Make a one-time or recurring online donation here:

  • Checks and Cash
  • Gifts of Stock
  • Planned Giving
  • Workplace Giving

We appreciate check, cash and money order contributions. Checks should be made out to SMGW. Please send your donation to our main office:

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington
1516 Hamilton St. NW
Washington DC 20011

Samaritan Ministry welcomes gifts of appreciated stock, which often also provide tax benefits to the donor. For more information and instructions, please contact our Development Director and she will be happy to assist you. 

If you would like to include Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington in your estate plans with a bequest, we would be honored to be part of your personal legacy. Please contact our Development Director for more information. 

Many corporations match gifts to nonprofit organizations made by their current and retired employees. You also may be able to make a donation to Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington through payroll deduction. Check with your company’s Human Resources Department on the procedures to follow for matching gifts and payroll deduction.

United Way of the National Capital Area
Please designate Samaritan Ministry #8496 through your work place’s United Way campaign.

The Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign
Please designate Samaritan Ministry #8314 through your work place “The Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC)” campaign

The Next Step Giving Society

The Next Step Giving Society is a special group committed to building a stronger foundation, expanding and providing a stable future for Samaritan Ministry’s Next Step Program. As a member of the Next Step Giving Society, you will help fund this growing program and provide critical support for the homeless and disadvantaged in the Washington, DC area as they face their challenges and achieve their goals.

There are three levels of giving in the Next Step Giving Society:

Next Step Star: $1,000 a year for five years
supports five program participants, one each year,

Next Step Leader: $5,000 a year for five years
Supports program services for five participants a year, or 25 participants over five years.

Next Step Champion: $10,000+ a year for five years
Supports program services for 10 participants a year, or 50 participants over the five years of your pledge.

Corporate Giving

Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington seeks to partner with businesses and corporations across the Washington region. There are two signature special events each year for which we seek sponsorship support: our Annual Gala and the Next Step Breakfast.

In addition to sponsorship support for the two flagship events noted above, there are opportunities for specific support that are related to our programs, including STRIVE, our Workforce Readiness program.

To discuss ways in which your business can support Samaritan Ministry of Greater Washington, please contact Executive Director David B. Wolf for more information at or 202.722.2280, extension #310. 

We invite corporations and businesses to join us as partners in addressing homelessness and poverty in our community through providing training and employment opportuntities.

Samaritan Ministry works with more than 1,000 job seekers each year who are motivated and ready to work.

Please Contact our Employment Specialist Diane Quinn for more information 202.922.7032 or