone with essential transportation and received the full bluebook value off your taxes. Or donate your vehicle to Charity Motors and designate the sale proceeds to JFS of Washtenaw County. See www.charitymotors.org for more information.
Gas, phone & pharmacy pre-paid cards provide clients with the independence and dignity to purchase what they need.
Pro bono professional services – JFS often seeks providers of affordable or pro-bono services for low income clients including dental, mental health, optical and legal services.
Mentoring & employment leads – provide your guidance and expertise to a newly arrived immigrant or mid-career professional seeking new employment.
Furniture & Household goods – new or gently used to help newly arrived families and refugees set up their homes in Washtenaw County.
Books & Reference Materials – JFS English students use early reader and reference books to hone their language skills.
Emergency Financial Assistance – You can sponsor a specific family need. JFS often seeks specific support to help a family avoid utility shut off, eviction, or to provide for auto repairs or burial assistance.
Office Wish List – JFS regularly seeks office equipment in good working order:
Quality office furniture: for individual offices as well as conference room furniture for 15 people
Sound system, including microphone and amplifier
Heavy duty paper shredder
Office phone system
If you are interested in making a donation of this type, please let us know via our Contact Us form.