Get Involved / Ways To Give
About Donating to Friends
You can give to Friends of the Children-Portland in a variety of ways. Whichever method you choose, your tax-deductible gift goes to work immediately to ensure children in our community have a Friend for 12 ½ years. No matter what.
THREE WAYS TO MAKE A GIFT TODAY
Mail Your Donation
Download our Donation Form and mail it to:
Friends of the Children-Portland
44 NE Morris Street
Portland, OR 97212
Your gift of appreciated assets immediately makes a difference and may offer you significant tax advantages. Contact us for transfer information or if you have any questions.
Kate Sacamano, Associate Director of Donor Relations
Do you want to help ensure the sustainability of Friends? By naming Friends of the Children-Portland as a beneficiary of your will, trust, insurance policy or IRA, or by establishing a life-income gift, you will become a member of the Forever Friends Society.
OTHER WAYS TO GIVE
Employee Giving Programs
Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees. Contact your Human Resources department to determine if your company participates in a matching gifts program. Request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift. Your gift may be doubled or tripled, increasing the impact of your donation.
Host a Fundraiser
Would you like to host a fundraiser at your home or business? We have the tools and support that make it easy for you to make a difference and help spread the word about our high impact organization.
Fred Meyer Rewards Program
You can support Friends of the Children when you shop with your Fred Meyer Rewards Card. All you have to do is link your Rewards Card to Friends of the Children-Portland. Learn more at fredmeyer.com/community-rewards.
Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Friends once you select us as your preferred charity. Be sure to use smile.amazon.com when shopping Amazon.
We partner with Volunteers of America Oregon, to accept donations of most cars, trucks, SUVs, RVs, boats, motorcycles, and trailers. This program allows a donor to donate a vehicle to Volunteers of America (VOA) and 60% of the proceeds benefit Friends of the Children.
Vehicles must be complete (tires, motor, drive line and transmission). They do not have to be running. The vehicle must be within the VOA towing area, which includes all cities located on the I-5 corridor from Portland to Ashland.
If you are interested in donating your vehicle, please complete this form and be sure to select Friends of the Children as the beneficiary. Contact us if you have any questions or need assistance.
DONATE WITH CONFIDENCE
Friends of the Children-Portland is proud to report that 83% of funds raised go directly to providing enriching experiences and a Friend to the children in our program. Rest assured that your gift will make a significant difference in the life of a child.
We are honored to have received top recognition from the nation's premier charity watchdog and accreditation groups, reflecting our firm commitment to sustainability, accountability, and transparency. For the third year in a row, we were named the number one most admired nonprofit by the Portland Business
QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS CAN BE DIRECTED TO
Friends of the Children – Portland
Mail: 44 NE Morris St.Portland, OR 97212
Tax ID: 93-1098105