Gifts That Make

                an Impact Now

When people walk through our doors, they are in often in crisis — they need help now. You can provide critical resources to the people we serve today through any of the giving options below, many of which have financial and personal benefits to you.

Recommend a grant now from your donor-advised fund

You can now initiate a grant recommendation from your donor-advised fund, or DAF, using the link below. Simply start typing in your fund provider name and the system will prompt you through the process.


Donate Online

You can easily make a gift to A New Leaf online. Simply visit our secure online donation page, specify how much you would like to give, and select which aspect of our mission you would like to fund. If you’d like, you can even become a member of our Sustainers Club by making a monthly donation. It’s the quickest and easiest way to help transform our community today!

Memorial or Tribute Gift

When you give a memorial or tribute gift to A New Leaf to honor someone special, you’re expressing your love, admiration, and gratitude in one of the most meaningful ways there is. Your gift will honor your loved one, create a lasting tribute, and provide critical support to help those we serve achieve lifelong independence. 

Gifts of Appreciated Securities

You can use stocks, bonds, and mutual funds that have appreciated in value to support our shared vision. You may receive a charitable income tax deduction for the full market value of the stock (up to a maximum of 30% of your adjusted gross income) and avoid paying capital gains tax on any increase in the value of the stock.

Learn more about making a gift of stock to A New Leaf

Matching Gift Opportunities

Would you like to maximize the impact of your giving and encourage other supporters to mobilize on behalf of A New Leaf? Consider sponsoring a matching gift challenge. Donate a pool of funds to A New Leaf, from which we will match any donation made within a given period of time. In this way, you can double the impact of your giving!

Qualified Charitable Distribution

You can transfer funds from your IRA directly to A New Leaf. This is an effective way to have an immediate impact and help the most vulnerable members of our community to thrive. Here’s how it works:

  • You must be 70 ½ or older.
  • An individual may transfer up to a total of $100,000 per year and a married couple may give up to $200,000.
  • Your gift must be transferred directly from the IRA account to A New Leaf.
  • Your gift is a transfer of funds from your IRA to A New Leaf so it does not create taxable income for you and is not considered a charitable tax deduction.
  • If you are 72 years of age or older, the transfer of funds counts towards your annual Required Minimum Distribution from your IRA.

If you’re interested in this popular way to support A New Leaf, download a sample letter for your IRA administrator here.

Employer Matching
You can double your impact simply by asking your employer to match your gift. It just takes a second to find out if your employer has a matching gifts program!

To see if your company will match your gift, click below and enter your employer’s name in the box.

See if your employer will match your donation!

If your employer matches gifts, you may be able to access the forms through your search. Some companies even match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses. So your gift could be doubled — or even tripled — to help more people in need!

The Impact of Your Giving


could be given as a legacy gift to support children’s programs, services for survivors of domestic abuse, shelters, or other programs about which you are most passionate.


could adopt a unit at La Mesita Family Homeless Shelter, serving 250 adults and children annually.


could transform the lives of individuals and families in crisis with food, clothing, toiletries, shelter, and counseling.

Creative Ways to Make a Major Impact

Gifts That Reduce Your Taxes

Gifts That Make an Impact Now

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