How to Donate

  • Check: Checks can be mailed to “Homeless Gear” at 1305 Duff Drive, Unit 5, Fort Collins, CO 80524
  • Credit Card: Click the yellow “Donate” button below to make a secure, online donation.

  • Planned Giving: A planned gift is a contribution that is arranged today to be given at a future date. Planned gifts are commonly donated through a will or trust.

How to Set Up a Monthly Recurring Donation

    1. Click the yellow “Donate” button (just above). You will be redirected to our secure online donation portal (PayPal).
    2. Enter the amount that you want to donate each month.
    3. Click the check box to the right of the amount that says “Make This a Monthly Donation.”
    4. Proceed with your donation. You can log into your PayPal account or donate without an account.

Enterprise Zone Tax Credit

Homeless Gear has been designated as an Enterprise Zone project. All monetary contributions of $250 or more are eligible for a 25% State of Colorado Tax Credit.  Please request this certificate from us if you plan on using this credit on your taxes.  The certificate is only processed if you specifically ask for it.

All Enterprise Zone donations must include a social security number or a Colorado Taxpayer Account Number in order to receive the Enterprise Zone credit.  Please note, taxpayers can use their Colorado Account Number in place of their Social Security Number on EZ tax credit forms if preferred.

All Colorado taxpayers have a Colorado Account Number and can request it by visiting .  Choose “Individual” of “Business” and then choose “Request Letter ID” and select “Sign Up.” Please include your social security or account number on your check when submitting your donation.

Murphy Center Endowment Fund

In 2018, we launched an Endowment Fund for the Murphy Center.  The Murphy Center is our community’s hub of services for individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.  It is also an initiative of Homeless Gear.  Our goal with a Murphy Center Endowment Fund is to ensure the long-term stability of the Murphy Center – to solidify funds that we can rely on, year-over-year, to carry out the Murphy Center mission. You can learn more about the Murphy Center Endowment Fund here

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