Donate to HOME WORKS!

Teacher home visits are making an enormous difference in our low-performing schools. They are changing parent behavior at home which is leading to improvement in kindergarten readiness, academic achievement, attendance, classroom behavior, and connectedness between school and home. Won’t you support the critical work of HOME WORKS! with a tax-deductible financial gift today? Together we can make a major difference in the lives of our children, our schools, our community.

Ways to Give

The simplest, most immediate way to give is to click that button and make a donation via PayPal. If you would like to cover the 3% credit card/paypal processing fee for donating via paypal, just add 3% to your wonderful donation. Thank you for considering this, and for your generous donation!

Checks are are great, too. Donations are completely tax deductible and no one takes any money out for processing fees. Send a check payable to “HOME WORKS – THVP” to  225 Linden Ave. St. Louis, MO 63105.

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Make a gift of publicly traded securities. For more information about this process, please call or email the HOME WORKS! office at 314-727-2727 or

Your Donation at Work

Donor support pays for teacher stipends, teacher training and manuals, data collection, the external evaluation, Family Dinners and transportation for families who need it, interpreters, and academic materials to take on the visits. Whether you can give as a monthly sustaining donor or make an annual or one-time gift, every donation makes a significant impact on the lives of students.

$50-Two teacher home visits (cost split with the school)

$100– Four teacher home visits—two teachers on each visit (each paid $25, cost split with the school)

$500 – Academic resources to take on home visits to elementary students in one classroom

$750– One family dinner at a school with fewer than 200 students

$1,000– One family dinner at a school with more than 200 students

$1,250– Fifty teacher home visits—two teachers on each visit, each paid $25, cost split with the school

$2,000– Cost to have language interpreters at all home visits where needed

$2,500– One hundred teacher home visits

$5,000– Training materials for all HOME WORKS! teachers

$12,000– Operating costs including rent, telephone, and utilities for a year

$15-20,000– Expansion into a new school—approximate annual cost of doing home visits in most of our schools

It’s All Tax Deductible

HOME WORKS! The Teacher Home Visit Program (HOME WORKS – THVP) is designated as a tax-exempt charitable 501c3 organization by the Internal Revenue Service with the Tax ID #45-4572322. Additional information is available upon request. You can also view our profiles on GuideStar and GreatNonprofits.
Click here to view our 501c3 designation letter.
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Thank you for your generous donation which allows us to support more teachers making more home visits to students and their families!