Change the life of a child and family today!

At Kingsley House, we appreciate each contribution regardless of size or scale. Every gift to Kingsley House is an investment in our community and directly impacts the lives of children, individuals and families throughout Southeast Louisiana.  With individual, local, national and international support, Kingsley House has been able to expand our programs and services in response to the ever evolving needs of our community. Your generosity enables Kingsley House to serve as a safe haven for countless children and families and a beacon of hope for our community’s future.

Gifts at the following levels will improve the health, well-being and success of our participants in the following ways:


provides vulnerable preschool students with a healthy and nutritious meal


provides diapers for a child in our Early Head Start Program 


provides a medically-fragile adult, senior or veteran with a full day of comprehensive Adult Day Health Care services


provides an economically-challenged parent with job training needed to achieve self-sufficiency and independence


provides 200 at-risk summer campers with transportation for interesting and educational field trips

Contact Development

For more information on making a contribution to Kingsley House, please contact:
Donna Betzer, Chief Development Officer
1600 Constance Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
504.523.6221 ext. 133

It is also possible to make a secure online donation to Kingsley House with PayPal – Just click the link below.

Ways to Give and Donation Guidelines

At Kingsley House, we appreciate each contribution regardless of size or scale. Every gift to Kingsley House is an investment our community and directly impacts the lives of children, individuals and families throughout Southeast Louisiana.
Here are some ways to contribute to Kingsley House and some general guidelines regarding contributions.

Donate Online

You can make an online contribution to Kingsley House in any amount, great or small. The transaction is simple, safe, secure, and free. If you choose to use PayPal you do not need to have a PayPal account to make the contribution.

Personal Checks

You may make a donation by mailing a personal check made out to Kingsley House.
We will acknowledge your contribution by mailing a receipt to the address denoted on the check. If you wish to have the receipt mailed to an address other than that listed on the check, please indicate accordingly.

Monthly Giving- Kingsley House Champions

With a simple monthly contribution to Kingsley House Champions, you will help build a strong, productive community in which all families succeed and thrive. Our Champions program makes it easier and more affordable for you to support Kingsley House’s
mission. You determine the amount you wish to give each month and you can adjust your support at any time. You can use Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express or your checking account to make automatic monthly donations. Monthly Giving Brochure


Another way to contribute is to make a financial donation on behalf of a third party, such as a friend or loved one. This is also a popular alternative for gift giving around holidays, birthdays and other special occasions.


A gift of publicly-traded securities can have tax advantages to the donor as well as support the mission of Kingsley House. Please consult your tax advisor.

Legacy Gift

A planned gift to the 1896 Legacy Society may help you manage your personal financial plan and extend your ability to help others for generations. Consider leaving a bequest in your will or establishing a charitable trust to ensure the long-term sustainability of Kingsley House. Your generosity will strengthen our future ability to provide life-transforming services to children, families, medically-fragile adults and seniors. For more information call 504-523-6221 ext. 133.

Workplace Giving

An easy way to increase your gift to Kingsley House is through your employer’s matching gift program. Numerous organizations, including companies, corporations, foundations, not-for-profit organizations and associations match their employee’s charitable contributions, sometimes as much as double the amount of the initial gift.

In-kind Donations

We generally accept in-kind donations, depending on the items and their respective condition, as well as whether they match our needs at that time. However, we cannot accept any items without prior consent (i.e., no drop-offs). If you are interested in donating in-kind items to Kingsley House, please contact Development Director Donna Betzer at 504.523.6221 ext. 133. If we are able to accept the donated items, we will schedule a time for you to deliver the donated items to the Kingsley House Main Campus.

Volunteer Opportunities

We value the spirit of volunteerism at Kingsley House and appreciate individuals and groups willing to offer their time to help our programs succeed. Opportunities are generally available on an as-needed basis, depending on the seasonal workload of each program, as well as other factors.

For more information about volunteering at Kingsley House, please fill out the form below.

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