How You Can Help Us and Others

Ugandan Projects

OFY has invested in several initiatives in Uganda.

 

Kamuli Village Home

 

COMPLETED PROJECTS

Physio Room for Ekisa Ministries

Rocket Stove for Tender Hearts Babies Home

Ugandan Foster Parent Network

Formula for Abide Family Center

Resettlement Project Supplies for Nsambya Children's Home

Wheelchairs for Ekisa Ministries

School and Dormitory for Shared Hope for Orphans

Solar Panels for Youth Achievers International

New Kitchen for Youth Achievers International

Showers and Latrines for Shared Hope for Orphans

Beds/Bedding/Mattresses/Nets for Shared Hope for Orphans

Beaded Necklaces from Arise and Shine Uganda

 

OFY Adoption Fund

OFY is deeply committed to helping adoptive parents and children fulfill their dreams of finding a "forever family." As adoptive parents begin the journey towards a domestic or international adoption the cost alone can be a daunting hurdle. OFY is developing an Adoption Fund to assist families with the financial aspect of the adoption process. You can be part of an adoption process by donating to the OFY Adoption Fund. Please click the Paypal link below and specify "Adoption Fund" in the comments section. Or, checks can be mailed to 5131 West 140th Street, Brook Park, OH 44142.
 

General Contributions to OFY

If you share the vision and the "heart of OFY" and would like to make a donation but are unsure which initiative to fund, please consider making a general contribution to OFY. The OFY Board of Trustees allots all general contributions to the initiative with the highest priority. If you would like to make a general donation to OFY, please click the Paypal link below and specify "General Contribution" in the comments section. Or, checks can be mailed to 5131 West 140th Street, Brook Park, OH 44142.


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Other Ways to Help

OFY always welcomes the donation of new or gently used items such as cribs, pack-n-plays, safety gates, car seats, and clothing or in-kind donations. Please call us first at 216-267-7070 and ask to speak with our Executive Director, Mike Rush, to make arrangements,

These are other ways that people have thought of in order to help those children and families served by our programs:

 
  • Sponsor a needy family for Christmas or Thanksgiving.
  • Sponsor a needy family throughout the year at various times.
  • Organize a toy drive for needy families.
  • Donate new clothing for infants, toddlers or young children.
  • Donate baby formula for a needy family.
  • Donate diapers for a needy family.
  • Donate a backpack full of school supplies for an elementary school student.
  • Help us find stores willing to donate items to needy children and families.

Greater Bean Coffee


Consider purchasing Greater Bean Coffee, Greater Bean Coffee provides fresh roasted beans for a greater purpose! We work to provide food, shelter, and hope to children around the world who have been orphaned by the hardship of AIDS, war, and natural disaters. Learn more about Greater Bean Coffee and how make a purchase here.

Amazon Smile

If you already have an Amazon account consider making your purchases through AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile offers the same prices and a wide selection of items as Amazon, and 0.5% of your purchase price will be donated to Options for Families and Youth. Visit AmazonSmile for more details or click here to start shopping!

Options for Families and Youth

5131 West 140th Street
Brook Park, Ohio 44142
Attn: Michael D. Rush, LISW-S
Make your check payable to: Options for Families and Youth

OFY is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and, as such, can receive charitable contributions from individuals and other organizations or businesses wishing to make: a financial contribution to our work with children and families; a donation of items; or an in-kind contribution of items or services.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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