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Giving

When you give to ECHOS, 100% of your donation goes to help individuals and families through an unexpected crisis. A monetary gift is the easiest way to support our clients, or you can donate items.

Send a Check

Made payable to “ECHOS” and mailed to:
ECHOS 61 E. Washington Street, Suite 110
Elizabethtown, PA 17022.
A tax receipt will be provided.

Your gifts help connect families and individuals experiencing or at-risk for homelessness with urgent and long-term services in Northwest Lancaster County.

Your Funds Can Have an Impact

Examples of how your funds can have an impact:

$1,042 can supply a family with a security deposit and utilities for the first month at a new, affordable apartment

$736 can provide a month’s rent at move-in

$298 can sponsor financial counseling to help impact their future

$147 can fund basic car maintenance and inspection

$54 can allow for confidence-boosting, first-impression-helping job preparation, such as a professional outfit and haircut

$38 can offer the safety of steel-toed boots

$35 can cover an apartment application fee

$26 can fill a gas tank so a client can get to work

$14 can recharge a cell phone’s monthly minutes

$9 can buy two gallons of milk

ECHOS also appreciates in-kind gifts of bus passes, grocery cards, gas cards, pre-paid cellphone minutes, and gift cards for clothing and necessities.

Food Relief Charity
Help a Neighbor in Need

Last summer, ECHOS’s staff received a call from an Etown school bus driver whose husband also drove a bus for the district. Unfortunately, they had experienced a house fire the year before and had used all of their savings to repair their home. Now they faced a problem: the husband needed expensive hearing aids; without them, he would be unable to keep his job. Our Case Manager was able to help by coordinating with a local Lancaster agency to provide a free hearing test and low-cost hearing aids for this family!

Tax-Deductible Giving

Elizabethtown Community Housing & Outreach Services (ECHOS) is a registered PA not-for-profit organization.  All contributions are tax deductible and a charitable gift receipt will be issued to you for your donation. Learn about planned and legacy giving opportunities here.

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