Give

Donations by check can be mailed to:

FOCUS Cleveland
PO Box 932612
Cleveland, OH 44193

FOCUS North America is a BBB accredited charity and has received the BBB’s Wise Giving Alliance Charity Seal as an effective and efficient organization. FOCUS North America is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation and all donations are tax deductible to the full extent allowable by law. 

Ways to Give

Donate Stock

We’re able to accept donations in the form of stock, government (including municipal) debt and corporate debt through the Depository Trust Company (DTC).

Corporate Matching Gifts

Many companies have charitable matching programs, in which they will match their employees’ charitable contributions. Contact your Human Resources department to find out if your employer will match your gift to FOCUS.

Planned Giving

Learn more about our Legacy Society, including how we handle bequests, beneficiary designations, and donor recognition.

CFC

If you are an employee of the federal government, you can support FOCUS through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) by indicating our code on your pledge form: 19541.

Donor Advised Funds

Donor advised funds allow you to combine favorable tax benefits with flexibility in giving. If you have a DAF established, you can recommend a gift to FOCUS using the “DAF Direct” app on our website.

Become a Supporting Parish

Your youth group, women’s or men’s group, or the entire parish can be a vial part of continuing the work of FOCUS Cleveland – St. Herman house

Join our "Friends of St. Herman's"

The Friends of St. Herman’s was established to create a foundation of support for the men residing at St. Herman’s main house and transitional home. Friends of St. Herman’s pledge to donate $2,500 over the course of a calendar year, and to consider renewing their pledge in subsequent years.

  • As a Friend of St. Herman’s, you will receive:
  • Two tickets to our annual fall speaker event
  • ​A bottle of St. Herman’s honey produced on our Spruce Island Farm in Trumbull County
  • A special Friends newsletter.

Our goal is to establish forty Friends of St. Herman’s by 2020. As there are forty men in the house, each Friend’s contribution would support one man. $2,500 covers the cost to provide shelter and food for one man for one year.

Donate Food

St. Hermans provides 3 meals a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  We do this on a food budget that is less than $1,000 a year.  This can be accomplished because of the amazing generosity of the community around us.  St. Herman’s can use donations of all types of food.  In order to provide three meals a day, we can use canned goods, perishable items as well as fully prepared meals.  Please feel free to stop by and drop off food most times during the day.  If you are unsure of whether or not to bring something in, give us a call and we can answer any questions you may have.

Donate Men's Clothing

St. Herman’s reguarly distributes clothing to men in need.  Please bring your lightly worn, non-stained, freshly cleaned clothes.  They can be brought at most times during the day, or you may call ahead if you have any questions.  St. Herman’s keeps a very organized clothing distribution in it’s basement that would rival some of the best department stores.

Immediate Needs List

Below is an up to date listing of the supplies most needed at the house. 

We always need bus passes! Specifically one-way and all-day RTA passes. 

Food

Mayonnaise

Milk—boxed (shelf stable) or gallons

Coffee—regular ground and instant

Sugar—5 lb. bags

Salad dressing—various

Canned tuna and/or chicken

Assorted canned meat (beef, chili, etc.)

Assorted canned vegetables, fruits and soups

Peanut Butter

Cooking Oil

Butter

Jelly (plastic jars only)

Household

Plastic forks, spoons and knives – heavy duty

Styrofoam or paper cups for hot and cold drinks—12 oz

Styrofoam or paper salad bowls

All-purpose household cleaners (like Lysol or Pine-Sol)

Dryer fabric sheets and laundry detergent

Mop-heads

Toiletries (travel sizes)

 TOILETRIES (travel sizes)

Toothpaste and toothbrush

Shampoo

Soap and deodorant

Combs

Liquid body wash