Family Hope Connection

Share This Page

Donate Funds to the Family Hope Connection

Your donation to the Family Hope Connection helps to provide counseling services for birthparents considering adoption, support for adoptive families and community outreach. Some families choose to make donations as a way to mark special occasions such as birthdays, Mother's Day, adoption day or any day in between. A way for your gift to be doubly meaningful is to make your gift in honor or memory of someone special.

Donate today to help us make connections possible for families. Gifts both large and small are greatly appreciated and will be acknowledged promptly.

Thank you for your generosity.

Give Your Way

  • Online: Gifts are made through a secure Donation site that serves the Family Hope Connection, its parent organization (Jewish Family & Children’s Service) and other JF&CS programs. Click on any of the many donate links on this page and designate the Family Hope Connection when making your gift.


  • By Phone: 412.422.7200
  • By Mail: Family Hope Connection, c/o JF&CS, 5743 Bartlett Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15217. Make checks payable to Family Hope Connection.

Donation Options:

Single Gift

We’ll help as many people as possible with your gift. Select Family Hope Connection in the Donation drop-down menu on the Donate page.

Recurring Gift

Knowing we can count on your contribution helps us budget for the many services we provide. Our monthly giving program consists of a compassionate group of supporters who make a scheduled gift each month. Click the Recurring Gift option on the Donate page.

Tribute Gifts

There's no better way to honor, remember or recognize someone special. We'll send a personalized card acknowledging your thoughtfulness. Select Family Hope Connection in the Donation drop-down menu option on the Donate page and be sure to enter all tribute information (tribute message/signature, name and address where tribute should be sent).

Stock Gifts & Securities

Donating appreciated securities (stocks, bonds or mutual funds you've held for more than one year) is typically an excellent way to reduce or avoid capital gains taxes and receive a federal income tax charitable deduction. Click here for our stock gift information sheet.

Planned Gifts

Create a legacy of caring. Establish an endowment or make a charitable bequest to help ensure we may continue to provide adoption-related outreach services, such as birthparent counseling and community education. Contact our development officer at 412.422.7200 for more information.

The Family Hope Connection is a division of Jewish Family & Children’s Service, a 501(c)(3) organization. Contributions are deductible under section 170 of the IRS Code.

Contact Us

Pat Kennedy
Donor Relations

Contact Us

We're here to help. Call412.422.8567

Or Email Us

Watch our video highlighting our volunteers!
We debuted this short, documentary-style video at our Annual Meeting, which recognizes the volunteers who help us ignite hope in the hearts of our clients.
View Details
Mom's Coffee Club
Are you a mom who has adopted internationally? Check out our monthly group.
View Details
Find us on Facebook
Do you have a Facebook account? Become a fan of the Family Hope Connection.
View Details
You can make a difference.
Donate through our parent agency. Designate your gift to the Family Hope Connection.
View Details