All our student programs and services are funded by people just like you!

Your contribution is not just a gift to transform a person's life, it is an investment in a model for real social progress.

Charity Navigator has given us a 4-Star rating since 2009, which places us in the top 4% of nonprofits nationally.

We will put your money to work right here or expand its impact to communities across North America.

There are many ways to donate!

You can help us transform lives, create healthier communities, and build a lasting solution to some of society's most difficult challenges. Just decide which way you would prefer to support this vital work.

Online: Click here

By Mail: Send your contribution to FareStart | 700 Virginia St. | Seattle, WA 98101

Gifts of Stock: Click here to download our simple instructions, or call Lauren at 206.267.6224 

Make your gift go further with an employer match.

Please check with your employer's HR department to see if there is a matching program. Many generous organizations will double or triple the impact of your donation.

Workplace Giving - A convenient way to support FareStart throughout the year.

Many employers offer the opportunity to contribute to nonprofits through payroll deduction. You can support FareStart through your employer's giving program, United Way, or one of the government employee giving programs. To find out how to participate, click here.

By Phone: Call 206.267.6219.

Estate Planning: Click here to learn about our Legacy Circle, or call Lauren at 206.267.6224.

Companies & Foundations: Please call Megan Hampson at 206.787.1512 to discuss how we can work together.

Join our Circle of Impact

Individuals who invest $1,000 or more and corporations that invest $5,000 or more are invited to join our Circle of Impact where they receive special recognition and opportunities to meet our people. It's automatic, so use one of the methods described above, or call Lauren at 206.267.6224.

Donate necessary items to our students.

We have wish lists of items for our adult and youth students. You can order off our Amazon wish list or buy your own. New, unopened items can be dropped off M-F, 7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. at the entrance at 700 Virginia St. If you have any questions, or to arrange a pick-up, call 206.443.1233. Fill out this form for a receipt with tax-deduction information.

Your contribution has a ripple effect

Volunteers take on a lot of responsibility, allowing us to put as many of our resources as possible toward transforming lives. 

Every dollar spent in our restaurants or cafes or through a catered event is rolled back into programs. 

Each new hire creates a lasting impact in their life and becomes the greatest recruiter we have for new students. 

Every grant allows us to build capacity and explore new ways we can make a difference.