Ways to Give 


Your support helps us prevent child abuse and neglect in Northern Virginia.

A donation today allows us to advocate for abused and neglect children; support at-risk families in our community; and so much more.

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SCAN relies on the dedication and efforts of hundreds of volunteers to protect children from abuse and neglect.

Give the gift of time

Employer match

Did you know thousands of companies match donations their employees make to nonprofits? Some companies will even match part-time and retired employee donations.

Check if your employer matches donations →

Purchase an item on our Amazon wishlist

We work directly with hundreds of children and families every year, and there are so many kinds of donations that can make a difference to the children and families we serve.

If you have goods you would like to donate, please email [email protected] for more information. Please note we cannot accept “gently used” donations, only new items.

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Workplace giving

Support SCAN through workplace giving by making a tax-deductible donation right from your paycheck.

United Way #8349 | CFC # 79235

Learn more: [email protected]

Legacy giving

Support SCAN for years to come through a gift in your will. Estate gifts are personal and make a significant impact. We take your commitment and the responsibility to protecting children seriously.

Make a lasting gift →

Amazon Smile

Make the most of your Amazon shopping.

When you shop Amazon Smile, Amazon will make a donation to SCAN at no cost you!

Make SCAN your Amazon Smile charity of choice

Circle of Hope

Circle of Hope members enjoy a unique relationship with SCAN.

Through an annual donation of $1,000 or more, members receive special recognition, briefings from senior leadership, and invitations to exclusive events.

Join the circle

Donate your vehicle

Donate your vehicle in any condition, and SCAN will receive 70-80% of the net proceeds. This is a unique way to support our mission and we appreciate your selfless gift.

You will receive the auction sales price of your vehicle as a tax deduction, or $500, whichever is the greater amount.

Give my vehicle →


You can start a fundraiser and reach out to your family and friends to spread the word about your efforts. Donate your birthday, do a 5K, or simply spread the word.

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