Donate

Together, we are building a community where people of all abilities share life together.

We need your support! Your tax-deductible donation makes it possible for hundreds of people with and without disabilities to experience belonging and friendship. Over 70% of our financial support comes from the generosity of individual donors.

Thanks to the generous donations and partnership from our community we are able to:

Host 400+ people with and without disabilities in our weekly programs

Serve healthy meals to 50-60 people each day at the Reality Center

Offer supportive housing for 24 friends with and without disabilities in our corner house and friendship houses

Serve lunch to 550 members of the wider community at the Reality Cafe

Other Ways to Give

Give Monthly

Through monthly gifts to Reality Ministries, you provide foundational support for our many programs year-round. Your recurring gift of any amount will make a huge difference in the daily lives of so many people with disabilities. To sign up today, select the Monthly option in the donation form.

You can also set up recurring gifts through online banking or by calling or visiting your bank and asking for Reality Ministries to receive a “recurring check” issued automatically on the same date each month.

Donate by Mail

Make checks payable to:

Reality Ministries
P.O. Box 242
Durham, NC 27702

In-Kind Donations & Services

Building Projects Wish List

Reality Ministries has many specific in-kind needs, from postage stamps to bingo game prizes!

  • printer paper (white or color)
  • envelopes
  • postage stamps
  • individual wrapped candy / crackers / snacks / toys
  • sharpies
  • paper plates (dinner size)
  • dry-erase marker

Visit this link for a detailed list of on-going needs

  • Replace floor in the Community Room

  • Sound proof the Community Room

  • Upgrade HVAC for staff offices

 

Please contact our office at 919-688-7776 if you would like to donate any of these items or services.

Donate Stock

A gift of appreciated securities is a smart way to leverage your impact for Reality Ministries: you can avoid paying capital gains tax on the increase in value of your stock held longer than 12 months; and you get a deduction for the full fair market value of your stock. Contact Julie DeConto at julie@realityministries.org or 919-688-7779 for more information.

Planned Giving

You can easily make Reality Ministries a beneficiary of your will, trust, retirement account plan or life insurance policy. Make the first step towards ensuring a solid foundation for Reality Ministries and the men and women we serve. Please contact info@realityministries.org or 919-688-7779 with any questions.

Amazon Smile

Make Your Online Shopping Give Back With AmazonSmile! AmazonSmile allows you to shop as usual, the difference is that when you shop on smile.amazon.com, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organization selected by customers. Here are the easy steps:

  1. Visit Amazon Smile. You’ll be prompted to select the charitable organization by typing REALITY MINISTRIES INC in the indicated box.
  2. Browse and shop as usual. You can even still use your Prime Membership and other benefits as you do normally.
  3. Remember, you must always log on to smile.amazon.com for eligible purchases to apply.
Facebook Fundraisers

You can fundraise for Reality Ministries on social media and be sure that 100% of funds raised support our mission. Facebook Fundraisers allow you to raise completely secure donations for Reality Ministries at no cost to you. Whether for a birthday or graduation, this is the easiest way for your friends and family to support you and what you love on a special occasion. Click here to get started!

Vehicle Donations

You can donate your car, truck, motorcycle, RV or boat to Reality Ministries today and turn your donation into direct support for our programs. Once you fill out the vehicle information, our partners at Car Easy will reach out to you to arrange nationwide pick-up, at no cost to you.

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