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Giving



Since 1979, Someplace Safe has been committed to building safer, healthier communities for victims and survivors of crime in West Central Minnesota. The impact of Someplace Safe’s work on the individuals and families of our communities is truly inconceivable. No matter what the need, such as assistance filling out a protection order, emergency safe housing, clothing and furnishings to start over in a new home, a supervised parenting time, or simply a listening ear, Someplace Safe is here to guide the way to a safer, healthier future.

As we close in on the end of our 40th Anniversary year, we invite you to consider Someplace Safe this holiday season, when making your end of year contribution. Your gift, no matter the size, makes a difference in your local community and in the lives of others. Thank you for your support of Someplace Safe this Holiday Season!


Please consider the following giving options below:

For a printable list click below:

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Donate Online:

It’s easy for you to give an online credit card donation, a sustained monthly or yearly gift, or things like cell phones, gift cards, vehicles, and much more through our donation page. You may also designate your gift to a specific program. Consider contributing a $40 for 40 gift in honor of the agency's 40th Anniversary Year (or an amount of your choice). Visit www.someplacesafe.info/donate to make your gift online.


"Text-to-Give" Monetary Donations:


With the text to give option, you may give from any where, at anytime from your cell phone.

Simply send the text "@sps" to 52014 to donate quickly and easily today!



Monetary Gifts Are Accepted by Mail or at Your Local Someplace Safe Office:

You may drop off or mail your gift at your local Someplace Safe office (click here for a listing of locations), or mail to: Someplace Safe, PO Box 815, Fergus Falls, MN 56538-0815.

Please make your check payable to Someplace Safe. Gifts may be designated for a specific program or purpose, or given in memory or honor of someone.


Corporate Matching Gifts:

Many corporate employers sponsor matching gift programs, and may match the charitable contributions made by their employees. Online donations, as well as corporate matching gifts, may be made at http://www.someplacesafe.info/donate.html. Simply type in the name of your employer in the search box of the online donation form to find out if your employer is participating in corporate matching gifts. Contact your employer for more information on their matching policy.


Donate New and Gently Used Items:

Someplace Safe accepts donations of new and gently used items for use by local victims and survivors. See our Wish List for a listing of items that are most desperately needed to help our clients in emergency situations.

We also accept donations of cell phones in any condition, cell phone chargers, and empty printer ink cartridges at anytime.

Make sure to also check out the Someplace Safe Thrift Stores, located in Alexandria and Morris, for your donations of gently used clothing, household items, toys, and more!

Volunteer and Give Your Gift of Time:

In addition to the many opportunities we offer to provide funds and items to support our mission and help survivors heal, the gift of time is always needed at Someplace Safe. Click here to learn more about available opportunities.


Amazon Smile:

Use Amazon Smile when shopping for holiday gifts this year and generate donations for Someplace Safe!

Amazon Smile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charity every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at Amazon Smile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as "regular" Amazon, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. To shop at simply visit https://smile.amazon.com/ and select Someplace Safe as your charity of choice. Tens of millions of products on are eligible for donations so shop away!


Unwrapped Presents:

Giving an unwrapped gift gives individuals the chance to receive a hand-picked gift that you chose specially for them, or something they can choose specially for someone they love. Ideas for children include: pajamas, slippers, board games backpacks, scarves, gloves, puzzles, drawing tools, learning games, and books. Ideas for adults include: pajamas, robes, socks, slippers, scarves, gloves, journals, lotions, manicure set, grooming set, perfume/cologne, gift cards to local retailers.


Stuff a Stocking:

: Fill a stocking or gift bag full of things you or your group believe would be enjoyed. Be sure to label what gender and age the item is most appropriate for.

Some suggestions include: small toys, toiletries, socks, lotions, make-up


Local Gift Cards:

This gift enables individuals to shop for their own families or treat themselves to something they want or need.

Local retailers we suggest: Target, Walmart, local grocery stores, local gas stations, local discount stores, local hair salons, Visa, or Mastercard.


Adopt a Family:

This is a great way to help families who are experiencing hardships or may be having a difficult time. There are a limited amount of opportunities to give in this capacity. Due to the nature of each families’ circumstances, and to protect the safety of both you and the families, you will be unable to drop off the items directly at their homes.

If you, your family, your business, co-workers, congregation or group would like to adopt a family, please contact give@someplacesafe.info or your local Someplace Safe office for specific family information (sizes and other details).




You may also visit our website at www.someplacesafe.info/get-involved/giving to consider other ways to support local families in need and spread holiday cheer during this season of giving. For questions or additional information, please contact your local Someplace Safe office or contact 218.739.3486 ext. 222 or give@someplacesafe.info.


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