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LARS is driven by the compassionate action of people like you. By making a one-time or recurring gift of time or treasure to LARS, you can make an incredible difference in the lives of people struggling to meet their basic needs right here in our community.

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Many Ways to Donate

  • Send a Check. Checks can be made out to "Laurel Advocacy & Referral Services, Inc". Mail your contribution to LARS at 311 Laurel Avenue, Laurel MD 20707.
  • Donate Online. Clicking on the DONATE button at the top of our website will take you to LARS' secure online donation page provided by Local Independent Charities of America. Visa and MasterCard donations are processed free of charge. American Express donations are assessed at a low transaction fee of 2.85%. By donating to LARS online, you have the option to easily set up a recurring monthly or quarterly gift that fits your budget to help support LARS year-round. You can also make your gift in memory or in honor of a loved one.
  • Donate a Vehicle. The Vehicle Donation Program is a free service for converting that extra car, truck, or RV into a tax-deductible donation benefiting LARS.
  • Give at Work. Federal employees and those with a United Way workplace giving program can designate contributions through their respective Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) or United Way campaign. Our United Way number is 8843. Our CFC number is 92544.

LARS is a private non-profit organization recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)3 organization. We are incorporated in the State of Maryland. Contributions to LARS are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. All donors receive a thank you letter from LARS that serves as a receipt for tax purposes.

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Make a secure online donation to LARS, or set up a recurring gift to help sustain our work throughout the year!

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