Lafayette House receives financial support from private contributions, grants, state contracts, and our local UnitedLafayette House Logo Joplin MO Paula Deen Ways and United Funds.

Your support will help! You may make a donation directly to our operating fund, or a contribution to our endowment fund. If you can help, please call (417) 782-1772, or click the button below to make your gift through PayPal!

Remember… Missouri taxpayers who contribute $100 or more to Lafayette House are eligible for a 50 percent tax credit toward their state taxes (see below).

Tax Credit Program:
The State of Missouri offers a Domestic Violence Shelter Tax Credit to encourage donations to domestic violence shelters. Simply send your contribution to Lafayette House, and we will mail you a tax credit application form – a brief, one-page form that verifies your contribution. Return the application to us, and within six weeks, you should receive a tax credit certificate from the Missouri Department of Social Services.

Who is eligible?… any entity with a Missouri tax liability, including individuals, corporations, partnerships, etc.

Eligible donations include cash, stocks, bonds, marketable securities, land, and buildings.


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