Get Involved

Your contributions keep our mission alive and well. Whether monetary or through volunteering, every donation positively impacts someone’s world and helps our fight against homelessness.

Ways To Help


If you are looking to make a difference in your community, donating to Rumford Group Homes is one way to help!

Our mission is to strive every day to offer quality housing and supportive services, including case management for mental health and chronic homelessness. Your contributions will help us continue this work by making it possible to give others the opportunity at lifelong stability.

We rely on donations to provide a safe, clean environment for their residents. Every dollar counts towards making change happen, and the value of even the most minor contribution is immeasurable.

Please send donations to:

Rumford Group Homes
201 Knox Street
Rumford, ME 04276


We’re committed to providing our guests with the support they need, so we’re always looking for people interested in getting involved. With your help, we can keep providing services that will lead guests on their journey back to productive, fulfilling lives.

Some of the ways individuals, businesses, civic and faith-based groups have helped are:

  • Host a drive to collect donation items​
  • Sponsor a pot luck lunch at work with proceeds benefitting Rumford Group Homes​
  • Offer to be a guest speaker at a life skills group
  • Teach a cooking class and provide supplies and recipes


To find out about volunteer opportunities, please call us at (207) 364-3551.

In-Kind Donations

Your in-kind donation to Rumford Group Homes is a lifeline for those in need. For example, donating cleaning supplies, hygiene items, or clothing can significantly help families living in shelters. Unfortunately, our guests don’t always have access to these things themselves, so your support is invaluable.

Most Requested Items:

  • Cleaning supplies
  • Towels
  • Laundry Detergent
  • Toothbrushes/toothpaste
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Lotion
  • Deodorant
  • Razors
  • Shaving cream
  • Soap


If you have any questions about what our shelters need, please call us at (207) 364-3551.

Planned Giving

Planning your gifts now will ensure the future success of Rumford Group Homes. If you find yourself with limited cash on hand and would like to make a significant investment in improving the lives of others, consider one of these planned gift options:

  • Gift annuity​
  • Gift of Stock
  • Charitable Remainder Trust
  • Remembering Rumford Group Homes in your estate plan


Planning your estate is not something you should take lightly, and it can be challenging to know where best to start. However, some options provide tax benefits and meet your financial needs while fulfilling charitable intentions or helping us further our mission! Please talk with a professional about these methods to help guide the way forward to ensure this process goes smoothly for everyone involved.