Looking to donate to the 2020/2021 Fostering the Future Capital Campaign?


When we support each other, our community thrives.

Your financial support and donated items allow us to continue helping Delawareans achieve independence and self-sufficiency.
Our clients and team are endlessly grateful for your commitment to West End and the advancement of our community.

Looking to donate to our Fostering the Future Capital Campaign?

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We love snail mail! Send a check made out to West End Neighborhood House to our office: 710 N. Lincoln St.Wilmington, DE 19805.

West End participates in the State Employees Charitable Campaign, and if you are a state employee, you can make a donation to West End via automatic payroll deduction.

For more information, click here (https://secc.delaware.gov/about/)

West End has been approved to participate in Delaware’s Neighborhood Assistance Act program, which allows for a 50% state tax credit on qualifying donations of at least $2,500 from individuals and $10,000 from businesses. For example, an individual donating $2,500 could qualify for a credit of $1,250 on their Delaware State taxes. For more information on the program, click here or contact Wes Davis at wdavis@westendnh.org or 302-658-4171 x 177. To download the required forms, select them below.

You can leave a legacy that may cost nothing during your lifetime. By including West End in your will or designating us as a partial or contingent beneficiary of your retirement account or life insurance policy, you can impact hundreds of lives. We encourage you to speak with your attorney and/or financial advisor prior to making any decisions about legacy giving. Have you already named West End as a beneficiary of your estate? Let us know by completing this form.

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Did you know that you can deduct the current value of donated shares of appreciated stock and pay no capital gains tax on the appreciated value? To make a gift of stock, please complete this form

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If you are at least 72 and have an IRA, you can donate up to $100,000 of the required minimum distribution to a 501(c)(3) charity and avoid paying federal income tax on that amount. If you’re planning on making a contribution from your IRA,  let us know by filling out this form

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You can make an immediate difference in the lives of people who are experiencing emergency situations by donating to our Food Closet. To make a donation, please contact Doreen Conte.

Donate today to make a difference in the lives of the people who call Delaware home and Foster a better Future. Our programs reach from Claymont to Laurel, and everywhere in between.

How WENH Spends Donations

Our commitment to improving the welfare of others is unwavering. That’s why we make it our responsibility to keep management and maintenance costs as low as possible.

Your donations go directly into funding the programs that change lives every day. When supporting the West End, you’re personally supporting the success of your neighbors.

2019 West End Expenses: $4,732,531

  • $942,215 Youth Development
  • $765,551 – Employment Preparation
  • $869,974 – Former Foster Care Youth
  • $484,784 – Housing & Financial Management
  • $315,658 Entrepreneurial Programs
  • $464,351 – Bright Spot Ventures Social Enterprise
  • $189,961 Microlending
  • $545,569 Mangement & General
  • $154,468 – Fundraising

Thank you for your support!

Due to the generosity of our community we’ve been able to foster self-sufficiency since the 1880s.