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You Can Make A Difference

You make our mission and care possible. Your generous spirit helps to provide dignity and comfort to thousands of people in our community. Please give today to ensure these services remain available to those who need them.

Make a Tax-Deductible Contribution​

  • Online donation - click here to make a secure online donation
    by credit card.

  • By phone - You may call our office 301-869-4673 with your credit
    card information.  For your security, please do not use e-mail to send credit card information.


  • ​By mail - Please make checks and money orders payable to "CaringMatters" and mail to CaringMatters at 518 South Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20877.  For your security, please do not send cash through the mail. 

  • If you would like to make a donation in memory/honor of someone, please click here and email Maria Alvarez at with the name and mailing address/email so that we can send an acknowledgment to the honoree's family.

Contribute Through Your Donor-Advised Fund

Gifts made through a Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) are an attractive way to support CaringMatters with charitable donations of cash, publicly-traded stock, and certain other assets. If you have a Donor-Advised Fund through Fidelity Charitable, Schwab Charitable, or BNY Mellon, you may give directly to the CaringMatters through DAF Direct via the dropdown box.

Plan A Legacy Gift

To donate investments, please talk with your financial advisor. Our EIN is 52-1591455. Similarly, to include CaringMatters in your estate planning, please talk with your financial advisor. Read more about Planned Giving through our Pam Hard Legacy Circle.

Donate Goods & Services

  • Donate items for our Good Grief Clubs Wish List. 

  • Contribute auction items for our annual CaringMatters Silver Linings Gala.

  • Contribute office supplies or equipment.  

  • Donate in-kind business-related and professional services, either in full or at a discount. 

Vehicle Donation

  • CaringMatters partners with Charitable Adult Rides and Services (CARS) to benefit from donations of new or used vehicles. Vehicles do not have to be in running condition, and they can be located anywhere in the United States. Make this tax-deductible donation today!

  • All you need is the title and registration, and CARS will take care of the rest.

  • For more information and complete instructions, visit the CARS Website

  • CARS Vehicle Donation Toll-Free Number: 855-500-7433 | 855-500-RIDE

Thank you for your support!

Please contact

Allison Stearns at

301-869-4673 or 

to inquire about donating goods or services.  

CaringMatters is a 501(c)(3) nonprofi­t organization registered with the State of Maryland, and our EIN is 52-1591455. A copy of our current ­financial statement is available by contacting CaringMatters at 518 South Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD  20877 or at 301-869-4673. Documents and information submitted to the State of Maryland Charitable Solicitations Act are available from the Office of the Secretary

Donor Appreciation Breakfast

June 11, 2023

Featured Speaker: Anna Hargrave, Executive Director

Community Foundation Montgomery County

Philanthropy Breakfast

November 17, 2023

Featured Speaker: Michelle Freeman, President & Chairman

The Carl M. Freeman Foundation

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