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Winter Walk is a yearly benefit to raise funds for St. Margaret's House.
50 different families visit our clothes closet each week.
St. Margaret's has two children's play areas, one on each floor.
We invite you to make a donation to help us provide high quality services to help each woman take concrete steps toward a better future. Your donation will make a real difference in the lives of the women and children of St. Margaret's House. Donate Now
Making a contributions when honoring the memory of friends or family is a special way to give to St. Margaret's House. Your financial support is vital for the programs and services offered throughout the year. An acknowledgement letter will be sent to the designated individual expressing sympathy and notifying them of your gift. For more information please contact us at (574) 234–7795.
Honor your friends, family, or business associates by making a contribution to St. Margaret's House in lieu of a gift. For birthdays, weddings, Mother's Day or other special occasions your donation will support the programs and services that are essential to the women and children of St. Margaret's House. An acknowledgement letter will be sent to the designated individual notifying them of your thoughtful gift. For more information please contact us at (574) 234–7795.
We welcome in-kind donations of clothing, toiletries, blankets, towels, and small household items for the women of St. Margaret's House. We rely on the generosity of individuals, companies, and organizations to provide these essential items.
St. Margaret's House is always in need of the following items:
- » Clean, in-season women's clothing. We especially need large and extra large sizes. We also need nightgowns, slippers, new underwear, bras, and socks.
- » Toiletries—shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, lotion, soap, toothpaste, and toothbrushes; regular and travel sizes are appreciated. We are also in need of feminine supplies.
- » Non-perishable food items, particularly canned vegetables and fruits, cream soups, cereal, pasta, coffee, tea, sugar, rice, and non-refrigerated juices. We also accept paper towels and toilet paper.
- » Children's books.
- » Diapers, especially sizes 4, 5, 6.
- » Strollers and baby car seats.
- » Commercial coffee maker, 3-4 pots
- » New generation computers (3)
- » Water fountain (new or gently used)
St. Margaret's House does not accept out-of-date computer equipment. If you have questions, please call.
Throughout the year special needs for the women at St. Margaret's House arise. Please contact the Donations Coordinator at (574) 234–7795 for details.
You can drop-off in-kind donations to St. Margaret's House Monday–Friday, 10 am–4 pm. Please note that we do not accept donations on weekends or holidays. Find directions to St. Margaret's House.
By making a planned gift, you will leave a legacy of caring for women in need. In addition, the tax and financial benefits of planned gifts can help you ensure the future of your loved ones while enabling you to make a llarger gift to St. Margaret's House—and have a larger impact—than you would be able to during your life.
St. Margaret's House can be named to receive a bequest in your will, or can be designated as a beneficiary of a life insurance or retirement plan.
For donors who are interested in helping us to build our endowment, many options are available through our relationship with the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County, including charitable remainder and lead trusts, charitable gift annuities, and a pooled income fund. The Community Foundation of St. Joseph County will work with St. Margaret's House to provide you with gift proposals, calculations, and necessary documentation, and will serve as trustee, but will not assess you or St. Margaret's House a fee for these services. The charitable portion of your gift will benefit St. Margaret's House outright and in perpetuity through a permanent endowed fund at the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County.
For more information, please call Executive Director, Kathy Schneider at (574) 234–7795.