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Erie Gives is August 9th!

Help make home a reality for the 200 children projected to be served this year at EUMA's emergency homeless shelter, The Refuge. Donate to EUMA through Erie Gives!

  • Online giving: Tuesday, August 9, 2022 from 8 AM to 8 PM at
  • Checks accepted until 8/8/2022 *must be accompanied with a Check Contribution Form (see downloadable form below)
  • $25 minimum donation; no max!

For detailed info. about Erie Gives, please click here.

Questions? Please contact Katie Peppers, Interim Director of Development at

Would you prefer to donate by check?

Donors can write a check for their Erie Gives donation.

** Checks must be made out to The Erie Community Foundation.
** All check donations must be accompanied by a Check Donation Form (available for download below).
** Checks must be delivered to: The Erie Community Foundation (459 West 6th Street, Erie, PA 16507) no later than Monday, August 8, 2022.

Your donations help end homelessness for families with children. Learn more by watching this video filmed at EUMA's The Refuge. 

Our Impact This Year

  • Adults and children sheltered


  • Bed nights provided by Our Neighbors' Place


  • Veterans exiting to permanent housing


  • People rapidly re-housed


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