How To Donate

Cash Donation

Make a donation using one of the following methods:

Use our secure online giving form

By Phone
Call Ralston’s Executive Director, Lynette Killen at 215.386.2984, during normal business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:30am to 5pm.

Mail your check or money order to:
Development Office
Ralston Center
3615 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Gift of Stock

Make a gift of appreciated stock by instructing your broker that you’d like to gift a number of shares of a named security to Ralston Center, with the following account information:

DTC#: 0141
Attention: Ralston House DBA Ralston Center
Account #: 3531-7918

United Way

Make a gift via the United Way. Use Donor Choice #51067 when completing your United Way Giving Form to direct your gift to Ralston Center.

Make a Gift in Honor or Memory of Someone Special

Make a charitable contribution in honor or in memory of a loved one. Ralston Center will notify the honoree or the family of the deceased of your generous gift, per your specifications. Simply send a note along with your gift to let us know of your intentions and whom we should contact. There is no better way to celebrate a birthday, holiday, or life well-lived than through a charitable contribution.

Corporate Matching Gifts

Many corporations will match gifts to registered charities such as Ralston Center. Let us know who your employer is at the time of your gift, and we can let you know whether your gift is eligible for a match and how to request matching funds.  Call Lynette Killen, Executive Director, at 215.386.2984.

Sarah Ralston Legacy Society

Legacy gifts have considerably strengthened Ralston Center’s ability to pursue its mission for nearly two centuries. Join the 400 charter members of the Sarah Ralston Legacy Society established in 1817, and secure the future of Ralston Center’s mission on behalf of older Philadelphians for generations to come. To become a member of the Sarah Ralston Legacy Society, please contact Lynette Killen, Executive Director, at 215.386.2984.