Donation FAQs

These tax-deductible donations help us bring our mission to life for Mission 25 and its entities including the Recovery Engagement Center, Miami Village Community Center, ETC. Have questions? We have answers.

Mission 25 has 23 years of experience in fostering long-term success for those served – your donation will create second chances for individuals, children, and families.

Your donation will allow us to serve those who are housing displaced. Your donation will restore hope in each person served. Your donation will help families succeed. Your donation will help to shift the trajectory of someone’s life. Your donation will help individuals overcome numerous barriers. Your donation will engage individuals in their recovery journey (at the beginning or sustained). Your donation will help children receive academic support, snacks, fun and a safe space to learn.

Your donation will make a powerful impact in generations to come.

Partnerships with Mission 25 come in many forms.

Pray for Mission 25, our programs, those we serve and our staff. Give us a call at 260-244-5266 to find out our current needs (we can always use cleaning supplies, toilet paper and paper towels). Cook a meal for those we serve (this is a fun small group initiative).

Give us a call to learn of possible projects we may have that a group of friends, co-workers, small groups, youth groups, or family members may be willing to take on (painting, landscaping, maintenance projects, mowing, etc.).

Give us a call if you are interested in volunteering (transportation, administrative, IT support, marketing, fundraising, serving at our after school program, or mentoring) – we can find creative volunteer / partnership opportunities.

Give us a call if you have an idea on how you can partner with Mission 25 and our programs – we would love to hear what makes your heartbeat for people and our organization.

Mission 25 seeks opportunities for matching gifts, and we will announce matching opportunities via our website, social media, email communication and a post card mailing.

Please contact Shawn Ellis, CEO at if you would like to create a matching gift opportunity for Mission 25 – to rally current and/or new donors in supporting the mission.

Donations to Mission 25 will go to all our programs and services unless you specifically request your donation be directed toward a specific program or service.

We recognize that donors may feel pulled toward a specific program based on personal preferences or experiences and we will honor the donors request.

Give us a call so we can learn more about you and explore how you can get involved in one or more of our programs and/or maybe a committee.

We would value meeting you over coffee or a coke to discuss volunteer opportunities – please give us a call.

Do you enjoy fundraising events (golf outings, dinners, auctions, raffles, running/walking, etc.)? We would love to chat with you and work with you to design a great fundraising event! Give us a call today… 260-244-5266.


You can make a donation through our website (simply click on a DONATE button), mail a check to Mission 25, PO Box 524, Columbia City, IN 46725, or stop by our Shelter Services location at 500 West Business 30, Columbia City, IN 46725.