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Donations

With your help, The Genieve Shelter is able to continue the safety net of services offered to our clients. Providing access to necessities is critical to the healing process, offering clients the hope of creating a better life to become independent of an abusive situation.

Your donations are tax deductible.

The Genieve Shelter welcomes all donations (food, clothing, personal care products, etc.) but asks you to consider making a financial contribution that can go even further to help our clients. A financial contribution to will help:

  • Provide free housing
  • Stop the cycle of domestic violence
  • Help families with the maze of legal issues that arise due to domestic violence
  • End violence against women
  • Ensure that every person enjoys safety and liberty from domestic abuse

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Donation Opportunities

Cash gifts
These include cash, check, credit card, and electronic funds transfers. Did you know you can set up your credit card or checking account to be debited on a regular schedule of your choice making it as easy as possible for you to give to you’re your favorite charity?

Stock/Security gifts
Gifts of long-term appreciated stock or mutual funds offer a quick, easy, and tax-efficient way to support The Genieve shelter and avoid capital gains tax as well as receive an income tax deduction for the appreciated value.

Planned Giving / Endowments
Gifts that keep on giving. Many people regularly volunteer and/or give financial assistance to their favorite non-profit organizations... but when they're gone, their support is greatly missed. By leaving a gift of any size in your will, or a gift from your estate, you can continue to help organizations that are making an important difference in the community. Please talk with your attorney and our development staff if you are interested in a gift that keeps on giving!

Honorarium/Memorial Gifts
A great way to honor or remember a special person in your life.

Gifts of Real Estate
We will accept many types of real estate gifts. These gifts allow you to avoid capital gains tax and receive an income tax deduction. Gifts of real estate are donated to The Genieve Shelter with your understanding that it will be sold and the proceeds will be used to support our mission, unless it meets a specific need. We reserve the right to refuse property if it isn't the agency's best interest.

You can help! By opening your hearts and donating today you can be a part of changing lives! You can help provide safety and hope for a friend, a neighbor, an employee, or maybe even a loved one. Please contact us with any questions.

Donors and Supporters please contact us for our needs list

Used Vehicles

We need used vehicles in good working condition and with a recent state inspection to help our residents with their transportation needs. The rural nature of our territory and limited public transportation poses a significant barrier to our clients' ability to become self-sufficient. Please consider being a hero to someone in need.

Drop Off Policies

Drop Off Times:

Please contact our administrative office at (757) 925-4365 for details about the time and location to drop off donations.

Drop Off Location:

Please contact our administrative office at (757) 925-4365 for details about the time and location to drop off donations.

We make special arrangements for furniture, appliances, used bedding, household items such as decorative pieces, lamps, etc.

  • Furniture
  • Appliances
  • Used Bedding
  • Household items such as decorative pieces, lamps, etc.

If special consideration is desired, please contact us with a brief description of item(s). A donation will be granted based on current need and space within the agency.

Donations Tips...

  • Please limit clothing donations to 2 bags/boxes.
  • We request that all clothing donations are in new or like-new condition.

Thanks to our donors' cooperation of this policy, we can continue to accept donations from the community. We thank you in advance for your understanding.

Thank you in advance for your donation!