Thank you for your interest in helping children, youth and families move toward self-sufficiency. Click here to donate online. When we receive your donation, we will send you an acknowledgement letter that you can use for tax purposes. If you need more information about any of the opportunities to donate described below, please call 314.961.5718 or email Thank you for your generosity!

Tax Credits
Epworth has Missouri State tax credits available for donations of $1000 or more. If your annual donations equal or exceed $1000 and you would like to receive a tax credit application, please contact 314.918.3382 or Please note that tax credits are limited so make your donation today or fill out a pledge form. Click here for more information about tax credits.

Stocks, Bonds & Mutual Funds
The fastest and easiest way to make a stock gift is to do an electronic transfer. Your broker will need the following information:

Participant number/DTC number: 2170
Commerce Trust Co ID number: 26447 (or Affirming Institution number)
Commerce Trust Co Agent Bank number: 26388
Account name and number: Epworth Children & Family Services #690105010
Attn: Johanna K. Sutterfield (314-746-7276)

Commerce Trust Co
Epworth Children & Family Services #690105010
Attn: Johanna K. Sutterfield
8000 Forsyth Blvd.
St. Louis MO 63105

It is very important that we know your name and mailing address and the type of stock and number of shares you are gifting before or as soon as the stock is transferred. Without this information we do not know who sent the donation of stock and therefore cannot send a tax receipt or any kind of acknowledgement.

Amazon Smile
Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Epworth whenever you shop on Amazon Smile. Just log in to your Amazon account at and choose the benefiting charity – Epworth Children & Family Services in St. Louis, Missouri. Learn more here.

eScrip is a program from Schnucks and each time you shop, your designated recipient organization receives up to 3% of your shopping total. If you don’t have a card, you can pick one up at your neighborhood Schnucks grocery store.
Learn more here

General Donations
Make a gift or pledge to directly benefit at-risk youth and families. Your generous support will make a profound difference in their lives.

Gift In-Kind
Receive a tax deduction by donating new items such as hygiene products, undergarments, furniture or food. Click here for urgent needs. *please note: all items must be new and in their original packaging.

Children's Trust Fund Specialty License Plate
You can help prevent child abuse by proudly displaying the official Children's Trust Fund (CTF) license plate on your vehicle. Please click here for information.

Honors & Memorials
Pay tribute to friends and loved ones with a gift that helps a youth in crisis. An acknowledgement of your gift will be sent to the person you designate.

Planned Giving
Include Epworth in your estate plans to help future generations of at-risk youth. Anyone who notifies Epworth that they have chosen to support Epworth through their estate plan will become a member of our Heritage Society.

Endowment funds provide stable and perpetual revenue which enables Epworth to maintain its properties and provide a safe environment for youth and families.

Thrivent Financial
Are you a Thrivent Member? If yes, Epworth needs you! Epworth is now a member of the Thrivent Choice Catalog, which means that you can now support Epworth in two ways.

If you're a Thrivent Financial member, you may have a designated portion of Thrivent's Choice Dollars available for you to direct to Epworth. The impact of Choice Dollars charitable grant funds is huge and can transform lives. More information can be found here.

You can also use your Thrivent Action Team at Epworth! Thrivent members can quickly identify a need in their community, receive resources and put a plan together to take action on causes they care about. It's a way members can fulfill Thrivent's purpose, which is to serve members and society by guiding both to be wise with money and live generously. Your Thrivent membership gives you $500/ year to do good in the community! If you are interested in meeting a need for Epworth with a team activity, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 314.918.3330 or for more information about how you can help. More information can be found here.
Thrivent Financial