Donation

Your donation will help refugees from around the world build new lives in our communities. We accept both financial and in-kind donations. Any donation will go a long way to ensuring a safe path towards self-sufficiency and independence.

You can donate by clicking the link below or by mailing a check made out to ECDC, with ACC DC Metro in the memo line. Please mail checks to the Arlington office.

Financial Donations

In-Kind Donations: ECDC/ACC DESIRED DONATIONS FOR REFUGEES:

The Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc. is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization and is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by the law.

BEDDING

  • Sheet sets/pillowcases
  • Pillows
  • Comforters, blankets

BABY ITEMS

  • Baby clothes
  • car seats
  • strollers
  • Cribs
  • Baby
  • Rockers/bouncers

KITCHEN

  • Pots/pans.
  • Dish and silverware sets

CARDS

  • Pre-loaded SmarTrip cards
  • VISA cards/cash that can be used to school supplies/uniforms
  • Money for emergency housing expenses

TOILETRIES

  • Soap bars, shampoo
  • Deodorant
  • Towels

ELECTRONICS

  • Computers
  • Laptops
  • Tablets

MISC. items we’ve coordinated

  • washer/dryer delivery
  • Household furniture
  • Bikes (adult and youth)
  • Sewing machines

Items must be new or lightly used.

ECDC/ACC donations are stored in our Arlington, VA office at 901 S Highland Street, Arlington, VA 22204. Please contact us to schedule a drop-off time. Pick-up for larger items like cribs is arranged on a case-by-case basis.

For any questions on what items would be accepted, or to schedule a drop-off, contact ECDC/ACC at volunteer@ecdcus.org. 

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