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LARS is driven by the compassionate action of people like you. By making a one-time or recurring gift of time or treasure to LARS, you can make an incredible difference in the lives of people struggling to meet their basic needs right here in our community.

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Many Ways to Donate

  • Send a Check. Checks can be made out to "Laurel Advocacy & Referral Services, Inc". Mail your contribution to LARS at 311 Laurel Avenue, Laurel MD 20707.
  • Donate Online. Clicking on the DONATE button at the top of our website will take you to LARS' secure online donation page. By donating to LARS online, you have the option to easily set up a recurring monthly or quarterly gift that fits your budget to help support LARS year-round. You can also make your gift in memory or in honor of a loved one.
  • Give at Work. Federal employees and those with a United Way workplace giving program can designate contributions through their respective Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) or United Way campaign. Our United Way number is 8843. Our CFC number is 92544.
  • Donate a vehicle. Donate a vehicle today. Contributions to LARS are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. All donors receive a thank you letter from LARS that serves as a receipt for tax purposes.

LARS gladly accepts donations of food, personal care items, and baby care items. We are often in particular need of the food items listed on our Donation List. Donations can be dropped off during regular business hours (M/W/F 9am - 2pm and Monday evenings 5pm - 7:30pm). Special arrangements can be made for after-hours donations. Contact Angelica Christian, LARS’ Pantry Coordinator, at (301) 776-0442 extension 32, to make arrangements or if you have any other questions.

Donation List

LARS is a private non-profit organization recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)3 organization. We are incorporated in the State of Maryland.

Donate Stock(s)

Donating appreciated securities can be a tax‐wise way to conduct your charitable giving. As a Catalogue for Philanthropy featured nonprofit, TDAmeritrade handles gifts of stock for a minimal fee. Please email Leah Paley, Executive Director, if you're interested in donating stock.

To contact Leah Paley, view our contact form here and select the Donate Stocks option. from the "Select a Service" dropdown.

For more information about the stock donation process, please visit the Catalogue's page.

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Make a secure online donation to LARS, or set up a recurring gift to help sustain our work throughout the year!

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