Ways of Giving
Your contribution is a thoughtful and effective way to make a significant difference in the quality of life for the children within our community.
Received throughout the year, these are vital to the ongoing work of The Children's Home. Donations are accepted through:
Credit card by phone:
To make a VISA, MasterCard, AMEX, or Discover contribution, please contact the Development Office at 610-478-8266, ext. 468.
The Children's Home of Reading
Attn: Development Office
1010 Centre Ave
Reading, PA 19601
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Corporate Matching Gifts
If you are employed by or retired from a company with a matching gift program, you may be able to double or triple your gift dollars to The Children's Home. Contact your company's personnel or community relations office and they will provide a form for you to complete and send to us.
Honorary Tributes will mark any special occasion, a birth, anniversary, retirement or birthday. An appropriate message indicating your thoughtfulness is sent to the person being honored.
A special way to provide a memorial to a loved one or friend is through a gift to The Children's Home, whose caring programs touch the lives of many suffering children. Families of the person designated by the donor are notified of the memorial.
One Brick at a Time
You can make a child’s world a brighter, more beautiful place! Help create a peaceful, relaxing area with an engraved brick, planter or bench. What a great way to memorialize or honor a loved one! Click here to purchase a personalized brick online.
Bequests, Trusts, & Gift Annuities
Bequests, trusts, and gift annuities are planned gifts which may be arranged in whatever way accords with the donor's own estate plan and/or wishes for the gift's use. Many forms of bequests or planned gifts are available.
When planning such tax-deductible contributions, speak to your attorney, accountant, and/or the Development Office at 610-478-8266, ext. 468.
The Children's Home of Reading relies on donations from individuals, private foundations and corporations to assist in the funding for the rapidly expanding opportunities and individual program needs at CHOR.
A Major Gift is a 100% tax-deductible donation. You can participate in this critical initiative by making a donation of $1,000 or more in a calendar year.
To learn more how you can support the Major Gifts program call the Development Office at 610-478-8266, ext. 569 or email: email@example.com