Our Programs

Give65

Give65, the signature program of the Home Instead Foundation, is the main way the Foundation distributes funding to charitable organizations serving aging adults. With one in seven older adults living in poverty, charitable organizations are critical in helping meet the basic needs of our aging population. Basic needs like meals, transportation, housing, activities and so much more. Give65 is an online giving platform exclusively for charitable organizations serving older adults, many who are vulnerable and rely on these organizations to maintain their quality of life. Give65 provides matching grants and financial incentives to inspire greater charitable giving in support of the older population.

Here are the upcoming Give65 fundraising events:

    • Give65 Event: July 13 – 16
    • #GivingTuesday celebration: November 30

Through the Give65 Event, a 65-hour online giving event held in July, nonprofits can rally their communities to raise funds, recruit volunteers and increase awareness for their programs and services that are giving aging adults hope! Whether you’re a nonprofit looking to raise additional funding or a potential donor who wants to give back to older adults, we encourage you to visit Give65.org to learn more about the Foundation’s signature program.

Visit GIVE65.org to learn more and apply to participate


Disaster Relief Fund

When a disaster is presidentially declared, the Home Instead Foundation comes to the rescue with the help of generous donations to the Disaster Relief Program. The Home Instead franchise network comes together to bring immediate relief grants to CAREGivers and key players impacted by the disaster. These grants provide essentials such as food, water, clothing and shelter during these difficult times.

Donate to the Disaster Relief Fund


Honor and memorial gifts

Making a gift in honor or in memory of a loved one is a touching tribute to their life and legacy. All gifts are recognized with a receipt letter to the donor, as well as an acknowledgment letter that is thoughtfully created to the honoree or family of the remembered. Gift amounts are confidential and will not be shared in the acknowledgment letter.

Honor a loved one with a gift in their name


Honor your CAREGiver

This special program provides an opportunity to honor a Home Instead CAREGiver who has made a positive, lasting impact. The CAREGiver receives a special letter informing them that a gift has been made in their honor. The Home Instead franchise office that employs the CAREGiver is also notified of the tribute gift so they can recognize the CAREGiver in a special way. Gift amounts are confidential.

Make a gift in honor of a CAREGiver


Be a Santa to a Senior

Be a Santa to a Senior, a program of Home Instead, was established in 2003 with the intent to spread holiday cheer to isolated aging adults who might not otherwise receive a gift or a visit from a family member during the holidays. Since then, hundreds of thousands of aging adults have benefited from a wrapped gift or a friendly visit during a season that can feel lonely. The Foundation is fortunate to have a unique role in this partnership with the ability to accept monetary gifts via cash or credit card in support of community-based Be a Santa to a Senior programs coordinated by Home Instead franchise offices across the country. To find out if a Be a Santa to a Senior program is available in your community and donate online, click the button below.

Be a Santa to a Senior


Ways to Give

The Foundation accepts numerous donation methods in support of less fortunate aging adults. To discuss any of these giving options in greater detail, please feel free to contact Lenli Corbett, executive director, at 402-575-5950 to facilitate any of the following giving options.

Cash, check or credit card

The Foundation accepts cash or check gifts or secure online giving with a credit card.

Pledges

A pledge agreement allows a donor to make a contribution to be paid over a period of one to five years.

Gifts of stock

Gifts or appreciated securities help a donor support the mission of the Foundation while avoiding capital gains and earning a charitable tax deduction.

Individual Retirement Account (IRA) gifts

For those donors who are 70.5 years or age or older, a gift from your IRA supports the Foundation’s programs while avoiding income taxes.

Planned gifts

There are many legacy gifts to consider. You may wish to remember the Foundation in your will or choose any other planned giving option.