Why Give?

Your donation will support our work to end domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse and to provide victims with safety, shelter, and supportive services.

Heartly House is the only organization in Frederick County, Maryland, that provides comprehensive services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. Our services include:

  • 24-Hour Hotline
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Counseling Services
  • Legal Services
  • Hospital Accompaniment
  • Advocacy and Support
  • Community Outreach
  • Abuse Intervention

Ways to Give

Make a one-time or monthly recurring gift online using your credit card or automatic bank transfer.
Donate Online


If you wish to make a gift by check, please mail it to:

Heartly House, Inc.
PO Box 857
Frederick, MD 21705

Sponsorship Opportunities

Your business or organization can partner with Heartly House by sponsoring events and activities that raise critically needed dollars and awareness to help end the cycle of violence in Frederick County. Upcoming opportunities include:

Walk a Mile

Third Party Fundraisers

Who: A group of friends, neighbors or coworkers – perhaps your business or organization

What: Organize an event that will raise essential funds to support victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse


  • Contribute a percentage of retail or restaurant sales on a specific day
  • Ask friends and family to make donations to Heartly House in place of birthday or anniversary gifts
  • Donate the proceeds of a private or community event such as:
    • Bake sale
    • Raffle
    • Fashion show
    • Home retail parties

Estate Contributions

Planned gifts can be made from your estate in a variety of ways. Gifts of cash, stocks, and securities, a charitable gift annuity, a trust, life insurance and retirement assets are just a few options to leave a lasting legacy.

We encourage you to seek professional advice to determine the best plan suited for the needs of you and your loved ones.

If you have already included Heartly House in your estate plan, please let us know about your gift so that we can express our gratitude. These very special gifts help make our programs and services available to future generations of our community.

Are you interested in joining a growing number of supporters who have chosen to remember Heartly House in their estate plan?

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We are grateful to our donors. Heartly House is a private, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that depends on the generosity of our community for ongoing support. Because of that generosity, all victim services and programs are offered free of charge. For a complete list of funders, see our Annual Report.
Funders List

Gift Card Donations

Along their healing journey, we work with victims and survivors to help them re-establish a sense of empowerment and one way we do this is by providing gift cards all through the year.

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