Our House Foundation

Supporting Our House, Inc.

Making our participant’s and resident’s dreams come true with help from you – individual community members, Foundations, and corporations.

Our House Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established in 1989. The mission of Our House Foundation is to provide private financial support to Our House, Inc., (OHI) a not-for-profit public agency that provides housing, employment, and other social services to individuals with developmental disabilities.

If you would like additional information or would like to become involved, please contact Cathy Colford at ccolford@ourhousenj.org. 

Ways to Support Our House Foundation

Annual Fund

Our most important source of unrestricted funds, the Annual Fund, kicks off with the Year-End Letter-Writing Campaign in November and ends in January.

Upcoming Events

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Wish Lists

When opening a new program or home, we often need items to make a fresh start. We’ll share them here when we do!

Create Your OWN Fundraiser!

We’ll help you in your efforts to give back to Our House, whether it’s a cocktail party/dinner, birthday party, or other – we’ll team up to make it a success!

Tribute Gifts

Make a donation in remembrance of a beloved friend or family member.

Corporate Giving and Matching Funds

Your gift could be doubled or even tripled with a matching gift from your employer. Please contact your company’s personnel office for specific information about your employer’s matching gift program. 

Planned Giving

Planned gifts and bequests provide vital funds to strengthen and sustain Our House’s impact in our community in the future. Examples of planned gifts are naming Our House as a beneficiary on a life insurance policy, a pension or 401(k) plan, an IRA, and naming as a beneficiary within charitable remainder trusts and charitable gift annuities. For more information on establishing a planned gift to benefit you and Our House, please contact Cathy Colford at ccolford@ourhousenj.org and 908-464-8008, ext. 122.

Cash gifts can be made online, or by calling Dawn K. Knill, CFRE, Director of Development  at 908-464-8008, ext. 172.

Please mail all checks c/o Our House Foundation, 76 Floral Avenue, Murray Hill, NJ 07974.

For gifts of stock and securities, please call Cathy Colford, Vice President of Development, at 908-464-8008, ext. 122