WHERE YOUR MONEY GOES
$.90 of every dollar received by Operation Hope goes directly to program participants via food, shelter, housing, and supportive counseling donate
make a financial contribution
Every donation helps us to provide essential services to families who are hungry, homeless and at risk in our community. We couldn’t do it without your generous support.
Tax-Saving Ways to Give to Operation Hope
Gifts of Stock or other capital assets may have great tax benefits, and are easy to do. If you give a gift of appreciated securities that you have held for more than one year, you may be able to deduct its full market value.
Estate planning is also a great way to donate. Please consider Operation Hope in your estate plan.
Please contact Fran Bongarten, Controller at Operation Hope at 203-292-5588, x233, for details or to make a donation.
Your Gift is gratefully appreciated.
Your donations of non-perishable food and toiletries help hundreds of households each year avoid hunger and make ends meet.
Annual awareness and fund raising events are an exciting way to support Operation Hope. Join us at our Annual Gala, Golf Outing, and Wine Tasting. Many other events are held on our behalf, check out Events Calendar for ways to support Operation Hope.
Shop our eBay store
Visit our eBay store (through the eBay Giving Works program and MissionFish) and you can purchase items to benefit Operation Hope, sell items on our behalf with 10-100% of proceeds going to our organization, and make an additional small monetary donation at check-out when purchasing an item from our account. Click on Our Store to view our eBay page and items for sale. Once there, click the “Sell” tab for easy step by step instructions on how to support us through the sale of your eBay items. Check back as items are added weekly!
donate your car
Do you have a vehicle you would like to donate? Cars4Charities offers free nationwide pick-up for car, van, truck, or SUV donations and allows the donor to complete the entire car donation process, (except for mailing the title), over the Internet. Donations are tax deductible, too. When you fill out their online form, simply designate Operation Hope as the beneficiary and the net proceeds will go to support our efforts to end homelessness in Greater Fairfield.
become a corporate sponsor
By making an investment in these events, you have the opportunity to help hundreds of men, women and in the greater Bridgeport area. Operation Hope relies on generous donations to make these events a success.
How great would it feel to be able to double, maybe even triple, your donation to support Operation Hope, at no additional cost to you? More and more, companies are recognizing the value of giving back to their communities. Some companies will even match gifts made by their retirees and spouses of employees.
Would you like to know if your company participates in a matching gifts program?
Please contact your HR department for more information.
Your company doesn’t have a matching gifts program? No problem! Schedule a few minutes to discuss the benefits to both the company and Operation Hope with your Human Resources Director and chances are likely that they will encourage a matching gifts program.