Donations change the lives of the 12-18 residents served each year along with their families and loved ones. Your donations allow us to care for the terminally ill who have the greatest need and the fewest options.

All financial support for the Home comes from community support, individual donations, grants and fundraising. We do not receive insurance reimbursements. A gift may be made in the memory of a loved one or to acknowledge a special occasion.

If you or someone you know would like to have a fundraiser/benefit on behalf of the Joan Nicole Prince Home, please call 518-346-5471.

Financial Donations may be made by:

Credit card (MasterCard, Discover, Visa) for local processing
Paypal (MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Discover) via this website

If you donate through United Way, you may request your donation be designated to The Schenectady Community Home, Inc.
Eligible for GE Matching program; we are listed as Schenectady Community Home, Inc.a/k/a The Joan Nicole Prince Home

If your employer matches gifts, please enclose the matching form. The Joan Nicole Prince Home is recognized as an IRS 501(c)(3) charitable organization. All gifts are tax deductible and a letter/receipt will be mailed to you.

You can make credit card donations through the PayPal button below.


Print out Monthly Giving / Donation Form.

Mail Donations To:

Schenectady Community Home, Inc.
Joan Nicole Prince Home
22 Glenview Drive, PO Box 2122
Scotia, NY 12302-0122


Joan Nicole Prince Home Meditation Garden Paver Campaign

$125.00 for each 4×8 personalized brick

Your personalized brick to honor or memorialize your loved one will be (permanently) placed in the Homes meditation garden and make a lasting tribute for years to come. Each brick may have up to 3 lines of text with up to 18 characters (including spaces and punctuation) on each line.  Please see the brick order form for suggestions on wording.

Memorial Brick Order Form here

**Brick pavers are placed in the meditation garden approximately 3 times per year, weather permitting.

Wish List

  • Paper Towels**
  • Forever postage stamps**
  • Dishwasher detergent/action packs
  • Fragrance free fabric softener sheets
  • Clorox Wipes
  • Swiffer wet mop pads
  • Britta water pitcher & replacement filters
  • Tall kitchen bags- 13 gallon
  • Gift Cards- OfficeMax, Target, Walmart, Visa & MasterCard
  • New file folders
  • 20lb Pastel yellow, blue or pink printer paper
  • Paper clips
  • Masking tape ¾ inch
  • Toilet paper 
  • Lysol spray
  • Febreeze
  • Glade plug in refills
  • Individually wrapped chocolate candy

**Always in need ***Urgent need



  • Carpet cleaning
  • Snow plowing & snow blowing
  • Home repairs   * * * Much Needed at this time * * *