Gifts at Changing The Present

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With decades of experience in post-disaster environments, CHF has fine-tuned a methodology to help homeless families by rapidly building temporary-to-permanent shelters that use locally available materials. more

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Your gift will enable a low-income, elderly resident to have greater control over the energy usage in her apartment, contributing to reduced energy costs for her and freeing up income for other basic needs. more

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At this critical time in a woman’s life, when she has sought safety in a domestic violence shelters, Ms. is there to provide knowledge and empowerment. Reaching out to women in domestic violence shelters serves the mission of Ms. more

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House A Family Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

One month of housing

Mercy Housing

Your gift provides a family with a safe, affordable home for one month. more

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Private underwriting of a small percentage of the cost can flip the financial calculus. Here’s how it works: Your donation pays for one solar cell, which makes up part of an array. more

$15 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Educate A Child Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

One month after-school

Mercy Housing

Your gift will enable one child to attend Mercy Housing after-school programs, including homework help, tutoring and computer classes, for one month. more

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Start Saving Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

Homeowner savings plan

Mercy Housing

Your gift helps a resident begin their own homeownership savings plan through Mercy Housing's down-payment assistance program. more

$1,000 Add this gift item to your shopping cart

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Your gift will leverage a $20,000 loan to rehabilitate a home. For example your loan may allow an affordable housing group in Washington, DC to restore a home, so a family has a safe and healthy place to raise their children. more

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Nonprofit housing providers can borrow private funds to implement energy efficiency measures only if they can document the savings to be anticipated as a result of the improvements. more

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The Coalition has provided close to $1.5 million in emergency financial funding to injured war on terror veterans and their families. This financial aid has helped to pay rent, car loans, utility bills and other short-term needs. more

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Counsel A Homebuyer Add this gift item to your wishlist or registry

12 hours of counseling

Mercy Housing

Your gift supplies a family with 12 hours of one-on-one homebuying preparation counseling. more

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This gift will provide 2 hours of NCHV staff work with developers and funders of affordable housing for veterans with mental and physical disabilities, and low income veterans who have completed their transitional programs. more