FCRC relies on our community to help support our mission and maintain current services. Every donation, regardless of the amount or value, is used to support the elimination of domestic violence, rape and sexual assault/abuse.
When we learn that a loved one, a neighbor, or a stranger has become a victim of sexual assault or domestic violence it is extremely upsetting and painful. We are often left feeling frustrated as we wish there was something we personally could do, but so often we do not know what that could be. Your donation can help make it possible for a family to flee an unsafe home.
Monetary donations support programs in our community and operating expenses. Supply and item donations provide needed items for our safe shelter and clients.
If you wish to make a tax deductible contribution, you may do so by utilizing the yellow "Donate" button above. A tax receipt will be promptly mailed to you.
Are you a federal or state employee? Consider FCRC as a designee for your giving campaign! Maryland Charity Campaign #52-1185952
Want to make an annual contribution? FCRC's Circle of Friends is the perfect opportunity! For more information on Circle of Friends, click here.
UPDATE: To avoid any unnecessary contact and to follow COVID-19 precautions, FCRC will no longer be accepting any clothing or item donations until further notice. Thank you to all those who continue to support us.
If you are interested in making a supply or item donation, please note that we work diligently to make our center as safe as possible. As a result, ALL donations must be pre-arranged with our Donation Coordinator. Please call our office (301.759.9246) and request to speak to the Donation Coordinator to discuss donation options and to make drop off arrangements . MOST NEEDED ITEMS: Clothing of any kind, shoes, domestic (sheets, towels), books, dishes, housewares and accessories (handbags, belts, & scarves). Due to limited space, we can only accept one bag/box.
We graciously accept the following items in gently used condition: Night stand lamps, laundry bins, rubber totes and cell phones.
The shelter requires the following items in new condition: Twin mattresses & bed frames, twin comforters, twin sheet sets, plastic twin mattress covers, pillows, non-slip rugs, diapers (all sizes), baby wipes, women/children's socks, women/children's underwear, simple green cleaner, disinfectant spray/wipes, all purpose cleaner, dishwasher detergent, laundry detergent, fabric softener sheets, Windex, toilet paper, paper towels, first aid items, trash bags (kitchen or 33 gal.) paper plates, cups, plastic cutlery, coffee filters, creamer, tampons, conditioner, shampoo, disposable razors. Over the counter medications: Tylenol, ibuprofen, cough syrup, cough drops, antiseptic creams, etc.