Your gift changes the lives of our clients

There are many ways to give to Open Arms. However you do it, your gift directly helps put a meal on the table for someone in your community. And for that generosity, we are thankful.



For any gift, you can choose on our donation form to make a one-time contribution or have your donation recur monthly through our Bread & Butter Club.

Suggested Sponsorship Levels:


Sponsor a typical day of deliveries – $6,750
Provide 150 clients with a week’s worth of meals.


Sponsor a client for a year – $2,330
Provide one of our clients with an entire year’s worth of meals.


Sponsor a typical delivery route for a week – $500
Provide all the clients on a typical delivery route with a week’s worth of meals.


Sponsor a client for a week – $45
Provide one of our clients with a week’s worth of meals.



Give in honor or in memory of a loved one
To make a donation in honor or memory of a loved one, please use the space provided in our donation form to send us the names and addresses of the people you’d like us to notify about the gift.

Dedicate your gift to our International Program
By designating your donation to our international program, you help us bring critical nutrition and technical aid to people affected and infected by HIV/AIDS in South Africa. Simply select the International Program designation option on our donation form.


Sponsor a customized tile on our walls
Commemorate your story on a glass tile that will adorn our kitchen or lobby for years to come. Tile options vary by location and size, with levels of $5,000, $2,500, $1,000, and $500. Contact Development Associate Emily Mauter at 612-767-7370 for more information.

Workplace giving
Thousands of companies will match employee donations or volunteer time, increasing the impact of your gift. Learn more about workplace giving>>

Make a planned or estate gift
Planned or estate gifts allow you to make a meaningful donation that will sustain our endeavors for the future, while preserving the financial goals you have for yourself and your family. Learn more about planned giving>>

Make a stock or mutual fund gift
Donating shares of stock or mutual funds can offer tax advantages to you in addition to supporting our program. We are happy to help walk you through the process. Contact Senior Director of Finance & Administration Jill Hogan at 612-767-7342 to get started.

Donate supplies
In-kind donations help ensure our funding can go directly to our programs. Learn which items we need on a regular basis>>

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