Donations and Volunteering

There are many ways that you can donate to Friendly House!

FINANCIAL DONATIONS

When financially donating directly to the Friendly House, every penny goes towards the center and providing for the children and adults in our programs. Please click on the button below to make an online donation through PayPal.  If you would like to donate to a specific program at Friendly House like the Afterschool Program, Preschool, Happy Hollow or Hidden Hollow, please make sure to mark that in the “Special Instructions”.  YOU CANNOT PAY FEES FOR ANY FRIENDLY HOUSE PROGRAMS THROUGH PAYPAL.

The Friendly House is also a United Way of Richland County Agency and nearly 24% of our annual funding comes from United Way Allocations. During the annual United Way campaign, you can allocate your donation to the Friendly House.  This can be done through a personal donation or through payroll deduction from your workplace.

MATERIAL DONATIONS

If you are interested in donating items for the Friendly House programs like school supplies, books, board games, etc. please call Friendly House at 419-522-0521.  We are appreciative and rely on donations from the community to help strengthen our programs.  

As of September 2019, we are no longer accepting any type of clothing or coat donations. Please check with local Mansfield charities.   

TIME DONATIONS

While you may not be able to give to Friendly House financially, there are a number of ways that you can donate your time and experiences.  Volunteering at the Friendly House can be a positive experience for all involved.  We will never turn down a helping hand.  Contact Friendly House to see where you will be the best fit.

SHOP TO DONATE

HOLLOWS LOGO STORE – Another way to support Friendly House and our programs is to shop at our ‘Hollows WINTER Logo Store’ which includes all kinds of products for you, your children, and every Friendly House Kid or Camper! A portion of every sale goes to help Friendly House programming. Shop often as items are routinely added. Feel free to contact us to make suggestions if you do not see a product that fits your wants. Please be patient, orders may take up to 6 weeks to arrive as they are printed in batches.

AMAZON SMILE – Would you like another way to support Friendly House?  Do you order from Amazon? STOP IT!  Order from AmazonSmile instead! It is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization 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 the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization – Friendly House! Remember you will need to follow the instructions to link FRIENDLY HOUSE as your charitable organization. To find out more, check out this link:  https://smile.amazon.com/gp/chpf/about/ref=smi_ge_ul_lm_raas

KROGER – Do you shop at Kroger? Here is another way to support Friendly House – Kroger’s Community Rewards.  It’s easy to sign up and every transaction gives Friendly House a reward. Find out more information here and start making your trips to Kroger mean more! Remember you will need to select FRIENDLY HOUSE as your community reward recipient. Link: https://www.kroger.com/i/community/community-rewards