How to Help

When you give to Open Hand of Fredericksburg you are making an investment in the life of an under-resourced youth, a low-income family, and our community.
Your tax-deductible gift allows a youth to become a contributing member of our community and actively contributes to the building and revitalization of Fredericksburg.  

Donate Financially

Your donation is tax deductible

What is the NAP credit?

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) administers a program allowing individuals and businesses to receive state tax credits for donations to approved nonprofit organizations that provide scholastic instruction or scholastic assistance to low–income persons or eligible students with a disability.

Amazon Smile

Amazon Smile is a simple way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you.  Amazon will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. You can choose "Open Hand of Fredericksburg, Inc." on your first visit to

Become a Sponsor

As an individual, business, or church, you can sponsor a child who is taking part in one of our programs.

Business Internships

Partner with Open Hand and offer an internship to a student. You will train, equip, and vet a student to have a successful 8-week paid internship with your company.

Donate Your Time

You can donate your time by becoming a Coach or Mentor, volunteering, or helping in schools.

Thank you, your support is what drives our programs.