Thank you so much for considering us as an opportunity to make a difference for women and children fleeing abuse or seeking safety this holiday season. We have a variety of methods to choose from.

1) Online or by mail donations helps us support those in search of safety today, and your donation will reach survivors and families direct;y during such an important, busy and stressful holiday season for women and children in need. 

2) Consider hosting a fundraiser to support women and children in need on your own, or through our Facebook page. Feel free to contact us  at with any questions.

3) Finally, if unable to donate this season,  please help us:

  • Share our video by clicking on the paper airplane to the right of the video
  • Share our website link
  • Tag us on Facebook 
  • Promote our Shop For The Cause “Virtual Booth” for Vendors event registering now 
  • Shop and encourage friends and loved ones to shop at  our upcoming event anytime beginning                  
  • December 10, 2020-December 24, 2020.

We believe that domestic violence is a societal issue.

some ways to give


You can ensure a safe place to call home for survivors and their children. Make a one-time or recurring donation today!



To make a donation by mail, please make your check out to “Opening New Doors Foundation Inc.” and mail it to:

Opening New Doors Foundation Inc. (ONDFI)

PO Box 26

Damascus MD 20872


This year, holiday season will be so incredibly different and much more complicated. Help us create a brighter holiday experience for victims and survivors and their children by supporting our Wish List.

Purchase gifts from anywhere using our Amazon Wish List to meet our clients' needs. To view our Amazon Wish List (no need to purchase directly from Amazon, but simply our updated list), click here.


Join us, Opening New Doors Foundation Inc, a new innovative housing provider in the upper Montgomery County, MD area/suburbs outside of DC – to assist our clients to be able to get a safe and successful chance to start their lives over in the community. Please contact Talia Gimeno  to learn more about your investment, employee engagement and a possible partnership with Opening New Doors. 


Give the gift of choice by donating gift cards (Walmart, Amazon, Exxon, Mobil, Shell or national gas station cards, Visa gift cards with remaining balances above $10.00)



We have shifted our volunteer program to virtual volunteering. We are in need of case managers, office staff, online volunteer wellness activities (reading to children so Mom has a moment, cooking classes), as well as skills-based volunteers for various needs such as marketing/communications, analytics, board members.

For a full list of opportunities check out our volunteer page.


Monthly Giving is the gift of a planned amount which we can count on, during these uncertain times. Our funding stability is so urgent to ensure we are able to meet urgent needs of survivors and families we serve. Click here to donate and change the option for frequency from to "Monthly"


Leave a legacy by remembering ONDFI in your estate plans. You can designate ONDFI as a beneficiary of some or all portions of your estate – a way to make an impact to ensure access to safe housing for survivors and their children for years to come. It can be as simple as including a charitable bequest in your will or living trust or making a beneficiary designation.

For sample language for bequest and estate planning, contact Talia Gimeno 

Our Donor privacy policy

We at Opening New Doors Foundation Inc. are so truly grateful for all contributions to allow us to continue our work. With our donors’ and supporter’s privacy as a priority of ours, here is our  Donor Privacy Policy


Opening New Doors Foundation Inc. (ONDFI)  respects the privacy of its donors and has put in place a Donor Privacy Policy to protect these relationships. Support from individual donors, corporations, foundations, volunteers, and public funders is critical to our work.
We are working hard to take actions needed to make progress towards a community where homes  are always safe places for survivors of domestic violence and their families .

I. ONDFI collects and maintains only the following types of information from our donors:

This confidential information is kept on file to comply with IRS guidelines. This information is shared internally on a confidential, and only on a need-to-know basis.

II. We never sell, rent, trade or share our donor list with any other organization, nor send mailings to our donors to any other organizations or businesses.


III. We respect our donors preferences in regards to the method and frequency of your relationship with us

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