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Ways to Give


Be a Covenant House New York hero with a one-time or monthly donation.  Your contribution makes a real difference in the lives of young people experiencing homelessness.

Amazon Wish Lists

Covenant House New York has its own Amazon Wishlist so you can provide homeless youth with basic necessities at the click of a button. These goods are essential to young people experiencing homelessness, and they get delivered straight to a young person in need at one of our sites. Check out our Amazon Wishlist here!

In-Kind Donations

To reduce potential spread of illnesses during this time, we are limiting all in person donation drop offs to essential items that have been pre-approved from the following list:

Plain white t-shirts (S, M, L, XL, XXL), sweatpants, black pants, leggings, dress shirts, men’s belts, luggage and duffel bags, dress pants, winter scarves, coats, umbrellas, sketchbooks and sketching paper, paint, adult coloring books, canvas, pencils, markers, Flip-flops, slippers, bathrobes, umbrellas, craft supplies and coloring books.

We also accept the following items, which must be new and unused:

Men’s underwear, shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, deodorant, bras, bars of soap, baby wipes, Pampers diapers (size 3-6), water bottles, pacifiers and formula (regular and lactose-free).

Please Note: We do not accept any unapproved dropped-off donations. If you are interested in making an In-Kind donation, please email inkinddonations@covenanthouse.org. Once your donation is approved, we can schedule a drop-off date and time!

Sleep Out

Anyone can join our Sleep Out movement! This year, 4.2 million kids will be homeless in America. When you Sleep Out, you’re not just raising funds and awareness – you’re showing homeless youth your commitment to their future. By joining or starting your own Sleep Out today, you’ll raise lifesaving funds to give kids safe shelter and opportunity and unite your community against youth homelessness.  

Learn more about the Sleep Out movement here.

DIY Fundraising

You can be a champion for homeless and trafficked youth by creating your own fundraising campaign. By putting purpose to your passion, you can make an impact in your own way. Our DIY fundraising program is perfect for anyone who is interested in personalizing a campaign for Covenant House – individuals, families, businesses, schools and community groups can all raise funds for our organization.  

Click here to get started.

Planned giving

You can leave a lasting legacy by investing in homeless youth. Our planned giving options allow you to meet your financial goals while providing essential support for children in crisis.  Committing to Covenant House ensures that your contributions last for generations and give homeless youth a better chance at life.

To find out which of our planned giving options works best for you, click here.