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My gift to PathForward contributes to equity of care for all.

Get involved with PathForward and you’ll be able to say that. Thanks to our many volunteers and supporters, PathForward provides a broad range of services to individuals on the street or facing homelessness. Join the dedicated PathForward team to impact your community in a meaningful way.

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Make a Financial Contribution

All contributions to PathForward are tax deductible. Please make checks payable to PathForward and mail to P.O. Box 100731, Arlington, Virginia, 22210. Or click on the Donate Now Button to the left to make a donation through the secure website Network for Good.


One Time Gift

When you donate an annual gift to PathForward, your generosity immediately impacts those living under the threat of homelessness. We cannot provide the services we do without you. Please donate today!


Heroes for the Homeless

When you become a member of Heroes for the Homeless, our monthly giving club, you spread the impact of your generosity throughout the year. Monthly giving is easy, convenient and affordable! You can always increase, decrease, pause or stop your gift at any time, and no gift is too small! Why give monthly? It fits into your budget because you give sense to you. Your affordable monthly installments equal a big impact over time. You will also provide sustainable funding for client services. Finally, automatic transactions save time and valuable resources. Thank you for considering a monthly gift to PathForward! Join Heroes for the Homeless today!


Dear friends, please note we are not the same nonprofit located in New York focused on caregiver re-entry into the workforce. Our organization, PathForward, provides services to people experiencing homelessness in our community of Arlington, Virginia. Our website is (note VA). To be redirected to Path Forward in New York, please click here.

Legacy Giving
and Appreciated Securities

With a legacy gift to PathForward, you combine your desire to give with your overall financial, tax, and estate planning goals. Whether you are interested in saving taxes, preserving your wealth, transferring assets, or creating a life income stream, a planned gift can produce attractive benefits to you and your family. To learn more, please reach to Liz Nohra, Sr. Director of Strategic Partnerships at

Clothing & Food Donations

Please click “Learn More” to read about recent changes to our donation programs as of January 2022. All gently used clothing donations to PathForward from your home or clothing drive must be dropped off at 1 of 10 donation bin locations in Arlington, Alexandria or Falls Church. The bin locations are listed below. Please note these clothes will be picked up, sorted, professionally cleaned, and delivered to PathForward by our clothing-recycling partner.

Employer Match

Designate PathForward with Employer Matching Programs.

Please remember to designate PathForward if your employer has a matching donation program. Contact Liz Nohra, Sr. Director of Strategic Partnerships at if you need additional information or want to learn more about planned giving.

Amazon Wish List

For your convenience, items may be purchased at PathForwards’s Amazon Registry, and they will be shipped directly to us.

COVID-19 Client Needs:

  • Protein bars
  • Ensure
  • Glucerna
  • Masks
  • Gloves
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Alcohol wipes
  • Clorox wipes

Gift Cards

  • Metro Cards (to help clients get to and from appointments and work)
  • Target (to help recently housed clients get items for their new home)

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  • Call ahead before making a donation (703) 228-7803
  • Donate new clothing.
  • Donate ADULT sized clothing.




  • Leave items unattended outside the center.
  • Donate broken or soiled items.
  • Give items that have been recalled, banned, or do not meet current safety standards. For more information, visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission (

Development Team

Liz Nohra

Liz Nohra

Sr. Director of Strategic Partnerships

Liz Nohra is an experienced leader and community connector with over 20 years of executive experience in nonprofit organizations. Liz started her career in senior museum management after receiving her master’s in Museum Studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program. Prior to building her career in Arlington, Virginia, Liz served as the Assistant Director of a mid-sized historical society and then as the Executive Director of a start-up children’s museum. After moving to Arlington, Virginia, Liz assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer at the Leadership Center for Excellence (LCE), where she spent almost 10 years facilitating leadership programs for established leaders, young professionals and high school students.

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During her time at LCE, Liz provided leadership training and facilitation to over 500 leadership program participants. As a certified Everything DiSC© Workplace Facilitator, Liz helped leaders of all ages to better leverage their personal strengths and improve professional relationships. Liz also managed a membership of over 1,500 members and became a trusted advisor and connector for those seeking greater involvement in the civic and professional landscape of Arlington. Liz considers herself to be a nonprofit “generalist”, wearing many hats, and she has overseen numerous areas of organizational operations including membership recruitment and retention, program creation and implementation, facilitation, fundraising, and marketing and communications.

Frank Garvey

Frank Garvey

Director of Development

Frank Garvey joined the team as the Director of Development at PathForward in August, 2023. He previously worked as the Institutional Development Manager at Martha’s Table in Washington, DC, specializing in corporate and foundation donors. Prior to that, he was the Community Engagement at Outreach Manager at FACETS, an organization working to eliminate homelessness in Fairfax County. He has a Bachelor’s degree in history from George Mason University, and his Master of Public Administration from the University of Pennsylvania.

Scott Miller

Scott Miller

Community Engagement Manager

Scott Miller is the Community Engagement Manager, PathForward and local Arlingtonian. Mr. Miller has been active in both the nonprofit and for-profit communities in the DC Metro Area for 30 years with a passion for the Arlington business, safety net and not for profit communities. Mr. Miller is an accomplished, results driven business development professional with comprehensive experience and success as a philanthropic officer, development director, and relationship manager. He is devoted to the inherent dignity of all individuals in society and to a live-work-play Arlington mindset.

Phuong Nguyen

Phuong Nguyen

Communications Manager

Phuong Nguyen manages PathForward’s communications strategies and platforms. Prior to joining PathForward, she implemented communication initiatives, coordinated city-wide events and oversaw community grant programs for DC Government and non-profits for people with disabilities. She received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Family Science from the University of Maryland, College Park. She is driven by her passion for helping others with a specific focus on marginalized communities.

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