Online Giving

Your gift to Sheffield Place is an investment in the lives of homeless mothers and their children. Sheffield Place relies donors to advance the mission of empowering homeless mothers and their children to heal from their trauma and help them become self-sufficient. By breaking the generational cycles of poverty, homelessness, addiction, and violence, your gift makes a difference both today and well into the future.


Contributions to Sheffield Place are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. 

In addition to immediate cash gifts and pledges, Sheffield Place welcomes your consideration of stock transfers, planned gifts, gifts in-kind from our Immediate Needs list, and third party fundraising events.

For more information about how Sheffield Place uses your support, please visit our profile

Please email David Hanzlick or call 816-483-9927, Ext 113.



Immediate Needs

To continue the mission of empowering homeless mothers and their children to heal from trauma and to become self-sufficient, Sheffield Place needs the support of community partners.  One way to support these families is by donating in-kind gifts or organizing donation drives in schools, scout troops, congregations, civic and social clubs, and places of employment. These gifts help families as they make the difficult journey from homelessness to self-sufficiency.

Sheffield Place has a constant need of:

  1. Paper towels

  2. Toothpaste (adult and children’s)

  3. Feminine hygiene supplies

  4. Laundry detergent

  5. Dish soap

  6. Cleaning supplies (409, Windex, Spic & Span spray, Clorox Wipes, etc)

  7. Walmart or Price Chopper gift cards

  8. Gift cards for gasoline

  9. Hairbrushes and combs

  10. Disposable razors

  11. Infant formula - Gentle Ease - Enfamil, Similac, Gerber

Please email David Hanzlick or call 816-483-9927, Ext 113 for further information about in-kind gifts.



Planned Giving

Sheffield Place welcomes the opportunity to talk with donors and friends about the ease, simplicity, and deep sense of satisfaction that come with making a planned gift to support the mission of healing and self-sufficiency for homeless mothers and their children.  If you have remembered Sheffield Place in your estate plan, please let us know by emailing David Hanzlick or calling 816-483-9927, Ext 113.

Planned giving does not need to be complicated or expensive.  It can be as simple as:

  • designating Sheffield Place as a beneficiary on a life insurance policy or retirement plan,

  • including the agency in your will or trust,

  • establishing transfer-on-death or payable-on-death designations on bank and brokerage account and real estate.

Unrestricted Bequest Language

"I give devise and bequest to Sheffield Place, (state: " % of my estate", "the sum of _____" or "the residue of my estate") under this will after the deduction of all debts, funeral expenses, and administration expenses, but before the deduction of any death, inheritance or estate taxes, it being my intention to exonerate this bequest from contributing to the payment of any such taxes."

Designated Bequest Language

"I give, devise and bequest to Sheffield Place, (state: " % of my estate" , "the sum of _____" or "the residue of my estate") with the instruction that these funds be used for ________________, provided however, that should changing circumstances render this use of funds no longer practical or desirable, the Board of Trustees of (organization name) may make such changes in their use as it deems advisable." 

IRA Rollovers

If you are 70.5 years of age or older, you can make a qualified charitable distributions to Sheffield Place directly from your IRA without having to pay income taxes on the money.  The law that allows direct transfers no longer has an expiration date.  The transfer generates neither taxable income nor a tax deduction, so you benefit even if you do not itemize your deductions.  Please consult your tax or financial advisor.  

By supporting Sheffield Place, you are empowering homeless mothers and children to heal from their trauma and helping them become self-sufficient.  Sheffield Place is happy to work with you and your tax adviser. 

Please consult legal and tax advisers about the arrangements best suited to your needs.This information is not intended as legal or tax advice.  



Support the mission through a recurring gift

Monthly gifts may be made to Sheffield Place through two methods:

1) Using the “donate now” button, go to PayPal and authorize a monthly give through your PayPal account.

2) Use the ‘bill pay’ feature of your checking account to authorize a monthly check to be sent to Sheffield Place. This option results in no fees to Sheffield Place and is the preferred option.

Recurring giving is an easy way to support the mission of healing and self-sufficiency for homeless mothers and their children. 

Questions? or 816.483.9927 x113 



Stock Transfer

A gift of appreciated, publicly-traded stock that the donor has owned for more than one year may provide better tax benefits than giving cash.  The charitable income tax deduction is equal to the fair market value of the stock and the donor avoids paying the capital gains tax on any increase in the current value over the original cost of the stock.  Please consult your financial or tax advisor.  

To make a gift of stock to Sheffield Place (Tax ID 43-1532267), please note the following information:

  • Brokerage House: Wells Fargo

  • Account Name: Sheffield Place

  • Account Number:  4370-7047

  • DTC Number: 0141

Please be complete the form found below and provide it to Wells Fargo. Please also inform Sheffield Place of the stock transfer so that the gift may be properly credited and acknowledged.  For more information, contact or 816.483.9927 x113 



Third Party Fundraising

Sheffield Place greatly appreciates your interest in making the agency the beneficiary of your special event or promotion. Sheffield Place requests that you contact us in advance.

General Guidelines:

  1. All fundraising events for the benefit of Sheffield Place need to be approved at least 30 days in advance by the Director of Program & Development.

  2. Events and promotions must complement the mission and image of Sheffield Place.

  3. Events and promotions must comply with all federal, state and local laws governing charitable fund raising, gift reporting and special events.

  4. Event and promotion related activity that uses the name or logo of Sheffield Place must be approved before distribution to the public. 

  5. Sheffield Place does not release its mailing list.  The Director of Program & Development may choose to inform select groups of supporters as appropriate.

  6. The organization and execution of the event is the responsibility of the event organizer. The event organizer must obtain any necessary permits, licenses, and/or insurance.

  7. Sheffield Place may ask you to modify or cancel the event as circumstances require.

Financial Guidelines:

  1. The public shall be fully informed regarding the net amount that will be donated from the event/promotion. If less than 100 percent of the net proceeds will be donated, the actual percentage shall be disclosed to potential donors and participants.

  2. Within 60 days following the completion of your event/program, proceeds must be received by Sheffield Place.

  3. If event expenses are greater than the money raised by event/promotion, the organizer is responsible for those expenses.

  4. As the donor or sponsor of the event/promotion, you are required by IRS regulations to denote in all promotional and print materials the percentage of proceeds that will be donated to Sheffield Place.

  5. Sheffield Place will provide a written tax receipt to donors who make their checks payable to ”Sheffield Place.”



Donor Privacy Statement/Financial Accountability

Charity Navigator awarded Sheffield Place its highest rating (4 Stars) in recognition of the agency's accountability, transparency, and financial health for three consecutive years. In 2019, Sheffield Place received a perfect score in the Charity Navigator evaluation, one of only 67 nonprofits nationwide and the only Kansas City nonprofit to do so. 

Sheffield Place will not sell, share or trade donor names or personal information with any other entity, nor contact donors on behalf of other organizations. This policy applies to all information received by Sheffield Place online, offline, written, electronic and verbal communications. To the extent that donations are processed through a third party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used to process the donations. 

Sheffield Place proudly subscribes to the Donor Bill of Rights as promulgated by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Sheffield Place 990s and audits can be found at the links below:


2018 990 2018 Audit

2017 990     2017 Audit

2016 990     2016 Audit

2015 990     2015 Audit

2014 990     2014 Audit

2013 990     2013 Audit

2012 990     2012 Audit