Ways to Give

Donate Online

You can make a difference in the lives of people in Mercer County by donating today. Help us support your neighbors in need by clicking below to make a one-time or recurring online gift.

Ways to Give - Mail


To donate by mail, make your check payable to Mercer Street Friends.

Mail to:
Mercer Street Friends
151 Mercer Street
Trenton, NJ 08611

Mercer Street Friends - Gift Matching

Gift Matching

To match your gift through your employer, please contact your Human Resources Department and determine the company policy to double and possibly triple your gift to Mercer Street Friends.

Mercer Street Friends - Stocks and Securities

Stocks and Securities

To make a gift of stock and appreciated securities, please contact Nancy Jankowski at Mercer Street Friends at 609.656.5207 or see the process for transfer below:

Provide the following details to your broker:
DTC: 8862
Receiving Institution: Merrill Lynch
Account Title/Registration: Mercer Street Friends Center
Account# 876-04420
Tax Identification #: 21-0733990

Provide the following information to Mercer Street Friends:
Name of stock(s)
Number of shares
Designation of the gift (i.e., restricted or unrestricted)
Brokerage or bank where the shares are held
Cost basis and acquisition date

Mercer Street Friends - Planned Giving

Planned Giving

“The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose
shade you do not expect to sit.”
– Nelson Henderson

Planned gifts provide an opportunity for you to leave a legacy by supporting Mercer Street Friends’ long-term mission. Many such gifts can provide significant tax benefits, whether to your estate and beneficiaries or to you if made during your lifetime.

To learn more about becoming a “Steward of the Mission”, please contact Nancy Jankowski at
609.656.5207 /
or contact your financial/legal advisor.

Mercer Street Friends - Crowd Funding

Crowd Funding

Together, we can do so much.

Help us reach more individuals and families by encouraging your supporters and business partners align with our cause.

To discuss coordinating a crowdfunding initiative to benefit Mercer Street Friends, please contact Nancy Jankowski at
609.656.5207 /

Mercer Street Friends In-Kind Donations

In-kind Donations

Mercer Street Friends actively collects in-kind donations for our community. Nonperishable, nutrient-rich food, toiletries, cleaning supplies, baby items, clothing, housewares and books are just some of the items. Click below for the full list and drop off information.

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