Ways to Help

As Needed

Unspecified contributions are deeply appreciated and go wherever funds are needed most. 

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Planned Giving

As the Shepherd’s Home looks to the future and defines its role within this very dynamic area, the topic of sustainability continually arises. Planned giving is one of the most effective ways to ensure that The Shepherd’s Home will continue to have a positive impact on Idaho’s children, Idaho’s families and the community at large for years to come.

Have a discussion with your tax or legal adviser about ways to make a planned charitable gift to The Shepherd’s Home, a gift that requires consideration and planning in light of your overall estate plan. There are numerous planned giving vehicles and combinations that allow you to tailor-make your gift plan.


Please contact [email protected] for more information.

Sponsorship Opportunities
The Shepherd’s Home hosts many events throughout the year, from the Halloween drive-in movie to our summer benefit concert at The Barn, that provide sponsorship and donation opportunities! Contact us to learn more about this wonderful way to support The Shepherd’s Home, discover what events we’re planning, and learn about sponsorship levels, advertising opportunities, and more.

Please contact [email protected] for more information.


Matching Funds from your Workplace
Many companies offer a matching funds program that effectively doubles your gift to The Shepherd’s Home. Ask your company if they have a matching gift program and if so, supply The Shepherd’s Home with your company’s form and we’ll do the rest.


Please contact [email protected] for more information.

Gifts of Needed Items
Caring for a household of approximately 8 children at one time requires a large quantity of supplies. If you’d like to help, please contact us for a list of typically needed items as well as specific items that the Home currently needs.

A donation of “points” from Ridley’s, a local grocery store is a great way to help the Home save money on the regular grocery bill. This can be handled at the customer service counter of both stores. Please contact the office for more information.

Gift certificates from department stores, Target, Shopko, Wal-Mart, and Old Navy are an excellent way to ensure that we can provide appropriate clothing for every child who comes to the Home.

Please Note: While we are always grateful for the thoughtfulness of our donors, it is typically more useful for Shepherd’s Home if second-hand items are taken to the local thrift shops, such as Toby’s Place or Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop. They have both generously agreed to provide Shepherd’s Home with needed items, free of charge. By donating second-hand items at these two thrift shops instead of Shepherd’s Home, you will not only be ensuring that Shepherd’s Home receives useful items, but you will also help Shepherd’s Home staff save valuable time and resources in managing unneeded items. If you have questions about specific items, please feel free to contact the Home office. Please understand that if we are not able to use the items we may offer them for sale..

Please contact [email protected] for more information.



Honor the memory of a cherished friend or relative by giving a gift in their name. A letter acknowledging your thoughtfulness will be sent to the family member or person you select us to notify.

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Celebrate a birthday, holiday, birth of a child, anniversary, retirement, or other special occasions by making a gift to The Shepherd’s Home in their name. A letter noting your gift will be sent to the person you are honoring.


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Rite Aid - KidCents

Choose the Shepherds Home as your charity. Every time you shop at Rite Aid your purchases will be rounded up to the nearest dollar.

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Idaho Gives

Idaho Gives – a program of the Idaho Nonprofit Center – is designed to bring the state together, raising money and awareness for Idaho nonprofits. Donations can be collected from April 29-May 2, 2024

Avenues of Hope

Donor match from December 9th – 31st. – up to $3,000!

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Mail in a check:
If you would like to mail in a check our address is:
Shepherd’s Home Inc.
PO Box 2011
​McCall ID, 83638

Monthly Pledge Campaign

Monthly Pledge campaign

$25.00 sponsors a child for a night

$175 sponsors a child for a week

100 monthly pledges of $50.00

would help nuture children by providing a

safe and loving family home.

Every monthly pledge amount is appreciated!

Feel free to reach out to us with any questions

[email protected]

(208) 634-1152


How Are Monetary Donations Utilized?


Annual Operation Costs for the Shepherd’s Home: $120,000

Approximately $108/day/child

Includes food, utilities, clothing, transportation, staff salaries, and home maintenance.

This also pays for the invaluable services associated with breaking the cycle of abuse that many of our residents are caught in.

Counseling for children and parents

Parenting classes and resource materials available to all community members

Opportunities to become involved in the community through wilderness activities, school sports, youth group activities, etc.

National Average is $109.59/day/child for publicly funded foster care that does not typically cover care associated with prevention.

The cost to meet the needs of the Shepherd’s Home children is substantial, but it is minimal compared to the results of inaction. Ultimately, $108 per day is a small price to pay for hope, healing, community health, compassion and a whole life-time of possibilities for a child. There aren’t enough opportunities to thank you for your continued support of the Shepherd’s Home.

Tax Credit Information

We deeply appreciate and need your support throughout the year. The Shepherd’s Home is a private, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Donations are tax deductible. We are happy to provide you with a receipt for your donation.

Donations to 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations can offer considerable financial incentives for giving. In addition to your tax deduction, as a donor to the Shepherd’s Home or the Shepherd’s Home Foundation, you may now also receive an additional tax credit on your Idaho State income tax return. Supporting the Shepherd’s Home and our Foundation makes sense, financially and compassionately. We work to heal the effects of child abuse, prevent future abuse and provide support for area families in crisis. Now you can help us break the cycle of child abuse while gaining a tax advantage under Idaho Code 63-3029(c).

Please consult your tax or legal adviser for more information.