Give to Shepherd's Table

For 40 years, Shepherd’s Table has provided basic services to men and women experiencing homelessness and living in poverty. Your gift ensures all our services, from daily meals to our Resource Center, continue to impact lives in our community. Donate online today to support our neighbors in need!

Other Ways to Give Financially:

In addition to online donations, we accept a large variety of monetary giving methods and donated goods. Select the giving option that best suits your preferences: 

You can write a check, payable to “Shepherd’s Table” and mail to the following address:

Manny Hidalgo, Shepherd’s Table
8106 Georgia Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910

To make a credit card donation over the phone, please contact our Director of Development and Communications, Daniella Burgos, at 301-585-6463 X205.

Shepherd’s Table accepts gifts of stock and mutual funds, sent directly to its investment account.
Please notify our Director of Development & Communications, Daniella Burgos, at [email protected], or dial x205, with information on the name/number of stocks/funds donated, and date, so that we may record and thank you for your gift.
Broker: RBC Wealth Management
DTCC Clearing: 0235
Account Name: Shepherd’s Table, Inc.
Account Number: 324-58773

Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs), also known as IRA Charitable Rollovers, are the savviest way for individuals age 70½ or older to use their IRAs to maximize their charitable impact.

Whether you want to make a QCD gift to Shepherd’s Table today, request a tax acknowledgment letter for a gift already made, or just learn more about QCDs, you can find resources for each here.

You may designate Shepherd’s Table in your Combined Federal Campaign #79985. We also receive gifts via United Way, search for The Shepherd’s Table, Inc. (EIN 52-1381738)

Many companies match their employee’s donations to charitable organizations, and we appreciate you applying for the match to double the impact of your gift!

To help you get started on your plans and legacy, you can use FreeWill, an online tool that guides you through the process of creating a legally valid will or trust. It’s easy to use, accessible online and can be completed in 20 minutes. You can use this resource on its own, use it to document your wishes before finalizing your plans with an attorney.

Have you already included a gift in your will or trust? Please fill out this form to let us know! We would love to thank you for your generosity.

Do you have an IRA, 401(k), life-insurance policy, or any other assets not included in your will? If so, these are called non-probate assets and you must plan your beneficiaries for them separately. Use this online tool to make your plans and designate us as a beneficiary of one or more of these assets.

Bright Meal Sponsorship:

Looking for a way for your company to give back to the community or give a gift to honor a client? Throughout the year, individuals, families, businesses and groups can sponsor a Bright Meal and give the gift of a nutritious, hot meal to our clients at Progress Place. This opportunity allows you to help plan and cover the cost of the menu with the option of also volunteering with your group.

If you might be interested, download our Bright Meal Agreement and reach out to Daniella Burgos with any questions at [email protected] or dial x205. 

Donate Goods:

Interested in donation food products or other goods? We depend on in-kind donations to keep operations going, so thank you for your support! Check out our Amazon Wish List and our Year-Round Donation List

Deliveries of in-kind donations are accepted at 8106 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910. 

Hours for donations Monday through Friday are 8:30 am to 11:00 am and 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm.  On weekends, hours are from 11:30 – 4:30 pm.

We accept sandwiches and desserts year round! Just drop them off during donation hours. Please make sure sandwiches are labeled with type and are packaged individually. If you plan on donating more than 300 at a time please give our Director of Meal Services, Christina Moore, a call at 301-585-6463 X216 or email at [email protected] 

To donate to the Clothing Closet, contact Tinsae Adugna at [email protected] or visit our Clothing Closet page for more information. 


Shepherd’s Table is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization—donations to which are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

CFC # 79985

EIN # 52-1381738

Documents and information submitted to the State of Maryland under the Maryland Charitable Solicitations Act are available from the Office of the Secretary of State for the cost of copying and postage.