Ways to Give
Amigos de Jesús relies solely on the generosity of our donors and volunteers. There is no government assistance and every penny goes to the needs of the children. Thank you for considering being part of the Amigos de Jesús family:
There are many ways to give:
Donate directly to Amigos de Jesús’ tax exempt foundation. Your donation allows us to continue expanding and maintaining the programs for our children.
General monetary donations can be made by cash, check or credit card donation. Please make your check payable to Amigos de Jesús. Gifts can be mailed to:
Amigos de Jesús
2200 Byberry Rd, Suite 110
Hatboro, PA 19040
Donations by credit card are accepted here or by phone. Please call the Amigos de Jesús office at 610-644-8237 to make your donation or for more information about the many ways to give.
Memorial and Tribute Gifts
Contributions to Amigos de Jesús can be made in memory of a loved one or in honor of a birthday, anniversary or special occasion. If your gift is a tribute to someone, please include a note telling us the name of the individual or family member you wish to notify and his or her address, along with your own name and address. You can create a tribute or memorial gift online.
Shop at Amazon
Try using AmazonSmile! This arm of Amazon.com gives users a way to donate to their favorite non- profit organizations at no extra cost. It works exactly like the main Amazon site, but for every item purchased, Amazon gives 0.5 percent of the purchase cost to a charity you choose.
Sign in to smile.amazon.com and then click the spot that says "Supporting" and select Amigo de Jesús.
United Way Donor’s Choice
You can designate Amigos de Jesús for your United Way contribution. Our Donor’s Choice Number is 15591. To those of you who have designated Amigos de Jesús for their United Way contribution, we thank you.
Gifts of Securities
Gifts of securities are a great way to support Amigos de Jesús while providing you with a tax deduction for the current, full market value of the securities. It also helps to eliminate capital gains on appreciated shares. There are three main types of securities that can be donated to Amigos de Jesús: publicly traded stock in a corporation, shares in a mutual fund or bonds. Please be advised that it is the policy of Amigos de Jesús to sell the securities immediately upon transfer. If you would like more information about making a gift of securities or if you need transfer instructions, please contact us at 610-644-8237 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gifts in Kind
Gifts in kind are defined as gifts of assets such as automobiles, furniture, electronics, and other items that have been determined by appropriate Amigos de Jesús representatives to be of use to Amigos de Jesús. Please contact us at 610-644-8237 or email@example.com for more information.
Bequests - include Amigos de Jesus in your will
You can provide for Amigos de Jesús through your estate. There are many easy, planned-giving options from which you can choose:
Make a planned gift by naming Amigos de Jesús as a beneficiary in your Will or by naming Amigos de Jesús as owner and beneficiary of your life insurance policy.
Make a planned gift to Amigos de Jesús and receive an income for life through the establishment of a charitable trust that names Amigos de Jesús as a beneficiary. Your attorney can advise you of the various types of charitable trusts and the estate tax benefits of each, and assist you in setting up a planned gift that is tailored to your personal needs. You also may want to talk with your attorney or financial advisor about the tax benefits of naming Amigos de Jesús as a beneficiary of your retirement plans.
One of the easiest ways to make a planned gift to Amigos de Jesús is by leaving a bequest in your Will. There are several ways you can do this.
Give a specific amount of money to Amigos de Jesús or give a specified percentage of the residue of your estate to Amigos de Jesús (the residue of your estate is that which is left over after all specific gifts have been made, whether charitable or non-charitable).
Designate your gift for a specific purpose, such as the Endowment Fund, or for unrestricted use.
A bequest may be included in the body of a will or as an amendment (codicil). Gifts made through a bequest typically provide an estate tax deduction. Please consult your attorney and/or financial advisor for specific information. For more information about giving options, please contact Amigos de Jesús at 610-644-8237 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The official registration and financial information of Amigos de Jesús may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.
Facilitate a Matching Gift
Many companies offer matching gift programs to their employees, directors, employee spouses and retirees. Contact your company’s human resources department for more details or to obtain a matching gift form. Send your matching gift form and your gift directly to Amigos de Jesús and we will complete the process.
Contribute Frequent Flyer Miles
Put your miles to good use by pledging them to Amigos de Jesús. We most need American Airlines and Continental Airlines miles. For more information on how to donate your miles, contact our office at email@example.com.