Invest in the future


"Every time I am involved with MVW, whether it is listening to a Member story, or planning with the organization I come away impressed and hopeful."

MVW Member

Your donation to Miami Valley Works is an investment in the lives of our members and their families, and in the future of our community

As an Investor you will become part of our mission to give people in poverty the opportunity to lift themselves up to a stable life of self-sufficiency and high self-esteem for them and for their families. When the cycle of poverty is broken, future generations will have the ability to provide for their families, educate their children and obtain quality medical care without public assistance.

Your donation makes a huge difference, no matter what amount you can provide

  • $50 – Buys a pair of sturdy work boots which are essential for most manual labor jobs
  • $250 â€“ Provides classroom materials used for job readiness training
  • $500 â€“ Helps with daycare costs so that Members can successfully job search
  • $750 â€“ Provides a much-needed computer for the job search process and training
  • $1,000 â€“ Pays outside tuition for Members with and educational void that must be filled to advance to a higher-paying job

Ways to donate

  • Check or Credit Card â€“ one time, annual or monthly gift
  • Sponsor a Member â€“ Sponsor a Member for a one year investment of $1,500 and taxpayers save $30,000 because the Member does not need help from government assistance programs
  • Planned Giving â€“ To learn about how you may include Miami Valley Works in your financial planning, please contact Ms. Kathy Rearick at 937.528.6329
  • Matching Gifts â€“ If your employer offers a matching gift program, you may be able to double your gift to Miami Valley Works' programs (Please check with your employer for a matching gifts form)
  • Memorial, In Honor Of and In Kind Gifts â€“ are also appreciated, as well as volunteer work and mock interviewing

All donations to Miami Valley Works are tax deductible. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization funded solely through private donations. We receive no government funding.

You can make secure, online donations by credit card through our Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley website.

If you'd rather make a donation through the mail, please make payable to and send to:

Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley
c/o Miami Valley Works
660 South Main Street
Dayton, OH 45402