$ 100 College application fee for one student
$ 500 Required books for the semester for one student
$1,500 Move-in cost for one family
You can donate by mail or online.
$ 500 Childcare for a month for one child
$ 800 Housing support for a month for one family
On average, PSS families have access to $50,000 in resources toward their education and living expenses ($10,000 in assistance per year over a five-year period).
With community and civic support, the PSS Foundation is able to distribute $246,000 to clients each year:
Ask your employer about a donation matching program – Many companies offer matching programs that augment the charitable donations made by their employees, effectively doubling or tripling the impact of the initial contribution. Some companies allow their employees to nominate non-profit organizations for grants or other types of giving. Please check with your employer to see if they will match your donation.
Corporations and Foundation Impact – If you represent a foundation or corporation, please contact us to discuss how we can meet your criteria and leverage your donation.
Give Items and Resources – Gift cards are always welcome. welcome. Popular stores include Target, Albertsons, Ralphs, Chevron, and Wal-Mart. Provide a professional service or skill that can be used by our clients or program administration. Or, volunteer at an event.
Give During the Holidays – Adopt-a-family, toy drives, and card drives. Click here for more information.
Poverty, insecure housing, and lack of education directly contribute to a revolving door of homelessness, drug addiction, and dependency on public benefits. Help break the cycle of generations of minimum wage, unskilled workers in your community. Every donation positively impacts the ability of a family to succeed in pursuing a sustainable future. Here is what your donation can fund:
Your contribution to our Project Self-Sufficiency is tax-deductible.
$ 60 Transportation assistance for one student