Other Ways to Give to House of Ruth

We’re thankful for your generosity and want to offer convenient opportunities for you to support our mission. Check them out below!

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Our Wish List

Looking for another way to help? Donate something from our Amazon Wish List! Items purchased from this link will be shipped directly to House of Ruth. You may also purchase donations offline or through an alternative retailer and ship gifts directly to our administrative office: 5 Thomas Circle NW, Fourth Floor, Washington, D.C. 20005

Please note that all donations must be new and still in original packaging. We cannot accept used, gently used, or opened items due to the safety of our participants. Additionally, we cannot accept any clothing donations. We are always happy to accept cash donations, which go directly to support the needs of the women and their families in our community.

Please contact us at development@houseofruth.org or call us at 202-667-7001 to arrange a drop-off time. Please note that we are unable to accept unscheduled drop-offs, so please be sure to email or call ahead! To receive a donation receipt for your tax records, please email development@houseofruth.org and include your purchase receipt.

Our Current Needs Include:


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  • Laundry detergent!
  • Towels and washcloth sets
  • Bed Sheets (Twin, Full, Queen)
  • Daycare Cot Sheets (Toddler and Preschool Sizes)
  • New dishes, pots, pans
  • New Silverware
  • Full sized hygiene products (bar soap, body wash, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, lotion)
  • “Shea Moisture” brand products for hair care
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Adult “Depends”
  • “Pull Ups”: size 3T – 4T and 4T – 5T
  • Diapers: sizes 4T – 6T)
  • Headphones

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Donate a Vehicle

Donate your car, boat, truck, RV, Jet Ski or snowmobile to House of Ruth and receive a tax deduction. This no-cost, no-hassle process begins when you contact CARS (Charitable Adult Rides & Services) at 855-500-7433. Or, you can click “Donate Car” to begin the donation process online.

Workplace Giving

Help more than 1,000 women and children this year by designating House of Ruth in your workplace giving, Combined Federal Campaign (#83599) or DC One Fund (#8117).

For more information, please contact our staff at development@houseofruth.org or 202-597-5801.

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Cryptocurrency Donation

Support House of Ruth’s mission to empower women, children and families by donating Crypto!

Details on how donating crypto may lower your taxes can be found at thegivingblock.com/faq. Please contact your tax or financial advisor for additional information.

Donating crypto is safe, easy, and fast. Use this link to make a charitable gift. It is a quick three-step process:

1. Select your preferred crypto and enter your gift amount

2. Type in your email and basic info (or choose to give anonymously)

3. Make your gift!

Please only send the exact cryptocurrency listed on the blockchain mentioned in the link. Do not send any other cryptocurrencies (including layer 2, wrapped tokens, NFTs or other ERC-20 tokens not listed) as these are unsupported and may result in loss of donation. For more info, click here. Do not send unsupported currencies (including unsupported ERC-20s, ERC-721s and BEP20s) as they will be lost.

We accept the following cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin (BTC) Ethereum (ETH) USD Coin (USDC) Dai (DAI) Dogecoin (DOGE) Basic Attention Token (BAT) Ethereum Name Service (ENS) 0x (ZRX) 1inch (1INCH) Aave (AAVE) Alchemix (ALCX) Amp (AMP) Ankr Network (ANKR) ApeCOIN (APE) API3 (API3) Audius (AUDIO) Axie Infinity Shards (AXS) Balancer (BAL) Bancor Network Token (BNT) BarnBridge (BOND) Bitcoin Cash (BCH) ChainLink (LINK) Civic (CVC) Compound (COMP) Curve (CRV) Decentraland (MANA) DeFI Pulse Index (DPI) Dogelon Mars (ELON) Enjin Coin (ENJ) Fantom (FTM) Fetch AI (FET) Filecoin (FIL) Gala (GALA) Gemini Dollar (GUSD) Injective Protocol (INJ) Keep3r (KP3R) Kyber Network (KNC) Lido (LDO) Liquity USD (LUSD) Liquity(LQTY) Litecoin (LTC) Livepeer (LPT) Loopring (LRC) Magic Internet Money (MIM) Maker (MKR) Maple Finance (MPL) Mask Network (MASK) Merit Circle (MC) Mirror Protocol (MIR) Moss Carbon Credit (MCO2) Numeraire (NMR) Orchid (OXT) PAX Gold (PAXG) Polygon-ERC 20 (MATIC) Quant (QNT) Radicle (RAD) Rally (RLY) Raydium (RAY) Ren (REN) Render Token (RNDR) Saber (SBR) Shiba Inu (SHIB) Skale (SKL) Smooth Love Potion (SLP) Solana (SOL) Somnium Space (CUBE) Spell Token (SPELL) Storj (STORJ) SushiSwap (SUSHI) Synthetix (SNX) Tezos (XTZ) The Graph (GRT) The Sandbox (SAND) UMA (UMA) Uniswap (UNI) Wrapped Centrifuge (wCFG) Yearn.Finance (YFI) Zcash (ZEC).

When you donate crypto to House of Ruth, we immediately convert your donation to fiat, which means all donations are non-refundable. No goods, services or airdrops will be offered in exchange for cryptocurrency donations.