The gift you make today can change the course of a woman's life.

Select a giving amount from the boxes below to make a donation, or you may click on the blue 'Donate' button at the top of this page. Thank you for supporting women who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Chicago.


General Donations

Make a meaningful one-time gift to Sarah’s Circle by clicking here. Donations can be made in honor or memory of a loved one. Your donation will go immediately toward the important work we do to help women rebuild their lives. Sarah’s Circle is a 501(c)(3) organization, making  your contributions tax deductible.

Match Your Gift

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Sarah’s Sustainers

We encourage you to consider becoming a Sarah’s Sustainer by joining our monthly giving program. When you become a Sarah’s Sustainer, you join a special group of donors providing critical regular support and resources for women who require housing and other basic services. You will receive updates from us describing how your donation is being put to work to help women who are homeless.

Make It Home Fund

Be the difference for a woman in need by donating to Sarah's Circle's Make It Home Fund. This fund allows one time financial assistance up to $500 to help a woman cover a cost such as a security deposit or application fee that could otherwise act as a barrier to securing permanent housing. 

Mike Pendleton Technology Fund

Support of the Mike Pendleton Technology Fund helps Sarah’s Circle's efforts to ensure women have access to technology tools and support.  The Mike Pendleton Technology Fund provides up to date technological equipment and computer literacy training for Sarah’s Circle clients residing in Sarah’s Circle apartments, Interim Housing program or the Daytime Support Center. 

In-Kind Donations

Sarah’s Circle accepts in-kind donations of toiletries, books, and art supplies. Many items are in high demand or need to be replenished regularly. Please visit our In-Kind Donations page to see what items are currently in need and how to donate them. 

Planned Giving

Planned giving is the process of making a charitable gift during a donor’s life or at death that is part of his or her financial or estate plan. Please visit our Planned Giving page for details.

Mail a Check

If you would prefer to make a donation by check, please make the check out to Sarah’s Circle and mail to:
Sarah’s Circle
Attn Kathy Ragnar
4838 N. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL 60640

If you would prefer to make a credit card donation over the phone or have further questions, please contact Sarah’s Circle at 773.728.1014.

Ways to Help

Please visit our Ways to Help page to learn more about the many ways you can directly impact the women of Sarah’s Circle.


Sarah’s Circle is a refuge for women who are homeless or in need of a safe space. By providing life necessities, housing, case management, clinical and social services, we encourage women to empower themselves by rebuilding both emotionally and physically; realizing their unique potential.

Sarah's Circle

4838 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: 773-728-1991

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