Ways to Give

Make a Donation

 If you wish to designate your PayPal donation, (e.g ) in memory of a loved one, please click

“Special Instructions”

and enter details. You may also call C.A.R.E. directly if you prefer at

(941) 639-5499.

Monetary donations may be mailed to:
The Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies (C.A.R.E.)
P.O. Box 510234
Punta Gorda, FL 33951-0234

Make a Donation at our ReUse Store

Donations of household goods, clothing, toys, books, etc. are received at C.A.R.E. ReUse Stores in Port Charlotte and Englewood. Items are provided free through C.A.R.E. to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Sales at the ReUse Stores fund C.A.R.E.

ReUse-Port Charlotte
Mid County Mini Transfer Station
19765 Kenilworth Boulevard
Port Charlotte, FL  33954

ReUse – Englewood
West Charlotte Recycling Facility
7070 Environmental Way
Englewood, FL 34224

Cell Phone Program

C.A.R.E. accepts donations of used cell phones. Phones can be used by our clients to access emergency services by calling 9-1-1 should they require assistance.

Older phones and chargers are sent to a recycle center for processing. Funds are sent back to C.A.R.E. and deposited as unrestricted donations.

Call 941-639-5499 to donate your phones, or to request a C.A.R.E. donation box that can be set up at your business location. Contact us to pick up the phones when the boxes are full.


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  • Client Needs:
    • New Socks (any size)
    • New Underwear (any size)
    • New T-shirts (any size)
    • New Flip Flops (any size)
    • Gas Cards
    • Gift Certificates to Grocery Stores
    • Gift Certificates to Walmart/Target
    • Laundry Detergent
    • Kitchen Items

Mailing Address:

The Center for Abuse & Rape Emergencies, Inc.

P.O. Box 510234

Punta Gorda, FL 33951

 For more information please call:  941-639-5499

Charitable gifts to The Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies, Inc. are tax-exempt as defined by laws governing 501 (c)(3) organizations. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free (800) 435-7352 or visiting www.floridaconsumerhelp.com registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state. Contributions are retained by the Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies, Inc. (C.A.R.E.). Registration number: ch174.
For additional information on donations please call C.A.R.E. at 941-639-5499.