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Ways To Help

How You Can Help

CHOICES creates opportunities that make a difference in the lives of vulnerable youth and families in our community. There are many ways that you can help CHOICES build the hope and confidence children in crisis need to become healthy, happy and successful. Monetary donations, employer matching gifts, corporate sponsorship and in-kind Donations for our programs and services are always accepted and greatly appreciated.

Monetary Donations

Your donation will help provide children, teens and families in crisis with the skills and support needed to create a new future. Donors are vitally important to achieving our vision of a safe home for every child and to reaching as many children as possible.

CHOICES, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, and donations are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.

CHOICES, Inc’s Tax ID number: 31-1180182.

Please send your donations to the office:
1785 Big Hill Road
Dayton, Ohio 45439

For additional information, contact Ashley Pester at (937) 264-0084, ext. 122 or


Employer Matching Gifts

Will your employer match your gift? Do you want to get your company involved in making a difference for CHOICES, Inc’s youth? Many corporations match gifts made by employees to charitable institutions. Some match the gifts of employee spouses and retired employees as well. Please contact your company’s Human Resources Department for policies regarding matching gifts.


Corporate Sponsors

Our corporate sponsors make a strategic investment in our most precious asset—the future of our community’s children! Corporate sponsors generally support specific programs and activities that are significant to their goals and/or image.

To find out how you can enhance your corporate reputation by participating in a charitable partnership with CHOICES, please contact our Development Director: Ashley Pester at (937) 264-0084 ext. 122.


In-Kind Donation

The young people at CHOICES welcome your donations from the list below. Please note that we are no longer accepting furniture or household donations.

In addition to the items listed below CHOICES has a number of ways you can help our kids. Late summer we start our annual school supply drive and beginning in September we start our annual Christmas drive.  There are a variety ways to help with each. We also have a “Welcome Box Kit” we can provide you for new foster placements.  We would love to coordinate with your group or organization.  Please contact Ashley Pester at for more information.


Household Essentials

  • Beds in a Bag (full)
  • Fleece blankets & throws
  • Bath towels & washcloths
  • Shower curtains & hooks
  • Dinnerware sets, service for 4
  • Drink ware sets, service for 4
  • Flatware sets, service for 4
  • Cookware sets & kitchen utensils
  • Dish towels & pot holders
  • Dish drainers & waste baskets
  • Laundry baskets
  • Flashlights & batteries
  • Clock radios


Personal & Baby Care

  • Toothbrushes, toothpaste & dental floss
  • Shampoo & conditioner (full size only)
  • Bath soap & deodorant (full size only)
  • Tampons & panty liners
  • Disposable diapers, sizes 1-4
  • Wipes, ointments & other baby products
  • Small umbrellas & rain ponchos


School & Recreation

  • Blank journals
  • Planners & wall calendars
  • Backpacks
  • Pens & highlighters
  • Hand-held calculators
  • Playing cards and board games