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Aid for Friends is now known as Caring for Friends

Monetary donations

Caring for Friends™, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, is registered with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of State Bureau of Charitable Organizations.

With the generous support of caring individuals and corporations, we provide food and friendship to nearly 2,000 homebound client friends across the 5-county Philadelphia region.

Whether you donate one time or on a regular basis through monthly giving, we greatly appreciate your support!

For every $1 donated, more than $6 is generated in free meals and services for our client friends

Donate by mail

To donate by mail, make checks payable to Caring for Friends and send your contribution to:

Caring for Friends
12271 Townsend Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154-1288

Donate via other organizations

For your convenience, you may also donate to Caring for Friends through these other organizations:

  • United Way (Donor option number: 641)
  • Combined Federal Campaign (Donor option number: 37208)
  • State Employee Combined Appeal (Donor option number: 4101-0003)

Other ways to give

Caring for Friends also accepts other forms of donations, including:

  • Gifts of stock
  • Corporate matching gifts
  • Monthly/automatic giving programs
  • Charitable gift annuities
  • Charitable trusts
  • Wills and bequests
  • Gifts of real estate

For more information about other forms of donations, please contact us.

A copy of our official registration and financial information about Caring for Friends is available from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free within Pennsylvania 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

Food Donations