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"I thank you from my heart for helping me with my sorrow. Because of you, I now lead a normal life."

Your support restores hope and rebuilds lives.

Individual Donation

Help rebuild a life right now with an individual gift. In 2015, 81 percent of CVT expenses were dedicated to healing survivors of torture. Financial contributions to CVT are tax-deductible. Check with your tax advisor for more information.

Monthly Giving – The Circle of Hope

Individuals who participate in Circle of Hope pre-authorize monthly contributions to CVT from their credit card. With monthly gifts you help decrease our administrative costs and ensure that more of your donation helps torture survivors directly. Learn more about the Circle of Hope.

Memorial or Celebratory Donations – A Gift of Hope

Donations to CVT can be made as a meaningful way to celebrate special life occasions like anniversaries, birthdays and holidays, or to memorialize friends or family members. A special Gift of Hope card is sent to the honoree or their family when you make a Gift of Hope.

Planned Giving

If you’re ready to include CVT in your estate plan, please let us know. Contact Fawn Bernhardt-Norvell at 612-436-4888 or fnorvell [at] cvt.org.

Donation of Goods

Many of the torture survivors we serve come to CVT without the supplies they need. Additionally, many of our clients are applying for political asylum, so they do not qualify for any public assistance services. Donating common household items can make a big impact in the lives of men, women, and families rebuilding their lives in a new country. To see our current client needs list, check out our Donation of Goods page.

Gifts of Stock

You can maximize tax savings and rebuild the lives of survivors with a gift of stock. Learn how you can donate stocks to CVT (PDF).

Renew your support.

Your renewal gift early in the year helps us plan our resources more effectively and it saves us the time and money of sending repeated notices.

Healing

We heal victims of torture through unique services and professional care worldwide.

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Training

We strengthen partners who heal torture survivors and work to prevent torture.

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Advocacy

We advocate for the protection & care of torture survivors and an end to torture.

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