You can be the difference

Every contribution counts. Every dollar matters, especially now as homelessness is on the rise due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Donate today to be the difference we need right here in Minnesota.

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Other ways to give

Check out other ways to support Agate’s mission to end homelessness and relieve hunger through action and advocacy.

Become an Agate sponsor

Contact Paul Verrette, Director of Advancement and Community Engagement, at 612-594-2014 or email at paul.verrette@agatemn.org to learn how you can sponsor our Food Centre meals, newsletter, annual report, or other events.

 

Make an in-kind donation

Gain access to our In-Kind Donation Appointment Scheduler.  If you cannot access the tool, please contact our Volunteer and In-Kind Giving Coordinator, Abigail Abele, at abigail.abele@agatemn.org or 612-715-0449.

 

SUPPORT AGATE THROUGH AMAZON SMILE

Thank you to all of you who are shopping through AmazonSmile and supporting our mission. Get started here.

 

Do YOU WANT TO LEAVE A LEGACY?

Contact Paul Verrette, Director of Advancement and Community Engagement, at 612-594-2014 or email paul.verrette@agatemn.org to learn more about how we help those who wish to honor us in their estate plans.

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A delighted young girl receive a new, bright pink flowery bike with a pleased volunteer and happy older care giver.

Foundation & Corporate Grants

Contact Wendy Darst, Grants Manager, at 612-414-2149 or email wendy.darst@agatemn.org to learn how you can easily support Agate Housing and Services while receiving tax benefits.


GIVE THROUGH YOUR DONOR ADVISED FUND

Donor Advised Funds are the fastest-growing method and a tax-efficient way to manage charitable donations. DAFs allow donors to make a charitable contribution, receive an immediate tax deduction, and then recommend grants from the fund over time. Clients of Fidelity Charitable, Schwab Charitable, and BNY Mellon can easily made a designation to Agate Housing and Services through the DAF Direct window on this page. Agate’s tax ID number is 01-0639118


Donate stock

Contact Amber Becker, Donor Services & Database Administrator, at 612-879-7636 or email development@agatemn.org to learn how you can easily support Agate Housing and Services while receiving tax benefits.

 

Hold a fundraising event

Get a group of friends, family, or colleagues from work together and spend time making a difference in the lives of the homeless. Below are a few suggestions to get you started:

  • Garage sale
  • Collect your loose change at the end of the day for one month
  • Host a benefit event or company BBQ with proceeds going to Agate Housing and Services
  • Skip one latte a day for a week and donate the funds
  • For your birthday or anniversary, ask your friends and family to donate to Agate in your honor
  • Host a benefit gathering in your home and invite a speaker from Agate to come and share our story