How to Help

This job too big to accomplish alone. We need the help and support of our entire community through their time, financial gifts, cooperation, advocacy and just plain enthusiasm. See information below about the various ways you can support Pathway Homes and the individuals we serve.

Pathway Homes Wish List

Pathway Homes greatly appreciates contributions of time, expertise and financial support from the community. We could not serve the amazing individuals we partner with on their recovery journeys without this support.

Below is a list of volunteer and donation opportunities. We also need financial support to maintain the housing and services we provide to our consumers every day.


  • Decorate and/or Cook for Annual Resident Holiday Party, Cook-Out and other events
  • Computer Training Center
  • Administrative Support
  • Landscaping Services
  • Transportation

New Furnishings, Appliances, Home Decor and Services:

  • Large Appliance Replacements
  • Vacuum Cleaners
  • Microwaves
  • HVAC Annual Maintenance
  • Carpet Cleaning
  • Cleaning Service

Financial Contribution for Supportive Services:

  • Health and Wellness
  • Dental Care
  • Assistive Devices (Walkers, Rails, Canes)
  • Healthy Habits Cooking and Exercise Classes
  • Smoking Cessation Classes
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • First Aid Kits
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Flashlights
  • Batteries
  • Transportation
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Service
  • Gas Cards
  • Public Transportation/Smart Cards
  • Car Service and Taxi Funds

Skill-Building and Community Involvement

  • Job Readiness–GED, Literacy and Job Placement, College Prep, Workplace Re-Entry Training
  • Tickets to Sporting, Cultural and Educational Outings

Staff Development:

  • Team Building Opportunities
  • Recognition Awards
  • Career Development Opportunities

Donated Properties:

  • Condo
  • Townhome
  • House

Planned Giving for Sustainable Supportive Services:

  • Gifts of Stock
  • Include Pathways in your Estate Planning
  • Include Pathways in your Will or Insurance Policy
  • Recommend Pathway Homes in Donor Advised Fund
  • Work with financial planner and tax professional to make a tax-exempt donation to Pathway Homes

Please contact Anna Smith, Director of Development and Major Gifts at 703-876-0390 or via e-mail at with questions.