Take Action!

Every child deserves to the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential! You can help unlock the potential of the youth in our care and support their growth and development. From volunteering at one of our activities, to holding a drive for baby items, to hosting a fundraiser, you can make a meaningful difference in the life of a young person!

Foster a child

We are always looking for individuals and families who are willing to open their hearts and homes to the young survivors in our care. Foster parents receive intensive training and support in working with youth. The gifts of love and sacrifice are immeasurable. To learn more, contact Maureen Rodgers at mrodgers@heartsandhomes.org or 301-679-1408.

Donate a car

Donate your car, truck, or SUV to Hearts & Homes for Youth! It’s easy, you can drop it off or arrange a pick up and donations are tax deductible. The vehicle will be used by our programs to transport the youth in our care, for example, getting them to medical appointments and extracurricular activities! We need cars and are grateful for your consideration. If you have a car you can spare, please contact Valerie Snogren at vsnogren@heartsandhomes.org.

Partner with us

We look to groups and organizations in the community to help us increase our impact! We have partnered with schools, colleges, businesses, faith-based groups, community groups, civic organizations, and many others who want to make a difference. There are many ways you can get involved and partner with us, including:

  • Volunteering at an activity for our youth
  • Mentoring or tutoring our youth
  • Organizing a drive
  • Donating products and supplies
  • Raising funds and making financial contributions
  • Supporting us at our special events
  • Connecting us with other leaders and groups in your network

To learn more about getting involved or to get started, please contact Caitlin Ward at cward@heartsandhomes.org.

Host an event

Host an event to raise awareness of our mission and bring the community together to support the young people in our care. Examples of events include dinners, brunches, golf tournaments, comedy nights, dinner dances, auctions, fashion shows, black-tie galas, and so much more! To learn more about hosting a Friend-raiser or to get started, please contact Caitlin Ward at cward@heartsandhomes.org.

Become an advocate

Anyone can be an advocate for Hearts & Homes for Youth. If you have a passion for ensuring that young people have the opportunity to excel and believe in our mission to empower young survivors then we hope you will make it a priority to spread the word about our programs. You can become an advocate by talking about our organization and sharing information about Hearts & Homes for Youth with your friends and family, in your community and on social media. To learn more about getting involved or to get started, please contact Caitlin Ward at cward@heartsandhomes.org.

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