Cash Gifts | Gifts of cash immediately impact Helping Services’ programs. Click here to make a gift today.
Stock Gifts | Gifts of appreciated securities is a powerful way to support Helping Services, providing funding to our programs, while at the same time you will receive a significant tax benefit. By making gift of securities you will pay no capital gains tax while Helping Services will receive the full value of the security. You tax deduction will be the full market value of the security on the date Helping Services received the donation.
Personal Property Gifts | Donating a piece of personal property (i.e. home, cabin, farm, etc.) can be a great gift to Helping Services. Donated items can be used or sold to support our programs. You, the donor, will receive a tax deduction for the appraised value of the donated property and no capital gains tax will be assessed. For more information please give us a call at 563-387-1720.
Planned Gifts | Thank you for considering a planned or estate gift to Helping Services for Youth & Families.
A charitable bequest is the most common type of planned or estate gift. A bequest is simply a distribution from your estate to a charitable organization through your last will and testament.
Below is an example of language that you can use to leave a charitable bequest to Helping Services for Youth & Families:
“I give (___ percent of my estate) or (the residue of my estate) or ($____ specific dollar amount) to Helping Services for Youth & Families, tax ID #42-0989563, located at 805 E Main Street, Decorah, IA, 52101, for its general use and purposes.”
Other types of planned gifts include trust agreements and gifts of property or real estate.
Please contact Carson Eggland, Executive Director, to begin the conversation about one of these options.
563-387-1720 | Contact Carson
And, of course, please consult with your attorney or tax adviser to determine what gift might be best for you and your family.
Matching Gifts | Many organizations and businesses offer matching gifts to a registered non-profit for their employees and even some retirees. Check with your human resources office to see if you are eligible for a matching gift to make your support go further at Helping Services.
Grants for Volunteer Time | Some companies will give grants to non-profits where their employees volunteer. Ask your human resources department if this is available and how you can go about taking advantage of this great way to give back.
More Information | You are able to to make monthly, quarterly, or bi-annual donations to support Helping Services. You can do this with a credit card using our online form or with your bank account by completing the sustaining gift form and returning in via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to PO Box 372, Decorah, IA 52101.
Name: Helping Services for Youth & Families, Inc.
Principal Address: 805 East Main Street, Decorah, IA 52101
Telephone: (563) 387-1720
Federal Tax ID #: 42-0989563
Helping Services for Youth & Families, Inc. is recognized as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization by the Internal Revenue Service.
Each fiscal year, from July through June, our team works together with local donors and fundraisers to bring in the remaining dollars that grants and other sources do not provide.
Helping Services for Youth & Families, Inc. (federal tax ID# 42-0989563) is recognized as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization by the Internal Revenue Service.
Currently, our funding comes from four primary sources: federal grants; state grants; and
Since we serve in mostly rural areas, we have to approach things differently at times. This requires us to get creative, package services together, and do the most we can with the resources we have. We apply a no-nonsense, common sense approach to problem-solving in order to be careful stewards of our funding.