​Why Give:

“Homelessness is just misunderstood.” 
-Chris Benson, BB&T  Bank C.O.O.

 According to CAPSAW’s 2015 data, “15.6% of Waynesboro’s households were struggling to pay bills and put food on the table and 28.6% of children were living in these conditions. As these families struggled, [in Waynesboro,] some lost their homes, were forced to live in cars, find temporary housing or live on the streets [or in hotels].”  (News Virginian)

“Rich and poor have this in common: the LORD is the Maker of them all.” -Proverbs 22:2

Ways to Give:
1) Mail or drop your gift off to WARM Office, 1035 Fairfax Avenue, Waynesboro, Virginia 22980;

2) make a donation over the telephone by calling WARM’s Executive Director at (540)324-8166 (WARM Office);

3) request and complete a pledge card detailing your gift info;

​4) make a gift online; or

​5) set up  debit/credit card or bank account recurring gift online

​Accepted Gift Types:
All contributions to Waynesboro Area Refuge Ministry, Inc. (WARM) are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. WARM accepts donations and gifts of any type. Donations can be fulfilled by cash, credit/debit card, check, stock, bond, money transfer, endowment, cashier’s check, gift card, bank drafts, or direct bill payment. Financial donations are used to operate Ruth’s WARM House, the Thermal  Shelter, and accompanying overhead costs. Donations can be made for general operating expenses, designated to a specific program, or restricted to specific uses within a program. 

**Special Giving Opportunity: WARM currently has several room naming opportunities at the Ruth Van Cleve Anderson WARM House for Women & Children. Please refer to Naming Opportunities page for more information.**

​​If you have any questions regarding the use of funds, how to make a donation, or how to designate your gift please feel free to contact Debra Burns, Executive Director at debra@warmwaynesboro.org or (540) 324-8166. 

​Your Gift Serves All Eligible Homeless Community Members:​
WARM’s board, staff, and volunteers do not discriminate based on race, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabilities, or age when serving families or individuals who are eligible for WARM’s programs and WARM has the capacity to serve.

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