Financial Donation

OTS-B Magnet

All donors that donate $10 or more will receive a free OTS-B magnet!

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Donors who donate $10 or more will receive a free magnet

All monetary donations are welcome! Off The Streets does not rely on national, state, or local government funding. We have been blessed by the generosity of donors who believe in our mission. Off The Streets has no paid staff, no office, and minimal overhead. Except for insurance, our overhead is relatively minor. All other funds that are contributed go directly toward the support of our mission. We have found that it costs approximately $1000-$1200 to get a homeless person off the streets in the greater Bridgeport area. Off The Streets, Inc is a 501(c)(3) organization per the IRS. Our federal tax id number is 27-0979787. All donations are tax deductible.

Off The Streets now accepts donations online via SwipeSimple (please scroll down for donate button), wire transfer (please contact Gerard Agoglia or Maureen Boda for more information), or check.

If you would like to send the contributions by mail, please send your tax-deductible contribution to Off The Streets Bridgeport at the address listed on our Contact Us page.

Apartment Space

Off The Streets works with area landlords and property managers who deal with low-income clients to place the homeless into rooms/small apartments. Assistance with space is most needed!

If you know of available space for our clients, please contact us.

Household Goods Donation

OTS provides basic household goods (furniture, bedding, etc) to help give our clients a fresh start. If you would like to donate some basic household goods, we would welcome the following items (clean and in good condition, please):

  • Kitchen tables
  • Small dining room tables
  • Beds

For all other items, please contact us for potential needs.

Volunteer Your Time and Talent

OTS volunteers are our lifeblood! Here are the areas in which we could use your help:

  • Collecting and distributing furniture and household goods.
  • Information Technology: Involvement in social media needs, updates and ongoing maintenance.
  • Fundraising: Including locating potential sources of funds, setting up events and grant writing.
  • Publicity: Developing and updating brochures, publicizing events and other fundraising activities.
  • Social media expertise (ex: Facebook).

If you want to volunteer or need more information, please call or email us.

Off the Streets, Inc is a 501(c)(3) organization completely run by volunteers with donations from individuals and institutions. All contributions go towards providing housing
for the homeless person or people at risk of being homeless. Per the IRS, our federal tax id number is 27-0979787. All donations are tax deductible.