Other Ways to Give
CHECK OR MONEY ORDER
If you wish to donate by mail, please write your check, cashier’s check, or money order to Health Connected and mail it to:
Attn: Donations Dept.
P.O. Box 51984
East Palo Alto, CA 94303
Looking to make your donation to Health Connected go even further? Consider taking advantage of your employer’s matching gift program. When you donate to Health Connected, your employer may match your contribution, effectively doubling the impact of your donation.
You can also search for your employer in our database to see if they participate in matching gift programs. If you cannot find your employer in our database, please contact your company’s HR department.
If your employer does offer a matching gift program, it’s typically a straightforward process to take advantage of this opportunity:
- Make a donation to Health Connected through our website or by mailing a check.
- Check with your employer to determine their specific requirements for matching gifts, which may include completing a form or providing proof of your donation.
- Follow your employer’s specific process for submitting matching gift requests and submit your request for a matching gift.
- Your employer will review your request and issue a matching gift to Health Connected.
- Once your donation and matching gift have been received, Health Connected will acknowledge your contribution and provide you with a receipt for your records.
By leveraging your employer’s matching gift program, you can increase the impact of your donation and help support our mission to provide comprehensive sexual health education to young people. We encourage you to check with your employer to see if they offer a matching gift program and take advantage of this opportunity to double your impact.
DONOR ADVISED FUNDS
A Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) is a powerful tool that enables you to donate to Health Connected while receiving an immediate tax deduction. With a DAF, you can recommend specific charities or causes to support, and the fund will distribute grants to those organizations on your behalf. Here are the simple steps to donate to Health Connected through your DAF:
- Contact your DAF sponsor and recommend a grant to Health Connected, using our Tax ID number 94-3227947.
- After your DAF sponsor approves the grant recommendation, they will issue a check or send an electronic transfer to Health Connected on your behalf.
- Once we receive your donation, Health Connected will acknowledge your contribution and provide you with a receipt for your records.
Your donation through a DAF can help support our mission to provide comprehensive sexual health education to young people.
Do you have an old car, truck, boat, or RV taking up space in your garage or driveway? You can donate it to Health Connected through our partnership with CARS, a trusted vehicle donation program.
When you donate your vehicle to Health Connected through CARS, you can:
- Support our mission of providing comprehensive sexual health education to young people
- Receive a tax deduction for your donation
- Avoid the hassle of selling or disposing of your vehicle yourself
Donating your vehicle is easy and free! Visit CARS and fill out the online donation form, or call their toll-free number, 855-500-7433, to speak with a representative. CARS will arrange for a towing company to pick up your vehicle at no cost and handle all the paperwork and DMV requirements.
In-kind donations are a great way to support Health Connected’s mission of providing comprehensive sexual health education to young people. We welcome donations of goods and services that can help us deliver our programs more effectively and efficiently.
Examples of in-kind donations we accept include:
- Office and teaching supplies and equipment
- Computers and technology
- Graphic design and printing services
- Catering and food for events
To make an in-kind donation, please fill out this form. We appreciate your support and generosity!
Crowdfunding is a powerful way to support Health Connected’s mission of providing comprehensive sexual health education to young people. By starting a crowdfunding campaign on social media or crowdfunding sites like GoFundMe, you can engage your friends, family, and community in supporting our work.
Starting a crowdfunding campaign is easy and fun! Here are some tips to get started:
- Set a goal: Decide how much money you want to raise and what you will use the funds for. Be specific and make sure your goal is achievable.
- Tell your story: Explain why you are supporting Health Connected and why our mission is important to you. Share stories of how our programs have impacted young people in your community.
- Spread the word: Share your crowdfunding campaign on social media, through email, and with your personal network. Encourage others to share your campaign with their friends and family as well.
- Thank your supporters: Be sure to thank everyone who donates to your campaign and keep them updated on your progress towards your goal.
By starting a crowdfunding campaign for Health Connected, you can help support our programs and raise awareness of the importance of comprehensive sexual health education. Your support can make a real difference in the lives of young people, and we appreciate your generosity and commitment to our mission.
STOCKS, BONDS, AND REAL ESTATE
Donating stocks, bonds, or real estate to Health Connected is a great way to support our work while also providing you with tax benefits. By donating appreciated assets, you can avoid capital gains taxes and receive a charitable tax deduction for the full fair market value of the asset.
To donate stocks, bonds, or real estate, please reach out to us to talk about your donation and get instructions on how to transfer the assets to Health Connected. We appreciate your support and generosity and are committed to upholding the highest standards of accountability and transparency. Thank you for considering this meaningful way to support our mission.
Legacy giving provides an opportunity to leave a lasting impact by making a charitable contribution to organizations like Health Connected. By incorporating a planned gift into your estate planning, you can make a significant contribution that will benefit our organization and the communities we serve for years to come. There are several ways to make a legacy gift to Health Connected, including:
- Bequests: A bequest is a gift made through a will or living trust. You can leave a specific dollar amount or a percentage of your estate to Health Connected.
- Retirement accounts: You can name Health Connected as a beneficiary of your IRA, 401(k), or other retirement account. This type of gift can be a tax-efficient way to support our organization.
- Life insurance: You can name Health Connected as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy, allowing you to make a significant contribution to our work with minimal impact on your current finances.
- Charitable gift annuities: A charitable gift annuity is a gift that provides you with a fixed income for life, while also benefiting Health Connected. You can make a gift of cash or other assets and receive a tax deduction, while also providing support for our programs.
To make a legacy gift to Health Connected, we recommend consulting with a qualified estate planning attorney or financial advisor to ensure your gift is structured in the most tax-efficient and effective way possible. Our team is also available to discuss your giving options and provide more information about the impact your gift can make.
By making a legacy gift to Health Connected, you can help us continue our mission of providing comprehensive sexual health education to young people for generations to come.
We are deeply grateful for the dedication and support of our partners:
Health Connected is an IRS-approved 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, meaning that your donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by U.S. law. This includes income, gift, and estate taxes. Our EIN/Tax ID is 94-3227947.