Did you know that whether shopping online, checking out at the grocery store, purchasing a home or even deciding what to do with accumulated rewards points, you could be supporting Housing Crisis Center? Member Rewards, Community Giveback and Employer Matching Programs are very easy ways to support HCC while you are out and about and living life! Please see the opportunities below. We need your support and it’s as easy as clicking on a link below.
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support Housing Crisis Center every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of eligible purchases to support the work of HCC! Please visit www.smile.amazon.com to get started today.
American Express Points: Membership Rewards points can be donated to Housing Crisis Center with Members Give. For every 1,000 points redeemed through Members Give, $10 will be donated to HCC up to 500,000 points in a calendar year. After 500,000 points have been redeemed in a calendar year, for every 1,000 points redeemed, only $5 will be donated. Please visit www.rewards.americanexpress.com for more details.
eBay for Charity makes it easy for people to support important causes, both in the U.S. and U.K. Integrated into eBay’s regular buying and selling platform, it enables sellers to donate a portion of their sales and buyers to shop while supporting their favorite charities — all the while giving nonprofits an opportunity to engage new supporters. Visit HCC’s eBay Charity Shop to get started now! We encourage our entire HCC community to participate in the eBay for Charity program.
Follow these easy steps:
- Add Housing Crisis Center as your favorite charity on eBay now! https://www.charity.ebay.com/charity/Housing-Crisis-Center/2112833
- As your favorite charity on eBay, you can now directly donate to HCC at checkout when you purchase any item.
- You can also shop for any items on eBay in which the proceeds are donated to our charity. Check out HCC’s charity shop here: https://www.charity.ebay.com/charity/Housing-Crisis-Center/2112833
- You can even sell your own items on eBay and donate a percentage of the sale price to benefit HCC.
Your donations are tax-deductible and as a charitable seller, eBay rewards your support by offering you a fee credit based on your donation percentage to Housing Crisis Center.
Kroger Community Rewards: Sign up, save and support Housing Crisis Center all at the same time! Simply visit http://www.kroger.com. Once logged into your Kroger account you can search for HOUSING CRISIS CENTER either by name or non-profit organization # YS917 and then click Enroll. New users will need to create an account which requires some basic information, a valid email address and a rewards card.
- Kroger rewards cards are available at the customer service desk at any Kroger
- Purchases will not count for HCC until after you register your Kroger rewards card and link your account to HCC.
- Must swipe or use the phone number related to the registered Kroger rewards card when shopping for each purchase to count.
- Reward card accounts must be re-linked to charities annually, beginning in August.
And PLEASE SAVE THE DATE for the North Texas Giving Day, a Communities Foundation of Texas’ 18-hour online giving event designed to empower every person to give back to their community. By supporting local nonprofits and causes they care about, everyone has the opportunity to be a philanthropist to build a stronger and more vibrant community.
PayPal Giving Fund is an independent IRS-registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (Federal Tax ID: 45-0931286) that helps people support their favorite charities in a safe and easy way online. It’s really simple! We receive donations through PayPal and make grants to our donors’ recommended charities. In doing so, we give nonprofits access to innovative fundraising opportunities that provide new sources of support for their work. Visit HCC PayPal Charity #2112833 to give to HCC today.
Are you or someone you know looking to Buy or Sell a home in the DFW Metroplex? The Real Estate Project has a heart to serve the greater good here in DFW and donates 25% of their commission back into the community after each closing and has selected Housing Crisis Center as one of their supported non-profits. They have given over $380,000 back into the local community since 2012! Contact JT Hardcastle at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-578-8665, and tell him you want to support HCC. You can look them up online at: www.therealestateproject.org.
Tom Thumb Good Neighbor Program: Supporting Housing Crisis Center is as easy as buying your groceries at your local Tom Thumb Store. It is easy to register and at no additional cost to you! Just link your Rewards Card to HCC as your Good Neighbor Program charity, and a percentage of your purchases automatically support our work! HCC’s GNP charity number is 550. Click Tom Thumb GNP Form to print and complete the form. Completed forms should be scanned to email@example.com or returned to the customer service desk at any local Tom Thumb store. Once registered, you simply scan your Tom Thumb Reward Card at checkout to start donations to HCC. For more information on the Tom Thumb Good Neighbor Program click the link.
Matching Gift and Volunteer Grants
Many corporations match employee donations to non-profit organizations. Your employer may also provide us with a grant, as a way to recognize your ongoing support, if you volunteer with us. Check with your Human Resources or Community Reinvestment department to see if your company offers these programs.
*Please consult a tax professional for expert advice on charitable deductions.