WAYS YOU CAN HELP

Gateway Children’s Services is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization in Mount Sterling, Kentucky and has been providing services to children and families since 1981. Gateway Children’s Services helps at-risk children and families receive the services they need through our Residential Program, Emergency Shelter, Therapeutic Foster Care, Adoption Services, Outpatient Behavioral Health & Substance Abuse programs.  All donations to Gateway Children’s Services are 100% tax deductible. 

DONATE NOW

Click the DONATE button below to securely make an online donation via PayPal or with your credit or debit card to help abused and neglected children receive the care they need to heal from trauma they’ve experienced.  

*Donations are also accepted through mail, please make checks payable to Gateway Children’s Services, 37 North Maysville, Mount Sterling, Kentucky 40353.  If you have any questions, please feel free to call 859.498.9892.


Gifts In Memory & In Honor Of

Celebrate the life of a loved one in a special way by making a donation to Gateway Children’s Services in their honor or memory. Here are different ways you can do so while improving the lives of children affected by abuse, neglect and abandonment.

Give in Memory of Donation

We know losing a loved one is never easy and making decisions on what is best can be extremely tough.  In lieu of sending flowers, many families prefer to have memorial gifts sent to Gateway Children’s Services on behalf of their loved one.  Memorial donations offer a thoughtful and caring way to remember your loved one, while helping Kentucky’s most vulnerable children, ensure they receive the services and care they need to be successful after long histories of abuse, neglect and abandonment. 

When you make a donation, an acknowledgement card will be sent to the family and/or friends of your choice, letting them know a gift has been made in memory of their loved one and it is creating a lasting legacy that will impact generations to come.  All donations are tax-deductible. 

If you would like us to create and share a personalized memorial page dedicated to your loved one, please contact Lynda Mae Wilson or Joe Gomes, CEO by calling 859.498.9892 or email L.wilson@gatewaychildren.org or j.gomes@gatewaychildren.org.  It provides a special place online for your friends and family to make a difference.  While some families prefer to collect donations at the funeral [Request donation envelopes here], “In Memory of” gifts may be made online, by phone 859.498.9892, or by mail at 37 North Maysville Street, Mount Sterling, Kentucky 40353.

After making your gift, we will follow up via email or phone to learn more about your gift and to contact the family.  You may also call 859.498.9892 or email L.wilson@gatewaychildren.org or J.gomes@gatewaychildren.org.

Donate in memory of your family member, friend or loved one.

Give in Honor Of Donation

Give the gift of hope and healing to a child in an inspiring way by donating in honor or recognition of your family member, friend or loved one.  You can make a difference by providing loving support to vulnerable children struggling with histories of abuse, neglect and abandonment. We will notify your family member, friend or loved one of your heartwarming gift in their honor.

If you would like us to create and share a personalized page honoring your friend or loved one at any stage of their life, please contact contact Lynda Mae Wilson or Joe Gomes, CEO by calling 859.498.9892 or email L.wilson@gatewaychildren.org or j.gomes@gatewaychildren.org to learn more. A gift made in honor, provides a special place online for your friends and family to visit and make a difference and they are a great way to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, special events, retirement, just because or another special reason.

When you make an in honor donation, an acknowledgement card will be sent to the person of honor, letting them know a gift has been made in their honor.  All donations are tax-deductible.  In Honor of gifts may be made online, by phone 859.498.9892, or by mail at 37 North Maysville Street, Mount Sterling, Kentucky 40353.

After making your gift, we will follow up via email or phone to learn more about your gift and to contact the family.  You may also call 859.498.9892 or email L.wilson@gatewaychildren.org or J.gomes@gatewaychildren.org.

Choosing to remember or honor your loved one with a donation to Gateway Children’s Services is a wonderful way to give hope to children struggling with trauma.

Donate in honor of your family member, friend or loved one.


HELP US BY DONATING THROUGH OUR AMAZON WISH LIST

Your donations directly benefit children that have been abused, neglected and abandoned. You can improve their quality of life with the click of a button. We are so grateful for all your support, donations and gifts.  Log in to your Amazon account and visit our Wishlist to see how you can help a child in need today.


Even More Ways to Give

A Gift of Good Taste and Good Will: Malones & Drakes Gift Cards

If you are purchasing gift cards from the Bluegrass Hospitality Group (Malones or Drakes), you won’t want to miss this announcement! 

Give BHG allows guests to purchase BHG gift cards ONLINE through givebhg.com, and designate 20% of the value of the card to Gateway Children’s Services.  To purchase gift cards online and support your favorite charitable organization, please complete the following steps:

  1. Visit https://bluegrasshospitality.com/charitable-giving/
  2. Select the type of gift card you would like to purchase (Drakes, BHG, Electroninc).
  3. You will be prompted to enter the value of your gift card(s) and the nonprofit you would like to support.
  4. Your gift card will be sent via US Mail for physical gift cards within two business days.
  5. EGift cards(electronic gift cards) will be emailed to your choice of email address once you complete your order
BHG Gift Card (Shipped via US Mail)


DONATE YOUR VEHICLE

Gateway Children’s Services benefits from your vehicle donation.  Towing and transportation is fast, free, and easy!  Your vehicle donation is eligible for a tax deduction.  It’s easier than fixing or advertising & selling your vehicle.
 
Call at 1-888-755-5435 or visit carsforcharity.net and select Gateway Children’s Services as your charity of choice. 
 

KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS

What is Community Rewards?
Kroger Community Rewards makes fund-raising easy by donating to local organizations based on the shopping you do everyday. Once you link your card to an organization, all you have to do is shop at Kroger and swipe your Plus Card!

A digital account is needed to participate in Kroger Community Rewards. If you already have a digital account, you will need to ensure you have a Plus Card linked to your account. Then, go here to select an organization.

Please note, a Plus Card is required for the Kroger Community Rewards program so that your transactions apply toward the organization you choose.

How do I select an organization to support?
Selecting the organization that you wish to support is as simple as updating the Kroger Community Rewards selection on your digital account.

  1. Sign in to your digital account.
  2. Go here to search for your organization 
  3. Enter the name or NPO number of the organization that you wish to support.
  4. Select the appropriate organization from the list and click “Save.”

Your selected organization will now display in the Kroger Community Rewards section of your account. If you need to review or revisit your organization, you can always find these details under your Account details.

Any transactions moving forward using the Shopper’s Card number associated with your digital account will be applied to the program. It takes approximately 10 days for the Kroger Community Rewards total to begin displaying on your receipt.


AMAZON SHOPPING

You Shop.  Amazon Gives.  On your first visit to AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), you are prompted to select a charitable organization – please select Gateway Children’s Services and AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to help our abused and neglected children in need.  


For Planned Giving Contact:
Joseph Gomes
37 North Maysville St.
Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
859-498-9892
j.gomes@gatewaychildren.org

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