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Ways to Give

Donate Online

Giving online with PayPal is safe and secure. You can make a one-time gift, or become a member of our Monthly Giving Club.

Haven House Families

Other Ways to Give

By joining Haven House’s Monthly Giving Club, you can help families all year long. Members of the Monthly Giving Club receive special recognition in our quarterly newsletter. To join, click the “Monthly” donation button above.

Haven House accepts donations of stock and other assets. Talk to your financial advisor about potential tax benefits from gifts to Haven House.

Donate by check payable to Haven House:
PO Box 961, East Lansing, MI 48826-0961
Get directions to Haven House or call (517) 337-2731 to drop off your donation in person.

You can help Haven House without spending a penny! Programs like Amazon Prime and Kroger Community Rewards let you generate support for homeless families just by doing your usual shopping.

Celebrate someone special in your life with a contribution in their honor to help homeless families. We will publish your honoree in our quarterly newsletter, and send them a special note about your contribution.

You may give a memorial gift to celebrate the life of a loved one who has passed. Many donors choose to make memorial gifts on dates of personal significance, such as the loved one’s birthday or the anniversary of their passing.

If you wish to designate that some or all of your United Way contribution should go to Haven House, our Agency Code is 1506.

When you make your gift to Haven House via the PayPal Giving Fund, 100% of your donation stays with Haven House: PayPal collects no fee whatsoever on the transaction from your gift. Give to Haven House via the PayPal Giving Fund.

About Your Donation

Haven House FamiliesGiving online with PayPal is safe and secure. You can make a one-time gift, or become a member of our Monthly Giving Club.

Funds are used to support our emergency homeless shelter for families, and to to help these homeless families secure their own permanent housing. Successfully re-housed families receive up to one year of follow-up care through the Partners in Progress program, to ensure the stability of their new housing arrangements.

Donors who give online receive a confirmation email almost immediately. You will also recieve a thank you by email should you choose to provide your mailing address.

Your donations to Haven House are tax-deductible. View our summary on GuideStar.

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Family Stories

Shelly’s Story

In the winter of 2015, Shelly moved her family into a home after saving for over a year to have the rent, security deposit and other move in costs covered. After just four months living there, Shelly found out her landlord had been renting her home illegally, with numerous health and safety violations. Due to unsafe conditions, Shelly and her kids had to leave home immediately. She did not have enough savings to secure a new rental so quickly. Eventually sleeping on a relative’s floor in another county, Shelly was losing all hope for a normal life for her children. It was getting increasingly difficult to transport the children to

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