Please support our work in the community


The strength of our organization depends on the community in order to thrive. We are an all volunteer 501(c)(3) charitable organization that works together with members of the business communities in order to provide services and resources for those with justice involvement and their families. Please note that we cannot accept live animals, items with unusual storage requirements, or items with significant transfer or handling costs. Please don't hesitate to contact us directly for questions about what can be donated.

Ways to Support Our Work

Checks should be made payable to Nolef Turns Inc. and can be sent directly to:

Nolef Turns, Inc.

Attn: Community Giving

211 N. 18th Street

Richmond, VA 23223-6905

We reserve the right to process all checks as EFT.

Nolef Turns Inc. accepts all major credit cards. Transactions are 100% secure with PayPal. You don't need a PayPal account in order to contribute. Donations are accepted online, by phone, via Apple Pay or Android Pay, or at the corporate office. You will automatically receive a tax receipt with your contribution. Any assistance is greatly appreciated.

Paypal Giving Fund Donation

Do you have a vested interest in criminal justice reform and would like to actively support our efforts for change in mass incarceration, public policy regarding the criminal justice system and forging change in how Virginia penalizes those with a conviction forever? Join us in our fight for change. Become a member today. Your annual membership offers our organization the support we need to advocate for change in the justice system, strength in the family structure, and growth in our communities.

There are multiple membership levels. Choose the one which best suits you or your organization.

Payments are processed securely through Stripe.

Community Partners are our corporate level members who support the idea of second chances. We encourage our community partners to join us as corporate members; however, if your organization provides valuable resources for those with justice involvement, we will waive the financial commitment. Community Partners stand in solidarity with our organization to show that Virginians believe in the notion of giving people the opportunity to move beyond their past. Please consider becoming a community partner. If you are an employer, halfway house manager, or property manager/owner, who is willing to work with those with previous justice involvement and others with challenged backgrounds, please use the link below to complete and submit the community partner application. We are also looking for people who have technical skills (forklift experience, plumbing/HVAC experience, welding, etc), who are willing to train clients and offer certifications to increase their job skills. We will connect with you to discuss each other's goals and commitments. Please submit the form below and indicate how you'd like to help.
You can donate on the go via SMS right from your phone, securely and quickly. Payments can be made from your bank account or credit/debit card.

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Text "FORGIVENESS" to 44321

We collect GRTC bus tickets and gift cards for local gas stations for our Back To Work Program. Bus tickets and gift cards (preferably gas cards) support job search and job training.
If you shop at Kroger, you can support Nolef Turns Inc. simply by linking your Kroger Plus Card to our organization and shopping just like you do now. Register/sign into your Kroger Rewards account and search for "Nolef Turns Inc" by name or enter NPO #GR281. Get complete program details at Please note that registrations have to be updated annually, typically in August.

Support Nolef Turns Inc. every time you shop on Amazon. Be sure to select our charity by going to and shop through Amazon Smile each time you make a purchase on Amazon. Amazon will donate 0.05% of the price of your eligible Amazon Smile purchases.

IGive is a shopping program that allows you to support our charity while doing your regular online shopping.


IGive Shopping

Do you sell on Ebay? Would you like to save on seller fees and contribute to Nolef Turns Inc.? Favorite us on Ebay and donate 10% - 100% and be reimbursed for the donated portion of your seller fees. Contact us directly to become a direct seller to donate 100% of proceeds to our charity.You are in complete control of your contribution amount and contributions are tax-deductible. Get complete program details at


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Support Nolef Turns Inc. by taking your first ride (or drive) with Lyft. Use our unique promo card and Lyft will donate to our organization. Referral valid for new Lyft users (a) who have never previously created a Lyft account; (b) who download and install the Lyft application; and (c) who take his or her first ride within the prescribed referral time period.

Nolef Turns Inc. believes in community. We volunteer at various events around the Richmond City and surrounding areas, to feed the less fortunate. We currently accept non-perishable food items for recently released individuals and for individuals experiencing hardships or homelessness. We will also accept cash/credit donations or local grocery store gift cards for individuals in transitional housing or experiencing homelessness, who may not be able to store a large amount of items.
We are currently accepting new and gently used clothes, work boots/shoes, and men/women's gently used shoes/boots for returning citizens. Work clothes and boots/shoes assist those who have interviews or need clothing for new employment opportunities. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to assist those in need with the following items: Khaki work pants Men/Women Dress Clothes (appropriate for job interviews) Steel toed boots Slip resistant work shoes **** We especially need new t-shirts, undergarments and socks. *** Please note that we cannot accept used undergarments.
For contributions of real estate, the deduction will be the fair market value as determined by the donor in a reasonable manner on the date the contribution is made. If Nolef Turns Inc. accepts a contribution of real estate, Nolef Turns Inc. will acknowledge receipt of the property, but will not provide or agree to any valuation of such property. In certain circumstances, the IRS requires donors to obtain a qualified independent appraisal. It is important to note that the appraisal value may be higher or lower than the proceeds from the sale of the asset. Please consult your tax advisor.

We are very grateful for your contribution and for your efforts to support Nolef Turns, Inc. as we build an even stronger and more inclusive Virginia for all of our citizens. We are a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization and all donations are tax-deductible.