Ways to Give to Desert Mission

Ways you can support Desert Mission

You can make a positive impact on the quality of life of members of our community in many different ways through the John C. Lincoln Health Foundation and Desert Mission.

We invite you to get connected with giving programs you’re passionate about and proud to support. Whether you’re making a financial contribution, donating an item or giving your time, we’re grateful for your generous contribution.

You can make a gift in support of one of our many programs in a variety of ways:

  • Donate online.
  • Call us at 602-331-7860 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Mail your gift:
    Desert Mission c/o John C. Lincoln Health Foundation
    9100 N. Second St., Ste. 301
    Phoenix, AZ 85020
    Please include the Donation form with your gift.
  • In person:Meet with one of our development team members to discuss your philanthropic goals. Call us at 602-331-7860 or contact us to request more information.
Invest in the future of your community by making a monthly donation. Monthly giving offers a convenient and effective way to provide support throughout the year. Start your monthly gift online now, or contact us at 602-331-7860 to sign up.
Earn money for Desert Mission while doing your shopping. See Shop Your Support for more details on this program.
Double the impact of your contribution. Many employers will match your donation or make a contribution to match your volunteer service. Board members, retirees and spouses also may be eligible. Contact your human resources office to find out how you can request a matching gift or search the Matching Gift Finder to see if your company has an employee match. If you have any questions about employer gift matching, call 602-331-7853 or contact us to request more information.
Becoming a philanthropic partner with us is a great way to demonstrate your corporate commitment to the community. We can help align your corporate giving objectives with our programs, provide opportunities to your employees who want to volunteer, or donate goods and services. Call 602-313-7860 to learn more about opportunities for your company and employees.
Support one of John C. Lincoln Health Foundation’s annual signature fundraising events that benefit Desert Mission program. To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, contact Brooke Williams at 602-331-7857 or via email.
Reduce your taxes and increase your income today by remembering the John C. Lincoln Health Foundation or Desert Mission in your estate plans or by making a planned gift. To learn more about planned giving opportunities, contact Scott Showers at 602-331-7868 or via email.
Desert Mission is a Qualified Charitable Organization (QCO) for the Arizona State Tax Credit (formerly known as the Arizona Working Poor Tax Credit). You can reduce your tax liability while helping our neighbors in need. Support Desert Mission by directing some of your tax dollars through this program. This is a direct credit, not a deduction. You can reduce your state income tax payment by as much as $200 for an individual and $400 for a married couple filing jointly. Make your donation now.
Your purchase of this specialty Hunger Relief license plate benefits food banks that collectively serve all 15 Arizona counties, including Desert Mission Food Bank. Hunger Relief license plates are available by visiting ServiceArizona.com or order your plate at any MVD or authorized third-party office.
Desert Mission relies heavily on the in-kind generosity of our donors. You have several ways to support Desert Mission’s programs throughout the network by making a gift of in-kind goods or services:

  • Food and Hygiene items for Desert Mission Food Bank. See the list of the items we accept on an ongoing basis.
  • Classroom items for Lincoln Learning Center.
  • Clothing and household items for the North Mountain Community Thrift Store.
  • Merchandise for auction items and prizes for annual fundraising events.

If you or your organization would like to coordinate a food drive to benefit Desert Mission Food Bank, download our Food Drive Packet (PDF) for more information.

To learn more about contributing gifts in-kind, please call us at 602-331-7860 or contact us via email.

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Together, we’re having an impact on people’s lives in more ways than we ever thought possible. Help us continue to change lives and save lives by participating in one of our many campaigns.