Family and Children's Agency

How To Help

Other Ways to Give

Family & Children’s Agency offers a variety of ways to support our programs and initiatives.

Donations by Check

To make a donation by check, please download and return the Downloadable Donation Form. All checks are payable to “Family & Children’s Agency” and may be mailed to Family & Children’s Agency, Attn: Development Office, 9 Mott Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850.

Donations of Stock

We welcome gifts of stock and securities, and the process is simple. Please notify our Development Office by calling (203) 523-5719, then ask your broker to follow the Instructions for Transfer of Stock.

Planned Gifts

When reviewing your estate planning, please consider making a donation that will provide a lasting legacy. Your charitable bequest or other planned gift will help Family & Children’s Agency to continue its work in the community helping children & families, youth, adults, and seniors, realize life’s possibilities.

Planned gifts include:

  • Bequest in your will
  • Insurance policy
  • IRA or other retirement plan
  • Charitable trust or annuity
  • Gift of real estate, securities or other assets

Before making a planned gift, we suggest that you consult your attorney or tax adviser for advice on your gift. To learn more about Planned Giving, please contact please contact Janina Serrao, Director, Development, at or at (203) 523-5719.

Wire Transfers

To make a gift through a wire transfer, please contact Janina Serrao, Director of Development, at

In-Kind Goods and Services

For questions related to individual in-kind donations, please call Janina Serrao, Director of Development, at (203) 523-5719 or

Items Accepted

  • New Car Seats
  • New Strollers
  • New High Chairs, Changing Tables, Pack & Plays, and Bassinets
  • New Diapers, Baby Wipes, and Formula
  • New Children’s Clothing
  • New Toys & Games
  • New Cleaning Supplies
  • New Household Items (e.g. sheets, towels, pots & pans, silverware)
  • Gently Used Winter Coats (September – March)
  • Gift Cards (for basic needs e.g. Wal-Mart, Target, Stop & Shop, Shoprite)

Items Not Accepted

  • Cribs
  • Mattresses
  • Large Appliances
  • Excersaucers & Bouncy Seats
  • Stuffed Animals
  • Gently Used Clothing (unless there is a current need)

To discuss volunteer donation projects or collections, please contact Mayx Holmes, Manager of Volunteer Services at (203) 523-5715 or

In addition, for special events, we seek raffle prizes, live and silent auction items,  and other event-related goods and services.  For more information, please contact Janina Serrao, Director, Development,  at or at (203) 523-5719.