Giving – Beyond the Capital Campaign

“There’s (Still) a Place for You”

It Started with a Vision for the Future

The Merryman House launched its first-ever capital campaign in 2016 with the goal of raising $3.7 million dollars to purchase 13 acres of land and expand to a 36-bed emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. We opened the doors to our new facility on December 20, 2017. In the summer of 2019, YOU, the community, completed our goal!

But, the work is not done. Our advocates and staff serve more than 1,000 survivors of domestic violence each year. Please consider helping us continue this work by continuing to give. Read below for the easiest way to set up recurring gifts.

Current Needs

Community members often ask us how they can give to a need we have right now. Of course, financial gifts to our operating budget are always needed and welcome. However, there are also physical needs that we are happy to share. Below is that list. Please contact us if you have any questions at all about how to donate.

Twin Sheet Sets – White

Towels and Washcloths – White

OTC Tylenol and Cold/Flu Medications

Feminine Hygiene Products


Underwear in All Sizes

Sports Bras


Indoor Activities
(Puzzles, Coloring Books, etc.)

Movies (G, PG or PG-13 Only)

School Supplies for All Ages

For more, please see our Amazon Wish List

Our Work Is Not Done

Merryman Giving Society

Our view of what is possible is broader.  We still need you:  community leaders who possess a resolve to create environments that are safe for all.

Please continue to support our mission to Save, Build and Change Lives. You’ve shown survivors of domestic violence “There’s a place for you!”  We hope you will find your place in the Merryman Giving Society.

Click here for more information on the Merryman Giving Society and examples of what your gifts could fund.

Your annual gift is critical in sustaining what we, together, have created.

We are just beginning!  Our view of what is possible is broader. We still need your help!

“There’s (Still) a Place for You”

Please continue to support us as we support survivors of domestic violence.

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Whether you are a survivor in need of support or a donor looking to join our mission, there is a place for you here!

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The Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center provides services free of charge to survivors of domestic violence and their dependents without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnic origin, religion, creed, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, uniformed services, political belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy or other health status, social or economic status, non-violent criminal history, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, or language spoken.


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