Ways to donate
Thanks to people like you, every day we are able help our program participants achieve big and small victories. Whether it’s coping with mental illness, conquering addiction, learning to live on one’s own, completing a high school education, or getting a job, our clients are thriving because of generous friends and supporters. We are a 501(c) (3) organization and your contribution is tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.
How to donate
Other types of donations
Gifts of stock/securities: There can be specific tax advantages for donating securities. Check with your advisor on the specific benefits to you.
Matching gifts: Many corporations offer matching gift programs to encourage employees to contribute to charitable organizations. Many of these programs match contributions dollar for dollar, and some will even double or triple the amount of your gift. Your human resources department will have the details on your matching gifts program.
Monthly credit card automatic payment/pledge: You can spread your donation over time and make donations from your credit card monthly, quarterly, or semi-annually. We can charge your credit card as requested, or we can send reminder notices.
Foundation/corporate giving: We apply for and receive grants from foundations and corporations which support various programs that fit with their philanthropic goals. We’re always looking for friends and supporters who can help facilitate such a grant.
Planned gifts: Estate gifts are a meaningful way to support The Guidance Center of Westchester while receiving tax benefits and ensuring the long-term financial future of our Agency. Donors of planned gifts who remember The Guidance Center of Westchester in their will, designate the agency as a beneficiary of a life insurance policy other planned giving vehicles will become members of The Constance & Bernard Livingston Legacy Society, where they will be recognized for their generosity.
For additional information or questions regarding your donation to The Guidance Center of Westchester, please contact Ann R. Hyatt, Director of Development & External Relations or call 914-613-0700 x7073.
The Guidance Center of Westchester meets all of the Better Business Bureau's Standards for Charity Accountability.
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