WAYS TO GIVE
MAKE A DONATION
Invest in the Girls Inc. experience by making a tax-deductible donation today. Any amount inspires girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Donate online or send check payable to: Girls Inc. of the Island City, 1724 Santa Clara Avenue, Alameda, CA 94501.
Donations of new or gently used items or in-kind services allow us to keep our costs low and better direct our efforts to maintaining our commitment to excellence on behalf of the girls and families we serve. Please take a close look at our wish list.
Invest at your Workplace
Many companies offer matching gift programs for employees and their families, allowing you to increase the impact of your gift or volunteer time. Most programs match on a dollar-per-dollar basis. To see if your company has a matching gift policy, contact your human resources office or contact Development and Communications Director, Diane Cunningham Rizzo or call 510.521.1743 ext. 201.
Gifts of appreciated securities can be a way for you to make an immediate, significant contribution to Girls Inc. of the Island City. Your donation will be eligible for an income tax deduction for the fair market value of the securities donated. Also, you will not pay capital gains tax on the securities you donate. If you wish to make a gift of securities or stock, please have your broker contact Development and Communications Director, Diane Cunningham Rizzo or call 510.521.1743 ext. 201.
Give back while you shop! AmazonSmile is an easy way for you to support Girls Inc. of the Island City. Shop at smile.amazon.com and a portion of your purchase will be donated to GIIC. Enjoy the same great assortment and low prices all while supporting your favorite charity. Getting started is easy, visit the Amazon Charity page and type in Girls Inc. of the Island City as your charitable organization. Then next time you shop, go to smile.amazon.com. It’s that easy!
H & R Block Nonprofit Referral Program
Become a new client of H & R Block, or refer a friend, and support Girls Inc. of the Island City. For each new client referral, GIIC will receive a $20 reward. Simply download and print the GIIC Referral Form and bring it with you to your first appointment with H & R Block or Block Advisors for tax preparation services. For more information visit https://www.hrblockreferrals.com/.