Your donation guarantees that working families experiencing homelessness receive the temporary shelter and targeted support they need to become self-sufficient.


Ways to Give

Your tax-deductible donation will directly help support our mission of providing shelter and support to homeless working families. To make a donation, please choose one of the following options:​

  • Make a secure online donation via credit card using the donate button above. Your gift can be:
    • Monthly – Recurring, monthly donors provide the consistent, sustained funding that allows us to support our families as they transform their lives. Please consider making a commitment to helping our families.
    • One-time donation – Every donation enables us to help families who are working  to build a brighter future for themselves and their children.
  • Mail a check payable to Family Promise of Bergen County at 100 Dayton Street, Ridgewood, NJ 07450.
  • Call us at 201-833-8009 to make a donation via credit card.

Matching Gifts

Many companies will match their employees’ charitable contributions. Please contact your Human Resources Manager to see if your gift to Family Promise of Bergen County can be matched so your donation will have double the impact.

In-Kind Donations

Family Promise of Bergen County’s sheltering and support programs benefit from generous in-kind donations each year. Donations include new bedding, kitchen items, appliances, diapers, gift cards and other home goods. Because Family Promise does not own a storage facility or have access to a truck, donations are accepted on an as-needed basis. View our Wish List to see what the families in our programs currently need.

Event Sponsorship

Please click here to learn more about Family Promise’s upcoming events and Sponsorship Opportunities.

Planned Giving

Naming Family Promise of Bergen County as a beneficiary in your estate is a special and lasting gift. Planned gifts can be as simple as making an outright bequest or as complex as creating a charitable trust in your will or during your lifetime. Please contact us at 201-833-8009 to discuss options for Planned Giving. Good planning may be able to direct your assets to Family Promise of Bergen County so they do not pass through probate, avoiding both the delay and fees of that process.

If you wish to make a gift to Family Promise of Bergen County, ask your bank or broker how to designate your assets from a retirement plan, life insurance policy or appreciated stock to help homeless children and their families.

To designate Family Promise as a beneficiary of your retirement plan, your life insurance policy, or a bank or brokerage account, please note that the organization’s full legal name, address, and Federal Tax Identification Number are:

Family Promise of Bergen County
100 Dayton Street
Ridgewood, NJ 07450



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The AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.
Just log into your existing Amazon account through and select “Family Promise of Bergen County – A New Jersey Nonprofit Corporation” as your designated charitable organization. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at will result in a donation to Family Promise. Tip: Bookmark to make it easy to return and then every time you shop, Family Promise will benefit!
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