Thank you for helping to reduce homelessness and hunger for individuals and families. Generous, compassionate people like you are behind every success story at Sojourner Truth House. When you give to Sojourner Truth House, your gift is immediately used to ensure our clients in Gary and the surrounding communities of Lake County, Indiana have the resources they need.
If you are interested in making a bequest or estate planned gift to Sojourner Truth House, please view our Planned Giving document to learn more about creating your legacy of giving to the most vulnerable among us.
Give a single donation. When you donate to Sojourner Truth House, you’re creating ripples of lasting change in women’s lives, and, ultimately, the future we share.
Join us as a monthly donor and with your sustained help, we can provide women hope and help to a brighter future.
Sojourner Truth House welcomes gifts made in honor or memory of a loved one. Simply fill out the donation form on this page and be sure to include:
Sojourner Truth House will recognize your gift with a personalized letter to those you ask us to notify.
We are excited to announce our new Amazon Wish List! It is a meaningful and easy way for you to shop and donate items directly to STH. Simply add items from our list to your cart, and check out – it's that easy.
Shop our Wish List here.
If you are looking to leave Sojourner Truth House in your will, you are able to do so by adding as little as one sentence in your will to complete your gift:
Legal Name: Sojourner Truth House, Inc.
“I give to Sojourner Truth House, Inc. of Gary, Indiana, Tax ID # 27-0296707, (all, or __ percent of) the rest, residue and remainder of my estate for its general purposes.”
Please click here for sample bequest language.
This type of donation in your will or living trust helps to ensure that we are able to give children the opportunity to learn and protect them from harm for years to come.
Naming Sojourner Truth House as a beneficiary is a simple and powerful way to support the life-changing work of our organization without updating your will. All beneficiary gifts pass directly to Sojourner Truth House without going through the probate process. These gifts go right to work to help women and children in northwest Indiana.
You can leave a legacy by naming Sojourner Truth House as a Payable-on-Death (POD) or Transfer-on-Death (TOD) beneficiary for any percentage up to 100%. Contact your financial institution for a change of beneficiary form.
The beneficiary you name has no rights to the funds until after your lifetime. You are free to use the money in the account, change the beneficiary, or close the account if you wish.
You can name Sojourner Truth House as a beneficiary of your life insurance policy by submitting an updated beneficiary designation form with the policy holder. You can designate us as a primary beneficiary for any percentage up to 100%.
You can also make Sojourner Truth House a contingent beneficiary, which means that we all will receive the balance of your policy only if your primary beneficiary does not survive you.
Transferring stock or securities is a meaningful way to help women as they overcome homelessness. If you would like to make a gift of stocks or securities, or if you have any questions on this donation process, please contact us so we can provide the information needed for your broker.
If you prefer to make your gift by mail, please make your check payable to Sojourner Truth House and send to:
Sojourner Truth House
410 W 13th Avenue, Rear Building
Gary, IN 46407
There are many ways you can give to Sojourner Truth House. If you are interested in learning more about leaving a legacy gift to us, you can request more information by filling out the form below or contact Warren Johnson at (219) 947-8542 firstname.lastname@example.org or Amanda Maynard at 219-947-8565 email@example.com.