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Homes for Students of Higher Education is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your donations may be tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed under the law. Please consult your tax specialist for advice regarding your individual situation.

Federal Tax ID Number: 46-4873440

Your donation ensure that students in need are not overlooked and given a voice in their community. As a small grass roots, volunteer based organization with limited overhead your donation, dollar for dollar, goes further to assist students in need. We have many ways to help homeless and at-risk students and assist our cause to end college homelessness and housing instability. Check out our different programs and causes to donate to below.

General Donations assist in the accomplishment our our mission statement and help our organization advocate for students and raise awareness surrounding college homelessness and housing instability. Donations go to assist students through daily operations, care packages, future housing plans and other projects which can be viewed here; CommitChange campaign system

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Get Involved! You can use CommitChange to create your own fundraiser to further our cause. You can host parties, bake goodies, do a raffle, run races, dedicate birthdays, or commemorate a family member. Speak up and ask friends, family, co-workers and more to contribute to your and our cause.

iGive let's you give back while shopping at your favorite stores for your favorite items and brands. Give back while rewarding yourself with a treat. 


Scholarship Donations are a personalized way to connect to students and give back to your community. Visit our Adopt-a-Student page for more information.

Donations come in all forms! We need items for personal care packages and anything else that can help a struggling college student! You can make the difference! Here's a list to give you ideas:

  • Books
  • Razors
  • Ear plugs
  • Deodorant
  • Body Wash
  • Cough Drops
  • Toothbrushes
  • Shaving Cream
  • Socks (new, any adult sizes)
  • Boxer Shorts (new, any adult sizes)
  • Blankets
  • Backpacks
  • Flashlights
  • Sleeping bags
  • Batteries (AAA or D)
  • Jackets and rain gear
  • Gift Cards (in $10 increments)
  • Orca Cards (in $5 increments)
  • Over-the-counter pain relievers & cold medicine (Advil, Tylenol,  Sudafed, etc.)

We also need items for fundraising! We are looking for art and memorabilia to raise money by organizing raffles and auctions.

Are you an artist or performer? We are looking for art donations and albums for raffles, auctions and art galleries. We also are looking for artists that are interested in performing in concerts for charity fundraisers.

For more information on ways to donate or if you have suggestions on other ways to make a difference contact our human resources department:

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