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Your donation is powerful – with your support in Leading Families Home, we are able to offer more help to those in need.

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Leading Families Home partners with PayPal for secure online payments.

Please use the "Donate Now" button below to be taken to the secure donation page.

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Mail a Check

To donate by check, please make the check out to Leading Families Home.

Mail your check to the following address:

2283 Ashland Ave.
Toledo, OH 43604

Donate by Phone

If you would like to donate by phone, please call us, and we will assist you.

You may also contact us through our online contact form.

Call (419) 244-2175

 Our Impact

We provide life-changing resources to more than 300 households (over 1000 individuals) annually, more than 10 households of which are veteran families.  Based on historical data, more than 50% of the individuals we serve will be children.



Adults will Earn Income through Employment


50% Of Those We Serve Will Be Children


Families will Remain Stable & Housed for Over 2 Years

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Every Donation Matters

Your donation helps families live independently. Donations to Leading Families Home provide food, resources, and support for local families, including veterans.

Meet Cathy Meet Kareem & Starlishia Meet Josh & His Family

The People You Help

When you donate, you’re taking action and helping keep families together. Your donations support real people as they find homes and improve income in order to provide stability to their families.

More Ways to Donate

There are many ways to donate to our charity, including AmazonSmile :), Kroger Community Rewards, LFH Events, Donating Needed Items, Gift Matching, Adopt a Family for the Holidays, Hosting a Fundraiser, and Remembering Us in Your Will.

Get In Touch

If you need more information about how to donate, please contact Tammy Holder:

(419) 244-2175 x105
[email protected]

Shop with AmazonSmile :)

When you shop on AmazonSmile ( the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.

Learn more about AmazonSmile

Use Kroger Community Rewards

It’s easy to donate with Kroger Community Rewards – just shop at Kroger, and swipe your Plus Card!

Join Kroger Community Rewards

Join Our Fundraising Events

We host 3 events every year to raise funds so that we can continue to help those in need.

You can donate by attending or sponsoring one of our annual fundraising events:

Spring Luncheon
Summer in Paris
Winter Wonderland

Donate Needed Items

Many of our donors assist us with non-cash donations. These in-kind donations are life-changing for those who are homeless, hungry, and in need of support.

Download Needed Items Form

Matching Gifts: Double Your Donation

Every year we have a Match Campaign - an exciting way for you to double your impact. During this campaign, our match partners will match your monetary donation to Leading Families Home. If you would like to become a Match Partner for our 2018 Campaign please contact Tammy Holder [email protected]

Match partners also include corporate sponsors who match their employees’ donations. If you’d like to participate, find out if your employer matches employee donations to 501(c)(3) organizations and contact us.

Adopt a Family for the Holidays

The holidays can be especially difficult for families facing homelessness. That’s where you come in! Every year, dozens of individuals, organizations, and churches help Leading Families Home by sponsoring a family in need. Contact us for more information.

Host a 3rd Party Fundraiser

Do you love to plan events? You can raise donations for LFH by hosting your own event! Have fun and make an impact on our community.

Remember Us in Your Will

A Planned Gift allows you to donate in a very meaningful way. Contact your financial advisor or estate planner to learn more.

“I am forever indebted to these women and all the other warmhearted individuals who keep this place up and running, provide food and who donate their time and money. Just know that your efforts go a long way… look at me!”

Bionca, Former Resident

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