Ways to Give

Donate Now

  1. Give securely online using our online donation form.
  2. Or, mail your donation to True Friends, 10509 108th St. NW, Annandale MN 55302
  3. Matching gifts are an easy way to double your impact. Please contact your company’s HR department to find to out if they provide matching gift dollars.

Matching Gifts

Your gift to True Friends may have an even greater impact if your employer offers a matching gift program.

Matching your donation is easy! Here is a list of companies who match employee donations to non-profits. It is not comprehensive, so if you don’t see your workplace listed, we encourage you to contact your human resources or business office for more information.

Most companies will require you to complete and return a form that may require True Friends’ tax identification number: 41-1543013.

If your employer does offer a matching gift, please send your completed form to:
True Friends
10509 108th Street NW
Annandale MN 55302

Host a Fundraiser

Community fundraisers are an easy and fun way to give to True Friends. They directly support children and adults with disabilities. The opportunities are endless!  For more information or ideas, contact our Development Officer or call 952.697.2293.

Community Fundraiser Ideas
Community Fundraiser Registration Form

Planned Giving

There are many ways to give a planned gift to True Friends. Visit our Planned Giving page for more information.

Donor Choice

If you work for the federal or state government or your workplace participates in a United Way campaign, designate your contribution True Friends, True Friends Foundation or Children’s Disability Service Association (a division of True Friends). Find us with these listings:

  1. True Friends/Friendship Ventures: The parent agency that oversees all services and programs, and operates Camp Courage, Camp Friendship, Camp Eden Wood, Camp Courage North and Camp New Hope.
  2. Children’s Disability Service Association: A nationally-recognized division of True Friends that supports services for children with disabilities.
  3. Friendship/True Friends Foundation:
    An endowment foundation that supports our organization. If you have friends or relatives who work for the federal or state government, or in corporations that allow donor choice, encourage them to support True Friends.

 

Gifts of Stock

Giving stocks or bonds often has significant financial advantages for you. It’s also one of the most tax-efficient ways to support True Friends. Giving stock that has been held more than 12 months, offers a two-fold tax savings: a tax deduction for the full fair market value of the stock on the date of the gift and  capital gains can be avoided. If you would like to make a gift of stock please complete this form, or for stock transfer information call 952.852.0101 or email giving@truefriends.org.

Gifts in Kind

In-kind gifts have allowed many other badly needed projects, large and small, to go forward. There are times when an individual, group or business can donate gifts in kind that make a huge difference. True Friends can only accept specific items, so please contact 952.852.0101 or giving@truefriends.org to learn more.

Volunteer or Recruit Others

More than 1,000 volunteers are needed each year to support True Friends programming. Please come lend a hand. Find more information on our Volunteer Services page. If you know high school or college students, retirees or others looking for a unique and rewarding experience, tell them about True Friends.  Volunteer opportunities are available for individuals and groups age 14 and up.

Corporate Giving and Volunteering

If you volunteer for True Friends please let us know where you work. Often, when we seek corporate support, they request to know if any of their employees volunteer for us. If we can respond positively, our chances to receive support greatly increase.

Monthly Donations
Enjoy the ease and convenience of being a monthly donor while providing ongoing support and stability for our work. Donate online and select “make this donation monthly.” Your gift will be automatically charged to your credit card monthly, on the date of your choice. You are able to adjust your giving level or cancel your commitment at any time.


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