This project was completed on May 21, 2019
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Individual Donor Letter

Posted by
Jessica B.

Development Manager

Posted Date
Apr 17, 2019
Virtual volunteer opportunity
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Impact statement
This project will save us $2,140 , allowing us to put the money back into the program.

Project Details

What We Need
  • A concise, well-articulated letter (not exceeding two pages) to request funds from individual donors
Additional Details

We are approximately $10,000 away from our end of fiscal year (ending June 30)goal and want to send an appeal targeting lapsed donors.

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have appeals from previous years, program stats, photos,, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have program success stories, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help

We are approximately $10,000 away from our end of fiscal year goal.

Project Plan

Prep: Information Gathering
  • Volunteer Manager and Professional discuss the objectives of the project and key audiences
Milestone 1: Document Creation
  • Professional writes copy aligned with Volunteer Manager's style, tone, clarity, and length
Milestone 2: Wrap-up
  • Volunteer Manager and Professional discuss any small edits; Professional submits final version
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About The Org

Our Mission

Dignity Housing's mission is to break the cycle of homelessness and poverty that confronts low-income families and individuals in the city of Philadelphia. Dignity Housing breaks the cycle of homelessness by providing quality transitional and permanent supportive housing, promoting self-sufficiency, and creating opportunities.

What We Do

Anchored by case management, Dignity offers a range of services to residents- including life skills development, employment, and education services, health and wellness supports, and housing placement services (for a successful transition to permanent housing). Additionally, Dignity provides educational activities for children and youth. Upon entering Dignity, case managers assess immediate needs for livable income, food, transportation, childcare, etc. and ensure appropriate action toward meeting these needs. They connect residents with benefits and work with them to develop short-term goals and action steps with paths to long-term self-sufficiency.

For homeless families and individuals, moving into a Dignity unit is often the first time in months that they have a safe place to sleep at night, without the stress of where they will sleep tomorrow. Dignity's 58 units of housing range from efficiency apartments to three-bedroom houses. Dignity's Property Management Department cares for the properties by performing ongoing maintenance, repairs and hiring experienced contractors when needed. Dignity staff works closely with all contractors to ensure everyone follows agency protocol and that tenants receive the highest quality service. Every unit has a kitchen with standard appliances, and our Alicia's House program (for domestic violence survivors) is fully furnished

Our project is sponsored by: Philadelphia Foundation


This was my second time working with Ronnesha on a project. She is great!
Jessica Blum
Jessica B.

Development Manager

Individual Donor Letter Project

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