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.
Our Federal Tax ID # is 94-1581103.
CHAMPIONS FOR GIRLS
Girls Inc. of the Island City Champions for Girls are generous individual philanthropists who are dedicated to enriching and empowering the lives of all girls.
As members of Champions for Girls, they join thousands of supporters from the other 80 Girls Inc. affiliates across the nation who support the critical mission of inspiring girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Learn more.
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 Nelia Chen at 510.521.1743 ext. 210.
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 Nelia Chen at 510.521.1743 ext. 210.
Make a Lasting Difference! Empower, engage, and inspire girls as your forever legacy. A gift in your will or trust will be thoughtfully invested to ensure you make a permanent difference in the lives of all our girls. Learn more.
QUALIFIED CHARITABLE DISTRIBUTIONS (QCDs) FROM YOUR IRA
Donating money from your IRA to Girls Inc of the Island City is an easy way to reduce your tax burden and make a significant gift to support our empowering and life-changing programs because QCDs do not need to be recognized as income. Learn more.
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!