Your Support Helps Bring the Gift of Safety to Those Most In Need
There are many ways you can help Kidpower help people be safe — scroll down to see how you can make a donation in any amount; give in honor of or memory of someone important to you; ask your employer to support Kidpower; purchase a book for yourself or someone you care about; donate your vehicle; have your online shopping and internet searches support Kidpower; and include Kidpower in your estate planning. You can also volunteer, organize a workshop, and even become an instructor!
Every dollar you give helps protect children, teens, and adults, including those with special needs, from bullying, violence, and abuse by supporting our free online services, the development of new educational resources, and personal safety training for those most in need. Kidpower is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established in 1989, and all donations are tax-deductible in the United States.
- Donate securely online with PayPal or a Credit Card.
- Donate Stock – We accept donations of commonly held, publicly traded stocks. It is easy to do, and you may get a larger tax benefit than by making a cash donation.
- Send a Check or Money Order to Kidpower, P.O. Box 1212, Santa Cruz, CA 95061
- Kidpower has earned the Top-Rated Nonprofit with GreatNonprofits award based on participant reviews every year since their program started!
In honor or memorial: We send personal messages for donations made in someone’s honor or memory. If you would like us to recognize someone for your online donation, please include their information in the online donation form or email us at [email protected] You can also call our office at 1-800-467-6997 ext. 1#.
Double Your Donation with Employer Match! Many employers will match tax-deductible charitable contributions made by their employees, retirees and employees’ spouses. You may need the following additional information:
Full Organization Name: Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International
Employer Identification Number (EIN), or Federal Tax ID: 77-0226712
Email: [email protected]
All proceeds from sales of our books help support the publication expenses and the cost of our many services. People find our publications to be entertaining and practical tools that help them understand Kidpower skills and teach those skills to the young people in their lives. There are lots of choices to fit your budget in Kidpower’s RelationSafe Books, including many bilingual and Spanish editions!
Volunteer to translate more of our publications to other languages by emailing [email protected]
Shop online with AmazonSmile, and use iGive.com for shopping on most other stores. Use iGive’s browser app to track and log donations automatically with purchases on sites they represent. If you sign up for BOTH iGive and AmazonSmile, you can double the AmazonSmile donation by using this special igive.com/amazon link. You can also use eScrip (Group ID – 500000794) to support us with your online purchases. Choose Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International (EIN:77-0226712) as the charity you support and we will receive a percentage of your purchase amount when you shop at participating stores.
Please include Kidpower in your estate planning. California attorney Deborah A. Malkin has offered to donate FREE estate planning services to anyone in California who is willing to leave a gift of $5,000 or more to Kidpower in their will. Ms. Malkin is a certified specialist in estate planning, trusts, and probate and is certified by the California State Bar Association. What she does for you will be fully confidential. For more information, please email her at [email protected] or call her office at (831) 462-9100. www.malkintrust.com
Go to GoodSearch.com and choose to support Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International. Every single internet search you do will result in another gift to Kidpower.
Another creative way to help Kidpower is to ask family and friends to make donations to us in lieu of birthday, holiday, or other kinds of celebration gifts. We will send them, as well as you, a personal acknowledgement by email or, if you prefer, by regular mail.
You can even get your own customized PayPal donation button to put on your wedding website, online party invitation or to send via email. You can put your own text above or next to it, specify an amount or let donors choose:
Give the Gift of Safety For Your Personal Event
Email [email protected] to get your customized Paypal donation button. Please allow 3-5 business days to process your request before you need to include the link or button on your event website or invitation.
Get a little more from those bulging closets and garages
eBay will auction off items worth $50 or more and you can take a tax deduction by donating the proceeds to Kidpower.
From sponsoring events to organizing workshops, there are lots of ways for your business or employer to be involved:
- Endorsement: Find out if your company has a charitable giving program. Ask that Kidpower be considered for a corporate contribution.
- Sponsorship: Sponsor workshops for your employees or your community.
- Workplace giving: Along with payroll deduction giving through United Way and other such entities, many employers match charitable gifts that their employees give, or invite charities to speak to employees on site.
- Holiday parties: Instead of traditional gifts, ask everyone to give the gift of safety by making a donation to Kidpower.
- Marathons: Most running, swimming, walking, or biking marathons accept entries from teams running together for charity—could your employees and colleagues become a team to support Kidpower?
You can donate your car, boat, trailer, RV, motorcycle or other vehicle to Kidpower from anywhere in the US. In the greater SF Bay/Santa Cruz County area, contact vehiclesforcharity.com or call: 1-800-574-0888. In other parts of California and the US, contact V-Dac by going to: http://www.v-dac.com/org?id=770226712.
Help Kidpower, get a tax deduction, and have the full process handled for you.