Your support means the world to grieving children at Valerie’s House

All our grief support services are provided at no cost to grieving families. Your financial gift helps us realize our vision that no child grieves alone.

Make a lasting impact with your donation

You can have a positive impact on a child by making a financial gift to help our growing grief support programs. From one-time gifts to recurring donations, and sustaining endowments there are many ways you can help Valerie’s House support grieving children.

Take a look at our ongoing, annual, and long-term initiatives for more details on how your gift supports the most important needs of our families. 

🧡Growth and Expansion 
Help us increase the number of group nights and children we are able to support by making a donation to our general operating fund. This fund provides for all elements of our group support programs, including materials, training facilitators, and the Valerie’s House home. Expansion Goal: $300,000 

🧡Collier County Expansion 
Help us grow our Collier County program as we prepare to move into new space of our own in Collier County in August 2019, and expand our activities to work with Collier County schools to support more grieving children. Goal: $100,000 

🧡Charlotte County Expansion 
The calls from Charlotte County families needing help continue to increase. Help us launch in Charlotte County in 2019. Goal: $50,000

🧡New Home Construction 
Valerie’s House is excited to announce that we are initiating a Capital Campaign to build a new center in Fort Myers. We need more room because of our exponential growth and the specialized services we provide. The new facility will be designed specifically for the needs of our children and families as a comfortable gathering center. Please consider donating to this exciting project! Follow our progress on our website and on Facebook as we continue to grow and serve our community. Goal: $1.5 Million by 2021 

Grieving families are often left at a financial disability after a loved one dies. Help children see their loss doesn’t have to limit their dreams. Contribute to our college scholarship fund for grieving children or start one of your own in honor of someone you lost. Annual Goal: $100,000 

🧡Family Emergency Fund 
This fund helps grieving families with anything that comes up as a result of the death in the family, from rent and mortgage payments, moving costs, wills and estate attorneys, healthcare, and funeral costs. Annual Goal: $25,000 

Download our 2019-2020 Impact Initiatives


Valerie’s House Angels are those who support us with donations of $5,000 or more. The Individuals, foundations, legacy donors, businesses, angel investors, and others, who give at this level are pillars of support for Valerie’s House current and future sustainment goals.  Ask about being a Valerie’s Angel, and leave a lasting legacy in our community.

To make a donation by check, please mail your check to Valerie’s House, PO Box 1955, Fort Myers, FL 33902

To discuss your giving plan for Valerie’s House, please contact Angela Melvin at 239-478-6734 or

Gifts, Wills, Bequests, and Endowments

What will your legacy be? How do you want to be remembered? There are many ways to make Valerie’s House part of your legacy through a gift, a bequest or an endowment in your will.