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Help Strengthen HomeShare Vermont

HomeShare Vermont is a small, efficient, and effective 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. We are able to greatly reduce costs to our clients due to the generosity of our donors. Nearly one-third of HomeShare Vermont’s budget comes from private donations. Please click here for our most recent annual report detailing our income and expenses.

Our federal tax ID Number is EIN #- 13-4287957.

Online

ONLINE

You can donate on-line here through our partners, at Network for Good.

Phone

PHONE

You can call our office (802) 863-5625 Monday through Thursday and speak with our Office Manager Holly Reed. She can take care of credit card donations and answer any other question you may have.

Email

MAIL

You can mail us a gift by check to: HomeShare Vermont, 412 Farrell Street, Suite 300, South Burlington, Vermont 05403

Securities

SECURITIES

We welcome donations of stocks or mutual funds. Please contact Executive Director Kirby Dunn (802-865-4151) for instructions on making these gifts.

Polly Rowe Memorial Fund

The Polly Rowe Fund was developed in 2002 after the passing of one of our founders and long-time volunteers. Polly helped start HomeShare Vermont and volunteered with us for over 18 years. She also shared her home with many homesharers over the years. Since then, many friends of HomeShare have added to the fund, and the income helps sustain HomeShare Vermont. Please consider a bequest or a gift to this fund, which helps secure our future.

Fund established at the Vermont Community Foundation

In 2010, the HomeShare Vermont Board of Directors dedicated some of the Polly Rowe donations to establish the “HomeShare Vermont Fund” at the Vermont Community Foundation (VCF). These funds will be invested and monitored by the VCF and annual distributions generate income for HomeShare Vermont. By partnering with VCF, our donors now have access to more sophisticated financial and legal vehicles to make gifts. With several of these tools, the donor can receive lifetime income as well as an immediate tax deduction. These include charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, charitable lead trusts, bequests and other types of planned giving. Planned gifts provide an ongoing source of income to assure the long-term viability and sustainability of our programs. As a community-based organization, even small bequests can offer a meaningful income stream. Please contact Executive Director Kirby Dunn to learn more about adding HomeShare Vermont to your estate plans.

Financial Transparency

HomeShare Vermont believes in openness and ethical communication in all that we do. We want our donors and supporters to have full access to information regarding the financial health of the organization. We invite you to explore the following links for more information on the budget and the financial health of the organization.

Thank you so much for helping to ensure that elders and others in our community have continued access to this important service.