When you make a contribution to SELF, you are supporting our clients

in their journeys to self-sufficiency!

If you would like to make a monetary donation to SELF to support our mission of giving a hand-up to hardworking families, you may donate online through Pay Pal:

SELF also gratefully accepts in-kind donations. Please contact us for a list of the current most needed items.

Your donations make a difference!

Please consider these donation options that give the gift of mobility; a hand-up out of poverty; a better job that pays a living wage; a more stable financial future — all very thoughtful gifts, indeed:

(any amount would be greatly appreciated!)

  • $500 sponsors a wheelchair ramp for a house-bound senior citizen.
  • $250 provides tools and supplies for a Build-up Academy student learning a marketable trade for stable employment.
  • $100 sponsors Getting Ahead program participants, providing the supplies, class materials and emergency supports to help them be successful on their path to self-sufficiency.
  • $75 prepares a JOBS NOW! program graduate with items needed to start a new job.
  • $50 covers an IDA program participant’s credit counseling session.
  • $25 covers the business application for a Microenterprise program participant…
  • And, your  financial gift of any amount adds up to accomplish the goals listed above, and many more, for SELF’s clients!

Thank you for investing in self-sufficiency!  If you have questions or need additional help, please contact SELF at 513-868-9300 or

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