Help Us Rebuild & Transform Lives


We are grateful for you.

Our supporters make our work possible by making meaningful gifts, sustaining commitments in the form of recurring donations, and onetime gifts such as sponsorships, workplace and matching gifts, in-honor gifts, and other donations.

There are many ways to give to Ayuda. Below are a set of options for making your impact in the immigrant community. We encourage our donors to consult with your tax advisor on the tax benefits made possible by the different ways of giving listed below.

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Ways to Donate

Below are some of the ways to leave your legacy to Ayuda & support the immigrant community for decades to come.

Recurring Donations

Donating is a tangible way to break down the barriers in the lives of low-income immigrants.

By becoming a monthly donor you are becoming an Partner in Hope, standing with our organization and ensuring that immigrants obtain quality legal, social, and language access services. 

Stock or Securities

Consider gifting stock or securities to Ayuda to make a meaningful one-time donation. 

  • Account name: Ayuda (EIN: #52-0971440)
  • Account number: 7WD-04982
  • DTC: 8862
  • Bank: Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc.
  • Contact: Matthew Benton [email protected]

Donor Advised Funds (DAFs)

A donor-advised fund is a charitable giving vehicle administered by a public charity created to manage charitable donations on behalf of organizations, families, or individuals. 

If you have a DAF, please consider Ayuda as you make your grants this year. It’s quick and easy to use the funds in your DAF account to support Ayuda’s work.

Individual Retirement Account (IRA) Distribution Giving

If you are 70 ½ or older, you can donate to Ayuda directly from your IRA and help meet your required minimum without paying taxes on the distribution.

For more information contact our gift office today.

CFC & United Way Campaign

The Combined Federal Campaign is the workplace giving program of the federal government of the United States. Eligible donors can donate through OPM’s CFC CampaignAyuda’s CFC number is 76261.

Ayuda is also a partner organization of the United Way. Our United Way # is 8038.

Workplace Giving

Workplace giving allows employees to easily make donations to Ayuda via automatic payroll deductions or by requesting a matching gift through our online  platform, Double the Donation.

We encourage you to reach out to your HR Department to find out if your company or organization participates in a workplace giving program.

Give with Confidence

Ayuda is a registered 501(c)(3) organization and our federal tax EIN is 52-0971440.

Below we have listed our nonprofit seals of approval from three of the nation’s most recognizable charity evaluators – Charity Navigator, Guidestar, and Catalogue for Philanthropy. 

Additionally, you can view our most financial documents below.

We are the D.C. region’s leading provider of legal, social, and language services to low-income immigrants.

Since 1973, we have helped more than 150,000 low-income immigrants in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia access the services they deserve. Our comprehensive and welcoming approach transforms lives by reducing barriers, helping those in need, and strengthening communities.

Latest News

  Media Contact: Laura [email protected] | 202-552-3508 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2022 Ayuda Supports Migrants Bused to Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C – Since April, Ayuda has been working to help coordinate the humanitarian response as the governors of...

Our Stewardship Pledge to Donors


We will strive to be worthy of being one of your top three charities. As a donor, you will experience world-class appreciation. We will take extra steps by mail, phone, etc. to express our humble gratitude.

We will connect you to Ayuda’s mission. We will deepen our relationship with you through mission-focused contact. And it will be our honor to hear your moment.

We will share with you compelling stories about clients for whom your gift has brought safety and security. We will focus on the positive impact of our work on the world and the difference you are making in people’s lives.

We will respect and honor each person’s capacity to give and we will value all means of support, including your contribution of time, talent and wisdom.

We want to know your reasons for giving and will work with you to build a legacy personally meaningful to you.

We hope to make you smile as you make immigrant families smile.

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“We support Ayuda because they provide important humanitarian assistance to our most-marginalized neighbors in D.C., Virginia, and Maryland.”

- Alan and Diann Cashell