Donate Money

The Gathering relies on individuals, businesses, religious communities, service clubs and foundations for the dollars needed to do our work. Your financial contributions are used to buy food for our meal programs, maintain equipment, fund staff and other necessary day-to-day functions.  We believe strongly in good stewardship of our resources and in clear communication with our donors. Please check out the following for further information:

Gift Acceptance Policy           A Donor Bill of Rights

Here are some examples of how your donation can help:


Ways To Donate

Donate Online
Make a secure online donation to the Gathering using Qgiv. You can make a one time gift or set up a recurring monthly or quarterly donation.  Credit card information is used solely for the processing of the card. Memorials and honorariums are welcome.

Donate via Mail
Please make your checks payable to The Gathering and mail to:
The Gathering
804 E. Juneau Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Donate by Text

Make a secure online donation through your mobile device by texting "gathering" to 501-55.

Donate through Donor Choice United Way

Although The Gathering is not a United Way funded agency, individuals are able to designate a United Way gift to The Gathering through the Donor Choice option.  Look for Donor Choice on your United Way form and write in The Gathering of Southeast WI, Inc., 804 E. Juneau Avenue, Milwaukee, or locate us on the optional/choice giving list provided on the form.

Donate through the Hunger Relief Fund
The Gathering is a member of the Hunger Relief Fund coordinated by Hunger Task Force. Check to see if your workplace recognizes the Hunger Relief Fund.

Matching Gifts

Marching gifts are corporate programs that match employee donations to eligible nonprofits.  Some also give dollars to match employee volunteer hours.  Check to see if your workplace offers a matching gift program.  Submitting a matching request should only take a few minutes and will increase your donation and the impact of your gift to The Gathering.

AmazonSmile  ( 

Shop and support The Gathering at the same time!  AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you already know - same products, prices and service - but 0.5% of your eligible purchases go to the charitable organization of your choice.  On your first visit to AmazonSmile you will be prompted to select a charitable organization.  Type in The Gathering Milwaukee, click SELECT and you are good to go. Just remember to shop from from then on.

Planned Giving

Planned giving is not just for the rich, but for every person who cares about how they leave this world.  You know The Gathering does good work.  You can help that work continue after you are gone by joining The Gathering's Legacy Society:  Giving a gift that will feed Milwaukee's hungry and homeless for years to come.  For further information click here




36.5% of milwaukee incomes are under $25,000; poverty line for a family of 4 is $24,250.     

(Census Bureau's Five-Year American Community Survey and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)