Do you have a child who loves our education programs? Attend our author events or writing workshops? Love literature and learning? Call yourself the biggest Thurber fan the world has ever known?

Whatever connects you to Thurber House, we love to share it with you. Your donation supports many of our programs, including Summer Writing Camp and other children's programs, Evenings with Authors, Summer Literary Picnics, Adult Writing Workshops, and more. Thank you for your support!



By Phone: Call Kelly Zwink at 614-464-1032 x14.

By Mail or Fax: Click here to download a PDF donation form and mail to Thurber House, 77 Jefferson Avenue, Columbus OH 43215, or fax to 614-280-3645.

Via the Columbus Foundation Giving Store: Click here to give securely through the Columbus Foundation.

Gifts of Stock: Donating a highly appreciated asset like stocks and securities is a great way to support Thurber House. It may allow you to avoid a significant portion of your tax liability while still receiving credit for a charitable deduction. Interested in making a gift of stock? Call Kelly Zwink at 614-464-1032 x14.

Matching Gifts: Make the most of your gift by asking your employer if they have a matching gift program. 

Workplace Giving: A workplace campaign gift is a great way to donate to Thurber House. Check with your employer to learn if they are involved with workplace campaigns such as United Way, Combined Federal Campaign, or Community Shares and select Thurber House as your charitable organization of choice. 

Planned Giving: When you remember Thurber House in your will or estate plan, you are giving the young people of tomorrow the gift of education and the love of the written word. Interested in making a planned gift? Call Kelly Zwink at 614-464-1032 x14.

AmazonSmile Charity List: Click here to donate needed children’s education supplies through our AmazonSmile registry.

Reward Programs: It’s easy to enroll today! By enrolling in retailer reward programs, you can support Thurber House every time you shop, at no cost to you. A percentage of your eligible purchases will be donated to Thurber House.

  • Kroger Community Rewards: Register your Kroger Plus Card to benefit Thurber House at Search "Thurber House" or account number LN387.

  • AmazonSmile: Visit to select Thurber House as your charitable organization. Shop Amazon’s full inventory through AmazonSmile, and Amazon will donate to Thurber House.

  • Giving Assistant: Visit to select Thurber House as your charitable organization. Earn cash back at your favorite online stores, such as The Home Depot, Macy’s, H&M, and Sam’s Club, and Giving Assistant will help you help Thurber House.