Give the Gift of Hope

Thank you! Your contributions directly support our mission to restore hope and renew strength in a welcoming and respectful atmosphere.

William Temple House is a 501(c)(3) organization. Your gift is tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.


Monthly Contributor – Sustainers Club

Our monthly contributors are committed donors who, through their regular, monthly gifts, help more people receive the support they need. The consistent giving through our monthly supporters make such a difference in helping us forecast our programs and projects so we can achieve our mission.

As a monthly supporter, you make an automatic donation from your credit card or checking account and the ability to change or suspend your donation at any time. To become a monthly sustainer, please complete the “monthly donation” option on our donation form.

Tribute and Memorial Giving

Create a meaningful memorial in honor of a loved one, in lieu of a birthday present, or to simply thank a co-worker. William Temple House will provide a beautiful card to commemorate your gift. To make a tribute or memorial gift: Make your gift now, online. If you would like us to send the card on your behalf, please complete the “Tribute Information” section of our donation form.

Let us know what you are honoring (holiday, birthday, etc.) Make your gift by phone. Call us at 503.715.0265. Make your gift by mail. Send your check to William Temple House: 2023 NW Hoyt Street Portland, OR 97209. Include a note to let us know what type of tribute card you would like and the name and address of the recipient.



Employee Giving

William Temple House partners with many companies that match their employees’ and retirees’ contributions and/or have employee giving programs. Please review the list of companies offering a corporate match. Please contact us at if you have any questions.

Corporate Sponsorship

William Temple House produces a large signature event each year and smaller, intimate events throughout the year, attracting audiences comprised of community leaders, philanthropists, and corporate executives. To become a corporate sponsor, email our corporate sponsorship form to Corporate Sponsor Reception

The Abbott Society

Making a legacy gift to William Temple House is a great way to share your commitment to the wellbeing of all in our community and ensure that our agency will be able to provide crucial services to people seeking support in the face of life’s challenges for years to come. A legacy gift costs you nothing during your lifetime, it’s easy to do, and it may even reduce taxes. And for many people, a legacy gift enables you to make a larger gift than you thought possible.

You can make a legacy gift to William Temple House by naming us as a beneficiary in your estate, IRA, or insurance policies, and through other vehicles.

Those who intend to make a planned gift to William Temple House are recognized as members of The Abbott Society. The Abbott Society is named for the Rev. C.T. Abbott (1921-1990), the founding director of William Temple House. For 26 years, Father Abbott led our community in faithful service to people in need, building a foundation of advocacy and unconditional dedication to uplifting the human spirit that continues to inform our work today.

If you are exploring ways to create enduring impact through a legacy gift to William Temple House, please contact Carrie Kaufman, Director of Development and Marketing, at 503-715-0238 or