How to Support Us

There are countless ways to support Camillus House’s critical work to care for the hungry, homeless, and most vulnerable neighbors in south Florida. Sign up to become an automatic monthly donor. Make a tribute gift. Conduct your own peer-to-peer fundraiser. Shop online through AmazonSmile. Donate with crypto currency. The list of ways you can make an impact goes on!

Have another idea to help? Please contact us at [email protected]. Thank you in advance for helping us serve those most in need in our community!

Donate to Camillus House

General, Recurring, In Memory or In Honor of, or Gifts Towards Our Special Events

You can support Camillus House’s many programs by making a general contribution, a recurring donation, a gift in memory or in honor of someone, or by taking part in one or both of our signature annual events. Best of all, you can do it all, using one form!

Under “Select a campaign” header, use the drop-down menu to determine which way you wish to help. Thank you for your generosity!

Donations By Mail

To make a gift by check or cash, please download the Donor Form and mail it to us with your gift. Checks should be payable to “Camillus House” and mailed to:

Camillus House
P.O. Box 11829
Miami, FL 33101-1829

Donations of Cryptocurrency

When you donate bitcoin or crypto to Camillus House, you invest in an organization that ranks in the top 3% of charities for fiscal responsibility, transparency, and accountability. Bitcoin and cryptocurrency donations to Camillus House are tax-deductible. Donating cryptocurrency to Camillus House is easy using this simple and secure tool from BitPay.

Planned Giving

Wise Planned Giving – fitting your charitable giving into you overall financial, tax, and estate planning – is your chance to protect your loved ones, support the causes you care for, and secure your legacy exactly as you wish. Planned gifts typically come from assets rather than income and can be made either outright or deferred. We encourage our supporters to discuss with their professional advisors the best way to make a lasting tribute. Learn more about ways to give at the planned giving section of our website.

Fundraising Opportunities

Workplace Giving

Many companies and institutions sponsor matching gift programs to multiply the impact of charitable contributions made by their employees. Some employers even match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses. With matching gifts, you may sometimes double or even triple the value of your gift!

To learn more or to participate, simply contact your Human Resources Department. If Camillus House is not offered as a choice in your company’s matching gift program, please ask them to consider adding us using the following information:

Camillus House is a non-profit organization that provides humanitarian services to men, women and children who are poor and homeless in Miami-Dade County, Florida since 1960. Camillus House is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt organization under section 501 (c)(3), tax id # 65-0032862. Camillus House provides a comprehensive continuum of care for poor and homeless persons through services that include emergency, transitional, and permanent housing; food, clothing, showers, outreach; substance abuse and mental health treatment; case management, rent assistance; work training and job development; and, health care services through its sister organization Camillus Health Concern.

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising or “crowdfunding” is an easy way to broaden the impact of the good you do for those in need. Create a fundraiser, invite friends, family, co-workers and others to join your effort to help our neighbors in need, and see the big impact YOU can have.

Click Learn More and then Create a Team to kick off your fundraiser today!

Frequently Asked Questions

Your generous contribution can be made safely and easily online. If you prefer to mail in a donation of check or cash, please use our PO Box:

Camillus House
PO Box 11829
Miami, FL 33101

Thank you!

Yes. Gifts of $15 or more receive a confirmation letter once processed. If your donation was made through the Camillus House website and we have an active email for you on file, your donation confirmation letter will be sent electronically unless otherwise requested.

Tax letters will be sent to all donors no later than January 31.

To confirm that your gift has been received or to request a gift receipt, please contact us at [email protected] or call 305-374-1065, ext. 312 or ext. 219.

Yes. More people are choosing to mark birthdays, holidays, memorials, and other special occasions by donating to a favorite charity. Your gift “in honor of” or “in memory of” is a meaningful way to recognize a loved one. Your special gift can be made at the main Donate page of our website or through the Donate Online link below.

Yes! Recurring donations are a great way to support Camillus House’s many programs and services. To schedule your recurring gift today, please visit our main donate page and under “Frequency,” click on the tab that states “Recurring.” Then, simply decide the frequency of your gift.

We’re more than happy to answer and provide insights on all your questions. Please contact [email protected] or call us today 305-374-1065, ext. 312 or 219.

Absolutely! We love to show and discuss the impact of Camillus House’s many programs and services. To schedule an in-person tour of our campus, please contact us at [email protected] or call 305-374-1065, ext. 312.

No, we don’t. Camillus House greatly values our supporters and will not share, sell or trade donor information under any circumstance, nor will we send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations.

To request removal from our lists, please contact us at [email protected] or call 305-374-1065, ext. 312 or 219. Our mailings are prepared well before you receive them, so please accept our apologies for any materials you get while your request is processed. We can also reduce the amount of mail you receive from us. Please contact us if you wish to discuss these options.

Yes! We have two signature events each year, The Hope for All Gala in December and The Auction held each April. For more information, please visit the special events section of our website.

Camillus House gladly welcomes items including clothing, furniture, medical equipment and supplies for our Pet Kennel for use in our programs to serve our community’s most vulnerable.

Your donation can be dropped off at these locations: 1) The bins located at the entrance of our main campus, 1603 NW 7th Avenue in Miami. 2) St. Louis Catholic Church, 7270 SW 120th Street in Pinecrest. 3) Our warehouse at 2020 NW 23rd Street, Miami, FL 33142. (Larger donations should be taken here and can be dropped off weekdays from 8 am – 4 pm.)

For information about in-kind donations or for pick-up of large items, please call 305.633.9212 or contact Bob Lozada at [email protected]. Visit the In-Kind Donation section of our website to learn more.

It’s easy. A few sentences in your will or trust are all you need.

You may wish to share this sample bequest language with your estate planning attorney:

“I give, devise and bequeath to Camillus House, a non-profit corporation organized under the laws of the State of Florida and located in Miami, Florida, the sum of {dollar amount}/or percentage of {%}/or residue of my estate for the {designated use by Camillus House} for the purpose of {name purpose, if any}.”

If you’ve already left a future gift to Camillus House, please contact us at [email protected] or call 305-374-1065, ext. 312. For more information, please visit the Planned Giving section of our website. Thank you!

Yes! Gifts of appreciated stock or securities are a smart way to support Camillus House while providing financial benefits to you and your loved ones. For our DUNS information, please contact us at [email protected] or call 305-374-1065, ext. 312.

For more information, please visit the Planned Giving section of our website.

If you’re 70½ years old or older, you (and a spouse) may contribute up to $100,000 annually to the charities of your choice from your Roth or Traditional IRA as a qualified charitable distribution (QCD). While not tax-deductible, QCDs count toward your required minimum distribution (RMD) when you reach age 72. For questions, please contact us at [email protected] or call 305-374-1065, ext. 312.

Additional information is available at the Planned Giving section of our website.