COPWA/Guiding Light receive funding from private donors/supporters, corporations/foundations, government/federal grants and through special events.  We are a tax-exempt organization and all contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. In addition to financial contributions, we welcome support from anyone that shares our vision and would like to volunteer to our cause.  


Since 1995, COPWA has served more than 3,500 families in crisis, through donations of clothing and food items, with more than half being children.  We have depended on the generosity and compassion of our sponsors and friends to provide us with funding, which allows us to continue with our distributions of the necessary goods to families who are less fortunate than most folks.


For more information, email us at or call us at (917) 701-3766, all calls & emails will be kept confidential.




Your donation will make a real difference in the lives of the many who are in need of supportive services. You will be enabling them with the needed tools that will empower them with self-sufficiency and the hope for a better future. Please give generously. Your donation is vital to assisting these children/young adults/families in your community.  

You can submit contributions by clicking on either of the links below. or PayPal.


Thank You!