Gaithersburg HELP is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  We serve all Gaithersburg-area residents in need, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, race or religion.  98% of any funds that you contribute will go directly toward fulfilling client requests from one of our four major programs – and your donated funds are 100% tax deductible!

Gaithersburg HELP relies on community support to maintain our vital services.  Your help is greatly appreciated – we simply could not do this important work without you.

To make a tax-deductible donation:

Donate Online 

By Mail

Make check payable to Gaithersburg HELP

Mail to:

Gaithersburg HELP

301 Muddy Branch Road

Gaithersburg, MD 20878


By default, all contributions are applied to our general fund.  If you would like to direct dollars for a specific program, please include a notation in your correspondence, designating a specific program – Food, Infant Needs, Prescription Funding or Transportation.

We also accept donations “In Memory” or “In Honor of” friends or loved ones.  

At Work

Many organizations offer workplace contributions via payroll donations or matching gifts. If you would like to give to Gaithersburg HELP via a workplace campaign, please be sure to reference our campaign numbers when you fill out your donation card:

  • United Way – #8432
  • Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) – #30374
In Kind

While Gaithersburg HELP always appreciates financial support, donations of nonperishable food items are also welcome. Please Contact Us to schedule a drop-off of nonperishable food items.

To learn more about opportunities to help, including how you can host a food drive at your school or place of business, please visit our Partner With Us page.