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Your Support Makes a Difference


Thank you for considering a donation to Family Lifeline. Your support is helping to bring health and hope directly into the homes of some of Central Virginia’s most vulnerable families. You have our promise that your gift will be used wisely.

If you are interested in learning more about our impact, please read our most recent Impact Report here.


To view more information about Family Lifeline, including financial information and Forms 990, please visit Family Lifeline's Guidestar page.


Multiply Your Gift

Matching Gifts

Many businesses and corporations offer matching gifts when employees give to non-profit organizations. Check with your employer to see if they offer matching gifts.

NAP Tax Credits

Make your donation count even more. Family Lifeline is approved for Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) tax credits through the Department of Education for the current fiscal year (July 1 – June 30). If you are interested in learning more about NAP tax credits, or accessing NAP tax credits, please contact Jeffrey Wilt at 804.249.5400 or

Donor Privacy Policy

We will not sell, share, or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity, nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.


This policy applies to all information received by Family Lifeline, both online and offline, as well as any electronic, written, or oral communications.

To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.

Other Ways to Give

Family Lifeline is a non-profit 501(c)(3); its Federal Tax ID is 54-0737133. In addition to online donations, there are a number of ways in which you can support us: 

Call or Mail

Call Cathy Downs at 804.249.5413 to make a credit card donation over the phone. Or make checks payable to “Family Lifeline” and mail to 2325 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220.


Give a gift of stock by transferring shares to Family Lifeline’s brokerage: Davenport & Co (Attn: John Ackerly) 804.780.2149 

Account number:  DA4002055   DTC: 0443

Planned Giving

Remember Family Lifeline in your estate to help ensure our continued sustainability. By arranging for a bequest, a gift of insurance, a charitable gift annuity, or a charitable remainder trust, your generosity will go on to benefit children, families, and seniors for years to come.

Workplace Giving

You can designate Family Lifeline in your workplace giving campaign. If your employer participates in United Way Workplace Giving, simply list Family Lifeline as the beneficiary organization.

In-Kind Donations

Family lifeline gratefully accepts ONLY the items listed below:

  • Diapers (all sizes)

  • Baby wipes

  • New or gently used children's books (ages 0-5, English and Spanish)

Questions about donations?

Contact or 804-249-5400

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